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Pull No Punches Podcast Ep. 32 - Dustin Poirier Coach Shares Gameplan vs. Khabib At UFC 242

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Your hosts ‘Shak’ Shakiel Mahjouri & former UFC fighter, Kajan Johnson are here each Wednesday as “MMA’s most colorful and entertaining personalities”. They will present you a half hour or so of MMA content, varying from fighter interviews to discussions on current MMA Topics. This week Poirier’s strength coach from American Top Team visits.

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Your hosts ‘Shak’ Shakiel Mahjouri & former UFC fighter, Kajan Johnson are here each Wednesday as “MMA’s most colorful and entertaining personalities”. They will present you a half hour or so of MMA content, varying from fighter interviews to discussions on current MMA Topics.

American Top Team strength coach Phil Daru joins the podcast. He shares details on how Poirier is preparing for his lightweight title fight with Khabib Nurmagomedov. Daru also explains how far the science of excercise and nutrition has come, how effective online tutorials are and more.

Discussion Points:

  • 1:15 - Attention on coaching in MMA
  • 2:38 - How often should you do strength and conditioning?
  • 4:30 - How much do we really know about the science of exercise and nutrition?
  • 6:30 - How accepting is the MMA community of strength and conditioning?
  • 8:42 - Best way to tackle a strength and conditioning routine
  • 13:05 - What is “Absolute Adaptation”
  • 14:35 - How effective are online workout tutorials?
  • 18:10 - How is Dustin Poirier preparing for Khabib Nurmagomedov at UFC 242?
  • 26:20 - Prediction on Poirier vs. Nurmagomedov outcome

Poll

Who do you think will win at UFC 242?

This poll is closed

  • 59%
    Khabib Nurmagomedov
    (458 votes)
  • 40%
    Dustin Poirier
    (316 votes)
774 votes total Vote Now

You can follow the guys on Twitter: Shak - @ThisIsShak, Kajan - @IamRagin and follow the pages for the @PNPShow on twitter, Instagram, or facebook. Plus, you can watch for articles from Shakiel Mahjouri right here on Bloody Elbow as well. You can find Coach Phil Daru on twitter - @DaruStrong, on instagram - darustrong, his facebook page - CoachDaru, or find out more by visiting his affiliated webpage heavyhitterboxing.com.

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