Wed, 26 April 2017
Coming off an impressive victory in one of the most spectacular fights in WMMA this year, St. Louis police officer Ashley ‘Smashley’ Cummins has put the atomweight division of Invicta FC officially on notice. During our conversation, Ashley discusses: the competitive hardships she faced en route to finding a new home at 105 pounds, the difference between what the media chooses to cover about police work & what actually happens day to day, how the community of Ferguson has gradually changed for the better since the days of the highly publicized riots, the injury that almost ended her fighting career, her memories of a fallen co-worker…& more.
Direct download: MMA_Dude_Bro_-_Episode_135_with_guest_Ashley_Cummins.mp3
Category:Sports -- posted at: 9:22pm EDT
Thu, 13 April 2017
Lead MMA writer for Bleacher Report.com & co-host of the Co-Main Event podcast, Chad Dundas released his debut novel, the historical fiction piece, ‘Champion of the World’ to rave critical reviews in 2016. During our conversation, Chad discusses: how his hometown of Missoula serves as the arts & cultural haven of Western Montana, how growing up as a pro wrestling fan influenced his eventual interest in MMA, how some of the real-life athletes from MMA informed the development of his book’s main characters, the continuing efforts to establish an official MMA Writers Association & more…
PLUS, Ken welcomes Mike Sawyer from Tough Talk MMA & Wrestling Observer.com. Mike shares with us his own unique (front-row media credentialed) perspective on UFC 210 from Buffalo. They also discuss the controversy surrounding Mauro Ranallo's current status with WWE & the upcoming Bellator debut of Mike's old friend Wanderlei Silva. Hashtag, MMA Dude Bro!
Direct download: MMA_Dude_Bro_-_Episode_134_with_guests_Chad_Dundas__Mike_Sawyer.mp3
Category:Sports -- posted at: 9:32pm EDT
Wed, 5 April 2017
Rochester, NY native & former Titan FC featherweight champion, Desmond ‘The Predator’ Green makes his long-awaited octagon debut at this weekend’s UFC 210 in Buffalo. During our conversation, Desmond discusses: splitting his training time between Henri Hooft’s Combat Club & the Blackzillians, how he picks his walkout music, his choice for favorite post-fight guilty pleasure food, the importance of tape review & more.
Direct download: MMA_Dude_Bro_-_Episode_133_with_guest_Desmond_Green.mp3
Category:Sports -- posted at: 9:01pm EDT