BJPENN.com Radio was back this past Saturday with another star studded episode that featured Brian Rogers, Richie Martinez, Raphael Butler, and Brandon Vera.
First on the show was Brian ‘The professional predator’ Rogers, who is coming off a flying knee KO at Bellator 119, he spoke about his roots in Football, and making the jump to MMA. Brian is going to be stepping in the Bellator cage on September 19th against Rafael Carvalho.
Next up on the show was Richie ‘Boogeyman’ Martinez, who discussed his roots in 10th Planet JiuJitsu, how his brother got him into JiuJitsu, and his plans for opening up the new 10th Planet JiuJitsu school with his brother and friend. The Boogeyman is looking to put his undefeated MMA record on the line at Titan Fighting Championship 30 on September 26th.
Next we brought Raphael ‘The Silencer’ Butler on the show, Raphael discussed his roots in Boxing, and what is was like to make the transition from boxing to MMA. As a former Golden Gloves Super Heavweight champion in 2004, Butler brings some of the most devastating one punch knockout power in the entire sport. He will be stepping into the Bellator cage on September 19th to meet Javy Ayala.
Last but certainly not least is a familiar face, Brandon ‘The Truth’ Vera, who spoke about his signing with ONE FC, his desire to make MMA mainstream in the Philippines, and just how much longer he plans to fight. Our hosts Anton and Denny ended up talking to ‘The truth’ about a variety of other topics as well, including street fighting in the US, versus in foreign countries.
You can listen to the entire show below.