MORNING KOMBAT WITH LUKE THOMAS AND BRIAN CAMPBELL

Showtime Presents: Morning Kombat with Luke Thomas and Brian Campbell! Luke is a former Marine Sergeant and the Sr. MMA Analyst for CBS Sports. Brian Campbell is the CBS Sports Sr. Insider for all things Combat. Together they will cover everything happening in the world of Boxing and MMA, including talking to the fighters, promoters and especially you, THE FANS! Morning Kombat has expanded to multiple days a week so If you love combat sports, please subscribe so you don't miss an episode of MORNING KOMBAT!

MORNING KOMBAT WITH LUKE THOMAS AND BRIAN CAMPBELL

Showtime Presents: Morning Kombat with Luke Thomas and Brian Campbell! Luke is a former Marine Sergeant and the Sr. MMA Analyst for CBS Sports. Brian Campbell is the CBS Sports Sr. Insider for all things Combat. Together they will cover everything happening in the world of Boxing and MMA, including talking to the fighters, promoters and especially you, THE FANS! Morning Kombat has expanded to multiple days a week so If you love combat sports, please subscribe so you don't miss an episode of MORNING KOMBAT!

Most Recent Episode

  • Bellator 290 & UFC Vegas 68 Picks | Serrano vs. Cruz | PFL Fight News | EP. 405

    On Episode 405 of Morning Kombat Luke and Brian kick off the show by giving their picks for Bellator 290 and UFC Vegas 68. Can BC come back from going 1 and 8 the first two weeks? Next up the guys preview Amanda Serrano vs. Erika Cruz and a couple more boxing matches of note this weekend. They also discuss PFL's fight announcements before closing out the show with dead wrong.

    (9:30) - OK, Bet

    (36:00) - UFC 284 Promotion

    (53:00) - Weekend Boxing Preview

    (58:00) - PFL Fight Announcements

    (67:00) - Quick hitters

    (96:00) - Dead Wrong

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Episodes of This Show

  • Bellator 290 & UFC Vegas 68 Previews | Holloway vs. Allen | Laura Sanko | Over/Under | Ep. 404

    On episode 404 of Morning Kombat Luke and Brian preview Bellator 290 and UFC Vegas 68. What does the return of MMA on CBS mean for Bellator? Which fights should we be looking for on these cards? The guys also discuss the report that Max Holloway will face Arnold Allen in April. The guys also discuss Laura Sanko finally getting to do Color Commentary at UFC Vegas 68 before closing out the show with Over/Under and Fan submission.

    (13:20) - Bellator 290 Preview

    (54:00) - UFC Vegas 68 Preview

    (69:30) - Max Holloway vs. Arnold Allen

    (78:00) - Laura Sanko

    (86:10) - Prime Hydration

    (95:00) - Over/Under

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  • UFC 287: Pereira vs. Adesanya 2, Burns vs. Masvidal | Beterbiev Wins | Bellator 290 | Ep 403

    On Episode 403 of Morning Kombat, Luke Thomas and Brian Campbell react to the recently announced UFC 287 card. It will be headlined by Israel Adesanya once again fighting (this time) champion Alex Pereira. Are you glad the MMA rematch is happening so soon? Also, Gilbert Burns vs. Jorge Masvidal. What does this fight mean for both competitors and the division? Where is Colby Covington? Plus, Bellator 290 on CBS is coming up this weekend and Artur Beterbiev forced Anthony Yarde's corner to throw the towel in the eighth round of their light heavyweight matchup.


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  • McGregor-Ferguson TUF | Alex Pereira | Aljamain Sterling vs. Henry Cejudo | Beterbeiv-Yarde | Ep 402

    On Episode 402 of Morning Kombat Luke Thomas and Brian Campbell discuss who they would like to see Alex Pereira face next. Would they rather see Pereira at middleweight or light heavyweight? The guys also discuss the report that Aljamain Sterling vs. Henry Cejudo is being targeted for UFC 287. They preview Artur Beterbiev vs. Anthony Yarde and discuss some recent fight news before closing out the show with dead wrong.

    (00:12:00) - Conor McGregor vs. Tony Ferguson on TUF

    (00:28:00) - Alex Pereira

    (00:50:15) - Aljamain Sterling vs. Henry Cejudo

    (00:50:30) - Recent Fight News

    (01:03:15) - Artur Beterbiev vs. Anthony Yarde

    (01:15:00) - Quick Hitters

    (01:27:00) - Dead Wrong

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  • Fedor Emelianenko Resume Review | Bellator 290: Bader vs. Fedor 2

    The Resume Review is back and the guys break down the resume of arguably the greatest heavyweight of all time.... Fedor Emelianenko. The guys start with his unreal run in Pride FC, go through his Strikeforce run and all the way up up to Bellator 290. You won't want to miss this episode.


