The MMA Word mixed martial arts podcast is back for it’s 10th episode. This week on the show, I am joined by Shawn Smith from TopMMANews.com and Sportsnet.ca. We discuss the UFC’s recent signing of Sergio Pettis, and the release of Yushin Okami. We also talk about the potential return to the cage of Renzo Gracie, and take a look at the Munoz/Machida fight and what a win might do for either fighter.
–‘MMA Headlines’ is back, going over the news of Ben Rothwell’s suspension, Cat Zingano’s most recent knee surgery and Fabricio Werdum’s promised title shot.
–Fights announced this week: Jon Jones vs Glover Teixeira at UFC 169, Sam Stout vs Cody McKenzie at UFC on Fox 9, Jim Miller vs Fabricio Camoes at UFC 168, Alexander Shlemenko vs Dough Marshall on November 15th in Bellator, and Ed Herman vs Thales Leites.
–We end the show with a preview of UFC Fight Night 29, headlined by Demian Maia vs Jake Shields, and also featuring Erick Silva vs Dong Hyun Kim.