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Luke Thomas hosts his weekly live chat where, with the help and contribution of readers and viewers, he discusses the most important and relevant topics in combat sports. He is the Senior Editor at MMA Fighting and SB Nation as well as host of the SiriusXM Fight Club.

Luke Thomas hosts his weekly live chat where, with the help and contribution of readers and viewers, he discusses the most important and relevant topics in combat sports. He is the Senior Editor at MMA Fighting and SB Nation as well as host of the SiriusXM Fight Club.
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Luke Thomas hosts his weekly live chat where, with the help and contribution of readers and viewers, he discusses the most important and relevant topics in combat sports. He is the Senior Editor at MMA Fighting and SB Nation as well as host of the SiriusXM Fight Club.




UFC 241 Results: Daniel Cormier vs. Stipe Miocic 2 | Diaz-Pettis | Post-Fight Special

At UFC 241, Stipe Miocic reclaimed his heavyweight title by stopping Daniel Cormier, Nate Diaz returned to action with a clear decision win over Anthony Pettis. Yoel Romero lost in a close war with Paulo Costa, Sodiq Yusuff flattened Gabriel Benitez, Ian Heinisch fell short against Derek Brunson, Cory Sandhagen worked through Raphael Assuncao and so much more. We'll get to this and all of the other results on my UFC 241 post-fight special.


Live Chat: Nate Diaz, Conor McGregor, UFC 241

In this live chat, I'll discuss Nate Diaz's week, Conor McGregor punching an old man, UFC 241 plus much more.


UFC 239 Results: Jon Jones vs. Thiago Santos | Post-Fight Special

At UFC 239, Jon Jones retained his light heavyweight title against Thiago Santos while Amanda Nunes made short work of Holly Holm. Meanwhile, Jorge Masvidal scored the fastest knockout (KO) in UFC history as he obliterated Ben Askren in five seconds. Michael Chiesa steamrolled Diego Sanchez and Jan Blachowicz stopped Luke Rockhold with a monster left hook. This is my UFC 239 post-fight special.


UFC on ESPN 3: Francis Ngannou vs. Junior dos Santos | Weekend Recap

At UFC on ESPN 3, Francis Ngannou stopped Junior dos Santos inside of a round, Joseph Benavidez TKO'd Jussier Formiga, Demian Maia held off Anthony Rocco Martin, Alonzo Menifield made short work of Paul Craig, Vinc Pichel slowed Roosevelt Roberts's progress and more.


UFC 238 Results: Henry Cejudo vs. Marlon Moraes | Post-Fight Special | Luke Thomas

At UFC 238... Henry Cejudo became a champ champ in a thrilling victory over Marlon Moraes. In the co-main event, Valentina Shevchenko defeated Jessica Eye with a brutal head kick knockout (KO) and defended her flyweight title. Tony Ferguson defeated Donald 'Cowboy' Cerrone after a second-round doctor stoppage, Petr Yan put it on Jimmie Rivera and on the main card, Blagoi Ivanov defeated Tai Tuivasa. On the preliminary card, Tatiana Suarez bested Nina Ansaroff and Aljamain Sterling got past...


UFC 237 Results: Rose Namajunas vs. Jessica Andrade | Post-Fight Special

At UFC 237, Jessica Andrade defeated Rose Namajunas to become the UFC strawweight champion. Jared Cannonier stopped Anderson Silva in the first round after Silva suffered an injury, Alexander Volkanovski soundly defeated Jose Aldo, Irene Aldana submitted Bethe Correia, BJ Penn lost a decision to Clay Guida plus more. I'll also make a separate breakout video for Bellator 221, but we'll also discuss Patricio 'Pitbull' Freire defeating Michael Chandler to become a champ champ, Douglas Lima...


UFC 236 Results: Holloway vs. Poirier, Gastelum vs. Adesanya | Post-Fight Special

At UFC 236, Dustin Poirier defeated Max Holloway to become the interim lightweight champion. Israel Adesanya defeated Kelvin Gastelum to become the UFC middleweight (interim) champion, but did so in a fight of the year contender. Khalil Rountree bested Eryk Anders, Nikita Krylov got revenge on Ovince St. Preux and Dwight Grant defeated Alan Jouban plus more. This is my UFC 236 post-fight special.


UFC 235 Results: Jon Jones vs. Anthony Smith | Post-Fight Special

At UFC 235, Jon Jones had a relatively unremarkable fight against Anthony Smith to retain his light heavyweight title. Kamaru Usman positively dominated Tyron Woodley to become the new welterweight champion. Ben Askren scored a controversial stoppage win over Robbie Lawler. Weili Zhang defeated Tecia Torres, Pedro Munhoz stopped Cody Garbrandt, Zabit Magomedsharipov bested Jeremy Stephens and more. This is my UFC 235 post-fight special.


UFC 234 Results: Israel Adesanya Vs. Anderson Silva | Post-Fight Special

At UFC 234, Israel Adesanya and Anderson Silva put on a show. In the co-main event, Lando Vannata submitted Marcos Rosa Mariano. Ricky Simon defeated Rani Yahya via unanimous decision. Meanwhile on the rest of the fight card, Montana De La Rose made short work of Nadia Kassem, Jim Crute continued his winning ways against Sam Alvey and more. This is my UFC 234 Post-Fight Special.


The Anti-Doping Crisis in Sport Conversation With Paul Dimeo

Modern anti-doping is in crisis. The central institution in charge of the effort, WADA, has lost confidence among national anti-doping agencies like USADA as well as athletes. While the heyday of performance enhancing drug (PED) use is over, problems remain. Among best estimates, PED usage remains high. Efforts aimed at 'clean sport' have caused an assortment of harms to athletes, be it reputational harm, privacy invasion, financial hardship and more. Is there a way to limit PED use in...