    (00:04:45) - Fedor Emelianenko vs. Semmy Schilt

    (00:12:00) - Fedor Emelianenko vs. Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira 1

    (00:21:29) - Fedor Emelianenko vs. Kazuyuki Fujita

    (00:24:45) - Fedor Emelianenko vs. Mark Coleman

    (00:27:35) - Fedor Emelianenko vs. Kevin Randleman

    (00:32:20) - Fedor Emelianenko vs. Naoya Ogawa

    (00:33:44) - Fedor Emelianenko vs. Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira 2

    (00:35:55) - Fedor Emelianenko vs. Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira 3

    (00:42:15) - Fedor Emelianenko vs. Mirko Cro Cop

    (00:49:29) - Fedor Emelianenko vs. Tim Sylvia

    (00:54:25) - Fedor Emelianenko vs. Andrei Arlovski

    (00:58:35) - Fedor Emelianenko vs. Brett Rogers

    (01:02:00) - Fedor Emelianenko vs. Fabricio Werdum

    (01:06:30) - Fedor Emelianenko vs. Antonio Silva

    (01:10:00) - Fedor Emelianenko vs. Dan Henderson

    (01:14:10) - Fedor Emelianenko vs. Fabio Maldonado

    (01:14:55) - Fedor Emelianenko vs. Matt Mitrione

    (01:16:45) - Fedor Emelianenko vs. Ryan Bader

    (01:18:10) - Fedor Emelianenko vs. Timothy Johnson


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  • Conor McGregor | Power Slap League Pay | Recent Fight News | Over-Under | Ep. 401

    On episode 401 of Morning Kombat the guys start the show by reacting to the news that Conor McGregor has been accused of assaulting a women back in July of 2022. What does this mean for Conor's future? Next up the guys discuss the reports of how much Dana White's Power Slap League competitors make. The boys also discuss some recent fight news and react to Lauren Murphy's defense of her corner. The guys close out the show with Over-Under.

    (00:06:00) - Conor McGregor

    (00:29:20) - Power Slap League Pay

    (00:44:00) - Recent Fight News

    (01:02:50) - Lauren Murphy

    (01:14:20) - Over/Under

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  • UFC 283 Recap: Hill def. Teixeira, Moreno Stops Figueiredo | Ep. 400

    400 episodes down and a whole lot more to come. On a milestone Morning Kombat episode Luke and Brian recap a huge UFC 283 event. Jamahal Hill battered Glover Teixeira en route to winning the UFC light heavyweight title via unanimous decision. Even though he won, did Hill prove he's the best 205er on the planet? Brandon Moreno stopped Deiveson Figueiredo via TKO after the third round and once again became the UFC flyweight champion. What did he prove in his convincing victory? Gilbert Burns ran through Neil Magny in under a round to score the head and arm triangle submission. Should he get Colby Covington next as he was asked?

    (13:00) - Jamahal Hill wins UFC Light Heavyweight Title

    (39:20) - UFC Brazilian Legends

    (51:40) - Morena stops Figueiredo

    (65:00) - Gilbert Burns

    (72:00) - Andrade Brutalizes Murphy

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  • UFC 283 Results: Glover Teixeira vs. Jamahal Hill | UFC 283 Reaction | MK UFC Post-Fight Show

    At UFC 283, Glover Teixeira and Jamahal Hill will battle for the vacant UFC light heavyweight title. The UFC flyweight belt is also up for grabs when Deiveson Figueiredo and Brandon Moreno.

    We'll get to all of the UFC 283 results, reaction, analysis and more.


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  • Jon Jones Speaks | UFC 283 Picks | Fight Announcements | Mighty Mouse | Ep. 399

    On Episode 399 of Morning Kombat Luke and Brian kick off the show by reacting to a few new Jon Jones interviews. How many fights will he have at heavyweight? Will we ever see him face francis? The boys also discuss Francis Ngannou's status as a free agent. Will he get the Fury or Joshua fight? Next up the guys break down a bunch of recent fight announcements and discuss how stacked the UFC 285 card is. The boys close out the main topics by breaking down Mighty Mouse's comments about his championship pay in the UFC and Stephen Fulton vs. Naoya Inoue. The boys close out the show with UFC 283 picks and Dead wrong.

    (00:16:50) - Jon Jones

    (00:35:10) - Francis Ngannou

    (00:51:00) - Fight Announcements

    (01:04:00) - UFC Partners with Betting Integrity Company

    (01:27:15) - Stephen Fulton vs. Naoya Inoue

    (01:39:00) - UFC 283 Picks

    (01:58:20) - Dead Wrong

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  • UFC 283 Preview | Francis Ngannou Speaks | UFC 286 Fight Announcements | Ep 398

    On Episode 398 of Morning Kombat Luke and Brian are back in studio for a packed show! The guys start the show with a preview of UFC 283. What are the keys to victory for Teixeira and Hill? What do the guys expect to see in the Fourth fight between Figueiredo and Moreno. Francis Ngannou spoke to Ariel Helwani about the negotiating process. What are the guys thoughts after hearing Francis' side of the story? The guys also break down some UFC 286 fight announcements, break down Gervonta Davis vs. Ryan Garcia and react to some quick hitters.

    (00:17:00) - Francis Ngannou

    (00:57:00) - UFC 283 Preview

    (01:42:00) - Gervonta Davis vs. Ryan Garcia

    (01:47:20) - UFC 286 Fight Announcements

    (01:58:00) - Quick Hitters

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  • Francis Ngannou's Freedom | MMA Media | Broadway Debut | BC's Live Chat EP. 3

    Brian Campbell is back with episode 3 of the BC Live Chat. Break discusses Francis Ngannou's free agency, the MMA Media, His first broadway show and many more questions you have.


