MORNING KOMBAT WITH LUKE THOMAS AND BRIAN CAMPBELL

Showtime Presents: Morning Kombat with Luke Thomas and Brian Campbell! Luke is a former Marine Sergeant and the Sr. MMA Analyst for CBS Sports. Brian Campbell is the CBS Sports Sr. Insider for all things Combat. Together they will cover everything happening in the world of Boxing and MMA, including talking to the fighters, promoters and especially you, THE FANS! Morning Kombat has expanded to multiple days a week so If you love combat sports, please subscribe so you don’t miss an episode of MORNING KOMBAT!

MORNING KOMBAT WITH LUKE THOMAS AND BRIAN CAMPBELL

Showtime Presents: Morning Kombat with Luke Thomas and Brian Campbell! Luke is a former Marine Sergeant and the Sr. MMA Analyst for CBS Sports. Brian Campbell is the CBS Sports Sr. Insider for all things Combat. Together they will cover everything happening in the world of Boxing and MMA, including talking to the fighters, promoters and especially you, THE FANS! Morning Kombat has expanded to multiple days a week so If you love combat sports, please subscribe so you don’t miss an episode of MORNING KOMBAT!

Most Recent Episode

  • Usman vs. Covington 2 | Bellator 263 | Stipe Miocic | Conor McGregor | Ep 185

    On Episode 185 of MK, Luke Thomas and Brian Campbell break down Kamaru Usman vs. Colby Covington 2. What are their thoughts on the rematch (11:00)? Bellator 263 is this weekend with arguably the biggest fight in the promotions history Patricio Pitbull vs. A.J. McKee. What are the biggest storylines heading into Bellator 263 (23:45)? Stipe Miocic is unhappy with the UFC matchmaking and Francis Ngannou is upset about not being protected from questionable judging. What is the right move here (46:05)? Conor McGregor made some nasty comments about Khabib Nurmagomedov's father... Has he gone too far again (65:30)? Bellator announce that Douglas Lima with Face Michael Venom Page at Bellator 267.

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Episodes of This Show

  • Patricio Pitbull Resume Review

    Luke Thomas and Brian Campbell bring back the Resume Review for Patricio Freire ahead of his matchup with A.J. McKee at Bellator 263. How did Pitbull get to this point in his career? Which fights were the most important for his legacy? The guys break down most of his 24 fight bellator run.

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  • UFC Fight Night RECAP: Dillashaw Beats Sandhagen, Barber & Yanez Win | Ep 184

    On Episode 184 of MK, Luke Thomas and Brian Campbell do a full recap of a huge UFC Fight Night event that saw TJ Dillashaw score a split decision victory over Corey Sandhagen. Is the bantamweight division officially the best in the UFC? Plus, Maycee Barber scored a controversial split decision win over Miranda Maverick. The guys give their scores and takeaways from that fight Also, they discuss Adrian Yanez upside after his comeback win against Randy Costa and at BKFC 9 Paige VanZant lost to Rachael Ostovich.

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  • UFC Fight Night Sandhagen-Dillashaw Preview | BKFC 9 | Shobox Anniversary | Ep 183

    On Episode 183 of MK, Luke Thomas and Brian Campbell do a full preview of UFC Fight Night Sandhagen vs. Dillashaw. Which fight are they most excited for? Which fight has the most title implications? Shobox's 20th anniversary is Friday night. The guys look back at Shobox fighters who went on to become champions. BKFC 9 is also Friday headlined by Paige VanZant and Rachael Ostovich. What are the boys expecting out of this card. Plus some quick hitter to end the show.

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  • Chandler-Gaethje, Tokyo Olympics, MK's Future | Luke Thomas' Live Chat, ep. 82

    Today on the podcast, we'll preview the Cory Sandhagen-T.J. Dillashaw fight. We'll also discuss the possibility of Michael Chandler vs. Justin Gaethje, what to expect from the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, the future of Morning Kombat, the striking styles of Conor McGregor and Sean O'Malley, the art of public speaking and much more.

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  • UFC Fight Night Sandhagen-Dillashaw Storylines | Canelo-Plant | McGregor | | Ep 182

    On Episode 182 of MK, Luke Thomas and Brian Campbell look ahead to TJ Dillashaw's return from a two year suspension. What should we expect in his matchup vs. Cory Sandhagen? That isn't the only important fight on Saturday's UFC card, the guys also go through the biggest storylines of the rest of the card. Canelo Alvarez vs. Caleb Plant are closing in on finalizing a unification bout. Logan Paul may be fighting Anderson Silva!? What are the guys thoughts? The UFC came out and said that there is no way they would let Conor McGregor compete with pre existing injuries. Who is lying in this situation?

