Let's Get It On MMA w/ Big John McCarthy & Sean Wh

Let's Get It On MMA w/ Big John McCarthy & Sean Wh

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The official MMA podcast of famed ref Big John McCarthy & TV commentator Sean Wheelock

Episodes

Warren vs. Dantas, TUF 24 Finale, and the Mixed Martial Arts Athletes Association  

On this episode of Lineup MMA, the crew is here to discuss Joe’s main event battle versus Eduardo Dantas at Bellator 166, and how Ben managed to get himself involved in the Bellator 167 broadcast the following night, via Twitter. Also, the guys break down the TUF 24 Finale win by Demetrious Johnson, the controversial...

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Michael Chandler and Gegard Mousasi Post Victories, plus Fedor Emelianenko Signs with Bellator  

On this episode of Lineup MMA, Sean, Ben, and Joe are here to discuss Michael Chandlers’ split decision win over Benson Henderson at Bellator 165. Also, the guys look at Gegard Mousasi’s first round TKO over Uriah Hall at UFC Fight Night 99 and Fedor Emelianenko’s move to Bellator at the age of 40. Plus,...

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UFC 205, Meisha Tate Retirement, and “Big” John McCarthy  

On this episode of Lineup MMA, Sean, Joe, and Ben continue their in-depth discussion of UFC 205. The boys look at the wins Joanna Jędrzejczyk, Yoel Romero , and Frankie Edgar. Also, you will hear more about the retirement of Meisha Tate, and the weight cutting problems of Chiago Alves and Kevin Gastelum. Plus, we...

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UFC 205, McGregor’s Future, and Bellator 164  

On the heels of the biggest night in MMA history, Sean Wheelock, Ben Askren, and Joe Warren are here to give you their take on UFC 205. We get an in-depth discussion about Conor McGregor’s dominant win over Eddie Alvarez, as well as where the boys think McGregor will go from here. Also, we get...

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Episode 95 – UFC Fight Night 98, Bellator 163, and Jon Jones suspension  

On this week’s program, we’ll break down Tony Ferguson’s win vs Rafael Dos Anjos in the Main Event of last Saturday’s UFC Fight Night 98 in Mexico City. And we’ll discuss the Main Event of last Friday’s Bellator 163 at Mohegan Sun in Uncasville, Connecticut the victory by Phil Davis over Liam McGeary which gave...

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Episode 94 – UFC Founder Art Davie  

On this week’s program, we’ll discuss the 58 page UFC investor relations document created by new majority owners WME/IMG which was obtained and made public by MMA Junkie And we’ll look at what impact the promotion’s new business strategies could on fighters in the UFC as well as the entirety of the sport. Plus, Ben,...

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Episode 93 – Alexander Shlemenko vs Kendall Grove, MMA free agency, and UFC layoffs  

On this week’s program, we’ll breakdown Alexander Shlemenko’s win vs Kendall Grove at last Friday’s Bellator 162 in Memphis, Tennessee and will look at the situation that surrounded this fight, as Shelemnko returned to Bellator after a suspension for performance enhancing drugs. Ben, Joe, and I will also discuss George St. Pierre’s declaration of MMA free agency...

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Episode 92 – Ronda Rousey’s return, Jon Jones vs USADA, and Santos vs Adriano Martin  

On this week’s program, we’ll discuss Ronda Rousey’s scheduled return to MMA as the former UFC women’s bantamweight champion is now set to face the current titlist Amanda Nunes at UFC 207 this December. Joe, Jerry and I will also look at the upcoming arbitration hearing of Jon Jones as he challenges the US Anti Doping Agency’s suspension for...

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Episode 91 – UFC 204 and Alliance MMA  

On this week’s program, we’ll discuss the main event and co-main event from this past weekend’s UFC 204 in Manchester, England with Michael Bisping vs. Dan Henderson and Gegard Mousasi vs. Vitor Belfort. Ben, Joe, and I will also reflect on the outstanding MMA career of Dan Henderson who at age 46 has now retired...

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Episode 90 – UFC Fight Night 96, Alexander Volkov, and celebrity owners  

On this week’s program, we’ll breakdown Alex Oliveira’s win vs Will brooks at last Saturday’s UFC Fight Night 96 in Portland, Oregon, and look at all of the controversy surrounding this bout. Ben, Joe, and I will also examine the UFC’s signing of former Bellator heavyweight champion Alexander Volkov, and the recent movement of top Bellator fighters to...

