UNCASVILLE, Conn. – Ahead of Bellator 252, Emmanuel Sanchez spoke with MMA Junkie on Tuesday.

Sanchez (19-4 MMA, 11-3 BMMA) discussed his rematch against Daniel Weichel, his desire for revenge against both Weichel and Patricio Freire en route to winning the featherweight grand prix, his respect and admiration for Roufusport teammate Paul Felder, and much more.

You can watch the full interview in the video above.

Bellator 252 takes place Thursday at Mohegan Sun Arena. The main card airs on CBS Sports Network after prelims streamed on MMA Junkie.