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Unfiltered: Demian Maia and Kamaru Usman

 

"The Nigerian Nightmare" Kamaru Usman calls in and talks about fighting short-notice opponent Demian Maia in the main event of UFC Fight Night Chile, being excited to fight a higher-ranked opponent, physically disliking Colby Covington, how he matches up with Tyron Woodley, and a lot more. Then, #5 UFC Welterweight contender Demian Maia joins the show and discusses stepping in for the injured Santiago Ponzinibbio against Kamaru Usman, helping spread awareness of MMA to more South American countries like Chile, what went wrong in his last fight against Colby Covington, his new four-fight UFC contract, and more. Plus, Matt and guest co-host Phoenix Carnevale talk about Eddie Alvarez vs. Dustin Poirier 2, Chuck Liddell and Jon Jones going back-and-forth on Twitter, a UFC Chile preview and picks, and a brand new installment of Matt's Move Minute featuring Avengers: Infinity War.
Full Episode

Kamaru is excited to fight Demian Maia, who's ranked above him in the UFC Welterweight division

Kamaru on wanting to punch a hole in Colby Covington's head

Kamaru on the RDA vs. Colby Covington fight at UFC 225

Kamaru is salivating over the opportunity to fight for the UFC Welterweight title

Demian on Kamaru Usman as an opponent, being able to help open up the South American MMA market

Demian on what went wrong vs. Colby Covington

Demian on his retirement plans, new UFC contract