The Weekend Edition started things off with Rashad Evans, who has been embroiled in a war of words with UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones, and we went heavy on UFC 130 fighters this week leading up to Saturday night’s big event, along with an added dose of TUF 13 talk.
Here’s the latest Radio Round-up for May 22 through May 27:
Sunday, May 22 Radio (click here to listen)
MMAWeekly Radio Weekend Edition brought in Rashad Evans to talk about the hottest feud in MMA. Evans and former teammate Jon Jones have been going back and forth for months, but still can’t seem to nail down a date for a fight to settle the score. Kyle Kingsbury, who is fighting at the TUF 13 Finale, also joined the show, as did fiery Maximum Fighting Championship promoter Mark Pavelich.
Monday, May 23 Radio (click here to listen)
Monday’s guests included highly ranked welterweight Thiago Alves, who faces Rick Story at UFC 130, as well as up-and-comer Felice Herrig and our TUF 13 correspondent Zach Davis.
Tuesday, May 24 Radio (click here to listen)
More for UFC 130 on Tuesday with “the Skyscraper,” Stefan Struve, as he finished preparations for Travis Browne. Smokin’ Joey Villasenor stopped by to talk about his Shark Fights bout the UFC and TUF vet Chris Camozzi. And Mark “The Fight Shark” Miller, who has been doing a special blog series for MMAWeekly.com, talked about his comeback from open heart surgery just before he had to leave for his kickboxing bout in Russia.
Wednesday, May 25 Radio (click here to listen)
Two of the UFC’s lighter weight fighters, Michael McDonald and Cole Escovedo, both veterans of the Northern California fight scene, stopped by to talk about the respective match-ups at UFC 130. We also had a UFC 130 breakdown on the show with recent Bellator signee Brian “The Predator” Rogers and Steve Muehlhausen.
Thursday, May 26 Radio (click here to listen)
Thursday was jam-packed with a pioneer of the sport, Jens Pulver, talking about his headline bout at Titan Fighting, Tim Boetsch stopping in to talk UFC 130, and TUF 13 correspondents Zach Davis and Lew Polley joining the show. It was a rough one for Davis, however, who has had to come to grips with the possibility that an injury during the TUF 13 filming may signal the end of his fight career.
Friday, May 27 Radio (click here to listen)
Damon and Jeff were back on Friday with another edition of the Twitter & Facebook mailbag, as well as breaking out their picks for UFC 130. A great way to end a fully loaded week of radio!