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

  • Weekend Recap: Fulton-Figueroa | Lopez-Kambosos | Triller Triad | EP 234

    Brian Campbell is BACK from vacation and ready to recap some great fights from the past weekend. BC is joined by Shak Mahjouri to preview Bellator 272 and UFC Fight Night: Aldo vs. Font. Following the MMA talk BC is joined by Dan Canobbio of Compubox to break down the big boxing fights of the weekend. Stephen Fulton Jr. and Brandon Figueroa put on an instant classic this weekend. What were the guys thoughts following the fight? George Kambosos upset Teofimo Lopez Jr. on Saturday, What does that mean for the lightweight division? BC and Dan close out the show with Dm's from Donks and HYSTS.

    (10:30) - Pettis vs. Horiguchi

    (19:10) - Font vs. Aldo

    (43:15) - Fulton Outpoints Figueroa

    (48:40) - Kambosos Stuns Lopez

    (68:00) - Triller Triad Combat


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Episodes of This Show

  • 🚨 Instant Reaction: Fulton-Figueroa | Kambosos-Lopez | Vacation Stories

    Brian Campbell is BACK with an instant reaction to Stephen Fulton jr. vs. Brandon Figueroa and Teofimo Lopez Jr. vs. George Kambosos. Plus BC shares some stories from his vacation in Jamaica.

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  • Thanksgiving BONUS Mailbag: Food | Absolute Truth | Kicked out of Public Places

    Luke Thomas and Brian Campbell have you covered with a BONUS post Thanksgiving Mailbag.

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  • Previews: Figueroa-Fulton | Lopez-Kambosos | EP 233

    On Episode 233 of Morning Kombat Luke Thomas is joined by Kieran Mulvaney to preview Brandon Figueroa vs. Stephen Fulton Jr and Teofimo Lopez Jr. vs. George Kambosos. Which super bantamweight will remain undefeated? How will the layoff/delays impact Teofimo Lopez Jr.? The guys discuss it all here.


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  • RECAP: Terence Crawford vs. Shawn Porter | UFC Fight Night: Vieira-Tate | EP 231

    On episode 232 of Morning Kombat Luke Thomas is joined by Oscar Willis of @TheMacLife to break down Terence Crawford's win over Shawn Porter. Now that Terence is a free agent what are the chances he actually fights Errol Spence Jr.. next up the guys talk Ketlen Vieira vs. Miesha Tate. What did we learn from this fight? The guys also discuss Sean Brady's win over Michael Chiesa. Who else stood our from this card? The guys close out the show with Dm's from Donks and Odds & Ends. 

    (5:50) - Crawford stops Porter

    (21:50) - Is Spence next for Crawford?

    (30:50) - Vieira defeats a game Tate

    (48:20) - Brady gets the decision over Chiesa

    (56:00) - Everything else MMA

    (61:00) - Dm's from Donks

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  • 🚨 Terence Crawford vs. Shawn Porter Results | Post-Fight Show

    WBO welterweight champion boxer Terrence Crawford defends his title against Shawn Porter in this PBC-Top Rank main event on ESPN+. Luke Thomas will have all of your results and analysis of the big boxing match in this post-fight show.

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  • 🚨 UFC: Ketlen Vieira vs. Miesha Tate Results | UFC Vegas 43 Post-Fight Show

    Luke Thomas is here with an instant reaction to UFC Vegas 43. At UFC Vegas 43, bantamweights Ketlen Vieira and Miesha Tate battle in the main event while welterweights Sean Brady and Michael Chiesa face off in the co main.

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  • Terence Crawford vs. Shawn Porter Preview | UFC Fight Night: Vieira-Tate | EP 231

    On Episode 231 of Morning Kombat Luke Thomas previews UFC Fight Night: Vieira vs. Tate. What does each fighter need to do to secure a victory? Next up Luke previews Terence Crawford vs. Shawn Porter. What should we be looking for in this fight? Luke closes out the main topics with Boxing and MMA quick hitters.

    (6:00) - UFC Fight Night: Vieira-Tate Preview

    (34:30) - Terence Crawford vs. Shawn Porter Preview

    (47:10) - Boxing Roundup

    (53:50) - MMA Roundup

    (62:00) - Dead Wrong

    (66:50) - Tip2Tip

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  • The Boxing Breakdown: Terence Crawford vs. Shawn Porter Preview

    Brian Campbell is here with the ultimate preview for Terence Crawford vs. Shawn Porter. What are the biggest storylines heading into this fight? What does each fighter need to do to get a win? Plus BC reacts to some comments each fighter made in their interview.


