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Leslie Smith talks Ali Act, Lesnar's exemption : Stephen Thompson talks rankings, Rory Mac

The Three Amigos are back with your weekly dose of fight talk. This week's epsidode features UFC No. 2 welterweight contender, Stephen Thompson and women's bantamweight fan favorite, Leslie Smith. We also have the 28th installment of the Weight List with George Lockhart.

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Welcome to your weekly dose of Three Amigos Podcast fun. This episode is loaded with great content, courtesy of our special guests, UFC women's bantamweight standout, Leslie Smith and welterweight Number 2 contender, Stephen Thompson, who will be facing Rory MacDonald this Saturday night in a title eliminator bout. The 28th edition of the Weight List is here and focuses on the sweetest topic possible--sugar.

Here is a summary of each interview segment, complete with the time stamps for when each interview or special segment begins. As always, we hope you enjoy listening to the show as much as we enjoyed recording it.

Weight List Episode Number 28 (19:50 mark)

This installment focuses on sugar and how it works within your body. George and Iain dispel some common myths, discuss things you should be cautious of and talk the benefits of properly timed sugar intake.

If you have a question you'd like to submit to The Weight List Mailbag, please e-mail or shoot him a tweet @iainkidd. You can also drop your question off on our Facebook fan page:

Leslie Smith (48:15 mark)

What she's been doing in the month since her fight with Cris Cyborg

Her ideal fight schedule and if she feels the division is deep enough to keep her active

Discussion on the UFC's new weight cutting guidelines

If she'd ever be interested in fighting at 125 again

Ways she thinks refereeing could be improved

If she prefers the refs err on the side of caution or for allowing the fighters a chance to come back (even if it means taking more damage)

Her thoughts on judging issues

Why she feels that other women in her division are now willing to fight Cyborg when they weren't just two months ago

Her thoughts on Brock Lesnar's return and the exemption that was granted to him

Her take on the Ali Act and if there are specific points of concern

If she feels Rousey will come back to competition

Stephen Thompson (1:20:20 mark)

What his mindset is like going into the last few days before the fight

If it was a challenge to incorporate other aspects (grappling) into his skillset considering his success using a striking-centric approach

If he feels Rory's durability adds an "X-Factor" to his skillset

How much of an advantage he feels his previous training at Tristar will be in this bout

If he feels the rankings are a waste since most times they aren't used effectively to set up the title pecking order properly

If we're going to see some added fire in his his title callout if he wins

His take on judging issues

Thoughts on taking superfight catchweight bouts

His take on the new weight cutting guidelines

If it matters to him being the odds favorite or the underdog

If he ever plans on changing his nickname

The hosts discuss a variety of topics that include:

The Orlando shooting

Chad Mendes' USADA drug test flag

Tim Means' shortened suspension

Brock Lesnar's 4-month drug testing exemption for UFC 200

Lightning Q&A of USADA points

Will Brooks' signing with the UFC

Anthony Pettis dropping to 145

UFC roster cuts

Current staff prediction standings (Steph still in the lead)

Staff predictions for EFN, WSOF, Bellator and Fight Night 89

You can check out the entire 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 PodcastGeroge LockhartIain Kidd and Mookie Alexander or our Facebook fan page, Three Amigos Pod.

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