Ahead of UFC Fight Night: Costa vs. Vettori, MMA Junkie's John Morgan speaks to Submission Radio about Paulo Costa vs. Marvin Vettori, Conor McGregor allegedly punching an Italian DJ, Jon Jones being suspended from JacksonWinkeljohn gym, if either will ever learn or if they'll one day come around to being beloved like Mike Tyson, Jan Blachowicz and Corey Anderson going back and forth, the delays in the Israel Adesanya vs. Robert Whittaker rematch, and more!
In the aftermath of Fury vs. Wilder 3, the legendary Teddy Atlas speaks to Submission Radio about Tyson Fury vs. Deontay Wilder 3, why it was a man fighting for his life and right to call himself a champion, Wilder refusing to shake Fury's hand afterwards, where that fight ranks in terms of iconic heavyweight fights, Francis Ngannou vs. Ciryl Gane at UFC 270 and how it could look similar to Fury/Wilder if Ngannou doesn't "improve more", Conor McGregor's UFC return after his leg injury, why he...
Ahead of UFC 270: Ngannou vs. Gane, UFC interim heavyweight champion Ciryl Gane speaks to Submission Radio about his upcoming fight against Francis Ngannou for the undisputed UFC heavyweight belt, their history of sparring and training together at MMA Factory in Paris, France, Ngannou's power, his owns strengths over Ngannou in the fight, his early beginnings working at a furniture store and how he got into Muay Thai, his reaction to Tyson Fury vs. Deontay Wilder 3, and more!
Ahead of UFC 268: Usman vs. Covington 2, UFC lightweight Al Iaquinta speaks to Submission Radio about his upcoming fight against Bobby Grean, negotiations with the UFC and why they weren't happy with his recent comments on The MMA Hour, his health struggles over the last couple of years, why now is the perfect time to return for him, finally fighting at Madison Square Garden in New York, fans talking trash to him on his new show Call Me Al, Charles Oliveira vs. Dustin Poirier at UFC 269, Dan...
Ahead of UFC 267: Blachowicz vs. Teixeira, UFC lightweight Dan Hooker speaks to Submission Radio about his upcoming fight against Islam Makhachev, the crazy short-notice circumstances and how the fight came together, Islam's wrestling and how they stack up against each other, what's at stake in this fight, being stuck in New Zealand afterwards, why he's fresh after his win over Nasrat Haqprast at UFC 266, and more!
Post-Fight after UFC 266: Volkanovski vs. Ortega, City Kickboxing's Eugene Bareman joins Submission Radio to recap and react to Alex Volkanovski vs. Brian Ortega and Volkanovski's unbelievable performance over Brian Ortega to defend the UFC featherweight title in a fight of the year contender, T-City's crazy submission attempts and Alex's ability to survive them, Ortega being carried to his stool in between rounds and almost having the fight called due to not being able to see, the Max...
Post-Fight after UFC 266: Volkanovski vs. Ortega, Morning Kombat's Luke Thomas joins Submission Radio to recap and react to Alex Volkanovski vs. Brian Ortega and Volkanovski's unbelievable performance over Brian Ortega to defend the UFC featherweight title in a fight of the year contender, T-City's crazy submission attempts and Alex's ability to survive them, Brian's zombie-like toughness and where his future lies, Max Holloway vs. Yair Rodriguez, Nick Diaz's return against Robbie Lawler and...
Ahead of UFC 266: Volkanovski vs. Ortega, former UFC commentator and UFC title challenger, Dan Hardy, returns to Submission Radio to preview Alex Volkanovski vs. Brian Ortega at UFC 266 for the UFC featherweight title, and Nick Diaz vs. Robbie Lawler, as well as Dan Hooker vs. Nasrat Haqparast, and more! Hardy discusses Ortega's improved striking and how it matches up against the featherweight champion's pressure and feints, why Volkanovski's ground game is perfect for Jiu Jitsu players, as...
Ahead of UFC 266: Volkanovski vs. Ortega, Giga Chikadze speaks to Submission Radio about life after his win over Edson Barboza, his striking transitioning over to MMA, being a backup for Alex Volkanovski vs. Brian Ortega, why he sees Max Holloway as the true featherweight champion, fighting Max and Max's lack of interest, Yair Rodriguez, climbing the UFC rankings, and more
Ahead of UFC 266: Volkanovski vs. Ortega, UFC lightweight Dan Hooker speaks to Submission Radio about his fight against Nasrat Haqparast, the crazy circumstances of the MMA community getting him his visa, getting kicked out of the gym during training camp, how he'll cut the weight with such little time before the fight, Nasrat's mother passing away just days ago, likely moving to America after this fight to train and fight, Arman Tsarukyan’s comments about him, and more!
UFC light heavyweight Jimmy Crute speaks to Submission Radio ahead of his fight against Jamal Hill about training in lockdown, rebounding from his loss to Anthony Smith, Jamal's crazy toughness in his first loss to Paul Craig, his new UFC contract, the perception of him and why he's not just a bogan who gets on the beers, and more!
UFC middleweight Jared Cannonier speaks to Submission Radio about what's next after his win over Kelvin Gastelum, wanting a new UFC contract, fighter pay and how his "broke" comments were misunderstood, Derek Brunson's win over Darren Till and Brunson wanting to wait out for the next title shot, how a rematch between Israel Adesanya vs. Derek Brunson would play out, life in Alaska, his favourite superheros, and more!
Former UFC welterweight title challenger Dan Hardy of BT Sport and Full Reptile speaks to Submission Radio about the latest on his next fight, Diego Sanchez calling him out through DMs for Bareknuckle Boxing, why he'd fight Tyron Woodley, Darren Till's loss to Derek Brunson, Paddy Pimblett's UFC win and potential in the division, the Israel Adesanya vs. Derek Brunson rematch, oblique kicks in MMA, Anderson Silva vs. Tito Ortiz, Evander Holyfield vs. Vitor Belfort, and more!
