Matt heads to LAW MMA to visit one of the best MMA coaches in the biz, Ray Longo, and a fighter making his UFC debut on Jan 14., Matt "Steamrolla" Frevola, and our Evolving Athletes Master, Tony "Fight Shape" Ricci.
First, Matt talks with Tony about Joanna Jędrzejczyk coming out after loss to Rose Namajunas about her terrible weight cut with her team. Tony talks about the logistics of her weight cut (14 pounds in 14 hours), her performance, and the effects.
Tony explains cutting weight, rehydrating, and the whole process for making weight. Matt brings up past guest from Ep 49, Daria Anne Albers, who talked about her brutal weight cuts. Tony gives us an update on her, and touches upon weight cutting for women vs men.
Longo talks about his fighters, Aljamain Sterling & Merab Dvalishvili, and their losses at UFC Fight Night 123.
Longo talks about the Steamrolla's start and his training camp. Frevola gives us an inside look of his combat career, including wrestling, jiu jitsu, and fighting in Thailand. Make sure to watch his UFC debut on Jan 14, 2018!