UFC Unfiltered with Jim Norton and Matt Serra

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randy
 Jan 18, 2020
Constantly reminds us how he won the championship. Never brings up the fact he couldn't beat Matt Hughes even after kicking his nuts and head butting him. Very small guy with a big voice. You can smell the cocaine during certain episodes

Scott T.
 Jul 18, 2019

Mike Neve
 Jul 3, 2019
UFC Unfiltered is a great MMA podcast. Long time fan of Jimmy's and even longer fan of Matt Serra. This is my go too MMA podcast, I enjoy breakfast and these knuckle heads. The new intro after Chris is terrible! pick one, please.


 Apr 14, 2019

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 Jul 21, 2018

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UFC Unfiltered with Jim Norton and Matt Serra is the must-listen podcast for fight fans. Edgy veteran comedian Jim Norton and former UFC welterweight champion Matt Serra push the boundaries in the UFC's first audio series. “Unfiltered” delivers everything, including pre- and post-fight analysis, industry stories, observations, opinions and interviews with UFC sources, fighters and celebrity fans. To see how we use your data, visit https://www.endeavoraudio.com/privacy-policy.

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UF 381: Henry Cejudo and Gilbert Burns
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There is zero fooling on today's episode of Unfiltered! First, the guys recap the latest news on UFC 249 and share why there's still hope Khabib vs Ferguson will happen. UFC Welterweight Gilbert Burns joins the show to discuss his first-round KO of Demian Maia, demand a fight at UFC 249, and mock Tyron Woodley's rap career. UFC Bantamweight champion Henry Cejudo closes out the pod by revealing why he took a fight against Jose Aldo and sharing why he thinks he has a shot at the Featherweight belt. A few favorites from the episode to listen for: -How did Gilbert’s parents pay for his first BJJ training? -Who called Gilbert before the Demian Maia fight and offered advice that led to his victory? -Matt and Gilbert describe what it is like to KO an opponent. -Does Jose Aldo still have power in his kicks according to Henry? -Where is the world did Henry travel to develop his skills? -Does Henry have healing powers like Wolverine? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 01, 2020
UF 380: In Depth with Stephen Thompson and Mr. T
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UFC Welterweight Stephen "Wonderboy" Thompson and his father & coach, Ray Thompson, join Matt and Jim for a special edition of Unfiltered! They take us through some of Wonderboy's early career, from his introduction to MMA at UFC 3 to the karate scene's reaction to the UFC when it first arrived in South Carolina. They also discuss some of Stephen's biggest moments in the Octagon, from not giving up in his title fights against Tyron Woodley to breaking both his hands fighting Vicente Luque. The gang closes out the show discussing the latest on UFC 249, Jon Jones' most recent run-in with the law over the weekend and the very topical - Tiger King. This episode is sponsored by Blue Chew. Blue Chew brings you the first chewable with the same FDA-approved active ingredients as Viagra and Cialis. Blue Chew is prescribed online by licensed physicians, so you don’t have to go to the doctor’s office or wait in line at the pharmacy – and it ships right to your door in a discreet package. Blue Chew is made in the USA and since they prepare and ship direct, they're cheaper than a pharmacy. Right now, we’ve got a special deal for our listeners. Visit Blue Chew dot com and get your first shipment FREE when you use our special promo code UFC. Just pay 5-dollar shipping. Again, that’s B-L-U-E Chew dot com, promo code UFC to try it FREE. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 31, 2020
UF 379: Chael Sonnen & Din Thomas
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qChael Sonnen and Din Thomas join Jim and Matt for another at-home episode of UFC Unfiltered! First, coach and former UFC Lightweight Din Thomas joins the show to reveal what led him to leave American Top Team and why he posted a scarily accurate impression of Stephen A Smith online. Then, former UFC Middleweight and the baddest man out of West Linn, OR, Chael Sonnen, Skypes in. He shares his solution for UFC 249, discusses the art and rules of trash talking, and how his Submission Underground will 'Make Grappling Great Again'. Finally, Chael talks some trash to the guys, and Matt calls BS! Do not miss this exchange. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 27, 2020
UF 378: Dustin Poirier & Francis Ngannou
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It's another at-home episode of Unfiltered! Matt and Jim start the show with a check-in on how COVID-19 is impacting their lives, and Matt asks Jim about how his training with UFC Bantamweight Jimmie Rivera is going (not that Matt's jealous or anything). Then, UFC Lightweight and former Interim Champion Dustin Poirier joins the show. He details just how close he was to submitting Khabib Nurmagomedov in their title fight in September, what prompted Colby Covington to apologize to him, how close he was to booking a fight with Dan Hooker and much more! Next, UFC Heavyweight Francis Ngannou gets on the line with Jim and Matt. He explains why Jairzinho Rozenstruik got 'lucky' against Alistair Overeem, shares how it felt to have fans turn against him after his first UFC loss, explains why Mike Tyson was the best to ever do it, and much more! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 24, 2020
UF 377: Daniel Cormier and Leon Edwards
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Matt and Jim are practicing good social distancing for today's episode of Unfiltered! First, the guys update each other on how COVID-19 is impacting their lives, and Matt explains why Jorge Masvidal's recent comments dissing Kevin Lee's tap-out were unwarranted. Then, UFC Welterweight Leon Edwards calls in from Birmingham, England to share how he feels about his recently postponed bout against former champion Tyron Woodley and why he thinks being called a 'dark horse' of his division isn't a compliment. To close out the show, Daniel Cormier calls in to offer his take on where and when Khabib vs. Ferguson will ultimately take place, updates us on his anticipated matchup against Stipe Miocic, discusses what Australian UFC Heavyweight has joined his team, shares his thoughts on the current pandemic impacting the world, and much more! ZipRecruiter: Try ZipRecruiter for free at ZipRecruiter.com/UNFILTERED. Raycon: Get 15% off your order at BuyRaycon.com/Unfiltered. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 19, 2020
UF 376: Cody Stamann and Sam Alvey
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What, did you think we wouldn't have a show? Nothing is keeping Matt away from his Jimmy-bird! After Matt explains why he gives Kevin Lee a pass for being upset after he tapped out against Charles Oliveira, UFC Light Heavyweight Smilin' Sam Alvey calls in. He shares how his wife became his corner-woman and why he has zero problem fighting his friends. Then UFC Bantamweight Cody Stamann calls the show to share his thoughts on Cejudo vs. Aldo and why he felt he was being a 'whiner' after his latest match against Song Yadong. Finally, Matt and Jim close the show recapping all the action from UFC Fight Night: Lee vs Oliveira, including Gilbert Burns' 1st round TKO of Demain Maia and Renato Moicano's rear-naked choke win over Damir Hadžović. ZipRecruiter: Try ZipRecruiter for free at ZipRecruiter.com/UNFILTERED. BlueChew: Get your first shipment free at BlueChew.com, promo code UFC. Just pay $5 shipping! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 17, 2020
UF 375: Forrest Griffin, Demian Maia, and Johnny Walker
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We have a jam-packed show ahead of UFC Fight Night: Lee vs Oliveira! First, UFC Hall of Famer and former UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Forrest Griffin joins Matt and Jim to reveal what it's like to grapple with Shaquille O’Neal, share who he thinks should be next for Jon Jones, and settles the debate on who has a better post-retirement bod: Forrest or Matt (Yes, thishappened and you don’t want to miss the hijinks)! Then, UFC Welterweight Demian Maia geeks out with Matt on BJJ in the UFC, shares why he hopes opponent Gilbert Burns will go for a takedown, recaps his submission win against Ben Askren and furthers the conversation by getting in a grappler vs wrestler dialogue with Matt. The always entertaining UFC Light Heavyweight Johnny Walker closes the show by revealing what prompted the move to Tristar Gym with Firas Zahabi, shows off his new hair, and shares how many fights he feels he needs to be ready for a title fight. He also talks about the “new generation” of UFC athletes, and if Jon Jones will be able to keep up with them. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 12, 2020
UF 374: Megan Olivi and Gerald Meerschaert
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Matt and Jim break down all the action from UFC 248! First, they offer their take on the craziness from Zhang Weili vs Joanna Jedrzejczyk's title fight, and the lack of craziness in the Israel Adesanya vs Yoel Romero title fight. Then, UFC reporter Megan Olivi calls in. She is joined by her husband, UFC Flyweight Joseph Benavidez, and another very special guest! Megan talks to the guys all about what UFC 248 fighters and fans were like before and after the biggest moments from the card, she shares what Israel Adesanya told her immediately after the fight (it may shock you), and "Joe-Jitsu" shares the key to making the best coffee ever. Then, UFC Middleweight Gerald Meerschaert joins the show to discuss how he pulled off his guillotine choke finish against Deron Winn on Saturday and makes a callout for his next fight. He also tells a great story about the ridiculous advice he received from the crowd while he was in the octagon fighting Deron Winn. The advice and the person delivering the advice is priceless! Finally, Matt and Jim close the show by rewatching and analyzing the razor-close finishing round between Zhang Weili and Joanna Jedrzejczyk. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 10, 2020
UF 373: Joanna Jedrzejczyk, Neil Magny, and Randy Brown In-studio
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Jim is off filming a secret project, so Matt called up UFC Welterweight Randy Brown to hang in-studio! Fellow UFC Welterweight Neil Magny is first to join the pod. He shares the culture shift he had with his coaches after his last loss and describes how his ill-timed suspension was actually a blessing in disguise. Then, UFC Strawweight Joanna Jedrzejczyk calls in to share her thoughts on the recent smack Weili Zhang has been talking ahead of their title fight this Saturday at UFC 248, and reveals why she believes this will be the best fight in Strawweight history. Finally, Matt reveals he knows the secret Jim has been hiding for a whole month! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 05, 2020
UF 372: Beneil Dariush and Brett Okamoto
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Matt and Jim begin the show talking to ESPN MMA Reporter Brett Okamoto about which UFC fighters have called Brett attractive, his recent interview with Zhang Weili on her fleeing the Coronavirus in China, Ion Cutelaba's really good rope-a-dope, and more. Then, UFC Lightweight Beneil Dariush calls in ahead of his fight at UFC 248 on Saturday to share which fight he felt his opponent's arm pop a few times and to answer once and for all which version of The Office is better: British or American. Blue Chew: Get your first shipment free at BlueChew.com, promo code UFC. Just pay $5 shipping! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 03, 2020
UF 371: Aljamain Sterling In-Studio, Rose Namajunas, and Felicia Spencer
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The Funkmaster himself, UFC Bantamweight Aljamain Sterling is in-studio for today's episode! He pulls no punches talking about his fellow Bantamweights and the recently announced title fight between Henry Cejudo and Jose Aldo, and name drops who will likely be his next opponent. Felicia Spencer calls in first to discuss teaching Algebra with a black eye and her upcoming bout on Saturday against Zarah Fairn dos Santos. Former UFC Strawweight champ Rose Namajunas closes out today's show revealing how she's improved her mental health, chats about her upcoming rematch against Jessica Andrade at UFC 249 in April and tags in Pat Barry for some television talk with Jim, Matt and Aljamain. ZipRecruiter: Try it for free at ZipRecruiter.com/UNFILTERED. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 27, 2020
UF 370: Megan Anderson and John Morgan
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Since Matt is out busy being a husband and a father, friend of the show Jamie English joins Jim in-studio for today's show! First, MMA Junkie Lead Staff Reporter John Morgan calls in to talk Felder vs. Hooker, Aldo vs Cejudo, a potential matchup between Usman and Masvidal, how to fix the UFC's recent issues with judging (if it needs fixing), and all the latest UFC news. After Matt pops in to offer his thoughts on this past weekend's card in Auckland, UFC Featherweight Megan Anderson calls in to discuss her upcoming fight in Norfolk this Saturday, and then really opens up about her past, present and future. Including a breakdown of her ink, being classically trained with two instruments, and helping others by talking about her history of mental health. ZipRecruiter: Try it for free at ZipRecruiter.com/UNFILTERED. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 25, 2020
UF 369: Merab Dvalishvili In-Studio & Niko Price
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Serra-Longo Bantamweight Merab Dvalishvili joins the guys in-studio! Fresh off his dominant win against Casey Kenney on Saturday at UFC Fight Night Rio Rancho, he calls someone out and shares what it's been like moving from Georgia (the country) to Long Island, of all places. UFC Welterweight and certified badass Niko Price also calls in to share his thoughts on Diego Sanchez's 'unique' new coach and which of his fights is his favorite. Raycon: Get 15% off your order at BuyRaycon.com/Unfiltered.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 20, 2020
UF 368: Renzo Gracie In-Studio, Jan Blachowicz, & James Krause
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The one and only Renzo Gracie is our in-studio guest for today's show, and that means stories are shared! Including how he saved Matt Serra’s life, biting sharks and what exactly “doing the Renzo” means. UFC Light Heavyweight Jan Blachowicz calls in to discuss his devastating KO of Corey Anderson, and how soon he wants to fight Jon Jones for the championship. Finally, UFC Welterweight James Krause discusses his fight against Trevin Giles at UFC 247, he drops some inside information about how the fight was made in under 24 hours and lets us know how close one of the judges is to his opponent. You will not believe the answer! BlueChew: Get your first shipment free at BlueChew.com, promo code UFC. Just pay $5 shipping! Raycon: Get 15% off your order at BuyRaycon.com/Unfiltered. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 18, 2020
UF 367: Diego Sanchez, Tim Means, & Phoenix Carnevale In-studio
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Always a fun time when Phoenix Carnevale makes an appearance in studio to hang with Jim and Matt. The trio weighs in on the current state of judging in the UFC, including Matt telling a few stories from the Pride era about how they used to judge fights. We all know UFC Welterweight Diego Sanchez as a wild storyteller, and he does not disappoint on this episode. Tim Means also joins the show and talks about his time in prison, why his fight this Saturday is personal, and violently defending his hometown when he enters the Octagon Saturday. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 13, 2020
UF 366: Anthony Smith and Trevin Giles
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Questions answered on today’s UFC Unfiltered: -Who do Jim and Matt really think won the UFC 247 main event? -How do Jim and Matt feel about the judges at UFC 247? -Who did UFC Light Heavyweight Anthony Smith and former Jon Jones opponent have picked in the UFC 247 main event? -Which opponent of Anthony Smith’s was unfazed by the hardest shots he has ever delivered on a human? -Which upcoming opponent of Anthony Smith’s cared for him after injury struck in his UFC debut, and ensured he made it out of Brazil safely? -How did Trevin Giles prepare for a new opponent on one day’s notice? -Instead of mace and stun gun testing, Trevin Giles had to undergo being gassed to become a police officer. How did this feel, and how long was he unable to breath? Download now for the answers and much more! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 11, 2020
UF 365: Dominick Reyes, Lauren Murphy, and Derrick Lewis
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It's the last episode of UFC Unfiltered before UFC 247 this Saturday in Houston! Who better to have on than the challenger himself, UFC Light Heavyweight Dominick Reyes! He kicks off the show discussing his mentality going into Saturday's title bout against Jon Jones, the 'insecurities' he could see in Jones' eyes when they stared down for the first time, and how he still plans on having fun during fight week. Then, Lauren Murphy calls in ahead of her fight against Andrea Lee. It is her first time on the show, and the guys get to know a little about her (including what it is like to grow up in Alaska) before the shoddy hotel Wi-Fi cuts the interview short. Finally, Derrick Lewis joins the podcast to discuss his upcoming fight this Saturday at UFC 247 against Ilir Latifi, his nickname in prison, and where he got the name "Black Beast." Raycon: Get 15% off your order at BuyRaycon.com/Unfiltered. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 06, 2020
UF 364: Juan Adams & Andrea Lee
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It's officially fight week for UFC 247! Jim starts the show by telling Matt about his time on Joe Rogan's podcast over the weekend, and Matt workshops a new joke for his (non-existent) stand-up set. Then, UFC Heavyweight Juan Adams calls in to discuss why his fight with Greg Hardy was so personal for him, how a therapist helps him mentally, and his upcoming bout against Justin Tafa at UFC 247 this Saturday in Houston. After the guys discuss Kamaru Usman and Jorge Masvidal's recent altercation at the NFL Super Bowl Radio Row, UFC Flyweight Andrea Lee also joins the show to talk about her recent criticism of Maycee Barber, her relationship with her daughter, and her upcoming fight against Lauren Murphy at UFC 247. Finally, Matt and Jim close out the show talking about the NFL Super Bowl. Tune in to find out if Matt watched the game this year! BlueChew: Get your first shipment free at BlueChew.com, promo code UFC. Just pay $5 shipping! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 04, 2020
UF 363: Diego Ferreira, Alex Perez, and Jamahal Hill
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We have three great fighters, all coming off victories, on today's episode of UFC Unfiltered! First, Matt and Jim are joined by UFC Lightweight Diego Ferreira. He talks with the guys about his recent win against Anthony Pettis at UFC 246, what it was like growing up in a remote part of Brazil, and who he has his eye on for his next fight. Then, UFC Flyweight Alex Perez joins the show to discuss his recent arm-triangle choke finish against Jordan Espinosa at UFC Fight Night: Blaydes vs dos Santos in Raleigh, the current state of the Flyweight division, and the Stephen A. Smith/Joe Rogan controversy. Finally, UFC Light Heavyweight Jamahal Hill calls in to talk about his first official UFC victory at UFC Fight Night: Blaydes vs dos Santos in Raleigh, how he became interested in MMA, and how he thinks Game of Thrones should have ended. ZipRecruiter: Try it for free at ZipRecruiter.com/UNFILTERED. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 30, 2020
UF 362: Andre Fili, Belal Muhammad, and Angela Hill
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Stephen A. Smith's has got nothing on today's episode of Unfiltered! Matt and Jim begin today's show with their thoughts on the ESPN commentator calling Donald 'Cowboy' Cerrone a "quitter" after his loss to Conor McGregor at UFC 246. Then, UFC Featherweight Andre Fili calls in to discuss his thoughts on possible next opponents, why he can't get into anime, his band and his really detailed tattoo of Urijah Faber. After that, UFC Welterweight Belal Muhammad joins the pod to talk about his difficulties finding another opponent, his thoughts on the UFC rankings, and which matchups make the most sense for him. Tune in to hear who he calls out to fight at UFC 249 in Brooklyn. Finally, UFC Strawweight Angela Hill calls in to talk about her recent TKO victory against Hannah Cifers at UFC Fight Night: Raleigh, why she prefers to fight on short notice, and her favorite video games. ZipRecruiter: Try it for free at ZipRecruiter.com/UNFILTERED. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 28, 2020
UF 361: Rafael dos Anjos, Junior dos Santos, and Russell Peters
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Matt and Jim begin today's podcast by previewing Tyron Woodley and Leon Edwards' upcoming fight in London, reviewing Stephen 'Wonderboy' Thompson's walkout song, and discussing the main event for UFC Fight Night: Raleigh, Curtis Blaydes vs Junior dos Santos. Then, UFC Welterweight and former Lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos calls in to share his thoughts on missing out on a 'red panty night' versus Conor McGregor, becoming a naturalized citizen of the United States, and his upcoming bout against Michael Chiesa at UFC Fight Night: Raleigh this Saturday, Junior dos Santos then joins the show to discuss how he plans to deal with the grappling ability of Curtis Blaydes, his loss to Francis Ngannou, and who he'd most like to rematch. Finally, comedian Russell Peters joins the guys to talk about the time he accidentally hurt his friend with his jiu jitsu, how he first became interested in the UFC, and his new Amazon special Russell Peters: Deported. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 22, 2020
UF 360: Michael Bisping, Michael Chiesa, and Drew Dober
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Matt and Jim begin today's podcast talking all things Conor McGregor - his 40 second TKO win over Donald Cerrone at UFC 246, what his next fight should be, and whether or not Conor should stay at Welterweight. Then, former UFC Middleweight champion Michael Bisping joins Unfiltered. He talks about his new life as an analyst, reveals the injury he had before his first fight against Luke Rockhold, and shares some crazy stories from his new autobiography, Quitters Never Win: My Life in UFC. After that, UFC Lightweight Drew Dober comes on to discuss his KO of Nasrat Haqparast at UFC 246, his thoughts on the ref's stoppage, and who he'd like to share the Octagon with next. UFC Welterweight Michael Chiesa also calls in to talk about (some of) his game plan against Rafael Dos Anjos at UFC Fight Night: Blaydes vs dos Santos, why he feels the pressure is on Dos Anjos in this fight. and how it feels to fight at Welterweight after fighting at Lightweight. Finally, Matt and Jim close out the show discussing Roxanne Modafferi's decisive upset over Maycee Barber, and the guys answer a fan question on who Conor should face before he has a shot at Khabib. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 21, 2020
UF 359: Anthony Pettis, Maycee Barber & Clark Gregg
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It's the last episode of UFC Unfiltered before Conor McGregor makes his return against Donald "Cowboy" Cerrone at UFC 246 on Saturday! Matt kicks off the show by telling a riveting story about his commute, and the guys discuss whether or not Max Holloway should get an immediate rematch with the Featherweight champ, Alexander Volkanovski. Then, UFC Lightweight Anthony Pettis calls in to talk about how cutting his hand on a USADA drug test affected his mindset in his fight against Nate Diaz, mentoring UFC Women's Flyweight Maycee Barber, and his upcoming match against Carlos Diego Ferreira this Saturday at UFC 246, Speaking of Maycee Barber, she calls in next to discuss her feud with Paige VanZant, what it's like training with Duke Roufus, and her upcoming bout against Roxanne Modafferi on Saturday. Finally, actor Clark Gregg, also known as Agent Phil Coulson in the Marvel Comic Universe, joins the show to chat about his black belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, his impressive body of work and how special it was to work with Robin Williams. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 16, 2020
UF 358: Roxanne Modafferi, Brett Okamoto, & Sodiq Yusuff
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It's officially fight week! Matt and Jim begin the show with UFC Women's Flyweight Roxanne Modafferi, who will be taking on Maycee Barber this Saturday at UFC 246 in Las Vegas. She calls in to discuss why she DM'd Maycee about hotel accommodations, what it's like not being the scariest fighter, and her and Matt's mutual love for Star Wars. Then, ESPN MMA reporter Brett Okamoto calls in to talk all things McGregor vs Cerrone. He offers his take on how Cowboy's grappling will come into play and what is motivating McGregor at this stage in his career. Finally, UFC Featherweight Sodiq Yusuff joins the guys to discuss his upcoming fight against Andre Fili at UFC 246, his Nigerian heritage, and working at Pizza Hut before getting into the UFC. BlueChew: Get your first shipment free at BlueChew.com with promo code UFC, just pay $5 shipping. Manscaped: Get 20% off and free shipping at Manscaped.com with promo code UFC. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 14, 2020
UF 357: Bryce Mitchell & P̶a̶i̶g̶e̶ ̶V̶a̶n̶Z̶a̶n̶t̶
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Jim and Matt kick off today's episode discussing the similarities between Paige VanZant's feud with Maycee Barber and the plot of Rocky III. Then, they cover some UFC headlines, including their picks for McGregor vs Cerrone and Israel Adesanya calling Jon Jones a 'drug cheat.' Finally, Bryce Mitchell calls into the podcast to talk his Twister submission of Matt Sayles, getting a tattoo from his girlfriend, and what he said to get banned from Twitter. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 09, 2020
UF 356: Derrick Lewis & Ezekiel Mitchell In-Studio
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Matt and Jim are together for the first time in 2020! They begin the show discussing Derrick Lewis' upcoming fight against Ilir Latifi at UFC 247 in February and Jim's trip to Italy. Then, professional bull rider Ezekiel Mitchell joins the guys in-studio. He reviews Matt's bull riding performance on Dana White: Lookin' for a Fight, explains what a 'buckle bunny' is, and talks about what it means to be a cowboy. After that, UFC Heavyweight Derrick Lewis calls in to the pod. He talks about Latifi calling him out for his debut at Heavyweight, playing opossum in the Octagon, and Jairzinho Rozenstruik's controversial win over Alistair Overeem. Jim, Matt and Ezekiel close out the show with a quick Jiu Jitsu lesson on Ezekiel chokes and Johnny Cash talk. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 07, 2020
UF 355: Top Ten Moments of 2019
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To celebrate the new year, we're taking a look back at some of our favorite moments of 2019 at UFC Unfiltered. From teaching Jim BJJ chokes to the best smack talk from UFC fighters and so much more, we hope you enjoy! Be sure to check out the full video version available on UFC Fight Pass and UFC YouTube. ZipRecruiter: Try it free at ZipRecruiter.com/UNFILTERED BlueChew: Get your first shipment free at BlueChew.com with promo code UFC, just pay $5 shipping Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 01, 2020
UF 354: Joanna Jedrzejczyk, Joseph Benavidez & Ray Longo In-Studio
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The one and only Ray Longo joins Matt in-studio for today's episode. First, Jim calls in to discuss the upcoming match between Francis Ngannou and Jairzinho Rozenstruik, their New Years resolutions, and Jim's trip in Italy. Then, former UFC Women's Strawweight champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk calls in to talk about her upcoming fight against Zhang Weili at UFC 248 in March, how her personal struggles have affected her past matches, and her recent victory over Michelle Waterson. Finally, Joseph Benavidez joins the show to discuss his upcoming fight against Deiveson Figueiredo for the vacant Flyweight belt, what it's like to be fighting at his peak at 35 years old, and his favorite movies this year (no, not Star Wars). ZipRecruiter: Try for free at ZipRecruiter.com/UNFILTERED Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 31, 2019
UF353: Uriah Hall, Kevin Lee, Cory Sandhagen
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Matt is joined by a great friend of the show, Middleweight Uriah Hall, to talk about Star Wars, Frankie Edgar-Korean Zombie, Matt's friendship with Din Thomas, and a whole lot more. Our first guest is Kevin Lee, who talks about speaking at a Bernie Sanders rally, fighting in front of the President, his massive KO at UFC 244, the benefit of switching gyms, and the status of his next fight. Then, Cory Sandhagen calls in to discuss what's next after Frankie Edgar appears too injured to fight in January, how he'd match up with the champ Henry Cejudo, if a fight with Petr Yan makes sense, and if it's a disadvantage to be a nice guy in the UFC. Finally, Jimmy calls in to give an update from his trip to Rome for the holidays. Happy Holidays to all our listeners! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 24, 2019
UF352: Matt Brown, Jon Anik
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First, Jim and Matt recap Matt's weekend in Vegas, decide *not* to solve world hunger (kind of), and then look ahead to Frankie Edgar-Korean Zombie this weekend. Then, The Immortal Matt Brown joins to talk about his comeback win at UFC 245 against Ben Saunders. How did he survive a tough fight and escape some tough submission attempts? How does he feel after a long layoff, and what's next? What does he get out of coaching the next generation of fighters at his MMA school, especially those of us who aren't good enough to be UFC fighters? Can we expect him at UFC Columbus in March? Next, UFC commentator Jon Anik joins to talk about keeping Matt Serra on the rails at a roundtable this weekend with Daniel Cormier and Michael Bisping, staying on point for 8 hours of fights on a Saturday, the fanfare of the Usman-Covington fight and whether it was called too soon. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 19, 2019
UF351: Valentina Shevchenko, Brian Ortega, Irene Aldana
