It wound up being a full-fledged edition of BangTheBook Radio recorded Thursday afternoon and labeled as a Friday show. Host Adam Burke opened up the broadcast with Christian Pina of the Sports Gambling Podcast for a comprehensive breakdown of UFC on ESPN+ 5, or UFC Fight Night 147, or UFC Fight Night: Darren Till vs. Jorge Masvidal. Whatever you call it, the guys talked about the Till vs. Masvidal main event and also discussed Leon Edwards vs. Gunnar Nelson, Dominick Reyes vs. Volkan Oezdemir, and talked about Christian's favorite preliminary card fights.
With the time left, host Adam Burke gave out some MLB thoughts for listeners on the AL West and the NL East for the upcoming 2019 season. Adam talked at length about the Astros, Angels, A's, Mariners, and Rangers to give betting tips, players to watch, and win total picks. He also talked about the NL East and a four-team race between the Braves, Mets, Phillies, and Nationals and about what the Marlins have to look forward to this season.