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Mookie & Crookie Show 06: Should Cain Velasquez have gotten an easier opponent?

Episode 06 discussion: should Velasquez have gotten a tune-up fight, Rumble open to UFC heavyweight comeback, Fertitta superyachts, ESPN+ success

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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 Monday.

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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.

Episode 06

  • The value of tune-up fights in MMA; Should Cain Velasquez have gotten an easier opponent than Francis Ngannou? – 2:00
  • Anthony Johnson isn’t actually fighting Bare Knuckle, but would return to UFC if the “price is right” – 9:47
  • Daniel Cormier shuts down Stipe Miocic rematch, despite Stipe’s demand for it – 15:55
  • Lorenzo Fertitta purchases $125 million superyacht – 22:42
  • ESPN+ subscribers reach 2 million mark, largely because of the UFC – 28:03
  • Social Media Roundup – 35:29

Dillon Danis calls out Steven Seagal because of course he did

Clone-or McGregor competes in Germany

Pro boxer gets ratio’d for shitty tweet about Terence Crawford’s girlfriend

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