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

  • Conor vs. Dustin, Rose vs. China, Bellator 257 | Luke Thomas' Live Chat, ep. 72

    Today on the podcast, we'll discuss the blow up between Conor McGregor and Dustin Poirier over charity donation, Rose Namajunas's comments on communism and Zhang Weili, preview Bellator 257 and their 205 tournament, discuss Jimmy Fick's retirement from the sport at age 30, the reality of Ben Askren's open workout, Jake Paul's future in combat sports, UFC's main event between Robert Whittaker and Kelvin Gastelum plus more.

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Episodes of This Show

  • Jake Paul vs. Ben Askren | Glover-Jan Being Booked for UFC 266 | Kelvin Gastelum | Ep 143

    Luke and Rashad Evans take an early look at the weekend ahead. They preview Jake Paul vs. Ben Askren and examine the biggest storylines of Bellator 257. Plus, in the UFC, Kelvin Gastelum replaced Paulo Costa in the April 17th main event and will face Robert Whittaker. What's the difference between this replacement and Kevin Holland filling in vs. Marvin Vettori?

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  • UFC: Vettori Beats Holland | McGregor-Poirier Drama | Bellator 256 Recap | Ep 142

    With BC out on vaction, Luke is joined by Rashad Evans to recap a packed weekend of combat sports. Marvin Vettori impressed in a win over Kevin Holland in the UFC. Whats next for both guys? Plus, Ryan Bader dominated Lyoto Machida at Bellator 256 to kick off the Light Heavyweight World Grand Prix. Also, Jaron Ennis knocked out Sergey Lipinets. How impressive was the young welterweight star?

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  • 🚨 Instant Reaction: UFC on ABC 2 Results: Marvin Vettori vs. Kevin Holland

    At UFC on ABC 2, middleweights Marvin Vettori and Kevin Holland battled it out while Sodiq Yusuff and Arnold Allen fought it out in the co-main at the UFC Apex facility in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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  • Ennis vs Lipinets Weigh-In | UFC: Vettori vs Holland | Bellator 256 Preview | Ep 141

    Boys are back to get you ready for a great weekend of combat sports. Luke and Brian preview up-and-coming boxing star Jaron Ennis' bout vs. Sergey Lipinets and take you to the weigh-in live. Plus, they preview UFC's card which features Marvin Vettori taking on Kevin Holland and break down Bellator 256.

  • UFC on ABC 2, Bellator 256, ONE on TNT Results | Luke Thomas' Live Chat, ep. 71

    Today on the podcast, we'll preview two big mixed martial arts (MMA) events this weekend (Bellator 256 on Friday, UFC on ABC 2 this Saturday) while reviewing last night's losses for Demetrious Johnson and Eddie Alvarez at ONE on TNT 1. We'll also talk Pantera albums, Thor's deadlift record, Dagestani fighters, Conor McGregor's remaining championship ambitions and more.

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  • Jon Jones vs Francis Ngannou | Fight Announcements | Bellator 256 Storylines | Ep 140

    MK all day. Every day. Luke and Brian discuss the latest with the Jon Jones-Francis Ngannou negotiations. Plus, they breakdown the latest fight announcements and talk about this weekends Bellator 256 storylines.

  • McGregor-Poirier 3 | Volkanovski & Ortega New TUF Coaches | Pitbull vs McKee | Ep 139

    Get your week started with some Morning Kombat. Luke and Brian talk McGregor vs. Poirier 3 as a deal gets closer and closer to being finalized. Plus, they recap this weekends Bellator 255 event and look ahead to a Pitbull vs. AJ McKee in the Bellator Featherweight Grand Prix Final. Also, Brian Ortega and Alexander Volkanovski were named as the coaches for next years season of The Ultimate Fighter. Is that the right decision?

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  • Bellator 255 Post-Fight Reaction | Pitbull vs. Sanchez 2 | MORNING KOMBAT

    Luke and Brian recap all the action from Bellator 255.

