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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.To see how we use your data, visit https://www.endeavoraudio.com/privacy-policy.

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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.To see how we use your data, visit https://www.endeavoraudio.com/privacy-policy.

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Bring back Chris the producer

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Show isn’t as good anymore

JIMMY! & Matt.

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CTP lives matter! bring him back.

iTunes Ratings

1648 Ratings
Average Ratings
1278
103
78
52
137

Bring back Chris the producer

By ct518 - Nov 26 2019
Read more
Show isn’t as good anymore

JIMMY! & Matt.

By the Native 406 - Nov 25 2019
Read more
CTP lives matter! bring him back.

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UFC Unfiltered with Jim Norton and Matt Serra

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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.To see how we use your data, visit https://www.endeavoraudio.com/privacy-policy.

UF16: Joe Rogan and Larry King

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Jim takes calls from UFC commentator, stand up comic, and podcast host, Joe Rogan, and broadcast legend, Larry King on this episode of UFC Unfiltered. Joe discusses Donald Trump, GSP's potential return to the Octagon, weight-cutting, title changes, Ronda Rousey, and a lot more. Later, Larry talks with Jim about his conversations with Martin Luther King, Malcolm X, Jackie Robinson, Muhammad Ali, and the state of affairs in modern politics, amongst other things. Don't miss this one!

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Aug 11 2016

1hr 44mins

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UF19: Dana White and Amy Schumer

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UFC President Dana White joins Jim and Matt to discuss UFC 202, a possible Rumble Johnson vs. Jon Jones fight, Ronda Rousey's status for UFC in NYC, Dana's thoughts on moving forward without the Fertittas, MMA in the Olympics, and much, much more. Then, comic, actress, and author Amy Schumer sits down in studio with the guys to discuss her new book, "The Girl With The Lower Back Tattoo", filming with Goldie Hawn, Kurt Metzger, looking like Holly Holm, and much more.

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Aug 23 2016

2hr 2mins

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UF2: CM Punk and The Rock

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CM Punk calls in to make a big announcement about his UFC debut and The Rock joins the guys to discuss his movie Central Intelligence, Brock Lesnar, UFC 200, and more. Plus, the guys make predictions and discuss UFC Fight Night: Dos Anjos vs. Alvarez.

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Jun 23 2016

1hr 30mins

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UF65: Dana White and Dennis Bermudez

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UFC President Dana White joins the show to discuss Ronda Rousey's fighting future, the possibility of Nunes vs. Shevchenko 2, Francis Ngannou, Jorge Masvidal, Weidman vs. Mousasi, Nick Diaz turning down a fight with Robbie Lawler, what's next for JDS, the Women's Featherweight division, his Super Bowl weekend plans, and much, much more. Before that, UFC Featherweight fighter Dennis Bermudez calls in to discuss his upcoming fight with The Korean Zombie, fighting zombies in Deer Park, cooking, and what he'd do to get on Dana White: Lookin' For A Fight. Plus, Jim and Matt discuss the results of UFC on Fox 23, and almost get to a Matt's Movie Minute.

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Jan 31 2017

1hr 39mins

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UF29: Dana White

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UFC President Dana White joins Jim and Matt in studio for the whole show to discuss UFC 205 matchmaking, the results from UFC Fight Night: Cyborg vs. Lansberg, Roy Nelson kicking Big John McCarthy, what's next for Dominick Cruz, Dana speaking at the RNC, and so much more. Plus, Jim asks the question everyone wants to know: where he'll be joining Dana and Matt on Dana White: Lookin' For A Fight.

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Sep 27 2016

1hr 24mins

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UF126: Rickson Gracie, Renzo Gracie, and Amanda Nunes

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Two members of the legendary Gracie family join the show as Renzo Gracie sits in with Jim and Matt and Rickson Gracie calls in to discuss The Rickson Gracie Cup, receiving his red belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, his fights against Zulu and Yoji Anjo, why Royce Gracie joined the UFC instead of him, competing in the Vale Tudo Open in Japan, BJJ as a social tool, not a fighting tool, and so much more. Plus, UFC Women's Bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes calls in to talk about her UFC 215 fight against Valentina Shevchenko, why she had to withdraw from their first scheduled rematch at UFC 213, and how she's handling her health issues going forward.

