Full Contact Fighter Radio

Full Contact Fighter Radio: Tim Boetsch, Jorina Baars and Kalib Starnes

The latest episode of Full Contact Fighter Radio features discussions with the UFC’s Tim Boetsch, Lion Fight’s Jorina Baars and Titan FC’s Kalib Starnes.

Boetsch shares his thoughts on his upcoming, April 26th bout with Luke Rockhold at UFC 172, as well his win over CB Dollaway.  

Baars, meanwhile, is coming off a unanimous decision win over Cris “Cyborg” at Lion Fight 14. The decorated kickboxer discusses the victory, her career, Ronda Rousey and more.

Starnes is scheduled to fight fellow UFC vet Dave Herman at Titan FC’s upcoming, April 25th card. The vet talks about why he’s been fighting at heavyweight, Herman, as well as MMA’s status quo. 



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Full Contact Fighter Radio: Sam Stout and Kenny Robertson

The latest episode of Full Contact Fighter Radio features discussions with UFC lightweight Sam Stout and fellow Octagon competitor, welterweight Kenny Robertson.

Stout is preparing for an upcoming bout with KJ Noons, which will go down April 16th at the TUF Nations Finale card in Quebec City.

Robertson, meanwhile, is coming off a first round, submission win over Thiago Perpetuo at UFC FN 38 last month.



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Full Contact Fighter Radio: Dustin Ortiz and Graham Spencer

The latest episode of Full Contact Fighter Radio features talks with UFC flyweight Dustin Ortiz, and MFC featherweight, Graham Spencer.

Ortiz is preparing for a bout with Alptekin Ozkillic, which will take place on April 11th at the UFC’s next event in Abu Dhabi. Ortiz is coming off a split decision loss to contender John Moraga, after stopping Jose Maria Tome in his Octagon debut.

Spencer, meanwhile, hasn’t fought since last February, when he secured the MFC lightweight title by submitting Mukai Maromo. The 10-1 fighter, who plans on returning to 145, discusses his ongoing recovery from shoulder surgery and when he hopes to return.


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Full Contact Fighter Radio: Douglas Lima and Mike Afromowitz

In the latest episode of Full Contact Fighter Radio, host Kelsey Mowatt talks with Bellator welterweight contender Douglas Lima and Combate Americas COO Mike Afromowitz.

Lima is coming off his second tournament win with Bellator, and will fight Rick Hawn for the promotion’s vacant welterweight title April 18th in Council Bluffs, Iowa.

Afromowitz is the former director of communications for Strikeforce, and is the COO for the new MMA reality show and organization Combate Americas.



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Full Contact Fighter Radio: Campbell McLaren And Luke Harris

The latest episode of Full Contact Fighter Radio features talks with UFC co-creator and Combate Americas CEO Campbell McLaren, as well as TUF Nations “Canada vs. Australia” middleweight Luke Harris.



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Full Contact Fighter Radio: Justin Scoggins, Tim Means And Chris Kelades

The latest episode of Full Contact Fighter Radio features talks with UFC flyweight Justin Scoggins, Legacy FC welterweight Tim Means and undefeated Fit Plus fighter Chris Kelades.

Scoggins is set to face Will Campuzano at UFC 171 this Saturday in Dallas, Texas, while the UFC vet Means is coming off his second stoppage win under the Legacy FC banner.

Kelades, meanwhile, has gone 6-0 since he turned pro in 2009, and discusses his hopes for the coming 2014 campaign.



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Full Contact Fighter Radio: David Rickels and Scott MacLean

The latest edition of Full Contact Fighter Radio features segments with Bellator vet Dave “The Caveman” Rickels and Fit Plus head coach Scott MacLean.

Host Kelsey Mowatt and Rickels discuss the latter’s upcoming bout with Patricky “Pitbull” Freire, which is part of Bellator’s next lightweight tourney.

The Nova Scotia coach MacLean shares his thoughts on the UFC’s upcoming card in Halifax, as well as his hopes for Fit Plus and UFC lightweight contender TJ Grant.



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Full Contact Fighter Radio: Bart Palaszewski and Roger Alves

The latest episode of Full Contact Fighter Radio features talks with UFC veteran Bart Palaszewski and WSOF Canada’s Roger Alves.

Palaszewski discusses his recent decision to hang up the gloves, after a 50 fight plus career, which saw him compete in the IFL, WEC and UFC. The 30 year-old also shares his plans for the future and his thoughts on the current state of MMA.

Alves, meanwhile, is coming off a unanimous decision win over Jemarck Brady at WSOF Canada Friday night, which marked the first time the Team Hayabusa coach has fought since 2004.



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Full Contact Fighter Radio: Scott Cleve and Brendan Leier

The latest episode of Full Contact Fighter Radio features segments with Bellator featherweight and upcoming tourney competitor Scott Cleve, and veteran MMA commentator Brendan Leier.

Cleve, who is coming off a stoppage win over Isaac DeJesus, is set to fight Daniel Weichel in the opening round of Bellator’s next featherweight tournament, which will begin February 28th.

Leier and host Kelsey Mowatt discuss several issues, including Georges St. Pierre’s recent comments about drug testing in MMA,and Bellator’s deal with UFC vet Gilbert Melendez. 



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Full Contact Fighter Radio: Joe Proctor And Nate Coy

In the latest episode of Full Contact Fighter Radio, host Kelsey Mowatt talks to UFC lightweight Joe Proctor and Bellator welterweight Nate Coy.

Proctor is set to battle Cristiano Marcello at this Saturday’s UFC FN 36 card in Brazil, and Coy will fight UFC vet Paul Bradley, March 14th at Bellator 112.