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Big show today after an amazing weekend of fights! Jim and Matt have so much to talk about - the Featherweight belt changing hands, Germaine de Randamie's valiant effort against Amanda Nunes, and, of course, Kamaru Usman's epic win over Colby Covington. Did the stoppage happen too early? What happens next for Jose Aldo - could he actually skip ahead in line and fight Henry Cejudo? And how about Geoff Neal taking care of Mike Perry? But first, Flyweight Champion Valentina Shevchenko calls in to talk about her title fight in February at UFC 247 against Katlyn Chookagian, training with Halle Berry, and her aspiring film career (she has a degree in film directing). Then, Brian Ortega calls in to update us on his unfortunate partial ACL tear which caused him to drop out of this Saturday's main event against Korean Zombie. What does he think of Frankie Edgar stepping in? What's next after he's recovered? Plus, some movie reviews (including Matt Serra's ~extremely~ hot take on "Knives Out.") Finally, we talk to the woman behind the left hook heard 'round the world - Irene Aldana, whose KO of Ketlen Vieira won Performance of the Night on Saturday. Where does she fit in among the contenders in the bantamweight division now that she took out a top contender? BlueChew: Get your first shipment free at BlueChew.com with promo code UFC, just pay $5 shipping. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 17, 2019
UF 350: Alexander Volkanovski, Marlon Moraes, Geoff Neal & Carlos Diego Ferreira
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We have a jam-packed show ahead of UFC 245 this Saturday in Las Vegas! First, Carlos Diego Ferreira calls in fresh off the mats to discuss training boxing as a Jiu Jitsu specialist, how he first started training, and his upcoming fight against Anthony Pettis at UFC 246. Then, Alexander Volkanovski joins the show to talk about dealing with the press ahead of a title fight, how competing in rugby compares to the UFC, and how he plans to deal with Max Holloway this Saturday at UFC 245. After a recap of what happened at the end of UFC Fight Night: Overeem vs Rozenstruik, Marlon Moraes calls in to discuss never getting an invite to the Unfiltered studio, switching fight camps after his loss to Henry Cejudo, and his upcoming fight this Saturday at UFC 245 against Jose Aldo. Finally, Geoff Neal joins the show to talk about finally quitting his day job, his favorite video games, and his fight against Mike Perry at UFC 245 this Saturday. Dollar Shave Club: Visit DollarShaveClub.com/UFC to get the Ultimate Starter Set for just $5. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 12, 2019
UF349: Kamaru Usman, Dominick Reyes, Sayif Saud
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We're still recovering from the great fights in Washington, DC this past weekend - but it's UFC 245 fight week! And there's no one better to have on than the headliner for the main event, Welterweight Champion Kamaru Usman. He proposes a grappling match for Matt, talks about preparing for a title defense, the Jorge Masvidal - Colby Covington dynamic, and much more. Then, Dominick Reyes calls in to talk about prepping for the ultimate UFC "boss level" fighter - Jon Jones. How is he preparing for Jones' tremendous reach advantage? What does he make of the opportunity to face perhaps the GOAT in the UFC? What does he think Jones is going to attack? Then, Jim and Matt finally address the elephant in the room - Jim's negative stance about Baby Yoda. Finally, Sayif Saud, founder of Fortis MMA in Dallas (trainer of Geoff Neal and Uriah Hall, among others) joins to talk about the opportunity Neal has at UFC 245 this Saturday against Mike Perry, the truth behind some of those viral moments he's had in fighters' corners, and how he thinks Uriah Hall has big things ahead. Dollar Shave Club: Get your Ultimate Starter Set for just 5 dollars at DollarShaveClub.com/UFC. Thorne: For more information, visit Thorne.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 10, 2019
UF348: Katlyn Chookagian, Alistair Overeem, Stefan Struve
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Jim Norton is lonely today, as Matt is in Disney World and all of our usual friends of the show were unavailable. Luckily, Katlyn Chookagian, who just booked a title fight against Valentina Shevchenko, joins us in studio - after an elevator incident! First, Jim talks about the Cowboy vs. Conor news and Tony Ferguson's latest comments about Khabib, including a particularly visceral threat. Plus, he explains why Baby Yoda is just a scam to sell toys. Then, Katlyn joins, straight from training at Renzo Gracie's. Quickly after that, Jim and Katlyn talk to Alistair Overeem, who talks about his fight with Jairzinho Rozenstruik this Saturday in the main event from Washington, DC. What does Overeem think of this late add opponent who stepped in for Walt Harris? How has changing coaches helped Overeem perform? What advantage does he have having competed in many main events before? Then, Jim and Katlyn check in on her upcoming fight against Valentina "Bullet" Shevchenko, how she's feeling as she begins to train, and keeping it light and positive while training for a title fight. Then, Stefan Struve, who is fighting Ben Rothwell this Saturday in Washington, DC, joins to talk about why he came back from retirement, how he's staying motivated, and what he expects in preparing to fight a veteran who is looking to reverse a losing streak. Finally, we managed to book former UFC welterweight champion Matt Serra from Disney World, who offers Katlyn some encouragement about fighting in Houston after he had a pretty significant win there in a championship fight of his own. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 05, 2019
UF347: Rob Font, Cynthia Calvillo, Phoenix Carnevale
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Phoenix Carnevale joins Jim today in-studio to talk about Conor McGregor's return to the UFC in his fight against Donald Cerrone at Welterweight, the reported Ferguson-Khabib fight, and hypnotherapy. First, they're joined by #10 Strawweight Cynthia Calvillo, who's fighting #9 Marina Rodriguez in Washington, DC this weekend. She talks about sacrificing holidays for weight cuts, training in Thailand, her departure from Team Alpha Male, and her American Eskimo dog (check out the Fight Pass show to see him!). Then, Matt calls from a motorized cart in Disney World, where he and Jim have opposing thoughts on Baby Yoda and their burgeoning Cameo careers. Then #10 Bantamweight Rob Font joins to talk about his matchup with Ricky Simon. The last time we saw Font was when he was with his buddy Calvin Kattar in Moscow - and guess who's in the background of this interview? Font talks about traveling to Russia, his long layoff from fighting (through no fault of his own), John Lineker dropping out just days before their fight in June, and the state of the suddenly-loaded Bantamweight division. BlueChew: Get your first shipment free at BlueChew.com with promo code UFC, just pay $5 shipping. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 03, 2019
UF346: Mike Perry, Ben Askren, Aljamain Sterling
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Matt Serra is joined by #2 Bantamweight Aljamain Sterling to talk to Mike Perry and Ben Askren before taking off for Thanksgiving! First, Mike Perry talks about Florida vs California, being a newlywed, his recovery from his famous nose injury suffered against Vicente Luque, and his fight at UFC 245 against Geoff (or, as Mike says, ("Gee-Off") Neal. He also has some thoughts about the legacy of our second guest, Ben Askren. Then, Jim calls in to ask Aljo about his next fight, why so many huge names (Frankie Edgar and Jose Aldo) are coming down to Bantamweight, and working on stunts with 50 Cent. Finally, after a conversation between Matt and Aljo about Ben Askren's legacy, the recently-retired welterweight calls in to talk about what's next, what he regrets, if there's any chance of a comeback, and some of the best trash talking with Matt Serra in the history of this podcast. Thorne: For more information, visit Thorne.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 27, 2019
UF345: Cory Sandhagen and Chase Hooper
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No fights last weekend, but Jim and Matt are back to business to talk to two fighters with huge fights: Cory Sandhagen, who just booked Frankie Edgar in Raleigh in January, and Chase Hooper, who's making his UFC debut at UFC 245. First, 20-year-old featherweight Chase Hooper talks about how he got into UFC, navigating his way through a development deal, and The Mandalorian. Then, Jim and Matt talk about the rumored Jones-Reyes fight, Luke Rockhold's next steps, and Jimmy tells an amazing story about hanging with Robert Deniro and Christopher Walken in the making of The Irishman. Finally, #3 Bantamweight Cory Sandhagen joins to talk about his fight with Frankie Edgar, his blossoming career as a podcaster himself, why all the legends are moving down in weight, and what's in store for Henry Cejudo, Aljamain Sterling and the rest of the bantamweight division. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 26, 2019
UF 344: Urijah Faber, Bruce Buffer, and Sara McMann
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Matt and Jim kick things off with a few fight announcements for UFC Fight Night Raleigh on January 25th. Then, UFC Bantamweight and Hall of Famer Urijah Faber calls into the podcast. He discusses how having a child has changed his perspective on fighting, what it's like competing in a stacked Bantamweight division, and his approach for his upcoming bout on December 14th at UFC 245 against Petr Yan. Later, UFC announcer Bruce Buffer joins the show. He tells the guys about his new stand-up comedy night at the Laugh Factory in Los Angeles, his fight with Frank Trigg in an elevator, and his favorite fighters to announce. Finally, UFC Women's Bantamweight Sara McMann closes the show. She talks about her adjustment to training shortly after giving birth, rebounding after tough losses, and her upcoming bout against Lina Lansberg at UFC Raleigh. Dollar Shave Club: Get your Ultimate Starter Set for just $5 at DollarShaveClub.com/UFC. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 21, 2019
UF343: Frankie Edgar and Mickey Gall in-studio
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Jim and Matt are joined by two of the UFC prides of New Jersey - future UFC Hall of Famer Frankie Edgar and one of our favorite fighters, Welterweight Mickey Gall. First, Frankie joins to talk about what happened in his proposed fight with Conor McGregor, his move down to Bantamweight, his next opponent Corey Sandhagen, and much more. Plus, Matt rejoices in the fact that his buddy Frankie is not fighting his fighter, Aljamain Sterling. Then, Mickey talks about his fight, still scheduled for Dec. 7 in Washington DC. Carlos Condit, his scheduled opponent, withdrew due to an eye injury - what's the plan for the fight? Plus, the story behind one of the most important inventions in your car that you never knew about (and may still not know about, if you're Jim). Plus, an extensive recap from all three guys of the Blachowicz-Jacare fight, whether Jan deserves a fight against Jon Jones like he says he does, Charles Oliveira's impressive streak, and much more from the fights in Brazil this weekend. And, should Nick Diaz return to fight Jorge Masvidal? Finally, Ben Askren announced his retirement towards the end of the show, giving the guys a chance to weigh in - what's his legacy? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 19, 2019
UF 342: Jan Blachowicz, Paul Craig, & Chuck Zito In-Studio
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The legendary Chuck Zito joins Jim & Matt in-studio! They kick the show off discussing the atmosphere at Madison Square Garden during UFC 244 and Matt shows Jim some BJJ chokes. Then, Jan Blachowicz calls in to the show to discuss his main event bout this Saturday in Sao Paulo, Brazil against Ronaldo 'Jacare' Souza, his satisfying KO win over Luke Rockhold, and how going back to his MMA roots helped elevate his game during his recent run. Calling in next, from this Saturdays co-main event in Sao Paulo, Brazil, is Paul Craig. He talks about what it's like fighting a legend - Mauricio 'Shogun' Rua - on short notice, his life as a teacher before MMA, and how he got the nickname 'Bearjew'. Chuck closes the show with some stories about his time in the Hells Angels and his new television show. BlueChew: Get your first shipment free at BlueChew.com with promo code UFC, just pay $5 shipping. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 14, 2019
UF341: Edmen Shahbazyan, Anthony Smith and Phoenix Carnevale
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Matt is joined by friend of the show Phoenix Carnevale to talk about the Zabit/Kattar fight, virtual reality, his favorite Beatle (wait till the very end), and much more. First, #10 Middleweight Edmen Shahbazyan joins to talk about his goal of being the youngest UFC champ in history, how he cracked the Top 10, and his manager -- Ronda Rousey. Then, Jim calls in from LA to talk about the Zabit-Kattar fight, Matt's relationship, and then Jim realizes he's watching a show that Phoenix is in. Finally, Matt and Phoenix catch up with Anthony Smith, to talk about the Light Heavyweight division, including what went into Jon Jones' reported choice of Dominick Reyes as his next opponent, his beef with Corey Anderson, and what he thinks will go down in the Jacare-Blachowicz fight this weekend. Follow the show @ufcunfiltered on Instagram, and check out the full video show on UFC FIGHT PASS - sign up today at https://www.ufc.tv/page/fightpass BlueChew: Get your first shipment FREE at BlueChew.com, promo code UFC. Just pay $5 shipping. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 12, 2019
UF 340: Corey Anderson and G̶r̶e̶g̶ ̶H̶a̶r̶d̶y̶ Calvin Kattar
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Jim & Matt kick off today's show with discussions about the main event this Saturday between Zabit Magomedsharipov and Calvin Kattar and Israel Adesanya's comments towards Jon Jones. They also learn that their originally scheduled guest, UFC Heavyweight Greg Hardy, won't be calling in because he left his phone in a cab. Then, Light Heavyweight Corey Anderson calls into the show fresh off his first round TKO win over Johnny Walker at UFC 244. He discusses his relationship with the media, how his beef with Anthony Smith started, and what he thinks of Dana White calling his talk before UFC 244 'crybaby bullsh*t'. Finally, Calvin Kattar closes the show from Russia ahead of his headline bout against Zabit Magomedsharipov this Saturday. He talks about his attitude towards Zabit, his thoughts on the fight being only three rounds, and what it's like fighting a hometown favorite. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 07, 2019
UF339: Israel Adesanya, Katlyn Chookagian, Aleks Paunovic
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Jim and Matt are back to recap the wild weekend of fights at UFC 244, from Kevin Lee's amazing KO, Corey Anderson's big moment, and the BMF himself, Jorge Masvidal. They're joined first by Israel Adesanya, who breaks down the weekend's fights, explains why he viewed the Whittaker fight as a title defense, and talks next opponents (there's a surprising name in the mix). Plus, a review of his brand-new McLaren sports car. Next, Katlyn Chookagian joins to talk about fighting in her backyard at MSG, her chances in a title shot against Valentina Shevchenko (who she met in an unusual place), and attempts to get Jim to finally train in MMA. Finally, actor and friend of the show Aleks Paunovic (of Syfy's Van Helsing) joins to talk through the fights on Saturday, including Nate Diaz's will, Jorge Masvidal's rise to stardom, Stephen Thompson's cardio, and how Canelo had to wait for the BMF's to finish before he could get going. Follow the show @ufcunfiltered on Instagram, and check out the full video show on UFC FIGHT PASS - sign up today at https://www.ufc.tv/page/fightpass Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 04, 2019
UF 338: Ray Longo In-Studio, Kelvin Gastelum
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Ahead of Saturday's "BMF" bout, the one and only Ray Longo joins Matt in-studio. First, Matt and Ray take a trip down memory lane as they share stories about Longo's speech after Matt beat GSP and Matt's questionable fight against Din Thomas. Then, they discuss the authenticity of Nate Diaz and Jorge Masvidal, and recap Kelvin Gastelum's fight for the Middleweight title against Israel Adesanya. Kelvin Gastelum, who is fighting in the co-main event this Saturday at UFC 244, joins the show from media day in NYC. He talks about his last fight against the current Middleweight Champion Israel Adesanya, Tyron Woodley calling him "Kelvin Fat-stelum", and his upcoming opponent, Darren Till. Finally, Matt and Ray make their predictions for the main card of UFC 244 this Saturday at Madison Square Garden, declaring who they think will win the "BMF Belt". Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 31, 2019
UF337: Derrick Lewis, Vicente Luque, Barstool's Robbie Fox
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It's fight week here in NYC, and we've got two of the most entertaining fighters on the card to get you ready. First, heavyweight Derrick Lewis calls in ahead of his huge fight against Blagoy Ivanov at UFC 244 in NYC this weekend. He offers some relationship counseling for Matt, then talks about the state of the heavyweight division, Greg Hardy's "pillow hands" comment, and his massive social media following. Then Vicente Luque calls in to talk about his matchup with Wonderboy Stephen Thompson, in what could end up being the most memorable fight from a stacked card this Saturday. How does Luque feel about Mike Perry getting so much credit for fighting through a badly broken nose in their last fight? How is Luque able to be such a nice human being and a vicious fighter at the same time? Finally, Robbie and Matt break down the technicals on Demian Maia's big win over Ben Askren, and Matt discusses the best grapplers he ever faced in his career. BlueChew: Get your first shipment free at BlueChew.com with promo code UFC, just pay $5 shipping. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 29, 2019
UF 336: Stephen Thompson & ESPN MMA reporter Brett Okamoto
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Matt and Jim kick off the show discussing Stephen Thompson's last few fights and what they both thought of the new Joker movie. Then, the guys are joined by 'Wonderboy' himself. He discusses how to stay grounded as a professional athlete, his dad makes a guest appearance, and he reveals his thoughts on his upcoming match against Vicente Luque at UFC 244 next Saturday in New York. Next, ESPN MMA reporter Brett Okamoto calls in. He talks about Greg Hardy replacing Junior Dos Santos at UFC Moscow, Conor McGregor's upcoming press conference in Moscow, and Colby Covington's upcoming fight against Kamaru Usman at UFC 245. Matt and Jim close the show with their picks for this weekend's main event, Demian Maia vs Ben Askren at UFC Fight Night 162 from Singapore this Saturday. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 24, 2019
UF 335: Steve-O in-studio, Corey Anderson
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The legendary Steve-O of Jackass and stand-up comedy fame joins Jim and Matt in-studio today to talk about the fights over the weekend, his friendship with Chuck Liddell, his call-out of Justin Bieber, why he wants cauliflower ear, and so much more. Plus, Matt, Jim and Steve-O talk about Greg Hardy's use of an inhaler, discuss if their opinions changed about Yair Rodriguez after his performance this weekend, and preview the Askren-Maia main event fight in Singapore this weekend. Then, light heavyweight contender Corey Anderson joins the show to talk about his huge fight with Johnny Walker at MSG at UFC 244. What does he make of the light heavyweight division and his chances to fight his nemesis Jon Jones? Catch Corey Anderson against Johnny Walker Nov. 2 on ESPN 2 as the main event of the preliminary card. Then the guys talk about Steve-O's career, his stand-up comedy, his background as a circus clown, and life after Jackass. Candid: To get $75 off, visit CandidCo.com/UFC and use promo code UFC at checkout. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 21, 2019
UF334: Uriah Hall in-studio, Kevin Lee
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Jim and Matt are back in-studio, and #11 Middleweight Uriah Hall joins them to talk about his plans for his next fight, his take on Adesanya-Whittaker, who wins between Paulo Costa and Israel Adesanya, and much more (including sex dolls). The guys are excited for the rematch between Jeremy Stephens and Yair Rodriguez in the co-main event in Boston this Friday. They break down the infamous hotel lobby skirmish with Uriah, who has roomed with Yair before. Are Stephens and Rodriguez just playing for the cameras, or is the beef real? Then #10 Lightweight fighter Kevin Lee joins to talk about his huge fight with #11 Gregor Gillespie in NYC at UFC 244 on November 2nd, his infamous driving-while-gaming video, if anyone can beat Khabib, and why he thinks "any good manager" would have told him not to fight Gillespie. BlueChew: Get your first shipment free at BlueChew.com with promo code UFC, just pay $5 shipping. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 17, 2019
UF333: Dominick Reyes, Cody Crowley and Phoenix Carnevale
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Phoenix Carnevale joins Jim to talk about Joanna Jedrzejczyk's return to dominance against Michelle Waterson, the epic Weidman-Reyes battle this Saturday, and infrared saunas (among other topics). First, undefeated Light Heavyweight title contender Dominick Reyes calls in to talk about his huge fight against Chris Weidman this weekend in Boston. What was Reyes' reaction to hearing he was Weidman's first fight at light heavyweight? What's the game plan? How's his wrestling look? Then, Matt Serra calls in from Hawaii to talk Swanson-Gracie, Jedrzejczyk-Waterson, and more. Finally, we're joined by boxer Cody Crowley, who's 17-0 and fighting exclusively on UFC Fightpass this weekend. He trained with Floyd Mayweather prior to his fight with Conor McGregor - what was Floyd's strategy going into the fight? What's it like training with one of the GOATs? And how do boxers and MMA fighters stack up when they fight? Sign up for Fightpass to watch Cody's fight at https://www.ufc.tv/page/fightpass. BlueChew: Get your first shipment free at BlueChew.com with promo code UFC, just pay $5 shipping. Candid: Get $75 off at CandidCo.com/UFC with promo code UFC. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 14, 2019
UF 332: Joanna Jedrzejczyk & Kron Gracie
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Matt returns from his Australian voyage and joins Jim back in the studio. They talk about Matt's time down under, Raging Al's tough loss to Dan Hooker and Zhang Weili 's US visa being denied.  Then, former UFC Women's Strawweight Champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk calls in to the show. She discusses how she still intends to make weight despite reports that she informed the UFC she would not, her approach against opponent Michelle Waterson, and her thoughts on Colby Covington's antics. Next, UFC Featherweight Kron Gracie joins the podcast. He talks about furthering his family's legacy in the UFC, what his first fight was like, and how he feels about his opponent Cub Swanson being turned away from Gracie Jiu Jitsu gyms.  Finally, Matt & Jim close out the show with a preview of UFC Fight Night: Jędrzejczyk vs. Waterson this Saturday in Tampa.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 09, 2019
UF331: Niko Price, Francis Ngannou, Phoenix Carnevale
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Jim and Phoenix Carnevale are together to recap the amazing night of fights Saturday at UFC 243.  First, one of our favorite guests, Welterweight Niko Price, returns to talk about his upcoming hometown fight in Tampa against James Vick. Vick is moving up a weight class for this fight, would Price ever consider that?  Would he rather fight for the BMF belt or the Welterweight title belt? And what does he have to say to Covington and Usman as they prepare to fight for the title?  Then, Jim and Phoenix break down the epic Whittaker-Adesanya fight. Were they surprised at the outcome? How rusty was the champ coming into the fight? Should an Adesanya-Jon Jones fight happen? (You may be surprised by Jim and Phoenix's take).  Next, #2 ranked Heavyweight contender Francis Ngannou joins to talk about what the heck he's supposed to do while Stipe and Cormier circle around a potential third fight. He's ready for his next opponent and frustrated by the log jam. One thing he's done in the meantime - pick up some acting work in the next Fast and Furious movie, what was that like?  Finally, some thoughts on Eddie Bravo discussing Tony Ferguson's gameplan against Khabib. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 07, 2019
UF330: Chris Weidman, Michelle Waterson, Robbie Fox & Matt from Australia
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Barstool Sports' Robbie Fox, host of "My Mom's Basement," joins Jim in-studio today to preview UFC 243. They're joined by a sleepy(?) Matt Serra, who Skypes in from Australia to make some predictions and lend insight about Al Iaquinta's training camp, ahead of his co-main event fight against Dan Hooker Saturday.  Then, Chris Weidman joins the show ahead of his Light Heavyweight debut against Dominick Reyes in Boston Oct. 18. Why does Weidman feel so confident about taking on an undefeated fighter at a new weight class? How's his health? Having already started a beef with Jon Jones, is there anything imminent? What's next for his fledgling acting career? Finally, another fighter/actor, Michelle Waterson, checks in ahead of her headline fight in Tampa Oct. 12 against Joanna Jedrzejczyk. Was she as surprised by Zhang Weili's TKO of Jessica Andrade as the rest of us were? What is her plan moving forward in the Strawweight division? Why should she be considered a title contender? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 02, 2019
UF 329: Cub Swanson & Jamie English In-Studio
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As Matt travels to Australia to corner Raging Al Iaquinta for his upcoming bout against Dan Hooker, Jamie English steps in the host seat to fill in with Jim. First, Jim and Jamie are joined via Skype by Cub Swanson. He discusses the idea of switching from MMA to boxing, traveling to Tijuana for his first MMA fights, and why he was not welcome at certain Jiu Jitsu gyms ahead of his fight on October 12th vs Kron Gracie at Fight Night: Jedrzejczyk vs. Waterson. Then, Matt calls in ahead of his flight to Australia to recap all the action from Fight Night 160, including Jared Cannonier's TKO of Jack Hermansson, Ovince Saint Preux winning via Von Flue choke (again), and Gilbert Burns' impressive short-notice win over Gunnar Nelson. Jim and Jamie close out the show by discussing the different ways strikers and grapplers implement their game in the Octagon and the main card for UFC 243, Robert Whittaker vs Israel Adesanya.  BlueChew: Visit BlueChew.com and use promo code UFC to get your first shipment free, just pay $5 shipping.    Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 01, 2019
UF 328: Jack Hermansson, Jared Cannonier, Din Thomas In-Studio and Upcoming Fight Announcements
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Former UFC Lightweight and actor Din Thomas joins Matt and Jim in the studio to talk with both headliners at UFC 160! First, UFC Middleweight Jack Hermansson calls in to the show. He discusses his famous 'Joker-tine', his experience seeing a therapist, and why he decided to take a fight against Jared Cannonier this weekend at Fight Night 160. Then, Jim tries to make the official announcement of upcoming fights, but Matt interrupts to criticize Yair Rodriguez's handling of his eye poke of Jeremy Stephens at Fight Night 159 last weekend. UFC Middleweight Jared Cannonier then joins the show. He talks about headlining his first UFC card, blows Matt's mind with his recent spiritual awakening, and his fight camp leading up to the fight this Saturday. Matt, Jim & Din close the show with a Matt & Din duet and speculation over who Justin Gaethje and Conor McGregor should fight next.   Keeps: Get your first month of treatment free at Keeps.com/UFC. Candid: Get $75 off at CandidCo.com/Unfiltered with promo code UNFILTERED.      Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 26, 2019
UF327: Justin Gaethje, TJ Lavin, & Robbie Fox
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Robbie Fox joins Matt today to talk about comic books, this weekend's fights in Mexico City, and what it's like to fight GSP.  After a few minutes of DC/Marvel talk (fair warning), Jim calls in from the road to talk about the odd ending to Jeremy Stephens vs. Yair Rodriguez, and if it was handled correctly.  Then, Justin Gaethje -- perhaps the hottest fighter in the UFC -- joins to talk about his incredible TKO of Cowboy Cerrone, how he would matchup with Khabib, and the latest about a potential fight with Conor McGregor.  Finally, MMA superfan and host of MTV's The Challenge TJ Lavin calls in, to talk about how he's an OG UFC fan (since UFC 1!), BMX racing, reality shows and his friendship with Forrest Griffin.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 23, 2019
UF326: Yair Rodriguez and Jeremy Stephens
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Why have one headline fighter when you can have both! Jim and Matt speak to both Yair Rodriguez and Jeremy Stephens, the #7 and #8 Featherweights squaring off this Saturday in Mexico City.  First, Yair Rodriguez joins to talk about training at high altitude and how he caught The Korean Zombie by surprise with a late KO after studying his game.  Then, Jeremy Stephens calls in to talk about how he thinks The Korean Zombie was "dumb" for not seeing that elbow coming, his outlook on how to treat opponents before fights, and much more.  Finally, Jim and Matt break down the wild acrobatics displayed by Michel Pereira in his loss to Tristan Connelly.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 19, 2019
UF325: Brett Okamoto and Uriah Hall
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Matt is joined by Phoenix Carnevale today to talk about Cowboy-Gaethje, the latest in Welterweight drama, and much more. First, ESPN's Brett Okamoto calls in to talk about the news he's broken about UFC 244, including whether there will *actually* be a BMF belt at the Diaz-Masvidal fight. He also relays some behind-the-scenes info about what went down between Colby Covington and Kamaru Usman. Then, Jim calls in from the road to talk about Cowboy-Gaethje, Tyron Woodley's latest comments about Colby Covington, and if he'd like to play a vampire in a movie. Finally, Uriah Hall calls in fresh off of his massive win over Antonio Carlos Junior Saturday, in which he held off a strong ground attack. It was a split decision - did Uriah expect to win? And perhaps most importantly, who's next? BlueChew: Visit BlueChew.com and use promo code UFC to get your first shipment free, just pay $5 shipping. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 16, 2019
UF 324: Aljamain Sterling In-Studio, Ben Askren, and Jimmy Crute
