PMR 78 Top Ten Stories of 2009 is Ready NOW!


The On-Demand Replay of Pro MMA Radio’s Special Year-End Top Ten Stories of 2009 is ready now and available for our listeners 24/7. Pep was joined by FIGHT! Magazine’s Donovan Craig and MMA Mania’s Jesse Holland to break down the top ten, the honorable mentions and some other year-end awards.

 


PMR’s Top Ten Stories of 2009 Headlines Pro MMA Radio Monday, December 28th!


It’s been a huge year in mixed martial arts and our last show before we start the 2010 season will breakdown the “PMR’s Top Ten Stories of 2009”. Joining Pep for this special episode will be Donovan Craig of FIGHT! Magazine and Jesse Holland of MMA Mania.

HAPPY HOLIDAYS TO ALL OF OUR LISTENERS AND THANK YOU FOR MAKING THIS AN AMAZING YEAR FOR THE SHOW! 



PMR 77 with WEC GM Reed Harris and Cowboy Cerrone Ready NOW!


The On-Demand Replay of Pro MMA Radio’s interviews with WEC Founder and GM Reed Harris and WEC Main Event winner Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone is ready now and available for our listeners 24/7.

In a special Closing Round, Fight Magazine’s Danny Acosta joined Pep to put the wrap on Strikeforce Evolution.

 

 



WEC GM Reed Harris & Lightweight Superstar Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone Headline Pro MMA Radio Monday, December 21st!


Just days after WEC 45, company founder and GM Reed Harris will come in to give his impressions on the action packed card and take a look forward at all things WEC. Top Lightweight contender Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone will also be by to break down his main event fight with Ed Ratcliffe and what he sees in his future. 

In The Opening Round, we’ll have full breakdowns of WEC 45 as well as Strikeforce Evolution.



PMR 76 with Scott Smith, Joseph Benavidez & Scott Jorgensen Ready NOW!


The On-Demand Replay of Pro MMA Radio’s interviews with WEC Bantamweights Joseph Benavidez and Scott Jorgensen and Strikeforce Evolution Main Eventer Scott Smith is ready now and available for our listeners 24/7. Benavidez will take on submission wizard Rani Yahya while Jorgensen will take on top contender Takeya Mizugaki, both on the televised portion of this weekend’s WEC 45. The event takes place at the Palms Hotel in Las Vegas and live and free on Versus TV. The segments with Scott and Joseph begin at 58:00 of the episode.

Smith takes on former Strikeforce Middleweight champion Cung Le, also on Saturday, at Strikeforce Evolution at the HP Pavillion in San Jose and free on Showtime.

In The Opening Round, MMA Mania’s Jesse Holland joined Pep to put the wraps on UFC 107 and preview WEC 45 and Strikeforce Evolution.

 

 



WEC’s Joseph Benavidez & Scott Jorgensen and Strikeforce Main Eventer Scott Smith Headline Pro MMA Radio Monday, December 14th!


WEC Bantamweight contenders Joseph Benavidez and Scottie Jorgensen make their way to Pro MMA Radio days before they both take the cage at WEC 45 on Saturday, December 19th at the Palms Hotel in Sin City and live and free on Versus TV.

Scott Smith comes back to the show for the Toe to Toe segment as he prepares to fight former Strikeforce Middleweight Champion Cung Le on Saturday at Strikeforce Evolution at the HP Pavillion in San Jose, California and free on Showtime.

In The Opening Round, Pep will have a full recap of UFC 107 and previews of both WEC 45 and Strikeforce Evolution.



PMR 75 with Clay Guida Ready NOW!


The On-Demand Replay of Pro MMA Radio’s interview with UFC Lightweight superstar Clay Guida is ready now and available for our listeners 24/7. Clay will take on fellow lightweight standout Kenny Florian at UFC 107 in a fight that should have serious title implications. UFC 107 takes place this Saturday in Nashville, Tennessee and live on Pay Per View.

In The Opening Round, MMA Mania’s Jesse Holland joined Pep to wrap up the TUF Finale and FIGHT! Magazine’s Donovan Craig came in for a special Closing Round to preview this weekend’s UFC 107.

 


UFC Lightweight Contender Clay Guida Headlines Pro MMA Radio Monday, December 7th!


UFC Lightweight standout Clay “The Carpenter” Guida returns to Pro MMA Radio this week just days before his fight with fellow contender Kenny Florian at UFC 107 in Memphis, Tennessee on Saturday, December 12th and live on Pay Per View. Clay is one of the promotion’s most popular fighters and is known for his non-stop, relentless style in the cage and, of course, his hair! 

In The Opening Round, Pep will break down the TUF Finale with MMA Mania’s Jesse Holland and FIGHT! Magazine’s Donovan Craig will be in for a full preview of UFC 107.  



