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JNPO: Kevin Iole and Patrick Wyman on UFC Singapore, McGregor-Mayweather


It has been a newsworthy week in the combat sports game, so much so that yours truly had to recruit not just one, but two guests in order to get to it all.

First up on Josh Nason's Punch-Out is Yahoo's Kevin Iole. As someone that has covered boxing and MMA for decades, Kevin was the perfect person to talk to regarding Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather and some of the questions that aren't being asked. 

Some of what we talked about: is it a bad look for the UFC that McGregor had to go to boxing to get his big payday? What question has Kevin been asked most frequently this week? What should MMA fans understand about how a boxing event like this is promoted different than a big UFC show?

We then switch gears to talk about Saturday's UFC Singapore event, headlined by Holly Holm vs. Bethe Correia with returning guest Patrick Wyman of Deadspin and the Washington Post. We talked about Holm badly needing a win, the future prospects of Andrei Arlovski, and former lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos' big move up to welterweight. 

If you're into MMA, this is the show for you. Be sure to check out Kevin's latest for Yahoo, Patrick's latest for Deadspin, my column on Mayweather/McGregor, and then click below to listen:

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