BJPENN.COM Radio Ep. 100 // Aung La N Sang | Stephen Thompson | TJ Dillashaw | Colby Covington | Eddie Bravo | Tyson Pedro
October 05, 2018
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First up on this stacked episode is ONE Championship middleweight and light-heavyweight title holder, Aung La N Sang. “The Burmese Python” has captivated the hearts and minds of the people in his native Myanmar, and on October 26 he looks to continue his quest for excellence against Mohammed Karaki. We’ll discuss the matchup, the pressures of being a true hero to his countrymen, and his plans to become one of the greatest MMA athletes in history.
No. 5 ranked UFC welterweight and former title challenger Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson. Following a controversial decision loss to Darren Till back in May, Thompson has been rehabbing an injury sustained in the fight but now targets a return to action. We’ll recap the fight with Till, discuss a possible matchup against Robbie Lawler, the current title picture at 170, and more.
UFC bantamweight champ TJ Dillashaw returns to look back on his dominant victory over heated rival Cody Garbrandt in August at UFC 227 and discuss what’s next. We’ll breakdown the likely matchup against flyweight champ Henry Cejudo, potential challengers to his bantamweight strap, the beef with boxing star Gervonte Davis, and his ongoing pursuit to become pound-for-pound king.
Interim UFC welterweight champ and one of the most talked about athletes in the game today, Colby Covington, will give us his reaction to Tyron Woodley opting for hand surgery that will delay their inevitable clash. We’ll also hear Colby’s thoughts Jon Jones’ USADA deal, Conor vs Khabib, matchups that interest “Chaos” while Woodley is sidelined, the increasingly likely transition to the WWE, and much more.
BJJ revolutionary, stand up comic, musician, and founder of arguably the best grappling gym in the world, Eddie Bravo, returns to talk all things combat. We’ll preview the Quintet 3 grappling tournament where Team 10th Planet looks for a second consecutive win, the continued success of EBI/Combat Jiu-Jitsu, and of course you’ll hear Eddie breakdown the return of his star MMA pupil, Tony Ferguson.
No. 15 ranked UFC light-heavyweight and Aussie fan-favorite, Tyson Pedro joins the show to discuss his upcoming showdown with Mauricio “Shogun” Rua at UFC Adelaide on December 2nd. We’ll discuss the enormous opportunity of fighting a legend like Rua, what a dominant win could do for his budding career, and what he thinks of the divisional landscape.
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