The Brit Pack with Simon and Sandhu

The Brit Pack with Simon and Sandhu

United Kingdom

Fighting talk from the UK, featuring MMA journalists Simon Head and Chamatkar Sandhu (plus occasional guests). Recorded every Monday, with occasional bonus content from featured MMA events.

Episodes

Episode 19: Looking ahead to UFC 206  

Simon and Sandhu are back behind the mic as they look back at an entertaining TUF Finale and tee up a double-header of action at UFC Albany and UFC 206.

Episode 18: Conor McGregor stripped of his UFC featherweight title  

It's a bumper edition of The Brit Pack this week as Simon and Sandhu go big on the biggest MMA story of the week - and possibly the entire year - as Conor McGregor is relieved of his featherweight title by the UFC.

Episode 17: Simon and Sandhu Octagonside at UFC Belfast  

The Brit Pack goes on the road once again as Simon and Sandhu record this week's show live from Octagonside at UFC Fight Night: Mousasi v Hall 2 in Belfast, Northern Ireland.

Episode 16: Simon's UFC 205 press room special  

With Sandhu up in the stands enjoying the fights (and the afterparty) UFC 205 was a working day for Simon, who covered the fights from Octagonside, then the press conference backstage, before grabbing some of his press room buddies for some post-fight reaction in this Brit Pack special.

Episode 15: UFC 205 special from Madison Square Garden  

Simon and Sandhu hit the Big Apple for a special UFC 205 preview show from the Mecca of combat sports itself, Madison Square Garden.

Episode 14: Under the radar fights, Bisping in Toronto and McGregor's alternative timeline  

In this week's episode Simon and Sandhu chat about some of the big fights that haven't garnered the lion's share of column inches ahead of UFC 205. They also chat about UFC 206 and whether the addition of a Michael Bisping fight might not spruce things up in Toronto. Plus they debate what might have happened if Conor McGregor had actually faced Rafael dos Anjos after all.

Episode 13: Getting set for a crazy finish to 2016  

After a one-week hiatus, The Brit Pack is back, as Simon and Sandhu get set for a busy end to 2016 with a trio of big pay-per-view events, plus UFC Belfast. The pair chat about Georges St-Pierre, the fallout from the UFC takeover and answer YOUR questions in their regular Q&A section.

Episode 12: Simon and Sandhu Octagonside at UFC 204  

Simon and Sandhu check in from Octagonside at UFC 204 as the biggest UFC event to hit the UK delivers the goods in front of a sell-out crowd in the early hours of Sunday morning in Manchester.

Episode 11: Under the weather at UFC 204 in Manchester  

In a rare moment of synergy, Simon and Sandhu convene an episode of The Brit Pack in the same room as they meet up in Costa to preview UFC 204 in Manchester, discuss the recent UFC 205 press conference in New York, and look back at the recent European MMA events in Glasgow (ACB) and Helsinki (Euro FC).

Episode 10: Cris Cyborg, UFC 205 and The Brit Pack's Euro Trip  

On this week's episode of The Brit Pack we charge into double figures with our recap of Cris Cyborg's return to action at UFC Brasilia, our look ahead to UFC 205 and a quick preview of our trips to cover two big European MMA events in Glasgow (ACB) and Helsinki (Euro FC)

Episode 9: 'The Menace' wins big, 'The Bad Guy' joins Bellator and 'The Brit Pack' plays matchmaker  

On this week's instalment of The Brit Pack, Simon and Sandhu look back at Michael Johnson's knockout win over Dustin Poirier in Hidalgo, discuss Chael Sonnen's shock switch to Bellator MMA and matchmake each of the UFC's champions heading into 2017

Episode 8: UFC 203 recap - Miocic wins it, Tarverdyan loses it and Mickey Gall gets it  

Simon and Sandhu look back at UFC 203, where Stipe Miocic defended his UFC heavyweight title, Edmund Tarverdyan had a mini-meltdown in Travis Browne's corner and Mickey Gall showed his promotional smarts after defeating CM Punk by calling out Sage Northcutt.

Episode 7: UFC Hamburg reflections, UFC 203 preview and YOUR questions  

Simon Head and Chamatkar Sandhu return to chat about the events of UFC Fight Night in Hamburg, where Josh Barnett claimed a submission win over Andrei Arlovski. The pair also preview UFC 203 and answer the fans questions in their regular Q&A session.

Episode 6: McGregor's next move, Bisping back in the UK and MacDonald lands in Bellator  

UK-based MMA journalists Simon Head and Chamatkar Sandhu recap the big MMA stories of the week, as Conor McGregor considers his options post-UFC 202, Michael Bisping gets set for his homecoming against Dan Henderson at UFC 204 and Rory MacDonald makes a high-profile switch to Bellator MMA

Episode 5: UFC 202 special from the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas  

Simon Head checks in from the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas after watching Conor McGregor's thrilling win over Nate Diaz at UFC 202. He chats about the fights and one of the craziest fight weeks ever with fellow MMA journalists Ariel Helwani (MMA Fighting), Danny Austin (Postmedia), Adam Hill (Las Vegas Review Journal), Denis Shkuratov and Kacper Rosolowski (Submission Radio) before wrapping up the week with MMA Junkie's John Morgan.

Episode 4: UFC 202 preview, Conor's quest and 'moneyweight' fights  

Just 24 hours before Simon Head jets off to Las Vegas to cover UFC 202, he joins Chamatkar Sandhu for an early recording of The Brit Pack to tee up the week ahead, chat about Conor McGregor's fight with Nate Diaz and discuss the relevance of 'moneyweight' fights in the current UFC era.

Episode 3: Yair Rodriguez stars, Conor McGregor trolls and Michael Bisping announces  

What started off as a quiet week ended with some big news as British MMA journalists Simon Head (The Sun) and Chamatkar Sandhu (MMA Junkie, FloCombat, Fighters Only) chat over the big stories of the week in mixed martial arts

Episode 2: UFC 201 recap, British new boys and the all-new BT Sport era  

On Episode 2 of The Brit Pack Simon and Sandhu look back on a dramatic night in Atlanta at UFC 201 as Tyron Woodley stunned Robbie Lawler to win the UFC welterweigh title. The boys also chat BT Sport and welcome two British stars to the UFC roster.

Episode 1: Shevchenko's shot, TV talk and Bisping's homecoming  

On the debut instalment of The Brit Pack MMA journalists Simon Head and Chamatkar Sandhu discuss Valentina Shevchenko's surprise win over Holly Holm, dissect the potential options ahead of the UFC's annnouncement of a new UK TV deal and look ahead to a potential late-night pay-per-view homecoming for Michael Bisping in Manchester.

Coming soon: The Brit Pack with Simon and Sandhu  

Coming soon, a brand new MMA podcast with a distinctly British flavour as UK journalists Simon Head and Chamatkar Sandhu join forces to bring you their take on the big stories in MMA. Follow us on Twitter @TheBritPackMMA and here on Soundcloud for the latest episodes as they drop.

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