Ep.54: Matt Hughes, Justin Wren, Matt Bessette/Jeff Haddad & Pedro Gonzalez


Written by @NickRiznerMMA

(1:17) On a very special episode of the podcast, we were first joined by 9x UFC Welterweight Champion and member of the UFC Hall of Fame, Matt Hughes.

(18:35) We then sat down with Justin Wren who shared with us his riveting tales of sickness and starvation among the Mbuti Pygmies of the Congo and discussed the work being done by his organization, Fight for the Forgotten.

(47:27) Matt Bessette and Jeff Haddad called in to discuss the grand opening of their new gym, Ascension Athletics, as well as the history of their friendship and fighting futures.

(1:00:37) Wrapping up the interview portion of the show, we were joined by one half of the main event at CES MMA 35,  Massachusetts own Pedro Gonzalez.

(1:10:21) Finally, Nick & Ty weigh in on:

  • Darrell Horcher; the late replacement opponent for Khabib Nurmagomedov.
  • The addition of Miesha Tate vs. Amanda Nunes to UFC 200.
  • This past weekend’s UFC event in Croatia
  • Next weekend’s UFC on FOX 19.

Thanks for listening and I hope you enjoy!!

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