#455 – Askren, Adesanya, Anthony Smith, Branch, Lewandowski

Luke Thomas speaks to Ben Askren about how he ended up in the UFC after a historic trade with ONE Championship for Demetrious Johnson, the UFC welterweight division, more (2:12:18); Israel Adesanya about his UFC 230 bout opposite Derek Brunson, his development, more (30:53); Anthony Smith about his win over Volkan Oezdemir in the main event of UFC Moncton, what's next for him (1:16:27); David Branch about his UFC 230 bout opposite Jared Cannonier after losing out on the Jacare Souza fight (1:52:27); and KSW CEO Martin Lewandowski about the latest with his organization as well as changes in the MMA industry (1:31:03). Luke also looks at some of the bigger victories from UFC Moncton plus an examination of Ben Askren’s UFC potential on the Monday Morning Analyst (10:56); and he also shares his thoughts on the Ben Askren, Demetrious Johnson trade on The Weigh-in (3:53). We also take your questions on the latest in MMA and more on Sound Off (47:22) and A Round of Tweets (2:06:44).

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