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  • Charlo vs. Castano Reaction | UFC Makhachev-Moises | Bellator 262 | Ep 181

    On Episode 181 of MK, Luke Thomas and Brian Campbell recap a big weekend in combat sports. Jermell Charlo fought to a controversial split decision draw with Brian Castano. What do the guys make of the 117-11 Jermell Charlo judges scorecard? Plus, on UFC Fight Night, Islam Makhachev submitted Thiago Moises in round 4. How high should his stock be? Also, what grade does Miesha Tate deserve for her comeback win vs. Marion Reneau and they recap Bellator 262.

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  • Instant Reaction: Jermell Charlo vs. Brian Castano | Morning Kombat

    Brian Campbell is back with an instant reaction to Jermell Charlo vs. Brian Castano. What are the biggest take aways from this fight? Who's next? BC breaks it all down.

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  • McGregor's Excuses | Jermell Charlo vs. Brian Castano | UFC Fight Night | Bellator 262

    On Episode 180 of Morning Kombat Luke Thomas and Brian Campbell preview a big weekend in combat sports. Jermell Charlo looks to unify the junior middleweight titles vs. Brian Castano. What can we expect in this matchup? Conor McGregor came out and said he entered the trilogy with stress fractures in his leg... Is this just another one of Conor's excuses? UFC Fight Night is Saturday with an exciting lightweight matchup between Islam Makhachev and Thiago Moises. Miesha Tate also is coming out of retirement to face Marion Reneau. Luke Rockhold also spoke about his lack of opponents for his comeback... Who would make sense here? The guys preview the Bellator 262 card. Tyson Fury vs. Deontay Wilder has been rescheduled for October 9th. What was the reason for this?


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  • Conor McGregor's Future, Nick Diaz, Poirier's Resume | Luke Thomas' Live Chat, ep. 81

    Today on the podcast, we'll discuss the future of Conor McGregor following his injury TKO loss to Dustin Poirier at UFC 264, what to expect from the return of Nick Diaz, Colby Covington's dispute with Poirier, Brian Shaw as a historically-great strongman competitor, best ever war of attrition in combat sports, Morning Kombat shows on the road, Brendan Schaub's Fight Companion, Tyson Fury vs. Francis Ngannou and more.

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  • Early Weekend Storylines | Covington Calls Out Poirier | Woodley-Paul | Ep 179

    On Episode 179 of Morning Kombat Luke Thomas and Brian Campbell are ready to talk about a packed weekend of combat sports. Jermell Charlo vs. Brian Castano, UFC Fight Night and Bellator 262 are all this weekend (9:10). What should we be watching out for? There were 2 fights announced for UFC 266 (31:40). Colby Covington made some comments about Dustin Poirier's character and called him out. Would this fight eventually make sense (42:50)? The guys also react to the Jake Paul vs. Tyron Woodley press conference (60:50).

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  • Room Service Diaries: UFC 264 | Vegas | Star Wars | Action Movie Stars

    Luke Thomas and Brian Campbell are back to answer all your questions on Room Service Diaries. What are the guys favorite discontinued food? Who are their favorite action movie stars? What happened to BC's hair last week? What's the right amount to pay for a haircut? The guys discuss it all here.

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  • UFC 264 Recap | Poirier vs. McGregor | Gilbert Burns | Sean O'Malley | Ep 178

    On Episode 178 of Morning Kombat Luke Thomas and Brian Campbell are back from Vegas to recap UFC 264. Dustin Poirier beat Conor McGregor via Doctors Stoppage. How badly does this damage McGregor's brand (8:50)? Does the fourth fight make sense? Gilbert Burns defeated Stephen Thompson via unanimous decision. Is this the end for Wonderboy (37:50)? Tai Tuivasa defeated Greg Hardy via first-round Ko. What's next for Greg Hardy (44:10)? UFC 264 had some great fights what other storylines are the guys looking at coming out of Saturday (44:10). The guys close out the show with Dm's from donks, HYSTS and Odds & ends.

