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Between the Links, Live Edition: UFC 259 preview, Khamzat Chimaev’s future, Junior dos Santos and Alistair Overeem released

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Between the Links returns for a special live edition ahead of the UFC’s first of two March PPV events.

Host Mike Heck is joined by MMA Fighting’s Alexander K. Lee and journalist Matthew Wells as they battle it out to determine who will face BTL champion Jose Youngs next week.

This week, the panel react to the UFC 259 press conference and preview Saturday night’s PPV event, what’s at stake in the Jan Blachowicz and Israel Adesanya main event, as well as the other two title fights, discuss Khamzat Chimaev’s Instagram post where his fighting future was in question and Dana White’s response to it, Junior dos Santos and Alistair Overeem being released by the UFC, and more.

Who will leave the virtual BTL arena with the most coveted title in MMA media? Find out at 6:30 p.m. ET / 3:30 p.m. PT on Thursday, March 4.

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