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Submission Radio #100: Miocic, Frye, Goldberg, Meltzer, Hill, Tommy Toe Hold + UFC Hidalgo

This week, Submission Radio chats with Stipe Miocic, Don Frye and Bill Goldberg. Also, Dave Meltzer (MMA Fighting) and Adam Hill (Las Vegas Review-Journal) return to the program to discuss UFC Hidalgo, GSP, Chael Sonnen signing with Bellator, and more!

Submission Radio is back and has officially made it to 100 episodes! This week's special show features interviews with WWE superstar Bill Goldberg, UFC heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic and UFC Hall of Famer "The Predator" Don Frye. Also on the program, Dave Meltzer and Adam Hill help break down hot topics such as UFC Fight Night: Poirier vs. Johnson, Georges St-Pierre's next opponent and Chael Sonnen signing with Bellator. Even Tommy Toe Hold makes an appearance with a segment dedicated to this special 100th episode!

As always, the video above features clickable annotations and timestamps, and below is a rundown of what to expect on the episode. We hope you enjoy the show!

- UFC Heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic returns (at the 29:45 mark) to discuss:

  • His knockout victory over Alistair Overeem at UFC 203
  • Alistair claiming Stipe tapped to the guillotine and Joe Rogan not wanting to interview concussed fighters anymore
  • The crazy Cleveland crowd and why it was so hard to fight there
  • Overeem's heckler
  • CM Punk's UFC debut against Mickey Gall and if he deserved the $500,000 pay day
  • Jon Jones calling him out and if Jones would deserve the next title shot
  • Cain Velasquez vs. Fabricio Werdum and who wins the rematch
  • Being this generation's Fedor Emelianenko
  • Breaking the UFC heavyweight title defence record
  • How he celebrated his victory
  • The new house he's moving into, playing pranks on his wife, and more!

- UFC Hall of Famer "The Predator" Don Frye returns to the show (at the 57:29 mark) to discuss:

  • CM Punk's UFC debut at UFC 203 against Mickey Gall
  • Whether or not CM Punk earned his respect
  • Why Punk deserved the $500,000 purse despite the one-sided loss
  • Stipe Miocic knocking out Alistair Overeem at UFC 203
  • If Don likes the idea of Jon Jones vs. Stipe Miocic and how Jon would do at heavyweight
  • Stipe as a dominant champion in the UFC heavyweight division
  • His thoughts on Georges St-Pierre's UFC return and if he can be champion again
  • His experience at the International Fight Week UFC Hall of Fame ceremony
  • Him predicting Brock Lesnar would fail his drug test after facing Mark Hunt
  • Why he still wants to see Brock back in the UFC
  • Potentially bringing Predator's Predictions to Fight Pass or Bellator
  • The hilarious story of how he changed his phone number, and lots more!

- WWE and WCW legend Bill Goldberg returns (at the 4:24 mark) to discuss:

  • His thoughts on CM Punk's UFC debut
  • If the UFC gave Punk too tough of an opponent in his debut
  • The UFC and WWE cross-promoting
  • Randy Orton trolling Conor McGregor and calling him "Conor McDonald"
  • Him appearing in the new WWE 2K17 videogame as a playable character
  • If he may have a professional fight in MMA or Glory
  • Brock Lesnar's performance at UFC 200 against Mark Hunt and his failed test afterwards
  • His appearance on the Eric Bischoff on Wrestling podcast
  • The rumors of him appearing at WWE Clash of Champions, his muscle cars and more!

- Dave Meltzer of MMA Fighting returns (at the 1:28:47 mark) to discuss:

  • If the UFC made money off of CM Punk, despite his $500,000 fee and just how he affected the PPV numbers
  • If Punk should fight in the UFC again because of the attention he brings
  • Tyron Woodley vs. Stephen Thompson at UFC 205 in New York
  • Where this leaves GSP and who he should fight
  • If the card needs Conor McGregor vs, Eddie Alvarez to make it big
  • What to do with Conor McGregor's featherweight belt and if he should be stripped
  • Who Ronda Rousey should face upon her return
  • Chael Sonnen signing with Bellator and if this was the right move for "The American Gangster"
  • What fights there are to make for Chael's Bellator debut
  • Jon Jones calling out Stipe Miocic and if the fight makes sense, and lots more!

- Adam Hill (Las Vegas Review-Journal) returns (at the 1:28:47 mark) to help break down UFC Fight Night Poirier vs. Johnson as well as other hot topics in MMA, including Derek Brunson vs. Uriah Hall, if the stoppage by Herb Dean was premature, what this win does for Derek Brunson and if he's really next in line for a title shot, Dustin Poirier vs. Michael Johnson and "The Menace's" brutal knockout win over "The Diamond", where this puts Johnson and if he's regained the momentum he lost after losses to Dariush and Nate Diaz, who Georges St-Pierre should face now that Stephen Thompson is facing Tyron Woodley at UFC 205, UFC Melbourne and what to do with Robert Whittaker, Chael Sonnen signing with Bellator, why Chael chose not to stay with the UFC and if it has anything to do with USADA, potential fights against Tito Ortiz, Wanderlei Silva, Rory MacDonald, and Fedor Emelianenko, and lots more!