Chris Bungard

The latest in our series of interviews with Scottish athletes we take a talk to MMA lightweight Chris Bungard ahead of his Bellator 240 headline fight on 22 Feb 2020 against Brent Primus.

About Chris Bungard

The MMA lightweight talks about his amateur fights and when he started to take the sport more seriously. We go over the process of turning pro and signing with promoter Bellator MMA. He also tells of the impact of working with the Scottish Hit Squad and coach, Brian Gallagher

Chris Bungard tells us about preparing for a fight, including the weight loss regimes that have hit recent headlines. We discuss his dream of a title fight at the Glasgow Hydro. Chris also tells us about the time someone dared to steal an Irn-Bru bar from him as a kid.

The podcast

Scots Abroad interviews are available to listen to on The Trampled Bet Podcast from all podcasting apps, including Apple Podcasts. You can also find them on Spotify and YouTube.

Each episode John Walker speaks to a Scottish sports person about their upbringing and career in Scotland. This is followed by discussing the reasons and decisions that led to them choosing to move outside the UK to further their career.