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Former UFC lightweight contender Myles Jury blasts featherweight division: Nobody is gonna beat me at 145 pounds

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Former UFC lightweight contender Myles Jury blasts featherweight division: Nobody is gonna beat me at 145 pounds

“Fury” will be unleashed on UFC’s 145-pound division this December.

Apparently Myles Jury took some of the comments made by UFC interim featherweight titleholder Conor McGregor at the mixed martial arts (MMA) promotion’s “GO BIG” press conference last month to heart because the former lightweight is dropping to the 145-pound class to do two things: Kick ass and chew bubble gum.

…And Jury is all out of bubble gum.

Not only is the former top-10 lightweight finding a home in a new weight class, but “Fury” also packed his bags and left his previous Alliance MMA fight camp in the “Golden State” to move south to Arizona to pow-wow with Ryan Bader and the boys at Power MMA in Gilbert, Arizona.

Jury’s first opponent at 145 pounds? Perennial contender and Brazilian jiu-jitsu ace Charles Oliveira, who most recently suffered a scary tear of the esophagus in his headliner opposite Max Holloway at UFC Fight Night 74 in August.

The soon-to-be 27-year-old has compiled a 7-1 record in ZUFFA and is now confident he will be even more potent in the 145-pound division.

His words (via MMA Fighting):

“I was hell on wheels at 155. At [145], nobody is ….View original article