Kayla Harrison is an American former judoka, gold medalist, fighter, world champion and mixed martial artist.
She walked into the Hotbox as a fighter, and she walked out as a Champion.
2-time Olympic judo gold medalist Kayla Harrison joins Brendan to talk about why she joined the PFL when starting her MMA career, her Ronda complex and Cris Cyborg.
I talk with Kayla Harrison, first American to win Olympic gold in judo, about her training methods, visualization, competition mindset, Olympic final experience, warm-routine, Eminem and country music, overcoming a past of sexual abuse, PTSD, finding forgiveness, finding strength in judo, being coached by Jimmy Pedro, her Team Force teammates, moving up two weight classes, strength and conditioning, going to college, writing her memoir and also a book on recovering from sexual abuse, new judo rules, serving as the IJF athlete representative, and much more.
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Creator Details

Birthdate
Jul 2nd, 1990
Episode Count
3
Podcast Count
3
Total Airtime
2 hours, 35 minutes