Promotional Malpractice Live Chat

Promotional Malpractice Live Chat

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Luke Thomas hosts his weekly live chat where he discusses the most important and relevant topics in combat sports. He is the Senior Editor at MMA Fighting and SB Nation as well as host of SiriusXM's 'The Luke Thomas Show '. Watch it live on MMA Fighting (www.mmafighting.com) every Wednesday at 1 p.m. ET.

Episodes

Live Chat: May-Mac News, Frank Mir to Bellator, Tony Ferguson vs. Kevin Lee  

Mayweather vs. McGregor news rolls on as the referee for the boxing bout has been decided as well as glove weight (10oz vs. 8oz). We'll give an update on this. We'll also look at former UFC heavyweight champion Frank Mir signing with Bellator MMA, Tony Ferguson vs. Kevin Lee fighting for the interim UFC lightweight title and much more. This is the Promotional Malpractice Live Chat.

Live Chat: Paulie Malignaggi Fallout, May-Mac Updates, MMA News  

Paulie Malignaggi has left Conor McGregor's camp as a sparring partner. What does this tell us about the two and McGregor's upcoming boxing match with Floyd Mayweather? We'll also give the latest in Mayweather vs. McGregor updates, plus review the action from UFC Mexico and more. This is the Promotional Malpractice Live Chat.

Live Chat: UFC 214, Jon Jones vs. Brock Lesnar, UFC Mexico City Talk  

At UFC 214, Jon Jones reclaimed his UFC light heavyweight title by becoming the first man to stop Daniel Cormier. We'll discuss what that means for both fighters including a potential move to heavyweight against Brock Lesnar for Jones. We'll also get into the controversy surrounding Tyron Woodley's win over Demian Maia, preview UFC Mexico City and more. This is the Promotional Malpractice Live Chat

Monday Morning Analyst: UFC 214, Tyron Woodley's Insane Takedown Defense  

At UFC 214, Jon Jones regained his light heavyweight title opposite Daniel Cormier, Tyron Woodley defended his title against Demian Maia and Cris Cyborg earned her strap opposite Tonya Evinger. Brian Ortega fought an incredible bout against Renato Moicano, Ricardo Lamas got past Jason Knight, Volkan Oezdemir blasted Jimi Manuwa, and Donald Cerrone went to war with Robbie Lawler. We discuss this and more on the Monday Morning Analyst.

Live Chat: UFC 214 Preview, Brock Lesnar's Potential Return and More  

At UFC 214, Jon Jones makes his long-awaited return to the Octagon when he faces Daniel Cormier for the second time. Cris Cyborg will finally fight for a UFC title on that card and the welterweight title is up for grabs between Tyron Woodley and Demian Maia. Plus, is Brock Lesnar looking to make another UFC comeback? We'll do that plus put a bow on UFC on FOX 25 and more. This is the Promotional Malpractice Live Chat.

Live Chat: UFC on FOX 25, May-Mac World Tour Talk and More  

UFC on FOX 25: Chris Weidman vs. Kelvin Gastelum is Saturday, so we'll preview this highly important event. We'll also go over the results from UFC Glasgow, including big wins by Paul Felder, Cynthia Calvillo, Santiago Ponzinibbio and more. We'll also put a bow on the May-Mac World Tour, how both Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor performed, what it means for the Mayweather vs. McGregor bout in August and more. This is the Promotional Malpractice Live Chat with Luke Thomas.

Live Chat: Mayweather vs. McGregor Press Conference Talk And More  

At the Mayweather vs. McGregor press conference in Los Angeles on Tuesday, both Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor were in rare form. We'll discuss everything we saw, what to expect from the Toronto, New York City and London stops plus more. We'll also get into Gegard Mousasi's defection from UFC to Bellator and other MMA news items. This is the Promotional Malpractice Live Chat

Live Chat: UFC 213, TUF 25 Finale, International Fight Week  

This week we'll discuss UFC 213 and the various fights of note: Valentina Schevchenko vs. Amanda Nunes, Yoel Romero vs. Robert Whittaker and more. We'll also dig into the UFC debut of former WSOF champion Justin Gaethje as he takes on Michael Johnson at The Ultimate Fighter 25 Finale. Plus, it's International Fight Week in Las Vegas. We'll cover in the ins and out of MMA news and more. This is the Promotional Malpractice Live Chat with Luke Thomas.

Live Chat: Cyborg-Evinger, Cowboy-Lawler, Bellator NYC & UFC OKC  

At UFC 214, Cris Cyborg will face Tonya Evinger for the UFC women's featherweight title. It also looks like UFC 213's Donald 'Cowboy' Cerrone vs. Robbie Lawler is being moved to Anaheim as well. We'll discuss those two events plus a recap of Bellator NYC, UFC OKC, Fedor Emelianenko and BJ Penn's future and a whole lot more. This is the Promotional Malpractice Live Chat.

Live Chat: Mayweather vs. McGregor Talk, Bellator NYC Discussion  

Mayweather vs. McGregor is on and we'll discuss every inch of the mega boxing fight between Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor. We'll also dig into Bellator NYC: Chael Sonnen vs. Wanderlei Silva, UFC Fight Night Oklahoma City with Kevin Lee and Michael Chiesa plus a whole lot more. This is the Promotional Malpractice Live Chat.

