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Luke Thomas Live Chat & Podcasts

Luke Thomas is a leading voice and analyst in the sport of MMA whose work routinely crosses media platforms. He currently serves as the host of SiriusXM's The Luke Thomas Show on channel 156. He is also a former editor and podcaster at MMA Fighting, where he hosted the Monday Morning Analyst and Promotional Malpractice Live Chat podcasts as well as studio shows such as The MMA Beat and The MMA Hour. Thomas helped create the co-branded USA Today/SB Nation Consensus MMA Rankings. His written work has appeared in the Washington Post, Salon, ESPN and dozens of newspapers across the country.

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Live Chat: UFC Atlantic City Review, Bellator 198 Preview And More

On today's podcast, we'll look back at the big fights from UFC Atlantic City, including Kevin Lee's win over Edson Barboza and Frankie Edgar's victory against Cub Swanson. We'll also look at Bellator 198's Frank Mir vs. Fedor Emelianenko as well as what's at stake for that organization. We'll likely also discuss Leslie Smith's battle against the UFC and more. This is the Promotional Malpractice Live Chat.

1hr 26mins

25 Apr 2018

Rank #1

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Live Chat: UFC's TV Deal, UFC Atlantic City, Bellator's Woes

On today's podcast, we'll examine reports of the UFC's new television deal purportedly involving ESPN and FOX. We'll also look ahead to UFC: Atlantic City (Cub Swanson vs. Frankie Edgar, Kevin Lee vs. Edson Barboza), Bellator's terrible TV ratings on Paramount Network and more. This is the Promotional Malpractice Live Chat.

1hr 25mins

19 Apr 2018

Rank #2

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Live Chat: UFC On FOX 21 Results, CM Punk Build-Up, UFC Fight Night 93 Preview

At UFC on FOX 21, Demian Maia submitted Carlos Condit, Paige VanZant scored a vicious KO and Anthony Pettis got back to form at featherweight. CM Punk's UFC 203 debut is around the corner, Conor McGregor idolized Pablo Escobar and UFC Fight Night 93: Josh Barnett vs. Andrei Arlovski is Saturday. We discuss these and more on this episode of the Promotional Malpractice Live Chat.

1hr 25mins

1 Sep 2016

Rank #3

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Live Chat: UFC 200 Results, UFC Sale, UFC Fight Night 91 Preview

UFC 200 results, UFC's sale to WME-IMG, Brock Lesnar is back, Jon Jones's career is a mess and UFC Fight Night 91 is tonight. We'll go over this in today's Promotional Malpractice Live Chat.

1hr 23mins

14 Jul 2016

Rank #4

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Live Chat: UFC 202 Results, Rory MacDonald To Bellator, UFC On FOX 21 Talk

At UFC 202: Conor McGregor defeated Nate Diaz. Rory MacDonald is leaving the UFC for Bellator MMA. UFC on Fox 21: Carlos Condit vs. Demian Maia is Saturday. We discuss all of this and more on this episode of the Promotional Malpractice Live Chat with Luke Thomas.

1hr 28mins

24 Aug 2016

Rank #5

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Live Chat: UFC 202 preview, CM Punk's UFC debut, Rio Olympics and more

UFC 202: Nate Diaz vs. Conor McGregor is around the corner, CM Punk's debut at UFC 203 is, too, the Rio Olympics are in full swing, Demetrious Johnson is fighting The Ultimate Fighter 24 winner and more. We talk the latest in mixed martial arts and combat sports on the Promotional Malpractice Live Chat.

1hr 29mins

10 Aug 2016

Rank #6

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Live Chat: Jon Jones UFC 200 Referee Issue, UFC Fight Week, Bellator Dynamite 2 Results

Jon Jones doesn't want 'Big' John McCarthy to ref his UFC 200 bout opposite Daniel Cormier, CM Punk thinks it's not far fetched for him to get a UFC title shot, Bellator Dynamite 2 results are in and more. We examine these issues on the Promotional Malpractice Live Chat.

1hr 28mins

29 Jun 2016

Rank #7

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UFC 218 Results: Max Holloway vs. Jose Aldo 2 | Post-Fight Special

At UFC 218, Max Holloway retained his featherweight strap against Jose Aldo in their rematch. In the co-main event, Francis Ngannou delivered a terrifying knockout (KO) of Alistair Overeem. Eddie Alvarez and Justin Gaethje went to war, Henry Cejudo used grappling dominance to control Sergio Pettis, Tecia Torres turned in a strong performance against Michelle Waterson and more. This is the UFC 218 Post-Fight Special.

1hr 7mins

3 Dec 2017

Rank #8

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Live Chat: Jon Jones. Brock Lesnar USADA tests, UFC on FOX 20 preview and more

UFC heavyweight Brock Lesnar and Jon Jones have been flagged by USADA for potential violations, Lesnar both in and out-of-competition. So had Chad Mendes. UFC on FOX 20 is this weekend as is Bellator 159. We'll talk about these issues and more on the Promotional Malpractice Live Chat.

1hr 29mins

21 Jul 2016

Rank #9

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Live Chat: UFC 200 Main Event, UFC 197 Recap And More

At UFC 197, Jon Jones defeated Ovince St. Preux to win the interim light heavyweight title. At UFC 200, he'll face Daniel Cormier. Conor McGregor's next move isn't clear and Benson Henderson's loss to Andrey Koreshkov has raised interesting questions.

1hr 28mins

27 Apr 2016

Rank #10