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UFC Unfiltered with Jim Norton and Matt Serra is the must-listen podcast for fight fans. Edgy veteran comedian Jim Norton and former UFC welterweight champion Matt Serra push the boundaries in the UFC's first audio series. “Unfiltered” delivers everything, including pre- and post-fight analysis, industry stories, observations, opinions and interviews with UFC sources, fighters and celebrity fans.

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UFC Unfiltered with Jim Norton and Matt Serra is the must-listen podcast for fight fans. Edgy veteran comedian Jim Norton and former UFC welterweight champion Matt Serra push the boundaries in the UFC's first audio series. “Unfiltered” delivers everything, including pre- and post-fight analysis, industry stories, observations, opinions and interviews with UFC sources, fighters and celebrity fans.

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    Raquel Pennington and Ariane Lipski

    Raquel Pennington and Ariane Lipski

    Jim and Matt are joined by two fighters on this Saturday's card to help preview UFC Fight Night: Smith vs Spann!

    First, Jim and Matt discuss the recent passing of comedy legend Norm MacDonald.

    Then, Ariane Lipski joins the show ahead of her fight against Mandy Bohm on Saturday. She talks to Jim and Matt about how she manages her relationship with her husband (who happens to be her coach), why she decided to switch fight camps to ATT in Florida, and how she earned the nickname "The Queen of Violence."

    After Matt tries to offer some movie suggestions to Jim, Raquel Pennington calls in. She offers a candid retelling of her experience with USADA during her recent suspension after taking banned substances to treat a thyroid condition, describes the dynamic at home between her and girlfriend Tecia Torres, and breaks down why she's excited to face off against Pannie Kianzad in the UFC Apex's smaller Octagon. 

    Jim and Matt close the show with picks for UFC Fight Night: Smith vs Spann.

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    • 1 hr 2 min
    Yves Edwards and Matt Lindland

    Yves Edwards and Matt Lindland

    Today's episode of UFC Unfiltered is a throwback to the early 2000's!

    First, former UFC Lightweight Yves Edwards joins the show. Matt and Yves reminisce about the time they faced off in the Octagon nearly 20 years ago, and Matt reveals what Yves said in the lead up to their fight that motivated him to perform. They also discuss Yves' role as himself in Halle Berry's new movie set to debut in November, and how his mindset evolved as his UFC career progressed. 

    Then, former UFC Middleweight title contender Matt Lindland joins the show. He opens up about what it's like to be the head coach of the US National Wrestling team, reminisces with Matt about competing in the early days of the UFC, and reveals his take on Gable Stevenson's decision to not pursue MMA. 

    Matt discusses his weekend in Las Vegas for a special ceremony in his honor to close the show.

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    • 1 hr 10 min
    Justin Gaethje, Sayif Saud, and co-host Megan Olivi

    Justin Gaethje, Sayif Saud, and co-host Megan Olivi

    While Matt is in Las Vegas for a very special UFC project, Megan Olivi joins Jim as today's special guest co-host on UFC Unfiltered!

    After Jim and Megan bond over how not-handy they both are, Justin Gaethje joins the show. He opens up about his gardening hobby, pulls absolutely no punches when asked what he thinks of UFC Lightweight Champion Charles Oliveira and UFC Welterweight Kevin Lee, and gives his perspective of the long road that has lead him to a match against Michael Chandler on November 6th at Madison Square Garden at UFC 268. 

    Then, coach, owner and founder of Fortis MMA, Sayif Saud joins the show. He discusses how proud he is that Fortis MMA has had more fighters earn contracts on Dana White's Contender Series than any other academy in the world, reveals how Fortis MMA fighter Ryan Spann has dealt with hateful messages on social media ahead of his main event bout against Anthony Smith on September 18th, and reveals what he believes are necessary characteristics of a great coach.

    Jim and Megan close the show with their favorite moments from UFC Fight Night: Brunson vs Till, including Derek Brunson's underdog submission win against Darren Till in the main event and Paddy Pimblett's breakout victory in his UFC debut. 

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    • 1 hr 9 min
    8 Questions With Steve-O - Hosted By Big Zuu

    8 Questions With Steve-O - Hosted By Big Zuu

    It's Labor Day and Matt and Jim are off today.

