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Fight Sport Focus

By Jeffery Hoffmann
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Fight Sport Focus Podcast Episode 43 - Science of Jiu Jitsu Academy's Zach Cothren & Marcus Dempsey

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Fight Sport Focus Podcast Episode 43 - Science of Jiu Jitsu Academy's Zach Cothren & Marcus Dempsey

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Fight Sport Focus Podcast Episode 43 - Science of Jiu Jitsu Academy's Zach Cothren & Marcus Dempsey
The Fight Sport Focus Podcast's 42nd episode! Hosts Jeffery Hoffmann and Nicholas Sherlock go LIVE with Science of Jiu Jitsu Academy's Zach Cothren & Marcus Dempsey. Don't forget to subscribe to and share this podcast on Anchor.fm, Spotify, iTunes, Google, or wherever you get your podcasts, and follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter @fightsportfocus and visit us at FightSportFocus.com. Theme music by audionautix.com.
02:07:45
April 24, 2021
Fight Sport Focus Podcast Episode 42 - LSU National Champion Jakori Savage, Thomas Webb, "The Don" Jon Eiland
The Fight Sport Focus Podcast's 42nd episode! Hosts Jeffery Hoffmann and Nicholas Sherlock go LIVE with former LSU Tiger and NATIONAL CHAMPION turned MMA fighter Jakori Savage in studio!  We also have 2 special guests with us, the one and only Thomas G Webb and "The Don" Jon Eiland!! Don't forget to subscribe to and share this podcast on Anchor.fm, Spotify, iTunes, Google, or wherever you get your podcasts, and follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter @fightsportfocus and visit us at FightSportFocus.com. Theme music by audionautix.com
02:14:46
April 2, 2021
Fight Sport Focus Podcast Episode 41 - NOLA MMA's Ray Lopez & Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship's Leonard Garcia
The Fight Sport Focus Podcast's 41st episode! Hosts Jeffery Hoffmann and Nicholas Sherlock go LIVE with NOLA MMA's Ray Lopez in studio, and we get a call from Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship's Leonard Garcia! Don't forget to subscribe to and share this podcast on Anchor.fm, Spotify, iTunes, Google, or wherever you get your podcasts, and follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter @fightsportfocus and visit us at FightSportFocus.com. Theme music by audionautix.com
01:39:41
March 27, 2021
Fight Sport Focus Podcast Episode 40 - BKFC's Scott "The Irish Spartan" O'Shaughnessy, Kenny "So Tough" Stevens, Katie Shook
The Fight Sport Focus Podcast's 40th episode! Hosts Jeffery Hoffmann and Nicholas Sherlock go LIVE with Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship's Scott "The Irish Spartan" O'Shaughnessy and Louisiana MMA OG Kenny "So Tough" Stevens!  First, we are joined by BKFC's Katie Shook!  Then, we talk about Scott's upcoming BKFC debut, BKFC 16, Friday, March 19th, against Melvin Guillard. Don't forget to subscribe to and share this podcast on Anchor.fm, Spotify, iTunes, Google, or wherever you get your podcasts, and follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter @fightsportfocus and visit us at FightSportFocus.com. Theme music by audionautix.com
02:34:26
March 13, 2021
Fight Sport Focus Podcast Episode 39 - BKFC's Leonard Garcia, Jason Fish & Kaleb Harris
The Fight Sport Focus Podcast's 39th episode! Yet another Bare Knuckle Bonanza, as hosts Jeffery Hoffmann and Nicholas Sherlock go LIVE with three more fighters from the upcoming BKFC 16 card!  First, we speak to ex-WEC/UFC contender Leonard Garcia.  Then later in the show, we speak with Jason Fish and Kaleb Harris! Don't forget to subscribe to and share this podcast on Anchor.fm, Spotify, iTunes, Google, or wherever you get your podcasts, and follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter @fightsportfocus and visit us at FightSportFocus.com. Theme music by audionautix.com
01:29:06
March 5, 2021
Fight Sport Focus Podcast Episode 38 - BKFC's Joe Elmore, Nate Shook, Ryan Jones, Eric Thompson & Spencer Rugerri
The Fight Sport Focus Podcast's 38th episode! It's another Bare Knuckle Bonanza, as host Jeffery Hoffmann and special guest host Dynamite David Hardy go LIVE with BKFC's Joe Elmore, Nate Shook, Ryan Jones, Eric Thompson & Spencer Rugerri! Don't forget to subscribe to and share this podcast on Anchor.fm, Spotify, iTunes, Google, or wherever you get your podcasts, and follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter @fightsportfocus and visit us at FightSportFocus.com. Theme music by audionautix.com
02:13:18
March 4, 2021
Fight Sport Focus Podcast Episode 37 - Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship's Brian Soscia, Audra Cummings & Brad Kelly
The Fight Sport Focus Podcast's 37th episode! Hosts Jeffery Hoffmann and Nicholas Sherlock go LIVE with Brian Soscia! Brian is one of the voices of BKFC with post-fight interviews and the BKFC podcast!  He also had a career in radio and professional wrasslin'.  Then, we are joined by BKFC's newest female fighter, Audra Cummings, and Brad Kelly!  Audra has a fight coming up at BKFC 16 against Randine Eckholm, and Brad will face Elvin Leon Brito! Don't forget to subscribe to and share this podcast on Anchor.fm, Spotify, iTunes, Google, or wherever you get your podcasts, and follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter @fightsportfocus and visit us at FightSportFocus.com. Theme music by audionautix.com
01:47:55
February 25, 2021
Fight Sport Focus Faceoff 7 - Nate Shook - Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship Matchmaker, KNUCKLEMANIA Recap & BKFC 16 Preview
