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Just two guys with a love for all things MMA! Join us as we speak on a number of MMA topics including: -Previews and recaps of UFC/MMA events -UFC and MMA breaking news/headlines -Matchmaking, top 10 lists and much more! New episodes every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday! Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/belowaveragejoes-podcast/support

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    Ep. 227 - UFC Vegas 59 & PFL Playoffs Week 1 Preview | Poirier vs Chandler in Madison Square Garden?

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 4, 2022 101:09

    Join us as we break down the most significant fights for UFC Vegas 59 and PFL Playoffs week 1, Dustin Poirier and Michael Chandler set to face each other at UFC 281 in Madison Square Garden, and more! Time Stamps: (0:00) - Intro (7:28) - PointsBet Sportsbook partnership OFFER New users can receive a 100% MATCH on their first deposit up to $2000! All you have to do is sign up with the link below OR download the PointsBet Sportsbook app and use code "MMAJOES" in the promotion box! PointsBet Sportsbook sign-up link: https://join.pointsbet.com/bdm2k/?utm_source=Unbounce_Caroline_Weeks&utm_medium=BDM&utm_campaign=Risk_Free_2_1500_500&utm_term=Unbounce&utm_content=Caroline_Weeks&promo=MMAJOES (9:31) - UFC Vegas 59 main event preview: (6) Thiago Santos vs (10) Jamahal Hill (22:35) - PFL Playoffs week 1 preview: Light Heavyweight & Lightweight (34:34) - DWCS season 6, week 2 recap (43:59) -Fight announcements (C) Patricio Pitbull vs (2) Adam Borics | October 1 | Bellator 286 (1 FW) AJ McKee vs Spike Carlysle | October 1 | Bellator 286 (4) Askar Askarov vs (5) Brandon Royval | October 15 | UFC Fight Night (2) Dustin Poirier vs (5) Michael Chandler | November 12 | UFC 281 (14) Tracy Cortez vs (10 SW) Amanda Ribas | December 3 | UFC Fight Night (1:06:01) - THE REST (Other notable fights to look out for at UFC Vegas 59) (6) Vicente Luque vs (13) Geoff Neal Mohammad Usman vs Zac Pauga Brogan Walker vs Juliana Miller Terrance McKinney vs Erick Gonzalez (1:31:54) - Closing statements Be sure to follow us on all platforms to stay updated on future episodes and announcements: Our Linktree can take you straight to our Donation and Voice Message options, video episodes on YouTube, social media platforms, and more! Simply click the following link and explore where you can support, engage and interact with our podcast: https://linktr.ee/baj_mmapodcast Thanks for listening! --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/belowaveragejoes-podcast/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/belowaveragejoes-podcast/support

    Ep. 226 - Amanda Nunes is Champ Champ Once Again | Moreno and Figueiredo Ready for Fourth Fight

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 1, 2022 91:49

    Join us as we discuss Amanda Nunes earning her bantamweight title back by defeating Julianna Pena at UFC 277, Brandon Moreno finishing Kai Kara-France to become interim flyweight champion, and his post-fight face-off with Deiveson Figueiredo, and more! Time Stamps: (0:00) - Intro (4:20) - Announcing our new partnership with PointsBet Sportsbook New users can receive a 100% MATCH on their first deposit up to $2000! All you have to do is sign up with the link below OR download the PointsBet Sportsbook app and use code "MMAJOES" in the promotion box! PointsBet Sportsbook sign-up link: https://join.pointsbet.com/bdm2k/?utm_source=Unbounce_Caroline_Weeks&utm_medium=BDM&utm_campaign=Risk_Free_2_1500_500&utm_term=Unbounce&utm_content=Caroline_Weeks&promo=MMAJOES (5:51) - UFC 277 recap: (1) Amanda Nunes defeats (C) Julianna Pena via Unanimous Decision (21:57) - UFC 277 recap: (1) Brandon Moreno defeats (2) Kai Kara-France via TKO (36:40) - Tidbits (Other notable MMA news stories from the weekend) Yair Rodriguez says he will not fight Josh Emmett, will wait for Alexander Volkanovski Kamaru Usman is set to make a cameo appearance in Black Panther 2 (43:34) - Fight announcements (13) Edson Barboza vs (15) Ilia Topuria | October 29 | UFC Fight Night (46:46) - THE REST (Other notable performances from UFC 277) (11) Sergei Pavlovich defeats (5) Derrick Lewis via TKO (4) Alexandre Pantoja defeats (6) Alex Perez via Submission (4) Magomed Ankalaev defeats (5) Anthony Smith via TKO Drew Dober defeats Rafael Alves via KO Michael Morales defeats Adam Fugitt via TKO Nicolae Negumereanu defeats Ihor Potieria via TKO (1:17:21) - Below Average Bet Slip recap (UFC 277 betting results) (1:22:05) - Closing statements Be sure to follow us on all platforms to stay updated on future episodes and announcements: Our Linktree can take you straight to our Donation and Voice Message options, video episodes on YouTube, social media platforms, and more! Simply click the following link and explore where you can support, engage and interact with our podcast: https://linktr.ee/baj_mmapodcast Thanks for listening! --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/belowaveragejoes-podcast/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/belowaveragejoes-podcast/support

    Ep. 225 - UFC 277 Preview | DWCS Season 6, Week 1 Recap | Poirier vs Chandler Getting Close

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 28, 2022 93:49

    Join us as we break down the most significant fights for UFC 277, recap Dana White's Contender Series season 6, week 1 recap, Dustin Poirier and Michael Chandler edging closer to a fight, and more! Time Stamps: (0:00) - Intro (5:46) - UFC 277 main event preview: (C) Julianna Pena vs (1) Amanda Nunes 2 (23:19) - UFC 277 co-main event preview: (1) Brandon Moreno vs (2) Kai Kara-France 2 (33:06) - DWCS season 6, week 1 recap (44:30) - Tidbits (Other notable MMA news stories from the week) Dustin Poirier's representative Tiki Ghosn provides an update “Looks like it's going to be Michael Chandler. Sounds like he wants the smoke and Dustin is going to give it to him." (49:00) - THE REST (Other notable fights to look out for at UFC 277) (5) Derrick Lewis vs (11) Sergei Pavlovich (4) Alexandre Pantoja vs (6) Alex Perez (4) Magomed Ankalaev vs (5) Anthony Smith (1:04:03) - Below Average Bet Slip (Our best bets for UFC 277) (1:18:52) - Closing statements Be sure to follow us on all platforms to stay updated on future episodes and announcements: Our Linktree can take you straight to our Donation and Voice Message options, video episodes on YouTube, social media platforms, and more! Simply click the following link and explore where you can support, engage and interact with our podcast: https://linktr.ee/baj_mmapodcast Thanks for listening! --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/belowaveragejoes-podcast/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/belowaveragejoes-podcast/support

    Ep. 224 - Blaydes Wins as Result of Aspinall Injury | Paddy the Baddy and Meatball Molly Shine Again

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 25, 2022 101:04

    Join us as we discuss what should be next for Curtis Blaydes in the aftermath of UFC London and Tom Aspinall's injury, Paddy Pimblett and Molly McCann shining bright, and more! Time Stamps: (0:00) - Intro (7:17) - UFC London recap: (4) Curtis Blaydes defeats (6) Tom Aspinall via TKO (17:56) - UFC London recap: Paddy Pimblett defeats Jordan Leavitt via Submission (31:05) - Bellator 283 recap: (4) Jason Jackson defeats (3) Douglas Lima via Unanimous Decision (38:27) - Fight announcements (13) Johnny Walker vs Ion Cutelaba | September 10 | UFC 279 (6) Beneil Dariush vs (8) Mateusz Gamrot | October 22 | UFC 280 (3) Marina Rodriguez vs (8) Amanda Lemos | October 22 | UFC 280 (1) Katlyn Chookagian vs (7) Manon Fiorot MOVED | October 22 | UFC 280 (54:03) - THE REST (Other notable performances from the weekend) ONE 159: (C) Reinier de Ridder defeats Vitaly Bigdash via Submission UFC London: (8) Jack Hermansson defeats Chris Curtis via Unanimous Decision UFC London: (11) Nikita Krylov defeats Alexander Gustafsson via KO UFC London: Molly McCann defeats Hannah Goldy via TKO UFC London: Jonathan Pearce defeats Makwan Amirkhani via TKO UFC London: Muhammad Mokaev defeats Charles Johnson via Unanimous Decision Bellator 283: Tofiq Musayev defeats (1) Sidney Outlaw via TKO Bellator 283: (3) Usman Nurmagomedov defeats Chris Gonzalez via Submission Bellator 283: Marcelo Golm defeats (8) Davion Franklin via Submission Bellator 283: (8) Dalton Rosta defeats (7) Romero Cotton via TKO Bellator 283: Roman Faraldo defeats Luis Iniguez (1:24:37) - Below Average Bet Slip recap (UFC London betting results) (1:32:24) - Closing statements Be sure to follow us on all platforms to stay updated on future episodes and announcements: Our Linktree can take you straight to our Donation and Voice Message options, video episodes on YouTube, social media platforms, and more! Simply click the following link and explore where you can support, engage and interact with our podcast: https://linktr.ee/baj_mmapodcast Thanks for listening! --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/belowaveragejoes-podcast/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/belowaveragejoes-podcast/support

    Ep. 223 - UFC London & Bellator 283 Preview | Khamzat Chimaev vs Nate Diaz + Yan vs O'Malley Booked

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 21, 2022 122:24

    Join us as we break down the most significant fights for UFC London and Bellator 283, discuss Khamzat Chimaev vs Nate Diaz being booked for the UFC 279 main event, Petr Yan vs Sean O'Malley scheduled for UFC 280, and more! Time Stamps: (0:00) - Intro (7:55) - UFC London main event preview: (4) Curtis Blaydes vs (6) Tom Aspinall (21:11) - UFC London co-main event preview: (8) Jack Hermansson vs Chris Curtis (31:26) - Bellator 283 main event preview: (3) Douglas Lima vs (4) Jason Jackson (39:08) - Fight announcements Zubaira Tukhugov OUT, David Onama IN vs Nate Landwehr | August 13 | UFC San Diego (3) Khamzat Chimaev vs Nate Diaz | September 10 | UFC 279 (C) Aljamain Sterling vs (2) TJ Dillashaw | October 22 | UFC 280 (1) Petr Yan vs (13) Sean O'Malley | October 22 | UFC 280 (1:10:45) - Tidbits (Other notable MMA news stories from the week) Frankie Edgar requests his retirement fight to be at UFC 281 in NYC. He mentions Dominick Cruz as a potential opponent. (1:15:09) - THE REST (Other notable fights to look out for this weekend) Bellator 283: (1) Sidney Outlaw vs Tofiq Musayev Bellator 283: (3) Usman Nurmagomedov vs Chris Gonzalez Bellator 283: (7) Romero Cotton vs (8) Dalton Rosta UFC London: Paddy Pimblett vs Jordan Leavitt UFC London: (11) Nikita Krylov vs Alexander Gustafsson UFC London: Molly McCann vs Hannah Goldy UFC London: (8) Paul Craig vs (9) Volkan Oezdemir (1:41:20) - Below Average Bet Slip (Our best bets for UFC London) (1:58:58) - Closing statements + Let us know your thoughts Be sure to follow us on all platforms to stay updated on future episodes and announcements: Our Linktree can take you straight to our Donation and Voice Message options, video episodes on YouTube, social media platforms, and more! Simply click the following link and explore where you can support, engage and interact with our podcast: https://linktr.ee/baj_mmapodcast Thanks for listening! --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/belowaveragejoes-podcast/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/belowaveragejoes-podcast/support

    Ep. 222 - Will Yair Rodriguez Get the Next Featherweight Title Shot? | Oliveira vs Makhachev is Set

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 18, 2022 75:50

    Join us as we discuss Yair Rodriguez and Brian Ortega's UFC Long Island main event and what it means for the near future of the featherweight division, Charles Oliveira vs Islam Makhachev being confirmed for UFC 280, and more! Time Stamps: (0:00) - Intro (4:55) - UFC Long Island recap: (3) Yair Rodriguez defeats (2) Brian Ortega via TKO (19:41) - UFC Long Island recap: (13) Ricky Simon defeats (14) Jack Shore via Submission (30:58) - PFL announces the launch of "PFL Europe" set to debut in 2023 (37:45) - Fight announcements (4) Jessica Andrade OUT vs (6) Manon Fiorot, (1) Katlyn Chookagian IN | September 3 | UFC Paris (1) Charles Oliveira vs (4) Islam Makhachev | October 22 | UFC 280 (47:00) - THE REST (Other notable performances from UFC Long Island) (11) Amanda Lemos defeats (10) Michelle Waterson-Gomez via Submission (14) Li Jingliang defeats Muslim Salikhov via TKO (8) Matt Schnell defeats (12) Su Mudaerji via Submission (14) Shane Burgos defeats Charles Jourdain via Majority Decision (3) Lauren Murphy defeats (10 BW) Miesha Tate via Unanimous Decision Punahele Soriano defeats Dalcha Lungiambula via KO Bill Algeo defeats Herbert Burns via TKO (15) Dustin Jacoby defeats Da Un Jung via KO (1:08:18) - Below Average Bet Slip recap (UFC Long Island betting results) (1:10:30) - Closing statements + Let us know your thoughts Be sure to follow us on all platforms to stay updated on future episodes and announcements: Our Linktree can take you straight to our Donation and Voice Message options, video episodes on YouTube, social media platforms, and more! Simply click the following link and explore where you can support, engage and interact with our podcast: https://linktr.ee/baj_mmapodcast Thanks for listening! --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/belowaveragejoes-podcast/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/belowaveragejoes-podcast/support

    Ep. 221 - UFC Long Island Preview | Nate Diaz Tells All on MMA Hour | Usman to Light Heavyweight?

