Top Turtle MMA Podcast (Episode 243)

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This may be one week away from the PPV card everybody has been waiting for, but that doesn’t mean the UFC event this weekend isn’t still bringing the heat. And, of course, Top Turtle is as well. 

Gumby is bringing you all the interviews from fighters throwing down this weekend. First Modestas Bukauskas stops by and discusses how he got into the sport with his badass dad. Then Mark Striegl talks about his long road to a UFC debut. And finally, Jamie Mullarkey discusses making it to the UFC from a lesser known spot in Australia. 

All that and a gambling breakdown that you don’t want to miss - “Fights, Dogs and Parlays”

Timestamps: 

  • 1:34 - Modestas Bukauskas Interview: NHB Dad

  • 16:29 - Mark Striegl Interview: A Long, Winding Road

  • 29:16 - Jamie Mullarkey Interview: Representing

  • 42:18 - Fights, Dogs, and Parlays: UFC Fight Island 6

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