In this episode of the Fight Sport Focus Faceoff, host Jeffery Hoffmann speaks with Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship matchmaker Nate Shook. We recap BKFC KNUCKLEMANIA and do a quick preview of BKFC 16, Friday, March 19th, from Biloxi, Mississippi, and live on the BKTV App. Don't forget to subscribe to and share this podcast on Anchor.fm, Spotify, iTunes, Google, or wherever you get your podcasts, and follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter @fightsportfocus and visit us at FightSportFocus.com. Theme music by audionautix.com
35:01
February 19, 2021
Fight Sport Focus Podcast Episode 36 - BKFC's Britain Hart, Taylor Starling, Charisa Sigala #KNUCKLEMANIA
The Fight Sport Focus Podcast's 36th episode! Hosts Jeffery Hoffmann and Nicholas Sherlock go LIVE with Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship STAR Britain Hart to discuss her sensational win over ex-UFC Flyweight Paige Vanzant at #knucklemania! Then, we're joined by the two ladies who stole the show in their phenomenal debut fights for BKFC, Taylor Starling & Charisa Sigala! Don't forget to subscribe to and share this podcast on Anchor.fm, Spotify, iTunes, Google, or wherever you get your podcasts, and follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter @fightsportfocus and visit us at FightSportFocus.com. Theme music by audionautix.com
02:07:38
February 18, 2021
Fight Sport Focus Podcast Episode 35 - Gladatiors Academy's AJ "The Ghost" Fletcher
The Fight Sport Focus Podcast's 35th episode! Hosts Jeffery Hoffmann and Nicholas Sherlock go LIVE with Gladiators Academy of Lafayette's AJ "The Ghost" Fletcher! AJ is a 6-0 professional MMA fighter, and he'll be returning to the cage on Friday, March 5th, for Ikon fighting federation from Biloxi, MS and live on UFC Fight Pass!  Don't forget to subscribe to and share this podcast on Anchor.fm, Spotify, iTunes, Google, or wherever you get your podcasts, and follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter @fightsportfocus and visit us at FightSportFocus.com. Theme music by audionautix.com
02:03:14
February 13, 2021
Fight Sport Focus Podcast Episode 34 - BKFC's Brandon Lambert and Christine Ferea - KNUCKLEMANIA Recap
The Fight Sport Focus Podcast's 34th episode! Hosts Jeffery Hoffmann and Nicholas Sherlock go LIVE with Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship's #1 ranked female fighter, Christine Ferea & the #knucklemania fighter that everyone is talking about, Brandon Lambert!  We also recap all of the action from BKFC's KNUCKLEMANIA!  Don't forget to subscribe to and share this podcast on Anchor.fm, Spotify, iTunes, Google, or wherever you get your podcasts, and follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter @fightsportfocus and visit us at FightSportFocus.com. Theme music by audionautix.com
01:36:25
February 11, 2021
Fight Sport Focus Podcast Episode 33 - Gladiators Academy's Justice Lamperez and Elliot Hebert
The Fight Sport Focus Podcast's 33rd episode! Hosts Jeffery Hoffmann and Nicholas Sherlock go LIVE with two winners from last Saturday's GCMMA 8, Gladiators Academy of Lafayette's Justice Lamperez and Elliot Hebert!  Justice is a 3-3 professional fighter and ex-marine.  Elliot is 4-1, and he just won the Gulf Coast MMA amateur Lightweight title.  Don't forget to subscribe to and share this podcast on Anchor.fm, Spotify, iTunes, Google, or wherever you get your podcasts, and follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter @fightsportfocus and visit us at FightSportFocus.com. Theme music by audionautix.com
02:13:55
January 30, 2021
Fight Sport Focus Podcast Episode 32 - Macy "Mako" Breaux
The Fight Sport Focus Podcast's 32nd episode! Hosts Jeffery Hoffmann and Nicholas Sherlock go LIVE with Mid City Martial Arts and Fitness's Macy Breaux. Macy will be making her professional MMA debut for Ikon fighting federation 5, March 5th, from Biloxi, Mississippi.  More than a fighter, Macy is also an entrepreneur.  She owns Macy's Meal Prep and she has recently started another business to help people reach fitness goals and to help fighters cut weight.  Don't forget to subscribe to and share this podcast on Anchor.fm, Spotify, iTunes, Google, or wherever you get your podcasts, and follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter @fightsportfocus and visit us at FightSportFocus.com. Theme music by audionautix.com
01:01:46
January 21, 2021
Fight Sport Focus Podcast Episode 31 - Thomas Webb, Nakia "The Great" Brown and "The Don" Jon Eiland - Saints' Companion
The Fight Sport Focus Podcast's 31st episode! Hosts Jeffery Hoffmann and Nicholas Sherlock go live with Thomas Webb and Nakia Brown! Nakia will face Braxton King in a Featherweight Title Bout for Gulf Coast Mixed Martial Arts, LLC 8, next Saturday, January 23rd, from Biloxi, Mississippi.  Don't forget to subscribe to and share this podcast on Anchor.fm, Spotify, iTunes, Google, or wherever you get your podcasts, and follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter @fightsportfocus and visit us at FightSportFocus.com. Theme music by audionautix.com
01:41:59
January 18, 2021
Fight Sport Focus Podcast Episode 30 - Bare Knuckle BONANZA 2 - Lightweight Champion Johnny Bedford, Zach Zane, Taylor Starling, Greg Bono - Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship's KNUCKLEMANIA Fighters