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Episode 89 – Cris Cyborg’s win vs Lina Lansberg, Roy Nelson’s victory over Antonio Silva, and Invicta and Rizin FF  

On this week’s program, we’ll discuss Cris Cyborg’s win vs Lina Lansberg in the Main Event of UFC Fight Night 95 which took place this past Saturday in Brazil. Ben, Joe, and I will also examine Roy Nelson’s victory over Antonio Silva from that card and Nelson’s subsequent confrontation with Big John McCarthy. And we’ll examine look at the...

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Episode 88 – Joe Warren vs Sirwan Kakai, Chael Sonnen’s Move to Bellator, and Cris Cyborg vs Lina Lansberg  

On this week’s program, we’ll speak in depth about Joe’s 3rd round submission win vs Sirwan Ka-kai at last Friday Bellator 161. Ben, Joe, and I will also discuss Chael Sonnen’s move to Bellator. Then, we’ll examine the extreme weight cutting of Cris Cyborg ahead of her fight vs Lina Lansberg in the UFC this upcoming Saturday. Plus we’ll...

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Episode 87 – Stipe Miocic vs Alistair Overeem, Fabrício Werdum vs Travis Browne, and Mickey Gall vs CM Punk  

On this week’s program, we’ll break down three fights from UFC 203 which of course took place this past Saturday night in Cleveland, Ohio: Stipe Miocic vs Alistair Overeem, Fabrício Werdum vs Travis Browne, and Mickey Gall vs CM Punk. Plus, Ben, Joe, and Sean will look at the odd events that took place at UFC 203 including the timeout called by Travis Browne in round 1 of his bout, the post-fight scuffle between Browne’s trainer Edmond Tarverdyan and Fabrício Werdum, and the tap out that wasn’t as alleged by Alistair Overeem. And we’ll answer your questions which you can submit via Twitter to @podcastMMA. If you have any comments of suggestions please submit them via email at info@lineupmma.com. Plus, find us at facebook.com/podcastmma and on Twitter at @PodcastMMA - plus you can find Sean Wheelock at @SeanWheelock.

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Episode 86 – Josh Barnett vs Andrei Arlovski, Joe Silva leaving UFC, and Michael Page  

On this week’s program we’ll break down the win by Josh Barnett vs Andrei Arlovski in the main event of last Saturday’s UFC Fightnight 93 in Hamburg, Germany. Ben, Joe, and I will also discuss departure of matchmaker Joe Silva from the UFC and what this could mean for the promotion going forward. And we’ll look examine the comments of undefeated Bellator welterweight Michael Page in which he suggested the possibility of UFC/Bellator co-promotes. Plus, we’ll answer your questions which you can submit via Twitter to @podcastMMA. If you have any comments of suggestions please submit them via email at info@lineupmma.com. Plus, find us at facebook.com/podcastmma and on Twitter at @PodcastMMA - plus you can find Sean Wheelock at @SeanWheelock.

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Episode 85 – Demian Maia vs Carlos Condit, Paige Vanzant vs Bec Rawlings, and One Championship in Jakarta Indonesia.  

On this week’s program, we’ll examine the impressive wins by Demian Maia vs Carlos Condit and Paige Vanzant vs Bec Rawlings at last Saturday’s UFC on Fox 21 in Vancouver, British Colombia. Ben, Joe, and I will also discuss the Main Event from last Saturday’s One Championship in Jakarta Indonesia the unanimous decision win by Luis Santos vs Igor vSirid in what turned out to be one of the strangest high profile fights this year. And we’ll look at Rory MacDonald’s high profile move to Bellator from the UFC. And we’ll answer your questions which you can submit via Twitter to @podcastMMA. If you have any comments of suggestions please submit them via email at info@lineupmma.com. Plus, find us at facebook.com/podcastmma and on Twitter at @PodcastMMA - plus you can find Sean Wheelock at @SeanWheelock.

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Episode 84 – UFC 202 and Jeff Boras founder of the Professional Fighters Association.  

