Austin Vanderford thinks win over Fabian Edwards could lead to title shot, but he wants to earn it

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When Austin Vanderford contends for the title, he wants everyone to say he deserves it.

In a recent interview with MMA Junkie Radio, Vanderford (10-0 MMA, 4-0 BMMA), Bellator’s No. 3-ranked middleweight, discussed the implications of a win over Fabian Edwards (9-1 MMA, 5-1 BMMA) at Bellator 259, wanting to rightfully earn his shot at gold, his desire to compete in five-round fights, and more.

Watch the full interview with Vanderford above.

Bellator 259 takes place May 21 at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Conn. The main card airs on Showtime following prelims on MMA Junkie.

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