For many people outside of hardcore UFC fans, the name Charles Rosa (10-4) might not mean anything and if that is the case for you then you should probably take note — Charles Rosa is soon to be a household name. Rosa stormed onto the MMA scene fighting in regional promotions throughout the east coast, winning his first nine fights all by submission or knock out and with eight first-round finishes before getting called up to the UFC.

Though he has gone 1-2 in his first three fights inside the octagon, with losses to Denis Siver and Yair Rodriguez and a victory over Sean Soriano, he has not disappointed anybody, winning two fight of the night bonuses with his most recent coming after his split decision loss to Yair Rodriguez at UFC 188. On January 17, 2016, live from the TD Garden in Boston, Mass, at UFC Fight Night 81: Cruz vs. Dillashaw, Rosa will have the opportunity to once again win fight of the night and rebound from his previous loss as he faces Jimy Hettes (11-3) in a preliminary bout.

Leading into his fight with Hettes, Rosa will be sitting down with Josh Davis of Press Box Insider and The MMA Corner to do a weekly blog to discuss his training camp as he prepares to return home to fight in front of his home-town fans.

For many professional athletes not just professional fighters, the word humble has little to no meaning. In this episode of his weekly blog Rosa discusses how working in the rest helps keep him humble and reminds him of why he works so hard to achieve his goals.

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Josh Davis
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Josh Davis is the owner and President of The MMA Corner, LLC. He has been a fan of mixed martial arts since seeing UFC 1 in his hometown. In addition to his The MMA Corner responsibilities, Josh is the editor of Scrapp! Fight Magazine. Josh has also written for MMA Unleashed and MMA Sports magazines. Josh also manages some of Colorado's best up and coming fighters and is dedicated to the positive promotion of the sport.