MMA's Great Debate Radio: Stipe Miocic, Josh Burkman and the Best Debate in MMA

Damon MartinContributor IJune 20, 2013

Jun 15, 2013; Winnipeg, MB, Canada; Roy Nelson (left) fights Stipe Miocic during their Heavyweight bout at UFC 161 at MTS Centre. Mandatory Credit: Tom Szczerbowski-USA TODAY Sports
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MMA's Great Debate Radio closes out the week with two of last weekend's biggest winners as Stipe Miocic and Josh Burkman join the show, as well as all new debate about Steve Mazzagatti, Anthony Pettis' future and the legacy of Renato "Babalu" Sobral.

Fresh off his win over Roy Nelson at UFC 161, Miocic joins the show today to talk about the strategy employed to beat the former Ultimate Fighter winner, and where this win ranks in his career.

Also on the show, Josh Burkman will discuss his stunning first round submission over former UFC title contender Jon Fitch and if he believes referee Steve Mazzagatti made a mistake in not stopping the fight sooner.

Finally, we hit the debate desk to go over some of the biggest news stories in MMA from the past few days.

Today's debate topics include:

—Dana White rips Steve Mazzagatti's latest issue after the fight with Josh Burkman and Jon Fitch. Nevada State Athletic Commission Executive Director Keith Kizer defended the referee. Who is right in this situation?

—Should Anthony Pettis return as a lightweight and challenge the winner of Benson Henderson vs. T.J. Grant or should he stick around to face Jose Aldo at featherweight instead?

—Renato "Babalu" Sobral retired from MMA—what do you think he will most be remembered for in his career?

This is MMA's Great Debate Radio for Thursday, June 20, 2013

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