PMR 74 with Jon Jones, Justin Wren & Darrill Schoonover is Ready NOW!


The On-Demand Replay of Pro MMA Radio’s interviews with UFC Lightheavyweight superstar Jon Jones and TUF 10 standouts Justin Wren and Darrill Schoonover is ready now and available for our listeners 24/7. Jon will headline the TUF 10 Finale against Matt Hamill this Saturday at the Palms Hotel in Sin City and free on Spike TV. Make sure to tune in to Spike on Wednesday night for the final two-hour episode of The Ultimate Fighter.

 


Jon “Bones” Jones, Justin Wren & Darrill Schoonover Headline Pro MMA Radio Monday, November 30th!


This week is all about The Ultimate Fighter and Pro MMA Radio has you covered. Jon “Bones” jones may be the UFC ‘s most promising lightheavyweight and will be fighting Matt Hamill in the main event of the TUF 10 Finale on Saturday, December 5th at the Palms Hotel and free on Spike TV. We’ll feature Jon in the Toe to Toe segment this week.

We’ll also have two of this season’s more impressive contestants, Justin Wren and Darrill Schoonover, coming by to give the inside scoop on what really went down in the house, life with Kimbo, characters they did and didn’t like and more. Of course, Darrill will also discuss his issues with opposing coach Quinton Jackson and his leaving for military duty after the Finale.  



PMR 73 with Reed Harris Ready NOW!


The On-Demand Replay of Pro MMA Radio’s interview with WEC Founder and GM Reed Harris is ready now and available for our listeners 24/7. Reed talked WEC 44, the future for new Featherweight Champ, Jose Aldo, and next month’s WEC 45 at the Palms Hotel in Sin City, live and free on Versus TV on December 19th. The WEC coverage begins at 46:00 of this episode.

In The Opening Round, Yahoo’s Cagewriter, Steve Cofield, joined Pep to recap UFC 106. They covered the return of Tito Ortiz and the future for Tito and main event winner Forrest Griffin, the bizarre fight between Josh Koschek and Anthony Johnson as well as the rest of the highlights from the main and untelevised cards.

In a special Closing Round, Ultimate Nutrition Full Combat’s Marketing Director, Eric Howard, joined Pep to discuss the company’s decision to enter the mixed martial arts industry and develop the first full line of products designed specifically for fighters.

 

 



WEC GM Reed Harris Headlines Pro MMA Radio Monday, November 23rd!


WEC Founder and General Manager Reed Harris returns to Pro MMA Radio days after WEC 44: Brown vs. Aldo. Tune in to get Reed’s thoughts on the night’s fights, the future of new Featherweight Champion Jose Aldo and a look forward to WEC 45 taking place on December 19th at the Palms Hotel in Las Vegas and free on Versus TV.

In The Opening Round, Yahoo Sports MMA blogger Steve Cofield will be in to talk UFC 106 and more.

We’ll also have a special Closing Round with Eric Howard of Ultimate Nutrition’s Full Combat to discuss the formation of the unique, MMA-specific supplement line that is taking the industry by storm.



PMR 72 with Mike Brown and Dustin Hazelett Ready NOW!


The On-Demand Replay of Pro MMA Radio’s interviews with WEC Featherweight World Champion Mike Brown and UFC Welterweight rising star Dustin Hazelett is ready now and available for our listeners 24/7. Mike defends his title this Wednesday at WEC 44 at the Palms Hotel in Sin City, live and free on Versus TV. You can go straight to Mike’s interview at the 47:00 mark of the episode. Dustin makes his return to the Octagon after a year away from the cage at UFC 106 this Saturday at the Mandalay Bay Hotel, live on Pay Per View. Dustin’s visit to the show begins at 1:07:00.

In The Opening Round, ESPN’s Jon Anik joined Pep to recap UFC 105 and preview WEC 44 and UFC 106 coming up this week.

 

 



WEC Champ Mike Brown and UFC Submission Wizard Dustin Hazelett Headline Pro MMA Radio Monday, November 16th!


WEC Featherweight Champion and top ranked 145-pounder in the world, Mike Brown, returns to Pro MMA two days before defending his title against number one contender Jose Aldo. The two will mix it up on Wednesday at WEC 44 at the Palms Hotel in Las Vegas and live and free on Versus TV.

Emerging UFC Welterweight Dustin Hazelett makes his first appearance on the show as he prepares to come back from a knee injury when he faces Karo Parysian at UFC 106 this weekend at the Mandalay Bay Hotel and live on Pay Per View. Dustin has three Submission of the Night bonuses and is widely regarded as one of the best Brazilian Jiu Jitsu artists in all of MMA.

In The Opening Round, ESPN’s Jon Anik will join Pep for a full recap of UFC 105 and previews of WEC 44 and UFC 106.