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  • UFC Fight Night Storylines | Terence Crawford vs. Shawn Porter | Jon Jones | EP 230

    On episode 230 of Morning Kombat Luke and Brian are back to discuss the biggest storylines heading into UFC Fight Night: Vieira vs. Tate and Terence Crawford vs. Shawn Porter this weekend. The boys also break down Jon Jones' most recent comments about hitting rock bottom. The WBC announced that they have approved Canelo Alvarez vs. Junior Makabu for the WBC cruiserweight title. They close out the show with quick hitters, The Donk's Wheel of Death and Fan subs.

    (6:50) - UFC Fight Night Storylines

    (31:50) - Terence Crawford vs. Shawn Porter

    (42:00) - Jon Jones

    (55:00) - Canelo to Cruiserweight

    (64:50) - Quick Hitters

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  • The Rise of Elbows in MMA | MK Extra Credit Ep. 8

    Luke Thomas is back with Episode 8 of Morning Kombat Extra Credit. Luke breaks down a couple fights from UFC Fight Night: Holloway vs. Rodriguez and Bellator 271 that the boys didn't get to on Episode 229 of Morning Kombat.

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  • UFC RECAP: Holloway vs. Rodriguez | Bellator 271 Recap | David Benavidez | EP 229

    On episode 229 of Morning Kombat Luke and Brian are back to recap a crazy weekend in combat sports. The boys start off by recapping Max Holloway's win over Yair Rodriguez in an action-packed battle. Next up the guys recap the biggest matchups on the Bellator 271 card and discuss David Benavidez's win over Kyrone Davis. Should Benavidez be next for Canelo?

    (5:45) - Max Holloway vs. Yair Rodriguez

    (34:20) - Cynthia Calvillo

    (42:30) - Cris Cyborg

    (52:40) - Aaron Pico Wins

    (59:45) - Benavidez, Munguia... Canelo?

    (71:25) - Dm's from Donks


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  • 🚨 UFC Fight Night: Max Holloway vs. Yair Rodriguez Instant Reaction

    Brian Campbell has you covered with an instant reaction to UFC Fight Night: Holloway vs. Rodriguez.

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  • UFC Fight Night: Holloway vs. Rodriguez | Bellator 271 | Jorge Masvidal | EP 228

    On episode 228 of Morning Kombat Luke and Brian are back to preview a packed weekend in combat sports. The boys start off by previewing UFC Fight Night: Holloway vs. Rodriguez. Next up the guys break down the biggest matchups on the Bellator 271 card. Jorge Masvidal was forced to pull out of his upcoming fight with Leon Edwards due to an undisclosed injury. Who should Leon fight next? David Benavidez faces Kyrone Davis on Showtime this weekend. What can we expect from Benavidez? Finally the guys close out the topics with some quick hitters.

    (10:00) - UFC Fight Night: Holloway vs. Rodriguez Preview

    (31:10) - Bellator 271 Preview

    (48:15) - Jorge Masvidal Out of UFC 269

    (59:15) - David Benavidez vs. Kyrone Davis Preivew

    (68:45) - Quick Hitters

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  • Max Holloway vs. Yair Rodriguez | Bellator 271 | McGregor vs. Chandler | EP 227

    On episode 227 of Morning Kombat Luke and Brian discuss the biggest storylines heading into UFC Fight Night: Holloway vs. Rodriguez. What should we expect from Yair Rodriguez? Next up the guys discuss a big Bellator 271 card. What are Sinead Kavanagh's chances against Cris Cyborg? Michael Chandler and Conor McGregor exchanged some words on twitter... Is that the fight to make? The boys also discuss Triller's Triad Combat fight announcements and close out with some quick hitters.

    (12:50) - Max Holloway vs. Yair Rodriguez

    (29:45) - Bellator 271 Storylines

    (46:00) - Conor McGregor vs. Michael Chandler?

    (56:45) - Triller's Triad Combat

    (66:30) - Quick Hitters

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  • Should Frankie Edgar Retire? | Morning Kombat Extra Credit Ep. 7

    Luke Thomas is back with episode 7 of Morning Kombat Extra Credit. Luke will break down five fights from UFC 268 and get to some honorable mentions. 

    (1:20) - MARLON VERA vs. FRANKIE EDGAR

    (11:05) - ALEX PEREIRA vs. ANDREAS MICHAILIDIS

    (14:25) - BOBBY GREEN vs. AL IAQUINTA

    (19:10) - NASSOURDINE IMAVOV vs. EDMEN SHAHBAZYAN

    (26:11) - IAN GARRY vs. JORDAN WILLIAMS

    (28:56) - Honorable Mentions

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  • Canelo Alvarez | UFC 268 Recap: Usman, Namajunas, Gaethje | Bellator 270 | EP 226

    On episode 226 of Morning Kombat the boys are back to recap a packed weekend of combat sports. The guys start off by discussing Canelo Alvarez's win over Caleb Plant. Where does Canelo's resume sit among all-time greats? Next up the guys break down UFC 268. Did Colby Covington have a case for a win? What's next for Rose Namajunas? Did Justin Gaethje become the number one contender? The guys close out the main topics with a Bellator 270 recap.

