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GSMC MMA Podcast

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Nov 17, 2016

Tate recaps UFC 205 from New York at Madison Square Garden

Conor McGregor def. Eddie Alvarez via KO in the Second Round

Conor McGregor becomes the first fighter to hold two UFC titles simultaneously

Tyron Woodley def. Stephen Thompson via majority draw (47-47, 47-47, 48-47)

Joanna Jedrzejczyk def. Karolina Kowalkiewicz via unanimous decision 

Yoel Romero def. Chris Weidman via KO with a flying knee 

Raquel Pennington def. Miesha Tate via unanimous decision

Miesha Tate announces her retirement from UFC

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Oct 25, 2016

Tate talks about a string of fighters who are leaving the UFC for a variety of reasons.  First, Urijah Faber is retiring after UFC on Fox 22.  Tate also talks about George St-Pierre and his ongoing contract situation with the UFC.  He moves on to Jose Aldo who is unhappy that he was not offered a title match against Conor MacGregor.  Chael Sonnen has moved away from the UFC to sign with Bellator.  Shane Carwin is moving to Rizin and has accepted a fight against Fador.  Finally, Tate discusses Antonio "Big Foot" Silva, whose contract has not been renewed by the UFC, but who is hoping to continue fighting elsewhere.

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Sep 27, 2016

Tate recaps UFC Fight Night 95:

  • Cris Cyborg def. Lina Akhtar Lansberg
  • Renan Barao def. Phillipe Nover
  • Roy Nelson def. Antonio Silva

and Invicta FC 19:

  • Jennifer Maia vs. Roxanne Modafferi
  • Ayaka Hamasaki vs. Jinh Yu Frey
  • Irene Aldana vs. Faith Van Duin

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Sep 13, 2016

Tate recaps UFC 203, discussing:

  • Stipe Miocic defeats Alistair Overeem
  • Fabricio Werdum defeats Travis Brown
  • Mickey Gall defeats CM Punk

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Aug 20, 2016

Tate previews UFC 202 and gives his predictions on who will win between Nate Diaz and Conor McGregor

Conor McGregor vs. Nate Diaz (Tate's Prediction: Conor McGregor KO Round 3)
Anthony Johnson vs. Glover Teixeira (Tate's Prediction: Anthony Johnson KO Round 2)
Donald Cerrone vs. Rick Story (Tate's Prediction: Donald Cerrone TKO Round 3)
Mike Perry vs. Hyun Gyu Lim (Tate's Prediction: Mike Perry win)
Cody Garbrandt vs. Takeya Mizugaki (Tate's Prediction: Cody Garbrandt TKO Round 2)

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Aug 5, 2016

Tate recaps the fights from Invicta FC 18:

·        Agnieszka Niedzwiedz vs. Christine Stanley

·         Alexa Grasso vs. Jodie Esquibel

·         Cindy Dandois vs. Jessamyn Duke

·         Megan Anderson vs. Peggy Morgan

·         Mizouki Inoue vs. Lynn Alvarez

·         Sijara Eubanks vs. Amberlynn Orr

·         Aspen Ladd vs. Jessica Hoy

·         Tessa Simpson vs. Simona Soukupova

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Aug 3, 2016

Tate recaps fights from UFC 201:

·         Robbie Lawler vs. Tyron Woodley

·         Rose Namajunas vs. Karolina Kowalkiewicz

·         Matt Brown vs. Jake Ellenberger

·         Erik Perez vs. Francisco Rivera

·         Ryan Benoit vs. Freddy Serrano

·         Ed Herman vs. Nikita Krylov

·         Ross Pearson vs. Jorge Masvidal

·         Damian Grabowski vs. Anthony Hamilton

·         Wilson Reis vs. Hector Sandoval

·         Michael Graves vs. Bojan Velickovic

·         Damien Brown def. Cesar Arzamendia

Jul 29, 2016

Tate previews the UFC 201 fight between Robbie Lawler and Tyrone Woodley.

