On this week’s episode of What the Heck, former UFC welterweight title challenger Stephen Thompson (4:25) discusses the new UFC 249 main event between Tony Ferguson and Justin Gaethje, whether or not he would take a fight during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic and who he would like to face when he returns to action.
Surging UFC bantamweight Merab Dvalishvili (28:45) recaps his big win over Casey Kenney at UFC Rio Rancho, getting a hero’s welcome in his home country of Georgia and wanting to get a fight during the upcoming two-month stretch of events beginning April 18.
UFC on ESPN reporter Laura Sanko (45:45) reacts to the UFC’s decision to move forward with events, breaks down the interim lightweight championship headliner between Tony Ferguson and Justin Gaethje at UFC 249 and her aspirations to be featured as a commentator in the future for the UFC.
Colby Covington (1:18:58) gives his side of the story in regards to a potential fight with Tyron Woodley, talks his most recent fight with Kamaru Usman and why he felt he had his worst night, Jon Jones’ latest run in with the law and when we could see him make his debut in the WWE.
Top UFC heavyweight contender Francis Ngannou (1:45:30) talks being rebooked to face Jairzinho Rozenstruik at UFC 249, having faith in the UFC being on the ESPN prelims instead of the main card and why he sees his former self in his upcoming opponent.