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 14, 2022 68:30

    Join us as we break down the most significant fights for UFC Long Island, give our thoughts on Nate Diaz's MMA Hour interview, Kamaru Usman wanting to move up to light heavyweight, and more! Time Stamps: (0:00) - Intro (8:45) - UFC Long Island main event preview: (2) Brian Ortega vs (3) Yair Rodriguez (22:18) - Nate Diaz appears on a special edition of the MMA Hour and says UFC is holding him hostage among other things (30:05) - Tidbits (Other notable MMA news stories from the week) UFC originally planned for UFC 280 on 9/24 with Stipe vs Jones in mind Now UFC 279 is 9/10 (Vegas or Atlanta) Now UFC 280 in Abu Dhabi on 10/22 Usman speaks on wanting the light heavyweight title (41:46) - THE REST (Other notable fights to look out for at UFC Long Island) (10) Michelle Waterson vs (11) Amanda Lemos (14) Li Jingliang vs Muslim Salikhov (8) Matt Schnell vs (12) Su Mudaerji (14) Shane Burgos vs Charles Jourdain (3) Lauren Murphy vs (10 BW) Miesha Tate (13) Ricky Simon vs (14) Jack Shore (1:06:25) - Closing statements + Let us know your thoughts Be sure to follow us on all platforms to stay updated on future episodes and announcements: Our Linktree can take you straight to our Donation and Voice Message options, video episodes on YouTube, social media platforms, and more! Simply click the following link and explore where you can support, engage and interact with our podcast: https://linktr.ee/baj_mmapodcast Thanks for listening! --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/belowaveragejoes-podcast/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/belowaveragejoes-podcast/support

    Ep. 220 - Rafael Fiziev Crashes in to the Top Ten | Darren Till Injured, Replaced by Chris Curtis

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 11, 2022 101:19

    Join us as we discuss Rafael Fiziev's UFC Vegas 58 main event knockout win against Rafael Dos Anjos, Darren Till's latest injury forcing him off the UFC London card, and more! Time Stamps: (0:00) - Intro (8:36) - UFC Vegas 58 recap: (10) Rafael Fiziev defeats (7) Rafael Dos Anjos via KO (29:26) - Tidbits (Other notable MMA news stories from the weekend) Jimmy Flick to end his retirement from MMA (31:05) - Fight announcements Billy Quarantillo OUT vs Bill Algeo, replaced by Herbert Burns | July 16 | UFC Long Island (9) Darren Till OUT vs (8) Jack Hermansson, replaced by Chris Curtis | July 23 | UFC London Antonio Carlos Jr OUT vs Omari Akhmedov, replaced by Josh Silveira | August 5 | PFL Playoffs (8) Giga Chikadze vs (12) Sodiq Yusuff | September 17 | UFC Fight Night (4) Mackenzie Dern vs (5) Yan Xioanan | October 1 | UFC Fight Night (5) Belal Muhammad vs (9) Sean Brady | October 22 | UFC event in Abu Dhabi (1:01:47) - THE REST (Other notable performances from UFC Vegas 58) Caio Borralho defeats Armen Petrosyan via Unanimous Decision Said Nurmagomedov defeats Douglas Silva de Andrade via Unanimous Decision Chase Sherman defeats Jared Vanderaa via TKO Jamie Mullarkey defeats Michael Johnson via Split Decision Cody Brundage defeats Tresean Gore via KO David Onama defeats Garrett Armfield via Submission Saidyokub Kakhramonov defeats Ronnie Lawrence via Unanimous Decision (1:28:53) - Below Average Bet Slip recap (UFC Vegas 58 betting results) (1:33:49) - Closing statements + Let us know your thoughts Be sure to follow us on all platforms to stay updated on future episodes and announcements: Our Linktree can take you straight to our Donation and Voice Message options, video episodes on YouTube, social media platforms, and more! Simply click the following link and explore where you can support, engage and interact with our podcast: https://linktr.ee/baj_mmapodcast Thanks for listening! --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/belowaveragejoes-podcast/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/belowaveragejoes-podcast/support

    Ep. 219 - UFC Vegas 58 Preview | Henry Cejudo Confronts Volkanovski, Sterling, and O'Malley

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 7, 2022 93:12

    Join us as we break down the most significant fights for UFC Vegas 58, and discuss Henry Cejudo's UFC 276 fight week confrontations with Alexander Volkanovski, Aljamain Sterling, Sean O'Malley, and more! Time Stamps: (0:00) - Intro (6:16) - UFC Vegas 58 main event preview: (7) Rafael Dos Anjos vs (10) Rafael Fiziev (22:09) - Tidbits (Other notable MMA news stories from the week) Footage of Henry Cejudo looking for fights with Aljamain Sterling, Alexander Volkanovski and Sean O'Malley go viral Dana White absent from UFC 276 Claressa Shields officially to box at O2 Arena in September, leaves PFL future in doubt PFL considering adding a men's bantamweight and women's flyweight division (40:37) - Fight announcements (C) Patricky Pitbull OUT vs (1) Sidney Outlaw, replaced by Tofiq Musayev | July 22 | Bellator 283 (13) Nassourdine Imavov vs Joaquin Buckley | September 3 | UFC Paris (44:50 ) - THE REST (Other notable fights to look out for at UFC Vegas 58) Caio Borralho vs Armen Petrosyan Douglas Silva de Andrade vs Said Nurmagomedov Michael Johnson vs Jamie Mullarkey (11) Cynthia Calvillo vs (7 SW) Nina Nunes Aiemann Zahabi vs Ricky Turcios (1:03:42) - Below Average Bet Slip (Our best bets for UFC Vegas 58) (1:27:40) - Closing statements + Let us know your thoughts Be sure to follow us on all platforms to stay updated on future episodes and announcements: Our Linktree can take you straight to our Donation and Voice Message options, video episodes on YouTube, social media platforms, and more! Simply click the following link and explore where you can support, engage and interact with our podcast: https://linktr.ee/baj_mmapodcast Thanks for listening! --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/belowaveragejoes-podcast/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/belowaveragejoes-podcast/support

    Ep. 218 - What to Make of Adesanya's Title Reign | Is Volkanovski the Best Featherweight Ever?

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 4, 2022 96:40

    Join us as we discuss Israel Adesanya's fifth title defense at UFC 276 against Jared Cannonier, Alexander Volkanovski going 3-0 against Max Holloway, and more! Time Stamps: (0:00) - Intro (5:08) - UFC 276 recap: (C) Israel Adesanya defeats (2) Jared Cannonier via Unanimous Decision (26:09) - UFC 276 recap: (C) Alexander Volkanovski defeats (1) Max Holloway via Unanimous Decision (54:20) - PFL week 6 recap (1:03:10) - Fight announcements (13) Angela Hill vs Loopy Godinez | October 15 | UFC Fight Night (1:04:30) - Tidbits (Other notable MMA news stories from the weekend) - Daniel Cormier admits to holding the towel to make weight for title fight against Anthony Johnson during his HOF speech - Nate Diaz smacks up a Nelk boy (1:08:28) - THE REST (Other notable performances from UFC 276) Alex Pereira defeats (4) Sean Strickland via KO Bryan Barberena defeats Robbie Lawler via TKO (9) Pedro Munhoz vs (13) Sean O'Malley ends in a No Contest Jalin Turner defeats (14) Brad Riddell via Submission Ian Garry defeats Gabe Green via Unanimous Decision Dricus Du Plessis defeats (12) Brad Tavares via Unanimous Decision (13) Andre Muniz defeats (9) Uriah Hall via Unanimous Decision (13) Maycee Barber defeats (10) Jessica Eye via Unanimous Decision Jim Miller defeats Donald Cerrone via Submission (1:31:57) - Below Average Bet Slip recap (UFC 276 betting results) (1:35:02) - Closing statements + Let us know your thoughts Be sure to follow us on all platforms to stay updated on future episodes and announcements: Our Linktree can take you straight to our Donation and Voice Message options, video episodes on YouTube, social media platforms, and more! Simply click the following link and explore where you can support, engage and interact with our podcast: https://linktr.ee/baj_mmapodcast Thanks for listening! --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/belowaveragejoes-podcast/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/belowaveragejoes-podcast/support

    Ep. 217 - UFC 276 & PFL 6 Preview | Dana White Says "Jon Jones is Ready to Go... Francis or Stipe"

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 30, 2022 125:15

    Join us as we break down the most significant fights for UFC 276 and PFL 6, Dana White's most recent update on Jon Jones and who he could face in his heavyweight debut, and more! Time Stamps: (0:00) - Intro (6:20) - UFC 276 main event preview: (C) Israel Adesanya vs (2) Jared Cannonier (23:16) - UFC 276 co-main event preview: (C) Alexander Volkanovski vs (1) Max Holloway 3 (42:29) - PFL week 6 preview (54:15) - Tidbits (Other notable MMA news stories from the week) Valerie Loureda signs with WWE Dana White on Jim Rome's show “Jon Jones is ready to go. We are just waiting on an opponent.” (1:00:42) - Fight announcements (3) Lauren Murphy vs (10 BW) Miesha Tate RESCHEDULED for UFC Long Island on July 16 (1:01:45) - THE REST (Other notable fights to look out for at UFC 276) (4) Sean Strickland vs Alex Pereira Robbie Lawler vs Bryan Barberena (9) Pedro Munhoz vs (13) Sean O'Malley (14) Brad Riddell vs Jalin Turner Ian Garry vs Gabe Green Jim Miller vs Donald Cerrone 2 (9) Uriah Hall vs (13) Andre Muniz (10) Jessica Eye vs (13) Maycee Barber (12) Brad Tavares vs Dricus Du Plessis (1:44:19) - Below Average Bet Slip (Our best bets for UFC 276) (2:02:21) - Closing statements + Let us know your thoughts Be sure to follow us on all platforms to stay updated on future episodes and announcements: Our Linktree can take you straight to our Donation and Voice Message options, video episodes on YouTube, social media platforms, and more! Simply click the following link and explore where you can support, engage and interact with our podcast: https://linktr.ee/baj_mmapodcast Thanks for listening! --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/belowaveragejoes-podcast/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/belowaveragejoes-podcast/support

    Ep. 216 - Gamrot and Tsarukyan More Than Deliver | Eblen Dethrones Mousasi | PFL 5 Results

