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Crooklyn’s Corner 32: Aaron Bronsteter discusses MMA reporting, commentary, judging, more

Episode 32 discussion: TSN’s Aaron Bronsteter joins Stephie to discuss judging, commentary, promotional marketing, downside/upside with reporting, 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 on a sporadic schedule, but we’ll be sure to keep you updated when new episodes drop.

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EPISODE 32 -
GUEST: Aaron Bronsteter

Discussion for this episode: TSN’s Aaron Bronsteter joins Stephie to discuss judging, commentary, promotional marketing, downside/upside with reporting, & more...

  • How do you see MMA journalism currently? Do you see any major hurdles keeping the space from thriving? Do you see any signs that we should be optimistic about?
  • Worst moment being an MMA reporter/journalist
  • Best moment being an MMA reporter/journalist
  • If not this career path, what would’ve been the one you chose?
  • Thoughts on where Nate Diaz ends up at end of negotiating/matching periods
  • Thoughts on various promotions’ commentary
  • Most egregious issues with judging
  • Thing you see fans get wrong most when critiquing judging
  • Marketing heft (or lack thereof) of each promotion and how you see some of them 5 years from now (Bellator, PFL, Invicta)
  • Favorite fights this year
  • Prime vs. Prime matchup (looking for a prime fighter of old vs. prime modern fighter matchup you would’ve liked to have seen)
  • If you were to introduce someone to MMA, what fight would you want to show them?

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