    (10:25) - Canelo Alvarez

    (27:45) - Kamaru Usman vs. Colby Covington 2

    (48:20) - Rose Namajunas vs. Weili Zhang 2

    (57:05) - Justin Gaethje vs. Michael Chandler

    (66:30) - Bellator 270 Recap

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  • 🚨 UFC 268 Instant Reaction | Usman-Covington 2 | Namajunas-Zhang 2 | Gaethje-Chandler

    Luke Thomas and Brian Campbell are here with an instant reaction to UFC 268. The guys will break down Kamaru Usman vs. Colby Covington 2, Rose Namajunas vs. Weili Zhang 2, Justin Gaethje vs. Michael Chandler and much more!

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  • 🚨 Canelo Alvarez vs. Caleb Plant Instant Reaction

    Luke Thomas and Brian Campbell are here with an instant reaction to Canelo Alvarez vs. Caleb Plant. Who will become the first undisputed super middleweight champion?


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  • Canelo Alvarez vs. Caleb Plant Preview | UFC 268 Preview | Usman-Covington 2 | EP 225

    On episode 225 of Morning Kombat the boys are doing a deep dive into all the combat sports this weekend. First up they preview Canelo Alvarez vs. Caleb Plant. What does each fighter need to do to come out with a win Saturday night? Next up they preview a stacked UFC 268 card. Kamaru Usman vs. Colby Covington 2, Rose Namajunas vs. Weili Zhang 2 and Justin Gaethje vs. Michael Chandler are just a few of the matchups they will break down on this stacked card. The boys close out the show with Quick hitters and dead wrong.

    (10:00) - Canelo Alvarez vs. Caleb Plant Preview

    (22:30) - Kamaru Usman vs. Colby Covington 2 Preview

    (35:00) - Rose Namajunas vs. Weili Zhang 2 Preview

    (40:20) - Rest of UFC 268 Preview

    (45:50) - Quick Hitters

    (52:00) - Dead Wrong


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  • Canelo Alvarez vs. Caleb Plant | UFC 268 Storylines | Bellator 270 Preview | EP 224

    The Boys are back in Las Vegas! On episode 224 Luke and Brian look ahead to a packed weekend in the combat sports world. First off the guys break down the storyline for Canelo Alvarez vs. Caleb Plant. Next the guys discuss the storyline for UFC 268 on Saturday. Bellator 270 is on Friday so the guys get you ready for that card with a deep preview. They close out the show by matchmaking Nate Diaz and doing some quick hitters.

    (10:15) - Canelo Alvarez vs. Caleb Plant Storylines

    (21:00) - UFC 268 Storylines

    (40:33) - Bellator 270 Preview

    (46:30) - Nate Diaz

    (50:00) - Quick Hitters - Jake Paul vs. Tommy Fury, Rolly Romero, Anthony Smith vs. Jan Blachowicz?

    (59:15) - Fan Submissions

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  • Islam Makhachev: Next UFC Champion? | MK Extra Credit Ep. 6

    Luke Thomas is back with Episode 6 of Morning Kombat Extra Credit. Luke breaks down 5 fights from UFC 267 that we didn't get to recap in Episode 223 of Morning Kombat.

    (2:15) - ISLAM MAKHACHEV vs. DAN HOOKER

    (10:00) - MAGOMED ANKALAEV vs. VOLKAN OEZDEMIR

    (15:35) - ALBERT DURAEV vs. ROMAN KOPYLOV

    (22:05) - ELIZEU ZALESKI DOS SANTOS vs. BENOIT SAINT-DENIS

    (28:00) - LERONE MURPHY vs. MAKWAN AMIRKHANI


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  • Canelo Alvarez Resume Review | Canelo Alvarez vs. Caleb Plant | Morning Kombat

    The Resume Review is BACK! Will the curse continue? Luke and Brian break down Canelo Alvarez's incredible career ahead of his Showtime PPV unification bout with Caleb Plant. How did Canelo become one of the biggest stars in boxing? You won't want to miss this break down of Canelo Alvarez's career.

