This week’s Guests on the show include: Brian Stann, Audie Attar (Paradigm Sports Management), Erik Magraken (CombatSportsLaw.com) and Kirik Jenness of MixedMartialarts.com.
Brian Stann makes his first appearance on Submission Radio to discuss a variety of hot topics in MMA, including the rematch between Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz at UFC 200, why the fight is at welterweight, Cris Cyborg officially set to make her UFC debut at UFC 198 against Leslie Smith, why fans shouldn’t count Leslie out, Jon Jones getting arrested and how he handled the situation, the rumors of himself returning to active competition, PED users and the damage he took in his career, why Frank Mir should retire after his knockout loss to Mark Hunt, his commentary gig and fans suggesting that he replace Joe Rogan when Joe retires, and more.
Founder and President of Paradigm Sports Management, Audie Attar, who manages fighters such as Conor McGregor, Chris Weidman, Michael Bisping, Uriah Hall and Stephen Thompson, makes his first appearance on Submission Radio to talk about the official rematch between Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz being set for UFC 200, how much the original loss affected McGregor, the thought process behind taking the rematch, if the fight being at welterweight has anything to do with a potential future GSP super fight, if Conor will vacate the featherweight title and leave the division, Jake Matthews win over Johnny Case and what’s next, why Audie decided to sign Jake in the first place, the Australian MMA scene, Paradigm signing talent from all over the world, and lots more.
Erik Magraken of CombatSportsLaw.com, stops by the show to discuss Jon Jones’ recent arrest. Erik weighs in on the traffic violations that Jones was stopped for, his probation violation and how Jones plead, what happens if Jones is caught again and why becoming a felon could impact his MMA career, and more.
Kirik Jenness of “The Underground” returns to the program for a roundtable discussion, breaking down all the hot topics in MMA, such as Daniel Cormier withdrawing from UFC 197 and being replaced by Ovince St. Preux, the announcement of Cris Cyborg vs Leslie Smith at UFC 198, Jon Jones’ arrest and how he handled the situation, Conor McGregor vs Nate Diaz and Frankie Edgar vs Jose Aldo being made official for UFC 200, and more.