February 20, 2018
We interview Josh Emmett ahead of his UFC on Fox 28 headlining fight against Jeremy Stephens. We also preview the aforementioned UFC on Fox 28 card and take a look back to recap Sunday's UFC Fight Night 126 card where “Cowboy” got back in the win column. We also introduce 'Reading Reddit’ our newest segment.
Josh Emmett speaks about the biggest fight of his career against “Lil’ Heathen” Jeremy Stephens, headinling a UFC event, addresses Cub Swanson's comments on his ranking being undeserved, Team Alpha Male, Urijah Faber’s potential return and more.
We also breakdown all the big news in MMA this week in the Obviously Fight Talk Quickfire News.
February 12, 2018
We're joined by MMAFighting.com’s Chuck Mindenhall to breakdown the big news and stories in MMA. Brendan Dorman returns to analyse Yoel Romero's knockout of Luke Rockhold at UFC 221 and the other big moments from the event. We also preview and predict UFC Fight Night 126.
We're back in studio for episode #101 of Obviously Fight Talk after a break last week (although we did have a LIVE CHAT! - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_QMzR66PYUI).
Chuck Mindenhall gives his thoughts on the current state of MMA; Nate Diaz vs. Tyron Woodley; Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor in MMA; the MMA “super-fight” losing its lustre; cheating in MMA and more.
MMA Analyst Brendan Dorman breaks down the techniques behind Yoel Romero’s (almost title winning) victory over Luke Rockhold; Tyson Pedro’s impressive submission; and the UFC debut of Israel Adesanya, stopping Rob Wilkinson.
Noel & Rob then preview and predict this weekend’s UFC card, UFC Fight Night 126: Cerrone vs. Medeiros, and their picks may surprise some you. They also discus Bellator 194’s main event - Mitrione vs. Nelson.
February 7, 2018
We take YOUR questions, preview UFC 221: Rockhold vs. Romero, and discuss this week's big headlines in MMA: it looks like Frankie Edgar vs. Brian Ortega is on for UFC 222, but will it headline or could the card be cancelled? Other news we discuss is the potential of Bisping vs. Machida for Bisping's retirement bout, 'Mighty Mouse' vs. Dillashaw as a UFC 226 co-headliner and more.
January 29, 2018
It's episode #100 of Obviously Fight Talk! And we did something a little different, albeit slightly unintentionally. We looked back at #100 episodes with regular guest referee Daniel Movahedi and former co-host Carl Doran. We recall how the show started, share old stories from behind the scenes of the podcast, and laugh a lot! From our favourite moments and our favourite guests, we enjoyed reminiscing with the four original voices.
We also recapped UFC on FOX 27 with MMA Analyst Brendan Dorman, and answered what we think is next for 'Jacare’ Souza.
We were finally joined by Irish Comic-book Artist Barry Keegan whose comic 'The Shadow Realm’ blew up online and in the papers, appearing on the likes of The MMA Hour and The Irish Independent. We speak about the reaction to the comic, his inspiration, and the suggestion that it highlights the dangers of MMA.
All that plus the Quick-Fire MMA News where we break down all the big news stories from the MMA world this week like 'is Khabib Nurmagomedov close to retirement?’.
January 23, 2018
We're almost at episode #100! But before then, we have episode #99, which features a UFC 220 and Bellator 192 recap show. Brendan Dorman joined us to analyse the big fights from both cards - including Stipe Miocic's record-breaking performance and Rory MacDonald's title win. Brendan also reveals that he was working with Volkan Oezdemir and explains why he's disappointed in what went down on Saturday night. We interview Glen Ellis of Code Blue Medical about the weight cutting issue in MMA, following the latest weight-cutting incident with Uriah Hall. He explains what he believes needs to be done to battle the issue and details the health risks of rapid weight loss.
January 15, 2018
We are 'Obviously Fight Talk' and we lived up to that name this week! From UFC 220 to Bellator 192, we talked about a lot of fights. We were joined by MMA Analyst Brendan Dorman to breakdown the big fights from UFC 220's main card including the heavyweight title fight between Stipe Miocic and Francis Ngannou, and the light heavyweight title fight between Daniel Cormier and Volkan Oezdemir. We also preview Bellator 192 - do we think Chael Sonnen will be victorious about 'Rampage' Jackson? Do we think that Rory McDonald will become the new UFC welterweight champion? Find out! We also, as always, cover all the big stories in MMA this week in the OFT Quick-Fire News including Dana White's comments on booking Tony Ferguson and Khabib Nurmagomedov, stripping Conor McGregor of the UFC lightweight title, and more.
January 9, 2018
We speak with Scottish mixed martial artist Stevie Ray who is currently out of contract with the UFC, awaiting for the call to re-sign with the promotion and fight at the promotion's return to London. We also preview and analyse UFC Fight Night 124: Stephens vs. Choi with MMA Analyst Brendan Dorman; and breakdown the big headlines and news stories in the MMA world.
December 27, 2017
We look back at 2017 in the world of MMA, look at the biggest news stories, best fights, and more. We then preview UFC 219. MMA Analyst Brendan Dorman returns for the show.
December 23, 2017
We interviewed UFC welterweight Darren Till who speaks about his potential next opponents, discusses Mike Perry's disappointing performance against Santiago Ponzinibbio, Rafael dos Anjos' victory over Robbie Lawler, fighting Conor McGregor in the future, signing a management deal with boxing management group MTK and more.