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Matt is joined in-studio with #2 Bantamweight Aljamain Sterling! They begin with UFC Light Heavyweight prospect Jimmy Crute. He Skypes in to discuss his composure in the Octagon, being a forklift driver before competing full-time, and his upcoming fight against Misha Cirkunov on September 14th. Then, "Funky" Ben Askren joins the show. He talks about bouncing back from his first loss against Jorge Masvidal, takes aim at the rest of the Welterweight division, and discusses his upcoming bout against Demian Maia on October 26th in Singapore. Finally, Jim calls in to debate the outcome of Cowboy vs Gaethje this Saturday from Vancouver on ESPN+, and Aljo has a message for Henry Cejudo and the rest of the Bantamweight division... Thorne: For more information, visit Thorne.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 11, 2019
UF323: Al Iaquinta, Ernie Reyes Jr., UFC 242 Recap
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Jim and Matt are reunited at last! Matt is back from Abu Dhabi and is a changed man after flying business class.  Matt had a front-row seat to the Khabib-Poirier showdown - what did he think was going to happen during the fight?  There's no one better to break down the fight than perhaps Khabib's toughest-ever opponent, Al Iaquinta. Raging Al talks about his upcoming fight with Dan Hooker in Australia on October 6, plus if he thought Poirier could take out Khabib and what he thinks of the Diaz-Masvidal fight that was just announced.  Then, Nate Diaz's (and Wiz Khalifa's) training partner/actor/stuntman and martial artist Ernie Reyes Jr. joins the guys. He talks about how Nate is preparing for Gamebred in NYC at UFC 244, plus how good his student Wiz Khalifa really is at MMA (you won't believe his answer).  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 09, 2019
UF322: Curtis Blaydes, Don Madge, Robbie Fox, UFC 242 Preview
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Jim is joined by Robbie Fox of Barstool Sports today, who's subbing in for Matt while he is in Abu Dhabi filming Dana White: Lookin' FWD to a Fight. Speaking of Abu Dhabi, could Dustin Poirier really unseat Khabib Nurmagomedov in the Lightweight championship this Saturday? The guys look at the upcoming fights, including Felder vs. Barboza and the rest of the impressive UFC 242 card. Plus, analysis of UFC Shenzhen and Zhang Weili's amazing win over the defending strawweight champ Jessica Andrade. First, they're joined by Don Madge, the South African Lightweight fighter who had a strong UFC debut last October. He talks about training with Cyborg, the MMA scene in South Africa, and a very unusual pre-fight ritual. Then, #4 Heavyweight Curtis Blaydes calls in to talk about his huge fight with #9 Heavyweight Shamil Abdurakhimov this Saturday. Plus, he gives a callout to someone he wants to fight next, should everything go well at UFC 242. Finally, Jim and Robbie make some predictions for Saturday. DraftKings: Sign up today at DraftKings.com with promo code UNFILTERED, and claim your deposit bonus up to $500.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 04, 2019
Throwback Episode: The Rock + CM Punk (June 2016)
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With no new podcast this Labor Day, let's take a walk down memory lane, shall we? This is the second-ever episode of Unfiltered, from June 2016. Remember the time CM Punk called in and discussed his WWE career and his motivation on fighting in the UFC before his debut @13:45?  Remember the time The Rock opened up about fighting in the UFC @44:00? What friend of The Rock did Jim used to try to haze at his comedy shows? @52:00? The Unfiltered team remembers -- and on this Labor Day we think you would like to like to hear these stories again too. So sit back, relax and enjoy this throwback to the second ever UFC Unfiltered. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 02, 2019
UF321: Ray Longo, Calvin Kattar, and Eryk Anders
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Today, Matt's joined by coach and friend Ray Longo. They have a lot to catch up on, including pushback Matt has gotten about his criticism of Conor McGregor in our last episode. First up, Calvin Kattar joins to talk about his upcoming fight in Boston on October 18th against Zabit Magomedsharipov. He's won some big fights with his striking - how will he handle his unorthodox opponent? Then, Eryk Anders joins to talk about his October 12th fight with Gerald Meerschaert. Both fighters recently snapped losing streaks - how did Anders get his swagger back? Finally, Jim calls in from Switzerland to make some picks for the fights in China on Saturday, and to discuss the Till-Gastelum fight that was just announced. Plus, Jim continues to stick his neck out on Poirier's chances to upset Khabib, and then Matt waxes poetic about missing Jim after an episode with Longo.  Bombas: Get 20% off your first purchase at Bombas.com/Unfiltered.    Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 29, 2019
UF320: Aljamain Sterling, Andrea Lee and Paul Felder
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Aljamain Sterling joins Matt today - and he has lots to talk about after his Instagram post Sunday calling out everyone in his division, including Henry Cejudo and Frankie Edgar. (19:00) Who is he going to fight next? First off, Flyweight Andrea Lee joins via FaceTime from her daughter's school to catch up about her fight vs Joanne Calderwood in Abu Dhabi September 7 at UFC 242. She called her impressive win over Montana De La Rosa the worst fight of her career after the fight - how does she feel now? What's her plan in her next fight? Then, Jim calls in to talk with Aljo and Matt about Aljo's comments on Instagram. Why isn't anyone in the division calling anyone else out? Why did Aljo choose now to make comments about the rest of the division? What's the deal with the Frankie Edgar rumors? And what does Sterling think of Cejudo's attempt to become an intergender champion? Plus, Matt and Aljo weigh in on Conor McGregor's bar fight in April, and Matt explains what happens to fighters when they get famous and have lots of wealth - and what it's all about in the end. Then, Lightweight Paul Felder calls in to talk about his highly anticipated rematch with Edson Barboza at UFC 242 in Abu Dhabi. What did he learn from his last fight, and what's the game plan this time?  BlueChew: Get your first shipment free at BlueChew.com, promo code UFC. Just pay $5 shipping.    Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 26, 2019
UF319: Cory Sandhagen and Drakkar Klose
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Matt is joined by friend of the show Jamie English to  break down the weekend of fights and interview some of Matt's favorite young fighters.  First, newly-minted #3 Bantamweight Cory Sandhagen calls in to talk about his impressive win over veteran Raphael Assuncao, his mental approach, and his back tattoos.  Then, Jim calls in from the road to catch up on Conor McGregor -- and then he and Matt discuss whether Aljo Sterling should take a rumored fight with Frankie Edgar.  Then, Matt and Jamie are joined by Drakkar Klose - and a surprise guest (his girlfriend, fellow UFC fighter Cortney Casey). They talk about his impressive win Saturday and why he decided to call out Gregor Gillespie.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 21, 2019
UF318: Robbie Fox of Barstool Sports + Derek Brunson + Fights Announced
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What a weekend of fights! Jim and Matt are here to break down all the big storylines from UFC 241, including the return of Nate Diaz, the legacy of Daniel Cormier, the return of Stipe Miocic, the epic battle between Yoel Romero and Paulo Costa, and much more.  But first, two exclusive upcoming fight announcements. Jim and Matt break news and announce two future bouts in both the Middleweight and Welterweight divisions. First, the guys are joined by Robbie Fox of Barstool Sports. He interviewed Miocic last week on his podcast, My Mom's Basement. Did he see the upset coming? Then, Derek Brunson calls in after his impressive and resilient win against Ian Heinisch. How did he handle that massive leg kick in the first 7 seconds? What's next for the Middleweight fighter, who is sure to climb past his #8 ranking after this win?  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 19, 2019
UF317: Devonte Smith and Anthony Pettis
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Matt and Jim are excited to watch UFC 241 this weekend and break it all down for you in this jam-packed episode.  First, Jim and Matt talk about the latest with Devonte Smith and the upsetting back-and-forth on social media with John Makdessi, and then Smith calls in to discuss his roller-coaster ride as two fighters have cancelled on him on this card. Smith also talks about how he got into fighting, his strengths, and his relationship with his new opponent, Khama Worthy.  Next, Jim and Matt run through the news, including the odd Cejudo-Shevchenko conversation, Frankie Edgar moving to Bantamweight and Aspen Ladd potentially leaving the women's Bantamweight division.  Then, Anthony Pettis joins the show to talk about his chatty UFC 241 opponent, Nate Diaz. He talks about why he wanted Diaz, which divisions and weights he is most comfortable at, and if he could take years off between fights like Diaz has.  Finally, don't miss Jim and Matt's predictions, including Jim's very reluctant decision on who will win Cormier-Stipe 2.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 14, 2019
UF316: Daniel Cormier
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Matt and Phoenix (subbing in for Jim today) are joined by the one and only Daniel Cormier! They ask the #1 P4P fighter about his upcoming rematch against Stipe Miocic, if the legendary film-watcher found anything else to exploit, and what drives him to keep competing and defending his belt, even after he's notched an all-time-great resume. Plus, Matt and Phoenix dive deep into the fights last weekend, including an extended breakdown of the Mike Perry-Vicente Luque showdown and a few BJJ'ers in the prelims that caught Matt and Phoenix's eyes.  BlueChew: Unfiltered listeners can try BlueChew free at BlueChew.com, promo code UFC. Just pay $5 shipping.    Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 12, 2019
UF315: Vicente Luque and Volkan Oezdemir, UFC Fight Night: Shevchenko vs. Carmouche 2 Preview
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Jim and Matt speak to #15 Welterweight Vicente Luque, who joins via Skype from Uruguay, where he's fighting Mike Perry this weekend. How does Perry's trash-talking affect Luque? What does he make of the rest of his division? As someone who once defeated Thiago Santos, what does Luque think of the way Santos fought against Jon Jones?  Then #7 Light Heavyweight Volkan Oezdemir joins the show to talk about prepping for his long-sought fight with former training partner Ilir Latifi this Saturday. He also talks about his brutal -- and controversial -- split decision loss to Dominick Reyes in March.  Then the guys discuss the latest with the Covington-Usman matchup, and preview the fights this weekend, including the main event between Women's Flyweight champ Valentina Shevchenko and Liz Carmouche, who has beaten her once before. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 07, 2019
UF314: Mickey Gall and Corey Anderson + Newark recap
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Jim and Matt are back to discuss the looming Covington-Usman title fight in the wake of UFC Newark this weekend, plus the Cyborg situation and Jim Miller's great win over Clay Guida.  But first, Mickey Gall calls in fresh off his win Saturday against Salim Touahri. How did he recover so quickly from kidney failure against Diego Sanchez? How has he bounced back? And what does he make of Mike Perry's "green" comments?  Then, #8 Light Heavyweight Corey Anderson joins to discuss his ongoing beef with Jon Jones, why he wants Johnny Walker at MSG, and whether Jones' fight against Santos proves the champ has lost a step.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 05, 2019
UF 313: Robbie Lawler & Jim Miller, UFC on ESPN: Covington vs. Lawler preview
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Matt & Jim are finally reunited! The two kick off today's podcast talking to the headliner of UFC on ESPN: Covington vs. Lawler: Welterweight Robbie Lawler. He discusses his emotions after his controversial loss against Ben Askren, how he viewed his torn ACL as "a blessing," and how he doesn't allow Colby Covington's smack talk to get under his skin. Then, Matt describes what it was like at Dana White's 50th birthday party. He also tries to make Jim train with Matt for a fight against his new buddy, the Bagel Boss, who's somehow training with Al Iaquinta. Finally, UFC Lightweight Jim Miller, who is fighting in the co-main event this Saturday at UFC on ESPN: Covington vs. Lawler, calls in.  He talks about fighting in his backyard of New Jersey, his years-long battle with a previously undiagnosed case of Lyme disease, and his upcoming fight against Clay Guida. Bombas: Get 20% off your first purchase at Bombas.com/Unfiltered.    Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 31, 2019
UF 312: Jeremy Stephens and Geoff Neal, UFC 240 recap
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Phoenix Carnevale joins Jim to recap the Cyborg-Spencer and Holloway-Edgar fights from Saturday, and talk to a fighter who just won a huge fight, and one who just booked one. First, Jeremy Stephens joins the show to talk about his main event fight vs Yair Rodriguez in Mexico City Sept. 21. Stephens discusses his Mexican heritage, how he's improved in his last few fights, and a prediction for the matchup. Then: What is Frankie Edgar's future? Can anyone stop Max Holloway? And is Cyborg-Nunes really going to happen? Next, Geoff Neal joins to talk about his incredible win over Niko Price in perhaps the most memorable fight of the weekend. How do you prepare for a fighter as unique as Niko Price? What's Geoff going to do with his $50k Performance of the Night bonus? Is he going to continue waiting tables for a day job?  BlueChew: Get your first shipment free at BlueChew.com, promo code UFC. Just pay $5 shipping!  Keeps: For a limited time, receive your first month of treatment for free at Keeps.com/UFC.    Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 29, 2019
UF 311: Felicia Spencer, Niko Price, Jamie English + UFC 240 Preview
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Jamie English joins Matt today to preview the UFC 240 card, discuss the Jon Jones allegations, analyze the latest with Edwards-Masvidal... and catch Matt up on his new beard.  Then, Felicia Spencer joins to preview her fight against Cris Cyborg on Saturday. Matt can relate to her as a one-time long shot against UFC legend Georges St-Pierre, and they talk about how it feels to have everyone assuming you're going to lose.  Next, Jim calls in from Montreal to pick the fights this weekend and discuss the Weidman-Reyes fight in October (which was made official shortly after recording). Who do the guys like in the main event at UFC 240 this weekend: Max Holloway vs. Frankie Edgar?  Finally, the one-of-a-kind Niko Price calls in to discuss his fight with Geoff Neal this weekend at UFC 240. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 24, 2019
UF 310: Walt Harris, Phoenix Carnevale & UFC on ESPN 4 dos Anjos vs. Edwards Recap
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Jim is away, which means Matt's old pal Phoenix Carnevale joins him in the studio today.  First, they are joined by Heavyweight Walt Harris, fresh off his decisive 12-second KO of Aleksei Oleinik on Saturday. Harris discusses how he trained to fight Oleinik, how he got tipped off to try the early head-kick, why he decided to switch gyms, and why he wants to fight on the Abu Dhabi card in September. Then, Jim calls in to discuss the results of this weekend's card with Phoenix and Matt, plus they touch on the Cowboy/Gaethje fight in September, a possible Jones/Adesanya megafight, and more.  Finally, Matt & Phoenix have their obligatory superhero movie geek-out session discussing Spider-Man: Far From Home.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 22, 2019
UF 309: Alexander Hernandez, Leon Edwards (kind of) & UFC on ESPN 4 Preview
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On today's episode, Matt ran into Frankie Edgar's father, so they kick things off with their takes on the main event of UFC 240 next weekend, Holloway vs. Edgar.  Then, #13 ranked UFC Lightweight Alexander Hernandez calls in to talk about his upcoming fight against Francisco Trinaldo at UFC on ESPN 4 this Saturday, his training regimen, and what it was like to face Cowboy Cerrone on short notice.   The guys then run through all the big stories, from Masvidal demanding to fight either Usman or McGregor, Aljamain Sterling saying he should take on "Ce-doo-doo" instead of Urijah Faber, and Korean Zombie potentially facing off against Brian Ortega.  Then, they pick the fights for this weekend, including our next guest, Leon Edwards, who is facing off against Rafael Dos Anjos in the main event Saturday.  Leon Edwards joined for a bit, but we had serious phone troubles - apologies to our listeners.  Don't miss UFC on ESPN 4 from San Antonio this Saturday! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 17, 2019
UF308: Jared Gordon and Fight Night 155 Recap
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On today's episode, the guys recap Saturday's fights, including whether the Germaine de Randamine/Aspen Ladd fight was called too quickly, if female fighters are treated differently than male fighters when it comes to stoppages, Urijah Faber's comeback, and which fighter impressed them the most on Saturday. Then, Jim and Matt talk to Lightweight fighter Jared Gordon, who is coming off a big win two weeks ago, and whose memorable post-match speech about addiction has stuck with fans. A warning to our listeners: Jared shares his amazing journey from former addict to UFC fighter, including some details about drug abuse, and tragic details about child abuse in his upbringing. Jared will be a coach on Dana White's Contender Series July 16, don't miss it! Also, around 29:45, Matt Serra weighs in on whether he is the Bagel Boss guy.  BlueChew: Get your first shipment FREE at BlueChew.com, promo code UFC. Just pay $5 shipping!  Postmates: Download the Postmates app and use code UNFILTERED for $100 of free delivery credit for your first seven days.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 15, 2019
UF 307: Germaine de Randamie & Ray Longo In-Studio
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Matt & Jim are joined in-studio with MMA coach and co-leader of the Serra-Longo Fight Team, Ray Longo.  The guys discuss whether or not Thiago Santos should get a rematch against Jon Jones, who they predict will win in Khabib vs Poirier, and why Chris Weidman probably won't ever fight in New York again.  Then, they're joined on the phone by UFC #1 ranked women's bantamweight contender, Germaine de Randamie. She reveals her feelings on refusing to fight Cris Cyborg in 2017, Amanda Nunes' incredible run, and her soccer injury that damaged her vision.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 10, 2019
UF306: Israel Adesanya, Michael Chiesa and UFC 239 Recap
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Jim and Matt have a lot to say about Saturday's fights, on everything from the unbelievable KO by Jorge Masvidal against Ben Askren, to the champ-champ Amanda Nunes, to who Jon Jones should fight next, and more.  Today, they're joined by the interim middleweight champ Israel Adesanya, who is going to fight for the undisputed belt in October against Robert Whittaker. Adesanya talks about Whittaker and Jon Jones teaming up to train, why some people prefer to do their trash talk online vs in person, and why he hopes to fight Whittaker in his home turf of Australia.  Next, Michael Chiesa joins the show to discuss his impressive welterweight win over Diego Sanchez, his future plans on who to fight, and a truly odd request he had to make in the middle of the fight against Sanchez.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 08, 2019
UF 305: Ben Askren, Holly Holm & UFC 239 Picks
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On today's show, Matt & Jim kick things off with UFC Bantamweight Holly Holm. She talks about evolving as a martial artist, singing with Jon Jones, being underestimated by others ahead of her fight with Amanda Nunes at UFC 239, and more.  The guys also give their takes on what Darren Till recently said about his (alleged) taxi theft in the Canary Islands which landed him in jail.  Then, UFC Welterweight Ben Askren calls in to the podcast. He discusses why he called Nate Diaz "delusional", his relationship with Dana White, and what he's expecting from Jorge Masvidal ahead of their fight this Saturday. Finally, Matt and Jim make their predictions for the main card of UFC 239 taking place in Las Vegas this Saturday July 6.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 03, 2019
UF 304: Eryk Anders & UFC Fight Night: Ngannou vs. dos Santos Recap
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Matt & Jim kick off today's podcast discussing Thiago Santos against Jon Jones this Saturday at UFC 239 and Aljamain Sterling's recent comments on Joseph Benavidez's dominant win over Jussier Formiga.  Then, they dive into the results from UFC Fight Night: Ngannou vs. dos Santos and debate the best way to defeat Ngannou.  After that, UFC Light Heavyweight Eryk Anders calls in to talk about his use of hypnosis to help him off his three-fight losing streak. Finally, the guys end the show debating who Kelvin Gastelum should face now that he is cleared to fight and who Chris Weidman's first opponent at Light Heavyweight will be.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 01, 2019
UF303: Roosevelt Roberts, Demian Maia, Joseph Benavidez
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It's a jam-packed episode to preview UFC Fight Night: Ngannou vs. Dos Santos on ESPN this weekend! First, lightweight Roosevelt Roberts joins to discuss his fight with Vinc Pichel, his rise to prominence in the UFC, earning a contract, and his amazing life story.  Then, one of the all-time grappling greats, Demian Maia, joins to talk about his fight against Anthony Rocco Martin, his fighting style, and his incredible career since joining UFC in 2007.  Next, Joseph Benavidez joins to talk about his flyweight battle with Jussier Formiga, Saturday's co-main event. Benavidez is the last fighter to beat Henry Cejudo and believes he's next in line to fight the champ when he returns from his shoulder injury.  At the end, Jim & Matt make their predictions for the main event: Francis Ngannou vs Junior Dos Santos.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 26, 2019
UF302: Middleweight Deron Winn + UFC on ESPN+ 12 Recap
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Matt & Jim kick off the show with a recap of UFC on ESPN+ 12. They give their thoughts on all the action from this past Saturday, including Korean Zombie's sub-one-minute KO of Renato Moicano.  Then, Middleweight and winner of his first UFC bout Deron Winn calls into the show. Winn discusses what it's like to be 5'6" in the Middleweight division, starting out as a collegiate wrestler, and what it's like to train at the American Kickboxing Academy.  The guys close out the show with a roundup of other news, including their thoughts on an interim Bantamweight bout between Aljamain Sterling and Petr Yan & UFC Bantamweight Sean O'Malley being pulled from UFC 239.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 24, 2019
UF 301: Kevin Holland & Rob Font
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Matt & Jim kick off the show with a recap of Matt's jiu jitsu appearance on Fox & Friends yesterday morning.  Then, UFC Middleweight Kevin Holland calls in to talk about how Dana White gave him the nickname "Big Mouth", starting up a Twitch channel with Matt, and his upcoming fight against Alessio Di Chirico at Fight Night Greenville this Saturday. Next, Bantamweight Rob Font joins the guys to discuss his bout against John Lineker at Fight Night Greenville, how Calvin Kattar tricked him into liking golf, and the current state of the Bantamweight division.  Matt & Jim close out the podcast with highlights from the Dana White Contender Series Season 3 premiere.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 19, 2019
UF300: Sean O'Malley and Francis Ngannou
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First, we're joined by Sean O'Malley, the former Dana White Tuesday Contender Series star who has fought his way to prominence in the UFC's Bantamweight division. He talks about his lucrative Twitch channel, how he's handled his rapid rise in popularity, and his fight July 6 at UFC 239 vs Marlon Vera.  Don't miss the new season of Dana White Contender Series on ESPN+ this Tuesday through August.  Next, the guys touch on TJ Dillashaw's statements about his failed drug test. Was it enough of a mea culpa to change Matt or Jim's opinion of him?  Then, we're joined by Francis Ngannou, who, in addition to being in a viral photo with Shaquille O'Neal this weekend, is fighting Junior Dos Santos as the main event June 29 at UFC on ESPN 3.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 17, 2019
UF299: "Funkmaster" Aljamain Sterling UFC 238 Recap + next fight
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First, the guys recap the Khabib-Poirier press conference and dig in on Dana's response to Henry Cejudo calling himself the greatest combat sports athlete of all time.  Then Aljamain Sterling joins Jim and Matt in-studio, and they discuss Sterling's big win over Pedro Munhoz Saturday. After Matt asks who's next, Sterling calls for a shot against Cejudo.  Says Sterling: "I can't see on paper where he beats me."  Then they discuss Chris Weidman's move to light heavyweight, and if it's a better weight class for him at this stage in his career.  Lastly, Sterling reveals what he said to Pedro Munhoz in the middle of the fight.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 12, 2019
UF298: Urijah Faber + UFC 238 Recap
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The guys begin the podcast with Urijah Faber, who will be making his comeback at Fight Night 155 in July against Ricky Simon. After Cejudo called Faber out over the weekend, may there be a fight in the works? Then, Matt opens up about a loss, then talks about the emotional win from Aljamain Sterling at UFC 238 this weekend. Afterwards, the guys break down the fights from UFC 238 - the impressive showing from Tatiana Suarez, the heavyweight fight between Ivanov and Tuivasa, and the controversial end of the Ferguson-Cerrone matchup. Lastly, the guys break down Shevchenko's knockout of Jessica Eye and the unbelievable performance by Henry Cejudo and coach Santino Defranco.  If you or someone you know might be at risk of suicide, know that you are not alone. Call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255 or visit www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org for 24/7, confidential support. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 10, 2019
UF 297: Tai Tuivasa, Tatiana Suarez, and UFC 238 Preview and Picks
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The boys are back! First, Matt and Jim reveal their feelings on the new studio and podcast team. Then, they're joined by UFC Heavyweight Tai Tuivasa to discuss his fight at UFC 238 against Blagoy Ivanov this Saturday, 'shoeys,' what it was like growing up with 11 siblings, and more. UFC Strawweight Tatiana Suarez also joins the podcast to discuss her upcoming fight against Nina Ansaroff at UFC 238, bouncing back after her cancer diagnosis, beating up boys as a wrestler at the age of 3, and more. Finally, Matt & Jim give their picks for the UFC 238 main card and the recently announced Khabib/Poirier fight on September 7th.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 06, 2019
UF296: Kevin Lee, Neil Magny, Jared Cannonier, Ray Longo In-Studio, and UFC Rochester Preview and Picks
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Kevin Lee, Neil Magny, and Jared Cannonier all call in, and the great Ray Longo joins in-studio. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 16, 2019
UF295: Merab Dvalishvili In-Studio, Vicente Luque, and UFC 237 Recap
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Merab Dvalishvili and Zuka Mtchedlishvili join the guys in-studio, and Vicente Luque calls in. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 14, 2019
UF294: Rose Namajunas, Anderson Silva, Alexander Volkanovski, and UFC 237 Preview and Picks
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Rose Namajunas, Anderson Silva, and Alexander Volkanovski all call in ahead of their UFC 237 fights. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 09, 2019
UF293: Frankie Edgar, Shane Burgos, and UFC Ottawa Recap
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Frankie Edgar and Shane Burgos call in, and the guys recap UFC Ottawa. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 07, 2019
UF292: Derek Brunson, Cub Swanson, Glover Teixeira, and UFC Ottawa Preview and Picks
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Derek Brunson and Cub Swanson call in ahead of their UFC Ottawa fight, and Glover Teixeira joins the show to talk about his UFC Fort Lauderdale win over Ion Cutelaba. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 02, 2019
UF291: Roxanne Modafferi, Trevor Wittman, and UFC Fort Lauderdale Recap
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Roxanne Modafferi and Trevor Wittman both join the show for the first time. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 30, 2019
UF290: Greg Hardy, Mike Perry, Aleks Paunovic In-Studio, and UFC Fort Lauderdale Preview and Picks
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Greg Hardy and Mike Perry both call in, and Aleks Paunovic joins in-studio for the whole show. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 25, 2019
UF289: Luke Rockhold, Jeff Novitzky, Matt Frevola, and UFC St. Petersburg Recap
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Luke Rockhold, Jeff Novitzky, and Matt Frevola all call in, and the guys recap UFC St. Petersburg. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 23, 2019
UF288: Dustin Poirier, Alistair Overeem, Antonina Shevchenko, and UFC St. Petersburg Preview and Picks
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Dustin Poirier, Alistair Overeem, and Antonina Shevchenko all call in. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 18, 2019
UF287: Justin Gaethje, Belal Muhammad, and UFC 236 Recap
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Justin Gaethje and Belal Muhammad both call in, and Matt and Phoenix break down UFC 236. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 16, 2019
UF286: Israel Adesanya, Alan Jouban, Rodney Atkins In-Studio, and UFC 236 Preview and Picks
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Stylebender and Alan Jouban both call in, and Rodney Atkins joins in-studio. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 11, 2019
UF285: Max Holloway and Lou DiBella
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Max "Blessed" Holloway and Lou DiBella both join the show. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 09, 2019
UF284: Paige VanZant, Brett Okamoto, and Khalil Rountree, Jr.
