AXS TV

August 17th, 2016
James Lynch

Ray Elizalde (10-0) discusses his upcoming fight against Alex Perez (13-4) at RFA 42 on August 19th during a “1 on 1” edition of The Parting Shot Podcast.  Ray also talks about training with UFC lightweight Tony Ferguson, story behind his nickname “The Bloodhound” and a potential jump to the UFC.

August 16th, 2016
James Lynch

Christos Giagos (12-5) discusses his upcoming fight with Arthur Estrázulas (8-2) at RFA 42 on August 19th during a “1 on 1” edition of The Parting Shot Podcast.  Christos also talks about his highlight reel victory in his last fight, dealing with depression and potentially heading back to the UFC.

August 15th, 2016
James Lynch

Shai Lindsey (4-1) discusses his upcoming fight against Steve Gruber (5-3) at RFA 42 on August 19th during a “1 on 1” edition of The Parting Shot Podcast.  Shai also discusses his backstory, moving from Hawaii to Las Vegas to train at Xtreme Couture and the story behind his nickname “Must Be Nice”

August 14th, 2016
James Lynch

Tommy Aaron (2-0) discusses his upcoming fight against Adin Duenas (4-1) at RFA 42 on August 19th  during a “1 on 1” edition of The Parting Shot Podcast.  Tommy also talks about living in Spain at a young age, being undefeated in RFA and his training camp for this fight.

August 8th, 2016
James Lynch

Greg Rebello (20-6) discusses his vacant heavyweight title fight against Ashley Gooch (9-4) at CES 37 on Aug. 12th during a “1 on 1” edition of The Parting Shot Podcast.  Greg also talks about his newborn son, fighting for his first heavyweight title and some of the recent transactions in the NHL

August 8th, 2016
James Lynch

Andre Soukhamthath (10-3) discusses his upcoming title defence against Kin Moy (8-2) at CES 37 on Aug. 12th during a “1 on 1” edition of The Parting Shot Podcast.  Andre also talks about having the opportunity to avenge a loss, his training camp for this fight and he reflects on his best memory of teammate Jordan Parsons…

August 7th, 2016
James Lynch

Matt Bessette (19-7) discusses his upcoming 145lb title fight against Pedro Gonzalez (11-5) at CES 37 on August 12th during a “1 on 1” edition of The Parting Shot Podcast.  Matt also discusses his four-fight win streak,  dealing with short notice opponents his last few fights and competing for his first CES title.

July 29th, 2016
Brad Taschuk

This weekend, MMA fans will have four different fight cards to bet on. Obviously UFC 201 heads the slate, but World Series of Fighting and Invicta also have offerings this week. Now RFA 41 will also have it’s main event, a middleweight clash between Josh Clark and Trevin Giles, offered at 5Dimes Sportsbook. Originally the…

July 28th, 2016
James Lynch

Jamall Emmers (9-3) discusses his upcoming fight with Rivaldo Junior (15-5-2) at RFA 41 on July 29th during a “1 on 1” edition of The Parting Shot Podcast.  Jamall also talks about being featured on “Lookin For A Fight”, what it means to have Dana White think highly of him and a potential UFC jump.

July 28th, 2016
James Lynch

Josh Clark (11-2) discusses his upcoming fight against Trevin Giles (6-0) at RFA 41 on July 29th during a “1 on 1” edition of The Parting Shot Podcast.  Josh also talks about his experience on Season 19 of The Ultimate Fighter, how this deal with RFA came together and his training camp for this fight

July 27th, 2016
James Lynch

Trevin Giles (6-0) discusses his upcoming fight with Josh Clark (11-2) at RFA 41 on July 29th during a “1 on 1” edition of The Parting Shot Podcast.    Trevin also talks about how he got into MMA, leaving Legacy FC to compete for RFA and how close he is to a UFC contract.

July 21st, 2016
James Lynch

Brendan Allen (3-1) discusses his upcoming fight with CJ Hancock (2-0) at Legacy FC 57 on July 22nd during a “1 on 1” edition of The Parting Shot Podcast.  Brendan also talks about his victory over TUF vet Charlie Rader in his last fight, his training camp for this fight and how soon we could see him…

July 15th, 2016
James Lynch

Marvin Blumer (11-5) discusses his upcoming fight with Terrion Ware (14-5) at RFA 40 on July 15th during a “1 on 1” edition of The Parting Shot Podcast.  Marvin also tells the story about how he got a big scar on his forehead, fighting in his home state for this matchup and his support for the…

July 14th, 2016
James Lynch

Czar Sklavos (15-7) discusses his upcoming fight with Chico Camus (12-4) at RFA 40 on July 15th during a “1 on 1” edition of The Parting Shot Podcast.  Czar also talks about fighting TJ Dillashaw in his pro-MMA debut in 2010, heading into this fight winning 4 of his last fights and his training camp for this bout.

