Bo Nickal | The Bader Show
Sep 28, 2021
Bo Nickal, a three-time NCAA champion from Penn State, recently made his MMA debut. Nickal joined The Bader Show to reflect on his early wrestling career and his transition into Mixed Martial Arts.
0:00 - You know Bo
3:30 - Setting goals
7:30 - What were Bo’s goals?
10:30 - Non-verbal communication.
13:30 - Early MMA memories.
16:00 - Fights for fun.
19:00 - When did MMA become a viable path?
27:30 - Transitioning to MMA.
32:00 - Training with NLWC.
33:30 - Facing Gordon Ryan.
38:30 - MMA debut
43:00 - ‘You have to train differently for MMA.’
45:30 - Wrestling with nerves.
48:00 - Finishing the fight.
50:00 - ‘The ultimate goal is to be UFC champ.’
52:00 - ‘I’d like to be in the UFC when I’m ready to win the belt.’
54:00 - Building an authentic brand.
56:00 - Sweat it out.