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JNPO: UFC Long Island preview with Newsday's Mark La Monica


UFC makes their Long Island debut this Saturday night at the Nassau Coliseum, a place that has been a home to WWE for decades. While there won't be any cage jumps, former middleweight champion Chris Weidman will be looking for his own memorable moment in the main event against Kelvin Gastelum.

Helping yours truly preview the event on the latest edition of Josh Nason's Punch-Out is past guest Mark La Monica, Newsday deputy sports editor and MMA writer.

On this edition of the show:

- Mark recounts his experience at last week's Floyd Mayweather-Conor McGregor Brooklyn tour stop.

- We talk about the big series of features Newsday released including a video, 'Where are they now' features, and the behind-the-scenes of how they were able to wrangle all of the fighters together for the picture you see above.

- We preview the main talking points from Saturday's show including Weidman, the potential Fight of the Night between Jimmie Rivera and Thomas Almeida, and more.

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