The Fight Sport Focus Podcast's 30th episode! Jeffery Hoffmann hosts part 2 of the Bare Knuckle BONANZA, with interviews of 4 fighters from Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship's upcoming KNUCKLEMANIA!  I talk to Greg Bono, Taylor Starling, BKFC Lightweight Champion Johnny Bedford, and Zach Zane.  Don't forget to subscribe to and share this podcast on Anchor.fm, Spotify, iTunes, Google, or wherever you get your podcasts, and follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter @fightsportfocus and visit us at FightSportFocus.com. Theme music by audionautix.com
45:32
January 17, 2021
Fight Sport Focus Podcast Episode 29 - Bare Knuckle BONANZA 1 - Chris Leben, Britain Hart, Brandon Lambert, Rob Morrow, John Chalbeck - Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship's KNUCKLEMANIA Fighters
The Fight Sport Focus Podcast's 29th episode! Jeffery Hoffmann and Nicholas Sherlock host part 1 of the Bare Knuckle BONANZA, with interviews from 5 fighters from Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship's upcoming KNUCKLEMANIA!  We talk to Brandon Lambert, John Chalbeck, Britain Hart, Rob Morrow and Chris Leben.  Don't forget to subscribe to and share this podcast on Anchor.fm, Spotify, iTunes, Google, or wherever you get your podcasts, and follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter @fightsportfocus and visit us at FightSportFocus.com. Theme music by audionautix.com
01:19:10
January 17, 2021
Fight Sport Focus Podcast Episode 28 - ONE FC Featherweight World Champion Thanh Le, and Mid City MMA owner and head instructor Shawn Gayton
The Fight Sport Focus Podcast's 28th episode! Hosts Jeffery Hoffmann and Nicholas Sherlock go LIVE with ONE FC Featherweight World Champion Thanh Le MMA, and Mid City Martial Arts and Fitness' owner and head instructor Shawn Gayton!  Don't forget to subscribe to and share this podcast on Anchor.fm, Spotify, iTunes, Google, or wherever you get your podcasts, and follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter @fightsportfocus and visit us at FightSportFocus.com. Theme music by audionautix.com
01:41:51
January 16, 2021
Fight Sport Focus Podcast Episode 27 - BJJ Black Belt, Louisiana MMA Referee Gabe Barahona
The Fight Sport Focus Podcast's 27th episode! Hosts Jeffery Hoffmann and Nicholas Sherlock go LIVE with BJJ Black Belt, MMA referee, former Canadian Football League regional scout, and LOUISIANA's own Gabe Barahona.  Gabe talks about his journey in Brazilian jiu jitsu and mixed martial arts to becoming one of the most prominent MMA referees in the region!  Don't forget to subscribe to and share this podcast on Anchor.fm, Spotify, iTunes, Google, or wherever you get your podcasts, and follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter @fightsportfocus and visit us at FightSportFocus.com. Theme music by audionautix.com
01:47:33
January 9, 2021
Fight Sport Focus Podcast Episode 26 - Rich "No Love" Clementi & Sons
The Fight Sport Focus Podcast's twenty-sixth episode. Hosts Jeffery Hoffmann and Nicholas "Niki the G" Sherlock are joined in studio by the Godfather of Louisiana MMA, ex-UFC Lightweight/Welterweight Rich "No Love" Clementi and his two sons.  Beginning in 1999, Rich's professional career lasted 14 years, comprising nearly 70 professional fights, with organizations such as the UFC and Bellator, and against some of the most recognizable names in the sport, including Yves Edwards, Caol Uno, Din Thomas, Melvin Guillard, Gleison Tibau and Shinya Aoki. His two sons are already national wrestling champions with bright futures in the sport.  Don't forget to subscribe to and share this podcast on Anchor.fm, Spotify, iTunes, Google, or wherever you get your podcasts, and follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter @fightsportfocus and visit us at FightSportFocus.com. Theme music by audionautix.com
02:16:20
January 4, 2021
Fight Sport Focus Podcast Episode 25 - Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship Heavyweight Champion Joey Beltran, 5-Fight BKFC Veteran Travis Thompson, Official Police Gazette Bare Knuckle Rankings Recap
The Fight Sport Focus Podcast's twenty-fifth episode. Hosts Jeffery Hoffmann and Nicholas "Niki the G" Sherlock recap the official Police Gazette bare knuckle rankings released on Christmas Eve.  Then, we are joined by Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship Heavyweight Champion Joey Beltran.  Joey discusses his journey through mixed martial arts to BKFC and some potential future matchups for him in the squared-circle.  Lastly, 5-fight BKFC veteran Travis Thompson phones in.  Travis discusses his longtime friendship with the Feldman family, and his journey in BKFC.  Don't forget to subscribe to and share this podcast on Anchor.fm, Spotify, iTunes, Google, or wherever you get your podcasts, and follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter @fightsportfocus and visit us at FightSportFocus.com. Theme music by audionautix.com
01:04:20
December 30, 2020
Fight Sport Focus Podcast Episode 24 - The Hughes Brothers, Dennis & Ethan Hughes
The Fight Sport Focus Podcast's twenty-fourth episode. Hosts Jeffery Hoffmann and Nicholas "Niki the G" Sherlock are joined IN STUDIO by The Hughes Brothers, Dennis & Ethan Hughes.  Dennis is a 3-2 professional MMA fighter, Ethan is a 5-0 amateur, and the brothers are both coming off of wins at Empire Fighting Championship 8.  In this episode, we discuss fighting, pop culture and "fine" art.  Don't forget to subscribe to and share this podcast on Anchor.fm, Spotify, iTunes, Google, or wherever you get your podcasts, and follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter @fightsportfocus and visit us at FightSportFocus.com. Theme music by audionautix.com