 He also previews Invicta FC 18:

·         Alexa Grasso vs. Jodie Esquibel

·         Agnieszka Niedźwiedź vs. Christine Stanley

·         Cindy Dandois vs. Jessamyn Duke

·         Megan Anderson vs. Peggy Morgan

·         Mizuki vs. Simona Soukupova

·         Aspen Ladd vs. Jessica Hoy

·         Sijara Eubanks vs. Amberlynn Orr

Tate then talks about Joe Rogan signing a new 1 year contract.

He moves on to Mark Hunt, who keeps talking about Brock Lesner, wants fighters unionize, and wants pay taken for fighters who test positive for Performance Enhancing Drugs.

He talks about the new face of UFC Women’s Division, with the new Big 3: Valentina Shevchenko, Amanda Nunes, Julianna Peña.

Finally he talks about Chris Cyborg’s Tweet about Ronda Rousey possibly being pregnant, and Bellator signing Baby Slice, son of Kimbo Slice.

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Jul 27, 2016

Tate previews Invicta 18 with an interview with Co-Main Event fighter Agnieszka Niedźwiedź.  Niedźwiedź is fighting Christine Stanley

 He also recaps UFC on Fox 20:

·         Francis Ngannou def. Bojan Mihajlovic

·         Felice Herrig def. Kailin Curran

·         Gilbert Melendez def. Edson Barboza

·         Valentina Shevchenko def. Holly Holm

Finally he previews the new season of the Ultimate Fighter which will feature 16 Flyweight Champions from almost every MMA Company.

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Jul 21, 2016

Tate discusses allegations of anti-doping violations involving John Jones, Brock Lesnar, and Chad Mendes.  He also looks at the recent sale of the UFC and some of the details that have been released.  He covers news regarding Miesha Tate and George St-Pierre.  Finally he previews UFC on Fox 2: Holm vs Shevchenko.

Source:  Intro Music: I Want a New Drug by Huey Lewis and the News

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Jul 11, 2016

Tate and William recap more of UFC 200, discussing fights between:

Jose Aldo def. Frankie Edgar

Cain Velasquez def. Travis Browne

Julianna Pena def. Cat Zingano

Kelvin Gastelum def. Johny Hendricks

T.J. Dillashaw vs. Raphael Assuncao

Sage Northcutt def. Enrique Marin

Joe Lauzon def. Diego Sanchez

They also cover The Ultimate Fighter Finale in which Joanna Jedrzejczyk def. Claudia Gadelha.

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Jul 11, 2016

In the first part of this episode Tate and William discuss the news that the UFC has been sold for a reported 4 Billion dollars.  They also recap some of the fights from UFC 200, including Miesha Tate’s defeat by Amanda Nunes, Brock Lesnar’s defeat of Mark Hunt, and Daniel Cormier’s defeat of Anderson Silva.

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Jul 9, 2016

In this episode Tate and William recap UFC Fight Night 90, covering the big upset of Eddie Alvarez defeating Rafael dos Anjos to become to the new UFC Lightweight Champion.  They also preview UFC 200, discussing the following fights:

Sage Northcutt vs. Enrique Marin

TJ Dillashaw vs. Raphael Assuncao

Kevlin Gaselum vs. Johny Hendricks

Juliana Pena vs. Cat Zingano

Travis Browne vs. Cane Velsquez

Jose Aldo vs. Frankie Edgar for the interim UFC Bantomweight Title

Daniel Cormier vs. Anderson Silva

Brock Lesnar vs. Mark Hunt

Miesha Tate vs. Amanda Nunes

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Jul 7, 2016

In this episode Tate and William preview some of the upcoming fights in International Fight Week, including:

Rafael dos Anjos vs. Eddie Alvarez

Derrick Lewis vs. Roy Nelson

Joanna Jedrzejczyk vs. Claudia Gadelha

Will Brooks vs. Ross Pearson

They also discuss Saturday’s upcoming UFC 200.

Jul 7, 2016

Tate and William discuss breaking news of allegations of Jon Jones’s potential doping violation, and his fight with Daniel Cormier being taken off of the card for UFC 200.