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  • Francis Ngannou Free Agency | Jon Jones vs. Ciryl Gane at UFC 285

    Luke Thomas and Brian Campbell are here with a bonus clip to break down the UFC Heavyweight news. The boys discuss Francis Ngannou's free agency. Where will he sign? How will this impact other fighters? They also break down Jon Jones vs. Ciryl Gane. How do they see this fight playing out?


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  • 🚨 Jon Jones vs. Ciryl Gane News | UFC Results: Sean Strickland vs. Nassourdine Imavov

    At UFC Fight Night: Strickland vs. Imavov, middleweights Sean Strickland and Nassourdine Imavov face off in the main event for top rankings placement. Also on this card is Dan Ige vs. Damon Jackson, Ketlen Vieira vs. Raquel Pennington, Javid Basharat vs. Matheus Mendoca and much more.

    (00:00:00) - Intro

    (00:00:30) - UFC Vegas 67 Results

    (00:45:50) - Jon Jones vs. Ciryl Gane News

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  • James Krause Update | Weekend Picks | Lightweight Grand Prix | Dana White | Ep 397

    On Episode 397 of Morning Kombat Luke and Brian kick off the show with their picks for this weekends fights. Next up the guys break down the Bellator lightweight grand prix. How should they match up the other two fights? The guys also react to Dana White's press conference from Wednesday. They close out the main topics by breaking down a bunch of recent fight announcements and quick hitters.


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  • AJ Mckee Explains Picking Bellator for New Fight Deal | MK Interview

    Luke Thomas sits down with AJ Mckee to discuss his new contact with Bellator. Luke and AJ also discuss what he liked about the Bellator vs. Rizin event, Bellator's lightweight grand prix and much more.


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  • UFC Fight Night: Imavov-Strickland | One on Prime Video 6 | Jose Aldo | Ep 396

    On Episode 396 of Morning Kombat Luke and Brian preview UFC Fight Night: Imavov vs. Strickland. The boys also preview One on Prime Video 6. What should we be looking for on these two cards? Jose Aldo is set to make his pro boxing debut but does he have more to worry about with the scandals surrounding him? The guys also discuss the letter sent to Endeavor by the California Legislative Women's Caucus. They close out the show with quick hitters and fan submissions.

    (00:11:10) - UFC Fight Night: Imavov vs. Strickland

    (00:41:30) - One On Prime Video 6 Preview

    (00:50:20) - Jose Aldo

    (01:02:00) - Dana White

    (01:12:30) - Quick Hitters

    (01:24:00) - Fan Submissions

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  • Gervonta Davis Stops Hector Garcia | Jaron Ennis Wins | Khabib Leaving MMA? | Ep 395

    On Episode 395 of Morning Kombat Luke and Brian recap a big weekend in Washington D.C. as Gervonta Davis stopped Hector Garcia. What can we now say about Tank vs. Ryan Garcia in terms of how they match up? Jaron 'Boots' Ennis pitched a shutout against Karen Chukhadzhian in the co-main event of the Davis-Garcia card, but did he look human for the first time? What does it mean for MMA and Khabib Nurmagomedov that he is leaving the MMA business entirely?


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  • Gervonta Davis vs. Hector Luis Garcia Instant Reaction | Ennis-Chukhadzhian

    Luke Thomas and Brian Campbell are live from Washington D.C. for an instant reaction to Gervonta Davis vs. Hector Luis Garcia. The guys also break down Jaron Ennis vs. Karen Chukhadzhian and much more on the card.


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  • Jake Paul Signs with PFL | Gervonta Davis vs Hector Luis Garcia | Dana White | Ep 394

    On Episode 394 of Morning Kombat Luke and Brian are live in Washington DC to preview Gervonta Davis vs. Hector Luis Garcia. The boys also break down the news that PFL has signed Jake Paul to fight in MMA. What does this deal mean for each party? The guys also touch on the report that Dana White's Slap League debut is being pushed back a week. As always the close out the show with Dead wrong.




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  • Dana White | Gervonta Davis vs. Hector Luis Garcia | Anthony Joshua | Ep 393

    On Episode 393 of Morning Kombat Luke and Brian react to the Dana White news. What could this mean for the UFC? The boys also preview Gervonta Davis vs. Hector Luis Garcia. What should we be watching for on the undercard. Eddie Hearn reveals his 2023 plans for Anthony Joshua to have three fights. Do the guys believe that happens?


    (10:30) - Dana White

    (43:00) - Gervonta Davis vs. Hector Luis Garcia

    (66:20) - Anthony Joshua

    (74:00) - Quick Hitters

    (83:00) - Fan Submissions

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  • Bellator Sweeps RIZIN On NYE | Morning Kombat Ep 392

    On Episode 392, the boys kick off 2023 with a bang. They recap the Bellator vs. Rizin NYE crossover event. Bellator went 5-0 over Rizin on the card. What are your overall takeaways from this event?

    (17:30) - Bellator vs. Rizin

    (25:30) - Scoring McKee-Satoshi

    (34:30) - Pitbull Defeats Koike

    (41:30) - Horiguchi Defeats Ougikubo

    (48:40) - Archuleta Defeats Kim

    (62:00) - Dm's from Donks

    (78:00) - HYSTS

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  • 2022 End of the Year AWARDS | Morning Kombat Ep 391

    On Episode 391 Luke is back with Brian to break down Morning Kombat's end of the year awards. The guys talk KO of the year, Fighter of the year, fight of the year and much more.


