Recap of UFC Denver, the death of the Flyweights, Floyd's fleeting foray in to MMA, and Top 5 UFC game-changers over the past 25 years are covered during this installment of the Power Hour. The fellas fluff it up and discuss appropriate times for Christmas music amongst other fun stuff.
In the immediate aftermath of UFC 230, the boys get together and break it all down. It's a special episode where the midnight oil is burned and the boys travel through time through wonder of daylight savings. With DC being successful all the outcomes are covering including Lesnar and Jones/Gustaffson are covered. Predictions for UFC Denver and all kinds of other topics are handled in a fun "after dark" installment of the power hour.
The big boys dive into MMA's first major trade and get in on the action and start coming up with their own ideas. UFC Moncton results are discussed along with picks for Top 3 Spookiest fighters in the spirit of Halloween. The show wraps with predictions for UFC 230 with standard power hour greatness sprinkled throughout.
In a fluff-heavy episode, the guys dive into MCU v. DC topics and live reaction to the Roman Reigns announcement. On the MMA side of things, the intrigue of Jones, Cormier, Lesnar, in HW / LHW divisions, the immediate lightweight future, our improvement recommendations, and more.
Take 50 Cent's involvement and two cents from each of the MMA Big Boys and what ya got? The shockwaves from UFC 229 are still being felt with the Conor-Khabib fallout along with all kinds of developments on the horizon. Surprise Cormier title defense against Lewis, UFC 231 restored, Jones vs. Gus II signed and so much more. The Bellator double-card is recapped, matchups are made for the UFC lightweight division, and a show wrap-up with our respective all-time dream matches.
Khabib vs. Conor was billed as the biggest fight in MMA history and with potentially the most eyeballs on the sport ever, madness unfolded. The boys breakdown all facets of the fight and post-fight with all the layers and consequences involved. Twas a night we won't soon forget!
This week of the Power Hour opened up with a recap of Bellator 206 and the fallout from Mousasi's impressive title defense. The guys dive into UFC 230 in MSG being without a main event and HBO dropping their relationship with boxing. The show wraps with an extended preview of UFC 229, Part 3 of our Khabib-Conor preview series, and full predictions for the biggest fight in MMA history!
With the bombshell news with the sentence of Jon Jones revealed, the MMA Big Boys dive into what it means for the UFC. Takeaways from the Khabib-Conor presser are discussed along with Part 2/3 of our preview discussion for the main event of UFC 229. UFC Sao Paulo results, Bellator 206 predictions, and news tidbits of the week are peppered into this bonus-time episode.
The first-ever MMA Big Boys 165-lb (super lightweight? junior welterweight?) draft takes place on this episode as a change proposal to MMA today. The Boys also dive into the recent Boxing news, recap UFC Moscow, offer predictions for UFC Sao Paulo, and deliver Part 1 of a 3-part series featuring the build up to UFC 229 and the showdown between Khabib and Conor.
Following an epic night of fights at UFC 228, the Boys breakdown all the actions and the enticing potential outcomes. Woodley and his standing veers into some discussion of Conor-Khabib. Finally, the show wraps with the Boys reflecting on 9/11 and how it compares to current events.
The Big Boys talk about Ravi's son birthday and getting together for some celebrations. They dive into topics like domestic violence in MMA, Ortiz-Liddell III, and doing some word association with various fighters before diving into predictions for UFC 228.
The Power Hour opens up with talk about music (not just hip-hop!) and favorite bands. We stil make our way back over to hip-hop with an interesting chat about cultural appropriation, pay our respects to John McCain, and defend some interesting parties. On the MMA side, we recap a great night of fights at UFN 135 and give our thoughts on some big fights recently announced.
In possibly the maddest Marshall Johnson has ever gotten on the pod (and the most entertained Ravi has ever been), this episode will forever be known for #sleepgate. Also, Ravi talks about being a Millennial and experiencing great music, the guys dive into some True-False MMA Statements, and wrap up the show with predicting UFC Fight Night 135: Gaethje vs. Vick
This week's episode of the Power Hour is best summarized as MMA Big Boys: A Love Story. Listen to the guys talk about how they met, their love of pro wrestling, and how they got into MMA. The Big Boys also reflect on 25 years of the UFC and give some special insight with one of their most interesting episodes.
The flyweight GOAT was dethroned and a new bantamweight GOAT may have established his status. This episode of the power hour recaps UFC 227 and dives into the UFC 25th Anniversary Fall Press Conference highlighted by the return of Conor McGregor! We talk about GSP waiting in the wings, the Bellator Welterweight Grand Prix, and discuss: Is the UFC back?
UFC Calgary is in the books and it was a helluva card! We break it all down here including some talk about Conor's legal resolutions, touching on Nick Newell, defending Colby Covington, and our predictions for UFC 227.
Ravi and Marshall work through their recent relationship troubles, but make some time to recap UFN 134 results from Hamburg. The Big Boys also run through all the divisional contenders and the associated hot topics before rounding out the show with predictions for next week's UFC on FOX 30 card.
Marshall's undying love for Sage Northcutt is on full blast here as we talk through Fight Night 133 results. Some discussion about Daniel Cormier's options, prospects that catch our interest, and a conversation about age in Women's MMA.
The superfight and UFC 226 is in the books. We break it all down including the post-fight madness with Brock Lesnar. There's discussions about what it all means for the HW division, conversations about GOATs, and some back and forth regarding drug testing. We hope you enjoy and holla at your boys!
After an entirely too long hiatus, the MMA Big Boys are back and better than ever! We talk about the UFC-ESPN deal, how Bellator is doing as of late, the recent slate of MMA retirements, and a super preview of the super card featuring a true super fight at UFC 226. Holla at your boys!