Immerse yourself in the latest episode of the immersive and mind-boggling “Spinning Back Clique” brought to you by MMA Junkie. Join the highly acclaimed panel consisting of special guest and legendary UFC Hall of Famer Cub Swanson, Brian “Goze” Garcia, and Nolan King along with the captivating host “Gorgeous” George Garcia for an exhilarating discussion and debate.
The engaging topics covered in this week’s episode include:
In a stunning turn of events, the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) has declared that it will sever ties with the UFC as its drug-testing partner starting in 2024. This decision was influenced by the agency’s belief that the UFC may attempt to circumvent the rules to allow Conor McGregor to fight without completing the mandatory six-month testing period. The UFC has vehemently denied these accusations, leaving us to ponder the implications of this announcement and the inevitable return of McGregor before the standard USADA waiting period expires.
UFC 294 experienced a change in its main event as former lightweight champion Charles Oliveira withdrew from his rematch against champ Islam Makhachev. As a replacement, featherweight titleholder Alexander Volkanovski will receive another opportunity to capture a second belt. Following his loss to Makhachev in February, Volkanovski eagerly accepted the chance for a rematch sooner than anticipated.
Meanwhile, the co-main event for the Abu Dhabi event encountered a shakeup when Paulo Costa withdrew from his fight against the undefeated Khamzat Chimaev. Consequently, former welterweight champion Kamaru Usman will make his middleweight debut in the UFC, aiming to break his two-fight losing streak against a formidable opponent. The stakes for all parties involved in these matchups will be thoroughly examined.
The highly anticipated boxing match between Logan Paul and Dillon Danis lived up to expectations, generating substantial attention from viewers. In addition to analyzing this fight, the episode will delve into Derrick Lewis’ spontaneous opportunity in Brazil, the UFC’s bonus decisions, the new Sphere in Las Vegas, and much more…
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