MMAWeekly Radio Round-Up: Cruz, Shields, Melendez, and More!

April 23, 2011
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It was a another big week for MMAWeekly Radio. We launched the new MMAWeekly Radio Weekend Edition, the incomparable Jeff Cain returned to the airwaves, and of course, we were loaded with an amazing line-up of guests including UFC bantamweight champ Dominick Cruz, Strikeforce lightweight titleholder Gilbert Melendez, and UFC welterweight challenger Jake Shields.

Here’s the latest Radio Round-up for April 17 thru April 22, building up to next week’s huge UFC 129 event in Toronto:

Sunday, April 17 Radio (click here to listen)
The new MMAWeekly Radio Weekend Edition launched on Sunday with a top slate of guests including UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz, UFC light heavyweight Ryan Bader, and “Kimbo Killer” Seth Petruzelli.

Monday, April 18 Radio (click here to listen)
Monday kicked off a strong work week of radio as well, featuring Jake Shields, who is set to challenge UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre before 55,000 fans at the Rogers Centre in Toronto next week. Also joining the show was Anderson Silva manager, Ed Soares, who gave us the latest scoop on Silva, the Nogueira brothers, Jose Aldo, and his full roster of fighters.

Tuesday, April 19 Radio (click here to listen)
Tuesday was Strikeforce day on MMAWeekly Radio. Strikeforce lightweight champion and new No. 1 ranked 155-pounder Gilbert Melendez dropped in, as did his boss, Strikeforce CEO Scott Coker, who provided a slew of updates on all things Strikeforce.

Wednesday, April 20 Radio (click here to listen)
Wednesday continued a solid week with UFC 129 fighters Daniel Roberts and Charlie Valencia, and who else but the former Green Power Ranger-turned mixed martial artist, Jason David Frank.

Thursday, April 21 Radio (click here to listen)
Mark Bocek, who faces Ben Henderson at UFC 129, was a guest on the program. Plus, we had our usual weekly fill of “The Ultimate Fighter” with reports from Team dos Santos coach Lew Polley and fighter Zach Davis.

Friday, April 22 Radio (click here to listen)
MMAWeekly Radio not only got a new weekend edition, but Damon Martin and Jeff Cain made a Friday return with a special Facebook and Twitter question and answer segment.

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