Welcome to the second episode of Knockdown News Radio. This episode will server as a preview for the busy upcoming weekend of MMA events.
UFC will hold their first pay-per-view event of the year on Saturday, presenting UFC 257. Headlining the card is a lightweight fight between Conor McGregor and Dustin Poirier. Alexander K. Lee of MMA Fighting joined the pod to discuss the fights in the lineup for that show.
ONE Championship returns on Friday with a six-fight card from the Singapore Indoor Stadium in Singapore. Before his co-main event fight against Shinya Aoki, we spoke to James Nakashima. From quarantine in his hotel, he gave thoughts about his last fight, Aoki as an opponent, and what he wants out of 2021.