The Parting Shot Podcast – Episode 78: Steve Carl, Neil Rooke

61f9e7fc98b11beda1f7427d58379565On Episode 78, myself (@LynchOnSports) and Adam (@MMAdamMartin) welcome former WSOF welterweight champion Steve Carl, who talks about his request to be released from the promotion. Then Combat Press journalist Neil Rooke to recap UFC Fight Night 55 from Australia. 

The Big Three

1) OSP upsets Shogun. Is it a case of Shogun’s decline or is OSP that good? 2) Which upset surprised you the most at UFC Fight Night 55? 3) Quick main card picks: UFC 180, Bellator 131, WSOF 15     Interview: Steve Carl (Former WSOF welterweight champion) – 23 mins in  Steve talks about terminating his contract with WSOF and his frustration with matchmaker Ali Abdelaziz. In addition he discusses Josh Burkman’s comments on Twitter (regarding their fight) and gives his thoughts on signing with either Bellator, Titan FC or the UFC.


Interview: Neil Rooke (Combat Press: Journalist)  – 45 mins in  Neil talks about how he got involved in the MMA industry, his book “Keyboard Warriors” and gives advice to aspiring journalists. In addition (being an Australian) he talks about the MMA scene in Australia and he recaps the UFC Fight Night 55 card.   Fight Fixin’  James: Sam Alvey vs. Dan Kelly Adam: Warlley Alves vs. Nico Musoke   Bet Of The Week (Several  No bets due to lack of lines available.   Kountermove Pick of the Week James – Jake Ellenburger ($4600) Adam : Leslie Smith ($4000)   Listener Questions We answer all your questions that were submitted to @partingshotmma this morning   Parting Shot  James: Jon Anik not asking Caio Magalhaes in his post-fight interview about the illegal strikes to the back of the head. Adam: Making fans choose from three cards in one night is not a good thing    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 78: Steve Carl, Neil Rooke (Right Click, Save As to Download)

Written by James Lynch

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