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Ep 45: UFC Welterweight, Randy Brown, Talks UFC Fight Night Pittsburg, UFC 217, & more

Matt and UFC Welterweight, Randy Rude Boy Brown AKA TouchNGo, chop it up over his career, MayMac, his AMA on Reddit/r/MMA, and thoughts on UFC Fight Night: Pittsburg. Randy gives insight to what he's learned from his recent loss against Belal Muhammad, what he thinks of his next opponent Mickey Gall who he fights at UFC 217 on 11/4 at MSG, what he thinks of Conor McGregor, and comments on the results, fight styles, and game plans of UFC Fight Night: Pittsburg. Fight News with Kyle tells us...

Duration: 00:42:30

Ep 44: Lou Neglia, Zu Anyanwu & Fight News

Matt talks to Kyle Antonelli for Fight News first up. New father Kyle talks about UFC Fight Night 116 in Pittsburg, PA this Saturday and the 3 NY fighters that are fighting on the main card. He then talks about the latest update with Jon Jones' PED use. Kyle announces Randy Brown's next UFC fight against an up and comer, and comments on this past UFC's ref calls being too late. Matt calls up Lou Neglia to talk about Ring of Combat 60 that he's putting on Friday in Atlantic City. He...

Duration: 00:33:06

Evolving Athletes Ep 15: Jon Jones & Mayweather VS McGregor

Matt Culley & Fight Shape Tony Ricci talk about Performance Enhancing Drugs and the latest scandal with Jon Jones. Tony explains how they could affect his performance versus DC, and what his personal opinion is if Jones really did use. Matt brings up facts surrounding the possibility of his innocence. Then, they talk about McGregor's endurance, what's next for McGregor, and their thoughts on the fight against Floyd Mayweather.

Duration: 00:28:17

Ep 43: James Gonzalez, Ring of Combat 60 Featherweight

Matt, Sergio, and Producer Kristen talk about Mayweather VS McGregor- the ref, the outcome, the views, and what's next. Then James Gonzalez comes in to talk about his upcoming fight on 9/15/17. The cave asks him about his amateur and pro fights, as well as training at LAW MMA & Serra BJJ Academy. They predict future fight match ups, which leads to The Fight Cave 5, where we get some more insight as James as a lover of combat sports.

Duration: 01:02:11

Ep 42: Adam Kownacki, Heavyweight Boxer

Matt & Sergio start off the show with the latest on #MayMac approving 8 oz gloves, and Sergio gives some inside info on the notorious Malignaggi sparring ordeal with McGregor. They talk MMA news including Georges St. Pierre, the UFC Light Heavyweight belt & Bellator updates. Adam Kownacki, 16-0, 13KOs, ranked #10 Heavyweight on BoxRec, comes into studio. He gives the boxing perspective on #MayMac and talks about his sparring sessions with MMA fighters like Gian Villante. Adam talks about...

Duration: 00:54:11

Ep 41: Andre Harrison, Mayweather VS McGregor updates, & UFC Recaps

Matt & Sergio recap UFC Fight Night: Mexico City and their summer favorite: Tuesday night Contender Series. Andre "The Bull" Harrison comes into studio to talk about his past win on 7/28 at PFL as the main event and what's next for him. Dre talks about fellow top featherweights, his Bellmore Kickboxing Team, and how he's gotten out of some close calls in fights. They chat about McGregor VS Mayweather, which Dre renames "a charity event". Fight News with Kyle talks about the Paulie...

Duration: 00:58:58

Ep 40: UFC 214 Review, New RISE Champ Jason Rau & CFCC Matchmaker Arias Garcia

Matt & Sergio are back in the studio after an exciting weekend of fights! They keep it real with their performance reviews of all the fighters from UFC 214, including Cormer, Jones, Woodley, Maia, Cyborg, Evinger and more! Then, Matt & Serg welcome guest, New RISE Champion, Jason Rau into the studio! Jason, a Matt Serra black belt, chats with the guys about all things Jiu Jitsu and MMA, his recent win to become the RISE champion, working with Matt Serra and much more! Listeners get to...

Duration: 01:08:14

Ep 39: UFC on FOX 25 Recap & UFC 214 Picks with Fight Shape Tony Ricci

Matt and Sergio welcome Fight Shape Tony Ricci back to the show to talk! They start with the Long Island UFC card results. Tony gives some insight about Chris Weidman, having been a part of his fight camp. The crew also comments on the refs, scoring, who they thought should have won in the close fights, and Matchmaker Minute for Chase Sherman. They switch gears and analyze each fight on the UFC 214 card, starting with DC VS Jones. They describe each fighter's style on the card and how...

Duration: 01:21:20

Ep 38: Bradley Desir

Coming back from the UFC Training facility, where Matt cheered on his fighter, Sidney Outlaw, he comes first thing into the studio to chop it up with Sergio. Special guest Bradley Desir talks about his recent KO win at Bellator 180, how he got into MMA, and his military days. The crew talks about UFC: Long Island, where a couple of Desir's teammates will be competing, as well as 8 previous guests of the show! Desir keeps it 100 about fighters, MMA, and UFC Fight Night: Weidman VS...

Duration: 01:02:01

Ep 37: Harry St. Leger, Judo Master & Coach at Jackson WInk

Matt & Serg catch up on The Ultimate Fighter Finale & UFC 213. Then Harry St. Leger comes in to studio. Harry is a double black belt in BBJ under Renzo & Danaher, Judo National Champ, & a Jackson Wink Academy Coach. He has helped in many big fight camps, including those of GSP, Weidman, Jones, and Cowboy. They talk about Judo VS wrestling in MMA, coaching in fight camps, training, and Tuesday night's Contender series. Leger talks about training with Cowboy Cerrone, Jon Jones, and others....

