The unblemished flyweight contender discusses her month absence from competition, recently receiving her BJJ black belt, keeping her eye on the division, eventually joining the UFC and more.
The Tiger Muay Thai flyweight prospect talks about his road to recovery from a serious knee injury, overcoming many hurdles throughout the last year, competing in Muay Thai to shake off the cobwebs, and more. The UFC welterweight slasher talks about his trip to China to corner Anthony Hernandez, the feeling of belonging in the UFC, the details of the most intense training camp of his career, loves that Alex Morono is aggressive, and more. The surging welterweight prospect talks about turning his career around after a rough start, switching over to Tiger Muay Thai, making improvements by training with the best on a daily basis, getting the ONE Championship contract, and more.
The gritty Australian lightweight talks about the unexpected Grand Prix callup, looking at Tofiq Musaev as the dark horse, keeping training camp with a close-knit group in Brisbane, wants to fight Johnny Case in the finale, and more. The UFC lightweight prospect discusses being the first fighter to go from bare-knuckle boxing to the UFC, testing himself against wrestlers, keeping training local, looking for the FOTN bonus in his debut, story about Josh Samman, and more.
The Brazilian lightweight knockout artist discusses facing a Japanese legend, having no pressure representing Bellator MMA, RIzin rules making every fight much more dangerous, no one matching the punching power he brings, and more. The resurging Rizin smashing machine discusses his rampage through the lightweight division, not needing surgery after his last outing, fans being delusional when assessing fighters, the adjustments he has made throughout the last year to better adapt to Rizin rules, and more.
The surging UFC welterweight veteran talks about fighting on pay-per-view for the first time on the biggest card in Australasia history, renegotiating his TUF contract to get a better deal, entering the prime years, working closely with Anthony Rocco Martin, finishing training camp in Thailand, and more.
The rising welterweight slugger talks about signing a 4-fight extension with the UFC, fighting Zak Ottow with a meniscus tear in his knee, training with Geoff Neal on a daily basis, Texas becoming a hotbed of talent, and more. The UFC welterweight juggernaut speaks on his career so far, the double knockdown against Geoff Neal, welcoming James Vick to the pound division, fighting taller guys, testing at the UFC Performance Institute, looking to get a shot at the BMF title, burrito sushi, and more.
Eternal MMA welterweight champion Jack Della spoke with John Hyon Ko of Kumite TV about his upcoming title defense, the impact of losing his first two professional fights, owing everything to the MMA Clinic, getting over injuries the last year, not worrying about the hype surrounding the weekend in Melbourne, and more. Rising bantamweight contender Ben Watson spoke with John Hyon Ko of Kumite TV about his upcoming title fight against Mitch Martin, the sacrifices he has made, the reasoning behind his long layoff, doubling up on everything and more.
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The UFC flyweight prospect talks about the excitement of facing Kim Ji Yeon in a stadium show at UFC , being more consistent this year, cognitive training, adding Jordi Sullivan for nutrition, and more. The unblemished UFC heavyweight discusses the incredible opportunity to fight in Australia at UFC , training continuously after getting signed on the Contender Series, feeling he has entered his prime, and more. Interview: Mark O. Madsen UFC Lightweight. The undefeated lightweight prospect talks about the road to getting his UFC contract, having the responsibility of growing MMA in Denmark, training at Xtreme Couture, working with Danish legend Martin Kampmann, and more.
The UFC welterweight prospect talks about the wild circumstances heading into his UFC debut last June, making adjustments from the test results obtained at the Performance Institute, training at Hard Knocks , fighting in front of 60, in Australia, and more. The undefeated Cage Warriors champion talks about his development as a mixed martial artist from the amateur level, facing Nohelin Hernandez in his debut, surprise visit from USADA shortly after being signed, moving up the ranks strategically, and more.
The undefeated UFC bantamweight discusses rebuilding after a crane accident destroyed her apartment complex, enduring a grueling week training camp, being a perfectionist in everything, weight maintenance, barista dreams and more. The undefeated heavyweight prospect discusses his reasoning behind signing with the UFC after interest from other major promotions, training camp at Tiger Muay Thai, adding strength and conditioning with Andrew Wood, influence of Mark Hunt and more.