    (00:00:00) - Intro

    (00:34:00) - MMA KO of the year

    (00:39:00) - Sub of the year

    (00:47:00) - Boxing KO of the year

    (00:54:00) - Boxer of the year

    (00:57:00) - Boxing Fight of the year

    (01:07:00) - Hammer of the Month

    (01:11:00) - Event of the year

    (01:15:00) - MMA Fight of the year

    (01:23:00) - MMA Fighter of the year

    (01:30:00) - Donk of the year

    (01:42:00) - MK Moment of the year

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  • Bellator vs. Rizin | Fight News | Jeff Molina Suspended | Doug Crosby | Ep 390

    On Episode 390 Brian is Joined by Shakiel Mahjouri to preview Bellator MMA vs. Rizin. What should we be looking for on this card? Next up the guys run through a bunch of recent fight news. Jeff Molina has been suspended from the UFC. Why and what other repercussions could come? The guys also discuss Doug Crosby going to Eric Nicksick's gym to talk to fighters and UFC Raising PPV Prices. You won't want to miss this episode!



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  • 2023 Predictions for Each MMA Weight Class

    Luke Thomas and Brian Campbell are here to give you their predictions for each weight class in MMA in 2023.


    (00:00:00) - Intro

    (00:03:30) - Heavyweight

    (00:11:30) - Light Heavyweight

    (00:17:30) - Middleweight

    (00:22:35) - Welterweight

    (00:28:45) - Lightweight

    (00:32:20) - Featherweight

    (00:38:00) - Bantamweight

    (00:42:07) - Flyweight

    (00:45:20) - Women's Lightweight

    (00:46:40) - Women's Featherweight

    (00:52:00) - Women's Bantamweight

    (00:53:45) - Women's Flyweight

    (00:56:50) - Women's Strawweight

    (01:01:20) - General Combat Predictions


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  • 2022 Holiday Mailbag: Worst Christmas Moment, Favorite Movies, MMA Scoring

    Luke Thomas and Brian Campbell have you covered with a special Holiday mailbag episode to keep you busy during the holidays.



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  • Erin Blanchfield on Taila Santos Fight, Shevchenko's Greatness & New Jersey | Morning Kombat RSD

    Luke Thomas and Brian Campbell sit down with Hammer of the Month winnner Erin Blanchfield to break some news about her upcoming fight. BC, Luke and Erin also talk about stopping Molly McCann's hype train, How she got into MMA and what her career aspirations are in MMA.


    (00:00:00) - Intro

    (00:01:30) - New Jersey

    (00:02:50) - Molly McCann Fight

    (00:07:30) - Getting into MMA

    (00:14:30) - High School

    (00:16:10) - Women’s Wrestling

    (00:20:30) - Defending New Jersey

    (00:21:40) - Taila Santos Fight

    (00:26:00) - MMA Judging

    (00:27:00) - Championship Aspirations

    (00:31:00) - Tracy Cortez Loss 

    (00:32:00) - Valentina Shevchenko 

    (00:36:00) - Becoming more popular 

    (00:37:30) - Cross Training

    (00:39:00) - Training Camps

    (00:41:00) - Brendan Blanchfield

    (00:42:00) - Sports Media

    (00:44:20) - Weight Cuts

    (00:45:30) - Injuries 

    (00:46:30) - Getting Old

    (00:47:20) - Getting into broadcasting

    (00:48:30) - Favorite Fighters

    (00:49:50) - MMA Superlatives

    (00:52:00) - USADA

    (00:53:00) - UFC 

    (00:54:00) - Fighting at MSG

    (00:54:50) - Walkout Music

    (00:55:40) - Cold Blooded

    (00:57:00) - Hammer of the Month 


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  • Five Fights to Make in UFC, Bellator & Boxing | Whittaker-Costa | Ali Act | Ep 389

    On Episode 389 Luke and Brian break down the five fights they want to see in 2023 in UFC, Bellator and Boxing. Next up the guys discuss Robert Whittaker vs. Paulo Costa being removed from UFC 284. Who is at fault here? They also break down the report that the Ali Act will be reintroduced to congress in 2023. As always they close the show with Fan submission.



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  • UFC Vegas 66 Recap: Cannonier, Tsarukyan Win | Martin Beats Rivera | Ep 388

    On Episode 388 Luke and Brian kick off the show by recapping UFC Vegas 66. Did we really learn anything in the middleweight main event between Sean Strickland and Jared Cannonier after Cannonier scored a decision win? Arman Tsarukyan broke the 7-year win streak of Damir Ismagulov with a hard-earned decision victory in Saturday's main event. What did we learn about Tsarukyan from this performance? In boxing, Frank Martin outclassed Michel Rivera en route to a dominant decision victory on Showtime Championship Boxing. How close to be ready for the top of the division is he?

    (30:00) - Cannonier vs. Strickland

    (46:30) - Arman Tsarukyan

    (58:30) - Drew Dober & Rest of UFC Vegas 66

    (71:00) - Takeaways from UFC’s 2022

    (82:45) - Frank Martin outclasses Michel Rivera

    (94:30) - DM's from Donks

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  • UFC Vegas 66 Picks | Showtime Championship Boxing | Fight Announcements | Ep 387

    On Episode 387 Luke and Brian kick off the show by giving their picks for UFC Vegas 66. Next up the boys preview the Showtime Championship Boxing card this weekend. What should we look for in Michel Rivera vs. Frank Martin? They also run through some recent fight announcements. As always the boys close out friday with Dead Wrong.