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  • UFC 264 Results: Dustin Poirier vs. Conor McGregor 3 | Post-Fight Show

    At UFC 264, Dustin Poirier will face Conor McGregor for the third time. The former interim lightweight champion faces the former featherweight and lightweight double champ in the fight that will decide who wins the trilogy. Also on the fight card from the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas is a welterweight bout between Stephen 'Wonderboy' Thompson and Gilbert Burns as well as Greg Hardy vs. Tai Tuivasa, Sean O'Malley vs. Kris Moutinho and more UFC 264 results and analysis.

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  • UFC 264 Ultimate Preview | McGregor-Poirier 3 | Dana White | Diaz-Lawler 2 | Ep 177

    On Episode 177 of Morning Kombat Luke Thomas and Brian Campbell are live in Las Vegas to preview UFC 264. What does each main event fighter need to do to secure a victory? Dana White has been speaking to media so the guys break down some of the comments he made about Francis Ngannou and Jake Paul. There are reports that Nick Diaz will face Robbie Lawler. Is this the right fight to make? Oscar De La Hoya says he wants to fight in two exhibitions before going 12 rounds with Floyd Mayweather or Canelo Alvarez. Finally they close out the topics by breaking down the reports that Tyson Fury vs. Deontay Wilder 3 will be postponed due to Fury's camp testing positive for covid 19.


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  • UFC 264 Preview | Conor McGregor vs. Dustin Poirier 3 | Thompson vs. Burns | Ep 176

    On Episode 176 of Morning Kombat Luke Thomas and Brian Campbell are live in Las Vegas to preview UFC 264. What did the guys learn from the second fight? What are the x-factors for each fighter in the third fight? Luke and Brian also preview Stephen Thompson vs. Gilbert Burns. Who else stands out on UFC 264?

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  • UFC 264's Five Biggest Questions

    Luke Thomas and Brian Campbell are here to discuss the 5 biggest questions heading into UFC 264. Is Conor McGregor still an elite fighter? Are we undervaluing what is at stake for Dustin Poirier? Can Stephen Thompson get a title shot with a win at UFC 264? Tune in to find out the biggest questions heading into saturday.

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  • Georges St-Pierre Exhibition? | Tyron Woodley | Colbert vs. Nyambayar preview | Ep 175

    On Episode 175 of Morning Kombat Luke Thomas and Brian Campbell react to Georges St-Pierre's comments that his UFC contract will be over in two years. Who would the guys like to seem him face in an exhibition? Next up they preview Chris Colbert vs. Tugstsogt Nyambayar Saturday night on Showtime at 9pm. Tyron Woodley is training with Floyd Mayweather. How much will that help him vs. Jake Paul? The guys quickly hit some combat sports news before admitting that they were dead wrong. Finally they close out the show with a homework review of 'The Night Comes for Us".

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  • UFC 264 Preview, Schilling Video, Interim Titles | Luke Thomas' Live Chat, ep. 80

    Today on the podcast, we'll start looking ahead to the trilogy between Dustin Poirier and Conor McGregor, what to make of the video showing Joe Schilling punching a man in a bar, Francis Ngannou having to deal with an interim title at heavyweight, most-feared mixed martial arts (MMA) fighters, Shavkat Rakhmonov's upside, Brian Shaw missing out on his fifth World's Strongest Man title, what to expect from Gilbert Burns vs. Stephen Thompson, who has good striking defense in the pocket and more.

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  • Derrick Lewis vs. Ciryl Gane | Khabib Predicts Conor-Dustin 3 | Nate Diaz | Ep 174

    On Episode 174 of Morning Kombat Luke Thomas and Brian Campbell react to the news that Ciryl Gane will be facing Derrick Lewis for the interim heavyweight title. WHY (10:00)? The guys break down Khabib Nurmagomedov's prediction for Conor McGregor vs. Dustin Poirier and his comments about retirement (35:05). Firas Zahabi said Nate Diaz would beat 99% of fighters if there was no time limit. Is he right? What fighters also fall into same category (46:20)? Nonito Donaire vs. John Riel Casimero is not off according to Donaire (57:30). The guys close out the show with the Wheel of death (72:00) and Fan Submissions.


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  • Gervonta Davis Impresses | Ciryl Gane | Vasiliy Lomachenko | Bellator 261 | Ep 173

    On Episode 173 of Morning Kombat Luke Thomas and Brian Campbell recap a packed weekend of combat sports. Gervonta Davis scored a 11th round tko of Mario Barrios. What does this mean for Tank and who should be next (10:00)? Ciryl Gane got the win at UFC fight night but was it enough to get him a title shot (35:50)? The guys also recap Bellator 261 (46:00) and Vasiliy Lomachenko's win over Masayoshi Nakatani (59:00). The guys close out the main topics with other notable standouts from the weekend (68:00).


