Podcast: UFC Rotterdam Special featuring Epic MMA & Alistair Overeem

Niall McGrath is joined on location by the UFC Nederland/Epic MMA crew to talk about Dutch MMA and UFC Rotterdam. John Balfe & Jim Edwards also weigh-in on the weekend’s fights. Alistair Overeem also joined us briefly to talk about his main event fight against Andrei Arlovski & more. You can also listen to the show by subscribing to The Talking Brawls MMA.com Podcast on iTunes: audio feed here; Download previous episodes here , via TuneIn here & via Stitcher here . (for mobile phone listening download the Podomatic, Stitcher, TuneIn Radio or iTunes apps) You can follow us on […]

Video Interview: Lou “Loutrition” Giordano on working with Andrei Arlovski ahead of UFC Rotterdam & more

Video Interview: Lou “Loutrition” Giordano on working with Andrei Arlovski ahead of UFC Rotterdam & more

lou Giordano joined Niall McGrath on episode #105 of Talking Brawls MMA.com Podcast to talk about working with Jon Jones, Andrei Arlovski & lots more. Video: Talking brawls Youtube You can listen the full interview of Episode #105 below: Niall McGrath & Andreas Georgiou talk UFC 200, Holohan, Irish sports minister meeting between IAPA/IMMAF, Duffy, Titan FC & loads more. Plus interviews with Titan FC 38 headliner Steve Carl, IMMAF CEO Densign White (Audio from our exclusive interview about the meetings which took place on Wednesday between John Kavanagh, Densign White and Irish sports minister) & Lou “Loutrition” Giordano. You […]

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Former UFC Heavyweight Champion Andrei Arlovski Hires Weight Management Specialist Louis Giordano

Former UFC Heavyweight Champion Andrei Arlovski has hired weight management specialist Louis “Loutrition” Giordano for his Main Event against Alistair Overeem at UFC Fight Night 87. Arlovski released a statement via KingLevCommunications: “Louis has certainly made a name for himself due to his work with former welterweight champion Johny Hendricks, light heavyweight champion Jon Jones and many other fighters over the course of the past year. I was able to learn about “Loutrition” firsthand because he was in New Mexico the past 10 weeks working with Jon. It didn’t take long to make the decision to have Lou start managing […]

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UFC 185 Preview and Picks

UFC 185 Preview by Philip Hanna UFC 185 takes place this Saturday night at the American Airlines Centre in Dallas, Texas. With two title fights, top contenders and big names throughout, this card is stacked top to bottom. A taste of PPV’s to come with shows like UFC 187 on the horizon, the UFC finally seems to be taking the talk of watered down cards seriously. With just days to go and no injuries yet reported, we might actually get to see this phenomenal card come to fruition. In the main event ‘Showtime’ Anthony Pettis looks to make it two successful […]


The Main Event Preview: Fabricio Werdum vs Travis Browne @ UFC on FOX 11

In a period of weeks where one fight card seems to merge into the next and events taking place on not just the usual Saturday but also on a Wednesday, Friday and Sunday, one could be forgiven for losing track of some of the most exciting upcoming bouts on the UFC calendar. One such fight takes place this Saturday night in the Amway Center in Orlando, Florida as #2 heavyweight Fabricio “Vai Cavalo” Werdum (17-5-1, 5-2 UFC) takes on the #3 in the division, Travis “Hapa” Browne (16-1-1, 7-1-1 UFC). Make no mistake about it, this one is a heavyweight […]


Frank Mir and Alistair Overeem in Last Chance Saloon?

This weekend at UFC 169, most of the focus, and rightly so, is on the double header of world championship matches headlining the event. In the co-main event, perennial pound-for-pound great and UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo finally defends his belt against number one contender Ricardo Lamas. While in the main event, Aldo’s teammate at Nova Uniao Renan Barao defends his UFC bantamweight title against the best non-champion in the UFC in Urijah Faber, for the second time. But before all this goes down, there is the matter of two heavyweight juggernauts Frank Mir and Alistair Overeem facing off in […]