Darrell Horcher has been tapped to fight one of the UFC’s best lightweights, and one of the best grapplers in MMA on Saturday, but “The Saint” is confident his power will rule the day.
Yes, Horcher has agreed to fight Khabib Nurmagomedov on short notice at UFC on FOX 19, after Tony Ferguson pulled out with an injury. The 28 year-old Horcher arrives in the UFC armed with a five fight winning streak, and having stopped his last two opponents.
Well, in advance of Horcher’s Octagon debut, the promotion has posted this interview below. In the segment Horcher warns Nurmagmedov, and any other fighter on the “planet” that standing with him is ill advised.