Jack sits down to chat with Colby Thicknesse, pro-MMA fighter and 2-time IBJJF Pan Pacific Champion from the famous Freestyle Fighting Gym. He’s coming off a win against Shaun Thompson in the very first round by rear naked choke and he’s looking to put a statement next month at Eternal 61. We discuss his recent trip to America to film TUF 29 alongside UFC Featherweight Champion Alexander Volkanovski, learning from Craig Jones, and his next fight in the Eternal MMA promotion.
On this episode of the podcast we recapped what was an insanely stacked card filled with epic moments. We discussed Israel Adesanya's dominant victory over Marvin Vettori further solidifying why he is the middleweight king. Also, we gave praise to Brandon Moreno who is now the new flyweight champion after submitting Deiveson Figueiredo in the third round. We looked back at his past in the UFC and how he rose to the flyweight throne. Another hot topic was Nate Diaz' performance against Leon Edwards, coming back after some time away from the organisation. Paul Craig's insane armbar victory over Jamahal Hill was also reviewed and what is next for the light heavyweight contender, perhaps a top 10 opponent.
On this episode of the podcast, one of Perth's most ambitious fighters: Jack Della joined Joe via a zoom call. Having recently vacating his Welterweight Title now moves on to an even bigger opportunity; Dana White's Contender Series, which will earn him a shot at acquiring a UFC contract. Jack gave Joe some insight into his history with fighting and how he got to where he is today. He discussed some of his recent fights and what he plans to do for the future. Be sure to follow him on instagram @jackdellamaddalena to follow him on his journey to the UFC
On this episode we reviewed the recent exhibition boxing match between Logan Paul and Floyd Mayweather which went the distance and ended in a draw. We broke down the fight and what does this mean for the future of boxing. We alos talked about the recently announced fight between Tyron Woodley and Jake Paul which will take place at the end of August. Another topic of discussion was the recent UFC fight night which headlined with Jairzinho Rozenstruik knocking out Augusto Sakai in the first round. Jack shared with Joe his experience at the recent Perth Eternal event which featured Perth's own Cody Haddon put on a spectacular performance to headline the card. Finally we gave our predictions for this weeks UFC blockbuster card.
On this episode of the podcast we discussed the recent return of Cody Garbrandt to fight Rob Font which was a spectacular display of striking. Even though Rob Font won, we were pleased to see Cody comeback from injury and COVID. We also discussed the Jack Hermansson vs Edmen Shahbazyan fight which saw the veteran dominate the young prospect on the ground. Another topic of discussion was the wave of cuts going through the UFC which involved the recent removal of legend Ronaldo Souza, we took a look back at his career and his accomplishments. Finally, we talked about the twitter back and forth between Dana White and Oscar De La Hoya.
We discussed UFC 262 - Charles Oliveira vs Michael Chandler, Tony Ferguson vs Beneil Dariush and Shane Burgos vs Edson Barboza. We also discussed next week's fight predictions for Cody Garbrandt vs Rob Font and Edmen Shahbazyan vs Jack Hermansson, followed by breaking down Anderson Silva's retirement and boxing match with Julio Cesar Chavez Jr and Anthony Johnson being arrested.
On this episode of the podcast we discussed the massive upcoming card that is stacked with lightweight talent, which we argue is the best division in the UFC. We gave our predictions for the headline between Michael Chandler vs. Charles Oliveria and co-main event between Tony Fergurson vs. Beneil Daruish. We gave a review of this past weekends fights and discussed whether it should be the end of the road for legend for Donald "Cowboy" Cerrone. Also, we talked about the diaster of a press conference which was between Logan Paul and Floyd Mayweather and gave our comments on the brawl than ensued afterwards. Finally, Jack informed Joe of the situation revolving around Diego Sanchez's coach; Joshua Fabia and his battle with Dana White.
On this episode of the podcast, Joe was joined by Tom Barns. An young upcoming wrestler who is only 20 and has competed at the highest level. Tom gave Joe some insight into his background with wrestler having starting at a very young age and training all the way through to highschool. Also, Tom discussed with Joe some of his injuries and how he competed with an torn ACL and LCL. We also discussed his experience working with Robert Whittaker, whilst helping him prepare for his recent fight against Kelvin Gastelum.
Jack and Joe discussed the most recent UFC Fight Night - Dominick Reyes vs Jiri Prochazka, Giga Chikadze vs Cub Swanson, and more! We also discussed Nick Diaz's return to the UFC and who he should face, Andy Ruiz Jr's recent win over fellow Mexican boxer Chris Arreola, as well as Tyson Fury calling out the current UFC Heavyweight Champion, Francis Ngannou. We also broke down the recent news of Korean Zombie vs Dan Ige being confirmed for June.
On this episode of the podcast Joe was joined by Jamil Vacca who is a brown belt in Brazilian Jujitsu, freestyle wrestler and runs his own podcast: Coffee & Chokes. Jamil went into an in depth discussion about his history within the craft and how Perth can help the sport grow. Jamil spoke to Joe about his podcast and the how he utilizes it to help elevate himself with the sport, outlining that he travels to different gyms and meets with different practitioners. Also, Jamil told Joe the story of how he met Jason David Frank, which led to us sharing Power Ranger stories.