Not only does Shore feel fully fueled ahead of his fight at UFC 286: Edwards vs Usman 3 in London, he also feels well prepared as he was able to spend more time focusing on training instead of replacing a session with a run or more cardio to lose weight. All in all, it was a great camp for Shore, who will face Makwan Amirkhani inside the O2 Arena.
The last time Shore stepped into the Octagon was last July in Long Island against Ricky Simon. A second-round submission gave Shore the first loss of his professional career.
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“I was devastated to take a loss, but at the same time, being undefeated was kind of like having a monkey on my back,” Shore said. “There were things to improve, there were positive points to remember. I obviously needed to refine some areas, where sometimes you can win and you kind of forget what you did. But when you recoup that loss, it’s like, well, that’s got to change, and it’s got to change. I feel like I adjusted and corrected some mistakes I made in combat, and it was a good learning experience.