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Brandon Royval plans to build his name off of Tim Elliott at UFC on ESPN 9

Brandon Royval will finally get his UFC shot next weekend.

The former LFA flyweight champion will face Tim Elliott in a flyweight matchup at UFC on ESPN 9. “Raw Dawg” was scheduled to compete on Dana White’s Contender Series in June but was able to bypass it for a bigger opportunity.

Check out this exclusive interview with the 27-year-old as he discussed what it was like to get the call from his manager, whether he was getting frustrated seeing other fighters getting the call before he did, his familiarity with Tim Elliott, why James Krause will not be in his corner for the fight, his hope to quit his full-time job with a bonus winning performance, and more.

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