Tim and Casey are joined by Valor Fights play by play announcer Vince Ferrara on this week’s episode of The Valor Hour to get you ready for this weekend’s UMMAF National Championship Tournament that will take place in Elizabethton, Tennessee.
Now before the guys start getting you ready for the UMMAF National Championship Tournament, they hit on the hot topics of Cody Garbrandt being out of UFC 213 main event due to an injury and the incident involving Cris Cyborg in Las Vegas which saw her get cited for misdemeanor assault.
After touching on those topics and Casey asking questions submitted by listeners to the podcast for Tim, they get into the interview portion of the podcast. This portion of the podcast has interviews with six fighters that will be competing this weekend in the UMMAF National Championship Tournament. First, they talk with Nick Jewell (13:47) and get his thoughts on this weekend’s tournament. Then, they are joined by Trea Wills (19:10) to discuss his spot in the bantamweight tournament. After chatting with Wills, the guys are joined by Angelo Rivera Jr. (24:45) and he talks about his preparations for his spot in the welterweight tournament. Next, Quentin Thomas (34:55) comes on to discuss the lightweight tournament that he will be taking part in and then Alvin Miller (40:20) comes on to give his thoughts on competing in the lightweight tournament. And in the final interview, Hawaii Perez (47:48) talks to the guys about his place in the flyweight tournament.
Then to wrap up this week’s podcast, the guys give a full preview of this weekend’s UMMAF National Championship Tournament that will take place from the Elizabethton High School in Elizabethton, Tennessee. They let you know the tournament field for each bracket and give insight into all of the fighters.