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Between the Links, Live Edition: Francis Ngannou’s future, Jon Jones vs. UFC, Nate Diaz vs. Leon Edwards, Bellator returns

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Between the Links returns with a plethora of big news to discuss in the world of mixed martial arts.

Host Mike Heck is joined by MMA Fighting’s Jose Youngs as he defends his BTL title against Jed Meshew.

This week, the panel will discuss Francis Ngannou’s second-round KO win over Stipe Miocic to become heavyweight champion in the main event of UFC 260, where Miocic could go from here, the potential blockbuster title fight between Ngannou and Jon Jones and how the former light heavyweight champion has approached the negotiations thus far, the UFC booking Leon Edwards vs. Nate Diaz as a five-round co-main event for UFC 262 on May 15, Bellator’s 2021 debut coming up on Friday, and more.

Who will leave the virtual BTL arena as the No. 1 contender for the most coveted title in MMA media? Find out at 6 p.m. ET / 3 p.m. PT on Thursday, March 25 following the UFC 260 press conference.

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