17. Triple OG Shonie Carter

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Shonie Carter is a United States Marine Corps veteran and an American mixed martial artist who has competed in the Welterweight, Middleweight and Light Heavyweight divisions. He is a former WEC Welterweight Champion, a UFC veteran, and a contestant on The Ultimate Fighter 4 reality show. He has also competed in Pancrase, King of the Cage, M-1 Global, KSW and Bellator. Shonie Carter is known for his flashy outfits, and outgoing personality.

Carter was born in Chicago, Illinois. He began his martial arts training in Greco-Roman wrestling which led him to judo, jujutsu, sanshou, kickboxing, and Shidōkan Karate. He is also an accomplished personal trainer who enjoys drawing and music.

In today’s podcast, Shonie Carter talks about his illustrious career, training law enforcement, street fighting, and much more. Click the arrow below and enjoy.


Music by: PJ Pressure


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8. Carlos Newton: The Last Samurai

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Carlos Newton is an Anguillian-born Canadian  mixed martial artist and a MMA legend. He is a former UFC Welterweight Champion and Pride FC contender. Known as “The Ronin“, Carlos Newton competed worldwide in the biggest MMA organizations including UFC, Pride FC, IFL, K-1, and Shooto.  Carlos Newton is a 3rd Degree Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Black Belt under Renzo Gracie. The Canadian Submission Master has dubbed his fighting style — a fusion of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, judo, wrestling and boxing.

Today, the retired prize-fighter runs his own gym called Newton MMA in Ontario Canada. In this episode of the Catching Wreck Podcast, Carlos Newton and I discuss the good old days of MMA, his training routines, and his class action lawsuit against the UFC.

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Music: Butter by The Bloody Beetroots

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