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Lightweight Showcase: UFC 262 Picks with Aaron Bronsteter, Oliveira vs. Chandler, Ferguson-Dariush, Locks, More

Anticipation! Shaun and Chuck welcome in TSN's Aaron Bronsteter to help break down UFC 262: Oliveira vs. Chandler. The guys discuss Charles Oliveira's rise to title contender (9:17) and what Michael Chandler needs to do to stake his claim for the UFC Lightweight Championship (17:11), Tony Ferguson's next shot against Beneil Dariush and if this could be the last stand for 'El Cucuy' (34:41), as well as the rest of the main card Katlyn Chookagian vs. Viviane Araujo (51:03), Shane Burgos vs. Edson Barboza (54:03), and Matt Schnel vs. Rogerio Bontorin (57:11). Plus, we make our fight picks, predict locks of night, and hand out our Interim Titles of the Week (1:02:36)!

Cowboy’s Last Ride, Gillespie Inspires, Celebrating Neil Magny, ‘Rumble’ Returns, Bellator, PFL, More

Shaun and Chuck break down a packed weekend of fights between UFC Fight Night: Rodriguez vs. Waterson, Bellator and PFL 3. The guys start with what's next for Donald Cerrone after a tough loss to Alex Morono and if Cowboy's next fight could be his last (6:25), an inspiring performance from Gregor Gillespie in his first fight since November 2019 (21:46), as well as Neil Magny proving he's one of the most underrated Welterweights in the division (31:08). Plus, we run through the rest of the standouts from the weekend with a game of Buy or Sell, including Fabricio Werdum's controversial loss in his PFL debut (41:05), Anthony 'Rumble' Johnson moving on in Bellator's Light Heavyweight Grand Prix (46:00), a potential Marina Rodriguez vs. Joanna Jedrzejczyk matchup after Rodgriguez's win in Saturday's main event (50:16), Michael 'Venom' Page's brutal finish over Derek Anderson (53:56), Kayla Harrison's place in the women's pound-for-pound discussion (1:00:25), and where Sergio Pettis ranks among the best in the world at 135 lbs (1:05:21).

Triple Feature! UFC Fight Night, Bellator 258, and PFL + Cerrone Expectations, Diaz-Edwards, More

Shaun and Chuck look ahead to a busy weekend with three major fight cards taking place, including UFC Fight Night: Waterson vs. Rodriguez, Bellator 258, and PFL 3. The guys discuss which event is generating the most interest this weekend, then break down the best from each card starting with Michelle Waterson vs. Marina Rodriguez (7:38), Donald Cerrone vs. Alex Morono and what to expect from 'Cowboy' at this stage of his career (12:14), as well as Neil Magny vs. Geoff Neal (22:01). Plus, Juan Archuleta vs. Sergio Pettis and the return of 'Rumble' Johnson at Bellator 258 (28:39), Fabricio Werdum making his PFL debut against Reenan Ferreira (43:50), a new date for Nate Diaz vs. Leon Edwards at UFC 263 (50:55), and our Interim Titles of the Week (54:56)!

This is not an unbiased column about the Nuggets overcoming the Lakers

If Denver had more caring columnists, there wouldn’t be such a disconnect between the Nuggets of today and the Nuggets that have always been. If the Denver Post’s Mark Kiszla had a deeper feel of history he would reference the Lakers continued dominance over the Nuggets all the way back to the 1985 Western Conference Finals. The line of pain would be held taut until history stopped repeating itself. It would be a tragic story in the way the Broncos are a tragic story for any Cleveland Browns fan.

Procházka Shines, UFC Fight Night Fallout, the Sad, Bizarre Saga of Diego Sanchez, Jones-Ngannou, More

Shaun and Chuck look back at a violent weekend coming off UFC Fight Night: Reyes vs. Procházka, including Jiří Procházka's devastating knockout over Dominick Reyes and a potential title shot in the near future (5:12), what's next for Dominick Reyes after a third straight loss for the former Light Heavyweight heir-apparent (17:41), as well as two standouts from Georgia making noise with Giga Chikadze and Merab Dvalishvili both scoring victories (26:24). Plus, we discuss Kamaru Usman naming Michael Chiesa as his preferred next opponent over Colby Covington (34:09), the strange ending to Diego Sanchez's UFC career featuring Joshua Fabia (38:59), Jon Jones turning his attention to Francis Ngannou (44:55) Yoel Romero vs. Anthony Johnson scrapped for Bellator's Light Heavyweight Grand Prix (48:21), and reports out of Russia that Zabit Magomedsharipov is considering retirement (50:41).

Nick Diaz Returns, Reyes-Procházka, Adesanya-Vettori, Usman’s P4P Ranking, More

Shaun and Chuck reassemble to sort through a busy week of headlines across the MMA landscape coming off UFC 261. The guys play a game of Buy or Sell and discuss Nick Diaz's chance to return to the UFC and potential opponents, Zhang Weili's call for an immediate rematch against Rose Namajunas, Marvin Vettori up next for Israel Adesanya at UFC 263, T.J. Dillashaw vs. Cory Sandhagen being postponed, Eddie Alvarez's DQ finally being overturned to a no-contest and early thoughts on Floyd Mayweather vs. Logan Paul. Plus, with Kamaru Usman's dominant win at UFC 261, the guys debate his place on the Pound-4-Pound rankings and what he needs to do to match GSP, then we wrap up the show with our Interim Titles of the Week!

UFC 261 Aftermath: Usman, Rose and Shevchenko Reign, KO of the Year Candidates, Weidman’s Injury, More

Shaun and Chuck pinch themselves following an iconic weekend at UFC 261: Usman vs. Masvidal 2. The guys react to Kamaru Usman's highlight-reel knockout over Jorge Masvidal and where "The Nigerian Nightmare" fits among the greatest at Welterweight (11:39), as well as what's next for Masvidal following back-to-back losses to the champ (17:08). With two other title fights on the night, we discuss Rose Namajunas' emotional win over Zhang Weili in another Knockout of the Year candidate and what matchup makes sense for 'Thug' Rose 2.0 (26:32). Plus, Valentina Shevchenko continues to dominate the flyweight weight division (37:00), Chris Weidman's gruesome injury and what it means for his UFC career (48:14), and a recap of our Fight Picks as we run through the rest of Saturday's action-packed card (53:17).

It sounds like a lazy movie review, but UFC 261 really was an emotional thrill ride

UFC 261 in Jacksonville was something else. It was unpredictable and gripping. It was heartbreaking. It was teeming to the rafters with fans. It was competitive and insightful and basically everything that last Saturday night’s PPV in Atlanta was not.

Jorge Masvidal’s cult status is on the line this weekend at UFC 261

It took Jorge Masvidal five seconds to achieve cult status after 15 years of relative anonymity. And that cult status is on the line this weekend as Masvidal faces Kamaru Usman again at UFC 261.