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UFC Unfiltered with Jim Norton and Matt Serra


"UFC Unfiltered with Jim Norton and Matt Serra" is the must-listen podcast for fight fans. Edgy veteran comedian Jim Norton and former UFC welterweight champion Matt Serra push the boundaries in the UFC's first audio series. “Unfiltered” delivers everything, including pre- and post-fight analysis, industry stories, observations, opinions and interviews with UFC sources, fighters and celebrity fans.

"UFC Unfiltered with Jim Norton and Matt Serra" is the must-listen podcast for fight fans. Edgy veteran comedian Jim Norton and former UFC welterweight champion Matt Serra push the boundaries in the UFC's first audio series. “Unfiltered” delivers everything, including pre- and post-fight analysis, industry stories, observations, opinions and interviews with UFC sources, fighters and celebrity fans.
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"UFC Unfiltered with Jim Norton and Matt Serra" is the must-listen podcast for fight fans. Edgy veteran comedian Jim Norton and former UFC welterweight champion Matt Serra push the boundaries in the UFC's first audio series. “Unfiltered” delivers everything, including pre- and post-fight analysis, industry stories, observations, opinions and interviews with UFC sources, fighters and celebrity fans.






UF326: Yair Rodriguez and Jeremy Stephens

Why have one headline fighter when you can have both! Jim and Matt speak to both Yair Rodriguez and Jeremy Stephens, the #7 and #8 Featherweights squaring off this Saturday in Mexico City. First, Yair Rodriguez joins to talk about training at high altitude and how he caught The Korean Zombie by surprise with a late KO after studying his game. Then, Jeremy Stephens calls in to talk about how he thinks The Korean Zombie was "dumb" for not seeing that elbow coming, his outlook on how to treat...


UF325: Brett Okamoto and Uriah Hall

Matt is joined by Phoenix Carnevale today to talk about Cowboy-Gaethje, the latest in Welterweight drama, and much more. First, ESPN's Brett Okamoto calls in to talk about the news he's broken about UFC 244, including whether there will *actually* be a BMF belt at the Diaz-Masvidal fight. He also relays some behind-the-scenes info about what went down between Colby Covington and Kamaru Usman. Then, Jim calls in from the road to talk about Cowboy-Gaethje, Tyron Woodley's latest comments...


UF 324: Aljamain Sterling In-Studio, Ben Askren, and Jimmy Crute

Matt is joined in-studio with #2 Bantamweight Aljamain Sterling! They begin with UFC Light Heavyweight prospect Jimmy Crute. He Skypes in to discuss his composure in the Octagon, being a forklift driver before competing full-time, and his upcoming fight against Misha Cirkunov on September 14th. Then, "Funky" Ben Askren joins the show. He talks about bouncing back from his first loss against Jorge Masvidal, takes aim at the rest of the Welterweight division, and discusses his upcoming bout...


UF323: Al Iaquinta, Ernie Reyes Jr., UFC 242 Recap

Jim and Matt are reunited at last! Matt is back from Abu Dhabi and is a changed man after flying business class. Matt had a front-row seat to the Khabib-Poirier showdown - what did he think was going to happen during the fight? There's no one better to break down the fight than perhaps Khabib's toughest-ever opponent, Al Iaquinta. Raging Al talks about his upcoming fight with Dan Hooker in Australia on October 6, plus if he thought Poirier could take out Khabib and what he thinks of the...


UF322: Curtis Blaydes, Don Madge, Robbie Fox, UFC 242 Preview

Jim is joined by Robbie Fox of Barstool Sports today, who's subbing in for Matt while he is in Abu Dhabi filming Dana White: Lookin' FWD to a Fight. Speaking of Abu Dhabi, could Dustin Poirier really unseat Khabib Nurmagomedov in the Lightweight championship this Saturday? The guys look at the upcoming fights, including Felder vs. Barboza and the rest of the impressive UFC 242 card. Plus, analysis of UFC Shenzhen and Zhang Weili's amazing win over the defending strawweight champ Jessica...