  • Bellator 255: Pitbull vs. Sanchez | McGregor-Diaz Twitter Feud | Jon Jones | Ep 138

    Friday is here. So is MK. The boys preview Bellator 255, headlined by the semi-finals of it's Featherweight Grand Prix with 2-division champ Patrício 'Pitbull' Freire taking on Emmanuel Sanchez. Luke and Brian breakdown Bellator's opening event on SHOWTIME. Plus, Nate Diaz and Conor McGregor feuded on twitter debating who the real king of MMA is. Who is it. Also, Jon Jones continues his battle with the UFC, live tweeting a phone call he had with them.

  • Bellator 255 Preview, Diaz-Edwards, Jon Jones vs. UFC | Live Chat, ep. 70

    Today on the podcast, we'll preview Bellator 255 on Showtime, discuss Nate Diaz fighting Leon Edwards at welterweight at UFC 262, Jon Jones wanting more money to fight UFC heavyweight champion Francis Ngannou and much more. Brian Campbell will join us today.

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  • Jon Jones Wants Out of UFC | Nate Diaz vs. Leon Edwards | Darren Till OUT | Ep 137

    Luke and Brian discuss the latest on Jon Jones battle with the UFC, including wanting the UFC to cut him. Nate Diaz vs. Leon Edwards was added to the UFC 262 card on May 15th. Plus, Darren Till is out of his fight with Marvin Vettori. Is Kevin Holland up? Also, Anderson Silva is set to box Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. in June. Manny Pacquiao is in talks to fight Bud Crawford. Is that a good move? We hit some Bellator 255 storylines ahead of their Showtime debut.

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  • UFC 260 Recap: Ngannou KOs Miocic, Woodley Loses Again, O'Malley Impresses | Ep 135

    Luke and Brian return to recap all the action from UFC 260. Francis Ngannou knocked out Stipe Miocic to become the new UFC heavyweight champion. What is the biggest takeaway from the fight and is Jon Jones next for Ngannou? Plus, Tyron Woodley lost his 4th fight in a row. Is it time for him to retire? Also, Sean O'Malley returned from injury and his loss to Chito Vera, with an impressive KO of Thomas Almeida. What kind of statement did he make?

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  • 🚨 Instant Reaction: UFC 260 Results: Stipe Miocic vs. Francis Ngannou 2

    At UFC 260, Stipe Miocic fights Francis Ngannou for the UFC heavyweight title in the main event on pay-per-view. In the co-main event, welterweights Tyron Woodley and Vicente Luque lock horns plus Sean O'Malley faces off with fellow bantamweight Thomas Almeida.

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  • UFC 260 Preview: Miocic vs. Ngannou | Miesha Tate's Return | Khamzat Chimaev | Ep 135

    Luke and Rashad Evans preview this weekends massive UFC 260 event. Francis Ngannou gets his second shot against Stipe Miocic. Does he have a chance? Plus, Tyron Woodley battles Vicente Luque. Whats at stake for both fighters? Also, Sean O'Malley returns to the cage against Thomas Almeida. How important is this fight for O'Malley? Miesha Tate announces she is coming out of retirement and Khamzat Chimaev looks to return in July.

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  • UFC 261 Preview, Ali vs. Tyson, Miesha Tate Returns | Luke Thomas' Live Chat, ep. 69

    Today on the podcast, we'll preview UFC 261: Stipe Miocic vs. Francis Ngannou 2 as well as the rest of the card with Tyron Woodley vs. Vicente Luque, Sean O'Malley vs. Thomas Almeida and more. We'll also discuss the return from retirement of Miesha Tate, Mike Tyson vs. Muhammad Ali, strongmen competitors, eye pokes, Gordon Ryan vs. Vagner Rocha and much more.

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  • UFC 260 Storylines | Mike Tyson | Tyron Woodley Resume Review | Ep 134

    Luke and Brian discuss the biggest storylines ahead of UFC 260 where Francis Ngannou gets his second shot at Stipe Miocic. Plus, there is a report that says Mike Tyson declined $25m guarantee for trilogy with Holyfield. Why? Also, young boxing star Gervonta Davis finds himself in more trouble. What's next for Davis? The boys dive into a mini resume review of former UFC champ Tyron Woodley who takes on Vicente Luque in the co-main of UFC 260.

