The Daily Combat Podcast
#52 MMA Commentator Rich Warner

#52 MMA Commentator Rich Warner

September 16, 2022

MMA Commentator Rich Warner returns to the show to give insight on the upcoming Diamondback Fighting Championship event being held at Adelaide Oval on October 1st.

#51 Garage Wars Recap

#51 Garage Wars Recap

September 3, 2022

Garage Wars was an Arm Wrestling Event held in Melbourne, Australia spearheaded by Mario Tambakis & Andy Boskovski. It featured supermatches between some of the best Arm Wrestlers in the country.

#50 Lasni ”The Berserker” Botha

#50 Lasni ”The Berserker” Botha

August 23, 2022

Lasni "The Berserker" Botha is currently ranked number 2 in the South Australian Arm Wrestling rankings. 

#49 Elon Musk’s Flamethrower

#49 Elon Musk’s Flamethrower

August 13, 2022

We planned to talk about the UFC as an organisation, however when both of us start an episode the topics freely and naturally flow in any direction. We ended up discussing Ancient Civilizations, Men's Mental Heath, Morality In Modern Society & Elon Musk's Flamethrower

#48 Martial Arts Actor/Stuntman Daniel Whyte

#48 Martial Arts Actor/Stuntman Daniel Whyte

August 5, 2022

Daniel Whyte has an extensive knowledge in anti aging practices through both lifestyle & supplementation. Daniel guides the crew through alternate exercises and strategies to keep them strong into older age.

#47 MMA Fighter Joe ”The Vanilla Gorilla” Brown!

#47 MMA Fighter Joe ”The Vanilla Gorilla” Brown!

August 5, 2022

Joe Brown is one of the up & coming exciting prospects fighting out of Cardio-Flex gym in South Australia. We discuss his recent trip to Lebanon to compete in Combat Sambo as well as his most recent fights on the Diamondback Fighting Championship.

#46 Hollywood Matt’s Addiction To Fitness

#46 Hollywood Matt’s Addiction To Fitness

July 31, 2022

Hollywood Matt reveals his obsession with personal body image & the difficulties he's currently facing as he gets older. Dave gives insight into the driving factors behind Matt's obsession. Some very honest & humbling moments on the show.

#45 The Aussie ArmWrestler Jake Ward Returns!

#45 The Aussie ArmWrestler Jake Ward Returns!

July 21, 2022

#45 The Aussie ArmWrestler Jake Ward Returns!

#44 Arm Wrestling Superstars Mario & Andy

#44 Arm Wrestling Superstars Mario & Andy

June 23, 2022

Hollywood Matt and Dave Stockbridge chat to Arm Wrestling superstars Mario Tambakis and Andy Boskovski about Garage Wars 2.0! A huge event for Australian Arm Wrestling.

#43 Esther Pedistic - Bodybuilding & Figure Head Judge

#43 Esther Pedistic - Bodybuilding & Figure Head Judge

June 10, 2022

Esther Pedistic is the current head judge for the ICN Natural Bodybuilding competitions held in South Australia. She currently runs "Stage One Posing" and is the owner of Olympic Muscle & Fitness Gym.

#42.5 Hollywood Matt Goes On Fresh FM

#42.5 Hollywood Matt Goes On Fresh FM

May 27, 2022

This week Hollywood Matt Connelly stopped into commercial radio station Fresh FM to demonstrate Arm Wrestling. Here is the interview that was played on Fresh FM. 

#42 Aussie ArmWrestler Jake Ward

#42 Aussie ArmWrestler Jake Ward

May 20, 2022

The Aussie ArmWrestler Jake Ward Blasts His Way Onto The Daily Combat Podcast! Jake has a unique way of following his dreams, from his illustrious sporting career to commentating a major PPV, this man is truly an inspiration for all.

#41.5 Brief Tournament Recap With Hollywood

#41.5 Brief Tournament Recap With Hollywood

May 6, 2022

Hollywood Matt Connelly gives a quick recap of the Over The Top 2 Arm Wrestling Tournament both himself and co host Isabella Rositano attended in the Gold Coast this weekend. A full episode giving the full story will follow. Also Matt recorded this whilst driving to work so please forgive the indicator sounds lol. More to come 💪💪

#41 Muay Thai Fighters Carli Taylor & Hannah Salter

#41 Muay Thai Fighters Carli Taylor & Hannah Salter

April 23, 2022

Muay Thai Fighters Carli Taylor & Hannah Salter sit down with Hollywood Matt Connelly to discuss their interest in combat sports. Hannah is riding a 4 fight win streak and is currently undefeated in the ring. Carli has built a reputation as a fantastic pad holder and enjoys assisting the girls from Boars Martial Arts gym get ready for fights.

