#17 Alastair Bishop

Alastair Bishop is the host of the Big Al Podcast (a Mixed Martial Arts based show) and heads up the newly launched MMA Republic Media House. Joining me as co-host was Richie Quan (Head coach of Fight Fit Militia and Gracie Barra Sunninghill). We sat down at the Tellytrack studios and discussed how Alistair got involved in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and Mixed Martial Arts, why he started The Big Al podcast, we discussed EFC, Fightstar, the problems with amateur MMA in SA, the state of BJJ in the country. The inception and concept of MMA Republic and what his plans for the future.