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Welcome to IF I DID IT where we analyze and solve PR kerfuffles from the MMA world (insert hand gesture) not beyond. This week we discuss the fallout from UFC on ESPN 1: N’Gannou vs Velasquez.

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Join your host Alexei Auld, author of “7 Secret Sources of Inspiration: A Snappy Guide for Creative Procrastinators”, and his guests, the illustrious Kid Nate Wilcox, of Bloody Elbow and creator of The Let It Roll Podcast, and of course rounding out the team we have the infamous Eugene S. Robinson, from ozy.com and author of “Fight, Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Ass-Kicking but Were Afraid You Would Get Your Ass Kicked for Asking”; Collectively, your MMA Puncholes.

This week The Puncholes feature...

You’re the OOF-SEE. Walk us through your Heavyweight matchmaking plans, live and in public, if you will, in wake of last Sunday, the 17th of February’s, UFC on ESPN 1 main event. - 1:00 video, 1:18 audio

You’re the OOF-SEE on ESPN 1 Main Eventers. What should your next steps be in wake of your performances last Sunday night? - 10:03 video, 10:23 audio

REGULAR FEATURE: HEEL TURN - 16:40 video, 17:00 audio
REGULAR FEATURE: LOST BATTALION - 21:34 video, 21:55 audio

“We’ll be back next week with another installment of If I Did It and we don’t know what we’ll be talking about yet, because the PR mistakes have yet to be made.”

*timestamps reflect times on both the VIDEO & AUDIO podcasts.


Welcome to another episode of IF THE SHOES FIT; a show where we solve salacious situations by stepping into the shoes of the shaken...the chagrined...the kerfuffed! This week: Jussie Smollett Shenanigans and Shamima Angina. Join along while Alexei, Eugene and Nate discuss PR issues in the non-MMA world!

Let’s get to stepping!

Step into the shoes of Jussie Smollett. What PR steps do you need to make in wake of your racist and homophobic assault appearing to be an inside job, planned by you, live and in public, if you will? - 0:45 video, 25:05 audio

Step into the shoes of Theresa May. Should you allow nineteen year old Shamima Begum to come back home to the UK four years after willingly leaving it to be a bride for ISIS? - 8:49 video, 33:07 audio

REGULAR FEATURE: HEEL TURN - 18:32 video, 42:52 audio
REGULAR FEATURE: #MISTYAF - 26:23 video, 50:41 audio

“Until next week, no matter how tight, loose, or uncomfortable, remember these words: on this show, the shoes always fit, so we can never acquit.”

*timestamps reflect times on both the VIDEO & AUDIO podcasts.


THANKS FOR JOINING US. FOLLOW US on Twitter: Eugene-@EugeneSRobinson, Alexei-@AlexeiAuld, Nate-@KidNate, and visit the Puncholes Facebook page as well, for all the latest shows involving your favorite hosts.

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Visit us here on Bloody Elbow, buy “7 Secret Sources of Inspiration”, buy OXBOW’S THIN BLACK DUKE and Bunuel’s Easy Way Out wherever fine music is sold, and listen to the LET IT ROLL PODCAST, and check out our If the Shoes Fit Patreon page.

*intro/outro music on the SoundCloud production of If I Did It/If the Shoes Fit was provided by OxBow, starring Eugene S. Robinson.

The MMA Puncholes, Nate Wilcox, Alexei Auld, Eugene Robinson, John Nash, Stephie Haynes
The MMA Puncholes: Nate Wilcox, Alexei Auld, Eugene Robinson, John Nash, Stephie Haynes
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