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The Co-Main Event MMA Podcast

Chad Dundas and Ben Fowlkes

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The Co-Main Event MMA Podcast
The Co-Main Event MMA Podcast

The Co-Main Event MMA Podcast

Chad Dundas and Ben Fowlkes

16
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40
Plays
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An irreverent and unscripted look at the week's mixed martial arts news from MMAJunkie.com's Ben Fowlkes and Chad Dundas of ESPN.com. Topics include the latest happenings in the UFC, Bellator and other promotions.

Latest Episodes

Episode 375: All. Questions. Considered.

EJoanna Jędrzejczyk is back and maybe (?) better than ever, but is she "back" enough to coast into an immediate title shot against Zhang Weili? Plus, what to make of Kron Gracie at this point, is "Horizontal Niko Price" one of the most destructive forces in the universe and shouldn't we all be about done with Conor McGregor at this point?

66 MIN4 d ago
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Episode 375: All. Questions. Considered.

Episode 374: Just Astonishing

EWe talk about Israel Adesanya's second round knockout over Robert Whittaker at UFC 243 to unify the middleweight championship. Where do both the new champ and the old go from here? And, damn it, we really gotta start thinking about going to Tampa already next weekend?

78 MIN1 w ago
Comments
Episode 374: Just Astonishing

CME Special Report: Catching up with Ben in Australia

EBen got up early for us on what was his Thursday morning and Chad's Wednesday afternoon. We catch up with him about what it's like to be on the ground in Australia for UFC 243 and answer some listener mail questions.

35 MIN2 w ago
Comments
CME Special Report: Catching up with Ben in Australia

CME Movie Club: Silence of the Lambs

EWith Ben traveling to Australia to cover UFC 243 for The Athletic, there won't be a normal CME this Monday. We hope to be able to deliver a long-distance podcast for you later in the week, depending on his schedule and whether the internet with cooperate with us. For now, please accept this latest episode of the CME Movie Club to keep you entertained. If you like it and want to hear more like it, head over to our Patreon page and sign up:https://www.patreon.com/comainevent

69 MIN2 w ago
Comments
CME Movie Club: Silence of the Lambs

Episode 373: It does a disservice to everyone

EWe discuss Yair Rodriguez and Jeremy Stephens' main event fight from UFC: Mexico City ending in a no-contest after just 15 seconds. Due to Ben's travel schedule, we also look ahead to UFC 243's Robert Whittaker vs. Israel Adesanya and try to preview a loaded weekend of MMA action.

63 MIN3 w ago
Comments
Episode 373: It does a disservice to everyone

Episode 372: Don't stake your night on getting hit by Justin Gaethje

EWe discuss Justin Gaethje's first-round TKO victory over Donald Cerrone and his ensuing call-out of the winner of a championship fight that hasn't even been booked yet. In addition to that, we look at Tristan Connelly's surprise win over Michel Pereira and then turn our attention to UFC: Mexico City.

75 MINSEP 17
Comments
Episode 372: Don't stake your night on getting hit by Justin Gaethje

Episode 371: He's Really, Really Goddamn Good at This

EAfter Khabib Nurmagomedov tapped-out Dustin Poirier at UFC 242, we all have to give it up for the guy. He remains one of MMA's more complex and polarizing figures, but he's really good at this stuff. We discuss that, plus what one listener refers to as "some real Bellator-ass shit" and Cerrone vs. Gaethje is this weekend!

71 MINSEP 10
Comments
Episode 371: He's Really, Really Goddamn Good at This

Episode 370: It's About to Go Down

EWe discuss Khabib Nurmagomedov's and Dustin Poirier's bout to unify the UFC lightweight title this weekend in Abu Dhabi, plus what Zhang Weili's strawweight title win over Jessica Andrade means for the UFC and why you -- yes, you -- should watch the Bellator featherweight grand prix.

66 MINSEP 3
Comments
Episode 370: It's About to Go Down

Episode 369: Sup with your mouthpiece, man?

EWe discuss Conor McGregor's apology and the MMA world's appetite to see him return to the cage, Matt Mitrione's loss via mouthpiece distraction at Bellator 225 and look ahead to UFC on ESPN+ 15.

75 MINAUG 27
Comments
Episode 369: Sup with your mouthpiece, man?

Episode 368: It's Like Nate Diaz Never Left

EIn the wake of Stipe Miocic reclaiming the title from Daniel Cormier at UFC 241, we talk about what's next for the heavyweight division. We also marvel at the return of Nate Diaz and discuss Paulo Costa and Yoel Romero getting weird.

