MMA Torch Livecast Conversations

MMA Torch Livecast Conversations

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MMATorch.com editor Jamie Penick, columnist Rich Hansen, and columnist Shawn Ennis take your phone calls and email questions and interview key figures in MMA. Past interviews have included Rich Franklin, Urijah Faber, and Nate Marquardt. You never know who will show up as a special guest. They take your calls throughout the show every Tuesday night from 8- 9:30 ET.

Episodes

MMATorch Podcast 7/11: Penick and Hansen on UFC sale, UFC 200 results, much more  

In a special Monday night edition of the MMATorch Podcast, Torch Editor Jamie Penick and Torch Columnist Rich Hansen break down a crazy International Fight Week from the UFC, culminating in the massive sale of the organization on Sunday night for $4 billion. They discuss the sale in depth before delving into a full break down from Saturday's UFC 200 event, and also touch on last week's UFC Fight Night 90 and The Ultimate Fighter 23 Finale events as well. Listen in!

MMATorch Podcast 7/6: Reactions to Jon Jones' USADA failure, UFC 200 changes  

In a special edition of the MMATorch Podcast, Torch Editor Jamie Penick and Torch Columnist Rich Hansen react to the shocking news regarding Jon Jones' potential violation of the USADA drug testing policy. With Jones off UFC 200 and Brock Lesnar vs. Mark Hunt now set to headline, Penick and Hansen discuss what's next for Jones, Daniel Cormier, the UFC, and much more in a first impressions conversation in the hours after the UFC's announcement. Listen in below!

MMATorch Podcast 6/30: Penick, Ennis, and Hansen on UFC's busy July, much more  

In a brand new edition of the MMATorch Podcast, Torch Editor Jamie Penick is joined by Torch Senior Columnist Shawn Ennis and Torch Columnist Rich Hansen to break down and preview the UFC's International Fight Week cards. On tonight's show, they discuss the three Las Vegas events from July 7-9 in UFC Fight Night 90, The Ultimate Fighter 23 Finale, and UFC 200, along with the organization's foray into South Dakota the following week. They give predictions on the top fights on each of those cards, and delve into the recently booked fights for the UFC's August schedule and beyond.

MMATorch Podcast 6/9: Penick, Hansen, Bane, and Hemminger on the week in MMA  

In a special loaded edition of The MMATorch Podcast, Torch editor Jamie Penick is joined by Torch columnist Rich Hansen, Torch contributor Michael Bane, and special guest Brian Hemminger from MMAOddsBreaker.com to discuss a very newsworthy week in the world of mixed martial arts. On this episode, they delve into Michael Bisping's title win at UFC 199 and the new landscape of the middleweight division, Brock Lesnar's return to MMA at UFC 200 against Mark Hunt, the UFC media controversy involving Ariel Helwani, and the untimely passing of Kevin "Kimbo Slice" Ferguson. Give it a listen!

UFC 199 Post-Mortem: Penick, Hansen, and Ennis break down shocking PPV event  

A massively newsworthy night in the UFC brings the MMATorch crew out for an overnight post-mortem review, as Torch editor Jamie Penick is joined by Torch columnists Rich Hansen and Shawn Ennis to break down all of the news out of the event. That includes a break down of Michael Bisping's knockout win over Luke Rockhold, the announcement of Brock Lesnar's return to the UFC, the announcement of Conor McGregor-Nate Diaz II for August's UFC 202 event, and the rest of the fight card from Inglewood, Calif. Listen in!

MMATorch Podcast 6/2: Hansen & Ennis on UFC Fight Night 88, UFC 199, much more  

The inmates are running the asylum in a brand new edition of the MMATorch Podcast tonight, as Torch writers Rich Hansen and Shawn Ennis bring an hour long conversation on the past week in MMA. On tonight's show, they break down last weekend's UFC Fight Night 88 event, preview Saturday's UFC 199 card, and discuss much more on the week in MMA. Listen in now!

MMATorch Podcast 5/26/16: Penick and Hansen on UFC Fight Night 88, much more  

In a brand new edition of the MMATorch Podcast, Torch Editor Jamie Penick and Torch Columnist Rich Hansen address the latest in the world of MMA. On tonight's episode, they preview Sunday's UFC Fight Night 88 card from Las Vegas, discuss the latest on the UFC's plans for Conor McGregor vs. Nate Diaz, B.J. Penn's removal from UFC 199, UFC 201 bookings, Rousimar Palhares losing in Italy, and more.

MMATorch Podcast 5/19/16: Penick and Hansen on UFC 198, UFC 199, more  

In the return of the MMATorch Podcast, MMATorch editor Jamie Penick and MMATorch columnist Rich Hansen break down the week in MMA news. Tonight's episode features a full run down on last weekend's UFC 198 event, discussion on the main event change to UFC 199 with Michael Bisping stepping in for an injured Chris Weidman against Luke Rockhold, UFC 201's top two fights, Bellator releasing Will Brooks, and more!

MMATorch Podcast 4/28: Penick and Ennis on UFC 197, UFC 200, much more  

In a brand new edition of the MMATorch Podcast, Torch Editor Jamie Penick is joined by Torch Senior Columnist to break down last weekend's UFC 197 event and more from the week in MMA. That includes a lengthy discussion on Jon Jones' victory in the UFC 197 main event and his already announced main event with Daniel Cormier at UFC 200. Additionally, they discuss Benson Henderson's debut loss in Bellator MMA, and run down recent fight announcements.

MMATorch Podcast 4/21/16: Penick and Hansen on McGregor, UFC on Fox 19, UFC 197  

In an all new addition of the MMATorch Podcast, Torch Editor Jamie Penick and Torch Columnist Rich Hansen break down the latest on the Conor McGregor situation surrounding UFC 200, including McGregor's latest updates on Thursday, and the UFC's current stance on his participation in the July 9 event. Additionally, they do a full run down of last week's UFC on Fox 19 event, and preview UFC 197 for this coming weekend, including the return of former long-reigning UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Jon Jones.

