Once again I’m back with my co-host extraordinaire Eugene S. Robinson, author of Fight: Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Ass-Kicking but Were Afraid You’d Get Your Ass Kicked for Asking and I brought back attorney and author Alexei Auld to grill us with some PR stumpers from the world of combat sports.
Today’s puzzlers include:
You’re Nobuyuki Sakakibara, former Pride boss, driven out of MMA for using Yakuza goons to threaten a fight manager over Fedor jumping to a competing promotion for the 2003 New Year’s Eve show. You’re returning to action and you sign….Fedor….good luck charm?
You’re Bang Ludwig. Your former boss at Team Alpha Male goes on the MMA Hour and rips you for a solid hour accusing you of being a money-grubbing, sexist and racist bully. How do you respond?
You’re the UFC, old nemesis Josh Gross has a scoop in Deadspin alleging that you knowingly allowed Vitor Belfort to fight Jon Jones for the title at UFC 152 despite a urine test that showed remarkably elevated testosterone levels. What do you do?
You’re Martin Shkreli, CEO of Turing Pharmaceutical, raised prices on a needed HIV med from $13 to $750 a pill. NY Times puts you on blast. Social media lynch mob follows. What do you do?
You’re UK PM David Cameron and you’re accused of putting your dick in a dead pig’s mouth as part of an elite secret society initiation ritual…what do you do?
Plus a surprise curveball!
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