After his UFC 229 win over Conor McGregor, UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov has been active on social media and even challenged undefeated boxing star Floyd Mayweather. Mayweather responded to Nurmagomedov. While a bout between them seems unlikely, it’s worth unpacking what the callout means.
Brendan recaps Bellator 207 & 208, Bader vs Mitrione & Fedor vs Sonnen. He also talks breaking MMA & boxing events/news, Jon Jones vs Alexander Gustafsson 2, Daniel Cormier vs Derrick Lewis for the heavyweight title, Stipe Miocic being left in the dust, Khabib’s rising fame, Deontay Wilder KO’ing a mascot, Eddie Alvarez signing with One Championship, UFC 229’s record breaking PPV buys and more.
Tom Segura explains the current rankings of #SoberOctober to Christina P. Tom, Joe Rogan, Ari Shaffir, and Bert Kreischer are participating in a challenge to remain sober during the month of October. They are wearing “fitness monitors” to determine how frequent their heart monitors spike during the entire month. Would you believe Joe is in last place? Although it’s a close race within a few hundred points, can you believe Rogan is in last place? How do you explain that? Shouldn’t he be leading the pack? Please comment with your best (conspiracy) theories below in the comment section!
Kevin Lee will face Al Iaquinta at UFC on FOX 31, the last such event in the series before the UFC’s deal with ESPN starts. In this interview from my radio show, Lee reviews the Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Conor McGregor main event from UFC 229, Nate Diaz’s once-scheduled fight with Dustin Poirier, Tony Ferguson’s win over Anthony Pettis, his bout with Iaquinta, the 165-pound division and more.
SOUND OFF 568 is a PACKED SHOW with live thoughts from the Impact Hall of Fame induction for Abyss, including the pull-apart brawl with Austin Aries and Johnny Impact, and a couple of LOLTNA moments… a rant on why WWE must do the right thing and CANCEL the upcoming Crown Jewel show in Saudi Arabia in light of recent news, and why the talent need to band together and take a stand if they really don’t want to go… Shawn Michaels officially coming out of retirement for a DX reunion…