“Quick” Swick and “The People’s Warrior” Josh Burkman
Tonight, MMAWeekly Radio starts off the week big as
we welcome both Mike “Quick” Swick and “The People’s Warrior” Josh Burkman just
over a week away from their headline fight at UFC Fight Night on Jan. 23 on
Since a loss to Yushin Okami at UFC 69 in April 2007, Swick
had the intention to drop to 170 pounds and compete in the very tough
welterweight division, but injuries have kept the former Ultimate Fighter
competitor from making his official debut in the weight class.
Now the fight is set and Swick will headline in the main
event for the UFC Fight Night event next week. He will talk to Damon & Jeff
tonight about his welterweight debut and his upcoming match-up.
Speaking of the match-up, Swick’s opponent, Josh Burkman
will also be a featured guest on tonight’s show.
Burkman is coming off of a win over Forrest Petz at UFC 77
in Cincinnati, Ohio and now he’s looking to welcome Swick to the welterweight
Training in Big Bear, Calif., Burkman is focused and ready
to face Swick in what could be a building block for either fighter to stay
competitive in 170-pound weight class, which is considered to be one of the
toughest divisions in the UFC.