TTP Ep. 261 with Chris Daukaus, Jared Vanderaa, and UFC Vegas 19

Chris Daukaus / Jared Vanderaa
Chris Daukaus / Jared Vanderaa Credit: Gabriel Gonzalez/Cageside Press / LFA

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Chris Daukaus Interview (2:45)

Kicking off this week’s episode is Gumby’s sit-down with heavyweight Chris Daukaus, who is preparing for his bout this weekend with Alexei Oleinik. While the skills of Oleinik’s ground game are well documented, Daukaus has some strong feelings about how he’s going to be able to deal with them. He also takes a look at the entire heavyweight division and how he stacks up to their abilities. Then he shares his timeline for reaching the top of the game. Some might say he’s getting ahead of himself, but with two quick KO wins and this much confidence, you just might want to get behind the man from Philadelphia.

Fights, Dogs, and Parlays: UFC Vegas 19 (15:39)

As they do each week, Gumby and Shockwave are hitting you with their picks for the most exciting bouts on the card. They tell you who they like in a pair of heavyweight tilts as well as one women’s bantamweight bout as well. Plus, they’re also making your wallet bigger with their underdog and parlay to play. The theme of the week is heavyweights and Gumby might just be sticking with one of his favorite heavyweight of all-time.

Jared Vanderaa Interview (24:20)

The heavyweight love this week keeps on rolling with ‘The Mountain’ Jared Vanderaa popping in for a chat. He and Gumby discuss a number of things including the postponement of his fight with Sergey Spivak, which now happens this weekend. He also talks about the difficulty he had finding fights on the regional circuit and how that led him to be one of the few American fighters throwing down in South Africa for EFC. If that isn’t enough to entice you for a listen, he also gives one of the boldest predictions for a finish in MMA history – trust us, it’s bold.