The Hammer MMA Radio
The Hammer MMA Radio - UFC 206 Pre-Fight Interviews (w/ Pettis, Holloway, Cerrone, Brown, Swanson, Gastelum, Mein, Meek, Cirkunov, Makdessi, Vannata & Ludwig)

We are currently in Toronto covering the upcoming UFC 206: Holloway vs. Pettis event, and this is our massive episode full of pre-fight interviews with many of the fighters competing on the show.

Throughout the episode we have exclusive one-on-one interviews with UFC 206 competitors Anthony Pettis, Max Holloway, Donald Cerrone, Matt Brown, Cub Swanson, Kelvin Gastelum, Jordan Mein, Emil Meek, Misha Cirkunov, John Makdessi, and Lando Vannata.

Also, at the end of the episode we speak with renowned MMA coach Duane "Bang" Ludwig about "The Immortal" Matt Brown, who he has worked with for Brown's UFC 206 fight against Donald "Cowboy" Cerrone.

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

 

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:32pm EST

The Hammer MMA Radio - Episode 328

The UFC returns to Toronto for the first time in over three years, and we're recording this week's episode a few days early because The Hammer MMA Radio will be there all week covering the event.

We start off with an extended preview of the UFC 206: Holloway vs. Pettis main card, including the UFC Interim Featherweight Championship fight between Max Holloway and Anthony Pettis, and exciting matchups between Welterweights Donald "Cowboy" Cerrone and Matt Brown, and Featherweights Cub Swanson and "The Korean Superboy" Doo Ho Choi.

In the second half of the show we preview the rest of the UFC 206 undercard fights featuring some of the best Canadian talent in the UFC, take a quick look at the upcoming UFC Fight Night from Albany, recap the results of The Ultimate Fighter 24 Finale, and briefly discuss last weekend's Bellator events and Tonya Evinger's successful appeal of her Invicta 20 title loss.

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

 

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:16pm EST

The Hammer MMA Radio - Episode 327

The stream of weekly UFC events continues with the upcoming The Ultimate Fighter 24 Finale. We spend the first half of this week's episode previewing the event including Demetrious "Mighty Mouse" Johnson defending his title against the show's winner, the coaches fight between former former "Mighty Mouse" victims Joseph Benavidez and Henry Cejedo, and a solid Welterweight fight beween Jake Ellenberger and Jorge Masvidal.

In the second half of the show we discuss the week in MMA, including Conor McGregor relinquishing his UFC Featherweight Championship, the newly promoted Featherweight Champion Jose Aldo, and all of the card changes to next week's UFC 206 event in Toronto. We also look back at the results of last weekend's UFC Fight Night: Whittaker vs. Brunson.

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

 

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:35pm EST

The Hammer MMA Radio - Episode 326

The UFC returns to Australia this weekend for UFC Fight Night: Whittaker vs. Brunson. The card was hurt by losing the originally scheduled main event, but the current main event of Robert Whittaker vs. Derek Brunson is an intriguing fight. During the first half of this week's episode we preview most of the fights on the card.

In the second half of the show we look back on one of the busiest MMA weeks in memory, including Rashad Evans' removal from UFC 206, Kelvin Gastelum's NYSAC suspension, the announced returns of BJ Penn and Fedor Emelianenko, and discuss the results of UFC Fight Night: Mousasi vs. Hall 2, UFC Fight Night: Bader vs. Nogueira 2, Bellator 165: Chandler vs. Henderson, and Invicta FC 20: Evinger vs. Kunitsakaya.

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

 

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:53pm EST

The Hammer MMA Radio - Episode 325

We begin this week's episode by breaking down the most interesting fights taking place this Saturday during the UFC double-header of UFC Fight Night: Mousasi vs. Hall 2, and UFC Fight Night: Bader vs. Nogueira 2.

In the second half of the show it's our UFC 205: Alvarez vs. McGregor recap. It was an eventful night of fights that featured Conor McGregor becoming the first simultaneous two-division champion in UFC history, a rare draw in the UFC Welterweight Championship match, Yoel Romero's bloody victory over Chris Weidman, and Miesha Tate's retirement announcement.