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PVZ, Brett Okamoto, and Khalil Rountree all join the show. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 04, 2019
UF283: Anthony Smith, Dominick Reyes, Jack Hermansson, and UFC Philadelphia Recap
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Anthony Smith, Dominick Reyes, and Jack Hermansson all call in, and the guys recap UFC Philadelphia. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 02, 2019
UF282: Michelle Waterson, Josh Emmett, and UFC Philadelphia Preview and Picks
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Michelle Waterson and Josh Emmett call in to talk about their UFC Philadelphia fights, and the guys make their picks. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 28, 2019
UF281: Dana White, Curtis Blaydes, Al Iaquinta, and UFC Nashville Recap
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UFC President Dana White joins the show, as do Al Iaquinta and Curtis Blaydes. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 26, 2019
UF280: Maycee Barber, Justin Willis, Bryce Mitchell, and UFC Nashville Preview and Picks
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Maycee Barber, Justin Willis, and Bryce Mitchell all call in ahead of their UFC Nashville fights. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 21, 2019
UF279: Dustin Poirier, Dan Hardy, and UFC London Recap
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Dustin Poirier and Dan Hardy both join the show, and the guys recap UFC London. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 19, 2019
UF278: Leon Edwards, Volkan Oezdemir, and UFC London Preview and Picks
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Leon Edwards and Volkan Oezdemir both call in and discuss their UFC London fights. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 14, 2019
UF277: Beneil Dariush, John Gooden, and UFC Wichita Recap
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UFC commentator John Gooden and UFC Lightweight Beneil Dariush both call in, and the guys recap UFC Wichita. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 12, 2019
UF276: Junior dos Santos, Niko Price, and UFC Wichita Preview and Picks
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Junior dos Santos and Niko Price both call in, and the guys preview UFC Wichita. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 07, 2019
UF275: Johnny Walker, Tim Means, Randy Brown In-Studio, and UFC 235 Recap
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Randy Brown joins the guys in-studio, and Johnny Walker and Tim Means both call in. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 05, 2019
UF274: Stefan Struve, Tecia Torres, and UFC 235 Preview and Picks
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Stefan Struve and Tecia Torres join the show, and the guys preview UFC 235. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 28, 2019
UF273: Anthony Smith and Kamaru Usman In-Studio, Jeremy Stephens, and UFC Prague Recap
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Anthony Smith and Kamaru Usman join in-studio, and Jeremy Stephens calls in. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 26, 2019
UF272: Dominick Cruz, Francis Ngannou, and UFC Prague Preview and Picks
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Dominick Cruz and Francis Ngannou both call in and talk to Matt and guest cohost Jamie "English" Crowder. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 21, 2019
UF271: Al Iaquinta and UFC Phoenix Recap
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"Raging" Al Iaquinta joins the show from Phoenix, Arizona. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 20, 2019
UF270: Gian Villante In-Studio, Dominick Reyes, and UFC Phoenix Preview and Picks
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Gian Villante joins in-studio and Dominick Reyes calls in. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 14, 2019
UF269: Javier Mendez, Andre Fili, and UFC 234 Recap
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AKA head coach Javier Mendez calls in, as does Team Alpha Male's Andre Fili, and the guys recap UFC 234. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 12, 2019
UF268: Anthony Pettis, CM Punk, Aleks Paunovic In-Studio, and UFC 234 Preview and Picks
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Anthony Pettis and CM Punk both call in, and actor Aleks Paunovic joins in-studio. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 07, 2019
UF267: Robert Whittaker, Jimmie Rivera, Aljamain Sterling In-Studio, and UFC Fortaleza Recap
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Aljo Sterling joins in-studio and Robert Whittaker and Jimmie Rivera call in. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 05, 2019
UF266: Paige VanZant, Mark Henry, and UFC Fortaleza Preview and Picks
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PVZ joins the show to talk about her UFC Brooklyn win and Mark Henry discusses Raphael Assuncao vs. Marlon Moraes 2. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 31, 2019
UF265: James Vick, and Ron Funches In-Studio
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Comic Ron Funches joins the guys in-studio and James Vick calls in. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 29, 2019
UF264: Wonderboy Thompson and Cory Sandhagen
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Wonderboy Thompson and Cory Sandhagen both join the show and discuss UFC Nashville and UFC Brooklyn, respectively. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 24, 2019
UF263: Curtis Blaydes, Dennis Bermudez In-Studio, and UFC on ESPN+ 1 Recap
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Curtis Blaydes calls in and Dennis Bermudez joins the guys in-studio. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 22, 2019
UF262: Cowboy Cerrone and Din Thomas In-Studio, and UFC on ESPN+ 1 Preview and Picks
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The great Cowboy Cerrone and the always entertaining Din Thomas join the guys in-studio. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 17, 2019
UF261: Derrick Lewis and Henry Cejudo
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"The Black Beast", Derrick Lewis calls in, as does Henry "The Messenger" Cejudo. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 15, 2019
UF260: TJ Dillashaw and Alexander Hernandez
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The UFC Bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw and UFC Lightweight contender Alexander Hernandez both call in to talk about their UFC on ESPN+ 1 fights. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 10, 2019
UF259: Joseph Benavidez
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Joseph Benavidez joins the show and talks about his UFC on ESPN+ 1 bout against Dustin Ortiz, and much more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 08, 2019
UF258: Amanda Nunes, Alexander Volkanovski, Uriah Hall, and UFC 232 Recap
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Amanda Nunes, Alexander Volkanovski, and Uriah Hall all call in and discuss their big wins at UFC 232. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 03, 2019
UF257: Michael Chiesa and UFC 232 Preview and Picks
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Michael “Maverick” Chiesa calls in and talks about his UFC Welterweight debut against Carlos Condit at UFC 232, the difference in training at 170 vs. 155, traveling from Vegas to LA after the event location change, and more. Plus, world famous comedian Jim Norton calls in and helps Matt and guest cohost Phoenix Carnevale preview UFC 232 and make picks. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 27, 2018
UF256: Amanda Nunes and Nina Ansaroff In-Studio
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Amanda Nunes and Nina Ansaroff join in-studio for a really fun interview. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 20, 2018
UF255: Al Iaquinta, Rob Font, and UFC Milwaukee Recap
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Raging Al and Rob Font join the show to discuss their big wins at UFC Milwaukee. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 18, 2018
UF254: Kevin Lee, Jessica-Rose Clark, and UFC Milwaukee Preview and Picks
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Kevin Lee and Jessica-Rose Clark join the show to talk about their UFC Milwaukee fights. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 13, 2018
UF253: Kamaru Usman, Elias Theodorou, Paul Felder, and UFC 231 Recap
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Kamaru Usman, Elias Theodorou, and Paul Felder all call in, and the guys break down UFC 231. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 11, 2018
UF252: Renzo Gracie In-Studio, Valentina Shevchenko Calls In, and UFC 231 Preview and Picks
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#1 UFC Women’s Flyweight Valentina Shevchenko calls in and discusses her UFC 231 title fight against Joanna Jedrzejczyk, her three unanimous decision wins over Joanna during their Muay Thai days, cornering her sister Antonina during her successful UFC debut, and much more, including answering fan questions. Plus, the great Renzo Gracie joins Matt and guest cohost Jamie “English” Crowder in-studio to talk about his win over Yuki Kondo, his “fodacy” mindset, and help the guys preview UFC 231 and make their picks. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 06, 2018
UF251: Brian Ortega Calls In, and TUF 28 and UFC Adelaide Recap
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#1 UFC Featherweight, Brian “T-City” Ortega, and his striking coach James Luhrsen, call in and talk to Jim and Matt about his UFC 231 title fight against Max Holloway, Khabib vs. Conor, Kron Gracie, and a lot more. Plus, the guys go over their picks and discuss all the action from the TUF 28 Finale and UFC Adelaide. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 04, 2018
UF250: Max Holloway In-Studio, and TUF 28 and UFC Adelaide Preview and Picks
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Max "Blessed" Holloway joins the guys in-studio for the whole show. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 29, 2018
UF249: Jon Jones In-Studio, Dana White Calls In, and a UFC Beijing Recap
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Jon Jones joins the guys in-studio and UFC President Dana White calls in. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 27, 2018
UF248: Ben Askren and UFC Beijing Preview and Picks
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"Funky" Ben Askren calls in, and the guys preview UFC Beijing and make picks. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 22, 2018
UF247: Ian Heinisch, Brendan Fitzgerald, and UFC Argentina Recap
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Ian Heinisch, Brendan Fitzgerald, and UFC Unfiltered's own, Matt Serra, all call in and talk to Jim and guest cohost Jamie English. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 20, 2018
UF246: Forrest Griffin, Maycee Barber, Paul Felder, and UFC Denver Recap
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Forrest Griffin, Maycee Barber, and Paul Felder all join the show to discuss UFC Denver and much more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 13, 2018
UF245: Cowboy Cerrone, Mike Perry, and UFC Denver Preview and Picks
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#12 UFC Welterweight Cowboy Cerrone joins the show and talks to Jim and Matt about his UFC Denver co-main event fight against Mike Perry, his falling out with Mike WInkeljohn, training with Lando Vannata, naming his son, and more. Then, Cowboy’s opponent, “Platinum” Mike Perry calls in and predicts a first round KO of Cowboy, the vibe at Jackson-Wink MMA, the Paul Felder fight at UFC 226, aspiring to be like Jon Jones, and a lot more. Plus, the guys discuss Floyd Mayweather’s potential MMA debut, Robbie Lawler vs. Ben Askren rumors, and they make their UFC Denver picks. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 08, 2018
UF244: Jon Anik and UFC 230 Recap
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Lead UFC play-by-play man Jon Anik calls and helps breakdown UFC 230. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 06, 2018
UF243: Chris Weidman, Israel Adesanya, Chris Camozzi In-Studio, and UFC 230 Preview and Picks
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Chris Weidman and Israel Adesanya join the show by phone, while Chris Camozzi hangs in-studio. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 01, 2018
UF242: Daniel Cormier In-Studio and UFC Moncton Recap
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Double Champ, Daniel Cormier, joins the guys in-studio. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 30, 2018
UF241: Derrick Lewis, Volkan Oezdemir, and Calvin Kattar, with Frank Grillo In-Studio, and UFC Moncton Preview and Picks
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Derrick Lewis, Volkan Oezdemir, and Calvin Kattar all call in, and actor Frank Grillo joins in-studio. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 25, 2018
UF240: Ryan LaFlare In-Studio and Michelle Waterson Checks in Post-UFC 229
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Ryan LaFlare joins the guys in-studio and Michelle Waterson calls in. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 23, 2018
UF239: David Branch In-Studio and Anthony Smith Calls In
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David Branch joins the guys in-studio and discusses UFC 230, while Anthony Smith calls in to talk about UFC Moncton. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 18, 2018
UF238: Brian Kelleher and Revisiting 2018 Champions Predictions
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Brian Kelleher calls in to talk about his UFC 230 fight at Madison Square Garden. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 16, 2018
UF237: Dominick Reyes, Duke Roufus, and "Is Conor McGregor Overrated?"
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UFC Light Heavyweight contender Dominick Reyes and Roufusport owner and head coach Duke Roufus talk to Matt and guest cohost Phoenix Carnevale. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 11, 2018
UF236: Jimmie Rivera In-Studio and UFC 229 Recap and Reaction
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#5 UFC Bantamweight Jimmie Rivera joins Matt and guest co-host Jamie "English" Crowder in-studio to help break down all the action from Las Vegas at UFC 229: Khabib vs. McGregor, as well as discuss his potential next opponent, how he got into martial arts in the first place, running his own gym, and much more. Plus, Jim Norton calls in and talks about Khabib's post-fight actions, and gives his thoughts on the card, in general. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 09, 2018
UF235: (Real) Tony Ferguson, and Nita Strauss In-Studio
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"El Cucuy" Tony Ferguson makes his first appearance on the show and talks to Jim and Matt about returning to the Octagon less than six months after knee surgery to fight Anthony "Showtime" Pettis in the co-main event of UFC 229: Khabib vs. McGregor, how he dealt mentally with rehabbing his injury, the aura of fight week, and much more. First, heavy metal guitarist Nita Strauss joins the guys in studio and discusses her debut album Controlled Chaos, getting into UFC watching TUF 6, Khabib vs. Conor, and more. Plus, the guys make their UFC 229 picks. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 04, 2018
UF234: Dana White and Michelle Waterson
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UFC President Dana White joins the show to talk about a huge fight week heading into UFC 229: Khabib vs. McGregor, Max Holloway vs. Brian Ortega at UFC 231, the date for a potential Jon Jones Octagon return, the possibility of Cormier vs. Jones 3, Nate Diaz vs. Dustin Poirier, Greg Hardy, a possible Bantamweight title fight between TJ Dillashaw and Henry Cejudo, Chuck Liddell vs. Tito Ortiz, and much more. Before that, "The Karate Hottie" Michelle Waterson calls in and talks to Jim and Matt about her UFC 229 fight with Felice Herrig, doing the #levelupchallenge with Holly Holm, Cowboy Cerrone's issues with Jackson-Wink MMA, and more. Plus, the guys discuss USADA's policy change announcing failed tests, Sean O'Malley's UFC 229 withdrawal, and DC and Bones Jones going back and forth on social media. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 02, 2018
UF233: Dustin Poirier, and Bas Rutten In-Studio
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MMA legend and UFC Hall of Famer Bas Rutten joins Jim and Matt in-studio to talk about a variety of subjects including fighting in Pancrase, the early days in the UFC, Karate Combat, and much more. Then, #3 UFC Lightweight contender Dustin Poirier calls in and talks about fighting Nate Diaz at UFC 230, the possibility of a 165lbs. division, Khabib vs. Conor, mental warfare, Eddie Alvarez, and a lot more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 27, 2018
UF232: Aljamain Sterling In-Studio and UFC Sao Paulo Recap
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"The Funkmaster" himself, Aljo Sterling, joins JIm and Matt in-studio for the whole show and discusses his UFC 228 win over Cody Stamann, landing his "Funk-Strudel" kneebar, wanting fights with Jimmie Rivera and Dominick Cruz, and a lot more. Plus, the guys break down the action from Sao Paulo this past weekend and talk about Jon Jones's imminent Octagon return after USADA's fifteen-month suspension, the Khabib-Conor UFC 229 Radio City Music Hall press conference, Joanna vs. Valentina for the UFC Women's Flyweight title, and a lot more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 25, 2018
UF231: Eryk Anders, Chase Sherman, and UFC Sao Paulo Preview
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Eryk Anders joins the show ahead of his short-notice, UFC Light Heavyweight debut, filling in for the injured Jimi Manuwa against Thiago Santos at UFC Sao Paulo, and talks about Thiago as an opponent, the difference between fighting at Middleweight vs. Light Heavyweight, feeling comfortable in Brazil, playing football for the Alabama Crimson Tide, and more. Before that, UFC Heavyweight Chase Sherman calls in and talks about his "must win" fight against Augusto Sakai, training with Alan Belcher, how he got is "Vanilla Gorilla" nickname, and more. Plus, Jim, Matt, and Chris the Producer make their UFC Sao Paulo picks, and discuss Jon Jones's recent visit to the UFC PI, Michael Chiesa's move up to Welterweight, and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 20, 2018
UF230: Tyron Woodley, Shaun Cooper, Mark O’Connell, and Nicky Knuckles In-Studio, and UFC Moscow Recap
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UFC Welterweight champion Tyron Woodley joins the show and talks about his dominant UFC 228 title defense against Darren Till, who he thinks his next opponent will be, his new single "I'll Beat Yo Ass!" and much more. Before that, Jim and Matt are joined in-studio by Shaun Cooper and Mark O'Connell of Taking Back Sunday and Matt Serra BJJ brown belt, Nicky Knuckles. Plus, the guys break down the action from Moscow, including Merab Dvalishvili's first win inside the Octagon. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 18, 2018
UF229: Mark Hunt and UFC Moscow Preview
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#8 UFC Heavyweight Mark Hunt joins the show and discusses fighting Aleksei Oleinik in the main event of UFC Moscow, Fabricio Werdum's two-year USADA ban, Tai Tuivasa's fight with Junior Dos Santos, and more. Plus, Jim and guest cohost Phoenix Carnevale talk about the mystery UFC 230 main event, Jon Jones's potential Octagon return, Kevin Lee's Khabib vs. Conor prediction, a bunch of recently announced fights, and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 13, 2018
UF228: Eddie Bravo, Urijah Faber, and UFC 228 Recap
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Jim, Matt, and Chris the Producer are all back in-studio together to break down the awesome night of fights at UFC 228. Plus, the great Eddie Bravo calls in and talks about the upcoming Quintet 3 grappling tournament, his own EBI combat jiu-jitsu tournaments, Tony Ferguson's Octagon return, Khabib vs. Conor, and much more. Later, UFC Hall of Famer Urijah Faber joins the show and discusses competing at Quintet 3, Sage Northcutt's contract situation, and a possible fight with Logan Paul, Cody Garbrandt, Justin Buchholz, Josh Emmett, and a lot more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 11, 2018
UF227: Tyron Woodley and Darren Till
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UFC welterweight champion, Tyron Woodley and welterweight challenger, Darren Till join UFC Unfiltered in anticipation of their Main Event fight Saturday night at UFC 228 in Dallas Texas. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 06, 2018
UF226: Everlast In-Studio
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Matt and guest co-host Phoenix Carnevale welcome legendary musician and big MMA fan Everlast to the studio in anticipation of his new album, "Whitey Ford's House of Pain". During the visit they discuss the process he used in developing this new album, what life was like after he was done with House of Pain and how a picture of Everlast and Khabib Nurmagomedov became a popular meme on Instagram. All that and a Matt Serra emergency room story you don't want to miss in today's episode of UFC Unfiltered. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 30, 2018
UF225: Jason Parillo In-Studio, Justin Gaethje, and James Vick
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One of MMA's best striking coaches, Jason Parillo, joins Jim and Matt in-studio for the full show and talks about his early days as a boxer himself, working with the likes of BJ Penn, Cris Cyborg, and Michael Bisping, training Jake Ellenberger for his UFC Lincoln bout with Bryan Barberena, and much more. Plus, UFC Lincoln's main event fighters, Justin Gaethje and James Vick, both call in and talk to the guys about their headlining fight, the bad blood in the build up to it, Khabib vs. Conor, and a lot more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 23, 2018
UF224: Kamaru Usman and Corey Anderson
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"The Nigerian Nightmare" Kamaru Usman joins the show and talks about serving as an alternate for UFC 228's Welterweight title fight between Tyron Woodley and Darren Till, getting some physical therapy done at the UFC Performance Institute, Colby Covington's interim title, and more. Then, #6 UFC Light Heavyweight contender Corey Anderson calls in and talks about getting a flat tire on his way to the UFC Unfiltered studio, a possible matchup with Daniel Cormier, being ready to fight anyone in the division, working with his hands, and more. Plus, Jim and Matt answer fan questions at the end of the show. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 21, 2018
UF223: Anthony Smith and Luis J. Gomez
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Rising UFC Light Heavyweight contender Anthony "Lionheart" Smith calls in and talks to Jim and Matt about his upcoming UFC Moncton bout against Volkan Oezdemir, his devastating finish of Shogun Rua in Hamburg, Germany, his willingness to fight anyone at 205, and much more. Then, comic Luis J. Gomez joins the guys in-studio and talks about his first ever MMA fight at EllisMania 15 on August 25, training hard for the last three months in preparation, Rockhold vs. Bisping 2, and a lot more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 16, 2018
UF222: Nicco Montaño
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UFC Women's Flyweight champion Nicco Montaño joins the show and discusses her long-awaited return to the Octagon against Valentina Shevchenko on September 8 at UFC 228, coming into the fight as a big betting underdog, getting a new apartment after winning TUF and becoming the inaugural champion, recovering from health issues over the last year or so, and more. Plus, Jim and Matt talk about their first day recording at a new studio, and discuss Justin Bucholz's comments about Cody Gardbrandt's UFC 227 performance, Tony Ferguson announcing he's medically cleared to return to fighting, Kamaru Usman preparing to step in for Tyron Woodley or Darren Till if he's needed, and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 14, 2018
UF221: Mickey Gall and Big Jay Oakerson
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UFC Welterweight, and friend of the show, Mickey Gall joins the show and talks to the guys about fighting George Sullivan on August 25 at UFC Lincoln, learning from his loss to Randy Brown at UFC 217, working on his striking with Joe Schilling, living with Yves Edwards in Los Angeles, and more. Plus, comic Big Jay Oakerson joins in-studio and talks about how he got into MMA, Khabib vs. Conor, his new special "The Crowd Work Sessions 2", and more. Then, Jim and Matt discuss some MMA gossip and recently announced fights. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 09, 2018
UF220: Dana White, TJ Dillashaw, Henry Cejudo, and UFC 227 Recap
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UFC President Dana White joins the show and talks to Jim and Matt about a wide variety of topics including the recently announced Khabib vs. Conor McGregor fight, Nate Diaz's Octagon return, Stipe Miocic feeling disrespected by DC vs. Brock Lesnar, Eddie Alvarez's contract situation, the possibility of Ben Askren joining the UFC, Colby Covington's trip to the White House, and much more. First, TJ Dillashaw calls in and discusses the first defense of his second UFC Bantamweight title reign over Cody Garbrandt at UFC 227, working his boxing in preparation for the rematch, who he'd like to fight next, and more. Then, Henry Cejudo talks to the guys about his big upset of Demetrious Johnson to capture the UFC Flyweight title, how he established his karate style over the last couple of years, wanting to challenge TJ Dillashaw for the UFC Bantamweight title, and a lot more. Plus, the guys discuss a slew of recently announced fights and break down all the action from Los Angeles at UFC 227. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 07, 2018
UF219: Cub Swanson, Din Thomas, and UFC 227 Preview
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"Killer" Cub Swanson calls in ahead of his UFC 227 bout with rising contender Renato Moicano and talks to Matt and guest cohost Phoenix Carnevale about how the fight with Renato came to be, how they match up stylistically, training with TJ Dillashaw at The Treigning Lab, expecting twin boys in the coming weeks, and more. Later, the great Din Thomas calls in for an impromptu phoner and helps break down the main and co-main events of UFC 227, and gives an update on a possible Amanda Nunes vs. Cris Cyborg fight. Plus, Matt, Phoenix, and Chris the Producer make their UFC 227 picks, discuss some MMA gossip, and Phoenix her own Movie Minute featuring "Mission: Impossible - Fallout". Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 02, 2018
UF218: Cody Garbrandt and UFC on FOX Calgary Recap
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Former UFC Bantamweight champion Cody "No Love" Garbrandt joins the show and talks to Jim and Matt about his UFC 227 championship rematch with TJ Dillashaw, having the best training camp of his life preparing for this fight, life as a new father, and much more, including answering some fan questions. Plus, the guys recap all the action from Calgary and discuss Renzo Gracie's submission win over Yuki Kondo, Conor McGregor's plea deal, and Khabib's comments on how a possible matchup with Conor would go. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 31, 2018
UF217: Jeremy Stephens, Dustin Poirier, and UFC on FOX Calgary Preview
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"Lil' Heathen" Jeremy Stephens calls in at the top of the show and talks to Matt and guest co-host Jamie "English" Crowder about his UFC on FOX co-main event bout with Jose Aldo in Calgary, settling in at Alliance MMA again with head coach Eric Del Fierro, trying to step in for Max Holloway against Brian Ortega at UFC 226, and more. Then, Dustin "The Diamond" Poirier joins the show and discusses his highly-anticipated rematch with Eddie Alvarez, losing respect for Eddie since the first fight, working with Yves Edwards and using the "Thugjitsu" moniker, and more. Plus, the guys makes their UFC on FOX Calgary picks and talk about Tyron Woodley vs. Darren Till for the UFC Welterweight title at UFC 228, Chris Weidman vs. Luke Rockhold rumors, and Matt answers some fan questions at the end of the show. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 26, 2018
UF216: Tim Kennedy and UFC Hamburg Recap
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Former UFC Middleweight Tim Kennedy calls in and talks about his new Discovery Channel show "Hard to Kill", Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu in its purest form, and the workout he was doing right before joining the show, amongst other things. Plus, Jim and Matt break down Anthony Smith's dominant win over Shogun Rua and the rest of the action from Hamburg, Germany over the weekend, DC's open letter to Alexander Gustafsson, Anderson Silva's one-year USADA suspension for a tainted supplement, and Jim debuts his new segment, "Jimmy's Cinema Jam" featuring the movie Skyscraper. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 24, 2018
UF215: Anthony Smith, Mike Perry, and UFC Hamburg Preview
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Anthony "Lionheart" Smith calls in from Hamburg, Germany and discusses fighting Shogun Rua in the main event of UFC Hamburg, his brutal knee KO of Rashad Evans at UFC 225, a possible fight with Sam Alvey, fighting without any martial arts experience as an amateur, and more. Then, fresh off his UFC 226 war with Paul Felder, "Platinum" Mike Perry joins the show and talks about his win over Felder, a possible matchup with Sage Northcutt, spending time training at Jackson-Wink MMA, Tyron Woodley vs. Colby Covington, and more. Plus, Jim, Matt, and Chris the Producah make their UFC Hamburg picks, and Matt revisits "Ready Player One" in a new installment of Matt's Movie Minute. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 19, 2018
UF214: Sage Northcutt, Jon Anik, and UFC Boise Recap
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"Super" Sage Northcutt, fresh off his first UFC Welterweight win over Zak Ottow in Boise, calls in to discuss the fight, working on his ground game at Team Alpha Male, how he'd match up with Mike Perry, and a lot more, including answering fan questions. Then, lead UFC Play-By-Play man Jon Anik calls in and discusses a wide range of topics including DC winning the UFC Heavyweight title, JDS vs. Blagoy Ivanov, Ngnannou vs. Lewis, Brock Lesnar's potential UFC return, judging problems in MMA, and more. Plus, Jim and Matt break down the action from UFC Fight Night Boise and talk about DC and Yoel Romero going back-and-forth on Twitter about a Light Heavyweight title fight. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 17, 2018
UF213: Junior Dos Santos, Chad Mendes, and UFC Boise Preview
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First, Chad "Money" Mendes calls in and discusses his return to the Octagon after two years away, what he did during his USADA suspension, fighting Myles Jury in Boise, Idaho, TJ Dillashaw vs. Cody Garbrandt 2, and more. Then, former UFC Heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos joins the show and talks about being flagged, and eventually cleared, by USADA, returning to the Octagon against former WSOF Heavyweight champion Blagoy Ivanov, the mental side of fighting, DC vs. Brock, and a lot more. Finally, the newly-minted UFC Hall of Famer Matt Serra calls in from Las Vegas to make his picks for UFC Boise. Plus, Jim and Chris the Producah talk about Francis Ngannou's comments about his performance against Derrick Lewis at UFC 226, and Stipe's message to DC. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 12, 2018
UF212: Sam Alvey In-Studio and International Fight Week Recap (at UFC Headquarters)
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"Smile'n" Sam Alvey joins Jim and Matt from the UFC Headquarters in Las Vegas to break down all the action from International Fight Week including Matt's viral video taking down a drunk guy at a restaurant, the TUF 27 Finale and UFC 226, amongst other things.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 09, 2018
UF211: Luke Rockhold, Kevin Lee, and UFC 226 Preview (LIVE at UFC Fan Experience)
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Luke Rockhold and Kevin Lee join Jim and Matt on-stage, live, at the UFC Fan Experience as part of International Fight Week 2018. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 07, 2018
UF210: Stipe Miocic
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The reigning UFC Heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic joins the show and talk to Jim, Matt, and guest co-host Phoenix Carnevale about his UFC 226 title defense against Daniel Cormier, how he's been preparing to fight DC, Francis Ngannou vs. Derrick Lewis, getting to deliver his own daughter soon, and much more. Plus, the group talks about Paul Felder vs. Mike Perry, James Vick stepping in for Al Iaquinta against Justin Gaethje, Johny Hendricks's retirement, and Jim gives Matt Hall of Fame speech advice. Plus, another installment of Matt's Movie Minute featuring Solo. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 03, 2018
UF209: Max Holloway Joins In-Studio and Brian Ortega Calls In
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UFC Featherweight champion Max "Blessed" Holloway joins Jim and Matt in-studio to talk about his UFC 226 fight against Brian Ortega, fighting up at Lightweight eventually, what kept him from fighting Khabib at UFC 223, wanting to fight the best guys in the world, and much more. Then, Brian "T-City" Ortega calls in and discusses what he thinks Max's gameplan will be against him, adapting to his opponent's style over the course of a fight, surfing, and more. Plus, the guys talk about Rashad Evans's retirement from MMA, and Matt presents another Movie Minute featuring The Incredibles 2. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 28, 2018
UF208: Yair Rodriguez, Ray Longo, and UFC Singapore Recap
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"El Pantera" Yair Rodriguez joins the show and talks to Jim, Matt, and Ray Longo, about his UFC release and return, what he's been working on since his loss to Frankie Edgar, fighting Zabit Magomedsharipov at UFC 228, and more. Plus, the guys discuss the action from Singapore this past weekend, Claudia Gadelha's successful knee surgery, Kevin Lee's GSP callout, and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 26, 2018
UF207: KSI Calls in and Randy Brown Joins In-Studio