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Jul 6, 2016

In anticipation of UFC 200 Tate gives his Pound4Pound rankings of his top 10 Women MMA fighters:

  1. Cris Justino
  • Age: 30
  • Record: 16-1
  • Div.: Featherweight (Invicta FC/UFC)
  1. Joanna Jedrzejczyk
  • Age: 28
  • Record: 11-0
  • Div.: Strawweight (UFC)
  1. Ronda Rousey
  • Age: 29
  • Record: 12-1
  • Div.: Bantamweight (UFC)
  1. Miesha Tate
  • Age: 29
  • Record: 18-5
  • Div.: Bantamweight (UFC)
  1. Holly Holm
  • Age: 34
  • Record: 10-1
  • Div.: Bantamweight (UFC)
  1. Cat Zingano
  • Age: 33
  • Record: 9-1
  • Div.: Bantamweight (UFC)
  1. Claudia Gadelha
  • Age: 26
  • Record: 13-1
  • Div.: Strawweight (UFC)
  1. Amanda Nunes
  • Age: 27
  • Record: 12-4
  • Div.: Bantamweight (UFC)
  1. Tonya Evinger
  • Record: 22-5  ( 9 fight winning streak)
  • Div.: Bantamweight (Invicta FC)

10. Angela Lee

  • Record: 6-0
  • Div.: Strawweight, Atomweight (ONE Championship)

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Jul 5, 2016

Tate covers his Pound 4 Pound Ranking right before UFC 200

  1. Jon Jones

Record: 22-1

Div.: Light heavyweight (UFC)

  1. Demetrious Johnson

Record: 24-2-1

Div.: Flyweight (UFC)

  1. Daniel Cormier

Record: 17-1

Div.: Light heavyweight (UFC)

  1. Dominick Cruz

Record: 22-1

Div.: Bantamweight (UFC)

  1. Robbie Lawler

Record: 27-10

Div.: Welterweight (UFC)

  1. Rafael dos Anjos

Record: 25-7

Div.: Lightweight (UFC)

  1. Stephen Thompson

Nickname: Wonderboy

Weight Class: Welterweight

  1. Stipe Miocic

Record: 15-2

Div.: Featherweight (UFC)

  1. Anthony Johnson

Record: 21-5

Div.: Light Heavyweight (UFC)

  1. Chris Weidman

Record 13-1

Div:Middleweight

 

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Jun 20, 2016

In this episode Tate and William recap:

Eurasia Fight Night Global 50 in St. Petersburg Russia

Former Bellator Heavyweight Champions Vitaly Minakov with by Arm Bar in 1 minute 30 Seconds

EFN 50: Emelianenko vs. Maldonado

Fedor wins a decision over Maldonado, Fedor dropped hard in first round. I thought the fight should have been stopped in first round. Second round Maldonado just stop fighting in the second and Third round.

Bellator 156

Eduardo Dantas defeats Marvos Galvao to Win the Bellator bantamweight championship.

 

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Jun 20, 2016

In this episode Tate and William discuss UFC Fight Night 89:

MacDonald vs. Thompson

Stephen Thompson def. Rory MacDonald

Donald Cerrone def. Patrick Cote via TKO Third Round

Steve Bossé def. Sean O’Connell via split decision

Olivier Aubin-Mercier def. Thibault Gouti via submission (rear-naked choke) Third Round

Joanne Calderwood def. Valerie Letourneau via TKO Third Round

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Jun 20, 2016

In this episode Tate and William recap:

Eurasia Fight Night Global 50 in St. Petersburg Russia

Former Bellator  Heavyweight Champions Vitaly Minakov with by Arm Bar in 1 minute 30 Seconds

EFN 50: Emelianenko vs. Maldonado

Fedor wins a decision over Maldonado, Fedor dropped hard in first round. I thought the fight should have been stopped in first round. Second round Maldonado just stop fighting in the second and Third round.

Bellator 156

Eduardo Dantas defeats Marvos Galvao to Win the Bellator bantamweight championship

UFC Fight Night: MacDonald vs. Thompson

Stephen Thompson def. Rory MacDonald

Donald Cerrone def. Patrick Cote via TKO Third Round

Steve Bossé def. Sean O’Connell via split decision

Olivier Aubin-Mercier def. Thibault Gouti via submission (rear-naked choke) Third Round

Joanne Calderwood def. Valerie Letourneau via TKO Third Round

 

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Jun 16, 2016

In this episode, Tate and William preview and give their predictions on some of the upcoming fights: UFC Fight Night 89: MacDonald vs. Thompson, Bellator 156: Galvao vs. Dantas 2, and World Series of Fighting 31: Ivanov vs. Copeland events. They also discuss some recent MMA news involving Anthony Pettis’s new weight class, Fedor Emelianenko, and bidding for the UFC.

