Month: April 2014

Announcing the Second ‘Annual’ White Elephant Essay Contest

cain vs bigfootWelcome to the second installment of the Co-Main Event Podcast’s sort-of annual White Elephant Essay Contest. OK, fine, there’s actually nothing annual about it, since the last time we did it was 2012, but whatever. If you’re reading this, you’re probably more interested in winning yourself a fabulous prize pack than any pesky little “details” so let’s all just be cool and forge ahead, yeah?

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Co-Main Event Podcast Episode 101 (4/28/14)

CME signEpisode 101 of the Co-Main Event Podcast sneaks in before Ben Fowlkes takes his family on a fabulous Florida vacation this week (must be nice, amirite?). Ben and Chad have more than enough to fill all three rounds, after Jon Jones sprinted past Glover Teixeira, Anthony Johnson reduced Phil Davis to ruin and Ronda Rousey said some weird stuff about Cris “Cyborg” Justino (only to be later backed up by even weirder stuff from her boss).

All that, plus AYFKM and Just Sayin’ Stuff.

Oh, the sign? Thought you’d never ask. Got that in the mail this week from listener Erik Aragon. Pretty great, right?

SOUNDS: This week’s music comes to us from Tomas Simon and his band The Old Faithful, of Valencia, Spain. If you like their tunes you can find them right here.

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Co-Main Event Podcast Episode 100, Part 2 (4/21/14)

comainPod-AHuffing and puffing like a couple heavyweights at a local MMA show, Ben and Chad stagger into the championship rounds during the second half of CME 100. As if the first hour wasn’t action-packed enough, this installment finds your dudes discussing Bellator’s finalized pay-per-view card, UFC President Dana White trying to light a fire under Phil Davis prior to this weekend’s bout with Anthony Johnson and Jon Jones’ UFC 172 title defense against Glover Teixeira.

All that plus MasterTweet Theatre and Just Sayin’ Stuff.

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Co-Main Event Podcast Episode 100, Part 1 (4/21/14)

comainPod-AThe Co-Main Event Podcast celebrates episode 100 this week. In order to honor the show’s vast listening audience for its attention and good graces, Ben and Chad bust out a doublewide show, going five rounds, two hours and two parts in order to get it done in style. In part one of this week’s CME, the guys unleash a boatload of announcements, including the Breakfast of Champions, this year’s White Elephant Essay Contest and some exciting new merchandising opportunities for you, the fans. In addition, they discuss Tim Kennedy’s big win over Michael Bisping from the TUF: Nations live finale and Fabricio Werdum’s big win over Travis Browne from UFC on Fox 11.

Get it? Got it? Good.

All that, plus listener mail and AYFKM.

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Co-Main Event Podcast Episode 99 (4/14/14)

comainPod-ADeep breath, fight fans, this shit is about to get hectic. The Co-Main Event Podcast dives into the thick of the UFC’s spring schedule this week, with talk of Roy Nelson’s win over Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira as well as this Wednesday’s bout pitting Michael Bisping vs. Tim Kennedy and Travis Browne’s Saturday No. 1 contender fight against Fabricio Werdum.

Along the way, Ben and Chad also take on Ronda Rousey’s newly booked title defense against Alexis Davis as well as Tyrone Spong’s horrific injury during last weekend’s Glory kickboxing event.

All that, plus AYFKM, Tips for the Well-Rounded Fight Fan and Just Sayin’ Stuff.

Sounds: This week’s music comes to us from longtime listener Kyle Kelly-Yahner and his band Split Screens. If you like what you hear you can find them at

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Co-Main Event Podcast Episode 98 (4/7/14)

comainPod-AThe Great MMA Drought of 2014 is nearly over as Ben and Chad sit down to record episode 98 of the Co-Main Event Podcast. Friday in Abu Dhabi the UFC ends its uncharacteristic period of inactivity with Fight Night 39, featuring Roy Nelson’s heavyweight main event against Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira. That show will be live on Fight Pass, so naturally the dudes must devote a round of this week’s CME to breaking down its many ins and outs. Of course, that’s not all. With Jake Shields getting unexpectedly cut from the UFC and Holly Holm winning the Legacy FC women’s bantamweight title on Friday, there is plenty to discuss. Oh yeah, the parenting style of Fedor Emelianenko and this week’s Lingerie Fighting Championship event also garner a mention.

All that, plus AYFKM, Just Sayin’ Stuff and MasterTweet Theatre.

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