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. Editor of MMA Fighting and SB Nation. Brian Campbell is the CBS 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! If you love combat sports, please subscribe so you don't miss a week 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. Editor of MMA Fighting and SB Nation. Brian Campbell is the CBS 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! If you love combat sports, please subscribe so you don't miss a week of MORNING KOMBAT!

Most Recent Episode

  • UFC 254 Recap: Khabib's Goat Ranking | Whittaker-Adesanya II? | UFC's Lightweight Division | Ep. 74

    On today's episode of Morning Kombat, Luke and Brian recap a wild UFC 254 event, including Khabib retiring after his impressive win over Justin Gaethje (). Where does he stand in the all-time UFC GOAT rankings ()? Where does the UFC's lightweight division go from here ()? Plus a breakdown of Robert Whittaker's impressive win over Jared Cannonier. Should he get a rematch vs. Israel Adesanya ()? The guys discuss what other fighters stood out on UFC 254 (). Next up DM's from Donks (). Brian takes over with Have You Seen This Shit () and they close out with their odds and ends ().

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Episodes of This Show

  • UFC 254 Instant Reaction: Khabib Defeats Gaethje, Retires at 29-0 | Whittaker Beats Cannonier

    At UFC 254, UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov defeated interim champion Justin Gaethje in the second round via submission, but following the result of the pay-per-view main event on Fight Island, Khabib told the sport historic and explosive news. Luke Thomas gets to all of this in his instant reaction video.

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  • UFC 254 Ultimate Preview: Khabib vs. Gaethje, Whittaker vs. Cannonier | Ep. 73

    Morning Kombat episode 73 is here and Luke and Brian preview everything UFC 254. Does Justin Gathje have a chance vs. Khabib (5:34)? What's at stake for Robert Whittaker and Jared Cannonier (30:00)? PLUS A full breakdown of the rest of the card (38:30). The guys make some corrections from when they were DEAD WRONG (44:20). They close the show with a Homework Review of Patrice O'neal's Elephant in the room (54:21) and give you some tips for the weekend (1:05:42).

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  • Khabib vs. Gaethje, UFC 254 Preview, Boxing in MMA | Luke Thomas Live Chat, ep. 52

    Today on the podcast, we'll be digging into all things UFC 254. We'll go over every detail of the lightweight championship main event between Khabib Nurmagomedov and Justin Gaethje, the co-main event at middleweight between Robert Whittaker and Jared Cannonier and other details. We'll dig into media coverage maybe leading to a fighters union, where Conor McGregor/Tony Ferguson/Georges St-Pierre fits into this weekend's proceedings, Lopez vs. Lomachenko review, American and Dagestani wrestling differences and more.

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  • Boxing Hardcores: Where does Lopez belong in P4P rankings after Loma win?

    Brian Campbell welcomes Rafe Bartholomew as the Boxing Hardcores address the fallout and pound-for-pound impact of Teofimo Lopez Jr.’s upset of Vasiliy Lomachenko. Where does Lopez deserve to be ranked? Should the more proven Lomachenko remain higher? The guys also debate the merits of how Lomachenko’s follow up shoulder surgery affected the fight and whether Lopez could gain anything from a rematch.

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  • UFC 254 First Look | Whittaker vs Cannonier | Michael Chandler's role | Ep. 72

    On MK episode 72, Luke and Brian dive into an early look at this weekend's UFC 254 event between Khabib and Justin Gaethje. The boys discuss what will happen if Khabib Nurmagomedov wins and what happens if Justin Gaethje wins. They examine where new lightweight Michael Chandler fits in all of this. Luke and Brian break down the co-main event between Robert Whittaker and Jared Cannonier. The boys close the show by going through the latest social media beefs and showing off all the fanart you submitted.

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  • UFC 254 EXPERT PICKS With Rashad Evans

    Brian Campbell sits down with UFC Hall of Famer Rashad Evans to get his expert picks for UFC 254. Brian and Rashad runs through the entire main to get Rashad's best bets for UFC 254: Khabib-Gaethje.


