PMR 180 – Mendes, UFC 142 Preview, Strikeforce Recap


 

The On-Demand Replay of Pro MMA Radio Episode 180 is ready now and available for our listeners 24/7. UFC Featherweight Title Challenger Chad Mendes came in for the Toe To Toe segment to talk about his upcoming title fight against Jose Aldo this weekend and more. In The Opening Round, MMA Mania’s Jesse Holland came in to preview UFC 140 and recap Strikeforce: Rockhold vs. Jardine.



PMR 157 – Mendes, Castillo, Cason


This week’s episode with top UFC Featherweight contender Chad “Money” Mendes, quick rising UFC Lightweight Danny Castillo and Strikeforce newcomer Joe Cason is available for our  listeners 24/7 here on Pro MMA Radio. Mendes takes on Rani Yahya at UFC 133 and is also the current leading vote getter in the Edge Shave Gel contest, besting Brian Stann, Phil Davis and Michael McDonald.

Castillo fights Jacob Volkmann at UFC on Versus Live on August 14th in Milwaukee while Cason takes on Strikeforce Light Heavyweight Ovince St. Preux at this weekend’s Strikeforce Challengers at the Pearl Theater at the Palm Hotel in Las Vegas, airing on Showtime.

In The Opening Round, Pep talked about the upcoming fight cards at UFC 133, 136 and 137 and also talked about some of the confusion surrounding the Marquardt TRT issue as well as some other issues related to TRT and Therapeutic Use Exemptions that have not always been accurately discussed or summarized.

 


UFC’s Chad Mendes and Danny Castillo and Strikeforce’s Joe Cason Headline Pro MMA Radio Monday, July 18th!


Top UFC Featherweight contender Chad “Money” Mendes, quick rising UFC Lightweight Danny Castillo and Strikeforce newcomer Joe Cason join Pep on Pro MMA Radio this week. Mendes takes on Rani Yahya at UFC 133. A win over Yahya should get Mendes a title shot against the winner of Aldo/Florian. Mendes is also the current leading vote getter in the Edge Shave Gel contest, besting Brian Stann, Phil Davis and Michael McDonald.

Castillo has now won three straight and gets fellow surging lightweight Jacob Volkmann at UFC on Versus Live on August 14th in Milwaukee. Castillo won his UFC debut over Joe Stevenson. Last but not least, Cason takes on Strikeforce Light Heavyweight Ovince St. Preux at this weekend’s Strikeforce Challengers at the Pearl Theater at the Palm Hotel in Las Vegas, airing on Showtime.



PMR 146 – Chad Mendes, MMA/Boxing Talk with Yahoo’s Cagewriter Steve Cofield


Pro MMA Radio’s interviews with UFC Featherweight Number One Contender Chad Mendes and Yahoo! Sports’ MMA and boxing blogger, Steve Cofield, are ready now and available for our listeners 24/7. Mendes talked about his upcoming title fight with division kingpin Jose Aldo, his thoughts on the champ’s fight with Mark Hominick at UFC 129 and his own meteoric rise in mixed martial arts. Cofield joined Pep in The Opening Round to talk Diaz/Lacy, GSP and the boxing/MMA dynamic.

 


Number One Featherweight Contender Chad Mendes and MMA/Boxing Talk with Yahoo’s Steve Cofield Headline Pro MMA Radio Monday, May 9th!


UFC Featherweight Champion Jose Aldo’s next opponent, Chad “Money” Mendes, returns to  Pro MMA Radio to talk about his upcoming title shot and Aldo’s performance at UFC 129 against Mark Hominick. Mendes enters the fight undefeated in his ten-fight MMA career, including a perfect 5-0 under the Zuffa banner.

In The Opening Round, ESPN 1100 host and Yahoo! Sports MMA blogger, Steve Cofield, joins Pep to talk Diaz/Lacy and boxing’s influence on mixed martial arts, in and out of the cage.



PMR 132 with Jon Jones, Chad Mendes, UFC 126 Preview and SF Recap is Ready NOW!


The On Demand Replay of Pro MMA Radio’s interviews with UFC Light Heavyweight phenom Jon Jones is ready now and available for our listeners 24/7. Jones takes on undefeated Ryan Bader at UFC 126 this Saturday, February 6th at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada and live on Pay Per View.

In a special Closing Round, undefeated Featherweight Chad Mendes joined Pep to talk about his upcoming fight with top 5 Featherweight Michihiro Omigawa on the televised Spike TV Prelims, airing at 6PM PST, 9PM EST.

In The Opening Round, Pep was joined by MMA publicist Phil Lanides to recap this past weekend’s Strikeforce event.

 


UFC Superstar Jon Jones and Featherweight Contender Chad Mendes Headline Pro MMA Radio Monday, January 31st!


UFC Light Heavyweight Superstar Jon “Bones” Jones returns to Pro MMA Radio just days before he faces the toughest challenge of his stellar career when he takes on undefeated Ryan Bader at UFC 126 on Saturday, February 5th. The event takes place at the Mandalay Bay Events Center and live on Pay Per View. We’ll also visit with undefeated Featherweight Chad “Money” Mendes as he prepares to make his UFC debut against Michihiro Omigawa, the 4th ranked Featherweight in the world. The two will face off on the Spike TV prelim portion of the card in a fight that could have immediate title implications.