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Sep 05 2017

1hr 39mins

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UF75: Georges St-Pierre and UFC 209 Recap

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Former longtime UFC Welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre calls in to discuss a variety of topics including his return to the Octagon against Michael Bisping for the UFC Middleweight title, the dangers of weightcutting, his fights against Matt Serra, Johny Hendricks at 185, ring rust, a superfight against Anderson Silva, Woodley vs. Thompson 2, and much more. Plus, Jim and Matt break down UFC 209: Woodley vs. Thompson 2, and they give their review of Logan during a new installment of Matt's Movie Minute.

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Mar 07 2017

1hr 14mins

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UF258: Amanda Nunes, Alexander Volkanovski, Uriah Hall, and UFC 232 Recap

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Amanda Nunes, Alexander Volkanovski, and Uriah Hall all call in and discuss their big wins at UFC 232.

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Jan 03 2019

1hr 28mins

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UF30: Stephen Thompson, Frankie Edgar, and Cowboy Cerrone

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Wonderboy Thompson and Frankie Edgar join Jim and Matt in-studio to discuss their fights on the stacked UFC 205 card, Eddie Alvarez vs. Conor McGregor, staredowns, the best KOs they've ever seen, and more. Later, Cowboy Cerrone joins in-studio to talk about everything from BJJ and squirrel jumping, to CBD oils and his respect for the Diaz brothers.

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Sep 29 2016

1hr 41mins

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UF249: Jon Jones In-Studio, Dana White Calls In, and a UFC Beijing Recap

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Jon Jones joins the guys in-studio and UFC President Dana White calls in.

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Nov 27 2018

1hr 38mins

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UF171: Ari Shaffir Finds Out Why "Answering The Phone" Doesn't Work, and UFC Fight Night Austin Preview

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Feb 15 2018

1hr 31mins

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UF233: Dustin Poirier, and Bas Rutten In-Studio

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MMA legend and UFC Hall of Famer Bas Rutten joins Jim and Matt in-studio to talk about a variety of subjects including fighting in Pancrase, the early days in the UFC, Karate Combat, and much more. Then, #3 UFC Lightweight contender Dustin Poirier calls in and talks about fighting Nate Diaz at UFC 230, the possibility of a 165lbs. division, Khabib vs. Conor, mental warfare, Eddie Alvarez, and a lot more.

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Sep 27 2018

1hr 15mins

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UF236: Jimmie Rivera In-Studio and UFC 229 Recap and Reaction

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#5 UFC Bantamweight Jimmie Rivera joins Matt and guest co-host Jamie "English" Crowder in-studio to help break down all the action from Las Vegas at UFC 229: Khabib vs. McGregor, as well as discuss his potential next opponent, how he got into martial arts in the first place, running his own gym, and much more. Plus, Jim Norton calls in and talks about Khabib's post-fight actions, and gives his thoughts on the card, in general.

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Oct 09 2018

1hr 44mins

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UF4: Jon Jones

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Jon Jones joins Jim and Matt to discuss his Light Heavyweight title fight versus Daniel Cormier at UFC 200. Plus, the guys break down The Ultimate Fighter Finale: Joanna vs. Claudia and discuss dramatic Twitter hashtags, Bill Cosby, and Drake lyrics, amongst other things. Check it out.

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Jun 30 2016

1hr 22mins

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UF228: Eddie Bravo, Urijah Faber, and UFC 228 Recap

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Jim, Matt, and Chris the Producer are all back in-studio together to break down the awesome night of fights at UFC 228. Plus, the great Eddie Bravo calls in and talks about the upcoming Quintet 3 grappling tournament, his own EBI combat jiu-jitsu tournaments, Tony Ferguson's Octagon return, Khabib vs. Conor, and much more. Later, UFC Hall of Famer Urijah Faber joins the show and discusses competing at Quintet 3, Sage Northcutt's contract situation, and a possible fight with Logan Paul, Cody Garbrandt, Justin Buchholz, Josh Emmett, and a lot more.

