Frank & Richard answer your listener questions, as they welcome in studio a trio of eclectic guests. England's David Hickey is the founder of Gambaru Fight Wear, & he talks about his martial arts journey as well as a very creative English promotion that has rank novices fighting their first MMA competitions on national television after an eight week training camp. A member of Frank's training camp regales the guys with stories of purposely ingesting frog poison in the Peruvian jungle. Just in time for tax season, Frank's accountant (who represents a number of top professional MMA fighters) talks about what gets a lot of those fighters in trouble with the I.R.S. & how he keeps them out of it.
Forrest Griffin is in studio for a swapcast segment with his podcast "Anything Goes". Comedian Jim Florentine (Crank Yankers, That Metal Show) joins the show to talk about his new book "Everyone Is Awful (Except You)". Frank's striking coach Angelo Reyes breaks down next weekend's big heavyweight title fight between Anthony Joshua and Joseph Parker. Richard's brothel gets its' license back, and the guys listen to some hilarious audio from the hearing to reinstate it. Low T Nation's Brandon Addison is in studio to answer questions and offer some progress updates on listeners.
Frank breaks down the main & co main events of this weekend's UFC London card, including heavyweight & light heavyweight contenders' match ups. The guys are taken aback by Roy "Big Country" Nelson's verbal attack on Matt Mitrione, as well as an accusation leveled against his upcoming opponent Mirko Cro Cop. The rumors of a C.M. Punk summer return to the UFC are discussed. "I, Tonya" actor Paul Walter Houser talks to Richard about his current hit film that won an Oscar for telling the life story of embattled Olympic figure skater Tonya Harding. Jobi & Chad Shank check in from Doug Stanhope's compound in Bisbee, Arizona for a Celebrity Death Pool trade round preview.
UFC flyweight title contender Lauren Murphy talks about her upcoming fight against Ultimate Fighter finalist Sijara Eubanks, as well as her love of dogs. The guys talk about the dawn of a new era in heavyweight boxing following the Wilder/Ortiz fight. Canelo Alvarez tests positive for a banned substance commonly found in tainted Mexican meat, providing a perfect segue for welcoming in a leading vegan blogger into the studio.
Frank & Richard break down the UFC 222 fight card top to bottom, including audio of Richard speaking with Cris Cyborg & Dana White at the post fight press conference. Frank has strong opinions on whether or not Amanda Nunes should accept a super fight with Cyborg, as well as thoughts on where the careers of Frankie Edgar & Andrei Arlovski go from here.
Frank & Richard discuss this weekend's UFC 222 card, with audio from media day that includes questions with Cyborg & Frankie Edgar. Frank's sparring partner James Horne & striking coach Angelo Reyes drop in to talk about Frank's training camp, as well as discuss the weekend's big boxing match up between Deontay Wilder & Luis Ortiz.