How Islam Makhachev Can Surpass Khabib. Plus, My Exclusive Interview with MMA Judge Douglas Crosby

1h 0m | May 31, 2024

Just before I left Oregon to cover UFC 302 for ESPN, I recorded an extra special episode for you all today! First, I tell you why I LOVE the UFC 303 booking between Ian Machado Garry and Michael "Venom" Page. Then, I talk about what Islam Makhachev can do to be ranked above his mentor, Khabib Nurmagomedov, in the GOAT conversation.

Then, I talk to MMA judge (and my friend) Douglas Crosby about the state of MMA judging, similarities between he and Ronda Rousey, why judges don't typically speak to the media, and much, much more.

The following time codes are approximate:

  • Ian Garry vs. MVP (00:00)
  • Islam Makhachev's legacy (11:00)
  • Douglas Crosby interview (25:52)

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