Pro MMA Radio 212 – Danny Castillo, Strikeforce Recap, MMA Headlines


The On-Demand Replay of Pro MMA Radio Episode 212 is ready now and available for our listeners 24/7.  UFC Lightweight Danny Castillo came in for the Toe To Toe segment after Pep went through this week’s MMA headlines in the Opening Round. In The Closing Round, MMA Mania’s Jesse Holland joined Pep to compare and contrast Frank Mir and Ronda Rousey’s respective comments about killing an opponent in the cage and how those comments have been covered in the media.


Armed Forces Network

Larry Pepe’s Pro MMA Radio Named the Exclusive Mixed Martial Arts Radio Show of the Armed Forces Network
February 2, 2012 – Larry Pepe’s Pro MMA Radio will be broadcast on the Armed Forces Network on its main channel, The Voice, every Saturday at 5PM PST starting on February 11, 2012. The one-hour program will be the exclusive radio show on AFN covering the fastest growing sport in the world, mixed martial arts, complete with fighter interviews, industry news, event previews, recaps, analysis and more.

AFN Director Jef Reilly feels that Pepe’s show is a perfect fit for the network. “AFN is thrilled to have Larry and his Pro MMA Radio on board supplying our heroes overseas weekly information on everything MMA. MMA is wildly popular with our troops and we thank Pro MMA for its support of our valued and respected service-members.” For Pepe, the decision to be a part of AFN’s programming was an easy one. “I know that the servicemen and women of our armed forces are passionate about MMA…that’s something we share. The opportunity to provide a fast-paced, fun, informative MMA show to our heroes stationed in 178 countries around the world is an absolute honor.”

About AFN
Since 1942, The American Forces Radio & Television Service (AFN) vision is to provide multi-channel broadcast quality radio and television services to all DoD members and their families stationed overseas, on contingency operations, and onboard Navy ships around the world.  Today, AFN provides multiple television and stereo audio services to over 1,000 outlets in more than 178 countries and U.S. territories, and on board 150 U.S. Navy ships.

About Pro MMA Radio

Created by Larry Pepe in 2008, Pro MMA Radio is a professional, weekly radio show devoted to covering and analyzing the sport of mixed martial arts. A Who’s Who of top fighters and world champions join Pepe on the show along with top industry experts and media members. The show has won several awards along with the recognition and acclaim of major publications, websites and personalities in the world of mixed martial arts.

Pro MMA Radio Back on the Air Next Monday, December 6th

Happy Thanksgiving to all of our listeners!

Pep will be back on the air on Monday, December 6th with a full recap of The Ultimate Fighter Finale and a preview of UFC 124 where GSP will defend his Welterweight Title against Josh Koscheck. Make sure to check back in with us on the 6th. “Until then, have a kick ass week!”

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.


Chael Sonnen Added to Tonight’s Pro MMA Radio!

The story of UFC 109, now top UFC Middleweight contender Chael Sonnen will appear on tongiht’s Pro MMA Radio to talk about his dominant performance over superstar Nate Marquardt that earned him a title shot. The multi-dimensional fighter will also discuss his bid to become Oregon’s next State Representative. To learn more about Chael’s political future, visit To learn more about his future in the Octagon, check out tonight’s show!  

UFC 98 Recap on Pro MMA Radio Tuesday, May 26th!

Yep, you read that right. With Monday being Memorial Day we decided to give the guys in the studio the holiday off. But we’ll have the On-Demand archive ready for you to listen to whenever you want by Tuesday night.

Stay tuned for guest announcements over the weekend. And enjoy UFC 98!

PMR 26 – TUF 8 Finale, Fight for the Troops

PMR’s Fight for the Troops and TUF 8 Finale recap is ready and On-Demand for our listeners. Jesse Holland of MMA Mania joined Pep to break it all down and talk about the future of The Ultimate Fighter reality show.



UFC Fight for the Troops and TUF 8 Finale Wrap Up Headlines PMR Monday, December 15th!

With the UFC Fight for the Troops and TUF 8 Finale now in the books, we’ll take an indepth look at both cards…the good, the bad and the ugly (think Corey Hill injury) and what it all means for the future.

Two New MMA Articles Available Now on

As mentioned on PMR 4, I wrote two new MMA articles that are now available on

“4 Incredible Supplements for MMA Training and Recovery” covers various nutritional supplements that fighters use to enhance their intensity during training sessions and recovery afterwards. Just click on the link to check it out.

A Preview of UFC 86 is also online now to help you get ready for this weekend’s big event here at the Mandalay Bay in Vegas.