Matt, Sergio, and Producer Kristen talk about Mayweather VS McGregor- the ref, the outcome, the views, and what's next. Then James Gonzalez comes in to talk about his upcoming fight on 9/15/17. The cave asks him about his amateur and pro fights, as well as training at LAW MMA & Serra BJJ Academy. They predict future fight match ups, which leads to The Fight Cave 5, where we get some more insight as James as a lover of combat sports.
James "Speedy" Gonzalez (4-1) is on a 4 win streak and fights at 145lbs under Matt Serra in New York. He is #16 Featherweight in NJ and #36 in the US Northeast Pro Featherweights.
Matt & Sergio start off the show with the latest on #MayMac approving 8 oz gloves, and Sergio gives some inside info on the notorious Malignaggi sparring ordeal with McGregor. They talk MMA news including Georges St. Pierre, the UFC Light Heavyweight belt & Bellator updates.
Adam Kownacki, 16-0, 13KOs, ranked #10 Heavyweight on BoxRec, comes into studio. He gives the boxing perspective on #MayMac and talks about his sparring sessions with MMA fighters like Gian Villante. Adam talks about getting into fight sports, injuries, and the many gyms he's trained at in the tristate area. He tells us about his many training partners including Wladimir Klitschko, Jarrell "Big Baby" Miller, & Cam Awesome form the boxing Netflix documentary: Counter Punch. Matt asks Adam The Fight Cave 5, and Adam gives some good advice to new fighters.
Matt & Sergio recap UFC Fight Night: Mexico City and their summer favorite: Tuesday night Contender Series. Andre "The Bull" Harrison comes into studio to talk about his past win on 7/28 at PFL as the main event and what's next for him. Dre talks about fellow top featherweights, his Bellmore Kickboxing Team, and how he's gotten out of some close calls in fights. They chat about McGregor VS Mayweather, which Dre renames "a charity event".
Fight News with Kyle talks about the Paulie Malignaggi and Conor McGregor fall out. He then discusses the health and possible retirement of Ian McCall.
Matt & Sergio are back in the studio after an exciting weekend of fights! They keep it real with their performance reviews of all the fighters from UFC 214, including Cormer, Jones, Woodley, Maia, Cyborg, Evinger and more!
Then, Matt & Serg welcome guest, New RISE Champion, Jason Rau into the studio!
Jason, a Matt Serra black belt, chats with the guys about all things Jiu Jitsu and MMA, his recent win to become the RISE champion, working with Matt Serra and much more!
Listeners get to know Jason a bit better after he answers Matt's questions for the "Fight Cave Five" segment!
Later, Matt & Sergio take a call from CFCC matachmaker, Arias Garcia, to talk about his card this upcoming weekend, August 5th, for CFFC 66 at the Borgata Hotel in Atlantic City!