All In or Knocked Out - Episode 4 "Ready To Rumble"
Live from the Two Plus Two Studios - For decades, Las Vegas has been home to the world’s biggest biggest prize fights. But tonight there are no world champions fighting in Sin City. Instead, two complete beginners put up a combined $270000 to duke it out in a MMA gym located five miles off the Las Vegas Strip. It’s fight day for JC and Olivier, and the big-money bettors start to filter in to witness the spectacle in person. We go behind the scenes inside both locker rooms as both sides do their final physical and mental preparation, and as the starting bell sounds, the poker community holds its collective breath in anticipation.
Music by Murphy Chops: https://soundcloud.com/murphychops
Juan Carlos Alvarado is a Mexican born Poker Player and #1 on the Mexican live poker money list. He moved to Texas from Mexico at a young age with his family and pursued his passion for film in California as a young man. While in school, like millions of other college kids he caught the poker bug, but took the game more seriously than many others and started studying the game. JC has had a ton of impressive tournament scores such as a 2nd in the EPT Barcelone Super High Roller for nearly $1M and a 2nd in the $5K WPT World Poker Challenge for $366k. Aside from Poker, JC is very into MMA and achieving the maximum from mind and body, as you can hear in Episode 352 of the Pokercast. Learn more about JC Alvarado
Best known on the felt for his intense focus and relentless competitiveness, Olivier Busquet has been one of the most dominant poker players both online and in live tournaments over the past few years. He is a consistent winner specializing in high stakes heads-up Sit N Go tournaments. In 2009 he took down the Borgata Poker Open taking home $925,514 for his efforts. Learn more about Olivier Busquet