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The Hurt Take - Episode XVI

Even during a week without a big-time fight card (at least, not a boxing one...), MMA just keeps on giving us the goods. From Michael Bisping dropping retirement hints to Ronda Rousey's coach Edmond Targareyen giving her a '50-50' return and a tabbing Cris Cyborg as the return fight, there was a lot to talk about. Also, fights! Luke Rockhold made his return, dispatching David Branch, while the UFC travels to the land of PRIDE this weekend.

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The Hurt Take - Episode XXIV

Conor Who? People, Demetrious Johnson is going to make history on Saturday! DJ stands alone as the best in the business. Hoping to move into that category on the women's side, Amanda Nunes faces down Valentina Schevchenko to defend her Bantamweight Strap. Both DJ and Nunes faced the wrath of one Mr. Dana White and now try to make hay headlining a card together. Conspiracy? All that and more on The Hurt Take!

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The Hurt Take - Episode XX

After the fervor of UFC 214, UFC Fight Night: Mexico City wasn't going to look as good. But it tried! Seven first round finishes and a couple of narratives worth paying attention to, from Sergio Pettis making his case as the next contender at 125, Rashad Evans looking more washed than your old pair of Levi's. Subscribe the to show on iTunes!

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The Hurt Take - Episode XIX

The king is back. Jon 'Bones' Jones was stripped of his title nearly two years ago and this weekend at UFC 214, he took it back in the same dominating fashion that he won and defended it. We talk what the future holds for Bones and lament the legcy of DC, which will forever be punctuated by his losses to Jones. Rhys examines about Tyron Woodley v. Damian Maia,  Cris Cyborg, Robbie Lawler, Donald Cerrone - the whole gang!

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The Hurt Take - Episode XVIII

You smell that? That's the smell of victory, a Chris Weidman victory. The former Middleweight found a way to exorcise his demons rallying over Kelvin Gastellum at UFC Fight Night: Long Island. But what's got Rhys fired up is the big one: UFC 214. The grudge match to end all grudge matches. Jon Jones v. Daniel Cormier, Volume II. 

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The Hurt Take - Episode VIII

Two weeks made two UFC cards with significant implications. After the madness of UFC 210, UFC Fight Night: Kansas City was steady, solid, sane and awesome. Demetrious 'Mighty Mouse' Johnson tied the UFC record for title defences and reputation as the Pound-for-pound king (ten exclamation points and counting...), Robert Whitaker put himself firmly in the title conversation at middleweight, and Rose Namajunas does the same at women's strawweight. Plus, drama, drama, everywhere! Cormier, Jones, Cyborg!

The Hurt Take - Episode VI

It's UFC 210 this weekend! Headlined by a huge Lightweight title fight between Daniel Cormier and Anthony Johnson, there is a lot at stake near the top of a card which also features a crossroads fight between Chris Weidman, and Gegard Mousasi. Mitch and Rhys also discuss Cody Garbrandt's goal of three titles, GSP's probably more thought-out plan for three titles, and the end of Rampage Jackson.

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