#40 Drugs in amateur sports

#40 Drugs in amateur sports

April 23, 2022

Hollywood Matt and Ring Announcer Dave discuss drugs in amateur sports. 

#39 Working with a high profile YouTuber

#39 Working with a high profile YouTuber

April 15, 2022

Hollywood Matt Connelly & Dave Stockbridge discuss Matt's recent humbling experience having the opportunity to be a weekly host with Arm Wrestling sensation Ryan Blue Bowen. Matt will be hosting a new show "The Deep End" which does a deep dive into the world of Arm Wrestling with great appreciation to one of the most prolific YouTubers in the Arm Wrestling niche. 

#38 Powerlifter Natalie Stone Has Big News!

#38 Powerlifter Natalie Stone Has Big News!

April 9, 2022

Powerlifter Natalie Stone has some very exciting news about an upcoming powerlifting event, where she will be one of only seven women ever to have been invited to compete from South Australia!

#37 Isabella Rositano Talks SAS Australia Hell Week

#37 Isabella Rositano Talks SAS Australia Hell Week

April 6, 2022

Isabella Rositano Talks SAS Australia Hell Week

#36 Apex Sports Festival Recap with Hollywood Matt &Ring Announcer Dave

#36 Apex Sports Festival Recap with Hollywood Matt &Ring Announcer Dave

March 27, 2022

The Apex sports festival had over 20 different combat sports all happening on the same day. Hollywood Matt Connelly ran the Arm Wrestling tournament which took place on the day while Ring Announcer Dave Stockbridge announced the MMA event. 

#35 Arm Wrestling Superstar ”The Viking” Tim Graham

#35 Arm Wrestling Superstar ”The Viking” Tim Graham

March 12, 2022

Arm Wrestling Superstar The Viking  Tim Graham was our special guest on the podcast. Tim is an amazing Arm Wrestler with a wealth of knowledge of the international scene.

#34 Top 5 Arm Wrestling Channels with Hollywood Matt & Ring Announcer Dave

#34 Top 5 Arm Wrestling Channels with Hollywood Matt & Ring Announcer Dave

February 25, 2022

Hollywood Matt & Ring Announcer Dave run through an in depth discussion regarding the top 5 channels covering Arm Wrestling and why they are successful.  

#33 80kg weight loss with Sherrie Shorter

#33 80kg weight loss with Sherrie Shorter

February 18, 2022

Sherrie Shorter went through many changes over the past few years, both physically and mentally. After falling pregnant for the first time Sherrie's weight ballooned to an unbelievable 175kgs! Sherrie used a combination of diet, exercise and gastric banding to lose an incredible 80kgs! 

#32 Bodybuilding Champions Wayne & Lorraine March

#32 Bodybuilding Champions Wayne & Lorraine March

February 12, 2022

Both Wayne and Lorraine are champion bodybuilders having won several state & national titles between them. Lorraine has also competed at the world championship level. Since retiring from competing, they have since turned to judging and are now both qualified IFBB judges. 

#31 25 Year Police Veteran John Hirst

#31 25 Year Police Veteran John Hirst

February 7, 2022

John Hirst is a colourful character who has been a member of the South Australian Police Force for over 25 years. He was involved in a serious motorcycle accident which left him with severe injuries that he is still dealing with to this day.

#30 Martial Arts Actor Daniel Whyte Returns

#30 Martial Arts Actor Daniel Whyte Returns

January 27, 2022

Martial Arts Actor Daniel Whyte returns to the show to chat about his time spent working on Martial Arts films while living in Asia.

#29 Women’s MMA Fighter Tahlia Graetz

#29 Women’s MMA Fighter Tahlia Graetz

January 21, 2022

Female MMA Fighter Tahlia 'The Great White' Graetz joins Dave and Matt for today's episode. Tahlia has an extensive background in Muay Thai and has been training hard in Ju Jitsu to build a career in the Mixed Martial Arts world. A fantastic guest with a world of experience at only 18 years old!

#28 Strongman Jordan Biggie Steffans

#28 Strongman Jordan Biggie Steffans

January 17, 2022

Strongman Jordan Biggie Steffens returns to the show to chat with Isabella Rowsitano, Dave Stockbridge & Hollywood Matt Connelly about his upcoming Adelaide Fringe Show.

