The Parting Shot #129: Welterweight Ben Askren, John Nash, Marcus Edwards

The Parting Shot Podcast is back with our 129th Episode brought to you by and our partners at This week Carlin (@CarlinBardsley) and I (@LynchOnSports) welcome three great guests.

The Parting Shot #129: Welterweight Ben Askren, John Nash, Marcus Edwards

The Big Three 

1) With Vitor Belfort refusing to do The MMA Hour, have you ever had a manager make demands before an interview?

2) With his latest injury will Khabib Nurmagomedov ever fight again?

3) Quick Main Card Picks: UFC Fight Night 77

Interview: Ben Askren (ONE welterweight champion) – 19 mins in   

Ben talks about his upcoming fight at ONE Championship: Pride of Lions, the UFC’s Reebok deal and the current status of his contract. He also discusses Scott Coker and a potential Bellator return,  fighting Johny Hendricks and how a potential rematch with Douglas Lima would go.

Interview: John S. Nash (MMA Journalist –  –  32 mins in   

John discusses his career and how he became an investigative journalist in MMA. He also gives his thoughts on the UFC’s Reebok deal, whether we’ll ever see a fighters union in MMA and the recent news regarding WSOF being sued.

Interview: Marcus Edwards (Titan FC lightweight fighter) -62 mins in   

Marcus talks about his last fight against Pat Healy at Titan FC 34 and the decision he made to take that fight on short notice. Also he discusses his current contract status, his upcoming fight with LT Nelson and his training camp with Factory X.

Fight Fixin’  

None due to lack of major MMA events this past weekend

James’ Bet Of The Week ( 

Dan Henderson +300

Kountermove Pick of the Week  

James – Dan Henderson ($5000)

Carlin – Gasan Umalatov ($4500)

Listener Questions

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

Parting Shot 

James – Happy Halloween

Carlin – Ranting about Vitor Belfort and his wife (manager)

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