MMA Fighting
MMA Fighting
MMA Fighting
Get all the mixed martial arts fighting news and analysis you need. On Mondays, Mike Heck and Alexander K. Lee play matchmaker and predict what's next for notable names from the previous weekend's UFC events with "On to the Next One." Tuesdays are Mike Heck's interview show called "What the Heck?", Mike Heck pits journalist vs. journalist to break down news called "Between the Links." On Wednesdays, Jose Youngs and others discuss the week's hot topics on "The A-Side Live Chat." On Thursdays, Mike Heck pits journalist vs. journalist to break down news called "Between the Links." Produced by MMAFighting and SB Nation, and part of the Vox Media Podcast Network.
What the Heck: Episode 58 | Brandon Moreno, Calvin Kattar, Alex Morono & Dustin Jacoby
This week on What the Heck, MMA Fighting's Mike Heck speaks with Brandon Moreno (6:56) ahead of his flyweight championship rematch with Deiveson Figueiredo at UFC 263 on June 12. Alex Morono (27:53) recaps his first-round TKO win over Donald Cerrone in the co-main event of this past Saturday's UFC Vegas 26 event. Calvin Kattar (1:03:39) talks what he took away from his UFC Fight Island 7 loss to Max Holloway and timeline for a return to the octagon. Finally, Dustin Jacoby (1:14:35) discusses his UFC Vegas 25 draw with Ion Cutelaba and why he was unhappy with several things in regards to the fight this past month. Follow Mike Heck: @MikeHeck_JR Subscribe: http://goo.gl/dYpsgH Check out our full video catalog: http://goo.gl/u8VvLi Visit our playlists: http://goo.gl/eFhsvM Like MMAF on Facebook: http://goo.gl/uhdg7Z Follow on Twitter: http://goo.gl/nOATUI Read More: http://www.mmafighting.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
May 11
1 hr 41 min
On To the Next One: Matches To Make After UFC Vegas 26
On the 43rd episode of On To the Next One, MMA Fighting’s Mike Heck and Alexander K. Lee put on their matchmaker hats following Saturday’s UFC Vegas 26 event at the APEX. Future matchups were discussed for Marina Rodriguez following her unanimous decision victory in the main event, Michelle Waterson, Alex Morono, Neil Magny, Gregor Gillespie, and more. Follow Mike Heck: @MikeHeck_JR Follow Alexander K. Lee: @AlexanderKLee Subscribe: http://goo.gl/dYpsgH Check out our full video catalog: http://goo.gl/u8VvLi Visit our playlists: http://goo.gl/eFhsvM Like MMAF on Facebook: http://goo.gl/uhdg7Z Follow on Twitter: http://goo.gl/nOATUI Read More: http://www.mmafighting.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
May 9
1 hr 14 min
UFC Vegas 26 Post-Fight Show
With UFC Vegas 26 in the books, MMA Fighting’s Mike Heck, Jose Youngs and E. Casey Leydon break down the top storylines from Saturday night’s event at the APEX, including Marina Rodriguez’s unanimous decision win over Michelle Waterson in the main event. Follow Mike Heck: @MikeHeck_JR Follow José Youngs: @JoseYoungs Follow Alexander K. Lee: @AlexanderKLee Follow E. Casey Leydon: @ekc Subscribe: http://goo.gl/dYpsgH Check out our full video catalog: http://goo.gl/u8VvLi Visit our playlists: http://goo.gl/eFhsvM Like MMAF on Facebook: http://goo.gl/uhdg7Z Follow on Twitter: http://goo.gl/nOATUI Read More: http://www.mmafighting.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
May 8
1 hr 2 min
UFC Vegas 26 Preview Show
With UFC Vegas 65 just hours away, MMA Fighting’s Jose Youngs, Alexander K. Lee, and E. Casey Leydon break down the top storylines ahead of Saturday’s event at the APEX, including the flyweight headliner between Marina Rodriguez vs. Michelle Waterson  Follow Mike Heck: @MikeHeck_JR Follow José Youngs: @JoseYoungs Follow Alexander K. Lee: @AlexanderKLee Follow E. Casey Leydon: @ekc Subscribe: http://goo.gl/dYpsgH Check out our full video catalog: http://goo.gl/u8VvLi Visit our playlists: http://goo.gl/eFhsvM Like MMAF on Facebook: http://goo.gl/uhdg7Z Follow on Twitter: http://goo.gl/nOATUI Read More: http://www.mmafighting.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
May 7
1 hr 1 min
Between the Links: Episode 50 | Jiri Prochazka, Bellator 258, Diego Sanchez vs UFC, More
