Unfiltered Episode 146: Sage Northcutt, Aleks Paunovic, and Bobby Kelly

Actor and big UFC fan, Aleks Paunovic, joins Jim and guest co-host Bobby Kelly in-studio to talk about UFC 217, boxing vs. MMA, working on War for the Planet of the Apes, and much more. Later, UFC Fight Night Norfolk winner "Super" Sage Northcutt calls in to discuss his first fight back inside the Octagon after a little less than a year away, training full time at Team Alpha Male, auditioning to be Ivan Drago's son in Creed 2, and more. Plus, Matt Serra joins the show from his family vacation in Disney World to give his thoughts on this past weekend's fights.
Full Episode
Aleks on why boxing should adopt UFC's bonus structure
Aleks on the Cody vs. TJ fight at UFC 217
Aleks on the Joanna vs. Rose fight at UFC 217
Aleks on going to "ape camp" preparing for War for the Planet of the Apes
Sage on how he decided to go train at Team Alpha Male
Sage on how his first loss changed his approach
Sage on auditioning for Creed 2
Sage debuts his Ivan Drago accent


Presented by Modelo Especial, the official beer of UFC, former strawweight champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk discusses her fighting spirit ahead of her highly anticipated rematch with Rose Namajunas at UFC 223 on April 7.
Doing part of his fight camp for UFC 223 next April 7 at the UFC Performance Institute, Michael Chiesa adds power and explosiveness to his game.
At age 20, Cody’s brother introduced him to five-year old Maddux, who was deathly ill with leukemia. As the two became friends, they made a promise to each other: Maddux would beat cancer, and Cody would become world champion.
Khabib Nurmagomedov showed the lightweight division what he was capable of when he knocked out Thiago Taveres in Brazil back in 2013 to improve to 19-0. Next he faces Tony Ferguson for the lightweight belt at UFC 223 live on Pay-Per-View.