Kevin Iole

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All Topics: MMA is not fringe | UFC 205 being the first card in New York City | UFC fighters becoming main stream | Conor McGregor dominating Eddie Alvarez | McGregor’s a legitimate fighter | Fighters underestimate McGregor’s speed and kicks | McGregor will get paid | Dirty politics kept UFC out of New York

Nov 14th 2016

Kevin on what kept MMA out of New York City for so long: “Dirty politics.”


Aug 22nd 2016

All Topics: UFC 202 Diaz vs. McGregor 2 lives up to the hype | Diaz’s chin | McGregor being tactical | McGregor staying alive in the fourth | The purses for fighters have gotten bigger because of McGregor | Diaz said he won the fight | Diaz’s conspiracy theory | Possibility of a Diaz vs. McGregor trilogy

Kevin on Diaz vs. McGregor 2: “Ranks up there in one of the best fights I’ve ever seen.”


Mar 7th 2016

All Topics: UFC 196 | Saturday night was awesome | Conor McGregor and Holly Holm losing | McGregor vs. Nate Diaz | Diaz taking Conor’s shots in the first round | Conor trying to take Diaz down | McGregor going into panic mode | Thinks it’s still terrific | Conor taking the loss like a man | Nate Diaz’s future | Miesha Tate vs. Holly Holm | Tate finishing Holm in the 5th | Buster Douglas trending on Twitter | Tate vs. Ronda Rousey III

Kevin’s reaction to Buster Douglas trending on Twitter after Holly Holm lost to Miesha Tate: “Totally unfair.”


Dec 14th 2015

All Topics: UFC 194 | Jose Aldo vs. Conor McGregor | McGregor calling his shot | Reaction to the fight | They really built the McGregor vs. Aldo fight for a year | Fight game | McGregor’s background | How Dana White met McGregor | McGregor meeting White for the first time | Aldo’s future | Expects Aldo to bounce back | Rousey getting an immediate rematch and not Aldo | Aldo never promoting a fight | Rousey’s response to losing to Holly Holm | McGregor’s weight | McGregor not looking healthy at the weigh in |

Kevin on Conor McGregor vs. Jose Aldo fight: “Pretty magical.”


Nov 16th 2015

All Topics: Holly Holm knocking out Ronda Rousey | Thinks Holm’s KO of Rousey is the biggest upset in the sports history | Rousey’s plan to stand with Holm | Holm’s boxing background | Rousey being in her prime | Rousey’s mindset vs. Holm | Rousey being able to usually storm opponents | Holly is a low key person | Rousey’s future | Rousey’s aura of invincibility is gone | The Holm vs. Rousey rematch looks like it will be UFC 200 | Rousey’s scheduled to film Roadhouse shortly | Rousey’s other activities |

Kevin on where Holly Holm’s upset of Ronda Rousey ranks in MMA history: “I think it was number one.”


Apr 28th 2015

All Topics: Wasn’t surprised of Jon Jones’ latest run in with the law | Jones’ hit and run details | Jones turning himself in finally on Monday | Marijuana pipe in Jones’ car | Thinks the UFC should strip Jones of his title | Dana White is heading to Albuquerque as we speak to talk with Jones | Thinks the UFC will strip Jones | The real Jon Jones | Jon being conscious of his image | Mayweather vs. Pacquiao | Going with Floyd Mayweather because of his defense | Manny can’t make a mistake

Kevin on if he was surprised to hear that Jon Jones was a suspect in a hit and run accident: “Sadly I wasn’t.”






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