Pro MMA Radio 215 – Joseph Benavidez, MMA Headlines


 

The On-Demand Replay of Pro MMA Radio Episode 215 is ready now and available for our listeners 24/7.  We have Joseph Benavidez joins Pep for the Toe to Toe segment to talk about his shot at history at UFC 152 when he attempts to become the first Flyweight Champion in UFC history. In The Opening Round, we have all the latest headlines from this week in MMA, including the rebuilt UFC 153 card and more.



Pro MMA Radio 202 – Benavidez, UFC on FX 3 Recap


 

The On-Demand Replay of Pro MMA Radio Episode 202 is ready now and available for our listeners 24/7.  MMA 30′s Dave Farra joined Pep to talk UFC on FX 3, Lesnar, saturation and the injury plague affecting the UFC right now. In the Toe to Toe segment, top flyweight contender Joseph Benavidez came in to talk about making history in the 125 division, his upcoming fight with Demetrious Johnson and more.



PMR 189 – Benavidez, TUF 15 Talk, This Week in MMA


 

The On-Demand Replay of Pro MMA Radio Episode 189 is ready now and available for our listeners 24/7. Pep was joined by CBS Radio’s Dave Farra to talk about the season debut of TUF 15 Live, Bellator’s Curran vs. Warren and the debut of a new segment with the major news and storylines this week in MMA. Top ranked UFC Flyweight Joseph Benavidez came in for the Toe to Toe segment to talk about his huge win over Yasuhiro Urushitani at UFC on FX 2, who should win the McCall vs. Johnson rematch and his thoughts on waiting for the winner. In the Closing Round, Farra rejoined Pep to talk about the drama surrounding Rampage Jackson and his request to be released from the UFC.



PMR 177 – Benavidez, UFC 140 Recap, Strikeforce Preview


 

The On-Demand Replay of Pro MMA Radio Episode 177 is ready now and available for our listeners 24/7. New UFC division Flyweight frontrunner Joseph Benavidez came in for the Toe To Toe segment to talk about the newly formed division and much more. In The Opening Round, MMA Mania’s Jesse Holland came in for a full UFC 140 recap as well as a discussion of the Overeem drug test controversy, Miguel Torres’ UFC career-ending Tweet and a preview of this weekend’s title fights at Strikeforce: Melendez vs. Masvidal.



PMR 137 with Faber, Benavidez & UFC Versus 3, SF Columbus and Bellator Recaps is Ready NOW!


Pro MMA Radio’s interviews with top UFC Bantamweights Urijah “The California Kid” Faber and Joseph Benavidez is ready now and available for our listeners 24/7 in the Replay Corner. Faber will make his UFC debut on March 19th at UFC 128. The former WEC Featherweight Champion and long-time face of that promotion takes on Eddie Wineland in a fight that should determine who will face Bantamweight Champion Dominick Cruz. Benavidez, Faber’s teammate and fellow Bantamweight standout, also debuts at the event against a very tough Ian Loveland. Make sure to vote for Benavidez’ new nickname in this week’s Pro MMA Radio Poll in the right column of our website. UFC 128 takes place on March 19th at The Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey and live on Pay Per View. The Faber interview begins at the 50 minute mark and Benavidez starts at the 80 minute mark.

In The Opening Round, MMA Mania’s Jesse Holland joined Pep to recap UFC on Versus 3, SF: Columbus and the opening card for Bellator Season 3.

 


UFC Bantamweights Urijah Faber and Joseph Benavidez Headline Pro MMA Radio Monday, March 7th!


Urijah “The California Kid” Faber makes his way back to Pro MMA Radio as he prepares to make his UFC debut on March 19th at UFC 128. Faber,  a former WEC Featherweight Champion and the long-time face of that promotion, takes on Eddie Wineland to determine who will face Bantamweight Champion Dominick Cruz. Faber’s teammate and fellow Bantamweight standout Joseph Benavidez will also come by to talk about his upcoming fight with Ian Loveland, also at UFC 128. The event takes place on March 19th at The Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey and live on Pay Per View.

In The Opening Round, we’ll recap UFC on Versus 3 and SF: Columbus.



PMR 120 with Joseph Benavidez, Eric Koch and UFC/WEC Merger Talk is Ready NOW!


The On Demand Replays of Pro MMA Radio’s interviews with WEC fighters Joseph Benavidez and Eric Koch are ready now and available for our listeners 24/7. Koch takes on Josh Grispi in the co-main event at WEC 52 while Benavidez fights Wagney Fabiano on the same card. WEC 52 takes place on November 11th at the Palms Hotel in Las Vegas and live and free on Versus TV.

In The Opening Round, top MMA agent Jeff Meyer joined Pep to discuss the effect of the UFC/WEC merger. Meyer is one of the principals of MMA, Incorporated, one of the top management agencies in all of mixed martial arts. MMA, Inc. clients include Urijah Faber, Chael Sonnen, Scott Jorgensen, Joseph Benavidez, Anthony Pettis, Chad Mendes and many more.

