The Parting Shot Podcast – Episode 77: Dhiego Lima, Jarred Mercado

61f9e7fc98b11beda1f7427d58379565On Episode 77, myself (@LynchOnSports) and Adam (@MMAdamMartin) welcome TUF 19 finalist Dhiego Lima to talk about his upcoming fight against new opponent Jorge “Blade” Oliveira at UFC Fight Night 56. Then bantamweight fighter Jarred Mercado talks about his main event fight against Luke Sanders at RFA 20 this Friday. 

The Big Three

1) What stood out to you last night on the Invicta 9 event last night? 2) Is Des Green a top featherweight? Or is Miguel Torres on that much of a decline? 3) Quick main card picks: UFC Fight Night 55 & 56     Interview: Dhiego Lima (UFC welterweight fighter) – 18 mins in  Dhiego talks about his tenure in the MFC, competing on the Ultimate Fighter and how he’s enlisted a nutritionist for his drop to welterweight. Also he talks about the success of ATT Atlanta, his brother Douglas’ recovery and why he’s excited about fighting in Brazil for the first time.   Interview: Jarred Mercado (RFA bantamweight fighter)   – 36 mins in  Jarred talks about how he transitioned from a successful collegiate wrestling career to mixed martial arts. Plus he talks about his fight this Friday, how he matches up against some of the top UFC bantamweight fighters and the importance of social media.   Fight Fixin’  James: King Mo vs. Rameau Thierry Sokoudjou Adam: Gunnar Nelson vs. Demian Maia   Bet Of The Week (Several  James: UFC Fight Night 55 – Luke Rockhold ITD (+127 ) Adam: UFC Fight Night 55 – Rockhold/Matthews/Brimage (-110)   Listener Questions We answer all your questions that were submitted to @partingshotmma this morning   Parting Shot  James: People live tweeting the Dr. Phil episode with Josh Grispi’s wife. Adam: Poor Invicta matchmaking in recent events   SUBSCRIBE to us on iTunes! here SUBSCRIBE to us on Stitcher here “Like” our Facebook Page here. Follow us on Twitter @PartingShotMMA The Parting Shot Podcast – Episode 77: Dhiego Lima, Jarred Mercado (Right Click, Save As to Download)

Written by James Lynch

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