MMAWeekly Radio Weekend Edition: Dave Branch, Trevor Wittman and XBox’s Mike Mahar

May 20, 2012
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Dave Branch Rich Attonito
MMAWeekly Radio Weekend Edition returns with a loaded show including Titan FC’s Dave Branch, trainer Trevor Wittman and Xbox Live’s Mike Mahar joining the show.

With a crazy week of news, the guys dig into all that has happened in the last week and next week’s UFC 146.

The guys discuss UFC on Fuel and if the Korean Zombie is ready for a title shot. Donald Cerrone impresses again, is he ready for a title shot yet? Does Barao deserve a shot aganist Faber? Does Jon Jones recent episode spell disaster for his career? Strikeforce put on a great card this weekend and a new star is born. What is next for Cormier and what is the biggest obstacle for him to become a top heavyweight? What s left for Gilbert Melendez in Strikeforce? Who should he fight next? Also with UFC 146 coming up this weekend, the guys talk about the top fights and who they think has the best chance to come away with a victory.

We also announce the winner of the UFC on Xbox Live contest!

Mike Mahar, Lead Producer for UFC on Xbox Live joins the crew to talk about how the Xbox is a new outlet for UFC content. He’ll discuss the evolution of the app, the content and even gives us a look into the future of one of Xbox’s best video applications. Find out his predictions for UFC 146 and how he became involved with UFC on Xbox Live. You can also follow them on Twitter @UFConXboxLive

Dave Branch had an up and down career in the UFC before regaining form outside of the organization. Listen to him talk about his next opponent, Rumble Johnson, what it’s like to try to get fights outside of the UFC and what he would do differently in his career.

Trevor Wittman has had an unusual 16 months. He owns Grudge training center which has housed such greats as GSP, Rashad Evans, Nate Marquardt, Brendan Schaub adn Shane Carwin. Listen to Trevor give an incredibly honest opinion of the changes that have happened to his gym, his thoughts on the media and recent articles about his gym. He also explains the incredibly unusual situation with Schaub and Marquardt at his gym as well as why he wasn’t allowed to help train Rashad for his last UFC fight with Jon Jones.

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