Heads Up with Remko Podcast Interview Martin Kampmann
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Martin Kampmann after beating Thiago Alves by submission in 2013 (Getty Images)

Heads Up with Remko ft Martin Kampmann

The former UFC fighter talks about his life, career and love for mixed martial arts and poker

Posted October 26, 2017 by Poker Central Staff Martin Kampmann UFC Thiago Alves
Martin Kampmann after beating Thiago Alves by submission in 2013 (Getty Images)

On this very special edition of Heads Up with Remko you'll get to learn all about the life and career of former UFC fighter Martin Kampmann. Kampmann has played poker since before the poker boom, and walks us through both his career in the UFC and his passion for the game of poker. 

  • 5:15 – Interview start with Martin Kampmann
  • 6:45 – The life of a retired UFC fighter
  • 9:45 – Concussions leading to UFC retirement
  • 13:13 – Sparring with Forrest Griffin, Wanderlei Silva and Vitor Belfort.
  • 15:59 – Not maximizing his potential and training habits
  • 18:39 – MMA workout tips: Quality over quantity
  • 24:45 – UFC 2017 Preview: The return of GSP and Dillashaw vs Garbrandt
  • 30:45 – McGregor vs Mayweather
  • 34:40 – Martin’s favorite fights
  • 42:20 – How to get rich in the UFC. Or not?
  • 45:35 – Starting a career post-UFC
  • 47:48 – Discovering the game of poker and winning Run it Up Reno
  • 52:42 – The adrenaline of poker and playing the WSOP Main Event

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