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  • UFC Recap: Oretega-Korean Zombie | Lopez Upsets Lomachenko, Who Is Next? | Morning Kombat | Ep. 71

    On MK episode 71, Brian and Luke recap the weekend in combat sports. First up is Brian Ortega's dominant victory over Chan Sung Jung (4:30)). Following Ortega's victory Alexander Volkanovski tweeted that finally there is some clarity in the featherweight division. Is Alexander Volkanovski vs. Brian Ortega the fight to make (15:00)? Teofimo Lopez Shocked the world by defeating Vasiliy Lomachenko to become the youngest unified lightweight champion (25:05). Did Vasiliy Lomachenko do enough to earn an immediate rematch (39:02)? There were tons of great fights this weekend and we got you covered here (47:27). The boys answer your DMs (54:22). Have You Seen This Shit (1:03:24)? The guys close out the show with their Odds and Ends (1:22:00).

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  • Ortega vs. Korean Zombie | Loma vs. Lopez Preview | Bellator 249 Recap | Conor-Dustin 2 | Ep. 70

    On MK episode 70, Brian and Luke run through the biggest news in the combat sports world. Conor McGregor verbally accepted a matchup with Dustin Poirier for January 23rd (7:10). The guys preview UFC Fight Night: Ortega vs. Korean Zombie (16:35) and Recap Bellator 249 (25:05). The guys cross over to boxing to preview the big fight between Vasiliy Lomachenko and Teofimo Lopez Jr (35:35). You guys call them out and we acknowledge when the guys are 'DEAD WRONG' (51:01)! The boys close out the show with Their tips for the weekend and a review of the movie Warrior. Don't forget to check out the interview they did with Justin Gaethje ahead of his UFC 254 title shot.

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  • Give up on Khabib-Conor | Bellator 249 Preview | Fury-Wilder III OFF? | Jones-Izzy Beef | Ep. 69

    On episode 69 of MK, the boys break down the latest news surrounding Khabib Nurmagomedov and Conor McGregor, is it time to give up on this rematch (5:00)? Bellator 249 is this Thursday and the guys have you covered with an in-depth preview (19:58). They also discuss the rumors that Deontay Wilder vs. Tyson Fury III won't be happening in 2020 and Tyson Fury potentially is looking for a new opponent (37:15). There was a ton of beef on social media this past week to break down. Israel Adesanya and Jon Jones' twitter war continues (51:00). Aljamain Sterling went after Petr Yan (59:23). Plus Nate Diaz joined the party firing at Conor McGregor and Dustin Poirier (1:04:08). The Guys close out the show with a deep dive on why MMA and Boxing refuse to cross over for and watch the other sport (1:09:42). PLUS we are going through the show art that you have been sending in (1:28:45).

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  • 5 Things To LOVE About Lomachenko-Lopez + Teofimo promises KO in Interview

    Brian Campbell give you 5 reasons to LOVE Vasiliy Lomachenko's title unification bout vs. Teofimo Lopez Jr. this saturday. PLUS BC sat down with Teofimo Lopez Jr. to preview his Lightweight title unification bout vs. Vasiliy Lomachenko. Is it true that Lomachenko took a pay cut so Lopez could get the right amount of money? What really happened when his dad confronted Vasiliy Lomachenko? What does he have to say to the people who are saying Lomachenko is to much for him?

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  • UFC Fight Night Recap: Sandhagen Stops Moraes | Bellator 248 Recap | Early look at Loma-Lopez

    Episode 68 of MK is here as Luke and Brian recap the events from this past weekend, including an eventful UFC Fight Night that saw Cory Sandhagen score an impressive stoppage of Marlon Moraes (7:20). Edson Barboza bounced back Saturday night can he really be a contender at featherweight (20:38)? UFC Fight Night also brought us one of the craziest knockouts you will ever see (27:50). The guys also break down Bellator 248 and debate if MVP should get a rematch vs. Douglas Lima after a win over Ross Houston (44:50). Next up is a quick look ahead to this weekend's big fights. What should you be paying attention to (52:50)? The guys answer your DMs (1:05:45). Have you seen this shit (1:18:05)? Plus the guys close it out with their Odds and Ends (1:32:12).

