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Get all the mixed martial arts fighting news and analysis you need from the award-winning team at MMA Fighting. Produced by MMA Fighting and SB Nation, and part of the Vox Media Podcast Network.

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Episodes

Fighter vs. Writer | Aljamain Sterling Picks Cory Sandhagen to Win at UFC 267 But Tells Petr Yan 'We're Going to Fight Again'

10/26/2021
UFC bantamweight champion Aljamain Sterling co-hosts the latest episode of The Fighter vs. The Writer as he breaks down the entire UFC 267 main card including the interim bantamweight title fight where he explains why he's picking Cory Sandhagen to defeat Petr Yan in the co-main event. Sterling will also give an update on his health and recovery from neck surgery, which prevented him from competing at UFC 267 and when he expects to fight again. Follow Aljamain Sterling @FunkMasterMMA Follow...

Duration:00:49:28

On To the Next One: Matches To Make After UFC Vegas 41

10/24/2021
Marvin Vettori picked up a hard fought decision victory, up a full weight class, against fellow former middleweight title challenger Paulo Costa in the main event of UFC Vegas 41. MMA Fighting's Mike Heck and Alexander K. Lee put on their matchmaking hats to discuss what could be next for "The Italian Dream" after his win, and where Costa may go with a seemingly permanent move to 205 pounds on the 64th episode of On To the Next One. Future matchups were also discussed for Jessica-Rose Clark,...

Duration:01:17:51

UFC Vegas 41 Post-Fight Show | Reaction To A Classic Between Vettori and Costa

10/23/2021
Marvin Vettori outlasted Paulo Costa in an absolute classic in the main event of Saturday's UFC Vegas 41 event at the APEX. MMA Fighting's Mike Heck, Alexander K. Lee and E. Casey Leydon react to the five-round light heavyweight battle, along with the top storylines from the event. Follow Mike Heck: @MikeHeck_JR Follow Alexander K. Lee: @AlexanderKLee Follow E. Casey Leydon: @ekc Subscribe: http://goo.gl/dYpsgH Check out our full video catalog: http://goo.gl/u8VvLi Visit our playlists:...

Duration:00:59:01

UFC Vegas 41 Preview Show | Did Paulo Costa Game The System?

10/22/2021
Paulo Costa will now face Marvin Vettori in the main event of UFC Vegas 41 in a light heavyweight matchup. Did Costa put one over on the UFC, and will the fight being up a weight class have a dramatic effect on the fight itself? Those topics and other storylines are discussed ahead of Saturday’s card with MMA Fighting’s Mike Heck, Alexander K. Lee, and E. Casey Leydon. Follow Mike Heck: @MikeHeck_JR Follow Alexander K. Lee: @AlexanderKLee Follow E. Casey Leydon: @ekc Subscribe:...

Duration:01:08:10

BTL Roundtable | Paulo Costa Overweight, Ladd's Future, Anderson's Case For Best 205er, Fedor's Return

10/21/2021
Topics this week include the corner advice to Aspen Ladd during her UFC Vegas 40 loss to Norma Dumont and if it was too much, or blown out of proportion, whether Ladd's future is at featherweight or bantamweight, where Dumont goes from her first main event win, Corey Anderson's case for being the best light heavyweight in the world over Jan Blachowicz and if that weight class is the best argument for Bellator over the UFC, Paulo Costa coming into UFC Vegas 41 fight week unable to make the...

Duration:01:25:46

We Got Next | Jake Hadley & Joseph Holmes

10/21/2021
On the fifth episode of We Got Next, MMA Fighting's Mike Heck speaks with new UFC flyweight Jake Hadley (2:53) after earning a contract on Dana White's Contender Series with a second-round submission win over Mitch Raposo despite missing weight, talks how it all feels a week or so later, what led to the first weight miss of his career and how it was handled, the issues White stated Hadley had with UFC staff during fight week, thoughts on his performance over Raposo and if he felt he would...

Duration:01:10:20

Trocação Franca | Junior Cigano E Rodrigo Minotauro

10/20/2021
O sétimo episódio do Trocação Franca está pesado. Ex-campeão do UFC, Junior Cigano critica a forma com que foi tratado pelo evento em sua reta final na organização, fala da experiência no prowrestling, e revela as lutas que gostaria de fazer no boxe, MMA e telecatch. Rodrigo Minotauro, ex-detentor dos cinturões do UFC e PRIDE e atual embaixador do UFC no Brasil, analisa o retorno de Paulo Borrachinha neste sábado e as disputas de título de Glover Teixeira e Charles do Bronx, além de...

