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Get all the mixed martial arts fighting news and analysis you need from the award-winning team at MMA Fighting. Produced by MMA Fighting and SB Nation, and part of the Vox Media Podcast Network.

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Episodes

Trocação Franca | Alex Poatan a uma vitória do cinturão do UFC

5/25/2022
Uma das maiores esperanças de cinturão para o Brasil no UFC, Alex Poatan deverá ter sua oportunidade pelo título dos médios caso passe por Sean Strickland no UFC 276, mesma noite em que Israel Adesanya defende o trono contra Jared Cannonier. Em longo papo com o Trocação Franca, o algoz de Adesanya no kickboxing falou sobre o importante duelo com Strickland, os comentários de Paulo Borrachinha, o sucesso financeiro no MMA comparado ao GLORY, por que não quer ser dono de academia quando se...

Duration:00:46:23

Heck of a Morning | Open Scoring Debate Continues On, Holly Holm Wasn't Robbed, the Good (and the Bad) of Eagle FC 47

5/24/2022
The scorecards from the UFC Vegas 55 main event between Ketlen Vieira and Holly Holm created a lot of controversy, thus continuing a heated debate in regards to whether or not open scoring is the answer. On this episode of Heck of a Morning, MMA Fighting's Mike Heck reacts to Vieira's win over Holm this past Saturday and why the former bantamweight champion wasn't robbed by the judges. In addition, questions are answered about Vieira's title hopes following the biggest win of her career,...

Duration:01:23:18

Fighter vs. Writer: Kevin Holland Reveals Latest Superheroics, Logan Storley Responds to Criticism from Michael ‘Venom’ Page and Scott Coker

5/24/2022
On the new episode of The Fighter vs. The Writer, UFC welterweight Kevin Holland and new Bellator interim welterweight champion Logan Storley join the show. Holland will discuss his latest heroics after he rescued a truck driver from an overturned tractor-trailer in Texas. Beyond moonlighting as a superhero, Holland will also detail his move down to welterweight and how he’s feeling now that he’s fighting regularly at 170 pounds. He’ll discuss his upcoming fight against Tim Means and the...

Duration:01:14:32

On To the Next One | Matches To Make After UFC Vegas 55

5/22/2022
After picking up back-to-back main event wins over former women's bantamweight champions, Ketlen Vieira wants her opportunity at UFC gold following her win this past Saturday over Holly Holm. But has she done enough to earn one? This week on On To the Next One, MMA Fighting's Mike Heck and Alexander K. Lee put on their matchmaking hats to discuss where Vieira and Holm go after the controversial result to the UFC Vegas 55 headliner. In addition, future matchups are discussed for Michel...

Duration:01:22:18

UFC Vegas 55 Post-Fight Show | Did Holly Holm Get Robbed In Main Event?

5/22/2022
Ketlen Vieira picked up the biggest UFC win of her career, but it certainly will go down as a controversial one. Following Vieira's split decision win over Holly Holm in the main event of UFC Vegas 55, MMA Fighting's Mike Heck and Alexander K. Lee react to the five-round contest, figure out if Holm was robbed by the judges, and other storylines coming out of Saturday's card at the APEX. Follow Mike Heck: @MikeHeck_JR Follow Alexander K. Lee: @AlexanderKLee Subscribe: http://goo.gl/dYpsgH...

Duration:00:56:34

UFC Vegas 55 Preview Show | Does Holly Holm Earn Another Title Shot With Win Over Ketlen Vieira?

5/20/2022
Holly Holm and Ketlen Vieira will battle it out in a pivotal main event in the UFC bantamweight division. With a victory for Holm, could she find her way back into a championship bout once again? MMA Fighting’s Mike Heck, Alexander K. Lee, and Jed Meshew discuss the UFC Vegas 54 headliner, the co-main event between Santiago Ponzinibbio and Michel Pereira, along with the event’s other interesting storylines. Follow Mike Heck: @MikeHeck_JR Follow Alexander K. Lee: @AlexanderKLee Follow Jed...

Duration:01:13:18

Heck of a Morning | Khabib Nurmagomedov Says It's Too Soon To Compare Charles Oliveira To Him — Is He Right?

