Top Turtle Podcast – Episode 58: Elias Theodorou

Top Turtle Podcast – Episode 58: Elias Theodorou

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Top Turtle Podcast – Episode 58: Elias Theodorou


We talk to the pound for pound king of Twitter, Elias Theodorou, about his fight this weekend at UFC Halifax. Elias also talks about his career plans and how he has been so successful marketing himself on social media.


We also react to the polarizing event that was UFC 208 and get fired up about Misha Cirkunov potential exit from the UFC and preview the gambling odds for UFC Halifax.

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Looking for something in particular? Here are the time-stamps:
2:05UFC 208 Reaction and where the featherweight division goes from here + ranting and raving on Dana White cutting off negotiations with 4-0 prospect Misha Cirkunov. Spoiler Alert: We’re not happy.
17:25– Elias Theodorou Interview. Elias talks about his upcoming fight and training camp for UFC Halifax, whether it’s a good thing that fighters have to talk shit on social media and how his Pert Plus sponsorship came about
39:10-UFC Halifax gambling odds and preview.


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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