Welcome to the latest edition of Rear-Naked Choke Radio. On this episode, Invicta Fighting Championships President Shannon Knapp (@ShanKnapp) joined Joe Rizzo (@RearNakedChoke) for a special one-on-one.

Audio available for download on iTunes or on Stitcher Radio

Knapp, the founder of the highly successful, all-women’s Invicta FC promotion, had an open discussion about Invicta 11 headliner Cristriane “Cyborg” Justino, PEDs in MMA, her unique relationship with Bas Rutten and much more. When she was little, Knapp wanted to grow up to be a ninja; find out why. She also talked about Strikeforce, the IFL and how she has built Invicta’s current strong relationship with the UFC.

As always, feel free to comment below or send feedback about the show to @RNCRadio or @CombatPress on Twitter.

About The Author

Jason Kelly
Radio Host

Jason Kelly has been a lifelong fan of martial arts and was instantly hooked on MMA after watching the pay-per-view broadcast of UFC 1 at 12 years old. The Canadian dabbled in martial arts and MMA over the years, but the sport he excelled at was basketball. Jason’s introduction to MMA media started at MMA Religion, which led to his position as a feature writer on MMA DieHards. Jason eventually became the Feature Content Manager at MMA DieHards. His duties at MMA DieHards led to hosting MMA DieHards Radio and MMA Cypher Radio with Corey Charron, before going on to join Joe Rizzo’s longtime-running show, Rear Naked Choke Radio. Following a short hiatus from covering the sport he loves, Jason joined the staff at Combat Press. Aside from his interest in MMA, Jason has a passion for hip hop, especially battle rap. He considers himself a hip hop connoisseur and is always up for a conversation on the subject.

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