Finally, at the end of the show we take a quick look at Jon Jones and Lyoto Machida's USADA suspensions, and even more solid MMA coming up this weekend with Bellator 165: Chandler vs. Henderson, and Invicta FC 20: Evinger vs. Kunitskaya.

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

 

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:11am EST

The Hammer MMA Radio - Episode 324

It took 23 years to the day, but the UFC is finally holding an event in New York City.

UFC 205: Alvarez vs. McGregor is stacked with must-see fights and we spend the first half of the episode discussing the three title fights on the card including UFC Featherweight Champion Conor McGregor vs. UFC Lightweight Champion Eddie Alvarez, UFC Welterweight Champion Tyron Woodley vs. #1 contender Stephen "Wonderboy" Thompson, and UFC Women's Strawweight Champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk vs. Karolina Kowalkiewicz.

In the second half of the show we preview the rest of the UFC 205 event including the likely Middleweight title eliminator of Chris Weidman vs. Yoel Romero, Donald Cerrone's next big Welterweight test against Kelvin Gastelum, top level Featherweight fight Frankie Edgar vs. Jeremy Stephens, Miesha Tate's comeback fight against Rasquel Pennington, Thiago Alves' first crack at the Lightweight division, the return of Khabib Nurmagomedov, 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, MMASucka.comThe Itunes Store, Stitcher, MMAPodcast.com, Player.FM, find @SteveJeffery on Twitter, or just email us.

 

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:26am EST

The Hammer MMA Radio - Episode 323

The UFC returns to Mexico this weekend for The Ultimate Fighter Latin America 3 Finale: dos Anjos vs. Ferguson. Raphael Dos Anjos vs. Tony Ferguson, Ricardo Lamas vs. Charles Oliviera, and the UFC debuts of Marcin Held and Alexa Grasso should be a welcome sight for MMA fans following the UFC's three week hiatus, and we preview the entire card this week's episode.

In the second half of the show we discuss some recent MMA news including Fabricio Werdum's broadcasting suspension, some recent USADA failures, and the upcoming Bellator 163: McGeary vs. Davis.

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

 

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:01pm EST

The Hammer MMA Radio - Episode 322

It's the third week in a row with no UFC events, but it's been yet another newsworthy week in MMA. In the first half of the episode we talk Georges St. Pierre's declaration of free agency, the release of many UFC fighters and executives, and rumored changes to the UFC schedule going forward.

In the second half of the show we take a look back at last weekend's Bellator 162: Shlemenko vs. Grove, the announcement of World Series of Fighting's New Year's Eve event, more USADA test failures, Urijah Faber's retirement announcement 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, MMASucka.comThe Itunes Store, Stitcher, MMAPodcast.com, Player.FM, find @SteveJeffery on Twitter, or just email us.

 

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:18pm EST

The Hammer MMA Radio - Episode 321

With a lack of major MMA cards for the next few weeks, we're taking this opportunity to spend an hour examining some recent MMA news and controversies.

We begin the show with the announced return of Ronda Rousey at UFC 207, the upcoming exit of UFC Vice President of Public Relations Dave Sholler, and the issues surrounding NFL player Greg Hardy's interest in MMA.

In the second half of the episode we break down recent beefs against the UFC held by Jose Aldo, Julianna Pena, Al Iaquinta, Anderson Silva and Khabib Nurmagomedov, discuss the unfortunate assault against Fedor Emelianenko's daughter, and take a quick look at the upcoming Bellator 162: Shlemenko vs. Grove taking place on Friday October 21st, 2016.

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

 

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:57pm EST

The Hammer MMA Radio - Episode 320

This episode we are joined by UFC Hall of Famer Dan "The Beast" Severn to discuss how his fight with Ken Shamrock fell apart earlier this year, which opponents could bring him out of retirement, the early days of UFC, his pro-wrestling career including the origins of the infamous WWF Brawl For All Tournament, and his new book "The Realest Guy In The Room".

In the second half ofthe episode we we break down all of the results from UFC 204: Bisping vs. Henderson 2, and look at some of the biggest news in MMA this week including the cancellation of UFC Fight Night: Lamas vs. Penn, Conor McGregor's punishment for bottle throwing, and Nate Diaz's non-punishment for vaping.

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

 

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:42pm EST