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An irreverent, unscripted discussion of the the week's top mixed martial arts news by MMAJunkie.com's Ben Fowlkes and Bleacher Report.com lead MMA writer Chad Dundas.

An irreverent, unscripted discussion of the the week's top mixed martial arts news by MMAJunkie.com's Ben Fowlkes and Bleacher Report.com lead MMA writer Chad Dundas.
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Missoula, MT

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An irreverent, unscripted discussion of the the week's top mixed martial arts news by MMAJunkie.com's Ben Fowlkes and Bleacher Report.com lead MMA writer Chad Dundas.

Twitter:

@chaddundas

Language:

English


Episodes

Episode 342: Now THIS is the Heavyweight Division We Know and Love

2/18/2019
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Did Francis Ngannou knock Cain Velasquez out with the shortest uppercut ever seen by man? Did Velasquez's knee spontaneously self-destruct? Is Mirko CroCop back? Have Matt Mitrione and Sergei Kharitonov made amends? On this AQC episode of the CME, the heavyweight division is back to its old tricks!

Duration:01:08:23

Episode 341: Finally, We Speak of Bowels

2/11/2019
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So, wait ... WHAT happened to Robert Whittaker just before UFC 234? And how did Kelvin Gastelum play it? And did how we feel about Adesanya vs. Silva have mostly to do with our own fears?

Duration:01:09:04

Introducing: Road Agents!

2/6/2019
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A free sample of Ben and Chad's new podcast "Road Agents" which will be available to top-tier patrons at the CME's Patreon page. Like what you hear? Go sign up: https://patreon.com/comainevent

Duration:01:02:23

Episode 340: Hella Stoppages

2/4/2019
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Jose Aldo and Marlon Moraes each got big wins at UFC Fight Night 144. Plus, your dudes look ahead to UFC 234's Robert Whittaker vs. Kelvin Gastelum and Anderson Silva vs. Israel Adesanya.

Duration:01:18:53

Episode 339: You're Looking at Me Askance Right Now

1/28/2019
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Ryan Bader becomes the Bellator champ champ with his quick and easy victory over Fedor Emelianenko in the heavyweight grand prix final. Did Scotty Cokes and Co. just hit a towering home run? Plus, what to look for at UFC on ESPN+ 2.

Duration:01:18:04

Episode 338: I’m Out Here Swinging Snakes Around, Man!

1/21/2019
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Ben and Chad break down the action from UFC on ESPN+1, as instructed by the huge amounts of listener mail they received.

Duration:01:12:13

Episode 337: I Feel Like I'm Taking Crazy Pills

1/14/2019
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The UFC's broadcast deal with ESPN is upon us, so Ben and Chad break down Henry Cejudo vs. TJ Dillashaw, talk about how a streaming-only product will affect fans and then nod to Nate Diaz jumping into the Conor-Khabib feud.

Duration:01:11:12

Episode 336: From Outhouse to Penthouse

1/7/2019
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After holiday break, Ben and Chad are back like Francis Ngannou after knocking out Curtis Blaydes. On this episode: UFC 232 wrap-up plus UFC 235 goes from the outhouse to the penthouse.

Duration:01:12:43

CME Christmas Spectacular [re-release]

12/25/2018
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ICYMI, the CME put out a Christmas Spectacular last year about this time. Here it is again.

Duration:00:29:13

Episode 335: Time to go whole hog on sword fighting

12/17/2018
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Chad and Ben discuss the divergent directions of Frank Mir and Lyoto Machida, then look ahead to UFC 232's dueling title fights.

Duration:01:18:33

Episode 334: Got Them WMDs

12/10/2018
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Ben and Chad breakdown the two title fights from UFC 231 and ask what happens next at men's featherweight and women's flyweight. Plus, with the UFC's deal with Fox about to end, what did we learn?

Duration:01:10:39

Episode 333: Poison most foul

12/3/2018
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Recapping the hot heavyweight action from Adelaide, Australia over the weekend (and Shogun!), plus Ben and Chad look ahead to the two awesome title fights on tap Saturday at UFC 231.

Duration:01:12:32

CME Book Club: The Sisters Brothers

11/30/2018
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Ben and Chad discuss one of their favorite books, Patrick DeWitt's The Sisters Brothers, with some help from the CME listening audience.

Duration:01:11:02

Episode 332: Still Reeling from Chuck-Tito 3

11/26/2018
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The outcome of Chuck Liddell-Tito Ortiz 3 leaves everybody out of sorts and wondering, among other things, if Golden Boy is one-and-done in MMA. Also, just how "back" is Francis Ngannou?

Duration:01:10:35

Episode 331: Stop Doing Stuff with Your Eyes

11/18/2018
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Are we ready to accept Santiago Ponzinibbio as welterweight No. 1 contender? Also, Bellator throws it back to the early 2000s with a tape delay from Israel and Francis Ngannou prepares to fight Curtis Blaydes. In the middle of the night. From China.

Duration:01:06:37

Episode 330: 25 Damn Years

11/12/2018
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The UFC celebrates its 25th anniversary with a Fight Night event in Denver. Yair Rodriguez and Chan Sung Jung have a crackerjack. Mike Perry and Donald Cerrone settle their rivalry ... for now.

Duration:01:14:38

Episode 329: What's Your Problem, Floyd Mayweather?

11/5/2018
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Stunning news this week, as Floyd Mayweather Jr. announces he'll be doing ... something ... at Rizin 14 on New Years Eve. Plus, UFC 230 wrap-up and a Fight Night 139 preview.

Duration:01:11:46

Episode 328: So We're Doing TRADES Now?

10/29/2018
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Derrick Lewis will cash in on his balls being hot against Daniel Cormier at UFC 230, Anthony Smith seems like a good little light heavyweight contender and, wait, you can make *trades* in MMA?

Duration:01:17:13

Episode 327: Bellator GP Action + DC vs. Beast

10/15/2018
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Ben and Chad try not to jinx the Bellator Heavyweight Grand Prix. Plus, new fights for DC, The Black Beast, Jonny Bones, Lusty Gusty, Shev-champ-o and Joanna Former Champion.

Duration:01:12:47

Episode 326: Some People Don't Play

10/8/2018
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CANNONBALL!!! After Khabib Nurmagomedov goes into the crowd to brawl with Dillon Danis, Ben and Chad question whether anything really goes when you're "selling the fight."

Duration:01:13:24