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  • UFC Vegas 66 Preview | Francis Ngannou | Justin Gaethje | Mohegan Commission | Ep 386

    On Episode 386 Luke and Brian kick off the show with a HUGE announcement. Following the announcement the boys preview UFC Vegas 66. What fights should we be looking for? How do they see Cannonier vs. Strickland playing out? The guys also discuss some reports that Francis Ngannou might be a free agent very soon. Next up the guys discuss Justin Gaethje's trip to Chechnya and how that could impact him. They close out the main topics by discussing the Mohegan commission is investigating Doug Crosby's scorecards from Bellator 289 and Naoya Inoue's win over Paul Butler.


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  • Naoya Inoue KOs Paul Butler | Dream Cornermen | Disturbing Foods | BC's Live Chat Ep. 2

    Brian Campbell is back for Episode 2 of the BC live chat! Brian breaks down Naoya Inoue's knockout win over Paul Butler and answers all the questions you submitted.


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  • UFC 282: Blachowicz & Ankalaev Draw | Bellator 289 | Crawford & Lopez Win | Ep 385

    On Episode 384 Luke and Brian recap a massive week of combat sports. At UFC 282, Jan Blachowicz and Magomed Ankalaev fought to a split draw on Saturday night in the main event of UFC 282. Did the judges get it right? Paddy Pimblett scored a controversial decision victory over Jared Gordon in the UFC 282 co-main event. First, what do you make of the judging controversy? At Bellator 289, Raufeon Stots edges Danny Sabatello. Thoughts on the scoring and what we learned from both? Plus, Patchy Mix put Magomed Magomedov to sleep via guillotine choke. Has he been underrated this entire time?

    (00:09:00) - Blachowicz vs. Ankalaev

    (00:35:00) - Pimblett vs. Gordon

    (01:06:20) - Rest of UFC 282

    (01:21:30) - Bellator 289

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  • UFC 282: Jan Blachowicz vs. Magomed Ankalaev Results | Paddy Pimblett Reaction

    At UFC 282, Jan Blachowicz will face Magomed Ankalaev for the vacant light heavyweight title. Also on the ESPN+ main card will be the co-main event between Paddy Pimblett and Jared Gordon.


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  • Preview: UFC 282 | Bellator 289 | Crawford-Avanesyan | Lopez-Martin | Ep 384

    On Episode 384 Luke starts off the show solo with previews of UFC 282 and Bellator 289. What should we be watching out for on these cards? Following the MMA previews Luke is joined by Dan Canobbio to preview Terence Crawford vs. David Avanesyan and Teofimo Lopez Jr. vs. Sandor Martin. You won't want to miss this packed episode.

    (22:30) - UFC 282 Preview

    (66:20) - Bellator 289 Preview

    (69:30) - Terence Crawford vs. David Avanesyan

    (80:30) - Teofimo Lopez Jr. vs. Sandor Martin

    (89:20) - Gervonta Davis

    (93:24) - Bellator 289 Preview Continued

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  • Weighing in Previews Bellator's Upcoming Schedule | UFC 282 | TJ Dillashaw | Ep 383

    On Episode 383, Luke and Brian are joined by Big John Mccarthy and Josh Thomson of the Weighing In Podcast to preview Bellator's upcoming schedule. The guys preview Bellator 289, Bellator MMA vs. Rizin and Bellator 290. Next up Brian and Luke break down UFC 282. What should we be looking out for on this card. They also discuss TJ Dillashaw announcing his retirement and ONE Championship being set for their US Debut. As always we close out Wednesday's with fan submissions.


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  • Music | Gas Station Food | Revising MMA History | 90's NBA | BC's Live Chat Ep. 1

    It's time for Brian Campbell's first live chat! BC answers a bunch of questions asked by the fans.

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  • UFC: Thompson, Pavlovich Win | ONE on Prime Video 5 | Fury Dominates Chisora | Ep 382

    On Episode 382, Luke and Brian recap this weekend's action in MMA and Boxing. In the UFC, Stephen 'Wonderboy' Thompson defeated Kevin Holland in a wild fight. Is Thompson is still a viable welterweight contender? Tai Tuivasa got bulldozed by Sergei Pavlovich in about a minute in the first round. Did Tuivasa come back from the Ciryl Gane fight too early or is Pavlovich terribly underrated?m Plus, at ONE on Prime Video 5, Anatoly Malykhin demolished Reinier de Ridder. Just how talented is the Russian heavyweight? Also, Tyson Fury dominated Derek Chisora en route to a 10th round stoppage.

    (10:30) - James Krause

    (22:45) - Wonderboy TKOs Holland

    (35:25) - Pavlovich Beats Up Tuivasa

    (44:50) - Dolidze & Rest of UFC Orlando

    (56:45) - One on Prime Video 5 Recap

    (69:40) - Fury Stops Chisora

    (89:00) - Dm's from Donks

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  • UFC 282 Pregame Preview: Blachowicz vs. Ankalaev | Pimblett vs. Gordon

    Luke Thomas, Brian Campbell and Chuck Mindenhall are back with a pregame preview for UFC 282. The guys discuss where this card ranks, Jiri Prochazka withdrawing from the fight due to injury plus a preview of the main card.


