During the mixed martial arts hour on Wednesday’s episode of AFTERNOON PRESS BOX on Sports Radio 560 WNSR, Darren and the boys talked with undefeated UFC light heavyweight Phil “Mr. Wonderful” Davis (8-0), who will take on MMA legend Antonio Rogerio Nogueira (19-4) this Saturday, March 26, in the UFC Fight Night 24 main event LIVE on Spike TV.
Davis talked about the current status of the UFC’s 205-pound division and what he is expecting when he steps in the cage this weekend against one of the sport’s legendary fighters. Davis also talked about his recent appearance on Orange County Choppers and a possible future match-up against newly-crowned light heavyweight champ Jon “Bones Jones.
Davis talks about some of his Alliance Training Center training partners and gives an update on how his teammate Brandon Vera is looking as he prepares to make his return to the Octagon.
In addition to talking with Davis, the guys also recapped UFC 128 and Jon Jones’ win over Mauricio “Shogun” Rua and broke down some of the featured fights on this weekend’s Spike TV card.
The AFTERNOON PRESS BOX features an MMA hour which airs LIVE each Wednesday afternoon from 2 p.m. – 3 p.m. CT on Sports Radio 560 WNSR AM which can be heard in the Nashville and Middle Tennessee market or online on the WNSR website at WWW.WNSR.COM. It is one of the very few mixed martial arts shows you can listen to on traditional radio.
The AFTERNOON PRESS BOX’s MMA hour is hosted by longtime radio sports personality Darren McFarland and NFL veteran Brad Hopkins, who played 13 years for the Houston Oilers & Tennessee Titans. Also part of the weekly panel is Nashville MMA owner and BJJ black belt Ed Clay and martial arts veteran Chris Pappas.
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