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  • 🚨 Gervonta Davis vs. Mario Barrios Instant reaction

    Brian Campbell provides instant analysis of Gervonta "Tank" Davis' thrilling 11th-round TKO of Mario Barrios in their WBA regular title bout at 140 pounds. Campbell looks at what makes Davis so exciting should he hang around the bigger weight classes and explains how Barrios was able to put up such a credible fight before the stoppage. 


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  • Weekend Preview UFC Gane vs. Volkov | Davis vs. Barrios | Bellator 261 | PFL | Ep 172

    On Episode 172 of Morning Kombat Luke Thomas and Brian Campbell are back in studio to preview a packed weekend in combat sports. The guys Preview UFC Fight Night Gane vs. Volkov, Gervonta Davis vs. Mario Barrios, Bellator 261, PFL and Vasiliy Lomachenko vs. Masayoshi Nakatani. Plus Dead Wrong and Tip2Tip.

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  • UFC Gane vs. Volkov | Bellator 261 | Gervonta Davis | Anthony Joshua | Ep 171

    On Episode 171 of Morning Kombat Luke Thomas and Brian Campbell are back in studio to look ahead to the biggest storylines at UFC Fight Night Gane vs. Volkov card (9:40), Bellator 261 (21:30) and Showtime boxing's Gervonta Davis vs. Mario Barrios (30:30). What should we be looking out for on these cards? Anthony Joshua responds to Deontay Wilder's claims that he would knock Joshua out in "devastating fashion" (44:30). The guys close out the show with Wheel of Death (58:00) and Fan Submissions (85:00).

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  • UFC Fight Night Recap | Anderson Silva | Jermall Charlo | Ep 170

    On Episode 170 of Morning Kombat Luke Thomas and Brian Campbell recap UFC Fight Night: The Korean Zombie vs. Ige. What next for Chang Sung Jung? Who else stood out on the card? Anderson Silva defeated Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. on saturday. What are the guys reactions? Jermall Charlo defeated Juan Macias Montiel but was it enough to get him a big name opponent? Naoya Inoue had a big win on saturday... Where does he fit in the pound-for-pound rankings?

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  • Korean Zombie vs. Dan Ige | Jermall Charlo | Boxing Weekend preview | PFL 5 | Ep 169

    On Episode 169 of Morning Kombat Luke Thomas and Brian Campbell preview UFC Fight Night: The Korean Zombie vs. Ige. What other fights are the guys looking forward to on this card? Next up the guys preview Jermall Charlo vs. Juan Macias Montiel. What does Charlo need to do to land a big fight? PFL 5 was last night so the boys react that card. Next the guys preview some boxing... Naoya Inoue vs. Michael Dasmarinas, Jaime Munguia vs. Kamil Szeremeta and Anderson Silva vs. Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. Finally the guys finish off the show with some quick hitting news items. You won't want to miss this episode.


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  • Adesanya-Whittaker 2, World's Strongest Man, TV Shows | Luke Thomas' Live Chat, ep. 79

    Today on the podcast, we'll preview the weekend's fights with the Korean Zombie and Dan Ige, discuss the World's Strongest Man competition and more. We'll also talk TV shows, UFC marketing Dana White, Brandon Moreno's future, what really happened at UFC 263, mixed martial arts (MMA) journalism, the most exciting boxers, what we learned about MMA during the pandemic, scoring fights on TV versus at home and more.

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  • Georges St-Pierre Talks Fighter Pay | Fight Announcements | PFL Preview | Jermall Charlo | Ep 168

    On Episode 168 of Morning Kombat Luke Thomas and Brian Campbell discuss Georges St-Pierre's recent comments about how much he was paid during his UFC run (8:00). PFL returns on Thursday so the guys preview Rory MacDonald vs. Gleison Tibau (23:30). Jermall Charlo is fighting Juan Macias Montiel on saturday so the guys break down the biggest storylines (46:00). UFC has announced a bunch of fight announcements. The boys recap those announcements and discuss their excitement levels (31:55). Finally they close out the main topics by looking ahead to this weekend's fights (71:45).


