Daniel Rodriguez is working arduous and enjoying arduous at Donald Cerrone’s BMF Ranch.

Rodriguez caught up with Bloody Elbow following his win over Gabe Inexperienced at UFC Combat Night time: Woodley vs. Burns in late Could. “D-Rod” spoke enthusiastically of his time on the BMF Ranch with “Cowboy” Cerrone and Joe Schilling.

“It’s a fighter vacation spot,” Rodriguez stated. “Me going on the market is sort of a child in a toy retailer. It’s an unbelievable expertise. It’s most likely one of many coolest locations I’ve ever been to on this planet. The dude has every part… He has the dune buggies. He’s constructing a race observe. He has a paintball course. He has a bar. He has a f—king airplane hanger for a device shed. He has mountain bikes for days. He has a health club, a sauna. The man has every part a fighter must have the right struggle camp.”

Rodriguez made an emphatic UFC debut in February, cashing in as a average underdog with a second-round submission win over veteran Tim Means.

“I study loads about myself in each struggle,” Rodriguez mirrored. “The Tim Means struggle was a tremendous struggle, however I haven’t reached that degree of competitors. I haven’t had these actual barn-burner fights the place I’m all busted up. I barely come out with accidents. The UFC is someplace I used to be at all times meant to be with all the nice performances I placed on earlier than. I believe I’m going to get to a very, actually excessive degree. The Tim Means struggle assured me I’ve a lot extra to realize.”

Rodriguez (12-1) is scheduled to struggle Takashi Sato (16-3) at UFC Combat Night time: Edgar vs. Munhoz on the UFC Apex in Las Vegas on August 22.