UFC Unfiltered with Jim Norton and Matt Serra

UFC Unfiltered with Jim Norton and Matt Serra

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"UFC Unfiltered with Jim Norton and Matt Serra" is the must-listen podcast for fight fans. Edgy veteran comedian Jim Norton and former UFC welterweight champion Matt Serra push the boundaries in the UFC's first audio series. “Unfiltered” delivers everything, including pre- and post-fight analysis, industry stories, observations, opinions and interviews with UFC sources, fighters and celebrity fans.

Episodes

UF79: Brad Pickett And UFC Fight Night: London Recap  

Longtime UFC contender Brad Pickett calls in following his final fight inside the Octagon and discusses his fight against Marlon Vera, the awesome response from fans on his retirement, what might be next for him, and more. Plus, Jim and Matt break down the great fights from UFC Fight Night: Manuwa vs. Anderson and talk about Matt Hughes's potential MMA return, Dana's comments on the Diaz Brothers and Conor vs. Floyd, and what gets them emotional and makes them cry.

UF78: Ice Cube, Alan Jouban, and Phoenix Carnavale  

Rapper, actor, and producer Ice Cube joins in-studio to discuss his new show "VH1 Hip Hop Squares", his BIG3 basketball league, and picking the right roles. Then, Alan Jouban calls in to talk to Matt and guest host Phoenix Carnevale about his UFC Fight Night 107 fight against Gunnar Nelson, staying stress free and taking in the moment before a fight, working with Eddie Bravo, his thoughts on the UFC Welterweight division, and more.

UF77: Forrest Griffin And Ray Longo  

UFC Hall Of Famer Forrest Griffin joins Matt and guest co-host Ray Longo to discuss UFC Fight Night 106: Belfort vs. Gastelum, the UFC Performance Institute, hard sparring, training at different gyms, and much more. Before that, Matt and Ray talk about recently announced fights like Bisping vs. GSP, the stacked UFC 211 card, and more.

UF76: Francis Ngannou  

#6 UFC Heavyweight and rising star Francis Ngannou joins Jim and Matt in studio to discuss his dream of becoming a UFC champion, his life in Cameroon, being homeless in Paris, wanting to fight Cain Velasquez next, and the desire to become a complete fighter. First, the guys preview UFC Fight Night 106: Belfort vs. Gastelum, possible next matchups for Tony Ferguson, Michael Bisping's comments on Woodley vs. Thompson 2, recently announced fights, and the results of the World MMA Awards 2017.

UF75: Georges St-Pierre And UFC 209 Recap  

Former longtime UFC Welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre calls in to discuss a variety of topics including his return to the Octagon against Michael Bisping for the UFC Middleweight title, the dangers of weightcutting, his fights against Matt Serra, Johny Hendricks at 185, ring rust, a superfight against Anderson Silva, Woodley vs. Thompson 2, and much more. Plus, Jim and Matt break down UFC 209: Woodley vs. Thompson 2, and they give their review of Logan during a new installment of Matt's Movie Minute.

UF74: Khabib Nurmagomedov And Al Iaquinta  

#1 UFC Lightweight Khabib Nurmagomedov calls in ahead of his UFC 209 fight against Tony Ferguson and discusses dealing with Tony's guard, training with Renzo Gracie, and not caring about Conor McGregor's whereabouts. Before that, UFC Lightweight contender Al Iaquinta joins Jim and Matt in studio to talk about his UFC Fight Night 108 bout against Diego Sanchez, teaching seminars in Australia, and where his "Raging" nickname came from. Plus, the guys make their UFC 209 picks and talk about Michael Bisping vs. GSP for the UFC Middleweight title, NYSAC denying Holly Holm's UFC 208 appeal, Dan Hardy's possible return to the Octagon, and more.

UF73: Stephen "Wonderboy" Thompson  

Stephen "Wonderboy" Thompson joins Jim and Matt in studio for the whole show to talk about his rematch with Tyron Woodley for the Welterweight title at UFC 209, a potential matchup with GSP, weightcutting, learning from losing to Matt Brown, Royce Gracie vs. Kimo, comic books, and much more.

