123 episodes

Tap into the expertise of MMA referee legend, "Big" John McCarthy and former world champion Josh "The Punk" Thomson as they bring you PURE MMA. Their 40+ years combined experience provides listeners with incredible insight, all the history and (mostly) hilarious banter in an MMA news, recap and show-style podcast.

WEIGHING IN John McCarthy & Josh Thomson

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    • 4.5 • 33 Ratings

Tap into the expertise of MMA referee legend, "Big" John McCarthy and former world champion Josh "The Punk" Thomson as they bring you PURE MMA. Their 40+ years combined experience provides listeners with incredible insight, all the history and (mostly) hilarious banter in an MMA news, recap and show-style podcast.

    WEIGHING IN #91 | BELLATOR SUPERFIGHT | JON JONES CLAIMS GOAT | HALL V SILVA

    WEIGHING IN #91 | BELLATOR SUPERFIGHT | JON JONES CLAIMS GOAT | HALL V SILVA

    Josh and John dive into their preview of the upcoming Bellator 250 card which includes the superfight main event pitting welterweight champion Douglas Lima against former middleweight champion Gegard Mousasi for the vacant 185 title, they discuss Jon Jones "Khabib bashing" on Twitter where "Bones" claims to still be the #1 P4P fighter and preview upcoming UFC Vegas card where Anderson Silva will fight his last fight against Uriah Hall.

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    • 1 hr 7 min
    WEIGHING IN #90 | KHABIB SUBMITS GAETHJE AND RETIRES [LIVE REACTION]

    WEIGHING IN #90 | KHABIB SUBMITS GAETHJE AND RETIRES [LIVE REACTION]

    Josh and John watch the co-main and main event of UFC 254 live and then provide a full recap of the entire card, the future of the lightweight division, the Twitter beef between Conor McGregor and Fabricio Werdum, Leon Edwards vs Khamzat Chimaev and more.

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    • 2 hrs 20 min
    WEIGHING IN #89 | KHABIB VS GAETHJE IN DEPTH PREVIEW

    WEIGHING IN #89 | KHABIB VS GAETHJE IN DEPTH PREVIEW

    Josh and John give an in depth preview of Justin Gaethje vs Khabib Nurmagomedov for the undisputed UFC lightweight title at UFC 254, how each competitor can win the fight, the odds, post fight potential and more.

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    • 1 hr 31 min
    WEIGHING IN #88 | KHABIB V GAETHJE | ORTEGA'S PHENOMENAL COMEBACK | CYBORG CONTINUES DOMINANCE

    WEIGHING IN #88 | KHABIB V GAETHJE | ORTEGA'S PHENOMENAL COMEBACK | CYBORG CONTINUES DOMINANCE

    Josh and John preview the Khabib Nurmagomedov vs Justin Gaethje fight for the UFC lightweight title and the potential of Michael Chandler stepping in should the fight fall through, recap UFC Fight Island 6 and Brian Ortega's phenomenal comeback performance, Cyborg's dominant win at Bellator 249 and more.

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    • 1 hr 22 min
    WEIGHING IN #87 with CRIS CYBORG | BELLATOR 249 | MCGREGOR V POIRIER | ORTEGA V KOREAN ZOMBIE

    WEIGHING IN #87 with CRIS CYBORG | BELLATOR 249 | MCGREGOR V POIRIER | ORTEGA V KOREAN ZOMBIE

    Josh and John interview Cris Cyborg as they discuss upcoming Bellator 249 and her title defense, UFC Fight Island 6 where Brian Ortega returns from a long lay off against the Korean Zombie, latest news on Conor McGregor vs Dustin Poirier and more.

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    • 1 hr 15 min
    WEIGHING IN #86 | BUCKLEY'S GOAT KO | BELLATOR FRANCE RESULTS

    WEIGHING IN #86 | BUCKLEY'S GOAT KO | BELLATOR FRANCE RESULTS

    Josh and John talk Bellator Paris results including Saul Rogers' incredible performance, UFC Fight Island 5 where Joaquin Buckley delivered arguably the most incredible knockout the sport has seen, Cory Sandhagen defeated Marlon Moraes leaving questions about how the bantamweight division will shape up and more.

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    • 1 hr 56 min

Customer Reviews

4.5 out of 5
33 Ratings

33 Ratings

Tramadolkid ,

Fantastic Show with proper knowledge

Big John is the OG of MMA in my opinion. His footprint is all over the MMA being the man who literally wrote the rules for MMA as we know it. He is also honest and has immense knowledge. Thomson is fun also and together make a great show.

Lightning6100 ,

Top Pocast

Fast becoming my fave podcast - Big John and Josh have their own unique insights into MMA & I appreciate how they give a balanced and fair view on all issues & don’t just toe the party line - funny informative and a great listen - subscribe....

ben91-pod ,

Like big John can’t stand Josh

All josh talk about is fighter pay and he comes across as bitter washed up fighter!!

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