The Parting Shot Podcast is back with our 129th Episode brought to you by MMAOddsBreaker.com and our partners at LastWordOnSports.com. This week Carlin (@CarlinBardsley) and I (@LynchOnSports) welcome three great guests.
- First we’re joined by ONE welterweight Ben Askren (champion) who discusses his upcoming rematch with Luis Santos on Nov. 13th.
- Then MMA journalist John Nash joins us to discuss his recent article “What investers are being told about UFC’s Revenues” via BloodyElbow.com.
- After we’re joined by Titan FC lightweight Marcus Edwards who has a fight outside the promotion on Nov. 6th for Prize FC 12 where he’ll be taking on LT Nelson.
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 – BloodyElbow.com) – 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.
None due to lack of major MMA events this past weekend
James’ Bet Of The Week (5Dimes.eu)
Dan Henderson +300
Kountermove Pick of the Week
James – Dan Henderson ($5000)
Carlin – Gasan Umalatov ($4500)
We answered all your questions that were submitted to @partingshotmma on Sunday
James – Happy Halloween
Carlin – Ranting about Vitor Belfort and his wife (manager)