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    Fighter vs. Writer: Gilbert Melendez Previews Nick Diaz Returning at UFC 266, What To Expect In Rematch with Robbie Lawler

    Fighter vs. Writer: Gilbert Melendez Previews Nick Diaz Returning at UFC 266, What To Expect In Rematch with Robbie Lawler

    Gilbert Melendez joins The Fighter vs. The Writer as co-host this week to preview his teammate Nick Diaz returning to action for the first time in six years and what to expect out of him in his rematch with Robbie Lawler.at UFC 266.
    What can fans expect out of Diaz and would a win immediately inject him in title talk conversations?
    Plus Melendez breaks down both title fights and gives his prediction for Alexander Volkanovski vs. Brian Ortega and Valentina Shevchenko vs. Lauren Murphy.
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    • 39 min
    On To the Next One: Matches To Make After UFC Vegas 37

    On To the Next One: Matches To Make After UFC Vegas 37

    On the 59th episode of On To the Next One, MMA Fighting’s Mike Heck and Alexander K. Lee put on their matchmaker hats following Saturday’s UFC Vegas 37 event, which took place at the UFC APEX.
    Future matchups were discussed for Anthony Smith, who earned a first-round submission win over Ryan Spann in the main event to extend his winning streak to three, Ion Cutelaba, Ariane Lipski, Arman Tsarukyan, Nate Maness, Joaquin Buckley, and more.

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    • 1 hr 21 min
    UFC Vegas 37 & Bellator 266 Post-Fight Show | Anthony Smith, Phil Davis Reign Supreme

    UFC Vegas 37 & Bellator 266 Post-Fight Show | Anthony Smith, Phil Davis Reign Supreme

    With UFC Vegas 37 and Bellator 266 in the books, MMA Fighting’s Mike Heck, Shaun Al-Shatti, Alexander K. Lee and E. Casey Leydon break down the top storylines coming out of Saturday’s doubleheader, including Anthony Smith’s first-round submission win over Ryan Spann at the APEX, along with Phil Davis’ decision win over Yoel Romero in San Jose. 

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    • 1 hr 9 min
    UFC Vegas 37 & Bellator 266 Preview Show | Must Win For Yoel Romero?

    UFC Vegas 37 & Bellator 266 Preview Show | Must Win For Yoel Romero?

    With UFC Vegas 37 and Bellator 266 just hours away, MMA Fighting’s Mike Heck, Alexander K. Lee and E. Casey Leydon are joined by former Strikeforce and Invicta champion Sarah Kaufman to break down the top storylines ahead of Saturday’s doubleheader, including the light heavyweight main events between Anthony Smith and Ryan Spann at the APEX, along with Phil Davis vs. Yoel Romero in San Jose.

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    Robbie Lawler: 'Nick Diaz Is a Name That Got Me To Put Stuff Down, Get In There and Focus'

    Robbie Lawler: 'Nick Diaz Is a Name That Got Me To Put Stuff Down, Get In There and Focus'

    Robbie Lawler prepares to face Nick Diaz in a rematch 17 years in the making at UFC 266. "Ruthless" discusses the matchup, how the former #UFC welterweight champion reacted to the booking, what he remembers from their first meeting at UFC 46, how the first generation of MMA fighters are remembered, what he needs to continue fighting moving forward, the oblique kick debate, his partnership with Kill Cliff, and much more with MMA Fighting's Mike Heck.
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    • 18 min
    Trocação Franca, Ep. 2: Glover Teixeira detalha vida como imigrante ilegal nos EUA antes de tentar fazer historia no UFC

    Trocação Franca, Ep. 2: Glover Teixeira detalha vida como imigrante ilegal nos EUA antes de tentar fazer historia no UFC

    Desafiante ao cinturão dos meio-pesados do UFC e amante de uma boa cachaça, Glover Teixeira detalha a odisséia de 42 dias que viveu até entrar ilegalmente nos Estados Unidos pela fronteira com o México e como a vida à sombra da lei quase acabou com sua carreira nos grandes eventos de MMA. O podcast recebe também Raphael Marinho, jornalista de MMA da Globo, para repercutir as vitórias de Anderson Silva e Vitor Belfort no boxe e as chances de triunfo de Glover sobre Jan Blachowicz, além da aguardada estreia de Alex Poatan no octógono.
    O melhor do MMA brasileiro no Trocação Franca, toda quarta-feira, com o jornalista Guilherme Cruz e convidados.
    UFC light heavyweight contender Glover Teixeira recounts his dangerous 42-day illegal journey from Brazil to U.S. through the Mexico border in his youth and how that “dumb decision” almost ruined his career in the big leagues of MMA. Also, Raphael Marinho, journalist for Globo in Brazil, weighs in on Anderson Silva’s and Vitor Belfort’s wins over Tito Ortiz and Evander Holyfield in boxing, Teixeira’s chances at dethroning Jan Blachowicz in Abu Dhabi, and Alex Pereira’s long-awaited octagon debut.
    Listen to Trocação Franca with Guilherme Cruz every Wednesday to hear from the biggest names on the hottest topics in the Brazilian combat sports world.
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    • 1 hr 22 min

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