JockPharm Talks


JockPharm Talks podcast is a long-form conversation hosted by Luis A. Mantilla, founder of JockPharm. Here we talk to amazing MMA fighters where we discuss things beyond MMA.

EPISODE #14 – Anthony Romero   

Finally, we got to talk with 🧠 The Genius, Anthony Romero. In this episode Anthony discusses his experience in The Contender Series, his Martial Arts journey, talks about his family and game plan. We definitely admire his dedication and discipline. Being in the UFC is just a matter of time for The Genius.

EPISODE #13 – Omar Hussein  

Luis A. Mantilla in this episode talks to Omar Hussein, a professional MMA fighter from Palestine 🇵🇸 . Great story from Omar! He has been on one tough journey and despite hardships, he continues moving forward! A true warrior who is just moments away from that big FIGHT! 🥊

EPISODE #12 – Andre Ewell  

For this JockPharm Talks, Luis sits down with UFC contender, Andre “Mr. Highlight” Ewell. Mr. Highlight talks about how he stays mentally strong and positive, how important it is to surround yourself with good people, his last UFC win, his 100K challenge, and his new pet goldfish Wheaty #thelonefish

EPISODE #11 – Aleksi Ruuskanen 

JockPharm Talks with Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu expert and Luis’s Jiu-Jitsu coach, Aleksi Ruuskanen. He trains out of MMA Vantaa in Finland. Aleksi tells us his 10-year journey on BJJ, how it started, his goals now, and the origin of his nickname FUBU. Definitely was a very insightful and fun talk 👊

EPISODE #10 – Joel Torres 

Always fun to talk with our friend, MMA expert, MMA scout and Creative Director of Dodge Sports, Joey Torres! In this talk we discuss a little about UFC 253 event, Aaron Phillips stay in Colorado, the new generation of MMA prospects and what Dodge Sports looks for in an athlete. Check it out  😎

EPISODE #9 – Jasmine Jasudavicius

For this episode of JockPharm Talks, Luis has a talk with Top Canadian MMA fighter, the Vicious (pun intended lol) Jasmine Jasudavicius. Talks about her newborn niece, the challenges of training during COVID 19, her learning experience after her last fight, how important is fighting for her, and more. It definitely was a fun talk 😎

EPISODE #8 – Tobias Baker, Part 2

Finally got to continue our talk with Tobias “the Heathen” Baker. What a talk. Make sure to listen to it, as Tobias talks about his past and his journey from wrestling to MMA. He has a true warrior spirit and his story is truly inspiring! 

EPISODE #7 – Heather Standing aka BossLadyMMA 

It was just a pleasure to talk to SUG matchmaker and promotions expert, BossLady MMA, Heather Standing. Boss Lady and Luis Mantilla discussed Submission Underground and its future plans, how it is to work with Chael Sonnen, and her journey. Definitely, it was a fun talk, and looking forward to seeing more of her work and SUG. Enjoy! 😎


EPISODE #6 – Justin Wetzell 

It was so much fun to have Justin Wetzell on JockPharm Talks. Justin is a Top professional MMA fighter with a great fight record of 5-1-0. In our Talk we discussed our love for Dragon Ball Z, how Justin started his MMA journey, shares his advice for MMA fighters who are just starting, and more. “Technical difficulties “


EPISODE #5 part 1 – Tobias Baker 

After many tries, Luis Mantilla finally gets to have a talk with The Heathen himself, Tobias Baker, even if it was for a short while lol  Check out part 1 of our conversation where we discuss fighters life during pandemic times and of course, the love for the sport 😎


EPISODE #4 – Matthew Dodge 

Matthew Dodge is the founder and CEO of Dodge Sports. Matt shares his journey into  MMA world and his experiences along the way. According to Matt, everything in life is an opportunity. Listen to the podcast to find out how Matt keeps busy and creative during pandemic times. 



EPISODE #3 – Aaron Phillips

In our third episode, Luis Mantilla sits down with Aaron Phillips from Alaska. They discuss his MMA journey, and more. Enjoy! 


EPISODE #2 – Noufel El Kasri 

In our second episode, Luis Mantilla sits down with SCL’s (Sparta Combat League) Featherweight Champion, Noufel El Kasri. They  discuss Noufel’s Martial Arts journey, his transition from Kickboxing to MMA, his future plans outside of MMA, and more. Enjoy! 

EPISODE #1 – Khai “the Shadow” Wu 

Luis Mantilla, the founder of JockPharm, sits down with Khai “the Shadow” Wu || 吳仲凱 for the very first episode of JockPharm’s podcast. In this episode, Khai discusses his MMA career, his early days being bullied as a kid in school and overcoming it, his team, and the importance to know how to do business in the MMA industry and much more! Khai gives great advice to other fighters in the MMA industry. His story is truly inspiring! 

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