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Episode 100: Eryk Anders and Top 5 Unranked Fighters

For our 100th episode, Top Turtle counts down the top 5 fighters who are most likely to "Pull a Volkan" in 2018 and go from unranked to title contention. We also breakdown Volkan's fight this weekend with Cormier as well as two other key fights from this weekend. Add in a fun interview with the always entertaining Eryk Anders and it is a fitting monumental episode. TIME STAMPS: 1:00- Top 5 Unranked UFC Fighter Countdown: Who can be this year's Volkan? 16:00- Eryk Anders talks about how he...

Duration: 00:37:30

Episode 99: Dennis Bermudez and Danielle Taylor

On this episode of Top Turtle MMA, we sit down with perennial top 15er Dennis Bermduez as he talks about fighting and chugging ketchup. Plus, we chat with 115lbs up-and-comer Danielle Taylor as she preps for her fight on Sunday at UFC St. Louis. All this and predictions for the end of 2018! TIME CODES: 1:00- Interview with Dennis Bermudez 9:30- Interview with Danielle Taylor 17:30- 2018 Champions Prediction and Fight Night Preview

Duration: 00:37:34

Episode 98: Art Davie and End of the Year Awards

You've probably seen about 200 end of the year awards at this point, but if you love Top Turtle, you'll love Dave and "Gumby" arguing over the rookie of the year. Plus, Dave closes down the year with a long walk down memory lane with the man who started it all, Art Davie. Time Stamps: 1:00- Reaction to Khabib's dominant performance at UFC 219. Is he the greatest "Ground and Pound" artist of all time? 10:00- Top Turtle's year end awards: UFC Fighter, KO, SUB, Rookie and Card of the year....

Duration: 01:07:05

Episode 97: Josh Emmett and Lauren Murphy

After his crazy KO of Ricardo Lamas, Josh Emmett pops in again to discuss his quick rise up the rankings. And speaking of a quick rise up the rankings, Lauren Murphy (the new #3 flyweight contender) is also in the house. TIME STAMPS: 0:50 - Interview with Josh Emmett 8:40 - Interview with Lauren Murphy 16:10 - MMA News Roundup

Duration: 00:27:33

Episode 96: Colby Covington and Josh Emmett

If there's one person who knows there way around a microphone... it's Colby Covington. So we got him in front of one to discuss the state of the welterweight division. Plus he dishes on the boomerang incident and goes lightning round with Gumby. All that and a breakdown of UFC on Fox 26 with Josh Emmett. Time Stamps: 1:00- Colby Covington goes off. ON EVERYONE. ON EVERYTHING 15:00- UFC ON FOX PREVIEW 28:00- Josh Emmett on stepping up last minute against Ricardo Lamas

Duration: 00:37:15

Episode 95: Eryk Anders

Leading up to a solid regional card in Fresno, we breakdown the main event and give you the inside track to one of the rising stars of the middleweight division. Former NCAA football champion at Alabama, Eryk Anders chats about the best NFLers for MMA. Time Codes: 0:45 - Interview with Eryk Anders 8:25 - News Roundup 17:00 - UFC Fresno Breakdown

Duration: 00:19:31

Episode 94: Francis Ngannou (BONUS EPISODE)

Who's the hottest fighter in MMA right now? Let the boys of Top Turtle MMA tell you... it's Francis Ngannou. And they have the first exclusive interview with him after his devestating KO win over Overeem. He talks about that win, Stipe and Brock Lesnar. You DO NOT want to miss this!!

Duration: 00:13:08

Episode 93: Curtis Blaydes

With all of the MMA this week going down, we get you started right. Hang out with us as we chat with heavyweight prospect Curtis Blaydes as he talks about getting a rematch with Francis Ngannou. Plus, Dave gives you the lowdown on this year's highs and lows. TIME STAMPS: 0:50 - Interview with Curtis Blaydes 10:45 - This year's highlights and lowlights 24:00 - UFC 218 Breakdown

Duration: 00:35:12

Episode 92: Darren Till

We wanted to get to the bottom of the Till vs Wonderboy fiasco and who better to do it with than the man himself? Darren Till stops by and tells us what he knows about the whole ordeal. Plus we break down UFC in Sydney's main event. 1:00- Darren Till goes off on the welterweight division 10:00- Conor Takes a fight in Bellator? The Heavyweight Grand Prix is awesome and UFC Sydney Preview

Duration: 00:31:27

Episode 91: Matt Brown

The boys of Top Turtle join the rest of the MMA world, which is still reeling from this weekend. In the midst of it all, we get ready for another stellar card in Norfolk, Virginia. And we get ready for it by speaking with UFC mainstay, Matt "The Immortal" Brown. TIME STAMPS: 1:00- Matt Brown on his last fight in the UFC this weekend...Potentially? 11:00- UFC 217 review and where fighters go next. Is GSP or Jon Jones the GOAT? 33:30- UFC Norfolk Lightning Preview

