Paul “Semtex” Daley – Have Faith

Paul Anthony Daley is an English professional mixed martial artist and kickboxer currently competing in Bellator’s Welterweight division. A professional competitor since 2003, Daley has formerly competed for the UFC, Cage Rage, Final Fight Championship, Strikeforce, EliteXC, ShoXC, BAMMA, Cage Warriors, Cage Contender, Shark Fights, Pancrase, and Impact FC. Daley is the former Cage Rage World Welterweight Champion and Cage Rage British Welterweight Champion.

Chapters:
00:00 Trailer.
01:38 Brian’s thoughts on the episode.
04:36 Brian’s introduction.
05:18 Excitement in build up to big fight with Rory MacDonald.
08:42 Fight night makes all the sacrifices worthwhile.
11:38 No beef, only respect for Rory MacDonald.
12:44 One hit from Paul and Rory may take fight to the ground.
14:56 Rory’s a quitter.
20:31 How Paul got into MMA when it was in its UK infancy.
24:07 Grateful praise for what he learned at American Top Team.
28:05 Why Paul looks for challenging fights and trains with younger fighters.
32:19 Paul’s thoughts on the Conor McGregor phenomenon.
37:43 Paul’s fight with Nick Diaz.
40:45 The two Nate Diaz vs Conor McGregor fights.
42:45 The proposed McGregor vs Mayweather fight.
46:19 Paul’s experience with the UFC.
50:25 Paul looks back at his fight with Koscheck.
57:41 How did Paul cope with military discipline?
59:40 Paul’s role as a parent.
1:03:51 Bemused that Michael “Venom” Page wants to fight him.
1:10:14 What FOAMS means to Paul.
1:13:23 Success secrets.
1:14:22 What scares Paul?
1:15:05 Has Paul changed his mind about anything recently?
1:18:23 Paul tried meditation.
1:18:59 Phone call to the 20 year old Paul Daley.
1:19:55 Best advice ever received.
1:22:16 Advice to the 20 year old who wants to be a Bellator champion like Paul.
1:23:09 Brian’s summing up.

Paul Daley on Facebook
https://www.facebook.com/semtexmma/
Spirit Dojo
https://www.spiritdojo.co.uk/
Paul Daley on Wikipedia
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paul_Daley
Topics discussed:
BAMMA
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/BAMMA
Cage Rage
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cage_Rage_Championships
Strikeforce
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Strikeforce_(mixed_martial_arts)
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC)
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ultimate_Fighting_Championship
Bellator MMA
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bellator_MMA
American Top Team
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/American_Top_Team
Kung Fu (TV series)
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kung_Fu_(TV_series)
People mentioned in this episode:
Rory MacDonald
https://londonreal.tv/rory-macdonald-red-king/
Josh Koscheck
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Josh_Koscheck
Dana White
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dana_White
Michael “Venom” Page
https://londonreal.tv/michael-venom-page-hands-down/
Duane Ludwig
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Duane_Ludwig
Nick Diaz
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nick_Diaz
Tyron Woodley
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tyron_Woodley
Brennan Ward
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brennan_Ward
Donald Cerronne
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Donald_Cerronne
Conor McGregor
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Conor_McGregor
Stephen Thompson
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stephen_Thompson_(fighter)
Robbie Lawler
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robbie_Lawler
Ian Freeman
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ian_Freeman
Frank Mir
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frank_Mir
Mark Weir
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mark_Weir
Leigh Remedios
http://www.mixedmartialarts.com/fighter/Leigh-Remedios:C21EAAD31ADA050B
Dan Hardy
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dan_Hardy
Ricardo Liborio
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ricardo_Liborio
Peter Irving
http://www.sherdog.com/fighter/Peter-Irving-7323
Tito Ortiz
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tito_Ortiz
Chael Sonnen
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chael_Sonnen
Anderson Silva
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anderson_Silva
Nate Diaz
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nate_Diaz
Andre Ward
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Andre_Ward
Floyd Mayweather Jr.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Floyd_Mayweather_Jr
Scott Coker
https://londonreal.tv/scott-coker-the-fight-game/
Muhammed King Mo Lawal
https://londonreal.tv/muhammed-lawal-king-mo-work-smarter/
Marcos Regério de Lima
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marcos_Rog%C3%A9rio_de_Lima
Adrien Broner
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Adrien_Broner
Fernando Gonzalez
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fernando_Gonzalez_(fighter)

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