Bellator 145: Emmanuel Sanchez talks about Justin Lawrence, training with Pettis brothers, and being called “overtime”

Emmanuel Sanchez is coming off a split decision win against Henry Corrales and is stepping up on short notice to replace Pat Curran at Bellator 145 against Justin Lawrence.

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Sanchez (11-2) was a guest on yesterday’s edition of The MMA Report Live and explained how he immediately jumped on the opportunity to face Lawrence next Friday night in St. Louis.

In addition to talking about Lawrence, he discussed training with Anthony and Sergio Pettis, and why Duke Roufus calls him “overtime.”

Check out Sanchez’s complete interview from yesterday’s show below.