Top Turtle MMA Podcast (Episode 232)

Top Turtle MMA Podcast

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Back stateside for the first time in a month, the UFC returns to the Apex, and of course Top Turtle has all you need.

First, Gumby will be chatting with three of the fighters on the show. Leading off is the headliner of the show, Edmen Shahbazyan. He discusses the pressures of trying to be the youngest champion ever and who he thinks he’ll meet there. Then, 17-year MMA veteran Ed Herman discusses the keys to his longevity. And finally, Eric Spicely tells us why he was able to keep a positive outlook during the toughest times in his life. 

And if that isn’t enough to get you to tune it, how about our top notch gambling breakdown, “Fights, Dogs, and Parlays”? They give you all you need to know to put extra cash in your pockets. 

Timestamps: 

  • 1:15 - Edmen Shahbazyan Interview: T-Minus 1 Year

  • 7:58 - Ed Herman Interview: Not Going Anywhere

  • 17:43 - Eric Spicely Interview: Always a Brightside

  • 31:48 - Fights, Dogs, and Parlays: UFC Vegas 5

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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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