Anik and Florian

Anik and Florian

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Jon Anik and Kenny Florian talk MMA, sports, pop culture, and whatever else they can think of. Join Anik and "Ken-Flo" as they break down the latest on-goings in the UFC, take listener calls, and interview personalities from all over the world. It's "The Jon Anik and Kenny Florian Podcast!"

Episodes

Ep. 90: UFC on Fox Preview, Striking Coach Henri Hooft  

On Ep. 90, Anik and Florian preview the UFC’s return to big FOX in Denver this weekend. Plus, longtime Blackzilians striking coach Henri Hooft talks about his recent departure to go out on his own.

Ep. 89: UFC Phoenix Recap, Ray Longo  

On Ep. 89, Ken-Flo and Jon recap UFC Fight Night: Rodriguez v. Penn. Is this the end of the line for the UFC Hall-of-Famer BJ Penn? And just how high is the ceiling for the Mexican phenom Yair Rodriguez? Plus, Ray Longo shares his thoughts on the Phoenix show in his weekly ‘Ray Longo Minute’.

Ep. 88: The 2nd Annual AFPA Awards, UFC 209 Headliner Stephen Thompson  

‘The Anik & Florian Podcast’ presents the 2nd Annual AFPA Awards. Plus, No. 1 ranked UFC welterweight contender Stephen ‘Wonderboy’ Thompson discusses his upcoming championship rematch with Tyron Woodley at UFC 209 and ‘Ken-Flo’ gives his plays for Sunday’s UFC Fight Night: Rodriguez v. Penn.

Ep. 87: UFC 207 Recap, 'AFPA' Awards Preview, Ray Longo  

Ken-Flo and Anik recap UFC 207: Nunes v. Rousey. What went right for Amanda Nunes and what went wrong for Ronda Rousey? Also, some thoughts on Cody Garbrandt’s championship win over Dominick Cruz and does TJ Dillashaw’s win position him for a title shot? Ray Longo has some pointed comments on Rousey in his weekly ‘Ray Longo Minute’. Plus, a handful of nominees are revealed for the 2nd Annual AFPA Awards, coming up next week.

Ep. 86: UFC Bantamweight Champion Dominick Cruz, UFC 207 Preview, Luca Fury, Ray Longo  

One day after Christmas, the boys are back with Ep. 86 to preview UFC 207: Nunes v. Rousey. Should Amanda Nunes ‘fear the return’ of Ronda Rousey? Plus, UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz calls in during fight week for his bantamweight title defense against Cody Garbrandt. Also, UFC 207 predictions and analysis from Ken-Flo, Ray Longo, and Luca Fury.

Ep. 85: UFC on Fox Recap, Rousey, 'Cyborg' Discussion, Ray Longo  

Anik and Florian recap Michelle Waterson’s big win over Paige VanZant and also look at some other highlights from FOX’s UFC Fight Night in Sacramento, which included Urijah Faber’s retirement fight. Also on Ep. 85, Ray Longo looks ahead to UFC 207: Amanda Nunes v. Ronda Rousey in his weekly ‘Ray Longo Minute’.

Ep. 84: Recap 206, Cody Garbrandt, Roy Longo  

On Ep. 84, Anik and Ken-Flo recap UFC 206 and welcome in UFC bantamweight contender Cody Garbrandt, who is set to challenge Dominick Cruz for the UFC title later this month at UFC 207.

Ep. 83.5: Ryan Hall Chats with Jon Anik  

On a special mid-week edition of ‘The Anik & Florian Podcast’, Jon goes 1-on-1 with UFC featherweight Ryan Hall.

Ep. 83: TUF 24 Finale Recap, Vegas Bookmaker Matthew Holt, Ray Longo  

On Ep. 83, the guys recap a wild TUF Finale, highlighted by Demetrious Johnson’s 9th straight successful title defense. Plus, Vegas bookmaker Matthew Holt previews the upcoming action for UFC 206 and UFC 207. How much do big names like Ronda Rousey and Anthony ‘Showtime’ Pettis move the betting needle? Plus, Ken-Flo gives his picks for the two UFC events this weekend in Albany and Toronto.

Ep. 82: UFC Australia Review, TUF Preview, Ray Longo  

Anik and ‘Ken-Flo’ recap the UFC’s wild show in Melbourne, Australia. Also in ‘Headlines', Conor McGregor relinquishes his UFC featherweight title. The fellas discuss the ramifications before handicapping the new UFC 206 headliner between Max Holloway and Anthony Pettis. Kenny also gives you his picks for ‘The Ultimate Fighter Finale’, which includes flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson’s latest title defense. Plus, in ‘The Ray Longo Minute’, Longo details why Aljamain Sterling was forced out of his December 9th fight in Albany, NY.

Ep. 81: UFC Brazil, Belfast Recaps, ESPN's Brian Campbell, Nunes-Rousey Thoughts  

Anik is back from São Paulo after UFC Fight Night 100 and just in time for Ep. 81. Jon and Ken-Flo recap what was a great night of action in Brazil and also look ahead to the UFC’s Thanksgiving weekend show in Melbourne, Australia. Ray Longo checks in with his weekly ‘Ray Longo Minute’ and the guys also look ahead to Ronda Rousey’s return against Amanda Nunes December 30th at UFC 207.

