PMR 166 – Evans, Anik, UFC 135 Recap


 

The On-Demand Replay of Pro MMA Radio Episode 166 is ready now and available for our listeners 24/7. UFC Light Heavyweight number one contender  Rashad Evans came in for another “Suga & Pep” segment and talked about his upcoming title fight with rival Jon Jones, UFC 135, Jones’ fight with Rampage and more. .

ESPN’s Jon Anik joined Pep in The Opening Round for a UFC 135 recap and a look forward to the title fight between Dominick Cruz and Demetrious Johnson at UFC Versus Live 6.



UFC Light Heavyweight Number One Contender Rashad Evans and ESPN’s Jon Anik Headline Pro MMA Radio Monday, September 26th!


Former UFC Light Heavyweight Champion and current number one contender “Suga” Rashad Evans returns to Pro MMA Radio this week to talk Jones/Rampage, UFC 135 and his upcoming title fight against bitter rival Jon Jones.

In The Opening Round, Pep will be joined by ESPN’s Jon Anik to recap the major story lines coming out of UFC 135.



PMR 139 with Anthony Johnson, ESPN’s Jon Anik and UFC 128 Recap is Ready NOW!


Pro MMA Radio’s interview with top UFC Welterweight knockout artist Anthony “Rumble” Johnson is ready now and available for our listeners 24/7 in the Replay Corner. Johnson will make his return to the Octagon on Saturday, March 26th at UFC Fight Night 24 when he takes on fellow power puncher Dan Hardy in a fight that promises to end in fireworks.

In The Opening Round, ESPN’s Jon Anik joined Pep to recap UFC 128 and preview UFC Fight Night 24.

 


UFC Welterweight KO Artist Anthony Johnson, ESPN’s Jon Anik and Suga & Pep Headline Pro MMA Radio Monday, March 21st!


UFC Welterweight knockout specialist Anthony Johnson makes his way back to Pro MMA Radio just days before he returns to the Octagon for the first time in sixteen months when he faces Dan Hardy at UFC Fight Night 24 this Saturday, March 26th at the Key Arena in Seattle, Washington. The event will be televised live and free on Spike TV. Johnson, who last faced Josh Koscheck in a controversial fight at UFC 106, underwent knee surgery and now looks to fight his way back into title contention against the also dangerous Hardy. The two have combined for 17 (T)KO victories so don’t blink.

UFC Number One contender Rashad Evans will be back for another Suga & Pep segment to reveal the reasons behind his decision to leave Jackson’s MMA and accept a title fight with former teammate Jon Jones.

In The Opening Round, ESPN’s Jon Anik will join Pep to break down the action from UFC 128 and new Light Heavyweight Champion Jon Jones’ dominant performance over Pride legend Mauricio Shogun Rua.



PMR 136 with Mark Munoz and ESPN’s Jon Anik is Ready NOW!


The On Demand Replay of Pro MMA Radio’s interview with UFC Middleweight Mark Munoz is ready now and available for our listeners 24/7. Munoz takes on fellow up and comer CB Dollaway at UFC on Versus 3 on March 3rd in Louisville, Kentucky and live and free on Versus TV.

In The Opening Round, Pep was joined by ESPN MMA Live Host Jon Anik to recap UFC 127 and preview this week’s UFC on Versus 3.

 

 


PMR 112 – UFC 118 Recap with ESPN’s Jon Anik and FIGHT!’s Donovan Craig is Ready NOW!


The On Demand Replay of Pro MMA Radio’s UFC 118 recap with ESPN’s Jon Anik is ready now and available for our listeners 24/7. Pep and JA covered all the ins and outs of the UFC’s first ever event in Boston, including Frankie Edgar’s domination of BJ Penn, The Natural’s domination of Heavyweight Boxing Champion James Toney and the future of the lightweight division. FIGHT! Magazine’s Editor in Chief Donovan Craig also joined Pep to talk 118 and the current issue of the magazine.

 


UFC 118 Recap with ESPN’s Jon Anik and FIGHT!’s Donovan Craig on Pro MMA Radio Monday, August 30th!


UFC 118 is in the books. The MMA vs. Boxing debate gets settled, again, BJ Penn has no answer for LIghtweight Champion Frankie Edgar, again, and Gray Maynard earns a shot at the title, again. ESPN MMA Live host Jon Anik will be in to break it all down with Pep in a special “UFC Recap” edition of Pro MMA Radio. In a special Closing Round, FIGHT! Magazine’s Editor in Chief Donovan Craig will join Pep to talk more 118 and the current issue of the magazine.  



