Month: March 2018

Co-Main Event Podcast Episode 299 (3/26/18)

comainPod-AWith the major MMA organizations largely taking the weekend off, the Co-Main Event Podcast is back with an All Questions Considered episode. This week, Ben and Chad let the brave and generous sponsors of their Patreon page have first dibs at submitting questions. That means this episode is NO HOLDS BARRED. Your dudes take questions on pretty much everything under the sun from whether the UFC is missing longtime matchmaker Joe Silva and what are the greatest one-liners in UFC history to all this talk of big time boxers like Anthony Joshua showing up under the UFC banner. Not enough for you? Well, subscribers to the Patreon are in luck. Your dudes plan to drop a Patreon Power Hour later this week where they answer even more questions. You asked for it and you’re gonna get it.

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Co-Main Event Podcast Episode 298 (3/19/18)

comainPod-ADid Fabricio Werdum merely get caught slipping on Saturday at UFC Fight Night 127? Or does the 40-year-old former UFC champ’s knockout loss to Alexander Volkov forecast the end of Werdum’s time among the heavyweight elite? These and other vexing questions are what occupy Ben and Chad’s time on this week’s Co-Main Event Podcast. It didn’t necessarily look as though Werdum had lost a step against Volkov, but it also didn’t look like he had more than one idea for each facet of the fight, either. In addition to speculating about whether Father Time is finally catching up with Mirko CroCop’s jiu-jitsu coach, your dudes consider the UFC’s decision to book Darren Till at home in Liverpool in May and also discuss the notion that the light heavyweight division still has no idea which way is up.

All that, plus AYFKM and Just Sayin’ Stuff.

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Co-Main Event Podcast Episode 297 (3/12/18)

comainPod-AHaving–somewhat improbably–survived Friday night’s PrideFC Drinking Game Challenge, Ben and Chad return this week to their lives as humble and rapidly aging podcast hosts. The Co-Main Event still has plenty of contemporary work to do, after all, what with this week’s UFC Fight Night 127 coming up from London. In addition to that, there is Mirko CroCop’s surprising journey to Bellator MMA, which raises questions about whether Scott Coker and his merry band of misfit toys need to quickly decide which kind of MMA promotion they want to be. In addition to that, Nick Newell advanced to 14-1 over the weekend and now says he wants his shot in the UFC. Will Dana White reverse his own proclamation that Newell will never fight in the Octagon?

All that, plus AYFKM, MasterTweet Theatre and Just Sayin’ Stuff.

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Official Rules of the PRIDE FC Drinking Challenge

Igor VovchanchynBefore we get into the mechanisms of the game itself, let’s go over the most important rules:
1. Go at your own pace.

2. Don’t harm yourself.

3. Have fun.

4. But not too much fun.

There, is that clear enough for everyone? As for the other specifics, we’re going to get started right here on Patreon at about 8 pm MST on Friday, March, 9. We’ll be watching PRIDE FC: Final Conflict 2005. And if you’re playing along with us, these are the rules of the drinking challenge that we’ll try our best to adhere to:

– Soccer kicks/stomps: finish your beer (limit one per fight, past highlights exempted)

– Knees to the head of a grounded opponent: drink (one per knee)

– Yellow cards: finish your beer (limit one per fight)

– Confetti falling from the ceiling: drink

– Appearance of seemingly underage ring girls: drink

– Ref cam: drink

– Mauro Ranallo freaks out: drink

– Rope grab and/or outside officials shoving fighters back in: drink

– Awkward referee restart: drink

– Bas Rutten making noises that aren’t words to describe action: drink

– Someone wearing a damn gi in the ring: drink

– Someone wearing some damn wrestling shoes: drink

– Bob Sapp sighting: drink

– Bas mentions his own career: drink

– Alistair Overeem hammer sighting: drink

– Pride music: drink

– “Give up?!”: drink

– Ref touches someone’s groin while explaining rules: drink

– Weird-ass submission: finish your beer

– “Liver shot”: drink

Co-Main Event Podcast Episode 296 (3/5/18)

comainPod-AWe’re down to single digits now in counting the days until the Co-Main Event Podcast PrideFC Drinking Game Special. So if you still haven’t gotten down with the Patreon, the time is now. This week, however, there is still plenty to talk about. Ben and Chad take on the Cris “Cyborg” Justino Show and whether it’s starting to get boring watching her starch some nobody every time out. In addition, they hold a requiem for The Old Man, after Frankie Edgar’s knockout loss to Brian Ortega over the weekend. On the plus side, the UFC put more young talent on display in Las Vegas on Saturday, so your dudes ask with Ortega, Sean O’Malley and Mackenzie Dern, is there reason to hope for a youth movement inside the Octagon?

All that, plus AYFKM, Tips for the Well-Rounded Fight Fan and Just Sayin’ Stuff.

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