Nov 17, 2012; Montreal, QC, Canada; John Makdessi and his team celebrate after defeating Sam Stout (not pictured) during their Lightweight bout at UFC 154 at the Bell Centre. Mandatory Credit: Eric Bolte-USA TODAY Sports

Podcast: Exclusive Interview with John Makdessi

Mar 16, 2013; Montreal, Quebec, CAN; John Makdessi (red gloves) reacts during the preliminary round bout against Daron Cruickshank (not pictured) at UFC 158 at the Bell Centre. Mandatory Credit: Eric Bolte-USA TODAY Sports

Welcome back everyone to the Cage Pages Fighter Podcast. Today we have a very special guest un-defeated as a kickboxer at 22-0 and current UFC Lightweight competitor John “The Bull” Makdessi.

Download The Exclusive Interview With John Makdessi

During our interview John and I spoke about his transition from being a full-time kickboxer to being a full-time mixed martial artist. John also speaks about his diet and his training regimen at Tristar Gym in Canada.

John Makdessi is currently 4-2 in his UFC career. He has secured wins against other top lightweights such as Daron Cruickshank at UFC 158, Sam Stout at UFC 154, Kyle Watson at UFC 129 and Pat Audinwood at UFC 124.

Makdessi was scheduled to square off against top lightweight title contender Edson Barboza but had to pull out of the bout to a injury as he explains in the interview.

You can reach out to John Makdessi on Twitter. Please follow John on Twitter at


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