  • Resume Review: Stipe Miocic's Path to Francis Ngannou 2

    Luke Thomas and Brian Campbell are back with another resume review. Stipe Miocic will be the focus this week as the guys revisit all of his UFC fights leading up to the Francis Ngannou rematch at UFC 260.

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  • UFC: Brunson Beats Holland | Volkanovski vs Ortega DELAYED | Vergil Ortiz Jr | Morning Kombat Ep 133

    Monday morning MK is here. The boys recap the weekend action in the combat sports world. Derek Brunson dominated Kevin Holland. Was this more about Brunson's improvement or Holland's awful night. Who else stood out from the card? Plus, Alexander Volkanovski vs. Brian Ortega is delayed due to Volkanovski testing positive for COVID. What does this mean? In boxing, is Vergil Ortiz Jr. ready for a bout with Bud Crawford after stopping Maurice Hooker.


  • Major UFC Lightweight News | Chandler-Oliveira for Title | Ennis-Lipinets | Ep. 132

    Friday. MK. Lets go. Dana White finally admits Khabib is 100% retired. What's next? It's looking like Charles Oliveira will be facing Michael Chandler for the vacant lightweight title. but that's not the only fight rumors we are hearing... TJ dillashaw vs. Cory Sandhagen is in the works along with Cody Garbrandt vs. Rob Font. The boys preview this weekend's UFC Fight Night event headlined by Derek Brunson facing off with Kevin Holland. What's at stake? Also, Showtime announced an April fight between young star Jaron 'Boots' Ennis and Sergey Lipinets. How big of a step up is this for Ennis? Plus weekend previews for the boxing events. The guys close out the show with Dead Wrong.

  • Usman-Masvidal 2, Stipe-Francis 2, Curved MMA Gloves | Luke Thomas' Live Chat, ep. 68

    On today's podcast, we'll discuss the rematch between UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman and Jorge Masvidal at UFC 261. We'll also talk Stipe Miocic vs. Francis Ngannou 2, the UFC's need of curved mixed martial arts (MMA) gloves, how far Valentina Shevchenko and Amanda Nunes are from their peers, fight companions, how Anthony Joshua vs. Tyson Fury might go, the upcoming Derek Brunson vs. Kevin Holland main event and much more.

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  • UFC 261 | Welterweight Division | Whittaker-Gastelum | Chandler-Gaethje? | Ep. 131

    The boys are back to break down the latest news in the combat sports world. Kamaru Usman will be defending his title against Jorge Masvidal at UFC 261. That is one of three title fights on that card. The guys discuss the welterweight division and who is potentially up next/how to matchmake the top of the division. Paulo Costa was pulled from his bout with Robert Whittaker on April 17th, but don't worry guys Kelvin Gastelum is stepping up to take Costa's spot. Next up Brian and Luke discuss the idea of Open scoring systems and break down some reports of a potential matchup between Justin Gaethje and Michael Chandler. The guys close out the show with the Wheel of Death and Fan submissions.

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  • Storytime with Suga: Michael Bisping vs. Rashad Evans

    BC is back with his Mcdonalds wifi for this edition of 'Storytime with Suga'. Brian is joined by UFC Hall of Famer Rashad Evans to revisit his split decision win over Michael Bisping at UFC 78. Where was Rashad at mentally heading into this fight? What were his thoughts of Michael Bisping heading into the fight? How tired was Rashad in this fight? Rashad shares it all here. Follow along on UFCfightpass.com Michael Bisping vs. Rashad Evans.

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  • UFC recap: Edwards vs Muhammad, Dan Ige | Benavidez Stops Ellis | Ep. 130

    Another week of MK is here. The boys breakdown the weekend in combat sports as they recap the UFC fight night action and big boxing events. Leon Edwards's return to the octagon ends with no winner and Belal Muhammad suffered a horrific eye poke. What is the UFC supposed to do with this? David Benavidez scores an 11th-round stoppage over Ronald Ellis. How far was Benavidez able to go to reintroduce himself as a top player in this division? Plus, Dan Ige made short work of Gavin Tucker. What can we say about the development of Ige and what should his next move be?

