Jim and Matt take calls from UFC Women’s Bantamweight contender Raquel Pennington and UFC Light Heavyweight contender Corey Anderson. First, Corey discusses his December 9 fight against Sean O’Connell, what it’s like to work with Mark Henry, and learning the hard way about gassing out during college wrestling. Later, Raquel Pennington discusses her UFC 205 fight against former champion Miesha Tate, coming out as a lesbian and the importance of being true to yourself, drawing inspiration from fans, training in Colorado, and more. Plus, Jim and Matt discuss Urijah Faber’s retirement plans, Cruz vs. Garbrandt at UFC 207, Jon Jones’s potential return, and a lot more.
Some of the highlights from Episode 38 of UFC Unfiltered include:
Corey on fighting Sean O’Connell
Corey talks about Mark Henry as a coach
Raquel talks about her UFC 205 fight with Miesha
Raquel on being herself and having the UFC’s support
Raquel on reactions from family and fans as an openly lesbian fighter