The MMA Mad Podcast

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

In this episode, UFC Featherweight Jim Alers discusses his change of camp and his upcoming fight against Cole Miller at UFC Orlando. Then, Daniel Weichel dives into his loss to Pitbull and his quest to regain that Bellator Featherweight Championship. Finally, Lifetime 90-Day Body Transformation Winner, Danielle Nadar, calls in to share her amazing story with us. Plus, a brief recap of UFC Seoul and preview of Bellator 147.

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Category:Sports -- posted at: 8:56pm EDT

Cortney Casey comes on the podcast to discuss fighting in hostile territory, UFC Seoul, and her Thanksgiving plans. Then, Nick & Ty recap WSOF 25, Bellator 146, and UFC Monterrey, along with a preview of Benson Henderson vs. Jorge Masvidal.

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Category:Sports -- posted at: 8:35am EDT

Josh Samman joins the podcast to discuss his passion for writing, the promotion he runs down in Florida, and his upcoming fight on December 19th. Then, Nick and Ty breakdown Rousey vs. Holm, UFC 193, Bellator 146, WSOF 25, and the TUF Latin America 2 Finale.

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Category:Sports -- posted at: 6:29pm EDT

BAMMA Flyweight Champion Rany Saadeh and SBG Ireland's James Gallagher join the podcast. Plus, friend of the show, Andreas Georgiou, calls in to give his thoughts on BAMMA 23 this weekend. Finally, Nick & Ty close out the episode with a preview of UFC 193 in Melbourne, Australia.

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Category:Sports -- posted at: 7:39pm EDT

MMA Fighting's Chuck Mindenhall calls into the podcast to discuss his love for writing, some of his favorite feature pieces, and the need for quality storytelling in MMA. Then Gabriel Gonzaga looks ahead to his December bout against Konstantin Erokhin, while sharing his thoughts on the rising MMA scene in New England. Finally, Nick and Ty wrap up the show by previewing Bellator 145: With A Vengeance and UFC Fight Night: Belfort vs. Henderson 3.

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Category:Sports -- posted at: 7:15pm EDT

Sweetbread returns to the show to discuss his upcoming fight against Kody Nordby on October 30th, as well as his fundraising efforts for his sister undergoing chemotherapy. Then, Matteo Urella discusses his writing career, his Nick Newell feature piece in Sports Illustrated, and his passion for subcultures. Plus, a recap of UFC Dublin with Ty Reynolds.

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Category:Sports -- posted at: 10:36pm EDT

This week’s episode includes an interview with Chas Skelly, set to compete at UFC Fight Night: Belfort vs. Henderson on November 7th, as well as one-on-ones with Bellator 144 competitors Matt Secor and Billy Giovanella. Then, Nick and Ty look forward to UFC Dublin and reflect on the careers of the recently retired Nick Newell, Rick Hawn, and Soa Palelei.

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Category:Sports -- posted at: 11:58pm EDT

Stephen Wonderboy Thompson joins the podcast to breakdown some fights and discuss his fighting future. Then, Nick and Ty discuss everything from the TJ Dillashaw drama to the relationship between Ronda Rousey and Travis Browne.

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Category:Sports -- posted at: 8:06pm EDT

Nick Newell joins the podcast to discuss his upcoming matchup at WSOF 24. Then Nick Rizner and Ty Reynolds recap UFC 192 and discuss the unfortunate situation in Western Australia with Soa Palelei.

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Category:Sports -- posted at: 7:40pm EDT

Javier Mendez calls into the podcast to discuss Daniel Cormier vs. Alexander Gustafsson, Cain Velasquez, Luke Rockhold & more. Then, Nick and Ty preview UFC 192 and take a look back at UFC Japan.

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Category:Sports -- posted at: 10:07pm EDT

Matt Bessette joins us to talk about his efforts with Justin Wren’s Fight for the Forgotten and his upcoming fight at Bellator 134. Then, Nick Rizner and Ty Reynolds discuss Bellator DYNAMITE, Titan FC 35, WSOF 23, and UFC Japan.

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Category:Sports -- posted at: 9:36pm EDT

On this episode, Nick Rizner caught up with UFC Bantamweight Frankie Saenz, set to take on Urijah Faber at UFC 194. Then, Ty Reynolds sat down with Tim Elliott ahead of his first title defense with Titan FC. Finally, Nick and Ty offer their reaction to Nick Diaz's five year suspension, as well a look ahead to Bellator 142, BAMMA 22, WSOF 23, and Titan FC 35.

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Category:Sports -- posted at: 7:52pm EDT

Nick Rizner is joined by Ty Reynolds and Jon Paterson to discuss the future of the flyweight division and Mighty Mouse. They also take a look back at UFC 191 and a look forward to Bellator 144, Titan FC 35, and more!

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Category:Sports -- posted at: 11:18pm EDT

Nick Rizner sits down with the CEO of Titan FC, Mr. Jeff Aronson. Then, Ty Reynolds makes his podcast debut, as he interviews lightweight title contender, Rick Hawn. Nick and Ty close out the show by looking forward to UFC 191.

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Category:Sports -- posted at: 7:13pm EDT

Nick Rizner does a solo podcast, featuring exclusive interviews with Titan FC Featherweights Steven Siler and Desmond Green; both set to fight on September 19th at Titan FC 35. He also reflects back on  UFC: Holloway vs. Oliviera.

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Category:Sports -- posted at: 5:29pm EDT

Jim Carroll returns to the podcast to interview surging BAMMA bantamweights Regis Sugden and Ed Arthur. Then, Nick Rizner calls in to recap T.J. Dillashaw vs. Renan Barao and preview UFC 190.

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Category:Sports -- posted at: 11:58am EDT

Featherweight prospect Arnold Allen calls into the podcast to discuss his big win at UFC Berlin. Then, Nick and Stephen discuss Jose Aldo's rib injury.

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Category:Sports -- posted at: 6:32pm EDT

Dinis "Sweetbread" Paiva stops by The MMA Mad Podcast to discuss his nickname, his winning streak, and his desire to fight in the UFC. Then, in a special Father's Day edition of the podcast, Nick's dad calls in to discuss this week in MMA.

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Category:Sports -- posted at: 6:12pm EDT

Nick Newell discusses his recent fight against Joe Condon as well as his future with World Series of Fighting. Then, Andreas Georgiou of MMA Plus joins the podcast to help interview Rany Saadeh and talk BAMMA 20.

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Category:Sports -- posted at: 7:16pm EDT

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Category:Sports -- posted at: 4:20pm EDT

Matt "The Mangler" Bessette calls in to discuss his recent TKO finish of Josh LaBerge at Bellator 134. Then, Nick and Jim take a look back at Ronda Rousey's incredible 14 second submission victory at UFC 184.

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Category:Sports -- posted at: 3:34pm EDT

Andreas of MMA Plus comes on the podcast to discuss everything from UFC 184 to BAMMA 18. 

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Category:Sports -- posted at: 3:18am EDT

Chris Fields joins us to discuss his time on The Ultimate Fighter, his reason for signing with BAMMA, and the meteoric rise of teammate Conor McGregor. Then, co-hosts Nick and Jim discuss Fight Night: Henderson vs. Thatch, as well as the Anderson Silva & Nick Diaz failed drug tests.

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Category:Sports -- posted at: 4:29pm EDT