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Two podcast episodes per week where we discuss all of the biggest MMA fights, breaking news, and fight announcements!

Monthly "Cageside Rewind" segments where we re-watch, react, and recall the history of every UFC Pay-Per-View that occurred before the start of our show!

Monthly "Verbal Sparring" segments where we answer and debate the biggest questions in the MMA community! Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/thebelowaveragejoesmma/support

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Two podcast episodes per week where we discuss all of the biggest MMA fights, breaking news, and fight announcements!

Monthly "Cageside Rewind" segments where we re-watch, react, and recall the history of every UFC Pay-Per-View that occurred before the start of our show!

Monthly "Verbal Sparring" segments where we answer and debate the biggest questions in the MMA community! Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/thebelowaveragejoesmma/support

    Ep. 239 - UFC Vegas 61 & Bellator 286 Preview | PFL Championships Set to Debut on ESPN+ PPV

    Ep. 239 - UFC Vegas 61 & Bellator 286 Preview | PFL Championships Set to Debut on ESPN+ PPV

    Join us as we break down the most significant fights for UFC Vegas 61 and Bellator 286, discuss the 2022 PFL Championship card airing on ESPN+ PPV, and more!

    Time Stamps:

    (0:00) - Intro

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    (7:39) - UFC Vegas 61 main event preview: (5) Mackenzie Dern vs (6) Yan Xiaonan

    (20:16) - Bellator 285 recap AND Bellator 286 preview


    (C) Patricio Pitbull vs (2) Adam Borics
    (1 FW) AJ McKee vs Spike Carlyle

    (45:51) - DWCS season 6, week 9 & 10 recap

    (52:03) - Headlines (Other notable MMA news stories from the week)


    Jose Aldo retires from MMA
    Eddie Alvarez splits from ONE Championship
    PFL debuting on PPV with their Championship card featuring Burgos vs Moraes 

    (1:07:16) - THE REST (Other notable fights to look out for this weekend)


    UFC Vegas 61: Randy Brown vs Francisco Trinaldo
    UFC Vegas 61: Krzysztof Jotko vs Brendan Allen
    Bellator 286: (3) Aaron Pico vs (7) Jeremy Kennedy
    Bellator 286: (3) Juan Archuletta vs (9) Enrique Barzola

    (1:19:10) - Closing statements

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    • 1 hr 28 min
    Verbal Sparring (9/26/22) - Conor McGregor Returning to a Title Fight? | Best Fighters Outside UFC

    Verbal Sparring (9/26/22) - Conor McGregor Returning to a Title Fight? | Best Fighters Outside UFC

    Join us as we discuss if we believe Conor McGregor's return fight will be for a UFC title, who we think the top 5 fighters are outside of the UFC, and more!

    Time Stamps:

    (0:00) - Intro

    (4:57) - Come to a consensus on the top 5 fighters outside of the UFC

    (14:50) - It’ll be 4 years in October since the trade that sent Demetrious Johnson to ONE in return for Ben Askren to the UFC. How did the trade turn out for both companies? Who were the winners and losers?

    (22:23) - Are Joe Rogan and Bruce Buffer future inductees to the contributor wing of the UFC Hall of Fame?

    (34:45) - Will the UFC make Conor McGregor’s return fight be for a title?

    (48:06) -  What is your favorite fight so far this year? (Not necessarily the best)

    (58:08) - Should the UFC continue to hold fight nights at the apex?

    (1:09:44) - Name two fighters who have fought no more than once that you think could have a trilogy of fights

    (1:19:09) - Closing statements

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    • 1 hr 29 min
    Ep. 238 - Sandhagen Slices Up Yadong | Marlon Moraes to the PFL | Mitchell vs Evloev in the Works

    Ep. 238 - Sandhagen Slices Up Yadong | Marlon Moraes to the PFL | Mitchell vs Evloev in the Works

    Join us as we discuss Cory Sandhagen beating Song Yadong at UFC Vegas 60, Marlon Moraes signing with the PFL, Bryce Mitchell vs Movsar Evloev, and more!

    Time Stamps:

    (0:00) - Intro

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    (6:25) - UFC Vegas 60 main event recap: (4) Cory Sandhagen defeats (10) Song Yadong via TKO

    (15:11) - Tidbits (Other notable MMA news stories from the weekend)


    Marlon Moraes signs with the PFL, and will compete at featherweight
    Daniel Rodriguez replaces Li Jingliang in the welterweight rankings 

    (30:06) - Fight announcements


    (9) Bryce Mitchell vs (10) Movsar Evloev | November 5 | UFC Fight Night

    (32:42) - THE REST (Other notable performances from UFC Vegas 60)


    Gregory Rodrigues defeats Chidi Njokuani via TKO
    Joe Pyfer defeats Alen Amedovski via KO
    Damon Jackson defeats Pat Sabatini via TKO
    Gillian Robertson defeats Mariya Agapova via Submission

    (44:17) - Below Average Bet Slip recap

    (54:13) - Closing statements

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    • 59 min
    Ep. 237 - UFC Vegas 60 Preview | Silva and Sonnen Reunited | Cannonier vs Strickland Rescheduled

    Ep. 237 - UFC Vegas 60 Preview | Silva and Sonnen Reunited | Cannonier vs Strickland Rescheduled

    Join us as we break down the most significant fights for UFC Vegas 60, discuss Anderson Silva and Chael Sonnen reuniting, Jared Cannonier vs Sean Strickland being rescheduled, and more!

