This week’s Guests on the show include: Thiago Silva, Julianna Pena& Dr. AnnMaria De Mars (Ronda Rousey’s Mum)
Ronda Rousey’s mum AnnMaria DeMars talks to Submission Radio about her phenomenal Judo career, winning gold at the world Judo championships, what Judo’s problem with MMA is, waking Ronda Rousey up with armbars in the morning, why Ronda’s Judo is so effective in MMA, thier post-fight talks, getting nervous when Ronda fights, developing educational video games, breaking down Ronda Rousey vs Cris Cyborg, the Laila Ali beef, her favourite submission, and more.
Thiago Silva makes his first appearance on Submission Radio and talks about his fight against Matt Hamill at WSOF 19. Thiago talks about what it’s like returning from his long layoff and also what it’s like facing Matt for the second time in a row since they fought in the UFC. The Brazilian knockout artist also talks about his current relationship with the UFC and if there’s any hard feelings, the vibe in World Series of Fighting, the new things he’s been working on at the Blackzilians, training with guys like Rashad Evans, Vitor Belfort, Eddie Alvarez and Henri Hooft, the new season of the Ultimate fighter featuring rival camps American Top Team and the Blackzilians, what makes the rivalry so heated, if he still wants to fight Bigfoot Silva, rematching Lyoto Machida, his tough upbringing as a child, playing Grand Theft Auto and Gears of War, his favourite movies and more.
The Venezuelan Vixen Julianna Pena stops by Submission Radio to chat about her huge layoff and anticipated return at UFC Fight Night 63 The Ultimate Fighter winner talks about her journey through the TUF house, getting hit by a drunk driver prior to entering the competition, going into the house on two losses, what it was like not having the girls warm up to her, facing Sarah Moras in a rematch, the devastating injury she sustained after winning TUF, how her knee feels now, the advantages she has over Milana Dudieva, being the biggest Ronda Rousey fan ever, how she would tackle the Ronda Rousey puzzle, loving to sleep, what she’d bring if she were stranded on an island, and more.
Also on the show is discussion about UFC 185: Pettis vs Dos Anjos+ and a breakdown of the fights.