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Sep 11 2018

1hr 17mins

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UF135: Mickey Gall and Derrick Lewis

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Rising UFC Welterweight Mickey Gall joins Jim and Matt in-studio for the whole show to discuss his UFC 217 fight against Randy Brown at home at Madison Square Garden, Kevin Lee, Mike Perry, USADA testing, bar fights, working with a new dietician, and much more. Later, "The Black Beast" Derrick Lewis joins the show and talks about fighting Fabricio Werdum this coming weekend at UFC 216, learning from his loss to Mark Hunt, his Instagram page, and more. Plus, the guys talk about the recently announced UFC Featherweight title bout between Max Holloway and Frankie Edgar at UFC 218 and they preview UFC 216.

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Oct 05 2017

1hr 24mins

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UF134: Demetrious Johnson and Kevin Lee

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UFC Pound-For-Pound king Demetrious Johnson calls in to talk about his rescheduled UFC Flyweight title bout with Ray Borg at UFC 216, how he's going to finish Borg and in how many rounds, potentially setting the all-time UFC consecutive title defense record, Henry Cejudo, Sergio Pettis, and more. Before that, #7 UFC Lightweight Kevin Lee joins the show to talk about fighting Tony Ferguson for the interim UFC Lightweight title, handling newfound popularity, and looking at UFC 216 as the biggest fight of his life. Plus, Jim and Matt discuss Alistair Overeem vs. Francis Ngannou, Dominick Cruz vs. Jimmie Rivera, Cynthia Calvillo vs. Carla Esparza, and Matt interviews "Tony Ferguson" at the end of the show.

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Oct 03 2017

1hr 13mins

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UF194: Dana White Talks GSP vs. Nate Diaz, the UFC Lightweight Title Picture, and Much More, and Stephen "Wonderboy" Thompson Breaks Down His UFC Liverpool Fight Against Darren Till

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UFC President Dana White joins the show and discusses trying to put together a GSP vs. Nate Diaz Lightweight fight and an Alexander Gustafsson vs. Luke Rockhold at Light Heavyweight, working on a new contract with Eddie Alvarez, Nicco Montano's status, Conor McGregor, Dustin Poirier, Kevin Lee, Tony Ferguson, and the rest of the UFC Lightweight title picture, Leslie Smith's labor complaint against Zuffa, Oscar De La Hoya's "Golden Boy MMA" plans, Mario Yamasaki attending a refereeing seminar, Ronda Rousey at WrestleMania, and a lot more. Before that, Stephen "Wonderboy" Thompson calls in and talks about fighting Darren Till in Liverpool on May 27, the UFC Welterweight title picture, RDA vs. Colby Covington for the interim belt, how his thumbs are healing up, and more. Plus, Jim and Matt discuss news involving Ray Borg, UFC 225 and Illinois' zero-tolerance marijuana policy, Gunnar Nelson's knee injury, Dan Hardy's possible Octagon return, amongst other things.

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May 08 2018

1hr 13mins

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UF20: Paige VanZant and Kurt Metzger

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Paige VanZant calls in before her UFC On Fox 21 fight against Bec Rawlings and discusses her fighting roots, Dancing with the Stars, Forrest Griffin as one of her favorite fighters, and learning from her loss to Rose Namajunas. Also, comic and Inside Amy Schumer writer, Kurt Metzger, joins Jim and Matt in studio to talk about the controversy he's faced over the last couple of weeks. Plus, the guys catch up and break down Condit vs. Maia.

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Aug 25 2016

1hr 23mins

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UF101: Aljamain Sterling and UFC 212 Recap

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UFC Bantamweight fighter Aljamain Sterling joins Jim and Matt in studio to discuss his UFC 214 against Renan Barao, John Dodson, fighters cutting the line, Mighty Mouse vs. TJ Dillashaw, sleep apnea, and much more. Plus, the guys break down UFC 212 in detail, and talk about Jon Jones crushing Alexander Gustafsson on Twitter and Demetrious Johnson's response to Dana White.

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Jun 06 2017

1hr 29mins

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UF348: Katlyn Chookagian, Alistair Overeem, Stefan Struve

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Jim Norton is lonely today, as Matt is in Disney World and all of our usual friends of the show were unavailable. Luckily, Katlyn Chookagian, who just booked a title fight against Valentina Shevchenko, joins us in studio - after an elevator incident!

