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JNPO: UFC 230 preview, trade talk, and MonctonMania


On another newsworthy week in MMA, Josh Nason's Punch-Out returns to your earbuds with a new show featuring old guest Spencer Kyte of The Sporting News and

On the docket this week:

- This past Saturday's UFC Moncton event and how Anthony Smith's submission win over Volkan Oezdemir puts him in the rapidly improving light heavyweight division.

- The recent "trade" that saw Ben Askren sign a deal with the UFC and Demetrious Johnson sign a deal with ONE. We discussed how this came to be, whether the UFC is the ultimate place fighters want to compete now, and the change in business that brought us to this point.

- Finally, we wrap up with a look at Saturday's UFC 230 show at Madison Square Garden and what the promotion has to do to create some buzz this week. We discussed some of the more interesting fights on the show, how the main event isn't a given, and how the aura of an MSG show affected this show.

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