The Parting Shot #151: Mike Chiappetta, Julia Budd, Eric Winter

61f9e7fc98b11beda1f7427d58379565On Episode 151 brought to you by, and sponsor Nuetrition Supplements Carlin (@CarlinBardsley) and I (@LynchOnSports) welcome three great guests. First were joined by Bleacher Reports’ Mike Chiappetta to discuss his recent article ‘The Grass Is Greener’ regarding MMA free agency. Then we’re joined by Canadian fighter Julia Budd who takes on Marloes Coenen at Bellator 155 for the vacant featherweight title. Finally we’re joined by Senior VP & GM of UFC Fight Pass Eric Winter to talk about the future of the subscription based service. The Big Three with Allen Strk (@Allen_Strk 1) Junior Dos Santos defeats Ben Rothwell. Is he a legit contender in the division again? 2) Anything else stand out to you on the card? 3) Quick Main Card Picks: UFC on FOX 19   Interview: Mike Chiappetta (MMA Senior Columnist – The Bleacher Report)  24 mins in  Mike talks about his recent ‘The Grass Is Greener’ regarding MMA free agency, how long it took him to write and his thoughts on the MMA landscape. Mike also talks about why he stepped away from the sport in the Summer of 2014, the state of the MMA media and his relationship with Dana White.   Interview: Julia Budd (Bellator featherweight title challenger) 49 mins in  Julia talks about how this title fight came together, her reaction to fighting on the preliminary portion of the card and her relationship with Bellator.   Interview: Eric Winter (Senior Vice President & General Manager – UFC Fight Pass) 60 mins in  Eric talks about his background in the media industry, why he took the job with UFC Fight Pass and how they came up with the idea for “Feature” Fight Pass matchups. He also talks about UFC Fight Pass relaunching soon and whether boxing will be an added property to the UFC Fight Pass library.   Fight Fixin’   James – Derrick Lewis vs. Ruslan Magomedov Carlin – Maryna Moroz vs. Michelle Waterson   James’ Bet Of The Week (Several  Glover Teixeira/Rose Namajunas parlay (+109) UFC on FOX 19     Listener Questions We answered all your questions that were submitted to @partingshotmma on Sunday   Parting Shot  James – Explaining the process of doing interviews with through the UFC Carlin – UFC heavyweight division being really thin   SUBSCRIBE to us on iTunes! here SUBSCRIBE to us on Stitcher here “Like” our Facebook Page here. Follow us on Twitter @PartingShotMMA SUBSCRIBE to our 1-on-1 show on Youtube here Sponsored by Nuetrition. High quality, GMO-free supplements. Use promo code “SHOT” for FREE shipping. Click the arrow button on the player to download

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