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!

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  • UFC Fight Night & Bellator 286 Preview | Dana White | Mackenzie Dern Live Interview | MK Ep 354

    On Episode 354 of Morning Kombat, Luke and Brian look ahead to this weekends UFC and Bellator events. In the UFC, Mackenzie Dern takes. on Yan Xiaonan in the main event. Meanwhile, Bellator 286 is a huge event seeing both Pitbull and A.J. McKee fighting tough opponents. Also, Dana White went on Tucker Carlson, the guys react. Plus, Is it time for UFC and USADA to address the Conor McGregor situation (Not being tested for over a year)


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    (00:00:00) - Intro

    (00:10:50) - UFC Weekend Preview

    (00:29:05) - Bellator 286 Preview

    (00:48:30) - ONE on AMAZON Preview

    (00:58:10) - Dana White on Tucker Carlson

    (01:10:00) - USADA & Conor McGregor

    (01:16:50) - Mackenzie Dern Live Interview

    (01:38:20) - Top 5 Movie Recommendations To UFC Fans

    (02:15:36) - End

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  • Chuck Mindenhall on Dana White, The MMA Beat & Upcoming Fights He's Excited For | Room Service Diaries

    Luke Thomas and Brian Campbell sit down with MK's good friend, 'The Man In The Hat', Chuck Mindenhall. The guys discuss Mindenhall's MMA journalism career, Dana White, his time at ESPN and what the best fight he has seen in person is. Plus, they also talk about which upcoming fights they are most excited for.


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    (00:00:00) - Intro

    (00:01:10) - Growing up in Colorado

    (00:04:10) - Getting into Writing

    (00:20:45) - Dana White

    (00:28:00) - First Big MMA Paycheck

    (00:30:50) - ESPN MMA Dream Team

    (00:34:30) - Connecting with his fans

    (00:36:45) - Favorite thing Chuck has written

    (00:44:20) - 90s Music

    (00:46:50) - Best Fight He's Seen in Person

    (00:50:00) - MMA Beat

    (00:53:40) - Lessons he learned from MMA

    (00:55:00) - Joe Silva Incident

    (00:58:00) - Advice for aspiring writers

    (00:59:45) - Which Fight was he most excited for?

    (01:01:00) - Reading Recommendations

    (01:07:08) - END

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  • Bellator 285 Recap: Henderson, Romero Win | Shakur Stevenson Dominates | Morning Kombat Ep 353

    On Episode 353 of MK, Luke Thomas and Brian Campbell recap a massive Bellator 285 event that saw Benson Henderson and Yoel Romero impress in their late careers. Plus, Shakur Stevenson dominates, whats next for him? could it be Gervonta Davis?


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    (00:00:00) - Intro

    (00:09:55) - Benson Henderson Beats Peter Queally

    (00:26:20) - Romero vs. Manhoef Recap

    (00:40:50) - Rest Of Bellator 285 Recap

    (00:50:20) - Shakur Stevenson Dominates

    (01:03:10) - Joe Joyce Beats Parkers

    (01:30:40) - HYSTS

  • Bellator 285 | Anderson Silva On Dana White | Mayweather - McGregor 2? | Morning Kombat Ep 352

    On Episode 352 of MK, Luke Thomas and Brian Campbell do one final preview of Bellator 285. Plus, they react to Anderson Silva's quotes about Dana White and discuss Connor McGregor shooting down Floyd Mayweather's call for a rematch. 

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  • Eddie Alvarez & ONE Split | Bellator 285 Preview | Francis Ngannou Speaks | Morning Kombat Ep 351

    On Episode 351 of MK, Luke Thomas and Brian Campbell react to the news that Eddie Alvarez has split with ONE Championship. Plus, they preview Bellator 285 which sees the return to the ring of Benson Henderson and Yoel Romero. Also, Francis Ngannou speaks out and says the UFC hasn't offered him a contract. What's next in this saga?


    (00:00:00) - Intro

    (00:10:15) - Dana White Contender Series

    (00:26:55) - Eddie Alvarez & ONE Championship Split

    (00:38:50) - Bellator 285 Recap

    (00:56:10) - Francis Ngannou Speaks Out

    (01:08:40) - Paulo Costa Says He Undermined Khazmat Chimaev

    (01:17:10) - Quick Hitters

    (01:34:00) - Fill In The Blank

    (01:51:20) - Fan Submissions

    (02:14:25) - End

  • Is Gordon Ryan the No Gi GOAT? | Morning Kombat Extra Credit Ep. 28

    Luke Thomas is back with Episode 28 of Morning Kombat Extra Credit to break down his three biggest takeaways from ADCC this past weekend.

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  • Jose Aldo Retires? | Canelo Defeats GGG | UFC Vegas 60: Sandhagen-Song Recap | Ep 350

    On Episode 350 of Morning Kombat Luke and Brian start the show by breaking down the news from Combate that Jose Aldo is retiring with once fight left on his deal. Is this the right move? Next up the guys break down Canelo Alvarez vs. Gennadiy Golovkin 3. Is Canelo vs. Bovil 2 a bad idea? The guys also break down UFC Vegas 60: Sandhagen vs. Song. What are their biggest takeaways from this fight? What's next for Cory Sandhagen? The guys close out Monday as always with Dm's from Donks and HYSTS.


