The Parting Shot #138: Ed Herman, Victor Cui, Luke Sanders

61f9e7fc98b11beda1f7427d58379565On Episode 138 brought to you by and partners at, Carlin (@CarlinBardsley) and I (@LynchOnSports) welcome three great guests while Jeremy Klump co-hosts. First we’re joined by Ed Herman, who moves up to light heavyweight to fight Tim Boetsch at UFC Fight Night 81 on Jan. 17th. Then we’re joined by ONE Championship President & CEO Victor Cui to discuss the promotions new policy on weight cutting along with other topics. Finally newly signed UFC fighter Luke Sanders discusses his short notice fight against Maximo Blanco at UFC Fight Night 81.   The Big Three with Jeremy Klump (Fansided “Cage Pages” Writer)  1) Was Conor McGregor vs. Rafael Dos Anjos at UFC 197 the right move? 2) UFC Fight Night 81 preliminary picks 3) UFC Fight Night 81 main card picks   Interview: Ed Herman (UFC light heavyweight) 23 mins in  Ed talked about moving up to light heavyweight to fight Tim Botesch, who’s decision that was and if the IV ban had an effect on this decision or not. Ed also talked about former teammate Chris Leben’s new book, moving back to Oregon and how much longer he’d like to keep fighting.   Interview:  Victor Cui (ONE Championship President/CEO) 33 mins in  Victor discusses ONE’s new weight cutting policy, how this will effect the fighters and if this violates the contracts of the current roster. He also discussed the Chi-Lewis Parry fiasco. a potential Bibiano Fernandes vs. Shinya Aoki matchup and he explained why his promotion is not interested in Alistair Overeem but is looking at free agent Benson Henderson.   Interview:  Luke Sanders (UFC featherweight) 57 mins in  Luke talks about taking this fight on short notice, how excited he was when he got the call and having to move up to featherweight for the first time since 2013. Luke also discussed why he’d like to fight Uriah Faber next.   Fight Fixin’   James – Chad Laprise vs. Kevin Lee Carlin – Ronda Rousey vs. Conor McGregor Jeremy – Frankie Edgar vs. Max Holloway   James’ Bet Of The Week (  James –  Ilir Latifi parlay with Pettis/Alvarez OVER 2.5 rounds (+148)   Kountermove Pick of the Week   James – Ilir Latifi ($5400) Carlin – Ross Pearson ($4600)   Listener Questions We answered all your questions that were submitted to @partingshotmma on Sunday   Parting Shot  James – Dear Georges St-Pierre, please don’t come back! Carlin – Finally got shut up Jeremy – Tyron Woodley doesn’t deserve the next welterweight title shot   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

Written by James Lynch

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