PMR 108 with Chael Sonnen is Ready NOW!


The On Demand Replay of Pro MMA Radio’s interview with the UFC’s number one contender in the middleweight division, Chael Sonnen, is ready now and available for our listeners 24/7. Sonnen faces UFC Middleweight Champion and top pound for pound fighter Anderson Silva in the main event of UFC 117 this Saturday, August 7th at the Oracle Arena in Oakland, California and live on Pay Per View.

In The Opening Round, ESPN’s Jon Anik joined Pep to recap UFC on Versus 2 and preview UFC 117.

 


PMR 98 with Todd Duffee and ESPN’s Jon Anik is Ready NOW!


The On-Demand Replay of Pro MMA Radio’s interviews with UFC Heavyweight Todd Duffee and ESPN’s Jon Anik is ready now and available for our listeners 24/7. Duffee takes on Mike Russow at UFC 114 in Sin City on May 29th.

In the Opening Round, Anik joined Pep to recap Strikeforce: Heavy Artillery and stuck around for a special Closing Round to talk about the recent trend of boxers coming into MMA.

 

 



UFC KO Record Holder Todd Duffee & ESPN’s Jon Anik Headline Pro MMA Radio Monday, May 17th!


UFC Heavyweight Todd Duffee set the record for the fastest knockout in UFC history when he KO’d Tim Hague in his UFC debut. Now Duffee joins Pro MMA Radio as he gets ready for his second trip into the Octagon when he faces Mike Russow at UFC 114.

In the Opening Round, ESPN MMA Live host Jon Anik joins Pep to talk “Strikeforce: Heavy Artillery” and the drama surrounding “Shine Fights: Worlds Collide” as well as the recent influx of boxers coming into MMA.



PMR 91 with Roy Nelson is Ready NOW!


The On-Demand Replay of Pro MMA Radio’s interview with TUF Season 10 Champ Roy Nelson is ready now and available for our listeners 24/7. Nelson faces Stefan Struve in the co-main event at UFC Fight Night 21, live and free on Spike TV.

In The Opening RoundESPN’s Jon Anik joined Pep to recap UFC 111 and to preview UFC Fight Night 21.

 


Roy Nelson Headlines Pro MMA Radio Monday, March 29th!


UFC Heavyweight fighter and TUF 10 Champion Roy “Big Country” Nelson headlines Pro MMA Radio days before his co-main event fight against Stefan Struve at UFC Fight Night 21 this Wednesday, live and free on Spike TV. Nelson is a former IFL Heavyweight Champion and widely considered one of the top prospects in the UFC’s crowded heavyweight division.

In the Opening Round, Jon Anik from ESPN’s MMA Live will join Pep to recap UFC 111 and preview this week’s Fight Night.  



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 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 63 with Josh Koscheck is Ready NOW!


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

In The Opening Round, Jon Anik of ESPN’s MMA Live joined Pep to preview Ultimate Fight Night and UFC 103.

 


UFC 103 Fighter Josh Koscheck Headlines Pro MMA Radio Monday, September 14th!


Top UFC Welterweight Josh Koscheck makes his first appearance on Pro MMA Radio as he gets ready to take on Frank Trigg at UFC 103 on Saturday, September 19th at the American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas and live on Pay-Per-View. A member of the original TUF Season 1 cast, Kos is widely considered one of the top-five welterweights in the world.

In The Opening RoundESPN MMA Live host Jon Anik joins Pep for predictions and analysis of Wednesday’s Ultimate Fight Night featuring a Guillard-Diaz main event and Saturday’s UFC 103 are on tap along with some TUF 10 talk. It’s finally time to see how far Kimbo can go against other UFC hopefuls and whether Rashad and Rampage can co-exist for an entire season without coming to blows.    



PMR 55 is Ready NOW!


The On-Demand Replay of our UFC 100 Review is ready now and available for our listeners 24/7. Yahoo Sports’ Kevin Iole and ESPN’s Jon Anik joined Pep to wrap the biggest event in UFC history. Check it out!

 


UFC 100 Review with Yahoo’s Kevin Iole & ESPN’s Jon Anik…and a Special Guest Headline Pro MMA Radio Monday, July 13th!


