Ashlee Evans-Smith and Duke Roufus join American Animals

On this episode of American Animals, the Animals are back to cover the latest and greatest in the world of MMA. Plus, two big names in the world of UFC are here to take us inside the octagon.

The guys are joined by Ashlee Evans-Smith who is going for her third win in a row in the UFC Women’s Bantamweight Division on April 15th at UFC on Fox 24 in Kansas City, Missouri. Ashlee (5-1) will be taking on the undefeated Nova Uniao prospect, Ketlen Vieira (7-0) in what is sure to be a grueling tilt.

Next up, Erik Apple and TJ De Santis are blessed to have the best in the business, Duke Roufus, join the show to discuss strategy inside the octagon and coaching from his point of view. Roufus has trained the likes of Tyron Woodley, Ben Askren, Anthony Pettis, and CM Punk and is considered by many to be one of the best trainers in all of mixed martial arts. Listen as Duke tells us about making the transition from a traditional martial arts background, to kickboxing, to muay thai and now MMA striking.

Finally, Erik and TJ review all the happenings from UFC Fight Night London and take a deeper look into all of this week’s MMA news. Join us for this episode of American Animals!

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