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Casey Kenney: ‘I’m coming to kick Louis Smolka’s ass’ at UFC on ESPN 9

Since signing with the UFC, bantamweight Casey Kenney has thrived in chaotic situations as he plans to meet Louis Smolka on short notice next weekend.

The 135-pound contest will take place at UFC on ESPN 9 on May 30, which will be headlined by a welterweight bout between Tyron Woodley and Gilbert Burns.

Check out this exclusive interview with Kenney as he discusses how the fight with Smolka came together, what he took away from his recent unanimous decision loss to Merab Dvalishvili, the similarities between the two competitors, being calmer in uncomfortable situations, how he sees the fight playing out, planning an active 2020 campaign, and more.

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