Submission Radio #106 Stephen Thompson, Luke Rockhold, Cris Cyborg, Damon Martin + UFC Sao Paulo

On November 21, 2016 By

This week’s Guests on the show include: Stephen Thompson, Luke Rockhold, Cris Cyborg, Damon Martin (Fox Sports).

Luke Rockhold returns to Submission Radio to discuss his recent injury that forced him to withdraw from his fight against Rondaldo Jacare Souza at UFC Fight Night: Whittaker vs. Brunson, why he might be out longer than expected, who he wants upon his return, Gegard Mousasi, Chris Weidman losing devastatingly to Yoel Romero in New York, Michael Bisping vs. Yoel Romero, AKA teammate Khabib Nurmagoedov’s dominant victory over Michael Johnson at UFC 205: Alvarez vs. McGregor, how a fight against Conor McGregor would go and McGregor eyeing a fight against Tyron Woodley for the welterweight belt, and more!

Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson returns to Submission Radio to discuss his welterweight title fight against Tyron Woodley at UFC 205: Alvarez vs. McGregor, the Bruce Buffer’s bizarre correcting of the draw and if he thought he won, why Tyron has so much success against him compared to his more recent opponents, what he learned and why he’ll win the rematch, if Dana White or the UFC have confirmed that the rematch will take place, Conor McGregor eyeing a fight against Tyron for the welterweight title, his thoughts on Conor McGregor’s chances at welterweight, the reaction from the students at his karate school, Chris Weidman’s brutal loss against Yoel Romero, and more!

Cris Cyborg returns to Submission Radio to discuss what’s next for her career, what weight she’ll be fight at next, if her next fight will be in the UFC or Invicta FC, if she’ll ever make the brutal cut to 140 ever again, if she’s spoken to Dana White or the UFC about bringing in a 145 pound women’s division or defending her Invicta belt in the UFC, Miesha Tate retiring from MMA after her loss to Raquel Pennington at UFC 205: Alvarez vs. McGregor, Ronda Rousey taking on Amanda Nunes at UFC 207: Nunes vs. Rousey for the bantamweight title instead of facing her, who wins and Rousey potentially retiring with a loss, if the superfight will ever happen, her training in Thailand, the holiday season and more!

Damon Martin (Fox Sports) returns to Submission Radio to join the roundtable discussion and recap UFC 205: Alvarez vs. McGregor, if McGregor is likely to fight before May and who his next opponent will be, Khabib Nurmagomedov and Tony Ferguson and if they’ll ever get their title shots, how Khabib can become an even bigger star, and what this means for McGregor’s 145 belt and the featherweight division. Damon also breaks down the rematch between Gegard Mousasi vs. Uriah Hall at UFC Belfast, what’s next for both men, Claudia Gadalha beating Cortney Casey at UFC Sao Paulo, the controversial head kick, Ryan Bader’s brutal destruction of Antonio Rogerio Nogueira, what’s next for Ryan Bader’s career and if he stays in the UFC or goes over to Bellator, Fedor Emelianenko vs. Matt Mitrione being officially set for Bellator 172, Georges St-Pierre hanging out backstage at Bellator 165 and if he would ever sign with the promotion, and more!

Luke Rockhold starts at: [4:22] Cris Cyborg starts at: [18:55] Stephen Thompson starts at: [35:54] Damon Martin starts at: [58:46] UFC 205 Takeaways starts at: [59:27] UFC Belfast discussion starts at: [1:14:15] UFC Sao Paulo starts at: [1:19:22] Ryan Bader’s future starts at: [1:27:29] Fedor vs. Mitrione Bellator reaction starts at: [1:38:12] GSP in Bellator? starts at: [1:43:00]

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