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Hammer Radio: UFC 216 Review and More

The Boys at the Hammer feature weekly coverage of all things MMA. They have one of the premier radio shows in the world of MMA broadcasted weekly on Wednesday nights on 93.3 FM, CFMU and here at MMASucka. UFC 216: Ferguson vs. Lee is now in the books, and really had some of everything. During this week’s episode we discuss the new UFC Interim Light Heavyweight Champion Tony Ferguson, Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson’s record breaking title defense, some last minute card changes, and a touching tribute to the Las Vegas shooting victims. Throughout this week’s episode we discuss the results of all of the fights on the card, and we also look back on the history of the UFC’s seven year relationship with the Fox Network, and what may be next for the promotion as that deal nears its conclusion. Hosted by Steve Jeffery, David Abraham and Greg Persson. Listen to us Wednesday nights at 6:30pm on CFMU 93.3 FM, and online at http://www.thehammermma.com, MMASucka.com, The Itunes Store, Stitcher, MMAPodcast.com, Player.FM, find @SteveJeffery on Twitter, or just email us. Hammer Radio: UFC 216 Review and More The Hammer has had interviews with some of the biggest names in MMA over the years. They have interviewed Anderson Silva, Georges St. Pierre, Matt Hughes, B.J. Penn, Dan Henderson, Sean Sherk, Mark Coleman, Rory MacDonald, T.J. Dillashaw, Brendan Schaub, Mark Bocek, John Makdessi, Mark Hominick, Martin Kampmann, Johnny Hendricks, T.J. Grant,...

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Hammer Radio: UFC 216 Preview

The Boys at the Hammer feature weekly coverage of all things MMA. They have one of the premier radio shows in the world of MMA broadcasted weekly on Wednesday nights on 93.3 FM, CFMU and here at MMASucka. UFC 216: Ferguson vs. Lee is coming up this Saturday night, headlined by Tony Ferguson vs. Kevin Lee for the UFC Interim Light Heavyweight Championship, and a possible future title unification fight with Conor McGregor. In the first half of this week’s episode we preview that fight, Demetrious Johnson vs. Ray Borg, and the rest of the main card. In the...

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Anaheim Ducks Sign Josh Manson to a Four-Year Contract Extension

SAN JOSE, CA – OCTOBER 05: Josh Manson #42 of the Anaheim Ducks skates against the San Jose Sharks at SAP Center on October 5, 2016 in San Jose, California. (Photo by Rocky W. Widner/NHL/Getty Images) The Anaheim Ducks locked up another piece of their excellent young defence core on Wednesday, signing Josh Manson to a four-year contract extension. The extension begins for the 2018-19 season. The deal is worth a total of $16.4 million, and carries an AAV or cap hit of $4.1 million per season. Ducks beat reporter Eric Stephens was first with the news on Twitter. Josh...

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Washington Capitals sign Alex Chiasson

NEWARK, NJ – SEPTEMBER 18: Alex Chiasson #39 of the Washington Capitals skates against the New Jersey Devils during a preseason game at the Prudential Center on September 18, 2017 in Newark, New Jersey. The Devils defeated the Capitals 4-1. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images) Forward Alex Chiasson has signed a one year deal with the Washington Capitals worth $660,000. He attended the team’s training camp on a professional try-out basis. Earlier this summer, Chiasson was not qualified by the Calgary Flames, making him an unrestricted free agent. NEWS: The Washington Capitals have signed forward Alex Chiasson to a one-year,...

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Washington Capitals Tom Wilson Suspended Four Games

WASHINGTON, DC – APRIL 13: Tom Wilson #43 of the Washington Capitals celebrates after scoring the game-winning goal against the Toronto Maple Leafs in overtime in Game One of the Eastern Conference First Round during the 2017 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Verizon Center on April 13, 2017 in Washington, DC. The Washington Capitals won, 3-2, in overtime. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images) The NHL’s new head of the department of player safety, George Parros has made his first suspension that costs an NHL player regular season games. The league announced today that they have suspended Washington Capital‘s forward...

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Joffrey Lupul Apologizes to Toronto Maple Leafs, Will Not Seek Second Opinion

TORONTO, ON – JANUARY 15 – Toronto Maple Leafs Joffery Lupul gets the puck past Ryan Miller of the Buffalo Sabres in shootout .Toronto, January 15, 2014. (Rene Johnston/Toronto Star via Getty Images) Injured Toronto Maple Leafs forward Joffrey Lupul made headlines last week when he appeared to question the team’s doctor’s opinion that he could not play hockey, and their designation that he be placed on long term injured reserve. On Wednesday, Lupul backtracked on those comments.  He posted on his official twitter account that he would not be seeking a second opinion to challenge the Leafs diagnosis. He...

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Boston Bruins Defenceman Torey Krug Out with Fractured Jaw

SAN JOSE, CA – FEBRUARY 19: Torey Krug #47 of the Boston Bruins looks on during the game against the San Jose Sharks at SAP Center on February 19, 2017 in San Jose, California. (Photo by Rocky W. Widner/NHL/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Torey Krug The Boston Bruins have announced that they will be without one of their top defencemen for the rest of training camp and pre-season. Torey Krug will likely also miss the start of the regular season with a non-displaced fractured jaw. Krug suffered the injury when he was hit in the face with a puck during...

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