UF72: Dale Earnhardt, Jr. And Lando Vannata  

NASCAR driver Dale Earnhardt, Jr. calls in at the top of the show to discuss returning to racing at the Daytona 500, mentally getting over his dad's death, dealing with concussion issues, and the thrill of experiencing his first UFC live event in March at UFC 196. Then, up and coming Lightweight contender Lando Vannata joins the show to talk about his UFC 209 fight against David Teymur, his stunning wheel kick KO of John Makdessi, his UFC debut against Tony Ferguson, Khabib Nurmagomedov, and more. Plus, Jim and Matt try out their new catchphrases and the Serra family makes a special appearance at the end of the show.

UF71: Michael Bisping And Harley Flanagan  

UFC Middleweight champion Michael Bisping calls in to discuss who his next opponent might be, Anderson Silva vs. Derek Brunson, why he dislikes Hector Lombard, and how his knee is healing up after surgery. Plus, hardcore music legend and Renzo Gracie black belt Harley Flanagan joins Jim and Matt in studio to talk about his life in music and jiu-jitsu. And, the guys discuss all things UFC Fight Night Halifax.

UF70: Fat Joe and Travis Browne  

Rapper Fat Joe joins Jim and Matt in studio to talk about everything from his new album Plata O Plomo and being friends with Renzo Gracie to performing at the favelas in Brazil and being a huge Conor McGregor fan. Before that, #9 UFC Heavyweight Travis Browne calls in to talk about his fight against Derrick Lewis, the unfair criticism of Edmond Tarverdyan, the differences between Jackson-Wink and Glendale Fighting Club, and dislocating his finger against Fabricio Werdum. Plus, Jim and Matt discuss Brock Lesnar's retirement, a possible Conor vs. Mayweather fight, Germaine de Randamie calling for a rematch with Holly Holm, and new potential ABC rules for instant replays and loss of bodily function.

UF69: Derrick Lewis And Johny Hendricks  

#8 UFC Heavyweight Derrick Lewis calls in ahead of his UFC Fight Night Halifax main event fight against Travis Browne and discusses training with George Foreman in his early days, why he was disappointed with his performance against Shamil Abdurakhimov, and his thoughts on UFC 208. Then, Johny Hendricks joins the show to talk about his Middleweight debut against Hector Lombard, enjoying training again without having to cut to 170lbs, and dealing with Twitter criticisms. Plus, Jim and Matt break down all the action from UFC 208: Holm vs. de Randamie.

UF68: Theo Rossi And Yves Edwards  

Actor and producer Theo Rossi and retired UFC fighter Yves Edwards join Matt in studio on today's episode. First, Yves and Matt discuss fighting each other back in the day, how they became friends, Renzo Gracie, Yves training with Dustin Poirier for his UFC 208 fight against Jim Miller, and more. Then, Theo joins the show and talks about his experiences on Sons Of Anarachy and Luke Cage, training with Royce Gracie in his garage, the Empire State Run Up, fighters handling losing well, Stipe vs. JDS 2, Cain Velasquez, Cody Garbrandt, and so much more.

UF67: Anderson Silva And Wyclef Jean  

Musician and producer Wyclef Jean joins Jim and guest co-host Dan Soder in studio to discuss being an MMA fan from the beginning, training jiu-jitsu, Conor vs. Mayweather, meeting Barack Obama, his musical inspirations, and more. Later, the great Anderson Silva calls in to talk about fighting Derek Brunson in Brooklyn, wanting to fight Michael Bisping, and more. Plus, Jim and Dan discuss UFC Fight Night: Bermudez vs. Korean Zombie results, Ryan Bader's UFC exit and the possibility of a Mighty Mouse vs. Cody Garbrandt superfight.

UF66: Alexa Grasso And Ovince Saint Preux  

Undefeated UFC Women's Strawweight contender Alexa Grasso calls in ahead of her UFC Fight Night 104 co-main event fight against Felice Herrig and talks about how she got started in MMA, what she expects against Felice, and staying loose dancing to Taylor Swift on fight days. Then, #6 UFC Light Heavyweight Ovince Saint Preux talks to Jim and Matt about aspirations of being in law enforcement growing up, learning from the Jon Jones fight, staying mentally strong after a couple of losses in a row, Cormier vs. Rumble 2, and more. Plus, the guys discuss Gegard Mousasi's concerns about the federal travel ban, Dominick Cruz shutting down Raphael Assuncao's callout, Ian McCall losing yet another opponent, and Matt's Movie Minute on True Romance.

