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Eddie Goldman is the host and producer of the No Holds Barred podcast, the publisher of the No Holds Barred blog, a senior contributing editor at the ADCC News, and writes for TapouT Magazine and MMA Worldwide.
Saturday, October 11, 2008
No Holds Barred: John Perretti on EliteXC Kimbo-Petruzelli Controversy, Striking and Grappling in MMA, and More
On this edition of No Holds Barred, host Eddie Goldman speaks with the legendary mixed martial arts promoter, matchmaker, and commentator, John Perretti.
In another lengthy interview, we discuss one of the biggest scandals in U.S. mixed martial arts history, the controversy revolving around the Oct. 4 Kimbo Slice-Seth Petruzelli EliteXC fight, and the degree to which the promoters may or may not have tried to protect Kimbo by having Petruzelli avoid taking down Kimbo. We discuss the roles of striking and grappling in the mixed martial arts and their evolution since the early days of the sport. Plus, we discuss John's plans for developing his new combat sport, and much more.
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