Duration:01:18:58

Fighter vs. Writer | Matt Brown: People Are ‘Overreacting’ To Aspen Ladd’s Coach

10/19/2021
Matt Brown returns to co-host the new episode of The Fighter vs. The Writer while previewing his upcoming fight against Bryan Barberena and how much setting records in the UFC actually matters to him. He will also react to the controversy this past weekend after Aspen Ladd's head coach Jim West was criticized for the advice he dished out during her fight with Norma Dumont, plus does the UFC have a responsibility to punish Jon Jones and Conor McGregor after their recent actions? All this and...

Duration:00:53:26

On To the Next One: Matches To Make After UFC Vegas 40

10/17/2021
On the 63rd episode of On To the Next One, MMA Fighting’s Mike Heck and Alexander K. Lee put on their matchmaker hats following Saturday’s UFC Vegas 40 event at the APEX. Future matchups were discussed for Norma Dumont following her unanimous decision win over Aspen Ladd in the featherweight main event, Andrei Arlovski, Jim Miller, Manon Fiorot, Nate Landwehr, and more. Follow Mike Heck: @MikeHeck_JR Follow Alexander K. Lee: @AlexanderKLee Subscribe: http://goo.gl/dYpsgH Check out our full...

Duration:01:23:56

UFC Vegas 40 Post-Fight Show | Jim Miller Steals Show, Ladd's Corner Advice Too Much?

10/16/2021
Norma Dumont picked up the unanimous decision win over Aspen Ladd in the main event of UFC Vegas 40. MMA Fighting's Mike Heck and E. Casey Leydon break down Dumont's tactical victory, Ladd's corner advice being a big story throughout the fight, Jim Miller's incredible performance, and more. Follow Mike Heck: @MikeHeck_JR Follow E. Casey Leydon: @ekc Subscribe: http://goo.gl/dYpsgH Check out our full video catalog: http://goo.gl/u8VvLi Visit our playlists: http://goo.gl/eFhsvM Like MMAF on...

Duration:00:49:09

UFC Vegas 40 & Bellator 268 Preview Show: Is Bader vs. Anderson Biggest Fight Of the Weekend?

10/15/2021
Aspen Ladd faces Norma Dumont in the featherweight main event of UFC Vegas 40, while the finalists for the light heavyweight grand prix will be determined when champ Vadim Nemkov faces Julius Anglickas, while heavyweight champion Ryan Bader faces Corey Anderson at Bellator 268. MMA Fighting’s Mike Heck, Alexander K. Lee, and E. Casey Leydon discuss those matchups, along with the top storylines ahead of Saturday’s doubleheader. Follow Mike Heck: @MikeHeck_JR Follow Alexander K. Lee:...

Duration:01:08:27

Between the Links: Edwards vs. Masvidal, Pena's Release, Jon Jones Latest, UFC Vegas 40 vs. Bellator 268, More

10/14/2021
Host Mike Heck is joined by MMA Fighting’s Damon Martin and singer-songwriter Nathan Williams from the band Wavves as they discuss the biggest stories of the week in the world of mixed martial arts. This week, the panel discusses the UFC finally booking the Leon Edwards vs. Jorge Masvidal matchup at UFC 269 in December and what's at stake for both guys, Luis Pena's latest domestic violence arrest and subsequent release from the UFC, while former light heavyweight champion Jon Jones still...

Duration:01:17:35

We Got Next | Taylor Starling, Erick Gonzalez & Jay Perrin

10/14/2021
On the fourth episode of We Got Next, MMA Fighting's Mike Heck speaks with BKFC's Taylor Starling (3:08) to get her side of why her BKFC Fight Night Montana fight with Randine Eckholm was scratched hours before the event, Eckholm being "unprofessional" during the two-day stretch, what she said to Eckholm's face on Saturday when the fight was called, if there was any chance the commission would find a way to make it happen, plans to return at the promotion's New York debut in November, and...

Duration:01:16:21

Trocação Franca | Charles Do Bronx: Dustin Poirier Merece Respeito, Mas Eu Sou O Campeão Do UFC

10/13/2021
Campeão peso-leve do UFC, Charles do Bronx quer respeito. O paulista do Guarujá, que defende seu cinturão contra Dustin Poirier no dia 11 de dezembro, conversa com o podcast sobre a aguardada luta, o fato de ainda não ser visto como verdadeiro campeão por parte dos fãs, as críticas recebidas por outros lutadores como Justin Gaethje, a ascensão de Islam Makhachev na divisão, a vida fora do octógono, e muito mais. O podcast recebe, ainda, o jornalista Marcelo Barone, da Globo, para analisar as...

