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The Parting Shot #121: Crooklyn, Mike Malott, Lou Girodano

The Parting Shot Podcast is back with our 121st Episode brought to you by and our partners at Carlin (@CarlinBardsley) and I (@LynchOnSports), welcome three great guests

  • First one of MMA’s biggest names Stephie “Crooklyn” Haynes joins the show to talk about her career and some of the hot topics in MMA.
  • Then Canadian featherweight Mike Malott discusses his Bellator debut at their “Dynamite” event on September 19th.
  • Finally Weight Managment specialist Lou Girodano joins the show to explain why he’s in favour of the IV ban on fighters.

The Parting Shot #121: Crooklyn, Mike Malott, Lou Girodano


Interview: Stephie “Crooklyn” Haynes (Staff Writer,, Co-Host “The Three Amigos Podcast”)   – 20 mins in   

Crooklyn talks all about her career in the industry, what the scene looked like back then when she started out and what her first interview in the business was. She also discusses some of the hot topics in MMA including click bait journalism, Perez/Mein retiring, UFC Reebok deal and the Domestic Violence issues in MMA.


Interview: Mike Malott (Bellator featherweight) – 45 mins in   

Mike talks about moving to California and training full time at Team Alpha Male. He also discusses his Bellator debut on September 19th and his opponent Ousmane Thomas Diagne.


Interview: Lou Giordano (Weight Management Specialist)   – 64 mins in   

Lou talks about his background in the fitness industry and how he started working with UFC middleweight Eddie Gordon. He also explains why he’s in favour of the IV ban, discusses some of the biggest mistakes fighters make cutting weight and what some solutions are to extreme weight cuts.


Fight Fixin’  

James –Paige VanZant vs. Randa Markos

Carlin – Rumble vs. Teixeira/Cummins winner (UFC Fight Night 77)


James’ Bet Of The Week ( 

None due to lack of lines avaliable


Kountermove Pick of the Week  (1h 37 mins in) 

None due to lack of major events this weekend


Listener Questions

We answered all your questions that were submitted to @partingshotmma on Sunday


Parting Shot 

James – UFC may not be back until Sept 26th, but plenty of quality fights

Carlin – Utter meaninglessness of P4P rankings.


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