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Interview: UFC newcomer Jonathan Meunier talks short notice debut in Ottawa

Listen to's Nick Baldwin's interview with UFC newcomer Jonathan Meunier, who makes his short notice debut against Colby Covington at UFC Fight Night 89 in Ottawa.

UFC newcomer Jonathan Meunier recently spoke with's Nick Baldwin about his upcoming promotional debut against fellow prospect Colby Covington at UFC Fight Night 89 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada next weekend.

Other topics covered:

  • Whether or not he feels his UFC debut is overdue as an undefeated 7-0 fighter
  • How the fight with Covington plays out
  • Who he'd like to fight after Covington
  • Stepping up on short notice
  • His weight-cut
  • Training at TriStar with the likes of Georges St-Pierre and Rory MacDonald
  • Fighting on the same card as teammate MacDonald
  • The mixed martial arts scene in Canada (specifically the regional circuit)
  • A local newspaper referring to him as "The Bad Boy of Quebec"

You can listen to the full interview above.

UFC Fight Night 89 takes place live from The Arena at TD Place in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada on Saturday, June 18 and is headlined by a pivotal welterweight matchup between the aforementioned MacDonald and Stephen "Wonderboy" Thompson.

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