When ought to a coach speak his fighter off the stool and again into the combat? And what does the heavyweight image appear like now, with all of the contenders ready on a conclusion to the title trilogy? Plus, how will we all know when Conor McGregor is admittedly retired?

All that and extra on this week’s MMA Mailbag.

Q1. Does the Max Rohskopf scenario occur extra typically than we predict however is simply drowned out by the group? The one instances I can recall this occurring had been Raquel Pennington towards Amanda Nunes and Nate Marquardt with Trevor Whitman.

Q2: From Josh Emmett’s post-fight interview, do different fighters get upset while you decide towards them? Has a scenario ever arose the place you had been refused an interview due to a scenario like that? – Mike B.

I don’t suppose it occurs all that always {that a} fighter desires to give up on the stool and is talked out of it by his or her coach. At the very least, I don’t suppose it occurs typically on the UFC…