02:12:14
December 29, 2020
Fight Sport Focus Podcast Episode 23 - PhenomA-FIT & Jason Knight MMA's Greg "Double G" Guidry & Jamaal Jenkins, Empire FC 8 Recap
The Fight Sport Focus Podcast's twenty-third episode. Hosts Jeffery Hoffmann and Nicholas "Niki the G" Sherlock are joined IN STUDIO by PhenomA-FIT & Jason Knight MMA's Greg "Double G" Guidry and Jamaal Jenkins.  Both Greg and Jamaal are coming off of big wins at Empire Fighting Championship 7 & 8 from this past weekend.  We discuss with Greg and Jamal their formative pasts, what led them on their journey to mixed martial arts, and what led them to become teammates.  Also, there was a copious amount of alcohol involved, so all kinds of ridiculousness ensued. Don't forget to subscribe to and share this podcast on Anchor.fm, Spotify, iTunes, Google, or wherever you get your podcasts, and follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter @fightsportfocus and visit us at FightSportFocus.com. Theme music by audionautix.com
02:14:52
December 25, 2020
Fight Sport Focus Podcast Episode 22 - BKFC's Sam "The Hillbilly Hammer" Shewmaker, Deputy Commissioner over MMA in Louisiana Mr. Ricky Norris, 2020 MMA & Combat Sport Award Winners, Empire FC 7 Recap
The Fight Sport Focus Podcast's twenty-second episode. Hosts Jeffery Hoffmann and Nicholas "Niki the G" Sherlock recap Empire Fighting Championship 7.  We are joined by BKFC 15 main event winner and Heavyweight title contender Sam "The Hillbilly Hammer" Shewmaker.  Sam talks about his rise in Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship and his thoughts on facing Joey Beltran for BKFC Heavyweight gold.  Then, we are joined by Deputy Commissioner over MMA in the state of Louisiana Mr. Ricky Norris.  Mr. Ricky discusses the state of MMA in Louisiana amidst the Covid-19 lockdowns, what 2021 might look like, and the possibility of welcoming Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship to the state!  Lastly, we announce the winners of the 2020 Gulf Coast MMA & Combat Sport Awards!  Don't forget to subscribe to and share this podcast on Anchor.fm, Spotify, iTunes, Google, or wherever you get your podcasts, and follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter @fightsportfocus and visit us at FightSportFocus.com. Theme music by audionautix.com
01:21:07
December 24, 2020
Fight Sport Focus Podcast Episode 21 - Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship 15 Recap, Dakota Cochrane, Quentin Henry, Josh Burns
The Fight Sport Focus Podcast's twenty-first episode. Hosts Jeffery Hoffmann and Nicholas "Niki the G" Sherlock recap Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship 15.  We are joined by three of the big winners from BKFC 15, Dakota Cochrane, Quentin Henry and Josh Burns.  Don't forget to subscribe to and share this podcast on Anchor.fm, Spotify, iTunes, Google, or wherever you get your podcasts, and follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter @fightsportfocus and visit us at FightSportFocus.com. Theme music by audionautix.com
01:13:54
December 18, 2020
Fight Sport Focus Podcast Episode 20 - Apex Martial Arts & Fitness's Joe Treadaway, Coty "Thunder" Ziegler and Lionel "Lion Heart" Lewis, UFC 256: Figueiredo vs. Moreno Recap
The Fight Sport Focus Podcast's twentieth episode. Host Jeffery Hoffmann is joined in-studio by Apex Martial Arts & Fitness's Joe Treadaway, Coty "Thunder" Ziegler, and Lionel "Lion Heart" Lewis, and we recap UFC 256.  Coty and Lionel fought each other back in 2018, but now they are teammates and are fighting on the same card for Empire Fighting Championship 7, Friday, December 18th, from Biloxi, Mississippi.  Coty will face Jason Knight MMA's Garrett McMahan at Lightweight, and Lionel will face Gladiators Academy's Rylan Melancon at Featherweight.  We discuss both fighters' journies in MMA and combat sports, and what they've been doing to prepare for this weekend's matchups.  Don't forget to subscribe to and share this podcast on Anchor.fm, Spotify, iTunes, Google, or wherever you get your podcasts, and follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter @fightsportfocus and visit us at FightSportFocus.com. Theme music by audionautix.com
01:06:04
December 16, 2020
Fight Sport Focus Podcast Episode 19 - Courage Combatives' Angel Spitale, UFC 256 Picks and Predictions
The Fight Sport Focus Podcast's nineteenth episode. Hosts Jeffery Hoffmann and Nicholas Sherlock are joined in-studio by Courage Combatives' Angel Spitale.  Angel is an abuse survivor turned stunt performer, martial artist, and motivational guru.  She is co-owner of Courage Combatives, and she teaches boxing and self-defense classes.  Don't forget to subscribe to and share this podcast on Anchor.fm, Spotify, iTunes, Google, or wherever you get your podcasts, and follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter @fightsportfocus and visit us at FightSportFocus.com.  Theme music by audionautix.com
02:04:11
December 11, 2020
Fight Sport Focus Podcast Episode 18 - UFC Fight Night: Hermansson vs. Vettori Recap, "The Iron Lion" Jordan Juneau