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UFC Welterweight contender Randy Brown joins Jim and Matt in-studio for the whole show, and discusses his UFC Boise bout against Niko Price, his UFC 217 win over Mickey Gall, wanting to fight Sage Northcutt for the "Lookin' For a Fight" crown, and a lot more. Then, YouTube star KSI calls in and talks about his boxing match against Logan Paul, training with Michael Bisping, music, and more. Plus, the guys preview UFC Fight Night Singapore and make their picks, and discuss Wonderboy Thompson's comments about making side kicks to the knee illegal, David Branch's Jacare callout, and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 21, 2018
UF206: Michael Chiesa
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#9 UFC Lightweight Michael "Maverick" Chiesa calls in and discusses his UFC 226 bout against Anthony Pettis, getting over the controversial loss to Kevin Lee, Conor McGregor and UFC 223, wanting to fight Khabib Nurmagomedov, who should be next in line for the Lightweight title, doing analyst work, Stipe vs. DC, and more. Plus, the guys talk about Chris Weidman and Kelvin Gastelum going back-and-forth on Twitter, a hypothetical Jon Jones vs. Brock Lesnar fight, Justin Gaethje vs. Al Iaquinta, and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 19, 2018
UF205: Tyron Woodley and TJ Dillashaw
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UFC Bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw calls in and discusses his UFC 227 rematch with Cody Garbrandt, why the fight with Demetrious Johnson didn't come to fruition, Marlon Moraes as a potential number one contender, how his perspective has changed since the birth of his son, and more. Later, UFC Welterweight champion Tyron Woodley joins the show and talks about a matchup with Colby Covington, potentially becoming a fan-favorite in their fight, being willing to bet $10,000 a takedown, training with Floyd Mayweather, doing standup comedy, and more. Plus, the guys recap Week 1 of Dana White's Tuesday Night Contender Series, PVZ's broken arm, and Mighty Mouse vs. Henry Cejudo 2. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 14, 2018
UF204: UFC 225 Recap
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Jim and Matt are back in-studio together and break down all the action from Chicago this past weekend at UFC 225. And, they address some of Colby Covington's negative comments about them over the weekend. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 12, 2018
UF203: CM Punk, Colby Covington, Kamaru Usman In-Studio, and a UFC 225 Preview
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CM Punk calls in and talks to Jim and guest co-host Phoenix Carnevale about his return to the Octagon in his hometown of Chicago at UFC 225, winning the $4 million defamation lawsuit against him, improving in all areas since his loss to Mickey Gall, Mike Jackson as an opponent, and a lot more. Then, "The Nigerian Nightmare" Kamaru Usman joins in-studio to discuss his UFC Chile win over Demian Maia, the UFC Welterweight title picture, who he feels he should fight next, RDA vs. Colby Covington, the pride of being an African-born fighter, and more. Later, Colby Covington calls in, with Kamaru in-studio, and talks about his interim UFC Welterweight title fight against Rafael dos Anjos, how he sees the fight against RDA ending, and then goes back-and-forth with Kamaru about a potential matchup between them. Plus, Jim, Phoenix, and Chris the Producah preview the stacked UFC 225 card and make their picks. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 07, 2018
UF202: Dana White, Yoel Romero In-Studio, and a UFC Utica Recap
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"Solider of God" Yoel Romero joins Jim and Matt in-studio to talk about his UFC 225 Middleweight title fight rematch with Robert Whittaker, the awkward post-fight exchange with Luke Rockhold, the tainted supplement that led to his USADA suspension, returning to Cuba after defecting in 2007, Michael Bisping's retirement, and more. Then, UFC President Dana White calls in and talks about Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Conor McGregor, Yair Rodriguez, the new ESPN deal, GSP vs. Nate Diaz, working to do away with early weigh-ins, Alexander Gustafsson, Jessica Aguilar, and a lot more. Plus, the guys break down all the action from Utica this past weekend. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 05, 2018
UF201: Jimmie Rivera, Din Thomas, and UFC Utica Preview
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#4 UFC Bantamweight Jimmie Rivera joins the show and talks about finally getting to fight Marlon Moraes, the animosity between him and Marlon, feeling he'll deserve a title shot with a big win, isolation tanks, putting his wife in a rear-naked choke in his sleep, and more. Plus, the guys preview and make their picks for UFC Fight Night Utica, and the great Din Thomas makes an impromptu appearance, as well. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 31, 2018
UF200: Darren Till and UFC Liverpool Recap
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Darren Till, fresh off the biggest victory of his career over Stephen Thompson at UFC Liverpool, calls in and talks to Matt and guest co-host Jamie "English" Crowder about the fight, a possible rematch with Wonderboy, owning up to missing weight, how he matches up against wrestlers like Kamaru Usman and Tyron Woodley, RDA vs. Colby Covington, and more. Then, the guys break down all the action from Liverpool and discuss Michael Bisping's retirement, the UFC's new deal with ESPN, and Nick Diaz's legal trouble. Plus, another installment of Matt's Movie Minute featuring Deadpool 2. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 30, 2018
UF199: Dan Hardy Talks UFC Liverpool, Darren Till's Star Quality, and his own Potential Return to the Octagon
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Dan "The Outlaw" Hardy joins the show and talks to Jim and guest cohost, comic, Robert Kelly, about wanting to return to the Octagon for one more fight, Dana White suggesting he do color commentary, Wonderboy vs. Darren Till, Raquel Pennington's corner team, fighting a Welterweight Rumble Johnson back in the day, and much more. Plus, the guys make their UFC Fight Night Liverpool picks and discuss news and recently announced fights. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 24, 2018
UF198: The Daily Show's Ronny Chieng Joins In-Studio, and a UFC Fight Night Chile Recap
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Senior Correspondent on The Daily Show, comic, and big UFC fan, Ronny Chieng, joins Jim and Matt in-studio for the full show and talks about how he got into UFC, practicing Wing Chun for many years, standup comedy, and a lot more. Plus, the guys break down the action from UFC Fight Night Chile this past weekend and discuss a UFC 225 bout order reshuffle, Yair Rodriguez being released from the UFC, and Matt raises some complaints about a promotional picture he does not like. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 22, 2018
UF197: Demian Maia and Kamaru Usman Call In Ahead of Their UFC Chile Main Event Bout
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"The Nigerian Nightmare" Kamaru Usman calls in and talks about fighting short-notice opponent Demian Maia in the main event of UFC Fight Night Chile, being excited to fight a higher-ranked opponent, physically disliking Colby Covington, how he matches up with Tyron Woodley, and a lot more. Then, #5 UFC Welterweight contender Demian Maia joins the show and discusses stepping in for the injured Santiago Ponzinibbio against Kamaru Usman, helping spread awareness of MMA to more South American countries like Chile, what went wrong in his last fight against Colby Covington, his new four-fight UFC contract, and more. Plus, Matt and guest co-host Phoenix Carnevale talk about Eddie Alvarez vs. Dustin Poirier 2, a UFC Chile preview and picks, and a brand new installment of Matt's Move Minute featuring Avengers: Infinity War. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 17, 2018
UF196: Rose Namajunas and Pat Barry Join The Show, and a UFC 224 Recap
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UFC Women's Strawweight champion "Thug" Rose Namajunas, and Pat Barry, call in and talk to Matt and guest co-host Jamie "English" Crowder about UFC 224, Raquel Pennington's corner team, who's next in line for the UFC Women's Strawweight title, Joanna Jedrzejczyk vs. Tecia Torres, Justin Gaethje, and a more. Plus, Matt and Jamie break down all the action from Rio de Janeiro at UFC 224 and discuss Yair Rodriguez's release from the UFC. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 15, 2018
UF195: Vitor Belfort is Retiring and Wants to Manage Matt Serra, Sully Erna from Godsmack Joins In-Studio, and UFC 224 Preview and Picks
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"The Phenom" Vitor Belfort calls in and discusses his final MMA fight against Lyoto Machida at UFC 224, his post-retirement plans, a Legends League, and more. Then, Godsmack lead singer Sully Erna joins Jim and Matt in-studio and talks about the band's new album "When Legends Rise", meeting Don Frye after a PRIDE event in Japan, dealing with the rigors of touring life, and a lot more, including making a bet with Matt about Anderson Silva vs. Chris Weidman at UFC 162. Plus, the guys preview UFC 224 and make their picks. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 10, 2018
UF194: Dana White Talks GSP vs. Nate Diaz, the UFC Lightweight Title Picture, and Much More, and Stephen "Wonderboy" Thompson Breaks Down His UFC Liverpool Fight Against Darren Till
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UFC President Dana White joins the show and discusses trying to put together a GSP vs. Nate Diaz Lightweight fight and an Alexander Gustafsson vs. Luke Rockhold at Light Heavyweight, working on a new contract with Eddie Alvarez, Nicco Montano's status, Conor McGregor, Dustin Poirier, Kevin Lee, Tony Ferguson, and the rest of the UFC Lightweight title picture, Leslie Smith's labor complaint against Zuffa, Oscar De La Hoya's "Golden Boy MMA" plans, Mario Yamasaki attending a refereeing seminar, Ronda Rousey at WrestleMania, and a lot more. Before that, Stephen "Wonderboy" Thompson calls in and talks about fighting Darren Till in Liverpool on May 27, the UFC Welterweight title picture, RDA vs. Colby Covington for the interim belt, how his thumbs are healing up, and more. Plus, Jim and Matt discuss news involving Ray Borg, UFC 225 and Illinois' zero-tolerance marijuana policy, Gunnar Nelson's knee injury, Dan Hardy's possible Octagon return, amongst other things. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 08, 2018
UF193: Renzo Gracie Joins In-Studio, and Stipe Miocic and Kelvin Gastelum Join by Phone on This All-Time Classic Episode
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The great Renzo Gracie, and BJJ Black belt Big Chuck, join Jim and Matt in-studio for the whole show. First, Kelvin Gastelum calls in and discusses his UFC 224 co-main event bout against Jacare Souza, potentially earning a title shot with a win, deciding to fight in Brazil again, having his friend request rejected by Mike Perry on Facebook, and more. Then, UFC Heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic calls in and talks about defending his title against Daniel Cormier at UFC 226, coaching on The Ultimate Fighter: Undefeated, his relationship with his coaches, how firefighting keeps him humble, and a lot more. Plus, Renzo teaches Matt a new foot-lock technique in-studio. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 03, 2018
UF192: Amanda Nunes and Nina Ansaroff Join In-Studio to Talk UFC 224, UFC Calgary, and Much More
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UFC Women's Bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes and #14 Women's Strawweight contender Nina Ansaroff both join Jim and Matt in-studio to discuss a wide range of topics including Amanda's UFC 224 title defense against Raquel Pennington in Brazil, Nina's fight against Randa Markos in Calgary, who has a harder time being in the other's corner, Ronda Rousey, Cyborg, dealing with injuries and illnesses, sleeping in tents to avoid bugs in Brazil, and much more. Plus, the guys discuss Demian Maia stepping in for the injured Santiago Ponzinibbio against Kamaru Usman at UFC Chile, Ray Borg deciding to withdraw from his rescheduled bout against Brandon Moreno due to his newborn son's medical issues, and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 01, 2018
UF191: Aljamain Sterling Joins In-Studio and Wants to Fight Dominick Cruz, and TUF 27 Featherweight Brad Katona Calls In
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"Funkmaster" Aljo Sterling joins Jim and Matt in-studio for the full show to talk about his big win over Brett Johns in Atlantic City, why he called out Dominick Cruz, Matt Serra's upcoming Hall of Fame induction, Merab Dvalishvili's controversial loss to Ricky Simon, and a lot more. First, Brad Katona, a member of Team Cormier on The Ultimate Fighter: Undefeated, calls in and discusses his fight with Kyler Phillips, training at SBG Ireland under John Kavanagh, life in the TUF house, and more. Plus, the guys discuss Tony Ferguson and Al Iaquinta's Twitter beef, RDA vs. Colby Covington at UFC 225, and Junior dos Santos, Lil Nog, and Marcos Rogerio de Lima being cleared by USADA. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 26, 2018
UF190: David Branch Talks UFC AC KO, Derrick Lewis Breaks Down UFC 226 Fight With Francis Ngannou, and a UFC Fight Night Atlantic City Recap
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David Branch joins the show after his impressive knockout of Thiago Santos at UFC Fight Night: Barboza vs. Lee and discusses his gameplan going into the fight, learning from his loss to Luke Rockhold, whether he'd move up to Light Heavyweight or not, Whittaker vs. Romero 2, and more. Later, "The Black Beast" Derrick Lewis calls in and talks about his UFC 226 bout with Francis Ngannou, making changes to his training, trash talking on social media, and a lot more. Plus, Jim and Matt discuss Matt's upcoming induction into the UFC Hall of Fame and break down all the action from Atlantic City from this past weekend. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 24, 2018
UF189: Blink 182's Travis Barker, Kevin Lee, and Aljamain Sterling Join the Show, and a UFC Fight Night Atlantic City Preview and Picks
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"The Motown Phenom" Kevin Lee calls in from Atlantic City and discusses his headlining fight this weekend against Edson Barboza, talking trash with his opponents, Al Iaquinta, Khabib Nurmagomedov, Conor McGregor, and a lot more. Then, #8 UFC Bantamweight Aljo Sterling joins the show and talks about fighting the undefeated Brett Johns, dealing with his loss to Marlon Moraes, and gaining inspiration from Al Iaquinta's fight against Khabib at UFC 223. Later, one of the best drummers on planet Earth, Travis Barker, calls in and discusses how he got into UFC, Dustin Poirier vs. Justin Gaethje, Conor McGregor's UFC 223 melee, surviving a devastating plane crash years ago, and much more. Plus, the guys preview UFC Fight Night Atlantic City and make their picks for this weekend's fights. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 19, 2018
UF188: Daniel Cormier Sounds Off on Jon Jones, Conor McGregor, Dominick Cruz, and Stipe Miocic, and a UFC on FOX Glendale Recap
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UFC Light Heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier calls in and talks to Matt and guest co-host Phoenix Carnevale about UFC on FOX Glendale, a new war of words with Jon Jones, fighting Stipe Miocic for the UFC Heavyweight title, coaching on The Ultimate Fighter: Undefeated, Conor McGregor's UFC 223 chaos, Dominick Cruz, Brock Lesnar, and more. Then, Matt and Phoenix break down all the action from Glendale, Arizona at UFC on FOX: Poirier vs. Gaethje. Plus, Matt receives a gift from an Unfiltered listener. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 17, 2018
UF187: UFC on FOX: Poirier vs. Gaethje Preview
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Jim and Matt break down this weekend's upcoming fights in Glendale, Arizona, and make their picks. Plus, the guys discuss Nick Diaz's potential return to the Octagon after resolving his issues with USADA, Eddie Alvarez saying he's Khabib Nurmagomedov's "Kryptonite", how Al Iaquinta was able to neutralize Khabib's ground-and-pound, whether Al helped show the blueprint to beating Khabib or not, and, for the first time ever, a double Matt's Movie Minute featuring Se7en and Ready Player One. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 12, 2018
UF186: Recapping UFC 223, the Wildest Week in UFC History, with Chuck Zito In-Studio
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Actor, stuntman, and former Hells Angel, Chuck Zito joins Jim and Matt in-studio to break down all the action from UFC 223, including Matt's full rundown from Al Iaquinta's corner against Khabib Nurmagomedov, Conor McGregor's chaotic stop in Brooklyn, and much more. Plus, the guys discuss Dana White's response to Showtime's Stephen Espinoza and a bunch of the recently announced fights from the UFC 25th Anniversary Press Conference. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 10, 2018
UF185: Dana White Talks UFC 223 and Brian Ortega Joins In-Studio
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UFC President Dana White joins the show and discusses UFC 223: Khabib vs. Holloway, Tony Ferguson's injury, Conor McGregor's status, Floyd Mayweather's potential future in the Octagon, DJ vs. TJ, The Diaz Brothers, Brock Lesnar, Mario Yamasaki, a UFC event in Russia, and much more. Plus, #1 UFC Featherweight Brian Ortega, and Ed Soares and James Luhrsen, join Jim and Matt in-studio to talk about Brian's title shot against Max Holloway, offering to step in to fight Khabib, becoming the first guy to finish Frankie Edgar, drowning while surfing, and more. And, to wrap up, the guys make their picks for UFC 223. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 05, 2018
UF184: Khabib Nurmagomedov Joins In-Studio and Says "Aloha" to Max Holloway
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Khabib "The Eagle" Nurmagomedov, and Ali Abdelaziz, join Jim and Matt in-studio ahead of Khabib's UFC 223 Lightweight title fight and discuss Max Holloway replacing Tony Ferguson, if any other fighters offered to step in, wanting to fight Georges St-Pierre, training at American Kickboxing Academy, Conor McGregor, Eddie Alvarez, wrestling a bear in Dagestan as a kid, and a lot more. Plus, the guys break down the series of events that led to Tony Ferguson's withdrawal, Darren Till vs. Wonderboy Thompson at UFC Fight Night Liverpool, Floyd Mayweather's continued MMA talk, and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 03, 2018
UF183: Chris Gethard Taps Matt Serra (Kinda)
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Comedian, actor, and writer, Chris Gethard, joins Jim and Matt in-studio for the whole show and bonds with Matt over comic books and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, and talks about getting started in comedy, The Chris Gethard Show, John Danaher, Renzo Gracie, falling in love with MMA through PRIDE, and much more. Plus, the guys break down Tony Ferguson vs. Kevin Lee after a fan tries to correct Matt on Instagram, Chris puts Matt in a rear-naked choke, and the biggest soda-spill in Unfiltered history goes down at the top of the show. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 29, 2018
UF182: The Great Mark Henry Talks Frankie Edgar, Conor McGregor, and More
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One of MMA's best coaches, Mark Henry, calls in and talks to Jim and Matt about Frankie Edgar's loss to Brian Ortega and bouncing back to fight Cub Swanson in Atlantic City, Conor McGregor, Khabib Nurmagomedov, how he comes up with his codes for striking combinations, Ali Abdelaziz, Zabit Magomedsharipov, Renzo Gracie stories, and a lot more. Plus, the guys discuss Dana White saying DJ vs. TJ is now not happening, Josh Barnett getting cleared by USADA, Sean O'Malley's foot surgery, and a bunch of recently announced fights. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 27, 2018
UF181: Paul Felder Is Prepared for a Barnburner at UFC 223
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Paul "The Irish Dragon" Felder calls in and talks about his potential Fight of the Night matchup with Al Iaquinta at UFC 223, the state of the UFC Lightweight division, looking to do color commentary when his fighting days are behind him, street fights growing up in Philadelphia, and more. Before that, Jim and Matt talk about Tony Ferguson vs. Khabib, Francis Ngannou calling for a fight against Brock Lesnar, and CM Punk's possible return. Plus, another installment of Matt's Movie Minute featuring Black Panther. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 22, 2018
UF180: UFC Fight Night London Recap
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Matt is back in-studio after returning from his travels with Dana White and Din Thomas filming Dana White: Lookin' For a Fight and breaks down UFC Fight Night London with Jim. Plus, the guys discuss a bunch of recently announced fights for UFC 224 and UFC 225, Floyd Mayweather continuing to talk about a potential MMA fight, Francis Ngannou responding to Derrick Lewis's repeated callouts, Cynthia Calvillo's NSAC suspension, and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 20, 2018
UF179: Rose Namajunas Is on a Mission to Change the World, Matt Serra Gets His UFC Fight Night London Picks in from the Road, and Phoenix Carnevale Co-Hosts
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UFC Women's Strawweight champion Rose Namajunas, and former UFC Heavyweight Pat Barry, call in from the road and discuss her upcoming first title defense in a rematch with Joanna Jedrzejczyk at UFC 223, becoming more comfortable as the champ, being on a mission to change the world as a true martial artist, knowing what Joanna's gameplan will be against her, how she spends her days off, and much more. Before that, Matt Serra also calls in from the road and gets his picks in for UFC Fight Night London. Plus, Jim and guest co-host Phoenix Carnevale talk about Ronda Rousey essentially announcing her retirement from MMA, Michael Bisping and Luke Rockhold going back-and-forth on Twitter, Khabib's comments about his fight with Tony Ferguson in Brooklyn on April 7, and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 15, 2018
UF178: Amanda Nunes Is Excited About the Women's Bantamweight Division Again, Raquel Pennington Says It's Just Another Octagon in Brazil at UFC 224, and Bobby Kelly Co-Hosts
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UFC Women's Bantamweight Champion Amanda Nunes calls in and discusses her upcoming title defense against Raquel Pennington at UFC 224, a possible matchup with Cris Cyborg, Ketlen Vieira emerging as a contender at 135, helping upcoming fighters in her new role with Invicta FC, and more. Later, #2 UFC Women's Bantamweight contender Raquel Pennington joins the show and discusses returning from a long layoff after badly breaking her leg during a hunting trip, being motivated to fight for the title in Amanda's home country, getting engaged to Tecia Torres, and more. Plus, Jim and guest co-host, comic Bobby Kelly talk about a potential trilogy fight between Luke Rockhold and Michael Bisping, Brock Lesnar's possible Octagon return, Jose Aldo calling out Jeremy Stephens, and Conor McGregor's back-and-forth with 50 Cent on Instagram. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 13, 2018
UF177: Joseph Benavidez on His Year Away from the Octagon and an Impromptu Call from Din Thomas
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#1 UFC Flyweight contender Joseph Benavidez calls in and talks to Jim and Matt about recovering from an ACL injury, training at the UFC Performance Institute, the state of the UFC Flyweight division, DJ vs. TJ, and more. Before that, friend of the show, Din Thomas, calls in and talks about the Hector Lombard-CB Dolloway fight, a possible Amanda Nunes vs. Cris Cyborg matchup, and Tyron Woodley's shoulder surgery. Plus, the guys break down Matt's TUF 4 fight vs. Pete Spratt, and shoot down one of Chris The Producer's segment ideas. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 08, 2018
UF176: Brian Ortega Fights for the UFC Featherweight Title Next, and UFC 222 Recap
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Newly-crowned number one UFC Featherweight contender Brian Ortega calls in and talks to Jim and Matt about his first round KO of Frankie Edgar at UFC 222, the importance of good sparring partners and a gym that looks out for his health, a late-night Nutella binge, the Brian Ortega Foundation, and potentially heading up to 155 after a fight against Max Holloway. Before that, the guys breakdown all the action from UFC 222, go over their picks, and listen to a potential new show open for Unfiltered. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 06, 2018
UF175: Sean O'Malley Predicts a First Round KO, Mackenzie Dern Talks About Her UFC Debut, and Bobby Kelly Joins In-Studio
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"Sugar" Sean O'Malley calls in for the first time and talks to Jim, Matt, and guest co-host, comic, Bobby Kelly, about why he started training martial arts to begin with, working with John Crouch and Benson Henderson at the MMA Lab, feeling no jitters on a bigger stage, meeting Snoop Dogg after winning a contract on Dana White's Tuesday Night Contender Series, and more. Later, Mackenzie Dern joins the show ahead of her highly anticipated UFC debut against Ashley Yoder and discusses Ashley as an opponent, her weightcut, and if there's added pressure headlining the UFC 222 FS1 Prelims. Plus, the guys review their picks from UFC On FOX Orlando and make their new picks for UFC 222. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 01, 2018
UF174: Frankie Edgar, Brian Ortega, and Rafael Natal
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Frankie "The Answer" Edgar, and Rafael Natal, join Matt and guest co-host Phoenix Carnevale in-studio to talk about Frankie's UFC 222 co-main event bout against Brian Ortega, the back-and-forth between Frankie's team and Conor McGregor, why he decided to fight instead of waiting for Max Holloway and a title shot, and much more. Later, Brian "T-City" Ortega calls in and talks about the opportunity to step in and fight Frankie, the fight as a wrestling vs. jiu-jitsu bout, earning a title shot with a win over Frankie, Stephens vs. Emmett, and more. Plus, another installment of Matt's Move Minute featuring The Last Jedi. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 27, 2018
UF173: Mike Perry Feels Great Fighting at Home in Orlando, Jeremy Stephens Isn't Worried About Titles, Just Beating Guys Up, and UFC on FOX Preview and Picks
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"Platinum" Mike Perry calls in ahead of his fight against Max Griffin this weekend at home in Orlando and discusses the long road to title contention, what he learned from the loss to Santiago Ponzinibbio, Jacare training at Fusion X-cel, and much more. Later, "Lil' Heathen" Jeremy Stephens joins the show and talks about his main event bout against Josh Emmett, taking advantage of opportunities when they arise, Frankie Edgar vs. Brian Ortega, why things are coming together for him in the Octagon, and more. Plus, Jim and Matt talk about Colby Covington and Derek Brunson going back-and-forth on Twitter, Conor McGregor's dubious new UFC record, Mark Diakiese's polite Sage Northcutt call out, and Vitor Belfort vs. Lyoto Machida. And, the guys make their UFC on FOX Orlando picks. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 22, 2018
UF172: Jimmy Smith, Alain Moussi, and UFC Fight Night Austin Recap
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Actor and stuntman Alain Moussi joins Jim and Matt in-studio to discuss his new movie "Kickboxer: Retaliation", stuntwork, the Cody Garbrandt-Jean Claude Van Damme face-kick incident, jiu-jitsu, and more. Later, new UFC color commentator Jimmy Smith calls in and talks to the guys about all the action from UFC Fight Night Austin, transitioning to working for the UFC, the early days of BJJ in MMA, and more. Plus, the guys go over their picks from this past weekend's fights. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 20, 2018
UF171: Ari Shaffir Finds Out Why "Answering The Phone" Doesn't Work, and UFC Fight Night Austin Preview
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Feb 15, 2018
UF170: James Vick Loves Fighting In Texas, and UFC Fight Night Perth Recap
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#12 UFC Lightweight James "The Texecutioner" Vick calls in ahead of his UFC Fight Night Austin bout against Francisco Trinaldo and discusses fighting at home in Texas, gi vs. no-gi jiu-jitsu, working as a bouncer in night clubs at the start of his MMA career, Tony Ferguson vs. Khabib Nurmagomedov, and hopefully cracking the top ten in the UFC Lightweight division with a big win in Austin. Plus, Jim and Matt break down all the action from this past weekend in Perth, Australia, review their picks, and talk about the reshuffling at the top of the UFC 222 card, Dana White's continuing criticism of Mario Yamasaki, Nate Diaz vs. Tyron Woodley, and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 13, 2018
UF169: Rose Namajunas Talks Joanna Jedrzejczyk Rematch, and UFC 221 Preview and Picks
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UFC Strawweight champion "Thug" Rose Namajunas calls in and talks to Jim and Matt about her title victory over Joanna Jedrzejczyk at UFC 217 in November, the upcoming UFC 223 rematch in April, her walkout song mixup, what she thinks Joanna's mindset will be going into the second fight, Karolina Kowalkiewicz's comments about Joanna's weightcutting issues, and more. Before that, Jim and Chris The Producer discuss Mario Yamasaki's statement regarding his performance at UFC Fight Night Belem, Nate Diaz and Dana White talking UFC 222, Michael Bisping's response to Lyoto Machida's callout, and more. Plus, the guys break down UFC 221 and make their picks. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 08, 2018
UF168: Roy Jones, Jr. Discusses His Final Bout, and UFC Fight Night Belem Recap
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Boxing legend Roy Jones, Jr. calls in to discuss his retirement bout vs. Scott Sigmon airing live and exclusively on UFC Fight Pass on February 8, his relationship with Dana White over the years, Anderson Silva, Floyd vs. Conor, GGG vs. Canelo 2, his Russian citizenship, his confrontation with Fat Joe, and more. Plus, Jim and Matt break down all the action from Belem, Brazil at UFC Fight Night: Machida vs. Anders, and talk about Max Holloway's leg injury forcing him out of UFC 222. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 06, 2018
UF167: Cat Zingano Says Amanda Nunes Stole Her Cyborg Fight Idea, Valentina Shevchenko Discusses the Women's Flyweight Title, and UFC Fight Night Belem Preview
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Feb 01, 2018
UF166: Stipe Miocic Talks DC and TUF, and UFC On FOX Charlotte Recap
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The baddest man on the planet, Stipe Miocic, calls in to talk about his record-breaking win over Francis Ngannou at UFC 220, his UFC 226 superfight against Daniel Cormier, coaching The Ultimate Fighter: Undefeated, and more. Plus, Jim and Matt break down all the action from North Carolina at UFC On FOX this past weekend, the recently announced fights between Al Iaquinta and Paul Felder, and Carlos Condit and Matt Brown, and discuss Ronda Rousey's WWE debut, Nate Diaz and Eddie Alvarez going back-and-forth on Twitter, and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 30, 2018
UF165: Laila Ali Sets the Record Straight on Ronda Rousey, and Derek Brunson Calls In
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Undefeated women's boxing champion and author Laila Ali joins Jim and Matt in-studio to discuss her new cookbook, "Food For Life", her past comments about Ronda Rousey, Muhammad Ali, Cyborg reaching out to her for sparring, differences between women's boxing and women's MMA, and much more. Later, #8 UFC Middleweight contender Derek Brunson calls in from Charlotte to break down his rematch with Jacare Souza and talks about being a totally different fighter now, Romero vs. Rockhold, getting a BJJ Purple belt from David Branch, and more. Plus, the guys discuss Karolina Kowalkiewicz vs. Felice Herrig at UFC 223, CM Punk's Octagon return, and make their picks for UFC On FOX this weekend. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 25, 2018
UF164: Uriah Hall Discusses Weightcut Issue and UFC 220 Recap
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UFC Middleweight contender, and friend of the show, Uriah Hall, calls in to talk about the circumstances surrounding his withdrawal from his scheduled UFC Fight Night St. Louis bout against Vitor Belfort last Sunday, how he's feeling now, and what could be next for him. Plus, Jim and Matt break down all the action from UFC 220 and discuss Robert Whittaker's health issues, Tony vs. Khabib and Rose vs. Joanna in Brooklyn at UFC 223, and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 23, 2018
UF163: Daniel Cormier, Stipe Miocic, EA Sports UFC 3, and UFC 220 Preview
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First, UFC Light Heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier calls in to discuss his UFC 220 title defense against Volkan Oezdemir, Jon Jones's polygraph test, Cain Velasquez's return to AKA, Luke Rockhold training at Hard Knocks 365, the Young Bucks controversy, Khabib's dominant win over Edson Barboza, Stipe vs. Ngannou, and much more. Next, EA Sports UFC 3 Creative Director Brian Hayes joins the show to discuss developing the game, brand new game modes, and answers the question everyone wants to know: is Matt Serra in the game? Then, UFC Heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic calls in ahead of his potentially record-setting title fight against Francis Ngannou and discusses Francis as an opponent, and the hype behind him, being used to the underdog role, and more. Plus, the guys make their picks and preview UFC 220. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 18, 2018
UF162: Jeremy Stephens, Kamaru Usman, and UFC Fight Night St. Louis Recap
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"Lil Heathen" Jeremy Stephens calls in fresh off his KO of Dooho Choi at UFC Fight Night St. Louis and discusses the fight, wanting to fight Brian Ortega next, Holloway vs. Edgar, and getting back at Conor McGregor a year after the "who the fook is that guy?" press conference incident. Then, Kamaru Usman joins the show to talk about his dominant win over Emil Meek and clarify his post-fight interview remarks, what injuries he dealt with heading into the fight, feeling destined to fight Colby Covington, DC vs. Volkan Oezdemir, and more. Plus, Jim and Matt talk about Yoel Romero stepping in for the injured UFC Middleweight champion Robert Whittaker against Luke Rockhold in Perth at UFC 221, Dana White's update on Khabib vs. Tony Ferguson, and Conor McGregor possibly being stripped of the UFC Lightweight title. And, another installment of Matt's Movie Minute featuring "The Mist". Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 16, 2018
