FGB Radio – NFL Divisional Playoffs, Rock Vs. Punk, & Strikeforce Closes

Fantastic photo by WWE.com

Fantastic photo by WWE.com

I’ll admit, Jason aka @dadrrtywhyteboi, and I did a whole lot of talking about the pigskin on this week’s episode of FGB Radio. And how could we not? It’s the best weekend of the entire NFL year. You have the eight best teams all battling it out for a chance to move on to the conference championship. We discuss all four games and give our predictions for next weekend’s match-ups.

We then discuss CM Punk’s dismantling of the Rock on Monday and why Rock may need to step up his promo game. Or at least change the style a bit. We talked about Friday’s Smackdown showing which was the first must-see Smackdown in a very long time.

We move to MMA and talk about the Victor Belfort vs. Michael Bisping fight next Saturday night on FX and also talk about the next three weeks for the UFC. Lastly, we talk about a company possibly on the rise and one that’s done. Bellator starts it’s 8th season on Thursday and we talk about the first two cards. Lastly, we talk some fun Strikeforce moments as they are now done as a brand.

Thanks for listening!

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Remembering Strikeforce And What’s Next?

Via The Orange County Register

Before I get to the crux of what I want to write about, here’s how the story went last night:

TMZ reported a weird story based focusing on Ronda Rousey. I didn’t take it seriously initially because it was TMZ breaking MMA news over other reporters. Seriously? But then the big dog, Ariel Helwani confirmed the story with his own post.

It was interesting to me that the big story was Ronda Rousey joining the UFC rather than the fact that Strikeforce was officially shutting down. I get it. And it just shows you how big of a star it’s expected that Ronda becomes. But I felt that Strikeforce was much bigger than a blow-off paragraph in TMZ.
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Video – Ariel Helwani “Backstage” With Scott Coker

This is another episode of Helwani’s “backstage” series which is a more in-depth interview style of video.

Here, he talks to Strikeforce’s Scott Coker about Fedor, business in 2011 and 2012, and how Coker got into the martial arts promotion game.

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