UFC Unfiltered UF185: Dana White Talks UFC 223 and Brian Ortega Joins In-Studio
UFC President Dana White joins the show and discusses UFC 223: Khabib vs. Holloway, Tony Ferguson’s injury, Conor McGregor’s status, Floyd Mayweather’s potential future in the Octagon, DJ vs. TJ, The Diaz Brothers, Brock Lesnar, Mario Yamasaki, a UFC event in Russia, and much more. Plus, #1 UFC Featherweight Brian Ortega, and Ed Soares and James Luhrsen, join Jim and Matt in-studio to talk about Brian’s title shot against Max Holloway, offering to step in to fight Khabib, becoming the first guy to finish Frankie Edgar, drowning while surfing, and more. And, to wrap up, the guys make their picks for UFC 223.
UFC Unfiltered UF184: Khabib Nurmagomedov Joins In-Studio and Says “Aloha” to Max Holloway
Khabib “The Eagle” Nurmagomedov, and Ali Abdelaziz, join Jim and Matt in-studio ahead of Khabib’s UFC 223 Lightweight title fight and discuss Max Holloway replacing Tony Ferguson, if any other fighters offered to step in, wanting to fight Georges St-Pierre, training at American Kickboxing Academy, Conor McGregor, Eddie Alvarez, wrestling a bear in Dagestan as a kid, and a lot more. Plus, the guys break down the series of events that led to Tony Ferguson’s withdrawal, Darren Till vs. Wonderboy Thompson at UFC Fight Night Liverpool, Floyd Mayweather’s continued MMA talk, and more.
Comedian, actor, and writer, Chris Gethard, joins Jim and Matt in-studio for the whole show and bonds with Matt over comic books and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, and talks about getting started in comedy, The Chris Gethard Show, John Danaher, Renzo Gracie, falling in love with MMA through PRIDE, and much more. Plus, the guys break down Tony Ferguson vs. Kevin Lee after a fan tries to correct Matt on Instagram, Chris puts Matt in a rear-naked choke, and the biggest soda-spill in Unfiltered history goes down at the top of the show.
UFC Unfiltered UF182: The Great Mark Henry Talks Frankie Edgar, Conor McGregor, and More
One of MMA’s best coaches, Mark Henry, calls in and talks to Jim and Matt about Frankie Edgar’s loss to Brian Ortega and bouncing back to fight Cub Swanson in Atlantic City, Conor McGregor, Khabib Nurmagomedov, how he comes up with his codes for striking combinations, Ali Abdelaziz, Zabit Magomedsharipov, Renzo Gracie stories, and a lot more. Plus, the guys discuss Dana White saying DJ vs. TJ is now not happening, Josh Barnett getting cleared by USADA, Sean O’Malley’s foot surgery, and a bunch of recently announced fights.
Paul “The Irish Dragon” Felder calls in and talks about his potential Fight of the Night matchup with Al Iaquinta at UFC 223, the state of the UFC Lightweight division, looking to do color commentary when his fighting days are behind him, street fights growing up in Philadelphia, and more. Before that, Jim and Matt talk about Tony Ferguson vs. Khabib, Francis Ngannou calling for a fight against Brock Lesnar, and CM Punk’s possible return. Plus, another installment of Matt’s Movie Minute featuring Black Panther.