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UFC Nashville Interviews: Iaquinta, Ellenberger

Bloody Elbow’s Three Amigos Podcast have brand new interviews with a pair of UFC fan favorites, lightweight Al Iaquinta and welterweight Jake Ellenberger

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Welcome to your weekly dose of Three Amigos Podcast fun. This episode is loaded with great content, courtesy of our special guests, UFC lightweight contender Al Iaquinta and UFC welterweight crowd favorite Jake Ellenberger. We also have new installments of our popular segments: RantyPants™ and Sports That Can’t Stop No Double Leg ™.

Ordered Listing with timestamps:

  • RantyPants™ - 21:50
  • Sports That Can't Stop No Double Leg™ - 35:45
  • Al Iaquinta – 55:50
  • Jake Ellenberger – 1:17:40

Here is a summary of each interview segment, complete with the time stamps for when each interview or special segment begins. As always, we hope you enjoy listening to the show as much as we enjoyed recording it.

Al Iaquinta (55:50 mark)

  • Diego Sanchez technical discussion
  • Diego Sanchez marijuana discussion
  • How long he feels the competitive shelf life of a fighter is
  • Particulars behind his 2-year hiatus
  • Thoughts on weight class jumpers
  • If he’s ever considered fighting up or down a weight class
  • His worst weight cut

Jake Ellenberger (1:17:40 mark)

  • Mike Perry technical discussion
  • Thoughts on Maia/Masvidal
  • Thoughts on Maia getting a future title shot
  • Technique discussion on distance management
  • Key to a healhy career
  • GSP discussion
  • Rafael dos Anjos discussion
  • If he ever sees himself in a crossover boxing match
  • If fatherhood has changed him as a fighter (does he take more or less risk in the cage now)
  • Best advice he’s ever received
  • Worst weight cut ever

The hosts discuss a variety of topics that include:

  • UFC On FOX 24 recap
  • Mighty Mouse P4P discussion
  • UFC On FOX 24 ratings
  • Korean fight fixing (Bang/Kuntz)
  • WSOF becomes Professional Fighter’s League
  • Cyborg contract and GDR fight
  • RantyPants™
  • Sports That Can’t Stop No Double Leg™
  • Staff predictions and standings

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