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This is the Promotional Malpractice Live Chat.

On today's program, we'll preview the upcoming UFC pay-per-view in Perth, Australia. Luke Rockhold looks to reclaim UFC (interim) gold while Yoel Romero gets his second crack at it in as many fights. The card is filled with a lot of Australian talent the rest of the way down, but it does feature interesting contests like Jussier Formiga vs. Ben Nguyen. We'll explore what's on there and what to expect.

UFC 222 - as I type this - has no main event. It's possible it could be Frankie Edgar vs. Brian Ortega and the card could become a fight night, something I'm personally in favor of happening. Nate Diaz is a x-factor, but his participation feels unlikely. What's the right call? We'll discuss.

Plus, according to UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley, Nate Diaz is likely to be his next opponent. What does that mean for the organization as well as the month of July, where that fight is likely to take place? We'll explore.

Oh, and the debate over corner and referee stoppages continues on in the wake of UFC Belem.


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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 our time of 1 p.m. ET.

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