LAS VEGAS – Micheal Gillmore sees UFC on ESPN 30 as potentially his last chance to compete within the UFC.
After quitting his job to be on Season 29 of “The Ultimate Fighter,” Gillmore (6-3 MMA, 0-0 UFC) purchased the call as an alternate, but was rapid submitted in his combat in opposition to Gilbert Urbina.
Even supposing his crawl was reduce fast, he was rewarded for his persistence and can also unbiased get every other shot within the octagon when he takes on Andre Petroski (5-1 MMA, 0-0 UFC) on Saturday. Gillmore knows he completely needs to develop the plenty of the alternative.
“I’m never gratified issues are suitable going to figure out,” Gillmore commended reporters, along with MMA Junkie, at Wednesday’s media day at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas. “I indubitably attach within the work and effort to optimistically develop these issues into fruition. I’m going to toddle in there obviously to grab. Coming into ‘The Ultimate Fighter’ and combating so hastily and suitable no longer getting the results I wanted, I don’t contemplate I’m in a position to give you the money for to have faith a efficiency treasure that again and the UFC build me spherical.
“That’s no longer their ticket, so there is a petite bit bit of stress there to toddle out and make. Alternatively it’s one thing that was eating at me already as a result of I didn’t get to within the first location. The entirety coming in – I will grab the 10 days’ gape vs. two days’ gape. You have faith got a petite bit bit beyond regular time to route of the feelings, the adrenaline, the pleasure, your entire issues that near with it, and extra or much less ease into combat week having dealt with all of these initial emotions, the attach I didn’t indubitably get that alternative coming into the house.”
To watch the tubby interview with Gillmore, take a look at out the video above.
Michael Gillmore sees second chance at UFC on ESPN 30 as must-grab situation