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Submission Radio #110: Bas Rutten, Julianna Pena, Dillon Danis, Damon Martin + UFC 207 aftermath

This week, Submission Radio chats with Bas Rutten, Julianna Pena and Dillon Danis. Also, Damon Martin (Fox Sports) discusses Ronda Rousey's career and future after her loss at UFC 207 and more.

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Submission Radio is back with the first episode of 2017 and features and packed show that includes interviews with Bas Rutten, Julianna Pena and Dillon Danis. Also, Damon Martin (Fox Sports) helps break down Ronda Rousey's loss to Amanda Nunes at UFC 207 and what's next for her career, Mike Goldberg's quiet UFC departure, and this year's most riveting clash.... Chris Brown vs. Soulja Boy.Oh yeah!

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!

- "El Guapo" Bas Rutten returns to the program (at the 50:12 mark) to discuss:

  • Ronda Rousey's loss at Amanda Nunes at UFC 207
  • What went wrong for her and how this affects her Hollywood career
  • The pressure that she put on herself and how difficult it is to deal with on a day-to-day basis
  • If her days as an elite fighter are over
  • Why her coach Edmond Tarverdyan may not be to blame
  • What kind of improvements she needs to make in order to find success again
  • What Ronda's loss does for Conor McGregor
  • If he expects more public shenanigans between McGregor and the UFC in 2017
  • Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Tony Ferguson
  • Entering the new year calling fights
  • Funny stories from the PRIDE commentary booth
  • His appearance on Kevin James' show Kevin Can Wait and lots more!

- Julianna Pena returns to Submission Radio (at the 5:04 mark) to discuss:

  • Her upcoming fight against Valentina Shevchenko at UFC on FOX 23
  • Why she took the fight instead of waiting for the winner of Ronda Rousey and Amanda Nunes
  • Backstage politics and her frustration with not getting a title shot
  • Ronda Rousey's loss at UFC 207
  • Why nobody could've done a better job than Edmond Tarverdyan
  • If she's disappointed that she may not be able to fight Ronda and settle beef
  • Her obsession with Valentina Shevchenko and how she stacks up against the 17-time Muay Thai champion
  • getting the opportunity to headline a FOX card, and more!

- Highly decorated BJJ black belt and training partner of Conor McGregor, Dillon Danis returns (at the 25:48 mark) to discuss:

  • His cryptic tweet regarding UFC London
  • What this means for his UFC debut
  • The negotiations he's had with other MMA promotions
  • His conversations with Dana White about future plans
  • Jon Jones not wanting to face him in a grappling match and calling his antics "douchey"
  • Believing that Jon Jones is afraid because he knows Dillon would beat him
  • Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Tony Ferguson and who he thinks will end up facing teammate Conor McGregor
  • His old feud with Khabib actually dating back several years
  • Khabib's grappling and why he sees him as a dream fight
  • How he sees Conor McGregor vs. Khabib playing out
  • His upcoming match against AJ Azagarm at Chael Sonnen's Submission Underground 3, and more!

- Damon Martin (Fox Sports) returns to the Submission Radio roundtable (at the 1:19:55 mark) to discuss:

  • The aftermath from UFC 207 and Ronda Rousey's brutal loss to Amanda Nunes
  • What's next for her and if she can still compete with the UFC's bantamweight elite
  • Her career in Hollywood and if she's likely to return to MMA
  • What improvements she needs to make and whether a change of gyms is the answer
  • How this loss affects her legacy
  • The UFC letting Mike Goldberg without paying tribute to his almost 20-year run
  • A breakdown of Chris Brown vs. Soulja Boy!

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