The Parting Shot #123: Stephen Thompson, Kajan Johnson, Bobby Voelker

The Parting Shot Podcast is back with our 123rd Episode brought to you by and our partners at Carlin (@CarlinBardsley) and I (@LynchOnSports), welcome three great guests

  • First we’re joined by UFC welterweight Stephen “Wonderboy” Thomson who discusses what’s next for him after his win over Jake Ellenberger this past July.
  • Then we’re joined by UFC lightweight Kajan Johnson who talks about his upcoming fight with Naoyuki Kotani at UFC Fight Night 75.
  • Finally UFC veteran Bobby Voelker talks about his upcoming fight in the main event of Shamrock FC: Clash on September 26th

The Parting Shot #123: Stephen Thompson, Kajan Johnson, Bobby Voelker

The Big Three with Joey G (Cage Ca$h Co-Host) 

1) Reaction to the Nick Diaz 5-year suspension?

2) What caught you’re interest more? Bellator Dynamite or Titan FC 35?

3) Quick Picks: UFC Fight Night 75


Interview: Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson (UFC welterweight )  – 20 mins in   

Stephen talks about what he’s been up to this summer, when he’d like to return to the octagon and explains how much of an influence Chris Weidman has been on his career.  He also explains why a matchup with Tarec Saffiedine makes sense next and how he matches up against him.


Interview: Kajan Johnson (UFC Lightweight) – 30 mins in   

Kajan talks about his upcoming fight at UFC Fight Night 75, what it means to fight in Japan and why he’d never leave the UFC, even if another promotion offered a million dollars. He also shares his thoughts on Nick Diaz’s suspension and the Canadian Electoral process.


Interview: Bobby Voelker (Welterweight Fighter)   – 66 mins in   

Bobby discusses his tenure in the UFC, why he believes he’ll get back there and fighting for Shamrock FC in his third straight fight against Mike Estus. He also talks about finishing up Parmametics school and how he hopes to get a job in that field after this fight.


Fight Fixin’  

James – Fedor Emelianenko vs. Bobby Lashley

Carlin – Fedor Emelianenko vs. Randy Couture


James’ Bet Of The Week ( 

James – Nelson/Barnett OVER 1.5 parlay Gegard Mousasi (+107)


Kountermove Pick of the Week  

James – Josh Barnett ($5600)

Carlin – George Roop ($4800)


Listener Questions

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


Parting Shot 

James – Phil Davis is the Rodney Dangerfield of MMA, never gets any “respect”

Carlin – Ranting on the Nick Diaz Suspension


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