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 27, 2022 93:57

    Join us as we discuss Mateusz Gamrot and Arman Tsarukyan's fabulous UFC Vegas 57 main event, Johnny Eblen dethroning Gegard Mousasi at Bellator 282, PFL 5 results, and more! Time Stamps: (0:00) - Intro (5:34) - UFC Vegas 57 recap: (12) Mateusz Gamrot defeats (11) Arman Tsarukyan via Unanimous Decision (20:36) - UFC Vegas 57 recap: (15) Shavkat Rakhmonov defeats (10) Neil Magny via Submission (32:30) - Bellator 282 recap: (1) Johnny Eblen defeats (C) Gegard Mousasi via Unanimous Decision (40:31) - PFL week 5 recap (57:03) - Fight announcements Julia Budd OUT, Kaitlin Young IN vs Kayla Harrison | July 1 | PFL 6 (3) Lauren Murphy vs (10 BW) Miesha Tate OFF | July 2 | UFC 276 Bobby Green OUT, Donald Cerrone IN vs Jim Miller | July 2 | UFC 276 (C) Thanh Le vs (1) Tang Kai | August 26 | ONE 160 (1:03:08) - Tidbits (Other notable MMA news stories from the weekend) Sean O'Malley throws the first pitch at Arizona Diamondbacks game Jimmie Rivera fights to a majority draw in his BKFC debut UFC 276 prelims to be simulcast on ABC Cris Cyborg in talks with Katie Taylor for a December boxing super-fight (1:12:39) - THE REST (Other notable performances from the weekend) UFC Vegas 57: Umar Nurmagomedov defeats Nate Maness via Unanimous Decision UFC Vegas 57: Chris Curtis defeats Rodolfo Vieira via Unanimous Decision UFC Vegas 57: Carlos Ulberg defeats Tafon Nchukwi via TKO UFC Vegas 57: Mario Bautista defeats Brian Kelleher via Submission Bellator 282: (9) Danny Sabatello defeats (6) Leandro Higo via Unanimous Decision Bellator 282: (4) Magomed Magomedov defeats (10) Enrique Barzola via Submission Bellator 282: (5) Anatoly Tokov defeats Muhammad Abdullah via TKO Bellator 282: (10) Sabah Homasi defeats Maycon Mendonca via KO (1:26:03) - Below Average Bet Slip recap (UFC Vegas 57 betting results) (1:29:53) - Closing statements + Let us know your thoughts Be sure to follow us on all platforms to stay updated on future episodes and announcements: Our Linktree can take you straight to our Donation and Voice Message options, video episodes on YouTube, social media platforms, and more! Simply click the following link and explore where you can support, engage and interact with our podcast: https://linktr.ee/baj_mmapodcast Thanks for listening! --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/belowaveragejoes-podcast/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/belowaveragejoes-podcast/support

    Ep. 215 - UFC Vegas 57, Bellator 282 & PFL 5 Preview | Dana and Nate Continue Trading Jabs

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 23, 2022 125:12

    Join us as we break down the most significant fights for UFC Vegas 57, Bellator 282, PFL 5, Dana White and Nate Diaz's most recent remarks about one another, and more! Time Stamps: (0:00) - Intro (4:59) - UFC Vegas 57 main event preview: (11) Arman Tsarukyan vs (12) Mateusz Gamrot (17:34) - UFC Vegas 57 co-main event preview: (10) Neil Magny vs (15) Shavkat Rakhmonov (29:00) - Bellator 282 main event preview: (C) Gegard Mousasi vs (1) Johnny Eblen (37:18) - PFL week 5 preview (51:11) - Tidbits (Other notable MMA news stories from the week) Deron Winn provides commentary on his fight with Phil Hawes Nate Diaz again tweets requesting his release or a fight by August with anyone. Kevin Holland suggests himself. Dana White says he should box Jake Paul. (1:09:58) - Fight announcements (10) Marcin Tybura vs (13) Alexandr Romanov SCHEDULED for UFC 278 on August 20 (1:12:33) - THE REST (Other notable fights to look out for this weekend) UFC Vegas 57: Nate Maness vs Umar Nurmagomedov UFC Vegas 57: Chris Curtis vs Rodolfo Vieira Bellator 282: (6) Leandro Higo vs (9) Danny Sabatello Bellator 282: (4) Magomed Magomedov vs (10) Enrique Barzola Bellator 282: (2) Cat Zingano vs (6) Pam Sorenson (1:28:32) - Below Average Bet Slip (Our best bets for UFC Vegas 57) (1:51:20) - Closing statements + Let us know your thoughts Be sure to follow us on all platforms to stay updated on future episodes and announcements: Our Linktree can take you straight to our Donation and Voice Message options, video episodes on YouTube, social media platforms, and more! Simply click the following link and explore where you can support, engage and interact with our podcast: https://linktr.ee/baj_mmapodcast Thanks for listening! --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/belowaveragejoes-podcast/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/belowaveragejoes-podcast/support

    Ep. 214 - Emmett Beats Kattar in Five Round War | Holland Shines at Welterweight | PFL 4 Results

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 20, 2022 85:47

    Join us as we discuss Josh Emmett's victory over Calvin Kattar at UFC Austin, Kevin Holland improving to 2-0 at welterweight, PFL 4 results, and more! Time Stamps: (0:00) - Intro (7:14) - UFC Austin recap: (7) Josh Emmett defeats (4) Calvin Kattar via Split Decision (23:18) - UFC Austin recap: Kevin Holland defeats Tim Means via Submission (32:02) - PFL week 4 recap (43:50) - Fight announcements (C) Aljamain Sterling vs (2) TJ Dillashaw SCHEDULED for UFC 279 on September 10 (4) Cory Sandhagen vs (9) Song Yadong SCHEDULED for UFC Fight Night on September 17 (58:31) - THE REST (other notable performances from UFC Austin) Joaquin Buckley defeats Albert Duraev via TKO Gregory Rodrigues defeats Julian Marquez via KO Adrian Yanez defeats Tony Kelley via TKO Natalia Silva defeats Jasmine Jasudavicius via Unanimous Decision Jeremiah Wells defeats Court McGee via KO Ricardo Ramos defeats Danny Chavez via KO Phil Hawes defeats Deron Winn via TKO (1:21:46) - Below Average Bet Slip recap (UFC Austin betting results) (1:23:52) - Closing statements + Let us know your thoughts Be sure to follow us on all platforms to stay updated on future episodes and announcements: Our Linktree can take you straight to our Donation and Voice Message options, video episodes on YouTube, social media platforms, and more! Simply click the following link and explore where you can support, engage and interact with our podcast: https://linktr.ee/baj_mmapodcast Thanks for listening! --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/belowaveragejoes-podcast/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/belowaveragejoes-podcast/support

    Ep. 213 - UFC Austin & PFL 4 Preview | Zabit Retires | Aldo vs Dvalishvili In the Works for UFC 278

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 16, 2022 117:32

    Join us as we break down the most significant fights for UFC Austin and PFL 4, Zabit Magomedsharipov informing the UFC about his retirement, Jose Aldo vs Merab Dvalishvili being targeted for UFC 278, and more! Time Stamps: (0:00) - Intro (7:27) - UFC Austin main event preview: (4) Calvin Kattar vs (7) Josh Emmett (21:26) - UFC Austin co-main event preview: Donald Cerrone vs Joe Lauzon (27:54) - PFL week 4 preview (37:09) - What we missed (Other notable MMA news stories from the week) Zabit Magomedsharipov notifies the UFC of his retirement Greg Hardy signs with Bare Knuckle FC (46:01) - Fight announcements Rani Yahya OUT of his scheduled bout with Cody Garbrandt at UFC Fight Night on July 9 (C) Patricky Pitbull vs (1) Sidney Outlaw SCHEDULED for Bellator 283 on July 23 (3) Douglas Lima vs (4) Jason Jackson SCHEDULED for Bellator 283 on July 23 Usman Nurmagomedov vs Chris Gonzalez SCHEDULED for Bellator 283 on July 23 (3) Jose Aldo vs (6) Merab Dvalishvili SCHEDULED for UFC 278 on August 20 (1) Katlyn Chookagian OUT of her fight with (6) Manon Fiorot, Jessica Andrade steps in to replace her at UFC Paris on September 3 (1:05:17) - THE REST (Other notable fights to look out for at UFC Austin) Tim Means vs Kevin Holland Joaquin Buckley vs Albert Duraev Damir Ismagulov vs Guram Kutateladze Julian Marquez vs Gregory Rodrigues Adrian Yanez vs Tony Kelley Phil Hawes vs Deron Winn (1:23:27) - Below Average Bet Slip (Our best bets for UFC Austin) (1:49:13) - Closing statements + Let us know your thoughts Be sure to follow us on all platforms to stay updated on future episodes and announcements: Our Linktree can take you straight to our Donation and Voice Message options, video episodes on YouTube, social media platforms, and more! Simply click the following link and explore where you can support, engage and interact with our podcast: https://linktr.ee/baj_mmapodcast Thanks for listening! --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/belowaveragejoes-podcast/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/belowaveragejoes-podcast/support

    Ep. 212 - Prochazka Submits Teixeira to Win Title | Seven Defenses for Valentina | Weili's Brutal KO

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 13, 2022 98:53

    Join us as we discuss the war between Jiri Prochazka and Glover Teixeira at UFC 275, Valentina Shevchenko's razor-close seventh title defense, Zhang Weili's spinning back fist knockout over Joanna Jedrzejczyk, and more! Time Stamps: (0:00) - Intro (4:54) - UFC 275 recap: (2) Jiri Prochazka defeats (C) Glover Teixeira via Submission (28:23) - UFC 275 recap: (C) Valentina Shevchenko defeats (4) Taila Santos via Split Decision (40:55) - UFC 275 recap: (2) Zhang Weili defeats Joanna Jedrzejczyk via KO (55:38) - What We Missed (Other notable MMA news stories from the weekend) DWCS Season 6 begins July 27 Road to UFC Episodes 1-4 Michael Page vs Mike Perry SCHEDULED for Bare Knuckle event in London on August 20 (1:08:45) - Fight announcements (3) Alexandre Pantoja vs (6) Alex Perez 2 SCHEDULED for UFC 277 on July 30 (C) Kamaru Usman vs (2) Leon Edwards 2 SCHEDULED for UFC 278 on August 20 (1:16:08) - THE REST (other notable performances from UFC 275) -ake Matthews defeats Andre Fialho via KO Jack Della Maddalena defeats Ramazan Emeev via TKO Josh Culibao defeats Seungwoo Choi via Split Decision Maheshate defeats Steve Garcia via KO Brendan Allen defeats Jacob Malkoun via Unanimous Decision Silvana Gomez Juarez defeats Liang Na via KO (1:25:59) - Below Average Bet Slip recap (UFC 275 betting results) (1:31:24) - Closing statements + Let us know your thoughts Be sure to follow us on all platforms to stay updated on future episodes and announcements: Our Linktree can take you straight to our Donation and Voice Message options, video episodes on YouTube, social media platforms, and more! Simply click the following link and explore where you can support, engage and interact with our podcast: https://linktr.ee/baj_mmapodcast Thanks for listening! --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/belowaveragejoes-podcast/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/belowaveragejoes-podcast/support

    Ep. 211 - UFC 275 Preview | Marlon Vera vs Dominick Cruz Main Event in the Works

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 9, 2022 98:24

    Join us as we break down the most significant fights for UFC 275, give our thoughts on Marlon Vera vs Dominick Cruz being in the works, and more! Time Stamps: (0:00) - Intro (6:22) - UFC 275 main event preview: (C) Glover Teixeira vs (2) Jiri Prochazka (18:37) - UFC 275 co-main event preview: (C) Valentina Shevchenko vs (4) Taila Santos (28:05) - UFC 275 featured bout preview: (2) Zhang Weili vs Joanna Jedrzejczyk 2 (42:05) - Fight announcements (3) Askar Askarov vs (6) Alex Perez OFF of UFC Long Island on July 16 (5) Marlon Vera vs (8) Dominick Cruz SCHEDULED for UFC fight night on August 13 (50:15) - THE REST (Other notable fights to look out for at UFC Vegas 56) (8) Rogerio Bontorin vs (14) Manel Kape Jack Della Maddalena vs Ramazan Emeev Brendan Allen vs Jacob Malkoun Andre Fialho vs Jake Matthews (1:06:24) - Below Average Bet Slip (Our best bets for UFC 275) (1:31:17) - Closing statements + Let us know your thoughts Be sure to follow us on all platforms to stay updated on future episodes and announcements: Our Linktree can take you straight to our Donation and Voice Message options, video episodes on YouTube, social media platforms, and more! Simply click the following link and explore where you can support, engage and interact with our podcast: https://linktr.ee/baj_mmapodcast Thanks for listening! --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/belowaveragejoes-podcast/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/belowaveragejoes-podcast/support

    Ep. 210 - Alexander Volkov Remains Amongst the Top | Movsar Evloev Enters Featherweight Top Ten