The 9-ranked UFC light heavyweight discusses being excited with the Nikita Krylov matchup, how the strategy was part of him coming back in his last fight, not looking for recognition, rooting for the younger generation of contenders at , the GOAT debate, and more. John Hyon Ko of Kumite TV is joined by rising heavyweight prospect Jack Tuave to talk about his upcoming fight at Hex 19, gaining mental toughness from working a full-time job, Fightcross MMA North Lakes, focusing on grappling, reaching out to other heavyweights to train, and more.
John Hyon Ko of Kumite TV is joined by Aftershock flyweight champion Ryan Robertson to talk about his upcoming fight in his hometown of Perth, gaining confidence from his title loss to Stewart Nicholl, competing for every single promotion in Australia, update on Kristy Obst, and more.
The UFC bantamweight prospect talks about his upcoming opportunity against Louis Smolka, recalling the circumstances surrounding his debut, having a full training camp, adding more gi jiu-jitsu, and more. The UFC lightweight up-and-comer discusses learning from giving his opponent too much respect, focusing a lot of movement pertaining to striking in training, having no problem taking on another prospect, working with Cory Sandhagen as well as Justin Gaethje, and more.
The UFC bantamweight talks about facing newcomer Liana Jojua, making some changes to training camp, taking full advantage of Las Vegas, fighting out her current contract and more. The UFC lightweight prospect discusses taking on Austin Hubbard next, learning lesson from the short-notice fight with Nordine Taleb, being back at , Maximum Training Centre, having better time management during this training camp, and more.
The UFC heavyweight prospect discusses preparations for Todd Duffee, love for running, improving his jab while recovering from a broken hand, having training camp concurrently with Stipe Miocic, and more. The UFC middleweight powerhouse talks about jumping back into training camp to face Andrew Sanchez, working on the mental aspect of the game with a professor at Cal State Fullerton, being a part-time cyclist, and more. The UFC heavyweight juggernaut discusses his journey back to the Octagon after a 4 years absence, taking advantage of the UFC Performance Institute to extend his career, injuries dictating his training regimen, the heavyweight landscape being completely different, and more.
The surging bantamweight prospect talks about embracing the underdog role against Victor Henry in his Rizin debut, fighting continuing to be an educational journey, Ashkan Mokhtarian beef, and more. The Bellator heavyweight juggernaut talks about his clash with Vitaly Minakov, his reaction to breaking Frank Mir jaw, working on defensive wrestling, sparring pounders, adding a fitness coach having him walking around at a lower lighter, and more.
The UFC middleweight prospect discusses the matchup with Park Jun-Yong possibly being a showstopper, the adjustment made after going through some setbacks in his career, more discipline in training, cardio to new levels with swimming, Bruce Lee influence, and more. The 9-ranked UFC flyweight discusses fighting Mark De La Rosa in China, having fighters calling him out all the time, having the bantamweight division on his radar, feeling a sense of security about the flyweight division, bringing the UFC back to Aukland, Henry Cejudo relinquishing the title, and more.
The undefeated light heavyweight discusses traveling to China to make his promotional debut, being more experienced than his record shows, being one of the new breed in the light heavyweight division, Jackie Chan movies, and more. The featherweight powerhouse talks about his successful UFC debut in London, coaching his son to the IMMAF worlds, having a huge crew preparing for fights at Kaobon, bringing in Tyshawn Williams to help with this training camp, and more.
The LFA lightweight champion talks about capturing the title with an incredible performance, never knowing the real record of your opponents coming from overseas, structuring his own training camp, making his own cheesecakes, and more. The year-old grappling specialist discusses his preparations in Las Vegas, overcoming many obstacles throughout his career, knocking off prospects, working standup at the Fight Capital, and more. The undefeated middleweight knockout artist discusses his family full of fighters, transitioning to MMA begin easier than normal, Jocko Willink supporting him from day one, Tony Palafox sharpening his striking arsenal, and more.
The rising bantamweight prospect talks about getting his first victory in the UFC in Nashville, his ongoing custody battle, representing two Latin American countries when he steps in the Octagon, KatekeezLearns, adding CBD oil making a huge difference, thoughts on the turbulent bantamweight division and more. In this interview, John Hyon Ko of Kumite TV is joined by Eternal MMA flyweight Danielle Hayes to discuss her upcoming fight with Chelsea Hackett, fight week routine, the adjustments made after making her professional debut late last year, rock climbing benefiting mentally and more.