The Fight Sport Focus Podcast's eighteenth episode. Hosts Jeffery Hoffmann and Nicholas Sherlock are joined in-studio by Mid City MMA & Thanh Le MMA's "The Iron Lion" Jordan Juneau.  Jordan is a 3-0 amateur MMA fighter from New Orleans, LA, and he's fighting for Lightweight gold at Empire Fighting Championship 8 on Saturday, December 19th.   Don't forget to subscribe to and share this podcast on Anchor.fm, Spotify, iTunes, Google, or wherever you get your podcasts, and follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter @fightsportfocus and visit us at FightSportFocus.com. Theme music by audionautix.com
01:21:09
December 9, 2020
Fight Sport Focus Faceoff 6 - BKFC's Sam "Hillbilly Hammer" Shewmaker
In this episode of the Fight Sport Focus Faceoff, host Jeffery Hoffmann connects with Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship's Sam Shewmaker. Sam will be making his 6th appearance with Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship as he takes on Mark Godbeer in the main event of BKFC 15, Friday, December 11th, from Biloxi, Mississippi, and live on the BKTV App. Don't forget to subscribe to and share this podcast on Anchor.fm, Spotify, iTunes, Google, or wherever you get your podcasts, and follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter @fightsportfocus and visit us at FightSportFocus.com. Theme music by audionautix.com
09:50
December 5, 2020
Fight Sport Focus Podcast Episode 17 - "The Don" Jon Eiland and Science of Jiu Jitsu's Professor Marcus Dempsey
The Fight Sport Focus Podcast's seventeenth episode. Hosts Jeffery Hoffmann and Nicholas Sherlock are joined in-studio by 4-1 professional mixed martial artist Jon Eiland and Science of Jiu Jitsu's Professor Marcus Dempsey.  Jon recaps his first career professional loss - a second-round submission to ex-UFC Bantamweight Brandon "KillerB" Davis, at GCMMA7.  Professor Marcus Dempsey explains how he opened a jiu jitsu academy during the chaos of lockdowns and quarantines from the Covid-19 pandemic.   Don't forget to subscribe to and share this podcast on Anchor.fm, Spotify, iTunes, Google, or wherever you get your podcasts, and follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter @fightsportfocus and visit us at FightSportFocus.com. Theme music by audionautix.com
01:49:44
December 5, 2020
Fight Sport Focus Faceoff 5 - BKFC's Jenny Savage
In this episode of the Fight Sport Focus Faceoff, host Jeffery Hoffmann connects with Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship's Jenny Savage. Jenny will be making her Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship debut on Friday, December 11th, as she takes on Sheena Star for BKFC 15, from Biloxi, Mississippi and live on the BKTV App. Don't forget to subscribe to and share this podcast on Anchor.fm, Spotify, iTunes, Google, or wherever you get your podcasts, and follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter @fightsportfocus and visit us at FightSportFocus.com. Theme music by audionautix.com
20:05
December 5, 2020
Fight Sport Focus Faceoff 4 - BKFC's Josh Burns
In this episode of the Fight Sport Focus Faceoff, host Jeffery Hoffmann connects with Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship's Josh Burns. Josh had an MMA career that spanned more than a decade, including a 6-fight stint with Bellator.  However, he decided to take his gloves off and fight bare-knuckle.  After a successful run fighting bare-knuckle in Europe, Josh made his way home, and on Friday, December 11th, he will make his Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship debut when he faces Chris Sarros for BKFC 15, from Biloxi, Mississippi and live on the BKTV App.  Don't forget to subscribe to and share this podcast on Anchor.fm, Spotify, iTunes, Google, or wherever you get your podcasts, and follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter @fightsportfocus and visit us at FightSportFocus.com. Theme music by audionautix.com
24:23
December 4, 2020
Fight Sport Focus Podcast Episode 16 - Douglas Freeman, Ethan Hughes, UFC Fight Night: Smith vs. Clark recap
The Fight Sport Focus Podcast's sixteenth episode. Hosts Jeffery Hoffmann and Nicholas Sherlock recap UFC Fight Night: Smith vs. Clark and Mike Tyson vs. Roy Jones Jr.  Then we are joined by both Douglas Freeman and Ethan Hughes.  Douglass and Ethan are set to face each other for the amateur Welterweight title at Empire Fighting Championship 8 on December 19th.  Don't forget to subscribe to and share this podcast on Anchor.fm, Spotify, iTunes, Google, or wherever you get your podcasts, and follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter @fightsportfocus and visit us at FightSportFocus.com. Theme music by audionautix.com
53:32
December 3, 2020
Fight Sport Focus Faceoff 3 - BKFC's Quentin "The Hero" Henry
In this episode of the Fight Sport Focus Faceoff, host Jeffery Hoffmann connects with Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship's Quentin "The Hero" Henry.  Quentin is a 12-6 professional mixed martial arts fighter, and he's 1-0 "Toeing the Line" with Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship.  Quentin faces Jason Fann at BKFC 15 on December 11th in Biloxi, Mississippi, and live on the BKTV App. Don't forget to subscribe to and share this podcast on Anchor.fm, Spotify, iTunes, Google, or wherever you get your podcasts, and follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter @fightsportfocus and visit us at FightSportFocus.com. Theme music by audionautix.com
17:18
November 28, 2020
Fight Sport Focus Podcast Episode 15 - ONE FC Featherweight World Champion Thanh Le, Vinh Le, UFC Fight Night: Smith vs. Clark Picks