75 MINAUG 20
Comments
Episode 368: It's Like Nate Diaz Never Left

Latest Episodes

Episode 375: All. Questions. Considered.

EJoanna Jędrzejczyk is back and maybe (?) better than ever, but is she "back" enough to coast into an immediate title shot against Zhang Weili? Plus, what to make of Kron Gracie at this point, is "Horizontal Niko Price" one of the most destructive forces in the universe and shouldn't we all be about done with Conor McGregor at this point?

66 MIN4 d ago
Comments
Episode 375: All. Questions. Considered.

Episode 374: Just Astonishing

EWe talk about Israel Adesanya's second round knockout over Robert Whittaker at UFC 243 to unify the middleweight championship. Where do both the new champ and the old go from here? And, damn it, we really gotta start thinking about going to Tampa already next weekend?

78 MIN1 w ago
Comments
Episode 374: Just Astonishing

CME Special Report: Catching up with Ben in Australia

EBen got up early for us on what was his Thursday morning and Chad's Wednesday afternoon. We catch up with him about what it's like to be on the ground in Australia for UFC 243 and answer some listener mail questions.

35 MIN2 w ago
Comments
CME Special Report: Catching up with Ben in Australia

CME Movie Club: Silence of the Lambs

EWith Ben traveling to Australia to cover UFC 243 for The Athletic, there won't be a normal CME this Monday. We hope to be able to deliver a long-distance podcast for you later in the week, depending on his schedule and whether the internet with cooperate with us. For now, please accept this latest episode of the CME Movie Club to keep you entertained. If you like it and want to hear more like it, head over to our Patreon page and sign up:https://www.patreon.com/comainevent

69 MIN2 w ago
Comments
CME Movie Club: Silence of the Lambs

Episode 373: It does a disservice to everyone

EWe discuss Yair Rodriguez and Jeremy Stephens' main event fight from UFC: Mexico City ending in a no-contest after just 15 seconds. Due to Ben's travel schedule, we also look ahead to UFC 243's Robert Whittaker vs. Israel Adesanya and try to preview a loaded weekend of MMA action.

63 MIN3 w ago
Comments
Episode 373: It does a disservice to everyone

Episode 372: Don't stake your night on getting hit by Justin Gaethje

EWe discuss Justin Gaethje's first-round TKO victory over Donald Cerrone and his ensuing call-out of the winner of a championship fight that hasn't even been booked yet. In addition to that, we look at Tristan Connelly's surprise win over Michel Pereira and then turn our attention to UFC: Mexico City.

75 MINSEP 17
Comments
Episode 372: Don't stake your night on getting hit by Justin Gaethje

Episode 371: He's Really, Really Goddamn Good at This

EAfter Khabib Nurmagomedov tapped-out Dustin Poirier at UFC 242, we all have to give it up for the guy. He remains one of MMA's more complex and polarizing figures, but he's really good at this stuff. We discuss that, plus what one listener refers to as "some real Bellator-ass shit" and Cerrone vs. Gaethje is this weekend!

71 MINSEP 10
Comments
Episode 371: He's Really, Really Goddamn Good at This

Episode 370: It's About to Go Down

EWe discuss Khabib Nurmagomedov's and Dustin Poirier's bout to unify the UFC lightweight title this weekend in Abu Dhabi, plus what Zhang Weili's strawweight title win over Jessica Andrade means for the UFC and why you -- yes, you -- should watch the Bellator featherweight grand prix.

66 MINSEP 3
Comments
Episode 370: It's About to Go Down

Episode 369: Sup with your mouthpiece, man?

EWe discuss Conor McGregor's apology and the MMA world's appetite to see him return to the cage, Matt Mitrione's loss via mouthpiece distraction at Bellator 225 and look ahead to UFC on ESPN+ 15.

75 MINAUG 27
Comments
Episode 369: Sup with your mouthpiece, man?

Episode 368: It's Like Nate Diaz Never Left

EIn the wake of Stipe Miocic reclaiming the title from Daniel Cormier at UFC 241, we talk about what's next for the heavyweight division. We also marvel at the return of Nate Diaz and discuss Paulo Costa and Yoel Romero getting weird.

75 MINAUG 20
Comments
Episode 368: It's Like Nate Diaz Never Left