Top Turtle MMA Podcast (Episode 228)

Top Turtle MMA Podcast

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Fight Island is real and it is here - and Top Turtle has the good word from the fights on the island right now. 

First, Volkan Oezdemir stops by to discuss his new mindset entering this fight. He’s learned from his losses and feels like he’s in the best state of his career. Then his opponent Jiri Prochazka pops in to discuss leaving Rizin for the bright lights of the UFC. Finally, Marcin Tybura discusses the status of training in Poland and why this last second opponent shift was no big deal for him. 

And if that’s not enough, the guys are back with “Fights, Dogs, and Parlays”. In the last show at the Apex, their gambling advice hit in a big way - so make sure you catch their breakdown of this loaded card. 

Timestamps: 

  • 1:50 - Volkan Oezdemir Interview: Trust the Process

  • 13:40 - Jiri Prochazka Interview: Allow Me to Introduce Myself

  • 24:20 - Marcin Tybura Interview: New Opponent, Who Dis?

  • 35:00 - Fights, Dogs, and Parlays: UFC 251

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