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The MMA Circus: UFC 222 recap, Cro Cop to Bellator, St-Pierre update

On Episode 153 of The MMA Circus, Nick Baldwin and guest co-host Jeremy Brand discuss last Saturday’s UFC 222: Cyborg vs. Kunitskaya, Mirko Cro Cop’s Bellator signing, Georges St-Pierre’s recent update on his future in MMA, and much more.

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EPISODE 153: The MMA Circus, hosted by Nick Baldwin and guest co-host Jeremy Brand, is back for your listening pleasure.

Discussion Topics:

  • UFC 222 recap — In the pay-per-view main event, Cris Cyborg defended the women’s featherweight title for the second time, defeating Yana Kunitskaya with a first-round TKO. In the co-headliner, Brian Ortega upset Frankie Edgar, becoming the first man to stop “The Answer” — and also earning a title shot against featherweight champ Max Holloway.
  • Mirko Cro Cop signs with Bellator — The former UFC heavyweight is set to take on Roy Nelson in his promotional debut at Bellator 200 in May.
  • Georges St-Pierre’s update on future in MMA — The former welterweight and middleweight titleholder said in a recent interview he hopes to fight again, but stayed noncommittal regarding an opponent and a weight class. St-Pierre, who was diagnosed with colitis after his Michael Bisping win, also said he’s feeling better but is still on medication.
  • Gets It/Doesn’t Get It
  • Dumb Questions

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Nick Baldwin: @NickBaldwinMMA

Jeremy Brand: @JeremyBrand604


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