Chad Laprise. (Photo courtesy of Chad Laprise via Twitter)Chad Laprise. (Photo courtesy of Chad Laprise via Twitter)

Laprise Ready For UFC 186

Chatham native Chad Laprise gets into the Octagon in Montreal Saturday night as part of UFC 186.

The 28-year-old is fighting Bryan Barberena and says he's up for the challenge.

"He comes from a great camp down in Arizona," says Laprise. "He's 10-2 with eight knockouts. He's a striker, kind of just like myself, he's big. He's a southpaw, so he's a lefty, which makes things a little more challenging."

Laprise says fighting a lefty means everything is backwards so he's been training and sparring with left-handed fighters to prepare. The fight will air on TSN2 at 8pm.

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