The undefeated featherweight prospect discusses his earning the support from his family, training full time without distractions for the first time in his career, linking up with Fortis MMA, watching food vlogs during camp, and more. In this interview, John Hyon Ko of Kumite TV is joined by unblemished light heavyweight Fabio Cherant to discuss his upcoming fight on the Contender Series, collecting necks, crediting his high school football coach for his mental toughness, and more.
The year-old surging bantamweight discusses his advantageous matchup against UFC veteran Mizugaki, Easy Money brand, finishing Ito being practiced during the training camp leading up to Rizin 15, wearing shoes in the ring, the potential of fighting Tenshin Nasakawa, and more. The multi-division threat talks about Jordan Espinosa matchup, signing an extension with the UFC after his last fight, being a fight fan allowing him to keep an eye on prospects, being overlooked even after finishing Louis Smolka, campaigning to fight in South Korea in December, and more.
The surging welterweight powerhouse discusses his upcoming fight with Brok Weaver, fighting for the first time at 14 years old, be humbled in his professional debut, capturing the TWC title in his last fight, and more. In this interview, John Hyon Ko of Kumite TV is joined by Muay Thai phenom Chelsea Hackett to talk about her upcoming clash with Danielle Hayes, moving on confident from getting a draw in her debut, elevating her skillset on the ground, visiting Perth as part of training camp, and more.
In this interview, John Hyon Ko of Kumite TV is joined by Eternal MMA middleweight John Fraser to discuss his upcoming fight with Daniel Almeida, moving his entire life to Australia from Wales, growing at Noke Martial Arts, support system outside the gym, seeing progression in his ground game the most throughout the last few years and more. The ONE Championship featherweight king discusses the highlight reel knockout of Jadamba in his last title defense, newfound confidence in his striking with Henry Hooft, still not reaching his potential, revamping his training regimen at HardKnocks , and more.
In this interview, John Hyon Ko of Kumite TV is joined by unbeaten Brave CF bantamweight contender Aidan James to discuss the enjoyment of fighting in hostile territory, having Cameron Else on his radar before the fight announcement, taking the long road to the title fight, and more. The UFC heavyweight prospect talks being happy to get a quick turnaround against Greg Hardy, the uproar on social media, losing to Arjan Bhullar being a pivotal moment in his career, dealing with anxiety with the help of a hypnotist, and more.
The Brazilian powerhouse discusses taking a fight against another member of American Top Team, competing at welterweight, seeing a future with Battlefield, difficulties during his USADA suspension, and more. The UFC featherweight prospect talks about his getting a new deal with the organization, Luis Pena being disrespectful by missing weight, having a history in San Antonio, being a better street fighter than Alex Caceres, having a part in the expansion of Fortis MMA, Fight Fit, and more.
The UFC light heavyweight prospect talks about the status of the lb division with all these rising contenders, focusing on executing the game plan instead of only thinking about winning, a shoulder injury keeping him out the cage at the beginning of , and more. In this interview, John Hyon Ko of Kumite TV is joined by British bantamweight James Brum to discuss his time away from MMA competition, signing a multi-fight deal with Brave, being able to make his return in London, getting motivation from the Tiger Muay Thai tryouts, planning a wedding during fight camp and more.
The UFC flyweight prospect discusses fighting for the first time in Canada as a professional, getting hacked during her last fight, staying in a competition mindset doing jiu-jitsu tournaments, pulling guard at the highest level, staying active being key for development, Valentina Shevchenko vs Liz Carmouche and more.
The LFA middleweight champion talks about still piecing together everything to perform better every time out, pivotal moments from his career, preparing at Roufusport, and more. Cris Cyborg, fighting in Japan and more.
The undefeated featherweight prospect discusses his upbringing in Bolivia with martial arts, how he ended up at American Top Team, considering himself the favorite going in against Lawrence, working with Ben Stark closely, and more. The undefeated featherweight prospect talks about coming up in Kentucky, fancying himself a submission artist, building his record with Hardrock MMA, and more.