First, Jim talks about the Cowboy vs. Conor news and Tony Ferguson's latest comments about Khabib, including a particularly visceral threat. Plus, he explains why Baby Yoda is just a scam to sell toys.

Then, Katlyn joins, straight from training at Renzo Gracie's.

Quickly after that, Jim and Katlyn talk to Alistair Overeem, who talks about his fight with Jairzinho Rozenstruik this Saturday in the main event from Washington, DC. What does Overeem think of this late add opponent who stepped in for Walt Harris? How has changing coaches helped Overeem perform? What advantage does he have having competed in many main events before?

Then, Jim and Katlyn check in on her upcoming fight against Valentina "Bullet" Shevchenko, how she's feeling as she begins to train, and keeping it light and positive while training for a title fight.

Then, Stefan Struve, who is fighting Ben Rothwell this Saturday in Washington, DC, joins to talk about why he came back from retirement, how he's staying motivated, and what he expects in preparing to fight a veteran who is looking to reverse a losing streak.

Finally, we managed to book former UFC welterweight champion Matt Serra from Disney World, who offers Katlyn some encouragement about fighting in Houston after he had a pretty significant win there in a championship fight of his own.

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Dec 05 2019

1hr 8mins

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UF347: Rob Font, Cynthia Calvillo, Phoenix Carnevale

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Phoenix Carnevale joins Jim today in-studio to talk about Conor McGregor's return to the UFC in his fight against Donald Cerrone at Welterweight, the reported Ferguson-Khabib fight, and hypnotherapy.

First, they're joined by #10 Strawweight Cynthia Calvillo, who's fighting #9 Marina Rodriguez in Washington, DC this weekend. She talks about sacrificing holidays for weight cuts, training in Thailand, her departure from Team Alpha Male, and her American Eskimo dog (check out the Fight Pass show to see him!).

Then, Matt calls from a motorized cart in Disney World, where he and Jim have opposing thoughts on Baby Yoda and their burgeoning Cameo careers.

Then #10 Bantamweight Rob Font joins to talk about his matchup with Ricky Simon. The last time we saw Font was when he was with his buddy Calvin Kattar in Moscow - and guess who's in the background of this interview?

Font talks about traveling to Russia, his long layoff from fighting (through no fault of his own), John Lineker dropping out just days before their fight in June, and the state of the suddenly-loaded Bantamweight division.

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Dec 03 2019

1hr 4mins

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UF346: Mike Perry, Ben Askren, Aljamain Sterling

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Matt Serra is joined by #2 Bantamweight Aljamain Sterling to talk to Mike Perry and Ben Askren before taking off for Thanksgiving!

First, Mike Perry talks about Florida vs California, being a newlywed, his recovery from his famous nose injury suffered against Vicente Luque, and his fight at UFC 245 against Geoff (or, as Mike says, ("Gee-Off") Neal. He also has some thoughts about the legacy of our second guest, Ben Askren.

Then, Jim calls in to ask Aljo about his next fight, why so many huge names (Frankie Edgar and Jose Aldo) are coming down to Bantamweight, and working on stunts with 50 Cent.

Finally, after a conversation between Matt and Aljo about Ben Askren's legacy, the recently-retired welterweight calls in to talk about what's next, what he regrets, if there's any chance of a comeback, and some of the best trash talking with Matt Serra in the history of this podcast.

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Nov 27 2019

1hr 4mins

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UF345: Cory Sandhagen and Chase Hooper

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No fights last weekend, but Jim and Matt are back to business to talk to two fighters with huge fights: Cory Sandhagen, who just booked Frankie Edgar in Raleigh in January, and Chase Hooper, who's making his UFC debut at UFC 245.

First, 20-year-old featherweight Chase Hooper talks about how he got into UFC, navigating his way through a development deal, and The Mandalorian.

Then, Jim and Matt talk about the rumored Jones-Reyes fight, Luke Rockhold's next steps, and Jimmy tells an amazing story about hanging with Robert Deniro and Christopher Walken in the making of The Irishman.