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  • ūüö® Canelo Alvarez vs. Gennadiy Golovkin 3 Instant Reaction

    Brian Campbell breaks down Canelo Alvarez's victory over Gennadiy Golovkin in their trilogy. How did BC score the fight? What are his thoughts on the scorecards? What is next for Canelo and GGG?

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  • Chael Sonnen on Jake Paul-Anderson Silva, Jon Jones' Return and More | Room Service Diaries

    Luke Thomas and Brian Campbell sit down former Bellator & UFC world title contender Chael Sonnen. Chael Previews Jake Paul vs. Anderson Silva, Shares inside details of his UFC Career and much more!

    (1:00) - Jake Paul vs. Anderson Silva Press Conference

    (5:20) - Adapting to Life After Fighting

    (8:40) - BKFC

    (11:40) - Seeing Himself in the New Breed of Fighters

    (12:40) - Anderson Silva vs. Jake Paul Odds

    (16:20) - UFC Sending Fighters Off

    (18:10) - Nate Diaz vs. Jake Paul

    (21:30) - Hasim Rahman Jr. vs. Vitor Belfort

    (23:40) - Favorite Behind the Scenes Moment in UFC

    (27:55) - Matchmaking Conor McGregor

    (31:00) - Jon Jones

    (36:40) - WEC Championship Run

    (37:50) - Vegas Incident

    (38:60) - Oregon

    (39:20) - Eagle FC & Khabib Nurmagomedov

    (40:25) - Fighting Fedor Emelianenko

    (42:00) - Chael Sonnen vs. Anderson Silva 2

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  • Preview: Canelo vs. GGG 3 | UFC Vegas 60: Sandhagen-Song | UFC 279 Fallout | Ep 349

    On Episode 349 of Morning Kombat Luke and Brian kick off the show by previewing Canelo Alvarez vs. Gennadiy Golovkin 3. What are the keys to victory for each fighter? Next up they preview UFC Fight Night: Sandhagen vs. Song. What other fights should we be looking for on this card? Jose Aldo's coach has stated that he wants Aldo to retire. Is this the right move or does he have more left in the tank? They boys close out the show with a UFC 279 Roundup, MMA Quick Hitters and Dead Wrong.

    (8:45) - Canelo Alvarez vs. Gennadiy Golovkin

    (44:30) - UFC Fight Night: Sandhagen vs. Song

    (64:45) - Andre Pederneiras Advises Jose Aldo to retire

    (70:45) - UFC 279 Round up

    (91:00) - Quick Hitters

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  • Boxing Breakdown: Canelo vs. GGG III preview

    Brian Campbell is here to break down all things Canelo Alvarez vs. Gennadiy Golovkin 3. Why does this fight matter? What should we be looking out for? Plus keys to victory and predictions. You won't want to miss this preview!

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  • UFC Fight Night: Sandhagen-Song | Canelo vs. GGG 3 | Top 5 MMA Fights | Ep 348

    On Episode 348 of Morning Kombat Luke and Brian kick off the show by discussing the biggest storylines heading into UFC Fight Night: Sandhagen vs. Song. Next up the boys discuss the biggest storylines of Canelo Alvarez vs. Gennadiy Golovkin 3. The guys also break down the news that Anthony Joshua's team has accepted the terms for a potential Tyson Fury vs. Anthony Joshua fight in December. They close out the main topics with some MMA and Boxing Quick hitters before their Top 5 Can't Miss Fighters and fan submissions.

    (13:30) - UFC Fight Night: Sandhagen-Song

    (45:30) - Canelo Alvarez vs. GGG 3

    (72:30) - Joshua Accepts Fury's Terms

    (79:00) - MMA Quick Hitters

    (88:30) - Boxing Quick Hitters

    (95:30) - Top 5 Favorite MMA Fights

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  • UFC 279: Diaz Subs Ferguson | Khamzat Chimaev | Paul-Silva Presser Reaction | Ep 347

    On Episode 347 of Morning Kombat Luke and Brian are in Las Angeles for the Jake Paul vs. Anderson Silva Press Conference. The guys react to the presser the cover all things UFC 279. Where does Nate Diaz go next? What are the guys thoughts of Tony at welterweight? What fights can you make for Khamzat Chimaev? The guys break it all down. As always the close Monday's episode with DM's from Donks and HYSYS.

    (12:15) - Nate Diaz vs. Tony Ferguson

    (32:45) - Tony Ferguson

    (39:05) - Khamzat Chimaev Dominates

    (57:30) - Scoring Rodriguez-Jingliang

    (63:40) - Anderson Silva vs. Jake Paul Press Conference Reaction

    (74:00) - Dm's from Donks

    (90:00) - HYSYS

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  • UFC 279 Results: Nate Diaz vs. Tony Ferguson | UFC 279 Reaction | Morning Kombat Post-Fight Show

    At UFC 279, Nate Diaz faces Tony Ferguson in a welterweight main event on ESPN+ pay-per-view. In the co-main event, Khamzat Chimaev faces off against Kevin Holland, also a welterweight contest. Daniel Rodriguez faces off against Li Jingliang, Irene Aldana fights Macy Chiasson and Johnny Walker vs. Ion Cutelaba opens the main card. We'll have UFC 279 results, reactions, analysis and more on this UFC 279 Post-Fight Show for Morning Kombat.

