Episode 112

Published on:

15th Feb 2022

Big Weekend Bigger Recap

Adesanya vs Whittaker 2, Superbowl, Felix Auger-Aliassime first ATP Tour Title and more on this pod!

Timestamps Approximate

(02:05) Kicking Off Combat Corner see's Max recap his thoughts after the fight between Israel Adesanya and Robert Whittaker at UFC 271, that saw the champion successfully defend on points in the rematch. Discussing: the terrifying glory of Adesanya's championship reign, Whittakers spirit after first round adversity, the turn around and amazing showing he gave in the next 4 rounds, as well as the formula to finish Adesanya by submission. Also thoughts on Tai Shuivasa's ridiculous KO of Derrick Lewis.

(17:16) Football Fancave gets the full Superbowl recap treatment from Owen of the Ram's big win over the Bengals. Taking us through some dynamic offence in an electric first half, the pleasantness of a widely enjoyed halftime show, and a fun sloppy second half that saw pantheon cementing performances from Donald and Kupp.

(27:36) A lot of Tennis Talk: first reccapping Felix Auger-Aliassime's finals performances against Stefanos Tsitsipas for his first ever ATP Tour singles title win, secondly (32:48) previewing the Rio Clay 500 Open, the Open 13 in Merseilles, the Qatar Exxonmobile open, and Delray Beach going through all the big names and a lot of potential fun (re)matches in each draw.

(40:28) BBall Storylines See's Owen blitz through weekend recaps of the Cav's 76ers, Raptors, Grizzlies, Nets, and Kings Talking LaVert, Embiid, 8 game winstreak over, Morant's injury, 11 game losing streak with no Kyrie or Simmons, and Sabonis' 2-0 start respectively.

(51:16) Talkin' Hockey we wrap up giving our thoughts on the Canadiens/Flames trade that saw Toffoli moved to officially signal the start of the selling phase.

All Music: Mystery Train by UIC https://open.spotify.com/track/3CBI2Nkyd2sx3iWkDmXgnO?si=ij50q1FSQhKp2e7B7daL

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Sports NextDoor
Two Toronto boys who grew up next door to each other talking, playing and breathing sports, continuing to do just that. Tune in to hear analysis and reactions to the latest happenings in the NFL, NBA, NHL, UFC, and more...
Run by two Childhood BestFriends: Sports NextDoor is a next generation sports show. Hybriding the daily show delivery format of the TV era with the freedom of the internet. Sports NextDoor gives the most interesting sports topics of the week the treatment they deserve, unhampered by: length, troll takes, or excessive cordiality. Hosted by two lifelong friends, and sports fans. Max and Owen record themselves doing what they have for 15 years: discussing the weekly games, trades, and prospects in the NBA & NHL and informing each other about what happened in their own areas of interest. Airing twice a week in audio and video format, with regular segments: Baseball Bit, BBall Storylines, Combat Corner, Football Fancave, Talkin’ Hockey, and Tennis Talk. Catch Sports NextDoor on Youtube or all available podcast streaming platforms!

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