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UFC 288 Reaction: Aljamain Sterling Defends, Sean O’Malley Causes Chaos, and Why Colby Covington Won the Night

Ariel, Chuck, and Petesy discuss a bizarre fight card that took place in Newark, New Jersey

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After watching a bizarre fight card take place in Newark, New Jersey, Ariel, Chuck, and Petesy discuss the following on this episode:

  • Aljamain Sterling’s win over Henry Cejudo, if the judges got it right, and if it was enough for fans to finally start putting respect on the champ’s name (4:05)
  • Sean O’Malley’s post-fight confrontation in the cage with Sterling (13:10)
  • Cejudo’s cloudy future and whether he’ll call it quits if he’s no longer in title contention (21:40)
  • Belal Muhammad’s underwhelming win over Gilbert Burns and what it means for his welterweight title hopes (30:02)
  • If Yan Xiaonan is now the top strawweight contender (44:32)
  • Petesy’s strong thoughts on Kron Gracie’s embarrassing return to the Octagon (48:58)

Plus, TST reports on the scene from the Prudential Center and the guys recap other notable fights from the evening.

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

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