UFC Brooklyn Results: TJ Dillashaw vs. Henry Cejudo | Post-Fight Special

At UFC Brooklyn, Henry Cejudo defeated TJ Dillashaw in about 30 seconds. In the co-main event, Greg Hardy blitzed Allen Crowder, but was disqualified for an illegal knee. Paige VanZant earned a second-round submission victory over Rachael Ostovich. Gregor Gillespie controlled Yancy Medeiros en route to a dominant victory, Joseph Benavidez had a sensational back and forth with Dustin Ortiz, Glover Teixeira survived and dominated Karl Roberson and Donald 'Cowboy' Cerrone blasted through...


UFC 232 Results: Jon Jones vs. Alexander Gustafsson 2 | Post-Fight Special

At UFC 232, Jon Jones defeated Alexander Gustafsson via third-round TKO while Amanda Nunes became the featherweight champion by knocking out Cris Cyborg. In the feature bout of the evening, Michael Chiesa jumped up to welterweight and defeated Carlos Condit with a one-armed kimura. Elsewhere on the card, Corey Anderson scored a solid win over Ilir Latifi, Alexander Volkanovski defeated Chad Mendes, Ryan Hall submitted BJ Penn and so much more. I'll cover all of these results and more on my...


UFC 231 Results: Max Holloway Vs. Brian Ortega | Post - Fight Special

At UFC 231, Max Holloway defeated Brian Ortega in a four-round route. Valentina Shevchenko won the flyweight title by easily defeating former strawweight champ Joanna Jedrzejczyk. In other parts of the card, Gunnar Nelson got back to his winning ways against Alex 'Cowboy' Oliveira, Hakeem Dawodu got past Kyle Bochniak and Thiago Santos had a crazy fight with Jimi Manuwa. I'll go over these results and more in this post-fight special.


UFC 230 Results- Daniel Cormier Vs. Derrick Lewis | Post-Fight Special

At UFC 230, Daniel Cormier and Derrick Lewis.... *SPOILERS AHEAD* ...fought only until the second round when Cormier secured the win with a rear naked choke. In the co-main event, Jacare Souza defeated Chris Weidman via third-round TKO. Elsewhere on the card, Israel Adesanya defeated Derrick Brunson, Jared Cannonier scored a major upset in his middleweight debut over David Branch and so much more. We'll go over all the big details in my UFC 230 post-fight special.


UFC 229: Khabib vs. McGregor Results | Post-Fight Special | Luke Thomas

At UFC 229, Khabib Numagomedov submitted Conor McGregor, but then attacked his entourage in the crowd immediately afterwards. In the co-main event, Tony Ferguson showed amazing ability against Anthony Pettis. In the feature bout of the night, Dominick Reyes scored a clear win but controversial finish over Ovince Saint Preux. Derrick Lewis scored perhaps the best comeback of the year while Michelle Waterson earned a hard-fought decision over Felice Herrig. We'll discuss these fight card...


Bellator 206 Results: Gegard Mousasi vs. Rory MacDonald | Post-Fight Special Luke Thomas

At Bellator 206, Gegard Mousasi ran through Rory MacDonald, Rampage Jackson evened the score against Wanderlei Silva, Douglas Lima turned things around opposite Andrey Koreshkov, Aaron Pico looked like MMA's next big star and more. This is my Bellator 206 post-fight special.


UFC 228 Results: Tyron Woodley Vs. Darren Till | Post-Fight Special | Luke Thomas

At UFC 228, Tyron Woodley fought Darren Till for the UFC welterweight championship. Elsewhere on the fight card, Karolina Kowalkiewicz battled in the co-main event that didn't last very long. Zabit Magomedsharipov scored the second Suloev Stretch submission of the night, getting past Brandon Davis. Jimmie Rivera and John Dodson fought to a lackluster decision while Abdul Razak Alhassan knocked out Niko Price in under a minute.


Live Chat: UFC Singapore Preview, Contender Series Results, Announcement

Today on the podcast, we'll look at the UFC's return to Singapore with Saturday's card headlined by a welterweight tilt between Donald Cerrone and Leon Edwards. We'll discuss last night's Dana White's Tuesday Night Contender Series results with four fighters getting contracts. We'll also look at the sneaky good PFL card in Chicago this week and I'll share a big announcement I have with the rest of you. This is the Promotional Malpractice Live Chat with Luke Thomas.


UFC 225 Results: Robert Whittaker vs. Yoel Romero 2 | Post-Fight Special

At UFC 225, Robert Whittaker and Yoel Romero fought in the main event in a middleweight title contest. **SPOILERS AHEAD** In the co-main event, Colby Covington and Rafael dos Anjos fought to a semi-controversial decision. Elsewhere on the card, Holly Holm showed amazing improvement as a fighter against Megan Anderson. Tai Tuivasa and Andrei Arlovski fought to a very close decision, Mike Jackson dominated CM Punk and more. This is the UFC 225 post-fight special.


Live Chat: Michael Bisping Retirement, UFC Liverpool Results, UFC Utica Preview

On today's podcast, we'll discuss the retirement of Michael Bisping, the UK's first UFC champion. What did he accomplish in his career and what can we say about it? We'll discuss. We'll also look at the results from UFC Liverpool: Stephen Thompson vs. Darren Till. We'll also look ahead to UFC Utica and more. This is the Promotional Malpractice Live Chat.