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 6, 2022 62:25

    Join us as we discuss Alexander Volkov's UFC Vegas 56 main event win over Jairzinho Rozenstruik, Movsar Evloev entering the top ten after defeating Dan Ige, and more! Time Stamps: (0:00) - Intro (4:10) - UFC Vegas 56 recap: (7) Alexander Volkov defeats (8) Jairzinho Rozenstruik via TKO (13:03) - UFC Vegas 56 recap: (13) Movsar Evloev defeats (10) Dan Ige via Unanimous Decision (25:38) - Fight announcements Ian Garry vs Gabe Green SCHEDULED for UFC 276 on July 2 (5) Alexa Grasso vs (7) Viviane Araujo SCHEDULED for UFC event on August 13 (C) Adriano Moraes vs Demetrious Johnson 2 SCHEDULED for ONE 161 on August 26 (12) Shamil Abdurakhimov vs Jailton Almeida SCHEDULED for UFC event on September 10 (35:50) - THE REST (other notable performances from UFC Vegas 56) Lucas Almeida defeats Michael Trizano via TKO Karine Silva defeats Poliana Botelho via Submission Alonzo Menifield defeats Aksar Mozharov via TKO Karolina Kowalkiewicz defeats Felice Herrig via Submission Tony Gravely defeats Johnny Munhoz via KO Erin Blanchfield defeats JJ Aldrich via Submission (53:34) - Below Average Bet Slip recap (UFC Vegas 56 betting results) (56:50) - Closing statements + Let us know your thoughts Be sure to follow us on all platforms to stay updated on future episodes and announcements: Our Linktree can take you straight to our Donation and Voice Message options, video episodes on YouTube, social media platforms, and more! Simply click the following link and explore where you can support, engage and interact with our podcast: https://linktr.ee/baj_mmapodcast Thanks for listening! --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/belowaveragejoes-podcast/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/belowaveragejoes-podcast/support

    Ep. 209 - UFC Vegas 56 Preview | Masvidal Calls Out McGregor | Nick Diaz Wants Usman Title Fight

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 2, 2022 87:58

    Join us as we break down the most significant fights for UFC Vegas 56, Jorge Masvidal and Conor McGregor's most recent Twitter back and forth, Nick Diaz calling out Kamaru Usman, and more! Time Stamps: (0:00) - Intro (6:16) - UFC Vegas 56 main event preview: (7) Alexander Volkov vs (8) Jairzinho Rozenstruik (18:40) - Things we missed (Other notable MMA news stories from the week) Conor McGregor and Jorge Masvidal Twitter beef Nick Diaz is eyeing a 2022 UFC return and wants a title fight with Kamaru Usman Deiveson Figueiredo contemplating a move to bantamweight (42:53) - Fight announcements (11) Arman Tsarukyan vs (12) Matuesz Gamrot elevated to a five-round main event at UFC Fight Night on June 25 (2) Brian Ortega vs (3) Yair Rodriguez SCHEDULED for UFC Long Island on July 16 (C) Reinier de Ridder vs Vitaly Bigdash SCHEDULED for ONE Championship event on July 22 Paddy Pimblett vs Jordan Leavitt SCHEDULED for UFC London on July 23 (4) Paulo Costa vs Luke Rockhold MOVED to the UFC event on August 20 (1) Robert Whittaker vs (3) Marvin Vettori SCHEDULED for UFC Paris on September 3 (1) Katlyn Chookagian vs (6) Manon Fiorot SCHEDULED for UFC Paris on September 3 (58:08) - THE REST (Other notable fights to look out for at UFC Vegas 56) (10) Dan Ige vs (13) Movsar Evloev Damon Jackson vs Daniel Argueta Jeff Molina vs Zhalgas Zhumagulov Erin Blanchfield vs JJ Aldrich (1:12:01) - Below Average Bet Slip (Our best bets for UFC Vegas 56) (1:25:11) - Closing statements + Let us know your thoughts Be sure to follow us on all platforms to stay updated on future episodes and announcements: Our Linktree can take you straight to our Donation and Voice Message options, video episodes on YouTube, social media platforms, and more! Simply click the following link and explore where you can support, engage and interact with our podcast: https://linktr.ee/baj_mmapodcast Thanks for listening! --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/belowaveragejoes-podcast/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/belowaveragejoes-podcast/support

    Ep. 208 - Verbal Sparring (6/1/22) | Cejudo at 145 or Volkanovski at 155? | Next Late Resurgence Is?

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 1, 2022 96:49

    We hope you all enjoy another installment in our Verbal Sparring (formerly known as MMA Reddit Roundtable) series! Join us as we discuss potential weight class moves from Henry Cejudo and Alexander Volkanovski, which fighters could make a late-career title run resurgence, and more! Time Stamps: (0:00) - Intro (9:17) - Did Israel Adesanya's loss at Light Heavyweight affect his marketability as middleweight champ? (19:12) - What weight class move interests us more? Henry Cejudo at 145 or Alexander Volkanovski at 155 (25:12) - Is Rose Namajunas better as a challenger than a champion? (35:27) - Is DWCS legitimately bringing in talent or feeding fighters to real talent? (47:41) - What is the most emotionally invested we have been in a fight? (55:32) - What fight does not get enough credit when discussing the greatest fights of all time?(1:02:42) - When it comes to star power, is Arman Tsarukyan vs Mateusz Gamrot one of the worst main events on paper in UFC history? (1:17:25) - Who is a current fighter that is primed for a late-career title run resurgence? (1:29:48) - Closing statements + Let us know your thoughts Be sure to follow us on all platforms to stay updated on future episodes and announcements: Our Linktree can take you straight to our Donation and Voice Message options, video episodes on YouTube, social media platforms, and more! Simply click the following link and explore where you can support, engage and interact with our podcast: https://linktr.ee/baj_mmapodcast Thanks for listening! --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/belowaveragejoes-podcast/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/belowaveragejoes-podcast/support

    Ep. 207 - Vieira Edges Out Holm | JDS Dislocates Shoulder | Khabib vs Tony on TUF?

    Play Episode Listen Later May 23, 2022 72:23

    Join us as we discuss Ketlen Vieira's razor-close victory over Holly Holm at UFC Vegas55, Junior Dos Santos dislocating his shoulder in the Eagle FC 47 main event, the possibility of Khabib Nurmagomedov and Tony Ferguson coaching The Ultimate Fighter, and more! Time Stamps: (0:00) - Intro (6:17) - UFC Vegas 55 recap: (5) Ketlen Vieira defeats (2) Holly Holm via Split Decision (23:05) - Eagle FC 47 recap: Yorgan De Castro defeats Junior Dos Santos via TKO (28:51) - Khabib Nurmagomedov is open to the idea of coaching against Tony Ferguson on The Ultimate Fighter (38:39) - Fight announcements (14) Shane Burgos vs Charles Jourdain SCHEDULED for UFC 276 on July 2 (C) Juliana Pena vs (1) Amanda Nunes 2 SCHEDULED for UFC 277 on July 30 (42:46) - THE REST (other notable performances from the weekend) Eagle FC 47: Thiago Silva vs Hector Lombard ends in a no contest Eagle FC 47: Maki Pitolo defeats Doug Usher via KO UFC Vegas 55: Michel Pereira defeats (14) Santiago Ponzinibbio via Split Decision UFC Vegas 55: Chidi Njokuani defeats Dusko Todorovic via KO UFC Vegas 55: Jailton Almeida defeats Parker Porter via Submission UFC Vegas 55: Uros Medic defeats Omar Morales via TKO UFC Vegas 55: Jonathan Martinez defeats Vince Morales via Unanimous Decision UFC Vegas 55: Chase Hooper defeats Felipe Colares via TKO (58:18) - Below Average Bet Slip recap (UFC Vegas 55 betting results) (1:08:07) - Closing statements + Let us know your thoughts Be sure to follow us on all platforms to stay updated on future episodes and announcements: Our Linktree can take you straight to our Donation and Voice Message options, video episodes on YouTube, social media platforms, and more! Simply click the following link and explore where you can support, engage and interact with our podcast: https://linktr.ee/baj_mmapodcast Thanks for listening! --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/belowaveragejoes-podcast/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/belowaveragejoes-podcast/support

    Ep. 206 - UFC Vegas 55 & Eagle FC 47 Preview | Riddell vs Turner + Shore vs Simon Set for July

    Play Episode Listen Later May 19, 2022 78:08

    Join us as we break down the most significant fights for UFC Vegas 55 and Eagle FC 47, huge UFC prospect matchups including Brad Riddell vs Jalin Turner and Jack Shore vs Ricky Simon scheduled for July, and more! Time Stamps: (0:00) - Intro (4:48) - UFC Vegas 55 main event preview: (2) Holly Holm vs (5) Ketlen Vieira (14:58) - UFC Vegas 55 co-main event preview: (14) Santiago Ponzinibbio vs Michel Pereira (24:24) - Eagle FC 47 main event preview: Junior Dos Santos vs Yorgan De Castro (29:42) - Fight announcements (14) Brad Riddell vs Jalin Turner SCHEDULED for UFC 276 on July 2 (14) Jack Shore vs Ricky Simon SCHEDULED for UFC Fight Night on July 16 (13) Li Jingliang vs Muslim Salikhov SCHEDULED for UFC Fight Night on July 16 Billy Quarantillo vs Bill Algeo SCHEDULED for UFC Fight Night on July 16 (40:11) - THE REST (Other notable fights to look out for this weekend) UFC Vegas 55: Chidi Njokuani vs Dusko Todorovic UFC Vegas 55: Jailton Almeida vs Parker Porter UFC Vegas 55: Omar Morales vs Uros Medic UFC Vegas 55: Chase Hooper vs Felipe Corales Eagle FC 47: Hector Lombard vs Thiago Silva (50:37) - Below Average Bet Slip (Our best bets for UFC Vegas 55) (1:07:48) - Closing statements + Let us know your thoughts Be sure to follow us on all platforms to stay updated on future episodes and announcements: Our Linktree can take you straight to our Donation and Voice Message options, video episodes on YouTube, social media platforms, and more! Simply click the following link and explore where you can support, engage and interact with our podcast: https://linktr.ee/baj_mmapodcast Thanks for listening! --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/belowaveragejoes-podcast/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/belowaveragejoes-podcast/support

    Ep. 205 - Blachowicz Back in the Win Column | Controversy at Bellator 281 | McGregor Out of USADA?

    Play Episode Listen Later May 16, 2022 74:04

    Join us as we discuss Jan Blachowicz and Aleksandar Rakic's unfortunate ending at UFC Vegas 54, Bellator 281 ending in controversy, Conor McGregor not being in the USADA testing pool, and more! Time Stamps: (0:00) - Intro (4:59) - UFC Vegas 54 recap: (1) Jan Blachowicz defeats (3) Aleksandar Rakic via TKO (13:51) - Bellator 281 recap: (4) Logan Storley defeats (1) Michael Page via Split Decision (26:29) - Conor McGregor is currently out of the USADA testing pool (34:55) - Fight announcements Jake Matthews vs Andre Fialho SCHEDULED for UFC 275 on June 11 Bobby Green vs Jim Miller SCHEDULED for UFC 276 on July 2 (10) Michelle Waterson vs (11) Amanda Lemos SCHEDULED for UFC Fight Night on July 16 (8) Paul Craig vs (9) Volkan Oezdemir SCHEDULED for UFC London on July 23 (6) Vicenete Luue vs (12) Geoff Neal SCHEDULED for UFC Fight Night on August 6 (43:40) - THE REST (other notable performances from the weekend) Bellator 281: (4) Fabian Edwards defeats (6 LHW) Lyoto Machida via KO Bellator 281: (3) Kana Watanabe defeats (2) Denise Kielholtz via Submission Bellator 281: Paul Daley defeats Wendell Giacomo via KO UFC Vegas 54: (13) Ryan Spann defeats Ion Cutelaba via Submission UFC Vegas 54: Davey Grant defeats Louis Smolka via KO UFC Vegas 54: (1) Katlyn Chookagian defeats (9 SW) Amanda Ribas via Split Decision UFC Vegas 54: (8) Viviane Araujo defeats (9) Andrea Lee via Unanimous Decision UFC Vegas 54: Michael Johnson defeats Alan Patrick via KO UFC Vegas 54: Andre Petroski defeats Nick Maximov via Submission (1:08:51) - Below Average Bet Slip recap (UFC Vegas 54 betting results) (1:12:28) - Closing statements + Let us know your thoughts Be sure to follow us on all platforms to stay updated on future episodes and announcements: Our Linktree can take you straight to our Donation and Voice Message options, video episodes on YouTube, social media platforms, and more! Simply click the following link and explore where you can support, engage and interact with our podcast: https://linktr.ee/baj_mmapodcast Thanks for listening! --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/belowaveragejoes-podcast/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/belowaveragejoes-podcast/support

    Ep. 204 - UFC Vegas 54 and Bellator 281 Preview | Moreno vs Kara-France Set For Interim Title

