Submission Radio returns for another week, featuring interviews with UFC “Hall of Famer” Bas Rutten, and the man who won big at UFC 192, Ryan Bader.
As always, the video above features clickable annotations and timestamps, and below is a rundown of what to expect on the episode. We hope you enjoy the show.
Ryan Bader returns to Submission Radio (at the 4:17 mark) to discuss his big win over Rashad Evans at UFC 192 and what’s next. The man known as
K-1 Bader “Darth”, talks about Rashad’s pre-fight trash talk and how it felt to get revenge, what kind of message it sent to the rest of the division, why he didn’t call anybody out after his win, how the media affected him in the lead-up to the fight, his improved striking and where it came from, his thoughts on the fight between Daniel Cormier and Alexander Gustafsson, why he’s expecting to fight Cormier next, title shots not growing on trees and not taking meaningless fights, his wrestling vs Cormier’s, why Jon Jones shouldn’t be allowed to return to the UFC immediately, thoughts on possible match-ups with Anthony “Rumble” Johnson and Glover Teixeira, avenging his last loss, his post-fight experience with USADA, and more.
Bas Rutten returns to the show (at the 24:32 mark) to talk about a variety of hot topics in current MMA. “El Guapo” chats about his long relationship with Duane Ludwig, some crazy stories of early days when Duane was a young fighter, the ugly split between Urijah Faber and Ludwig, if Urijah’s allegations about Duane are true and how Duane actually is in real life, if it’s smart for TJ Dillashaw to switch training camps, Nick Diaz’s 5 year suspension at the hands of NSAC, if Marijuana should be tested for, the difference between NSAC and a real court of law, Jon Jones returning to the UFC and how to fix his life, Fedor Emelianenko deciding to fight in Japan, Kazushi Sakuraba, if Fedor is the man to resurrect Japanese MMA, that one douche bag in Pride FC, Fedor’s disappointing opponent, Alistair Overeem vs Junior Dos Santos, breaking down Ronda Rousey vs Holly Holm, the first time he ever said “God speed and party on”, his funny run-in with air marshals, the time he almost died in an insane car crash, Jonny Depp’s latest movie “Black Mass”, and lots more!
Also on the show, we announce the winners of the Mark Hunt signed book giveaway, and play a fun MMA-related game called “Tweet Kingz” (at the 1:13:16 mark). The objective of the game is guess which of the two MMA personalities is more active on twitter, and we encourage you to play along.
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