The Parting Shot #129: Ben Askren, John Nash, Marcus Edwards

61f9e7fc98b11beda1f7427d58379565On Episode 129 brought to you by and partners at, Carlin (@CarlinBardsley) and I (@LynchOnSports) welcome three great guests. First we’re joined by ONE welterweight champion Ben Askren who discusses his upcoming rematch with Luis Santos on Nov. 13th. Then MMA journalist John Nash joins us to discuss his recent article “What investers are being told about UFC’s Revenues” via After we’re joined by Titan FC lightweight Marcus Edwards who has a fight outside the promotion on Nov. 6th for Prize FC 12 where he’ll be taking on LT Nelson.   The Big Three  1) With Vitor Belfort refusing to do The MMA Hour, have you ever had a manager make demands before an interview? 2) With his latest injury will Khabib Nurmagomedov ever fight again? 3) Quick Main Card Picks: UFC Fight Night 77   Interview: Ben Askren (ONE welterweight champion) – 19 mins in    Ben talks about his upcoming fight at ONE Championship: Pride of Lions, the UFC’s Reebok deal and the current status of his contract. He also discusses Scott Coker and a potential Bellator return,  fighting Johny Hendricks and how a potential rematch with Douglas Lima would go.   Interview: John S. Nash (MMA Journalist –  –  32 mins in    John discusses his career and how he became an investigative journalist in MMA. He also gives his thoughts on the UFC’s Reebok deal, whether we’ll ever see a fighters union in MMA and the recent news regarding WSOF being sued.   Interview: Marcus Edwards (Titan FC lightweight fighter) – 62 mins in    Marcus talks about his last fight against Pat Healy at Titan FC 34 and the decision he made to take that fight on short notice. Also he discusses his current contract status, his upcoming fight with LT Nelson and his training camp with Factory X.   Fight Fixin’   None due to lack of major MMA events this past weekend   James’ Bet Of The Week (  Dan Henderson +300   Kountermove Pick of the Week  (1h 21 mins in)  James – Dan Henderson ($5000) Carlin – Gasan Umalatov ($4500)   Listener Questions We answered all your questions that were submitted to @partingshotmma on Sunday   Parting Shot  James – Happy Halloween Carlin – Ranting about Vitor Belfort and his wife (manager)   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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