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UFC 282 Preview: Paddy the Baddy’s Miscalculation, Darren Till’s Return, and Ankalaev’s Time?

Plus, an all-time great listener call about the Pimblett drama

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During the UFC 282 weigh-ins, Ariel Helwani, Petesy Carroll, and Chuck Mindenhall take to Spotify Live to break down the final UFC pay-per-view of 2022, and all the drama surrounding it. On today’s episode, the guys discuss:

• The Paddy Pimblett–Dana White podcast conversation that broke MMA Twitter and Pimblett’s doubling down since (12:22)

• If Pimblett’s popularity has taken a major hit because of all this, and if it will affect his psyche heading into tomorrow night’s tough matchup against Jared Gordon

• Expectations for Jan Blachowicz vs. Magomed Ankalaev and who will be in line to fight the winner (37:10)

• Darren Till’s mindset and readiness for a difficult challenge in Dricus Du Plessis (51:29)

• The stakes for “The People’s Main Event” between Bryce Mitchell and Ilia Topuria (1:06:15)

Plus, an all-time great listener call about the Pimblett drama (1:38:26), and 3PAC debates their pound-for-pound rankings released yesterday on TheRinger.com (1:30:00). Read the article here.

Next episode: Saturday, December 10, immediately following the end of UFC 282. For the best listener experience, join us on the Spotify Live app. Otherwise, listen on Spotify.

Hosts: Ariel Helwani, Petesy Carroll, and Chuck Mindenhall
Producer: Troy Farkas

Subscribe: Spotify