On this episode of Rear-Naked Choke Radio, we look back at the action of UFC 188, as well as preview this weekend’s UFC Fight Night 69 and Bellator 138.

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Hosts Joe Rizzo (@RearNakedChoke) and Jay Kelly (@JayKellyMMA) reviewed Fabricio Werdum’s heavyweight championship victory over Cain Velasquez, and talked about Werdum’s historic run late in his career. They also previewed the strawweight title fight in Germany between champion Joanna Jędrzejczyk and Jessica Penne, plus a look at the 115-pound division of the UFC.

Finally, the pair took a look at Bellator 138 headliner between Kevin “Kimbo Slice” Ferguson and Ken Shamrock and the history of their feud. Along with the Bellator main event, we spoke about other competitors on the card, such as Michael Chandler, Daniel Straus and Patricio “Pitbull” Freire.

As always, feel free to comment below or send feedback about the show to @RNCRadio or @CombatPress on Twitter, or on Facebook at RNC Radio or Combat Press.

About The Author

Jason Kelly
Radio Host

Jason Kelly has been a lifelong fan of martial arts and was instantly hooked on MMA after watching the pay-per-view broadcast of UFC 1 at 12 years old. The Canadian dabbled in martial arts and MMA over the years, but the sport he excelled at was basketball. Jason’s introduction to MMA media started at MMA Religion, which led to his position as a feature writer on MMA DieHards. Jason eventually became the Feature Content Manager at MMA DieHards. His duties at MMA DieHards led to hosting MMA DieHards Radio and MMA Cypher Radio with Corey Charron, before going on to join Joe Rizzo’s longtime-running show, Rear Naked Choke Radio. Following a short hiatus from covering the sport he loves, Jason joined the staff at Combat Press. Aside from his interest in MMA, Jason has a passion for hip hop, especially battle rap. He considers himself a hip hop connoisseur and is always up for a conversation on the subject.

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