UFC just seems to keep on putting on stellar events. It’s loaded with big name fighters and star studded matchups. So what is it like it to be in the middle of the action of the fastest rising sport? Reel Talker’s Jim Alexander spoke to some of UFC’s finest to get the scoop on the lives of your UFC favorites, in and out of the octagon.

TYRON WOODLEY:

This guy has a ton of credibility. Former welterweights champion and current #1 in that division. He’s a man of few words. I found him to be a fairly serious but respectful individual. Don’t think he loves doing interviews, but credit to him for speaking to me. It was pretty evident of how accomplished he is with all his various jobs. Pretty clear he’s a big St. Louis guy also. Big time talent.

BRUCE BUFFER:

Bruce is the voice of UFC. The man who introduces and hypes up all the fights is one of the most recognizable voice in sports and entertainment. Bruce was a great interview. It was cool to hear him talk about his brother Michael, who is a legendary announcer, and their relationship. It’s nice to hear they have a positive relationship and root for another professionally.

He shared some fantastic advice for those looking to get into this line of work. Very cool to get a chance to talk to the man who has seen everything that has happened in the octagon.

URIAH HALL:

Uriah couldn’t have been more fun to chat with. He has a ton of personality and charisma that really showed up in my interview with him. I learned a lot about him in a short amount of time. Would have never guessed he’s a big gamer. He’s a PS4 guy (hell yes) and Tekken is his game. I wouldn’t have guessed about his admiration for ballet. He was pretty clear why he’s not a fan of men’s soccer, but also why he loves the women’s game. I thought Uriah was an absolute blast to talk to. Great engaging personality.

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Written by Jim Alexander

Jim Alexander hails from Chicago where he started his journalism career as a film critic and founder of the Chicago Independent Film Critics Circle (CIFCC). He's a Rotten Tomatoes approved critic. Jim founded Reel Talker as a platform to share his love of movies and entertainment. Jim's favorite part of being a journalist is getting to meet and interview actors, filmmakers and entertainers. Jim is a host and on-camera personality for AfterBuzz TV. Aside from his work with Reel Talker, he's the site owner of the Bachelor Universe website, where he recaps and talks about all this ABC's 'The Bachelor'. He also runs the Reel Talker Podcast that can be found on iTunes. In his free time he enjoys attending sports events and playing in recreational leagues. He currently resides in Los Angeles.

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