In The Opening Round, Pep will be joined by MMA publicist Phil Lanides to recap Strikeforce: Diaz vs. Cyborg.



PMR 119 with UFC 121 Recap & Undefeated WEC Featherweight Chad Mendes is Ready NOW!


The On-Demand Replay of Pro MMA Radio’s recap of UFC 121 with Yahoo Sports’ Cagewriter, Steve Cofield, is ready now and available for our listeners 24/7. What does the future hold for Brock Lesnar? Are we entering the “Velasquez era”? Will Tito be back in the Octagon? Should Jake Shileds get a title shot after his split decision win over Martin Kampmann?

In our Toe to Toe segment, undefeated WEC Featherweight Chad Mendes came in to talk about his upcoming fight at WEC 52 against Javier Vasquez. Will Mendes use his elite wrestling to keep it on the feet against the submission ace or is he comfortable taking it to the ground?

 


Chad Mendes & UFC 121 Recap Headline Pro MMA Radio Monday, October 25th!


UFC 121 was a historic event and we’ll have a full recap of the action and what it all means going forward this week when Pep is joined by Yahoo’s Cagewriter, Steve Cofield. Now that 121 has come and gone we’ll start looking forward to WEC 52 on November 11th with a main event fight that will see Urijah Faber make the drop to 135 pounds to take on tough Takeya Mizugaki. Faber training partner, undefeated Chad Mendes, will be in for a special Toe to Toe segment to talk about his fight at WEC 52 against submission wizard Javier Vazquez.



PMR 110 with Reed Harris, Joseph Benavidez & Chad Mendes is Ready NOW!


The On Demand Replay of Pro MMA Radio’s interviews with WEC GM Reed Harris, number one Bantamweight contender Joseph Benavidez and rising star Chad Mendes is ready now and available for our listeners 24/7. Benavidez fights Dominick Cruz for the title while Mendes faces his toughest challenge to date in the form of Cub Swanson on the main card at WEC 50 at the Palms Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada this Wednesday, live and free on the Versus Channel.

 


Joseph Benavidez, Reed Harris & Chad Mendes Headline Pro MMA Radio Monday, August 16th!


Pro MMA Radio is locked and loaded for the ultimate WEC 50 preview just two days before the event takes place at the Palms Hotel in Sin City on Wednesday, August 18th, live and free on the Versus Channel. WEC Founder and GM Reed Harris, number one WEC Bantamweight Championship contender Joseph Benavidez and rising Featherweight star Chad Mendes will all be here to talk all things WEC 50. Benavidez faces division champ Dominick Cruz in the main event while Mendes will face his toughest challenge to date when he takes on 14-3 Cub Swanson.  



PMR 95 with Faber, Jorgensen & Mendes is Ready NOW!


The On-Demand Replay of Pro MMA Radio’s interviews with WEC standouts Urijah Faber, Scott Jorgensen and Chad Mendes is ready now and available for our listeners 24/7. All three fighters fought on the historic first-ever PPV in WEC history.

In the Opening Round, HD Net’s Mike Straka joined Pep to recap WEC 48. In a special Closing Round, MMA supertrainer Martin Rooney came in to talk about Ultimate Warrior Workouts., his upcoming book.

 


WEC’s Urijah Faber, Scott Jorgensen & Chad Mendes Headline Pro MMA Radio Monday, April 26th!


The “California Kid” will be back in for another Toe To Toe segment just two days after his historical Featherweight title fight against Jose Aldo at the first-ever WEC Pay Per View event at Arco Arena in Sacramento. Scott Jorgesen and Chad Mendes will also be in to talk about their victories at WEC 48. In the Opening Round, HD Net’s Mike Straka will join Pep to recap the event and the WEC’s future going forward.

In a special Closing Round, MMA supertrainer Martin Rooney will come by to talk about his MMA training with the NFL’s New York Jets and his new mixed martial arts book, Ultimate Warrior Workouts, available now for preorder at major booksellers online. Click Here to take a look. Martin’s first book, Training for Warriors, is one of the best selling books ever written on MMA training.



PMR 88 with WEC GM Reed Harris & Rising Star Chad Mendes is Ready NOW!


The On-Demand Replay of Pro MMA Radio’s interviews with WEC Founder and GM Reed Harris and rising Featherweight star Chad Mendes is ready now and available for our listeners 24/7. Reed broke down this weekend’s WEC 47 and the WEC’s first Pay Per View on April 24th when Featherweight Champion Jose Aldo defends the belt against former champion Urijah Faber. Chad discussed his highly anticipated WEC debut where he defeated previously unbeaten Eric Koch.

 


WEC GM Reed Harris and Rising Star Chad Mendes Headline Pro MMA Radio Monday, March 8th!


WEC Founder & GM Reed Harris and highly touted Featherweight Chad Mendes will both join Pro MMA Radio just days after WEC 47. Reed will offer his unique perspectives on the event as well as the promotion’s first-ever PPV on April 24th at WEC 48: Aldo vs. Faber.

The undefeated Mendes makes his WEC debut at WEC 47 against also undefeated Eric Koch and comes into the fight riding high praise from all those who train with him that he will be a force at 145 pounds. WEC 47 takes place on Saturday, March 6th at the Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio as part of the Arnold Classic weekend and will air live and free on Versus TV.