UF161: Vitor Belfort and UFC Fight Night St. Louis Preview
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UFC legend, Vitor "The Phenom" Belfort calls in ahead of his retirement fight against Uriah Hall and talks to Jim and Matt about Uriah as his final opponent, training at Tristar under Firas Zahabi, why it's time to leave the sport, and more. Before that, the guys discuss the recently announced UFC Featherweight title fight between Max Holloway and Frankie Edgar and preview UFC Fight Night St. Louis and make their picks. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 11, 2018
UF160: Uriah Hall
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Uriah "Primetime" Hall calls in from the road and discusses his upcoming co-main event bout against Vitor Belfort at UFC Fight Night St. Louis, training at Xtreme Couture with the late Robert Follis, rankings just being a number, and more. Later, Jim and Matt talk about Dana White's plan for Cris Cyborg's next fight, Robbie Lawler's injuries, Jeff Novitzky on Jon Jones, Marlon Moraes and Jimmie Rivera's war of words on social media, and more. Plus, another installment of Matt's Movie Minute. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 09, 2018
UF159: Cowboy Cerrone and UFC 219 Recap
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Donald "Cowboy" Cerrone calls in as Unfiltered's first guest of 2018 and discusses headlining UFC Fight Night Austin against Yancy Medeiros, taking exception to JacksonWink MMA's controversial social media remark to Cris Cyborg, acting in a Denzel Washington movie, and much more. Before that, the guys break down all the action from UFC 219, go over picks results, and talk about recently announced fights and MMA news. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 04, 2018
UF158: Holly Holm, Carlos Condit, and Kamp Kennedy
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Former UFC Women's Bantamweight champion Holly Holm calls in to discuss her UFC 219 title fight against Cris Cyborg, being ready to shock the world again, Carlos Condit's return to the Octagon, Germaine de Randamie, and more. Before that, "The Natural Born Killer" Carlos Condit joins the show and talks about returning to the UFC for the first time in over a year, Neil Magny as an opponent, evolving his training camps, and more. Plus, director Kamp Kennedy joins Matt in-studio to discuss the short film he directed, featuring Matt Serra, in support of the Netflix movie "Bright", and Matt and Chris The Producer make their UFC 219 picks. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 28, 2017
UF157: Julian Marquez and 2018 Predictions
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Julian "The Cuban Missile Crisis" Marquez calls in, following his successful UFC debut against Darren Stewart in Winnipeg, and discusses learning to love getting hit in the face, who he wants to fight next, Whittaker vs. Rockhold, how he got his nickname, being an adrenaline junkie, keeping his job at TopGolf, and more. Before that, the guys discuss Jorge Masvidal and Michael Bisping's back-and-forth on social media, Floyd Mayweather wanting into the UFC, and they make their predictions for who will be the champion of each division at this time next year. Plus, another installment of Matt's Movie Minute featuring The Last Jedi. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 21, 2017
UF156: Josh Emmett and UFC On FOX 26 Recap
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Josh Emmett, fresh off his upset KO of Ricardo Lamas at UFC On FOX: Lawler vs. dos Anjos, joins the show and discusses his big win on Saturday night, feeling like he was due for a finish, dealing with a short training camp and cutting weight, and wanting to fight Brian Ortega next. Plus, Jim and Matt break down the rest of the fights from UFC On FOX 26, recently announced fights, Conor McGregor's possible Octagon return, and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 19, 2017
UF155: Robbie Lawler and Mike Perry
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"Ruthless" Robbie Lawler calls in ahead of his UFC Welterweight title eliminator bout against Rafael dos Anjos this weekend on FOX and discusses RDA as an opponent, training at Hard Knocks 365, Matt Hughes's road to recovery, GSP, Ponzinibbio vs. Perry, his motivation to continue fighting, and more. Later, Mike Perry joins the show and talks about Santiago Ponzinibbio as an opponent, finding the balance between skill and aggression, Lawler vs. RDA, and more. Plus, Matt and guest co-host Jamie Crowder break down UFC On FOX: Lawler vs. dos Anjos, Stipe vs. Ngannou, and answer a fan question about BJJ. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 14, 2017
UF154: Jon Anik and UFC Fight Night Fresno Recap
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Lead UFC commentator Jon Anik joins the show to discuss a variety of topics including UFC On FOX: Lawler vs. dos Anjos, UFC Fight Night Fresno, GSP, Whittaker vs. Rockhold, Stipe vs. Ngannou in his hometown of Boston, working with Joe Rogan, and the proper pronunciation of "Miocic". Before that, Matt Serra calls in and breaks down all the action from Fresno this past weekend. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 12, 2017
UF153: Cub Swanson and Brian Ortega
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Both UFC Fight Night Fresno main event fighters, Cub Swanson and Brian Ortega, join the show today. First, Brian calls in to talk about Cub Swanson as an opponent, earning his stripes in the UFC Featherweight division, and having a near-death experience while surfing in February. Then, "Killer" Cub calls in and talks about Brian Ortega as an opponent, Aldo vs. Holloway, whether he's in a "gatekeeper" role or not, what he wants in his next UFC contract, and more. Plus, the guys discuss DC vs. Volkan Oezdemir, early betting lines for a hypothetical Stipe Miocic vs. Francis Ngannou fight, and Jim, Matt, and Chris The Producer make their picks for this coming weekend's fights. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 07, 2017
UF152: Paul Felder and UFC 218 Recap
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UFC Lightweight contender Paul "The Irish Dragon" Felder joins the show to discuss his UFC 218 TKO of Charles Oliveira, wanting the validation of being a ranked UFC fighter, Alvarez vs. Gaethje, working with Duke Roufus, growing up acting, Philly as a fighting city, and much more. Plus, Jim and Matt break down all the action from Detroit at UFC 218 this past weekend. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 05, 2017
UF151: Max Holloway and Justin Gaethje
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UFC Featherweight champion Max "Blessed" Holloway calls in to talk about his UFC 218 rematch with Jose Aldo, dealing with Frankie Edgar dropping out due to injury, preparing to be the greatest of all time, Overeem vs. Ngannou, and staying warm away from Hawaii. Later, Justin Gaethje joins the show and discusses what he believes Eddie Alvarez's strategy will be against him in Detroit, loving to show off inside the Octagon, Rose Namajunas's UFC 217 title win, and more. Plus, Jim, Matt, and Chris The Producer make their UFC 218 picks, and discuss Conor McGregor's fighting future and recent outside-the-Octagon issues. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 30, 2017
UF150: Alistair Overeem, Michelle Waterson, and UFC Fight Night Shanghai Recap
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#1 UFC Heavyweight Alistair Overeem joins Jim and Matt in-studio and talks about his upcoming UFC 218 fight against rising star Francis Ngannou, past fights with Mirko Cro Cop, Badr Hari, and Brock Lesnar, what Jon Jones is up to, and much more. Before that, "The Karate Hottie", Michelle Waterson, calls in and discusses her bout with Tecia Torres at UFC 218, wanting a rematch with Rose Namajunas, rebounding from losses, and more. Plus, the guys break down the action from Shanghai this past weekend. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 28, 2017
UF149: Mackenzie Dern and UFC Fight Night Shanghai Preview
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BJJ world champion and MMA fighter Mackenzie Dern calls in to discuss her Invicta FC 26 fight against Kaline Medeiros, growing up learning jiu-jitsu from her father, "Megaton" Dias, why she wanted to transition from jiu-jitsu competitions to MMA, fighting as a Strawweight rather than a Flyweight, and more. Later, Chris The Producah pitches new segment ideas to the guys, Jim and Matt give updates on the Volkan Oezdemir and Colby Covington situations, and preview UFC Fight Night Shanghai. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 22, 2017
UF148: Din Thomas and UFC Fight Night Sydney Recap
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American Top Team coach and former UFC fighter, Din Thomas, joins Jim and Matt in-studio for the whole show to discuss a variety of topics including UFC Fight Night Sydney, Colby Covington's run-in with Fabricio Werdum, Volkan Oezdemir's legal issues, Cyborg vs. Holly Holm, Tyron Woodley's potential fight against Nate Diaz, Nik Lentz, Dana White: Lookin' For a Fight, and much more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 21, 2017
UF147: James Vick and Bobby Kelly
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James "The Texecutioner" Vick, fresh off his UFC 217 victory over Joe Duffy, calls in and discusses the win, wanting to fight Justin Gaethje next, weightcutting, a possible move to Welterweight, and more. Before that, Matt Serra joins the show and gives his thoughts on the Conor McGregor situation, Bisping vs. Gastelum, Oscar De La Hoya, and some recently announced fights. Plus, Jim and guest co-host Bobby Kelly talk about Anthony Pettis's fractured rib, Dominick Cruz's injury, and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 16, 2017
UF146: Sage Northcutt, Aleks Paunovic, and Bobby Kelly
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Actor and big UFC fan, Aleks Paunovic, joins Jim and guest co-host Bobby Kelly in-studio to talk about UFC 217, boxing vs. MMA, working on War for the Planet of the Apes, and much more. Later, UFC Fight Night Norfolk winner "Super" Sage Northcutt calls in to discuss his first fight back inside the Octagon after a little less than a year away, training full time at Team Alpha Male, auditioning to be Ivan Drago's son in Creed 2, and more. Plus, Matt Serra joins the show from his family vacation in Disney World to give his thoughts on this past weekend's fights. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 14, 2017
UF145: Dustin Poirier, Matt Brown, and Jamey Jasta
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#8 UFC Lightweight contender Dustin Poirier calls in to discuss his headlining fight against Anthony Pettis in Norfolk, Virginia, wanting the winner of Justin Gaethje vs. Eddie Alvarez, Colby Covington, Airbnb, and more. Later, Matt "The Immortal" Brown joins the show to talk about his possible retirement fight against Diego Sanchez, creating his own training equipment, Ketogenic diets, walkout music, and more. Plus, Jim and guest co-host Jamey Jasta discuss UFC 217, a potential Wonderboy vs. Darren Till fight, the pros and cons of new weightclasses, and Joe Rogan's comments about Jon Jones. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 09, 2017
UF144: Everlast and UFC 217 Recap
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Everlast from House of Pain joins Jim and Matt in-studio to break down every fight from one of the best cards in history, UFC 217. Plus, the guys talk with Everlast about how he got into UFC, being rushed to a Russian hospital in the middle of nowhere, meeting Chuck Liddell, and much more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 07, 2017
UF143: Chris Weidman, Jeff Novitzky, and Din Thomas
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Former UFC Middleweight champion Chris Weidman and UFC Vice President of Athlete Health and Performance Jeff Novitzky join Matt and guest co-host Phoenix Carnevale in-studio to discuss a variety of topics including USADA testing, tainted supplements, marijuana, male enhancement pills, Jon Jones, Lance Armstrong, Cortney Casey, UFC 217, and much, much more. Before that, Din Thomas calls in to discuss Ricardo Liborio's departure from American Top Team, Colby Covington, and the new episode of Dana White: Lookin' For a Fight. Plus, the group makes their UFC 217 title fight picks. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 02, 2017
UF142: Cody Garbrandt
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UFC Bantamweight champion Cody Garbrandt calls in ahead of his UFC 217 bout against TJ Dillashaw and discusses TJ as an opponent, what treatments he's undergone to correct his back injury, Michael Bisping, wanting Mighty Mouse next, expecting his first child, and more. Plus, Matt Serra calls in after taking a sick day and talks to Jim about this past weekend's fights from Sao Paulo, Brazil. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 31, 2017
UF141: Lyoto Machida, Andrew Jenks, and Duke Roufus
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Documentary filmmaker and host of the What Really Happened? podcast, Andrew Jenks, joins Jim and Matt in studio to discuss his new show, making a documentary about Anthony Pettis back in the day, why MMA is the most under appreciated sport, and much more. Then, Roufusport owner and head coach, Duke Roufus, calls in and talks about being a big film buff, CM Punk's fighting future, Sergio Pettis vs. Henry Cejudo, Demian Maia, Tyron Woodley, and more. Finally, former UFC Light Heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida joins the show and discusses his long absence from the Octagon, Derek Brunson as an opponent, and making another run at a UFC title. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 26, 2017
UF140: Jon Anik and UFC Fight Night Poland Recap
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Lead UFC play-by-play man Jon Anik calls in and talks to Jim and Matt about doing commentary for the UFC, being petrified to call fights for fighters he's friends with, his infamous "209" tattoo, Overeem vs. Ngannou, boxing vs. MMA, and much more. Plus, the guys break down all the action from Gdansk over the weekend. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 24, 2017
UF139: Uriah Hall
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#10 UFC Middleweight contender Uriah "Primetime" Hall joins Jim and Matt in-studio for the full show to discuss his UFC Fight Night Pittsburgh win over Krzysztof Jotko, potential next fights, social media, the worst things to say to fighters, the UFC Performance Institute, and a lot more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 19, 2017
UF138: Charlamagne Tha God
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Media personality Charlamagne Tha God joins Jim and Matt in-studio to talk about his book, "Black Privilege", The Breakfast Club, being of the people or of the industry, social media, the differences between boxing and MMA, and more. Plus, the guys discuss a ton of recently announced fights including Robbie Lawler vs. Rafael Dos Anjos and Mike Perry vs. Santiago Ponzinnibio, Henry Cejudo's harrowing wildfire escape, and Michael Bisping and GSP on their UFC 217 press tour. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 17, 2017
UF137: Mia Kang
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Sports Illustrated swimsuit model and Muay Thai fighter Mia Kang joins Jim and Matt in-studio to talk about how she got into Muay Thai, finding strength through the martial arts, bullying and adversity as opportunities for growth, and much more. Plus, the guys talk about Mark Hunt's removal from UFC Fight Night Sydney, a possible Cyborg vs. Holly Holm fight, Henry Cejudo's injury, and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 12, 2017
UF136: Randy Brown, Nardu Debrah, and UFC 216 Recap
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UFC Welterweight contender Randy Brown, and his sensei Nardu Debrah, join Jim and Matt in-studio to talk about Randy's UFC 217 fight against Mickey Gall at MSG, how the fight came to be, growing up in Spanish Town, Jamaica, Dana White: Lookin' For A Fight, and much more. Plus, the guys discuss all the action from UFC 216 and preview UFC 217. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 10, 2017
UF135: Mickey Gall and Derrick Lewis
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Rising UFC Welterweight Mickey Gall joins Jim and Matt in-studio for the whole show to discuss his UFC 217 fight against Randy Brown at home at Madison Square Garden, Kevin Lee, Mike Perry, USADA testing, bar fights, working with a new dietician, and much more. Later, "The Black Beast" Derrick Lewis joins the show and talks about fighting Fabricio Werdum this coming weekend at UFC 216, learning from his loss to Mark Hunt, his Instagram page, and more. Plus, the guys talk about the recently announced UFC Featherweight title bout between Max Holloway and Frankie Edgar at UFC 218 and they preview UFC 216. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 05, 2017
UF134: Demetrious Johnson and Kevin Lee
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UFC Pound-For-Pound king Demetrious Johnson calls in to talk about his rescheduled UFC Flyweight title bout with Ray Borg at UFC 216, how he's going to finish Borg and in how many rounds, potentially setting the all-time UFC consecutive title defense record, Henry Cejudo, Sergio Pettis, and more. Before that, #7 UFC Lightweight Kevin Lee joins the show to talk about fighting Tony Ferguson for the interim UFC Lightweight title, handling newfound popularity, and looking at UFC 216 as the biggest fight of his life. Plus, Jim and Matt discuss Alistair Overeem vs. Francis Ngannou, Dominick Cruz vs. Jimmie Rivera, Cynthia Calvillo vs. Carla Esparza, and Matt interviews "Tony Ferguson" at the end of the show. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 03, 2017
UF133: Chuck Zito
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Actor, stuntman, and former Hells Angel, Chuck Zito joins Matt in-studio to talk about UFC 216, UFC 217, being in Vegas for the MayMac weigh-ins, Conor's potential return to the UFC, Sons of Anarchy, the early days of the UFC, and much more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 28, 2017
UF132: Eddie Alvarez and UFC Fight Night Japan Recap
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Former UFC Lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez calls in and talks to Matt and guest co-host Phoenix Carnevale about coaching TUF 26, Justin Gaethje as an opponent, Ferguson vs. Lee, being more analytical than people think, and much more. Plus, Matt and Phoenix break down the action from UFC Fight Night Japan, Matt Brown's retirement announcement, and Miesha Tate's reaction to Edmond Tarverdyan's Ronda vs. Cyborg comments. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 26, 2017
UF131: Mike Perry and Chrissy Blair
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Rising UFC Welterweight contender "Platinum" Mike Perry calls in to talk about his second straight KO win at UFC Fight Night Pittsburgh, calling out Robbie Lawler, Woodley vs. Maia, having a ground game no one's seen yet, getting closer to God through training, and much more. Before that, Octagon girl Chrissy Blair joins the show to talk about some of her favorite fights, Joanna vs. Rose, and her company, Kalumi Health. Plus, Jim and Matt discuss Carlos Condit's potential Octagon return, Edmond Tarverdyan's comments about Ronda Rousey fighting Cris Cyborg, Valentina Shevchenko's possible move to the UFC Women's Flyweight division, and the guys work on a new sign off for the podcast. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 21, 2017
UF130: Dominick Cruz
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Former UFC Bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz calls in to talk to Matt and guest co-host Phoenix Carnevale about Cody Garbrandt vs. TJ Dillashaw at UFC 217, Bisping vs. GSP, whether he'd fight Demetrious Johnson again, superfights, in general, Jon Jones, USADA, and much, much more. Plus, Matt and Phoenix break down all the action from UFC Fight Night Pittsburgh. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 19, 2017
UF129: Luke Rockhold
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Returning to the Octagon for the first time in over a year, #3 UFC Middleweight Luke Rockhold calls in ahead of his UFC Fight Night Pittsburgh bout against David Branch and talks about Branch as an opponent, dealing with his title loss to Michael Bisping, GSP getting a shot at the UFC Middleweight title, his first full training camp away from AKA in Florida with Henri Hooft, and much more. Before that, Jim and Matt discuss Joanna vs. Rose, Mickey Gall vs. Randy Brown, Cowboy Cerrone vs. Darren Till, the results of Jon Jones's B sample, Fabricio Werdum's comments about USADA being too strict, and Yair Rodriguez's potential move to Team Alpha Male. Plus, Jim talks about an exciting new superhero. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 14, 2017
UF128: Kamaru Usman and UFC 215 Recap
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The Nigerian Nightmare, Kamaru Usman, calls in to talk to Jim and Matt about his UFC Fight Night Pittsburgh bout against Sergio Moraes, how he matches up against Tyron Woodley and Wonderboy Thompson, the Blackzilians now training at Combat Club, the possibility of Rumble Johnson returning to the Octagon, and a lot more. Plus, the guys recap all the action from Edmonton at UFC 215. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 12, 2017
UF127: Demetrious Johnson and Tyson Pedro
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The only Flyweight champion in UFC history, Demetrious Johnson, calls in to talk about his possibly record-setting UFC 215 title fight against Ray Borg, a potential move to Bantamweight, Jon Jones and the Pound-For-Pound rankings, whether or not his nickname is staying the same, and more. Before that, #13 UFC Light Heavyweight contender Tyson Pedro joins the show to discuss his fight against Ilir Latifi, being named after Mike Tyson, learning martial arts from his father, rugby injuries, and more. Plus, Jim and Matt recap UFC Fight Night Rotterdam and preview UFC 215. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 07, 2017
UF126: Rickson Gracie, Renzo Gracie, and Amanda Nunes
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Two members of the legendary Gracie family join the show as Renzo Gracie sits in with Jim and Matt and Rickson Gracie calls in to discuss The Rickson Gracie Cup, receiving his red belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, his fights against Zulu and Yoji Anjo, why Royce Gracie joined the UFC instead of him, competing in the Vale Tudo Open in Japan, BJJ as a social tool, not a fighting tool, and so much more. Plus, UFC Women's Bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes calls in to talk about her UFC 215 fight against Valentina Shevchenko, why she had to withdraw from their first scheduled rematch at UFC 213, and how she's handling her health issues going forward. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 05, 2017
UF125: Michael Che, Justin Gaethje, and Nicco Montano
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Comic and Saturday Night Live Weekend Update co-anchor Michael Che joins Matt and guest co-host Jamie Crowder in-studio to talk Mayweather vs. McGregor, getting on SNL, and the art of stand up comedy. Then, Justin Gaethje calls in to talk about coaching on Season 26 of The Ultimate Fighter, his electrifying Octagon debut against Michael Johnson, Ferguson vs. Lee for the interim UFC Lightweight title, and more. Finally, TUF 26 competitor Nicco Montano talks to the guys about the experience in the TUF house, training at FIT NHB in Albuquerque, her Native American heritage, and a lot more. Plus, Matt and Jamie discuss some recently announced fights. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 31, 2017
UF124: Ricardo Almeida and MayMac Recap
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Retired UFC fighter and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu coach Ricardo Almeida joins Matt in-studio to talk about coming up together under the great Renzo Gracie, transitioning from fighting to training, working with Mark Henry and Frankie Edgar, and much more. Plus, Jim calls in from Iceland to help recap the Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor fight. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 29, 2017
UF123: Charles Byrd and MayMac Preview
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Newly signed UFC Middleweight Charles Byrd calls in to talk about earning a UFC contract after going 2-0 on Dana White's Tuesday Night Contender Series, Muhammad Ali as his personal hero, the UFC Middleweight division, and more. Plus, Jim and Matt break down the entire Jon Jones situation, Conor vs. Floyd, Brian Stann's departure from the UFC, and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 24, 2017
UF122: Kevin Lee
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#7 UFC Lightweight Kevin Lee calls in to talk about his interim UFC Lightweight title fight against Tony Ferguson at UFC 216, the controversial end to his fight with Michael Chiesa in OKC, Conor McGregor being a "paper champion", deciding to just be himself, and more. Plus, Jim and Matt talk about Junior Dos Santos getting flagged by USADA, options for Francis Ngannou, Chris Weidman's potential move to Light Heavyweight, and a slew of recently announced fights like Fabricio Werdum vs. Derrick Lewis and Matt Brown vs. Diego Sanchez. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 22, 2017
UF121: David Branch
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#9 UFC Middleweight contender David Branch joins Jim and Matt in-studio to talk about his September 16 fight against Luke Rockhold in Pittsburgh, training BJJ with Renzo Gracie and John Danaher, growing up in the Bronx, Bisping vs. GSP, MayMac, and much, much more. Plus, the guys discuss Tony Ferguson vs. Kevin Lee for the interim UFC Lightweight title, Aljamain Sterling and Cody Garbrandt going back-and-forth on Twitter, and Matt Hughes's road to recovery. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 17, 2017
UF120: Uriah Hall
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#14 UFC Middleweight Uriah Hall calls in to talk about his upcoming fight against Krzysztof Jotko, training at the UFC Performance Institute, Bisping vs. GSP, disliking Luke Rockhold, the Conor McGregor vs. Paulie Malignaggi sparring videos, and more. Plus, Jim and Matt talk about possible UFC 217 fights, Cat Zingano calling out Cris Cyborg, and the new season of Game of Thrones. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 15, 2017
UF119: Urijah Faber and Aljamain Sterling
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Rising UFC Bantamweight contender Aljamain Sterling joins Jim and Matt in-studio to discuss his big win over Renan Barao at UFC 214, having fun inside the Octagon now, and wanting a fight with Jimmie Rivera next. Before that, UFC Hall of Famer Urijah Faber calls in and talks about retirement from fighting, the SnoopCast on Dana White's Tuesday Night Contender Series, Cody Garbrandt's health status, DJ vs. TJ, and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 10, 2017
UF118: David Alan Grier and UFC Fight Night Mexico Recap
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Actor and comedian David Alan Grier joins Jim and Matt in-studio to talk about his new Game Show Network show "Snap Decision", Jon Jones vs. Daniel Cormier, the Conor McGregor-Paulie Malignaggi sparring situation, and much, much more. Plus, the guys break down all the action from UFC Fight Night: Pettis vs. Moreno. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 08, 2017
UF117: Rashad Evans and Sergio Pettis
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Former UFC Light Heavyweight champion "Suga" Rashad Evans calls in to discuss his fight against Sam Alvey, dealing with fight day nerves, Jon Jones, and acclimating to the environment in Mexico City. Later, Sergio Pettis joins the show to talk about his first main event fight against Brandon Moreno, falling in love with the process of martial arts, a possible title shot, CM Punk, and a lot more. Plus, Jim and Matt break down the UFC Fight Night: Pettis vs. Moreno card, DC's first public statement since losing the title, what could be next for Jon Jones, and Matt got a gift from a fan on the subway. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 03, 2017
UF116: UFC 214 Recap
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Jim and Matt break down every fight from UFC 214 and discuss Jon Jones regaining his UFC Light Heavyweight title, Jon calling out Brock post-fight, Joe Rogan's apology to DC, Tyron Woodley vs. Demian Maia, Dana White reversing course on Bisping vs. GSP, Cyborg's win over Tonya Evinger, Aljamain Sterling's great performance, and much, much more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 01, 2017
UF115: Tyron Woodley, Tonya Evinger, and Phoenix Carnevale
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UFC Welterweight champion Tyron Woodley calls in ahead of his UFC 214 title defense against Demian Maia and discusses Demian as an opponent, new weightcutting protocols in Califorinia, Lawler vs. Cowboy, and more. Before that, debuting UFC Women's Featherweight fighter Tonya Evinger joins the show to talk about fighting Cyborg for the vacant belt, how her experience will help her in the fight, Germaine de Randamie, and always feeling like an underdog. Plus, Matt and guest co-host Phoenix Carnevale talk about Chris Weidman and Michael Bisping going back and forth on social media, the full UFC 214 lineup, and a Matt's Movie Minute on Spider-Man: Homecoming. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 27, 2017
UF114: Daniel Cormier and Jon Jones
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Less than a week away from their highly anticipated and long-awaited rematch at UFC 214, UFC Light Heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier and #1 Light Heavyweight contender Jon Jones call in to talk to Jim and Matt. First, DC discusses the freedom he feels now being himself and not worrying about how people feel about him, the high-level wrestling he's doing during this training camp, going at it with Jon on social media, the letdown in fights following title bouts, and much more. Later, Bones Jones discusses the idea of Octagon rust, appreciating what Conor McGregor has done for the sport of mixed martial arts, and growing as a person. Plus, Jim and Matt break down Chris Weidman's big win and the rest of the UFC On FOX Long Island card, recently announced fights, and much more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 25, 2017
UF113: Kelvin Gastelum, Sen Dog, and Billy Graziadei
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#8 UFC Middleweight Kelvin Gastelum calls in ahead of his UFC On FOX main event fight against former champion Chris Weidman and talks about Weidman as an opponent, easily making weight now, finding a home at Kings MMA, wanting a rematch with Tyron Woodley, and more. Later, Sen Dog from Cypress Hill and Billy Gradziadei from Biohazard join Jim and Matt in-studio to discuss their new supergroup Powerflo, Floyd vs. Conor, Matt training Billy in jiu-jitsu back in the day, and more. Plus, the guys break down UFC Fight Night Glasgow, Woodley vs. Maia, Eddie Alvarez and Justin Gaethje as coaches for TUF 26, and DC and Jon Jones going back and forth on social media. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 20, 2017
UF112: Chris Weidman, Jessie Graff, and Phoenix Carnevale
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American Ninja Warrior and stuntwoman Jessie Graff joins Matt and guest co-host Phoenix Carnevale in-studio to talk about competing on the show, training for stunts, and wanting to be the female Jackie Chan. Later, former UFC Middleweight champion Chris Weidman calls in to discuss his main event fight against Kelvin Gastelum, getting over his controversial loss to Gegard Mousasi, the interim UFC Middleweight title fight between Robert Whittaker and Yoel Romero, and what it's like training with Matt Serra. Plus, Matt and Phoenix talk about the MayMac press conferences and the action from over the weekend in Glasgow, Scotland. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 18, 2017
UF111: Justin Buchholz and Dan Soder
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Team Alpha Male head coach Justin Buchholz calls in from Scotland to talk about Cynthia Calvillo's UFC Fight Night Glasgow bout against Joanne Calderwood, Floyd vs. Conor, Cody Garbrandt's potential return from injury, Darren Elkins vs. Dennis Bermudez, CFR therapy, and much more. Plus, comic and actor Dan Soder joins Jim and Matt in-studio to talk about his new half hour special on Netflix as part of "The Standups". And, the guys talk about Fabricio Werdum appealing his UFC 213 loss to Alistair Overeem, the first MayMac presser, and Jim gives Matt a great new nickname. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 13, 2017
UF110: Duke Roufus, Din Thomas, and International Fight Week Recap
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Roufusport head coach Duke Roufus calls in to talk about everything from Anthony Pettis's big win at UFC 213 and Tyron Woodley's strategy against Demian Maia, to Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather and his own missed chance to fight Ken Shamrock, and much, much more. Later, Din Thomas joins the show to discuss Amanda Nunes's withdrawal from her UFC 213 title bout against Valentina Shevchenko. And, Jim and Matt break down all the fights from the TUF: Redemption Finale and UFC 213. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 11, 2017
UF109: Amanda Nunes
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Reigning UFC Women's Bantamweight champion, Amanda Nunes joins Jim and Matt for a candid discussion about her upcoming title defense against Valentina Shevchenko. Nunes, who will be attempting to successfully defend her title for the 3rd time talks about her preparation for this fight, what the last year has been like for her as a champion and how she plans to keep her success going. Amanda also talks about the incident that happened when she faced off with Shevchenko at their press conference.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 06, 2017
UF108: Felice Herrig and Justin Gaethje