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  • Benavidez vs. Ellis Preview | UFC: Edwards vs Muhammad | Adesanya vs. Till? | Ep. 129

    The boys breakdown the weekend in combat sports as they preview David Benavidez taking on Ronald Ellis on SHOWTIME in the boxing world & Leon Edwards facing off vs. Belal Muhammad in the UFC. Plus, Israel Adesanya's coach hints at a fight with Darren Till next. Is that a good move? Also, Ben Askren faces off with Jake Paul this weekend. What should we expect.

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  • Adesanya's Future, TRT, Aljo Sterling's Title | Luke Thomas' Live Chat, ep. 67

    On ttoday's podcast, we'll talk about Israel Adesanya's future at middleweight and whether some of the weaknesses shown from the UFC 259 bout with Jan Blachowicz will materialize when he returns to his primary weight class. We'll also talk testosterone replacement therapy (TRT), UFC bantamweight champion Aljamain Sterling's campaign to defend himself, dieting, Zhang Weili vs. Rose Namajunas, Leon Edwards vs. Belal Muhammad and much more.

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  • Aljamain Sterling | Weili vs. Namajunas | Nunes vs. Pena? | Ep. 128

    Wednesday means another MK. The boys are back to breakdown the latest in MMA and Boxing news. Luke and Brian breakdown the news that Zhang Weili vs. Rose Namajunas has officially been booked for UFC 261 and talk about the criticism Aljamain Sterling has been facing. Plus, is Juliana Pena next for Amanda Nunes? The guys discuss Dana's comments.

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  • UFC 259 Recap: Blachowicz Upsets Adesanya, Nunes Dominate, Yan vs Sterling | Ep. 127

    Morning Kombat is back in a big way. The boys are LIVE from the bunker to break down all that happened at a crazy UFC 259 event. Jan Blachowicz handed Israel Adesanya his first loss and defended his light heavyweight title. What does this mean for Adesanya's legacy and how impressive is Blachowicz? In the co-main, women's featherweight champion Amanda Nunes dominated Megan Anderson cementing her GOAT status. Plus, bantamweight champion Petyr Yan lost his belt to Aljamain Sterling after a being disqualified in round 4 due to an illegal knee to the face of Sterling. What to make of this crazy ending? 

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  • UFC 259 Results: Israel Adesanya vs. Jan Blachowicz | Post-Fight Show | MORNING KOMBAT

    UFC 259 results and spoilers below.


    At UFC 259, Israel Adesanya faces Jan Blachowicz for the light heavyweight title. In the co-main, women's featherweight champion Amanda Nunes squares off with Megan Anderson. Elsewhere, bantamweight champion Petr Yan defends his strap against Aljamain Sterling.


    This is Morning Kombat's UFC 259 Post-Fight Show.

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  • UFC 259 Preview: Adesanya vs Blachowicz, Nunes vs Anderson, Yan vs Sterling | Morning Kombat Ep. 126

    UFC 259 is here and the boys break down the entire card from top to bottom. Luke and Brian preview all the action, starting with the main event, as Israel Adesanya looks to become a 2-division champ when he faces off with Jan Blachowicz. Plus, the GOAT Amanda Nunes defends her title vs. Megan Anderson and Aljamain Sterling finally gets his chance at the bantamweight title when he takes on champ Petyr Yan.

  • UFC 259 Preview, Khamzat Chimaev, Overeem & JDS | Luke Thomas' Live Chat, ep. 66

    Today on the podcast, we'll preview UFC 259 and its three title fights between Israel Adesanya and Jan Blachowicz, Petr Yan and Aljamain Sterling plus Amanda Nunes and Megan Anderson. We'll also discuss the future of Khamzat Chimaev after a bad bout with COVID, Frank Mir fighting Antonio Tarver in a boxing match, the UFC cutting both Alistair Overeem and Junior dos Santos (JDS), the dispute between Gordon Ryan and Andre Galvao plus much more.

