Thu, 24 November 2016
Bellator MMA bantamweight contender ‘Baby’ Joe Taimanglo is set to compete in an anticipated rematch of one of 2016’s biggest upsets, when he again faces Darrion Caldwell on December 3 in Thackerville, OK. During our conversation, Baby Joe reveals some of the post-fight controversy surrounding the title implications of the first match-up, the changes he made for the rematch due to having a longer camp, the upside of being perceived as an perennial underdog & the expectations of potentially being the first athlete from Guam to be an MMA world champion.
Direct download: MMA_Dude_Bro_-_Episode_124_with_guest_Joe_Taimanglo.mp3
Category:Sports -- posted at: 8:47pm EDT
Thu, 17 November 2016
MMA official Robert Hinds has presided over events for major promotions like Invicta FC, Bellator MMA, UFC & more, as both a judge & referee. During our conversation, Rob gives his take on how he scored the UFC 205 co-main between Tyron Woodley & Steven Thompson, the new rules taking effect in 2017 regarding eye pokes & grounded opponents, the pro & cons of scoring rounds as 10-8, the push for new rules regarding 12 to 6 elbows & the possible use of instant replay in the near future.
Direct download: MMA_Dude_Bro_-_Episode_123_with_guest_Robert_Hinds.mp3
Category:Sports -- posted at: 10:28pm EDT
Sat, 12 November 2016
Comedian Jayson Thibault is the co-host of the #1 sports-comedy podcast, Punch Drunk Sports, alongside fellow comics (and MMA fanatics) Sam Tripoli & Ari Shaffir. He’s also a researcher at DirectTV’s NFL RedZone channel. During our conversation, Jayson shares his thoughts on: being raised by lesbian parents in conservative Indiana, being a part of comedy’s premier dojo (LA’s Comedy Store), his concerns about the new UFC ownership, Michael Bisping’s calculated title run, his budding bromance with newcomer Mickey Gall & much more!
Direct download: MMA_Dude_Bro_-_Episode_122_with_guest_Jayson_Thibault.mp3
Category:Sports -- posted at: 12:19pm EDT