The year is 2008 and the MMA boom has led to Elite XC getting a primetime spot on CBS featuring Kimbo Slice taking on James Thompson, and Gina Carano fighting Kaitlin Young. We travel back to look at this era of MMA and a huge night for the sport.
Espresso Executive Producer Jason Hagholm joins us to discuss his selection before entering the Trivia Gauntlet.
Elite XC: Primetime
Saturday, May 31, 2008
Newark, New Jersey at Prudential Center
*Heavyweight: Kimbo Slice vs. James Thompson
*Elite XC Middleweight Championship: Robbie Lawler (champion) vs. Scott Smith
*144 Pound Catchweight: Gina Carano vs. Kaitlin Young
*Middleweight: Phil Baroni vs. Joey Villasenor
*Heavyweight: Brett Rogers vs. Jon Murphy
Watch on UFC Fight Pass (account required): EliteXC: Primetime – UFC Fight Pass
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