Jim and Matt break down this weekend’s upcoming fights in Glendale, Arizona, and make their picks. Plus, the guys discuss Nick Diaz’s potential return to the Octagon after resolving his issues with USADA, Eddie Alvarez saying he’s Khabib Nurmagomedov’s “Kryptonite”, how Al Iaquinta was able to neutralize Khabib’s ground-and-pound, whether Al helped show the blueprint to beating Khabib or not, and, for the first time ever, a double Matt’s Movie Minute featuring Se7en and Ready Player One.
Actor, stuntman, and former Hells Angel, Chuck Zito joins Jim and Matt in-studio to break down all the action from UFC 223, including Matt’s full rundown from Al Iaquinta’s corner against Khabib Nurmagomedov, Conor McGregor’s chaotic stop in Brooklyn, and much more. Plus, the guys discuss Dana White’s response to Showtime’s Stephen Espinoza and a bunch of the recently announced fights from the UFC 25th Anniversary Press Conference.
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.