The Fight Sport Focus Podcast's fifteenth episode. Hosts Jeffery Hoffmann and Nicholas Sherlock are joined by ONE Fighting Championship Featherweight World Champion Thanh Le and his brother, MMA fighter and entrepreneur Vinh Le.  We discuss Thanh's rise to success in ONE FC and his fight to win ONE Featherweight gold.  Also, we discuss Vinh's clothing and fightwear line, No Society.  We discuss this weekend's boxing matchup between Mike Tyson and Roy Jones Jr., and lastly, we give our picks for UFC Fight Night: Smith vs Clark. Don't forget to subscribe to and share this podcast on Anchor.fm, Spotify, iTunes, Google, or wherever you get your podcasts, and follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter @fightsportfocus and visit us at FightSportFocus.com. Theme music by audionautix.com
01:17:07
November 27, 2020
Fight Sport Focus Podcast Episode 14 - UFC 255 Recap, BKFC's Uly "Monster" Diaz Talks the Fastest KO in Combat Sports' History, ex-UFC Featherweight Brandon "KillerB" Davis
The Fight Sport Focus Podcast's fourteenth episode. Hosts Jeffery Hoffmann and Nicholas Sherlock recap UFC 255 and review our picks from last week's episode.  Then, Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship SUPERSTAR Uly "Monster" Diaz joins the show.  Uly recorded the fastest knockout in combat sports' history at BKFC 14 on November 13th!  Then, we are joined by ex-UFC Featherweight Brandon "KillerB" Davis!  Brandon is making the climb back to the UFC after a 6-fight stint there.  Brandon just defended the GCMMA Featherweight title last weekend fighting "The Don" Jon Eiland. Don't forget to subscribe to and share this podcast on Anchor.fm, Spotify, iTunes, Google, or wherever you get your podcasts, and follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter @fightsportfocus and visit us at FightSportFocus.com. Theme music by audionautix.com
52:33
November 25, 2020
Fight Sport Focus Podcast Episode 13 - UFC Fight Night: Felder vs. Dos Anjos Recap, Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship 14 recap with matchmaker Nate Shook, BKFC's Lorenzo Hunt, UFC 255 Picks
The Fight Sport Focus Podcast's thirteenth episode. Hosts Jeffery Hoffmann and Nicholas Sherlock recap UFC Fight Night: Felder vs. Dos Anjos and review our picks from last week's episode.  Then, Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship matchmaker Nate Shook joins the show.  We recap BKFC 14 from Miami, FL, and talk about the BKFC debuts of Paige VanZant and Frank Mir.  Then, we are joined by BKFC's Lorenzo Hunt!  Lorenzo had a spectacular TKO win at BKFC 14!  Lastly, we give the betting odds and our picks for the main event of UFC 255. Don't forget to subscribe to and share this podcast on Anchor.fm, Spotify, iTunes, Google, or wherever you get your podcasts, and follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter @fightsportfocus and visit us at FightSportFocus.com. Theme music by audionautix.com
01:20:17
November 20, 2020
Fight Sport Focus Faceoff 2 - Kasim Ruffin
Episode 2 of our NEW Faceoff series!  Kasim Ruffin is a 1-0 professional MMA fighter from Norfolk, VA.  Fighting out of Team XCWT and The House of Muay Thai, Kasim is scheduled to face Deontae Venable at Ultimate Battle Grounds 5 on December 5th, in Myrtle Beach. Don't forget to subscribe to and share this podcast on Anchor.fm, Spotify, iTunes, Google, or wherever you get your podcasts, and follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter @fightsportfocus and visit us at FightSportFocus.com. Theme music by audionautix.com
14:33
November 7, 2020
Fight Sport Focus Faceoff 1 - Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship Matchmaker Nate Shook
The inaugural episode of our NEW Faceoff series.  As opposed to our longer format podcasts, in this series, we’re going to have short conversations with fighters, coaches, promoters, matchmakers, and anyone else involved in the fight game and the fight sport universe. I’m beyond excited to announce that our first guest is none other than Nate Shook!  Nate Shook is the matchmaker for Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship and the owner and matchmaker for the Toe the Line Fight series – that series is akin to what Dana White’s Contender series does with the UFC.  Nate and I discuss the spectacular rise of BKFC and bare-knuckle boxing, the new Toe the Line Fight Series, and what to expect at BKFC 14, coming up on Friday, November 13th, from Miami, Florida. Don't forget to subscribe to and share this podcast on Anchor.fm, Spotify, iTunes, Google, or wherever you get your podcasts, and follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter @fightsportfocus and visit us at FightSportFocus.com. Theme music by audionautix.com
16:57
November 6, 2020
Fight Sport Focus Podcast Episode 12 - UFC Fight Night: Hall vs. Silva Recap, Glenn Mattina & Dahlen Wilson join the show, Atlas Fights 57 Main Card Preview, UFC Fight Night: Santos vs. Teixeira Picks
The Fight Sport Focus Podcast's twelfth episode. Hosts Jeffery Hoffmann and Nicholas Sherlock recap UFC Fight Night: Hall vs. Silva and review our picks from last week's episode.  Then, Glenn Mattina joins the show.  Glenn is the owner of Atlas Fights, a Southeast US mixed martial arts promotion with over a decade of experience.  We preview the main card of Atlas Fights 57, this Saturday, November 7th from the Mississippi Coast Coliseum.  Then, we are joined by Dahlen Wilson.  Dahlen will be taking on "The Irish Spartan" Scott O'Shaughnessy this weekend for Atlas!  Lastly, we give the betting odds and our picks for the main event of UFC Fight Night: Santos vs. Teixeira. Don't forget to subscribe to and share this podcast on Anchor.fm, Spotify, iTunes, Google, or wherever you get your podcasts, and follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter @fightsportfocus and visit us at FightSportFocus.com. Theme music by audionautix.com
