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The Mookie & Crookie Show 66: UFC fighters donating big to Covid-19 relief efforts

Episode 66 discussion: Disney, politicians, ESPN force the UFC’s hand, Poirier and McGregor get philanthropic, Cormier for president, Weidman-Romero 2 almost happened, more.

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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 66

Evil MMA media, Eviler Disney, Evilest Gavin Newsom combine to get UFC 249 scrapped - 1:53

President Daniel Cormier? - 23:11

https://www.mmafighting.com/2020/4/11/21203036/daniel-cormier-would-love-to-be-ufc-president-one-day-but-danas-going-to-be-here-for-a-long-time

Chris Weidman vs. Yoel Romero 2 was nearly set for UFC 250… not that it mattered - 30:12

https://www.bloodyelbow.com/2020/4/12/21217868/manager-chris-weidman-yoel-romero-close-happening-ufc-250-mma-news

Artem Lobov and… Michael Page?! - 36:21

https://www.bloodyelbow.com/2020/4/12/21218327/ufc-mma-bellator-ksw-news-interview-artem-lobov-michael-venom-page-fight-mvp

Mike Winkeljohn: Holly Holm is one fight away from a title shot - 42:13

https://www.mmamania.com/2020/4/10/21216510/coach-winkeljohn-believes-holly-holm-is-one-fight-away-from-another-ufc-title-shot-mma-espn

Fighters Aiding in Coronavirus Relief Efforts - 47:18

Irish hospitals receive medical supplies from Conor McGregor

https://www.mmamania.com/2020/4/12/21218619/irish-hospitals-receive-shipments-of-masks-and-ppe-care-of-conor-mcgregor

Dustin Poirier donates 1,000 meals to hospital staff

https://mmajunkie.usatoday.com/2020/04/dustin-poirier-good-fight-foundation-charity-donate-meals-hospital-staff-coronavirus-pandemic

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