Mentalists Ray and Jay talk about MMA!
MMA Mental Podcast
April 19, 2013 05:03 PM PDT
This week MMA Mental make there first appearance on MMA Victor Radio. Ray and Patrick are joined by two guests from the world of MMA. First up is a true MMA veteran and two time number one contender for the UFC welterweight title, Frank Trigg. Our second guest is TUF 17 contestant Zak Cummings, he breaks down the house for us and gives us an inside view, including the real reason he wasn't picked for a wildcard slot.Early Stoppage Episode 1
April 16, 2013 03:10 PM PDT
Early Stoppage Episode 1 With Jake Walters.MMA Mental Podcast 12 April 2013
April 13, 2013 07:52 AM PDT
This week we announce that MMA Mental will be joining forces with The MMA Podcast, Word on the Street and the MMA Round Table to form MMA Victor Radio. Some thing we are all excited about.
Also, as we have been off for a week we are back with a bang. We open the show with UFC BW Brad 'One Punch' Pickett who is has just faced Mike Easton winning the fight and the FOTN Bonus. Our second guest is Tom 'Kong' Watson. Watson is six weeks out from winning two bonuses in his win over Stanislav Nedkov. Then we swicth across to WMMMA and the two woman who will be Co Headlining XFC 23, Brianna Van Buren and Stephanie Eggink. Our final guest is the first Britsh woman to be signed by the UFC, Rosi Sexton. I hope you all enjoy the show.MMA Mental Podcast 29 March 2013
March 29, 2013 09:26 AM PDT
This week we are excited to announce new sponsors, we team up with Fantasy MMA site MMAVitor. We are also joined by 6 guests. First up is UCMMA LHW champion Linton Vassell, he is coming off of his biggest career win and he talks about whats next after his career defining fight. Our second guest is XFC number one contender Scott Holtzman, Scott's next fight will be for the Lightweight title against Nick Newell. The we speak to top prospect Latif Idris, Idris is two and one and is certainly one to watch out for in the world of MMA. Then we speak to Julio Gallegos who is fighting Dom Steele at XFC 23. Our Fifth guest is from Relentless Sports Management, Jason Ellis is representing Julio Gallegos and Deivison Ribeiro, he talks about there up and coming fights at XFC 23. Our final guest is Kerry Hughes, Kerry is 2 and 0 semi pro, she also has a background in Muay Thai and K-1, she talks us through the transition to MMA. She is also looking to raise money in her next fight so please check out her just giving page on her facebook.MMA Mental Podcast 22 March 2013
March 22, 2013 03:32 PM PDT
This week Ray is joined by 3 guests. First up is K-1 legend and World Series of Fighting President Ray Sefo, he talks about his K-1 career and then talks about WSOF and his excitement in for the future if this young promotion. We then move onto XFC 23 as we speak to 2 of there main card fighters Zach Underwood and Angelica Chavez. They both discuss there careers so far and give there thoughts on XFC and the chance to fight on such a big stage.MMA Mental Podcast - 15/03/13
March 16, 2013 08:04 AM PDT
We have another great line up of guests from the world of MMA. First up we speak to the new Shock N Awe champion Jay Furness, Jay is making waves on the UK scene as he continues to build up a great reputation. Are next guest is BAMMA 12 winner Judo Jimmy Wallhead. Wallhead is coming off his best performance yet, he gives his views on the fight and also talks BAMMA welterweight championship. We are then joined by Bellator CCEO Bjorn Rebney, Bjorn talks about all the hot topics including, Alvarez, Fitch, Couture, Daley, War Machine and much more. We are then joined by XFC 23 headliner Shamar Bailey, Bailey will be facing Luis Santos in just over 4 weeks, he talks about the fight, he also talks about his MMA journey which has taken him to the biggest promotions. Our final guest is Bellator middleweight finalist Brett Cooper, Cooper is coming off a massive KO of Dan Cramer, he talks about the fight, his thoughts on Doug Marshall and much more.MMA Mental Podcast 8 March 2013
March 09, 2013 10:33 AM PST
This week we are joined by 6 fantastic guests from all over the world. We start in the UK speaking to top UK heavyweight prospect James Mulheron, James is the heavyweight champion for top UK promotion Made 4 the Cage. We then speak to XFC fighter Dominique Steele, Dom wil be fighting at XFC 23 and he gives his bold predicition for the fight. Are next guest is Brazilian Danillo Villefort, Danillo will fighting for World Series of Fighting against Kris McCray. Are next guest is top prospect Mike King, Mike is 5 and 0 and trains with The American Top Team, he talks us through his career so far and also talks about helping Nate Marquardt helping him prepare for UFC 158. Are next guest is top WMMA fighter Tara LaRosa, Tara has been fighing for ten years and is when one of the best female fighters ever, she talks us through her career highs, talks about her start in the sport and also gives hew views on the growth of WMMA. Are final guest is all the way from Australia: The Hulk is back Soa 'The Hulk' Palelei is back in the UFC after an amazing eight fight win streak, he talks about his hard road back, nearly quitting the sport and also gives his views on his fight with Bob Sapp.
