Former WSOF Lightweight Champion and superstar Justin Gaethje has reportedly signed with the UFC. He was called out by a fighter late Saturday night on Twitter, and Gaethje accepted. Farzin will tell you who that fighter is. If you’re not familiar with Gaethje, Farzin will tell you what you need to know and why this is a big deal. And in the Five Rounds – Going The Distance segment, Farzin touches on the struggling UFC’s women’s featherweight division, Tyron Woodley’s possible surprise opponent and more.
The UFC completed its first trip to Kansas City, and it was a success. Along with the entire card going as planned, the event shattered the Sprint Center record for highest-grossing sporting event in Sprint Center history. Though the UFC does this often, Farzin tells you why this is an impressive accomplishment in Kansas City. Also, how do we quantify who is the greatest UFC fighter of all time? Does that honor go to Mighty Mouse? Also, one fighter claims he has a huge announcement coming up soon.
Farzin recaps a week filled with great fights, drama, controversy and retirements before, during and after UFC 210. Why was Daniel Cormier able to have an easy time with Anthony “Rumble” Johnson? Did “Rumble” throw the match? Does Gegard Mousasi deserve more money? Will Chris Weidman be able to overturn his loss? Farzin answers all of those questions in this recap edition.
The UFC is back with a pay-per-view this week. UFC 210 is under pressure after a poor start for the promotion in 2017. Farzin will explain what the UFC needs in order to snap its drought in 2017, as well as give you his predictions for the main and co-main event. Will Daniel Cormier retain the title against Anthony “Rumble” Johnson? Can Chris Weidman snap his losing streak against Gegard Mousasi? Farzin will answer those questions in this podcast. Also, Farzin will explain why Bellator isn’t closing the gap on the UFC quite yet.
Ever since Conor McGregor became a two-division champion, other fighters are trying to make their case as to why they deserve a money fight, including one who wants to be a three-division champion. Farzin dives into the subject in detail and explains why the UFC may fear allowing another two-division champion ever again. Will Nate Diaz fight soon? There is one person who wants to fight him, and Farzin explains why this would be the perfect non-Conor fight for Diaz. Also, there is one free agent every MMA fan should keep their eye on.