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  • UFC 263 Recap: Adesanya & Moreno Win, Diaz Loses | Bellator 260 Recap | Ep 167

    On Episode 167 of Morning Kombat Brian Campbell and Rashad Evans recap a wild UFC 263 event. Israel Adesanya gets back in the win column with a UD win over Marvin Vettori (7:50). Plus, Brandon Moreno gets the win of his career, impressing with a 2nd round submission of Deiveson Figueiredo (23:00). Also, Leon Edwards scored the UD victory over Nate Diaz (38:30). The guys also break down Bellator 260 where Yaraslav Amosov upset Douglas Lima (58:00).


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  • 🚨 UFC 263 Instant Reaction: Israel Adesanya vs. Marvin Vettori | Brandon Moreno vs. Deiveson Figueiredo

    UFC 263 features a main event between UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya and challenger Marvin Vettori. In the co-main event, the flyweight title is up for grabs as champion Deivison Figueiredo faces off against Brandon Moreno for the second time in as many fights. Also on the pay-per-view fight card is a welterweight non-title, non-main event five-round bout. It's the first of its kind on UFC history.


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  • UFC 263: Adesanya vs. Vettori 2 Preview | Bellator 260 | Claressa Shields | Ep 166

    On Episode 166 of Morning Kombat Luke Thomas and Brian Campbell Preview UFC 263. Israel Adesanya vs. Marvin Vettori 2, Deiveson Figueiredo vs. Brandon Moreno 2, Leon Edwards vs. Nate Diaz and more (7:00). The guys also break down Bellator 260: Lima vs. Amosov (48:45). Claressa Shields made her MMA debut last night with PFL. What are the guys thoughts on her performance (62:00)? Dana White announced that Alexander Volkanovski will defend his title against Brian Ortega at UFC 266 (75:22). The guys close out the main topics by previewing Shakur Stevenson vs. Jeremiah Nakathila (78:15).


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  • UFC 263 Preview, Fighter Pay, Last Meal | Luke Thomas' Live Chat, ep. 78

    Today on the podcast, we'll preview UFC 263: Israel Adesanya vs. Marvin Vettori 2. We'll discuss recent issues with fighter contracts and pay, Paulo Costa's claims, last meals of Death Row, Nick Diaz's next move, Bellator 260, the slow decline of the mixed martial arts (MMA) website, whether Floyd Mayweather carried Logan Paul, winners of the 2020 Euro soccer championships and more.


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  • UFC 263 Storylines | PFL Preview | Dana White Speaks | Ep 165

    The boys are back home after a week in the Miami sun. BC & Luke start the show by discussing the biggest storylines heading into UFC 263 (7:45). That isn't the only big MMA fight this week though as Claressa Shields will be making her MMA debut with PFL on Thursday (36:00). Dana White has been speaking to the media all week on topics like Jon Jones, Paulo Costa and fighter benefits (45:30). The guys also break down the storylines heading into Bellator 260 (69:50). They close the show with some Joshua-Usyk and Alistair Overeem news (75:00).


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  • Room Service Diaries: Bad Dates | Gym Wars | Favorite Cuisines | Morning Kombat

    On this episode of Room Service Diaries the guys answer all the questions submitted in apple podcast reviews and Luke's Twitter. What Celebs did they see in Miami? What were their favorite cartoons as kids? The guys share some bad date stories, their favorite cuisines and much more.


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  • 🚨 Instant Reaction: Floyd Mayweather vs. Logan Paul

    The boys react live from Hard Rock Stadium to the Floyd Mayweather vs. Logan Paul SHOWTIME PPV results.


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  • Floyd Mayweather vs. Logan Paul Preview | UFC Fight Night | Dana White | Ep 164

    You won't want to miss this episode. The boys are in Miami for the weekend to cover Floyd Mayweather vs. Logan Paul but thats not all. First Chad Johnson stops by to preview his fight this weekend. Brian Maxwell is next to discuss how the Chad Johnson fight happened. Then we have Luis Arias to preview his fight. Finally we close the show with Brendan Schaub to set the table for the weekend.


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  • Jake Paul vs. Tyron Woodley | Weekend Recap | PFL 6 | Zabit Magomedsharipov | Ep 163

    The boys are back with a packed show... Jake Paul will be fighting Tyron Woodley in a professional boxing match. Is this the right move for both fighters ()? Next the guys recap Nonito Donaire and Devin Haney's wins over the weekend. Which win was more impressive ()? PFL has announced who will fight on their June 25th card and the guys break that down (). Zabit Magomedsharipov is still dealing with lingering health issues and doesn't plan to return until he is at 100% health (). For our last topic the guys look ahead to a weird weekend in combat sports (). That's not all though... The guys close out the show with HYSTS (), Fan Submissions () and Odds & ends ().

