The Parting Shot #122: Phil Baroni, Duane Finley, Chase Gormley, Victor Valimaki

61f9e7fc98b11beda1f7427d58379565On Episode 122 brought to you by and partners at,  Carlin (@CarlinBardsley) and I (@LynchOnSports) welcome four guests! First we’re joined by the New York Bad Ass himself Phil Baroni to talk about his participation in the Rebel FC tournament on October 30th. Then we talk to MMA writer Duane Finley about his career and some of the upcoming projects he’s working on. After that heavyweight Chase Gormley stops by to talk about his Bellator debut against Dan Charles at Bellator 143. Finally Canadian Victor Valimaki discusses his main event bout on September 25th at Unified 24 against Tanner Boser.   The Big Three with Go Palao (MMA writer, Sportsnet, Today’s Knockout)  1) What did you watch: Invicta FC 14 or Mayweather vs. Berto? Were you entertained? 2) Ronda Rousey to star in Roadhouse remake. Fan or not a fan? 3) Quick Picks: Bellator 142   Interview: Phil Baroni (Welterweight fighter)  – 20 mins in    Phil talks about his fight with Song Ke Nan in the Rebel FC Grand Prix, working with a Sports Psychologist and why he’s training harder then even. He also discusses his plans after the fight and explains why a fight with Joe Schilling in Bellator hasn’t happened.   Interview: Duane Finley (MMA writer) – 30 mins in    Duane goes in depth about his career in the media industry, why he left a corporate gig a few years ago to freelance full time and what the future holds for him. He also discusses some upcoming projects and his new “Renagade” podcast.   Interview: Chase Gormley (Bellator heavyweight)   – 66 mins in    Chase talks about his decision to leave Titan FC and sign with Bellator. He also discuses his upcoming fight with Dan Charles at Bellator 143, training with Josh Barnett and why he’d like to fight Bobby Lashley next.   Interview: Victor Valimaki (Canadian heavyweight fighter)   – 78 mins in    Victor talks about being the General Manager of the UFC gym in Alberta, how that’s helped his training and his upcoming fight with Tanner Boser at Unified 24. He also explains why he’s been out for so long and how much longer he wants to fight.   Fight Fixin’   None   James’ Bet Of The Week (Several  None due to lack of lines available   Kountermove Pick of the Week   None due to no UFC events this weekend   Listener Questions We answered all your questions that were submitted to @partingshotmma on Sunday   Parting Shot  James – UFC made the right call putting Dillashaw vs. Cruz on FOX Carlin – Who cares if Cyborg is fighting at 140-pounds?   SUBSCRIBE to us on iTunes! here SUBSCRIBE to us on Stitcher here “Like” our Facebook Page here. Follow us on Twitter @PartingShotMMA Click the arrow button on the player to download

Written by James Lynch

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