British sports journalist, Andreas Georgiou joins Anoop Hothi on this episode of The K1ANOOP Show as they dig into: Everything Wrong With Bellator 200, GLORY 54 and UK Media Coverage; and more, leading up-to both Bellator 200 London and GLORY 54 Birmingham; previewing both major Kickboxing and MMA events and…[Show notes are further below].
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Show Notes – The K1ANOOP Show with Andreas Georgiou:
1:05 – Will Aaron Chalmers “get found out” against Ash Griffiths?
17:52 – The problem for independent sports media giving predictions
20:40 – Why Bellator 200 “has come under fire”
31:37 – What does everyone in UK combat sports (MMA, Kickboxing etc) need to do more of?
49:45 – How much value do the likes of Cro Cop and Roy Nelson add to Bellator 200 London?
56:34 – Who is the bigger UK star: Darren Till or Michael Bisping?
59:33 – Why Bellator London isn’t selling out like UFC Liverpool
1:02:24 – Michael ‘Venom’ Page vs Paul Daley update
1:04:14 – Why the struggle is real for Andreas Georgiou and K1ANOOP as small YouTubers and podcasters in Kickboxing and MMA
1:21:06 – The impact of Aerial Helwani‘s big move to ESPN from MMA Fighting/Vox Media
1:38:19 – Why the media story-telling about combat sports and fighters is of the essence
1:51:47 – GLORY 54 Birmingham preview, Rico Verhoeven vs Mladen Brestovac rematch and both GLORY Kickboxing & Enfusion returning to the UK.