The Hammer MMA Radio
The Hammer MMA Radio - Episode 285

Stephen "Wonderboy" Thompson solidified his place as a UFC Welterweight contender last weekend at UFC Fight Night: Hendricks vs. Thompson. On this week's episode we break down Thompson's huge underdog win, as well as the rest of the fight results from that night.

In the second half of the show we discuss the week in MMA news including Jon Jones' most recent traffic issues, CM Punk's back injury, Tim Means' USADA violation, recent UFC roster cuts, Chris Leben signing with Bellator, and more.

Hosted by Steve Jeffery, David Abraham and Greg Persson. 

Listen to us Wednesday nights at 6:30pm on CFMU 93.3 FM, and online at http://www.thehammermma.com, Last Word On SportsThe Itunes Store, Stitcher, MMAPodcast.com, Player.FM, find @SteveJeffery on Twitter, or just email us.

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The Hammer MMA Radio - Episode 284

This Saturday night's UFC Fight Night: Hendricks vs. Thompson event has been changed from a Pay Per View event to a free television show following the cancellation of the UFC Heavyweight Championship fight. Although now lacking a title fight, the main event of Johny Hendricks vs. Stephen Thompson is an important fight in the UFC Welterweight division, and we spend the first half of this week's episode breaking down the entire card.

In the second half of the show we look back at the results of last weekend's UFC On Fox: Johnson vs. Bader and Bellator 148 events, and discuss all of the week's MMA news including Ben Henderson signing with Bellator, the suspension of Ronda Rousey's coach Edmond Tarvedyan, Chael Sonnen on Celebrity Apprentice, some recent UFC roster cuts, and Jake Shields' contract issues with World Series of Fighting.

Hosted by Steve Jeffery, David Abraham and Greg Persson. 

Listen to us Wednesday nights at 6:30pm on CFMU 93.3 FM, and online at http://www.thehammermma.com, Last Word On SportsThe Itunes Store, Stitcher, MMAPodcast.com, Player.FM, find @SteveJeffery on Twitter, or just email us.

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:02pm EST

The Hammer MMA Radio - Episode 283

The UFC returns to the Fox network this Saturday night for UFC On Fox: Johnson vs. Bader, an event headlined by a high-level Light Heavyweight matchup between Anthony "Rumble" Johnson and Ryan Bader. We spend most of this week's episode previewing that card, which also includes the biggest showcase yet for Sage Northcutt.

In the second half of the show we look at the changes to UFC 196, Ronda Rousey's appearance on Saturday Night Live, the retirement of Anthony Perosh, the suspension of Gleison Tibau, and the upcoming Bellator 148.

Hosted by Steve Jeffery, David Abraham and Greg Persson. 

Listen to us Wednesday nights at 6:30pm on CFMU 93.3 FM, and online at http://www.thehammermma.com, Last Word On SportsThe Itunes Store, Stitcher, MMAPodcast.com, Player.FM, find @SteveJeffery on Twitter, or just email us.

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:11pm EST

The Hammer MMA Radio - Episode 282

At UFC Fight Night: Cruz vs. Dillashaw, Dominick Cruz returned after a long hiatus to reclaim his UFC Bantamweight Championship from TJ Dillashaw in the most notable UFC Men's Bantamweight fight ever. On this week's episode we break down that highly competitive title fight, as well as all of the other results from last Sunday night's event.

In the second half of the show we discuss another busy week in MMA including the Invicta FC 15 results, the return of BJ Penn, the next season of The Ultimate Fighter, CM Punk's likely first UFC opponent, and Kenny Florian's suspension from FOX Sports.

Hosted by Steve Jeffery, David Abraham and Greg Persson. 

Listen to us Wednesday nights at 6:30pm on CFMU 93.3 FM, and online at http://www.thehammermma.com, Last Word On SportsThe Itunes Store, Stitcher, MMAPodcast.com, Player.FM, find @SteveJeffery on Twitter, or just email us.

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:58pm EST

The Hammer MMA Radio - Episode 281

The main event of this Sunday night's UFC Fight Night: Dillashaw vs. Cruz features current UFC Bantamweight Champion T.J. Dillashaw facing former champion Dominick Cruz, a man who was never beaten for his title. This matchup is as good as it gets in the UFC Bantamweight division, and we spend the first half of this week's episode breaking down the entire event.