  • McGregor-Poirier 2?!? | Moraes vs Sandhagen Preview | Bellator 248 Preview

    Episode 67 of Morning Kombat is here as Luke and Brian begin the show by breaking down what Conor McGregor vs. Dustin Poirier 2 could look like (4:35). Next up the guys preview this weekend's combat sports events, including UFC Fight Night: Marlon Moraes vs. Cory Sandhagen (18:09) and MVP vs. Ross Houston at Bellator 248 (27:43). There were some big fight announcements... Errol Spence vs. Danny Garcia and Ryan Garcia vs. Luke Campbell were both announce on separate cards for December 5th (37:45). Luke and Brian close out the show by making a few revisions from things they said earlier in the week (45:24) and Rating Naseem Hamed vs. Kevin Kelly (1:05:21).

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  • UFC 256 Look Ahead: Usman vs. Burns OFF | Deontay Wilder | Leon Edwards | MORNING KOMBAT | Ep. 66

    Episode 66 of Morning Kombat is here and Luke and Brian look ahead to UFC 256 breaking down the news that Kamaru Usman vs. Gilbert Burns is OFF for the event in December and look at potential replacement fights including Aljamain Sterling vs. Petr Yan for the Bantamweight title and Francis Ngannou vs. Stipe Miocic (5:15). The boys also discuss Deontay Wilder firing his co-trainer Mark Breland and how it could impact his Fury trilogy fight (19:47). Plus, what is next for Leon Edwards (32:56)? The guys discuss all the twitter beef from early this week.... ESPN vs Dominance MMA management (43:02). Gervonta Davis vs Ryan Garcia (48:00). Darren Till vs Mike Perry (52:04). Finally the guys close out the show with a deep dive on Colby Covington. Can he change his gimmick? Who would he be today without the schtick and where it ranks compared to the best (58:45).

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  • Boxing Hardcores: Where Does Zepeda-Baranchyk Rank This Century?

    Brian Campbell welcomes Rafe Bartholomew to break down last Saturday's 140-pound slugfest between Jose Zepeda and Ivan Baranchyk which featured eight knockdowns over five rounds and a spectacular knockout win. The guys debate where the fight belongs historically this century and why the backstory of both combined to author such an emotional and dramatic classic.

  • Holm-Aldana recap | Jon Jones vs. Israel Adesanya | Chris Weidman | MORNING KOMBAT | Ep. 65

    On episode 65 of MK, Luke and Brian recap the UFC and Bellator events from this past weekend including Holly Holm's win over Aldana (5:55). Did Carlos Condit do enough in his win to get a second chance (18:45)? Onto Jose Zepeda vs Ivan Baranchyk... Where does this stand in the Fight of the year category (27:10)? Chris Weidman thinks that he is the one to dethrone Israel Adesanya (40:40). The guys also take a deep dive into what a Jon Jones vs. Israel Adesanya fight would look like after Dana White said it was the 'fight to make' (47:15). Finally we close out the show with DM's from Donks (57:50), Have you seen this shit (1:12:51) and odds & ends (1:28:10).

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  • Garbrandt out of UFC 255 | Holm-Aldana preview | UFC 254 media reaction | MORNING KOMBAT | Ep. 64

    Luke and Brian are back for episode 64 of Morning Kombat to react to the news coming out of UFC 254 media call (5:45). Cody Garbrandt pulled out of his UFC 255 title fight and the guys discussed that moments after it happened (30:32). Next up Brian and Luke preview the UFC Fight Night Holm-Aldana card this weekend (38:04) and Bellator Milan (32:40). The boys close out the show by reviewing "The Dark Knight" (56:16)

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  • McGregor vs. Poirier 2 | Jones vs. Adesanya, Blachowicz | Bellator 247 | MORNING KOMBAT | Ep. 63

    Luke and Brian are back for episode 63 of MK. The boys react to the on-going feud between Conor and Dana that now has McGregor trying to face Dustin Poirier (2:38). They also discuss Jon Jones recent twitter war path where he went after Israel Adesanya and Jan Blachowicz (16:48). PLUS a preview of Bellator 247 and all the breaking news coming out of Milan (27:50). The guys make some revisions to some errors they made in Monday's show (41:12). Finally they close out the show with a deep dive on everything Conor McGregor (48:00).

