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The Mookie & Crookie Show 38: UFC Mexico fallout, Rashad’s possible return to fighting

Episode 38 discussion: UFC Mexico fallout, Rashad Evans may return to fighting, Holloway-Volkanovski is official, David branch released after USADA violation

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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 38

Yair Rodriguez’s eye-poke/face rake seen around the world + Terrible fan (and fighter) behavior - 2:38

Rashad Evans intends to return to MMA competition - 16:46

David Branch becomes latest fighter released from UFC after failed drug test - 26:22

Max Holloway vs. Alex Volkanovski set for UFC 245 - 38:51

Dana White confirms Stipe-DC trilogy in the works - 40:54

Social media round-up - 46:27

Brendan Fitzgerald knows what to do when unruly fans throw stuff around the arena

Dana White’s rare social media Q&A features completely reasonable response to fighter pay question

“First of all, you’re a dick. Let’s start there,” White quipped after reading the question aloud. “And, you don’t know what fighters get paid. Everybody wants more money, everybody needs more money. That’s always going to be an issue.”

Boxer shakes his head no, face-plants on the next punch

Humorous take on the UFC’s fight booking

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