Throwback Episode: The Rock + CM Punk (June 2016)

With no new podcast this Labor Day, let's take a walk down memory lane, shall we? This is the second-ever episode of Unfiltered, from June 2016. Remember the time CM Punk called in and discussed his WWE career and his motivation on fighting in the UFC before his debut @13:45? Remember the time The Rock opened up about fighting in the UFC @44:00? What friend of The Rock did Jim used to try to haze at his comedy shows? @52:00? The Unfiltered team remembers -- and on this Labor Day we think...


UF321: Ray Longo, Calvin Kattar, and Eryk Anders

Today, Matt's joined by coach and friend Ray Longo. They have a lot to catch up on, including pushback Matt has gotten about his criticism of Conor McGregor in our last episode. First up, Calvin Kattar joins to talk about his upcoming fight in Boston on October 18th against Zabit Magomedsharipov. He's won some big fights with his striking - how will he handle his unorthodox opponent? Then, Eryk Anders joins to talk about his October 12th fight with Gerald Meerschaert. Both fighters...


UF320: Aljamain Sterling, Andrea Lee and Paul Felder

Aljamain Sterling joins Matt today - and he has lots to talk about after his Instagram post Sunday calling out everyone in his division, including Henry Cejudo and Frankie Edgar. (19:00) Who is he going to fight next? First off, Flyweight Andrea Lee joins via FaceTime from her daughter's school to catch up about her fight vs Joanne Calderwood in Abu Dhabi September 7 at UFC 242. She called her impressive win over Montana De La Rosa the worst fight of her career after the fight - how does...


UF319: Cory Sandhagen and Drakkar Klose

Matt is joined by friend of the show Jamie English to break down the weekend of fights and interview some of Matt's favorite young fighters. First, newly-minted #3 Bantamweight Cory Sandhagen calls in to talk about his impressive win over veteran Raphael Assuncao, his mental approach, and his back tattoos. Then, Jim calls in from the road to catch up on Conor McGregor -- and then he and Matt discuss whether Aljo Sterling should take a rumored fight with Frankie Edgar. Then, Matt and Jamie...


UF318: Robbie Fox of Barstool Sports + Derek Brunson + Fights Announced

What a weekend of fights! Jim and Matt are here to break down all the big storylines from UFC 241, including the return of Nate Diaz, the legacy of Daniel Cormier, the return of Stipe Miocic, the epic battle between Yoel Romero and Paulo Costa, and much more. But first, two exclusive upcoming fight announcements. Jim and Matt break news and announce two future bouts in both the Middleweight and Welterweight divisions. First, the guys are joined by Robbie Fox of Barstool Sports. He...


UF317: Devonte Smith and Anthony Pettis

Matt and Jim are excited to watch UFC 241 this weekend and break it all down for you in this jam-packed episode. First, Jim and Matt talk about the latest with Devonte Smith and the upsetting back-and-forth on social media with John Makdessi, and then Smith calls in to discuss his roller-coaster ride as two fighters have cancelled on him on this card. Smith also talks about how he got into fighting, his strengths, and his relationship with his new opponent, Khama Worthy. Next, Jim and Matt...


UF316: Daniel Cormier

Matt and Phoenix (subbing in for Jim today) are joined by the one and only Daniel Cormier! They ask the #1 P4P fighter about his upcoming rematch against Stipe Miocic, if the legendary film-watcher found anything else to exploit, and what drives him to keep competing and defending his belt, even after he's notched an all-time-great resume. Plus, Matt and Phoenix dive deep into the fights last weekend, including an extended breakdown of the Mike Perry-Vicente Luque showdown and a few...


UF315: Vicente Luque and Volkan Oezdemir, UFC Fight Night: Shevchenko vs. Carmouche 2 Preview

Jim and Matt speak to #15 Welterweight Vicente Luque, who joins via Skype from Uruguay, where he's fighting Mike Perry this weekend. How does Perry's trash-talking affect Luque? What does he make of the rest of his division? As someone who once defeated Thiago Santos, what does Luque think of the way Santos fought against Jon Jones? Then #7 Light Heavyweight Volkan Oezdemir joins the show to talk about prepping for his long-sought fight with former training partner Ilir Latifi this...


