Justin Jaynes won his first UFC fight but wasn’t best pleased with some comments from Evan Dunham
Justin Jaynes was speaking exclusively to the Blood, Sweat and Tears podcast about his former training partner Evan Dunham.
While Jaynes recorded the fastest lightweight debut knockout in UFC history, he has a few targets on his mind.
Jaynes beat Frank Camacho in his opening UFC fight and next faces Gavin Tucker. While the 30-year-old named Austin Hubbard as someone he wanted to take on, he also cleared the air regarding his rivalry with Evan Dunham:
“I would love to fight Evan Dunham too. After I won, I really expected him to reach out and say some nice things, be happy for me but the mother****** posts on social media about how he works my ass in training.
“Sit down old man, I’ll slap your ass too.”
While Dunham called out Jaynes right after the win, it hasn’t been smooth sailing for him.
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Whenever I spar at XC I putting a beating on this kid. He always tells me, if he ever gets in the @ufc HE WANTS TO FIGHT ME. Ok so here we are, I was expecting a call out but he must of thought it through. CALL OUTS ARE ALWAYS PERSON. You say you are good with 145, 155 or 170 all sound good to me. I beat an XC teammate before and I will do it again. @danawhite @seanshelby @aliabdelaziz000 let’s make it happen #ufc @mmajunkiedotcom @arielhelwani
Dunham’s text to Jaynes
Dunham hasn’t been in great form after having lost his last three clashes, however, Jaynes opened up about how much respect he had for his former training partner:
“When I saw his name pop up on my phone, we worked together. When I came to Xtreme Couture he was one of my training partners, I considered him my coach, I am learning from Evan Dunham, UFC guy, Black belt, let’s go.
“He is somebody I would call for advice, so when I opened my phone after my fight, I only answered texts from people who are close to me.”
Jaynes claimed that he felt great first seeing Evan’s text but was surprised that his former coach complained he wasn’t called out:
“Let me tell you this. I never said I would call Evan out, I always told him it would be an honour to fight him, in a respectful way, never in a cocky way.
“But if he wants to bash me on social media, **** that mother******, I will slap that mother******* and put him back into retirement.”
Jaynes also told his rival to call him back once he gets a win under his name. While this rivalry might simmer on, Jaynes spoke about his next fight too.
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We go in depth on his training camp and opponent @g__tuck, training and Xtreme Couture and what it’s like learning from the legend @xcnatch,his whole debut experience on being a huge underdog to setting a record, what it means to be a ufc fighter, beef with former teammate and coach @evandunham155 and much more! @xcmma @jay09mi #ufc #mma #ufcfightnight #fightisland #ufcfighter #mmafighter #bjj #muaythai #kickboxing #boxing #wrestling #oss #fights #fight #training #fighter #fighters #jiujitsu #mmatraining #mmapodcast #podcast #mixedmartialarts #sports #espn #fitness #lasvegas #fightisland #ufcnews #instagood #bjjlifestyle
The 30-year-old lauded his rival and expected it to be a tough fight. Jaynes claimed he would bleed and get hurt, but he would be looking for a second UFC win and hopefully, another bonus too.
This was an exclusive interview from Blood, Sweat and Tears. For more exclusive interviews and content please follow the link.
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