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The A-Side Live Chat: Derek Brunson’s TKO over Edmen Shahbazyan, UFC Vegas 6 & Bellator 243 preview, more

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This is The A-Side Live Chat.

For this episode, MMA Fighting’s José Youngs, Guilherme Cruz and E. Casey Leydon break down some of the top stories in MMA.

Some topics Guilherme’s experience on UFC Fight Island, last weekend’s UFC Vegas 5 card, the large number of changeups to the final fight lineup, Derek Brunson’s TKO over Edmen Shahbazyan, Jennifer Maia’s submission win over Joanne Calderwood, and more.

The three will also look ahead to this weekend’s UFC Vegas 6 card, headlined by a heavyweight title between Derrick Lewis vs. Aleksei Oleinik and a middleweight fight between Chris Weidman vs. Omari Akhmedov.

Also on tap, is a preview of Bellator 243, headlined by a lightweight rematch between Michael Chandler and Benson Henderson.

There’s plenty to talk about, so join us at 1 p.m. ET / 10 a.m. PT on Tuesday, Aug. 4.

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