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Felice Herrig calls in following her big win over Justine Kish at UFC Fight Night Oklahoma City and discusses the fight, her emotional post-fight press conference, wanting a rematch with Paige VanZant, and much, much more. Later, debuting, undefeated Lightweight Justin Gaethje joins the show to talk about his TUF 25 Finale fight against Michael Johnson, bringing his leg kicks to the UFC, training with Rose Namajunas, how he matches up with Conor McGregor, and whether leaving WSOF was a hard decision, or not. Plus, Jim and guest co-host Luis J. Gomez talk about Tonya Evinger replacing Megan Anderson against Cyborg at UFC 214, Khabib's possible return and Tony Ferguson's response, and Conor vs. Floyd. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 29, 2017
UF107: Michael Johnson and Jimmie Rivera
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#5 UFC Lightweight Michael Johnson calls in to talk about his TUF Redemption: Finale fight against undefeated, debuting contender Justin Gaethje, the Chiesa vs. Lee fight from OKC this past weekend, what happened to The Blackzilians, learning from losses, and much more. Later, 20-1 rising UFC Bantamweight Jimmie Rivera joins the show and discusses his UFC On FOX bout against 22-1 Thomas Almeida, recovering from his eye injury, Cody vs. TJ, how he got into martial arts to begin with, and more. Plus, Jim and Matt break down all the fights from Oklahoma City at UFC Fight Night: Chiesa vs. Lee. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 27, 2017
UF106: Michael Chiesa, Shawn Wayans, and Phoenix Carnevale
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Actor, producer, writer, and comedian Shawn Wayans joins Matt and guest co-host Phoenix Carnevale in studio to talk about everything from his film career, In Living Color, and the writing process, to what drives him to do standup comedy and his thoughts on Conor vs. Floyd. Later, #7 UFC Lightweight contender Michael Chiesa calls in to discuss his return to the Octagon after more than a year away, Kevin Lee as an opponent and their press conference run-in awhile back, Tony Ferguson, Conor McGregor, and watching his first UFC fight on VHS. Plus, Matt and Phoenix talk about Germaine de Randamie's first statement since having the UFC Women's Featherweight title removed, John Makdessi stepping in to fight Sage Northcutt at UFC 214, Wonderboy and Gamebred angling to fight each other, and much more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 22, 2017
UF105: Johny Hendricks and UFC Fight Night Singapore Recap
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Former UFC Welterweight champion Johny Hendricks calls in to talk about his UFC Fight Night: Chiesa vs. Lee co-main event bout against Tim Boetsch, feeling great going through another camp as a Middleweight, CSAC's new weightclasses, and fighting back home in Oklahoma for the first time in ten years. Plus, Jim and Matt break down the fights from Singapore over the weekend, and discuss Matt Hughes's condition, the unfortunate passing of former UFC fighter Tim Hague, Conor vs. Floyd officially being booked, and Germaine de Randamie being removed as UFC Women's Featherweight champion. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 20, 2017
UF104: Dennis Bermudez and Ryan LaFlare
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#10 UFC Featherweight Dennis Bermudez and #12 UFC Welterweight Ryan LaFlare join Jim and Matt in-studio to discuss their respective UFC On FOX Long Island fights against Darren Elkins and Cowboy Oliveira, the UFC Athletes Retreat, Weidman vs. Gastelum, and much more. Plus, Jim and Matt talk about the passing of Jon Jones's mother, Camille, UFC Fight Night Singapore, Khabib Nurmagomedov's whereabouts, Daniel Cormier's old school vs. new school comments, and Matt delivers another installment of Matt's Movie Minute. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 15, 2017
UF103: UFC Fight Night Auckland Recap
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Jim, Matt, and guest Jamie Crowder sit down to break down UFC Fight Night Auckland, discuss post-event fallout, and possible matches to make next. Plus, the guys talk about Dana's response to Mighty Mouse, the continuing DJ vs. TJ situation, Kazushi Sakuraba going into the UFC Hall of Fame, and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 13, 2017
UF102: Max Holloway and Brian Kelleher
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The undisputed UFC Featherweight champion, Max "Blessed" Holloway calls in following his UFC 212 win over Jose Aldo and discusses how the fight went down, who could be next in line, win streaks, DJ vs. TJ, and finally getting his Acai berry shake. Before that, Brian "Boom" Kelleher joins the show to talk about his big win in Brazil over Iuri Alcantara, finding out he was getting a shot in the UFC, possibly fighting on Long Island on July 22, and more. Plus, Jim and Matt talk about Derrick Lewis vs. Mark Hunt, the continuing Mighty Mouse vs. TJ Dillashaw situation, Miesha Tate's comments on Cyborg and Angela Magana, "War Machine" getting a possible life sentence, and NYSAC amending its weigh-in protocols. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 08, 2017
UF101: Aljamain Sterling and UFC 212 Recap
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UFC Bantamweight fighter Aljamain Sterling joins Jim and Matt in studio to discuss his UFC 214 against Renan Barao, John Dodson, fighters cutting the line, Mighty Mouse vs. TJ Dillashaw, sleep apnea, and much more. Plus, the guys break down UFC 212 in detail, and talk about Jon Jones crushing Alexander Gustafsson on Twitter and Demetrious Johnson's response to Dana White. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 06, 2017
UF100: Dana White, Max Holloway, and Ray Longo
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UFC President Dana White joins Matt and guest co-host Ray Longo in-studio to discuss the Gustafsson vs. Teixeira fight, Al Iaquinta, the Cris Cyborg/Angela Magana situation and Cyborg's next fight, Germaine de Randamie, Mighty Mouse vs. TJ Dillashaw, GSP, Nunes vs. Shevchenko 2, and much more. Before that, Interim UFC Featherweight champion Max Holloway calls in to talk about his UFC 212 title fight against Jose Aldo, being yourself inside the Octagon, and video games. Plus, Matt and Ray reminisce about the old days. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 01, 2017
UF99: Claudia Gadelha and Bobby Kelly
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#1 Strawweight contender Claudia Gadelha calls in to talk about her UFC 212 fight against Karolina Kowalkiewicz, training at Jackson's in Albuquerque, a possible Joanna Jedrzejczyk vs. Rose Namajunas fight, Aldo vs. Holloway, and more. Plus, Matt and guest co-host Bobby Kelly break down UFC Fight Night Stockholm and preview UFC 212. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 31, 2017
UF98: Joanna Jedrzejczyk
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The UFC Women's Strawweight champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk joins Jim and Matt in studio to discuss her most recent title defense against Jessica Andrade, fight days being glory days, wanting to fight at MSG again, starting her new foundation, and why she doesn't care who gets the next shot at the belt. Plus, the guys talk about UFC Fight Night: Gustafsson vs. Teixeira, Cyborg's altercation with Angela Magana, and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 25, 2017
UF97: Neil deGrasse Tyson
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Astrophysicist and author Neil deGrasse Tyson joins Jim and Matt in studio to discuss his wrestling and rowing days at Harvard, being the only kid he knew who never had a fight, the Big Bang, flat Earth theories, knowledge of the universe being liberating, and much more. Plus, the guys talk about UFC Fight Night Stockholm, Conor McGregor signing on to fight Floyd Mayweather, and Sergio Pettis vs. Brandon Moreno. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 23, 2017
UF96: Uriah Hall and Amanda Nunes
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#12 UFC Middleweight Uriah Hall joins Jim and Matt in studio to discuss what's next for him inside the Octagon, switching from a "want" to a "must" mentality before getting on The Ultimate Fighter, growing up in Jamaica, Chris Weidman vs. Kelvin Gastelum, and much more. Also, UFC Women's Bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes calls in and talks about her UFC 213 rematch with Valentina Shevchenko, how things have changed for her since the Ronda Rousey fight, and whether she wants to go up to Featherweight or not. Plus, the guys talk about UFC 211, Demian Maia's Welterweight title shot, and Matt's Movie Minute returns. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 18, 2017
UF95: Kevin Lee, John Morrison, and UFC 211 Recap
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#12 UFC Lightweight Kevin Lee calls in to talk about his altercation with Michael Chiesa at the UFC Summer Kickoff press conference over the weekend, fighting Chiesa at UFC Fight Night: Chiesa vs. Lee on June 25, training at Xtreme Couture in Las Vegas, Eddie Alvarez vs. Dustin Poirier, and more. Later, Lucha Underground wrestler and actor John Morrison calls in to discuss his new movie, "Boone: The Bounty Hunter", training parkour, and whether or not he would fight in MMA. Plus, Matt is joined by guest co-host Jamie Crowder of Renzo Gracie Academy to break down all the action from UFC 211. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 16, 2017
UF94: Frankie Edgar, Eddie Alvarez, and Frank Grillo
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Actor Frank Grillo joins Jim and Matt in studio to discuss Season 3 of Kingdom, training with Rickson Gracie, Conor vs. Floyd, Matt Hughes, proper diet, and more. Then, former UFC Lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez calls in to talk about getting over his loss to Conor McGregor, feeling liberated by that KO, his UFC 211 fight with Dustin Poirier, and teaching his kids about social media. Also, #2 UFC Featherweight Frankie Edgar joins the show to talk about fighting rising star Yair Rodriguez, the possibility of a title fight next, BJ Penn vs. Dennis Siver, and more. Plus, the guys break down UFC 211, 2017's biggest fight card, so far. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 11, 2017
UF93: Stipe Miocic
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UFC Heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic calls in ahead of his rematch with Junior Dos Santos at UFC 211 and discusses the pressures of a title defense, being frugal, MMA vs. boxing, and more. Plus, Jim hosts the show solo and talks to Chris The Producer about the Canelo vs. Chavez, Jr. fight, Conor McGregor becoming a father, Dana's response to Anderson Silva, the Diaz Brothers's fighting future, Demian Maia responding to Tyron Woodley, GSP telling Bisping to pick a date to fight, Francis Ngannou moving to Las Vegas, and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 09, 2017
UF92: Cody Garbrandt and Dustin Poirier
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UFC Bantamweight champion, #5 UFC Pound-For-Pound fighter, and TUF 25 coach, Cody Garbrandt calls in to talk about his experience around the TUF house, Team Alpha Male saving his life, his upcoming first title defense against TJ Dillashaw at UFC 213 in July, the infamous TJ knockout video, getting engaged, and more. Later, #9 UFC Lightweight Dustin Poirier calls in to talk about his UFC 211 FX prelims Main Event fight against Eddie Alvarez, anticipating the best version of Eddie on May 13, recovering from a shin injury after the Jim Miller fight at UFC 208, and remaining calm and focused during fights. Plus, Jim and Matt discuss Anderson Silva's recent comments, Cub Swanson's broken hand, a possible Cris Cyborg vs. Megan Anderson fight, and Matt talks about awarding a Black belt to one of his students. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 04, 2017
UF91: Mike Perry, Tyron Woodley, and Din Thomas
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UFC Welterweight fighter Mike Perry calls in off the heels of his highlight reel KO of Jake Ellenberger at UFC Fight Night Nashville and discusses that fight, his Twitter beef with Al Iaquinta, what he learned from his loss to Alan Jouban, his face tattoos, and more. Later, UFC Welterweight champion Tyron Woodley joins for an impromptu conversation about his potential next opponent in July, not wanting to fight Wonderboy anymore, Maia vs. Masvidal, and long days on set filming a TV show. Plus, ATT coach Din Thomas joins Jim and Matt in studio to talk about run-ins with drunks while filming Dana White: Lookin' For A Fight, Floyd vs. Conor, and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 02, 2017
UF90: Justin Buchholz and Joe Stevenson
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Team Alpha Male Head Coach Justin Buchholz calls in to talk about The Ultimate Fighter: Redemption, whether there's a tape of Cody KOing TJ or not, Duane Bang's relationship with the Alpha Males, Cynthia Calvillo, and much more. Later, Joe "Daddy" Stevenson calls in to talk about being back in the TUF house fourteen years after winning Season 2, battling alcoholism over the course of his career, BJ Penn's fight against Dennis Siver, and keyboard warriors. Plus, Jim and Matt discuss Michael Bisping's thoughts on who the number one contender should be after GSP, Rumble Johnson's comments following UFC Fight Night Nashville, and a quick breakdown of UFC 211 on May 13. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 27, 2017
UF89: TJ Dillashaw and Eddie Gordon
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#2 UFC Bantamweight and #13 UFC Pound-For-Pound contender TJ Dillashaw calls in to talk about coaching on TUF 25, the bad blood with Team Alpha Male, Cody Garbrandt's KO video claims, the Cody vs. Cruz title fight, and more. Later, Eddie "Truck" Gordon joins the show to talk to Jim and Matt about being inside The Ultimate Fighter house for a second time, battling his weight earlier in his career, and getting into MMA after running into Chris Weidman. Plus, the guys talk about UFC Fight Night: Swanson vs. Lobov, Edson Barboza wanting a rematch with Tony Ferguson, Frank Mir's two-year suspension, and Ronda Rousey and Travis Browne getting engaged. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 25, 2017
UF88: John Dodson and Al Iaquinta
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John "The Magician" Dodson calls in ahead of his UFC Fight Night Nashville fight against Eddie Wineland to talk about treating every day like it's special, being recruited by Jackson-Wink MMA at a Chuck E. Cheese's, loving video games, Jon Jones, Mighty Mouse, Cody vs. TJ, and more. Later, "Raging" Al Iaquinta joins the show to talk about fighting Diego Sanchez in the Co-Main Event of UFC Fight Night: Swanson vs. Lobov, sightseeing and enjoying traveling solo, and the UFC 211 matchup between Jorge Masvidal and Demian Maia. Plus, Jim and Matt break down CSAC's potential MMA weightcutting reforms, DC and Jimi Manuwa going back and forth on Twitter, and a lot more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 20, 2017
UF87: Cub Swanson and Eddie Wineland
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#4 UFC Featherweight contender Cub Swanson calls in to talk about his upcoming fight against Artem Lobov, Mighty Mouse as the Pound-For-Pound king, how the fight game has changed over time, and his unusual upbringing. Later, #10 UFC Bantamweight Eddie Wineland talks to the guys about fighting John Dodson, being a full-time firefighter, broken jaws, and keeping stingrays as pets. Plus, Jim and Matt break down UFC Fight Night: Johnson vs. Reis, Jacare's new UFC contract, recently announced fights, and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 18, 2017
UF86: Demetrious Johnson and Robert Whittaker
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#1 UFC Pound-For-Pound fighter and Flyweight champion Demetrious "Mighty Mouse" Johnson calls in ahead of his potential tenth straight title defense against Wilson Reis and discusses Wilson as an opponent, the possibility of a superfight with Cody Garbrandt, staying motivated, video games, and more. Before that, Middleweight contender Robert Whittaker calls in to talk about fighting Jacare Souza, dealing with Jacare's high level jiu-jitsu, GSP's return to the Octagon, and the state of the UFC Middleweight division, in general. Plus, Jim and Matt talk about Kelvin Gastelum being pulled from his UFC 212 fight with Anderson Silva, possible replacement opponents for The Spider, Urijah Faber going into the 2017 UFC Hall of Fame, Dana's comments about Conor vs. Floyd, and a lot more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 13, 2017
UF85: Rose Namajunas and Michelle Waterson
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#4 UFC Women's Strawweight contender Rose Namajunas joins Jim and Matt in studio to talk about her upcoming fight against Michelle Waterson, dealing with her loss to Karolina Kowalkiewicz, having a purpose inside the Octagon, and she addresses Joanna Jedrzejczyk's recent comments about her, amongst other things. Later, Rose's opponent, #6 Strawweight Michelle Waterson calls in and discusses exercising her demons through MMA, how she got the nickname "Karate Hottie", Joanna picking her to beat Rose, and she clears the air with Matt about a joke from years ago. Plus, the guys discuss UFC 210 and the controversial Chris Weidman vs. Gegard Mousasi fight. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 11, 2017
UF84: Daniel Cormier and Myles Jury
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UFC Light Heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier calls in to discuss his UFC 210 rematch with Anthony "Rumble" Johnson, his decision to fight Anderson Silva at UFC 200, what it is about him that fans dislike, and much more. Before that, UFC Featherweight Myles Jury talks to Jim and Matt about his FS1 prelims main event fight against Mike De La Torre, why he hasn't fought since December 2015, adding new skills to his arsenal after back-to-back losses, and Aldo vs. Holloway. Plus, the guys talk about Cyborg dropping the Invicta FC Women's Featherweight title and a possible matchup with Germaine de Randamie, Khabib's first comments about withdrawing from the Tony Ferguson fight, Jorge Masvidal vs. Demian Maia, Robbie Lawler vs. Cowboy Cerrone, the UFC's first event on Long Island, and Matt shows Jim some jiu-jitsu techniques. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 06, 2017
UF83: Doug Benson and Don Frye
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Comedian Doug Benson joins in studio to talk about his new Comedy Central show, "The High Court", superhero movies, hosts a contest between Jim and Matt, and more. Later, UFC Hall of Famer Don Frye calls in to talk PRIDE Never Die! week on UFC Fight Pass, overcoming his recent health issues, and gaining perspective from his near-death experience. Plus, Jim talks about getting tricked on April Fool's Day, and the guys discuss Michael Chiesa vs. Kevin Lee, Tim Boetsch vs. Johny Hendricks, and much more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 04, 2017
UF82: Katlyn Chookagian and Grandmaster Flash
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UFC Women's Bantamweight fighter Katlyn Chookagian joins Jim and Matt in studio to talk about her UFC 210 fight against Irene Aldana, what it's like training with guys like Frankie Edgar and Edson Barboza, bouncing back from her first UFC loss, the possibility of taking Jim to his first jiu-jitsu class, and much more. Then, hip-hop icon Grandmaster Flash joins the guys in studio to discuss his Netflix show "The Get Down: Part 2", Conor vs. Floyd, and being in on the ground floor of hip-hop. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 30, 2017
UF81: Cynthia Calvillo, Chad Gilbert, and Bobby Kelly
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New Found Glory guitarist Chad Gilbert joins Jim and guest cohost Bobby Kelly in studio to discuss training Muay Thai, BJ Penn vs. Dennis Siver, Bisping vs. GSP, DC vs. Rumble 2, New Found Glory's brand of pop-punk, and a lot more. Later, UFC Women's Strawweight Cynthia Calvillo calls in to talk about how her debut fight against Amanda Cooper came to be, her fight against Pearl Gonzalez at UFC 210 on April 8 in Buffalo, New York, Cody vs. TJ, PVZ's future training in Sacramento, the Strawweight division in general, and more. Plus, Jim and Bobby discuss Luke Rockhold's callout of Fabricio Werdum and Tony Ferguson's call for Conor McGregor to defend or vacate the UFC Lightweight title. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 28, 2017
UF80: Kelvin Gastelum and Bobby Kelly
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#8 UFC Middleweight contender Kelvin Gastelum calls in to talk about his UFC 212 fight against Anderson Silva in Rio de Janeiro on June 3, competing at Welterweight and Middleweight, working with Eddie Bravo at 10th Planet Jiu-Jitsu, and much more. Before that, Jim, Matt, and guest cohost Bobby Kelly discuss John Kavanagh's suggestion that Gunnar Nelson fight Wonderboy next, the UFC 210 poster, possible next opponents for Francis Ngannou, and Matt talks about his new favorite pizza parlor. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 23, 2017
UF79: Brad Pickett and UFC Fight Night: London Recap
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Longtime UFC contender Brad Pickett calls in following his final fight inside the Octagon and discusses his fight against Marlon Vera, the awesome response from fans on his retirement, what might be next for him, and more. Plus, Jim and Matt break down the great fights from UFC Fight Night: Manuwa vs. Anderson and talk about Matt Hughes's potential MMA return, Dana's comments on the Diaz Brothers and Conor vs. Floyd, and what gets them emotional and makes them cry. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 21, 2017
UF78: Ice Cube, Alan Jouban, and Phoenix Carnevale
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Rapper, actor, and producer Ice Cube joins in-studio to discuss his new show "VH1 Hip Hop Squares", his BIG3 basketball league, and picking the right roles. Then, Alan Jouban calls in to talk to Matt and guest host Phoenix Carnevale about his UFC Fight Night 107 fight against Gunnar Nelson, staying stress free and taking in the moment before a fight, working with Eddie Bravo, his thoughts on the UFC Welterweight division, and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 16, 2017
UF77: Forrest Griffin and Ray Longo
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UFC Hall Of Famer Forrest Griffin joins Matt and guest co-host Ray Longo to discuss UFC Fight Night 106: Belfort vs. Gastelum, the UFC Performance Institute, hard sparring, training at different gyms, and much more. Before that, Matt and Ray talk about recently announced fights like Bisping vs. GSP, the stacked UFC 211 card, and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 14, 2017
UF76: Francis Ngannou
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#6 UFC Heavyweight and rising star Francis Ngannou joins Jim and Matt in studio to discuss his dream of becoming a UFC champion, his life in Cameroon, being homeless in Paris, wanting to fight Cain Velasquez next, and the desire to become a complete fighter. First, the guys preview UFC Fight Night 106: Belfort vs. Gastelum, possible next matchups for Tony Ferguson, Michael Bisping's comments on Woodley vs. Thompson 2, recently announced fights, and the results of the World MMA Awards 2017. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 09, 2017
UF75: Georges St-Pierre and UFC 209 Recap
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Former longtime UFC Welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre calls in to discuss a variety of topics including his return to the Octagon against Michael Bisping for the UFC Middleweight title, the dangers of weightcutting, his fights against Matt Serra, Johny Hendricks at 185, ring rust, a superfight against Anderson Silva, Woodley vs. Thompson 2, and much more. Plus, Jim and Matt break down UFC 209: Woodley vs. Thompson 2, and they give their review of Logan during a new installment of Matt's Movie Minute. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 07, 2017
UF74: Khabib Nurmagomedov and Al Iaquinta
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#1 UFC Lightweight Khabib Nurmagomedov calls in ahead of his UFC 209 fight against Tony Ferguson and discusses dealing with Tony's guard, training with Renzo Gracie, and not caring about Conor McGregor's whereabouts. Before that, UFC Lightweight contender Al Iaquinta joins Jim and Matt in studio to talk about his UFC Fight Night 108 bout against Diego Sanchez, teaching seminars in Australia, and where his "Raging" nickname came from. Plus, the guys make their UFC 209 picks and talk about Michael Bisping vs. GSP for the UFC Middleweight title, NYSAC denying Holly Holm's UFC 208 appeal, Dan Hardy's possible return to the Octagon, and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 02, 2017
UF73: Stephen "Wonderboy" Thompson
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Stephen "Wonderboy" Thompson joins Jim and Matt in studio for the whole show to talk about his rematch with Tyron Woodley for the Welterweight title at UFC 209, a potential matchup with GSP, weightcutting, learning from losing to Matt Brown, Royce Gracie vs. Kimo, comic books, and much more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 28, 2017
UF72: Dale Earnhardt, Jr. and Lando Vannata
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NASCAR driver Dale Earnhardt, Jr. calls in at the top of the show to discuss returning to racing at the Daytona 500, mentally getting over his dad's death, dealing with concussion issues, and the thrill of experiencing his first UFC live event in March at UFC 196. Then, up and coming Lightweight contender Lando Vannata joins the show to talk about his UFC 209 fight against David Teymur, his stunning wheel kick KO of John Makdessi, his UFC debut against Tony Ferguson, Khabib Nurmagomedov, and more. Plus, Jim and Matt try out their new catchphrases and the Serra family makes a special appearance at the end of the show. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 23, 2017
UF71: Michael Bisping and Harley Flanagan
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UFC Middleweight champion Michael Bisping calls in to discuss who his next opponent might be, Anderson Silva vs. Derek Brunson, why he dislikes Hector Lombard, and how his knee is healing up after surgery. Plus, hardcore music legend and Renzo Gracie black belt Harley Flanagan joins Jim and Matt in studio to talk about his life in music and jiu-jitsu. And, the guys discuss all things UFC Fight Night Halifax. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 21, 2017
UF70: Fat Joe and Travis Browne
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Rapper Fat Joe joins Jim and Matt in studio to talk about everything from his new album Plata O Plomo and being friends with Renzo Gracie to performing at the favelas in Brazil and being a huge Conor McGregor fan. Before that, #9 UFC Heavyweight Travis Browne calls in to talk about his fight against Derrick Lewis, the unfair criticism of Edmond Tarverdyan, the differences between Jackson-Wink and Glendale Fighting Club, and dislocating his finger against Fabricio Werdum. Plus, Jim and Matt discuss Brock Lesnar's retirement, a possible Conor vs. Mayweather fight, Germaine de Randamie calling for a rematch with Holly Holm, and new potential ABC rules for instant replays and loss of bodily function. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 16, 2017
UF69: Derrick Lewis and Johny Hendricks
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#8 UFC Heavyweight Derrick Lewis calls in ahead of his UFC Fight Night Halifax main event fight against Travis Browne and discusses training with George Foreman in his early days, why he was disappointed with his performance against Shamil Abdurakhimov, and his thoughts on UFC 208. Then, Johny Hendricks joins the show to talk about his Middleweight debut against Hector Lombard, enjoying training again without having to cut to 170lbs, and dealing with Twitter criticisms. Plus, Jim and Matt break down all the action from UFC 208: Holm vs. de Randamie. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 14, 2017
UF68: Theo Rossi and Yves Edwards
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Actor and producer Theo Rossi and retired UFC fighter Yves Edwards join Matt in studio on today's episode. First, Yves and Matt discuss fighting each other back in the day, how they became friends, Renzo Gracie, Yves training with Dustin Poirier for his UFC 208 fight against Jim Miller, and more. Then, Theo joins the show and talks about his experiences on Sons Of Anarachy and Luke Cage, training with Royce Gracie in his garage, the Empire State Run Up, fighters handling losing well, Stipe vs. JDS 2, Cain Velasquez, Cody Garbrandt, and so much more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 09, 2017
UF67: Anderson Silva and Wyclef Jean
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Musician and producer Wyclef Jean joins Jim and guest co-host Dan Soder in studio to discuss being an MMA fan from the beginning, training jiu-jitsu, Conor vs. Mayweather, meeting Barack Obama, his musical inspirations, and more. Later, the great Anderson Silva calls in to talk about fighting Derek Brunson in Brooklyn, wanting to fight Michael Bisping, and more. Plus, Jim and Dan discuss UFC Fight Night: Bermudez vs. Korean Zombie results, Ryan Bader's UFC exit and the possibility of a Mighty Mouse vs. Cody Garbrandt superfight. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 07, 2017
UF66: Alexa Grasso and Ovince Saint Preux
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Undefeated UFC Women's Strawweight contender Alexa Grasso calls in ahead of her UFC Fight Night 104 co-main event fight against Felice Herrig and talks about how she got started in MMA, what she expects against Felice, and staying loose dancing to Taylor Swift on fight days. Then, #6 UFC Light Heavyweight Ovince Saint Preux talks to Jim and Matt about aspirations of being in law enforcement growing up, learning from the Jon Jones fight, staying mentally strong after a couple of losses in a row, Cormier vs. Rumble 2, and more. Plus, the guys discuss Gegard Mousasi's concerns about the federal travel ban, Dominick Cruz shutting down Raphael Assuncao's callout, Ian McCall losing yet another opponent, and Matt's Movie Minute on True Romance. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 02, 2017
UF65: Dana White and Dennis Bermudez
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UFC President Dana White joins the show to discuss Ronda Rousey's fighting future, the possibility of Nunes vs. Shevchenko 2, Francis Ngannou, Jorge Masvidal, Weidman vs. Mousasi, Nick Diaz turning down a fight with Robbie Lawler, what's next for JDS, the Women's Featherweight division, his Super Bowl weekend plans, and much, much more. Before that, UFC Featherweight fighter Dennis Bermudez calls in to discuss his upcoming fight with The Korean Zombie, fighting zombies in Deer Park, cooking, and what he'd do to get on Dana White: Lookin' For A Fight. Plus, Jim and Matt discuss the results of UFC on Fox 23, and almost get to a Matt's Movie Minute. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 31, 2017
UF64: Julianna Pena
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#2 UFC Women's Bantamweight contender Julianna Pena calls in ahead of her fight against Valentina Shevchenko and doesn't hold back while discussing Valentina as an opponent, getting a title shot against Amanda Nunes, Ronda Rousey's NDAs, Holly Holm's skills, and much more. Plus, Jim and Matt talk about the cancelled JDS vs. Stefan Struve fight, Derrick Lewis vs. Travis Browne becoming the main event at UFC Fight Night Halifax, Johny Hendricks's upcoming Middleweight debut against Hector Lombard, Tony Ferguson blasting Conor McGregor for never defending a title, and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 26, 2017
UF63: Valentina Shevchenko and Jorge Masvidal
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Welterweight contender Jorge "Gamebred" Masvidal calls in to talk about his UFC on FOX 23 fight against Cowboy Cerrone, wanting to hurt Cowboy for stealing his opponents, street fights in Miami, his relationship with the late great Kimbo Slice, MMA judging, and more. Later, #1 UFC Women's Bantamweight Valentina Shevchenko calls in to discuss Julianna Pena as an opponent, getting a title shot with a win, and being a lifelong martial artist. Plus, Jim and Matt talk about the recently announced Chris Weidman vs. Gegard Mousasi fight, Cody Garbrandt's hit list, Travis Browne leaving Glendale Fighting Club, and a brand new installment of Matt's Movie Minute. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 24, 2017
UF62: Tyron Woodley and Wonderboy Thompson
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UFC Welterweight champion Tyron Woodley calls in ahead of his rematch with Wonderboy Thompson on March 4 at UFC 209 and talks about how the first fight went, particularly the scoring of the fourth round, managing his energy, and he asks Matt what he did wrong with the guillotine attempt in the fourth round, as well. Later, title challenger Stephen Thompson calls in and discusses wanting to come into the rematch bigger than the first fight, feeling like he had an off night at UFC 205, Tyron being noncommittal about a rematch, and more. Plus, Jim and Matt discuss Amanda Nunes calling for the winner of Holly Holm vs. Germaine de Randamie, Cody Garbrandt and TJ Dillashaw coaching TUF 25, Khabib vs. Ferguson, RDA's move to Welterweight, and Gegard Mousasi's frustrations about booking a fight. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 19, 2017
UF61: Din Thomas and UFC Fight Night 103 Recap
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The great Din Thomas joins Jim and Matt in studio to break down the results of UFC Fight Night: Rodriguez vs. Penn, Robbie Lawler leaving American Top Team, Din and Matt's experiences at UFC 33, Woodley vs. Wonderboy 2, Dana White: Lookin' For A Fight, and much more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 17, 2017
UF60: John Moraga
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#8 Ranked UFC Flyweight John Moraga joins UFC Unfiltered to preview this weekend's upcoming bout with #15 ranked UFC Flyweight Sergio Pettis in Arizona at UFC Fight Night 103. The guys take a look at Dana White's rebuttal to actress Meryl Streep's comments on the sport of Mixed Martial Arts, Ronda Rousey's cryptic social media post and the twitter war of words between Tyron Woodley and Stephen "Wonderboy" Thompson. All that and more in this episode of UFC Unfiltered with Jim Norton and Matt Serra. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 12, 2017
