ABU DHABI – Jimmy Crute spoke to the media ahead of his fight with Modestas Bukauskas at UFC on ESPN+ 38.

Crute (11-1 MMA, 3-1 UFC) discussed his light heavyweight bout with Bukauskas (11-2 MMA, 1-0 UFC), his willingness to fight down in the rankings, living in a van outside his gym to maintain focus, his desire to fight new light heavyweight champion Jan Blachowicz and more.

Watch the complete interview in the video above.

UFC on ESPN+ 38 takes place Saturday at Flash Forum at Yas Island. The entire card streams on ESPN+.