UFC Vegas 31: Mateusz Gamrot ‘couldn’t say no’ to Jeremy Stephens fight


Mateusz Gamrot seems to benefit from an enormous alternative at UFC Vegas 31 towards Jeremy Stephens Saturday night time from Las Vegas.

Mateusz Gamrot returns to the Octagon Saturday night time whereas taking a serious step up in competitors. In simply his third UFC look, Gamrot will face long-time MMA veteran, Jeremy Stephens, in a light-weight affair. The bout is simulcast on ESPN and ESPN+ within the U.S., and can happen throughout the principle card portion of the UFC Vegas 31 occasion.

Gamrot enters the bout at 18-1 as knowledgeable and is coming off of a knockout win towards Scott Holtzman in April. The victory was Gamrot’s first within the UFC, as he bounced again from his solely loss by the hands of Guram Kutateladze on Battle Island in an in depth cut up determination affair.

Now, Gamrot will look to start a successful streak of his personal when he takes on the fan favourite in Stephens. He’s excited to return to motion and acknowledges what a win may imply for his younger profession transferring ahead.

“I like combating recurrently, at the least 3 times a yr,” Gamrot mentioned throughout his pre-fight scrum. “My final struggle [with Holtzman] was three months in the past, and I really feel actually good. My physique was actually good. I rested [for] three weeks [after the fight] and I acquired again to preperation for my subsequent struggle. And I acquired an enormous supply with Jeremy and I couldn’t say no.”

Mateusz Gamrot was a KSW double-champion

Previous to coming into the UFC, Gamrot loved a profitable stint within the KSW group. He holds two wins towards TUF veteran, Norman Parke, together with victories towards Renato Gomes Gabriel and Kleber Koike Erbst.

His champ-champ standing allowed him to transition to the No. 1 MMA promotion, as he’ll look to make his personal run towards a championship within the close to future. Will Stephens put a halt to these plans or will Gamrot get on a roll?

The world will discover out on struggle night time.

UFC Vegas 31 takes place on July 17, 2021, reside from the UFC APEX in Las Vegas, NV. Observe together with FanSided who’s cageside for all of your reside information and highlights.




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