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  • Khamzat Chimaev Retires | McGregor-Poirier 3 This Summer? | Israel Adesanya | Ep. 125

    The boys are here to breakdown all the latest and biggest MMA news and there this a lot. Khamzat Chimaev says he is retiring due to post COVID-19 health issues, but Dana White doesn't think so. What do we believe? Dustin Poirier says he and Conor both want the trilogy fight and it could come early this summer. Is this the right move? Also, ahead of UFC 259, Israel Adesanya says he is going to go back down to 185 and keep the division moving. Is a Jon Jones fight still in play?

  • Resume Review: Israel Adesanya's Path to Jan Blachowicz | Morning Kombat

    Luke Thomas and Brian Campbell are here to do a deep dive on Israel Adesanya's resume ahead of his UFC 259 fight with Jan Blachowicz. The guys go fight by fight through Adesanya's UFC run and discuss everything leading up to his chance to become champ champ on March 6th.

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  • UFC: Gane Beats Rozenstruik | Canelo Dominates | UFC 259 | Ep. 124

    First MK of the week is here and Luke and Brian recap all that happened in combat sports. In the UFC, Ciryl Gane scored a UD win over Jairzinho Rozenstruik, but was it impressive enough? Plus, Canelo Alvarez dominated Avni Yildirim. What's next for him? Also, UFC 259 is coming up, what is the most interesting storyline?

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  • 🚨 Canelo Alvarez vs. Avni Yildirim Instant Reaction + Fight Announcement

    Brian Campbell is here solo with an instant reaction to Canelo Alvarez vs. Avni Yildirim. What were Brian's biggest takeaways? Who's next for Canelo Alvarez? Brian breaks it all down here.

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  • UFC: Rozenstruik vs. Gane | Teofimo Lopez & Thriller | Canelo Preview | Ep. 123

    Luke and Brian preview the UFC fight night event, featuring a heavyweight showdown between Jairzinho Rozenstruik and Ciryl Gane. Plus, Thriller wins the bid to air Teofimo Lopez Jr's next fight. What do we make of this? Also, the guys preview Canelo Alvarez's fight vs. Avni Yildirim.


  • UFC 259 Preview, Khabib-Holloway, BJJ GOAT | Luke Thomas' Live Chat ep. 65

    On today's podcast, we'll preview UFC 259 and it's three title fights between Israel Adesanya and Jan Blachowicz, Amanda Nunes and Megan Anderson plus Petr Yan and Aljamain Sterling. We'll also talk about who is the greatest of all time (GOAT) in Brazilian jiu-jitsu (BJJ), what would've happened if Khabib Nurmagomedov fought Max Holloway, this weekend's UFC card headlined by Cyril Gane and Jairzinho Rozenstruik plus so much more.

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  • Khabib Staying Retired | Pettis vs. Collard | TJ Dillashaw | Ep. 122

    MK is back for episode 122. Luke and Brian react to Khabib Nurmagomedov saying he will stay retired forever and that he doesn't believe fighters can have their second prime. Is this saga finally over? PLus, Anthony Pettis vs. Clay Collard set for PFL and TJ Dillashaw wants UFC bantamweight title fight next. Should he get it? Also, Holly Holm vs. Juliana Pena has been booked for May 8th.

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  • Derrick Lewis KOs Curtis Blaydes | Adrien Broner Wins In Return | Ep. 121

    MK recaps all the combat sports action from this past weekend. Luke and Brian break down Derrick Lewis' knockout win over Curtis Blaydes. Is it time to re-evaluate Lewis as a heavyweight contender? Who else impressed on the UFC card? Plus, in boxing, Adrien Broner picked up a UD win in his return for an over 2-year layoff. What do we make of his win? Also, Oscar Valdez upset Miguel Berchelt in dominating fashion, ending with a vicious KO. Is this a career-transforming win for Valdez?