    (3:20) - Canelo Alvarez vs. Josesito Lopez

    (9:40) - Canelo Alvarez vs. Austin Trout

    (21:00) - Floyd Mayweather vs. Canelo Alvarez

    (29:40) - Canelo Alvarez vs. Erislandy Lara

    (35:30) - Canelo Alvarez vs. Miguel Cotto

    (39:10) - Canelo Alvarez vs. Gennady Golovkin I

    (48:45) - Canelo Alvarez vs. Gennady Golovkin II

    (56:10) - Canelo Alvarez vs. Danny Jacobs

    (59:05) - Canelo Alvarez vs. Sergey Kovalev

    (62:20) - Canelo Alvarez vs. Billy Joe Saunders

    (63:50) - Canelo Alvarez vs. Caleb Plant Preview

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  • UFC 267 Recap: Teixeira, Yan, Chimaev Win | Canelo vs Plant | Jaron Ennis | EP 223

    A big episode 223 of Morning Kombat is here! Luke Thomas and Brian Campbell recap UFC 267, as Glover Teixeira became the oldest UFC champ in history. Plus, Petr Yan and Khamzat Chimaev earn impressive victories. Also, Jaron Ennis turned in an awesome performance this weekend, is it fair to say Ennis matches the hype? It's Canelo vs. Plant fight week on SHOWTIME PPV. The guys preview the storylines.

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  • 🚨 UFC 267 Instant Reaction | Jan Blachowicz vs. Glover Teixeira | Petr Yan vs. Cory Sandhagen | Post-Fight Show

    At UFC 267, Jan Blachowicz and Glover Teixeira will battle for the UFC light heavyweight championship while the interim championship at bantamweight will be contested by Cory Sandhagen and Petr Yan. Also on the ESPN+ fight card is Khamzat Chimaev vs. Li Jianglang, Islam Makhachev vs. Dan Hooker, Magomed Ankalaev vs. Volkan Oezdemir and much more.

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  • UFC 267 Preview | Blachowicz-Teixeira | Yan-Sandhagen | PFL Recap | EP 222

    On Episode 222 of Morning Kombat, Luke Thomas Previews UFC 267, Recaps PFL 2021 Championship and breaks down some of Sean Strickland's recent comments. Can Glover Teixeira win a title after 40? Will Petr Yan bounce back from his DQ loss and win the interim Bantamweight title? Luke Closes out the show with a little Dead Wrong and Tip2Tip.

    (8:00) - Jan Blachowicz vs. Glover Teixeira Preview

    (22:30) - Petr Yan vs. Cory Sandhagen Preview

    (34:30) - Rest of UFC 267 Preview

    (53:15) - 2021 PFL Championship Recap

    (78:00) - Sean Strickland

    (87:30) - Showtime Championship Boxing

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  • UFC 267 Storylines | PFL Preview | Dana White Talks Free Agency | Mike Perry | EP 221

    On Episode 221 of Morning Kombat, Brian and Luke Look ahead to UFC 267 this weekend and break down the biggest storylines. PFL World Championship is Wednesday night so the guys preview the full card. Dana White made some interesting comments about Nate Diaz and Kayla Harrison's contracts running out. Finally we close out the show by discussing Mike Perry signing with BKFC.

    (8:15) - UFC 267 Storylines

    (28:00) - PFL Preview

    (39:50) - Kayla Harrison & Nate Diaz

    (56:10) - Mike Perry to BKFC

    (64:00) - Dana White Comments

    (77:20) - Wheel of Death

    (99:59) - Fan Subs

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  • Here's Why MMA is Better Than EVER | Extra Credit EP. 5

    Luke Thomas is back with episode 5 of Morning Kombat Extra, an extended look at the weekend of fights.

    (1:40) - Usman Nurmagomedov vs. Patrik Pietila

    (5:30) - Grant Dawson vs. Rick Glenn

    (11:20) - Jessica-Rose Clark vs. Joselyne Edwards

    (17:50) - Mason Jones vs. David Onama

    (23:30) - Jonathan Martinez vs. Zviad Lazishvili

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  • Vettori-Costa Recap | Bellator 269 Recap | Stevenson TKOs Herring | EP 220

    The guys are back to recap all the action in combat sports from a packed weekend. In the UFC, MArvin Vettori takes down Paulo Costa via UD. What is going on with Costa? They also recap Bellator 269, including Usman Nurmagomedov's impressive win and Fedor's devestating KO of Tim Johnson. Plus, in boxing, Shakur Stevenson dominates Jamel Herring.

    (7:00) - Vettori Bests Costa by UD

    (18:30) - Paulo Costa’s Future

    (34:15) - Fedor turns back the clock

    (46:40) - Who else in MMA impressed?