Host Mike Heck will be joined by BTL champion Jed Meshew as he puts his title on the line against five other special guest challengers—including former champions, contestants, and a hungry rookie ready to make a statement—in a gauntlet style tournament.  This week, the panelists will discuss Jiri Prochazka’s highlight-reel KO win over Dominick Reyes at UFC Vegas 25, Bellator 258 and the main event between Juan Archuleta and Sergio Pettis for the bantamweight title, this Saturday’s UFC Vegas 26 event, the impact losing the Leon Edwards vs. Nate Diaz fight made on the UFC 262 slate, the aftermath of Diego Sanchez’s release from the UFC, and more. Follow Mike Heck: @MikeHeck_JR Follow José Youngs: @JoseYoungs Follow Alexander K. Lee: @AlexanderKLee Follow Jed Meshew: @JedKMeshew Follow Shaun Al-Shatti: @shaunalshatti Follow Phoenix Carnevale: @microphonephoen Follow Alex Wendling: @AlexWendlingMMA Subscribe: http://goo.gl/dYpsgH Check out our full video catalog: http://goo.gl/u8VvLi Visit our playlists: http://goo.gl/eFhsvM Like MMAF on Facebook: http://goo.gl/uhdg7Z Follow on Twitter: http://goo.gl/nOATUI Read More: http://www.mmafighting.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
May 6
1 hr 48 min
Kayla Harrison Reveals a Valuable Lesson She Learned Watching Colby Covington Fall to Kamaru Usman
Kayla Harrison discusses her return to action at PFL 3 as the new season gets started as well as revealing a piece of advice she learned from American Top Team owner Dan Lambert and then a valuable lesson watching Colby Covington fall to Kamaru Usman in their title fight. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
May 6
20 min
The A-Side Live Chat | Jiri Prochazka’s future, Diego Sanchez vs. UFC, Archuleta vs Pettis, UFC Vegas 26, more
For this episode, Kristen King joins José Youngs and E. Casey Leydon to react to some of the biggest news in MMA. Some topics include fallout from UFC Vegas 25​, Jiri Prochazka’s KO of Dominick Reyes, Diego Sanchez’s recent interview, and more. The three will also look ahead to UFC Vegas 26​, Bellator 258​, headlined by a bantamweight title fight between Juan Archuleta vs. Sergio Pettis, PFL 3​, featuring Fabricio Werdum vs. Renan Ferreira & Kayla Harrison vs. Mariana Morais, and more Follow José Youngs: @JoseYoungs Follow E. Casey Leydon: @ekc Follow Kristen King: @KristenKingMMA Subscribe: http://goo.gl/dYpsgH Check out our full video catalog: http://goo.gl/u8VvLi Visit our playlists: http://goo.gl/eFhsvM Like MMAF on Facebook: http://goo.gl/uhdg7Z Follow on Twitter: http://goo.gl/nOATUI Read More: http://www.mmafighting.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
May 5
1 hr 27 min
What the Heck: Episode 57 | Josh Thomson, Shane Burgos & TJ Brown
This week on What the Heck, MMA Fighting's Mike Heck speaks with Josh Thomson (6:25) to preview Bellator 258 and discuss the idea of fighter unionization. TJ Brown (47:37) recaps his split decision win over Kai Kamaka at UFC Vegas 25, the reaction to the decision since Saturday night and why it's taken steam away from his first UFC win. Finally, Shane Burgos (1:04:50) previews his exciting featherweight matchup with Edson Barboza at UFC 262 on May 15. Follow Mike Heck: @MikeHeck_JR Subscribe: http://goo.gl/dYpsgH Check out our full video catalog: http://goo.gl/u8VvLi Visit our playlists: http://goo.gl/eFhsvM Like MMAF on Facebook: http://goo.gl/uhdg7Z Follow on Twitter: http://goo.gl/nOATUI Read More: http://www.mmafighting.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
May 4
1 hr 24 min
On To the Next One: Matches To Make After UFC Vegas 25
On the 42nd episode of On To the Next One, MMA Fighting’s Mike Heck and Alexander K. Lee put on their matchmaker hats following Saturday’s UFC Vegas 25 event at the APEX. Future matchups were discussed for Jiri Prochazka following his KO of the Year contender in the main event, Dominick Reyes, Giga Chikadze, Sean Strickland, Merab Dvalishvili, and more. Follow Mike Heck: @MikeHeck_JR Follow Alexander K. Lee: @AlexanderKLee Subscribe: http://goo.gl/dYpsgH Check out our full video catalog: http://goo.gl/u8VvLi Visit our playlists: http://goo.gl/eFhsvM Like MMAF on Facebook: http://goo.gl/uhdg7Z Follow on Twitter: http://goo.gl/nOATUI Read More: http://www.mmafighting.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
May 2
1 hr 26 min
UFC Vegas 25 Post-Fight Show
With UFC Vegas 25 in the books, MMA Fighting’s Mike Heck, Jose Youngs, Alexander K. Lee and E. Casey Leydon break down the top storylines following Saturday night’s event at the APEX, including a candidate for KO of the Year in the finish of the main event between Jiri Prochazka and Dominick Reyes. Follow Mike Heck: @MikeHeck_JR Follow José Youngs: @JoseYoungs Follow Alexander K. Lee: @AlexanderKLee Follow E. Casey Leydon: @ekc Subscribe: http://goo.gl/dYpsgH Check out our full video catalog: http://goo.gl/u8VvLi Visit our playlists: http://goo.gl/eFhsvM Like MMAF on Facebook: http://goo.gl/uhdg7Z Follow on Twitter: http://goo.gl/nOATUI Read More: http://www.mmafighting.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
May 1
1 hr 16 min
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