Pavelich, Zahabi, Vallie-Flagg and Ring Girl Mireika Edwards on Alchemist Radio

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Pavelich, Zahabi, Vallie-Flagg and Ring Girl Mireika Edwards on Alchemist Radio
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Alchemist Radio is the fastest growing podcast in the sport of mixed martial arts. Launched in March 2013 by Alchemist Management owner MC Hammer, the show features some of the most groundbreaking interviews in the MMA world.

Hosted by Bleacher Report featured columnist Mitchell Ciccarelli and veteran MMA journalist Bryan Levick, Alchemist Radio airs every Wednesday night from 5-7 p.m. ET. This is where you need to get your weekly MMA fix!

This week, on a special Sunday night episode, Ciccarelli and Levick spoke with MFC president Mark Pavelich, TriStar head coach Firas Zahabi, UFC lightweight Isaac "Ike" Vallie-Flagg and Tuff N' Uff ring girl Mireika Edwards! It was an action-packed episode with a lot of laughs and exciting interviews!

Tune in via this link (some language NSFW).

Ring girl Mireika Edwards


Key Notes

(13:28) Mark Pavelich

  • Broke down MFC 39 card.
  • Called bantamweight champion Anthony Birchak, "the franchise of the MFC."
  • Said "MMA karma" catching up to Elvis Mutapcic.
  • Discussed plans for bringing the MFC to the United States in 2014.


(42:13) Firas Zahabi 

  • Talked about how Georges St-Pierre is doing since vacating his belt.
  • Said media went too far with rumors about St-Pierre's family.
  • Picked Johny Hendricks to beat Robbie Lawler for the vacant WW title at UFC 171.
  • Discussed Rory MacDonald's mentality heading into UFC 170 bout with Demian Maia.


(70:47) Ike Vallie-Flagg

  • Discussed UFC Fight Night 25 bout with Elias Silverio.
  • Talked about his father's battle with cancer.
  • Said time away from the cage has made him technically sharper.
  • Called out teammate Travis Browne for a superfight in 2014.


(87:53) Mireika Edwards

  • Talked about how she got started being a ring girl for Tuff N' Uff.
  • Said she was a MMA fan long before working in the industry.
  • Discussed how much she enjoys being a part of the Tuff N' Uff family.
  • Broke down her most memorable Tuff N' Uff fight.


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