The Parting Shot #131: WSOF Lightweight Jason High, Karim Zidan and Justin Faux

The Parting Shot Podcast is back with our 131st Episode brought to you by and our partners at This week Carlin (@CarlinBardsley) and I (@LynchOnSports) welcome three great guests.

  • First we’re joined by WSOF lightweight Jason High who will be taking on Estevan Payan at WSOF 25 on Nov. 20th.
  • Then we’re joined once again by Associate Editor Karim Zidan who discusses his recent commentating duties abroad and his recent work with BE.
  • MMA Analyst Justin Faux (@justinfauxmma) joins us for the Big 3

The Big Three with Justin Faux (@justinfauxmma)

1) Thoughts on Holly Holm earning one of the biggest upsets in MMA history over Ronda Rousey?

2) Anything else stand out to you at UFC 193 ?

3) Quick Main Card Picks: UFC Fight Night 78


Interview: Jason High (WSOF lightweight)  –  37 mins in   

Jason discusses his MMA career, how he learned jiu-jitsu in Costa Rica and he discusses his most memorable fights. He also talks about how he ended up signing with WSOF, his layoff for the last year and his gym ATT Missouri.


Interview: Karim Zidan (Associate Editor Bloody Elbow, Commentator M1/KSW) – 51 mins in   

Karim is back on the show to discusses his recent commentating duties for M1 and KSW, how that all came about and his passion for the Russian MMA scene. He also gives us his thoughts on who Fedor’s next opponent will be and the work Bloody Elbow has been doing over the last couple of months.


Fight Fixin’  

James – Gian Villante vs. Misha Cirkunov

Carlin – Mark Hunt vs. Josh Barnett


James’ Bet Of The Week ( 

Lamas wins by decision / Cejudo-Formiga OVER 2.5 (+127)


Kountermove Pick of the Week  (01:32:22 mark) 

James -Alejandro Perez ($5100)

Carlin – Neil Magny ($4500)


Listener Questions

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


Parting Shot 

James – It’s time for Ronda Rousey to ditch coach Edmond Tarverdyan

Carlin – Nick Diaz in a lose-lose situation


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