    Play Episode Listen Later May 12, 2022 86:11

    Join us as we break down the most significant fights for UFC Vegas 54 and Bellator 281, Brandon Moreno vs Kai Kara-France scheduled for an interim flyweight title fight in July, and more! Time Stamps: (0:00) - Intro (9:20) - UFC Vegas 54 main event preview: (1) Jan Blachowicz vs (3) Aleksandar Rakic (19:48) - Bellator 281 main event preview: (1) Michael Page vs (4) Logan Storley (27:28) - Fights announcements Donald Cerrone vs Joe Lauzon RESCHEDULED for UFC Austin on June 18 Molly McCann vs Hannah Goldy SCHEDULED for UFC London on July 23 (1) Brandon Moreno vs (2) Kai Kara-France SCHEDULED for UFC 277 on July 30 (34:52) - What we missed (Other notable MMA news stories from the week) Daniel Cormier inducted into the UFC HOF AJ McKee appears on the PFL broadcast in PFL gear (43:28) - THE REST (Other notable fights to look out for this weekend) UFC Vegas 54: (13) Ryan Spann vs Ion Cutelaba UFC Vegas 54: (1) Katlyn Chookagian vs (9 SW) Amanda Ribas UFC Vegas 54: Jake Hadley vs Allan Nascimento UFC Vegas 54: (8) Viviane Araujo vs (9) Andrea Lee Bellator 281: (6 LHW) Lyoto Machida vs (4) Fabian Edwards Bellator 281: (2) Kielholtz vs (3) Kana Watanabe Bellator 281: Paul Daley vs Wendell Giacomo (1:04:52) - Below Average Bet Slip (Our best bets for UFC Vegas 54) (1:20:58) - Closing statements + Let us know your thoughts Be sure to follow us on all platforms to stay updated on future episodes and announcements: Our Linktree can take you straight to our Donation and Voice Message options, video episodes on YouTube, social media platforms, and more! Simply click the following link and explore where you can support, engage and interact with our podcast: https://linktr.ee/baj_mmapodcast Thanks for listening! --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/belowaveragejoes-podcast/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/belowaveragejoes-podcast/support

    Ep. 203 - Where Does Charles Oliveira's Legacy Stand? | Chandler's Knockout Sends 155 Into a Frenzy

    Play Episode Listen Later May 9, 2022 100:33

    Join us as we discuss Charles Oliveira's UFC 274 main event win against Justin Gaethje, Michael Chandler's vicious knockout over Tony Ferguson, and more! Time Stamps: (0:00) - Intro (4:01) - UFC 274 recap: (C) Charles Oliveira defeats (1) Justin Gaethje via Submission (30:04) - UFC 274 recap: (2) Carla Esparza defeats (C) Rose Namajunas via Split Decision (48:35) - UFC 274 recap: (5) Michael Chandler defeats (7) Tony Ferguson via KO (1:06:27) - PFL 3 recap (1:13:31) - Fight announcements (9) Rogerio Bontorin vs (14) Manel Kape SCHEDULED for UFC 275 on June 11 (11) Arman Tsarukyan vs (12) Mateusz Gamrot SCHEDULED for UFC Fight Night on June 25 (C) Israel Adesanya vs (2) Jared Cannonier SCHEDULED for UFC 276 on July 2 (C) Alexander Volkanovski vs (1) Max Holloway 3 SCHEDULED for UFC 276 on July 2 (6) Rafael Dos Anjos vs (10) Rafael Fiziev SCHEDULED for UFC Fight Night on July 9 Cody Garbrandt vs Rani Yahya SCHEDULED for UFC Fight Night on July 9 (4) Paulo Costa vs Luke Rockhold SCHEDULED for UFC 277 on July 30 (6) Thiago Santos vs (10) Jamahal Hill SCHEDULED for UFC Fight Night on August 6 (1:28:15) - THE REST (other notable performances from UFC 274 and Bellator 280) Bellator 280: (C) Ryan Bader defeats (2) Cheick Kongo via Unanimous Decision Bellator 280: Yoel Romero defeats Alex Polizzi via TKO UFC 274: Randy Brown defeats Khaos Williams via Split Decision UFC 274: (6) Brandon Royval defeats (9) Matt Schnell via Submission UFC 274: Andre Fialho defeats Cameron VanCamp via KO UFC 274: Loopy Godinez defeats Ariane Carnelossi via Unanimous Decision (1:39:17) - Closing statements + Let us know your thoughts Be sure to follow us on all platforms to stay updated on future episodes and announcements: Our Linktree can take you straight to our Donation and Voice Message options, video episodes on YouTube, social media platforms, and more! Simply click the following link and explore where you can support, engage and interact with our podcast: https://linktr.ee/baj_mmapodcast Thanks for listening! --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/belowaveragejoes-podcast/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/belowaveragejoes-podcast/support

    Ep. 202 - UFC 274, Bellator 280 & PFL 3 Preview | Khamzat Chimaev vs Nate Diaz + More Fights Leaked

    Play Episode Listen Later May 5, 2022 83:46

    Join us as we break down the biggest fights for UFC 274, Bellator 280, and PFL 3, our thoughts on a potential leaked fight between Khamzat Chimaev and Nate Diaz, and more! Follow the Barely Critical Movie Review Podcast on Spotify HERE Follow the Barely Critical Movie Review Podcast on Apple HERE Time Stamps: (0:00) - Intro (5:27) - Khamzat Chimaev vs Nate Diaz matchup leaked from UFC "war room" and more (17:59) - Fights announcements (4) Calvin Kattar vs (7) Josh Emmett SCHEDULED for UFC Austin on June 18 (19:45) - UFC 274 main event preview: (C) Charles Oliveira vs (1) Justin Gaethje (32:06) - UFC 274 co-main event preview: (C) Rose Namajunas vs (2) Carla Esparza 2 (41:20) - UFC 274 featured bout preview: (5) Michael Chandler vs (7) Tony Ferguson (50:12) - PFL 3 main event preview: Kayla Harrison vs Marina Mokhnatkina (55:22) - Bellator 280 main event preview: (C) Ryan Bader vs (2) Cheick Kongo 2 (1:01:55) - THE REST (Other notable fights to look out for this weekend) UFC 274: Mauricio Rua vs Ovince Saint Preux 2 UFC 274: Donald Cerrone vs Joe Lauzon UFC 274: (6) Brandon Royval vs (9) Matt Schnell PFL 3: Ray Cooper III vs Carlos Leal PFL 3: Anthony Pettis vs Myles Price PFL 3: Rory MacDonald vs Brett Cooper Bellator 280: Yoel Romero vs Alex Polizzi (1:21:32) - Closing statements + Let us know your thoughts Be sure to follow us on all platforms to stay updated on future episodes and announcements: Our Linktree can take you straight to our Donation and Voice Message options, video episodes on YouTube, social media platforms, and more! Simply click the following link and explore where you can support, engage and interact with our podcast: https://linktr.ee/baj_mmapodcast Thanks for listening! --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/belowaveragejoes-podcast/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/belowaveragejoes-podcast/support

    Ep. 201 - Chito is Ready for Primetime | Cappelozza Dominates | Big Summer for UFC Heavyweights

    Play Episode Listen Later May 2, 2022 64:57

    Join us as we discuss Marlon Vera's successful first UFC main event, Bruno Cappelozza picking up where he left off in the PFL, the UFC Heavyweight Division's massive fights coming this summer between Curtis Blaydes, Tom Aspinall, Ciryl Gane, and Tai Tuivasa, and more! Time Stamps: (0:00) - Intro (4:18) - UFC Vegas 53 recap: (8) Marlon Vera defeats (5) Rob Font via Unanimous Decision (15:35) - PFL 2 recap (21:08) - Kamaru Usman and Ali Abdelaziz take shots at Canelo Alvarez (30:21) - Fight announcements Kevin Holland vs Tim Means SCHEDULED for UFC Fight Night on June 18 (4) Curtis Blaydes vs (6) Tom Aspinall SCHEDULED for UFC London on July 23 (7) Jack Hermansson vs (8) Darren Till SCHEDULED for UFC London on July 23 (1) Ciryl Gane vs (3) Tai Tuivasa SCHEDULED for UFC Paris on September 3 (45:21) - THE REST (other notable performances from UFC Vegas 53) Andrei Arlovski defeats Jake Collier via Split Decision Joanderson Brito defeats Andre Fili via TKO Grant Dawson defeats Jared Gordon via Submission Darren Elkins defeats Tristan Connelly via Unanimous Decision Alexandr Romanov defeats Chase Sherman via Submission (57:17) - Closing statements + Let us know your thoughts Be sure to follow us on all platforms to stay updated on future episodes and announcements: Our Linktree can take you straight to our Donation and Voice Message options, video episodes on YouTube, social media platforms, and more! Simply click the following link and explore where you can support, engage and interact with our podcast: https://linktr.ee/baj_mmapodcast Thanks for listening! --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/belowaveragejoes-podcast/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/belowaveragejoes-podcast/support

    Ep. 200 - UFC Vegas 53 and PFL 2 Preview | Miocic Ready For Jones in September | ONE to Prime Video

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 28, 2022 54:32

    Join us as we break down the biggest fights for UFC Vegas 53 and PFL 2, Stipe Miocic being ready to fight Jon Jones in September, ONE Championships's new deal with Amazon Prime Video, and more! Time Stamps: (0:00) - Intro (5:35) - UFC Vegas 53 main event preview: (5) Rob Font vs (8) Marlon Vera (13:36) - PFL 2 preview: Heavyweights and featherweights (18:08) - Jon Jones tweets that Stipe will not be ready to fight until September, therefore, making that the likely date for the super fight if it's made (23:55) - ONE Championship announces a 5 year deal with Amazon Prime Video to host their martial art events. 12 annual events live in US prime time (29:36) - Fight announcements Andrey Koreshkov OUT vs Paul Daley at Bellator London on May 13 Said Nurmagomedov vs Douglas Silva de Andrade SCHEDULED for UFC Fight Night on July 9 Caio Borralho vs Armen Petrosyan SCHEDULED for UFC Fight Night on Jul 9 (11) Nikita Krylov vs Alexander Gustaffson SCHEDULED for UFC Fight Night on July 23 (5) Derrick Lewis vs (11) Sergei Pavlovich SCHEDULED for UFC 277 on July 30 (38:33) - THE REST (Other notable fights to look out for this weekend) Andrei Arlovski vs Jake Collier Andre Fili vs Joanderson Brito Alexander Romanov vs Chase Sherman (50:07) - Closing statements + Let us know your thoughts Be sure to follow us on all platforms to stay updated on future episodes and announcements: Our Linktree can take you straight to our Donation and Voice Message options, video episodes on YouTube, social media platforms, and more! Simply click the following link and explore where you can support, engage and interact with our podcast: https://linktr.ee/baj_mmapodcast Thanks for listening! --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/belowaveragejoes-podcast/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/belowaveragejoes-podcast/support

    Ep. 199 - Andrade's Vicious Return to 115 | Carmouche & Cyborg's Title Fight Wins | PFL 1 Recap

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 25, 2022 56:35

    Join us as we discuss Jessica Andrade's history-making return to strawweight against Amanda Lemos at UFC Vegas 52, Liz Carmouche and Cris Cyborg's title fight victories at Bellator 278 and Bellator 279, PFL's first regular-season event of 2022, and more! Time Stamps: (0:00) - Intro (2:42) - UFC Vegas 52 recap: (1 FLW) Jessica Andrade defeats Amanda Lemos via Submission (9:02) - Bellator 279 recap: (C) Cris Cyborg defeats (1) Arlene Blencowe via Unanimous Decision (15:27) - Bellator Bantamweight Grand Prix opening round recap (21:47) - Bellator 278 recap: (2) Liz Carmouche defeats (C) Juliana Velasquez via TKO (28:29) - PFL 1 recap: Clay Collard defeats Jeremy Stephens via Unanimous Decision (31:55) - Tyson Fury vs Francis Ngannou in a mixed rules fight next year? (40:39) - THE REST (other notable performances from UFC Vegas 52, Bellator 278 & 279, and PFL 1) UFC Vegas 52: Claudio Puelles defeats Clay Guida via Submission UFC Vegas 52: (14) Maycee Barber defeats Montana De La Rosa via Unanimous Decision UFC Vegas 52: Charles Jourdain defeats Lando Vannata via Submission Bellator 279: Justine Kish defeats (1) Ilima-Lei Macfarlane via Unanimous Decision PFL 1: Raush Manfio defeats Don Madge via KO PFL 1: Antonio Carlos Junior defeats Delan Monte via Submission (55:44) - Closing statements + Let us know your thoughts Be sure to follow us on all platforms to stay updated on future episodes and announcements: Our Linktree can take you straight to our Donation and Voice Message options, video episodes on YouTube, social media platforms, and more! Simply click the following link and explore where you can support, engage and interact with our podcast: https://linktr.ee/baj_mmapodcast Thanks for listening! --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/belowaveragejoes-podcast/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/belowaveragejoes-podcast/support

