Episode 106 of The MMA Circus features UFC middleweight Krzysztof Jotko, and Bellator MMA fighters Patricio Freire, Michael McDonald, Brent Primus, and Leandro Higo.
EPISODE 106: The MMA Circus, hosted by Nick Baldwin and Andrew Lawrence, is back for your listening pleasure.
Krzysztof Jotko — UFC middleweight contender Krzysztof Jotko discusses training at American Top Team and his plans to move to Florida to train at the Coconut Creek-based gym full time, his upcoming fight against David Branch at UFC 211 next month, competing in the United States for the first time, not fighting a ranked opponent and wanting a top 10 fighter after Branch, outgrappling his last opponent, Thales Leites, and much more.
Patricio Freire — Bellator MMA featherweight contender Patricio Freire discusses his upcoming fourth fight with champion Daniel Straus in the Bellator 178 main event later this month, his recent one-fight lightweight stint, whether he’d like to rematch Benson Henderson in the future, potentially becoming a two-division titleholder, and much more.
Michael McDonald — Bellator MMA bantamweight contender Michael McDonald discusses his recent signing with the organization, why he wanted to leave the UFC, what Bellator MMA offers that the UFC does not, his future in mixed martial arts, what he adds to Bellator MMA’s 135-pound division, and much more.
Brent Primus — Bellator MMA lightweight contender Brent Primus discusses his upcoming title fight against champ Michael Chandler at Bellator: NYC in June, whether he was surprised he got the title shot, competing in a five-round bout coming off a one-year layoff, whether he thinks Bellator MMA’s second attempt at a pay-per-view card will be a success, wanting to take a picture with Fedor Emelianenko at the recent Bellator: NYC press conference, and much more.
Leandro Higo — Bellator MMA bantamweight contender Leandro Higo discusses his upcoming title fight against champ Eduardo Dantas in the main event of Bellator 177 this weekend, fighting for the title in his promotional debut, why he signed with Bellator MMA after winning the LFA championship and not the UFC, competing in his biggest fight to date on short notice, how much time he has had to prepare for Dantas, fighting in Budapest, Hungary for the first time, and much more.
- UFC 210 recap – Daniel Cormier towel-gate, Mousasi vs. Weidman controversy, and more
- UFC on FOX 24 preview
- Rafael Carvalho’s win over Melvin Manhoef
- Eduardo Dantas vs. Leandro Higo
- Gets It/Doesn’t Get It
- Dumb Questions
Nick Baldwin: @NickUFC
Andrew Lawrence: @TheClownKid
Krzysztof Jotko: @JotkoMMA
Patricio Freire: @PatricioPitbull
Michael McDonald: @MaydayMcDonald
Brent Primus: @BrentPrimus155
Leandro Higo: @LeandroHigoMMA
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