    (55:31) - Shakur Stevenson

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  • Vettori-Costa Preview | Bellator 269 | Herring vs. Stevenson | EP 219

    On Episode 219 of MK, the guys preview UFC Fight Night Vettori vs. Costa. What is going on with Paulo Costa? They also preview Bellator 269, what should they expect out of Fedor? Gervonta Davis and Rolando Romero had their kick-off press conference yesterday. What were the biggest take aways from the presser? Jamel Herring and Shakur Stevenson will be facing off this weekend. The guys close out the show with some quick hitters.

    (9:30) - Paulo Costa vs. Marvin Vettori

    (34:00) - Bellator 269 Preview

    (51:40) - Gervonta Davis vs. Rolando Romero

    (63:00) - Jamel Herring vs. Shakur Stevenson

    (72:45) - Quick Hitters

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  • Marvin Vettori vs. Paulo Costa | Fedor Emelianenko | Anthony Joshua | EP 218

    On Episode 21 of MK, the guys look ahead to the weekend and break down some storylines heading into UFC Fight Night Marvin Vettori vs. Paulo Costa. Thats not the only big fight this weekend as Fedor Emelianenko will be fighting for the first time since 2019. There are some rumors floating around that Anthony Joshua is in the US testing out new trainers. Who should he go to? Next the guys debate Jim Miller's legacy. Is he a hall of famer? They close out the show by recapping Colby Covington's interview.

    (00:05:30) - Sergio Pettis vs. Kyoji Horiguchi

    (00:10:30) - Marvin Vettori vs. Paulo Costa

    (00:23:10) - Fedor Emelianenko

    (00:33:35) - Anthony Joshua Rumors

    (00:44:40) - Jim Miller

    (00:56:40) - Colby Covington

    (01:01:45) - Call me Crazy

    (00:17:40) - Fan Submissions

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  • Celebrating Andrei Arlovski & Jim Miller | Extra Credit EP 4

    Luke Thomas is back with episode 4 of MK Extra Credit looking at the fights from the weekend that we didn't get to on Morning Kombat.

    (2:09) - Andrei Arlovski vs. Carlos Felipe

    (6:05) - Jim Miller vs. Erick Gonzalez

    (8:27) - Manon Fiorot vs. Mayra Bueno Silva

    (13:00) - Nate Landwehr vs. Ludovit Klein

    (19:15) - Brent Primus vs. Benson Henderson

    (23:10) - Henry Corrales vs. Vladislav Parubchenko

    (26:24) - More on the Weekend

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  • Bellator 268 Recap | Ladd vs. Dumont Recap | EP 217

    On Episode 217 of MK, the guys recap Bellator 268 where Corey Anderson scored arguably the biggest win of his career and Vadim Nemkov dominated Anglickas. Also, Luke and Brian recap Aspen Ladd's lackluster loss to Norma Dumont


    (08:24) - Vadim Nemkov

    (15:35) - Corey Anderson

    (29:50) - Dumont's Decision over Ladd

    (46:00) - Andre Arlovski & Jim Miller's Wins

    (55:40) - Everything Else from the Weekend

    (63:00) - Dm's from Donks

    (76:00) - HYSTS


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  • Bellator 268 | Ladd vs. Dumont Preview | Jon Jones | Wilder's Statement | EP 216

    On Episode 215 of MK, the guys Preview Bellator 268 and UFC Fight Night: Ladd vs. Dumont. What should we be looking out for on these two cards? Next up the guys discuss the news from Mike Winkeljon that Jon Jones won't be allowed at Jackson Wink until he can get his out of the cage issues under control. The guys close out the show by discussing Francis Ngannou's comments about the UFC and breaking down Deontay Wilder's official statement after the Tyson Fury loss.

    (00:00:00) - Intro

    (00:08:00) - Bellator 268 Preview

    (00:33:40) - UFC Fight Night: Ladd vs. Dumont

    (00:41:15) - Jon Jones

    (00:50:40) - Francis Ngannou

    (00:58:10) - Deontay Wilder's Statement

    (01:10:30) - Dead Wrong

    (01:19:50) - Tip2Tip


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  • Jorge Masvidal vs. Leon Edwards | Open Scoring | Fight Announcements | EP 215

    On Episode 215 of MK, the guys break down the latest news in the combat sports world. Jorge Masvidal is set to face Leon Edwards at UFC 269 on December 11th. Colorado has approved open scoring in combat sports. The guys discuss the recent string of domestic violence incidents in combat sports. What can be done to avoid this? The boys close out the show by discussing some fight news (Luke Rockhold, Tai Tuivasa, Brad Riddell & Geoff Neal) and looking ahead to the weekend.