The biggest event in UFC history is in the books and to say there’s plenty to talk about would be an understatement. MMA Media experts Kevin Iole from Yahoo Sports and Jon Anik from ESPN’s MMA Live will join Pep to break it all down and take our listeners on the inside of UFC 100.

And we’re working on a special guest, so stay tuned!



PMR 42 is Ready NOW!


UFC Fight Night 18, the Dana White/Loretta Hunt controversy, the debut of TUF Season 9, WEC 40 and this weekend’s Strikeforce all got the expert roundtable treatment on this week’s Pro MMA Radio. Pep was joined by Jesse Holland of MMA Mania and Percy Crawford of FightHype to break it all down and witness the show’s first crowning of “Jackass of the Year”, and it’s a surprise.

In the final segment, ESPN’s MMA Live host, Jon Anik, joined Pep to talk about the new Bellator Fighting Championships and what we can expect going forward. Jon is joined by Jason Chambers to form the English speaking broadcast team for Bellator which will be airing weekly cards for the next 12 weeks at Bellator.com.

 


Expert Roundtable This Week on Pro MMA Radio, Monday, April 6th!


Feast or famine? We went from no major fight cards for a month to what may be the busiest two week stretch in MMA in a long time. Pep will be joined this week by MMA Mania’s Jesse Holland and FightHype’s Percy Crawford to break down UFC FIght Night 18, TUF Season 9, WEC 40, the Bellator Fighting Championships and the upcoming Strikeforce debut on Showtime. Get current and informed with the experts this Monday at 6PM PST, 9PM EST!



PMR 32 – Jamie Varner, UFC 94, WEC 38


WEC Lightweight World Champion Jamie Varner came in for his first interview after his successful title defense against Cowboy Cerrone last night at WEC 38. Jamie explained the stoppage, the action in the cage, his issues with the San Diego crowd’s response and Frank Mir’s comments during the fight. He also discloses his exact injuries and his thoughts on a rematch.

In our Expert Roundtable, ESPN MMA Live’s host Jon Anik, MMA Mania’s Jesse Holland and Fight Hype’s Percy Crawford joined Pep to review Affliction 2 and WEC 38 and preview this weekend’s UFC 94 card, including the superfight between UFC Lightweight and Welterweight World Champions, BJ Penn and Georges St. Pierre.

 

 



UFC 94 Preview and WEC & Affliction Recaps on Pro MMA Radio Monday, January 26th!


With three big mixed martial arts cards in eight days, this may be “the week that was” in MMA. We’ll look back at Affliction Day of Reckoning and WEC 38 and then we’ll break down UFC 94 and the superfight between UFC Lightweight World Champion BJ Penn and UFC Welterweight World Champion Georges St. Pierre on January 31st for the 170 pound title. Joining Pep will be Jesse Holland of MMA Mania and Jon Anik of ESPN’s MMA Live.



PMR 11 – Tim Credeur, ESPN Jon Anik, Martin Rooney


If you want to hear about what goes on behindthe scenes at ESPN’s MMA Live and what the real future plans are for the show, there’s no one better to hear from than host Jon Anik. JA came on in the Opening Round and talked about the show as well as the mainstream’s issues with fully accepting the sport. If you want to see the show on ESPN Television, email them at MMALive@ESPN.com and let ‘em know!

In the “Toe to Toe” segment, MMA training and conditioning coach Martin Rooney, author of the groundbreaking MMA book, “Training for Warriors” came in and talked about the ins and outs of MMA conditioning. Martin also talked about the mental aspect of the game and his experiences with Renzo Gracie, Ricardo Almeida and Frankie Edgar.

In the final segment of the show, we air Part 2 of our interview with “Crazy” Tim Credeur. If you want to know what really happened during Season 7 of The Ultimate Fighter and Tim’s impressions of controversial housemate, Jesse Taylor, you’re in luck.

 


ESPN’s Jon Anik & Martin Rooney Headline Pro MMA Radio 11, August 18th!


The host of ESPN’s MMA Live, Jon Anik, stops by for a visit to give us the inside scoop about the show. Then, one of MMA’s top strength and conditioning coaches, Martin Rooney, will talk about MMA training, the next evolution of mixed martial arts and his experiences working with the Gracie family and other top UFC fighters, Ricardo Almeida and Frankie Edgar. Martin is the author of the breakthrough book, Training for Warriors, available at Amazon.com.