Our compilation show is a deep dive with host, Trent Reinsmith, into the bigger news and goings on in MMA, both inside and outside the cage; presented with a critical, unbiased eye.
Here is some detail on what’s going on here... the “regular” ‘C’mon Now MMA Podcast’ is a daily podcast of varying lengths, which can be found here: cmonnow.substack.com/. This show, however, is a compilation of some of the best topics covered on the daily show over the past week.
Part 1: UFC Vegas 23 Recap
- Impa Kasanganay bounces back.
- Da Un Jung dominates.
- Luis Saldaña and Jordan Griffin put on a good fight with a somewhat controversial ending.
- Welcome back to the UFC Jarjis Danho.
- Jack Shore and Hunter Azure put on an enjoyable scrap.
- John Makdessi has one of his best performances in the UFC.
- Mateusz Gamrot gets a great finish.
- Joe Solecki and Jim Miller disappoint.
- Daniel Rodriguez messes up Mike Perry’s nose.
- Julian Marquez shows skill and personality.
- Mackenzie Dern gets better every fight.
- Arnold Allen vs Sodiq Yusuff was a nice piece of matchmaking.
- Marvin Vettori did what he needed to do, Kevin Holland did not.
Part 2: MMA Happenings
- What’s a UFC title worth in sponsorship dollars? Probably not close to the $600 million Hideki Matsuyama could get from winning the Masters.
- Texas is doing a decent job when it comes to COVID-19, Florida is not.
- UFC 261 and UFC 262 outlook.
- Hear me out - UFC should release Mike Perry for his safety and health.
- Conor McGregor shafts Dustin Poirier’s charity.
- Colby Covington names himself backup for UFC 261 bout between Kamaru Usman and Jorge Masvidal. The UFC? It has not named Covington as a back up.
- Michael Chiesa sides with Dana White when it comes to Jon Jones and that’s a bad look for Chiesa.
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