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The Mookie & Crookie Show 41: Velasquez retires from MMA, signs with WWE

Episode 41 discussion: Cain Velasquez leaves MMA behind for career with WWE, King Mo comes out of retirement for one last fight, Ponzinibbio out of fight with Lawler, battle of terrible managers, more

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Welcome to The Mookie & Crookie Show, a spinoff of The Level Change Podcast that goes a little more in-depth on major combat sports news, as well as takes a humorous look at the crazy world of combat sports social media. The show is hosted by Mookie Alexander and Stephie Haynes and airs every Tuesday.

Here is a summary of the topics discussed or questions asked, 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.

Episode 41

UFC Tampa Fallout: Joanna Contender dominates, Cub Swanson vs. Kron Gracie excites, no one is looking out for Thomas Gifford’s health - 4:15

Cain Velasquez officially retires, signs multi-year deal with WWE - 23:10

King Mo unretires, will fight one more time at Bellator 233 - 30:03

The Ponz is out, someone (Mike Perry?) needs to fight Robbie Lawler at UFC 245 - 33:53

Ali Abdelaziz, Abe Kawa have altercation at PFL event - 40:11

Social Media Round-up - 45:33

Joanna Jedrzejczyk beat up Michelle Waterson so much that she probably broke her own foot

Wonderboy, Holloway want to fight for the NMF title

PFL’s Chris Curtis with the rare two retirement posts on social media in one night

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