The Parting Shot Podcast – Episode 91: Brandon Thatch, Kurt Holobaugh, Jose Rodriguez

61f9e7fc98b11beda1f7427d58379565On Episode 91 brought to you by Warrior Fighting & Fitness, myself (@LynchOnSports) and Adam (@MMAdamMartin) welcome UFC Fight Night 60 headliner Brandon Thatch to talk about his welterweight fight with Benson Henderson Saturday. Then Titan FC featherweight Kurt Holobaugh joins the show to talk about his title fight against Desmond Green next month at Titan FC 33. Finally WSOF 18’s Jose “The Rockstar” Rodriguez talks about the Saskatchewan MMA scene and his upcoming fight with Mukai Maromo this Thursday. The Big Three 1) Anderson Silva, Nick Diaz & Jon Fitch fail drug tests. Most surprising? 2) With GSP saying he won’t be coming back. Do you think he stays retired? 3) Quick Picks: Bellator 133, UFC Fight Night 60   Interview: Brandon Thatch (Welterweight and UFC Fight Night 60 headliner)   – 30 mins in    Brandon talks about his long layoff due to injuries, his fight team “Evolution” and the pressure of headlining his first UFC event. Plus he tells us the interesting story about how he got the nickname “Rukus”   Interview: Kurt Holobaugh (Titan FC featherweight fighter)  – 45 mins in    Kurt talks about how he balances his full time job with fighting, fighting for the UFC, why he likes competing for Titan FC and the time he fought on the same day as his wedding.   Interview: Jose “The Rockstar” Rodriguez (WSOF lightweight fighter)  – 58 mins in    Jose talks about his frustrations finding opponents, competing for World Series of Fighting for the first time and the MMA scene in Saskatchewan. Plus he tells us how he got the nickname “The Rockstar”   Fight Fixin’   James – Stephen Thompson vs. Maia/LaFlare winner Adam – Rick Story vs. Winner of Thatch/Henderson   Bet Of The Week (Several  James – Neil Magny wins by decision +178 (UFC Fight Night 60) Adam – Holloway/Miller UNDER 2.5 rounds +115  (UFC Fight Night 60)   Kountermove Pick of the Week (74 mins in)  James – Max Holloway ($5200) Adam  – Ray Borg ($5100)   Listener Questions We answer all your questions that were submitted to @partingshotmma on Sunday.   Parting Shot  James – It’s February and the UFC still hasn’t announced all the Canadian event dates. Adam – More random tests are 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 91: Brandon Thatch, Kurt Holobaugh, Jose Rodriguez (Right Click, Save As to Download)

Written by James Lynch

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