 


Joseph Benavidez, Eric Koch and UFC/WEC Merger Headline Pro MMA Radio Monday, November 1st!


Up and Coming Featherweight Eric Koch and one of the world’s top Bantamweights, Joseph Benavidez, headline this week’s Pro MMA Radio. Koch will take on top contender Josh Grispi in the co-main event of WEC 52 while Benavidez takes on submission ace Wagney Fabiano on the same card. WEC 52 takes place at the Palms Hotel in Sin City and will air live and free on Versus TV on Thursday, November 11th.

In The Opening Round we’ll explore Zuffa’s huge announcement that the WEC’s will be absorbed by the UFC as of January 1, 2011.




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 86 With WEC’s Miguel Torres, Joseph Benavidez & Scott Jorgensen Ready NOW!


The On-Demand Replay of Pro MMA Radio’s interviews with Miguel Torres, Joseph Benavidez and Scott Jorgensen is ready now and available for our listeners 24/7. Torres and Benavidez will meet in the co-main event at WEC 47 on March 6th in Columbus, Ohio, live and free on Versus TV. Jorgensen will meet Chad George on the undercard of WEC 47.

In The Opening RoundMMA Mania’s Jesse Holland joined Pep for a full recap of UFC 110.

 


WEC Bantamweights Miguel Torres, Joseph Benavidez & Scott Jorgensen Headline Pro MMA Radio Monday, February 22nd!


WEC 47 is less than two weeks away and Pro MMA Radio continues its three week countdown to the promotion’s first trip to the Arnold Classic on March 6th at Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio!

Miguel Torres will look to get back in the win column in his first fight since losing the WEC Bantamweight title when he takes on top contender Joseph Benavidez in the co-main event of the evening. Both Miguel and Joseph will visit the show this week to break the fight down. Scott Jorgensen will also come by for a special Closing Round as he prepares to take on Chad George at WEC 47 as well. Jorgensen defeated Takeya Mizugaki at WEC 45 and is regarded as one of the top fighters in the division.

In the Opening Round, we’ll have a full recap of UFC 110, the promotion’s first-ever event held in Australia.  



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 43 – Cole Miller, Joseph Benavidez, UFC 97


The On Demand Replay of Pro MMA’s interviews with UFC Lightweight Cole Miller and WEC Bantamweight title contender Joseph Benavidez are available now and ready for our listeners.

Jesse Holland of MMA Mania joined Pep in the Opening Round to breakdown this past weekend’s Strikeforce debut on Showtime and to breakdown this weekend’s upcoming UFC 97 card where the main event will see Anderson Silva defend his Middleweight title against Thales Leites.

 

 



UFC’s Cole Miller and WEC’s Joseph Benavidez Headline Pro MMA Radio Monday, April 13th!


UFC Lightweight Cole Miller makes his first appearance on the show after his recent domination of the very controversial Junie Browning. Cole will rap about the fight, his TUF 5 experience and training at ATT. And coming back for another appearance on Pro MMA is WEC Bantamweight title contender Joseph Benavidez to rap about the biggest win of his career over tough veteran Jeff Curran at WEC 40.

In the Opening Round we’ll break down this weekend’s Strikeforce debut card on Showtime and preview UFC 97 where Anderson Silva will defend his middleweight strap against Thales Leites and Chuck Liddell will try to get back on a winning track against Shogun Rua.



PMR 24 – Mark Munoz, Joseph Benavidez


PMR’s Rising Stars episode with WEC fighters Mark Munoz and Joseph Benavides is ready and On-Demand for our listeners. Jesse Holland of MMA Mania also joined Pep in the Opening Round to breakdown WEC 37 and talk about some of the latest rumored matchups that don’t seem to make a lot of sense.

 


WEC Fighters Mark Munoz and Joseph Benavidez Headline PMR 24 Rising Stars Episode, Monday, December 1st!


Two undefeated fighters who will be doing their thing this Wednesday at WEC 37 here in Vegas headline our “Rising Stars” edition of Pro MMA Radio.

Former NCAA National Collegiate Wrestling Champion, Mark Munoz, will take his undefeated 4-0 record into his second fight in the WEC when he takes on Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Black Belt Ricardo Barros. We’ll talk to Mark about his decision to fight professionally six years after he graduated as a decorated collegiate wrestling champion, the impact of training with a who’s who of MMA superstars during that hiatus and his future in the UFC.

Joseph Benavidez makes his WEC debut against highly touted Danny Martinez in the first televised bout of the evening. Joseph is 8-0 in his MMA career and is widely regarded as one of the potential breakout stars of 2009 as he enters a stacked 135 pound division in the WEC. Joseph is the only fighter not named Urijah Faber sponsored by mega company, No Fear Energy, and will discuss the origins of his relationship with Urijah and what really went on with his scheduled fight with Kid Yamamoto at Dream 5.

In the Opening Round, MMA Mania’s Jesse Holland will come by to preview WEC 37 and talk about some of the surprising rumored matchups making the rounds in the UFC and WEC.