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Bantamweight contender Cory Sandhagen and comedian Jesus Trejo join Matt and Jim on today’s episode of UFC Unfiltered.
First, Jim and Matt begin the show with their thoughts on Jéssica Andrade’s decision to replace Taila Santos on a week’s notice in this Saturday night’s main event of UFC Fight Night: Andrade vs. Blanchfield from the UFC Apex against 10th-ranked flyweight Erin Blanchfield.
The guys then weigh in on the UFC’s latest rankings update, with Jim issuing his thoughts on Alexander Volkanovski holding onto the top spot on the men’s pound-for-pound list despite losing to the man just below him at number two, lightweight champion Islam Makhachev.
Next, comedian Jesus Trejo joins the show and recounts his humble beginnings into the world of stand-up comedy as a door guy and valet worker at the famous Comedy Store in West Hollywood. Trejo then explains to Jim and Matt how he and his father fell in love with MMA way back in the day.
Cory Sandhagen then joins the show and discusses how he plans to get back to contending for a title in the stacked bantamweight division beginning with his upcoming fight on March 25th against 4th-ranked bantamweight Marlon “Chito” Vera.
Finally, Jim and Matt wrap up the show by predicting the outcome of Saturday night’s main event between Jéssica Andrade and fast-rising contender Erin Blanchfield.