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  • One on Prime Video 5 Preview | UFC Orlando Preview & Fury-Chisora 3 Picks | Ep 381

    On Episode 381 of Morning Kombat Luke and Brian kick off the show by giving their picks for UFC Orlando: Stephen Thompson vs. Kevin Holland, Tyson Fury vs. Derek Chisora 3 and Juan Francisco Estrada vs. Roman "Chocolatito" Gonzalez. Ontario has notified sportsbooks that they can't have UFC lines. How will this impact the UFC? The guys also discuss BKFC trying to make a fight between Diego Sanchez and Austin Trout. WHY? The boys close out the show with 5 things that annoy them most about MMA and Dead Wrong.


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  • UFC Orlando Preview | Tyson Fury vs. Derek Chisora 3 | Ep 380

    On Episode 380 of Morning Kombat Luke and Brian kick off the show by previewing UFC Orlando: Stephen Thompson vs. Kevin Holland. The guys also preview Tyson Fury vs. Derek Chisora 3 and Juan Francisco Estrada vs. Roman "Chocolatito" Gonzalez. What do we need to know about these fights? The guys close out the main topics by discussing PFL's interest in booking Cyborg-Harrison and Nate Diaz officially becomes a free agent.

    (15:30) - Stephen Thompson vs. Kevin Holland

    (25:30) - Rest of UFC Orlando Preview

    (56:30) - Weekend Boxing Preview

    (73:30) - PFL Interested in booking Cyborg-Harrison

    (90:30) - Nate Diaz Officially a Free Agent

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  • PFL: Harrison Loses In A Stunner | Conor McGregor | Prograis stops Zepeda | Ep 379

    On Episode 379 of Morning Kombat Luke and Brian recap the 2022 PFL world championships, where Kayla Harrison lost in a shocker to Larissa Pacheco via unanimous decision. What does this mean for her career? Plus, Conor McGregor appears to admit to working outside of USADA’s system to heal a catastrophic injury. How significant is this semi-admission? Also, Regis Prograis stops Jose Zepeda in the 11th round to claim the WBO 140lbs title. How legitimate is this victory for Rougarou?

    (6:50) - Pacheco Stuns Harrison

    (31:15) - Brendan Loughnane

    (39:40) - Rest of PFL 10: 2022 Championships

    (50:30) - McGregor USADA Situation

    (62:30) - Prograis Stops Zepeda

    (71:00) - Dm's from Donks

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  • Thanksgiving Mailbag: Favorite/Least Favorite Dish | Fantasy Matchmaking | Movies

    Luke Thomas and Brian Campbell sit down and answer fan submitted questions for this bonus mailbag episode.

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  • Jon Jones Update | 2022 PFL World Championship | Fight Announcements | Ep 378

    On Episode 378 of Morning Kombat Luke and Brian start the show by breaking down the Jon Jones news. Will we really see Jon back in March of 2023? Next up the boys preview PFL's 2022 World Championships. What should we be looking for on this card? Arnold Allen called for a Max Holloway fight, does this fight make sense? The close out the show with a weekend boxing preview and fan submissions.

    (8:00) - Jon Jones Update

    (34:00) - PFL World Championship

    (62:30) - Fight Announcements

    (88:05) - Arnold Allen calls out Max Holloway

    (98:00) - Weekend Boxing Preview

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  • Anthony Smith Faces Off with Brian Campbell, Still Not Sold on Jon Jones | Morning Kombat RSD

    Luke Thomas and Brian Campbell sit down with Anthony Smith on the Room Service Diaries Couch. Anthony discusses becoming a UFC Analyst, getting cut from the UFC, The Jon Jones fight and he squashes his beef with BC. You won't want to miss this Room Service Diaries

    (1:10) - Anthony Smith & BC Beef

    (2:40) - UFC Commentary Work

    (6:45) - Never Giving Up

    (10:20) - Getting Cut from the UFC

    (11:00) - Turning the Corner in MMA

    (14:30) - Bad Weight Cuts

    (23:00) - Mistakes Made in MMA

    (28:50) - Staying Relevant in MMA

    (29:30) - Alexander Gustafsson

    (32:25) - Jon Jones Fight

    (33:30) - Glover Teixeira

    (35:15) - Shogun Fight

    (37:30) - "Jon Jones is Beatable"

    (44:25) - Injuries

    (49:00) - ADCC

    (53:20) - Fighter Criticism

    (59:30) - Fighting Injured

    (63:50) - Return to the Octagon

    (69:30) - Goals Outside of Fighting

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  • Bellator 288 Recap: Nemkov & Nurmagomedov Impress | UFC Fight Night Recap | Ep 376

    On Episode 376 of MK, the guys recap a huge weekend of combat sports. At a massive Bellator 288 event, Vadim Nemkov outclassed Corey Anderson in the main event. Is he the best 205er on earth? Usman Nurmagomedov soundly defeated Patricky Pitbull to become the new lightweight champ. What's your biggest takeaway from his dominant victory? Plus, they breakdown UFC Fight Night and ONE on Amazon Prime 4.

