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Josh Nason's Punch-Out: 2015 MMA Year In Review (July-September)


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As we continue to slide into 2016, we're not finishing talking about the amazing 2015 in MMA just yet. After discussing January-JunePaul Fontaine of and is back on the 26th Josh Nason's Punch-Out to sift through all the big news and happenings from July through September. 

Here's just a lovin' spoonful of what Josh and Paul discussed:

  • Conor McGregor's ascension to the throne of (ahem, interim) UFC featherweight champion
  • Gilbert Melendez's surprise failed drug test
  • Fedor Emelianenko coming out of retirement, but for who?
  • Ronda Rousey winning ESPYs and calling out Floyd Mayweather
  • Stitch Duran's firing from UFC
  • Sean Wheelock getting released from Bellator/Spike TV
  • The build to UFC 190 and Rousey's 34-second destruction of insta-rival Bethe Correia
  • Anderson Silva banned for a year and the mystery blue vial of liquid​
  • The UFC's Go Big press conference where McGregor made three or so future fights
  • Bellator's foray into a dual MMA/Glory kickboxing show to mixed results
  • The controversy of Vitor Belfort's elevated TRT tests prior to UFC 152 and who know what and when
  • And tons more!

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