Josh and I talk about our persistent search for meaning in fighting, what you learn about yourself when the cage door closes, how much we like whiskey, and why the Diaz brothers are endlessly fascinating.
Follow Josh around online:
- One of my favorite articles by Josh: Remembering Rory Macdonald’s Terribly Human UFC Moment
- The terribly human moment he was referring to (happens at 1:00 in this video—after five brutal rounds). Also this. I mean, damn.
- All of Josh’s articles on Fightland
- Josh’s fight!
Other things we talked about:
- Nick Diaz: “double fingers and fully locked in a triangle”
- Guy jumping out of an MMA cage
- (Non-fight-related) book that Josh recommends: What Makes Sammy Run, by Bud Schulberg