#27 Martial Arts Stuntman Daniel Whyte

#27 Martial Arts Stuntman Daniel Whyte

January 12, 2022

Daniel Whyte is an accomplished Martial Artist, Actor and Stuntman. Daniel has worked on many of the biggest Martial Arts films created alongside stars as Jackie Chan, Jean Claude Van Damme and Jet Li. 

#26 Matt & Dave Wrap Up 2021

#26 Matt & Dave Wrap Up 2021

January 3, 2022

On this episode of The Daily Combat Podcast, Hollywood Matt Connelly & Dave Stockbridge wrap up 2021 by recapping all of the amazing guests we've had in the studio.

#25 Isabella Rositano Is Back!

#25 Isabella Rositano Is Back!

December 24, 2021

Isabella Rositano has made it back to the Daily Combat Podcast! Fresh off the filming of SAS Australia Hell Week, Izzy has been up to a bunch of crazy adventures including a 70km non stop run the day before filming the podcast!

#24 - Powerlifter & PT Natalie Stone Returns

#24 - Powerlifter & PT Natalie Stone Returns

December 13, 2021

Powerlifter, Entrepreneur & Personal Trainer Natalie Stone makes a return to the show as she sits down with Hollywood Matt Connelly to discuss gym mindset, motivational and business strategy as an entrepreneur.

#23 - State Boxing Champ Tim Jardine

#23 - State Boxing Champ Tim Jardine

December 5, 2021

Tim Jardine is a legendary footballer and former state boxing champion. Tim had a brutal upbringing and has suffered many set backs in his life, however he is still going strong despite a lifetime of adversity.

#22 MMA Commentator Rich Warner

#22 MMA Commentator Rich Warner

December 3, 2021

Rich Warner is an MMA Commentator and Jiu Jitsu practitioner. Rich recently commented at the Diamondback Fighting Championship 12 Event in which for the very first time ever, Arm Wrestling was included in the event.

#21 Personal Trainer Norm Low

#21 Personal Trainer Norm Low

December 3, 2021

Norm Low is an entrepreneur in the fitness industry. Having created many successful business based around efficiency in the personal training and gym management worlds. Norm has a wealth of knowledge when it comes to business marketing which sets him apart from his peers.

#20 Arm Wrestling Special

#20 Arm Wrestling Special

November 21, 2021

Hollywood Matt Connelly is joined by 3 of the best Arm Wrestlers in the state as they prepare for the upcoming Diamonback Fighting Championship event. Which will be the first time Arm Wrestling has taken place in an Octagon as part of an MMA event. Special guests include The Berserker Las Botha (Rank 2), Sledge Matt Vernocchi (Rank 3) and The Viking Tim Graham (Rank 5).  

#19 Powerlifter & PT Natalie Stone

#19 Powerlifter & PT Natalie Stone

November 7, 2021

*Warning this episode discusses sexual assault/rape and may not be suitable for some listeners.

Natalie Stone is an entrepreneur who is currently running multiple business in the fitness industry.

Natalie is a Powerlifter, Personal Trainer, Photographer and runs her own Apparel Company "Stone Strength Apparel"

Natalie shares a horrendous moment in her life that changed everything in a single moment. She suffered through incredible hardships but built a support network and strategies that allowed her to channel her pain into strengthening her mind, body and spirit.

An amazing episode for anyone who is going through hard times to find a light at the end of the tunnel. We appreciate having Natalie on the show immensely.

Natalie's Website: www.stonestrengthpt.com.au

Natalie's Instagram: @stonestrengthpt

Natalie's Personal Instagram: @nat_strong_hobbit

#18 Ring Announcer Dave Stockbridge & Arm Wrestler Hollywood Matt Connelly

#18 Ring Announcer Dave Stockbridge & Arm Wrestler Hollywood Matt Connelly

October 30, 2021

We've moved into our New (New) Studio! Topics of the day include Logan Paul vs Mike Tyson, Isabella Rositano's SAS Australia appearance and Social Media Strategies. 

#17 - World Champion Kickboxer Carly Gangell & Kickboxer Penny Godfrey

#17 - World Champion Kickboxer Carly Gangell & Kickboxer Penny Godfrey

October 13, 2021

Carly Gangell is a World Champion Muay Thai Kickboxer who runs Pride Fight Series. Penny Godfrey is a Muay Thai kickboxer who fought as the co-main event on Pride Fight Series 3. 

