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 138 with Top UFC Light Heavyweight Contender Rashad Evans, Zuffa Stirkeforce Purchase and UFC 128 Preview Ready NOW!


Things got started in The Opening Round with a breakdown of Zuffa;s purchase of Strikeforce and what fans might expect going forward from the undisputed NFL of MMA. Rashad Evans came in for another Suga & Pep segment and talked at length about his UFC future and as well as his reaction to recent comments made by teammate Jon Jones in interviews and the UFC 128 Media Conference Call and how that impacts his willingness to fight Jones.

In The Closing Round, Suga stuck around to break down UFC 128 with Pep.

 

 


UFC Light Heavyweight Number One Contender Rashad Evans Headlines Pro MMA Radio Monday, March 14th!


Before he suffered a knee injury several weeks ago, “Suga” Rashad Evans was set to take his shot at dethroning UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Mauricio “Shogun” Rua and recapturing the belt he once held. Now, as we approach UFC 128: Jones vs. Rua, Evans makes his way back to Pro MMA Radio to break down the card in another “Suga & Pep” segment and share his true thoughts and feelings about his future in MMA and a potential fight with teammate Jon Jones if he dethrones Rua at 128.

In The Opening Round, we’ll break down the biggest story in MM Zuffa’s purchase of its biggest competitor, Strikeforce.



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 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.

 

 


UFC Middleweight Mark Munoz Headlines Pro MMA Radio Monday, February 28th!


Fast rising UFC Middleweight Mark Munoz returns to Pro MMA Radio just days before he fights CB Dollaway in the Co-Main Event of UFC on Versus 3 on March 3rd at the UFC Yum! Center in Louisville, Kentucky and live and free on Versus TV. Munoz has gone 4-1 in the division with his only loss coming by split decision to number one contender Yushin Okami.

In The Opening Round, we’ll recap UFC 127 and have a preview of UFC on Versus 3.



PMR 135 with Koch, Castillo and UFC 127 Preview is Ready NOW!


The On Demand Replay of Pro MMA Radio’s interviews with UFC Featherweight Eric Koch and Lightweight Danny Castillo are ready now and available for our listeners 24/7. Both Koch and Castillo make their UFC debuts at UFC on Versus 3 on March 3rd in Louisville, Kentucky and live and free on Versus TV. Koch takes on Cub Swanson while Castillo fights former number one contender Joe Stevenson.

In The Opening Round, Pep was joined by MMA Mania’s Jesse Holland to preview this weekend’s UFC 127.

 


UFC Newcomers Eric Koch and Danny Castillo Headline Pro MMA Radio Monday, February 21st!


Former WEC standouts Eric “New Breed” Koch and Danny “Lights Out” Castillo make their way to Pro MMA Radio as they prepare to make their official UFC debuts at WEC on Versus 3 on March 3rd at the KFC Yum! Center in Louisville, Kentucky and live and free on Versus TV. Castillo takes on former number one Lightweight contender Joe Stevenson while Koch faces veteran Featherweight Cub Swanson.

In The Opening Round we’ll have a preview of UFC 127 with a main event that pits multi-divisional champion BJ Penn against welterweight standout Jon Fitch. UFC 127 takes place in Sydney, Australia at the Acer Arena and will air on Saturday, February 26th in the United States, live on Pay Per View.



PMR 134 with Rashad Evans, Chris Lytle and SF Recap is Ready NOW!


The On Demand Replay of Pro MMA Radio’s interviews with former UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Rashad Evans and UFC Welterweight contender Chris “Lights Out” Lytle are ready now and available for our listeners.

Evans joined Pep for Pro MMA Radio’s exclusive, inaugural Suga & Pep segment and addressed a host of issues surrounding the knee injury he suffered that put him out of his title shot against Shogun Rua as well as his future in the sport and this past weekend’s Strikeforce event. Lytle, who faces late replacement Brian Ebersole at UFC 127, discussed not having the opportunity to fight Carlos Condit, his place in the division and his desire to fight Georges St. Pierre. UFC 127 takes place on Saturday, February 26th in Australia and live on Pay Per View.

 


Rashad Evans and Chris Lytle Headline Pro MMA Radio Monday, February 14th!


Former UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Suga Rashad Evans returns to Pro MMA Radio for the first “Suga and Pep” segment on Pro MMA Radio where we’ll talk MMA and the latest updates from Rashad’s world.

In this week’s Toe to Toe segment, Pep will welcome Chris “Lights Out” Lytle as he prepares to go for his fifth straight win at UFC 127 when he takes on late replacement Brian Ebersole who will be filling in for the injured Carlos Condit. Lytle has won seven post fight bonuses in his last ten UFC fights and stands one behind Anderson Silva for the UFC record for bonuses.



