The Show Money crew is Paul the economist, Jason the lawyer, and John the man who knows everyone and everything in MMA. In today’s episode, the guys breakdown last Thursday’s congressional hearing on the potential Muhammad Ali Expansion Act into MMA. After our initial thoughts, we delve into what the Ali Act actually does. The discussion then moves to any new issues raised and what actually happens if the Act, as currently written, becomes law. We close with thoughts on Zuffa Boxing and Invicta’s entry into the sweet science, and discuss how 2017 could possibly be the UFC’s best year ever.
For those interested in specific parts, here are the start times for each segment:
Initial thoughts on the Ali Expansion Act hearing – 0:22
What does the Ali Act do? – 4:46
Were any new issues raised? – 21:41
What happens if the Act as currently drafted passes? – 35:20
Zuffa Boxing and Invicta’s entry into boxing – 47:05
Could 2017 really be the UFC’s best year? – 54:29