#16 - Karate Legend Matthew Charles

#16 - Karate Legend Matthew Charles

October 5, 2021

Matthew Charles is a 5th Dan Black Belt in Karate. He currently runs his own Karate school "Casey Elite Martial Arts" based in Cranbourne, Victoria. Matthew has also completed extreme martial arts challenges including fighting 50 men in a row and winning the Pan Pacific Brazilian Ju-Jitsu title. You can find out more about his journey and his dojo at www.karatecranbourne.com.au

#15 - Arm Wrestler Hollywood Matt Connelly & Ring Announcer Dave Stockbridge

#15 - Arm Wrestler Hollywood Matt Connelly & Ring Announcer Dave Stockbridge

September 19, 2021

We're back! We had a break for the past few weeks while we set up our very own studio. Now we can record much more content at anytime. In this episode Ring Announcer Dave and Arm Wrestler Hollywood Matt Connelly discuss the following... Holyfield vs Vitor, The Spider vs Tito, Monster Michael Todd vs Devon Larratt, Larratt vs Thor, Jake Paul VS Everyone, What next for Tyson?? Upcoming Pride Fight Series and DFC!!

#14 - Boxer Isabella, Arm Wrestler Matt & Ring Announcer Dave

#14 - Boxer Isabella, Arm Wrestler Matt & Ring Announcer Dave

September 9, 2021

It's comedy night on the Daily Combat Podcast :) Hear some hilarious stories from all three hosts in their experience in the combat sporting realm. 

#13 - Karate Champion Carlos Maya Koch

#13 - Karate Champion Carlos Maya Koch

September 9, 2021

Carlos Maya Koch is a national Karate champion in his native homeland of Mexico. Carlos currently resides in Australia where he runs two Karate Academy's. Carlos details his run towards Olympic Qualification and the politics that stand in his way from achieving his dream. 

#12 - Arm Wrestler Hollywood Matt Connelly & Ring Announcer Dave Stockbridge

#12 - Arm Wrestler Hollywood Matt Connelly & Ring Announcer Dave Stockbridge

September 9, 2021

Matt & Dave recap the episodes we've created so far and discuss their thoughts on interesting moments with guests throughout the first 11 episodes. 

#11 - World Champion Kickboxer Carly Gangell Returns

#11 - World Champion Kickboxer Carly Gangell Returns

September 9, 2021

Carly returns to continue her conversation with Matt & Dave from episode #10. Carly is a World Champion Muay Thai Kickboxer with a wealth of experience in the ring. Carly also runs her own Muay Thai gym "Boars Martial Arts" and is the owner of Fighting Promotion "Pride Fight Series"

#10 - World Champion Kickboxer Carly Gangell

#10 - World Champion Kickboxer Carly Gangell

September 9, 2021

Carly is a World Champion Muay Thai Kickboxer with a wealth of experience in the ring. Carly also runs her own Muay Thai gym "Boars Martial Arts" and is the owner of Fighting Promotion "Pride Fight Series"

#9 - Legendary Strength & Conditioning Coach Steve Maxwell

#9 - Legendary Strength & Conditioning Coach Steve Maxwell

September 9, 2021

Steve Maxwell is one of the most experience Strength & Conditioning coaches on the planet. Steve was also one of the first Brazillian Ju-Jitsu Black Belts in North America. 

#8 - Boxer Isabella, Arm Wrestler Matt & Ring Announcer Dave

#8 - Boxer Isabella, Arm Wrestler Matt & Ring Announcer Dave

September 9, 2021

Izzy, Matt & Dave discuss all things combat sports related. In this episode we discuss Izzy's Olympic dreams with Canoeing and the politics that lead to her walking away from the sport. 

#7 - Boxer Isabella, Arm Wrestler Matt, Ring Announcer Dave & Arm Wrestler Roman

#7 - Boxer Isabella, Arm Wrestler Matt, Ring Announcer Dave & Arm Wrestler Roman

September 9, 2021

Izzy, Matt, Dave & Roman talk all things combat sports related. In this episode Roman discusses his experience in Arm Wrestling at the SA Titans Arm Wrestling Club. 

#6 - Champion Arm Wrestler Ryan ”Blue” Bowen

#6 - Champion Arm Wrestler Ryan ”Blue” Bowen

September 9, 2021

Ryan "Blue" Bowen is one of the best Arm Wrestlers in Australia. He runs one of the biggest Arm Wrestling YouTube channels and owns his own Arm Wrestling Apparel company "Pound 4 Pound Arm Wrestling". 

#5 - Heavyweight MMA Fighter Greg ”Marv” Hearne Returns

#5 - Heavyweight MMA Fighter Greg ”Marv” Hearne Returns

September 9, 2021

Greg "Marv" Hearne is a heavyweight MMA Fighter and co-owner of "Diamondback Fighting Championship" Fighting Promotion. He returns to the podcast after his appearance on episode #4.

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