UFC scoring controversy, Valentina Shevchenko, Ciryl Gane, Tracey Cortez, Amanda Serrano, J.J. Watt, Charlie Campbell
Ariel Helwani around (10:02) recaps Noche UFC and discusses why Mike Bell’s 10-8 in Grasso vs. Shevchenko 2 is one of the worst scorecards in MMA history, where the division goes from here, whether a trilogy fight has to be next, whether Erin Blanchfield or Manon Fiorot has a stronger case, and more.
Tracy Cortez around (46:09) discusses her big win over Jasmine Jasudavicius at Noche UFC, her long layoff before Saturday, why she traveled to Brazil to train with the Pitbull brothers, the vibe in T-Mobile Arena, why she was on the prelims, Jasudavicius pulling her hair mid-fight, her rise in popularity, the story behind her infamous photo with Paulo Costa, the passing of Gloria Cejudo, how far she is from title contention, and more.
Charlie Campbell around (1:12:42) discusses his win over Alex Reyes at Noche UFC and memorable post-fight promo, how he rebounded from his loss on UFC’s Contender Series, how Al Iaquinta helped him get his start, the unique origin of his nickname “The Cannibal,” his The Rock inspired interaction with Daniel Cormier, The Rock’s response, potentially fighting at Madison Square Garden, and more.
Valentina Shevchenko around (1:30:52) discusses her split draw with Alexa Grasso at Noche UFC, her reaction to Mike Bell’s 10-8 scorecard, her breakdown of the fight, why she expected a split decision, her injured hand, what she wants next, who should get next title shot, and more.
The parlay boys around (2:14:11) recap their big week, and GC looks back at his memorable bets from this past weekend.
Amanda Serrano around (2:33:50) previews her WBO title defense against Danila Ramos, the longer rounds for the title fight, why she isn’t defending all her belts, Alycia Baumgardner’s positive drug test, her return to mixed martial arts, the Katie Taylor rematch, and more.
Ciryl Gane around (3:01:45) discusses being robbed during one of his fights, his performance in the UFC Paris main event, not getting the Jon Jones fight, how his mindset has changed, who he wants next, who will win Jones vs. Miocic, Ngannou vs. Fury, and more.
NFL legend J.J. Watt around (3:26:04) joins us during the final minutes of the Burnley and Nottingham Forest match, if he enjoys watching soccer or football more, how he became a soccer fan, watching UFC events, and more.
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