The Parting Shot Podcast – Episode 104: Michael Chandler, Freddy Assuncao, Jordan Parsons

61f9e7fc98b11beda1f7427d58379565On Episode 104 brought to you by and partners at,  Carlin (@CarlinBardsley) and I (@LynchOnSports) welcome two great guests. First we welcome former Bellator lightweight champion Michael Chandler to talk about his upcoming fight with Derek Campos at Bellator 138 in June. Then we’re joined by one of the top featherweight prospects outside the UFC in Freddy Assuncao, who sounds off about World Series of Fighting and discusses his new contract with Titan Fighting Championships. Finally we’re joined by Alliance MMA product Jordan “Pretty Boy” Parsons, who fights on the Bellator 137 prelims this Friday.   The Big Three with Justin Faux (MMAKanvas)  1) Did the late stoppage with Hunt/Miocic overshadow this event? 2) What else stood out to you on the UFC Fight Night 65 card? 3) Quick Picks: UFC Fight Night 66   Interview: Michael Chandler (Bellator lightweight)   – 25 mins in    The former Bellator lightweight champion discusses his upcoming fight with Derek Campos on June 19th, fighting in front of a hometown crowd and his recent losing streak. Chandler also discussed head trauma, the recent troubles in Ferguson, Missouri, Bellator’s signing of Melvin Guillard and his clothing company Blessed Threads.   Interview: Freddy Assuncao (Titan FC featherweight)  – 52 mins in    Freddy talks about his difficult year competing under the WSOF banner, why he left the promotion and why he asked for his promotional release. He also discussed his new contract with Titan FC, potentially fighting in Montreal and who he should fight next.   Interview: Jordan Parsons (Bellator featherweight)  – 77  mins in    Jordan talks about how he got involved in MMA, working initially at the Minnesota Martial Arts Academy and now training in California at Alliance MMA. He also discusses the injury that’s kept him on the sidelines for the last year and his upcoming fight with Julio Cesar Neves Jr. this Friday at Bellator 137.   Fight Fixin’   James – Robert Whitaker vs. Uriah Hall Carlin – Bec Rawlings vs. Joanne Calderwood   James’ Bet Of The Week (Several  Edgar parlay with Mousasi/Phillipou OVER 2.5 (-106) UFC Fight Night 66   Kountermove Pick of the Week – 1h  2 mins in   James –  Neil Magny ($4600) Carlin- Luke Barnett ($5000)   Listener Questions We answer all of your questions that were submitted to @partingshotmma on Sunday.   Parting Shot  James – UFC’s decision to have Faber vs. Edgar in Philippines Carlin – Pay structure of the Reebok deal   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 104: Michael Chandler, Freddy Assuncao, Jordan Parsons  (Right Click, Save As to Download)

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