March 13, 2023 9:40 am ET
Take a look at this week’s “Spinning Again Clique,” MMA Junkie’s weekly reside present that takes a spin by means of the largest matters in blended martial arts. This week’s panel of Danny Segura, Farah Hannoun and Brian “Goze” Garcia will be a part of host “Attractive” George Garcia reside at midday ET (9 a.m. PT) to debate and debate:
- What a efficiency from Merab Dvalishvili this previous Saturday at UFC Battle Evening 221, the place he scored a clean-sweep unanimous decision win over former bantamweight champion Petr Yan in the principle occasion. What kind of assertion did Dvalishvili make together with his dominant displaying?
- It wasn’t so way back that Yan was the UFC bantamweight champion and doing properly in his first title protection with Aljamain Sterling going into the championship rounds. Then that infamous illegal knee occurred, which led to a disqualification and Yan misplaced his title. Together with that struggle, Yan is now 1-4 in previous 5. What has gone unsuitable?
- Bellator 292 befell this previous weekend in San Jose, the place the light-weight grand prix kicked off with a pair of quarterfinals, together with champion Usman Nurmagomedov working by means of Benson Henderson for a first-round submission win. The efficiency garnered a whole lot of reward from MMA followers and media for the cousin of Khabib as they labeled him top-of-the-line lightweights on the planet. Agree or disagree?
- After the struggle, Henderson introduced his retirement and laid his gloves down within the cage. Henderson is a WEC OG who, at one level, was the most effective light-weight on the planet because the UFC champion. What was your response to seeing him lay down the gloves, and the place do you rank him amongst lightweights all time?
- UFC 286 takes place Saturday, reside from London, and options probably the most anticipated bouts of the yr, the trilogy between welterweight champion Leon Edwards and Kamaru Usman. All of us bear in mind final yr when Usman was up on all of the judges’ scorecards till Edwards struck the head-kick Knockout of the Year within the fifth spherical for the win. How huge is that this struggle for each males, and what would be the distinction this time round?
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