Finally, #3 Bantamweight Cory Sandhagen joins to talk about his fight with Frankie Edgar, his blossoming career as a podcaster himself, why all the legends are moving down in weight, and what's in store for Henry Cejudo, Aljamain Sterling and the rest of the bantamweight division.

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Nov 26 2019

1hr

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UF 344: Urijah Faber, Bruce Buffer, and Sara McMann

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Matt and Jim kick things off with a few fight announcements for UFC Fight Night Raleigh on January 25th.

Then, UFC Bantamweight and Hall of Famer Urijah Faber calls into the podcast. He discusses how having a child has changed his perspective on fighting, what it's like competing in a stacked Bantamweight division, and his approach for his upcoming bout on December 14th at UFC 245 against Petr Yan.

Later, UFC announcer Bruce Buffer joins the show. He tells the guys about his new stand-up comedy night at the Laugh Factory in Los Angeles, his fight with Frank Trigg in an elevator, and his favorite fighters to announce.

Finally, UFC Women's Bantamweight Sara McMann closes the show. She talks about her adjustment to training shortly after giving birth, rebounding after tough losses, and her upcoming bout against Lina Lansberg at UFC Raleigh.


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Nov 21 2019

1hr 14mins

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UF343: Frankie Edgar and Mickey Gall in-studio

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Jim and Matt are joined by two of the UFC prides of New Jersey - future UFC Hall of Famer Frankie Edgar and one of our favorite fighters, Welterweight Mickey Gall.

First, Frankie joins to talk about what happened in his proposed fight with Conor McGregor, his move down to Bantamweight, his next opponent Corey Sandhagen, and much more. Plus, Matt rejoices in the fact that his buddy Frankie is not fighting his fighter, Aljamain Sterling.

Then, Mickey talks about his fight, still scheduled for Dec. 7 in Washington DC. Carlos Condit, his

scheduled opponent, withdrew due to an eye injury - what's the plan for the fight? Plus, the story behind one of the most important inventions in your car that you never knew about (and may still not know about, if you're Jim).

Plus, an extensive recap from all three guys of the Blachowicz-Jacare fight, whether Jan deserves a fight against Jon Jones like he says he does, Charles Oliveira's impressive streak, and much more from the fights in Brazil this weekend. And, should Nick Diaz return to fight Jorge Masvidal?

Finally, Ben Askren announced his retirement towards the end of the show, giving the guys a chance to weigh in - what's his legacy?

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Nov 19 2019

1hr 7mins

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UF 342: Jan Blachowicz, Paul Craig, & Chuck Zito In-Studio

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The legendary Chuck Zito joins Jim & Matt in-studio! They kick the show off discussing the atmosphere at Madison Square Garden during UFC 244 and Matt shows Jim some BJJ chokes.

Then, Jan Blachowicz calls in to the show to discuss his main event bout this Saturday in Sao Paulo, Brazil against Ronaldo 'Jacare' Souza, his satisfying KO win over Luke Rockhold, and how going back to his MMA roots helped elevate his game during his recent run.

Calling in next, from this Saturdays co-main event in Sao Paulo, Brazil, is Paul Craig. He talks about what it's like fighting a legend - Mauricio 'Shogun' Rua - on short notice, his life as a teacher before MMA, and how he got the nickname 'Bearjew'.

Chuck closes the show with some stories about his time in the Hells Angels and his new television show.

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Nov 14 2019

1hr 2mins

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UF341: Edmen Shahbazyan, Anthony Smith and Phoenix Carnevale

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Matt is joined by friend of the show Phoenix Carnevale to talk about the Zabit/Kattar fight, virtual reality, his favorite Beatle (wait till the very end), and much more.

First, #10 Middleweight Edmen Shahbazyan joins to talk about his goal of being the youngest UFC champ in history, how he cracked the Top 10, and his manager -- Ronda Rousey.

Then, Jim calls in from LA to talk about the Zabit-Kattar fight, Matt's relationship, and then Jim realizes he's watching a show that Phoenix is in.