    That doesn't mean we don't have something for you to listen to. Check out our pal Steve-O on the UFC's newest show - 8 Questions hosted by Big Zuu.

    A little about the show:

    Rapper and presenter Big Zuu fires 8 Questions at some of the UFC’s biggest and most famous fans! On this episode, Jackass star Steve-O talks his favorite fights, calling out Justin Bieber, why Rose Namajunas is his favorite fighter of all time and who is the GOAT in the UFC?! 

    Check out the 8 Question now:
    (1:00) What is the first UFC fight you remember watching?
    (3:45) Who is your favorite UFC fighter of all time?
    (6:49) What is your favorite UFC fight you have attended or watched?
    (8:30) Is there anything left on your bucket list?
    (10:48) If you were a fighter, what would your fighter nickname be?
    (11:45) If you could fight one fighter in UFC history, who would it be?
    (13:11) What would your fantasy UFC matchup be? 
    (14:45) Who is the GOAT in the UFC and in your line of business?

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    • 17 min
    Darren Till, Paddy Pimblett, and guest co-host Din Thomas

    Darren Till, Paddy Pimblett, and guest co-host Din Thomas

    Pal of the show Din Thomas stops by to help Jim and Matt look ahead to UFC Fight Night: Brunson vs Till this Saturday on ESPN+!

    First, Matt and Din open the show discussing some behind-the-scenes action from the latest episode of Dana White: Lookin' for a Fight. 

    Then, Jim joins the show just in time to talk with Paddy Pimblett ahead of his UFC debut this Saturday. Paddy opens up about his battles with mental health after losing a fight in front of his home crowd, why his account was banned from Instagram, and what his reasoning was behind waiting to join the UFC despite getting multiple contract offers when he was younger. 

    After Din signs off, Darren Till joins Jim and Matt on the show ahead of his headlining bout against Derek Brunson this Saturday at the UFC Apex. He shares why he does not care about being away from friends and family during training camp, why he believes he's only one fight away from a shot at the title, and how he's able to cut a promo better than anyone else on the roster. 

    Jim and Matt close the show with a recap of their favorite fights from UFC Fight Night: Barboza vs Chikadze and make their picks for the main event of UFC Fight Night: Brunson vs Till

     

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    • 1 hr 7 min
    Claudio Silva and Michael Jai White

    Claudio Silva and Michael Jai White

    Hear Jim and Matt's reaction to UFC Fight Night: Barboza vs Chikadze, and their thoughts on Tyron Woodley's boxing match against Jake Paul, on today's episode of UFC Unfiltered!

    First, Jim and Matt discuss Jake Paul's split decision win against Tyron Woodley in a boxing match, and Matt gives props to Gerald Meerschaert for his submission win against Makhmud Muradov on Saturday. 

    Then, UFC Welterweight Claudio Silva joins the show. He shares his experience helping families in need in his home country of Brazil during the pandemic, what inspired him to start his own açaí business, and how old-school UFC veterans like Vitor Belfort inspired him to begin training MMA as a kid. 

    After that, actor and mixed martial artist Michael Jai White closes out the show. He talks with the guys about everything from his conversations with Mike Tyson while he was in prison, to the reboot of his classic film "Spawn", to the myriad of UFC champions he's had the chance to train with. 

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    • 1 hr 18 min

Customer Reviews

4.4 out of 5
1.9K Ratings

1.9K Ratings

Emm. Zee ,

What’s going on?

I love the banter back and forth with Matt & Jim. Matt is truly an authentic human being.lI love Matt’s relationships with Din and some of the other guys he fought. Now I have to ask…… what did your audience, who is tuning in for mma talk , do to you , that we get a friggen bachelor interview? Seriously? You guys need to stop bringing on completely useless guests on the show. NOONE CARES!!! STOP IT!

Trudy P ,

Great show

Among the best mma commentary from bald men

SG454 ,

Great MMA podcast!

Great to listen to Matt and Jim talk about everything. Not just MMA but Matt gives out great movies and shows to watch. :)
Keep up the great stuff always entertaining!

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