01:14:27
November 4, 2020
Fight Sport Focus Podcast Episode 11 - Courage Combatives' Myron Gaudet join the show, UFC 254: Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Justin Gaethje Recap, UFC Fight Night: Hall vs. Silva Picks
The Fight Sport Focus Podcast's eleventh episode. Hosts Jeffery Hoffmann and Nicholas Sherlock recap UFC 254: Khabib vs. Gaethje and review our picks from last week's episode.  Then, Courage Combatives' Myron Gaudet joins the show.  Myron has spent nearly 4 decades in martial arts and combat sports, and he is an MMA referee in the state of Louisiana who has officiated both UFC and Bellator cards.  Myron discusses the importance of martial arts and self-defense, his worldly experience in combat sports and law enforcement, and what it was like to officiate some of Dustin Poirier's earliest fights.  Lastly, we give the betting odds and our picks for the main event of UFC Fight Night: Hall vs. Silva. Don't forget to subscribe to and share this podcast on Anchor.fm, Spotify, iTunes, Google, or wherever you get your podcasts, and follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter @fightsportfocus and visit us at FightSportFocus.com. Theme music by audionautix.com
01:49:38
October 28, 2020
Fight Sport Focus Podcast Episode 10 - Macy "Mako" Breaux & Justice "The Gavel" Lamperez join the show, UFC Fight Night: Ortega vs. The Korean Zombie Recap, UFC 254 Khabib vs. Gaethje Picks
WE DID IT!!  The Fight Sport Focus Podcast has WON ALT 92.3 BEST LOCAL PODCAST IN NEW ORLEANS!! 🎉🎉 THIS WOULD NEVER HAVE BEEN POSSIBLE WITHOUT YOU, the fans, the fighters, the trainers and coaches, the promoters - this was because of you, and this award is FOR YOU!! The Fight Sport Focus Podcast's tenth episode. Hosts Jeffery Hoffmann and Nicholas Sherlock recap UFC Fight Night: Ortega vs. The Korean Zombie and review our picks from last week's episode.  Mid City MMA and Kenner Boxing's Macy "Mako" Breaux joins the show to talk about meal prep, mixed martial arts, and her journey in combat sports.  Then we're joined by Gladiators Academy's Justice "The Gavel" Lamperez.  Lastly, we give the betting odds and our picks for the main event of UFC 254: Khabib vs. Gaethje. Don't forget to subscribe to and share this podcast on Anchor.fm, Spotify, iTunes, Google, or wherever you get your podcasts, and follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter @fightsportfocus and visit us at FightSportFocus.com. Theme music by audionautix.com
01:27:32
October 20, 2020
Fight Sport Focus Podcast Episode 9 - AJ "The Ghost" Fletcher & Kristian Guirola join the show, UFC Fight Night: Moraes vs. Sandhagen Recap, Ortega vs. The Korean Zombie Picks
The Fight Sport Focus Podcast's ninth episode.  Hosts Jeffery Hoffmann and Nicholas Sherlock recap UFC Fight Night: Moraes vs. Sandhagen.  Empire Fighting Championship owner and matchmaker Kristian Guirola joins the show to talk about Empire FC 6 this Saturday, October 17th, Jason Knight's return to MMA, and Empire's upcoming partnership with Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship.  Then, Gladiator's AJ Fletcher comes on to talk about his sensational rise in combat sports, the origin of "The Ghost," and what he feels he needs to do to get his shot at the big show.  Lastly, we give our picks for the main event of UFC Fight Night: Ortega vs. The Korean Zombie. Don't forget to subscribe to and share this podcast on Anchor.fm, Spotify, iTunes, Google, or wherever you get your podcasts, and follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter @fightsportfocus and visit us at FightSportFocus.com. Theme music by audionautix.com
01:23:15
October 14, 2020
Fight Sport Focus Podcast Episode 8 - Dr. Jon Marino joins the show, UFC on ESPN: Holm vs. Aldana Recap, UFC Fight Night: Moraes vs. Sandhagen Picks
The Fight Sport Focus Podcast's eighth episode.  Hosts Jeffery Hoffmann and Nicholas Sherlock recap UFC on ESPN: Holm vs Aldana.  Then, Dr. Jon Marino joins the show to talk about his journey from medicine to mixed martial arts, his world travels, and the fight he's currently engaged in for his life.  Lastly, we give our picks for the main event of UFC Fight Night: Moraes vs. Sandhagen. Don't forget to subscribe to and share this podcast on Anchor.fm, Spotify, iTunes, Google, or wherever you get your podcasts, and follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter @fightsportfocus and visit us at FightSportFocus.com. Theme music by audionautix.com
01:23:19
October 8, 2020
Fight Sport Focus Podcast Episode 7 - "Dynamite" David Hardy joins the show, UFC 253 Adesanya vs. Costa Recap
The Fight Sport Focus Podcast's seventh episode.  Hosts Jeffery Hoffmann and Nicholas Sherlock recap UFC 253 Adesanya vs. Costa.  Then, "The most exciting MC on the planet," DYNAMITE David Hardy joins the show to talk about his experience in nearly a decade-and-a-half of announcing fights.  Lastly, we give some unconventional matchup suggestions for the current UFC women's Bantamweight and Featherweight champion Amanda Nunes. Don't forget to subscribe to and share this podcast on Anchor.fm, Spotify, iTunes, Google or wherever you get your podcasts, and follow us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter @fightsportfocus and visit us at FightSportFocus.com. Theme music by audionautix.com