Duration: 00:40:16

Episode 90: Jimmie Rivera and Garry Tonon

Heading into the biggest card of the year, the boys of Top Turtle sit down with two guys with the inside track on the card. Jimmie Rivera talks about a showdown between his two potential future opponents in one headliner, and Garry Tonon dishes on GSP's prep for Bisping. All that and a full main card preview with Dave and Gumby! Time Stamps: 1:00 - Jimmie Rivera Interview 9:20 - Garry Tonon Interview 23:00 - Interview Recaps and Full Main Card Preview

Duration: 00:56:29

Episode 89: Lauren Mueller and Molly McCann

The boys of Top Turtle chat with 2 women's flyweight fighters on the outside looking in at TUF 26. Lauren Mueller off her win on the Dana White Contender Series, and Molly McCann prepping for her Cage Warriors bout, both discuss what they think of the series. Plus we break down UFC in Sao Paulo. TIME CODES: 1:00 - Interview with UFC Flyweight Lauren Mueller 9:50 - Interview with Cage Warriors Flyweight Molly McCann 21:00 - News Roundup (Darren Till is NASTY) 31:30 - UFC Fight Night Sao...

Duration: 00:41:27

Episode 88: Tatiana Suarez

On this week's show we talk with TUF winner Tatiana Suarez about what's kept her away for so long. Then we break down why UFC ratings are going down. Plus, the first ever Future Fight Stars of the Week (#FloFFS)segment featuring James Lynch. 1:00 - Interview with Tatiana Suarez 13:30 - Why are the UFC's ratings flopping so hard? 27:30 - UFC Gdansk Fight Card Breakdown 34:50 - Future Fight Stars w/James Lynch (#FloFFS)

Duration: 00:40:55

Episode 87: Elias Theodorou

Dave and Gumby sit down this week with UFC middleweight Elias Theodorou and he breaks down what it takes to be create a star outside of the cage. The boys also talk about possible upcoming #1 contender fights and breakdown UFC 216. TIME CODES: 1:00 - Interview with Elias Theodorou 13:00 - Contender Fight? or NAH? 27:40 - UFC 216 Breakdown

Duration: 00:36:58

Episode 86: Darren Till

On this week's episode, the boys talk to Darren Till, who tell us all why he's the next big thing. Also, did he really want to fight Mike Perry on 3 days notice? The guys also break down UFC Japan, talk Carlos Condit's comeback and Matt Brown's departure. TIME CODES: 1:39 - Interview with UFC Gdansk headliner Darren Till 12:30 - Is Dana on the way out? 15:45 - Cain Velasquez injury update 17:00 - Welterweight comings and goings (Brown & Condit)

Duration: 00:27:26

Episode 84: Charles Rosa

Reacting to a lackluster Fight Night but respecting the hell out of the Russian invasion and predicting if Conor and Floyd run it back for another fight? Plus we talk to Charles Rosa, winner of 3 performance bonuses in the UFC about his next career steps and love of cooking... And we preview UFC 215 and get really whiney about Might Mouse headlining another PPV. TIME CODES: 1:00- UFC Rotterdam Reaction & all the latest news 15:30- Charles Rosa talks about his UFC career 26:00- UFC 215...

Duration: 00:35:08

Episode 83: Daniel Spitz

What a week in MMA! Jon Jones pops for steroids, Ronda gets married and MayMac goes down in Vegas. We recap it all and get into what the UFC does for PPV stars now that these three are in no man's land. Plus we chat with UFC heavyweight, the pride of Spokane, Daniel Spitz. TIME CODES: 1:30 - Mayweather/McGregor Breakdown 13:30 - What's Next for Conor 15:30 - Looking for the UFC's Next PPV Mega-Star 25:00 - Interview with Sik Jitsu's Daniel Spitz 39:00 - UFC Rotterdam Breakdown

Duration: 00:42:45

Episode 82: Arjan Bhullar

Olympic wrestler turned UFC fighter, Arjan Bhullar talks about making his debut, representing his Indian heritage and his friendship with WWE superstar Jinder Mahal. Plus we try to predict the next UFC mega stars in each weight class using only fighters who have less than 3 fights! Find out who gets chosen as potential stars of tomorrow. TIME CODES: 1:30- Drafting the future UFC stars of tomorrow. Find out who the next Conor McGregor could be... 23:30- Interview with Arjan Bhullar talks...

Duration: 00:36:22

Episode 81: Francis Ngannou

We speak with Francis Ngannou about his move to Vegas, his big fight with JDS at UFC 215 and what he likes to do for fun in Las Vegas. Spoiler alert: He just likes training. Specific Time Codes: 1:30- Figuring out who all the champions should face next and big discussion on what to do with the welterweight division? Who should challenge Woodley for the belt? 15:00- Francis Ngannou talks about his motivations for fighting.

Duration: 00:24:58

Episode 80: Jason Knight

Jason Knight talks about what makes his gym, Alan Belcher MMA in Mississippi, such a great place to train and who he wants to callout with a big win over Lamas this weekend. Hint: It's Cub Swanson. And we try to make sense of Weidman's career and have a debate over which former champion has the best chance of reclaiming gold in the UFC. Hint: It's Cain. And Jon Jones. TIME CODES: 1:30-UFC Long Island recap and debating which former champions could reclaim their belt. 15:30-Jason Knight...

Duration: 00:42:33

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