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KNUCKLE UP #289: UFC 205, the Mighty Rise, They Fall [Hard]

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Literary gunslinger Eugene S. Robinson lends his "one"-of-a-"kind" "perspective" to UFC 205, the Big Apple's first big bow with the arts mixed martial, and the showcase in which it absolutely killed with its reminders of both how great the sport could be, as well as how horrible and, moreover, how much of nothing is the same despite the apparent appearance of BEING the same [as it ever was]. That and Madonna's shout out for McG's mini-Mac. 

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IN Round #290, KNUCKLE UP host and the world's most justifiably aggrieved EUGENE S. ROBINSON [with the "S" standing for "Sour"] digs deep into the sinews of UFC Fight Night 98 and? Well, after three relatively fightless weeks the new WME-helmed UFC comes roaring back with intimations of things to come, things to go, and some masterful "I Told You So" moments with EUGENE S. looking at an almost 100 percent pick rate. Which is how you say "eat it" to those that think they know a few things about a few things. And are named Nate.

And for the listener ON THE GO? The KNUCKLE UP TIME LINE.

1] 7:01: I, CLAUDIUS

2] 8:52: DANCING THE DITHYRAMB

3] 30:34: TRI-LEVEL CHESS + HOW TO PLAY TRI-LEVEL CHESS

4] 41:00: INVADING POLAND

5] 41:30: 12 X U

6] 41:35: HOW BIG IS THE TARGET TRUMP IS NOW SPORTING ON HIS BACK?

7] 41: 37: YOU'RE LIVING ALL OVER ME

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 OXBOW and appeared in Bill Cosby's Leonard Part 6 (and yes, a Cosby story is in the works), a Miller Genuine Draft commercial, and had his own TV show in Germany called? "The Eugene Robinson Show."

EUGENE goes DEEP. And POLITICAL.

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