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#64 Talking Brawls MMA.com Podcast: featuring Mike Bohn of MMAJunkie.com & Sebastian Vendel-Martinez of MMAnytt.se

It’s somewhat of a review show this week as there is no UFC action until UFC 179. First up Niall is joined by Mike Bohn of MMAjunkie.com to look back at the fights from UFC Fight Night Halifax & more. Next up Niall welcomes Swedish MMA reporter Sebastian Vendel-Martinez of MMA NYTT.se, Sebastian joins me to review all the action and talking points from UFC Sweden 3. We also talk Aldo vs. Mendes 2, what’s next for Conor McGregor & more. You can also listen to the show by subscribing to The Talking Brawls MMA.com Podcast on iTunes: audio feed here; Download previous episodes here , via TuneIn here & via Stitcher here . You […]

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UFC 178 – TalkingBrawls Official Staff Picks

When you have a card that has match ups that based on style promise something special along with match ups that are so close, you don’t know who to pick, you know the match makers have done a good job. Tomorrow, we get set for the most stacked card of the year so far. This prognosticator will freely admit he has his work cut out for himself. However, before we go to the picks, let’s consider how things currently stand. Last week, UFC Fight Night in Japan conjured up all kinds of nostalgia for the long time Mixed Martial Arts […]

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UFC 178: What’s On the Line?

From star power to quality fights, UFC 178 brings it in spades. With an incredible seven ranked bouts, this is probably the most stacked card of the year thus far. Controversy has followed this event since it was first announced. Originally Light Heavyweight Champion Jon “Bones” Jones was meant to main event in a highly anticipated grudge match with #2 Daniel Cormier. However, that fight has been postponed due to Jones suffering an knee injury. Insert a new main event in UFC Flyweight Champion Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson taking on #8 Chris Cariaso. Although the only Championship fight on the […]

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The Main Event Preview: Demetrious Johnson vs. Chris Cariaso @ UFC 178

  I tweeted earlier this week that UFC 178’s main event probably isn’t the main focus for those in attendance at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on Saturday night, especially considering the hype surrounding the two potentially outstanding and significant fights that precede the flyweight title bout. For me, the Cerrone/Alvarez and McGregor/Poirier fights are the dual-main courses for UFC 178. Johnson/Cariaso is the dessert. #UFC178 — Keith Fitzpatrick (@KeithMacGP) September 22, 2014 If you’re going by YouTube views on the three UFC 178 Countdown videos, then the main event between “Mighty Mouse” and Chris Cariaso (61,953 views) just isn’t […]