 

Jun 8, 2016

In this episode Tate and William discuss the following:

  I.        UFC 199: ROCKHOLD VS. BISPING

Michael Bisping def. Luke Rockhold TITLE FIGHT

·         Michael Bisping def. Luke Rockhold via KO (punches) at 3:36 of R1

Dominick Cruz def. Urijah Faber TITLE FIGHT

·         Dominick Cruz def. Urijah Faber via unanimous decision (50-45, 50-45, 49-46)

Max Holloway def. Ricardo Lamas

·         Max Holloway def. Ricardo Lamas via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Dan Henderson def. Hector Lombard

·         Dan Henderson def. Hector Lombard via KO (elbow) at 1:27 of R2

Dustin Poirier def. Bobby Green

·         Dustin Poirier def. Bobby Green via KO (punches) at 2:53 of R1

News

 

II.        Don Frye to be added to UFC Hall of Fame

 

III.        Brock Lesnar to face Mark Hunt at UFC 200

 

IV.            Ariel Helwani and his colleagues Casey Leydon and Esther Lin were booted from UFC 199 on Saturday and banned from future UFC events

a.     Dana White says Ariel Helwani, can buy his UFC 200 ticket.

 

    V.            Conor McGregor to fight Nate Diaz at UFC 202 in Las Vegas!

 

  VI.            Kimbo Slice Death

Jun 4, 2016

Tate and William preview UFC 199 and give their predictions on some of the fights:

  • Michael Bisping vs. Luke Rockhold
  • Uriah Faber vs. Dominick Cruz
  • Ricardo Lamas vs.Max Holloway
  • Dan Henderson vs. Hector Lombard
  • Bobby Green vs. Dustin Poirier
  • Clay Guida vs. Brian Ortega

They also discuss some recent MMA news involving Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz as well as Ronda Rousey, Holly Holm, and Cris Cyborg.

Finally they talk about  the latest news on Muhammad Ali.

Jun 2, 2016

In this week's episode Tate recaps UFC Fight Night 88 (May 29):

  • Cody Garbrandt def. Thomas Almeida
  • Jeremy Stephens def. Renan Barão
  • Rick Story def. Tarec Saffiedine
  • Chris Camozzi def. Vitor Miranda
  • Lorenz Larkin def. Jorge Masvidal
  • Paul Felder def. Joshua Burkman
  • Sara McMann def. Jessica Eye Decision
  • Abel Trujillo def. Jordan Rinaldi
  • Jake Collier def. Alberto Uda
  • Erik Koch def. Shane Campbell
  • Bryan Caraway def. Aljamain Sterling
  • Adam Milstead def. Chris De La Rocha

He then previews UFC 199 (June 4)

  • Luke Rockhold vs. Michael Bisping
    Dominick Cruz vs. Urijah Faber
    Max Holloway vs. Ricardo Lamas
    Dan Henderson vs. Hector Lombard
    Dustin Poirier vs. Bobby Green
    Brian Ortega vs. Clay Guida
    Beneil Dariush vs. James Vick
    Jessica Penne vs. Jessica Andrade
    Cole Miller vs. Alex Caceres
    Sean Strickland vs. Tom Breese
    Jonathan Wilson vs. Luiz Henrique da Silva
    Kevin Casey vs. Elvis Mutapcic
    Polo Reyes vs. Dong Hyun Kim

Finally, he discusses some MMA news concerning Dana White, Conor McGregor, and Ronda Rousey.

Jun 2, 2016

Tate recaps of some of the highlights of MMA from the month of April.  Tate and Alex talk about UFC 197 - Jon "Bones" Jone vs Ovince Saint Preux, Bellator 157 - Andrey Koreshkov vs. Benson Henderson, UFC on Fox - Glover Teixeira vs. Rashad Evans, and UFC Fight Night - Junior dos Santos vs. Ben Rothwell.

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