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  • UFC 253 Recap: Adesanya vs. Costa | Charlo Doubleheader | Conor McGregor | MORNING KOMBAT | Ep. 62

    Luke and Brian return for a big episode 62 of Morning Kombat as they recap Showtime Boxing's PPV double header and UFC 253. They discuss Israel Adesanya's dominant victory over Paulo Costa (3:50) and break down how impressive new UFC Light heavyweight champion Jan Blachowicz was in his win over Dominick Reyes (19:20). Next up the guys discuss what's next for Jermall (29:10) and Jermell Charlo (36:33) and talk about their impressive victories this weekend. They also react to Conor McGregor and Dana White's feud. Does a McGregor vs Manny Pacquiao boxing match make any sense (42:15)? BC & Luke answer some DM's from Donks (58:08) and close the show with their odds and ends from this past weekend (1:44:45).

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  • Morning Kombat Trailer

    Showtime Presents: Morning Kombat with Luke Thomas and Brian Campbell! Luke is a former Marine Sergeant and the Sr. Editor of MMA Fighting and SB Nation. Brian Campbell is the CBS 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! If you love combat sports, please subscribe so you don't miss a week of MORNING KOMBAT!

  • Charlo Doubleheader | UFC 253 Preview: Adesanya vs. Costa | MORNING KOMBAT Extra

    Luke and Brian are back for a special Morning Kombat Extra edition to preview the massive weekend ahead in combat sports. The guys break down Showtime's Charlo Brother doubleheader PPV event and. discuss the ramifications of the fights for both Jermall and Jermell. They also take a deep dive into UFC 253 and examine Israel Adesanya defending his Middleweight title vs. Paulo Costa. 

  • Room Service Diaries | This is Day 2 | Morning Kombat

    Luke and Brian are back with the second installment of Room Service Diaries which details their second day in the Charlo Doubleheader PPV bubble at the Mohegan Sun in Connecticut and answers all the fan questions you submitted.

  • Room Service Diaries | This is Day 1 | Morning Kombat

    Luke and Brian are back with a special Morning Kombat extra episode detailing their first day in the Charlo Doubleheader PPV bubble at the Mohegan Sun in Connecticut.

  • UFC Vegas 11: Woodley vs. Covington, Khamzat Chimaev | Lubin vs. Gausha | MORNING KOMBAT | Ep. 61

    On episode 61 of Morning Kombat Luke and Brian recap the weekend in combat sports, including Colby Covington beating Tyron Woodley at UFC Vegas 11 and Erickson Lubin picking up a big win in boxing over Terrell Gausha. The boys also look ahead to the massive weekend coming up in combat sports.

  • Bellator 245 & 246 Recap | Hill vs. Waterson | Conor McGregor | MORNING KOMBAT | Ep. 60

    On episode 60 of Morning Kombat Rashad Evans fills in for Luke and joins Brian Campbell to recap everything that happened in the MMA this weekend, including two big Bellator events and Michelle Waterson taking down Angela Hill. The guys also discuss the recent sexual assault allegations against Conor McGregor and preview the upcoming weekend's showdown between Tyron Woodley and Colby Covington.

  • UFC Vegas 9 Recap: Overeem Stops Sakai | Masvidal vs. Diaz 2 | MORNING KOMBAT | Ep. 59

    On episode 59 of Morning Kombat Luke and Brian recap UFC Vegas 9 as they debate Alistair Overeem's chances at making one last heavyweight title run after scoring a KO win over Augusto Sakai. The boys also discuss the possibility of a Jorge Masvidal - Nate Diaz rematch for the BMF title. 

  • UFC Vegas 8 Recap: Smith vs. Rakic, Magny vs. Lawler | Canelo Alvarez | MORNING KOMBAT | Ep. 58

    On episode 58 of Morning Kombat, Luke and Brian recap everything that happened at UFC Vegas 8, including a big win by Aleksandar Rakic over Anthony Smith and Robbie Lawler losing to Neil Magny. The boys also discuss Canelo Alverez not fighting in 2020 so far. 

  • Frankie Edgar's 135lb Debut | Nemkov Stops Bader | Povetkin KOs Whyte | MORNING KOMBAT | Ep. 57

    On episode 57 of Morning Kombat, Luke and Brian break down Frankie Edgar's bantamweight debut victory over Pedro Munhoz as well as Vadim Nemkov's stopping Ryan Bader and Alexander Povetkin's knockout over Dillian Whyte. Luke and Brian also cover the UFC's heavyweight and light heavyweight divisions plus a weekend preview.

