61f9e7fc98b11beda1f7427d58379565On this special “Extra” episode brought to you by MMAOddsBreaker.com and partners at LastWordOnSports.com, myself (@LynchOnSports) and special guest TUF Nations winner Elias “The Spartan” Theodorou talk all about The Ultimate Fighter. With the upcoming tryouts for Season 22 coming up on April 27th, it was only fitting to have a past winner come on to talk about it.  Also we welcome four Canadian TUF 22 hopefuls to the show including Ryan Dickson (170lbs), Kyle Nelson (155lbs), Sabah Fadai (155lbs) and Jeremy Kennedy (155lbs).   Talking “TUF” with Elias Theodorou  Elias discusses the selection process for The Ultimate Fighter, what these fighters can expect,  what type of interview questions the UFC asks and how the grappling/sparring works. Also he talks about how winning the show has impacted his career and what’s next for him after his win over Roger Narvaez at UFC 185.   Interview: Ryan Dickson (TUF 22 welterweight hopeful) Burlington, Ontario – 14 mins in  Ryan talks about trying out for the show for the second time, losing his Hard Knocks lightweight title in his last fight and why he believes the UFC will select him this time around. He also explains why boxing star Gennady Golovkin has been a huge influence on him. Read a full profile on Ryan here    Interview: Kyle “The Monster” Nelson (TUF 22 lightweight hopeful) Huntsville, Ontario  – 26 mins in    Kyle talks about how he became involved in the sport, why he’s had such a hard time getting fights and the GoFundMe page he setup to pay for his trip to Vegas for the TUF 22 tryouts. Read a full profile on Kyle here    Interview: Sabah Fadai (TUF 22 lightweight hopeful) Chilliwack, British Columbia   – 39 mins in    Sabah discusses his MMA career, fighting for MFC and WSOF and the injury that caused him to miss the cut for last year’s TUF Nations: Canada vs. Australia show. Read a full profile on Sabah here    Interview: Jeremy Kennedy (TUF 22 lightweight hopeful) Surrey, British Columbia – 56 mins in    Jeremy talks about spending most of last year in Thailand training and competing, how he got the nickname “JBC” and why he believes youth will be on his side during these tryouts. Read a full profile on Jeremy here.      SUBSCRIBE to us on iTunes! here SUBSCRIBE to us on Stitcher here “Like” our Facebook Page here. Follow us on Twitter @PartingShotMMA The Parting Shot Podcast – EXTRA: TUF 22 Tryouts Edition (Right Click, Save As to Download)