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The Mookie & Crookie Show 61: UFC 248, Barboza wants out, Canelo-Saunders, UFC 249

Episode 61 discussion: UFC 248 recap, Edson Barboza asks for release, Canelo’s next fight, Blaydes-Volkov close to being finalized, UFC 249 moves onward despite Corona virus concerns

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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 61

UFC 248 fallout: Zhang-Joanna ruled, Adesanya-Romero sucked, Beneil Dariush surprised, Sean O’Malley is back - 2:26

Edson Barboza requests release from the UFC - 24:56

https://www.mmafighting.com/2020/3/7/21169564/edson-barboza-requests-release-ufc-time-to-move-on

Dana White: “We’re not cancelling” UFC 249 because of coronavirus - 30:54

https://mmajunkie.usatoday.com/2020/03/dana-white-addresses-coronavirus-concerns-ufc-248-video

Curtis Blaydes vs. Alexander Volkov targeted for UFC Saskatoon main event - 39:41

https://www.bloodyelbow.com/2020/3/6/21167426/curtis-blaydes-vs-alexander-volkov-planned-ufc-saskatoon-main-event-mma-news

Canelo Alvarez vs. Billy Joe Saunders nearly finalized for May 2nd - 45:08

https://www.badlefthook.com/2020/3/5/21166711/canelo-alvarez-vs-billy-joe-saunders-reportedly-set-may-2-2020-dazn-boxing-news

Social Media Round-Up - 48:59

Well played, Gerald Meerschaert

https://twitter.com/The_Real_GM3/status/1236539665588486145

Poorly played, Islam Makhachev

https://twitter.com/wharrisMMA/status/1236572947654959104

Conor McGregor returns to the “filthy rat” game

https://twitter.com/TheNotoriousMMA/status/1236745248753229827

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