UFC Bantamweight champion, No. 5 UFC Pound-For-Pound fighter, and TUF 25 coach, Cody Garbrandt calls in to talk about his experience around the TUF house, Team Alpha Male saving his life, his upcoming first title defense against TJ Dillashaw at UFC 213 in July, the infamous TJ knockout video, getting engaged, and more. Later, No. 9 UFC Lightweight Dustin Poirier calls in to talk about his UFC 211 FX prelims Main Event fight against Eddie Alvarez, anticipating the best version of Eddie on May 13, recovering from a shin injury after the Jim Miller fight at UFC 208, and remaining calm and focused during fights. Plus, Jim and Matt discuss Anderson Silva’s recent comments, Cub Swanson’s broken hand, a possible Cris Cyborg vs. Megan Anderson fight, and Matt talks about awarding a Black belt to one of his students.
Some of the highlights from Episode 92 of UFC Unfiltered include:
Cody just wants to beat TJ’s face in and move on
Cody on his approach to coaching on TUF 25
Cody got “supreme confidence” from KOing TJ in sparring
Dustin needs to fight patiently and unemotionally
Dustin on fighting Eddie Alvarez, who’s coming off of a loss
Dustin has nothing to hide as a fighter