Ep 55: Eddie "Truck" Gordon, The Ultimate Fighter Season 19 Winner


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Matt opens up with Kyle to comment on the fights from UFC Fight Night 120: Dustin Poirier VS Anthony Pettis. They talk about the finishes, the ref, and each of the fights on the main card to the prelims. Then Kyle gives Fight News announcing upcoming fights (Gian Villante, Jose Aldo, etc) and shakeups including the fights of Frankie Edgar and Anderson Silva.

Then Matt calls up Eddie Gordon, recent Best Selling Author from his book, Forever Truckin'. Eddie won The Ultimate Fighter Season 19: Team Edgar VS Team Penn, and talks about his road to MMA. He explains his book, training, being a role model, and the MMA world. They also talk about upcoming fights for Aljamain sterling and Jimmie Rivera, as well as the recent win GSP had over Bisping and where Woodley fits in. Matt also asks Eddie The Fight Cave 5.

Eddie worked as a finance director and then a sales consultant before pursuing MMA.He started training for MMA after running into his old high school friend Chris Weidman, who is the former UFC Middleweight champion.

*Special congrats to Matt on earning his black belt in BJJ!

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