I recently had the great pleasure of chatting with Tristan Connelly who was just fresh off his absolutely amazing underdog MMA win over Michel Pereira in the UFC,
We went deep into detail about mindset, strategy and training. I think you’ll find this a great episode!
Specific topics included,
00:14 A detailed breakdown of his fight with Michel Pereira,
07:00 Weight control for MMA Fighters,
09:23 What quitting fighting will look like,
11:10 On being a chronic trainer, 12:09 Developing fight strategies,
15:10 Taking a fight on short notice,
18:14 What he does for recovery after hard training,
19:46 What the average week of training looks like,
21:56 The factor that set off Tristan’s winning streak,
24:07 The effect of your win to loss ratio on your MMA career,
25:00 How to figure out if MMA isn’t for you,
29:25 Amateur mistakes Tristan made in pro fights,
37:02 Fighting MMA in Japan,
38:43 Why cornering guys is more stressful than fighting yourself,
41:40 Working as a motion capture model for the UFC game with Electronic Art,
47:37 How to find Tristan on social media.
The Interview with Tristan Connelly in Video Form on My Youtube Channel
You can listen to the interview a couple of different ways.
If you prefer a video format here’s the interview on Youtube or you can just watch it below…
My Interview with Tristan Connelly in Audio Form on The Strenuous Life Podcast
The interview is also on my popular podcast called The Strenuous Life Podcast.
For example, if you have an iPhone then it’s the purple app with the antenna-like thing in it; just click the Apple Podcasts link below to go to the right place and hit ‘subscribe’.
Here are the links to find the podcast on various players – today’s episode is number 239…
- Apple Podcasts (the purple app on your iPhone)
- Google Podcasts (the new google podcast app)
- Spotify (it’s free)
- Google Play
Or you can just stream the audio from the podcast on the player below
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