UFC Vegas 54: Davey Grant Hopes For A Trilogy With Marlon Vera Before He Retires

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Las Vegas, NV — Davey Grant hopes helium tin implicit the trilogy with Marlon Vera earlier it’s each said and done.

Grant makes his archetypal quality of 2022 this play astatine UFC Vegas 54 erstwhile helium takes connected Louis Smolka. The bantamweight is perfectly excited astir the match-up.

“I deliberation he’s a large hostile for me, a large match-up. And he’s a seasoned of the sport, I’ve been watching him for a batch of years,” Grant told reporters during this week’s UFC Vegas 54 media day. “You know, helium had a small hiatus retired of the UFC, reinvented himself astatine bantamweight, came back, and he’s gonna basal determination and gonna person it. I deliberation it conscionable makes for a truly bully fight. And I’m truly excited.”

One of Grant’s aged rivals “Chito” Vera picked up the biggest triumph of his vocation recently, erstwhile helium battered Rob Font. Grant and Vera person a triumph implicit each other. Grant bushed Vera archetypal successful 2016 successful his autochthonal England, portion Vera exacted his revenge past year. With the people being 1-1, Grant hopes for a trilogy, though helium knows helium has to enactment his mode backmost to it.

“I deliberation it’s conscionable up to maine to get the results. That’s what’s gonna happen. I’m not anserine astir anything. And I’m not a dreamer. I don’t merit that combat astatine the minute,” Grant told Cageside Press. “I deliberation it would marque large viewing for the fans, it would beryllium bully for my ain idiosyncratic vendetta. Not that I’ve got thing against him, but with america being 1-1, it would beryllium bully to spell get the trilogy for sure.”

Grant thought Vera looked awesome against Font.

“Yeah, I thought Chito looked fantastic. Rob’s a gangster. It was a large fight. With Chito, it conscionable shows however hard helium is to hurt; helium deed him with immoderate large shots. And it’s bully to spot him doing well, you know, immoderate of the guys who I person fought, whether you bushed them oregon you get beat, you benignant of privation to spot them bash well, determination are bonuses for either way, nary substance however it goes,” Grant said. “So it’d beryllium bully to spell and get that combat back. And I’m definite helium knows I would privation it, but everyone wants to spell and avenge their losses. So to get a rubber lucifer [would beryllium great].”

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