The Parting Shot Podcast - Episode 31: Damon Martin (FOX Sports), Matt Paligaru

61f9e7fc98b11beda1f7427d58379565This week for Episode 31 of "The Parting Shot Podcast" myself (@LynchOnSports) and Adam (@MMAdamMartin) welcome Matt Paligaru (@paliontology) of the "Beards on MMA Podcast" to talk about the newly added UFC Strawweight division. Plus FOX Sports UFC Senior Writer Damon Martin (@DamonMartin) joins us to recap UFC on FOX 9. The Big Three 1) GSP vacates his belt, Hendricks vs. Lawler for the title at UFC 171. 2) Nick Diaz turns down Carlos Condit. Is Diaz staying retired? Who fights Condit? 3) UFC Strawweight division talk with Matt Paligaru.   Interview: 411mania Writer & Host of "Beards on MMA Podcast" Matt Paligaru Matt gives us his thoughts on the UFC acquiring 11 women from Invicta's strawweight division, why certain women were chosen, who was left off the list and what WSOF's Jessica Agulars future looks like.   Birthdays (for Monday December 16th) Cody McKenzie turns 26 Bobby Southworth turns 44 Takeya Mizugaki turns 30   Comment Of The Day Some guy goes after Adam on Twitter about his comments regarding Chad Mendes' illness.   Fight Fixing James: Abel Trujillo vs. Sam Stout Adam : Joe Lauzon vs. Tony Ferguson   Interview: FOX Sports Senior UFC Writer, Damon Martin Damon talks to us about how he started his journalism career and how he fell in love with MMA. Also covering UFC on FOX 9 last night in Sacramento, Damon recaps the event and discusses what's next for Urijah Faber and Chad Mendes and Mac Danzig's future. Plus he discusses Cody MacKenzie's fight short debocle and the puzzling scorecards for Edson Barboza vs. Danny Castillo.   Bet Of The Week James: Weidman via KO/TKO +400 Adam: Weidman vs. Silva - Inside the Distance (-245)   Parting Shot James: Joe Rogan's biased commentary towards Darren Uyenoyama and Nik Lentz Adam: The UFC racking up the price for UFC 168 As always you can follow the podcast on twitter @PartingShotMMA or "Like" our Facebook Page here. For iTunes users, don't worry we'll be in the ITunes Store very soon! The Parting Shot Podcast - Episode 31: Damon Martin (FOX Sports), Matt Paligaru (Right Click To Download)

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James Lynch

James Lynch

Covering Mixed Martial Arts since 2008, James hosts "The Parting Shot" and "The Parting Shot Podcast" with Adam Martin. He's a journalist and video editor for MMAOddsBreaker.com. He's also an MMA journalist for Fightful, FloCombat and Fansided/Sports Illustrated MMA. Like talking MMA? Follow him on Twitter @LynchOnSports.

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