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MMA Junkie Radio Podcast

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Go in depth with MMA’s most prominent fighters, promoters, trainers and managers from the UFC, Bellator and the other top promotions in the world of #MMA. MMAjunkie Radio is the official radio show and podcast of MMAjunkie (five-time World MMA Awards “Best Media Source” winner). The show broadcasts live, Monday-Friday at 10am PT (1pm ET), from the Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino’s Race & Sports Book in Las Vegas with hosts, “Gorgeous” George," and Dan Tom.

Go in depth with MMA’s most prominent fighters, promoters, trainers and managers from the UFC, Bellator and the other top promotions in the world of #MMA. MMAjunkie Radio is the official radio show and podcast of MMAjunkie (five-time World MMA Awards “Best Media Source” winner). The show broadcasts live, Monday-Friday at 10am PT (1pm ET), from the Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino’s Race & Sports Book in Las Vegas with hosts, “Gorgeous” George," and Dan Tom.
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Go in depth with MMA’s most prominent fighters, promoters, trainers and managers from the UFC, Bellator and the other top promotions in the world of #MMA. MMAjunkie Radio is the official radio show and podcast of MMAjunkie (five-time World MMA Awards “Best Media Source” winner). The show broadcasts live, Monday-Friday at 10am PT (1pm ET), from the Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino’s Race & Sports Book in Las Vegas with hosts, “Gorgeous” George," and Dan Tom.

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Episodes

Ep. 2,618: Alan Jouban, Tywan Claxton

2/8/2018
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Guests: Alan Jouban and Tywan Claxton. Jouban, a part-time model and truck enthusiast, fights Ben Saunders on Feb. 24 at UFC on FOX 28\. Claxton, fresh off a highlight-reel MMA debut, meets Jose Perez on Feb. 16 at Bellator 194.

Duration:01:40:49

Ep. 2,617: Valentina Shevchenko, Matt Mitrione, Ben Saunders, Dominique Steele, Kyle Stewart

2/7/2018
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Guests: Valentina Shevchenko, Matt Mitrione, Ben Saunders, Dominique Steele and Kyle Stewart. Shevchenko is coming off a recent win over Priscila Cachoeira at UFC Fight Night 125\. Mitrione competes on Feb. 16 vs. Roy Nelson at Bellator 194\. Saunders competes on Feb. 24 vs. Alan Jouban at UFC on FOX 28\. Steele competes on Feb. 22 vs. Nikolay Aleksakhin at Fight Nights Global 83\. Stewart competes on Feb. 16 vs. Jaleel Willis at LFA 33.

Duration:01:40:46

Ep. 2,616: Roy Nelson, Josh Emmett

2/6/2018
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Guests: Roy Nelson and Josh Emmett. Nelson is really excited at the prospect of winning the Bellator heavyweight grand prix and being a world champion versus the individual matchups that he’s tackled during his career. Emmett always knew he was one of the best fighters at 145 pounds, and therefore he was comfortable with taking the fight with Ricardo Lamas because of the potential payoff of a title fight coming sooner, rather than later.

Duration:01:40:58

Ep. 2,615: Rashad Evans, Frank Trigg

2/5/2018
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Guests: Frank Trigg and Rashad Evans. Trigg, a former professional fighter and current referee, co-hosted the entire episode in studio, sharing his thoughts on UFC Fight Night 125's co-main event and more. Former UFC light heavyweight champ Evans called into the program to talk about his near-booking with Michael Bisping and what's next for him.

Duration:01:57:42

3: Episode 2,614: Cory Sandhagen, Burt Watson

2/2/2018
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Guests: UFC featherweight Cory Sandhagen and Alliance MMA executive Burt Watson. Sandhagen is coming off of a TKO win over Austin Arnett at UFC on FOX 27 last month. He talked about that fight, as well as the work he does with neglected children. Watson called the show to share his story about recently surviving cancer and his efforts to raise awareness on the matter.

Duration:01:41:43

2: Episode 2,613: Joe Lauzon, Rob Font

2/1/2018
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Guests: Joe Lauzon and Rob Font. Lauzon is booked to fight Chris Gruetzemacher in a lightweight bout at UFC 223 in Brooklyn, N.Y., on April 7\. He called in to talk about the fight, which will be his 26th in the UFC. Font is coming off of a TKO win over Thomas Almeida at UFC 220 in front of his home fans in Boston. He talked about that fight, as well as what he hopes for next.

Duration:01:40:40

1: Episode 2,612: Colby Covington

1/31/2018
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Guest: UFC welterweight Colby Covington. Covington called into the program to give an update on his status, sharing his thoughts on current champ Tyron Woodley and the UFC welterweight title picture. The hosts also covered the latest in MMA news.

Duration:01:50:01

Episode 2,611: Ben Nguyen, Brendan Fitzgerald, Ana Julaton

1/30/2018
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Guests: Ben Nguyen, Brendan Fitzgerald and Ana Julaton. Nguyen, who faces Jussier Formiga on Feb. 10 at UFC 221, called in to talk about his upcoming fight. UFC play-by-play commentator Brendan Fitzgerald called into the program to help preview UFC Fight Night 125, which takes place on Feb. 2 in Brazil. Julaton, who faces Heather Hardy on Feb. 16 at Bellator 194, co-hosted the entire episode in-studio.

