Welcome to the Promotional Malpractice Live Chat, episode 106.
Arguably the best show of the year took place on Saturday, that being UFC 178. You know it's an excellent event when you're not sure which direction to go in terms of talking points because there are so many.
What about the triumphant return of Dominick Cruz? How about the perseverance of Cat Zingano? Conor McGregor did everything he said he was going to do, did he not? Where is Donald Cerrone know in the lightweight division? Or for that matter, Eddie Alvarez? And hey, Demetrious Johnson looked good, didn't he?
Speaking of Conor McGregor, is there a scenario played out more to perfection in terms of promoting a rising star than this one? That isn't to say it is perfect, just that it's as close as you're going to get.
Ol' Cung Le tested positive for Human Growth Hormone (HGH). Given the half life of HGH is 2.5 hours, it's reasonable to conclude he was using the day of the fight.
Last, but not least, there are two UFC events this weekend. One is in Stockholm, the other Halifax. Neither is particularly great, but there a few decent fights sprinkled throughout.
There's a lot going on, so join me today to discuss all of this and more. In terms of today's chat, anything is up for discussion, but I will lead with this and it all kicks off at 1 p.m. ET.
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Talk with you all at 1 p.m. ET.