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Dustin Poirier Looms Over UFC Austin, Non-Champions to Watch in 2024, and Kevin Holland vs. MVP?

Plus, the latest on Conor McGregor

Dustin Poirier
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As UFC Austin approaches, what are the stakes of the main event between Beneil Dariush and Arman Tsarukyan? Ariel, Chuck, and Petesy discuss that sneaky-good card, plus a banger BKFC main event between Mike Perry and Eddie Alvarez. The guys also talk about rumors of Kevin Holland taking on Michael “Venom” Page in MVP’s UFC debut, contenders and prospects to watch out for next year, Conor McGregor getting himself into very hot water in Ireland, some poor word choices by Tom Aspinall, and more.


  • Intro (00:00)
  • The stakes at UFC Austin (02:39)
  • Saturday’s BKFC event in Salt Lake City (14:06)
  • If Kevin Holland is the proper first UFC opponent for MVP (23:05)
  • Which non-champions we’re buying stock in for 2024 (34:33)
  • Petesy’s take on Conor McGregor’s latest antics (50:05)
  • Tom Aspinall’s comments on the state of boxing (01:03:30)
  • Discord questions on PFL’s format, double champs, and MMA journalism (01:11:10)

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

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