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The Mookie & Crookie Show 89: UFC 253 recap, special guest John Nash

Episode 89 discussion: UFC 253 recap, John Nash joins the show to discuss the three big lawsuits happening in combat sports and why this year’s presidential election maters to the sport.

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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.


UFC 253 recap: Adesanya schools Costa, All Hail Big Jan, Brandon Royval is for real - 2:50


Canelo – Details of why he’s suing Oscar, GB and DAZN

Lowdown on UFC antitrust suit

Why is Dana being sued and why are the details around the case directly relevant to the UFC?

Fight fans want politics out of the sport, but the election could be very important to the fighters. Why?

Trump has just nominated Amy Coney Barrett for the Supreme Court. How could this nomination impact fighters?

Pacquiao-McGregor and how that fight could look financially

Why is that fight important right now?

Future for fighters now that the Contender Series is producing cheap talent?

What about Chimaev? Are we seeing the UFC trying to groom a new superstar?

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