The Parting Shot MMA Podcast #104 – Michael Chandler Interview

The Parting Shot Podcast is back with our 104th episode brought to you by and our partners Carlin (@CarlinBardsley) and I (@LynchOnSports), welcome three great guests

  • First up former Bellator lightweight champion Michael Chandler joins us to talk about his fight next month at Bellator 138 against Derek Campos
  • Then we welcome newly signed Titan Fighting Championships featherweight Freddy Assuncao to talk about his troubles with WSOF
  • Finally Alliance MMA product Jordan “Pretty Boy” Parsons talks about his fight Friday on the Bellator 137 prelims against Julio Cesar Neves Jr.

The Parting Shot MMA #104 – Michael Chandler Interview

The Big Three with Justin Faux (MMAKanvas) 

1) Did the late stoppage with Hunt/Miocic overshadow this event?

2) What else stood out to you on the UFC Fight Night 65 card?

3) Quick Picks: Bellator 137, UFC Fight Night 66


Interview: Michael Chandler (Bellator lightweight)   – 25 mins in   

The former Bellator lightweight champion discusses his upcoming fight with Derek Campos on June 19th, fighting in front of a hometown crowd and his recent losing streak. Chandler also discussed head trauma, the recent troubles in Ferguson, Missouri, Bellator’s signing of Melvin Guillard and his clothing company Blessed Threads.


Interview: Freddy Assuncao (Titan FC featherweight)  – 52 mins in   

Freddy talks about his difficult year competing under the WSOF banner, why he left the promotion and why he asked for his promotional release. He also discussed his new contract with Titan FC, potentially fighting in Montreal and who he should fight next.


Interview: Jordan Parsons (Bellator featherweight)  – 77  mins in   

Jordan talks about how he got involved in MMA, working initially at the Minnesota Martial Arts Academy and now training in California at Alliance MMA. He also discusses the injury that’s kept him on the sidelines for the last year and his upcoming fight with Julio Cesar Neves Jr. this Friday at Bellator 137.


Fight Fixin’  

James – Robert Whitaker vs. Uriah Hall

Carlin – Bec Rawlings vs. Joanne Calderwood


James’ Bet Of The Week ( 

Edgar parlay with Mousasi/Phillipou OVER 2.5 (-106) UFC Fight Night 66


Kountermove Pick of the Week – 1h  2 mins in  

James –  Neil Magny ($4600)

Carlin- Luke Barnett ($5000)


Listener Questions

We answer all of your questions that were submitted to @partingshotmma on Sunday.


Parting Shot 

James – UFC’s decision to have Faber vs. Edgar in Philippines

Carlin – Pay structure of the Reebok deal


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