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The A-Side Live Chat: Israel Adesanya’s rise to superstardom, Robert Whittaker’s future, UFC 243 fallout, UFC Tampa Bay preview, Tito Ortiz vs. Alberto El Patron, more

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This is The A-Side Live Chat on MMA Fighting.

For this episode, José Youngs and his co-host break down some of the top storylines in the world of mixed martial arts.

There’s plenty to talk about, so join us at 1 p.m. ET / 10 a.m. PT on Wednesday, Oct. 9.

Some of the topics they will discuss include Israel Adesanya’s violent destruction of Robert Whittaker at UFC 243, Adesanya’s meteoric rise to UFC gold, Whittaker’s future inside the Octagon, and what’s next for the rest of the middleweight division.

The pair will will look ahead to this Saturday’s UFC on ESPN+ card in Tampa Bay, featuring Joanna Jedrzejczyk vs. Michelle Waterson, Cub Swanson vs. Kron Gracie and the return of Mackenzie Dern.

As always, we’ll post the video window as the event draws near and answer any questions you might have if you post them in the comments below. For the comments you deem the most deserving, please click the “rec” button. Comments in green will get first priority.

Please link this page and use the hashtags #TheASide on Twitter when you’re watching to tell everyone you’re taking part with us.

Audio-only versions of the podcast can be found on Apple Podcasts, Google Play, Spotify, Megaphone and Stitcher.

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