Top Turtle MMA Podcast Dissects UFC Champions, More

On this week's Top Turtle MMA Podcast on FloCombat, "Gumby" sits down with UFC light heavyweight Corey Anderson to discuss the title shot that almost was. Now that Anthony Smith has signed on the dotted line to face Jon Jones March 2 at UFC 235, Anderson explains what his plans are for 2019 and beyond. 

Spoiler alert: It may be a bit before we see him again. 

Plus, the boys guess which of the current champions will hold onto their belts this year. There are a couple of surprising answers in there. Feel free to disagree. 

Also, don’t forget to check out our new Patreon account. We will have lots of giveaways there this year, so check it out. 

Time Stamps: 

  • 2:00 - Corey Anderson Interview: Overtime's Time Off

  • 12:00 - Around the League: Usman and Smith get title shots... Why?

  • 16:00 - UFC Belt Retention Predictions

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