"I've always been committed to my sport, but now I have to do it for my family and it's one huge thing that motivates me. Every time I feel sore or don't want to go to training, the motivation from having a family is incredible"
My special guest is Alex Volkanovski. Alex competes in the Featherweight division of the UFC. With a record of 15-1 he is making strong inroads in the world of MMA and has made an impressive 2-0 start to his UFC career.
You will learn plenty about Alex Volkanovski in episode 17 of the Talking with TK Podcast.
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WHAT YOU WILL LEARN IN THIS EPISODE
3:00 - Recap from Auckland
5:30 - Creativity in the Octagon
6:36 - Becoming Alex the great
8:35 - 95kg to 65kg
9:45 - Rugby League
11:00 - Growing up in Shell Harbour
12:00 - Developing his MMA skills
14:30 - Signing with the UFC
18:30 -Building a brand
22:25 - Tiger Muay Thai
23:45 - Insights into his training week
25:30 - Mentality changes when becoming a father
26:33 - 15 minutes prior to a fight
28:00 - The feeling of a knock out
29:00 - Dream fight & venue
30:30 - Posters on his wall growing up
31:15 - 5 people he would invite to a private dinner party
32:20 - Fight predictions
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