On the latest JNPO Classic, my unearthing of the WGAM MMA Show archives continues with our Memorial Day 2011 weekend show, previewing what would be a dud of a UFC card and featuring a long interview with welterweight Rick Story.
(Backstory: The WGAM MMA Show ran on ESPN NH for just under a year before being unceremoniously canceled. I found a folder of the shows when cleaning up an old hard drive and are running them every week on the original week they aired six years ago.)
On the 5-26-11 edition, yours truly and PJ Huot had the following on the topic board:
- A preview of UFC 130 and frustrations over Frank Mir, Roy Nelson, and Rampage Jackson all not willing to promote to sell the show.
- We did a long interview with Story prior to his fight with Thiago Alves. The interview features a lot of generic questions, questions about the Las Vegas pool scene, and some insights into Story's experiences on the first UFC card in Germany. This wasn't our best interview but that wasn't Rick's fault.
- We recapped our trip to Worcester, MA, to see Dan Severn go for win 100 only to see that quest come to a violent end.
- We wrapped up with a TUF recap of an episode we loved featuring a Chuck O'Neil fight, a retirement, and Tony Ferguson turning heel!