PMR 71 with Shane Carwin is Ready NOW!


The On-Demand Replay of Pro MMA Radio’s interview with undefeated, number one UFC heavyweight contender Shane Carwin is ready now and available for our listeners 24/7. Shane will take on division champ Brock Lesnar at an upcoming event in 2010.

In The Opening Round, FIGHT! Magazine’s Editor in Chief, Donovan Craig joined Pep to preview UFC 105 and recap this past weekend’s Strikeforce: Fedpr vs. Rogers event on CBS.

 


UFC Heavyweight Title Contender Shane Carwin Headlines Pro MMA Radio Monday, November 9th!


Undefeated Heavyweight Title Contender Shane Carwin was slated to meet division champoin Brock Lesnar at UFC 106 later this month until Lesnar had to postpone the fight due to an illness. Carwin, considered by most in the know to be the biggest threat to separate Lesnar from the belt, joins Pro MMA Radio this week to talk about the postponement, preparing to fight Lesnar and how he maintains his career as an engineer while training to be a world champion mixed martial artist.

In The Opening Round, FIGHT! Magazine’s Editor-in-Chief, Donovan Craig, joins Pep to recap “Strikeforce:  Fedor vs. Rogers”, which marks the return of mixed martial arts to primetime network television. We’ll also have a preview of this weekend’s UFC 105, which will be shown free on Spike TV. 



PMR 70 with Jon Fitch Ready NOW!


The On-Demand Replay of Pro MMA’s interview with top UFC Welterweight Jon Fitch is ready now and available for our listeners 24/7.

In The Opening Round, Jesse Holland of MMA Mania joined Pep to preview this weekend’s Stikeforce event and whether the event has been promoted effectively thus far. Strikeforce: Fedor vs. Rogers airs on CBS on Saturday, November 7th and features a main event of Fedor Emelianenko vs. Brett Rogers, a Middleweight title fight between Jake Shields and Mayhem Miller and a Lightheavyweight battle between Gegard Mousasi and Rameau Thierry Sokoudjou.

 


UFC Welterweight Standout Jon Fitch Headines Pro MMA Radio Monday, November 2nd!


UFC title contender Jon Fitch makes his way to Pro MMA Radio this week. Jon has been on a roller coaster of late with scheduled bouts with Ricardo Almeida and Thiago Alves both being cancelled when both Brazilian fighters suffered knee injuries. Fitch has put together an amazing 10-1 record in the Octagon, including an eight fight winning streak. His only loss came at the hands of division kingpin Georges St. Pierre.

In The Opening Round, we’ll get you ready for Strikeforce’s first network event on CBS that features a heavyweight clash between Fedor Emelianenko and Brett Rogers.



PMR 69 UFC 104 Expert Roundtable is Ready NOW!


The On-Demand Repay of Pro MMA Radio’s UFC 104 Expert Roundtable with Yahoo’s Kevin Iole and ESPN’s Jon Anik is ready now and available for our listeners 24/7. The guys joined Pep to talk about Machida’s highly debated win over Shogun Rua, the dominance of Cain Velasquez, Anthony Johnson’s weighty issue and the future of many of the night’s combatants. Kevin Iole gave the inside scoop on Brock Lesnar’s removal from UFC 106 due to illness as well.

 



UFC 104 Expert Roundtable with Yahoo’s Kevin Iole and ESPN’s Jon Anik Headlines Pro MMA Radio Monday, October 26th!


Yahoo Sports’ Kevin Iole and ESPN’s Jon Anik will take seats at our expert roundtable with Pep to break down all the action from UFC 104 and tackle some of the other hot issues from the world of mixed martial arts. Is Dan Henderson really leaving for Strikeforce? What’s the latest on Season 2 of the Bellator Fighting Championships? And is Season 10 of TUF all it was cracked up to be or is it missing something?



PMR 68 with Cain Velasquez and Antoni Hardonk Ready NOW!


The On-Demand Replay of Pro MMA Radio’s interviews with UFC Heavyweights Cain Velasquez and Antoni Hardonk is ready now and available for our listeners 24/7. Cain takes on Ben Rothwell and Antoni fights Pat Barry at UFC 104 this Saturday in Los Angeles, California at the Staples Center. Antoni’s fight will air live and free on Spike TV starting at 6PM PST while Cain is in the co-mina event on the Pay Per View protion of the event starting at 7PM PST.

In The Opening Round, MMA Mania’s Jesse Holland joined Pep to preview UFC 104.

 


UFC Heavyweights Cain Velasquez & Antoni Hardonk Headline Pro MMA Radio Monday, October 19th!