Duration:01:08:44

On To the Next One: Matches To Make After UFC Vegas 39

10/10/2021
On the 62nd episode of On To the Next One, MMA Fighting’s Mike Heck and Alexander K. Lee put on their matchmaker hats following Saturday’s UFC Vegas 39 event at the APEX. Future matchups were discussed for Marina Rodriguez, following the biggest win of her career in the main event, Mackenzie Dern, Randy Brown, Matheus Nicolau, Mariya Agapova, Chris Gutierrez, and more. Follow Mike Heck: @MikeHeck_JR Follow Alexander K. Lee: @AlexanderKLee Subscribe: http://goo.gl/dYpsgH Check out our full...

Duration:01:22:38

UFC Vegas 39 Post-Fight Show | Marina Rodriguez Enters Title Picture at 115

10/9/2021
Marina Rodriguez is officially in the championship conversation at 115 pounds after a decisive unanimous decision win over Mackenzie Dern in the main event of UFC Vegas 39. Where Rodriguez goes from the biggest win of her career, and other top storylines are discussed with MMA Fighting’s Mike Heck, Jose Youngs and Alexander K. Lee. Follow Mike Heck: @MikeHeck_JR Follow José Youngs: @JoseYoungs Follow Alexander K. Lee: @AlexanderKLee Subscribe: http://goo.gl/dYpsgH Check out our full video...

Duration:00:57:28

UFC Vegas 39 Preview Show: Could Dern Leapfrog Esparza In Strawweight Title Picture?

10/8/2021
Mackenzie Dern and Marina Rodriguez will battle it out in the main event of UFC Vegas 39, but could a title shot against the winner of the upcoming Rose Namajunas vs. Zhang Weili fight at UFC 268 be at stake? MMA Fighting’s Mike Heck, Jose Youngs and Alexander K. Lee discuss that, as well as the top storylines ahead of Saturday’s fight card at the APEX. Follow Mike Heck: @MikeHeck_JR Follow José Youngs: @JoseYoungs Follow Alexander K. Lee: @AlexanderKLee Subscribe: http://goo.gl/dYpsgH...

Duration:00:57:37

Between the Links: Sterling Out, Sandhagen In at UFC 267, Bellator News, Daukaus-Holland Ending, Dern vs. Rodriguez Stakes

10/7/2021
Host Mike Heck is joined by MMA Fighting’s Jose Youngs and Damon Martin as they discuss the biggest stories of the week in the world of mixed martial arts. This week, the panel discusses the no contest in the UFC Vegas 38 co-main event between Kevin Holland and Kyle Daukaus and how it was handled ahead of their Nov. 13 rematch, the reaction to UFC bantamweight Aljamain Sterling's withdrawal from his UFC 267 title defense against Petr Yan and Cory Sandhagen being inserted into the bout for an...

Duration:01:14:36

Trocação Franca | Mackenzie Dern: Brasileira (De Verdade!) E Mãe Porradeira Quer O Cinturão Do UFC

10/7/2021
Mackenzie Dern, lenda do jiu-jitsu e estrela em ascensão no UFC que faz a luta principal do UFC deste sábado contra Marina Rodriguez, fala sobre tudo no podcast desta semana: a implicância com seu sotaque, ser vista (ou não) como brasileira, a mudança de vida e carreira trazida pela maternidade, se beleza põe mesa no MMA e, entre outros assuntos, a possibilidade de já disputar o cinturão do UFC na próxima luta. O jornalista Carlos Arthur Junior, da Graciemag, comenta o que rola no mundo do...

Duration:01:08:54

Rankings Show: September's Risers and Fallers, Debating Volkanovski or Holloway at No. 1 + Who Is the P4P Queen?

10/6/2021
Who's the real No. 1: Alexander Volkanovski or Max Holloway? Amanda Nunes or Valentina Shevchenko?? Co-hosts Shaun Al-Shatti and Alexander K. Lee dive into MMA Fighting's Global Rankings to discuss the biggest risers and fallers of September and more. Then, the two are joined by Damon Martin and Mike Heck to settle the featherweight dilemma raging internally among the team, debate who the real pound-for-pound queen is in MMA, and much more. Catch new episodes of the MMA Fighting Rankings...

Duration:01:17:47