  • UFC 252 Recap: Cormier-Miocic 3, Sean O'Malley | Benavidez vs. Angulo | MORNING KOMBAT | Ep. 56

    On episode 56 of Morning Kombat, Luke and Brian breakdown a massive weekend in combat sports, including Stipe Miocic's UD win over Daniel Cormier at UFC 252 and David Benavidez' victory over Alexis Angulo. The boys also discuss Sean O'Malley's loss to Chito Vera and Jair Rozenstruik's TKO of Junior Dos Santos.

  • UFC 252 Preview | Stipe Miocic-Daniel Cormier 3 | Sean O'Malley-Marlon Vera | MORNING KOMBAT Extra

    Luke and Brian are back with a special Morning Kombat Extra to preview this weekend's big UFC 252 card, including the historic trilogy fight between Stipe Miocic and Daniel Cormier for the Heavyweight title. They also break down rising star Sean O'Malley's matchup vs. Marlon Vera and the other important heavyweight battle on the card between Junior Dos Santos and Jairzinho Rozenstruik.

  • Derrick Lewis, Garbrandt vs. Figueiredo, Benavidez vs. Angulo | MORNING KOMBAT | Ep. 55

    On episode 55 of Morning Kombat, Luke and Brian breakdown Derrick Lewis and Chris Weidman's impressive wins in the UFC this weekend. Plus, the boys preview Showtime Boxing's upcoming fight between young star David Benavidez and Alexis Angulo, and examine the recently announced UFC flyweight title bout between Cody Garbrandt and Deiveson Figueiredo.

  • Derek Brunson, Showtime Boxing, Whittaker-Cannonier | MORNING KOMBAT | Ep. 54

    On episode 54 of Morning Kombat, Luke and Brian preview everything that happened this weekend in the combat sports world. The boys breakdown Derek Brunson's big UFC win and recap Showtime Boxing's return event. They also examine the reported matchup between Robert Whittaker and Jared Cannonier. 

  • Whittaker vs. Till, Werdum-Gustafsson, Herb Dean-Dan Hardy Controversy | MORNING KOMBAT | Ep. 53

    On episode 53 of Morning Kombat, Brian Campbell is out, so Luke Thomas fly's solo to break down everything that happened during this weekend's UFC fight island event including Robert Whittaker's big win over Darren Till. He also talks Bellator's return to action and what we can expect going forward. 

  • Showtime Boxing Schedule | Tyson-Jones | UFC Fight Island 3 | Bellator 242 | MORNING KOMBAT Extra

    Luke and Brian are back with a special Morning Kombat Extra to break down Showtime's recently announced return to boxing schedule that spans the rest of the year. The boys also preview Bellator's return to the MMA world this weekend. 

  • UFC Fight Island 2 Recap, Adesanya-Costa, Whittaker-Till | MORNING KOMBAT | Ep. 52

    On episode 52 of Morning Kombat, Luke and Brian break down everything from this weekend's Fight Island card including Joseph Benavidez and Kelvin Gastelum both getting submitted in the first round of their fights. They also preview Robert Whittaker vs. Darren Till and look ahead at Israel Adesanya's matchup vs Paulo Costa reportedly set for UFC 253.

  • UFC Fight Island | Kattar vs. Ige | Figueiredo vs. Benavidez | MORNING KOMBAT Extra

    Luke and Brian are back with a special Morning Kombat Extra to break down everything that happened during last night's UFC Fight Island event. They also preview Saturday's main event rematch between Deiveson Figueiredo and Joseph Benavidez.

  • UFC 251 Recap: Kamaru Usman, Volkanovski-Holloway Controversy, Petr Yan | MORNING KOMBAT | Ep. 51

    On episode 51 of Morning Kombat, Luke and Brian recap everything that happened at UFC 251 including Kamaru Usman's big win over Jorge Masvidal. They also dive into Alexander Volkanovski's controversial victory over Max Holloway and talk about who should fight Petr Yan after he claimed the vacant Bantamweight title.

  • UFC 251 Preview, Jorge Masvidal, Max Holloway | MORNING KOMBAT | Ep. 50

    Morning Kombat is back for a big episode 50 as Luke and Brian preview everything upcoming this weekend at UFC 251, including Jorge Masvidal stepping in to fight Kamaru Usman in the main event after Gilbert Burns tested positive for Covid-19. They also dive into the other title fights on the card including a featherweight rematch between Alexander Volkanovski and Max Holloway and a Bantamweight battle between Petr Yan and Jose Aldo.

