This week’s Guests on the show include: Ricardo Lamas, Felice Herrig, Jeremy Horn & Edmond Tarverdyan
Ronda Rousey’s coach and trainer of such fighters as Jake Ellenberger and Travis Browne, Edmond Tarverdyan joins Submission Radio to chat about his fighters and how he got into Martial Arts. Edmond talks about how he started martial arts in Armenia from a young age, and was teaching by the age of 16. The Diamond explains why it was Ronda Rousey who convinced him to have a pair of MMA fights, and why decided to retire after winning both of them. Edmond also talks about Ronda Rousey’s journey to improve her striking, her upcoming fight against Bethe Correia at UFC 190 in Brazil, how he feels about the match up taking place in Brazil, why Bethe has absolutely nothing for Ronda, being sick of hearing about Cris Cyborg, why Ronda could knockout anybody including Cris Cyborg, the potential fight between Laila Ali and Ronda, who wins out of Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao, Jake Ellenberger’s mental improvements, Travis Browne’s improvements since the fight against Werdum, Travis’ fight against Andre Arlovski, and lots more.
Felice Herrig makes her first appearance on Submission Radio to chat about a wide variety of topics including Paige Van Zant and creepy fans. In an interview he refers to as “one of her best” Lil Bulldog talks about why Van Zant is wring about her being predictable, being better than Van Zant in every aspect, if Paige’s hype is warranted, Fedor Emelianenko and Matt Brown’s comments regarding women’s MMA, Carla Esparza’s loss to Joanna Jędrzejczyk, Dominick Cruz’s comments about Carla’s mental game, how she stacks up against Jędrzejczyk, her active social media accounts, fanny packs, what junk food she likes and what she binges on, the creepiest fan interaction she’s ever had, and more.
Ricardo Lamas returns to Submission Radio to talk about his fight against Chad Mendes at UFC Fight Night: Mendes vs. Lamas. The Bully breaks down the fight and talks about what advantages he has over Chad, as well as addresses Mende’s comments about being better than Lamas. Ricardo also talks about a possible nearing title shot, if he’ll be looking to make a statement against Chad, if Chad is the toughest challenge he’s faced yet, if he was disappointed that he didn’t get the Conor fight instead, his thoughts on Conor Mcgregor vs. Jose Aldo, if Conor has a chance of beating Aldo, his parody videos about Conor, the confrontation with Patty Holohan, getting inside of Conor McGregor’s head, married life, Anderson Silva’s failed drug test, the need for zero tolerance when it comes to PEDs, his dog obsession, Festivus, the couple trying to get into the mile high club in front of him, more “The Delirious” Conrad McGillicutty impersonation’s, and more.
MMA veteran and legend Jeremy Horn stops by Submission Radio to talk about his insanely long career, and his upcoming fight against Tony Lopez at SCS 25 – Apocalypse (Sugar Creek Showdown) on March 28, 2015 at Sugar Creek Casino, Hinton, Oklahoma. “Gumby” talks about why he’s still fighting after almost 20 years in MMA and over 100 fights. Horn explains the secret to longevity and shockingly gives the number of injuries he’s sustained throughout his career. Jeremy also talks about the days of training in the Miletich camp, gym wars, fighting opponents with only days between fights, filling in for his friend’s fight promotions, old school MMA, the mental side of fighting so often, fighters playing it safe and the style of fighting changing, fighting and beating guys such as Chuck Liddell, Anderson Silva, Forrest Griffin, Chael Sonnen, Randy Couture, Ricardo Arona, and Frank Shamrock, Anderson Silva’s failed steroid test and why PED users never bothered him during his career.
Also on the shows is a discussion on UFC Fight Night Rio, and such fights as Erick Silva vs Josh Koscheck, Demian Maia vs Ryan LaFlare among others.