Top Turtle MMA Podcast: Ranking Top 5 Australia, New Zealand Prospects

On this week’s Top Turtle MMA Podcast on FloCombat, “Gumby” and Dave discuss the fallout from UFC Fortaleza. From Jose Aldo’s refusal to go quietly into the night to the rapid ascension of Johnny Walker, we’ve got it all. 

Plus, we talk with UFC Fortaleza’s Max Griffin about his fight with Thiago Alves, a bout he lost on the scorecards. There aren’t many people who agreed with that decision, and Griffin shares a few extra who disagreed as well. What will all of it mean for his career and his wallet?

Then we’re going with all things ‘Down Unda’ with UFC 234 from Melbourne. In addition to our usual fight card breakdown, we’re also heading to Australia (and New Zealand) for our Combat Countdown. This week’s countdown looks to the top 5 prospects from either of those two countries, and there are a lot of them fighting this weekend. 

Time Stamps: 

  • 2:00 - Max Griffin Interview: The $70k that never arrived

  • 13:00 - Fastest Fight News: Fortaleza and Flyweights

  • 25:00 - Combat Countdown: Top Five Australian and Kiwi Prospects

  • 33:00 - UFC Fortaleza Breakdown: Going with the Locals

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And if you’d like to contact the show, you can do so by tweeting @TopTurtleMMA and @FloCombat or emailing the show at TopTurtleMMA@gmail.com. Currently, we are accepting all love and hate mail. 

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