Live Chat: Bellator Commentary, Dana White vs. DJ, UFC Singapore  

Bellator has hired Mike Goldberg and Mauro Ranallo to replace Sean Grande, Dana White has fired back at Demetrious Johnson, UFC Singapore with Holly Holm and Bethe Correia is this Saturday, the MMA media has formed an association for journalists, and much more. We'll discuss these topics and more on today's Promotional Malpractice Live Chat.

Monday Morning Analyst: UFC Auckland Results, Dan Hooker KOs Ross Pearson  

At UFC Auckland (UFC Fight Night 110), Mark Hunt managed to get past Derrick Lewis, who seemingly retired after the fight. We'll discuss that bout plus the big wins by Derek Brunson, Ben Nguyen, Dan Hooker over Ross Pearson, Ion Cutelaba John Moraga and more. We'll also delve into the brawl at Glory 42. This is the Monday Morning Analyst.

Live Chat: UFC vs. Demetrious Johnson, UFC 212 Results, UFC Auckland Preview  

UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson is at odds with the UFC, Dana White and its matchmakers. Who is on the right side of this? Will he fight Ray Borg or T.J. Dillashaw? We're also in the aftermath of UFC 212 where Max Holloway dethroned Jose Aldo as the featherweight champ. Is Frankie Edgar next? We're also just days away from UFC Fight Night: Mark Hunt vs. Derrick Lewis. We'll preview that. This is the Promotional Malpractice Live Chat.

Monday Morning Analyst: How Max Holloway Beat Jose Aldo  

At UFC 212, Max Holloway became the featherweight champion by beating Jose Aldo by third-round TKO. The card also saw strong performances from Claudia Gadelha, Vitor Belfort, Paulo Borrachinha, Antonio Carlos, Jr. and many others. Plus we talk Buchecha winning double gold at the Mundials (IBJJF World Championships) and Dillon Danis's results. This is the Monday Morning Analyst.

Live Chat: UFC 212 preview, Women's 145lbs Mess, UFC Stockholm Results  

At UFC 212, Jose Aldo and Max Holloway not only battle for featherweight supremacy, they do so to put the ghosts of Conor McGregor behind them. Speaking of featherweight, on the women's side Germaine de Randamie has created a mess by avoiding a fight with Cris Cyborg. Alexander Gustafsson returned to the top of the contender field with his win over Glover Teixeira at UFC Stockholm. We'll go over these matters and more on this episode of the Promotional Malpractice Live Chat.

Monday Morning Analyst: Alexander Gustafsson's Uppercuts and Evasion  

At UFC Stockholm, Alexander Gustafsson put on an excellent performance against Glover Teixeira to put himself at the top of the contenders list at light heavyweight. Also on that card, Darren Till, Peter Sobotta, Pedro Munhoz and many others are strong victories. We discuss them and the card in general, plus a quick look at the victorious weekend for Ben Askren, Garry Tonon, KSW and more. This is the Monday Morning Analyst.

Live Chat: Middleweight and Flyweight Title Talk, UFC Fighter Retreat, UFC Stockholm  

T.J. Dillashaw is angling for a fight with Demetrious Johnson at flyweight, but the champ prefers Ray Borg. Is this the right call? Plus Yoel Romero and Robert Whittaker are going to face off for the interim UFC middleweight title while Michael Bisping is on the sidelines. The UFC fighter retreat saw dissension in the ranks with Cris Cyborg slugging Angela Magana. UFC Stockholm and the return of Alexander Gustafsson is this weekend. We'll discuss all of this and more on the Promotional Malpractice Live Chat.

Live Chat: UFC 211 Recap, Bellator 179 Preview, Georges St-Pierre's Next Fight  

UFC 211 is in the books and Stipe Miocic and Joanna Jedrzejczyk continue to make history. Bellator 179: Rory MacDonald vs. Paul Daley is Friday, no one really knows is Georges St-Pierre is going to fight Tyron Woodley or Michael Bisping or Conor McGregor. Demian Maia was promised a title shot, but what does that mean? We'll discuss these issues and more on today's edition of the Promotional Malpractice Live Chat with Luke Thomas.

Live Chat: UFC 211 Preview, Fighter Discontent, Boxing in 2017 and More  

UFC 211: Stipe Miocic vs. Junior dos Santos 2 is Saturday, so we'll preview that title fight plus the card. Fighter discontent - be it from Anderson Silva, Luke Rockhold, Nate Diaz or many of the others - is at an all-time high. What is solution out of this morass? We'll explore. Plus, boxing is having a great year with Anthony Joshua's big win and the Gennady Golovkin (GGG) vs. Canelo Alvarez fight on the horizon. This is the Promotional Malpractice Live Chat with Luke Thomas.

Live Chat: TJ vs. Cody Rivalry, Al Iaquinta's Future, UFC Nashville Review  

The T.J. Dillashaw vs. Cody Garbrandt rivalry on The Ultimate Fighter is heating up, but is it too hot? We'll discuss. Plus, Al Iaquinta is on a rampage these days both in and out of the cage. UFC Nashville is in the books and now there are questions about who should retire and what the right time to do so might be. We'll go over this and more on today's Promotional Malpractice Live Chat.

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