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UFC London Preview, Rhys McKee Wins World Title at BAMMA 34, Cage Legacy 7 & More | OFT #105

We preview UFC Fight Night 127 (UFC London), headlined by Werdum vs. Volkov and give our predictions for the main card; breakdown Rhys McKee’s title victory at BAMMA 34 and more; discuss the big MMA Read more…


UFC 222 Recap & Fallout, Interviews with UFC Bantamweight Cody Stamann & BAMMA’s Fabian Edwards | OFT #104

UFC bantamweight Cody Stamann joins us to discuss his big win at UFC 222 over Bryan Caraway. We recap the event itself and discuss all the fallout with Brendan Dorman. Staying on the UFC 222 Read more…


UFC 222 Preview & Predictions, Reaction to Jon Jones CSAC Sentencing – OFT Live Chat

We preview this weekend’s UFC 222 card headlined by Cris ‘Cyborg’ Justino vs. Yana Kunitskaya and co-headlined by Frankie Edgar vs. Brian Ortega. We also discuss Jon Jones sentencing from the California State Athletic Commission. We Read more…


UFC’s Jimmy Smith Interview, McGregor to Return? Referee Talks UFC Orlando’s Controversy, Ben Forsyth Interview | OFT #103

UFC commentator Jimmy Smith speaks with us about his transition from Bellator MMA to the UFC, the fan reaction to his work in the promotion so far, and helps us preview UFC this weekends UFC Read more…


Josh Emmett Interview, UFC on FOX 28 Preview, UFC Austin Recap | OFT #102

We interview Josh Emmett ahead of his UFC on Fox 28 headlining fight against Jeremy Stephens. We also preview the aforementioned UFC on Fox 28 card and take a look back to recap Sunday’s UFC Read more…


Chuck Mindenhall on The Big Stories in MMA, UFC 221 Recap, UFC Fight Night 16 Preview | #101

We're joined by MMAFighting.com’s Chuck Mindenhall to breakdown the big news and stories in MMA. Brendan Dorman returns to analyse Yoel Romero's knockout of Luke Rockhold at UFC 221 and the other big moments from the event. We also preview and predict UFC Fight Night 127.


UFC 221 Preview, Edgar vs. Ortega at UFC 222? McGregor = Paper Champ? Fan Questions | OFT LIVE CHAT

We take YOUR questions, preview UFC 221: Rockhold vs. Romero, and discuss this week's big headlines in MMA: it looks like Frankie Edgar vs. Brian Ortega is on for UFC 222, but will it headline or could the card be cancelled? Other news we discuss is the potential of Bisping vs. Machida for Bisping's retirement bout, 'Mighty Mouse' vs. Dillashaw as a UFC 226 co-headliner and more.


Journey to Episode #100 (Our Story), UFC on FOX 27 Recap, ‘The Shadow Realm’ Author Interview | OFT #100

It's episode #100 of Obviously Fight Talk! And we did something a little different, albeit slightly unintentionally. We looked back at #100 episodes with regular guest referee Daniel Movahedi and former co-host Carl Doran. We recall how the show started, share old stories from behind the scenes of the podcast, and laugh a lot! From our favourite moments and our favourite guests, we enjoyed reminiscing with the four original voices. We also recapped UFC on FOX 27 with MMA Analyst Brendan...


MMA’s Weight-Cutting Issue w/ Advanced Paramedic Glen Ellis, UFC 220 & Bellator 192 Recaps + More | OFT #99

We’re almost at episode #100! But before then, we have episode #99, which features a UFC 220 and Bellator 192 recap show. Brendan Dorman joined us to analyse the big fights from both cards – including Read more…


UFC 220 & Bellator 192 Breakdowns, UFC to Strip McGregor’s Title? UFC St. Louis Recap | OFT #98

We are 'Obviously Fight Talk' and we lived up to that name this week! From UFC 220 to Bellator 192, we talked about a lot of fights. We were joined by MMA Analyst Brendan Dorman to breakdown the big fights from UFC 220's main card including the heavyweight title fight between Stipe Miocic and Francis Ngannou, and the light heavyweight title fight between Daniel Cormier and Volkan Oezdemir. We also preview Bellator 192 - do we think Chael Sonnen will be victorious about 'Rampage' Jackson?...


Bruce Buffer Interview: Evolution of the UFC, His Martial Arts Roots, McGregor’s Rise, More

We sat down to speak with "The Voice of the Octagon" Bruce Buffer for an Obviously Fight Talk Interview Special. We chat about all things MMA and Bruce Buffer, from his 20+ year journey in the UFC, to his family background in martial arts, to his first-hand account of the evolution of the UFC, including the rise of Conor McGregor. We discuss Bruce's roots in martial arts, coming from a family deeply rooted in combat sports (including his brother - the legendary Michael Buffer). We also...


