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Get all the mixed martial arts fighting news and analysis you need. On Tuesdays, Mike Heck pits journalist vs. journalist to break down news called "Between the Links." And on Wednesdays, Jose Youngs and others discuss the week's hot topics on "The A-Side Live Chat." Thursdays are Mike Heck's interview show called "What the Heck?" Produced by MMAFighting and SB Nation, and part of the Vox Media Podcast Network.

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Get all the mixed martial arts fighting news and analysis you need. On Tuesdays, Mike Heck pits journalist vs. journalist to break down news called "Between the Links." And on Wednesdays, Jose Youngs and others discuss the week's hot topics on "The A-Side Live Chat." Thursdays are Mike Heck's interview show called "What the Heck?" Produced by MMAFighting and SB Nation, and part of the Vox Media Podcast Network.

    On To the Next One, Episode 3: Matches To Make After UFC Vegas 5

    On To the Next One, Episode 3: Matches To Make After UFC Vegas 5

    In the third episode of On to the Next One, MMA Fighting’s Mike Heck and Alexander K. Lee put on their matchmaker hats following Saturday night’s UFC Vegas 5 event at the UFC APEX.

    Future fights were discussed for headliners Derek Brunson and Edmen Shahbazyan, co-main eventers Jennifer Maia and Joanne Calderwood, Vicente Luque, Bobby Green, and more.

    • 27 min
    UFC Vegas 5 Post-Fight Show

    UFC Vegas 5 Post-Fight Show

    MMA Fighting’s Mike Heck, Alex K. Lee and E. Casey Leydon break down the top storylines following UFC Vegas 5 Saturday night at the UFC APEX, including Derek Brunson’s third-round finish of Edmen Shahbazyan in the middleweight headliner.

    • 1 hr 21 min
    UFC Vegas 5 Preview Show

    UFC Vegas 5 Preview Show

    With UFC Vegas 5 just hours away, MMA Fighting's Mike Heck and Jose Youngs break down the top storylines of Saturday night's event at the UFC APEX, including the main event between Derek Brunson and Edmen Shahbazyan.

    • 12 min
    What the Heck: Episode 18 | Carla Esparza, Manel Kape, Tanner Boser, Curtis Millender & Jesse Ronson

    What the Heck: Episode 18 | Carla Esparza, Manel Kape, Tanner Boser, Curtis Millender & Jesse Ronson

    On this week’s episode of What the Heck, Mike Heck chats with Carla Esparza as she recaps her UFC on ESPN 14 win over Marina Rodriguez, talks being ready for a big fight next, which includes a title fight with Zhang Weili.

    Manel Kape explains why he’ll no longer be making his octagon debut at UFC 252, his thoughts on Deiveson Figueiredo’s flyweight title win, and why he loves the idea of Cody Garbrandt potentially dropping down to 125.

    UFC heavyweight Tanner Boser recaps his second-round TKO win over Raphael Pessoa at UFC on ESPN 14, talks a potential matchup with Maurice Greene, a recent Twitter contest he introduced, and more.

    In addition, Curtis Millender previews his upcoming fight with Sabah Homasi at Bellator 243, and Jesse Ronson explains how his first-round submission win over Nicolas Dalby at UFC on ESPN 14 almost didn’t happen.

    • 1 hr 30 min
    The A-Side Live Chat Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Justin Gaethje, Dan Hardy vs. Herb Dean, UFC Vegas 5 preview, more

    The A-Side Live Chat Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Justin Gaethje, Dan Hardy vs. Herb Dean, UFC Vegas 5 preview, more

    For this episode, Sarah Kaufman joins José Youngs and E. Casey Leydon to discuss some of the hot topics in MMA.

    • 1 hr 2 min
    Dana White Announces Khabib Nurmadomedov vs. Justin Gaethje For Oct. 24 Reaction

    Dana White Announces Khabib Nurmadomedov vs. Justin Gaethje For Oct. 24 Reaction

    Moments after UFC president Dana White made the announcement, MMA Fighting’s Mike Heck and Jose Youngs react to the lightweight title fight between Khabib Nurmagomedov and Justin Gaethje being booked for Oct. 24.

    • 10 min

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279 Ratings

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