Undefeated UFC Heavyweight Contender Cain Velasquez makes his way to Pro MMA Radio just days before he prepares to take on former IFL standout Ben Rothwell at UFC 104 on Saturday, October 24th at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, live on Pay Per View at 7PM PST. Antoni Hardonk also stops by as he gets ready to fight fellow kickboxer Pat Barry on the televised undercard of UFC 104, live and free on Spike TV at 6PM PST.

In The Opening Round, MMA Mania’s Jesse Holland will join Pep for a full preview of UFC 104 complete with predictions and analysis.   



PMR 67 with Urijah Faber and Danny Castillo Ready NOW!


The On-Demand Replay of Pro MMA Radio’s interview with WEC Superstar Urijah Faber and Lightweight contender Danny Castillo is ready now and available for our listeners 24/7. Urijah weighs in on his future with the WEC, his new contract, potential opponents and his true feelings about 135 pounder Dominick Cruz. Danny scored a big win over Ricardo Lamas at WEC 42 and now takes on fellow contender Shane Roller at WEC 44 on November 18th at the Palms Hotel in Las Vegas.

In The Opening Round, Pep broke down the amazing fight card that was WEC 43 and the main event that saw Benson Henderson decision Cowboy Cerrone to capture the Interim Lightweight Title in an instant candidate for Fight of the Year.

 

 



WEC GM Reed Harris and Top Contenders Urijah Faber & Danny Castillo Headline Pro MMA Radio Monday, October 12th!


WEC Founder and General Manager Reed Harris returns to Pro MMA Radio just two days after WEC 43 in San Antonio, Texas to talk about the card, the future of the lightweight division and more.

Also joining Pep on this special WEC loaded edition of Pro MMA Radio will be the long-time face of the promotion, Urijah “The California Kid” Faber to talk about his new contract with the WEC and his future goals for his career. And WEC Lightweight Contender Danny Castillo will drop by to talk about Cerrone vs. Henderson and where that leaves him in the division. 

 



PMR 66 with Cowboy Cerrone and Ben Henderson is Ready NOW!


The On-Demand Replay of Pro MMA Radio’s interview with WEC Lightweights Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone and Ben “Smooth” Henderson is ready now and available for our listeners 24/7. Cowboy and Ben will fight for the Interim Lightweight Title at WEC 43 this Saturday in San Antonio, Texas, live and free on Versus TV.

In The Opening Round, FIGHT! Magazine’s Donovan Craig joined Pep to rap Kimbo, Big John McCarthy, WEC 43 and the latest from FIGHT!

 


The Fight Before the Fight: Cowboy Cerrone & Ben Henderson Headline Pro MMA Radio Monday, October 5th!


Before they meet to decide the WEC Interim Lightweight Championship on Saturday, October 10th in San Antonio, Texas at WEC 43, Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone and Ben “Smooth” Henderson will both appear on this week’s episode of Pro MMA Radio. The winner will meet Lightweight Champ Jamie Varner to unify the title.

In The Opening Round, FIGHT! Magazine’s Editor-in-Chief, Donovan Craig, joins Pep to talk Kimbo, John McCarthy, WEC 43 and the latest goings on at FIGHT!.



PMR 65 with Brett Rogers is Ready NOW!


The On-Demand Replay of Pro MMA Radio’s interview with Strikeforce heavyweight Brett Rogers is ready now and available for our listeners 24/7. Brett sounded off on his upcoming fight with Fedor on CBS’s first Strikeforce presentation on November 7th.

In The Opening Round, MMA Mania’s Jesse Holland joined Pep to rap Rampage and the upcoming fight on this week’s TUF between former IFL Champ Roy Nelson and internet sensation Kimbo Slice.

 


Brett “The Grim” Rogers Headlines Pro MMA Radio Monday, September 28th!


Strikeforce Heavyweight contender Brett Rogers joins Pro MMA as he prepares to take on one of the world’s top heavyweights, Fedor Emelianenko. THe fight marks the Russian’s Strikeforce debut, live on CBS on November 7th. Brett is a heavy underdog against Fedor, just as he was when he knocked out Andre Arlovski in 22 seconds in his last fight.



PMR 64 with Mike Swick is Ready NOW!


The On-Demand Replay of Pro MMA’s interview with top UFC welterweight contender Mike Swick is ready now and available for our listeners 24/7.

In The Opening Round, Jesse Holland of MMA Mania joined Pep to review UFC 103, Ultimate Fight Night and the premiere of TUF 10.

 


Mike “Quick” Swick Headlines Pro MMA Radio This Monday, September 21st!


Top UFC Welterweight contender Mike Swick headlines this week’s show to talk about UFC 103, the injury that caused him to have to bow out of a number one contender fight with Martin Kampmann and what the future holds for him.

In The Opening Round, we’ll review 103, Ultimate Fight Night and talk about the Season Premiere of TUF 10.