UFC Unfiltered: Champs Alvarez and Jedrzejczyk

Newly-crowned Lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez and reigning Strawweight champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk join Jim and Matt this week to talk about their big wins last week. Plus, the guys talk about their experiences in Vegas, the sale of the UFC, running into Jon Jones after UFC 200, and Jim talks about his uncomfortable encounters with Alistair Overeem. 

1:10 - Matt and Jim recap their Las Vegas experience.

2:05 - Jim storytime: why Matt Serra is a nice guy.

10:01 - New UFC lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez (and his banged up foot!) join the podcast.

10:45 - What's the first thing the new champ did?

12:20 - The impact of coach Mark Henry on Eddie Alvarez in the lead-up to title fight.

14:20 - Inside Eddie's winning gameplan vs. Rafael Dos Anjos.

18:35 - Does it feel different to be champion in UFC versus other organizations? Has Eddie watched his championship fight again?

20:00 - What are Eddie's impressions on Will Brooks?

21:03 - Conor McGregor? Nate Diaz? Tony Ferguson? Who's next for the champ?

23:25 - Looking back at Eddie's first professional fight, how he paid to fight - and why Matt Serra's part of the story.

26:25 - Eddie talks about his roots in Philadelphia.

33:10 - What would Eddie's life be like if he wasn't fighting?

37:15 - How Alistair Overeem helped Eddie name one of his children.

40:03 - Jim and Matt talk about the UFC sale.

43:51 - The guys talk about seeing Jon Jones in Vegas on Saturday after UFC 200

47:30 - Matt gives us a behind-the-scenes look at the new "Dana White: Lookin' for a Fight Los Angeles"

56:23 - The guys share more Vegas stories - this time with CM Punk

59:20 - Jim meets Conor McGregor and Stipe Miocic (and hilarity ensues)

1:04.41 - "Joanna Champion" joins the podcast

1:05.33 - What would happen if Joanna lost?

1:07.01 - Joanna takes us inside her fight with Claudia Gadelha

1:08.03 - Joanna reacts to Claudia's comments postfight

1:10.18 - What does Joanna do for cardio that makes her seemingly better than all her rivals?

1:11.41 - Joanna reacts to Miesha Tate's loss.

1:12.33 - Joanna talks about how Conor McGregor, Robbie Lawler, Dana White and Lorenzo Fertitta gave her power during her title fight.

1:15.12 - What did Joanna say when she met Justin Timberlake?

1:16.40 - How long did Joanna train for Claudia?

1:17.34 - The champion talks about breaking her hand twice in recent fights.

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