Duration:01:49:40

Episdoe 2,610: Dustin Poirier, Eric Nicksick

1/29/2018
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Guests: Dustin Poirier and Eric Nicksick. Poirier headlines UFC on FOX 29 in Glendale, Ariz., against former WSOF lightweight champion Justin Gaethje on April 14\. He called in to discuss the fight. Nicksick, the gym manager at Xtreme Couture in Las Vegas, co-hosted the show in the studio.

Duration:01:42:14

Episode 2,609: Lorenz Larkin, Douglas Lima

1/26/2018
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Guests: Lorenz Larkin and Douglas Lima. Larkin, who faces Fernando Gonzalez in Bellator 193's headliner, called in on fight day to discuss his opponent missing weight and more. Lima called in to talk about his battle with Rory MacDonald at Bellator 192 and what's next for him.

Duration:01:40:35

Episode 2,608: Luke Rockhold, Joe Soto

1/25/2018
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Guests: Luke Rockhold and Joe Soto. Rockhold, who fights for the interim middleweight title on Feb. 10 at UFC 221 in Australia, discussed his bout with Yoel Romero. Soto talked about his fight against bantamweight Iuri Alcantara at UFC Fight Night 125, which takes place Feb. 3 in Brazil.

Duration:01:40:25

Episode 2,607: Jessica-Rose Clark, Marlon Vera

1/24/2018
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Guests: Jessica-Rose Clark and Marlon Vera. Clark, who is coming off of a win over Paige VanZant at UFC Fight Night 124, co-hosted the entire episode in studio. Vera called in to talk about his upcoming fight with Douglas Silva de Andrade on Feb. 3rd at UFC Fight Night 125.

Duration:01:51:51

Episode 2,606: Daniel Cormier

1/23/2018
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Guest: UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier. Cormier defended his light heavyweight title with a second-round TKO against Volkan Oezdemir in the UFC 220 co-main event this past Saturday in Boston. The champ into the show to talk about the fight, an injury he suffered during it and the timetable for his return.

Duration:01:46:06

Episode 2,605: Eryk Anders, Curtis Millender

1/22/2018
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Guests: Eryk Anders and Curtis Millender. Anders fights former light heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida in the UFC Fight Night 125 main event in Belem, Brazil, on Feb. 3\. He called in to talk about the fight. Millender makes his promotional debut against Thiago Alves at UFC Fight Night 126 on Feb. 18\. He discussed his recent signing with the UFC and upcoming opportunity.

Duration:01:43:01

Episode 2,604: Matt Brown, T.J. De Santis

1/19/2018
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Guests: UFC welterweight Matt Brown and Invicta play-by-play announcer T.J. De Santis. Brown, who was recently announced to fight Carlos Condit, called into the show to talk about his decision to come out of retirement. De Santis co-hosted the entire show in studio.

Duration:01:54:21

Episode 2,594: A.J. Hawk

1/5/2018
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Guests: A.J. Hawk and Eric Nicksick. Hawk, co-host of MMA Tonight on SiriusXM Rush 93, is also a former professional football player who won a Super Bowl with the Green Bay Packers. Nicksick is the general manager at Xtreme Couture in Las Vegas and also a cornerman for UFC middleweight, Uriah Hall.

Duration:01:53:52

Episode 2,593: Al Iaquinta, Michael Chandler

1/4/2018
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Guests: Al Iaquinta and Michael Chandler. Iaquinta is healthy and ready to fight in 2018, however he is waiting on the UFC’s decision for a bump in pay, while Chandler is less than three weeks away from competing on the Bellator 192 card vs. Goiti Yamauchi.

Duration:01:40:23

Episode 2,592: T.J. Dillashaw, Emil Meek, Matheus Nicolau

1/3/2018
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Guests: T.J. Dillashaw, Emil Meek and Matheus Nicolau. Dillashaw talked about his preference of having a super fight vs. fellow champ Demetrious Johnson next over defending his bantamweight title. Meek is focused on his fight vs. Kamaru Usman, which takes place Jan. 14 at UFC Fight Night 124\. Nicolau discussed his win over Louis Smolka at UFC 219 this past Saturday.

Duration:01:40:38

Episode 2,591: James Krause

1/2/2018
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Guest: UFC lightweight James Krause, who joined the program to discuss his role in Tim Elliott’s emotional win at UFC 219 this past weekend in the wake of coach Robert Follis’ death. Krause also previewed his upcoming bout vs. Alex White on Jan. 14 at UFC Fight Night 124.

Duration:02:06:35

Episode 2,589: James Vick

12/28/2017
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Guests: UFC lightweight James Vick. Vick, who is trying to get booked for UFC Fight Night 126 in Austin, called into the program to share his recent struggles from fighters to matchmakers alike.

Duration:01:40:33

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