It was a crazy, busy weekend of MMA action as after Friday’s Bellator 105 card took place, UFC Fight Night 30 and World Series of Fighting 6 went down on Saturday. If you’re a big time, hardcore fan, then chances are you spent hours upon hours in in front of your TV and or computer. As per usual, the latest episode of The MMA Word Podcast features recaps and discussion about the weekend’s biggest moments.
While Lyoto Machida’s head kick win over Mark Munoz captured much of the spotlight, and for good reason, there were several other key performances at UFC FN 30, including John Lineker’s big win after missing weight for a third time. There was also the controversial and unfortunate ending to the highly anticipated Melvin Guillard-Ross Pearson bout.
Then WSOF 6 saw Jon Fitch get back on the winning track, as well as Steve Carl take the welterweight title by choking out Josh Burkman, The card also featured memorable wins for rising fighters like Justin Gaethje and Marlon Moraes.
So, if you missed any of the fights or want an additional breakdown of the action, host Michael Wellman and MMA Frenzy.com’s Chris Leslie have got you covered. In addition, the two also tackle this coming Saturday’s Bellator card. Here is a summary of the show, which was originally posted at Fightline.com.
–My guest is Chris Leslie from MMAFrenzy.com, and we recap the action from WSOF 6, which featured a welterweight title fight between Steve Carl and Josh Burkman, along with the UFC’s trip to Manchester this past Saturday, where Lyoto Machida scored a thunderous head kick knock out over Mark Munoz.
–Chris and I take a look ahead to this weekend’s Bellator 106, which is now headlined by a lightweight title fight between Mike Chandler and Eddie Alvarez. We also give our take on the Rampage vs Tito fight that was cancelled due to Ortiz injuring his neck, and we discuss the recent announcement that Chael Sonnen will coach the next season of TUF: Brasil opposite Wanderlei Silva.
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