Sunday, May 27, 2012

Benson Henderson and Gerald Harris


The guys completely wrap up UFC 146 and explain what parts of the PPV delivered and which didn't.  Also the guys cover Mayhem being let go, Jamie Varner and Dan Hardy's awesome wins and if Brock Lesner should return to the UFC.

Gerald Harris has been keeping busy outside of the UFC and recently dropped to 170 lbs.  He'll talk about his drop in weight, fighting hurt, his comedy career and his hopes for a title shot with Legacy Fighting.  He'll also talk about UFC 146 and his favorite fight from that card.

Benson Henderson is ready to defend his UFC title for the first time against Frankie Edgar. Before that happens, Benson joins us and talks about what it's been like for him since winning the title, what he thinks about Gilbert Melendez, what it's like being a role model in light of the Jon Jones situation, his fighting style, winning the title in front of his mom and why he competes in grappling tournaments after his fights.  He also tells us the one fighter that he will make sure he fights before he retire.

MP3 download

MMA Weekly MP3 (higher quality)

iTunes



Read more...

Sunday, May 20, 2012

Dave Branch, UFC on Xbox and Trevor Wittman

With a crazy week of news, the guys dig into all that has happened in the last week and next week's UFC 146.
The guys discuss UFC on Fuel and if the Korean Zombie is ready for a title shot. Does Baro deserve a shot against Faber? Does Jon Jones recent episode spell disaster for his career? Strikeforce put on a great card this weekend and a new star is born. What is next for Cormier and what is the biggest obstacle for him to become a top heavyweight? What s left for Gilbert Melendez in Strikeforce? Who should he fight next? Also with UFC 146 coming up this weekend, the guys talk about the top fights and who they think has the best chance to come away with a victory. We also announce the winner of the UFC on Xbox Live contest!
Mike Mahar, Lead Producer for UFC on Xbox Live joins the crew to talk about how the Xbox is a new outlet for UFC content. He'll discuss the evolution of the app, the content and even gives us a look into the future of one of Xbox's best video applications. Find out his predictions for UFC 146 and how he became involved with UFC on Xbox Live.
Dave Branch had an up and down career in the UFC before regaining form outside of the organization. Listen to him talk about his next opponent, Rumble Johnson, what it's like to try to get fights outside of the UFC and what he would do differently in his career.
Trevor Wittman has had an unusual 16 months. He owns Grudge training center which has housed such greats as GSP, Rashad Evans, Nate Marquardt, Brendan Schaub and Shane Carwin. Listen to Trevor give an incredibly honest opinion of the changes that have happened to his gym, his thoughts on the media and recent articles about his gym. He also explains the incredibly unusual situation with Schaub and Marquardt at his gym as well as why he wasn't allowed to help train Rashad for his last UFC fight with Jon Jones.

--
MP3 download

MMA Weekly MP3 download

iTunes

Read more...

Sunday, May 13, 2012

King Mo, Pat Barry and Micheal Johnson

We talk Pro wrestling, MMA and much more on today's show.  With King Mo going into TNA and Bellator, will fans be confused?  Is this good or bad for the sport?  We talk about that, Cruz's injury, Wanderlei vs Vitor and much more.

King Mo is making the move to be a dual star.  What was it like to be called by Hulk Hogan and Sting to be wooed to come to TNA?  Why is he doing this?  Does he fear being injured too much?  Does he intend to get an immidate title match in TNA?  He answers these questions and much more.

Micheal Johnson looked great in his recent victory aganist Tony Furgeson.  Find out how he changed his training up since his loss 2 fights ago and what the atmosphere is like in the Blackzillian camp right now.  Also find out what areas of his game he thinks need improvement and much more.

Finally Pat Barry joins us for a new semi-regular segment where he will review movies.  Before he gets to that he talks about his loss to Lavar and comments on a move to 205.  Will he do it?  Is he against it?  Pat then talks about the movie Avengers and if you should go see it.  Find out what Pat most liked about the movie and if he gives it 2 High Kicks or 2 Low Kicks.

Finally, find out how you can win a chance to watch UFC 146 for free on your Xbox!

MP3 download

MMA Weekly (higher version)

iTunes


Read more...

Sunday, May 6, 2012

UFC on Fox 3, MMA Scraps Radio exclusive


Travis decides to give the MMA Scraps Radio listeners and exclusive listen to his thoughts about UFC on Fox 3.  This episode is not broadcast on the MMA Weekly Radio feed, so long time listeners are treated to a special look into Travis' thoughts about MMA in general, and what it's like to see his friend Pat lose.

MP3 download



Read more...