James Vick was recently named the late replacement for Al Iaquinta for a fight against former WSOF lightweight champion Justin Gaethje. Gaethje had defended his WSOF belt five times against Luis Palomino, Melvin Guillard, Nick Newell, etc. However, Vick has accused Gaethje of having a padded record.
Vick who is scheduled to fight Gaethje in the main-event of UFC Fight Night 135. Vick feels Gaethje fought plenty of “B-level competition” before entering the UFC and that Gaethje has been exposed since entering the octagon. Here’s what he had to say:
I don’t. I think the guy padded his record against B-level competition outside of the UFC, and now that he’s come over here, he’s been exposed.