In his inaugural championship fight this weekend, Sean Strickland is considered a significant underdog as he steps into the Octagon against Israel Adesanya in the marquee event at UFC 293 taking place in Sydney. So, what avenues, if any, exist for the audacious contender to overcome those less-than-stellar odds?
Welcome to a brand-new episode of Morning Madness, brought to you by MMA Hook. Host Mike Heck opens the floor to audience inquiries regarding Strickland’s potential to upend Adesanya, strategies he might employ for a David vs. Goliath scenario, and the ripples that could spread through the division if he actually pulls it off. Listeners are also chiming in about where Adesanya ranks in the all-time middleweight debates, Manel Kape’s upcoming fight and its implications for his championship ambitions, Tai Tuivasa’s quest to rebound in his bout against Alexander Volkov, CM Punk’s recent exit from AEW, the impact of Ciryl Gane’s recent victory in the UFC Paris main event on his championship dreams, what’s next in line for Benoit Saint-Denis following his remarkable performance against Thiago Moises, and Laura Sanko stepping up to the mic for her first-ever UFC pay-per-view commentary gig, among other hot topics.
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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about UFC 293
What is the main focus of this episode of Morning Madness?
The main focus of this episode is to discuss Sean Strickland’s chances against Israel Adesanya in the upcoming UFC 293 event. The podcast explores potential strategies for Strickland, a significant underdog, and the possible implications for the middleweight division if he were to pull off an upset.
Who hosts Morning Madness?
The podcast is hosted by Mike Heck from MMA Hook. He takes listener questions and dives deep into various MMA-related topics.
When can I listen to Morning Madness live?
You can catch Morning Madness live on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays at 10 a.m. ET via MMA Hook’s Twitter Spaces.
What other topics does this episode cover?
In addition to discussing the Strickland vs. Adesanya fight, the episode also touches on where Adesanya ranks in the all-time middleweight debates, Manel Kape’s return, Tai Tuivasa’s matchup against Alexander Volkov, and CM Punk’s recent exit from AEW. It also delves into Ciryl Gane’s victory in UFC Paris and what it means for his title aspirations.
Is the podcast only available live?
No, if you can’t catch it live, audio-only versions are available on various platforms including Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify, iHeartRadio, and Stitcher.
Who is making their UFC pay-per-view commentary debut?
Laura Sanko is making her UFC pay-per-view commentary debut, and this is discussed as one of the topics in the episode.
Where can I find the podcast if I miss the live show?
You can find audio-only episodes on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify, iHeartRadio, Stitcher, and virtually anywhere you usually find podcasts.
Is the podcast interactive?
Yes, Morning Madness is interactive. Host Mike Heck takes questions from the audience during the live broadcasts on MMA Hook’s Twitter Spaces.
More about UFC 293
- Morning Madness Podcast on Twitter Spaces
- Sean Strickland’s Fighter Profile
- Israel Adesanya’s Official UFC Profile
- UFC 293 Event Details
- MMA Hook’s Official Website
- Manel Kape’s Recent Fights
- Tai Tuivasa vs Alexander Volkov Preview
- CM Punk’s AEW Departure News
- Ciryl Gane’s Victory at UFC Paris
- Laura Sanko’s UFC Commentary Debut