    (2:00) - Nate Diaz vs. Tony Ferguson

    (26:35) - Khamzat Chimaev vs. Kevin Holland 

    (38:51) - Daniel Rodriguez vs. Li Jingliang 

    (43:57) - Irene Aldana vs. Macy chiasson

    (50:30) - Fan Questions 

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  • ūüö® Nate Diaz vs. Tony Ferguson Headlines UFC 279 | Morning Kombat Instant Reaction

    UFC 279 has some new fights and Luke Thomas is here to break them down. Luke breaks down Nate Diaz vs. Tony Ferguson, Khamzat Chimaev vs. Kevin Holland and Daniel Rodriguez vs. Li Jingliang.


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  • UFC 279 Preview: Chimaev-Diaz | Boxing Weekend Preview | Santos to PFL | Ep 346

    On Episode 346 of Morning Kombat Luke and Brian preview UFC 276. What does Khamzat Chimaev missing weight mean for the main event? The guys preview the full 279 card. The guys also break down a bunch of boxing fights this weekend. They close out the show with dead wrong and quick hitters.



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  • UFC 279: Chimaev-Diaz | Paul-Silva Official | Tyson Fury vs. Anthony Joshua? | Ep 345

    On Episode 345 of Morning Kombat Luke and Brian start off the show with a weekend recap. How was their labor day weekend? What are their biggest takeaways from the fights? Next up the guys preview Khamzat Chimaev vs. Nate Diaz. They discuss both guys recent interviews and what the biggest storylines are heading into this event. Jake Paul vs. Anderson Silva is official, Did Jake bite off more than he can chew with this one? The boys close out the show with some quick hitters and HYSTS.

    (9:20) - Weekend Recap

    (40:30) - Khamzat Chimaev vs. Nate Diaz

    (70:30) - Jake Paul vs. Anderson Silva

    (79:40) - Anthony Joshua vs. Tyson Fury

    (94:00) - Quick Hitters

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  • AJ McKee Details His "Mental Breakdown" Following Patricio Pitbull Loss | Morning Kombat RSD

    Luke Thomas and Brian Campbell sit down with Former Bellator featherweight Champion AJ McKee. AJ discusses his mental breakdown after his first loss, Previews his upcoming fight with Spike Carlyle and his move to lightweight.

    (3:50) - Mental Breakdown After Pitbull Loss

    (12:55) - Move to Lightweight

    (17:50) - Layoff between First and Second Pitbull Fight

    (19:30) - New Contract with Bellator

    (20:15) - Love for Snowboarding

    (26:20) - Cars

    (28:45) - Long Beach California

    (34:00) - Antonino McKee

    (40:00) - Tattoos

    (41:30) - Patricio Pitbull

    (44:30) - Usman Nurmagomedov

    (46:35) - Activity Going Forward

    (47:25) - Bare Knuckle Fighting

    (50:00) - Athletic Background

    (52:00) - Social Media DMs

    (53:00) - Life Goals/Dating

    (57:25) - Snickers

    (58:40) - Cris Cyborg

    (60:00) - Close

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  • Nate Diaz Resume Review | UFC 279: Chimaev vs. Diaz | Morning Kombat

    At UFC 279, MMA anti-hero Nate Diaz makes his likely final fight in the UFC's Octagon when he takes on rising sensation Khamzat Chimaev in a welterweight pay-per-view main event. Diaz is as iconic a fighter mixed martial arts (MMA) and the UFC have, so if this is the final fight in a memorable career, it's worth looking back at the journey Nate Diaz took to get here.

    Intro 0:00 - 3:51

    Manvel Gamburyan 3:52 - 7:11

    Kurt Pellegrino 7:12 - 12:55

    Gray Maynard 12:56 - 17:00

    Marcus Davis 17:08 - 20:59

    Dong Hyun Kim 21:00 - 24:42

    Rory MacDonald 24:43 - 29:56

    Takanori Gomi 29:57 - 34:01

    Donald Cerrone 34:04 - 36:13

    Jim Miller 36:14 - 41:45

    Benson Henderson 41:46 - 47:42

    Josh Thomson 47:43 - 52:38

    Gray Maynard 2 52:39 - 54:28

    Rafael dos Anjos 54:29 - 58:42

    Michael Johnson 58:43 - 1:03:35

    Conor McGregor 1:03:36 - 1:11:55

    Conor McGregor 2 1:11:56 - 1:18:42

    Anthony Pettis 1:18:43 - 1:21:58

    Jorge Masvidal 1:21:59 - 1:26:00

    Leon Edwards 1:26:01 - 1:29:11

    Khamzat Chimaev and the future 1:29:12 - 1:33:35


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  • Preview: UFC Fight Night: Gane-Tuivasa | Quick Hitters | Weekend Boxing | Morning Kombat Ep 344

    On Episode 344 of Morning Kombat Luke and Brian preview UFC Fight Night Gane vs. Tuivasa. What are the keys to victory for each fighter? Next up the guys preview a couple boxing matches this weekend. What should we be looking out for in Andy Ruiz Jr. vs. Luis Ortiz? The guys close out the main topics with some quick hitters.