PMR 133 with Assemblyman Bob Reilly is Ready NOW!


The On Demand Replay of Pro MMA Radio’s interview with New York Assemblyman Bob Reilly is ready now and available for our listeners 24/7. Reilly and Pro MMA Radio host Larry Pepe went Toe to Toe for an hour covering the theoretical, social, safety, economic and political issues impacting the legalization of mixed martial arts in New York.

In The Opening Round, Pep recapped the blockbuster event that was UFC 126 and made a special announcement that former UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Rashad Evans will be joining the show to do a monthly segment entitled “Suga and Pep” covering the major issues in mixed martial arts.

 


New York Assemblyman Bob Reilly Goes to Toe to Toe on Pro MMA Radio on Monday, February 7th!


New York State Assemblyman Bob Reilly is identified as the chief opponent to the legalization of mixed martial arts in the State, openly and consistently arguing against the sport for a number of theoretical and economic reasons. Assemblyman Reilly sat down with Pep for the self-admitted longest interview he’s ever done on the subject as the two engaged in a spirited debate of all the issues pertaining to the legalization of MMA in New York. Safety, the encouragement of violent behavior, MMA’s rules and regulations as well as a host of economic and political issues that may be influencing the issue were all dealt with in a 60 minute debate that saw some surprises and facts presented that Reilly had never truly been confronted with.

In The Opening Round, we’ll have a full recap of the stacked UFC 126 Superbowl Saturday card at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Sin City.



PMR 132 with Jon Jones, Chad Mendes, UFC 126 Preview and SF Recap is Ready NOW!


The On Demand Replay of Pro MMA Radio’s interviews with UFC Light Heavyweight phenom Jon Jones is ready now and available for our listeners 24/7. Jones takes on undefeated Ryan Bader at UFC 126 this Saturday, February 6th at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada and live on Pay Per View.

In a special Closing Round, undefeated Featherweight Chad Mendes joined Pep to talk about his upcoming fight with top 5 Featherweight Michihiro Omigawa on the televised Spike TV Prelims, airing at 6PM PST, 9PM EST.

In The Opening Round, Pep was joined by MMA publicist Phil Lanides to recap this past weekend’s Strikeforce event.

 


UFC Superstar Jon Jones and Featherweight Contender Chad Mendes Headline Pro MMA Radio Monday, January 31st!


UFC Light Heavyweight Superstar Jon “Bones” Jones returns to Pro MMA Radio just days before he faces the toughest challenge of his stellar career when he takes on undefeated Ryan Bader at UFC 126 on Saturday, February 5th. The event takes place at the Mandalay Bay Events Center and live on Pay Per View. We’ll also visit with undefeated Featherweight Chad “Money” Mendes as he prepares to make his UFC debut against Michihiro Omigawa, the 4th ranked Featherweight in the world. The two will face off on the Spike TV prelim portion of the card in a fight that could have immediate title implications.

In The Opening Round, Pep will be joined by MMA publicist Phil Lanides to recap Strikeforce: Diaz vs. Cyborg.



PMR 131 with Kenny Florian and UFC Fight for the Troops Recap is Ready NOW!


The On Demand Replay of the Pro MMA Radio interview with lead ESPN MMA Live analyst and top UFC Lightweight Contender Kenny Florian is ready now and available for our listeners 24/7. Florian is recovering from a knee injury but wasn’t short on opinions when it came to fellow lightweights Melvin Guillard, Evan Dunham and the rest of the division.

In The Opening Round, Pep was joined by FIGHT! Magazine Editor in Chief Donovan Craig to recap UFC Fight for the Troops 2 and MMA Mania’s Jesse Holland came in for a special Closing Round to preview this weekend’s Strikeforce event and discuss Jens Pulver’s latest trip to the cage.

 


Top UFC Lightweight Kenny Florian Headlines Pro MMA Radio Monday, January 24th!


Top UFC Lightweight and ESPN MMA Live analyst Kenny Florian returns to Pro MMA Radio on January 24th to talk about the injury that caused him to withdraw from the Main Event fight against Evan Dunham at this weekend’s Fight for the Troops. What’s next for Ken Flo and where does he see himself in the division?

In The Opening Round, Donovan Craig of FIGHT! Magazine joins Pep to recap the Fight for the Troops and talk about what’s coming up for the magazine.



PMR 130 with Evan Dunham and Fight for the Troops Preview is Ready NOW!