UF65: Dana White And Dennis Bermudez  

UFC President Dana White joins the show to discuss Ronda Rousey's fighting future, the possibility of Nunes vs. Shevchenko 2, Francis Ngannou, Jorge Masvidal, Weidman vs. Mousasi, Nick Diaz turning down a fight with Robbie Lawler, what's next for JDS, the Women's Featherweight division, his Super Bowl weekend plans, and much, much more. Before that, UFC Featherweight fighter Dennis Bermudez calls in to discuss his upcoming fight with The Korean Zombie, fighting zombies in Deer Park, cooking, and what he'd do to get on Dana White: Lookin' For A Fight. Plus, Jim and Matt discuss the results of UFC on Fox 23, and almost get to a Matt's Movie Minute.

UF64: Julianna Pena  

#2 UFC Women's Bantamweight contender Julianna Pena calls in ahead of her fight against Valentina Shevchenko and doesn't hold back while discussing Valentina as an opponent, getting a title shot against Amanda Nunes, Ronda Rousey's NDAs, Holly Holm's skills, and much more. Plus, Jim and Matt talk about the cancelled JDS vs. Stefan Struve fight, Derrick Lewis vs. Travis Browne becoming the main event at UFC Fight Night Halifax, Johny Hendricks's upcoming Middleweight debut against Hector Lombard, Tony Ferguson blasting Conor McGregor for never defending a title, and more.

UF63: Valentina Shevchenko And Jorge Masvidal  

Welterweight contender Jorge "Gamebred" Masvidal calls in to talk about his UFC on FOX 23 fight against Cowboy Cerrone, wanting to hurt Cowboy for stealing his opponents, street fights in Miami, his relationship with the late great Kimbo Slice, MMA judging, and more. Later, #1 UFC Women's Bantamweight Valentina Shevchenko calls in to discuss Julianna Pena as an opponent, getting a title shot with a win, and being a lifelong martial artist. Plus, Jim and Matt talk about the recently announced Chris Weidman vs. Gegard Mousasi fight, Cody Garbrandt's hit list, Travis Browne leaving Glendale Fighting Club, and a brand new installment of Matt's Movie Minute.

UF62: Tyron Woodley And Wonderboy Thompson  

UFC Welterweight champion Tyron Woodley calls in ahead of his rematch with Wonderboy Thompson on March 4 at UFC 209 and talks about how the first fight went, particularly the scoring of the fourth round, managing his energy, and he asks Matt what he did wrong with the guillotine attempt in the fourth round, as well. Later, title challenger Stephen Thompson calls in and discusses wanting to come into the rematch bigger than the first fight, feeling like he had an off night at UFC 205, Tyron being noncommittal about a rematch, and more. Plus, Jim and Matt discuss Amanda Nunes calling for the winner of Holly Holm vs. Germaine de Randamie, Cody Garbrandt and TJ Dillashaw coaching TUF 25, Khabib vs. Ferguson, RDA's move to Welterweight, and Gegard Mousasi's frustrations about booking a fight.

UF61: Din Thomas And UFC Fight Night 103 Recap  

The great Din Thomas joins Jim and Matt in studio to break down the results of UFC Fight Night: Rodriguez vs. Penn, Robbie Lawler leaving American Top Team, Din and Matt's experiences at UFC 33, Woodley vs. Wonderboy 2, Dana White: Lookin' For A Fight, and much more.

UF60:  John Moraga  

#8 Ranked UFC Flyweight John Moraga joins UFC Unfiltered to preview this weekend's upcoming bout with #15 ranked UFC Flyweight Sergio Pettis in Arizona at UFC Fight Night 103. The guys take a look at Dana White's rebuttal to actress Meryl Streep's comments on the sport of Mixed Martial Arts, Ronda Rousey's cryptic social media post and the twitter war of words between Tyron Woodley and Stephen "Wonderboy" Thompson. All that and more in this episode of UFC Unfiltered with Jim Norton and Matt Serra.

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