Duration: 01:22:36

Ep 36: Jodie "The Beast" McCarthy

Matt & Sergio kick the show off talking about the boxing match between Pacquiao & Jeff Horn then make a quick shift to MMA. They make their picks for UFC 213 on 7/8. Jodie "The Beast" McCarthy and her father, Dan, call in from Ireland. This 10 year old fighting machine began her journey at five years old, training MMA at Samson Martial Arts in Ireland. McCarthy is a seven-time world champion that has won gold in three different weight classes for Muay Thai and K-1, as well as a few Jiu...

Duration: 00:44:54

Ep 34: TJ Dillashaw, Bellator 180 talk

Matt & Sergio "The Scale Assassin" talk about Bellator 180 in NYC. Sergio tells us about weigh-ins, and his fight. They talk about the highlights of the card, including former TFC guest, Heather Hardy. Sergio has a new favorite fighter and talks about what it was like fighting at The Garden. They then recap the UFC fights from the weekend, including former TFC guest, Jared Gordon's UFC debut. TJ Dillashaw, UFC fighter, calls in to talk about training with his new coaches in CA, and...

Duration: 00:54:37

Ep 35: Ray Longo & Jennie Nedell

Matt recently sat down with Jennie Nedell and Ray Longo in his office at LAW MMA and they discussed everything from Jennie's upcoming Glory Kickboxing fight at MSG, to Ray's love of Kali, Knife Fighting, and Jeet Kung Do. We get to hear their insight in to this past weekend fights, Chris Weidman's fight July 22, and much more!

Duration: 00:31:55

Evolving Athletes Ep 14: Theories on Performance Training for Boxing with Chris Algieri

Matt, Fight Shape Tony, and Former WBO Junior Welterweight Champ, Chris Algieri link up to discuss various theories on performance training for boxing. They talk about the importance of endurance and conditioning for boxing, and compare to other sports. They also comment on strength, speed, and power and how it can be built and affected during training. Listen in to learn how you can manipulate your training to achieve your goals!

Duration: 00:38:09

Ep 33: Brian "Boom" Kelleher, UFC Featherweight

Serg & Matt discuss their past week and the latest including Mayweather VS Mcgregor, Bellator NYC, Hunt vs Lewis results, Matchmaker Minute: Mark Hunt, and thoughts on Fight Night 111: Holmes vs Corriea. Brian Kelleher is in studio to talk about his upcoming fight at UFC on FOX 25 in Long Island, NY on July 22. The crew talks about his awesome submission win that Sergio predicted on The Fight Cave, and how Brian got to the UFC. "Boom" talks about fighting, nerves, confidence, and the...

Duration: 00:44:57

Ep 32: Frankie Perez, UFC Lightweight

Matt & Sergio talk about their weeks and the past weekend's fights. Matt shares some exciting news about two of the fighters he manages. Then, they break down the main card for UFC Fight Night:110: Lewis VS Hunt, and do Matchmaker Minute for Max Holloway. Guest Frankie Perez, UFC Lightweight, talks about his upcoming match against Chris Wade at UFC on Fox 25 in Long Island, NY on July 22. The guys ask him about this rematch after fighting Wade at the Ring of Combat. Frankie also tells us...

Duration: 01:48:11

Evolving Athletes Ep 13: Evolution of MMA with Steve Maraboli, Behavioral Scientist

Steve Maraboli is a life-changing Speaker, bestselling Author, and Behavioral Scientist. He joins Matt, Tony, and Sergio to talk about how fighting and MMA is changing both as a sport and as a business. He analyzes fighters' human behavior and instincts, accrediting Darwinism in many cases. The crew speaks about the effects marketing has on fighters, especially in promotions like UFC. This episode packs knowledge and inspiration in just 30 minutes!

Duration: 00:37:58

Ep 31: Katlyn "BlondeFighter" Chookagian & Kyle Cerminara

Matt & Sergio bring back The Fight Cave's beloved guest, Katlyn "BlondeFighter" Chookagian, and her coach and boyfriend, Kyle Cerminara joins, as well! Katlyn talks about recovering from her shoulder injury, stories from the UFC Athlete Retreat, and the new 125 lb women's division. The crew makes their picks for UFC 212: Jose Aldo VS Max Holloway happening 6/3/17 in Brazil. Katlyn trains with Marlon Moraes, so they break down that match in depth. Kyle & Katlyn answer The Fight Cave 5,...

Duration: 01:39:35

Ep 30: John Gotti Jr. & Frankie Gotti

Matt & Serg recap the latest in MMA, including Bellator 179: MacDonald VS Daley, the UFC Athlete Retreat, UFC Future Match Ups, Mayweather VS McGregor updates, and talk about writer Nick Dwyer's latest UFC article. John Gotti Jr. and his brother Frankie Gotti join the show to talk MMA, boxing, and growing up with the Gotti last name. John trains with Sergio at LAW MMA, and has a record of 5-1, and plans to go pro this September. They answer The Fight Cave 5, which you will...

Duration: 01:01:13

Evolving Athletes Ep 12: CSAC's New 10 Point Weight-Cutting Plan

Matt Culley & Fight Shape Tony Ricci talk about California State Athletic Commission's new 10 point plan to combat extreme weight-cutting and severe dehydration. They go through each point, discussing the pros and cons for MMA fighters, promoters, match makers, and the like. Tune it to get a quick look at where MMA is going, and how the sport is evolving.

Duration: 00:30:39

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