In the second half of the show we discuss an extremely busy week in MMA including Nick Diaz's settlement agreement, new fights for Conor McGregor and Holly Holm, updates on Mirko Cro Cop and Yoel Romero's USADA drug tests, Royce Gracie vs. the IRS, and a preview of this Saturday night's Invicta FC 15: Cyborg vs. Ibragimova.

Hosted by Steve Jeffery, David Abraham and Greg Persson. 

Listen to us Wednesday nights at 6:30pm on CFMU 93.3 FM, and online at http://www.thehammermma.com, Last Word On SportsThe Itunes Store, Stitcher, MMAPodcast.com, Player.FM, find @SteveJeffery on Twitter, or just email us.

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:30am EST

The Hammer MMA Radio - Episode 280

UFC 195: Lawler vs. Condit's main event featured an early Fight Of The Year contender, although the result of the UFC Welterweight Championship match wasn't without controversy. This episode we are joined by Fight Companions host and soon-to-be Fight Network Intern Kevin Ferreira to discuss Robbie Lawler's split decision victory over Carlos Condit, as well as the rest of the UFC 195 card.

In the second half of the show we run down all of the week's MMA news including Rizin Fighting Federation results, Martin Kampmann's retirement, and the announcement of Ronda Rousey hosting Saturday Night Live.

Hosted by Steve Jeffery, David Abraham and Greg Persson. 

Listen to us Wednesday nights at 6:30pm on CFMU 93.3 FM, and online at http://www.thehammermma.com, Last Word On SportsThe Itunes Store, Stitcher, MMAPodcast.com, Player.FM, find @SteveJeffery on Twitter, or just email us.

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 7:00am EST

The Hammer MMA Canada - Episode 72

This week Rob is joined by "The Silver Lake Strangler" Ryan Machan, who is facing Cody McKenzie in the co-main event of Fight Night: Calgary, on January 23rd, 2016.

Hosted by Rob Veevers.

Listen live Wednesday nights at 6:00pm on CFMU 93.3 FM, and online at http://www.thehammermma.com, Last Word On SportsThe Itunes Store, and @BanzukeAthletic on Twitter.  



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The Hammer MMA Radio - Episode 279

UFC 195: Lawler vs. Condit takes place this weekend and we are joined by MMA journalist Shawn Smith (Fightland, The Globe And Mail, Sportsnet) to help us break down all of the fights. While not quite as high on star power as recent major UFC events, UFC 195 features an incredible Robbie Lawler vs. Carlos Condit fight for the UFC Welterweight Championship, as well as a ton of matches featuring some of the most reliable high-action fighters in the UFC.

In the second half of this week's episode we discuss Japan's Rizin MMA promotion, the announced return of Anderson Silva, and the latest group of fighters to be released from the UFC.

Hosted by Steve Jeffery, David Abraham and Greg Persson. 

Listen to us Wednesday nights at 6:30pm on CFMU 93.3 FM, and online at http://www.thehammermma.com, Last Word On SportsThe Itunes Store, Stitcher, MMAPodcast.com, Player.FM, find @SteveJeffery on Twitter, or just email us.

Direct download: The_Hammer_MMA_Radio_-_Episode_279.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 7:00am EST

The Hammer MMA Canada - Episode 71

This week Rob is joined once again by TopMMANews.com's "Big Win" Don Wilson for a look back at the last year in Canadian MMA, as well as what we can all look forward to in 2016.

Hosted by Rob Veevers.

Listen live Wednesday nights at 6:00pm on CFMU 93.3 FM, and online at http://www.thehammermma.com, Last Word On SportsThe Itunes Store, and @BanzukeAthletic on Twitter.  



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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:51pm EST

The Hammer MMA Radio - Episode 278

This week is The Hammer MMA Radio's Sixth Annual Awards Show. As usual, the three of us debate 2015's Best Fight, Best Knockout, Best Submission, Fighter of the Year, and many more.

In the second half of the show we take a look back at last weekend's UFC On Fox: Dos Anjos vs. Cerrone 2, an exciting card that cemented Raphael Dos Anjos' place as UFC Lightweight Champion, and featured career rejuvenating performances from Alistair Overeem, Nick Diaz, Nate Marquardt and Tamdam McCrory.

Hosted by Steve Jeffery, David Abraham and Greg Persson. 

Listen to us Wednesday nights at 6:30pm on CFMU 93.3 FM, and online at http://www.thehammermma.com, Last Word On SportsThe Itunes Store, Stitcher, MMAPodcast.com, Player.FM, find @SteveJeffery on Twitter, or just email us.

Direct download: The_Hammer_MMA_Radio_-_Episode_278.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:00am EST