5/20/2022
Khabib Nurmagomedov had a lot to say recently in regards to the UFC's lightweight division and its most recent champion Charles Oliveira — most notably it being unfair to compare Oliveira's 155-pound run to his at this point. Does Nurmagomedov have a point, or is it closer than he's willing to admit? On this episode of Heck of a Morning, MMA Fighting's Mike Heck reacts to Nurmagomedov's recent interview with ESPN and his thoughts on Oliveira's lightweight GOAT status, as well as Islam...

Duration:01:28:13

BTL | Dustin Poirier, Jan Blachowicz Title Hopes, UFC Vegas 55 and Eagle FC 47, MVP Robbed?

5/19/2022
Dustin Poirier has made it perfectly clear that he wants to fight at UFC 277 on July 30 in Dallas, but he can’t seem to get a matchup booked. If “The Diamond” does get his wish, who would be the likely opponent? This week on Between the Links, the panel will discuss the options to fill that spot and who might be the favorite to land that fight. In addition, the panel reacts to Jan Blachowicz’s win over Aleksandar Rakic this past Saturday at UFC Vegas 55 and if it was enough to put him in a...

Duration:00:59:43

Heck of a Morning | Dustin Poirier vs. Nate Diaz Is Right There — Why Hasn't the UFC Booked It?

5/19/2022
Dustin Poirier wants it. Nate Diaz wants it. The fans want to see it. Everybody seems into a potential Poirier vs. Diaz matchup, but for some reason, the UFC isn't putting it together. Why? On this episode of Heck of a Morning, MMA Fighting's Mike Heck discusses that, along with other potential options for Poirier is the promotion ends up putting him on the UFC 277 card on July 30. In addition, other topics include if Henry Cejudo should get an immediate title shot in his expected return to...

Duration:01:01:57

DAMN! They Were Good | Celebrating The Violent Career Of ‘The Natural Born Killer,’ Carlos Condit

5/19/2022
DAMN! They Were Good is a new biweekly podcast where we celebrate the careers of some of our favorite fighters in MMA history, and there is no better place to start than with Carlos Condit. Condit is one of the most exciting fighters in the history of MMA. One half of arguably the single greatest fight of all-time, Condit delivered countless unforgettable moments in a career that spanned multiple generations of the sport. Jed Meshew, Shaheen Al-Shatti, and Alexander K. Lee get together to...

Duration:01:41:40

No Bets Barred | Is UFC Vegas 55's Ketlen Vieira A Live Underdog Against Holly Holm?

5/18/2022
Conner Burks and Jed Meshew dive deep into UFC Vegas 55 and throw bets down on nine of the 11 fights on the card, including a surprising bet on the main event fight between Holly Holm and Ketlen Vieira, and +1400 flyer bet on an underdog special. Follow Conner Burks: @connerburks Follow Jed Meshew: @JedKMeshew Subscribe: http://goo.gl/dYpsgH Check out our full video catalog: http://goo.gl/u8VvLi Visit our playlists: http://goo.gl/eFhsvM Like MMAF on Facebook: http://goo.gl/uhdg7Z Follow on...

Duration:01:10:39

Trocação Franca | Amanda Nunes abre o jogo sobre saída da ATT e luta com Kayla Harrison

5/18/2022
Primeira mulher a conquistar dois cinturões no UFC, Amanda Nunes mudou tudo a caminho da revanche com Julianna Peña. Em entrevista exclusiva ao Trocação Franca, a Leoa explicou a saída da American Top Team, como a presença de possíveis rivais na academia a incomodou, se toparia revanche com Cris Cyborg, e muito mais. Na sessão Fight Week, entrevistas com Ketlen Vieira, Santiago Ponzinibbio e Jailton Malhadinho, que lutam sábado no UFC. O melhor do MMA brasileiro no Trocação Franca, toda...

Duration:01:00:14

Heck of a Morning | Should Islam Makhachev Volunteer To Face Dustin Poirier At UFC 277?

5/17/2022
Dustin Poirier is looking for a fight at UFC 277 on July 30 against "anybody that makes sense." With the lightweight title picture still a bit foggy with Charles Oliveira being stripped of the championship and needing an opponent for the vacant title, should Islam Makhachev volunteer his services to face Poirier and further separate himself from the pack? On this episode of Heck of a Morning, MMA Fighting's Mike Heck is asked about the potential of Makhachev raising his hand to face "The...