Stevie Ray Interview, UFC Fight Night 124 Preview Show with Brendan Dorman & More | OFT #97

We speak with Scottish mixed martial artist Stevie Ray who is currently out of contract with the UFC, and is awaiting for the call to re-sign with the promotion to fight at their return to London. We also preview and analyse UFC Fight Night 124: Stephens vs. Choi with MMA Analyst Brendan Dorman; and breakdown the big headlines and news stories in the MMA world.


UFC 219 Recap, Khabib Nurmagomedov & The UFC’s Lightweight Division + Fan Questions | OFT #96

Before we are back in studio next week for episode #97, we are back with another Home Edition / Live Stream. We recap #UFC219; discuss Khabib "the Eagle" Nurmagomedov's standing in the lightweight division; who wins between him and Conor McGregor; Jimmy Smith leaving Bellator MMA; take a look forward to 2018 and pick which fighters will remain champion; and much more.


MMA Year End Review (with Brendan Dorman), UFC 219 Preview | OFT #95

We look back at 2017 in the world of MMA, look at the biggest news stories, best fights, and more. We then preview UFC 219. MMA Analyst Brendan Dorman returns for the show.


Darren Till Interview: Would ‘Love’ to Fight McGregor, Blasts ‘Idiot’ Covington, Wants Wonderboy Next

We interviewed UFC welterweight Darren Till who speaks about his potential next opponents, discusses Mike Perry's disappointing performance against Santiago Ponzinibbio, Rafael dos Anjos' victory over Robbie Lawler, fighting Conor McGregor in the future, signing a management deal with boxing management group MTK and more.


Darren Till & John Phillips Interviews, UFC on FOX 26 Recap with Brendan Dorman | OFT #94

On this episode of the show, we interviewed surging UFC welterweight Darren Till who speaks about his potential upcoming opponents, discusses Mike Perry's performance against Santiago Ponzinibbio, RDA's victory over Robbie Lawler, fighting Conor McGregor in the future, signing a management deal with boxing management group MTK and more. We also interviewed "The White Mike Tyson" John Phillips who discusses his frustrating wait for his UFC debut, struggling financially fighting on the...


UFC Fresno Recap, McGregor’s Return, UFC on FOX 26 Preview (w/ Brendan Dorman) | OFT #93

We previewed UFC on Fox: Lawler vs. dos Anjos (AKA UFC on FOX 26) with MMA Analyst Brendan Dorman. We looked at the main card, including the main event of Robbie Lawler vs. dos Anjos and what some would call "the people's main event" of Mike Perry vs. Santiago Ponzinibbio. Brendan also spoke about Georges St-Pierre vacating the middleweight title, GSP vs. Conor McGregor, and admires the technical prowess of Vasyl Lomachenko vs. Guillermo Rigondeaux last weekend. We also recapped UFC Fresno...


UFC 218 Recap (w/ Brendan Dorman), Aljamain Sterling Interview, UFC Fresno Preview | OFT #92

We had a cracking line-up for this week's show. We recapped UFC 218; we were joined by 8th ranked UFC bantamweight Aljamain Sterling for an interview ahead of his fight at UFC Fresno. We also previewed UFC Fresno, and broke down all the big MMA stories from the week. Aljamain Sterling speaks about the late opponent change in his upcoming fight, his coach's close relationship with Moraes' coach, the state of the bantamweight division, T.J. Dillashaw moving to flyweight, and more. In the...


UFC 218 Preview (w/ Brendan Dorman), Will Fleury on EFC Controversy & Daniel Movahedi | OFT #91

On this episode of the show we had a UFC 218 preview show with MMA analyst Brendan Dorman; Will Fleury returned to discuss his controversial no contest on EFC's The Fighter Reality show where he was elbowed multiple times in the back of the head; and referee Daniel Movahedi also lent his expertise on the incident; and we recapped Kelvin Gastelum's knockout victory over Michael Bisping. The OFT Quick-Fire news also returned where we discussed all the big stories in MMA this week.


SBG’s Will Fleury & Ben Forsyth In-Studio, Gastelum vs. Bisping Preview | OFT #90

SBG Ireland's Will Fleury & Ben Forsyth join OFT for an interview and to breakdown this week's big MMA news stories, plus give a preview of UFC Shanghai: Bisping vs. Gastelum. On this episode of the show, SBG Ireland's Will Fleury and Ben Forsyth, former opponents who became teammates and close friends, came in-studio to chat about their careers so far; Will's EFC - The Fighter reality show appearance, which has just begun to air; how they came training partners; and more. Once the...


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