The Parting Shot #133: Brandon Vera, John Howard, Phillipe Nover

61f9e7fc98b11beda1f7427d58379565On Episode 133 brought to you by and partners at, Carlin (@CarlinBardsley) and I (@LynchOnSports) welcome three great guests. First we’re joined by ONE Championship heavyweight fighter Brandon Vera who discusses his upcoming fight with Chi Lewis-Parry on Dec. 11th. Then UFC welterweight John Howard talks about his upcoming fight with Tim Means at UFC Fight Night 80 on Dec. 10th. Also competing on that Dec. 10th event is Phillipe Nover who we talked to about his fight against Zubaira Tukhugov.   The Big Three with Michael Hutchinson – Staff Writer (  1) Benson Henderson earns a split decision over Jorge Masvidal. Does he stay with the UFC? 2) Will any of Jon Jones’ comments from this past week have an effect on the UFC? 3) Thoughts on Cathal Pendred retiring from MMA?   Interview: Brandon Vera (ONE Championship heavyweight) 29 mins in Brandon discusses his upcoming fight with Chi Lewis-Parry, his UFC tenure and why he’s joining the lawsuit agianst the UFC. He also discusses how he’s a celebrity in the Philippines, treatment from ONE Championship and why other fighters are looking to jump ship to ONE.   Interview:  John Howard (UFC welterweight) 52 mins in “Doomsday” discusses his last fight against Cathal Pendred at UFC 189 and if any Irish fans harassed him after the win. He also talks about the fight with Tim Means, training at Sityodtong and his love for video games.   Interview:  Phillipe Nover (UFC featherweight) 63 mins in Phillipe discusses his recent victory at UFC Fight Night 66 and what it meant to him winning in the Philippines. He also explains why he’s still working as a registered nurse, his cross training at various gyms in New York and if he’d ever consider signing with ONE Championship.   Fight Fixin’   James – Dong Hyun Kim vs. Neil Magny Carlin – Dong Hyun Kim vs. Matt Brown II   James’ Bet Of The Week (Several  None   Kountermove Pick of the Week  (01:32:22 mark)  None   Listener Questions We answered all your questions that were submitted to @partingshotmma on Sunday   Parting Shot  James – Expect more fighters to follow Cathal Pendred’s lead with retirement Carlin – Bellator signing Alessio Sakara and holding an event in Italy   SUBSCRIBE to us on iTunes! here SUBSCRIBE to us on Stitcher here SUBSCRIBE on Youtube here “Like” our Facebook Page here. Follow us on Twitter @PartingShotMMA Click the arrow button on the player to download

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