    (5:11) - Nemkov vs. Anderson 2

    (23:30) - Pitbull vs. Nurmagomedov

    (42:10) - Kennedy Nzechukwu

    (53:28) - James Krause

    (59:10) - Christian Lee

    (72:00) - DM's from Donks

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  • Fedor vs. Bader on CBS | Gervonta Davis vs. Ryan Garcia | Kara-France-Perez | Ep 376

    On Episode 376 of Morning Kombat Luke and Brian have some news to react to. Next up the guys break down their picks for a packed weekend in combat sports. The guys give picks for Bellator 288, UFC Fight Night: Lewis vs. Spivac and One on Prime Video 4. The guys also react to the news that Kai Kara-France will face Alex Perez at UFC 284. The guys also debate how long Alex Pereira will be champion and if he is the least well rounded champion ever. The guys close out the show with Dead Wrong.

    (00:00:00) - Intro

    (00:12:20) - Gervonta Davis vs. Ryan Garcia

    (00:30:45) - Ryan Bader vs. Fedor Emelianenko

    (00:46:00) - Weekend Picks

    (01:26:30) - Kai Kara-France vs. Alex Perez

    (01:28:50) - Alex Pereira's Title Reign

    (01:43:50) - BKFC Preview

    (01:48:40) - Dead Wrong

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  • Bellator 288 | UFC Fight Night Lewis vs. Spivac | One on Prime Video 4 | ep 375

    On Episode 375 of Morning Kombat Luke and Brian have a packed preview show for you. The guys preview Bellator 288, UFC Fight Night: Lewis vs. Spivac and One on Prime Video 4. The break down everything you need to know about these cards. The guys also discuss PFL announcing their PPV Price and play a little over/under. As always they close Wednesday with fan submissions.

    (16:30) - Bellator 288 Preview

    (46:00) - UFC Fight Night: Lewis vs. Spivac

    (70:40) - One on Prime Video 4 Preview

    (82:30) - PFL Announces PPV Price

    (93:00) - Over/Under

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  • Laura Sanko on Her UFC Ascent, Jon Jones at Heavyweight & Islam Makhachev's Run | Morning Kombat RSD

    Luke Thomas and Brian Campbell sit down with UFC Commentator & Analyst Laura Sanko on the Room Service Diaries couch. Laura and the guys talk about what made her want to fight early on, What advice they would give to aspiring Commentators/Analysts and how she got her job at the UFC. Laura also breaks down how she thinks Jon Jones will do at heavyweight, How long Islam Makhachev will be champion and what her DMs are looking like these days.

    (2:30) - UFC 281 Fight Week 

    (3:20) - UFC Reporter & Analyst Job

    (10:10) - Dana White Contenter Series 

    (14:00) - Passion for Combat Sports

    (15:45) - Deciding to Compete in MMA 

    (20:30) - MMA Community Pushback 

    (28:30) - Advice for Aspiring Broadcasters/Reporters 

    (33:00) - First Real Job in MMA

    (35:50) - Professional MMA Fight 

    (38:15) - Laura's DM's 

    (40:00) - Fighting Career 

    (41:40) - Goals in Combat Sports

    (54:30) - Kathy Long 

    (57:00) - Growing up in the 90s 

    (59:15) - Jon Jones 

    (64:00) - Islam Makhachev

    (66:30) - Adesanya vs. Pereira 

    (68:30) - Bantamweight Title Picture 

    (70:15) - Middleweight Title Picture

    (71:30) - Dana White's Power Slap League 

    (73:00) - Kayla Harrison  

    (74:00) - Close 

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  • UFC 281 Recap: Pereira Stuns Adesanya, Weili Submits Esparza, Poirier Wins | Ep 374

    On Episode 374 of Morning Kombat Luke and Brian are joined by Aaron Bronsteter to recap a wild UFC 281 event. Alex Pereira stunned Israel Adesanya in round 5 with a TKO win after being down big on the cards. What can be said about Adesanya’s run as middleweight champion? Zhang Weili submitted Carla Esparza in round 2 to become the strawweight champion yet again. Is she destined to hold the belt for a long time? Dustin Poirier submitted Michael Chandler in the third. What did he prove with this win? Plus, Frankie Edgar's career came to an end.


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  • 🚨 UFC 281 Results: Adesanya-Pereira | Esparza-Zhang | Poirier-Chandler | Instant Reaction

    Luke Thomas and Brian Campbell have you covered with an instant reaction to UFC 281. The guys break down Israel Adesanya vs. Alex Pereira, Carla Esparza vs. Weili Zhang, Dustin Poirier vs. Michael Chandler and much more!

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  • UFC 281 Picks | Velasquez Granted Bail | Aljo-O'Malley TUF Coaches? | Ep 373

    On Episode 373 of Morning Kombat Luke and Brian kick off the show by reacting to the UFC 281 weigh ins, Then the guys give their picks for UFC 281. They also discuss Cain Velasquez being granted bail in his attempted murder case. Aljamain Sterling says he's interested in coaching The Ultimate Fighter opposite Sean O'Malley. The guys close out the show with DM's from Donks and Dead Wrong.

    (15:00) - UFC 281 Weigh in Reaction

    (20:30) - UFC 281 Picks

    (79:00) - Cain Velasquez Granted Bail

    (83:10) - Aljo vs, O'malley on TUF?

    (86:20) - Deiveson Figueiredo Moving Up

    (87:00) - Justin Gaethje UFC 274 Injury

    (89:00) - DM's from Donks

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  • UFC 281 Pregame Preview: Adesanya vs. Pereira | Esparza-Zhang | Poirier-Chandler

    Luke Thomas and Brian Campbell have you covered with an instant reaction to the UFC 281 press conference.

