Episode Archives

Episode 338: I’m Out Here Swinging Snakes Around, Man!

Ben and Chad break down the action from UFC on ESPN+1, as instructed by the huge amount of listener mail they received.

Episode 337: I Feel Like I’m Taking Crazy Pills

The UFC’s broadcast deal with ESPN is upon us, so Ben and Chad break down Henry Cejudo vs. TJ Dillashaw, talk about how a streaming-only product will affect fans and then nod to Nate Diaz jumping into the Conor-Khabib feud.

Episode 336: From Outhouse to Penthouse

After holiday break, Ben and Chad are back like Francis Ngannou after knocking out Curtis Blaydes. On this episode: UFC 232 wrap-up plus UFC 235 goes from the outhouse to the penthouse.

Episode 335: Time to go whole hog on sword fighting

Chad and Ben discuss the divergent directions of Frank Mir and Lyoto Machida, then look ahead to UFC 232’s dueling title fights.

Episode 334: Got them WMDs

Ben and Chad break down the two title fights from UFC 231 and ask what’s next at men’s featherweight and women’s flyweight. Plus, with the UFC’s Fox deal about to end, what did we learn?

Episode 333: Poison most foul

Recapping the hot heavyweight action from Adelaide, Australia over the weekend (and Shogun!), plus Ben and Chad look ahead to the two awesome title fights on tap Saturday at UFC 231.

CME Book Club: The Sisters Brothers

Ben and Chad discuss one of their favorite books, Patrick DeWitt’s The Sisters Brothers, with some help from the CME listening audience.

Episode 332: Still Reeling from Chuck-Tito 3

The outcome of Chuck Liddell-Tito Ortiz 3 leaves everybody out of sorts and wondering, among other things, if Golden Boy is one-and-done in MMA. Also, just how “back” is Francis Ngannou?

Episode 331: Stop Doing Stuff with Your Eyes

Are we ready to accept Santiago Ponzinibbio as welterweight No. 1 contender? Also, Bellator throws it back to the early 2000s with a tape delay from Israel and Francis Ngannou prepares to fight Curtis Blaydes. In the middle of the night. From China.

Episode 330: 25 Damn Years

The UFC celebrates its 25th anniversary with a Fight Night event in Denver. Yair Rodriguez and Chan Sung Jung have a crackerjack. Mike Perry and Donald Cerrone settle their rivalry … for now.