85 Antonio Carlos Junior – BJJ World Champion

UFC fighter and former Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu World Champion Antonio Carlos Junior is this week’s guest on the Best in the World with Richard Parr.

In this revealing interview, Antonio talks about how panic attacks following the death of his close friend led him to meditation.

The winner of Ultimate Fighter Brazil 3 discusses the transferable skills between different martial arts and his need to improve his wrestling.

The Brazilian talks about learning Jiu-Jitsu with Junior dos Santos, learning to speak English and his favorite shows on Netflix.

You can follow Antonio on Twitter and Instagram @caradesapatojr.

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83 Bas Rutten – UFC Heavyweight Champion

Bas Rutten is a former UFC Heavyweight Champion and this week’s guest on the Best in the World with Richard Parr.

The Dutch fighter reveals what he did differently, after losing to Ken Shamrock, to go 22 fights unbeaten.

Bas discusses his friendships with former rival Frank Shamrock and his podcast co-host Mauro Ranallo

The UFC Hall of Famer talks about time management, acting, and his bucket list.

The MMA star also explains how his O2 trainer cured him of asthma.

You can learn more about Bas at facebook.com/basrutten and on Twitter @basruttenmma

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80 Dan Severn – UFC Superfight Champion

Dan Severn is a former UFC Superfight Champion.

Also a WWE Superstar in the 1990s.

He is a UFC Hall of Famer.

Dan is this week’s guest on the Best in the World with Richard Parr podcast.

The American explains to us his interpretation of what the ring name ‘The Beast’ means to him.

He talks about the differences between cage fighting and mixed martial arts today.

He also discusses what is different between MMA and professional wrestling.

This is one of the longest conversations we have had on the podcast but we barely scratch the surface with Dan.

You can learn more about him at dansevern.com.

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Massive Monday!

Another huge weekend of sport to digest on Monday’s Sportuccino.

We’ll discuss the English Premier League games including Sunday’s match between Tottenham and Everton. We’ll also look ahead to Monday’s game between West Ham and Chelsea.

We’ll reflect on the thrilling title race in Spain where there were big wins for Real Madrid and Barcelona. While in the Bundesliga Bayern Munich managed to extend their lead at the top of the table to seven points.

Football correspondent and scout Ross Dunbar joins us on the programme to reflect the weekend’s action.

We will cram all of this in on Monday when we go LIVE at 8am GMT.

We’ll also cover Tony Bellew’s win over David Haye, UFC 209 and the WGC Mexico Championship.

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Fight Scene

On Tuesday’s Sportuccino we will look at the World of Boxing with Rachel Bowes, the director of Fight Scene Magazine.

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Also on Tuesday, presenter Richard Parr will reflect on Alastair Cook stepping down as England cricket captain and the death of former Springboks skipper Joost van der Westhuizen.

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Joshua v Molina Preview

Anthony Joshua defends his IBF World Heavyweight title against Eric Molina in Manchester on Saturday. Who do you think will win? Let us know in the comments section.

To look ahead to the fight on Friday’s Sportuccino we will speak to former WBO World Junior Middleweight Boxing Champion Paul “Silky” Jones. Richard will get Paul’s thoughts on Dillian Whyte and Dereck Chisora plus the next fight for Katie Taylor.

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Richard will preview the English Premier League matches this weekend. They include Leicester v Manchester City and Manchester United v Tottenham.

We’ll also bring you the latest from the Fourth Test between India and England.

Friday’s product review is Belvita Breakfast.

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27 Lee Selby – Boxing World Champion

The reigning IBF Featherweight Boxing Champion of the World Lee Selby is this week’s guest on the ‘Best in the World with Richard Parr’.

After a successful title defence in April, Lee talks about his potential next opponent.

In his chat with Richard, Lee discusses the training routine and eating habits needed to become a World Champion.

The boxer also talks about adapting to fighting in different locations and how he put together his champion team.

You can learn more about Lee at leeselby.com and on Twitter @leeselby126.

11 Paul ‘Silky’ Jones – Boxing World Champion

Paul ‘Silky’ Jones is a former WBO World Light Middleweight Champion and this week’s guest on the ‘Best in the World with Richard Parr’.

Paul is now ‘Knocking Out Obesity’ and tells Richard about his current role as an ambassador for Heart Research UK.

He gives some great tips on nutrition on what to eat and what not to eat.

The British boxer defeated Verno Phillips in 1995 to become World Champion but as he tells Richard he didn’t get his title belt until 20 year later!

Paul gives some incredible insights on using new environments to improve performance, the benefits of home support and visualisation techniques.

‘Silky’ also discusses his relationship with current World Heavyweight Champion Tyson Fury.

You can contact Paul @psilkyjones on Twitter and also learn more about Heart Research UK at heartresearch.org.uk