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Three Amigos Podcast: Patricio Pitbull, Bobby Lashley, James Thompson

The Three Amigos Podcast is back for the first of two big episodes this week. Show #026 features: Patricio Pitbull, Bobby Lashley and James Thompson ahead of their respective fights this Friday at Bellator: Vengeance.

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Welcome to the Wednesday evening addition of the Three Amigos Podcast. Once again, this week had too many interviews to fit into one show, so we're giving you two big shows, loaded with big names and big personalities. This episode features a trio of Bellator talent with, Patricio Freire, Bobby Lashley and James Thompson. Note: Patricio's interview was conducted through a translator.

Here is a summary of each interview segment, complete with time stamps for your convenience. As always, we hope you enjoy listening to the show as much as we enjoyed recording it. We will post our regularly scheduled show, complete with host interaction, predictions, previews and current news chit-chat tomorrow, and that episode features UFC lightweight, Johnny Case, Bellator lightweight, Michael Chandler, Bellator featherweight, Daniel Straus and Bellator featherweight, Justin Lawrence, so keep a lookout for that one.

Bellator heavyweight attraction and TNA pro-wrestling star, Bobby Lashley (interview starts at the 01:05 mark of the audio) stops by to discuss:

-His upcoming rematch with James "The Colossus" Thompson
-Whether a fight with Kimbo Slice is in his immediate future
-Whether Thompson's skillset has improved or deteriorated
-If he's getting enough exposure from TNA
-If the WWE has made any overtures towards hiring him again
-How he feels CM Punk will fare in MMA
-Thoughts on marijuana as a PED
-Story of how a scripted match between Mark Coleman went horribly wrong in Japan

Bellator heavyweight star, James "The Colossus" Thompson (interview starts at the 27:35 mark of the audio) joined the Three Amigos to discuss:

-His upcoming rematch with Bobby Lashley
-If Lashley's skillset has improved since the last fight
-What his experience with KSW promotion was like
-How the sport has changed since his Pride FC days
-Thoughts on the new, stricter drug testing guidelines
-How he went from a bad losing streak to a fantastic win streak

Bellator featherweight champion, Patricio "Pitbull" Freire (interview starts at the 50:50 mark of the audio) dropped in to discuss:

-Third bout with Daniel Straus
-Whether he feels he'll be able to get a quick finish
-Thoughts on Yamauchi's very respectful call-out
-Thoughts on Nick Diaz' super harsh punishment by the NAC
-Thoughts on guys that don't make weight
-Possible need for more weight classes
-If he's getting more exposure from Bellator
-If he's a fan of superfights and who he would like fights with

You can check out the show here or via the embedded player below. Remember, if you're looking for us on SoundCloud or iTunes, we're under the MMA Nation name. Follow our Twitter accounts: Stephie HaynesThree Amigos PodcastIain Kidd and Mookie Alexander or our Facebook fan page, Three Amigos Podcast.

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