What the Heck: Episode 40 | Michael Chiesa, Anthony Pettis, Jon Anik & James Krause


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This week on What the Heck, MMA Fighting's Mike Heck chats with Michael Chiesa (6:36) to preview his UFC Fight Island 8 main event matchup with Neil Magny on Jan. 20.

Jon Anik (30:23) talks the return to Fight Island to kick off the UFC's 2021 year, Conor McGregor vs. Dustin Poirier, Max Holloway vs. Calvin Kattar, Dana White's relationship with the media, criticism of Joe Rogan, and more.

Anthony Pettis (57:30) explains his decision to sign with the PFL after a long career with the UFC, discusses how his mindset has changed, Natan Schulte, and if he had any regrets now that he has departed from the UFC.

Finally, James Krause (1:23:38) reacts to not getting the matchup with Joaquin Buckley, gives his thoughts on people saying he was ducking Buckley, Diego Sanchez calling him out via Instagram direct message, Megan Anderson's upcoming fight with Amanda Nunes, and more.

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