At 6-foot-2 and with a crisp boxing game, Sean Woodson offers one of the most unique stylistic matchups in the UFC's featherweight division. For that reason, "The Sniper" says there's absolutely no need to try and disguise what he's planning on doing anytime he steps in the cage.
That includes this Saturday night, when he takes on Luis Saldana (16-7 MMA, 2-1 UFC) on the preliminary card of UFC 278, which airs on ESPN and streams on ESPN+ from Vivint Arena in Salt Lake City, Utah. As he looks to return from a nine-month layoff, Woodson (9-1 MMA, 3-1 UFC) said he's going to stand and bang, just like always.
"There's no secret what I'm coming to do," Woodson told MMA Underground. "You know, there's no secret what my gameplan is going to be. I always say, like, I'm the easiest guy in the world to gameplan for. I'm just one of the hardest to execute on, you know? I'm coming in here to try and knock you out. I'm trying to keep this fight standing by any means necessary, and I'm willing to have a shootout in the middle of the cage. We can do that.
"I know no matter what somebody's saying or what they might think, they're all, 'Oh, I'm going to strike with him,' and I've heard that so many times: 'I'm going to strike with him,' and they think they're saying something new or something crazy. 'I'm going to strike with him. I'm going to strike with him.' That always changes pretty quick."
Check out the full interview in the video above.