Is Ronda Rousey the biggest UFC star? Bigger than Jon Jones?
On this week's UFC World Podcast, the main theme throughout is Ronda Rousey. Who can beat her, if anyone? And is Rousey the most marketable star in the UFC? UFC broadcaster and interviewer Jon Anik reckons that no-one even comes close. Jon Jones is second but he's not on the same planet as her, he summises.
Strength and conditioning coach Jonathan Chaimberg admits that Rory MacDonald isn't one for the press, that he's more concentrated on the fight. Last time out he was a little too relaxed, against Robbie Lawler, and agrees that MacDonald should be let loose when he fights, not confined to a strict gameplan.
British welterweight John Hathaway, heading for Macau where he headlines against Stun Gun on March 1, discusses Daniel Cormier's new opponent. Hathaway benefited from Cummins' excellent wrestling when he came to train in London. Hathaway reckons Cummins is as strong as an ox. But will that be enough to overcome a very rattled DC?