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Three Amigos interviews: Patricio Pitbull, Chinzo Machida, UFC 202 Breakdown

The Three Amigos are back with another great episode featuring a pair of Bellator stars, Patricio Pitbull and Chinzo Machida, plus a detailed breakdown of UFC 202.

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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, a duo of exciting Bellator fighters: former featherweight champion, Patricio Pitbull and featherweight attraction and karate ace, Chinzo Machida. We don't have a Weight List episode this week since George Lockhart is in Las Vegas with Conor McGregor, but we do have our popular segments: RantyPantsTM and Sports That Can't Stop No Double LegTM.

Ordered Listing with timestamps:

RantyPantsTM - 13:15

Sports That Can't Stop No Double LegTM - 18:25

Patricio Pitbull -€” 53:25

Chinzo Machida - 1:11:45

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.

Patricio Pitbull (53:25 mark)
  • If he has been eyeing other weight divisions besides 155 (135 specifically)
  • If he is making a push to be a 2-division champion
  • Thoughts on Bendo's comments that he lost to Koreshkov because of jitters
  • How he plans to counteract Bendo's size advantage
  • If he likes the idea of "money fights" over traditional contender bouts
  • If he'd like to see all Bellator main events be 5 round affairs
  • If he feels fighters often pull out of bouts without actually being injured
  • Thoughts on fighter's associations
  • FightIf he feels the lighter weight classes have a harder time finding success than the bigger guys because of division depth
  • If he'd ever fight Chinzo Machida because of name value
  • Breakdown & prediction of McGregor/Diaz
Chinzo Machida (1:11:45 mark)
  • Why it took so long between his Bellator signing and first bout
  • Why he's only had 5 fights in 11 years
  • What he feels is the best way to get rid of ring rust in training
  • His motivation to compete at 39 years old
  • How long he plans to compete
  • Breakdown of Conor McGregor's striking style
  • Thoughts on Daniel Straus
  • Discussion on Lyoto's suspension
  • What it was like growing up with Lyoto / sibling rivalry
  • If he feels pressure to live up to Lyoto's success
The hosts discuss a variety of topics that include:
  • UFC 202 press conference discussion
  • Jon Jones' current dealings with USADA
  • RantyPantsTM
  • Kennedy vs. Evans discussion
  • Penn vs. Lamas discussion
  • UFC 202 hasn't sold out yet (2700+ tickets still left)
  • Sports That Can't Stop No Double LegTM
  • Current staff prediction standings (Mookie is NOT in the lead)
  • Staff predictions for UFC 202

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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