TTP Ep. 313 with Parker Porter, David Onama, and UFC Vegas 48

Parker Porter Interview (1:38)

Kicking off this week’s edition of the Top Turtle MMA Podcast is Parker Porter. The UFC heavyweight is riding a two-fight winning streak and heading towards the top fifteen. However, he’s been booked with Alan Baudot, who is winless in his two UFC bouts. Porter shares his thoughts on the reason for why he may have been booked in such a way and how it makes him feel. Plus, Porter gets into his recent improvements. Every time out he seems to be making huge gains. How does he do it at thirty-siw years old? Porter shares some of the secrets with Gumby.

Fights, Dogs, and Parlays: UFC Vegas 48 (18:33)

And, of course, Shockwave and Gumby are back at it with our favorite segment on the show – or at least tied for our favorite segment – “Fights, Dogs, and Parlays”. UFC Vegas 48 is right around the corner and they have the breakdown of an exciting lightweight main event between former champion, Rafael dos Anjos, and fast-rising star, Rafael Fiziev. In addition to giving you all you need to know before you bet that fight, they’re breaking down two other top fights on the main card, plus giving you their top underdog and parlay to play. Check them all out before heading to the books. For this segment, FanDuel Sportsbook provided odds.

David Onama Interview (32:09)

To close out this week’s show, we’re talking to David Onama. The Glory MMA product talks about what he was doing when he got the call to fight just fifteen days from his previous fight and the craziness that ensued. Then, he talks about the fight itself. Despite being a loss to a tough opponent, Onama describes it as a dream come true – find out why. Plus, he digs into his upcoming fight at UFC Vegas 48 with Gabriel Benitez and shares why the UFC’s selection of the longtime veteran gave him even more confidence in his abilities.