Live Chat: Mark Hunt lawsuit, BJ Penn’s return, UFC Fight Night 103 preview and more
By Luke Thomas
This is the Promotional Malpractice Live Chat.
Today on the program, we’ll go over UFC heavyweight Mark Hunt’s lawsuit against the UFC, Brock Lesnar and UFC President Dana White. He’s claiming a number of things, including the UFC willfully acted to give Lesnar the ability to compete despite allegedly knowing he was doping. He’s seeking millions of dollars in damages and yet, is still set to face Alistair Overeem at UFC 209 in March. For now, anyway. One wonders if that fight ultimately happens.
On Sunday (not Saturday), former UFC welterweight and lightweight champion B.J. Penn returns to action as he faces Yair Rodriguez in the main event of UFC Fight Night 103. It’s not clear what to make of this push by Penn, whether it’s…