Josh Emmett says Sacramento Kings made him a custom robe to wear at UFC 284

Feb 10, 2023, 8:48 AM
Josh Emmett prior to facing Calvin Kattar in their featherweight fight at the UFC Fight Night even...
AUSTIN, TEXAS - JUNE 18: Josh Emmett prior to facing Calvin Kattar in their featherweight fight at the UFC Fight Night event at Moody Center on June 18, 2022 in Austin, Texas. (Photo by Carmen Mandato/Getty Images)
(Photo by Carmen Mandato/Getty Images)

UFC fighter and Sacramento native Josh Emmett chats with Carmichael Dave ahead of his fight against Yair Rodriguez at UFC 284. With an impressive 18-2 record, Emmett is fighting to for the interim UFC featherweight title.

Topics discussed include:

  • How he’s feeling before Saturday’s fight, which takes place in Australia.
  • “I’m exactly where I need to be. I work with the best dietician in the world.”
  • How feeling as good as he does helps him mentally
  • Saturday is a big sports night with the Kings playing the Mavericks and Josh Emmett plans to beam with pride on his way to the ring, courtesy of the Sacramento Kings.

  • “Man, I love Sacramento, that’s home. Everyone’s important to everyone and I’m always there to help out any way I possibly can, you know in the community or whatnot and it’s amazing to have everyone just in my corner from Sacramento, cheering me on.”
  • There’s a plan in place to light the beam at a Kings game, hopefully with his new belt, too.
  • His thoughts on Rodriguez and what fans can expect in Saturday’s fight

Click here to watch and listen to the full interview with Josh Emmett.

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