  • UFC Fight Night: Gane-Tuivasa | Jake Paul vs. Anderson Silva | Quick Hitters | Ep 343

    On Episode 343 of Morning Kombat Luke and Brian preview UFC Fight Night Gane vs. Tuivasa. What should we expect from the UFC's first trip to Paris? Next up the guys discuss the reports that Jake Paul will face Anderson Silva in a boxing match. The guys close out the show with a bunch of MMA quick hitters and fan subs.

    (00:10:00) - UFC Fight Night: Gane vs. Tuivasa

    (00:38:00) - Jake Paul vs. Anderson Silva

    (00:56:00) - Zabit Shares Retirement Details

    (01:05:00) - Project Rock

    (01:15:00) - Quick Hitters

    (01:27:00) - Fan Submissions

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  • One on Prime Video Recap: Johnson Beats Moraes | BKFC Recap | Ep 342

    On Episode 342 of Morning Kombat Luke and Brian are BACK in studio to recap on One on Prime Video's debut. Demetrious Johnson got revenge on Adriano Moraes in the main event. How impressive was the win? BKFC took place on Saturday with some familiar faces from MMA. John Dodson, looked especially good in beating fellow UFC vet Ryan Benoit. How high is his BKFC ceiling? Plus, the guys will be joined by some special live guests.

    (00:05:10) - Raufeon Stots & Danny Sabatello Join MK

    (00:29:50) - Johnson vs. Moraes 2

    (00:42:00) - One on Prime Video 1

    (00:53:44) - BKFC 28

    (00:58:20) - Rahman Jr. Moves on to Belfort

    (01:03:05) - Pedraza vs. Commey

    (01:05:00) - Dm's from Donks

    (01:19:00) - HYSTS


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  • One on Prime Video Preview | Matchmaking Welterweight | Fight Announcements | Ep 341

    On Episode 341 of Morning Kombat Luke and Brian start off the show by previewing One on Prime Video 1. Next up the guys matchmake the welterweight division. What is the best way to matchmake this open division? The boys also break down some UFC Fight Announcements and look ahead to a weird weekend in boxing. The guys close out the show with Dead wrong and fill in the blank.

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  • Luke Returns | UFC 278 | Tyson Fury vs. Oleksandr Usyk | Fight Announcements | Ep 340

    One Episode 340 of Morning Kombat Luke Thomas is back from vacation to break down the latest news in the combat sports world. BC and Luke start off by recapping everything that Luke has missed. Next up the guys discuss the report that Tyson Fury vs. Oleksandr Usyk will be a 50/50 split and will be at the venue that makes the most money. The boys close out the main topics with some MMA Fight announcements. The guys also give their top 5 favorite strikers to watch and close out with fan subs.

    (14:10) - While Luke was Gone

    (52:10) - Tyson Fury vs. Oleksandr Usyk

    (79:40) - MMA Fight Announcements

    (86:40) - Top 5 Favorite Strikers to watch

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  • Demetrious Johnson on Adriano Moraes Rematch, Who's the GOAT and Henry Cejudo | Morning Kombat RSD

    Brian Campbell and Chuck Mindenhall sit down with Demetrious Johnson ahead of his rematch with Adriano Moraes. Mighty Mouse Previews his rematch with Adriano Moraes, Breaks down the GOAT conversation and talks working with Henry Cejudo.


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  • UFC 278 Recap: Edwards KOs Usman, Costa def. Rockhold | Usyk Beats Joshua | Ep 339

    On Episode 339 of Morning Kombat, Brian is joined by Rashad Evans to recap a historic weekend in combat sports. First, they recap UFC 278, where Leon Edwards shocked the world and knocked out Kamaru Usman in the 5th round to become the new champ. Plus, Paulo Costa and Merab Dvalishvili scored wins. Plus, Alexander Usyk beat Anthony Joshua again.


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  • ūüö® UFC 278 Results: Kamaru Usman vs. Leon Edwards 2 | Rockhold vs. Costa

    Brian Campbell has you covered with an instant reaction to UFC 278. BC Breaks down Kamaru Usman vs. Leon Edwards 2, Luke Rockhold vs. Paulo Costa, Jose Aldo vs. Merab Dvalishvili and much more.


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  • ūüö® Oleksandr Usyk vs. Anthony Joshua 2 Instant Reaction

    Brian Campbell has you covered with an instant reaction to Oleksandr Usyk vs. Anthony Joshua 2.


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  • UFC 278 Preview | BKFC London | Oleksandr Usyk vs. Anthony Joshua 2 | Ep 338

    On Episode 338 of Morning Kombat Brian will be solo to preview a packed weekend of combat sports. BC starts off by breaking down UFC 278. What should we be looking out for on Saturday. He also previews BKFC London's main event between Michael Venom Page and Mike Perry. Next up is Quick hitters. Is Weili the right choice for Carla's first title defense? BC closes out the show with previews of Oleksandr Usyk vs. Anthony Joshua 2 and Omar Figueroa Jr. vs. Sergey Lipinets.


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  • UFC 278 Storylines | Burgos to PFL | Oleksandr Usyk vs. Anthony Joshua 2 | Ep 337

    On Episode 337 of Morning Kombat, Brian is joined by Aaron Bronsteter to preview UFC 278 this weekend. The guys discuss Kamaru Usman vs. Leon Edwards 2, Luke Rockhold vs. Paulo Costa and much more. Brian and Aaron also break down some PFL news and do a quick preview of Kayla Harrison's fight this weekend. Following the MMA topics Brian is joined by Rafe Bartholomew to discuss the boxing side of this weekend. Rafe and Brian discuss Oleksandr Usyk vs. Anthony Joshua 2 and Adrien Broner pulling out of his fight.