    Ep. 198 - UFC Vegas 52, Bellator 278 & Bellator 279 Preview | Dana Interested in Miocic vs Jones

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 21, 2022 68:21

    We hope you all enjoy this MMA Weekend Preview show! Join us as we break down the biggest fights for UFC Vegas 52, Bellator 278, and Bellator 279, and give our thoughts on Dana White's most recent comments regarding a potential Jon Jones vs Stipe Miocic matchup, and more! Time Stamps: (0:00) - Intro (4:25) - UFC Vegas 52 main event preview: (10) Amanda Lemos vs (1 FLW) Jessica Andrade (15:29) -Bellator 278 main event preview: (C) Juliana Velasquez vs (2) Liz Carmouche (22:08) - Bellator 279 main event preview: (C) Cris Cyborg vs (1) Arlene Blencowe (27:50) - Bellator Bantamweight Grand Prix opening round preview (34:19) - Fight announcements (12) Brad Tavares vs Dricus Du Plessis SCHEDULED for UFC 276 on July 2 (36:06) - Things we missed (Other notable MMA news stories from the week) Darren Till and Khamzat Chimaev's awkward encounter with Joaquin Buckley Dana White says Jon Jones vs Stipe Miocic makes sense Michael Bisping vs Jake Paul…are we serious? (52:13) - THE REST (Other notable fights to look out for this weekend) UFC Vegas 52: (12) Sumudaerji vs (14) Manel Kape UFC Vegas 52: (14) Maycee Barber vs Montana De La Rosa UFC Vegas 52: Lando Vannata vs Charles Jourdain Bellator 279: (1) Ilima-Lei Macfarlane vs Justine Kish Bellator 279: (6 FW) Emmanuel Sanchez vs Yancy Medeiros (1:02:23) - Closing statements + Let us know your thoughts Be sure to follow us on all platforms to stay updated on future episodes and announcements: Our Linktree can take you straight to our Donation and Voice Message options, video episodes on YouTube, social media platforms, and more! Simply click the following link and explore where you can support, engage and interact with our podcast: https://linktr.ee/baj_mmapodcast Thanks for listening! --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/belowaveragejoes-podcast/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/belowaveragejoes-podcast/support

    Ep. 197 - Belal Muhammad Enters the Top 5 | Pitbull Regains His Title | Bellator Grand Prix Debacle

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 18, 2022 82:03

    We hope you all enjoy our MMA Weekend Recap! Join us as we discuss Belal Muhammad's UFC Vegas 51 victory against Vicente Luque, Patricio Pitbull regaining the featherweight title at Bellator 277, the light heavyweight grand prix finale, and more! Time Stamps: (0:00) - Intro (3:41) - UFC Vegas 51 recap: (6) Belal Muhammad defeats (5) Vicente Luque via Unanimous Decision (13:12) - Our thoughts on the two technical decisions at UFC Vegas 51 (28:54) - Bellator 277 recap: (1) Patricio Pitbull defeats (C) AJ McKee via Unanimous Decision (38:16) - Bellator 277 recap: (C) Vadim Nemkov vs (1) Corey Anderson ends in a no contest (45:35) - Fight announcements Douglas Lima vs Jason Jackson OFF of Bellator 281 on May 13 (7) Alexander Volkov vs (8) Jairzinho Rozenstruik SCHEDULED for UFC Fight Night on June 4 (10) Neil Magny vs (15) Shavkat Rakhmonov SCHEDULED for UFC Fight Night on June 25 (55:45) - THE REST (other notable performances from UFC Vegas 51 and Bellator 277) Bellator 277: (4) Aaron Pico defeats Adli Edwards via TKO Bellator 277: Rogelio Luna defeats Socrates Hernandez via TKO UFC Vegas 51: Andre Fialho defeats Miguel Baeza via TKO UFC Vegas 51: Pat Sabatini defeats TJ Laramie via Unanimous Decision UFC Vegas 51: (12) Pannie Kianzad defeats (11) Lina Lansberg via Unanimous Decision UFC Vegas 51: Drakkar Klose defeats Brandon Jenkins via TKO (1:15:46) - Follow our social media + Interact and engage with the show! Be sure to follow us on all platforms to stay updated on future episodes and announcements: Our Linktree can take you straight to our Donation and Voice Message options, video episodes on YouTube, social media platforms, and more! Simply click the following link and explore where you can support, engage and interact with our podcast: https://linktr.ee/baj_mmapodcast Thanks for listening! --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/belowaveragejoes-podcast/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/belowaveragejoes-podcast/support

    Ep. 196 - UFC Vegas 51 & Bellator 277 Preview | Henry Cejudo is Back? | Volkanovski Eyeing 155 Title

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 14, 2022 54:29

    We hope you all enjoy this MMA Weekend Preview show! Join us as we break down the biggest fights for UFC Vegas 51 and Bellator 277, Henry Cejudo has entered the USADA testing pool, Alexander Volkanovksi hinting at a move to lightweight, and more! Time Stamps: (0:00) - Intro (4:32) - Bellator 277 main event preview: (C) AJ McKee vs (1) Patricio Pitbull (10:26) -Bellator 277 co-main event preview: (C) Vadim Nemkov vs (1) Corey Anderson (17:38) - UFC Vegas 51 main event preview: (5) Vicente Luque vs (6) Belal Muhammad (26:09) - Henry Cejudo announces he has re-entered the USADA testing pool and will return to professional MMA (35:09) - Fight announcements (3) Askar Askarov vs (5) Alex Perez SCHEDULED for UFC Fight Night on July 16 (38:04) - Things we missed (Other notable MMA news stories from the week) UFC planning a return to the UK in July, likely in Liverpool Per Ali Abdelaziz, Marlon Moraes has retired from MMA Cesar Gracie said he looks for Nick Diaz to fight by the end of the year (46:02) - THE REST (Other notable fights to look out for this weekend) Bellator 277: (4) Aaron Pico vs Adli Edwards UFC Vegas 51: Miguel Baeza vs Andre Fialho UFC Vegas 51: Chris Barnett vs Martin Buday (53:33) - Follow our social media + Interact and engage with the show! Be sure to follow us on all platforms to stay updated on future episodes and announcements: Our Linktree can take you straight to our Donation and Voice Message options, video episodes on YouTube, social media platforms, and more! Simply click the following link and explore where you can support, engage and interact with our podcast: https://linktr.ee/baj_mmapodcast Thanks for listening! --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/belowaveragejoes-podcast/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/belowaveragejoes-podcast/support

    Ep. 195 - Volkanovski Displays His Dominance | Sterling Edges Out Yan | Chimaev Passes Biggest Test

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 11, 2022 84:54

    We hope you all enjoy our MMA Weekend Recap! Join us as we discuss Alexander Volkanovski's dominant title defense at UFC 273 against The Korean Zombie, Aljamain Sterling and Petr Yan's razor-close bantamweight title fight, Khamzat Chimaev's war with Gilbert Burns, and more! Time Stamps: (0:00) - Intro (3:50) - UFC 273 recap: (C) Alexander Volkanovski defeats (4) Korean Zombie via TKO (14:19) - UFC 273 recap: (C) Aljamain Sterling defeats (IC) Petr Yan via Split Decision (26:23) - UFC 273 recap: (11) Khamzat Chimaev defeats (2) Gilbert Burns via Unanimous Decision (44:59) - Dana White says they are moving Dustin Poirier in a different direction from Nate Diaz (52:22) - (1) Zhang Weili vs Joanna Jedrzejczyk 2 SCHEDULED for UFC 275 on June 11 (56:30) - 2022 Fight Wing entrant into the UFC HOF is Cub Swanson vs Doo Ho Choi from UFC 206 (1:00:30) - THE REST (other notable performances from UFC 273) (5) Mackenzie Dern defeats (7) Tecia Torres via Split Decision Ian Garry defeats Darian Weeks via Unanimous Decision Anthony Hernandez defeats Josh Fremd via Unanimous Decision Mike Malott defeats Mickey Gall via TKO Aleksei Oleinik defeats Jared Vanderaa via Submission (1:23:44) - Follow our social media + Interact and engage with the show! Be sure to follow us on all platforms to stay updated on future episodes and announcements: Our Linktree can take you straight to our Donation and Voice Message options, video episodes on YouTube, social media platforms, and more! Simply click the following link and explore where you can support, engage and interact with our podcast: https://linktr.ee/baj_mmapodcast Thanks for listening! --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/belowaveragejoes-podcast/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/belowaveragejoes-podcast/support

    Ep. 194 - UFC 273 Preview | All Eyes on Khamzat Chimaev | Hasbulla's First Interview

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 7, 2022 79:14

    We hope you all enjoy this MMA Weekend Preview show! Join us as we break down the biggest fights for UFC 273, the hype behind Khamzat Chimaev heading into the weekend, our thoughts on Hasbulla's first interview, and more! Time Stamps: (0:00) - Intro (4:05) - UFC 273 Main Event Preview: (C) Alexander Vokanovski vs (4) Korean Zombie (18:31) - UFC 273 Co-Main Event Preview: (C) Aljamain Sterling vs (IC) Petr Yan (27:32) - UFC 273 Featured Bout Preview: (2) Gilbert Burns vs (11) Khamzat Chimaev (38:57) - UFC seeking Chinese, Vietnamese, Japanese and Thai fighters for 8 man tournaments across 4 weight divisions, each taking place over 3 months beginning during UFC 275 fight week (43:21) - Fight Announcements (45:07) - U.S. Integrity flagged PFL's April 1st event after seeing huge spikes in the betting lines (51:33) - Fight announcements (C) Gegard Mousasi vs (1) Johnny Eblen SCHEDULED for Bellator 282 on June 24 PFL unveils their May 6th card on ESPN2 featuring Kayla Harrison, Ray Cooper III, Anthony Pettis, and Rory MacDonald (54:33) - Things we missed (Other notable MMA news stories from the week) Ben Rothwell was released by the UFC despite being booked to fight Gustafsson Hasbulla's first interview with Barstool (59:30) - THE REST (Other notable fights to look out for at UFC 273) (5) Mackenzie Dern vs (7) Tecia Torres (4) Aspen Ladd vs (7) Raquel Pennington Ian Garry vs Darian Weeks (8) Jairzinho Rozenstruik vs (10) Marcin Tybura (1:17:44) - Follow our social media + Interact and engage with the show! Be sure to follow us on all platforms to stay updated on future episodes and announcements: Our Linktree can take you straight to our Donation and Voice Message options, video episodes on YouTube, social media platforms, and more! Simply click the following link and explore where you can support, engage and interact with our podcast: https://linktr.ee/baj_mmapodcast Thanks for listening! --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/belowaveragejoes-podcast/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/belowaveragejoes-podcast/support

    Ep. 193 - Curtis Blaydes... More Than a Wrestler | Mighty Mouse Wins for MMA | Nate Diaz Wants Out

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 28, 2022 89:16

    We hope you all enjoy our MMA Weekend Recap! Join us as we discuss Curtis Blaydes' huge TKO victory over Chris Daukaus at UFC Columbus, Demetrious Johnson winning his special rules super fight against Rodtang at ONE X, Nate Diaz asking the UFC to release him, and more! Time Stamps: (0:00) - Intro (6:42) - UFC Columbus recap: (4) Curtis Blaydes defeats (9) Chris Daukaus via TKO (19:29) - UFC Columbus recap: (6) Kai Kara-France defeats (2) Askar Askarov via Unanimous Decision (28:19) - ONE X recap: Demetrious Johnson defeats Rodtang via Submission (34:01) - Nate Diaz asks the UFC to release him (42:45) - Fight announcements (1) Jan Blachowicz vs (3) Aleksandar Rakic RESCHEDULED for UFC Fight Night on May 14 (2) Katlyn Chookagian vs (9 - SW) Amanda Ribas SCHEDULED for UFC Fight Night on May 14 (10) Jessica Eye vs (12) Casey O'Neill SCHEDULED for UFC 276 on July 2 (4) Sean Strickland vs Alex Pereira SCHEDULED for UFC 277 on July 30 (3) Benson Henderson vs (5) Peter Queally SCHEDULED for Bellator event in Dublin, Ireland on September 23 (53:35) - THE REST (other notable performances from this past weekend's MMA action) ONE X: (C) Angela Lee defeats Stamp Fairtex via Submission ONE X: (C) Adriano Moraes defeats Yuya Wakamatsu via Submission ONE X: Yoshihiro Akiyama defeats Shinya Aoki via TKO UFC Columbus: (9) Alexa Grasso defeats (7) Joanne Wood via Submission UFC Columbus: Bryan Barberena defeats Matt Brown via Split Decision UFC Columbus: (9) Neil Magny defeats Max Griffin via Split Decision UFC Columbus: Chris Gutierrez defeats Batgerel Danaa via TKO UFC Columbus: (13) Manon Fiorot defeats (4) Jennifer Maia via Unanimous Decision (1:24:33) - Follow our social media + Interact and engage with the show! Be sure to follow us on all platforms to stay updated on future episodes and announcements: Our Linktree can take you straight to our Donation and Voice Message options, video episodes on YouTube, social media platforms, and more! Simply click the following link and explore where you can support, engage and interact with our podcast: https://linktr.ee/baj_mmapodcast Thanks for listening! --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/belowaveragejoes-podcast/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/belowaveragejoes-podcast/support

