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.

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Music: The Alchemist

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31.Chasing The White Lotus With Alex Banchamek

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Alex Banchamek Bublea is a Romanian kick boxer who left his cozy life in England to pursue his passion in Thailand. Alex now trains and fights out of the Buakaw Village under the watchful eye of the most popular Thai Boxer in the world, Buakaw Banchamek.

With over a hundred fights, Alex is determined to become the best striker on the planet.

On this Episode of the Catching Wreck Podcast, Alex talks about following his purpose, going through the ridiculous and most rigorous work out ever, leaving the Western world behind, and training alongside Buakaw and the rest of his teammates.

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Music: French Blends 2, by The Alchemist

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30. Undefeated Jordan Young Interview

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Jordan Young is the archetypal MMA prospect. He’s articulate, ambitious, and undefeated with a 10-0 record. The Bellator fighter is a submission machine with some solid striking. Training out of American Top Team headquarters in Coconut Creek Florida, Young has all the tools to rule the light heavyweight division.

On this episode, Jordan Young talks about the fight game, training at ATT, fighting for Bellator, and much more.

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Music: Take Over; by Jay-Z

 

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27. Black Dutch Ernesto Hoost Interview

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Known as Mr. Perfect, Ernesto Hoost is a four-time K-1 World Champion Surinamese Dutch kickboxer who is considered one of the greatest martial artists of all time. The 54 year old Hoost began fighting in 1993. His career was exceptional. Ernesto Hoost won belts and titles all over the world and retired in 2006 without a scratch.

Today he is one the podcast. Take a listen.

 

Music: Where I’m From, by Jay Z

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25. Beautiful Boxer: Jamelia Carr Aims For Olympic Gold

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Jameliah Carr, a three times Golden Glove champion, has her eyes set on Tokyo for next year’s olympic. The single mother of two has been boxing for a decade, smoking the competition.

Jamelia is currently ranked top ten in the nation. Her work ethic is off the charts, and her energy is contagious.

In this episode of the Catching Wreck Podcast, Jamelia talks discipline, home schooling her two boys, swimming, training, and pushing past her limitations and more.

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Song: March Madness

Artist: Future

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