The MMA Mad Podcast (sports)

This week, we were joined by UFC Strawweight standout Randa Markos, UFC Light Heavyweight contender Pat Cummins, BAMMA Lonsdale Champion Alan Philpott, and CES MMA Featherweight Calvin Kattar.

Plus, Nick & Ty discuss a handful of the fights announced this weekend and look back at UFC Brisbane.

Direct download: MMA_Mad_Episode_51.mp3
Category:Sports -- posted at: 1:24am EDT

It's a special 50th episode of the MMA Mad Podcast with a real championship vibe. UFC Heavyweight contender Stipe Miocic joins the show to talk about his upcoming title fight with Fabricio Werdum.

Max Holloway discusses being overlooked in the featherweight title picture and speculates about his next opponent.

CES Bantamweight Champion Andre Soukhamthath talks about his win over Kody Nordby and his inevitable call-up to the UFC.

Chris Curtis looks ahead to his CES Welterweight title defense on April 1st.

Marc Diakiese discusses his upcoming title defense against Kane Mousah at BAMMA 25.

Plus, Nick & Ty look ahead to UFC Brisbane, reflect on Justin Gaethje's recent title defense, and talk a little UFC 200.

Direct download: MMA_Mad_Episode_50.mp3
Category:Sports -- posted at: 10:19pm EDT

Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson joined us to discuss the announcement of Wonderboy vs. Rory MacDonald, as well as his media tour around Asia. Gunnar Nelson gave us his take on Conor McGregor vs. Nate Diaz and looked ahead to his upcoming matchup against Albert Tumenov in May. He also reflected on his history Coach John Kavanagh and the early days of his MMA career. Pat Sullivan helped us preview this weekend’s CES MMA 33 main card and reminded us why we should all stay #DStrong. Finally, James Lynch shared his experiences from his weekend in Vegas, including his coverage of the UFC Unstoppable Press Conference and UFC 196.

Plus, Nick & Ty break down UFC 196, look ahead to WSOF 29, and discuss potential matchups at UFC 200.

Direct download: MMA_Mad_Episode_49.mp3
Category:Sports -- posted at: 12:54am EDT

David St. Martin joined us to talk about his career history, the daily grind of the MMA Fighting Morning Report, and his predictions for UFC 196. Then, Chas Skelly joins us ahead of his UFC 196 bout against Darren Elkins. Finally, Andre Soukhamthath talks CES MMA 33, Kody Nordby, and the plan for his fighting future.

Nick and Ty wrap things up by reflecting on UFC London and looking ahead to UFC 196, in one of the most anticipated fight weeks in some time.

Direct download: MMA_Mad_Episode_48.mp3
Category:Sports -- posted at: 12:04am EDT

A little bonus content for our loyal listeners: James Krause, Marion Reneau & Ashlee Evans-Smith call into the MMA Mad Podcast ahead of their respective bouts at UFC Fight Night: Cowboy vs. Cowboy. Good listen guys. Enjoy!

Direct download: MMA_Mad_Episode_46_5.mp3
Category:Sports -- posted at: 7:37pm EDT

Brad Pickett makes his podcast debut to discuss his upcoming fight at UFC London. Pat Healy looks ahead to Titan FC 37 and reflects on the early days of MMA. Sam Alvey explains the real reason behind the happiness and positivity, as Arnold Allen and Chuck O'Neil preview their upcoming fights at UFC London and CES MMA 33, respectively.

Then, Nick & Ty discuss the free agent signings of Alistair Overeem and Aljamain Sterling, the revelation that Ronda Rousey considered killing herself after her loss to Holly Holm, and this weekend's UFC Fight Night: Cowboy vs. Cowboy.

Direct download: MMA_Mad_Episode_46.mp3
Category:Sports -- posted at: 10:03pm EDT

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.

Direct download: MMA_Mad_Episode_45.mp3
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.

Direct download: MMA_Mad_Episode_44.mp3
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.

Direct download: MMA_Mad_Episode_43.mp3
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.

Direct download: MMA_Mad_Episode_42_2.mp3
Category:Sports -- posted at: 10:24pm EDT