Top Turtle MMA Podcast: Featuring Jonathan Brookins + Jordan Johnson

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Although co-host Dave is away on holiday this weekend, that doesn’t mean we couldn’t bring you plenty of good MMA content. 

This week, Gumby sits down with former Ultimate Fighter winner Jonathan Brookins. He details where he’s been and why he’s been away for so long. Plus, he talks about his desire to get back into the fight game and what has changed inside of him since the last time we saw him. 

Plus, Jordan Johnson pops in to talk about his chance at the 1 million dollar prize at the PFL finale. Plus, he talks about what a year with PFL looks like and whether we’ll ever see him anywhere else. 

Timestamps: 

  • 2:00 - Jonathan Brookins Interview: Call it a Comeback

  • 17:50 - Jordan Johnson Interview: A Million Reasons PFL Rocks

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