Finally, Matt and Phoenix catch up with Anthony Smith, to talk about the Light Heavyweight division, including what went into Jon Jones' reported choice of Dominick Reyes as his next opponent, his beef with Corey Anderson, and what he thinks will go down in the Jacare-Blachowicz fight this weekend.

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Nov 12 2019

1hr 7mins

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UF 340: Corey Anderson and G̶r̶e̶g̶ ̶H̶a̶r̶d̶y̶ Calvin Kattar

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Jim & Matt kick off today's show with discussions about the main event this Saturday between Zabit Magomedsharipov and Calvin Kattar and Israel Adesanya's comments towards Jon Jones. They also learn that their originally scheduled guest, UFC Heavyweight Greg Hardy, won't be calling in because he left his phone in a cab.

Then, Light Heavyweight Corey Anderson calls into the show fresh off his first round TKO win over Johnny Walker at UFC 244. He discusses his relationship with the media, how his beef with Anthony Smith started, and what he thinks of Dana White calling his talk before UFC 244 'crybaby bullsh*t'.

Finally, Calvin Kattar closes the show from Russia ahead of his headline bout against Zabit Magomedsharipov this Saturday. He talks about his attitude towards Zabit, his thoughts on the fight being only three rounds, and what it's like fighting a hometown favorite.

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Nov 07 2019

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UF339: Israel Adesanya, Katlyn Chookagian, Aleks Paunovic

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Jim and Matt are back to recap the wild weekend of fights at UFC 244, from Kevin Lee's amazing KO, Corey Anderson's big moment, and the BMF himself, Jorge Masvidal.

They're joined first by Israel Adesanya, who breaks down the weekend's fights, explains why he viewed the Whittaker fight as a title defense, and talks next opponents (there's a surprising name in the mix). Plus, a review of his brand-new McLaren sports car.

Next, Katlyn Chookagian joins to talk about fighting in her backyard at MSG, her chances in a title shot against Valentina Shevchenko (who she met in an unusual place), and attempts to get Jim to finally train in MMA.

Finally, actor and friend of the show Aleks Paunovic (of Syfy's Van Helsing) joins to talk through the fights on Saturday, including Nate Diaz's will, Jorge Masvidal's rise to stardom, Stephen Thompson's cardio, and how Canelo had to wait for the BMF's to finish before he could get going.

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Nov 04 2019

1hr 18mins

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UF 338: Ray Longo In-Studio, Kelvin Gastelum

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Ahead of Saturday's "BMF" bout, the one and only Ray Longo joins Matt in-studio.

First, Matt and Ray take a trip down memory lane as they share stories about Longo's speech after Matt beat GSP and Matt's questionable fight against Din Thomas.

Then, they discuss the authenticity of Nate Diaz and Jorge Masvidal, and recap Kelvin Gastelum's fight for the Middleweight title against Israel Adesanya.

Kelvin Gastelum, who is fighting in the co-main event this Saturday at UFC 244, joins the show from media day in NYC. He talks about his last fight against the current Middleweight Champion Israel Adesanya, Tyron Woodley calling him "Kelvin Fat-stelum", and his upcoming opponent, Darren Till.

Finally, Matt and Ray make their predictions for the main card of UFC 244 this Saturday at Madison Square Garden, declaring who they think will win the "BMF Belt".

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Oct 31 2019

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UF337: Derrick Lewis, Vicente Luque, Barstool's Robbie Fox

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It's fight week here in NYC, and we've got two of the most entertaining fighters on the card to get you ready.

First, heavyweight Derrick Lewis calls in ahead of his huge fight against Blagoy Ivanov at UFC 244 in NYC this weekend. He offers some relationship counseling for Matt, then talks about the state of the heavyweight division, Greg Hardy's "pillow hands" comment, and his massive social media following.

Then Vicente Luque calls in to talk about his matchup with Wonderboy Stephen Thompson, in what could end up being the most memorable fight from a stacked card this Saturday. How does Luque feel about Mike Perry getting so much credit for fighting through a badly broken nose in their last fight? How is Luque able to be such a nice human being and a vicious fighter at the same time?

Finally, Robbie and Matt break down the technicals on Demian Maia's big win over Ben Askren, and Matt discusses the best grapplers he ever faced in his career.

