Episode Number: 570
Episode Guest: Ryan Parsons
Original Airdate: October 30, 2014
Episode Sponsors: The Culture High, NatureBox, MeUndies, DraftKings, Onnit
Guest Bio: Ryan Parsons is the owner of Radius Sports Artist Management, a full-service talent management company representing some of the world’s most elite athletes.
Topics Discussed: New MMA gloves; boxer’s fracture; fighting without gloves or padding; eye pokes in MMA; Michael Bisping; Chris Weidman; Anderson Silva; Fedor; Vitor Belfort; technique; using the cage; training focus; wrestling; Yoel Romero; Rulon Gardner; Butterbean; Dan Henderson; Crocop; training; starting young; MMA managers; Pat Cummins; expending energy; Dennis Bermudez; cryotherapy; developing an athlete; fighters’ personal lives; fighter sponsors; fighter ego; Ryan’s history; Vitor Belfort vs. Randy Couture; stand-up compared to fighting; Gabi Garcia; TRT; Dan Henderson’s TRT use; vitamins and supplements; performance boost; genetics; food; drug tests; Jon Jones and sponsorships; GSP rumors; UFC saturation; sports psychologists; breaking patterns; emotion management; managing pressure; Assault AirBike exercise bike; Schwinn Airdyne exercise bike; training; sparring; flexibility and joints; gymnastics; Radius Wraps.
My Thoughts: Lots of MMA talk if you’re into that, including a lot of “behind-the-scenes” stuff from the point of view of a manager.
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