01:38:42
October 3, 2020
Fight Sport Focus Podcast Episode 6 - "Kid Diamond" Jewel Scott joins the show before fight at iKON1, UFC Fight Night: Covington vs. Woodley Recap, UFC 253 Adesanya vs. Costa Picks and Predictions
The Fight Sport Focus Podcast's sixth episode.  Hosts Jeffery Hoffmann and Nicholas Sherlock recap UFC Fight Night: Covington vs. Woodley.  Then, Mid City MMA's "Kid Diamond" Jewel Scott joins the show to talk about his fight camp at Mid City, his career and commitment to health and fitness, and his upcoming fight.  Jewel fights AJ Cunningham at iKON1 on Thursday, September 24th, from Biloxi, Mississippi and live on UFC Fight Pass.  Lastly, we preview UFC 253 Adesanya vs. Costa and give our picks and predictions for each of the main card matchups. Don't forget to subscribe to and share this podcast on Anchor.fm, Spotify, iTunes, Google or wherever you get your podcasts, and follow us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter @fightsportfocus and visit us at FightSportFocus.com. Theme music by audionautix.com
01:20:23
September 23, 2020
Fight Sport Focus Podcast Episode 5 - "Thug Passion" Brandon Hebert joins the show, Atlas Fights 56 Recap, UFC Fight Night: Waterson vs. Hill Recap, Covington vs. Woodley Picks and Predictions
The Fight Sport Focus Podcast's fifth episode.  Hosts Jeffery Hoffmann and Nicholas Sherlock recap UFC Fight Night: Waterson vs. Hill.  Then, Gladiators Academy's "Thug Passion" Brandon Hebert joins the show to talk about training at Gladiators, his career and fitness journey, and what we can expect from him in his next fight.  Brandon fights Cam Graham at Atlas Fights 57 on Saturday, October 3rd, from the Mississippi Coast Coliseum in Biloxi.  We recap all of the action from Atlas 56, then lastly, we preview UFC Fight Night: Covington vs. Woodley and give our picks and predictions for each of the main card matchups. Don't forget to subscribe to and share this podcast on Anchor.fm, Spotify, iTunes or wherever you get your podcasts, and follow us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter @fightsportfocus and visit us at FightSportFocus.com. Theme music by audionautix.com
01:24:40
September 15, 2020
Fight Sport Focus Podcast Episode 4 - Nunzio "The Nunzilla" Camarata joins the show, Atlas Fights 56 Preview, UFC Fight Night: Overeem vs. Sakai Recap, Waterson vs. Hill Preview, Picks and Predictions
The Fight Sport Focus Podcast's fourth episode.  Hosts Jeffery Hoffmann and Nicholas Sherlock recap UFC Fight Night: Overeem vs Sakai.  Then, Gracie United's Nunzio "The Nunzilla" Camarata joins the show to talk Brazilian jiu jitsu, fighting, professional wrestling, and what we can expect from him this weekend.  Nunzio fights John Clay at Atlas Fights 56, this Saturday, September 12th, from the Mississippi Coast Coliseum in Biloxi.  We break down the main card of Atlas 56, then lastly, we preview UFC Fight Night: Waterson vs. Hill and give our picks and predictions for each of the main card matchups. Don't forget to subscribe to and share this podcast on Anchor.fm, Spotify, iTunes or wherever you get your podcasts, and follow us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter @fightsportfocus and visit us at FightSportFocus.com. Theme music by audionautix.com
01:10:13
September 11, 2020
Fight Sport Focus Podcast Episode 3 - Joe "The Party" Penafiel joins the show, UFC Fight Night: Smith vs. Rakic Recap, Overeem vs. Sakai Preview, Picks and Predictions
The Fight Sport Focus Podcast's third episode.  Hosts Jeffery Hoffmann and Nicholas Sherlock recap UFC Fight Night: Smith vs. Rakic and talk about a few upcoming Gulf Coast events.  Fusion X-Cel's Joe "The Party" Penafiel joins the show!  Joe is fighting for the Flyweight title at Atlas Fights Biloxi MMA Beach Bash on Saturday, September 12th.  Lastly, we preview UFC Fight Night: Overeem vs. Sakai and give our picks and predictions for each of the main card matchups. Don't forget to subscribe to and share this podcast on Anchor.fm, Spotify, iTunes or wherever you get your podcasts, and follow us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter @fightsportfocus and visit us at FightSportFocus.com. Theme music by audionautix.com
52:23
September 4, 2020
Fight Sport Focus Podcast Episode 2 - Atlas Fights 55 Recap, UFC Fight Night: Frankie Edgar vs. Pedro Munhoz Recap, Smith vs. Rakic Preview, Picks and Predictions
The Fight Sport Focus Podcast's second episode.  Hosts Jeffery Hoffmann and Nicholas Sherlock recap Atlas Fights 55 and UFC Fight Night: Frankie Edgar vs. Pedro Munhoz, and preview UFC Fight Night: Smith vs. Rakic and give betting odds, picks and predictions for each of the main card matchups. Don't forget to subscribe to and share this podcast on Anchor.fm, Spotify, iTunes or wherever you get your podcasts, and follow us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter @fightsportfocus and visit us at FightSportFocus.com. Theme music by audionautix.com
39:14
August 29, 2020
Fight Sport Focus Podcast Episode 1 - UFC 252 Recap, Atlas Fights 55, Frankie Edgar vs. Pedro Munhoz Previews
The Fight Sport Focus Podcast's first episode.  Hosts Jeffery Hoffmann and Nicholas Sherlock recap UFC 252, and preview UFC Fight Night Frankie Edgar vs. Pedro Munhoz and Atlas Fights 55. Don't forget to subscribe to and share this podcast, and follow us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter @fightsportfocus and visit us at FightSportFocus.com  Theme music by audionautix.com
47:49
August 21, 2020