After having seven fights in the Bellator featherweight division, Goiti Yamauchi is moving up to lightweight next week at Bellator 162 as he will meet Ryan Couture on the fight card coming from the FedEx Forum in Memphis, Tennessee.

Yamauchi (19-3) was a guest on last week’s edition of “The MMA Report Podcast” to preview his fight against Couture and he explained why he decided to move up in weight to the 155 pound division.

Take a listen to Yamauchi’s complete interview from “The MMA Report Podcast” below.