The Hammer MMA Radio

UFC 177: Dillashaw vs. Barao 2 takes place this Saturday night. We preview the high-level main event rematch, as well as some of the more interesting fights to look out for on the less than hyped card.

Then we run down the week's news including the UFC Mexico lineup, The Korean Zombie's injury, recent Bellator hirings and releases, Titan FC, Lee Mein's arrest, as well as the fallout from last weekend's UFC events from Macau and Tulsa.

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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This week Rob's joined by Marc-Andre Drolet to talk about his upcoming Winnipeg event, King of the Cage: Madness on September 19th. Joe Doerkson vs. Tony Lopez headlines that card.

There's also the latest on upcoming the upcoming Canadian fight schedule, and some recent fight signings and injuries.

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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There are two UFC events this coming Saturday.  The first is UFC Fight Night: Bisping vs. Le from Macau, China. It starts at about 6am if you have Fight Pass and are a morning person.  Then there's UFC Fight Night: Henderson vs. Dos Anjos from Tulsa later that night.  We do our best to preview all of the fights on both cards. Well, most of them.

Following that we discuss Eddie Alvarez finally making it to the UFC, changes to the Bellator schedule, a fighter retirement, War Machine finally being caught, and the aftermath of last weekend's UFC Fight Night: Bader vs. St. Preux.

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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This week Rob is joined by Woodbridge Ontario fighter Alex Ricci to discuss his lightweight fight with Darrell Horcher on August 23rd at CFFC 40.

Afterwards Rob runs down the next month or so in Canadian MMA events.

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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Following weeks of mainstream hype, the Jon Jones vs. Daniel Cormier fight at UFC 178 has been delayed until 2015. We spend some time figuring out what impact this will have on the next few UFC cards (and it doesn't look good). There's also a bunch of other news including a rumored play for Gina Carano by Bellator, and War Machine being on the run yet again.

Also the UFC returns this Saturday night for the first time in three weeks. We preview all of the fights on the UFC Fight Night: Bader vs. St. Preux card, including some serious must-win matchups for established fighters like Gray Maynard and Tim Boetsch.

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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Rob's guest this week is 8-2 Burlington Ontario current Lightweight Ryan Dickson, who is fighting Avery MCPhatter at King of the Beach on August 23rd in Maine.

They discuss changing weight classes, Ryan's World Series of Fighting experience, and training here in 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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With last Saturday's ill-fated UFC 176 show cancelled we are left with no UFC cards to discuss this week. That's a rare event these days. 

We do have Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier mixing it up at a press conference, and spend the first half of this week's show discussing all of the pushing, set breaking and shoe-throwing that is currently leading up to UFC 178: Jones vs. Cormier on September 27th.

Following that we get into the rest of the week's news including Manny Pacquiao and One FC, Mark Bocek's retirement, injuries and replacements, WSOF, Bellator, recent UFC cuts and more.

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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This week Rob is joined on-air by Jesse Fox and Ryan Machan of Havoc FC to discuss their next event out of Red Deer, Alberta on September 5th, 2014.

There's also some new information on the upcoming World Series of Fighting show in Edmonton including a Ryan Ford vs. Jake Shields main event.

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 was a big week in MMA news. Both Nick Diaz and Anderson Silva are returning to the UFC, and they are fighting each other. Also, Jon Jones is arguing with his new opponent Daniel Cormier, Aldo vs. Mendes 2 is still happening, Frankie Edgar may or may not be fighting Cub Swanson, Marlon Moraes is fighting Josh Hill on NBC, and Joe Riggs accidentally shot himself.

We also recap the mostly fun UFC On Fox 12: Lawler vs. Brown, including what's next for guys like Lawler, Brown, Rumble, Bermudez, and Green.

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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Rob is joined this week by Chris Kelades, coming right off of his win over Adrian Woolley at Extreme Cage Combat 21 in Halifax last weekend. Kelades is currently the ranked as the #2 Flyweight in Canada.

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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