    (8:40) - Jorge Masvidal vs. Leon Edwards

    (23:00) - Colorado Approves Open Scoring

    (32:30) - Domestic Violence in Combat Sports

    (45:50) - Fight News

    (51:20) - Early Weekend Preview

    (60:00) - Call Me Crazy

    (73:00) - Fan Submissions

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  • What Mackenzie Dern Needs? | MK Extra Credit Ep 3

    Luke Thomas is back with Episode 3 of MK Extra where he recaps all the fights from UFC Fight Night: Dern vs. Rodriguez. 

    (00:00:00) - Intro

    (00:01:15) - Marina Rodriguez vs. Mackenzie Dern

    (00:05:12) - Randy Brown vs. Jared Gooden

    (00:08:46) - Matheus Nicolau vs. Tim Elliott

    (00:12:24) - Mariya Agapova vs. Sabina Mazo

    (00:16:00) - Chris Gutierrez vs. Felipe Colares

    (00:19:00) - Alexandr Romanov vs. Jared Vanderaa

    (00:20:27) - Damon Jackson vs. Charles Rosa

    (00:22:40) - Loop Godinez vs. Silvana Gomez Juarez

    (00:24:05) - Steve Garcia vs. Charlie Ontiveros


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  • Fury vs. Wilder 3 Recap | Dern vs. Rodriguez Recap | EP 214

    On Episode 214 of MK, the guys recap the fight of the year between Tyson Fury vs. Deontay Wilder where Fury scored an 11th round TKO in a dramatic fight. What did the result say about each fighter? Plus, Mackenzie Dern came up short against Marina Rodriguez. Was this worthy of leapfrogging Carla Esparza for a title shot?

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  • 🚨 Tyson Fury vs. Deontay Wilder 3 Instant Reaction

    The heavyweight trilogy fight between WBC and Lineal Heavyweight champion Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder took place in Las Vegas, Nevada on October 9th. In this post-fight show, we'll cover all the boxing results and what it means for not just the competitors, but Anthony Joshua, Oleksandr Usyk and other top heavyweights.

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  • Tyson Fury vs. Deontay Wilder 3 | Dern vs. Rodriguez | Ngannou vs. Gane | EP 213

    On Episode 213 of MK, the guys preview Tyson Fury vs. Deontay Wilder. Which fighter has the edge heading into Saturday's rubber match? They also preview UFC Fight Night: Dern vs. Rodriguez and react to the news that Francis Ngannou vs. Ciryl Gane is in the works for UFC 270. Next up the guys discuss some of the news coming out of Bellator, Was vacating the belt the right move for Pitbull? Should all main event fights have already been five rounds? Finally they close out the main topics with some quick hitters.

    (7:40) - Tyson Fury vs. Deontay Wilder

    (41:45) - UFC Fight Night: Dern vs. Rodriguez

    (54:00) - Francis Ngannou vs. Ciryl Gane

    (58:00) - Bellator News

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  • Charles Oliveira-Dustin Poirier | BKFC Death | MMA Rules | Fury-Wilder III | EP 212

    On Episode 212 of MK, the guys do an early preview of Charles Oliveira vs. Dustin Poirer now that it is official for UFC 269. Justin Thornton tragically passed away this week following a Bare knuckle fighting loss. Marc Ratner called for consistent rules across all commissions in MMA. What are the positives and negatives of having consistent rules across the commissions. Next up the guys break down where the heavyweight division goes if Tyson Fury or Deontay wilder wins the rubber match. They close out the finally topics with a debate about Joe Rogan's commentary. The boys close out the show with Celebrity Wheel of Death and Fan Submissions.

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  • Niko Price, Alexander Hernandez Win | MK Extra Credit Ep. 2

    Luke Thomas is back with the second episode of MK Extra Credit. Luke runs through the rest of the UFC Fight Night: Santos vs. Walker card that he didn't get to in Episode 211 of Morning Kombat.

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  • UFC Fight Night Recap: Santos vs. Walker | Bellator 267 | Fury-Wilder III | EP 211

    On Episode 211 of MK, the guys recap all of the weekends big action in the MMA world, including Thiago Santos big win over Johnny Walker in the UFC. Plus, Michael 'Venom' Page scored the biggest win of his career in a rematch vs. Douglas Lima. Also, Tyson Fury vs. Deontay Wilder III fight week is here. Luke and Brian break it down.

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  • UFC Fight Night: Santos vs. Walker | Bellator 267 | Fight Announcements | EP 210

    On Episode 210 of Morning Kombat Luke and Brian preview UFC Fight Night Santos vs. Walker and Bellator 267. Which fights are the guys most excited for? This week has been full of fight announcement so the guys break down the latest (Dan Hooker, Dominick Cruz, Raquel Pennington). The guys close out the main topics by breaking down Claressa Shield's comments about Jake Paul and the state of boxing. 

