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The Mookie & Crookie Show 68: UFC set to kick off events in Florida

Episode 68 discussion: UFC will kick off busy schedule in Florida, Dana defends Cruz title shot, Coker hoping the UFC doesn’t ruin it for everyone with premature return, Whittaker discusses absence, 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 68

UFC officially announces they’ll invade Florida with fights, starting May 9th - 1:33

Dana White defends Dominick Cruz’s title shot - 13:30

https://www.bloodyelbow.com/2020/4/25/21235619/dana-white-dominick-cruz-ufc-249-title-shot-henry-cejudo-mma-news

Scott Coker hoping nothing bad happens at UFC 249 that “affects everybody” - 20:44

https://www.bloodyelbow.com/2020/4/25/21235732/bellator-scott-coker-ambitious-plans-ufc-249-will-affect-everybody-if-something-goes-wrong-mma-news

Robert Whittaker breaks silence on UFC absence - 26:50

https://www.mmafighting.com/2020/4/24/21234285/robert-whittaker-absence-burnout-everything-is-paused-until-i-work-out-how-to-stop-feeling-this-way

Dominick Reyes up for interim title fight with Jan Blachowicz in case Jon Jones fight falls through - 32:20

https://www.bloodyelbow.com/2020/4/26/21237333/ufc-mma-news-interview-dominick-reyes-jan-blachowicz-jon-jones-fight-interim-title

SOCIAL MEDIA ROUNDUP - 35:49

Jon Jones, attention-liker, complains about getting too much attention

https://twitter.com/JonnyBones/status/1253737691100745733?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw

Darren Till doesn’t hold back!

https://twitter.com/darrentill2/status/1254564176061661187

Tyron Woodley is taking Ls on Twitter

https://twitter.com/danthehangman/status/1253056180672319489

https://twitter.com/danthehangman/status/1253412068713103361

https://twitter.com/danthehangman/status/1253478583978258432

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