Duration:01:14:09

Fighter vs. Writer: Beneil Dariush Growing Frustrated With Charles Oliveira, Junior Dos Santos Happier Now After His UFC Exit

5/17/2022
Beneil Dariush returns to The Fighter vs. The Writer this week to discuss his growing frustration with Charles Oliveira as the now former UFC lightweight champion decides what’s next in his career while teasing his interest in a showdown with Conor McGregor. With a seven-fight win streak and a past fight with Oliveira that already fell apart, Dariush details his problem with “Do Bronx” suddenly targeting somebody like McGregor rather than accepting a fight against him or Islam Makhachev to...

Duration:01:09:55

On To the Next One | Matches To Make After UFC Vegas 54

5/15/2022
Jan Blachowicz has made a case to get back to a UFC light heavyweight title fight following his third-round TKO win over Aleksandar Rakic, but will the promotion go in that direction after Blachowicz dropped the belt less than a year ago? This week on On To the Next One, MMA Fighting's Mike Heck and Alexander K. Lee give their thoughts in where the former champion goes following his main event victory at UFC Vegas 54 at the APEX. In addition, future matchups are discussed for Ryan Spann...

Duration:01:15:51

UFC Vegas 54 Post-Fight Show | Jan Blachowicz Wins, But Was It Enough To Get Back To A UFC Title Shot?

5/15/2022
Jan Blachowicz is back in the win column, even though his UFC Vegas 54 victory over Aleksandar Rakic ended in an unfortunate way. Was it enough to put in him the position to try and regain the #UFC light heavyweight title against the winner of the UFC 275 main event between Glover Teixeira and Jiri Prochazka? MMA Fighting's Mike Heck, Jose Youngs, and Alexander K. Lee attempt to answer that question, react to the post-fight bonuses, Katlyn Chookagian picking up another victory at 125 pounds...

Duration:00:48:14

UFC Vegas 54 Preview Show | Will Jan Blachowicz Get Back To Title Fight With Upset Win?

5/13/2022
Jan Blachowicz will compete in a non-title fight for the first time in nearly two years when he faces Aleksandar Rakic in the main event of UFC Vegas 54. Will a win get him right back into a championship fight, or will he still have more work to do? MMA Fighting’s Mike Heck, Alexander K. Lee, and Jed Meshew discuss the stakes in the pivotal headliner in the UFC light heavyweight division, where a win takes Rakic, the other main card fights that have their attention outside of the main event,...

Duration:00:55:20

Heck of a Morning | Is Alexander Volkanovski In Vacant Lightweight Title Discussion With Third Win Over Max Holloway At UFC 276?

5/13/2022
If Alexander Volkanovski can defeat Max Holloway once again this summer, could he be factored into the conversation to face Charles Oliveira after that for the vacant UFC lightweight championship? On this week's Free-For-All Friday edition of Heck of a Morning, MMA Fighting's Mike Heck takes questions about Volkanovski's potential to challenge for a second title should he be victorious for a third time against Holloway at UFC 276 on July 2. In addition, listeners chime in regarding Islam...

Duration:01:07:04

BTL | Charles Oliveira's Wild Weekend, Next For Chandler & Ferguson, UFC vs. Bellator, More

5/12/2022
Charles Oliveira may have won the UFC 274 main event with a first-round submission of Justin Gaethje, but he’s still no longer the UFC lightweight champion. This week on Between the Links, the panel will react to that being the case after Oliveira’s historic weight miss this past weekend, and who top lightweight in the promotion should face next. In addition, the panelists will discuss where Michael Chandler and Tony Ferguson go from their memorable matchup in Phoenix, if Bellator 281 is a...

Duration:01:18:01

Heck of a Morning | Reaction To Pat Barry & Rose Namajunas Interview, Chandler's Star Power, Houston Alexander Joins the Show

5/12/2022
Rose Namajunas and Pat Barry recently joined The MMA Hour to react to Namajunas' loss to Carla Esparza at UFC 274, and it's certainly been met with a lot of opinions. On this episode of Heck of a Morning, MMA Fighting's Mike Heck answers questions about that interview from Wednesday's show with Ariel Helwani, along with Namajunas' post-fight comments regarding the scoring of the bout. In addition, listeners ask about what is next for Charles Oliveira, if the UFC should still move forward...

Duration:01:21:19