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  • Usman To 185? | Broner vs. Santiago Preview | Blaydes vs. Lewis Preview | Ep. 120

    On the final MK of the week, Luke and Brian preview the weekend in combat sports, including Adrien Broner's return to the ring vs. Jovanie Santiago on SHOWTIME. Plus, they breakdown the UFC fight night card and the big heavyweight main event between Curtis Blaydes and Derrick Lewis. Also, Kamaru Usman said if Israel Adesanya vacates the 185-lb belt, he would move up to the division. Would that be a good thing?

  • Edwards-Muhammad, UFC GOAT Debates, Covington-Masvidal, Poirer-Chandler | Luke Thomas' Live Chat, ep. 64

    On today's podcast, we'll discuss the prevalence of debates happening inside mixed martial arts (MMA) and the UFC about who is the Greatest of All Time (GOAT) in weight classes and why it's happening so much right now with Kamaru Usman and Georges St-Pierre. We'll also talk about the future is for welterweights Colby Covington and Jorge Masvidal, Michael Chandler maybe fighting Dustin Poirier, Israel Adesanya leaving middleweight, how Canelo would perform against Floyd Mayweather if today's version fought him and much more.

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  • Jon Jones' Future | Canelo Alvarez | Teofimo Lopez Jr. & Top Rank | Ep. 119

    Morning Kombat is back to discuss the future of Jon Jones in the UFC after his interesting tweet. Plus, Canelo Alvarez says he wants to fight 4 times this year and for 6 to 7 more years total. Is that realistic? Also, in boxing news, Teofimo Lopez Jr. says if Top Rank can't meet his terms he is ready to move on. Where could he go?

  • UFC 258 Recap: Kamaru Usman, Kelvin Gastelum Impress, Maycee Barber losses | Ep. 118

    Morning Kombat recaps all the action from UFC 258. Kamaru Usman impressed with a third-round KO of Gilbert Burns. Is he on his way to becoming the best welterweight ever? In the co-main event, Maycee Barber fell short to Alexa Grasso. Is it time for Barber to re-think her goals. Plus, Kelvin Gastelum outclassed Ian Heinisch. Did this prove he is still a real contender at 185?

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  • UFC 258 Results: Kamaru Usman vs. Gilbert Burns | Post-Fight Show

    All of your UFC 258 results, analysis and more on this post-fight show.


    On the main card, Kamaru Usman defended his strap via third-round KO. In the co-main event, Alexa Grasso was able to take two rounds against Maycee Barber. Elsewhere on the fight card, Kelvin Gastelum outclassed Ian Heinisch, Ricky Simon outpointed Brian Kelleher and Julian Marquez scored a late submission win over Maki Pitolo.

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  • UFC 258 Preview: Usman vs. Burns | Poirier vs. Diaz? | Patricio Pitbull | Ep. 117

    MK is back to preview a big weekend as UFC 258 has arrived. Luke and Brian break down the card and tell you everything you need to know about the main event between Kamaru Usman and Gilbert Burns (6:00). Plus, Nate Diaz wants to fight Dustin Poirier. Is that a good fight to make or should Nate take a fight against Leon Edwards (30:00)? Also, the boys had an interview this week with Bellator champ, Patricio Pitbull. They dive into it (42:15).

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  • Room Service Diaries: Gallstones | Bellator's Announcement | Regional Food

    Luke Thomas and Brian Campbell are back with another episode of Room Service Diaries. Luke shares his story about how he almost missed Bellator's big announcement. Brian shares his favorite conspiracy theory with us. The guys discuss the Bellator announcement and finish off the show with some regional food talk.

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  • UFC Recap: Volkov, Sandhagen Win | Paige VanZant BKFC Debut Loss | Ep. 116

    MK is back to recap a big weekend of combat sports. Luke and Brian breakdown all the action from this weekend's UFC fight night event. Alexander Volkov impresses by stopping Alistair Overeem in round 2. What does this mean for the Heavyweight division (4:50) & is it time for Overeem to retire (16:00)? Plus, Cory Sandhagen scores a crazy knockout of Frankie Edgar. What's next for the impressive bantamweight (26:35) and what is Edgar's future (37:00). Also, Paige VanZant losses in her bare knuckle debut over the weekend. How damaging was this to her stock (45:27)?

