While featherweight veteran Andrew “Beast” Whitney‘s return to Titan FC last July didn’t come about quite as he had hoped it would, he nonetheless was happy to return to the promotion for the first time in three years.
On short notice, Whitney bested fellow vet William Joplin via unanimous decision, picking up his fourth win in six fights since initially exiting Titan FC in 2012.
“I took the fight on two weeks’ notice, so I wasn’t in the best of shape, but I was able to grind it out and get the win,” Whitney told MMAWeekly.com. “I knew he was going to be an extremely tough guy. I was ready to go 15 minutes. I was happy with my performance.”
Having spent much of the past couple years on smaller shows, Whitney welcomed the chance to step back up onto the national stage in Titan FC.
“I used to fight for Titan before when it was the first owners,” said Whitney. “It wasn’t on UFC Fight Pass, it was on national TV, so it’s good and I am excited any time I get a chance to fight. It’s a quality show and I’m looking to put a win under my belt to get me where I need to go.”
For his second fight back with Titan FC, Whitney (12-4) takes on British promotional newcomer Cory Tait (8-3) in a main card featherweight bout on Saturday in Miami.
“I’m confident and I’m the best Andrew I can be,” said Whitney. “I feel like if I go out there and stay on point, Corey won’t make it to the second round.
“I can’t focus on what Corey’s going ….View full article