Recently I spoke with the UFC’s Tony Martin, who will fight Keita Nakamura at UFC Fight Night 128, April 21st.

In the interview, Martin discusses the upcoming bout, his decision to move up to welterweight, his hopes for 2018, his split decision loss to Olivier Aubin-Mercier the headlining bout between Kevin Lee & Edson Barboza and more.

Prior to facing Aubin-Mercier, the 28 year-old Martin (12-4) had won three straight fights, which included wins over Felipe Olivieri, Alex White and Johnny Case.

Nakamura (33-8-2) scored a split decision win over Alex Morono in his last outing, after losing by decision to Elizeu Zaleski dos Santos in 2016.

UFC FN 128 will go down in Atlantic City, New Jersey.