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  • Memorial Day Mailbag: Favorite Performance in a Loss | MMA Coaches | Top TV Shows

    Luke and Brian are back with a bonus Memorial Day Mailbag episode. In this episode the guys answer 15+ questions submitted by the fans. While down on a scorecard which fighter had your favorite performance while in the hands of defeat? What’s each of your top 5 promotions of all time? Regarding Manny Pacquiao’s insane late-career resurgence, who would you say is an apt MMA equivalent to this? The guys answer all these questions and much more.


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  • Max Holloway vs. Yair Rodriguez | Dana White | Jon Jones | Devin Haney | Ep 162

    On episode 162 of Morning Kombat Brian and Luke discuss Max Holloway vs. Yair Rodriguez for July 17th. Is this the right fight to make (11:20)? Dana White did some interviews talking about Francis Ngannou vs. Derrick Lewis, Diego Sanchez and Jon Jones' new Management team member (19:15). Devin Haney faces Jorge Linares this Saturday for Haney's WBC lightweight title (41:00). The guys preview that along with Showtime boxing's card featuring Nordine Oubaali vs. Nonito Donaire for Oubaali's WBC bantamweight title (33:15). Oh yeah... BC flew to Puerto Rico for an exclusive interview with Logan Paul. The guys discuss the interview and realistically if he has any chance of beating Floyd Mayweather (47:50).


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  • Holloway-Yair, Mayweather-Paul, McGregor-Poirier 3 | Luke Thomas' Live Chat, ep. 77

    Today on the podcast, we'll discuss Max Holloway's upcoming fight with Yair Rodriguez, Floyd Mayweather's weird exhibition 'fight' with Logan Paul, the challenges and benefits of lifting weights, ranking UFC champions in terms of beatability, Nate Diaz vs. Leon Edwards, Conor McGregor vs. Dustin Poirier 3, what happens if Derrick Lewis beats Francis Ngannou, Tony Ferguson's decline, Diego Sanchez splitting from Joshua Fabia and much more.


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  • UFC Fight Night Leftovers | Jon Jones | GSP vs. De La Hoya | Luke Rockhold | Ep 161

    On episode 161 of Morning Kombat, Brian and Luke discuss Jack Hermansson's win over Edmen Shahbazyan. What's next for each fighter (8:30)? GSP revealed the rules that were presented to him for a potential Oscar De La Hoya fight. Should GSP be fighting harder to get this payday (18:10)? Dana is working on Mackenzie Dern vs. Marina Rodriguez (23:10). Jon Jones and Chael Sonnen exchanged some words on twitter last night (34:40). Finally they close out the main topics with a little conversation about Luke Rockhold. Who should his comeback fight be (46:20)?


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  • Weekend Recap: UFC Fight Night | Josh Taylor vs. Jose Ramirez | Bellator 259 | Ep 160

    Luke and Brian are back to recap a jam packed combat sports weekend. The guys recap UFC Fight Night Font vs. Garbrandt (6:30). Next up the guys break down Josh Taylor's win over Jose Ramirez and what that means for his legacy (27:05). The guys close out the main topics by recapping Bellator 259 (40:00) and discussing Manny Pacquiao vs. Errol Spence (48:40). As always we close out the Monday show with Dm's from Donks (57:20), HYSTS (77:30) and Odds & ends (96:50).


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  • UFC: Font vs. Garbrandt Preview | Bellator 259 | Jake Paul To Showtime | Ep 159

    MK has you covered with all the action coming up this week. Luke and Brian preview the UFC fight night event headlined by Ron Font and Cody Garbrandt (8:30). Plus, they breakdown tonight's Bellator 259 event and the return of Cris Cyborg (35:00). Also, Jake Paul signs multi-fight deal with Showtime. What do we make of this move (74:30)?


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  • Nate Diaz's Future, Jake Paul to Showtime, Dana White | Luke Thomas' Live Chat, ep. 76

    Today on the podcast, we'll discuss Nate Diaz's future and how his fight with Leon Edwards might go, Jake Paul signing to Showtime, Triller's next move, where and who Dan Hardy should fight next, how Jan Blachowicz vs. Jon Jones would've gone at 205 pounds, who the heir to the Dana White throne is, whether my daughter might pursue a career in mixed martial arts (MMA), Charles Oliveira winning a title in the UFC and more.


