Knuckle Up #425: UFC Fight Night 39, Bellator 113, the joy of the dig deep, BJJ chicanery + an epic [?] surprise

In Round #425 KNUCKLE UP host and acknowledger of the fact that you can't spell HOST without HOSTILE EUGENE S. ROBINSON [with the "S" standing for "Stevedore"] goes into the SHOGUN-HENDO to-do, the ramifications for a division virtually calcified under JON JONES, the MALDONADO + DOLLAWAY do-to's, the extra-special satisfaction that comes from seeing a man, a fighter dig down deep, EMMANUEL NEWTON, BJJ "belts-by-webcam" controversy and a surprise that will only be described here as quasi-epic and possibly totally underwhelming for anyone other than the erstwhile Mr. Robinson. And just in case you were listening JUST for this: this edition is NAZI-mention-free. Well, outside of THIS mention. Which technically makes the show not NAZI-frei at all. And see what we just did there? Free = Frei? Man, we are just THAT good.

Eugene S. Robinson host of Knuckle Up and author of Fight: Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Ass-Kicking but Were Afraid You'd Get Your Ass Kicked for Asking [Harper Collins], A LONG SLOW SCREW [Robotic Boot] and a play called THE INIMITABLE SOUNDS OF LOVE; A THREESOME IN FOUR ACTS [Southern] also sings for a band called OXBOWand appeared in Bill Cosby's Leonard Part 6, a Miller Genuine Draft commercial, and had his own TV show in Germany called? "The Eugene Robinson Show." He has two new records out now"SAL MINEO" with JAMIE STEWART from XIU XIUand STRANGER BY STARLIGHT...you should buy them. Or any of the ones by Oxbow for that matter.

And if you have troubles watching the vid on this player, watch it on YouTube.

And if you want to read about EUGENE S. + ANDY WARHOL read it here.

NOTE: want to follow him on TWITTER? God knows why but here: twitter.com/eugeneSrobinson or his intrepid + trusty sidekick PopEye: twitter.com/thesailordog

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