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 36 – Brown, Garcia, WEC 39


WEC Featherweight World Champion Mike Brown and Number One Challenger Leonard Garcia hit Pro MMA for the Fight Before the Fight days before they meet in the cage at WEC 39 this Sunday. The On Demand Replay is available now and ready for our listeners.

FightHype’s Percy Crawford joined Pep in the Opening Round to break down UFC 95 and talk about the future of the Middleweight Division.

 


PMR 17 – Jim and Dan Miller, UFC 89


This week’s episode with the UFC’s only brother tandem, Dan and Jim Miller, is ready! In the Opening Round FightHype’s Percy Crawford joins Pep to breakdown this weekend’s UFC 89 (with predictions) and a discussion of the effect of the Elite XC controversy on MMA and what both the UFC and the Elite XC should do going forward.

 


PMR 7 – Ed Soares


Ed Soares came in and gave us the lowdown on his stable of fighters, Anderson Silva, Antonio Nogueira, Lyoto Machida and Paulo Filho in his first radio interview after Anderson’s dominant performance at UFC Fight Night 14. Would Anderson take a fight with 205 champ, Forrest Griffin? Will he continue at 205? Could he ever fight at heavyweight? The answers may surprise you. Was Nogueira disrespected by Randy’s refusal to fight him? How did he get along with Mir while they filmed the new season of The Ultimate Fighter? We also covered Paulo’s comeback, Rampage’s current struggles and Lyoto’s path to a title and fighters who duck Anderson and Lyoto. Ed also discussed how he came to own Sinister Brand clothing…interesting story. Click on the link to check out their latest styles.

FightHype’s Percy Crawford came in and broke down his experience covering Affliction: Banned and whether they can compete with the UFC. Then Percy flipped the script and questioned me about the UFC event and who impressed and who disappointed.

 

 



PMR 6 – Brandon Vera, Kevin Burns


Brandon Vera told “The Truth” about his fight with Fabricio Werdum and what really want on between him and ref Dan Miragliotta during the fight and with Fabricio afterward. We also got into his first cut to 205, his opponent Reese Andy, fighting in the Philippines, his future plans and weight classes and his predictions for Sylvia/Fedor and Mir/Nogueira.

Kevin Burns stopped by days out from his upcoming battle with Anthony Johnson and revealed a very surprising game plan for the fight, how the Carneiro fight changed his life, balancing a full time job with being a pro MMA fighter and more. And FightHype’s Percy Crawford started us off with a great preview of Affliction: Banned and a discussion of whether the card has been properly promoted.

 


UFC’s Brandon Vera and Kevin Burns Headline Pro MMA Radio, Monday, July 14th


This week we welcome Brandon “The Truth” Vera just days before his UFC debut at 205 this weekend at UFC Fight Night 14. Brandon comes off a controversial loss to Fabricio Werdum that left him fuming and wanting back in the Octagon as soon as possible.

Also on the show this week is the holder of the biggest upset in the UFC this year, welterweight Kevin Burns. “The Fire” debuted at UFC 85 against overwhelming favorite Roan Carneiro, a BJJ black belt from American Top Team. Kevin shocked the world by submitting Roan in the second round and now faces KO artist Anthony Johnson this weekend. AJ was here on Pro MMA last week, and now it’s Kevin’s turn.

And in the Opening Round, FightHype’s main man, Percy Crawford comes in to break down the loaded Affliction card going head to head with the UFC event on the 19th.   



PMR 2 — Scott Smith


PMR 2 replay is now available in both Windows Media and MP3 formats. Scott Smith tore it up and disclosed exactly what happened at the Elite XC CBS card and responded to comments by both referee Dan Miragliotta and Matt Hughes and disclosed a phone call the ref made to him after bad mouthing Scott on ESPN Radio. Was Miragliotta pressured by the Governor and the head of the NJ State Athletic Commission? Listen and decide for yourself. Visit Scott online at his Ultimate Training Center, which he co-owns with UFC rising star, James Irvin. But turn your speakers down before you click the link…you’ve been warned!

Also, Percy Crawford of Fight Hype joins Larry for the Opening Round to break down The Ultimate Fighter 7 Finale this Saturday in Vegas, complete with expert predictions.

 


PMR 2: UFC Vet and Elite XC Title Contender Scott Smith Headlines Pro MMA Radio, Monday, June 16th


UFC veteran and Elite XC #1 Middleweight Title Contender Scott Smith joins us for the next episode of Pro MMA Radio. We’ll break down Scott’s recently televised title fight with Robbie Lawler on the network television MMA debut aired by CBS, including one of the most controversial (and ridiculous) stoppages ever in MMA. Find out his thoughts on the July 26th rematch in his first aired interview after the fight was announced. Scott will also respond to comments made by MMA’s most infamous referee, Dan Miragliotta. 

Joining me for our “Opening Round” segment will be Fight Hype’s own resident expert, Percy Crawford, to break down The Ultimate Fighter finale coming up on June 21st from the Palms Hotel in Sin City.