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Marlon “Chito” Vera has a new Chito Vera Fight Week series of behind-the-scenes videos ahead of his fight against Pedro Munhoz at UFC 292 in Boston on Aug. 19 from Roobet.
The first episode of Chito Vera Fight Week features Vera working on his striking, signing autographs, and shooting hoops at the new Boston Celtics private practice facility. During the episode, Vera gives his thoughts on the fight (translated from Spanish). “I feel good. I feel ready and it’s really a great opportunity to shine, to vindicate myself, to return to the victory column,” said Vera. “And what better opportunity than Munhoz, someone who has been with all the best, with the top five many times. He came close to fight for the title. And now it’s my time. I’m going to come in on Saturday, do my job and rip the head off.”
The second episode of Chito Vera Fight Week features Vera exploring Boston’s Public Garden, buying a Harvard shirt for his teammate, and then it focuses on his weight cut as he goes on the treadmill for a cardio session.
The latest episode of Chito Vera Fight Week follows Vera behind thte scenes at the UFC 292 press conference. The video concludes with Vera at his hotel begining his final weight cut. During the video, Vera discussesd the final weight cut and how difficult it is. “This is the hardest part. this is the part that really. you got to dig deep and stay focused and just be tough but be smart at the same time,” said Vera.