  • Poirier vs. Hooker, Jarrell Miller, Israel Adesanya | MORNING KOMBAT | Ep. 49

    On episode 49 of Morning Kombat, Luke and Brian recap, Dustin Poirier's epic win over Dan Hooker at UFC Austin in a fight of the year contender. The boys also discuss Jarrell Miller's boxing career, UFC fighter rankings, and talk about Israel Adesanya and Paulo Costa potentially being the coaches in a return season of The Ultimate Figher.

  • Curtis Blaydes, Max Rohskopf, Fight Island | MORNING KOMBAT | Ep. 48

    On episode 48 of Morning Kombat, Luke and Brian break down everything that happened this weekend in the UFC, including Curtis Blaydes win over Alexander Volkov. The boys also preview a big July of UFC fights.

  • UFC Saskatoon, Fight Island, Blaydes vs. Volkov | MORNING KOMBAT | Ep. 47

    Luke and Brian recap everything that happened this weekend in the UFC world on episode 47 of Morning Kombat. They also dive into the UFC Fight Island cards and talk about how fighter pay is affecting all of the combat sports world.

  • UFC 250 Recap, Conor McGregor, Jorge Masvidal | MORNING KOMBAT | Ep. 46

    Morning Kombat is back for a big episode 46 as Luke and Brian recap everything that happened at UFC 250, including big wins by Amanda Nunes, Cody Garbrandt, and Aljamain Sterling. The boys also debate Conor McGregor retiring and the continuing fued between Dana White and UFC stars over money.

  • Tyron Woodley vs. Gilbert Burns, Jon Jones, UFC 250 | MORNING KOMBAT | Ep. 45

    Episode 45 of Morning Kombat is here as Luke and Brian dive into everything that happened in the UFC over the weekend. The boys break down Gilbert Burns dominant win over Tyron Woodley and examine where both fighters go from here. They also discuss the continuing fued between Jon Jones and Dana White and look ahead at UFC 250.

  • Tyron Woodley vs. Gilbert Burns, Kamaru Usman, Mike Tyson | MORNING KOMBAT | Ep. 44

    Luke and Brian are back for a special Thursday episode of Morning Kombat. The boys preview all of the UFC action coming up this weekend, including Tyron Woodley facing off in the main event against Gilbert Burns. They also discuss a potential Mike Tyson return to boxing and debate why Kamaru Usman is asking to fight Conor McGregor.

  • UFC Jacksonville: Overeem beats Harris | Jon Jones vs. Francis Ngannou | MORNING KOMBAT | Ep. 43

    Episode 43 of Morning Kombat is here as Luke and Brian break down everything that happened during this weekend's UFC card, including Alistair Overeem's win over Walt Harris. They also debate whether the UFC should make a Jon Jones vs. Francis Ngannou fight.

  • UFC Jacksonville | Smith vs. Teixeira | Overeem vs. Harris | MORNING KOMBAT Extra

    Luke and Brian are back with a special Morning Kombat Extra to break down everything that happened during last night's UFC event in Jacksonville. They also preview the upcoming event that will take place this Saturday.


  • UFC 249: Gaethje Beats Ferguson, Henry Cejudo Retires, Ngannou Impresses | MORNING KOMBAT | Ep. 42

    Luke and Brian are back with episode 42 of Morning Kombat to break down everything that happened over the weekend at UFC 249, including Justin Gaethje's impressive win over Tony Ferguson and Henry Cejudo retiring after picking up a victory over Dominick Cruz. They also discuss Francis Ngannou's impressive KO of Jair Rozenstruik and debate if Justin Gaethje should be the next fighter to get a shot at Khabib.

  • UFC 249 Preview: Ferguson vs Gaethje, Henry Cejudo, Ngannou vs Rozenstruik | MORNING KOMBAT | Ep. 41

    On episode 41 of Morning Kombat, Luke and Brian dive in and preview everything coming up in UFC 249. The guys debate who wins between Tony Ferguson and Justin Gaethje, talk about Henry Cejudo's impact on the flyweight and bantamweight divisions throughout his career, and examine the ripple effect the event could have within combat sports.