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  • Fury vs. Joshua Delayed | UFC 262 Fallout | Jake Paul vs. Kamaru Usman? | Ep 158

    MK all day. Every day. The boys return to breakdown all the latest news, including Tyson Fury vs. Anthony Joshua being delayed after an arbiter ruled that Tyson Fury owes Deontay Wilder a trilogy fight (15:30). Plus, they discuss more fallout from UFC 262 (35:30) and look ahead to this weekends Font vs. Garbrandt card (61:05). Also, Jake Paul says he is a free agent, is Paul vs. Kamaru Usman really a possibility (51:00)? Lastly, a quick lookahead to Bellator 259 (67:00).


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  • UFC 262 Recap: Oliveira KOs Chandler, Ferguson Loses | Figueroa Stops Nery | Ep 157

    NO better way to start the week then Monday MK. Luke and Brian recap all the action from UFC 262. Charles Oliveria is your new Lightweight champion after knocking out Michael Chandler in round 2. How impressive was his road to the title and for Michael Chandler, how big of a setback is this (8:10)? Plus, Tony Ferguson got dominated by Beneil Dariush. Is Tony done as a contender (23:10)? Also, in boxing. Brandon Figueroa stopped Luis Nery. Whats the biggest takeaway (48:20)?


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  • 🚨 Instant Reaction - UFC 262 Results: Charles Oliveira vs. Michael Chandler

    At UFC 262, former Bellator lightweight champion Michael Chandler fought Charles Oliveira for the UFC lightweight championship. In the co-main event, lightweights Tony Ferguson and Beneil Dariush locked horns for supremacy of the 155lbs division. Shane Burgos faced off with Edson Barboza, Matt Schnell fought Rogerio Bontorin and Katlyn Chookagian tested herself against Viviane Aruajo.


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  • UFC 262 Preview: Chandler vs. Oliveira | Nery vs. Figueroa Preview | Ep 156

    Friday MK is preview day as Luke and Brian look ahead to this weekends action at UFC 262. Michael Chandler takes on Charles Oliveria for the Lightweight Title. How did we get here? Plus, TOny Ferguson return as he faces off with Beneil Dariush.Is this a must win for Tony? Also, on Showtime, Luis Nery and Brandon Figueroa battle in an all-action fight. The boys break it all down.

  • UFC 262 Preview, Diego-Fabia, Usman at 185 | Luke Thomas' Live Chat, ep. 75

    Today on the podcast, we'll preview UFC 262: Michael Chandler vs. Charles Oliveira. We'll also talk about Diego Sanchez and Joshua Fabia, Kamaru Usman potentially moving to 185 pounds, parasocial relationships from YouTube and social media, response to the crossover with Big John McCarthy and Josh Thomson, the value of Planet Fitness, the value of Stephen 'Wonderboy' Thompson as a welterweight contender, Alan Jouban's retirement from the UFC and mixed martial artists (MMA).

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  • UFC Heavyweight Matchups | Dana White & Nick Diaz | UFC 262 | Ep 155

    The boys are back. Luke and Brian discuss the latest fight news surrounding UFC heavyweight matchups. Jon Jones vs. Stipe Miocic? Francis vs. Derrick Lewis? Plus, Dana talks about the future of Cowboy Cerrone and Nick Diaz. Also, they look ahead to UFC 262. 

  • Canelo Alvarez Stops Billy Joe Saunders | Bellator 258 Recap | UFC 262 | Ep 154

    Monday MK is here to recap all you need to know from this past weekend. Luke and Brian recap Canelo Alvarez's win over Billy Joe Saunders. Who is next for Canelo (5:30)? Plus, they breakdown the results from both Bellator 258 (37:30) and UFC fight night (30:50). How impressive were Sergio Pettis, Rumble Johnson, and Marina Rodriguez? Also, UFC 262 is fast approaching. What are some of the storylines to look forward to (59:15)?

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  • Bellator 258 Preview | Mayweather vs. Jake Paul | UFC Fight Night Preview | Ep 153

    The boys are live again from the Mohegan Sun as they get you ready for Bellator 258. Plus, Floyd Mayweather and Jake Paul get into it at the kick-off event for Mayweather's fight with his brother Logan Paul. Also, Luke and Brian preview this weekends UFC fight night card. What matchup's stand out? Also, they take one last deep dive into Canelo Alvarez' fight vs. Billy Joe Saunders.

