Top Turtle Podcast – Episode 56: Volkan Oezdemir

Top Turtle Podcast – Episode 56: Volkan Oezdemir

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Top Turtle Podcast – Episode 56: Volkan Oezdemir


Reaction to Valentina Shevchenko’s arm bar finish and Francis Ngannou’s future at the top of the heavyweight division. Plus, discussion on Conor’s next move and Jose Aldo saying he wants to box? And we talk to Volkan Oezdemir who is stepping up on short notice to fight OSP this weekend in Houston!

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Looking for something in particular? Here are the time-stamps:

2:15- Fastest Fight News Segment in the podcast world

20:30- Volkan Oezdemir is making his UFC debut against OSP and he is very confident he will make a huge impact at 205.

29:30- UFC Houston Preview betting odds and predictions


Daniel “Gumby” Vreeland (@GumbyVreeland) – With over five years of jiu jitsu experience, “Gumby” has a wealth of technical knowledge that he brings to the table. Add that to a writing history that includes credits on web (The MMA Manifesto) and print sources (Fight! Magazine) and live coverage of every major promotion, and his breakdown skills are just as sharp as his rubber guard.


David Tramonte (@TopTurtleMMA) – Has a long history in TV Production, having been an associate producer for the Best Damn Sports Show Period, NBC Sports and MLB Network. He has produced shows featuring content from the UFC, Pride FC, Strikeforce and the International Fight League. His passion lies in practicing jiu jitsu and trying to pick MMA parlays.


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