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Three Amigos Podcast 180: UFC 224 preview, weekly news, fantasy fight: Rampage v. 50 Cent

The Amigos are discussing the week’s news, breaking down a fantasy fight between Rampage and 50 Cent and previewing UFC 224 and Bellator 199.

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Welcome to your weekly dose of Three Amigos Podcast fun. We’ve got a great episode today featuring an in-depth look at the MMA community’s news of the week, a review of Rizin 10 (main event only) and a preview of UFC 224. We also have a new installment of our popular segment Sports That Can’t Stop No Double Leg ™.

Ordered Listing with timestamps:

Here is a summary of the topics discussed, complete with the time stamps for when each interview or special segment begins. As always, we hope you enjoy listening to the show as much as we enjoyed recording it.

The hosts discuss a variety of topics that include:

  • UFC’s new media rights deal with ESPN ($150M/year for 15 cards, DWTNCS, Fight Pass archive, all access shows, etc.) — 2:25
  • Oscar de La Hoya wants to start MMA promotion, looking at Liddell-Ortiz 3 as a starter – 12:00
  • USADA handing out T-shirts to fighters that pass 25 drug tests – 18:33
  • Sports That Can’t Stop No Double Leg™ 24:25
  1. Edmond Tarverdyan: “Head movement, Vanes!” *Gennady Golovkin immediately knocks out Vanes Martirosyan
  2. David Haye urged to retire after getting knocked out by Tony Bellew
  3. Former world champion Jean Pascal ends retirement to fight UFC’s Steve Bosse in Canadian version of Mayweather vs. McGregor
  • 50 Cent calls out Rampage Jackson, met with Scott Coker last week – 42:44
  • Superhero/Fantasy Fight Challenge: Rampage vs. 50 Cent – 45:35
  • Fight News Dump – 50:45
  1. GSP vs. Nate Diaz at 155 (Not officially matched, but Dana White wants it)
  2. Rockhold vs. Gustafsson at 205 (Not officially matched, but Dana White wants it)
  • UFC 224 Predictions (main card only) + Bellator 199 predictions (main & co-main only): 57:07
  1. Iain: (Bellator) Daley, Bader (UFC) Nunes, Gastelum, Dern, Lineker, Machida
  2. Mookie: (Bellator) Daley, Bader (UFC) Nunes, Gastelum, Dern, Lineker, Machida
  3. Stephie: (Bellator) Daley, Bader (UFC) Nunes, Gastelum, Cooper, Kelleher, Machida
  • Staff standings for 2018:
  1. Iain: 52-28
  2. Mookie: 48-32
  3. Stephie: 46-34

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