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Yves Jabouin Says He and Brad Pickett are "Getting Close" to a Title Shot

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Whoever is declared the winner between Yves Jabouin (16-7) and Brad Pickett (21-6) might be next in line for the bantamweight championship shot, at least according to Jabouin.

"I would say we're getting close to [a title shot]," said Jabouin on MMA Junkie Radio. "The 135 pound division has a lot of tough competitors, and me and Brad Pickett are out to show we're coming. Don't overlook us, because we're two top competitors and we're coming after it."

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After losing in his first UFC fight, Jabouin is on a three fight win streak. Pickett is 1-1 for the UFC, picking up his first win in April of this year.

"This definitely [is the best I've been]," said Jabouin. "I've been working so hard in the gym trying to get better, trying to put many more weapons in my arsenal. I think it's showing that I've been working extra hard. With the three win streak, I think I'm definitely finding my range."

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