UF314: Mickey Gall and Corey Anderson + Newark recap

Jim and Matt are back to discuss the looming Covington-Usman title fight in the wake of UFC Newark this weekend, plus the Cyborg situation and Jim Miller's great win over Clay Guida. But first, Mickey Gall calls in fresh off his win Saturday against Salim Touahri. How did he recover so quickly from kidney failure against Diego Sanchez? How has he bounced back? And what does he make of Mike Perry's "green" comments? Then, #8 Light Heavyweight Corey Anderson joins to discuss his ongoing beef...


UF 313: Robbie Lawler & Jim Miller, UFC on ESPN: Covington vs. Lawler preview

Matt & Jim are finally reunited! The two kick off today's podcast talking to the headliner of UFC on ESPN: Covington vs. Lawler: Welterweight Robbie Lawler. He discusses his emotions after his controversial loss against Ben Askren, how he viewed his torn ACL as "a blessing," and how he doesn't allow Colby Covington's smack talk to get under his skin. Then, Matt describes what it was like at Dana White's 50th birthday party. He also tries to make Jim train with Matt for a fight against his...


UF 312: Jeremy Stephens and Geoff Neal, UFC 240 recap

Phoenix Carnevale joins Jim to recap the Cyborg-Spencer and Holloway-Edgar fights from Saturday, and talk to a fighter who just won a huge fight, and one who just booked one. First, Jeremy Stephens joins the show to talk about his main event fight vs Yair Rodriguez in Mexico City Sept. 21. Stephens discusses his Mexican heritage, how he's improved in his last few fights, and a prediction for the matchup. Then: What is Frankie Edgar's future? Can anyone stop Max Holloway? And is...


UF 311: Felicia Spencer, Niko Price, Jamie English + UFC 240 Preview

Jamie English joins Matt today to preview the UFC 240 card, discuss the Jon Jones allegations, analyze the latest with Edwards-Masvidal... and catch Matt up on his new beard. Then, Felicia Spencer joins to preview her fight against Cris Cyborg on Saturday. Matt can relate to her as a one-time long shot against UFC legend Georges St-Pierre, and they talk about how it feels to have everyone assuming you're going to lose. Next, Jim calls in from Montreal to pick the fights this weekend and...


UF 310: Walt Harris, Phoenix Carnevale & UFC on ESPN 4 dos Anjos vs. Edwards Recap

Jim is away, which means Matt's old pal Phoenix Carnevale joins him in the studio today. First, they are joined by Heavyweight Walt Harris, fresh off his decisive 12-second KO of Aleksei Oleinik on Saturday. Harris discusses how he trained to fight Oleinik, how he got tipped off to try the early head-kick, why he decided to switch gyms, and why he wants to fight on the Abu Dhabi card in September. Then, Jim calls in to discuss the results of this weekend's card with Phoenix and Matt, plus...


UF 309: Alexander Hernandez, Leon Edwards (kind of) & UFC on ESPN 4 Preview

On today's episode, Matt ran into Frankie Edgar's father, so they kick things off with their takes on the main event of UFC 240 next weekend, Holloway vs. Edgar. Then, #13 ranked UFC Lightweight Alexander Hernandez calls in to talk about his upcoming fight against Francisco Trinaldo at UFC on ESPN 4 this Saturday, his training regimen, and what it was like to face Cowboy Cerrone on short notice. The guys then run through all the big stories, from Masvidal demanding to fight either Usman or...


UF308: Jared Gordon and Fight Night 155 Recap

On today's episode, the guys recap Saturday's fights, including whether the Germaine de Randamine/Aspen Ladd fight was called too quickly, if female fighters are treated differently than male fighters when it comes to stoppages, Urijah Faber's comeback, and which fighter impressed them the most on Saturday. Then, Jim and Matt talk to Lightweight fighter Jared Gordon, who is coming off a big win two weeks ago, and whose memorable post-match speech about addiction has stuck with fans. A...