MMATorch Podcast 4/14/16: Penick, Hansen, and Ennis on JDS, UFC on Fox 19, more  

In a brand new episode of The MMATorch Podcast, Torch Editor Jamie Penick is joined once again by Torch Senior Columnist Shawn Ennis and Torch Columnist Rich Hansen to break down the week in MMA. On today's show, they break down last weekend's UFC Fight Night 86 event from Croatia, including extensive thoughts on Junior dos Santos' impressive win over Ben Rothwell, and preview Saturday's UFC on Fox 19 event hitting Tampa, Fla. Additionally, they talk about Lyoto Machida's USADA mishap, UFC 199 bookings, and more!

MMATorch Podcast 3/31/16: Penick solo audio on Jones, UFC 200, Cyborg, more  

With Torch columnist Shawn Ennis out for the week, Torch editor Jamie Penick is back with a solo audio podcast to break down the latest in the world of MMA. This week brings a rundown on the latest regarding Jon Jones, his traffic stop in Albuquerque, arrest, probation hearing, UFC 197, and more; additionally, he runs through the UFC 200 lineup, with thoughts on the rematch between Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz, and runs down Cris "Cyborg" Justino's addition to UFC 198, among other topics. Catch up now!

MMATorch Podcast 3/23/16: Penick, Hansen, and Ennis on MMA in NY, much more  

In a brand new episode of the MMATorch podcast, Torch Editor Jamie Penick is joined by Torch Senior Columnist Shawn Ennis and Torch Columnist Rich Hansen to discuss last week's UFC Fight Night 85, and to look ahead at future UFC cards. That discussion includes thoughts on MMA finally getting legalized in New York, UFC 200, and much more.  

UFC 196 Review: Penick and Martin break down full "McGregor vs. Diaz" card  

In a new hour long discussion, MMATorch Editor Jamie Penick is joined once again by Torch audio contributor and LA Times MMA columnist Todd Martin to break down Saturday's UFC 196 event. They go in depth on the results and ramifications of Conor McGregor's loss to Nate Diaz, as well as Miesha Tate's upset win over Holly Holm to capture the UFC Women's Bantamweight Championship. They also review the rest of the undercard, with thoughts on the pay-per-view main card and the prelims on UFC Fight Pass and Fox Sports 1

UFC 196 Reaction Podcast: Penick and Hansen review crazy Las Vegas event  

Torch Editor Jamie Penick and Torch Columnist Rich Hansen give quick reactions to the insane UFC 196 co-headliners, with both Conor McGregor and Holly Holm getting upset by Nate Diaz and Miesha Tate, respectively. Listen in for the 38 minute discussion on those top two fights.

MMATorch Podcast 3/3/16: Penick & Ennis on Bisping-Silva, UFC 196 preview, more  

In tonight's brand new episode of the MMATorch Podcast, MMATorch Editor Jamie Penick and MMATorch Columnist Shawn Ennis once again break down the week in MMA, this week focusing on the UFC Fight Night 84 event from London last weekend, along with the upcoming UFC 196 pay-per-view card. They go in depth on the weird and highly compelling Anderson Silva vs. Michael Bisping main event from the London event, and turn their focus to the UFC 196 main event between Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz, as well as the co-main event between Holly Holm and Miesha Tate. That and much more on a new 55 minute episode!

MMATorch Podcast 2/25/16: Penick and Ennis on UFC 196 change, Bellator 149, more  

In tonight's new episode of the MMATorch Podcast, Torch Editor Jamie Penick and Torch Senior Columnist Shawn Ennis break down this week's UFC 196 main event change to Conor McGregor vs. Nate Diaz, the other options considered, Bellator 149's record-breaking circus, and Sunday's UFC Fight Night 83 event. Technical difficulties cut things short at the tail end of the conversation, cutting out a few planned topics, but the hour-plus conversation tackling the biggest news of the week remains, so check it out!

MMATorch Podcast 2/11/16: Penick and Ennis on UFC Fight Night 82, McGregor, More  

On tonight's latest edition of the MMATorch Podcast, Torch Editor Jamie Penick and Torch Senior Columnist Shawn Ennis break down the last week in the world of MMA. Tonight's discussion includes a break down of UFC Fight Night 82, the possibilities for the top end of the UFC's welterweight division - with Conor McGregor gunning for a third title fight among them - the UFC's confirmed April bouts, and much more, including late breaking news and reaction to the untimely death of former UFC Heavyweight Champion Kevin Randleman.

MMATorch Podcast 2/4/16: Penick and Ennis on UFC main event changes, much more  

In a brand new edition of the MMATorch Podcast, Torch Editor Jamie Penick and Torch Senior Columnist Shawn Ennis discuss some recent shakeups to the UFC main event scene, including a run down of the UFC's new pay-per-view plans to lead into UFC 200 in July. Additionally, they break down last weekend's UFC on Fox 18 event, and discuss the significant defection from Benson Henderson to Bellator MMA. Tune in for all of that and more in their 70+ minute discussion.

MMATorch Podcast 1/21/16: Penick, Bane, and Hansen on UFC Fight Night 81, more  

In a brand new edition of the MMATorch Podcast, Torch Editor Jamie Penick is joined by Torch Contributor Michael Bane and Torch Columnist Rich Hansen to discuss the latest from the last week in MMA. Included in tonight's conversation is a break down of last weekend's UFC Fight Night 81 event, discussion on B.J. Penn's desired run for the Featherweight Championship, Conor McGregor's lofty goals, and much, much more. Listen in now!

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