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.
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.
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.
Darren Till Interview: Would ‘Love’ to Fight McGregor, Blasts ‘Idiot’ Covington, Wants Wonderboy Next
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.
On this episode of the show, we interviewed surging UFC welterweight Darren Till who speaks about his potential upcoming opponents, discusses Mike Perry's performance against Santiago Ponzinibbio, RDA's victory over Robbie Lawler, fighting Conor McGregor in the future, signing a management deal with boxing management group MTK and more. We also interviewed "The White Mike Tyson" John Phillips who discusses his frustrating wait for his UFC debut, struggling financially fighting on the regional scene, his nickname, and more. We also recap UFC on FOX 26 with MMA analyst Brendan Dorman where Rafael dos Anjos beat Robbie Lawer; BAMMA, including Rhys McKee and Aaron Chalmers victories, EFC and more. We also broke down all the latest news in MMA.
On this episode of Obviously Fight Talk, we previewed UFC on Fox: Lawler vs. dos Anjos (AKA UFC on FOX 26) with MMA Analyst Brendan Dorman. We looked at the main card, including the main event of Robbie Lawler vs. dos Anjos and what some would call "the people's main event" of Mike Perry vs. Santiago Ponzinibbio. Brendan also spoke about Georges St-Pierre vacating the middleweight title and talks about the technical prowess of Vasyl Lomachenko when he beat Guillermo Rigondeaux last weekend. We also recapped UFC Fresno where Brian Ortega defeated Cub Swanson; discussed the potentail return of Conor McGregor in the OFT Quick-Fire News and more. Daniel Movahedi also returned for "Referee's Corner" where he explains why he DQ'd an overly-aggressive fighter.
On this episode of the show we were joined by #8 ranked bantamweight UFC fighter in the world Aljamain Sterlin ahead of his fight against Marlon Moraes this weekend at UFC Fight Night 123 in Fresno. He speaks about the late opponent change, his coaches close relashionship with Moraes' coaches, the state of the bantamweight division, T.J. Dillashaw moving to flyweight, and more. We also previewed the top three fights from the event. We kicked things off with the Quick-fire news, coving all the big stories in MMA, and brought back Brendan Dorman to do a big UFC 218 recap show.
On this episode we were joined by SBG Ireland's Will Fleury and Ben Forsyth, former opponents who became teammates and close friends. We interview Will and Ben about their careers so far, Will's EFC - The Fighter reality show appearance which has just begun to air, how they came training partners, and more. Once the interviews end, Will and Ben join in on the show where to talk about the big stories and news in MMA this week, including Colby Covington bringing Fabricio Werdum to court and more. We also give a breif, but entertaining, preview of Michael Bisping's late notice fight vs. Kelvin Gastelum.