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#180 Better Call Shane

Theo Von joins Teeb and Ari to discuss his THEOries of life. Who is Shane and how can HE help? What’s wrong with turtles? British people? Homeless guys with limo rides, GSP has a beef with Van Damn, What is orgasmic meditation? and does Theo like the belt Ari bought? Punch Drunk is, for the

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Looking ahead: Possible UFC light heavyweight matchups

With UFC 197 in the books and the announcement of Jon Jones vs. Daniel Cormier II at UFC 200, several intriguing matchups are now possible in the light heavyweight division. #2 Anthony Johnson vs. #3 Glover Teixeira After knocking out Rashad Evans in the first round, Glover Teixeira did the sensible thing and called out

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Premier League week 36 preview

There are only three matchdays left of the Pemier League season and things keep getting hotter and hotter. Three teams are within one point of eachother in the relegation battle. Leicester are one win away from being crowned champions. Arsenal, Manchester City and Manchester United are in a close race for Champions League qualification. Let’s

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Punch Drunk Podcast episode 179: Tinder Box

Scheduled guest Brian Redban never shows for Punch Drunk podcast episode 179, but hosts Sam Tripoli, Jayson Thibault and Ari Shaffir don’t miss a beat, talking UFC, and the Fight Nanny‘s use of Punch Drunk as her personal dating service. Also on this episode: How fucked are the Clippers? Not as fucked as Teeb. He’s having a bad day. “Georges St-Pierre calls to offer

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Fight Fallout: Jones vs. Saint Preux at UFC 197

UFC 197 was a great event with some very big names. Young fighters made people take notice and the greatest of all time made his return. Here’s the fallout from Jones vs Saint Preux. Jon Jones: Jon “Bones” Jones’ next step is in Daniel Cormier’s doctor’s hands. If Cormier is cleared to train then the two

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Bellator 153 recap: Koreshkov vs. Henderson

Bellator’s welterweight championship belt did not change hands Friday night at Mohegan Sun. Emerging from the anonymity of the Russian steppe and Bellator, Andrey Koreshkov beat Benson Henderson like he caught him boning the missus. The first round was not even close. That right hand was not “too good for (it’s) home”, as Happy Gilmore

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Bellator 153 live blog: Koreshkov vs. Henderson

Columnist Rob Reynolds is live from Bellator 153 at the Mohegan Sun in Uncasville, Conn. Follow live: Live Blog Bellator 153: Koreshkov v. Henderson  

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Fight Fallout: Glover Teixeira vs. Rashad Evans

Another UFC event is in the books and there’s plenty to talk about, from Khabib Nurmagomedov’s tune-up fight to Glover Teixeira’s KO of Rashad Evans. A few fighters are now in contention to be the number one contender in their division, while others may be on their way out. Embed from Getty Images Khabib Nurmagomedov:

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Punch Drunk podcast episode 178: The Go in ‘Gomez’

Comedian Luis J. Gomez (Legion of Skanks) joins hosts Sam Tripoli, Jayson Thibault and Ari Shaffir to discuss the state of the UFC and MMA. Also on this episode: Will the UFC’s upcoming New York event be the death knell for boxing? How many dick pics is the Fight Nanny receiving? Cousin Jeb calls in

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UFC on FOX: Glover Teixeira vs. Rashad Evans preview

Punch Drunk Sports columnist Diego Kaul previews Glover Teixeira vs. Rashad Evans. Watch the fight Saturday night on FOX.

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Who will Robbie Lawler face at UFC 200?

Speculation about which big fight will fill out the highly anticipated UFC 200 card has flooded the MMA blogosphere, with UFC welterweight champion Robbie Lawler at the center of the talk. Carlos Condit, Tyron Woodley and Georges St. Pierre are frontrunners to contend for Lawler’s belt, and each has a unique claim for the title

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Premier League preview: Can Leicester close the season strong?

The Premier League is back and it just seems to keep getting better with every passing matchday. There are some very intersting fixtures this week so let’s dive in with week 33 predictions.   Leicester City (-140) vs West Ham United (+294) What a game this will be! Leicester have a few tough matches coming up,

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Steve Rannazzisi joins the gang to weigh in on Ross Stripling’s lost no-hitter

Joined on the phone by comedian/actor Steve Rannazzisi, the Punch Drunk Sports gang weighed in on the controversial decision to pull L.A. Dodgers pitcher Ross Stripling from the mound in the eighth inning of a no-hitter last week. Pitching in his Major League debut, Stripling was yanked after 7 and 1/3 innings of no-hit ball against the

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Fight Fallout: Ben Rothwell vs. Junior dos Santos

What the UFC’s heavyweight division lacks in technique it makes up in sheer craziness and unpredictability. Going into their fight this past weekend in Croatia, Junior dos Santos and Ben Rothwell were in seemingly opposite points of their respective careers. On one side you had “Cigano” dos Santos coming off a KO loss to Alistair

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UConn’s Breanna Stewart leads pack in 2016 WNBA Draft preview

The WNBA starts its twentieth season with the draft this week, turning collegiate stars into professionals. Leading the prospect pack are a trio of Connecticut Huskies, led by the four-time NCAA Tournament MVP Breanna Stewart, guard Moriah Jefferson, and Morgan Tuck, who’s opting for the WNBA with a year of eligibility remaining. The group only lost five games during their

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Punch Drunk is, for the most part, a sports podcast. Sure we will get off subject and discuss which UFC fighter you LEAST wanna get raped by. But its a sports podcast.

With 3 headlining stand-up comics and sometimes friends. Ari Shaffir, Sam Tripoli, and Jayson Thibault all met at the Comedy Store and have been friends for over 11 years. All 3 are stand-up comics and big sports fans.

This podcast is their sports thoughts, arguments, stories, fights, and bets! The Podcast Tribune called Punch Drunk "an asian massage for the real sports fans".

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