Demetrious Johnson, Tai Tuivasa, Danny Sabatello and Raufeon Stots in studio, A.J. McKee in studio, and Li Jingliang
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Ariel Helwani and crew wrap up a busy combat sports weekend, and Conner Burks and Mysterious Frank discuss a trip to a ONE on Prime watch party.
Tai Tuivasa (around 29:32) discusses his upcoming fight against Ciryl Gane at UFC Paris, his recent social media interaction with Jon jones, what’s at stake Saturday, being in the corner of Mark Hunt vs. Brock Lesnar, his go-to food, and more.
Bellator interim bantamweight champion Raufeon Stots and Danny Sabatello (around 01:01:29) exchange heated trash talk, and their bad blood almost spills over several times, about their upcoming clash in December.
A.J. McKee (around 01:38:45) talks about his upcoming fight at lightweight against Spike Carlyle at Bellator 286, the aftermath of his loss to Patricio Pitbull, the "legit mental breakdown" he suffered in the days after the fight, potentially fighting again at featherweight and Pitbull being on his "forever hit list," his thoughts on open scoring, his future with Bellator, his desire to face Benson Henderson, and more.
Li Jingliang (around 2:18:11) talks about his first reaction to fighting Tony Ferguson at UFC 279, his feelings on the short-notice booking, staying in the U.S. for the next year to fight more frequently, his response to critics of the matchup, desire to rematch Khamzat Chimaev and thoughts on Chimaev's fight with Nate Diaz, his reaction to Leon Edwards' win over Kamaru Usman and more.
Demetrious Johnson (around 02:46:33) discusses his revenge win over Adriano Moraes, whether Moraes made weight, why he changed his approach for the rematch, “Zombie Time,” his “perfect” highlight-reel knockout, why it was like DragonBall Z, ONE Championship’s broadcast deal with Amazon Prime, whether he’s the best flyweight in the world, ONE’s belt being twice as heavy as the UFC’s, the status of all his missing UFC belts, and more.
Ariel Helwani and crew (around 03:23:55) break down the latest news, place their latest parlay on UFC Paris, and GC names his best bets for Saturday. NewYorkRic also makes a big announcement.
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