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  • UFC 278 Pregame Preview: Usman vs. Edwards 2 | Rockhold vs. Costa

    Luke Thomas, Brian Campbell and Chuck Mindenhall are back with a pregame preview for UFC 278. The guys break down Kamaru Usman vs. Leon Edwards, Luke Rockhold vs. Paulo Costa and much more!


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  • UFC Fight Night: Vera KOs Cruz | Bellator 284 Recap | Teofimo Lopez Wins | Ep 336

    On Episode 336 of Morning Kombat, Brian Campbell and Chuck Mindenhall are LIVE from the bunker to recap all the combat sports events from this weekend. At UFC San Diego, Chito Vera scored a crazy leg kick KO win over Dominick Cruz. What's next for Vera? Plus, the guys recap Bellator 284, the PFL Playoffs and Teofimo Lopez Jr. win over Pedro Campa.


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  • PREVIEW: UFC Fight Night: Vera-Cruz | Bellator 284 | PFL Playoffs | Ep. 335

    On Episode 335 of Morning Kombat Brian is joined by Rashad Evans to preview all the combat sports events this weekend. Brian and Rashad break down UFC San Diego: Vera vs. Cruz, Bellator 284 and the PFL Playoffs. The guys also preview Teofimo Lopez Jr. vs. Pedro Campa. They close out the show with a bunch of MMA quick hitters.


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  • UFC Fight Night: Vera-Cruz | Bellator 284 | PFL Playoffs | Teofimo Lopez Jr. | Ep 334

    On Episode 334 of Morning Kombat Luke and Brian are back in studio!!! The boys break down the biggest storylines for UFC Fight Night: Vera vs. Cruz, Bellator 284 and PFL Playoffs. The boys also preview Teofimo Lopez Jr. vs. Pedro Campa. They close out the show with some quick hitters and fan submissions.

    (11:20) - UFC Fight Night: Vera vs. Cruz

    (28:16) - Bellator 284

    (43:50) - PFL Playoffs

    (62:20) - Teofimo Lopez Jr. vs. Pedro Campa

    (71:20) - Quick Hitters

    (87:00) - Fan Submissions

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  • UFC Fight Night: Hill Stops Santos | Adesanya vs. Pereira OFFICIAL | Ep 333

    On Episode 333 of Morning Kombat, BC is BACK as the boys break down this weekend UFC Fight Night results. Jamahal Hill finished Thiago Santos in the fourth round. Is he finally ready for the top of the division now? Plus, Geoff Neal stopped Vicente Luque. How important was this win? ALSO, the boys react to the big news that Israel Adesanya vs. Alex Pereira is now official for MSG in November.

    (15:11) - Hill Stops Santos

    (34:15) - Geoff Neal

    (56:15) - Adesanya vs. Pereira

    (69:30) - PFL Playoffs

    (76:55) - Boxing Roundup

    (86:45) - DM's from Donks

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  • Dustin Poirier vs. Michael Chandler | UFC Fight Night: Santos vs. Hill | Morning Kombat Ep 332

    On Episode 332 of Morning Kombat Luke Thomas is joined by Chuck Mindenhall to break down the latest news in the MMA World. They start off the show by breaking down the news that Dustin Poirier vs. Michael Chandler will be in the MSG card. The boys also preview of UFC Fight Night: Santos vs. Hill. Next up the guys preview PFL 7 and discuss some huge fight announcements. They close out the show with some quick hitters and buy or sell.

  • Urijah Faber Talks TJ Dillashaw, Fighter Pay and Losing McGregor fight in 2016 | Room Service Diaries

    Room Service Diaries is back with a BANG as UFC Hall of Famer Urijah Faber sits down with Luke and Brian. Faber discusses why didn't get the Conor McGregor fight in 2016, how to fix fighter pay and much more. You won't want to miss this one!

    (1:10) - Family Life

    (3:05) - Career Longevity

    (7:15) - Being the Face of WEC

    (9:50) - California Life

    (13:40) - WEC Mount Rushmore

    (15:00) - Jose Aldo

    (18:20) - Managing Fighters

    (21:30) - Fighter Pay/MMA Unions

    (29:50) - Being an Entrepreneur

    (37:20) - Tattoos

    (38:00) - TJ Dillashaw

    (40:30) - Song Yadong

    (44:00) - Maycee Barber

    (46:00) - Mike Malot

    (48:45) - Chris Holdsworth

    (49:30) - Neurological issues

    (51:25) - Josh Emmett

    (55:15) - Almost Getting the Conor McGregor fight in 2016

    (61:30) - Reflecting on his MMA Journey

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  • James Krause Retires | UFC Fight Night: Santos vs. Hill | WORST MMA Injuries | Ep 331

    On Episode 331 of Morning Kombat Luke Thomas is joined by Danny Segura for a special episode. The boys start the show by talking about James Krause's retirement. How will he be remembered? Iranian Hulk had a boxing match this week. What are their thoughts on that? Next up the boys discuss the biggest storylines heading into UFC Fight Night: Santos vs. Hill. The guys close out the main topics by discussing PFL's new Playoff format and the worst MMA injuries they have seen. But that's not it.... We have Over/Under and a quiz for Danny of what makes a good MMA fan.