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  • UFC 281 Preview: Adesanya-Pereira | Poirier-Chandler | Top Moments at MSG | Ep 372

    On Episode 372 of Morning Kombat Luke and Brian recap preview UFC 281. The boys break down Israel Adesanya vs. Alex Pereira, Carla Esparza vs. Weili Zhang, Dustin Poirier vs. Michael Chandler and much more. Brian goes through his favorite MMA Moments to happen at MSG and we close out wednesday's show with fan submissions.

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  • Israel Adesanya Ready for Alex Pereira With 'War' Mentality | Morning Kombat Interview

    Luke Thomas Sits down with UFC Middleweight Champion Israel Adesanya ahead of his UFC 281 fight with Alex Pereira. How has his life changed over the past few years? How much is Izzy looking at their first two kickboxing matches? How has his style evolved since their kickboxing match? You don't want to miss this one!

    (1:00) - UFC 281 Housing 

    (4:30) - New Zealand

    (11:30) - Alex Pereira 

    (17:00) - Israel's Fighting Style

    (20:00) - Mental Health Work

    (22:20) - Alex Pereira's Trash Talk

    (26:35) - Alex Pereira's Gas Tank 

    (30:15) - Middleweight Division Catching up?

    (31:50) - Injuries 

    (33:40) - Who is Izzy Fighting for? 

    (35:50) - Rest of Middleweight Division

    (39:15) - MMA Community

    (42:50) - Izzy's Youtube Channel 

    (44:30) - MMA Media

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  • Lemos Stops Rodriguez | Magny Subs Rodriguez | Bivol Defeats Ramirez | Ep 371

    On Episode 371 of Morning Kombat Luke and Brian recap UFC Fight Night: Rodriguez vs. Lemos. What was the biggest takeaway from Lemos' win? Neal Magny defeated Daniel Rodriguez, What does this loss say about Rodriguez? Plus much more on the UFC card. The guys also discuss Dmitry Bivol's win over Gilberto Ramirez and David Morrell Jr.'s win. They close out the show with HYSTS.

    (12:20) - Amanda Lemos

    (29:20) - Neil Magny

    (47:20) - Minner Injury & Betting Line

    (59:30) - Bivol vs. Ramirez

    (76:00) - Morrell vs. Yerbossynuly

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  • Din Thomas Previews UFC 281 | UFC Fight Night 214 & Bivol-Ramirez Picks | Ep 370

    On Episode 370 of Morning Kombat Luke and Brian are joined by Din Thomas preview UFC 281. Din and the boys Break down Israel Adesanya vs. Alex Pereira, Carla Esparza vs. Weili Zhang and Michael Chandler vs. Dustin Poirier. The boys also give their picks for UFC Fight Night 214 and Bivol vs. Ramirez. They discuss TJ Dillashaw's callout of Luke and Crawford and Spence going at it on twitter. As always they close the show out with dead wrong.

    (00:06:00) - Din Thomas Previews UFC 281

    (00:55:00) - Weekend Picks

    (01:27:00) - TJ Dillashaw Calls out Luke

    (01:40:00) - Crawford-Spence Exchange Words on Twitter

    (01:51:30) - Caleb Plant vs. David Benavidez

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  • Preview: UFC Fight Night: Rodriguez vs. Lemos | Bivol-Ramirez | Over/Under | 369

    On Episode 369 of Morning Kombat Luke and Brian kick off the show by previewing UFC Fight Night: Rodriguez vs. Lemos and Dmitry Bivol vs. Gilberto Ramirez. What should we be looking out for on these cards? The boys also play a little Over/Under around the latest combat Sports news. Michael Chandler signs an 8-fight extension, GSP is officially out of his UFC contract and much more. As always they close the show with fan submissions.

    (11:40) - UFC Fight Night: Rodriguez vs. Lemos 

    (42:20) - Dmitry Bivol vs. Gilberto Ramirez

    (58:00) - Aljamain Sterling Wants a Layoff

    (77:00) - Crawford explains His Side of Spence Fallout

    (93:00) - Over/Under

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  • Beneil Dariush Previews Potential Islam Makhachev Fight

    Luke Thomas sits down with Beneil Dariush to discuss his UFC 280 win over Mateusz Gamrot. What did he think of his performance? What has been the biggest factor for this win streak? What does Beneil think about a potential Islam Makhachev fight?

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  • Jake Paul Defeats Anderson Silva | Calvin Kattar | Weekend Boxing Recap | Ep 368

    On Episode 368 of Morning Kombat Luke and Brian break down Jake Paul's win over Anderson Silva. What did the guys think of his performance? Will he fight Nate Diaz or Tommy Fury next? Next up the guys break down UFC Fight Night: Kattar vs. Allen. What does the UFC do with the top of the featherweight division right now? The guys also break down Bellator 287, Lomachenko vs. Ortiz and Taylor vs. Carbajal. As always we close Monday's show with Dm's from Donks and HYSTS.


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  • 🚨 Jake Paul vs. Anderson Silva Results | Paul-Silva Post-Fight Reaction

    Jake Paul faces former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva in a Showtime boxing pay-per-view main event. Also on the card is former UFC middleweight Uriah Hall taking on former NFL running back Le'Veon Bell and Nate Diaz protege Chris Avila faces social media sensation Dr. Mike.

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