Top Turtle MMA Podcast: With Katlyn Chookagian + Miles Johns

A double header of title fights caps off this weekend, but first let a double header of interviews get your week started right. 

On this week’s Top Turtle, Gumby chats with title challenger Katlyn Chookagian about what separates her from all of Valentina Shevchenko’s other challengers. Her mind appears to be in the right spot and she’s ready for her shot. Plus, he chats with Miles Johns before his UFC 247 bout about what his goals are for the year. 

And if that’s not enough high quality content for you, Gumby and Dave are breaking down the card in their “Fights, Dogs and Parlays” segment. Whether you are gambling or just enjoying the fights, get the lowdown first. 

Timestamps: 

  • 2:15 - Katlyn Chookagian Interview: Mind Right

  • 13:15 - Miles Johns Interview: Coming for that Finish

  • 24:45 - Fights, Dogs, and Parlays: UFC 247

To make sure you never miss one of our Top 5 lists, fight card breakdowns or killer fighter interviews, use any of the links below to subscribe to the show. 

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. 

We Stand With You

The events of the last week have been tremendously painful to us all.

Brandon Royval Sends Warning To 'Boring' Wrestlers

The flyweight division has undoubtedly had their ups and downs. 

Top Turtle MMA Podcast (Episode 222)

The UFC has escaped Florida and is on the way home to Vegas. Of course, Top Turtle MMA has you covered with all the good for the welcome back. 

Benson Henderson Grappling Game Analysis

There are only a handful of competitors who jump from gi to no-gi and to MMA. Gilbert Burns and AJ Agazarm spring to mind, as does former UFC lightweight champion Ben “Smooth” Henderson. 

Unlock this article, live events, and more with a subscription!

Get Started

Already a subscriber? Log In

Flo's Official Predictions: Lovato vs Maidana

We'll see the return of Rafael Lovato to gi competition against Checkmat standout Arnaldo Maidana in the main event. The support act will be carried out by Edwin Najmi and Benson Henderson, a match that is nothing short of a guaranteed scrap.  

Unlock this article, live events, and more with a subscription!

Get Started

Already a subscriber? Log In

Lovato, Najmi, Benson & More Set To Bring The HEAT To Dallas

Fight To Win has set up another thrilling night of matches for Memorial Day weekend! 

Unlock this article, live events, and more with a subscription!

Get Started

Already a subscriber? Log In

Top Turtle MMA Podcast (Ep. 221)

Holy 8 days, Batman! What a crazy week-plus it has been, but Dave and Gumby have you covered. 

Thiago Moises' Mean Leg Lock Sends Him Home Victorious

Last Wednesday Thiago Moises got the grappling fans to their feet with a leg lock victory over divisional stalwart Michael Johnson. 

FloCombat's UFC Fight Night Picks

The hits keep on coming as the UFC will roll out its third card in about a week in Florida.

FloCombat's UFC Fight Night 175 Picks

UFC 249 gave us some great action and an interim champ so why not run it back asap, right? Another hefty fight card is set to go down on Wednesday so we made our picks of who we think will leave the Octagon with their hands in the air.