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.


Episode 40: Stocking up for Stockholm  

The Brit Pack are back with a full lineup this week as Simon and Sandhu pick the bones out of Bellator 179 in London as Rory MacDonald defeated Paul Daley, and Daley reignited his rivalry with Michael 'Venom' Page. The lads also look ahead to UFC Fight Night in Stockholm, as Swedish star Alex Gustafsson looks to return with a big win over fellow contender Glover Teixeira.

Episode 39: Simon flies solo after UFC 211  

With Sandhu away this week, Simon takes the helm to guide you through a full recap of UFC 211, where Stipe Miocic put his stamp on the heavyweight division, Joanna Jedrzejczyk did the same in the strawweight division and Frankie Edgar proved this game’s all about levels…

Episode 38: UFC 211 - 'Harder to pick than a broken nose'  

Simon Head and Chamatkar Sandhu run through the big fights on a big card as UFC 211 looks set to reignite the MMA year in Dallas, Texas. The lads preview the contests and offer their (vastly differing) predictions ahead of the huge event, before answering listener questions in their regular Q&A spot.

Episode 37: Joshua-Klitschko, Wembley and the UFC  

During another gap week for big-time MMA, Simon and Sandhu recap the spectacular night in London as Anthony Joshua stopped Wladimir Klitschko in front of 90,000 screaming fans at Wembley Stadium. They also debated the UFC's future, and whether they one day could replicate an event of that scale here in the UK.

Episode 36: UFC Nashville 'Music City Recap'  

Simon and Sandhu look back at the events of UFC Fight Night 108 in Nashville, Tennessee, as a series of crossroads fights saw some fighters take a big step forward, while others fell back down the ladder. The pair also answer another batch of listener questions in their regular Q&A section.

Episode 35: Crowning a new GOAT?  

Simon and Sandhu recap the latest virtuoso performance by UFC flyweight champion Demetrious 'Mighty Mouse' Johnson and look ahead to the upcoming UFC Fight Night event in Nashville, Tennessee.

Episode 34: Making sense from the chaos at UFC 210  

After burning the midnight oil watching the scenes from Buffalo, New York, Simon flies solo as he attempts to pick over the wreckage of UFC 210 as Daniel Cormier's successful defence of his UFC light-heavyweight title goes almost unnoticed among a weekend of controversy and chaos. He also answers listener questions in a bumper Q&A segment, before running the rule over the UFC on FOX 24 fight card set for Kansas City.

Episode 33: The Brit Pack's bumper Q&A special  

On a quieter-than-usual week on Planet MMA, Simon and Sandhu shoot the breeze and answer a truckload of listener questions in a special Q&A edition of the show.

Episode 32: UFC London review and breaking Bellator news  

Simon and Sandhu look back on a packed week as they covered UFC Fight Night 107 in London, England where a host of British stars delivered the goods at The O2 Arena. The pair also react to the breaking news of Bellator 180 being held at Madison Square Garden, as Chael Sonnen prepares to face Wanderlei Silva.

Episode 31: The Brit Pack previews UFC Fight Night London  

Simon and Sandhu run through the fight card for UFC Fight Night 107 in London, England as Jimi Manuwa looks to pick up a big hometown win over American Corey Anderson. The guys also take a quick look back at the big stories from UFC Fight Night 106 in Fortaleza, Brazil, as Kelvin Gastelum stopped Vitor Belfort in the first round.

Episode 30: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly of UFC 209  

Simon and Sandhu look back at UFC 209, where the fight card delivered the goods, but ultimately left the fans disappointed after a damp squib of a main event.

Episode 29: Simon and Sandhu tee up UFC 209  

The biggest fight card of 2017 so far is about to go down in Las Vegas, and The Brit Pack are on hand to preview the double-world championship lineup at UFC 209. We share our pre-fight picks, break down the big matchups and take a look back at the Bellator 179 press conference in London as the build-up to Paul Daley v Rory MacDonald started in earnest.

Episode 28: 'The Black Beast' gets over in Halifax  

Simon and Sandhu look back at UFC Fight Night in Halifax, as Derrick Lewis became a bona-fide star with his brutal destruction of Travis Browne and his jaw-dropping post-fight speech. The lads also look back at Cage Warriors 80 in London and discuss the unfortunate postponement of Matt Mitrione v Fedor Emelianenko at Bellator 172.

Episode 27: Controversy in New York and excitement in London  

Simon and Sandhu look back at a rare thing indeed - a disappointing UFC event - as UFC 208 failed to hit the high nights in the Big Apple. The vibe was altogether more positive in London, however, as Bellator announced Paul Daley v Rory MacDonald for Wembley Arena on May 19.

Episode 26: The Benn v Eubank of British MMA?  

Simon and Sandhu return with a recap of UFC Fight Night in Houston as 'The Korean Zombie' returned with a knockout win. The lads also look ahead to UFC 208 as Holly Holm and Germaine de Randamie get set to do battle for the UFC women's featherweight title. They also discuss the prospect of a British Bellator superfight between Michael 'Venom' Page and Paul 'Semtex' Daley.

Episode 25: Conor McGregor's question time and UFC London reshuffle  

Simon and Sandhu recap Conor McGregor's Q&A pay per view and consider the UFC London fight card, including its new main event. The lads also look back on UFC on FOX 23 as Valentina Shevchenko booked a title rematch with Amanda Nunes.

Episode 24: Tito Ortiz goes out on top at Bellator 170  

Simon and Sandhu look back at an historic night at The Forum as Tito Ortiz bowed out of a stellar MMA career with a win in his retirement bout. The duo also run the rule over the upcoming UFC on FOX card in Denver, Colorado, as Valentina Shevchenko takes on Julianna Pena.

Episode 23: BJ Penn's last stand  

Simon and Sandhu look back at the first UFC event of 2017 as Yair Rodriguez sent returning legend BJ Penn back into near-certain retirement with a one-sided beatdown of the former two-weight world champion. The lads also chat about the upcoming season of The Ultimate Fighter, as Cody Garbrandt and TJ Dillashaw are named rival coaches for the 25th instalment of the show.

Episode 22: End of year awards special  

On the latest instalment of The Brit Pack MMA journalists Simon Head and Chamatkar Sandhu discuss the upcoming UFC Fight Night event in Phoenix as Yair Rodriguez takes on the returning BJ Penn. The pair also offer their winners and honourable mentions as they dish out their end-of-year awards.

Episode 21: Ronda routed at UFC 207  

After a Christmas break, Simon and Sandhu return to the microphone to look back on a cracking night of fights at UFC 207 as the curtain came down on 2016 with Amanda Nunes' brutal demolition of Ronda Rousey in the main event.

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