The Hammer MMA Radio
The Hammer MMA Radio - Episode 305

While we wait for the upcoming UFC International Fight Week, we've caught up with a few current and former UFC fighters for interviews. First up is former UFC Middleweight Champion Chris Weidman who discusses his budding rivalry with Michael Bisping. Also this episode, we have interviews with Scottish UFC Lightweight Stevie Ray, and former WEC Featherweight Champion Mike Brown.

In addition we spend some time previewing the most intriguing fights from July 7th's UFC Fight Night: Dos Anjos vs. Alvarez and July 8th's The Ultimate Fighter Finale 23: Jedrzejczyk vs. Gadelha.

Finally, we take a few moments to remember one of of favorite guests, Ryan "The Big Deal" Jimmo, following his tragic passing last weekend.

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, The Itunes Store, Stitcher, MMAPodcast.com, Player.FM, find @SteveJeffery on Twitter, or just email us.

 

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The Hammer MMA Radio - Episode 304

We're back from UFC Fight Night: MacDonald vs. Thompson in Ottawa, and this episode we recap all of the fights along with post-fight interviews with Misha Cirkunov, Krysztof Jotko, Joe Soto, Elias Theodorou, Randa Markos, Colby Covington and Johnathan Meunier.

We also discuss a couple of inescapable rumors from the past week, with the potential UFC sale and the increasingly likely return of former UFC Welterweight Champion Georges St. Pierre.

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, The Itunes Store, Stitcher, MMAPodcast.com, Player.FM, find @SteveJeffery on Twitter, or just email us.

 

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The Hammer MMA Radio - UFC Ottawa Pre-Fight Interviews #2 (Patrick Cote, Joanne Calderwood, Valerie Letourneau, Tom Wright)

This is our last episode before UFC Fight Night: MacDonald vs. Thompson takes place, and we have pre-fight interviews with co-main eventer Patrick Cote, UFC Women's Flyweight opponents Joanne Calderwood and Valerie Letourneau, and UFC Director of Operations for Canada, Tom Wright.

We are also joined by Sportsnet's James Lynch for a last minute breakdown of all of this weekend's fights, now that the weigh-ins have been completed.

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, The Itunes Store, Stitcher, MMAPodcast.com, Player.FM, find @SteveJeffery on Twitter, or just email us.

 

 

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The Hammer MMA Radio - UFC Ottawa Pre-Fight Interviews (Rory MacDonald, Donald Cerrone, Stephen Thompson, Misha Cirkunov)

We're currently on the road in Ottawa covering the upcoming UFC Fight Night: MacDonald vs. Thompson, and this is our first of two episodes of pre-fight interviews with many of the fighters competing on that event.

This episode we speak with Rory MacDonald and Stephen Thompson about how they feel about facing each other in Saturday's main event, Donald "Cowboy" Cerrone shoots straight about USADA, weight cutting, football, and how much he just hates Khabib Nurmagomedov, and Light Heavyweight Misha Cirkunov discusses his third fight in the UFC.

Keep checking back for more UFC Ottawa pre-fight coverage and interviews over the next few days.

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, The Itunes Store, Stitcher, MMAPodcast.com, Player.FM, find @SteveJeffery on Twitter, or just email us.

 

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The Hammer MMA Radio - Episode 303

This week we are joined by Canadian MMA journalist Adam Martin to preview this Saturday night's UFC Fight Night: MacDonald vs. Thompson. We break down the entire card including the Welterweight main event between Rory MacDonald and Stephen Thompson, the co-main event of Donald Cerrone vs. Patrick Cote, and the first ever UFC Women's Flyweight fight.

During the second half of the show we discuss some of the week's biggest MMA stories including the unfortunate passing of Kevin "Kimbo Slice" Ferguson, more on Brock Lesnar's return to the UFC, and USADA updates on Tim Means and Chad Mendes.

Also, we will be in Ottawa all week covering UFC Fight Night: Macdonald vs. Thompson, so check back regularly throughout the week for multiple bonus podcasts featuring behind-the-scenes stories and interviews from the fighters competing at UFC Ottawa.

