Episode Number: 579
Episode Guest: Rory MacDonald
Original Airdate: November 25, 2014
Episode Sponsors: High Maintenance, MeUndies, Onnit
Guest Bio: Rory MacDonald is a Canadian mixed martial artist currently signed with the UFC fighting in the welterweight division. He is a former King of the Cage lightweight champion.
Topics Discussed: Metamoris; BJJ talk; Bob Sapp vs. Ernesto Hoost; Fedor; back and neck problems; reverse hyper; preparing for a fight; Rory’s start; his personality; fear; Georges St-Pierre vs. Matt Hughes; PEDs; Tristar Gym; Firas Zahabi; John Danaher; Duane Ludwig; judo; Hector Lombard; technique talk; gloves; elbows; Pride FC rules; One FC; Ben Askren; weight cutting; Mike Dolce and PEDs; Cordyceps mushrooms; supplements; George Lockhart; foods; needles; sports psychologist; Georges St-Pierre’s witch doctor; placebos; power of the mind; Georges St-Pierre; getting away; isolation; bows; guns; hunting; British Columbia; wolves; isolation tanks; training; technique talk; rings; kickboxing; broken arms; TRT; drug testing; strategy; shit talkers; Conor McGregor; Frankie Edgar; BJ Penn; Anderson Silva; training; cryotherapy; injuries; altitude; 170 lbs.; 185 lbs.; motivation; Miyamoto Musashi; hunting; evolution of MMA; kicks; Georges St-Pierre; traumatic brain injury; most Rory was ever hurt; Robbie Lawler; Carlos Condit; Rory’s finishes; head shots; who he likes watching; Anthony “Rumble” Johnson; Ronda Rousey; Jordan Burroughs; Rory’s walk-out music story.
My Thoughts: I love MMA and Rory MacDonald is an interesting character, though he’s not as verbose as someone like Joe with some of his answers. Entertaining nonetheless.
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