Category Archives: Interviews

Guillaume ‘the Showman’ Lamarche Instinct MMA 2 pre-fight interview (French)

This Friday in Quebec, Guillaume Lamarche (7-5) goes to battle against Stephane Lamarche (7-10) at Instinct MMA 2. I recently spoke to the Team Bergeron 27 year-old about facing another Lamarche, moving up to Lightweight, the accusation that he’s got … Continue reading

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Pride/UFC veteran Denis Kang discusses his past and present MMA career (Interview)

Thirteen years into his career, Denis Kang (34-14-2-2) continues to compete for love of the sport. I caught up with the ‘Super Korean’ last Saturday to discuss what’s next, his current two fight skid, how much MMA has changed since … Continue reading

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Ex-Ringside LW champ Guillaume Delorenzi on his potential return to action (French interview)

After Guillaume ‘Il Toro’ Delorenzi compiled a 9-1 record, including eight TKOs, his career was on the fast-track. However, since his June 2010 win over UFC vet Dale Hart at Ringside 7, he’s been out of action. I spoke with … Continue reading

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Stephane Dubé dicusses Quebec’s new amateur MMA federation + rule list (French)

Saturday night in Longueuil, Impakt Fight Night 3 served as the test run for the new ‘Federation Quebecoise d’Arts Martiaux Mixtes Amateurs‘ (FQAMMA). Post-event, I spoke to technical director Stephane Dubé about why he and Joey Benoit are launching a … Continue reading

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Derek Gauthier Instinct MMA 2 pre-fight interview (French)

After kicking off the year with a loss to Iraj Hadin at Ringside 10, Derek Gauthier (7-3) bounced back by submitting Travis Cox via kimura at Instinct MMA 1. I recently spoke to the Lightweight about why he’ll beat Ricky … Continue reading

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Bob ‘the Train’ Landry EFL 3 post-fight interview (French)

After over two years on the shelf, Bob ‘the Train’ Landry pulled out the station at EFL 3, winning the EFL heavyweight amateur title via 1st round arm-triangle choke. I spoke to the friendly 35 year-old post-fight about the feeling … Continue reading

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Top prospect Jason Courchesne on his Instinct debut win, what’s next (French interview)

Debuiting for Instinct MMA, Jason ‘the Spartan’ Courchesne (2-0) dominated Alex Gutierrez (0-1) on way to a 1st round arm-bar sub. I caught up with the 25 year-old Welterweight to discuss why he knew he’d win, his new six-fight contract … Continue reading

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Ringside champ Steph Pelletier talks injury, facing Mitch Gagnon (interview)

After being forced out of his Ringside 12 bout by an injury, Stéphane Pelletier (5-1) is on the mend. I caught up with the bantamweight champ recently to discuss how he got hurt, what he thought of future opponent Mitch … Continue reading

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Pat ‘the Predator’ Côté’s hunger to get back to the UFC (interview)

After scoring his third straight post-UFC win at Instinct MMA, Pat Côté (16-7) is still waiting to hear from Dana White and co. I caught up with the free-agent Predator recently to discuss his latest win, why he won’t face … Continue reading

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Christ ‘the Beast’ Franck Ringside 12 pre-fight interview

In ten days, Christ Franck (1-1) steps into the cage to face Francis Charbonneau (0-0) at Ringside 12. I spoke to the Montrealer at Victory MMA 3 about his opponent, getting through a knee injury during training, making his Bell … Continue reading

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