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Oct 29 2019

1hr 3mins

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UF 336: Stephen Thompson & ESPN MMA reporter Brett Okamoto

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Matt and Jim kick off the show discussing Stephen Thompson's last few fights and what they both thought of the new Joker movie.

Then, the guys are joined by 'Wonderboy' himself. He discusses how to stay grounded as a professional athlete, his dad makes a guest appearance, and he reveals his thoughts on his upcoming match against Vicente Luque at UFC 244 next Saturday in New York.

Next, ESPN MMA reporter Brett Okamoto calls in. He talks about Greg Hardy replacing Junior Dos Santos at UFC Moscow, Conor McGregor's upcoming press conference in Moscow, and Colby Covington's upcoming fight against Kamaru Usman at UFC 245.

Matt and Jim close the show with their picks for this weekend's main event, Demian Maia vs Ben Askren at UFC Fight Night 162 from Singapore this Saturday.

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Oct 24 2019

1hr 8mins

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UF 335: Steve-O in-studio, Corey Anderson

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The legendary Steve-O of Jackass and stand-up comedy fame joins Jim and Matt in-studio today to talk about the fights over the weekend, his friendship with Chuck Liddell, his call-out of Justin Bieber, why he wants cauliflower ear, and so much more.

Plus, Matt, Jim and Steve-O talk about Greg Hardy's use of an inhaler, discuss if their opinions changed about Yair Rodriguez after his performance this weekend, and preview the Askren-Maia main event fight in Singapore this weekend.

Then, light heavyweight contender Corey Anderson joins the show to talk about his huge fight with Johnny Walker at MSG at UFC 244. What does he make of the light heavyweight division and his chances to fight his nemesis Jon Jones?

Catch Corey Anderson against Johnny Walker Nov. 2 on ESPN 2 as the main event of the preliminary card.

Then the guys talk about Steve-O's career, his stand-up comedy, his background as a circus clown, and life after Jackass.

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Oct 21 2019

1hr 8mins

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UF334: Uriah Hall in-studio, Kevin Lee

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Jim and Matt are back in-studio, and #11 Middleweight Uriah Hall joins them to talk about his plans for his next fight, his take on Adesanya-Whittaker, who wins between Paulo Costa and Israel Adesanya, and much more (including sex dolls).

The guys are excited for the rematch between Jeremy Stephens and Yair Rodriguez in the co-main event in Boston this Friday. They break down the infamous hotel lobby skirmish with Uriah, who has roomed with Yair before. Are Stephens and Rodriguez just playing for the cameras, or is the beef real?

Then #10 Lightweight fighter Kevin Lee joins to talk about his huge fight with #11 Gregor Gillespie in NYC at UFC 244 on November 2nd, his infamous driving-while-gaming video, if anyone can beat Khabib, and why he thinks "any good manager" would have told him not to fight Gillespie.

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Oct 17 2019

1hr 6mins

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UF333: Dominick Reyes, Cody Crowley and Phoenix Carnevale

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Phoenix Carnevale joins Jim to talk about Joanna Jedrzejczyk's return to dominance against Michelle Waterson, the epic Weidman-Reyes battle this Saturday, and infrared saunas (among other topics).

First, undefeated Light Heavyweight title contender Dominick Reyes calls in to talk about his huge fight against Chris Weidman this weekend in Boston. What was Reyes' reaction to hearing he was Weidman's first fight at light heavyweight? What's the game plan? How's his wrestling look?

Then, Matt Serra calls in from Hawaii to talk Swanson-Gracie, Jedrzejczyk-Waterson, and more.

Finally, we're joined by boxer Cody Crowley, who's 17-0 and fighting exclusively on UFC Fightpass this weekend. He trained with Floyd Mayweather prior to his fight with Conor McGregor - what was Floyd's strategy going into the fight? What's it like training with one of the GOATs? And how do boxers and MMA fighters stack up when they fight?

Sign up for Fightpass to watch Cody's fight at https://www.ufc.tv/page/fightpass.

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Oct 14 2019

1hr 14mins

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UF 332: Joanna Jedrzejczyk & Kron Gracie

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Matt returns from his Australian voyage and joins Jim back in the studio. They talk about Matt's time down under, Raging Al's tough loss to Dan Hooker and Zhang Weili 's US visa being denied. 