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  • Canelo-Billy Joe Saunders Drama | Bellator 258 Storylines | Fight News | Ep 152

    Luke and Brian are back together at Mohegan Sun for episode 152. The Guys discuss the drama between Billy Joe Saunders and Canelo Alvarez ahead of their matchup this weekend (12:45). Nate Diaz vs. Leon Edwards was postponed. Is Leon Edwards having the worst luck of any fighter in recent history (19:55)? Bellator 258 is friday night and you know the guys have you covered with the latest storylines (23:25). Plus recap all the fight announcements/rumors from this week (46:30).

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  • Prochazka KO's Reyes | Ruiz vs Arreola | Rumble Johnson | Canelo vs Saunders | Ep 151

    No better way to start your week then with MK. Luke and Brian recap this weekends UFC event as Jiri Prochazka KOs Dominick Reyes in the 2nd round. Is he next in line for a title shot behind Glover Teixeira? Plus, Andy Ruiz beats Chris Arreola. Did Ruiz match expectations in this comeback fight? Also, Anthony 'Rumble' Johnson will still be on the Bellator 258 card after a replacement was found. Are Johnson's expectations higher now. Canelo Alvarez takes on Billy Joe Saunders this weekend. The boys breakdown the storylines.

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  • UFC: Reyes vs. Prochazka Preview | Yoel Romero | Diego Sanchez | Boxing Storylines | Ep 150

    MK is back to breakdown all the latest. Luke and Brian preview this weekend's UFC Fight Night event, headlined by Dominick Reyes taking on Jiří Procházka. Plus, some breaking Yoel Romero news that the boys discuss. Also, they recap the PFL and ONE results.

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  • Khabib vs. Usman, Rematch Fatigue, Dana White | Luke Thomas' Live Chat, ep. 74

    Today on the podcast, we'll explore what a Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Kamaru Usman fight might look like, whether there's rematch fatigue around fights like Zhang Weili vs. Rose Namajunas 2, what it means to interview UFC President Dana White, the next season of The Ultimate Fighter, Morning Kombat being cancelled, the fan appeal of Nick Diaz and Nate Diaz, Paradigm vs. Dominance MMA, Trevor Wittman's coaching expertise, Jon Jones's future at heavyweight and much more.

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  • Jon Jones Future | Mayweather vs. Paul | TJ Dillashaw OUT vs. Sandhagen | Ep 149

    A ton of combat sports news went down yesterday and MK has you covered. The boys dive into Jon Jones future after he split from his management team. Plus, Luke and Brian talk about the Floyd Mayweather vs. Logan Paul fight has is officially set for June 6th in Miami on SHOWTIME PPV. Also, TJ Dillashaw pulled out of his fight with Corey Sandhagen due to a cut on his head. What's next? After Kamaru Usman KO'd Jorge Masvidal, whats the state of the UFC Welterweight division?

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  • Storytime with Suga: Chuck Liddell vs. Rashad Evans

    Brian Campbell is joined by UFC Hall of Famer Suga Rashad Evans to travel back in time to his fight with UFC Hall of Famer Chuck Liddell. Rashad shares a story about sitting backstage and seeing a graphic that only 18% of fans thought he could win. Did Mike Winkeljohn really predict the knockout? What was it like facing off with Chuck Liddell? Rashad shares a story about Chuck paying Rashad's hotel bill before the fight. Check it all out here!

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  • UFC 261 Recap: Usman & Rose Score Impressive KOs, Shevchenko Rolls | Ep 148

    Luke and Brian breakdown ALL that went down during a crazy UFC 261 event. Kamaru Usman scored a vicious KO of Jorge Masvidal. Is he now the 2nd best Welterweight ever (07:20)? Plus, Rose Namajunas KO'd Weili Zhang. Is Rose the strawweight GOAT (27:20)? Also, Valentina Shevchenko dominated Jessica Andrade. Is it time for Nunes-Shevchenko 3 (40:00)?

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  • 🚨 Instant Reaction: UFC 261 Results: Kamaru Usman vs. Jorge Masvidal 2 | Rose Namajunas vs. Weili Zhang

    At UFC 261, UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman will defend his title against Jorge Masvidal. Also on the main card are bouts with UFC strawweight champion Zhang Weili faces former titlist Rose Namajunas and UFC flyweight champion Valentina Shevchenko faces off with Jessica Andrade. We'll also address the results from Chris Weidman vs. Uriah Hall and Anthony Smith vs. Jimmy Crute.

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