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JNPO: Sean Wheelock on UFC Kansas City, NY commission issues


With a week in which UFC returns to the Midwest and questions about New York's athletic commissions are swirling, who better to talk about it all than former Bellator play-by-play man, author, and Kansas Athletic Commission member Sean Wheelock?

On a packed 90-minute edition of Josh Nason's Punch-Out, your host Josh Nason and Sean jumped around the MMA map. A few points of discussion:

- Sean's current gigs with MMA & boxing and what he takes into consideration when a new company comes calling

- What he thought when Bjorn Rebney reappeared as an MMA association lead and what's next for him

- Whether time has changed his mind on his surprise release from Bellator MMA

- His thoughts on the current Mauro Ranallo/WWE situation

- The move of his podcast with Ben Askren and Joe Warren to Podcast One

- What he saw happening last Saturday at UFC 210 with the Chris Weidman/NY State Athletic Commission clusterf*ck

- A look at ahead to this Saturday's UFC on Fox show in Kansas City, MO

- The plight of the UFC flyweight division...and plenty more.

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***As mentioned on the show, here is Dave & Bryan's December 2015 interview with Sean, and their talk with Art Davie from August 2014.