Then, former UFC Women's Strawweight Champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk calls in to the show. She discusses how she still intends to make weight despite reports that she informed the UFC she would not, her approach against opponent Michelle Waterson, and her thoughts on Colby Covington's antics.

Next, UFC Featherweight Kron Gracie joins the podcast. He talks about furthering his family's legacy in the UFC, what his first fight was like, and how he feels about his opponent Cub Swanson being turned away from Gracie Jiu Jitsu gyms. 

Finally, Matt & Jim close out the show with a preview of UFC Fight Night: Jędrzejczyk vs. Waterson this Saturday in Tampa. 

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Oct 09 2019

1hr 4mins

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UF331: Niko Price, Francis Ngannou, Phoenix Carnevale

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Jim and Phoenix Carnevale are together to recap the amazing night of fights Saturday at UFC 243. 

First, one of our favorite guests, Welterweight Niko Price, returns to talk about his upcoming hometown fight in Tampa against James Vick. Vick is moving up a weight class for this fight, would Price ever consider that?  Would he rather fight for the BMF belt or the Welterweight title belt? And what does he have to say to Covington and Usman as they prepare to fight for the title? 

Then, Jim and Phoenix break down the epic Whittaker-Adesanya fight. Were they surprised at the outcome? How rusty was the champ coming into the fight? Should an Adesanya-Jon Jones fight happen? (You may be surprised by Jim and Phoenix's take). 

Next, #2 ranked Heavyweight contender Francis Ngannou joins to talk about what the heck he's supposed to do while Stipe and Cormier circle around a potential third fight. He's ready for his next opponent and frustrated by the log jam. One thing he's done in the meantime - pick up some acting work in the next Fast and Furious movie, what was that like? 

Finally, some thoughts on Eddie Bravo discussing Tony Ferguson's gameplan against Khabib.

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Oct 07 2019

1hr 7mins

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UF330: Chris Weidman, Michelle Waterson, Robbie Fox & Matt from Australia

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Barstool Sports' Robbie Fox, host of "My Mom's Basement," joins Jim in-studio today to preview UFC 243. They're joined by a sleepy(?) Matt Serra, who Skypes in from Australia to make some predictions and lend insight about Al Iaquinta's training camp, ahead of his co-main event fight against Dan Hooker Saturday. 

Then, Chris Weidman joins the show ahead of his Light Heavyweight debut against Dominick Reyes in Boston Oct. 18. Why does Weidman feel so confident about taking on an undefeated fighter at a new weight class? How's his health? Having already started a beef with Jon Jones, is there anything imminent? What's next for his fledgling acting career?

Finally, another fighter/actor, Michelle Waterson, checks in ahead of her headline fight in Tampa Oct. 12 against Joanna Jedrzejczyk. Was she as surprised by Zhang Weili's TKO of Jessica Andrade as the rest of us were? What is her plan moving forward in the Strawweight division? Why should she be considered a title contender?

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Oct 02 2019

1hr 20mins

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UF 329: Cub Swanson & Jamie English In-Studio

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As Matt travels to Australia to corner Raging Al Iaquinta for his upcoming bout against Dan Hooker, Jamie English steps in the host seat to fill in with Jim.

First, Jim and Jamie are joined via Skype by Cub Swanson. He discusses the idea of switching from MMA to boxing, traveling to Tijuana for his first MMA fights, and why he was not welcome at certain Jiu Jitsu gyms ahead of his fight on October 12th vs Kron Gracie at Fight Night: Jedrzejczyk vs. Waterson.

Then, Matt calls in ahead of his flight to Australia to recap all the action from Fight Night 160, including Jared Cannonier's TKO of Jack Hermansson, Ovince Saint Preux winning via Von Flue choke (again), and Gilbert Burns' impressive short-notice win over Gunnar Nelson.

Jim and Jamie close out the show by discussing the different ways strikers and grapplers implement their game in the Octagon and the main card for UFC 243, Robert Whittaker vs Israel Adesanya.

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Oct 01 2019

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