The On Demand Replay of Pro MMA Radio’s interview with UFC Lightweight Contender and Fight for the Troops Main Eventer Evan Dunham is ready now and available for our listeners 24/7. Dunham faces fellow lightweight star Melvin Guillard in the main event at UFC Fight for the Troops on January 22nd in Fort Hood, Texas and live and free on Spike TV.

In The Opening Round, Pep was joined by MMA media personality Dave Farra to preview the event and talk Strikeforce, NY MMA legislation and more.

 




Fight for the Troops Main Eventer Evan Dunham Headlines Pro MMA Radio Monday, January 17th!


UFC Lightweight Rising Star Evan Dunham headlines Pro MMA Radio this week just days before he takes on Melvin Guillard in the main event of UFC Fight for the Troops 2. Dunham is 4-1 in the UFC’s stacked lightweight division, his only loss a controversial split decision to former champ Sean Sherk. Fight for the Troops takes place on Saturday, January 22nd at Fort Hood near Killeen, Texas and live and free on Spike TV.

In The Opening Round, MMA and mainstream media personality Dave Farra joins Pep to preview the Fight for the Troops and discuss the Strikeforce Heavyweight Tournament, the UFC’s latest efforts in New York and more. Farra is the Host and Executive Producer of the MMA television show, MMA: 30 as well as the Dave and Mahoney Radio Show on CBS Radio in Las Vegas.



PMR 129 with Melvin Guillard is Ready NOW!


The On Demand Replay of Pro MMA Radio’s interview with UFC Lightweight Contender Melvin Guillard is ready now and available for our listeners 24/7. “The Young Assassin” faces fellow lightweight rising star Evan Dunham in the main event at UFC Fight for the Troops on January 22nd in Fort Hood, Texas and live and free on Spike TV.

In The Opening Round, Pep was joined by Yahoo! Sports’ Kevin Iole for a “Hot Topic” discussion of MMA issues currently making headlines.

 


UFC Fight for the Troops Headliner Melvin Guillard Headlines Pro MMA Radio Monday, January 10th!


Melvin “The Young Assassin” Guillard is one of the heaviest hitters and top contenders in the UFC’s stacked Lightweight Division. Guillard headlines this week’s Pro MMA Radio as he readies for fellow top contender Evan Dunham as the two get ready to headline UFC Fight for the Troops on January 22nd in Fort Hood, Texas, live and free on Spike TV. Melvin pulls no punches in or out of the cage so get ready for a raw and unedited interview.

In The Opening Round, Yahoo! Sports Senior MMA and boxing writer Kevin Iole joins Pep to talk about the Strikeforce heavyweight tournament, the upcoming season of TUF, title shots, Chael Sonnen and more.



PMR 128 with Clay Guida and UFC 125 Recap is Ready NOW!


The On Demand Replay of Pro MMA Radio’s interview with UFC Lightweight Contender Clay Guida is ready now and available for our listeners 24/7. “The Carpenter” scored one of the biggest wins of his MMA career this past weekend with a Submission of the Night performance over MMA legend Takanori Gomi at UFC 125.

In The Opening Round, Pep was joined by MMA Mania’s Jesse Holland to recap UFC 125.

 


UFC Lightweight Contender Clay Guida Headlines Pro MMA Radio Monday, January 3rd!


Top UFC Lightweight Clay “The Carpenter” Guida makes his way back to Pro MMA Radio days after scoring one of the biggest wins of his MMA career at UFC 125. Guida submitted former number one ranked lightweight and Pride legend, Takanori Gomi and now looks forward to what should be a top ranked UFC lightweight in his next fight.

In the Opening Round, MMA Mania’s Jesse Holland joined Pep to break down all the action at UFC 125.



PMR 127 with Gray Maynard and 2010 Pro MMA Awards is Ready NOW!


The On Demand Replay of Pro MMA Radio’s interview with UFC Lightweight Number One Contender Gray Maynard is ready now and available for our listeners 24/7. “The Bully” takes his shot at the title when he takes on division Champion Frankie Edgar at UFC 125 on January 1st at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada and live on Pay Per View.

In The Opening Round, Pep was joined by MMA Mania’s Jesse Holland for the 2010 Pro MMA Awards and to break down UFC 125. The Awards are as follows:

KO of the Year:
Mike Russow’s KO of Todd Duffee at UFC 114

Submission of the Year:
Chris Lytle’s submission of Matt Brown at UFC 116

Fight of the Year:
Anthony Pettis vs. Ben Henderson at WEC 53

Breakout Fighter of the Year:
Phil Davis

Fighter of the Year:
Anthony Pettis