Georges St-Pierre, Curtis Blaydes, Stephen Thompson, Alexa Grasso, Bas Rutten, Adam Kovacs, and more


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Ariel Helwani breaks down UFC Columbus and reacts to Nate Diaz’s recent tweet that he wanted to be released by the UFC.

Curtis Blaydes aroundf (17:26) discusses his motivation at UFC Columbus, his critics, his callout of Stipe Miocic, Francis Ngannou’s issues with the UFC and his combat sports future, what he learned from the Derrick Lewis loss, when he wants to return, and more.

Alexa Grasso around (37:39) discusses her big win at UFC Columbus, her reaction to submission win, her former life at strawweight, the rise of MMA in Mexico, why GSP is her favorite fighter, how close she is to a title shot, and more.

Georges St-Pierre around (1:01:11) discusses his work with Karate Combat and their upcoming season, how he feels about Jorge Masvidal and Colby Covington alleged altercation, fighter pay, Francis Ngannou’s issues with the UFC, the moment he had with Nick Diaz, and more.

Stephen Thompson around (1:22:56) discusses his involvement with Karate Combat, what went wrong against Belal Muhammad, the Colby vs. Jorge showdown, open scoring, and more.

Bas Rutten around (1:42:02) discusses his involvement with Karate Combat, the gloves, if he’s ever been asked to lose a fight, his favorite fight, his issues with training by Commander Dale Brown, and more.

Adam Kovacs around (2:05:05) discuss the upcoming season of Karate Combat, who owns the organization, who fights for them, if Lyoto Machida or others could join in the future, where they will hold events, and more.

GC and Helwani around (2:23:00) take a look back at GC’s top bets for UFC Columbus.

In the latest edition of Ric’s Picks around (3:09:10), Ric and Ariel Helwani break down Will Smith’s slap of Chris Rock at the Oscars, and Ariel gets a gift from an old friend.

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