Daron Cruickshank knows that John Makdessi will be the crowd favorite at UFC 158, since the show emanates from his home country of Canada. Cruickshank has no problem playing the villain role.
“I always embrace these boos and all that,” said Cruickshank on Knockout Radio.
When the two meet later today on the FX portion of the preliminary card, it will be Cruickshank looking for his third UFC win after taking a pair last year. Makdessi tries to remain on the winning side as he currently sits at 3-2 after breaking even last year.
Cruickshank feels extra energy as he didn’t need to worry about cutting weight this time and believes the process is becoming more natural.
They are set for UFC 158, later in the day from the Bell Centre in Canada.