Video: What the Heck, Episode 56: Colby Covington, Ryan Bader, Frank Mir and Jeff Molina


On this week’s episode of What the Heck, MMA Fighting’s Mike Heck speaks to UFC welterweight Colby Covington (5:50) to get his reaction to Kamaru Usman’s second-round KO win over Jorge Masvidal in the main event of UFC 261, Dana White saying he’s next in line, Usman no-selling that idea, talks why a fight between he and Masvidal never happened, who was in the highly discussed photo he posted on social media on fight week, Jake Paul, Conor McGregor, Nick Diaz, and much more.

UFC flyweight Jeff Molina (35:02) discusses his Fight of the Night earning win over Aori Qileng at UFC 261 this past Saturday, competing in front of fans, James Krause getting him over the hump in the fight, why he wasn’t happy with his performance despite the win, his thoughts on the rest of the card, and what he’s hoping will be next.

Bellator heavyweight champion Ryan Bader (49:38) recaps his unanimous decision win over Lyoto Machida in the first round of the light heavyweight grand prix at Bellator 256, talks his upcoming semifinal bout with Corey Anderson, his excitement to watch Yoel Romero vs. Anthony Johnson on May 7, Scott Coker announcing that an interim heavyweight title fight will be put together soon, and Jake Paul.

Finally, former UFC heavyweight champion Frank Mir (1:08:35) discusses his pro boxing debut, a unanimous decision loss to Steve Cunningham at the Triller Fight Club event earlier this month in Atlanta, Oscar De La Hoya’s commentary taking away from his fight, what he liked and disliked about the event, if he would compete under the Triller banner again, Jake Paul’s KO win over Ben Askren, and making his family proud.

Check out the video above, or the audio-only podcast can be found below, on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify, iHeartRadio, and Stitcher.

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