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The MMA Word Podcast 9.22.13 (UFC 165 Recap w/ Chris Leslie, UFC fights to watch in October)

UFC 165 gave us one of the greatest light heavyweight title fights in History. Jon Jones and Alexander Gustafsson put on an amazing battle in Toronto, with Jones winning a unanimous decision after a back-and-forth, hard fought war.

–This week on The MMA Word we recap UFC 165 with Chris Leslie of We take a look at the instant classic that was Jones vs Gustafsson, and the rest of the main card, which saw Renan Barao finish Eddie Wineland with a devastating spinning back kick to the face, along with Matt Mitrione getting put to sleep by Brendan Shaub in a d’arce choke, a forgettable fight between Carmont and Phillippou, and a fun scrap between Khabib Nurmagomedov and Pat Healy.

–The week in fight announcements: Pettis vs Thomson, Barnett vs Browne, Johnson vs Benavidez 2, Mendes vs Lentz, Condit vs Brown, and a whole lot of other great fights announced this week make their way into ‘MMA Headlines’.

–The UFC has a fairly busy month of fights set for October, so I run down some fights to watch in the flyweight, and women’s bantamweight divisions.

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