Frank is back for the longest GCP episode ever! He talks with Ryan about everything from comedy, pay gaps in MMA, fatherhood, his daughter’s MMA career, vegetarian diet, his pro wrestling debut, competitive grappling and his most recent fight. Click “read more” for listening options and show notes!

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  • Catching up
  • Opportunities outside fighting
  • Public speaking
  • Standup comedy
  • Pay gaps in MMA
  • The need to be a character in MMA
  • Martial artists vs fighters
  • Keeping your skill level in perspective
  • Guiding his daughter through MMA
  • Fatherhood and raising daughters
  • The impact of sports on kids
  • Teaching kids to identify their talents
  • Killing entitlement and building work ethic
  • His desire to fight on the same card as his daughter
  • Lessons he hopes Bella takes from watching his career
  • You must be selfish as a competitor
  • The value of teaching
  • His preferred guillotine grip
  • Variations vs right and wrong
  • Training when you really don’t feel like it
  • The Pummel
  • Frank’s crazy schedule
  • Fishing
  • Why he stopped eating land animals
  • Surviving a global crash
  • The birth of Ryan’s daughter
  • The Roy Nelson fight
  • His grappling match against Forrest Griffin
  • His guard passing style
  • Style drifting
  • Jiu-Jitsu’s no BS nature
  • Multiple attackers
  • Grappling vs striking
  • Leg kicks
  • Why he loves the gi
  • His pro wrestling debut
  • Phone Booth Fighting
  • Commentary gigs