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  • UFC Preview: Overeem vs. Volkov, Sandhagen vs. Edgar | Ferguson-Nate Diaz? | Ep. 115

    Episode 115 of MK is here as the boys dive into a loaded UFC fight night event. Luke and Brian preview the entire card, including big showdowns between Alistair Overeem and Alexander Volkov & Cory Sandhagen and Frankie Edgar. Plus, Tony Ferguson calls out Nate Diaz. Is that a good fight to make? Also, Conor McGregor gives an assessment of his loss to Dustin Poirier, what should we make of it?

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  • Adesanya-Holloway Striking, McGregor Reaction, Usman vs. Burns | Luke Thomas' Live Chat, ep. 62

    Today on the podcast, we'll preview the UFC's card this weekend headlined by a bout between Alistair Overeem and Alexander Volkov, review the lessons Israel Adesanya's and Max Holloway's striking teaches us, what to make of Conor McGregor's reaction on Instagram to his UFC 257 loss to Dustin Poirier, preview the UFC 258 welterweight title clash between Kamaru Usman and Gilbert Burns plus much more.

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  • GSP vs. Khabib? | State Of UFC's Lightweight Division | Calvin Kattar | Ep. 114

    MK is back and the boys aren breaking down the latest combat sports news and notes, including a report that UFC legend George St-Pierre is preparing to fight Khabib Nurmagomedov in an epic comeback bout (06:30). Plus, they dive into the state of the UFC's lightweight division. Charles Oliveira vs. Michael Chandler was almost booked for UFC 258. Is that the fight to make? And Dustin Porier feels disrespected, is a matchup vs. Nate Diaz next (23:00)? Also, Calvin Kattar's coach discusses the non-stoppage vs. Max Holloway (43:00) and PFL unveils their 2021 roster (51:50).

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  • UFC: Overeem vs. Volkov, Sandhagen vs. Edgar | Caleb Plant | Paige VanZant | Ep. 113

    Another week of MK gets started with episode 113 as the boys start to preview this weekend's upcoming MMA events, including a UFC fight night event with some great matchups. Luke and Brian look at the heavyweight matchup between Alistair Overeem and Alexander Volkov (6:15) & the co-main between Cory Sandhagen and Frankie Edgar in the bantamweight division (19:58). Plus, Caleb Plant thoroughly dominated Caleb Truax in a supper middleweight bout. What did we learn from the fight (32:08). Also, former UFC standout Paige VanZant makes her debut with bareknuckle boxing on Friday. What are our expectations for her (44:16)?

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  • Jake Paul Trains With Jorge Masvidal | Tito Ortiz | Caleb Plant | Ep. 112

    On episode 112 of MK, the boys talk about all the latest combat sports news. Luke and Brian discuss Jake Paul training with Jorge Masvidal ahead of his Ben Askren fight (6:50), Mario Yamasaki planning return to MMA (16:35), and Caleb Plant vs. Caleb Truax (51:40). Plus, Tito Ortiz could be removed as Huntington Beach City Council Mayor Pro Tem (16:35).

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  • UFC 257 Leftovers, Masvidal-Covington, McGregor Size Advantage | Luke Thomas' Live Chat, ep. 61

    On today's podcast, we'll go over all of the lingering issues from Conor McGregor's return against Dustin Poirier at UFC 257, the benefits of lifting weights and reading books, whether McGregor's success is due to having a size advantage, the prevalence of steroids in sports, whether UFC will make McGregor vs. Poirier III or something else next, Jon Jones at heavyweight, Yoel Romero suing a supplement company, Frank Mir's submission of Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira, Jorge Masvidal vs. Colby Covington and much more.