July 14th, 2016
James Lynch

Mariah Prussia (5-1) discusses her upcoming fight with Calie Cutler (4-3) at RFA 40 on July 15th during a “1 on 1” edition of The Parting Shot Podcast.  Mariah also talks about owning her gym MPX MMA, having a documentary crew following her around, living in Fargo, ND and how this deal with RFA came together.

June 24th, 2016
Brad Taschuk

Tonight on AXS TV, Legacy FC bantamweight champion Manny Vazquez is set to make the first defense of the title he captured back in February. Vazquez stopped the previously undefeated Ricardo Ramos with a rear-naked choke in under two minutes to win the vacant belt at Legacy 51. His opponent, Steven Peterson will be making…

June 16th, 2016
James Lynch

Bobby Moffett (8-1) discusses his upcoming title fight against champ Raoni Barcelos at RFA 39 on June 17th during a “1 on 1” edition of The Parting Shot Podcast.  Bobby also talks about how he got the nickname “The Wolfman”, how it came together with him training at the The MMA Lab for this camp and I educate him on…

June 16th, 2016
James Lynch

Shaun Asher (11-2-1) discusses his upcoming fight against Jordan Johnson (4-0) at RFA 39 on June 17th during a “1 on 1” edition of The Parting Shot Podcast.  Shaun also talks about how this deal with RFA came together, his experience competing in Canada last year, balancing his construction job along with MMA and he reveals his favorite…

June 15th, 2016
James Lynch

Antonio Sanchez (2-0) discusses his upcoming fight with Ode Osbourne (3-0) at RFA 39 on June 17th during a “1 on 1” edition of The Parting Shot Podcast.  Antonio also talks about how being bullied got him into MMA, how this deal with RFA came together and training with UFC featherweight Yair Rodriguez.  

June 14th, 2016
James Lynch

Joseph Gigliotti (7-0) discusses his upcoming fight with Daniel Vizcaya (9-3) at RFA 39 on June 17th during a “1 on 1” edition of The Parting Shot Podcast.  Joseph also talks about training at Power MMA, coming off a successful debut for RFA back in April and how close he is to a UFC contract.  

June 10th, 2016
Brad Taschuk

AXS TV will be back this Friday with some action from the Northeastern US. CES MMA continues their run on AXS with a card featuring a host of lightweight fights. Originally, the main event was intended to be a lightweight title bout between Ryan Sanders and defending champion Luis Felix. The two had previously fought…

June 3rd, 2016
Brian Hemminger

Resurrection Fighting Alliance (RFA) returns to AXS TV tonight (June 3, 2016) with an intriguing main card packed with prospects and is headlined by a battle for the promotion’s lightweight title. The event will take place at The Hanger in Costa Mesa, California, and lines will be offered on three of the main card bouts courtesy…

June 3rd, 2016
James Lynch

Joe Murphy (8-3) discusses his upcoming fight against Vinicius Zani (8-4) at RFA 38 on June 3rd during a “1 on 1” edition of The Parting Shot Podcast.  Joe also talks about how he got into MMA, his experience with RFA so far and recently earning his Brazilian Jiu-jitsu blackbelt.

June 2nd, 2016
James Lynch

Chris Padilla (7-0) discusses his upcoming fight against Jason Gonzalez (9-2) at RFA 36 on June 3rd during a “1 on 1” edition of The Parting Shot Podcast.  Chris also talks about winning his RFA debut in December, the story behind his “Taco” nickname and competing in front of UFC President Dana White in this fight.

May 11th, 2016
James Lynch

Anderson Silva forced to withdraw from UFC 198 due to injury MMAFighting reported yesterday that Anderson Silva is out of Saturdays UFC 198 bout with Uriah Hall. The former middleweight champion had to undergo surgery to remove his gall bladder. Silva’s coach Luiz Carlos Dorea had this to say “He called me and said ‘I’m going to…

May 3rd, 2016
James Lynch

Following failed PED test ‘Kimbo Slice’ settles with Texas commission  On Monday ‘Kimbo Slice’ settled with the Texas athletic commission on a $2,500 fine and the revocation of his fight licence in the state. Slice (6-2) is coming off a third round TKO victory over Dhafir “Dada 5000” Harris. After that fight, the TUF Heavyweights alum tested positive for…

