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Josh Nason's Punch-Out: Jim Genia on MMA in New York, UFC on Fox, Ronda on SNL, more


With MMA's legalization in New York delayed a bit longer this past week and with UFC touching down in New Jersey, who better to talk to about the MMA scene in the Empire State than New York-based MMA journalist and author Jim Genia?

Jim dropped by the 31st edition of Josh Nason's Punch-Out with the following items on the menu:

- How Jim got into MMA writing

- His thoughts on Ronda Rousey's debut on Saturday Night Live and the subsequent vitriol that erupted online

- The mess that was the former UFC 196 and thoughts on the roles of both Fabricio Werdum and Cain Velasquez

- Whether Jim thinks Velasquez is past his "expiration date" as a fighter

- A detailed look at what this past week meant for MMA being legalized in New York, and what he's learned in over 10 years of covering the case.

- His memories of seeing Frankie Edgar, Jon Jones, Chris Weidman and Aljamain Sterling on the regional scene and their current plight today

- Our thoughts on some of the action coming up on Fox in Newark, NJ....and more!

Take a look at Jim's coverage herehere, and here, buy his book, and then click below to listen to the show:


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