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Join OJ Borg, Dan Hardy and a rotating cast as they take a laid-back look at the fastest growing sport in the world. The latest news, results, reviews, stories and interviews.

Join OJ Borg, Dan Hardy and a rotating cast as they take a laid-back look at the fastest growing sport in the world. The latest news, results, reviews, stories and interviews.
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Join OJ Borg, Dan Hardy and a rotating cast as they take a laid-back look at the fastest growing sport in the world. The latest news, results, reviews, stories and interviews.




A night to remember/forget

Unpicking the crazy scenes between Conor McGregor and Khabib Nurmagomedov after UFC 229. Dan Hardy, Nick Peet and OJ Borg try to make sense of the madness, the fight itself, and ask what's next for the fighters and for the UFC.


Conor kicks but Khabib too cool

As expected it was a feisty encounter at the weigh in between Conor McGregor and Khabib Nurmagomedov, as the met for the final time before fight night tomorrow. Dan Hardy, OJ and Nick are impressed by Khabib's composure, and make their final predictions for how the fight will go.


Conor's late and Khabib's not waiting

Khabib Nurmagomedov turned up on time, stayed for 15 minutes then left, before Conor McGregor arrived at the final press conference. Hear from both men before OJ, Nick and Dan Hardy react to another strange afternoon and ask who it benefitted more?


Khabib brings insults, Conor brings a baby

Khabib Nurmagomedov brought some new insults to the open workouts on fight week, but Conor McGregor didn’t seem fazed. Dan, Nick and OJ analyse their performances and ask what should be considered “too far” in their war of words.


Viva Las Vegas

Dan, OJ and Nick touchdown for McGregor v Khabib and get ready for the crazy week ahead. Dan's been to see Dana White and Khabib, how are their pre-fight nerves? We'll have new podcasts every day this week leading up to Conor McGregor v Khabib Nurmagomedov - tomorrow is the public work outs.


Vegas here we come!

With less than a week to go until fight week, what can we expect from the circus that will be Conor McGregor v Khabib Nurmagomedov? OJ, Dan and Nick anticipate the public workouts, final press conference and weigh in, and ask whether the fight can be won or lost before either man steps into the cage.


‘Conor McGregor, mad rats and whiskey business’

It says something about the profile of Conor McGregor when his press conferences are as talked about as most fights. It was no different this week as Conor came face to face with Khabib Nurmagomedov, at Radio City Music Hall in New York, for the press conference ahead of their fight on October 7th. Let’s just say that if the fight is half as interesting as this meeting then we’ll be in for something special. OJ, Nick and Dan analyse what happened to see if there are any clues as to what...


The Gorilla goes for gold

This week OJ, Dan & Nick get the first interview with Darren Till after the announcement that he will be fighting for the welterweight title in September. They also hear from Anthony Smith after he tore up the light heavyweight division, plus a fired up Joanna Jedrezejczk ahead of her fighting in Calgary this weekend.


The 7 Ages of Michael Bisping

This week it's all about the man who has had the most fights in the UFC, the most wins, was the first UK fighter to win a world title and still has a broad Lancastrian accent. This week OJ, Dan & Nick look at the career of Michael Bisping. From living in his car to winning a world title, all hail The Count.


Thrown in jail now out on bail - what next for Conor McGregor?

After Conor McGregor's whirlwind visit to to Brooklyn, which ended with smashed up buses, fighters being forced to pull out of UFC 223, and McGregor facing criminal charges and released on $50,000 bail, OJ, Dan and Nick talk through what’s next for The Notorious.


How not to celebrate a KO, inspirational fighter & the least likely Oasis fan in the UFC

This week the guys discuss who will be on the card for UFC Liverpool as well as make the case for Nick Newell to be signed by the UFC - A man who is beating all comers, even though he was born with only one arm. They also discuss why you should never do a front flip off a man who you have just knocked out.


UFC London, How to be tough like Paige & swear like Darren

On the eve of UFC London, the show this week comes from the fighters’ hotel in London. OJ, Dan and Nick talk though the good, bad and ugly fights on the London card. They are also joined by Paige VanZant who tells them how to be tough and Darren Till discusses the rumours around a possible UFC Liverpool.


Rousey the Wrestler & why most fighters aren’t drinking champagne

This week OJ, Dan & Nick review all the action from the weekend, they look at GSP vacating his belt again, whether Rhonda Rousey should move to the WWE & how discuss how most fighters are not earning millions of pounds even when they are on the biggest shows.