    Ep. 192 - UFC Columbus and ONE X Preview | Jorge Masvidal and Colby Covington Beef Far From Over

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 24, 2022 94:28

    Time Stamps: (0:00) - Intro (4:49) - Jorge Masvidal and Colby Covington have an altercation outside of steakhouse in Miami (18:13) - UFC Columbus Main Event Preview: (4) Curtis Blaydes vs (9) Chris Daukaus (27:05) - UFC Columbus Preview: (2) Askar Askarov vs (6) Kai Kara-France (35:34) - ONE X Special Rules Super Fight Preview: Rodtang vs Demetrious Johnson (44:21) - Fight Announcements (C) Juliana Velasquez vs (2) Liz Carmouche SCHEDULED for Bellator 278 on April 22 James Gallagher and Sergio Pettis OUT of the Bantamweight Grand Prix (1) Juan Archuleta vs (3) Raufeon Stots SCHEDULED for Bellator 279 on April 23 (C) Yaroslav Amosov OUT vs (1) Michael Page, replaced by (4) Logan Storley for Bellator 281 on May 13 (14) Santiago Ponzinibbio vs Michel Pereira SCHEDULED for UFC Fight Night on May 21 (1:00:25) - Things We Missed PFL Announces its season schedule starting Wednesday, April 20 (lightweights and light heavyweights) (1:03:05) - THE REST (Other notable fights to look out for this weekend) ONE X: (C) Angela Lee vs Stamp Fairtex ONE X: (C) Adriano Moraes vs Yuya Wakamatsu ONE X: Shinya Aoki vs Yoshihiro Akiyama UFC Columbus: (7) Joanne Wood vs (9) Alexa Grasso UFC Columbus: Matt Brown vs Bryan Barberena UFC Columbus: (9) Neil Magny vs Max Griffin UFC Columbus: (4) Jennifer Maia vs (13) Manon Fiorot (1:33:01) - Follow our social media + Interact and engage with the show! Be sure to follow us on all platforms to stay updated on future episodes and announcements: Our Linktree can take you straight to our Donation and Voice Message options, video episodes on YouTube, social media platforms, and more! Simply click the following link and explore where you can support, engage and interact with our podcast: https://linktr.ee/baj_mmapodcast Thanks for listening! --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/belowaveragejoes-podcast/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/belowaveragejoes-podcast/support

    Ep. 191 - Aspinall Has Arrived | Allen's Streak Continues | Pimblett's Potential Still in Question

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 21, 2022 70:54

    We hope you all enjoy our MMA Weekend Recap! Join us as we discuss Tom Aspinall's UFC London main event win over Alexander Volkov, Arnold Allen extending his UFC win streak against Dan Hooker, our thoughts on Paddy Pimblett's submission win and how we feel about his potential, and more! Time Stamps: (0:00) - Intro (3:17) - UFC London recap: (11) Tom Aspinall defeats (6) Alexander Volkov via Submission (18:13) - UFC London recap: (7) Arnold Allen defeats (8 LW) Dan Hooker via TKO (27:04) - UFC London recap: Paddy Pimblett defeats Kazula Vargas via Submission (39:53) - Conor McGregor believes his return fight will be vs Kamaru Usman (50:02) - THE REST (other notable performances from UFC London) Molly McCann defeats Luana Carolina via KO Ilia Topuria defeats Jai Herbert via KO (11) Paul Craig defeats (9) Nikita Krylov via Submission Jack Shore defeats Timur Valiev via Unanimous Decision Muhammad Mokaev defeats Cody Durden via Submission (1:07:53) - Follow our social media + Interact and engage with the show! Be sure to follow us on all platforms to stay updated on future episodes and announcements: Our Linktree can take you straight to our Donation and Voice Message options, video episodes on YouTube, social media platforms, and more! Simply click the following link and explore where you can support, engage and interact with our podcast: https://linktr.ee/baj_mmapodcast Thanks for listening! --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/belowaveragejoes-podcast/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/belowaveragejoes-podcast/support

    Ep. 190 - UFC London Preview | Pimblett and Topuria Fight Week Drama | Namajunas vs Esparza 2 Is Set

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 17, 2022 50:03

    We hope you all enjoy this MMA Weekend Preview show! Join us as we break down the biggest fights for UFC London, Paddy Pimblett and Ilia Topuria's fight week drama, Rose Namajunas vs Carla Esparza being scheduled for UFC 274, and more! Time Stamps: (0:00) - Intro (6:55) - Ilia Topuria and Paddy Pimblett get into an altercation during UFC London fight week (10:45) - UFC London Main Event Preview: (6) Alexander Volkov vs (11) Tom Aspinall (17:32) - UFC London Co-Main Event Preview: (7) Arnold Allen vs (8 LW) Dan Hooker (24:05) - UFC London Featured Bout Preview: Paddy Pimblett vs Kazula Vargas (27:20) - Fight Announcements (C) Rose Namajunas vs (2) Carla Esparza 2 SCHEDULED for UFC 274 on May 7 (31:19) - Things We Missed Francis Ngannou is to undergo knee surgery this week, out for 9 months Kevin Holland helps detain shooter at Houston restaurant (35:45) - THE REST (Other notable fights to look out for at UFC London) Gunnar Nelson vs Takashi Sato Jai Herbert vs Ilia Topuria (9) Nikita Krylov vs (11) Paul Craig Jack Shore vs Timur Valiev Muhammad Mukaev vs Cody Durden (49:14) - Follow our social media + Interact and engage with the show! Be sure to follow us on all platforms to stay updated on future episodes and announcements: Our Linktree can take you straight to our Donation and Voice Message options, video episodes on YouTube, social media platforms, and more! Simply click the following link and explore where you can support, engage and interact with our podcast: https://linktr.ee/baj_mmapodcast Thanks for listening! --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/belowaveragejoes-podcast/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/belowaveragejoes-podcast/support

    Ep. 189 - Ankalaev Enters Top 5 | Borics Proves He's Ready | Le and Lineker Secure Brutal Knockouts

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 14, 2022 83:49

    We hope you all enjoy our MMA Weekend Recap! Join us as we discuss Magomed Ankalaev's UFC Vegas 50 win over Thiago Santos, Adam Borics proving he is amongst the elite at Bellator 276, Thanh Le and John Lineker getting devastating knockouts in their ONE Lights Out title fights, and more! Time Stamps: (0:00) - Intro (4:53) - Bellator 276 recap: (2) Adam Borics defeats (2) Mads Burnell via Unanimous Decision (9:20) - UFC Vegas 50 recap: (6) Magomed Ankalaev defeats (5) Thiago Santos via Unanimous Decision (16:25) - UFC Vegas 50 recap: Drew Dober defeats Terrance McKinney via TKO (22:46) - Eagle FC 46 recap (37:08) - ONE Lights Out recap: (C) Thanh Le defeats Garry Tonon via KO (41:30) - ONE Lights Out recap: John Lineker defeats (C) Bibiano Fernandes via KO (44:44) - Fight announcements (5) Rob Font vs (8) Marlon Vera SCHEDULED for UFC Fight Night on April 30 (1) Robert Whittaker vs (3) Marvin Vettori SCHEDULED for UFC 275 on June 11 (50:45) - Things we missed (Other notable MMA news stories from the weekend) Greg Hardy has been released by the UFC PFL executive and Kayla Harrison pitch co-Promotion with Bellator for 2-fight series with Cris Cyborg (58:05) - THE REST (other notable performances from this weekend's MMA action) PFL Challenger Series Week 4 contract winner: Boston Salmon UFC Vegas 50: (14) Song Yadong defeats (10) Marlon Moraes via KO UFC Vegas 50: Alex Pereira defeats Bruno Silva via Unanimous Decision UFC Vegas 50: Damon Jackson defeats Kamuela Kirk via Submission UFC Vegas 50: Miranda Maverick defeats Sabina Mazo via Submission UFC Vegas 50: Guido Cannetti defeats Kris Moutinho via TKO Bellator 276: Johnny Eblen defeats John Salter via Unanimous Decision Bellator 276: Alex Polizzi defeats Jose Augusto via Submission (1:22:06) - Follow our social media + Interact and engage with the show! Be sure to follow us on all platforms to stay updated on future episodes and announcements: Our Linktree can take you straight to our Donation and Voice Message options, video episodes on YouTube, social media platforms, and more! Simply click the following link and explore where you can support, engage and interact with our podcast: https://linktr.ee/baj_mmapodcast Thanks for listening! --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/belowaveragejoes-podcast/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/belowaveragejoes-podcast/support

    Ep. 188 - UFC Vegas 50, Bellator 276, ONE Lights Out & Eagle FC 46 Preview | Harrison Stays with PFL

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 10, 2022 86:06

    We hope you all enjoy this MMA Weekend Preview show! Join us as we break down the biggest fights for UFC Vegas 50, Bellator 276, ONE Lights Out, and Eagle FC 46, plus Kayla Harrison resigning with the PFL, and much more! Time Stamps: (0:00) - Intro (5:46) - UFC Vegas 50 Main Event Preview: (5) Thiago Santos vs (6) Magomed Ankalaev (12:20) - Eagle FC 46 Main Event Preview: Kevin Lee vs Diego Sanchez (20:59) - ONE Lights Out Main Event Preview: (C) Thanh Le vs Garry Tonon (26:06) - ONE Lights Out Co-Main Event Preview: (C) Bibiano Fernandes vs John Lineker (30:28) - Bellator 276 Main Event Preview: (2) Adam Borics vs (2) Mads Burnell (34:00) - Kayla Harrison signs multi-year deal to stay with the PFL (47:18) - Things We Missed (other notable MMA news stories from the week) Robert Whittaker hints at returning sooner than expected Brock Lesnar says he will never compete in MMA again in an interview with New York Post (56:55) - Fight Announcements (C) Sergio Pettis vs (3) Raufeon Stots SCHEDULED for Bellator 279 on April 23 (C) Cris Cyborg vs (1) Arlene Blencowe SCHEDULED for Bellator 279 on April 23 (2) Patchy Mix vs (5) Kyoji Horiguchi SCHEDULED for Bellator 279 on April 23 (5) Michael Chandler vs (7) Tony Ferguson SCHEDULED for UFC 274 on May 7 Junior Dos Santos vs Yorgan De Castro SCHEDULED for Eagle FC event on May 20 (1:08:26) - THE REST (Other notable fights to look out for this weekend) UFC Vegas 50: (10) Marlon Moraes vs (14) Song Yadong UFC Vegas 50: (12) Sodiq Yusuff vs (15) Alex Caceres UFC Vegas 50: Drew Dober vs Terrance McKinney UFC Vegas 50: Alex Pereira vs Bruno Silva Eagle FC 46: (C) Rizvan Kuniev vs Anthony Hamilton Bellator 276: (2) Phil Davis vs (4) Julius Anglickas (1:25:24) - Follow our social media + Interact and engage with the show! Be sure to follow us on all platforms to stay updated on future episodes and announcements: Our Linktree can take you straight to our Donation and Voice Message options, video episodes on YouTube, social media platforms, and more! Simply click the following link and explore where you can support, engage and interact with our podcast: https://linktr.ee/baj_mmapodcast Thanks for listening! --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/belowaveragejoes-podcast/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/belowaveragejoes-podcast/support

    Ep. 187 - Covington Dominates Masvidal | RDA Still Amongst the Elite | Mitchell Coming for a Title

