The Hammer MMA Radio

Following last weekend's UFC 180: Werdum vs. Hunt, the UFC has a new Interim Heavyweight Champion. We discuss Fabricio Werdum's big win in front of a huge crowd in Mexico, as well as how the rest of the fights on a pretty solid card went down.

We also discuss the results of Bellator 131: Ortiz vs. Bonnar and World Series of Fighting 15: Branch vs. Okami, preview next weekend's UFC Fight Night: Edgar vs. Swanson, and get into a bit of the week's MMA news.

Finally stick around until the end of the show as Aaron Robbins interviews UFC's Jake Matthew's, who is coming off of a big win in front of his hometown Australian crowd at the Fight Night event a couple of weeks ago.

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, find @SteveJeffery on Twitter, or just email us.



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We have a packed show this week with UFC 180: Werdum vs. Hunt, Bellator 131: Ortiz vs. Bonnar, and World Series of Fighting 15 all taking place on Saturday November 15th, and we preview all of the major fights across all three events.

Also later in the show, our regular guest host Aaron Robbins has a lengthy interview with Jacob "Stitch" Duran, the cutman for the UFC.

Finally we discuss the big news stories of the week including the return of Anthony "Rumble" Johnson, and Wanderlei Silva vs. Dave and Busters, as well as a quick recap of the results from both of last weekend's international UFC Fight Nights.

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, find @SteveJeffery on Twitter, or just email us.



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Rob is joined this week by Canadian Women's Strawweight Kara Kirsh, who will be fighting Katie Howard at Hard Knocks FC 39 in Calgary this coming weekend.

Following that is a recap of last weekend's Hybrid Pro Series 2 which took place in Gatineau Quebec.

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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It's yet another weekend with two UFC cards within 24 hours.  First up is UFC Fight Night: Rockhold vs. Bisping from Australia, followed the next day by UFC Fight Night: Shogun vs. St. Preux, airing live from Brazil. We've brought in guest host Aaron Robbins from Last Word On Sports again, to help us preview both shows.

We also have a few minutes with UFC Heavyweight Travis Browne prior to his upcoming with with Brendan Schaub, as well as a quick rundown of some of the week's MMA news, and the results from last weekend's Invicta FC 9.

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, find @SteveJeffery on Twitter, or just email us.



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This week Rob is joined on-air by Yohann Dagenais to discuss Hybrid Pro Series 2 coming up on November 15th in Gatineau Quebec.

Later in the show we take a look at the Titan FC event from last weekend, particularly regarding the last-minute cancellation of a Lightweight Championship fight between Mike Ricci and Yoshiyuki Yoshida.

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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With no UFC event coming up this weekend, we have time to look back at last weekend UFC 179: Aldo vs. Mendes 2 card in detail, including what may be next for Featherweight Champion Jose Aldo.

We also take a look at the upcoming all-women Invicta FC 9 card on UFC Fight Pass this Saturday night, last weekend's Bellator 130, and all of the week's MMA news (including the usual hirings, firings, matchmaking and drug failures).

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, find @SteveJeffery on Twitter, or just email us.



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Rob is joined this week by Pat Wilson, the CEO of Ryse Management to discuss Michael Imperato's hiring and subsequent release from the UFC.  

Also during the show we take a look at Excessive Fight Force event from Alberta, the possibility of amateur MMA coming to Ontario.

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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This week we are joined in studio by UFC Middleweight and The Ultimate Fighter: Nations winner Elias "The Spartan" Theodorou.  Elias dropped in to talk about his fight a couple of weeks back at UFC Halifax, and when we may see him back in the cage next.

Also joining us in studio is The Hammer MMA Canada host Rob Veevers, and we run down this week's MMA news, including the injury to Cain Velasquez.

To close out the show we all take part in a fun and innuendo-filled roundtable previewing this coming weekend's UFC 179: Aldo vs. Mendes 2 event.

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, find @SteveJeffery on Twitter, or just email us.



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It's the 25th episode of The Hammer MMA Canada, and Rob has two guests join him this week. First up is Canadian MMA journalist Carlin Bardsley to discuss the results of last Saturday's Provincial Fighting Championships 3 event from London, Ontario. Amongst other things, that event was noteworthy for being the first post-UFC fight for Jesse Ronson.

Then Canadian Flyweight Eric Wilson joins the show to talk about his upcoming fight against Adrian Woolley at XFFC 5 on October 24th, 2014 in Alberta.

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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This week we are joined by The Ultimate Fighter 20 competitor Randa Markos, who tells us about her quest to become the first UFC Women's Strawweight Champion, and the many obstacles that she has faced to get to where she is today.

Later in the show we also catch up with Tom Wright, UFC's Canadian Director Of Operations, and he speaks candidly as always about the company's current Canadian presence.

Finally we look at the week's MMA news including Jason "Mayhem" Miller's arrest, The Korean Zombie's hiatus, TUF 20 so far, and the recent Bellator and World Series of Fighting events.

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, find @SteveJeffery on Twitter, or just email us.



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