Pound-For-Pound king and Flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson calls in ahead of his TUF 24 Finale title defense against Tim Elliott and discusses training for Tim's quirky style, Matt Hume as a trainer, and not caring about being overlooked by fans. Tim Elliott also calls in to talk about his experience in the TUF house, sparring with Dominick Cruz back in the day, and feeling like he's already won. Plus, Jim and Matt discuss Jose Aldo, Khabib Nurmagomedov, Conor McGregor, Rumble Johnson turning down a Gegard Mousasi fight, and more.
Some of the highlights from Episode 48 of UFC Unfiltered include:
Tim on his journey into the TUF house
Tim evolved his style after sparring with Dominick Cruz
Tim feels like he's already won getting to fight Demetrious
Mighty Mouse on Tim's Cruz-like style
Mighty Mouse on getting overlooked by fans
Fans voices come first
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