UFC 157’s Brendan Schaub was the guest this week on 102.5 FM’s “MMA Tonight” with hosts Darren McFarland and Chris Pappas. Schaub (8-3) will face fellow heavyweight Lavar Johnson (17-6) in the preliminary card headline bout Saturday on FX. In addition to talking with Schaub about his bout, the guys also discussed the UFC 157 main event which will be the first women’s MMA bout in UFC history with Ronda Rousey facing Liz Carmouche. Darren and Chris also discussed the co-main event between Dan Henderson and Lyoto Machida and other notable bouts on the UFC 157 card.
Leading Mixed Martial Arts news site ProMMAnow.com (http://prommanow.com) has added two new podcasts to the Pro MMA Now Radio Network (http://prommanow.com/pmn-radio-network).
“Pro WMMA Now! Radio”, a show devoted entirely to the sport of women’s Mixed Martial Arts, along with “The MMA Review Radio”, a U.K.-based show focused on Mixed Martial Arts news in the U.K. and throughout Europe, join an already eclectic line-up on the Pro MMA Now Radio Network.
The MMA Tonight crew returned this week to talk all things mixed martial arts with ESPN reporter and veteran MMA journalist Josh Gross. Josh and the guys talked about Rampage Jackson’s UFC exodus and what the future holds for him, UFC President Dana White’s reaction to Randy Couture signing with Spike TV, the growth potential for Bellator moving forward and much more.
Former LSU fullback Shawn Jordan (13-4) was one of the Strikeforce heavyweights who made the the transition to the UFC last year. Since competing inside the Octagon, the 28-year-old Jordan has gone 1-1, knocking out Oli Thompson at UFC on FX 2, and most recently, dropping a decision to Cheick Kongo at UFC 149.
Jordan will return to action on Saturday when he faces Chicago lawman Mike Russow on the UFC on FOX 6 preliminary card live on FX. Jordan was a guest on MMA Tonight on 102.5 FM The Game this week with Darren McFarland and the boys and discussed the upcoming fight and how he thinks it’s going to play out.
The MMA Tonight (102.5 FM) crew was joined this week by Strikeforce welterweight champion Nate “The Great” Marquardt as he gets ready to face no. 1 contender Tarec Saffiedine on the final Strikeforce card Saturday night live on Showtime. As someone who started out fighting at light heavyweight (205 lbs.), then fought at middleweight (180 lbs.) … Read more
Clay Guida was a guest Wednesday evening on MMA Tonight with hosts Darren McFarland, Chris Pappas and Ed Clay. Guida discussed his drop to featherweight and his upcoming fight against Hatsu Hioki.