Ahead of UFC Fight Night: Brunson vs. Till, Oscar Willis and Jim Edwards join Submission Radio to preview Derek Brunson vs. Darren Till, Darren's UFC run and really needing a win to finally land the illusive Israel Adesanya fight, Paddy Pimblett's long-awaited UFC debut and what the potential is for the exciting British prospect, Tom Aspinal as a heavyweight prospect, the aftermath from Jake Paul vs. Tyron Woodley, and more!
Former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva speaks to Submission Radio about his upcoming fight against Tito Ortiz at Triller fight Club, why the Logan Paul fight didn't come together, why the weight for this fight had to be 195 pounds, Tito's striking, Jake Paul beating Tyron Woodley and if a rematch should happen, his favourite moments from his UFC run, the crazy Tony Fryklund elbow KO, Conor McGregor recovering from his broken leg, Israel Adesanya vs. Robert Whittaker 2, and more!
Ahead of Jake Paul vs. Tyron Woodley, Showtime's Brian Campbell speaks to Submission Radio and helps preview the boxing match between Jake Paul vs. Tyron Woodley, Jake as a boxer and what we want to learn from this fight, the mental games and tattoo bets in the lead-up to this fight, Jake possibly being on PEDs, who has the edge in the later rounds, who needs to win more and how a loss would affect Woodley's legacy, what would make sense for Jake next, and more!
Ahead of UFC 266: Volkanovski vs. Ortega, UFC lightweight Dan Hooker speaks to Submission Radio about his upcoming fight against Nasrat Haqparast at UFC 266, how the fight came together and why he couldn't get a higher ranked opponent, what happened to callouts like Rafael Dos Anjos, Tony Ferguson and Islam Makhachev, Arman Tsarukyan accusing him of avoiding him, living at City Kickboxing now for fight camp, how he sees Alex Volkanovski vs. Brian Ortega going, and more!
Ahead of his UFC debut, Paddy Pimblett speaks to Submission Radio about Luigi Vendramini and the false rumours about his fight getting delayed, why this fight is already personal, why he's fighting at lightweight instead of featherweight, at 155-pound division, headlining Anfield Stadium against Conor McGregor, his recent comments about Khabib Nurmagomedov as a GOAT and his appearance on the Mike Tyson podcast, getting called out after this fight, and more!
Former UFC bantamweight champion, TJ Dillashaw speaks to Submission Radio about his win over Corey Sandhagen, the crazy injuries he battled through during the fight and during his camp, going through the adversity and what he learned after going through such a war, his recent knee surgery and the recovery process, Jose Aldo calling him out for his next fight and what a win over Aldo would mean, Aljamain Sterling vs. Petr Yan at UFC 267 and how he expects the fight to play out, Aljo's recent...
Ahead of his fight against Daniel Rodriguez, UFC welterweight Kevin Lee speaks to Submission Radio about his big return, life after his loss to Charles Oliveira, tearing both ACLs, why it was a rib injury that made him question his place in the sport, finding his motivation to return, welterweight and why he has his sights set on Kamaru Usman now that Khabib has retired, his prediction for Kamaru Usman vs. Colby Covington 2, Mike Perry and Belal Muhammad not fighting him, Daniel Rodriguez...
Ahead of Bellator 264, Bellator middleweight champion Gegard Mousasi speaks to Submission Radio about his upcoming fight against John Salter at Bellator 264: Mousasi vs. Salter, his long layoff, funny stories involving kinky parties and avoiding his wife, why he might become a barman when he retires, fighting at light heavyweight, what else he wants to accomplish before he retires and if he'll end his career with Bellator MMA, Israel Adesanya vs. Robert Whittaker, and more!
Post-Fight after UFC 265: Lewis vs. Gane, Jimmy Smith joins Submission Radio to recap and react to Derrick Lewis vs. Ciryl Gane and Bon Gamin's masterclass performance over The Black Beast to win the UFC interim heavyweight title, Lewis' low output and if the moment was too much for him, if Gane really is the next evolution of a heayvweight, how Francis Ngannou vs. Ciryl Gane plays out, their sparring history and the narrative surrounding them as former training partners, if this is a much...
Post-fight after UFC 265: Lewis vs. Gane, Jon Jones' coach Mike Winkeljohn speaks to Submission Radio about Derrick Lewis vs. Ciryl Gane and Gane's win to become the new interim UFC heavyweight champion, the skills that Gane brings to heavyweight and how he sees Francis Ngannou vs. Ciryl Gane going, the latest with Jon Jones' negotiations with the UFC, Dana White offering Stipe Miocic to Jon Jones and why the fight doesn't make sense, if Jon definitely returns or not and if time is a factor...
Ahead of UFC 265: Lewis vs. Gane, UFC hall of famer speaks to Submission Radio about the interim heavyweight title fight between Derrick Lewis vs. Cyril Gane, the controversy of having an interim title when Francis Ngannou only just won the belt, the UFC's contract with the Toyota Center and trying to lock Francis Ngannou into his next opponent, Jon Jones' public negotiations with the UFC and how Randy sees it ending, what a fight between Jon Jones and Francis Ngannou would look like, if...
Brian Campbell of Showtime's Morning Kombat and CBS Sprts joins Submission Radio for a UFC 265: Lewis vs. Gane preview to break down all the big fights, including the UFC interim heavyweight title fight between Derrick Lewis vs. Cyril Gane, the interim belt being used here, where Jon Jones fits into this equation, why Francis Ngannou represents a new era at heavyweight, who is the more attractive option to face Ngannou next, Michael Chiesa vs. Vicente Luque and the stakes for the welterweight...