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 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 84 with Chael Sonnen & UFC 109 Recap is Ready Now!

The On-Demand Replay of Pro MMA Radio’s interview with UFC Middleweight contender Chael Sonnen is ready now and available for our listeners 24/7. Chael had a career-defining performance when he beat heavily favored Nate Marquardt at UFC 109 to earn a title shot against the winner of Anderson Silva vs. Vitor Belfort.

In The Opening RoundYahoo’s Cagewriter, Steve Cofield came in to recap UFC 109 with Pep.



UFC 109 Recap on Pro MMA Radio Monday, February 8th!

UFC 109 marks the first time two Hall of Famers will meet in the Octagon when former champions Randy Couture and Mark Coleman face each other. Chael Sonnen and Nate Marquardt will battle for a shot at the Middleweight title, submission wizard Demain Maia and rising 185er Dan Miller will go at it in Maia’s first fight since being KO’d by Nate at UFC 102 and trash talkers Matt Serra and Frank Trigg will meet in a welterweight clash. Mike Swick will try to rebound from a loss to Dan Hardy when he faces Paulo Thiago. The tough Brazilian has fought both of Swick’s AKA welterweight teammates, KO’ing Josh Koscheck in his UFC debut and dropping a decision to Jon Fitch at UFC 100. The undercard will also feature the UFC debuts of Rolles Gracie and top collegiate wrestler, Phil Davis.

Yahoo’s Cagewriter, Steve Cofield, will join Pep to break down the event and we’ll have a special Closing Round with’s Brandon Poe to talk about the mega-company’s place in the MMA industry.   

PMR 73 with Reed Harris Ready NOW!

The On-Demand Replay of Pro MMA Radio’s interview with WEC Founder and GM Reed Harris is ready now and available for our listeners 24/7. Reed talked WEC 44, the future for new Featherweight Champ, Jose Aldo, and next month’s WEC 45 at the Palms Hotel in Sin City, live and free on Versus TV on December 19th. The WEC coverage begins at 46:00 of this episode.

In The Opening Round, Yahoo’s Cagewriter, Steve Cofield, joined Pep to recap UFC 106. They covered the return of Tito Ortiz and the future for Tito and main event winner Forrest Griffin, the bizarre fight between Josh Koschek and Anthony Johnson as well as the rest of the highlights from the main and untelevised cards.

In a special Closing Round, Ultimate Nutrition Full Combat’s Marketing Director, Eric Howard, joined Pep to discuss the company’s decision to enter the mixed martial arts industry and develop the first full line of products designed specifically for fighters.



WEC GM Reed Harris Headlines Pro MMA Radio Monday, November 23rd!

WEC Founder and General Manager Reed Harris returns to Pro MMA Radio days after WEC 44: Brown vs. Aldo. Tune in to get Reed’s thoughts on the night’s fights, the future of new Featherweight Champion Jose Aldo and a look forward to WEC 45 taking place on December 19th at the Palms Hotel in Las Vegas and free on Versus TV.

In The Opening Round, Yahoo Sports MMA blogger Steve Cofield will be in to talk UFC 106 and more.

We’ll also have a special Closing Round with Eric Howard of Ultimate Nutrition’s Full Combat to discuss the formation of the unique, MMA-specific supplement line that is taking the industry by storm.

PMR 57 with WEC Champ Miguel Torres is Ready NOW!

The On-Demand Replay of Pro MMA’s interview with WEC Bantamweight Champion Miguel Torres is ready now and available for our listeners 24/7. You can go straight to Miguel’s interview at the 50:30 mark of the episode.

Yahoo’s CageWriterSteve Cofield joined Pep to rap about Fedor and preview this weekend’s UFC 101 and WEC 42.


WEC Bantamweight Champion Miguel Torres Headlines Pro MMA Radio Monday, August 3rd!

Miguel Torres, one of the best Pound For Pound fighters in the world and the current WEC Bantamweight Champion, joins Pro MMA for his first appearance on the show. Miguel takes on undefeated number one challenger Brian Bowles on August 9th at WEC 42 at the Hard Rock Hotel in Las Vegas. 