  • UFC 249 In Florida, Scott Coker, Dominick Cruz | MORNING KOMBAT | Ep. 40

    On episode 40 of Morning Kombat, Luke and Brian talk about the latest updates involving the UFC and its plan to hold events in Florida. They also dive into Bellator president, Scott Coker's comments on the plan and break down the potential fight match-ups themselves.

  • Jon Jones, Devin Haney, UFC In May? | MORNING KOMBAT | Ep. 39

    On episode 39 of Morning Kombat, Luke and Brian discuss the possibility of a UFC event in early May and Devin Haney's comments over the last week. They also dive in to the latest on Jon Jones' including who his next opponent may be.

  • UFC 249, Daniel Cormier, Ronda Rousey | MORNING KOMBAT | Ep. 38

    On episode 38 of Morning Kombat, Luke and Brian discuss the implications of UFC 249 being cancelled and talk about a potential 'Fight Island' in the future. They also discuss Daniel Cormier potentially running for UFC president and Ronda Rousey's rant against WWE rans.

  • Khabib, Tony Ferguson vs. Justin Gaethje, Jon Jones | MORNING KOMBAT | Ep. 37

    On episode 37 of Morning Kombat, Luke and Brian discuss the latest developments with UFC 249, including a potential Tony Ferguson vs. Justin Gaethje fight. They also discuss the latest Jon Jones update and give us their top 5 recommendations to surviving the present moment.

  • Jon Jones, Dana White, UFC 249, Tiger King | MORNING KOMBAT | Ep. 36

    On episode 36 of Morning Kombat, Luke and Brian discuss Jon Jones latest run in with the law and Dana Whites comments on UFC 249. They also talk about the job the combat sports media has done in covering COVID-19.  

  • Dana White And The Coronavirus, Gervonta Davis, Roger Mayweather | MORNING KOMBAT | Ep. 35

    Luke and Brian are back for episode 35 of Morning Kombat as they discuss Dana Whites comments about the media and his handling of the UFC during the Coronavirus crisis. They also talk about Gervonta Davis' latest misstep and pay tribute to Roger Mayweather.

  • Coronavirus Crisis Implications on MMA & Sports, UFC Brasilia Recap | MORNING KOMBAT | Ep. 34

    Luke and Brian are back with a special edition of Morning Kombat where they look at the impact the Coronavirus is having on the MMA and Sports world. They also recap this past weekends UFC Brasilia event and answer some questions from the fans.

  • UFC 248 Recap, Adesanya vs. Romero, Zhang vs Jedrzejczyk | MORNING KOMBAT | Ep. 33

    On episode 33 of Morning Kombat, Luke and Brian break down everything that happened at UFC 248. They talk Adesanya vs. Romero and if the lack of excitement hurt Adesanya's superstar standing. The boys also discuss the absolute battle between Weili Zhang and Joanna Jedrzejczyk in what might have been the greatest women's UFC fight ever.

  • UFC Norfolk, Wilder vs. Fury III, Adesanya vs. Romero | MORNING KOMBAT | Ep. 32

    Chuck Mindenhall is back and he joins Brian to breakdown UFC Norfolk. They also preview Israel Adesanya vs. Yoel Romero and look ahead at Wilder vs. Fury 3 now that Deontay Wilder has activated the rematch clause.

  • Tyson Fury Stops Deontay Wilder, UFC Auckland, Is Fury vs. Joshua Next?

    Luke and Brian breakdown Tyson Fury's dominating TKO win over Deontay Wilder. They discuss what's next for both fighters, Fury's legacy, and if there is a chance we get Fury vs. Joshua in 2020. They also talk UFC Auckland and what the results mean.

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  • Wilder vs. Fury II, Jan Blachowicz, Ryan Garcia

    Luke and Brian give you an in-depth preview on everything involving Wilder vs. Fury 2. They also discuss Jan Blachowicz' big win over Corey Anderson and what's next for Ryan Garcia after another impressive victory.

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  • Jon Jones Beats Dominick Reyes, UFC 247, Gary Russell Jr.

    Luke and Brian debate Jon Jones controversial win over Dominick Reyes and break down the rest of the UFC 247 card. They also talk about Gary Russell Jr's big win over "King Tug" and if a big 2020 is ahead for Russell. #MorningKombat #JonesReyes #UFC247

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