Sorry about the weird technical issue whereby Skype didn't record my video as a result we've got video of John talking to my ghostly disembodied voice.
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Topics covered include:
- The adjustments Makdessie made coming from TKD and Shotokan into kickboxing and from there to MMA
- Sam Stout and what Makdessi expects from the fight
- TKD/Shotokan vs Muay Thai
- Makdessi's revamped approach to weight cutting after missing weight at his last fight.
- His loss to Anthony Njokuani at UFC 145
- Training under Firas Zihabi at TriStar gym.