To cap off one of the most unforgettable weeks in UFC history, Ariel Helwani, Petesy Carroll, and Chuck Mindenhall take to Spotify Live to offer instant reaction and analysis to a wild UFC 279, discussing:
• Nathan Diaz’s “perfectly weird win” over Tony Ferguson in Diaz’s final fight on his UFC contract
• How everything worked out for Diaz tonight when, a week ago, the entire deck was stacked against him
• Diaz’s post-fight comments about becoming the best in another sport, and what exactly his words might have to do with Jake Paul (16:50)
• If, despite his vicious submission victory over Kevin Holland, Khamzat Chimaev’s stock has dropped following his missteps this week (31:51)
• Whether Chimaev works better at 170 or 185 pounds, and who the UFC should pair with him in his next fight (40:21)
Plus, some calls from the loyal listeners of the show!
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Next episode: Thursday, Sept. 15, to preview Sandhagen vs. Song.
Hosts: Ariel Helwani, Petesy Carroll, Chuck Mindenhall
Producer: Troy Farkas