Episode 068 – UFC 229: Khabib vs. McGregor

Ryan, John, George and KC join forces to recap the chaos form UFC 229: Khabib vs. Conor. What started out as the perfect card featuring the fight of the year, devolved into a wild melee between the current Lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov and Conor’s corner. Get a complete breakdown of the entire card, a history of the rivalry, and in-depth discussions around the ramifications of the shocking behavior from one of the UFC’s greatest champions.

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Episode 068 – UFC 229: Khabib vs. McGregor

Intro (0:00 – 1:42)

The Official Decision (1:42- 23:27)

  • Michelle Waterson def Felice Herrig (1:55 – 3:00)
  • Derrick Lewis def Alexander Volkov (3:00 – 8:29)
  • Dominick Reyes def Ovince St Preux (8:29 – 11:05)
  • Tony Ferguson def Antony Pettis (11:05 – 18:42)
  • Khabib Nurmagomedov def Conor Mcgregor (18:42 – 23:27)

The Hype Train (23:27 – 30:15)

  • Michelle Waterson (23:56 – 25:04)
  • Derrick Lewis (25:04 – 28:04)
  • Dominick Reyes (28:04 – 30:15)

Finding the Angles (30:15 – 2:31:06)

  • Timeline of Khabib/Conor Feud (31:39 – 1:27:25)
    • Artem Lobov Interview (32:18 – 33:39)
    • Khabib Confronts Artem at UFC 223 (33:39 – 36:17)
    • Conor Attacks the Bus at UFC 223 (36:17 – 40:07)
    • SIDE STORY: Mark at the Bar (40:07 – 42:07)
    • Conor Arrested and accepts Plea deal (42:07 – 43:12)
    • SIDE STORY: Conor attacks Referee at Bellator Event (43:12 – 46:30)
    • Conor abuses Khabib in promotion of Oct 6 fight (46:30 – 1:04:15)
      • Zubaira Tukhugov committed treason (46:50 – 52:17)
      • First Press Conference (52:17 – 1:00:38)
      • SIDE STORY: Champions who don’t talk trash (1:00:38 – 1:01:27)
      • Second Press Conference (1:01:27 – 1:04:15)
    • DISCUSSION: What Should Be Considered Out of Bounds? (1:04:15 – 1:08:53)
    • The Ceremonial Weigh-ins (1:08:53 – 1:11:23
    • SIDE STORY: Khabib’s burn on Conor’s language (1:11:23 – 1:12:48)
    • Fight Night (1:12:48 – 1:16:36)
    • The Melee Ensues (1:16:36 – 1:27:25)
  • DISCUSSION: Was Conor a Victim? (1:27:25 – 1:42:40)
  • DISCUSSION: What Role Does Trash Talk Play in Combat Sports? (1:42:40 – 1:43:53)
  • DISCUSSION: Is there a Double Standard? (1:43:53 – 1:48:14)
  • DISCUSSION: Will Khabib get his belt Stripped? (1:48:14 – 1:49:56)
  • DISCUSSION: Do you support Dana’s decision not to award Khabib his belt in the ring? (1:49:56 – 1:53:20)
  • REACTION: Press Conference Clip 1: Dana White comments on the use of the Bus attack promoting UFC 229 (1:53:20 – 1:57:20)
  • REACTION: Press Conference Clip 2: Dana White comments on not sanctioning Conor for the bus incident (1:57:20 – 2:02:54)
  • REACTION: Press Conference Clip 3: Dana White comments on Khabib getting his belt stripped (2:02:54 – 2:07:23)
  • DISCUSSION: The importance of Conor Mcgregor to the UFC ( 2:07:23 – 2:24:51)
  • REACTION: Press Conference Clip 4: Dana White comments on re-evaluating what is allowable trash talk (2:24:51 – 2:31:06)

Wrap up (2:31:06 – 2:34:38)

Closing (2:34:38 – 2:37:01)

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