    (14:05) - James Krause Retires

    (26:45) - UFC Fight Night: Santos vs. Hill

    (56:30) - PFL Reveals New Playoff Format

    (62:00) - Iranian Hulk Exposed

    (68:30) - Worst MMA Injuries

    (79:00) - Over/Under

    (94:00) - Am I a Good or Bad MMA Fan?

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  • UFC 277 Showed How MMA Is Changing | Morning Kombat Extra Credit Ep. 27

    Luke Thomas is back with Episode 27 of Morning Kombat Extra Credit to break down his five favorite fights from UFC 277.

    (1:20) - Alexandre Pantoja vs. Alex Perez

    (6:11) - Anthony Smith vs. Magomed Ankalaev

    (12:25) - Alex Morono vs. Matthew Semelsberger

    (17:55) - Drew Dober vs. Rafael Alves

    (21:41) - Michael Morales vs. Adam Fugitt

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  • UFC 277 Recap: Nunes Dominates Pena | Moreno Finishes Kara-France | Ep 330

    On Episode 330 of Morning Kombat Luke is Joined by Hall of Famer Rashad Evans to recap UFC 277. Should Amanda Nunes go after the Valentina Shevchenko trilogy? How much did working with James Krause impact Brandon Moreno's style? Where Does Derrick Lewis go from here? The guys also discuss the news that Jake Paul vs. Hasim Rahman Jr. is off. What does this mean for Jake's future? The boys close out the show with a recap of Danny Garcia's win over Jose Benavidez Jr.

    (6:15) - Nunes Dominates Pena

    (34:00) - Moreno Stops Kara-France

    (48:20) - Lewis-Pavlovich Stoppage

    (57:00) - Paul-Rahman OFF

    (73:15) - Garcia vs. Benavidez

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  • UFC 277 Preview: Pena-Nunes 2 | Moreno-Kara-France 2 | Ankalaev-Smith | Ep. 329

    On Episode 329 of Morning Kombat Luke and Brian preview UFC 277. The guys break down Julianna Pena vs. Amanda Nunes 2, Brandon Moreno vs. Kai Kara-France 2 and much more. The guys close out the show with some quick hitters, a preview of Danny Garcia vs. Jose Benavidez Jr and Dead Wrong.

    (00:12:15) - Julianna Pena vs. Amanda Nunes 2

    (00:48:15) - Brandon Moreno vs. Kai Kara-France 2

    (01:02:30) - Rest of UFC 277 Preview

    (01:20:50) - Quick Hitters

    (01:35:55) - Danny Garcia vs. Jose Benavidez Jr.

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  • UFC 277 Pregame Preview: Pena-Nunes 2 | Moreno-Kara-France 2 | Chuck Mindenhall

    Luke Thomas, Brian Campbell and Chuck Mindenhall are back with a pregame preview for UFC 277. The guys break down Israel Julianna Pena vs. Amanda Nunes 2, Brandon Moreno vs. Kai Kara-France 2 and much more!

    (00:04:50) - Julianna Pena vs. Amanda Nunes 2

    (00:45:50) - Brandon Moreno vs. Kai Kara-France 2

    (01:02:30) - Magomed Ankalaev vs. Anthony Smith

    (01:22:40) - Derrick Lewis vs. Sergei Pavlovich

    (01:25:50) - Alexandre Pantoja vs. Alex Perez

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  • Burning Questions for UFC 277 | Pena vs. Nunes 2 | Moreno vs. Kara-France 2 | Ep 328

    On Episode 328 of Morning Kombat Luke and Brian break down the biggest questions heading into UFC 277. Why did Amanda Nunes implode at UFC 269? How has Kai Kara-France improved since his first fight? Next up the guys play a little Over/Under and close out the show with Fan Submissions.

    (12:50) - Burning Questions for UFC 277

    (65:30) - Over/Under

    (85:00) - Fan Submissions

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  • Yes, Alexander Gustafsson Should Retire | Morning Kombat Extra Credit Ep. 26

    Luke Thomas is back with Episode 26 of Morning Kombat Extra Credit to break down his five favorite fights from the weekend. Luke breaks down his favorite fights from UFC London and Bellator 283.

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  • UFC Fight Night: Blaydes-Aspinall Recap | Bellator 283 Recap | Ep 327

    On Episode 327 of Morning Kombat Luke and Brian recap UFC Fight Night: Blaydes vs. Aspinall. What can really be said about what we got with Curtis Blaydes and Tom Aspinall in the UFC London main event? Did Jack Hermansson's stock rise with his win over Chris Curtis or did Curtis's just drop? Paddy Pimblett secured a rear naked choke victory over Jordan Leavitt at UFC London in the second round. What did he prove with this victory? At Bellator 283, Douglas Lima lost his 4th straight fight. Is time to declare him done?

