The MMA Mad Podcast

Manny Gamburyan joins us to discuss his upcoming fight with John Dodson, followed by Drew Dober, who is set to take on Islam Makhachev. Both fights are expected to take place at UFC on FOX 19, on April 16th.

BAMMA Bantamweight Champion Shay Walsh joined the program ahead of his BAMMA 25 title defense against the former featherweight champion Tom Duquesnoy.

Pat Sullivan returned to discuss the main card of this Friday's CES MMA 34 at Foxwoods Resort Casino, and we were then joined by Johnny "Cupcakes" Campbell who is set to compete on that card.

Finally, Nick & Ty weigh in on:

  • The recent Jon Jones arrest and what it means for the Light Heavyweight title picture.
  • The debut of Cris Cyborg and what chance Leslie Smith may or may not have.
  • The legalization of MMA in New York and potential main events that could headline the first card at MSG.

Thanks for listening and I hope you enjoy!!

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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
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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.

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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
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