UNCASVILLE, Conn.– Jaylon Bates spoke with Mixed Martial Arts Addict on Wednesday before Bellator 256.

Bates (1-0 Mixed Martial Arts, 1-0 BMMA) recounted his first pro win, training at American Top Team Rose city with the likes of Ricky Simon and Tyson Nam, his bantamweight competition with Jeffrey Glossner and also a lot more.

You can see his complete interview in the video above.

Bellator 256 takes area Friday at Mohegan Sunlight Field in Uncasville, Conn. The primary card airs on Outset complying with prelims on Mixed Martial Arts Addict.