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Back by popular demand, veteran mixed martial arts writers Shaheen Al-Shatti and Chuck Mindenhall (the "Man in the Hat") are set to bring you all-new episodes of the "Man and the MITH" podcast! Catch them every Monday and Thursday.

Support the show! Patreon.com/MANandtheMITH

Follow us on Twitter:
@MANandtheMITH
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The Man and the MITH Shaheen Al-Shatti, Chuck Mindenhall

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Back by popular demand, veteran mixed martial arts writers Shaheen Al-Shatti and Chuck Mindenhall (the "Man in the Hat") are set to bring you all-new episodes of the "Man and the MITH" podcast! Catch them every Monday and Thursday.

Support the show! Patreon.com/MANandtheMITH

Follow us on Twitter:
@MANandtheMITH
@shaunalshatti
@ChuckMindenhall

    UFC 261 Picks, Preview with Marc Raimondi! Usman-Masvidal 2, Weili vs. Rose, Shevchenko vs. Andrade, More

    UFC 261 Picks, Preview with Marc Raimondi! Usman-Masvidal 2, Weili vs. Rose, Shevchenko vs. Andrade, More

    Shaun and Chuck are joined by ESPN's Marc Raimondi to help preview the UFC's return to normal this weekend at UFC 261: Usman vs. Masvidal 2, the return of fans and what to expect from the UFC in terms of safety measures. The guys break down a stacked main card headlined by Kamaru Usman vs. Jorge Masvidal and what's at stake for both in the rematch (13:04), Weili Zhang vs. Rose Namajunas and how far the Women's Strawweight division has come (40:24), as well as Jessica Andrade's chances of stopping Valentina Shevchenko's reign in the third title fight of the weekend (54:27). Plus, we break down the best of the rest from the card (1:04:18), lock in our picks for Saturday and hand out the Interim Titles of the Week (1:13:24)!

    • 1 hr 23 min
    Sh*tshow of All Sh*tshows: The Triller Experience with Jed Meshew, Whittaker vs. Gastelum, Jake Paul vs. Ben Askren, More

    Sh*tshow of All Sh*tshows: The Triller Experience with Jed Meshew, Whittaker vs. Gastelum, Jake Paul vs. Ben Askren, More

    Shaun and Chuck catch their breath after a wild weekend of fights, including Triller Fight Club's Jake Paul vs. Ben Askren sh*tshow. MMA Fighting's Jed Meshew joins the show after experiencing it in-person to paint a picture of the atmosphere at the event, discuss the disappointing result to Askren-Paul and the reaction around the fight world, as well as which fighter might be on Triller's radar next. Plus, the guys discuss Robert Whittaker's third straight win and an inevitable rematch with Israel Adesanya, what's next for Kelvin Gastelum after a tough run at 185 lbs, a strange incident at the weigh-in cancelling Drakkar Klose vs. Jeremy Stephens, and if Bellator's Light Heavyweight Grand Prix could mark a career-changing run for Vadim Nemkov.

    • 1 hr 6 min
    Late Night Ice Cream: Whittaker vs. Gastelum And The Wild Fight Weekend Ahead

    Late Night Ice Cream: Whittaker vs. Gastelum And The Wild Fight Weekend Ahead

    Shaun and Chuck prepare for a jam-packed weekend of fights, including UFC Fight Night: Whittaker vs. Gastelum, Jake Paul vs. Ben Askren, and Bellator 257: Nemkov vs. Davis 2. We break down what's at stake for both Robert Whittaker and Kelvin Gastelum (5:35), and what's changed since the fight was originally booked in 2019 (10:13). Plus, the guys discuss bad blood brewing between Conor McGregor and Dustin Poirier (28:23), run through the most intriguing storylines making news in MMA (33:16), and hand out their Interim Titles of the Week (52:22).

    • 59 min
    Deja Vu! UFC on ABC 2 Aftermath, Buy Or Sell, Callout Corner Debut, More

    Deja Vu! UFC on ABC 2 Aftermath, Buy Or Sell, Callout Corner Debut, More

    Shaun and Chuck deliver the goods with a full breakdown of UFC on ABC 2 featuring Marvin Vettori's victory over Kevin Holland in the main event. The guys discuss what's next for Vettori after a fifth straight win (9:08), and where Kevin Holland goes from here after suffering a second loss in three weeks (14:21). Plus, our first edition of Callout Corner featuring a listener submission from the Man and the MITH Patreon (27:33), a game of Buy or Sell to run through the best of the rest from the weekend (32:27), and the guys make their picks for Bellator's Light Heavyweight Grand Prix (1:02:45).

    • 1 hr 10 min
    Upset! Demetrious Johnson KO'd, UFC on ABC Preview, Biggest Storylines of the Summer, More

    Upset! Demetrious Johnson KO'd, UFC on ABC Preview, Biggest Storylines of the Summer, More

    Shaun and Chuck clock some overtime with reaction to Demetrious Johnson's shocking loss to Adriano Moraes (3:57) as well as a controversial DQ for Eddie Alvarez against Iuri Lapicus (15:15) in ONE Championship's debut on TNT. With the UFC on ABC 2 this Saturday, the guys discuss Kevin Holland's return against Marvin Vettori and what a win would mean for both fighters (20:33), Arnold Allen vs. Sodiq Yusuff in the co-main event (36:36), as well as the UFC's opportunity to showcase Mackenzie Dern to a mainstream television audience (40:07). Plus, Shaun and Chuck look back at their biggest storylines from the first quarter of 2021 (44:08, predict which ones to watch heading into the summer (55:55), and hand out their Interim Titles of the Week (1:24:34)

    • 1 hr 33 min
    The Bag Over The Belt: McGregor-Poirier 3, Matchmaking Roulette, Bellator on Showtime Debut, more!

    The Bag Over The Belt: McGregor-Poirier 3, Matchmaking Roulette, Bellator on Showtime Debut, more!

    Shaun and Chuck emerge with a fresh episode and dive into a full slate of fight news coming out of the weekend. The guys discuss Conor McGregor vs. Dustin Poirier 3 (5:30), what's at stake for both fighters and the magnitude of the trilogy fight. With several big fights announced over the weekend, we play Matchmaking Roulette and rate some of the most interesting matchups, including Kevin Holland vs. Marvin Vettori (20:21), Alexander Volkanovski vs. Brian Ortega as TUF 29 coaches (22:53), Demetrious Johnson vs. Adriano Moraes at ONE on TNT (26:02), Demian Maia vs. Belal Muhammad (28:59), Cris Cyborg's Bellator debut (31:34), Gilbert Burns vs. Stephen Thompson (33:33), Chan Sung Jung vs. Dan Ige (36:04), and Ciryl Gane vs. Alexander Volkov (37:29). Plus, we recap Bellator's debut on Showtime (41:31), discuss Patricio Pitbull's place in the featherweight landscape after a dominant win over Emmanuel Sanchez (49:11), and update the results of our MMA Global Heavyweight Redraft.

    Support the show! Patreon.com/MANandtheMITH


    Follow us on Twitter:

    @MANandtheMITH

    @shaunalshatti

    @ChuckMindenhall

    • 1 hr 2 min

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The best MMA podcast!

Two of the nicest guys in MMA journalism! Shaheen's enthusiasm and Chuck's dry humor are the best there is in the MMA space! So glad you're back! 🤘🤩🤘

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