On this week’s program we’ll break down the Main Event and Co-Main Event from Saturday night’s UFC 202 in Las Vegas: Conor McGregor’s Majority Decision win over Nate Diaz and Anthony Johnson’s 1st Round knockout victory in 13 seconds vs Glover Teixeira. And Ben, Joe, and I will be speaking with famed agent and sports attorney Jeff Boras about the newly launched Professional Fighters Association for which he’s a founder and principle. And we’ll answer your questions which you can submit via Twitter to @podcastMMA. If you have any comments of suggestions please submit them via email at info@lineupmma.com. Plus, find us at facebook.com/podcastmma and on Twitter at @PodcastMMA - plus you can find Sean Wheelock at @SeanWheelock.

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Episode 83 – Professional Fighters Association and MMA as an Olympic sport  

On this week’s program, we’ll examine the Professional Fighters Association, which launched last Thursday, and which, according to its website, seeks to “level the playing field and stop those at the top from taking advantage of the fighters in the Octagon”. Ben, Joe, and I will also discuss the potential of mixed martial arts as an Olympic sport, as has been proposed by Densign White, the CEO of the amateur MMA sanctioning body, the IMMAF. And we’ll answer your questions which you can submit via Twitter to @podcastMMA. If you have any comments of suggestions please submit them via email at info@lineupmma.com. Plus, find us at facebook.com/podcastmma and on Twitter at @PodcastMMA - plus you can find Sean Wheelock at @SeanWheelock.

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Episode 82 – Chael Sonnen is on to talk about his strong criticism of the new additions and changes to the Unified Rules of MMA  

On this week’s program we’ll discuss the Main Event from this past Saturday’s UFC Fight Night 92 in Salt Lake City, Utah the split decision victory by Yair Rodriguez over Alex Caceres. Ben, Joe, and I will also be joined by one of the greatest Middleweights and one of the biggest personalities in the history of MMA Chael Sonnen. We’ll ask him about his strong criticism of the new additions and changes to the Unified Rules of MMA, his rumored comeback to fighting, and his recent controversial statements about Jon Jones. And we’ll answer your questions which you can submit via Twitter to @podcastMMA. If you have any comments of suggestions please submit them via email at info@lineupmma.com. Plus, find us at facebook.com/podcastmma and on Twitter at @PodcastMMA - plus you can find Sean Wheelock at @SeanWheelock.

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Episode 81 – Big John McCarthy is on to discuss the changes to the Unified Rules of MMA  

On this week’s program, we’ll be joined by Big John McCarthy to discuss the changes to the Unified Rules of MMA as well as the new judging criteria approved by the member commissions of the ABC here in Las Vegas on Tuesday. Ben, Joe, and I will also examine Tyron Woodley’s first round knockout win vs Robbie Lawler at UFC 201 on Saturday night in Atlanta which of course made Woodley the new UFC Welterweight champion. And we’ll answer your questions which you can submit via Twitter to @podcastMMA. If you have any comments of suggestions please submit them via email at info@lineupmma.com. Plus, find us at facebook.com/podcastmma and on Twitter at @PodcastMMA - plus you can find Sean Wheelock at @SeanWheelock.

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Episode 80 – Valentina Shevchenko vs. Holly Holm, Edson Barboza vs. Gilbert Melendez, and Dustin Zahursky from Kutting Weight  

On this week’s program, we’ll analyze the Main Event and Co-Main Event from this past Saturday’s UFC on Fox 20 from Chicago the victories by Valentina Shevchenko over Holly Holm and Edson Barboza over Gilbert Melendez. Ben, Joe, and I will also discuss the ongoing problem of weight cutting in MMA as evidenced by last Friday’s Bellator 159 having both their Main Event and Co-Main event being changed to Catchweight bouts because Melvin Guillard and Joe Tie-ming- glow missed weight in those respective bouts. Join us on this topic will be Dustin Zahursky an NAIA wrestling national champion for Lindenwood University and the founder of Kutting Weight. And we’ll answer your questions which you can submit via Twitter to @podcastMMA. If you have any comments of suggestions please submit them via email at info@lineupmma.com. Plus, find us at facebook.com/podcastmma and on Twitter at @PodcastMMA - plus you can find Sean Wheelock at @SeanWheelock.

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