[ads1]brad pickett - susan cingariProMMAnow.com (www.prommanow.com) correspondent Susan Cingari recently caught up with No. 5 ranked UFC bantamweight Brad “One Punch” Pickett (23-7) at American Top Team ahead of his upcoming fight with No. 3 ranked Michael McDonald (15-2) taking place at UFC Fight Night 26 (UFC on Fox Sports 1: 1) this Saturday, Aug. 17, at TD Garden in Boston, Mass.

Pickett shared his thoughts on his opponent, his game plan, McDonald’s chin, and why he campaigned heavily for this match-up. The 34-year-old Brit also talked about fighting on the first UFC on Fox Sports 1 card, why he’s not looking past McDonald and why he’s planning a special trip to Sri Lanka next month.


By Susan Cingari

Susan Cingari is an Emmy award-winning journalist with over twenty five years of experience in newspapers, radio and television broadcasting. Since 1991 she has been freelancing as a writer, reporter and producer working for hundreds of national news, sports and magazine shows such as ET, EXTRA, ESPN, FOX NEWS/SPORTS, DISCOVERY, CBS, and many many more. When she is not working, she enjoys yoga, pilates, belly dancing and hiking. While she is not a mixed martial artist, she is so passionate and enthusiastic about the sport, she is sure she will come back in her next life as a champion! Susan is always looking for MMA stories to report on, so feel free to contact her at @susancingari or through her website at www.mustlovemma.com, where you can also read her blog about what goes on behind the scenes in TV reporting and even see some of her funny out takes and the scenes that ended up on the cutting room floor.

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