01 Jan Video: What the Heck, Episode 33: Alexander Hernandez, Brandon Royval and Lex McMahon
On this week’s episode of What the Heck, MMA Fighting’s Mike Heck chats with UFC lightweight Alexander Hernandez (12:20) as he recaps his first-round knockout win over Chris Gruetzmacher at UFC Vegas 12, talks the changes he has made in his career and mindset, wanting to get another fight in before the end of the year, and thoughts on Thiago Moises’ callout.
UFC flyweight Brandon Royval (31:51) previews his upcoming matchup with Brandon Moreno at UFC 255 on Nov. 21, discusses when he found out about the matchup following his win over Kai Kara-France, being on the prelims instead of the main card, and whether or not he believes with a win he’ll earn a title shot.
Finally, Titan FC COO Lex McMahon (49:24) talks his MMA debut at the age of 49 as he is scheduled to meet Justin Thornton at Fighting Force 4 in the heavyweight main event, why he made the decision to compete, raising funds and awareness for military veterans suffering from PTSD working with the likes of Stephen Thompson and Walt Harris to prepare for the bout, staying focused on the fight when Titan FC has an event scheduled the next day, and more.
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