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Fight Opinion Radio: Episode 31

Friday, November 10th, 2006

One guest. One name. Frank Shamrock. This week on Fight Opinion Radio. Additional topics discussed on the show include: Mauro Ranallo leaving PRIDE, Kevin Randleman allegedly fails an NSAC drug test, plus the world-famous Grab Bag (including an explanation on why women love Emelianenko Fedor). And, oh yeah, by the way… Mr. Shamrock says he […]

Fight Opinion Radio: Episode 23

Thursday, September 7th, 2006

This edition of Fight Opinion Radio turns a new leaf, as we welcome in new lead host Jeff Thaler. Jeff is a former agent of many fighters (including Babalu), and he brings a unique perspective to the radio show that I think you will enjoy. On this week’s show, we have a recap of the […]

Fight Opinion Radio: Episode 22 (The Return)

Friday, July 21st, 2006

We’re back (hopefully on a normal schedule) this week with a brand new Fight Opinion show, as the entire crew (Rob Sayers, Luke Nicholson, Erin Bucknell, and Zach Arnold) discuss the latest news stories in MMA. We have an overlook on the UFC vs. PRIDE interpromotional battle, a preview of the WFA Los Angeles PPV […]

UFC 61: Undercard eclipses main events.

Saturday, July 8th, 2006

By Rob Sayers UFC 61 had 2 very hyped main events. Neither fight lived up to the expectations created by the UFC marketing department. Fortunately, the rest of the event manged to help redeem this card.

Fight Opinion Radio: Episode 21 (Fallout between Fuji TV & PRIDE)

Thursday, June 15th, 2006

Sherdogs, Whaledogs, and all sorts of members of the animal kingdom are welcomed on this week’s edition of Fight Opinion Radio. Jake Rossen of Real Fighter Magazine and Jeff Thaler join us this week to discuss the falling out between Fuji TV & PRIDE. If you are looking for a 90-minute show that is oriented […]

Fight Opinion Radio: Episode 20 (UFC 60 review)

Friday, June 2nd, 2006

This week’s 40-minute show is presented by and This week, we review the UFC 60 show that took place at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. Is Matt Hughes really a true “ace” that the UFC can draw big business with? We know what kind of fighter he is skill-wise, but what about […]

UFC 60 – Aftermath

Saturday, May 27th, 2006

By Rob Sayers Perhaps it was the fact that I wasn’t expecting a great show, but I left the UFC PPV very satisfied and slightly surprised at the high level of entertainment we saw tonight. Coming into the event, only a few of the undercard bouts interested me, and the main event I feared would […]

Fight Opinion Radio: Episode 19 (Rampage vs. Lindland)

Friday, May 19th, 2006

This week’s 80-minute show is presented by and Our special guest is Todd Martin of, who was in attendance at the WFA press conference earlier this week. The WFA announced Quinton “Rampage” Jackson vs. Matt Lindland for their July 22nd event. Todd gives us the inside story about the press conference and […]

Fight Opinion Radio: Episode 18 (Writer’s Roundtable)

Friday, May 12th, 2006

This week’s one-hour show is presented by, a brand new web site focused on the fight scene in the Golden State. Rob Sayers has a special segment this week with amateur fighter Tim Moore. Ever wonder what it’s like to be an amateur fighter? How do you get into the fight game? What kind […]

Fight Opinion Radio: Episode 17 (Sakuraba leaves PRIDE)

Wednesday, May 3rd, 2006

Kazushi Sakuraba & Akira Maeda (5/4/2006). Photo credit: Sports Navigator (Yahoo Japan). This week’s one-hour show with Rob Sayers and Zach Arnold focuses on Kazushi Sakuraba’s departure from PRIDE to HERO’s. The original intent of this week’s show was to preview the PRIDE 5/5 Osaka Dome show, but Sakuraba’s departure clearly has overshadowed everything else […]

Fight Opinion Radio: Episode 16

Thursday, April 27th, 2006

This week’s show is our IFL preview show, as we focus on the brand new company in a special interview with Cage Rage announcer “The Fight Professor” Stephen Quadros. We ask all of the tough questions, including what the IFL’s financial model is going to be, will MMA fans accept the taped shows (as oppose […]

Fight Opinion Radio: Episode 15

Friday, April 21st, 2006

This week’s show is sort of a therapy session for our co-host Erin Bucknell, as we review the UFC 59 event that took place last weekend and the (to some fans) unfortunate loss that Andrei Arlovski suffered at the hands of (the new UFC Heavyweight champion) Tim Sylvia. In addition, we take a look this […]

Fight Opinion Radio: Episode 14 (Tuesday Night Takedowns)

Tuesday, April 11th, 2006

This week’s show features an interview with Sherdog’s Jake Rossen, talking about a brand new MMA print magazine called Real Fighter. Jake also talks about the direction of the Ultimate Fight Night shows, and the future of the IFL. Also, we talk with Fight Opinion writer Luke Nicholson about the direction and future of PRIDE, […]

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