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Kai Stewart likes to introduce himself in style to the new BKFC boss Conor

Kai Stewart is being stoked.

The proud product of Great Falls, MT is counting down the seconds until June 21 when he defends his BKFC Featherweight World Championship for the second time against undefeated Bryan Duran (6-0) in the Main Event of BKFC 62 in Hollywood, FL , LIVE worldwide on the BKFC app.

The 23-year-old Stewart is eager to make an epic first impression on Conor McGregor, who recently became co-owner of BKFC, the world’s fastest growing combat sports promotion.

When he saw McGregor defeat Jose Aldo in just 13 seconds in their UFC featherweight title fight in late 2015, he planted a seed in Stewart’s mind — a seed that ultimately led to Stewart becoming one of combat sports’ most electric rising stars.

Stewart has sown tirelessly and is ready to reap his bounty at BKFC 61.

“People are high on thinking I’m going to lose this fight,” he says.

‘I’m locked up. Everything I do is perfect. Conor McGregor supporting and promoting this fight is just another small fire lit under my (expletive) because at the end of the day it’s business as usual.

And business is booming.

Stewart, who is undefeated in his first five trips to the Squared Circle, hopes to follow a similar path to McGregor, who has parlayed his sensational fighting career into huge success in business and entertainment.

Stewart, a realist, knows full well that he must keep winning in the Squared Circle to follow McGregor’s path. There are no concerns in that regard, he says. Stewart respects Duran, but he certainly sees his winning streak continuing in Florida.

“I expect a war with Bryan,” he says, “but I expect a very, very one-sided blow and I’m swinging the hammer.”