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, The Itunes Store, Stitcher, MMAPodcast.com, Player.FM, find @SteveJeffery on Twitter, or just email us.

 

 

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The Hammer MMA Radio - Episode 302

Last Saturday night's UFC 199: Rockhold vs. Bisping event proved to be was an extremely newsworthy show, both inside and outside of the cage.

During the first half of this week's episode we discuss Michael Bisping's UFC Middleweight Championship win, the seeming end of the ten year Dominick Cruz vs. Uriah Faber rivalry, yet another instance of Dan Henderson turning back the clock, and more.

In the second half of the show we get into all of the MMA news from the past few days including Brock Lesnar's unexpected return to the UFC, the confirmed date of the Conor McGregor vs. Nate Diaz rematch, and the recent controversy surrounding MMA reporter Ariel Helwani.

Note: Between the recording of this week's episode and the podcast upload, we recieved news that Kevin "Kimbo Slice" Ferguson passed away today at age 42. We give our condolences to his family.

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, The Itunes Store, Stitcher, MMAPodcast.com, Player.FM, find @SteveJeffery on Twitter, or just email us.

 

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The Hammer MMA Radio - Episode 301

UFC 199: Rockhold vs. Bisping takes place this Saturday night, and we spend most of this week's episode previewing the entire event including the UFC Middleweight Championship fight between Luke Rockhold and Michael Bisping, and the UFC Bantamweight Champion rematch between Dominick Cruz and Uriah Faber.

In the second half of this week's show we look back at the results of last weekend's upset filled UFC Fight Night: Almeida vs. Garbrandt, as well as a few of the week's notable MMA news stories.

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, The Itunes Store, Stitcher, MMAPodcast.com, Player.FM, find @SteveJeffery on Twitter, or just email us.

 

 

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:52pm EDT

The Hammer MMA Radio - Episode 300

It's our 300th episode, and we get right into previewing this Sunday's intriguing UFC Fight Night: Almeida vs. Garbrandt. We spend the first half of the show breaking down all of the fights on the card including the Bantamweight main event, the Featherweight debut of Renan Barao, and a strong Fight Pass exclusive between Aljamain Sterling and Bryan Caraway.

In the second half of the show we discuss BJ Penn's removal from UFC 199, the two title fights announced for UFC 201, what's next for Paige Van Zant, the retirement of UFC Middleweight James Te-Huna, and a few moments from last weekend's Bellator 155 and Venator FC 3 events.

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, The Itunes Store, Stitcher, MMAPodcast.com, Player.FM, find @SteveJeffery on Twitter, or just email us.

 

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The Hammer MMA Radio - Episode 299

This week we are joined by fight journalist Shawn Smith (Sportsnet, Vice Sports) to discuss an extremely busy week in MMA. In the first half of the show we break down the UFC's updated weight cutting policy, Michael Bisping's just-announced Middleweight Championship fight at UFC 199, rumors of a UFC sale, details on the Flyweight season of The Ultimate Fighter, and some recent Bellator news including the release of "Ill" Will Brooks.

Then we take a look back on the results of last weekend's UFC 198: Werdum vs. Miocic event including Stipe Miocic's UFC Heavyweight Championship win, Ronaldo "Jacare" Souza's solid claim to a shot at the UFC Middleweight Championship, and the impressive UFC debut of Cristine "Cyborg" Justino.

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, The Itunes Store, Stitcher, MMAPodcast.com, Player.FM, find @SteveJeffery on Twitter, or just email us.

 

 

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The Hammer MMA Canada - Episode 78

Rob is joined this week by Showdown Joe Ferraro, the former host of UFC Central on Sportsnet.  Joe discusses his groundbreaking MMA show, his work with Titan FC, and life outside of MMA.

Also, Rob discusses the upcoming Global Warriors 3 event in Brantford, Ontario.

Hosted by Rob Veevers.

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



 

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