Video: UFC on FOX 11's Seth Baczynski ready to make run at 170


  • Share on Tumblr
  • submit to reddit

With Georges St-Pierre retired and Johny Hendricks as the new champ, UFC welterweights believe the guard has changed – making things really interesting in the division.

Count Seth Baczynski among the fighters at 170 pounds who believe now is the time to make a run.

“Right now, the division is wide open. Welterweight is wide open,” Baczynski told MMAjunkie. “I’m 32 years old. I feel like I’m getting better every day and I haven’t hit my ceiling yet. Everything’s lining up the way I want it to. I’ve obviously got a very tough fight ahead of me, but I’ve finally got enough experience.

“I’ve had some questionable losses, but I feel like I can compete with anyone in this weight class at any given time. It’s time to get a couple wins and get right in the mix.”

Baczynski (19-10 MMA, 5-3 UFC) later this month meets UFC veteran Thiago Alves (19-9 MMA, 11-6 UFC) at UFC on FOX 11. Alves will be fighting for the first time in more than two years.

In the video above, hear Baczynski talk about his fight against Alves, the pressure to perform in the UFC and how he thinks the bout will go down.

Then don’t miss UFC on FOX 11, which takes place April 19 at Amway Center in Orlando, Fla., with a main card on FOX following prelims on FOX Sports 1 and UFC Fight Pass.

And for the latest on UFC on FOX 11, stay tuned to the UFC Rumors section of the site.

view original article >>

Related News

  • 7 days ago
  • 103 views

Get ready for this Saturday's UFC on Fox 12: Lawler vs. Brown fight card with the "Road to the Octagon" video preview. more

  • 2 days ago
  • 5 views

Because as "Gamebred" see it, "Cowboy" only looks tough against fighters who aren't that tough themselves. "I'm your Huckleberry." If Donald Cerrone is looking for a fight, he found one in the form of lightweight contender Jorge Masvidal. "Gamebred," who is currently booked to face Daron Cruickshank at this weekend's (Sat., July 26, 2014) UFC on FOX 12 event in San Jose, Calif., tells FOX Sports that he wouldn't mind stepping up to fill "Cowboy's" empty dance card. His motive? Kick some ass and more

  • a day ago
  • 2 views

As UFC on FOX 12 wound down on Saturday night, UFC officials announced that the next Fight Night on FOX would take place on Dec. 13 in Phoenix, Ariz. more

  • 21 hours ago
  • 8 views

Mookie Alexander puts on his matchmaking cap for the main card fighters from last night's UFC on Fox 12. UFC on Fox 12 was another great show in a month chock-full of tremendous cards and fights. Robbie Lawler and Matt Brown delivered on action (but not an emphatic finish as many had predicted), Bobby Green scored a division-shaking upset, while Dennis Bermudez and Anthony Johnson absolutely demolished their respective opponents. There were only 3 finishes on the card out of 12 fights, but there more

  • 20 hours ago
  • 10 views

It took five rounds of brawling with Matt Brown, but Robbie Lawler eventually emerged as the top contender in the welterweight division on Saturday in San Jose, California, at UFC on Fox 12. Earning a unanimous nod on the scorecards, Lawler has earned the first shot at dethroning newly crowned 170-pound champion Johny Hendricks. Hendricks won the welterweight belt in March with a decision victory over the UFC on Fox 12 main event winner, but Lawler has beaten Brown and Jake Ellenberger since the more

  • 17 hours ago
  • 10 views

What could be next for Robbie Lawler, Anthony Johnson, Dennis Bermudez, and Bobby Green after their main card victories this past weekend (Sat., July 26, 2014) at UFC on FOX 12: “Lawler vs. Brown” in San Jose? We try to match them up accordingly below. After another set of fights, it's time to match up the winners. UFC on FOX 12: "Lawler vs. Brown" took place this past Saturday night (July 26, 2014) from SAP Center in San Jose, California, and in the main event, Robbie Lawler beat Matt Brown by more

  • 19 days ago
  • 33 views

RFA veteran Alan Jouban will make his UFC debut next month against Seth Baczynski in a welterweight bout at UFC Fight Night 47 in Maine. Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC more

  • 7 days ago
  • 273 views

Watch UFC on FOX 12: Road to the Octagon for FOX's preview of the latest UFC event on July 26 in San Jose, Calif. In the main event, Robbie Lawler squares off against Matt Brown in the main event. Anthony Johnson faces Antonio Rogerio Nogueira in the co-main event. more

  • 7 days ago
  • 379 views

Video: UFC on FOX 12: "Road to the Octagon" preview for the "Lawler vs Brown" network-televised mixed martial arts (MMA) event, scheduled for the SAP Center in San Jose, California, on Sat., July 26, 2014, featuring the ruthlessly immortal headliner. more