    Time Stamps:

    (0:00) - Intro

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    (6:51) - UFC Vegas 60 main event preview: (4) Cory Sandhagen vs (10) Song Yadong

    (19:14) - DWCS season 6, week 8 recap

    (26:33) - Tidbits (Other notable MMA news stories from the week)


    Anderson Silva and Chael Sonnen reunite at a press conference

    (32:09) - Fight announcements


    (C) Liz Carmouche vs (1) Juliana Velasquez | December 9 | Bellator 289
    (2) Jared Cannonier vs (7) Sean Strickland | December 17 | UFC Fight Night

    (37:04) - THE REST (Other notable fights to look out for at UFC Vegas 60)


    Chidi Njokuani vs Gregory Rodrigues
    Andre Fili vs Bill Algeo
    Joe Pyfer vs Alen Amedovski 
    Damon Jackson vs Pat Sabatini
    (7) Aspen Ladd vs (8) Sara McMann

    (54:36) - Closing statements

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    • 59 min
    Ep. 236 - Diaz Submits Ferguson to End Wild UFC 279 | Chimaev Still Unbeaten | Thiago Santos to PFL

    Ep. 236 - Diaz Submits Ferguson to End Wild UFC 279 | Chimaev Still Unbeaten | Thiago Santos to PFL

    Join us as we discuss Nate Diaz submitting Tony Ferguson in the UFC 279 main event, Khamzat Chimaev beating Kevin Holland to remain undefeated, Thiago Santos signing with the PFL, and more!

    Time Stamps:

    (0:00) - Intro

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    (3:41) - UFC 279 main, co-main, and featured bout recap 


    Nate Diaz defeats (11 LW) Tony Ferguson via Submission
    (3 WW) Khamzat Chimaev defeats Kevin Holland via Submission
    Daniel Rodriguez defeats (14 WW) Li Jingliang via Split Decision

    (40:32) - Tidbits (Other notable MMA news stories from the weekend)


    Thiago Santos signs with the PFL

    (44:09) - Fight announcements


    (8) Giga Chikadze OUT vs (12) Sodiq Yusuff | September 17 | UFC Fight Night

    (45:11) - THE REST (Other notable performances from UFC 279)


    (4 BW) Irene Aldana defeats (10 BW) Macy Chiasson via TKO
    (13) Johnny Walker defeats Ion Cutelaba via Submission
    Jailton Almeida defeats Anton Turkalj via Submission
    Chris Barnett defeats Jake Collier via TKO

    (54:11) - Below Average Bet Slip recap

    (56:02) - Closing statements

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    • 57 min
    Ep. 235 - UFC 279 Preview | Anderson Silva Set to Box Jake Paul | Poirier vs Chandler at UFC 281

    Ep. 235 - UFC 279 Preview | Anderson Silva Set to Box Jake Paul | Poirier vs Chandler at UFC 281

    Join us as we break down the most significant fights for UFC 279, discuss Anderson Silva and Jake Paul's upcoming boxing match, Dustin Poirier vs Michael Chandler being scheduled for UFC 281, and more!

    Time Stamps:

    (0:00) - Intro

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    (11:40) - UFC 279 main event preview: (3) Khamzat Chimaev vs Nate Diaz

    (31:27) - UFC 279 co-main event preview: (14) Li Jingliang vs (11 LW) Tony Ferguson

    (41:41) - DWCS season 6, week 7 recap

    (47:44) - Tidbits (Other notable MMA news stories from the week)


    Anderson Silva vs Jake Paul | October 29 | Showtime PPV

    (55:41) - Fight announcements


    NEW MAIN EVENT: (5) Alexa Grasso vs (6) Viviane Araujo | October 15 | UFC Fight Night 
    (2) Dustin Poirier vs (5) Michael Chandler | November 12 | UFC 281
    (15) Jack Shore OUT vs Kyler Phillips | November 19 | UFC Fight Night 
    (9) Darren Till vs (14) Dricus Du Plessis | December 10 | UFC 282

    (1:07:43) - THE REST (Other notable fights to look out for at UFC 279)


    Kevin Holland vs Daniel Rodriguez
    (13) Johnny Walker vs Ion Cutelaba
    Hakeem Dawodu vs Julian Erosa

    (1:17:16) - Closing statements

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    • 1 hr 26 min

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