UFC Vegas 35/Paul vs. Woodley Edition: Best of the C’Mon Now MMA Podcast – 71

Our compilation show is a deep dive with host, Trent Reinsmith, into the bigger news and goings on in MMA, both inside and outside…

By: June M. Williams | 2 years ago
UFC Vegas 35/Paul vs. Woodley Edition: Best of the C’Mon Now MMA Podcast – 71
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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.

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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.

UFC Vegas 35 Recap:

  • Dana White says TUF was a success, but did it add ESPN+ subscribers? That’s the big question.
  • Would the UFC be doing a favor to Kevin Lee by releasing him?
  • Sam Alvey gets another shot in the UFC after an 0-6-1 run? Is it all about the money?
  • Robbie Lawler is ranked No. 15 in the official UFC welterweight rankings?
  • Chris Tognoni made the right call.
  • Props to the UFC production team for the Giga Chikadze video.
  • Mana Martinez overcomes a lot of adversity.
  • Pat Sabatini has the right mindset.
  • Keep an eye on Dustin Jacoby and his striking.
  • Sam Alvey should only be mad at himself, not the judges.
  • Abdul Razak Alhassan didn’t break a sweat.
  • Gerald Meerschaert reminds us he’s no pushover.
  • Daniel Rodriguez makes the most of his opportunity.
  • Ricky Turcios vs. Brady Hiestand was a fun scrap.
  • Bryan Battle is a work in progress.
  • Edson Barboza is still a dangerous man.
  • Giga Chikadze is for real.

Jake Paul vs. Tyron Woodley Recap:

  • Montana Love was the star of the show.
  • Jake Paul did not impress overall, but considering what he’s done in a short time, he deserves some leeway and respect.
  • Jake Paul vs Jorge Masvidal, Nate Diaz or Conor McGregor? I’m not sure how those fights would work out for Jake Paul.
  • It was the worst-case scenario for Tyron Woodley.
  • Is Jake Paul going to keep the pressure on the UFC pay structure? I have my doubts.
  • The legacy of Tyron Woodley and a question about why MMA seems so focused on the idea of legacy.
  • Woodley represented the MMA community? No, Woodley represented Tyron Woodley.
  • A fixed fight? “C’mon now…”
  • The card was worth the price, but mostly thanks to Montana Love

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June M. Williams
June M. Williams

June M. Williams is the Bloody Elbow Production Manager & Ombudsperson, as well as our Podcast Syndicator. She is also an acting author, editor & lead fixer for Bloody Elbow. She began work for the Combat Sports Division of SB Nation in 2010, making BE her primary home since 2013.

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