MMA Mental Podcast
February 22, 2013 04:21 PM PST
On this weeks show Ray interviews 6 fantastic guests. Are first guest is XFC President John Prisco. He talks about his vision and his plans of making XFC the number one MMA promotion in the world. Are second guest is XFC 22 headliner Jason Hicks, he talks about his career so far, he also talks about the excitment of headlining XFC and being one win a way from a shot at Nick Newell. Are third guest is UFC UK heavyweight Phil De Fries, De Fries is in the States as he prepares for a huge fight in Sweden against Matt Mitrione. Are next guest is MMA veteran Chad George, George is currently recovering from surgery, once he is fully recovered he tells us og his plans to work his way up the MMA ladder and into the UFC. Guest number five is Womans MMA fighter Jordan Gaza, Gaza is twenty years old and she talks about the excitement around womans MMA and also her plans to climb the ladder as womans MMA continues to boom. Are final guest is UFC welterweight Chris Clements. Clements reveals plans as he is looking to make a big change for his next fight, he also gives his views on why marijuana is a performance enhancing drug.
MMA Mental Podcast
February 17, 2013 01:32 PM PST
As always Ray and Patrick speak with some great guests again on this weeks show. Our first guest is UFC UK flyweight Phil Harris. This is a post fight interview before his win over Gomez. Our second guest is Gareth A Davies. This is also a pre fight interview and he breaks down the 3 biggest fights on the card and also gives his views on the UFC UK scene. We are next joined by Kevin Webb, Saul Boyd and Wayne Farrington from Pariah Gym as they prepare for Star Strike Promotions 'MMA Mania'. We then switch across to XFC 22 and chat with Pearl Gonzalez and Jimmy Fowler. They both talk about XFC and there up and coming fights. Are next guest is UFC bantamweight Francisco Rivera, Rivera talks about his latest impressive KO victory, who he would like next and TUF Mexico. We are then joined by UFC welterweight Johny Hendricks. Hendricks talks about his UFC career so far, his up and coming fight with Jake Ellenberger and a possible future match up with Georges St Pierre. There is also the question taken from the UFC on Fuel TV 7 press conference where I spoke directly to Dana White.
MMA Mental Podcast
February 09, 2013 03:34 PM PST
This week is a very special show, Ray and Patrick are joined by 10 guests. We open the show with UFC ring announcer Bruce Buffer. He talks about his announcing, his favourite fighters to announce and has some great behind the scenes stories which including sparring with Royce Gracie and fighting in a lift witt Frank Trigg. We then move on to local MMA as we look at the scene in Coventry. There is a big event coming up soon at the Skydome which is Star Strike Promotions. We speak to one of the top trainers in the city Craig Burrows and we aslo talk to one of his fighters who will be fighting in a few weeks, Sidney Shelton. We then continue are countdown to XFC 22 as we chat with Nate Landwehr and Corey Hill. As well as talking about there up and coming fights Corey also talks to us about his recovery from one of the worst injuries in MMA history. We then switch across to Bellator and speak to a Semi Finalist in David 'Caveman' Rickels, he talks about his win over Lloyd Woodard and also gives his views on the rest of the field in his bracket. We then move on to the UFC and talk to Matt Riddle who will be fighting in Wembley in a weeks time, he talks about TUF 7, his UFC career so far also talks about his views on drug testing and the double standards. We then move back to Bellator and talk to Brent Weedman. Brent his coming off of his biggest career over Zaromskis, as he broke his hand in the fight he has had to pull out of the tournament. He revealed to us that he will be in next seasons welterweight tournament. Are next guest is non other then 'Big' John McCarthy. McCarthy talks about the old days of MMA, what it was like being a referee and having no power in the Octagan and what he has done to improve the overall standard of referee's in all of MMA. Are final guest is Housten Alexander. Housten talks to us about his career highs, facing Keith Jardine in his UFC debut and also his activites and life away from MMA. He also revealed to us that his next fight will be on March 30 for Victory Fight Championship, opponent is yet to be announced.
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