  • Why Manny Pacquiao's Legacy Will NEVER Be Equaled

    Brian Campbell reacts to the retirement of eight-division champion Manny Pacquiao at age 42 and counts down five reasons why there will never be another boxer quite like the Filipino icon given the unique elements of his legacy.

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  • Jon Jones | BIG Fight Announcements | Henry Cejudo | Manny Pacquiao Retires | EP 209

    On Episode 209 of Morning Kombat Luke and Brian react to the new details about Jon Jones' arrest. The guys break down a bunch of recent fight announcements (Petr Yan, Jose Aldo, Derrick Lewis, Derrek Brunson, Claressa Shields, Kayla Harrison). Henry Cejudo is looking to become a 3 division champion by facing Alexander Volkanovski but will the UFC want this fight? We close out the main topics discussing Manny Pacquiao's retirement and updating Teofimo Lopez Jr.'s Triller situation.

    (00:08:20) - Jon Jones Update

    (00:30:15) - Fight Announcements & Rumors

    (00:53:09) - Henry Cejudo Calls out Alexander Volkanovski

    (01:05:35) - Manny Pacquiao Retires

    (01:15:45) - Teofimo Lopez Jr. Update

    (01:19:40) - Social Justice Wednesday

    (01:31:20) - Call Me Crazy

    (01:48:00) - Fan Submissions


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  • Dan Hooker, Jessica Andrade Shine at UFC 266 | Fight Card Breakdown

    Didn’t get enough UFC 266 coverage in Monday’s episode? Luke Thomas has you covered with a deep dive on the rest of the UFC 266 card.


    (00:01:17) - Dan Hooker vs. Nasrat Haqparast

    (00:04:50) - Curtis Blaydes vs. Jair Rozenstruik

    (00:08:54) - Jessica Andrade vs. Cynthia Calvillo

    (00:12:15) - Merab Dvalishvili vs. Marlon Moraes

    (00:16:02 ) - Chris Daukaus vs. Shamil Abdurakhimov

    (00:18:00) - Taila Santos vs. Roxanne Modafferi

    (00:21:02) - Jalen Turner vs. Uros Medic

    (00:22:27) - Nick Maximov vs. Cody Brundage

    (00:23:40) - Matthew Semelsberger vs. Martin Sano

    (00:26:15) - Jonathan Pearce vs. Omar Morales


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  • UFC 266: Volkanovski Beats Ortega, Lawler TKOs Diaz | Usyk Upsets Joshua | EP 208

    MK is back with a MASSIVE episode 208, as the boys recap the huge weekend in combat sports. Luke and Brian breakdown all the results from UFC 266, including Volkanovski's win over Ortega in a fight of the year contender & Robbie Lawler beating Nick Diaz in his MMA return. Plus, Is there any other fight to make besides Valentina Shevchenko vs. Amanda Nunes 3? Also, the guys give their biggest takeaways from Oleksandr Usyk’s upset win over Anthony Joshua and Jon Jones was arrested again.

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  • UFC 266 Results: Alexander Volkanovski vs. Brian Ortega | Nick Diaz | Post-Fight Show

    At UFC 266, UFC featherweight champion Alexander Volkanovski faces Brian Ortega in the pay-per-view main event. UFC flyweight champion Valentina Shevchenko defends her belt against Lauren Murphy in the co-main event. Mixed martial arts (MMA) icon Nick Diaz rematches Robbie Lawler as the feature fight on the main card.

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  • 🚨 Anthony Joshua vs. Oleksandr Usyk Instant Reaction | Morning Kombat

    Brian Campbell has you covered with an instant reaction to Anthony Joshua vs. Oleksandr Usyk. 

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  • UFC 266: Volkanovski-Ortega, Diaz-Lawler 2 | Joshua-Usyk | Quick Hitters | EP 207

    On Episode 207 of Morning Kombat Luke Thomas and Brian Campbell do a deep dive into the Xs and Os of UFC 266. They start off by previewing the main event and work their way down the card. Anthony Joshua vs. Oleksandr Usyk is also this weekend and the boys break down the fight in detail. They close out the show with quick hitters (Miesha Tate, Jake Paul, Dillon Danis, Masvidal-Edwards?), Dead wrong and Tip2Tip.


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  • UFC 266 Preview, Nick Diaz's Return, GSP HOF | Luke Thomas' Live Chat, ep. 88

    Today on the podcast, we'll preview UFC 266 and all of the important bouts on the fight card. We'll examine the return of Nick Diaz as he prepares for the Robbie Lawler rematch, what to make of Diaz's interview with ESPN, Georges St-Pierre entering the Hall of Fame, Alexander Volkanovski's prep for Brian Orgega, Lauren Murphy's chances against Valentina Shevchenko, Devin Clark's medical bills after his rough loss to Ion Cutelaba, Canelo facing off with Caleb Plant and more.

