Saturday night’s UFC 177 pay per view card has a lot of ties to its’ host city of Sacramento.
In the main event, local hero T.J. Dillishaw defends the bantamweight title that he took from Renan Barao in a highly anticipated rematch. Before that, however, a lightweight attraction featuring another Sacramento native and training partner of Dillishaw will serve as the co-main event.
Long time Team Alpha Male fighter Danny “Last Call” Castillo will look to thrill his hometown crowd when he takes on former “Ultimate Fighter” winner Tony Ferguson. Listen to Richard Hunter talk to Tony Ferguson and Danny Castillo about their UFC 177 co-main event fight.
I’m back on stage tonight with the great Hal Sparks at Cobbs Comedy Club in San Francisco! Showtime 7:30 pm.
I’ll be doing a set at Catch A Rising Star in Reno tonight, located inside the Silver Legacy casino. Jill-Michele Melean headlines with Dave Mencarelli supporting. Two for one tickets are available at the Silver Legacy box office.
Thanks to the readers of The Reno News And Review for naming Richard Hunter as their top comedian for 2014!
UFC welterweights “Ruthless” Robbie Lawler and Matt “The Immortal” Brown will main event tomorrow night’s UFC on FOX “Fight Night” card in what many are predicting could be a fight of the year candidate. The winner will earn shot at Johny Hendricks’ welterweight title, and I talked with Robbie about his expectations for the fight. I’ll be cage side in San Jose tomorrow for the fight, so follow me on Twitter for real time updates from the scene!
OK…I didn’t campaign for this last year & I came in 3rd. Now I feel like I need to at least defend the bronze. Voting ends TONIGHT for Reno News & Review’s Best Of 2014 poll. Vote for me for best comedian, and since you need to fill in a minimum of 10 categories, find 9 places to write in The Bunny Ranch for my buddy Dennis Hof. I will love you unconditionally for the next 364 days.
Hear my interview for 105.3 The Fan in Dallas with tomorrow’s UFC Fight Night Dublin headliner “The Notorious” Conor McGregor.
I’m super excited to introduce a new video podcast series I’m doing with world renowned jiu jitsu ace and coach to the UFC stars, Ricky Lundell. It’s called “Rolling With Ricky Lundell”, and we’re shooting the entire thing in my car with a GoPro camera as we patrol the streets of Las Vegas. Each episode we’ll feature a special guest, and this week’s guest was UFC light heavyweight contender Daniel Cormier! Watch this first episode here, and subscribe to our YouTube channel so that you don’t miss an episode. Ricky’s a very funny guy with a wealth of knowledge, and this is going to be a really fun project. We’d be honored to have you along for the ride! If you like it, please fell free to tell a friend and help spread the word : ) -Richard
Listen to UFC flyweight contender Joe Benavidez on The Richard Hunter Show, discussing his fight this weekend with Tim Elliot at UFC 172.
Joe Benavidez talks to Richard Hunter