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The MMA Depressed-us: 2020 year in review pt. 2

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It’s been a long long time since we’ve had a chance to reflect on the more inauspicious arts of this mixed up year. So join Zane Simon, Connor Ruebusch, and Phil Mackenzie as we look back on the best of the worst of 2020.

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We’re in the middle of a mini UFC vacation. Which means its time to do a little more reflecting on the past few months of MMA, before Dana White kicks things back into gear for 2021.

Last week we brought you a trio of terrible 2020 fights, but we’ve still got so much more to bring. This time around we’re opening the show with OSP’s failed heavyweight bid against Ben Rothwell. Then jumping over to Jessica Eye’s five round main event against Cynthia Calvillo. And we’re wrapping the whole thing up with Aleksandar Rakic’s stifling win over Anthony Smith.

Unlike past episodes, ESPN’s stranglehold on recent fight tape has necessitated some creativity on our part. So, hang tight with us as we attempt to sync up fight watching using ESPN+, Fight Pass, and whatever else we can dig up. As always, Zane will count down the start of each video and Connor will try to chime in at the beginning of round 1.

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