UF59: Nina Ansaroff and Court McGee
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UFC Strawweight division fighter Nina Ansaroff and Welterweight fighter Court McGee are this week's guests on UFC Unfiltered with Matt and Jim. Ansaroff, who is the girlfriend of current UFC bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes, joins the guys to talk about her upcoming fight at UFC Fight Night 103 and the aftermath of Amanda's win over Ronda Rousey. McGee, who will be taking on Ben Saunders during the same promotion talks about his life before fighting, respecting his opponents and how he has been clean and sober for years. Matt and Jim also give their take on Meryl Streep's speech at The Golden Globes where she mentioned the sport of Mixed Martial Arts is not art at all. All that and more in this episode of UFC Unfiltered with Jim and Matt. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 10, 2017
UF58: Cody Garbrandt and Amanda Nunes
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UFC Bantamweight champions Cody Garbrandt and Amanda Nunes both call in to discuss their UFC 207 title fights on today's episode. First, Amanda talks about her first title defense against Ronda Rousey, Edmond Tarverdyan as a coach, her beef with Cat Zingano, training with her girlfriend Nina Ansaroff for her upcoming fight, and more. Then, Cody Garbrandt joins the guys to talk about executing his gameplan against Domnick Cruz, enjoying putting a five round beating on him, a potential matchup with TJ Dillashaw, and coughing up a balloon. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 05, 2017
UF57: Din Thomas and UFC 207 Recap
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Jim and Matt break down the incredible UFC 207 card, discussing Amanda Nunes's first title defense over Ronda Rousey, Cody Garbrandt's championship performance against Dominick Cruz, Johny Hendricks's continuing weight issues, the Tim Means vs. Cowboy Oliveira no contest, and a lot more. Later, Din Thomas calls in to talk about the new episode of Dana White: Lookin' For A Fight, working with Amanda leading up to the Ronda fight, Edmond Tarverdyan as a coach, Tyron Woodley vs. Michael Bisping rumors, and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 03, 2017
UF56: Bas Rutten, TJ Dillashaw, and Phoenix Carnevale
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MMA Legend Bas Rutten calls in to discuss his Pancrase days, the evolution of MMA, Amanda Nunes vs. Ronda Rousey, being a certified culinary chef, and much more. Before that, #1 UFC Bantamweight contender TJ Dillashaw joins the show to talk about his UFC 207 fight against John Lineker, training with Duane Bang, a possible rematch with Dominick Cruz, Urijah Faber's retirement, and feeling like he's the real 135 champ. Plus, Matt and guest host Phoenix Carnevale talk UFC 207, comic books, and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 29, 2016
UF55: G-Eazy, Amanda Nunes, and Ray Longo
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UFC Women's Bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes calls in ahead of her first title defense against Ronda Rousey at UFC 207 and talks about her motivation, defending the armbar, and more. Later, rapper G-Eazy calls in to discuss creating the UFC 207 theme song, "Vengeance On My Mind", Johnny Cash as a personal hero, and chasing greatness. Plus, Ray Longo joins Matt in studio to talk about Cris Cyborg's USADA test failure, Conor McGregor in the Pound-For-Pound conversation, and a possible Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Tony Ferguson matchup. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 28, 2016
UF54: Johny Hendricks and Tim Means
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Former Welterweight champion Johny Hendricks joins the show to discuss his UFC 207 bout against Neil Magny, running through the motions in the past and being fired up again going into this fight, weight cutting issues, and a possible trilogy fight with Robbie Lawler. Later, Tim Means calls in to talk about his UFC Fight Pass main event bout against Cowboy Oliveira on December 30, his USADA test failure, his experiences in prison, mixed martial arts saving his life, and being in a good place now in his personal life and his career. Plus, Jim and Matt discuss upcoming fights, bullet ants and bee stings, and Jimmy debates whether to take a kickboxing class or not. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 22, 2016
UF53: Cody Garbrandt
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Undefeated UFC Bantamweight contender Cody Garbrandt calls in ahead of his UFC 207 title fight against Dominick Cruz to talk about how he matches up against Cruz, how he's training for the fight, weightcutting, his untapped potential, and more. Plus, Jim and Matt discuss UFC on Fox: VanZant vs. Waterson, Jim's comedy special taping, Matt's trip on the Polar Express, and a new installment of Matt's Movie Minute. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 20, 2016
UF52: Urijah Faber, Paige VanZant, and Bobby Kelly
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Urijah Faber calls in to talk to the guys about his final fight against Brad Pickett, the perfect opportunity to retire in Sacramento, TJ Dillashaw, Cruz vs. Garbrandt, and what's next in his life and his career. Later, Paige VanZant calls in to talk about main eventing against Michelle Waterson, her win over Bec Rawlings, and possibly playing a superhero in a movie. Plus, comic Bobby Kelly joins Jim and Matt in studio, as the guys discuss a potential matchup between Tony Ferguson and Khabib Nurmagomedov, Jose Aldo vs. Max Holloway, comic book movies, and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 15, 2016
UF51: Mickey Gall
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UFC Welterweight contender Mickey Gall joins Jim and Matt in studio to discuss his upcoming fight against Sage Northcutt, why he got into MMA, training with the Miller Brothers, goals in the sport, jiu-jitsu as therapy, and much more. Plus, the guys recap UFC 206 and UFC Fight Night Albany. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 13, 2016
UF50: Cowboy Cerrone and Matt Brown
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Cowboy Cerrone calls in to address Dana White's UF49 comments about him and his involvement in the MMAAA, his thoughts on Bjorn Rebney, fighting Matt Brown at UFC 206, and shooting guns while riding a horse. Later, Matt Brown joins the show to talk about fighting Cowboy on Saturday, USADA and PEDs, his UFC 198 run-in with his former coach, metal music, and more. Plus, Jim and Matt discuss Cris Cyborg's statement on why she turned down two Women's Featherweight title fights, the controversial Gray Maynard vs. Ryan Hall fight at the TUF 24 Finale, and a lot more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 08, 2016
UF49: Dana White, Max Holloway, and Anthony Pettis
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UFC President Dana White calls in to discuss a wide range of topics including the newly announced MMA Athletes Association, Conor McGregor fighting Floyd Mayweather, Cris Cyborg turning down two Women's Featherweight title fights, Jon Jones, Khabib Nurmagomedov, Tim Elliott, Ronda's return, and much more. Later, Max Holloway calls in to talk about his interim Featherweight title fight against Anthony Pettis at UFC 206, matching up with anyone on Earth, Conor's punching power, and his love of video games. Then, Anthony Pettis joins Jim and Matt to discuss fighting Max Holloway on December 10, the differences between Featherweight and Lightweight, his cars getting set on fire, and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 06, 2016
UF48: Demetrious Johnson and Tim Elliott
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Pound-For-Pound king and Flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson calls in ahead of his TUF 24 Finale title defense against Tim Elliott and discusses training for Tim's quirky style, Matt Hume as a trainer, and not caring about being overlooked by fans. Tim Elliott also calls in to talk about his experience in the TUF house, sparring with Dominick Cruz back in the day, and feeling like he's already won. Plus, Jim and Matt discuss Jose Aldo, Khabib Nurmagomedov, Conor McGregor, Rumble turning down a Gegard Mousasi fight, and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 01, 2016
UF47: Chuck Zito and Joseph Benavidez
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Actor, author, stuntman, and former Hells Angel, Chuck Zito joins Jim and Matt in-studio to talk about the early days of UFC, Conor McGregor relinquishing the Featherweight title, Whittaker vs. Brunson, UFC 206, Jean-Claude Van Damme, and much more. Later, Joseph Benavidez calls in to discuss the TUF 24 Finale, his fight against Henry Cejudo, and Urijah Faber's upcoming retirement fight in Sacramento. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 29, 2016
UF46: Frankie Edgar and Cub Swanson
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UFC's #5 ranked Featherweight Cub Swanson calls the show to talk about his UFC 206 fight against The Korean Superboy, Dooho Choi, Conor McGregor holding up the 145lbs division, being apologetic after fights, broken jaws, and more. Later, former Lightweight champion Frankie Edgar talks to Jim and Matt about his big win over Jeremy Stephens at UFC 205, the state of the Featherweight division, Eddie vs. Conor, a potential Bantamweight fight, BJ Penn vs. Yair Rodriguez, and more. Plus, Matt shows Jim some BJJ techniques. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 23, 2016
UF45: Robert Whittaker, Derek Brunson, and Ray Longo
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UFC Middleweight contender Robert Whittaker calls in to discuss his upcoming fight against Derek Brunson, moving towards a title shot, weight-cutting, TUF, and more. Later, Robert's opponent, Derek Brunson, calls in to talk about Robert as an opponent, his mentality in fights, his background in criminal justice, Conor vs. Eddie, and more. Plus, Ray Longo joins Jim and Matt in studio to talk about Weidman vs. Romero, Mousasi vs. Hall 2, BJ Penn vs. Yair Rodriguez, the suspensions of Roy Nelson and Lyoto Machida, what's next for Conor McGregor, and a lot more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 22, 2016
UF44: Uriah Hall and Raquel Pennington
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UFC Middleweight contender Uriah Hall calls in ahead of his rematch with Gegard Mousasi in Belfast, Northern Ireland and talks about the Derek Brunson loss, "Houdini" training, his relationship with Chael Sonnen, getting comfortable with the uncomfortable, loving fighting in Japan, and more. Later, rising UFC Women's Bantamweight Raquel Pennington calls in to talk about her big win over Miesha Tate at UFC 205, going on a revenge tour, and how she matches up against Ronda and Amanda. Plus, Jim and Matt talk about the idea of a fighters union, possibilities for Conor's next fight, and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 17, 2016
UF43: UFC 205 Recap and Gegard Mousasi
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Jim and Matt break down everything post-UFC 205 including their experiences Octagon-side, matches to make next, quotes, analysis, and much more. Later, UFC Middleweight contender Gegard Mousasi calls in to talk about his rematch with Uriah Hall in Belfast, how he'd match up against Michael Bisping, who deserves the next shot at the Middleweight title, majority draws, Conor vs. Eddie, and a lot more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 15, 2016
UF42: Tyron Woodley and Ricardo Lamas
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UFC Welterweight champ Tyron Woodley calls in to talk about his UFC 205 fight with Wonderboy Thompson, telling moments during faceoffs, idolizing Mike Tyson, and more. Later, Featherweight contender Ricardo Lamas joins Jim and Matt in studio to talk about his big win over Charles Oliveira, the cancelled BJ Penn fight, Conor McGregor and the state of the Featherweight division, Jean-Claude Van Damme movies, and more. Plus, Jim and Matt discuss the cancellation of Rashad Evans vs. Tim Kennedy at UFC 205 and Jon Jones's suspension. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 10, 2016
UF41: Eddie Alvarez and Chris Weidman
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Lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez calls in after training to discuss his first title defense against Conor McGregor at UFC 205, why Conor is the easiest fight in the division, being mentally tough after years of fighting experience, Ferguson vs. dos Anjos, and more. Later, former UFC Middleweight champ Chris Weidman calls in to talk about his fight against Yoel Romero, getting to train at home during fight week, and the one thing he agrees with Michael Bisping about. Plus, Jim and Matt are reunited in studio to break down UFC Fight Night: Ferguson vs. dos Anjos, and another installment of Matt's Movie Minute. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 08, 2016
UF40: Rafael dos Anjos and John Danaher
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Matt is joined in-studio by BJJ master and friend, John Danaher, to discuss their early jiu-jitsu days together, training with Renzo Gracie, John's relationship with GSP, leg-locks, Gi vs. No-Gi, and so much more. Later, former UFC Lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos calls in to talk about his fight against Tony Ferguson, getting his belt back, and who he thinks will win Eddie Alvarez vs. Conor McGregor. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 03, 2016
UF39: Renzo Gracie, Gian Villante, and Din Thomas
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Matt is joined in-studio by the great Renzo Gracie and UFC Light Heavyweight contender Gian Villante to discuss Gian's upcoming fight in Albany on December 9 vs. Patrick Cummins, whether hating a guy you're fighting helps or not, Renzo's training sessions with Ryron, and much more. Later, Din Thomas calls in to talk about training Tyron Woodley ahead of his first title defense at UFC 205, Sage Northcutt vs. Mickey Gall, Eddie Alvarez vs. Conor McGregor, shooting Dana White: Lookin' For A Fight with Matt, and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 01, 2016
UF38: Raquel Pennington and Corey Anderson
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Jim and Matt take calls from UFC Women's Bantamweight contender Raquel Pennington and UFC Light Heavyweight contender Corey Anderson. First, Corey discusses his December 9 fight against Sean O'Connell, what it's like to work with Mark Henry, and learning the hard way about gassing out during college wrestling. Later, Raquel Pennington discusses her UFC 205 fight against former champion Miesha Tate, coming out as a lesbian and the importance of being true to yourself, drawing inspiration from fans, training in Colorado, and more. Plus, Jim and Matt discuss Urijah Faber's retirement plans, Cruz vs. Garbrandt at UFC 207, Jon Jones's potential return, and a lot more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 27, 2016
UF37: Miesha Tate and Katie Nolan
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Former UFC Women's Bantamweight champion Miesha Tate calls in to discuss her UFC 205 fight against Raquel Pennington, losing her title at UFC 200, Ronda Rousey's Octagon return against Amanda Nunes at UFC 207, the possibility of fighting Cris Cyborg, and a lot more. Plus, Katie Nolan, host of Garbage Time with Katie Nolan, sits in with Jim and Matt to talk sports loyalty, comedy, YouTube, and UFC. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 25, 2016
UF36: Rashad Evans and Aljamain Sterling
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Former UFC Light Heavyweight champion Rashad Evans calls in to discuss his Middleweight debut at UFC 205 versus Tim Kennedy in NYC, comebacks in MMA, Rumble Johnson, Michael Bisping, blocking people on Twitter, depression after losses, and a lot more. Also, Aljo Sterling joins Jim and Matt in studio to talk about his fight against Raphael Assuncao in Albany on December 9, growing up with 19 brothers and sisters, and learning from his loss to Bryan Caraway. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 20, 2016
UF35: Tim Kennedy and Jared Watson
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UFC Middleweight contender Tim Kennedy calls in to discuss his UFC 205 fight against Rashad Evans, disliking Yoel Romero, Season 2 of his show Hunting Hitler, and more. Also, lead singer of Dirty Heads, Jared Watson, calls in to discuss the band's new album, training with Ian McCall, addictions, and more. Plus, Jim and Matt discuss Ronda Rousey's return to the Octagon. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 18, 2016
UF34: Joseph Benavidez and Jason Flom
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Jim and Matt are back together hosting the show as TUF 24 coach Joe Benavidez calls in to talk about the season so far, every first round fight ending with a finish, earning the nickname "Joebesity", and more. Later, music industry legend and Lava Records CEO Jason Flom joins the guys in-studio to talk about discovering artists like Katy Perry, Lorde, Kid Rock, and Twisted Sister, his new podcast Wrongful Conviction, and his gratifying work with The Innocence Project. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 13, 2016
UF33: Michael Bisping and Forrest Griffin
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UFC Middleweight champion Michael Bisping calls in from his trip through the English countryside, fresh off his first title defense at UFC 204 to discuss the fight against Hendo, who he sees as the next challenger for his belt, and his fighting future. UFC legend Forrest Griffin joins Jim and Luis off the top of the show to discuss UFC 204, walk-out rituals, DC vs. Rumble, Jon Jones, and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 11, 2016
UF32: Dan Henderson and Thomas Haden Church
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MMA legend Dan Henderson joins the show to discuss his UFC 204 Middleweight title fight against Michael Bisping, his retirement plans, and the evolution of the fight game. Later, actor Thomas Haden Church comes in-studio to discuss his new HBO show Divorce, working with Sarah Jessica Parker, going to Marlon Brando's house, Bisping vs. Henderson, and secrets of the hotel industry, amongst other things. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 06, 2016
UF31: Michael Bisping and Christian O'Connell
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UFC Middleweight champion Michael Bisping calls in to talk about his first title defense at UFC 204 against Dan Henderson, adjusting to the early morning fight time, what's truly at stake for this fight, the state of the Middleweight division, and more. Also, radio presenter Christian O'Connell joins the show to discuss the parallels between comedy and fighting, Bisping/Henderson, and the signs of an advanced democracy. Plus, Matt Serra calls Jim and guest co-host Luis J. Gomez from his family vacation to Disney World. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 04, 2016
UF30: Stephen Thompson, Frankie Edgar, and Cowboy Cerrone
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Wonderboy Thompson and Frankie Edgar join Jim and Matt in-studio to discuss their fights on the stacked UFC 205 card, Eddie Alvarez vs. Conor McGregor, staredowns, the best KOs they've ever seen, and more. Later, Cowboy Cerrone joins in-studio to talk about everything from BJJ and squirrel jumping, to CBD oils and his respect for the Diaz brothers. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 29, 2016
UF29: Dana White
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UFC President Dana White joins Jim and Matt in studio for the whole show to discuss UFC 205 matchmaking, the results from UFC Fight Night: Cyborg vs. Lansberg, Roy Nelson kicking Big John McCarthy, what's next for Dominick Cruz, Dana speaking at the RNC, and so much more. Plus, Jim asks the question everyone wants to know: where he'll be joining Dana and Matt on Dana White: Lookin' For A Fight. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 27, 2016
UF28: Roy Nelson and Chris Hansen
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UFC Heavyweight contender Roy Nelson calls in from Brazil to discuss his upcoming fight against Big Foot Silva, a possible rematch with Derrick Lewis, acting, and a lot more. Later, investigative journalist Chris Hansen joins Jim and Matt in studio to talk about his new show Crime Watch Daily with Chris Hansen, his To Catch A Predator days, and his career. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 22, 2016
UF27: Chris Weidman and Cris Cyborg
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Former UFC Middleweight champion Chris Weidman joins Jim and Matt in studio to discuss everything from acting on Kevin Can Wait to fighting Anderson Silva. Also, reigning InvictaFC Featherweight champion Cris Cyborg calls in ahead of her fight against Lina Lansberg and talks about weightcutting, welcoming haters and realizing a dream of fighting in the UFC. Plus, the guys break down UFC Fight Night: Poirier vs. Johnson, getting emotional watching videos online, and the movie "The Road" in Matt's Movie Minute. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 20, 2016
UF26: Uriah Hall
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Middleweight contender Uriah Hall calls in to discuss his upcoming fight against Derek Brunson, bullying, the Adam Cella knockout from TUF 17, his cancelled bout versus Anderson Silva, and how he can definitely take Michael Bisping's belt. Plus, Jim and Matt discuss UFC Fight Night: Poirier vs. Johnson, the Luke Rockhold vs. Jacare Souza rematch in November, and Matt addresses some of Nick The Tooth's recent comments. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 15, 2016
UF25: Dustin Poirier and Ray Longo
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Jim returns from his Australia trip to host the show alongside Matt and Ray Longo. The guys talk to Dustin Poirier about his fight against Michael Johnson, Robbie Lawler's health, and the Lightweight title picture. Plus, the guys discuss UFC 203, dealing with criticism from non-fighters, and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 13, 2016
UF24: Renzo Gracie, CM Punk, and Aljamain Sterling
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Legend Renzo Gracie and UFC Bantamweight contender Aljamain Sterling join Matt in studio for this incredible episode to reminisce, tell stories, and talk about life. Later, CM Punk calls in to discuss his upcoming fight against Mickey Gall, cutting weight, and his love for comic books. Plus, the guys break down UFC 203: Miocic vs. Overeem, and much more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 08, 2016
UF23: Stipe Miocic, Bill Engvall, and Ray Longo
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Ray Longo joins Matt in studio this week to co-host the show as UFC Heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic calls in ahead of his first title defense versus Alistair Overeem in Cleveland. Later, Bill Engvall calls in to discuss his upcoming crime-thriller, The Neighbor, stand up comedy, and the evolution of MMA. Plus, Ray and Matt discuss Matt's win over GSP at UFC 69, the fallout from UFC Fight Night: Arlovski vs. Barnett, and much more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 07, 2016
UF22: Henry Cejudo and Joseph Benavidez
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Henry Cejudo and Joseph Benavidez, the coaches for Season 24 of The Ultimate Fighter, both call in to talk about the new season with Jim and Matt. Henry discusses the Brandon Moreno situation, how TUF and the UFC have changed his life, and why he doesn't like Joe. Later, Joe discusses why Henry annoys him, his respect level for Dominick Cruz, PVZ's win over Bec Rawlings, and a lot more. Plus, Matt explains why he didn't make it to record last episode, his experience in the TUF house, and the guys break down UFC On Fox 21 and the Welterweight title picture. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 01, 2016
UF21: Mickey Gall and Rob Dyrdek
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Mickey Gall calls in ahead of his UFC 203 fight against CM Punk to give his thoughts on what Punk's gameplan will be against him, making the most of his fifteen minutes in the Octagon, and training with the Miller Brothers. Later, skateboarder, producer, entrepreneur, and reality TV star, Rob Dyrdek calls in to discuss creating a lifetime highlight reel, chasing good energy, being a Chuck Liddell fan, Nate vs. Conor 2, rapid title changes, and a lot more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 30, 2016
UF20: Paige VanZant and Kurt Metzger
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Paige VanZant calls in before her UFC On Fox 21 fight against Bec Rawlings and discusses her fighting roots, Dancing with the Stars, Forrest Griffin as one of her favorite fighters, and learning from her loss to Rose Namajunas. Also, comic and Inside Amy Schumer writer, Kurt Metzger, joins Jim and Matt in studio to talk about the controversy he's faced over the last couple of weeks. Plus, the guys catch up and break down Condit vs. Maia. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 25, 2016
UF19: Dana White and Amy Schumer
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UFC President Dana White joins Jim and Matt to discuss UFC 202, a possible Rumble Johnson vs. Jon Jones fight, Ronda Rousey's status for UFC in NYC, Dana's thoughts on moving forward without the Fertittas, MMA in the Olympics, and much, much more. Then, comic, actress, and author Amy Schumer sits down in studio with the guys to discuss her new book, "The Girl With The Lower Back Tattoo", filming with Goldie Hawn, Kurt Metzger, looking like Holly Holm, and much more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 23, 2016
UF18: Cowboy Cerrone and Bob Saget
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Donald Cerrone calls in live from Lake Mead ahead of his fight against Rick Story at UFC 202 and talks fight expectations, skydiving, Diaz vs. McGregor 2, and more. Then, comic and actor Bob Saget talks to Jim and Matt about having a message in his comedy, Fuller House, and Dirty Work. Plus, Jim and Matt discuss the Jon Jones situation, BJ Penn's October 15 return vs. Ricardo Lamas, and a lot more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 18, 2016
UF17: Cody Garbrandt and Benji Madden
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Jim and Matt are back in studio together this week, as they talk to rising Bantamweight star, Cody Garbrandt, to discuss his upcoming fight against Takeya Mizugaki, Dominick Cruz's vendetta against Team Alpha Male, and more. Later, Good Charlotte's Benji Madden calls in to talk about Diaz vs. McGregor 2, being a longtime Matt Serra fan, and knocking out Riki Rachtman. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 16, 2016
UF16: Joe Rogan and Larry King
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Jim takes calls from UFC commentator, stand up comic, and podcast host, Joe Rogan, and broadcast legend, Larry King on this episode of UFC Unfiltered. Joe discusses Donald Trump, GSP's potential return to the Octagon, weight-cutting, title changes, Ronda Rousey, and a lot more. Later, Larry talks with Jim about his conversations with Martin Luther King, Malcolm X, Jackie Robinson, Muhammad Ali, and the state of affairs in modern politics, amongst other things. Don't miss this one! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 11, 2016
UF15: Eddie Alvarez
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Newly-crowned UFC Lightweight Champion Eddie Alvarez joins Jim in studio this week, while Matt calls in from the road, as he’s off shooting Dana White: Lookin’ For A Fight. Eddie talks about wanting to fight the winner of Diaz vs. McGregor at UFC 202, getting excited about feeling fear heading into a fight, and more. Plus, Jim breaks down UFC Fight Night: Rodriguez vs. Caceres and talks about getting to work with Robert De Niro a little bit on a new film. Check it out, and enjoy. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 09, 2016
UF14: Alex Caceres and Yair Rodriguez
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Jim and Matt take calls from Alex Caceres and Yair Rodriguez. Alex talks about his backyard fighting experiences in Florida, Yair as an opponent, and geeks out with Matt about Anime. Then, Yair calls in to discuss his time on The Ultimate Fighter, jumping out of planes, and being a complete MMA fighter. Plus, Jim and Matt discuss potential MMA rules changes and Matt's second fight against GSP. Check it out. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 04, 2016
UF13: Cub Swanson and Jamey Jasta
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Jamey Jasta joins Jim and Matt in studio to discuss the fallout from UFC 201, creating walkout music for fighters, and Evil Dead. Later, Cub Swanson calls in to discuss his upcoming fight against Tatsuya Kawajiri, Cryotherapy, eating after fights, and adding additional weight classes. Plus, Matt talks about street fights in his younger days and what he planned on doing before MMA. Check it out, and enjoy. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 02, 2016
UF12: Robbie Lawler and Rose Namajunas
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UFC Welterweight champion Robbie Lawler calls in to discuss his upcoming title fight against Tyron Woodley. Later, Rose Namajunas talks to Jim and Matt about her UFC 201 fight against Karolina Kowalkiewicz, playing piano, the evolution of her game since The Ultimate Fighter, and clarifying feelings through writing. Check it out, and enjoy. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 28, 2016
UF11: Tyron Woodley and Jason Ellis
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Jason Ellis calls in to the show to discuss everything from UFC on Fox: Holm vs. Shevchenko results, therapy, relationships and a lot more. Then, Tyron Woodley joins Jim and Matt to talk about his UFC 201 title shot against Robbie Lawler, indirect racism, Melania Trump, and more. Check it out. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 26, 2016
UF10: Brian Stann and Amanda Nunes
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Brian Stann joins Jim and Matt to preview UFC on Fox: Holm vs. Shevchenko, and discuss Jon Jones, Brian's final fight against Wanderlei Silva, and his experiences during Operation Matador. Later, Women's Bantamweight Champion Amanda Nunes calls in to talk about her victory over Miesha Tate at UFC 200, a potential fight against Ronda Rousey, and a lot more. Check it out. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 21, 2016
UF9: Darryl "DMC" McDaniels and Holly Holm
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Darryl "DMC" McDaniels joins Jim and Matt as the show's first in-studio guest to discuss his love of comic books, dealing with depression and suicidal thoughts, finding out he was adopted, the making of "Walk This Way", and a lot more. Later, Holly Holm calls in to discuss her upcoming fight against Valentina Shevchenko on July 23 in Chicago. Check it out, and enjoy. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 19, 2016
UF8: Eddie Alvarez and Joanna Jedrzejczyk
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Newly-crowned Lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez and reigning Strawweight champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk join Jim and Matt this week to talk about their big wins last week. Plus, the guys talk about their experiences in Vegas, the sale of the UFC, running into Jon Jones after UFC 200, and Jim talks about his uncomfortable encounters with Alistair Overeem. Check it out, and enjoy. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 14, 2016
UF7: Forrest Griffin and Don Frye (Live At UFC Fan Expo)
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UFC Hall Of Famers Forrest Griffin and Don Frye join Jim and Matt for a live episode from the UFC Fan Expo, a day after UFC 200, to break down the events from Las Vegas over the weekend, answer fan questions, and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 11, 2016
UF6: Stipe Miocic and UFC 200 Preview
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Jim and Matt react to Jon Jones being pulled from his UFC 200 fight against Daniel Cormier after a potential USADA violation. UFC Heavyweight Champion Stipe Miocic calls in to preview the weekend of fights. And, Jim talks about watching Andrew Dice Clay lose a ton of money once upon a time. Check it out, and enjoy. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 07, 2016
UF5: Miesha Tate and David Benioff & D. B. Weiss
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Miesha Tate calls in to discuss her UFC 200 title fight against Amanda Nunes and Game Of Thrones writers and producers David Benioff and D. B. Weiss call in to discuss the show with Jim and Matt. Plus, Matt talks about a rematch with Matt Hughes, and Jim talks about wanting to be Dan Henderson at a movie theater. Check it out. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 05, 2016
UF4: Jon Jones
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Jon Jones joins Jim and Matt to discuss his Light Heavyweight title fight versus Daniel Cormier at UFC 200. Plus, the guys break down The Ultimate Fighter Finale: Joanna vs. Claudia and discuss dramatic Twitter hashtags, Bill Cosby, and Drake lyrics, amongst other things. Check it out. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 30, 2016
UF3: Daniel Cormier and Mike Judge
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Daniel Cormier and Mike Judge join the show this week, as Mike discusses his animated short "Cormier vs. Jones 2" and the dangers of living in Albuquerque, New Mexico, and DC talks about his upcoming fight with Jon Jones at UFC 200, what it's like when teammates lose, and more much. Plus, Jim and Matt talk about Game Of Thrones and Jim's performance at a roast over the weekend. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 28, 2016
UF2: CM Punk and The Rock
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CM Punk calls in to make a big announcement about his UFC debut and The Rock joins the guys to discuss his movie Central Intelligence, Brock Lesnar, UFC 200, and more. Plus, the guys make predictions and discuss UFC Fight Night: Dos Anjos vs. Alvarez. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 23, 2016
UF1: Dana White
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Dana White joins to talk UFC Fight Night: Ottawa, Brock Lesnar's return, fighter pay, and much more on the inaugural episode of UFC Unfiltered. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 21, 2016
UFC Unfiltered Teaser
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UFC Unfiltered launches June 21st. Subscribe! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 09, 2016