TTP Ep. 288 with Giga Chikadze, Bryan Battle, Andre Petroski, and UFC Vegas 35

Episode 288

Giga Chikadze Interview – 2:39

Kicking off the show this week is UFC Vegas 35 headliner Giga Chikadze. He discusses how he feels that even a seasoned striker like Edson Barboza will likely devolve into a grappler against him. Plus, he discusses why with an exciting win this weekend, the UFC should be looking for him to fight the winner of Alexander Volkanovski and Brian Ortega. Plus, he shares a bit of insight into how hard he’s been looking for a big matchup.

Bryan Battle Interview – 11:10

Joining us next is TUF finalist Bryan Battle as he gets ready to try to put the label “Ultimate Fighter Champion” before his name. He talks about what that label would mean to him after so many people doubted him getting into the sport. Plus, he shares what he thinks of the late change of opponent and how he plans on picking up the win at UFC Vegas 35.

Fights, Dogs, and Parlays: UFC Vegas 35 – 28:26

What would a fight card be if you didn’t have Shockwave and Gumby’s expert advice. They were hot again last week with their underdog and parlay, so there is no reason not to tail these two again this week. Plus, they also have the picks for both TUF finale fights and the main event as well. Come get your wallet fat with the best advice in the business.

Andre Petroski Interview – 44:08

Finally, rounding out the show is an interview with Andre Petroski. He discusses getting a weird call from Texas that he was certain was a prank call – spoiler: it wasn’t. Instead it wound up actually being UFC match maker Mick Maynard. Then he discusses the UFC’s choice to put Gilbert Urbina in the finals instead of him and what he thinks of fighting Michael Gillmore. Come give it a listen.