EPISODE 163: The MMA Circus, hosted by Nick Baldwin and guest co-host Jed Meshew, is back for your listening pleasure.
- UFC 224 recap — In the pay-per-view main event in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, women’s bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes defeated Raquel Pennington via fifth-round TKO. Also on the card, Kelvin Gastelum beat Ronaldo Souza in a narrow decision, and Lyoto Machida finished Vitor Belfort with a highlight-reel knockout.
- Chuck Liddell’s return — The former UFC light heavyweight champion and current Hall of Famer is coming back to mixed martial arts, and is targeting a late 2018 bout against Tito Ortiz.
- End of federal ban on sports gambling — On Tuesday, The Supreme Court of the United States ended a federal ban on sports gambling. Now, individual states can opt to legalize sports betting; this could drastically change the MMA landscape.
- UFC Chile preview — In the headliner, rising welterweight contender Kamaru Usman meets veteran Demian Maia.
- Gets It/Doesn’t Get It
- Dumb Questions
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Jed Meshew: @JedKMeshew
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