Against Alex Black in February and David Bosnick in December, Aguilar rebounded off his loss to Garcia and picked up back-to-back wins to get his career back on track.
“After that little layoff I had, coming into top competitors like Alex and David, it felt really good to get those wins under my belt, especially after a loss,” Aguilar told MMAWeekly.com. “It took me a little bit to shake (ring rust) off. But once I got back acclimated to the ring, I performed as usual and up to expectations.
“I performed at a perfect level against David. I didn’t get tired and I did everything I wanted to do. Alex was a little bit different story. I got caught and almost lost the fight, but I came back strong and finished him in the third.”
After losing out on a title with his defeat at the hands of Garcia, Aguilar (10-1) will once again get to challenge for a title when he takes on Tony Kelley (3-0) the 145-pound main event of Legacy FC 57 on Friday in Shreveport, La.
“Tony Kelley thinks I’ve been ducking and dodging him, but honestly I hadn’t heard about this kid, ever,” said Aguilar. “I hear that he was on this MTV show, and I never saw it or went to see it. Come fight night, he’ll know that I haven’t been ….View full article