Welcome to “Spinning Again Clique,” MMA Junkie’s weekly present that takes a spin by way of the largest subjects in combined martial arts. This week, Simon Head hosts and is joined by MMA Junkie Radio’s “Attractive” George and “Goze,” in addition to senior reporter Mike Bohn.
- With Gilbert Burns testing constructive for COVID-19, the UFC turned to Jorge Masvidal, who answered the decision and is now set to problem welterweight champion Kamaru Usman on simply six days’ discover at UFC 251. It’s the combat everybody wished from the beginning, however contemplating Masvidal’s contract holdout was the explanation it didn’t get booked within the first place, how shocked are you that it’s occurring?
- Between Usman and Masvidal, you’ve received a champion placing his title on the road towards a harmful opponent on quick discover, and also you’ve received a fighter who’s been pushing for extra money now cashing in his chips underneath less-than-ideal circumstances. So the query is: Which man is taking the larger danger?
- UFC 251 options the return of Paige VanZant, who meets Amanda Ribas within the closing combat of her contract. The 26-year-old VanZant stays a preferred fixture in MMA, and he or she intends on testing the open market. In the event you have been her supervisor, how would you advise her after this fightt?
- With three title fights at UFC 251, we shut out this week’s present with a easy query: What number of occasions will Bruce Buffer announce “and new” on he night time?
For solutions to all of these questions, watch Episode 36 of “Spinning Again Clique” above.