Category Archives: Interviews

Drako Sports IMPACT HOUR with Anthony Birchak

Drako Sports IMPACT HOUR with Anthony Birchak Drako Sports IMPACT HOUR with Anthony Birchak The Drako Sports IMPACT HOUR is honored to have Anthony Birchak back on the show. This time we are talking about his fight at RIZIN 2017 in YOKOHAMA against Tatsuya Kawajiri. This is his first step at a run to the RIZIN FF 135 title. One thing about Anthony that his long time fans will know is he has been down this road before, and always comes out a winner.  We have seen Birchak win early and often as a young PRO fighting for some of the United States top promotions (such as Bellator MMA, Rage In Cage (RITC), Jackson’s MMA Series (JMMAS) and World Fighting Federation (WFF)) on his way to MFC. He was the sole reason Maximum Fighting Championship(MFC) even started a Bantamweight class – Birchak went on to be their Bantamweight Champion. After...

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Brittney Elkin Interview

Brittney Elkin Interview  Brittney Elkin Interview What’s up fight fans.  Today I am sitting down with WMMA/Grappler Brittney Elkin.  She has a match coming up in April.  Let’s have a seat and get to know her a little bit better.   Nick:  At what age did you begin your training in  martial arts? Brittney:  I try to remember but I can’t remember exact dates.  I was always an athlete  but I generalize it around the time I went through my divorce in 2010.  So figure out the math for me cause i’m bird brained a bit now.   Nick:  What belts do you have and in what disciplines? Brittney:  I am not decorated with an extensive background in martial arts.  I do have a purple belt in jiu-jitsu and I am proud of it.   Nick:  What camp do you train with?  How long have...

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Jonathon Thomson Interview

Jonathon Thomson Interview Jonathon Thomson Interview Nick:  What does it mean (for you) to be a fighter? Jonathon:  Being a fighter is more than just being a fighter. Its improving everyday not just as a fighter but as a person. Bettering myself to become a follower of the sport and keeping in touch with my inner self.   Nick:  At what age did you begin your training in  martial arts? Jonathon:  I started wrestling at the age of 6. I didn’t get into mma till I was 19, 20 years old. I knew what IFL was when it was on Iowa Public tv and always thought it was cool but I didn’t see my first UFC event till season 10 of The ultimate fighter,my first ppv was UFC 107 BJ Penn vs Sanchez.   Nick:  What disciplines do you train and what belts do you...

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Miki Rogers Interview

Miki Rogers Interview Miki Rogers Interview What’s up fight fans.  Today i will be sitting down with King of the Cage fighter Miki Rogers.  Let’s have a seat with Miki and get to know her a little bit better.   Nick:  What does it mean (for you) to be a fighter? Miki:  Going through hard times continuously but always keeping your head up as press on that’s what being a fighter means to me.   Nick:  At what age did you begin to train martial arts? Miki:  I started training at age 22   Nick:  What belts do you have and in what disciplines? Miki:  I’m a purple belt in Jiu Jitsu & blue belt in Muay Thai   Nick:  With 11 ameatuer fights what made you decide to jump to the pros? Miki:  I’ve had eleven ameatuer fights. With a record of 7-4 my...

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Amber Brown Interview

Amber Brown Interview Amber Brown Interview What’s up fight fans.  Today I had the chance to sit down with Invicta’s very own Amanda Brown.  She has a fight coming up on March 25, 2017.  Let’s have a seat with her and talk.   Nick:  What does it mean (for you) to be a fighter? Amber:  For me being a fighter means inspiring others and my daughter, that is really what I love, is having others looks up to you. So I want to be the best I can be as a role model for others.   Nick:  At what age did you begin to train martial arts? Amber:  I started training at the age of 20.   Nick:  What belts disciplines do you train and what belts do you have in them? Amber:  I train all aspects of mma, however I just put on a...

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ProFC’s Elena Katretskaya: A Russian Trailblazer

ProFC’s Elena Katretskaya: A Russian Trailblazer ProFC’s Elena Katretskaya: A Russian Trailblazer Over the years, We have seen great strides made when it pertains to women succeeding in professional sports.  The United States has become synonymous with creating major platforms for women to show their talents at the highest levels possible.  The best examples would be the growth of women’s basketball on the professional level.  Every summer, The women’s professional league of basketball, the WNBA, has been a staple of American sports since the mid to late 90’s.  Women’s soccer is another example of a platform that was given to women on the professional level. During recent times within Women’s Mixed Martial Arts, we have seen enormous growth in many facets.  Talent, Prestige, Lineage, Star Power, depth… you name it, tremendous strides have been made.  Pioneers like Gina Carano brought the sport to the mainstream,...

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Erick Gonzalez Interview

Erick Gonzalez Interview Erick Gonzalez Interview What’s up fight fans. Today I will be speaking with Erick “Ghost pepper” Gonzalez. Erick is 6-2 as a professional mixed martial artist and fights under the Combate Americas promotion. He has a fight coming on March 30, 2017 in Tijuana. Let’s take a seat with Erick and learn a little more about him.     Nick:  What does it mean (for you) to be a fighter? Erick:  It allows me to press my boundaries and going into uncomfortable zones to try to improve myself. It is everything to me because it is my life.     Nick:  At what age did you begin your training in  martial arts? Erick:  I went into my first MMA martial arts class at the age of 15. I trained on and off but at the age of 20 I began to train...

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Elder Ramos Interview

Elder Ramos Interview Elder Ramos Interview What’s up fight fans.  Today I got a chance to catch up with Elder Ramos.  He will be taking his 17th. pro fight as the main event on April 8 at Strike Off 9 in Virginia.  Let’s get comfy and exchange some words with Elder as his fight is approaching.   GHOST:  What does it mean (for you) to be a fighter? Elder:  I don’t have one specific answer.  It means so much to me.  It is a way to represent myself and my family.  When I get into the cage I think about my brothers who are no longer with us and try and make the best of my opportunities because they cannot.   GHOST:  At what age did you begin to train martial arts? Elder:  19 or 20 years old.  I have been wrestling since I was...

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MMAMadhouse’s @Petetorious interviews Timothy Lewis

MMAMadhouse’s @Petetorious interviews Timothy Lewis MMAMadhouse’s Peter Artman (@Petetorious) interviews Fighter Timothy Lewis for #NWFC MMA Pre-Fight Interview: Tim Lewis (11-4 as an amateur) is fighting for the 145lb title in one of the main events at North West Fight Challenge, Saturday March 25th. In this interview, we start with his crazy story of how he found MMA, his experience in fighting at one of the biggest amateur tournaments, he decision on whether he wants to go pro after his title fight and much more!! This interview took place at his home gym West Coast Fight Team in Auburn, WA.    ...

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MMAMadhouse’s @Petetorious interviews Marcus Mendoza

MMAMadhouse’s @Petetorious interviews Marcus Mendoza MMAMadhouse’s Peter Artman (@Petetorious) interviews Fighter Marcus Mendoza for #NWFC MMA Marcus Mendoza (9-4 as an amateur) is fighting in the main event of North West Fight Challenge Saturday, March 25th!! Marcus is looking to hold a 2nd title as the 125lb champ, going for the 135lb title. In this interview, Marcus reflects on how he got into MMA, his history in the NWFC promotion, his training for his opponent Matthew Anderson and more! North West Fight Challenge is one of the best stages for top PNW Amateur MMA talent to test their skills and see if they’re ready for a professional MMA career!! More information about NWFC on FaceBook: Academy of Brian Johnson  ...

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