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  • UFC 266: Shevchenko-Murphy | Diaz-Lawler 2 | Teofimo Lopez | Manny Pacquiao | EP 206

    On Episode 206 of Morning Kombat Luke Thomas and Brian Campbell look ahead to UFC 266's co-main event between Valentina Shevchenko and Lauren Murphy. Nick Diaz has asked Dana White to move the Robbie Lawler rematch to middleweight. The guys break down Teofimo Lopez Jr.'s comments to them about triller. The guys also discuss the state of the heavyweight divison in boxing and close out the show with quick hitters.

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  • Nick Diaz Resume Review | UFC 266 | Nick Diaz vs. Robbie Lawler 2

    The Resume Review is BACK! Luke and Brian will be breaking down Nick Diaz's resume ahead of his UFC 266 rematch with Robbie Lawler. The guys relive Nick's journey to this rematch.


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  • Bellator 266 & UFC: Smith vs. Spann Recaps | Joshua-Usyk | UFC 266 | EP 205

    On Episode 205 of Morning Kombat Luke Thomas and Brian Campbell recap Bellator 266 and UFC Fight Night Smith vs. Spann. Who shined in these events? Anthony Joshua vs. Oleksandr Usyk face off on Saturday and the guys have an early preview into this massive fight. UFC 266 is also this weekend, What is the most important storyline heading into the event. Like always we end the show with Dm's from Donks, HYSTS and Odds & Ends.

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  • Bellator 266 | Smith vs. Spann | Fighter Retirements | Moreno-Figueiredo 3 | EP 204

    On Episode 204 of Morning Kombat Luke and Brian do a full preview on Bellator 266 and UFC Fight Night Smith vs. Spann. The guys react to Joseph Benavidez announcing his retirement, Brandon Moreno vs. Deiveson Figureido 3 and Mighty Mouse's next fight.

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  • Nick Diaz vs. Robbie Lawler, Bellator 266, Triller | Luke Thomas' Live chat, ep. 87

    Today on the podcast, we'll discuss the impending UFC bout between Nick Diaz and Robbie Lawler, Bellator 266's upcoming fight card including the organizational debut of Yoel Romero, Triller's godawful event and how they might pivot in a new direction, best movie directors, Conor McGregor's VMAs behavior, the upcoming Anthony Smith vs. Ryan Spann bout, the return of Arman Tsarukyan and more.


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  • Jake Paul | Transgender Fighter | Yoel Romero | DWCS Recap | Quick Hitters | EP 203

    On Episode 203 of Morning Kombat Luke and Brian discuss Jake Paul's most recent comments about his fighting future. Next up the guys discuss Alana McLaughlin's debut. Yoel Romero makes his Bellator debut this weekend at Bellator 266. They guys also recap Dana White's contender Series and do some quick hitters before ending the show with Wheel of Death and Fan Submissions.

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  • Recap: Evander Holyfield-Vitor Belfort, Silva-Ortiz | Oscar Valdez | EP 202

    On Episode 202 of Morning Kombat Luke and Brian recap Vitor Belfort's win over Evander Holyfield and discuss Triller's impact on boxing. Plus, they breakdown Anderson Silva's W over Tito Ortiz and Oscar Valdez' close victory over Robson Conceicao. Also, they preview the weekend.

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  • Evander Holyfield-Vitor Belfort | Silva-Ortiz | Brian Ortega | Tyson Fury | EP 201

    On Episode 201 of Morning Kombat Luke and Brian preview Evander Holyfield vs. Vitor Belfort and discuss all the weird things surrounding this card. They Also preview Anderson Silva vs. Tito Ortiz and break down Anderson's comments about a potential Georges St-Pierre fight... They guys dissect some of Brian Ortega's comments in his interview with BC. Tyson Fury came out with a potential timeline and opponent for his next five fights. Finally they close out the topics with some quick hitters (Alex Pereira, Kyoji Horiguchi, Gable Steveson, Oscar Valdez, Daniel Cormier).

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  • Holyfield-Belfort, Hardy-JWP, Silva-Ortiz | Luke Thomas' Live Chat ep. 86

    On today's podcast, we'll talk about Triller's event on Saturday featuring Evander Holyfield vs. Vitor Belfort as well as Anderson Silva vs. Tito Ortiz. We'll also talk about superfights that never were like Fedor Emelianenko vs. Brock Lesnar and Silva vs. Georges St-Pierre, mixed martial arts (MMA) media collaborations, Paddy Pimblett's upside, Dan Hardy vs. John Wayne Parr, how to interpret Darren Till's ACL injury.

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