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 7, 2022 71:58

    We hope you all enjoy our MMA Weekend Recap! Join us as we discuss Colby Covington's dominant victory over Jorge Masvidal at UFC 272, Rafael Dos Anjos still having plenty of gas left in the tank, Bryce Mitchell's stellar performance against Edson Barboza, and more! Time Stamps: (0:00) - Intro (4:02) - UFC 272 recap: (1) Colby Covington defeats (6) Jorge Masvidal via Unanimous Decision (20:56) - UFC 272 recap: (6 LW) Rafael Dos Anjos defeats Renato Moicano via Unanimous Decision (35:55) - UFC 272 recap: (11) Bryce Mitchell defeats (10) Edson Barboza via Unanimous Decision (41:43) - UFC 272 recap: (14 MW) Kevin Holland defeats Alex Oliveira via TKO (47:06) - Khabib Nurmagomedov will be inducted into the UFC Hall of Fame with the class of 2022 (51:14) - THE REST (other notable performances from UFC 272) Serghei Spivac defeats Greg Hardy via TKO Jalin Turner defeats Jamie Mullarkey via TKO (3) Marina Rodriguez defeats (4) Xiaonan Yan via Split Decision Maryna Moroz defeats Mariya Agapova via Submission Umar Nurmagomedov defeats Brian Kelleher via Submission (13) Tim Elliott defeats (15) Tagir Ulanbekov via Unanimous Decision (1:09:40) - Follow our social media + Interact and engage with the show! Be sure to follow us on all platforms to stay updated on future episodes and announcements: Our Linktree can take you straight to our Donation and Voice Message options, video episodes on YouTube, social media platforms, and more! Simply click the following link and explore where you can support, engage and interact with our podcast: https://linktr.ee/baj_mmapodcast Thanks for listening! --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/belowaveragejoes-podcast/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/belowaveragejoes-podcast/support

    UFC 272 Ceremonial Weigh-In Greenroom Get-Together (Live Watch Along)

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 5, 2022 55:30

    We hope you all enjoy our UFC 272 Ceremonial Weigh-In Greenroom Get-Together! Join us as we watch the entire UFC 272 card go head-to-head for the final time before stepping into the cage and give some of our last-minute thoughts and predictions! Be sure to follow us on all platforms to stay updated on when we will be going live next: Our Linktree can take you straight to our Donation and Voice Message options, video episodes on YouTube, social media platforms, and more! Simply click the following link and explore where you can support, engage and interact with our podcast: https://linktr.ee/belowaveragejoes_podcast Thanks for listening! --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/belowaveragejoes-podcast/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/belowaveragejoes-podcast/support

    Ep. 186 - UFC 272 Preview | Our Thoughts on Cain Velasquez | Burns vs Chimaev is Official

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 3, 2022 80:46

    We hope you all enjoy this MMA Weekend Preview show! Join us as we break down the biggest fights for UFC 272 this coming weekend, give our thoughts on Cain Velasquez, Gilbert Burns vs Khamzat Chimaev finally being scheduled, and much more! Time Stamps: (0:00) - Intro (4:40) - Cain Velasquez arrested for attempted murder (9:16) - UFC 272 Main Event Preview: (1) Colby Covington vs (6) Jorge Masvidal (24:19) - UFC 272 Co-Main Event Preview: (6) Rafael Dos Anjos vs Renato Moicano (35:05) - UFC 272 Featured Bout Preview: (10) Edson Barboza vs (11) Bryce Mitchell (39:56) - Fight Announcements (9) Jessica Eye OUT of her fight vs (13) Manon Fiorot at UFC 272 on March 5 (4) Jennifer Maia vs (13) Manon Fiorot SCHEDULED for UFC Columbus on March 26 (2) Gilbert Burns vs (11) Khamzat Chimaev SCHEDULED for UFC 273 on April 9 (8) Michelle Waterson vs (9) Amanda Ribas MOVED to UFC 274 on May 7 (C) Valentina Shevchenko vs (5) Taila Santos SCHEDULED for UFC 275 on June 11 (53:07) - What We Missed (other notable MMA news stories from the week) PFL has matched Bellator's offer for Kayla Harrison, she is expected to sign in the coming days Sam Alvey announced on his YouTube channel that the UFC informed him they will let him fight out the last fight of his contract Opening odds for Makhachev vs Oliveira have Islam as a -400 favorite (1:02:40) - THE REST (Other notable fights to look out for at UFC 272) (14 MW) Kevin Holland vs Alex Oliveira Jalin Turner vs Jamie Mullarkey (3) Marina Rodriguez vs (4) Xioanan Yan Brian Kelleher vs Umar Nurmagomedov (13) Tim Elliott vs (15) Tagir Ulanbekov (1:18:35) - Follow our social media + Interact and engage with the show! Be sure to follow us on all platforms to stay updated on future episodes and announcements: Our Linktree can take you straight to our Donation and Voice Message options, video episodes on YouTube, social media platforms, and more! Simply click the following link and explore where you can support, engage and interact with our podcast: https://linktr.ee/baj_mmapodcast Thanks for listening! --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/belowaveragejoes-podcast/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/belowaveragejoes-podcast/support

    Ep. 185 - Makhachev's Double Digit Win Streak | Mousasi Extends Title Reign | De Ridder's Dominance

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 28, 2022 92:37

    We hope you all enjoy our MMA Weekend Recap! Join us as we discuss Islam Makhachev's victory over Bobby Green at UFC Vegas 49 that pushed his win streak to 10, Gegard Mousasi's swift title defense against Austin Vanderford at Bellator 275, Reinier De Ridder's clinical performance at ONE Full Circle, and much more! Time Stamps: (0:00) - Intro (4:04) - UFC Vegas 49 recap: (4) Islam Makhachev defeats Bobby Green via TKO (14:57) - UFC Vegas 49 recap: (13) Arman Tsarukyan defeats Joel Alvarez via TKO (22:01) - (C) Glover Teixeira vs (2) Jiri Prochazka MOVED to UFC 275 in June (27:44) - Bellator 275 recap: (C) Gegard Mousasi defeats (1) Austin Vanderford via TKO (36:07) - Bellator 275 recap: (5) Sinead Kavanagh defeats (4) Leah McCourt via Unanimous Decision (47:06) - ONE Full Circle recap: C Reinier De Ridder defeats C Kiamrian Abbasov via Submission (51:30) - PFL Challenger Series: Welterweights recap (1:03:22) - Fight Announcements Shinya Aoki vs Yoshihiro Akiyama SCHEDULED for ONE X on March 26 Ovince Saint Preux vs Mauricio Shogun Rua 2 SCHEDULED for UFC 274 on May 7 (4) Brandon Royval vs (9) Matt Schnell SCHEDULED for UFC 274 on May 7 (1:08:49) - THE REST (other notable performances from this past weekend's MMA action) UFC Vegas 49: Priscila Cachoeira defeats Ji Yeon Kim via Unanimous Decision UFC Vegas 49: Armen Petrosyan defeats Gregory Rodrigues via Split Decision UFC Vegas 49: Ignacio Bahamondes defeats Rongzhu via Submission UFC Vegas 49: Terrance McKinney defeats Fares Ziam via Submission Bellator 275: Khasan Magomedsharipov defeats Jose Sanchez via Unanimous Decision ONE Full Circle: Vitaly Bigdash defeats Aung La N Sang via Unanimous Decision (1:31:18) - Follow our social media + Interact and engage with the show! Be sure to follow us on all platforms to stay updated on future episodes and announcements: Our Linktree can take you straight to our Donation and Voice Message options, video episodes on YouTube, social media platforms, and more! Simply click the following link and explore where you can support, engage and interact with our podcast: https://linktr.ee/belowaveragejoes_podcast Thanks for listening! --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/belowaveragejoes-podcast/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/belowaveragejoes-podcast/support

    Bellator 275: Greenroom Get-Together (Live Watch Along)

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 26, 2022 62:16

    We hope you all enjoy the first of what we plan to be many Spotify Greenroom live watch alongs! Our very first Greenroom Get-Together featured Bellator 275's co-main event between Sinead Kavanaugh and Leah McCourt, as well as the middleweight title fight main event between Gegard Mousasi and Austin Vanderford. Be sure to follow us on all platforms to stay updated on when we will be going live next: Our Linktree can take you straight to our Donation and Voice Message options, video episodes on YouTube, social media platforms, and more! Simply click the following link and explore where you can support, engage and interact with our podcast: https://linktr.ee/belowaveragejoes_podcast Thanks for listening! --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/belowaveragejoes-podcast/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/belowaveragejoes-podcast/support

    Ep. 184 - UFC Vegas 49, Bellator 275 & ONE Championship - Full Circle Preview | Triller Buys BKFC?

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 24, 2022 61:55

    We hope you all enjoy this MMA Weekend Preview show! Join us as we break down the biggest fights for UFC Vegas 49, Bellator 275, and ONE Championship - Full Circle, our thoughts on Triller buying a majority stake in BKFC, and much more! Time Stamps: (0:00) - Intro (5:47) - UFC Vegas 49 Main Event Preview: (4) Islam Makhachev vs Bobby Green (16:46) - UFC Vegas 49 Fight Preview: (13) Arman Tsarukyan vs Joel Alvarez (23:38) - Bellator 275 Main Event Preview: (C) Gegard Mousasi vs (1) Austin Vanderford (30:42) - ONE Championship - Full Circle Main Event Preview: (C x2) Reinier De Ridder vs (C) Kiamrian Abbasov (35:23) - Fight Announcements (6) Andrey Koreshkov vs (8) Paul Daley SCHEDULED for Bellator London on May 13 (38:00) - Triller has bought a majority stake in BKFC (45:02) - THE REST (Other notable fights to look out for this weekend) UFC Vegas 49: Armen Petrosyan vs Gregory Rodrigues UFC Vegas 49: Rongzhu vs Ignacio Bahamondes UFC Vegas 49: Terrance McKinney vs Fares Ziam Bellator 275: (4) Leah McCourt vs (5) Sinead Kavanaugh ONE Championship - Full Circle: Aung La N Sang vs Vitaly Bigdash (59:07) - Follow our social media + Interact and engage with the show! Be sure to follow us on all platforms to stay updated on future episodes and announcements: Our Linktree can take you straight to our Donation and Voice Message options, video episodes on YouTube, social media platforms, and more! Simply click the following link and explore where you can support, engage and interact with our podcast: https://linktr.ee/belowaveragejoes_podcast Thanks for listening! --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/belowaveragejoes-podcast/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/belowaveragejoes-podcast/support

    Ep. 183 - Hill Says Sweet Dreams to Walker | Storley and Gracie's War | Green Steps in vs Makhachev

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 21, 2022 78:50

    We hope you all enjoy our MMA Weekend Recap! Join us as we discuss Jamahal Hill's brutal knockout against Johnny Walker at UFC Vegas 48, Logan Storley and Neiman Gracie's war at Bellator 274, Bobby Green stepping in to replace Beneil Dariush against Islam Makhachev at UFC Vegas 49, and much more! Time Stamps: (0:00) - Intro (2:39) - UFC Vegas 48 recap: (12) Jamahal Hill defeats (10) Johnny Walker via KO (14:55) - UFC Vegas 48 recap: Jim Miller defeats Nikolas Motta via TKO (19:18) - Bellator 274 recap: (5) Logan Storley defeats (4) Neiman Gracie via Unanimous Decision (23:21) - Bellator 274 recap: Brennan Ward defeats Brandon Bell via TKO (26:07) - Bobby Green stepping in to replace Beneil Dariush against Islam Makhachev on February 26 (36:48) - PFL Challenger Series: Light Heavyweights recap (53:03) - Fight Announcements (C) Rizvan Kuniev vs Anthony Hamilton SCHEDULED for Eagle FC 46 on March 11 (4) Aaron Pico vs (7) Jeremy Kennedy SCHEDULED for Bellator 277 on April 15 (59:36) - THE REST (other notable performances from this past weekend's MMA action) Bellator 274: Andrey Koreshkov defeats Chance Rencountre via TKO UFC Vegas 48: David Onama defeats Gabriel Benitez via KO UFC Vegas 48: Chas Skelly defeats Mark Striegl via TKO UFC Vegas 48: Jonathan Pearce defeats Christian Rodriguez via Unanimous Decision Knucklemani 2: Mike Perry and Chad Mendes win their respective bouts (1:16:24) - Follow our social media + Interact and engage with the show! Be sure to follow us on all platforms to stay updated on future episodes and announcements: Our Linktree can take you straight to our Donation and Voice Message options, video episodes on YouTube, social media platforms, and more! Simply click the following link and explore where you can support, engage and interact with our podcast: https://linktr.ee/belowaveragejoes_podcast Thanks for listening! --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/belowaveragejoes-podcast/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/belowaveragejoes-podcast/support