Yahoo’s Steve Cofield, joins Pep in the Opening Round to preview this weekend’s UFC 101 and WEC 42. Steve pens the very popular Yahoo MMA blog, CageWriter, and co-hosts a daily sportstalk radio show on ESPN 1100 here in Vegas. 

PMR 50 Replay Ready NOW!

The On Demand Replay of Pro MMA’s One-Year Anniversary Show with highlights of the most memorable interviews from our first 50 shows is ready now for our listeners.

Steve Cofield of Yahoo’s CageWriter and Jesse Holland of MMA Mania joined Pep in the Opening Rounds to recap this past weekend’s Strikeforce event and WEC 41 as well as preview this weekend’s UFC 99 in Cologne Germany.

And congratulations go out to the winner of our Knockout Prize Package, New York’s Joshua Latorre, who correctly identified Terrell Owens as the NFL player who made his way into Pro MMA’s first year highlight reel. Joshua was the first listener to email the correct answer, beating out over 200 other listeners who also correctly identified T.O. as the answer. Congratulations, Joshua!


Pro MMA Radio Celebrates 50th Episode Monday June 8th!

Monday’s show will mark our one-year anniversary and 50th episode, all wrapped up in one. We’ll take a look back at some of the show’s best moments over the last year and don’t forget about our Knockout Prize Package worth over $430 for the first listener who Twitters the right answer to the question we’ll be giving out during Monday’s show.

In the Opening Rounds, Yahoo Sports CageWriter, Steve Cofield, will join Pep to break down WEC 41: Faber vs. Brown while MMA Mania’s Jesse Holland will come by to talk about this weekend’s Strikeforce event featuring Lawler vs. Shields as the main event. We’ll also break down the upcoming UFC 99 card in Germany on Saturday, June 13th.

PMR 38 – UFC 96, Yahoo Cagewriter

UFC 96 is in the books and Yahoo’s Cage Writer, Steve Cofield, joined Pep to break it all down. Will Rampage vs. Rashad happen in May at UFC 98? Who won the post fight trash talk battle? What really happened with Frank Mir? Is Shane Carwin for real? Is Brandon Vera really back? What was going on with the refereeing? And is the UFC risking a golden marketing opportunity with the African American fan base? The On Demand Replay with the answers to al those questions is available now and ready for our listeners.



UFC 96 Recap Headlines Pro MMA Radio, Monday March 9th!

UFC 96 is in the books and left us with multiple storylines, interesting future matchups and a few questions. Yahoo’s Cage Writer Steve Cofield joins Pep to break it all down and take a harder look at the title picture in the Middleweight and Light Heavyweight divisions.

PMR 34 – Clay Guida, UFC Fight Night, Yahoo Cagewriter

Top UFC Lightweight contender  Clay Guida’s visit to Pro MMA Radio after the biggest win of his career over Nick Diaz is On Demand now and ready for our listeners.

Yahoo Cage Writer’s Steve Cofield joined Pep in the Opening Round to dialogue about “Greasegate”, the Pound for Pound Rankings after the GSP/BJ fight and a recap of UFC Fight Night 17.


UFC Lightweight Contender Clay Guida & Fight Night Recap Headline Pro MMA Radio Monday, February 9th!

UFC Lightweight Contender Clay Guida will be coming by after the biggest win of his career at UFC 94 over Nate Diaz. We’ll talk about the fight, his disappointing loss to Roger Huerta, who might be next for him and more.

Yahoo’s Cage Writer, Steve Cofield, will join Pep in the Opening Round to talk Vaseline Gate, P4P and UFC Fight Night. Don’t miss it!

PMR 29 – Frank Mir

New UFC Interim Heavyweight Champ Frank Mir came back for part 2 of what we started last week in his first interview after dethroning MMA legend Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira. We talked at length about Brock Lesnar, his TUF 8 experience and Junie Browning and it is all On Demand now and ready for our listeners.

Yahoo Sports’ MMA expert and the main man at Cage Fighter, Steve Cofield, joined Pep for a great Opening Round where we talked about the top story of 2008, Fighter of the Year, KO and Submission of the Year and the Fighters to watch in 2009.