The Fight Cave MMA Podcast

Taped at the EVERLAST Studio, in New York City, The Fight Cave takes you inside the Fight game through in depth discussions and interviews with top fighters and industry insiders. A focus on MMA, but a love for all combat sports... if it has to do with Fighting, you can find it in The Fight Cave. Hosted by Matt Culley. Matt, a Long Island, NY native, is a longtime Martial Artist and fight fan, with years of experience in the fight industry. His background includes fighting, competing, owning a Martial Arts school, training with fighters, managing fighters, and founding combat sports site Matt is also a Brown belt in Brazilian Jui-Jitsu.
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May 30, 2017

Matt & Sergio bring back The Fight Cave's beloved guest, Katlyn "BlondeFighter" Chookagian, and her coach and boyfriend, Kyle Cerminara joins, as well!  Katlyn talks about recovering from her shoulder injury, stories from the UFC Athlete Retreat, and the new 125 lb women's division.  

The crew makes their picks for UFC 212: Jose Aldo VS Max Holloway happening 6/3/17 in Brazil. Katlyn trains with Marlon Moraes, so they break down that match in depth.

Kyle & Katlyn answer The Fight Cave 5, providing great advice for new fighters, a crazy training story, and much more!

May 24, 2017

Matt & Serg recap the latest in MMA, including Bellator 179: MacDonald VS Daley, the UFC Athlete Retreat, UFC Future Match Ups, Mayweather VS McGregor updates, and talk about writer Nick Dwyer's latest UFC article.  

John Gotti Jr. and his brother Frankie Gotti join the show to talk MMA, boxing, and growing up with the Gotti last name.  John trains with Sergio at LAW MMA, and has a record of 5-1, and plans to go pro this September. They answer The Fight Cave 5, which you will not want to miss!

May 22, 2017

Matt Culley & Fight Shape Tony Ricci talk about California State Athletic Commission's new 10 point plan to combat extreme weight-cutting and severe dehydration.  They go through each point, discussing the pros and cons for MMA fighters, promoters, match makers, and the like.

Tune it to get a quick look at where MMA is going, and how the sport is evolving.

May 17, 2017

Matt & Serg start the show off recapping UFC 211, and then dive into fight predictions for Bellator 179: Rory MacDonald VS Paul Daley this Saturday.

Jarrell AKA Big Baby is a Heavyweight boxer and former kickboxer, born and raised in Brooklyn, NY.  Jarrell strolls into studio with his wife and talks boxing.  The Fight Cave rehashes the #JoshuaKlitschko fight, which leads to Matchmaker Minute for Jarrell.

They talk about Big Baby's training in Florida, as well as in NY, with MMA fighters, and boxing legends like Holyfield.  He talks about his other business ventures, including a reality TV show in the making!  Before the crew says bye to Big Baby, he answers The Fight Cave Five.

Fight news with Kyle covers the new California MMA guidelines for safer practices that mostly concern the specifics of cutting and making weight.

May 10, 2017

Azunna "Zulu" Anyanwu, CFFC Heavyweight, joins The Fight Cave.  They jump right into Matchmaker Minute for Zu, targeting guys at the next level for him.  

The crew actually talks a little boxing, commenting on Canelo VS Chavez Jr.

Zu talks about his training, eating habits, living the heavyweight lifestyle, going Live, and fight predictions for UFC 211.

Then they get Arias, the CFFC Matchmaker, on the line to talk about the May 20th card and crack some jokes. They jump off the line, and Zu answers The Fight Cave 5.

They wrap up the show with Fight News, covering the announcement of the women's 125lb division in the UFC and Dana White's response to Anderson Silva.

May 8, 2017

Taped at Longo-Weidman MMA, Matt & Tony are joined by the well respected MMA coach, Ray Longo.  They talk about how crucial fight week is, even after months of training.  They discuss the effects of the mental, emotional, and physical duress in the final week up to the fighter's "game day".  Ray talks about fighters like Matt Serra and Chris Weidman.

May 2, 2017

Shane "Hurricane" Burgos (9-0) enters The Fight Cave after his recent TKO win at UFC 210 against Charles Rosa.

Shane talks about being a new father, his high school diving career, battling scoliosis, and his love for fighting. They talk about the upcoming fights at UFC 211, making their predictions, and call out who Shane should fight next in July! Shane then answers The Fight Cave 5, showing his long time love for MMA.

Fight News with Kyle covers all the MMA rumors, including GSP fighting at MSG, Chuck Liddell's UFC comeback, and Anderson Silva's early retirement.