Video: What the Heck, Episode 63: Colby Covington, Lauren Murphy, Terrance McKinney and Eryk Anders
In this week’s episode of What the Heck, MMA Fighting’s Mike Heck chats with UFC welterweight Colby Covington (7:24) to provide an update on the rematch negotiations with Kamaru Usman, discusses when and where the fight could take place, Leon Edwards’ UFC 263 victory over Nate Diaz and why he thinks he won’t get a title anytime soon, with Stephen Thompson wanting to return to a championship opportunity, Tyron Woodley boxing Jake Paul and the cap of his teammate Miguel Baeza.
UFC flyweight Lauren Murphy (38:08) recaps her split decision victory over Joanne Calderwood at UFC 263 last Saturday night, explains why she deserved the decision and why the second round could have been a 10 -8, her CV doing she deserves more than the title against Valentina Shevchenko, feeling excited to solve the champion’s puzzle, and more.
UFC lightweight Terrance McKinney (1:04:07) discusses his 7-second KO win over Matt Frevola at UFC 263, how the fight went on less than a week’s notice, the life-changing night of 2015 where he experienced drug-related death and how he overcame that to work with law enforcement to help keep kids away from the mistakes he made He has made championship aspirations and the latest news regarding his knee injury after his post-victory celebration.
Finally, Eryk Anders (1:19:41) talks about his UFC 263 decision victory over Darren Stewart, feeling happy to have won the battle of the grain, not being too thrilled with the overall performance, fighting again in front of the fans, his new team at Fight Ready and what changed in his game, when he wants to return, humble beginnings, and more.
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