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Crooklyn’s Corner 24: Combat Sports Finance Chat with John Nash

Episode 24 discussion: Bloody Elbow’s combat sports finance expert, John Nash on why Endeavor is considered ‘overweight’ and more

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Welcome to Crooklyn’s Corner, the podcast that’s basically a hodgepodge of topics focused on the combat sports and entertainment community. The show will feature special interviews, fantasy matchmaking/analysis and whatever else we can come up with to keep our listeners steeped in fresh and engaging content. The show is hosted by Stephie Haynes and airs when needed to fill gaps in our Bloody Elbow Presents podcast network.

Crooklyn’s Corner, Stephie Haynes, John Nash, MMA, UFC, Combat Sports, MMA Financials, MMA Money, MMA Business, MMA Economics, Combat Sports Finance, June M. Williams

Here is a summary of the topics discussed or questions asked. Time stamps won’t always be available as our conversations tend to be very fluid and bounce back & forth frequently. As always, I hope you enjoy listening to the show as much as we enjoyed recording it.

EPISODE 24 (with combat sports finance expert John Nash)

  • Thoughts on Dana White’s claims that UFC fighters are more financially secure than boxers
  • Fighting out a UFC contract without renegotiating a new one
  • Morgan Stanley’s upgrade of UFC stock and what “overweight” means
  • The giant boom in UFC sponsorship in 2021—is it because the UFC capitalized on the Covid crisis?
  • Thoughts on Crypto and why the UFC is cashing in with sponsorship
  • Why Covid helped the UFC have a record year financially
  • Updates on the antitrust suit

*Note: This episode was taped just before Christmas

Throughout the 2021-2022 holiday UFC break we will continue to bring you podcast content every Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday minimum, more days if we can. Watch for shows likeCrooklyn’s Corner’, ‘Show Money’, more from The MMA Depressed-us’,6th Round Retro’, maybe even a guest podcast episode or two of The Eugene S. Robinson Show Stomper!’ — among others! On behalf of all of our crew on the entire Bloody Elbow Presents Podcast Network Team, have a safe and happy Holiday Season & be sure to stay tuned!

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Happy New Year’s From the Entire Bloody Elbow Presents Podcast Network Crew to You!
June M. Williams