    (00:11:00) - BLAYDES vs. ASPINALL

    (00:31:38) - HERMANSSON vs. CURTIS

    (00:41:45) - PADDY PIMBLETT’S R2 SUB

    (00:59:20) - LIMA vs. JACKSON

    (01:10:42) - REST OF BELLATOR 283

    (01:15:00) - Dm's From Donks

    (01:27:30) - HYSTS

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  • UFC Fight Night: Blaydes-Aspinall | Bellator 283 | UFC 280 is STACKED | Ep 326

    On Episode 326 of Morning Kombat Luke and Brian preview UFC Fight Night: Blaydes vs. Aspinall. What are the key's to victory for each fighter? Next up the boys preview Bellator 283. Is this Douglas Lima's last change to make a run at a title? The boys also break down some UFC 280 fight announcements. Where does this stacked card rank all time? The boys close out the show with Quick Hitters and Dead Wrong.

    (00:09:50) - UFC Fight Night: Blaydes vs. Aspinall

    (01:08:50) - Bellator 283

    (01:30:30) - UFC 280 Get Even More Stacked

    (01:44:20) - Mayweather Speaks on Davis-Garcia

    (01:53:30) - Quick Hitters

    (01:58:50) - Dead Wrong

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  • ūüö® Sean O'Malley vs. Petr Yan at UFC 280!

    Luke Thomas is here to break down the latest news that Sean O'Malley will face Petr Yan on an already stacked UFC 280 card. Can Sean O'Malley get a title shot with a win?


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  • UFC 279: Chimaev vs. Diaz | UFC Fight Night: Blaydes-Aspinall | Bellator 283 | Ep 325

    On Episode 325 of Morning Kombat Luke and Brian Discuss the biggest storylines heading into this weekend. What should we be looking for on UFC Fight Night: Blaydes vs. Aspinall and Bellator 283? The guys also break down the reports that Nate Diaz will be out of his UFC contract in October. The guys close out the show with some MMA Quick hitters and Fan Submissions.

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    (13:50) - Khamzat Chimaev vs. Nate Diaz

    (39:30) - Aljamain Sterling vs. TJ Dillashaw

    (51:00) - UFC Fight Night: Blaydes vs. Aspinall

    (73:20) - Bellator 283 

    (86:45) - Quick Hitters

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  • Ricky Simon Is A Hammer | Morning Kombat Extra Credit Ep. 25

    Luke Thomas is Joined by Brian Campbell for Episode 25 of Morning Kombat Extra Credit where Luke will break down some fights we didn't get to on Episode 324 of Morning Kombat.

    (2:00) - Amanda Lemos vs. Michelle Waterson-Gomez

    (6:00) - Shane Burgos vs. Charles Jourdain

    (11:35) - Ricky Simon vs. Jack Shore

    (17:10) - Bill Algeo vs. Herbert Burns

    (23:00) - Emily Ducote vs. Jessica Penne

    (26:55) - Honorable mentions

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  • UFC Long Island: Rodriguez def. Ortega, Murphy def. Tate | Garcia vs. Tank? | Ep 324

    On Episode 324 of Morning Kombat Luke and Brian recap a great weekend of combat sports. First, they breakdown an important UFC Long Island event. Yair Rodriguez earned the win over Brian Ortega, but only after a TKO due to injury. What did we learn from their abbreviated bout? Where does Matt Schnell's comeback against Sumudaerji rank among all-time UFC comebacks? Lauren Murphy scored a unanimous decision win over Miesha Tate at UFC Long Island. Where do both fighters go from here? Ryan Garcia stopped Javier Fortuna in the sixth round of their DAZN main event. Is Garcia vs. Tank next?

    (10:30) - Rodriguez wins after Ortega injury

    (24:00) - Rodriguez vs. Emmett?

    (35:00) - Matt Schnell’s comeback submission

    (47:45) - Murphy vs. Tate

    (57:00) - Ryan Garcia stops Fortuna

    (75:00) - Dm's from Donks

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  • UFC on ABC 3 Results: Brian Ortega vs. Yair Rodriguez | UFC Long Island Post-Fight Show

    At UFC on ABC 3, Brian Ortega faces Yair Rodriguez in the main event. The fight card - also known as UFC Long Island - also features a co-main event between strawweights Michelle Waterson and Amanda Lemos plus bouts like Shane Burgos vs. Charles Jourdain, Lauren Murphy vs. Miesha Tate and much more.


    This is the UFC Long Island Post-Fight Show.

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  • UFC on ABC 3 Preview | Garcia-Fortuna | UFC Paying Lobbyists | Ep. 323

    On episode 323 of Morning Kombat Luke Thomas and Brian Campbell preview UFC on ABC 3 and Ryan Garcia vs. Javier Fortuna. Next up the guys break down a story about the UFC paying Lobbyists to push a bill that could impact fighters employee status. What does this mean for fighters and what needs to be done? The guys close out the show with some PFL news, Dead wrong and fan submissions.

    (9:21) - UFC on ABC 3 Preview

    (59:10) - Ryan Garcia vs. Javier Fortuna

    (69:20) - UFC Paying Lobbyists Big Money

    (85:30) - PFL News

    (78:30) - Dead Wrong

    (89:55) - Fan Submissions

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  • UFC on ABC 3 | State of Light Heavyweight Division | Quick Hitters | Ep 322

    On Episode 322 of Morning Kombat Luke and Brian look ahead to UFC on ABC 3. What fights should we be looking forward to? Will the winner of Ortega-Rodriguez get a title shot? Next up the guys discuss some chatter in the light heavyweight division. Kamaru Usman saying that after Leon Edwards he wants to go up to 205. Jiri Prochazka named who he wants to fight next and Jan Blachowicz isn't happy. Is this the right move? The boys close out the show with Quick Hitters, HYSTS and Fan Submissions.

