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The Mookie & Crookie Show 55: UFC Raleigh, Kobe Bryant, Shannon Knapp interview

Episode 55 discussion: UFC Raleigh recap, thoughts on Kobe Bryant, Shannon Knapp interview exclusive, VanZant’s latest arm injury, Edwards’ alleged title shot contract stipulation, Stephen A Smith claps back

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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 55

Remembering Kobe Bryant - :54

Weekend fallout: Blaydes punishes JDS for his “thousand failed uppercuts” strategy, Chiesa upsets RDA and calls out Covington, Cyborg thrashes Budd in Bellator - 9:25

Shannon Knapp interview - 20:54

Paige VanZant releases statement on third arm injury, targeting UFC return in May - 34:44

https://www.bloodyelbow.com/2020/1/26/21082033/paige-vanzant-releases-statement-third-arm-injury-ufc-return-mma-news

Anthony Smith vs. Glover Teixeira headlines UFC Lincoln - 41:08

https://www.bloodyelbow.com/2020/1/25/21080947/ufc-lincoln-anthony-smith-vs-glover-teixeira-headline-light-heavyweight-mma-news

Leon Edwards claims new contract guarantees him a title shot if he beats Tyron Woodley - 44:45

https://www.bjpenn.com/mma-news/ufc/leon-edwards-says-he-is-promised-welterweight-title-shot-with-tyron-woodley-win/

Stephen A. Smith tries to hit back at Joe Rogan, Conor McGregor, Chael Sonnen chime in - 49:30

https://www.mmafighting.com/2020/1/26/21081997/stephen-a-smith-responds-joe-rogan-over-criticism-for-ufc-246-commentary-conor-mcgregor-fires-back

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