00:00 | Trailer
01:43 Brian’s thoughts on the episode
08:32 Brian’s Introduction
09:31 Looking back three years
16:45 Love hate relationship with MMA
18:16 The MMA fighter as another entity and how a lost fight affects that persona
24:51 Believe what you want to believe
25:46 James’ and Kimbo Slice’s journey into the MMA
31:44 James Thompson v Kimbo Slice first fight
39:39 Preparing for the second James Thompson v Kimbo Slice fight
James speaks openly about his battle with his addiction
54:20 Does introspection hinder James’ talents
59:35 The ego and self-belief of MMA fighters
1:06:30 James perspective on the UFC
1:11:30 Brian’s thanks to James for talking about gambling, an addiction not talked about enough
1:16:20 Advice to the 20 year old MMA fighter
1:18:40 Success secrets
1:19:45 Telephone call to the 20 year old James Thompson
1:21:25 Best advice ever received
1:22:34 Final advice to the young MMA fighter
1:24:37 Opening doors to new opportunities without fear
James Thompson links:James Thompson on WikipediaJames Thomson on TwitterJames Thompson on FacebookJames Thompson BlogJames Thompson websiteJames Thompson on YouTubeJames Thompson interview on London RealTopics discussed:Bellator MMA’Open’ by Andre AgassiGladiatorsLondon ShootfightersTeam QuestXtreme CoutureAmerican Top TeamUFCViacomGamblers AnonymousBlackjackPokerPeople mentioned in this episode:Kimbo Slice Howard Marks Don Frye Bob Sapp Alistair Overeem Brett Rogers Mariusz Pudzianowski Andre AgassiConor McGregor Tito OrtizFloyd MayweatherEleanor RooseveltFedor Emelianenko Gary Shaw Bobby LashleyAlex Reid Michael Page Benson Henderson Ido PortalJoe RoganRobert Anton Wilson summing up.
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