UFC heavyweight Phil DeFries (9-1, 1 NC) picked up his second win inside the Octagon over the weekend with a second round submission of Oli Thompson (9-4) at UFC on FOX 4 in Los Angeles. Out of his nine victories, it was Phil’s eighth win via submission.

ProMMAnow.com’s Dan “The Wolfman” Theodore spoke with Phil after the fight about his growing confidence in his punching power and how he made UFC color commentator Joe Rogan eat his words during the television broadcast. Rogan had made the comment about DeFries not having much power in his punches, and right on cue Phil dropped Oli Thompson with a big shot. Brilliant.

Phil discussed his plans of bulking up a bit for the heavyweight division. He also talked about training with Brandon Vera, and said he is one of his main sparring partners at Alliance MMA in San Diego.

Check out more ProMMAnow.com post-fight interviews and UFC on FOX 4 coverage.

By Dan Theodore

www.TheCombatSystem.com www.Youtube.com/DanTheWolfman1 - Dan "The Wolfman" Theodore has been training in many different martial arts since 1986 and has been training with many of the best MMA fighters and grappling instructors around the world since 1997 including Dan Severn, Team Punishment, Tank Abbott, MFS, Saulo Ribeiro, Eddie Bravo, Gokor Chivichyan/Gene LeBell, and 3 months at Black House. Dan's advanced instructional videos on MMA, Combatives Self-Defense, Systema Applications, Catch Wrestling, and overall Grappling have gotten over 6 million views and counting. Dan has fought in MMA against the likes of UFC no.1 contenders Pancrase Champion Yuki Kondo and Jeremy Horn. and won 3 fights by first round submission. He's had two Kudo World Championships fights and a 1 Hour long 85% real Underground fight at Takada Dojo in Japan for the Pride President without knowing what was really going on or for how long! Also, many Advanced No Gi Grappling wins, most by submission, and 2 Gi BJJ wins. Currently Dan works in the Entertainment Industry as a Stuntman/Actor/Motion Capture Performer and has been involved with such projects as CSI: NY, Chuck, Sons of Anarchy, Real Steel, Couples Retreat and Metal Gear Rising. MMA DVD Packages are available on his website!

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