The Parting Shot Podcast – Episode 100: Front Row Brian, Tim Means, Chuck Mindenhall, Carlin Bardsley, Zombie Prophet

61f9e7fc98b11beda1f7427d58379565On our special 100th Episode! Brought to you by and our new partners, myself (@LynchOnSports) and Adam (@MMAdamMartin) welcome five great guests. First up  MMA Insider Front Row Brian is back to discuss the business side of MMA. Then we welcome UFC welterweight Tim Means who fights next weekend at UFC on FOX 15 against George Sullivan. Also’s Chuck Mindenhall chats with us for the first time about the current  state of MMA journalism.’s Carlin Bardsley comes on to discuss some news on Ontario MMA and the state of MMA in Canada. Finally we welcome Twitter personality Zombie Prophet who talks about the world of MMA GIF making. The Big Three  1) What was your highlight of the night at UFC Krakow? 2) Will Brooks or Justin Gathje, which is the better lightweight outside the UFC? 3) Quick Picks: UFC on FOX 15   Interview: Front Row Brian (MMA Insider)  – 17 mins in    Front Row Brian discusses his new podcast The FRB show, Ronda Rousey competing at Wrestlemania, Ben Askren’s status with the UFC, the UFC hiring Anti-Doping Expert Jeff Novitzky, the future of pay per view and the UFC’s treatment of Canada.   Interview: Tim Means (UFC welterweight)   – 50 mins in    Tim talks about his upcoming fight Saturday against George Sullivan, his success competing back at welterweight and his love for dogs.   Interview: Chuck Mindenhall ( Journalist)  – 67 mins in    Chuck talks about his journalism career, how he’s been successful at it and his recent longform piece on TUF  competitor Jason Thacker. Also Chuck talks about the sucessful crowdfunding operation for Thacker.   Interview: Carlin Bardsley ( Journalist)  – 86 mins in    Carlin talks about his big story on about Ken Hayashi leaving the Ontario MMA Athletic Commission, Canadian MMA and the future of the UFC in Canada.   Interview: Zombie Prophet (MMA GIF maker)  – 1h 45 mins in    Zombie Prophet talks about how he became involved in MMA, making MMA GIFs and he tells the story about how the UFC tried to sue him for some of his work.   Fight Fixin’   James – Alexander Volkov vs. Cheick Kongo Adam – Mirko Cro Cop vs. Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva   Bet Of The Week (Several  James – OVER 3.5 Machida/Rockhold parlay OVER 2.5 Swanson/Holloway (+125) UFC on FOX 15 Adam – Ovince St Preux (+100) UFC on FOX 15   Kountermove Pick of the Week (2hr 13 mins in)  James – Beneil Dariush ($4400) Adam – Jacare Souza ($5400)   Listener Questions Sorry everyone, show was too long this week so we had to skip this segment!   Parting Shot (2hr 15 mins in) James – UFC’s lack of a backup plan for Rampage Jackson for UFC 186. Adam – Advice for people looking to start an MMA podcast   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 100: Front Row Brian, Tim Means, Chuck Mindenhall, Carlin Bardsley, Zombie Prophet(Right Click, Save As to Download)

Written by James Lynch

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