EPISODE 135: The MMA Circus, hosted by Nick Baldwin and guest co-host Jed Meshew, is back for your listening pleasure.
- UFC Fight Night 119 recap — In the Sao Paulo main event last Saturday, middleweight contender Derek Brunson defeated Lyoto Machida by first-round knockout and called out Luke Rockhold in his post-fight interview. In the co-main event, Colby Covington upset former welterweight title challenger Demian Maia and insulted the Brazilian crowd afterwards. We discuss where Brunson sits in the division and whether Covington’s post-fight antics were smart.
- UFC 217 preview — In the pay-per-view main event this Saturday at New York City’s Madison Square Garden, 185-pound champion Michael Bisping defends his belt against former 170-pound titleholder Georges St-Pierre. Also on the card, bantamweight champ Cody Garbrandt and strawweight champ Joanna Jedrzejczyk defend their titles against T.J. Dillashaw and Rose Namajunas, respectively.
- The top of the middleweight division after Bisping-GSP — will the winner fight interim champ Robert Whittaker?
- Ryan Bader vs. Linton Vassell for the 205-pound title at Bellator 186
- Gets It/Doesn’t Get It
- Dumb Questions
Nick Baldwin: @NickBaldwinMMA
Jed Meshew: @JedKMeshew
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