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Adrian Yanez positive on pre-fight hype, but plans to KO Randy Costa at UFC Vegas 32

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While things may have gotten ugly in the build toward and the aftermath of UFC 264 between Conor McGregor and Dustin Poirier, bantamweight standout Adrian Yanez is happy to bring fight fans a refreshing change of pace ahead of UFC Vegas 32.

Yanez will face fellow exciting up and comer Randy Costa this Saturday at the APEX in Las Vegas—a matchup based on respect, positivity, and a big push from the people.

The Houston native will put his six-fight winning streak on the line against the New Englander entering the fight with back-to-back first round finishes.

Yanez joined MMA Fighting’s Mike Heck to discuss how social media helped build the excitement around the fight, the refreshing change of pace following UFC 264, being excited to face Costa and his unique style, his plans to stop Costa inside of two rounds, why he’s rooting for Cory Sandhagen in the main event against T.J. Dillashaw, and more.