Submission Radio returns for one more show before flying off to cover the highly-anticipated UFC 205: Alvarez vs. McGregor event, and it’s got everything you want! Robin Black and Sean Sheehan lend their expertise to provide in-depth previews for the title fights on the inaugural New York card, while Damon Martin continues the trend and also provides a breakdown of UFC Fight Night: Dos Anjos vs. Ferguson. Even Tommy Toe Hold makes an appearance to get you pumped!
As always, the video above features clickable annotations and timestamps, and below is a rundown of what to expect on the episode. We hope you enjoy the show!
– Ireland’s own Sean Sheehan of SevereMMA.com makes his first appearance on the program (at the 4:35 mark) to discuss the current hype levels in Ireland for UFC 205; how big McGregor has gotten over the last few years and how his celebrity compares to football/soccer players; what it is about the Irish that make them such passionate fans; his predictions for the three title fights on the card, including Conor McGregor vs. Eddie Alvarez; what McGregor will do after UFC 205 and if he’ll walk away from the sport; plus lots more!
– Robin Black (The Fight Network) returns to the program (at the 36:21 mark) to break down Tyron Woodley vs. Stephen Thompson and Eddie Alvarez vs. Conor McGregor, as well as x-factors and intangibles that make these fights such compelling match ups. Robin also discusses Dominick Cruz, if he himself will ever fight again, and his genius invention, the “Sapp/Alvarez scale”.
– Tommy Toe Hold makes a surprise appearance (at the 1:04:55 mark) to give his top reasons for being excited for UFC 205.
– Damon Martin (Fox Sports) joins the roundtable discussion (at the 1:08:09 mark) to break down UFC Fight Night: Dos Anjos vs. Ferguson and such fights as Ricardo Lamas vs. Charles Oliveira, Diego Sanchez vs. Marcin Held and Tony Ferguson vs. Rafael Dos Anjos. Damon also helps predict the three main events at UFC 205, including Joanna Jedrzejczyk vs. Karolina Kowalkiewicz, Tyron Woodley vs. Stephen Thompson and Conor McGregor vs. Eddie Alvarez.
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