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  • Conor McGregor's Future, Paul vs. Askren, New UFC Middleweight Matchups | Ep. 111

    On the latest MK, Luke and Brian discuss Conor McGregor's future and debate whether he can make the necessary changes to compete at the highest level (07:48). Plus, they breakdown some newly announced Middleweight matchups, with Darren Till facing Marvin Vettori on April 10th and Robert Whittaker taking on Paulo Costa on April 17th (27:45). Also, Jake Paul is fighting Ben Askren (37:42), BJ Penn got arrested (47:47), and Joe Joyce will fight Oleksandr Usyk (55:10), which could mean good things for a potential Fury vs. Joshua fight.

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  • UFC 257: Poirier KOs McGregor, Chandler Impresses | Pacquiao vs. Garcia? | Ep. 110

    What a wild weekend of combat sports and MK is back to cover it all. The boys recap a crazy UFC 257 event that saw Dustin Poirier knockout Conor McGregor in round 2. What's next for both fighters (6:25)? Plus, former Bellator lightweight champion Michael Chandler impressed in his debut against Dan Hooker and Marina Rodriguez, Joanne Calderwood & Makhmud Muradov all picked up wins (46:00). Also, Manny Pacquiao is in talks to fight...Ryan Garcia??!?! What do we make of it (57:50).


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  • 🚨 UFC 257 Instant Reaction: McGregor vs. Poirier 2 Results | Hooker vs. Chandler

    At UFC 257, former UFC lightweight and featherweight champion Conor McGregor faced off with former interim lightweight champion Dustin Poirier in the pay-per-view main event on Fight Island. Elsewhere on the card, former Bellator lightweight champion Michael Chandler made his UFC debut against Dan Hooker. Amanda Ribas faced off against Marina Rodriguez, Jessica Eye and Joanne Calderwood locked horns and Andrew Sanchez fought Makhmud Muradov.

    On the preliminary fight card, Julianna Peña fought Sara McMann, Arman Tsarukyan faced Matt Frevola, Brad Tavares squared off against Antonio Carlos Junior and much more.

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  • Room Service Diaries | Music | Max Holloway | Favorite Sports Teams | SuperHeros | Morning Kombat

    Luke Thomas and Brian Campbell are back for another episode of Room Service Diaries. Back at the bomb shelter to cover UFC 257 and Showtime Boxing the guys go tip-to-tip answering all your questions submitted through Apple Reviews.

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  • UFC 257 Preview: Weigh-In Reaction, Matchup Changes | Canelo | Mighty Mouse | Ep. 109

    Final MK before a loaded weekend of combat sports. Luke and Brian give their final predictions for the card, discuss some last minute matchup changes, and react to the weigh-in (07:00). Plus, they discuss Canelo signing a 2-fight deal with Matchroom and what we can expect (25:30). The guys also react to Demetrious Johnson & Eddie Alvarez being announced on the April 7th One card on TNT (31:55). Finally they discuss Dana White's Message to streamers (36:20) and preview Angelo Leo vs. Stephen Fulton Jr. on Showtime (39:40).

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  • Chiesa vs. Magny Reaction | UFC 257 Expert Picks with Rashad Evans | Ep. 108

    Different time, no Luke, same MK. Brian is joined by Rashad Evans as they react to the UFC fight island event that was headlined by Michael Chiesa taking on Neil Magny (4:30). Plus, they give their expert picks for this weekend's massive UFC 257 event with Conor McGregor taking on Dustin Poirier (42:20).

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  • Max Holloway Dominates Calvin Kattar | Khabib | Stipe vs. Ngannou | Ep. 107

    Luke and Brian are back with a massive episode of MK as they break down Max Holloway's masterful win over Calvin Kattar. Is it the best performance in UFC history (07:50)? Should Herb Dean or Calvin Kattar's corner stopped the fight (26:52)? Carlos Condit gets the win over Matt Brown. What does Condit have left in the tank (43:24)? Plus, how stupid was Dana White's Khabib announcement and what should we make of it (48:45). Also, the boys give an early preview of UFC 260 which will feature Stipe Miocic vs. Francis Ngannou and Alexander Volkanovski vs. Brian Ortega (1:00:12).

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