Torrez Finney Interview (2:23)
Kicking off this edition of TTP is our interview with Contender Series hopeful, Torrez Finney. Finney talks about his quick rise from professional debutant to the Contender Series in October. He discusses how the team at Agoge Combatives, which includes UFC lightweight Trevor Peek, have been a big part of that transition. Plus, he shares some stories about sneaking out of his dormroom at college to go train MMA – COVID restrictions be damned. And, of course, we’re ending that all by discussing his fight with Yuri Panferov on week 10 of Dana White’s Contender Series.
Fights, Dogs, and Parlays: Vegas 79 (15:48)
After discussing all the backlash from Noche UFC, we move ahead to this week’s UFC Vegas 79 fight card. Topped by an intriguing lightweight tilt between Rafael Fiziev and Mateusz Gamrot, this card is loaded up with absolute bangers. We’ll break down a few of those bangers for you as part of ‘Fights, Dogs, and Parlays. Plus, as we are known to do, we’ll hit you with an underdog and a parlay that we think will make your wallet fat this weekend. With so few underdogs cashing lately, you won’t want to miss this piece for UFC Vegas 79. For this segment, all odds via FanDuel Sportsbook.
Connor Matthews Interview (24:39)
Closing out this edition of TTP is our interview with Contender Series hopeful, Connor Matthews. Matthews discusses his takeaways from his loss on last year’s Contender Series. He talks about seeing former foe Francis Marshall in the show and what he gained in that fight from him. He also shares that he trained a bit with Marshall after the fact. Now with a second chance on the show, Matthews talks about how he’s attacking this year’s chance. He’ll fight Brazilian prospect Jair Farias as part of week 10 of Dana White’s Contender Series on October 10th.