    (17:20) - UFC on ABC 3

    (52:40) - State of Light Heavyweight Division

    (62:20) - Quick Hitters


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  • Michael Chiesa: Drunk Stories, Welterweight Division Breakdown, UFC Commentary | Room Services Diaries

    Room Service Diaries is back with a BANG as UFC welterweight Michael Chiesa sits down with Luke and Brian. Chiesa discusses his UFC Commentary Role, breaks down the welterweight division and shares some wild drunk stories. You won't want to miss this one!

    (1:00) - UFC Commentary Gig

    (8:30) - Changing Management Teams

    (10:00) - Receiving Sausages

    (11:30) - Pre UFC Jobs

    (13:00) - Spokane Washington

    (15:20) - Drunk Stories

    (19:50) - More on Spokane Washington

    (22:20) - Tattoo Game

    (27:25) - New UFC Deal & Weight cuts,

    (34:40) - MK Hosts' T Levels

    (37:50) - Talking about Mike's Mom (Kevin Lee)

    (40:25) - Sean Brady

    (46:15) - Colby Covington

    (47:30) - Khamzat Chimaev

    (49:15) - Losing His Father During TUF

    (51:00) - Juggling Fighting and Commentary

    (52:15) - Shavkat Rakhmonov

    (54:20) - Arman Tsarukyan

    (56:25) - Pressure Coming Off Two Losses

    (57:40) - Kamaru Usman

    (58:30) - Favorite Fighters to Watch

    (60:50) - Chocolate Hummus

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  • UFC Vegas 58: Fiziev Stops Dos Anjos | Big Fight News | Vargas def. Magsayo | Ep 321

    On Episode 321 of Morning Kombat Luke is joined by the esteemed Chuck Mindenhall to recap a great weekend of combat sports. The guys react to UFC Vegas 58, as Rafael Fiziev stopped Rafael dos Anjos in the 5th rounds and Caio Borralho controlled Armen Petrosyan in the co-main. Plus, Rey Vargas scored a decision win over Mark Magsayo in boxing.

    (11:25) - Fiziev Stops Dos Anjos

    (29:15) - Rafael Dos Anjos' Future

    (46:50) - Caio Borralho

    (52:20) - BIG Fight Announcements

    (72:15) - Vargas Defeats Magsayo

    (85:00) - Dm's from Donks

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  • UFC Vegas 58 Preview | Lightweight Division | Mount Rushmore of Women's MMA | Ep 320

    On Episode 320 of Morning Kombat Luke and Brian preview UFC Vegas 58. What should we be looking for on this card? Michael Chandler pitched a potential vacant title fight with Islam Makhachev, but what is the right move? Joanna Jedrzejczyk names her Mount Rushmore for Women's MMA. What do the guys lists look like? The boys close out the main topics with some MMA news and a weekend boxing preview. As always we close Friday shows with Dead Wrong.

    (16:20) - UFC Vegas 58 Preview

    (49:10) - Matchmaking Lightweight Division

    (59:11) - Women's MMA Mount Rushmore

    (66:41) - Darren Till Out, Chris Curtis in vs. Jack Hermansson

    (71:42) - Boxing Weekend Preview

    (95:00) - Dead Wrong

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  • Vegas Recap | UFC 276 | UFC Fight Night: Dos Anjos vs. Fiziev | Ep 319

    On Episode 319 of Morning Kombat Luke and Brian recap a wild week in Las Vegas. The guys start by recapping their trip and UFC 276. Next up the guys discuss the biggest storylines heading into UFC Fight Night: Dos Anjos vs. Fiziev. The guys close out the show with Quick Hitters, HYSTS and Fan Subs.


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  • UFC 276 Results: Adesanya vs. Cannonier | Volkanovski vs. Holloway 3 | UFC 276 Post-Fight Show

    At UFC 276, Israel Adesanya looks to defend his middleweight title against Jared Cannonier in the pay-per-view main event. In the co-main event, Alexander Volkanovski will aim to defeat Max Holloway a third time and defend his featherweight strap. Also on the card is a middleweight contest between top contenders Sean Strickland and Alex Pereira, a welterweight bout featuring Robbie Lawler and Bryan Barberena as well as a bantamweight contest between Sean O'Malley and Pedro Munhoz.

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  • Max Holloway on Volkanovski Trilogy, Khabib, Brain Health, Legacy, Aldo, and Adesanya

    At UFC 276, Max Holloway will face defending UFC featherweight champion Alexander Volkanovski in a trilogy fight of historical significance. In this interview with Luke Thomas of Morning Kombat, Holloway discusses his view of what happened in the first two meetings with Volkanovski, how the rivalry has changed him, what might be different the third time around and why this fight is ultimately about legacy. Holloway also discusses the grueling win over Yair Rodriguez, whether he's experienced any neurological symptoms from damage, why he still believes Jose Aldo is the best featherweight of all time, the beating he handed out to Calvin Kattar, Khabib Nurmagomedov's comments about this trilogy bout, having a third fight with Dustin Poirier and what the difference is between Volkanovski and Israel Adesanya.


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