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The Mookie & Crookie Show 40: Cain Velasquez says goodbye to USADA

Episode 40 discussion: UFC 243 takeaways, Cain Velasquez poised for permanent pro-wrestling career, Dan Hooker’s Poirier call-out, GGG’s narrow escape, Sergio Pettis to test free agency, 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 40

All hail new champ Israel Adesanya, Dan Hooker establishes himself as a contender, Mark Hunt proteges flop - 4:19

Cain Velasquez intends to withdraw from USADA testing pool, focus on pro wrestling - 23:32

Sergio Pettis intends to test free agency - 30:33

Dan Hooker calls for fight with Dustin Poirier - 36:02

GGG had a scare vs. Derevyanchenko, but at least he’s got equity as part of his purse - 41:35

Social media round-up - 50:07

Michael Bisping: Pop-Eye

Aljo shows off the scars, stitches, and staples from wrist surgery

Daniel Cormier’s priceless reaction to seeing Cain Velasquez on Smackdown

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