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UFC Unfiltered: Whittaker and Brunson



UFC Middleweight contender Robert Whittaker calls in to discuss his upcoming fight against Derek Brunson, moving towards a title shot, weight-cutting, TUF, and more. Later, Robert's opponent, Derek Brunson, calls in to talk about Robert as an opponent, his mentality in fights, his background in criminal justice, Conor vs. Eddie, and more. Plus, Ray Longo joins Jim and Matt in studio to talk about Weidman vs. Romero, Mousasi vs. Hall 2, BJ Penn vs. Yair Rodriguez, the suspensions of Roy Nelson and Lyoto Machida, what's next for Conor McGregor, and a lot more.

Some of the highlights from Episode 45 of UFC Unfiltered include:

Robert on the difference between cutting to Middleweight versus Welterweight


Robert on how to counter Derek Brunson


Derek on having a good chin


Derek talks about fighting in the main event in Melbourne


Derek on the implications of his fight with Robert Whittaker


Derek on Eddie vs. Conor, as a former case worker and in-home therapist

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