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Full Contact Fighter Radio: Chris Cariaso And Ivan Menjivar

The latest episode of Full Contact Fighter Radio features discussions with UFC 169 winner Chris Cariaso and Tristar’s Ivan Menjivar.

Cariaso is coming off a unanimous decision win over Danny Martinez at UFC 169 this past weekend, and Menjivar continues to prepare for a bout with Hatsu Hioki, which will take place at the UFC’s March 1st card in Macau, China.



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Full Contact Fighter Radio: John Makdessi, Dave Jansen And Lee Mein

The latest episode of Full Contact Fighter Radio features talks with the UFC’s John Makdessi, Bellator’s Dave Jansen and WSOF Canada’s Lee Mein.

Makdessi, who has won three straight fights, is set to fight lightweight Allan Patrick at this Saturday’s UFC 169 card in Newark. The Tristar fighter also weighs in on the issue of performance enhancing drugs and TRT in MMA.


Jansen, who is coming off reconstructive knee surgery, is hoping to challenge for Bellator’s lightweight title this summer. The WEC vet also discusses his new gym, Unaffiliated MMA, which he opened with UFC vet Ian Loveland.


Mein continues to prepare for a February 21st, WSOF Canada bout with Tim Hague, and also provides an update on his son, UFC welterweight Jordan Mein. The accomplished trainer also talks in length about the evolution of today’s fighters.



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Full Contact Fighter Radio: Josh Gross and Roger Alves

In the latest episode of Full Contact Fighter Radio host Kelsey Mowatt talks to veteran MMA journalist Josh Gross, and Team Hayabusa coach and World Series of Fighting newcomer Roger Alves.

Mowatt and Gross discuss the recent developments between Georges St. Pierre and the UFC regarding the promotion’s drug testing policies, as well as the current state of MMA media.

The decorated wrestler Alves is returning to MMA competition for the first time since 2004, and will fight Jemark Brady at a WSOF Canada event on February 21st.


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Full Contact Fighter Radio: Daron Cruickshank and Ryan Ford

The latest episode of Full Contact Fighter Radio features interviews with UFC lightweight Daron Cruickshank and World Series of Fighting welterweight Ryan Ford.

Cruickshank is scheduled to fight Mike Rio at UFC on FOX 10 on January 25th, and Ford will battle Joel Powell for the WSOF Canadian welterweight title on February 21st.


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Full Contact Fighter Radio: John Crouch and Din Thomas

In the latest edition of Full Contact Fighter Radio host Kelsey Mowatt talks to the MMA Lab’s head Brazilian Jiu Jitsu coach John Crouch and recently, retired UFC vet Din Thomas.

Crouch discusses various matters related to the MMA Lab, including former UFC lightweight champ Benson Henderson’s upcoming bout with Josh Thomson.

Thomas recently announced he was hanging up the gloves, after a lengthy and accomplished MMA career, which began in 1998. The 37 year-old fighter discusses the reasons for his decision and reflects on his career. 


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Full Contact Fighter Radio Special Edition: 2013 Year in Review, Post UFC 168 Discussion

In this special edition of Full Contact Fighter Radio host Kelsey Mowatt and “MMA Pundit” Brendan Leier discuss UFC 168, Anderson Silva’s injury and the coming 2014 year. In addition, the two reflect on 2013 and share their thoughts on who was “Fighter of the Year”.



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Full Contact Fighter Radio: Tarec Saffiedine and Jason South

In the latest edition of Full Contact Fighter Radio host Kelsey Mowatt talks to former Strikeforce champ and UFC welterweight Tarec Saffiedine, and MFC 170’er Jason South.

Saffiedine is set to make his Octagon debut versus Hyun Gyu Lim at UFC FN 34 on January 4th, while South will face Gilbert Smith at MFC 39 on January 17th.



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Full Contact Fighter Radio: Joe Lauzon and Scott MacLean

The latest edition of Full Contact Fighter Radio features talks with UFC lightweight Joe Lauzon and Fit Plus head coach Scott MacLean.

Lauzon discusses his unanimous decision win over Mac Danzig at UFC on FOX 9 this past weekend, as well as his plans for 2014.

MacLean, meanwhile, provides an update on UFC lightweight contender TJ Grant, and also shares his thoughts on the promotion’s 155 pound division.



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Full Contact Fighter Radio: Cole Miller and Kurt Southern

The latest episode of Full Contact Fighter Radio features segments with UFC featherweight Cole Miller and MFC lightweight Kurt Southern.

Miller discusses his upcoming, January 15th bout with Sam Sicilia with host Kelsey Mowatt, as well as the contentious issue of judging and scoring in MMA.

Southern, meanwhile, is set to fight Tom Gallicchio for the MFC lightweight title January 17th, after stopping Jonatas Novaes at MFC 38 in October.


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Full Contact Fighter Radio: Isaac Vallie-Flagg and Sabah Fadai

In the latest episode of Full Contact Fighter Radio, host Kelsey Mowatt talks with UFC lightweight Isaac Vallie-Flagg and World Series of Fighting 155ér Sabah Fadai.

Vallie-Flagg is hoping to return to action soon, after being sidelined throughout much of 2013, due to injuries. The Strikeforce vet, who is coming off a split decision win over Yves Edwards in February, discusses his progress as well as his recent back-and-forth with Norman Parke.

Fadai, meanwhile, will make his WSOF debut this Saturday in Vancouver, British Columbia versus lightweight Nick Newell. Fadai discusses the opportunity and shares his thoughts on fighting the undefeated Newell.



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