38. The Boogeyman Cometh: Rakim Cleveland Interview

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On June 6, Rakim “The Boogeyman” Cleveland will enter the cage and fight in the PFL light heavyweight tournament. His intentions are focused on winning the tournament and cashing the elusive million dollar check.

Currently training out of American Top Team in Coconut Creek Fl, Mr. Cleveland, a former college football standout, took some time out of his training camp to bless us with this interview.

In this episode of the podcast, The Boogeyman talks about transitioning from football to MMA, training at American Top Team, and the mindset it takes to be on top.

Click the arrow for full interview.

 

 

Music: The Alchemist

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11. The Prodigal Son: Dyah Davis

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The apple doesn’t fall too far from the tree.

Dyah Ali Davis is a super middleweight pro boxer and the son of the late, great olympic gold medalist Howard Davis Jr. For the past 14 years, Dyah has been making a name for himself in two different sports;  one is boxing, the other is MMA.

As a professional boxer, Dyah holds an impressive record of 25-4-1. He is a long and lanky technician who has a habit of making contenders look like novices. As a head coach at American Top Team, Dyah is in a class of his own. He is the boxing coach of numerous prize fighters including UFC champion Amanda Nunez, Dustin Poirier, Joanna Jedrzejczyk, and Bellator prospect Jordan Young to name a few.

Today Dyah Davis joins the podcast to talk training, balancing fighting and coaching, and self motivation. Hit the arrow.

Music: Blood, sweat, and Gears; by Curren$y 

 

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