April 22nd, 2016
Brad Taschuk

Legacy FC will fill one of their vacant title slots tonight at Legacy FC 54. The promotion’s middleweight title — previously held by Leonardo Leite — will be contested between two fighters who bring a very similar style to the cage. Rafael Lovato Jr. is a very decorated Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu competitor, who was only the…

April 15th, 2016
Brad Taschuk

In a whirlwind weekend of MMA, flipping to AXS TV on Friday night will yield the same results as always, a solid card with some names to keep an eye on. This week, RFA will be putting on the action, as RFA 37 takes place in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. A pair of prospects who…

April 15th, 2016
James Lynch

Lewis Corapi (7-2) discusses his upcoming fight with Keenan Raymond (3-3) at CES 35 on Apr. 16th during a “1 on 1” edition of The Parting Shot Podcast.  Lewis also talks about winning his last fight, why he’s had a bit of a gap in between fights, travelling to London and of course fine dining.  

April 14th, 2016
James Lynch

Rico DiSciullo (5-0- NC) discusses his upcoming fight against Randy McCullough (3-0) at CES 35 on Apr. 16th during a “1 on 1” edition of The Parting Shot Podcast.  Rico also talks about the illness that forced him off CES 32 in January, heading into this matchup with a clean bill of health and fighting a short notice…

April 14th, 2016
James Lynch

Matthew Lopez (7-0) discusses his upcoming fight with Eli Finn (5-1) at RFA 37 on Apr. 15th during a “1 on 1” edition of The Parting Shot Podcast.  Matthew also talks about growing up with WSOF champ Justin Gaethje, being friends with UFC bantamweight Anthony Birchak, how he got into MMA because of Mark Munoz and…

April 13th, 2016
James Lynch

David Michaud (8-2) discusses his upcoming fight with Chris Hugh (16-11) at RFA 37 on Apr. 15th during a “1 on 1” edition of The Parting Shot Podcast.  David also talks about how this fight with RFA came together, still being under contract with Titan FC, being on the sidelines for close to a year and a…

April 11th, 2016
James Lynch

Devin Clark (5-0) discusses his upcoming  205lb vacant title fight with Rafael Viana (6-0) at RFA 37 on Apr. 15th during a “1 on 1” edition of The Parting Shot Podcast.  Devin also talks about how he got involved in combat sports, training with Robert Drysdale in Las Vegas and a potential jump to the UFC…

March 30th, 2016
James Lynch

Johnny Campbell (11-7 NC) discusses his upcoming fight against Matt Lozano (6-3) at CES 34 on Apr. 1st during a “1 on 1” edition of The Parting Shot Podcast.    Johnny also talks about making the transition from hockey to MMA, being an Edmonton Oilers fan, back to back losses and where he got the nickname “Cupcakes”

March 28th, 2016
James Lynch

Chris Curtis (13-4) discusses his upcoming title defense against Nah-Shon Burrell (12-6 NC) at CES 34 on Apr. 1st during a “1 on 1” edition of The Parting Shot Podcast.  Johnny also talks about making the transition from hockey to MMA, being an Edmonton Oilers fan, back to back losses and where he got the nickname “Cupcakes”

March 24th, 2016
James Lynch

Kyoji Horiguchi vs. Neil Seery set UFC Fight Night 87 UFC officials announced Wednesday that flyweights Kyoji Horiguchi and Neil Seery will clash at UFC Fight Night 87. Officials today announced former title challenger Kyoji Horiguchi (16-2 MMA, 5-1 UFC) and vet Neil Seery (16-11 MMA, 3-2 UFC) are booked to fight at the event. Horiguchi (16-2)…

March 22nd, 2016
James Lynch

Brendan Allen (2-0) discusses his upcoming fight with Trevin Giles (4-0) at Legacy FC 52 on Mar. 25th during a “1 on 1” edition of The Parting Shot Podcast.  Brendan also talks about how he got into combat sports, how quickly his career has progressed and what he likes to get up to in his downtime.

