Wild Weekend Review, Olivier Aubin-Mercier, Joe Pyfer, Impa Kasanganay, Skye Nicolson, Mike Kogan, and more
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Ariel Helwani around (8:33) wraps up a busy combat sports weekend, including the PFL’s latest pay-per-view. He breaks down what worked and what didn’t on Friday night. He also predicts what fights they should make next, including one for Cris Cyborg. He then discusses Katie Taylor’s big win over Chantelle Cameron and what should be next for Taylor. Helwani wraps it up talking about CM Punk’s surprising return to WWE. Bellator exec Mike Kogan around (30:33) discusses Bellator’s sale to PFL MMA, Bellator’s relationship with Showtime, if he will remain with Bellator, Bellator’s possible future, if Scott Coker will join the new Bellator, PFL's tournament format, Cris Cyborg’s future, ONE Championship’s future, and more. Impa Kasanganay around (1:01:31) discusses his PFL title win Friday, his motorcycle tour, what his past year has been like, why he lived in his car for six months, how he was able to train, if he ever thought of retirement, his childhood, what he wants next, Francis Ngannou, and more. Joe Pyfer around (1:28:32) discusses his upcoming main event against Jack Hermansson, when he found out, what could be next after it, if he wanted to test his free agency, Paul Craig’s antics, avenging his one UFC loss, the UFC rankings, and more. Skye Nicolson around (1:53:45) discusses her stoppage win over Lucy Wildheart on Saturday night, what she has learned over the past year, if she was more nervous before this fight, her walkout song, why she passed on next Olympics, coming out with bad intentions, facing Amanda Serrano, meeting Ed Sheeran, her message to Serrano, and more. Olivier Aubin-Mercier around (2:24:04) discusses his win over Clay Collard in the PFL pay-per-view, if it could be the end of his career, when he will make a final decision, what he wants to do next, if he has any regrets, what GSP means to you, some of his injuries, his favorite victory, and more. The panel around (2:47:32) takes another look at a busy combat sports weekend. The parlay boys around (3:31:28) look back at their most recent selection, and GC recaps his picks from this past weekend. If you or someone you know has a gambling problem, crisis counseling and referral services can be accessed by calling 1-800-GAMBLER (1-800-426-2537) (IL/IN/MI/NJ/PA/WV/WY), 1-800-NEXT STEP (AZ), 1-800-522-4700 (CO/NH), 888-789-7777/visit http://ccpg.org/chat (CT), 1-800-BETS OFF (IA), 1-877-770-STOP (7867) (LA), 877-8-HOPENY/text HOPENY (467369) (NY), visit OPGR.org (OR), call/text TN REDLINE 1-800-889-9789 (TN), or 1-888-532-3500 (VA). 21+ (18+ NH/WY). Physically present in AZ/CO/CT/IL/IN/IA/LA/MI/NH/NJ/NY/OR/ PA/TN/VA/WV/WY only. New customers only. Min. $5 deposit required. Eligibility restrictions apply. See http://draftkings.com/sportsbook for details. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
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