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JNPO Classic: John McCarthy and a fantasy MMA draft


On the September 1st, 2011, edition of the WGAM MMA Show, yours truly and co-host producer PJ Huot talked with "Big" John McCarthy about his first book and the controversy known as RampageGate.

We kicked off the show talking about the allegations that UFC light heavyweight ttle challenger Rampage Jackson was lobbying against the champion Jon Jones. We then speculated on who Dana White was going to announce for the promotion's debut on Fox before discussing the rumors of Brock Lesnar retiring from MMA.

We also quickly ran down UFC 134 and Anderson Silva's middleweight title defense dominance of Yushin Okami.

McCarthy was our special guest, doing an extended interview about his first book. Six years later, this interview still holds up, especially his thoughts on what Joe Rogan sees as a broadcaster as opposed to what he sees while reffing inside the cage. 

We closed things up with doing a fantasy MMA draft, an idea that will be brought back to JNPO proper soon.


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