The top-ranked lightweight discusses taking some time earlier in the year to reset, facing criticism from the Edson Barbosa fight, being his own manager, James Vick being a body type he has dealt with throughout the years, Khabib vs Poirer, mentoring fighters at the Combat Academy, and more. The undefeated heavyweight destroyer talks about finding a new sense of motivation, Oli Thompson playing a significant part in him getting the UAE Warriors heavyweight title opportunity, having multiple opponent changes throughout camp, taking his confidence to another level by training at AKA in the past, working with Vinnie Shoreman, Jon Jones altercation and more.
The undefeated featherweight contender talks about embracing the underdog status, the motivation her young son has provided throughout her career, the Cindy Dandois fight elevating her confidence to championship levels, Brad Pickett being the whole package, welcoming the idea of Cris Cyborg signing with Bellator, and more.
The surging bantamweight sensation talks about coming over from Jamaica to do something great with his life, working in a school to inspire, having his trainer pass away being very pivotal, Miss Cleo, and more.
The rising bantamweight prospect discusses his start as a mixed martial artist, making a successful professional debut fighting for Bellator, coming off the first knockout of his career elevating his confidence, seeing calculated intensity getting him that contract, and more. The Malaysian atomweight prospect discusses feeling another level of confidence after facing Gina Iniong, fighting MMA in the ring being completely different than the cage, focusing on all the small details for this training camp, sparring with men allowing her to be stronger against the women, plans on being a vet nurse by the end of the year, and more.
The featherweight juggernaut talks about his preparations in Thailand without distractions, loving the atmosphere at Tiger Muay Thai as well as Phuket Fight Club, liking the aspects of being the underdog heading into enemy territory, Max Halloway vs Frankie Edgar, wild Lyft story and more. The atomweight contender talks about her successful debut in Manila earlier this year, the pressure of not losing in the past holding her back during fights, staying active while stateside, fronting on her scooter, looking forward to competing for ONE Championship in Vietnam and stateside, and more.
Interview: Jacob Landin Bellator Lightweight. In this interview, John Hyon Ko of Kumite TV is joined by rising bantamweight prospect Trent Girdham to discuss his recent knockout victory over gritty veteran Fabio Mello, filtering through his surroundings the last few years to figure out the best setting, stepping outside of MMA to elevate his striking, getting a shot at the UAE Warriors bantamweight title later this year, and more.
The highly-touted flyweight contender talks about being the best Indian fighter in the world, working with a sports psychologist, getting sick before his promotional debut, the organization changing his approach to fighting, finding the perfect formula to prepare to fight in Asia, and more. The Team Alpha Male featherweight discusses his upcoming short notice opportunity to make his UFC debut, thinking his career was over just a year ago, a change in his mindset after the worst year of his life in , Urijah Faber vs TJ Dillashaw and more.
In Part 1 of this six-month podcast series, bantamweight prospect Ramona Pascual talks about going through the UFC Academy Combine, being selected and much more. Podcast talk football in the NFL and fighting around the world. Subscribe to Purple FTW! The promising lightweight prospect discusses his upcoming matchup with Joseph Solecki, the pivotal moments throughout his career, strong family support, the many coaches that have influenced his game, getting guidance from Cole Miller at American Top Team, and more.
The rising middleweight prospect talks about his upcoming return to the Contender Series, the impact of Nick Newell as a coach and teammate, the fight of the year candidate at Bellator , cross training with Glover Teixeira, boxing being a focus, and more. The exciting light heavyweight talks about his quick turnaround against Vinicius Moreira, doing most of his training camp in Birmingham, working on visualization with a hypnotist, having a session with Freddie Roach at WildCard Gym, having no financial pressure, USADA handing out suspensions even though fighters prove their innocence and more.
The UFC bantamweight juggernaut discusses moving on positively from his first UFC loss, the stylistic advantages versus Sergio Pettis, finishing his training camp at Hard Knocks , fully supporting the return of Urijah Faber, and more.
The UFC featherweight prospect discusses his promotional debut in his hometown, recovering from torn muscles in his arm, Minnesota being a lucky spot, tightening up his jiu-jitsu, and more. The UFC lightweight powerhouse spoke about facing a strategic brawler like Polo Reyes, learning tremendously from the Beneil Dariush fight, always preparing to defeat every fighter in the lightweight division, Neil Magny, and more.