The main event of Friday’s Hard Knocks 53 will be a bantamweight bout as Corey Gower will look for back to back victories when he meets Noah Ali on the fight card coming from the Markin MacPhain Centre in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

Gower (6-3) is coming off a decision victory in August against Randy Turner at Wreck MMA and he has won three of his last four fights. He was scheduled to fight Ali in 2014 at Havoc FC 6, but that fight was scratched.

On this edition of “The MMA Report Podcast Extra,” Gower previews his fight on Friday against Ali in the main event of Hard Knocks 53 and talks about the mental side of mixed martial arts.