March 20th, 2016
James Lynch

On Episode 148 brought to you by MMAOddsBreaker.com, LastWordOnSports.com and sponsor Nuetrition Supplements Carlin (@CarlinBardsley) and I (@LynchOnSports) welcome three great guests. First were joined by head coach of The MMA Lab John Crouch, who discusses his career among other topics. Then we’re joined by lightweight Sean Soriano who is back in action Mar. 25th at Legacy FC 52 against…

March 11th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

CES MMA 33 will air its main card live on AXS TV starting at 9 pm ET/6 pm PT tonight (March 11, 2016). The event will be held inside the Twin River Casino in Lincoln, Rhode Island. The event will be headlined by a bantamweight contest between prospects Andre Soukhamthath (9-3) and Kody Nordby (6-3). The…

March 9th, 2016
James Lynch

Nate Andrews (7-1) discusses his upcoming fight with Julian Lane (9-5-1) at CES 33 on Mar. 11th  during a “1 on 1” edition of The Parting Shot Podcast.  Nate also talks about his backstory, his teammate Luis Felix already beating Lane last year and how close he is to a UFC contract.  

March 9th, 2016
James Lynch

Joe Pingitore (5-2-1) discusses his upcoming rematch with Taylor Trahan (5-5-3) at CES 33 on Mar. 11th during a “1 on 1” edition of The Parting Shot Podcast.  Joe also talks about working as a EMT during the day,  balancing that with training and why he’s obsessed with this upcoming rematch.    

March 8th, 2016
James Lynch

Kody Nordby (6-3) discusses his upcoming 135lb title fight against Andre Soukhamthath (9-3) at CES 33 on Mar. 11th during a “1 on 1” edition of The Parting Shot Podcast.  Kody also talks about why he’s wanted this fight for four years, his current three-fight win streak, training for a five-round fight and how close he is to a…

March 7th, 2016
James Lynch

Greg Rebello (19-6) discusses his upcoming fight with Keith Bell (7-7-1) at CES 33 on Mar. 11th during a “1 on 1” edition of The Parting Shot Podcast.  Greg also talks about his highlight reel knockout over Mike Mucitelli at CES 31, why he’s fighting at heavyweight and not cruiserweight and he reveals his pick for this…

March 6th, 2016
James Lynch

Thiago Moises talks about winning the RFA lightweight title on Feb. 19th defeating David Castillo by submission at RFA 35 during a “1 on 1” edition of The Parting Shot Podcast.    Thiago also discusses how he celebrated after the fight, what this past week has looked like in terms of training and when he wants to fight next…

March 2nd, 2016
James Lynch

Melvin Blumer (12-3) discusses his upcoming fight against Junior Hernandez (17-8) at RFA 36 on Mar. 4th during a “1 on 1” edition of The Parting Shot Podcast.    Melvin also talks about overcoming adversity in his childhood, having a twin brother also competing in the sport and his highlight reel knockout over Jeff Curran.  

March 2nd, 2016
James Lynch

Landon Vannata (7-0) discusses his upcoming 145lb title fight against Raoni Barcelos (9-1) at RFA 36 on Mar. 4th during a “1 on 1” edition of The Parting Shot Podcast.    Landon also talks about how he got involved in MMA, competing for Pancrase early in his career and why meditation is a big part of his…

March 1st, 2016
James Lynch

Ed Soares calls for Anderson Silva vs. Michael Bisping rematch  Long-time manager for Anderson Silva, Ed Soares made an Instagram post Sunday saying that he wants to see a rematch between the UFC Fight Night 84 headliners in Brazil.       Bisping (28-7) defeated Silva by unanimous decision this past weekend at UFC Fight Night 84….

February 29th, 2016
James Lynch

Dan Moret (9-2) discusses his upcoming fight against Josh Wick (5-1) at RFA 36 on Mar 4th during a “1 on 1” edition of The Parting Shot Podcast.    Dan also talks about training at Power MMA for this fight, competing against a much younger opponent and why his experience will be a factor in this fight.  

February 24th, 2016
James Lynch

Ognjen Topic (17-5) discusses his upcoming title defence against Sergio Wielzen (40-9-2) at Lion Fights 28 on Feb. 26th during a “1 on 1” edition of The Parting Shot Podcast.  Ognjen also talks about how he got into combat sports, his experience training in Thailand and winning the Lion Fights championship in his last fight.

February 23rd, 2016
James Lynch

Jason Witt (7-2) discusses his upcoming fight with Jonathan Gary (11-6-2) at Bellator 150 on Feb. 26th during a “1 on 1” edition of The Parting Shot Podcast.  Jason also discusses the Titan FC 36 card being cancelled, making his Bellator debut and his goals for 2016  

February 17th, 2016
James Lynch

Dave Castillo (19-7 NC) discusses his upcoming 155 vacant title fight against Thiago Moises (6-1) at RFA 35 on Feb. 19th during a “1 on 1” edition of The Parting Shot Podcast.  David also talks about the influence Jeremy Horn has had on his career, the story about his wife getting lost when he fought up in Canada…