Xmas with The Beast! Our very first guest ever is back for the 3rd time to spread the holiday cheer! We talk food, fighting and answer questions from the listeners! Click “read more” for show notes!

Music intro credits:  “Santa is coming to town” performed by Charlie Parra Del Reigo.

iTunes – http://itunes.apple.com/us/artist/charlie-parra-del-riego/id430364999

Youtube – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCdrKuOS3tBgI-kwq-QPkGtw

Website – charlieparradelriego.com


  • Dan’s recent experience in a Native American sweat lodge
  • Sleeping before competition
  • The mental benefit of knowing how much time is left in a match
  • Holiday Food
  • Acting career
  • Take downs for lanky grapplers
  • Running a structured seminar
  • “Dan, what is an oil check?”
  • Dan’s desire to fight Royce Gracie again
  • Ken Shamrock backing out of a fight with Dan
  • Mustache grooming tips
  • Showmanship in MMA / Conor McGregor
  • Fighters unions
  • Being an MMA promoter