UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson drops by to talk about his win over John Dodson at UFC on Fox 6, the illegal knee that happened, and what challenges come next for the top 125lb fighter in the world.
Joseph Benavidez also drops by to discuss his fight coming up with Ian McCall, and hopes to get back into the title picture at flyweight.
The debate on today’s show circles around this weekend’s UFC 156 card:
- Who is in the biggest must win situation at UFC 156?
- Fight Pick: Joseph Benavidez vs. Ian McCall?
- Fight Pick: Jon Fitch vs. Demian Maia?
- Fight Pick: Alistair Overeem vs. Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva?
- Should Rashad Evans drop down to 185lbs after UFC 156 if he gets a shot at Anderson Silva?
- Fight Pick: Rashad Evans vs. Antonio Rogerio Nogueira?
- Fight Pick: Jose Aldo vs. Frankie Edgar?
This is MMAWeekly Radio for Wednesday, Jan 30
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