Matt and Sergio welcome Fight Shape Tony Ricci back to the show to talk! They start with the Long Island UFC card results. Tony gives some insight about Chris Weidman, having been a part of his fight camp. The crew also comments on the refs, scoring, who they thought should have won in the close fights, and Matchmaker Minute for Chase Sherman.
They switch gears and analyze each fight on the UFC 214 card, starting with DC VS Jones. They describe each fighter's style on the card and how they see the fights going, including Woodley MS Maia, Cyborg VS Evinger, Lawler VS Cerrone, Manuwa VS Oezdemir, Lamas VS Knight, Sterling VS Barao, Moicano VS Ortega, Fili VS Kattar, Curran VS Albu, Shelton VS Brooks, & Burkman VS Dober.
Fight News with Kyle Antonelli covers the new weight classes to support the new rules around weight loss prefight, rule changes for certain promotions, UFC on FOX 25 ratings, and Brock Lesnar VS Jon Jones.
Coming back from the UFC Training facility, where Matt cheered on his fighter, Sidney Outlaw, he comes first thing into the studio to chop it up with Sergio. Special guest Bradley Desir talks about his recent KO win at Bellator 180, how he got into MMA, and his military days. The crew talks about UFC: Long Island, where a couple of Desir's teammates will be competing, as well as 8 previous guests of the show!
Desir keeps it 100 about fighters, MMA, and UFC Fight Night: Weidman VS Gastelum. Sergio & Desir place their bets for the card and on their Tigers Schulmann & LAW MMA teammates. Desir answers The Fight Cave 5.
Fight News with Kyle talks about the growth of the UFC's competition with Bellator, 1FC, & Professional Fighter's League.
Matt & Serg catch up on The Ultimate Fighter Finale & UFC 213. Then Harry St. Leger comes in to studio. Harry is a double black belt in BBJ under Renzo & Danaher, Judo National Champ, & a Jackson Wink Academy Coach. He has helped in many big fight camps, including those of GSP, Weidman, Jones, and Cowboy.
They talk about Judo VS wrestling in MMA, coaching in fight camps, training, and Tuesday night's Contender series. Leger talks about training with Cowboy Cerrone, Jon Jones, and others. Matt asks Harry the Fight Cave 5, and Harry gives a bunch of shout outs to up and coming fighters to watch out for. To close out the show, Matt shares how you can win 2 tickets to the Rise Submission Contest on 7/29!
Matt & Sergio kick the show off talking about the boxing match between Pacquiao & Jeff Horn then make a quick shift to MMA. They make their picks for UFC 213 on 7/8.
Jodie "The Beast" McCarthy and her father, Dan, call in from Ireland. This 10 year old fighting machine began her journey at five years old, training MMA at Samson Martial Arts in Ireland. McCarthy is a seven-time world champion that has won gold in three different weight classes for Muay Thai and K-1, as well as a few Jiu Jitsu medals. They talk about McGregor, training in Thailand, and answer The Fight Cave 5!