John Pollock and Brandon Thurston welcome journalist Karim Zidan back to the show to discuss Saudi Arabia’s emerging power in combat sports.
The three chat about this past weekend’s boxing fight between Tyson Fury and Francis Ngannou and the observations about the event, WWE’s return to Saudi Arabia for Crown Jewel, and the UFC striking a deal with the country for 2024.
Plus: Reaction to AEW Collision’s viewership feat. MJF vs. Kenny Omega, SmackDown on FS1 against the World Series & Vince McMahon’s comments in Saudi Arabia.
Karim Zidan’s work has appeared in the New York Times, The Guardian & Bloody Elbow and he is the founder of Sports Politika