Ep. 80: Stann, Longo, React to UFC 205 with Anik & Florian  

Anik and Ken-Flo recap Conor McGregor’s historic win at UFC 205 and all of the major storylines coming out of the promotion’s first show at Madison Square Garden. UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley chats with the guys two days after his title-retaining majority draw v. Stephen ‘Wonderboy’ Thompson. UFC commentator Brian Stann also joins the show to share his thoughts on UFC 205 and the recent US presidential election, which could prompt Stann to make a Senate run. Plus, the weekly check-in with Ray Longo centers on Chris Weidman’s loss to Yoel Romero.

Ep. 79: UFC 205 Preview, 'RDA-Ferguson' Review, Ray Longo  

Anik and Florian look back at UFC Fight Night: dos Anjos v. Ferguson and give you their comprehensive preview of UFC 205: Alvarez v. McGregor. Ken-Flo gives predictions on all 13 fights for the UFC’s debut at Madison Square Garden. And Anik goes right back to the Monday Night Football well for his weekly ‘Pick to Click’.

Ep 78: Former Major Leaguer Dallas Braden Talks UFC 205 & 'The 209,' Ray Longo, RDA-Ferguson Preview  

The countdown continues to UFC 205 on November 12. Anik and Ken-Flo continue to preview the biggest card in UFC history. ESPN MLB analyst and Stockton, CA. native Dallas Braden joins the show to talk about the ongoing World Series, his love for the UFC, and the Diaz bros. Braden also gets in the final word on Anik’s ‘209’ tattoo. Ray Longo provides an update on Chris Weidman’s training camp in his weekly ‘Ray Longo Minute’.

Ep. 77: Former UFC Champ Chris Weidman, Ray Longo, Countdown to UFC 205  

The countdown is on for UFC 205 on November 12 at Madison Square Garden in New York, NY! The loudest pop that night could be reserved for former UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman, who joins Jon and Kenny to talk about his preparation and fight with Yoel Romero. The guys also look at some of the early betting odds for UFC 205: Alvarez v. McGregor. Plus, weekly podcast staples ‘The Ray Longo Minute’, ‘Headlines’, and Anik tries to keep it rolling in the sportsbook with his ‘Pick to Click’.

Ep. 76: Former WEC Champ Mike Brown, Ray Longo, Ronda Rousey Discussion  

Anik and ‘Flo’ are back for more and so is Ronda Rousey. The guys share their expectations for Rousey’s return fight against bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes on Dec. 30 at UFC 207. Also in ‘Headlines’, some thoughts on Dominick Cruz’s next opponent and the betting line for the UFC light heavyweight championship between Daniel Cormier and Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson. Also on Ep. 76, the guys are joined by American Top Team coach and former WEC champion Mike Brown. Brown discusses UFC strawweight champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk’s recent move to ATT and also what UFC flyweight Kyoji Horiguchi went through recently with the cancellation of the UFC’s show in Manila. In ‘The Ray Longo Minute’, Ray provides an update on Chris Weidman’s training camp and shares his insights on pupil Al Iaquinta’s rumored retirement from MMA.

Ep. 75: UFC 204 Bisping-Henderson 2 Recap, Ray Longo  

On Episode 75, Jon Anik and Kenny Florian look back at a memorable UFC 204, capped by Michael Bisping’s title defense against Dan Henderson. Ray Longo also highlights some of the night’s biggest moments in his weekly ‘Ray Longo Minute’. The guys also pay tribute to former UFC fighter and friend of the podcast, Josh Samman, who passed away on October 5th at the age of 28.

Ep. 74: 'Wonderboy' Thompson, UFC Portland Recap, UFC 204 Preview  

Anik and Florian are joined by the UFC’s No. 1 welterweight contender Stephen ‘Wonderboy’ Thompson. Ray Longo gives you his prediction for Michael Bisping v. Dan Henderson in his weekly ‘Ray Longo Minute’. Ken-Flo gets in on that as well and offers up four picks for UFC 204, which is this weekend in Manchester, England. Plus, a full recap of UFC Fight Night: Lineker v. Dodson, and Anik gives you picks on both MLB wild card games in the ‘Pick to Click’. It’s all here on Episode 74 of ‘The Anik & Florian Podcast’.

Ep. 73: Anik & Florian Recap UFC Brasilia, Ray Longo Talks Weidman at MSG, John Cholish  

This week on Episode 73 of ‘The Anik and Florian Podcast’, the guys recap the UFC’s show in Brasilia and look ahead to the MMA leader’s next offering in Portland this weekend. In the ‘Ray Longo Minute’, Longo showers praise on Cris Cyborg and comes down hard on Roy Nelson for making contact with referee John McCarthy. Plus, friend of the show and former UFC fighter John Cholish joins the guys to catch up and discuss a recent skydiving accident that nearly took his life. Ken-Flo also tries to keep his hot streak going with a prediction on the UFC: Portland main event between John Lineker and John Dodson.

Ep. 72: UFC Fight Night Winner Michael Johnson, Welterweight Champion Woodley Talks 'Wonderboy'  

In honor and memory of the late Kirk Florian. Jon Anik is joined by UFC Hidalgo’s biggest winner, Michael ‘The Menace’ Johnson and UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley. Plus, a new ‘Ray Longo Minute’ and a look ahead to Cris Cyborg’s first UFC main event in Brasilia coming up this weekend.

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