It’s always a great story when a fighter gets the chance to step up on short notice and makes the most of it. Jake Hecht is exactly that fighter at UFC 140.
Training under Marc Fiore and Kyle Watson, Hecht attributes his success against Rich Attonito on Saturday to his tremendous coaches and his composure in the cage.
Hecht talked to MMAWeekly about the win and how he got past the initial jitters to pick up his first win in the Octagon.
Check out this exclusive one on one interview with Jake Hecht at post fight UFC 140: