The MMA Mad Podcast (sports)

Raquel Pennington weighs in on Bethe Correia, Holly Holm, and her ambitions in MMA and beyond. Jeff Haddad discusses the timetable for his return to action and elaborates on his call out of CES Bantamweight Kody Nordby. Brett Johns and Steven Siler discuss their respective title shots at Titan FC 37, and Greg Rebello joins us to help launch his Pro Blog series and look ahead to his heavyweight bout against Keith Bell.

Plus, Nick & Ty look back on UFC Fight Night 82 and discuss the announcement of Ben Rothwell vs. Junior dos Santos, Jon Jones vs. Daniel Cormier, and Mighty Mouse vs. Henry Cejudo, as well as the recent legal trouble with Jon Jones.

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Category:Sports -- posted at: 8:49pm EDT

Shaun Al-Shatti joins the show. Honored to have one of the best writers in the industry join us to talk about his craft. Fresh off his Fight of the Night performance at UFC New Jersey, Jimmie Rivera talks future opponents, the importance of family and more. Kyle Bochniak runs through a wild back-to-back fight week leading up to his UFC debut. Brendan Loughnane talks Dominick Cruz, controversial losses, and climbing back to the top. Finally, Kody Nordby catches up with us ahead of his CES Bamtamweight Championship bout in March.

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Category:Sports -- posted at: 11:41pm EDT

Tony Martin discusses his upcoming fight at UFC New Jersey and his training full-time at Sityodtong Muay Thai. Luke Sanders reflects on his Performance of the Night worthy submission win at UFC Boston. Then, London native Nathan Jones looks ahead to BAMMA 24 as he closes in on a welterweight title shot and a UFC call-up, while top New England prospect Peter Barrett discusses his fighting future. Finally, Nick & Ty react to the UFC 196 move to Fox Sports 1 and preview UFC on FOX 18, scheduled for January 30th. But first, we catch up with our old friend Matteo Urella who talks all things MMA in his home city of Boston, MA.

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Category:Sports -- posted at: 7:47pm EDT

Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson joins us to discuss his upcoming fight with Johny Hendricks. Then, Mickey Gall and Randy Brown from the UFC’s “Looking for a Fight” discuss their upcoming Octagon debuts. Finally, Andy Uhrich looks forward to his Bellator main event against Paul Daley and reflects on his troubled past. Plus, Nick & Ty talk headlines and UFC Boston.

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Category:Sports -- posted at: 10:24pm EDT

This episode is dedicated to Dorian Murray and the #DStrong movement! Honored to be a part of this in some small way. Amazing kid with an amazing story.

Mike Winkeljohn joins us to discuss Condit vs. Lawler, the homegrown Holly Holm, and the return of Jon Jones. Charles Rosa looks ahead to his hometown fight at UFC Boston. Alex Morono reflects on his short-notice UFC debut victory against Kyle Noke. And Chris Curtis looks back on winning the CES Welterweight Championship, then discusses what’s next for him. Finally, Nick & Ty get into UFC Boston, UFC 197, and the Nick Diaz suspension.

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Category:Sports -- posted at: 1:34am EDT

Kicking off the new year, Nick Newell discusses his future as a cage side commentator & gym owner, Pat Sullivan helps us break down the CES 32 main card, and Josh Diekmann shares his thoughts on life and loyalty. Finally, Nick & Ty take a look back at UFC 195, featuring Robbie Lawler vs. Carlos Condit.

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Category:Sports -- posted at: 12:17am EDT

This week, we are joined by Lou Giordano, weight management specialist to Johny Hendricks, Eddie Gordon, and Aljamain Sterling. Then, Rob Font discusses his upcoming fight at UFC Boston, fighting in his hometown, and more. Finally, Nick and Ty recap UFC Orlando, featuring Rafael dos Anjos vs. Donald Cerrone.

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Category:Sports -- posted at: 9:23pm EDT

This week, Javier Mendez sounds off on the culture of 'throwing in the towel' in MMA, the mindset of the new UFC Middleweight Champion, Luke Rockhold, the true severity of Luke's staph infection during the fight, and more! Then, Nick and Ty breakdown the three cards from last weekend and look ahead to UFC Orlando, featuring a lightweight title fight between Rafael dos Anjos & Donald Cerrone.

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Category:Sports -- posted at: 9:16pm EDT

We are joined by the welterweight contender Stephen "Wonderboy" Thompson to break down & predict the UFC 194 main card. Then, Nick & Ty go through the rest of what promises to be a monster event in Las Vegas. 

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Category:Sports -- posted at: 1:25am EDT

Jocelyn Jones-Lybarger discusses her UFC 194 matchup with Tecia Torres, fighting on 10-days notice, and more. Then Matt Secor talks main-eventing Bellator 148 opposite Josh Koscheck. Finally, Nick and Ty preview UFC Fight Night 80 & the TUF 22 Finale.

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Category:Sports -- posted at: 12:08am EDT