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The MMA Circus w/ Al Iaquinta, Rob Font and Calvin Kattar

Episode 52 of The MMA Circus features UFC lightweight Al Iaquinta, UFC bantamweight Rob Font, and CES featherweight Calvin Kattar.

Tommy Gilligan-USA TODAY Sports

EPISODE 52: The MMA Circus, hosted by Nick Baldwin and Andrew Lawrence, is back for your listening pleasure.

Off the top, Nick and Andrew discuss the podcast's debut on, the new name and other major changes.


Al IaquintaUFC lightweight contender Al Iaquinta joins The MMA Circus for the first time to discuss the recovery from his December knee surgery, when he's looking to get back into action, who he'd like to square off with next, and more.

Rob Font UFC bantamweight Rob Font returns to the program to discuss his upcoming fight with John Lineker at UFC 198, fighting in Brazil for the first time, his last fight earlier this year against Joey Gomez, how it felt returning after a long layoff and more.

Calvin Kattar CES featherweight Calvin Kattar stops by to discuss his fight against Kenny Foster this weekend in the co-main event of CES 34, his own promotion (Combat Zone), and more.

Discussion Topics:

Jon Jones arrested for alleged violation of probation — Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones was pulled over last week for allegedly drag racing and wound up with a total of five tickets. Jones is currently in custody.

Cris Cyborg signs with the UFC, fights Leslie Smith at UFC 198 — The long-awaited UFC debut of Cris Cyborg will finally happen at UFC 198 in May when she squares off with Leslie Smith.

Dumb Questions — Nick and Andrew round out the show by answering infamous "dumb questions" submitted by listeners.

Social Media:

Nick Baldwin: @NickUFC
Andrew Lawrence: @TheClownKid
Al Iaquinta: @AlIaquinta
Rob Font: @RobSFont
Calvin Kattar: @CalvinKattar


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