Coast 2 Coast Combat Hour

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By MattnEd
This Coast 2 Coast Combat where Matt from the West Coast and Ed from the East Coast talk about the fight game from coast to coast.
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This Coast 2 Coast Combat where Matt from the West Coast and Ed from the East Coast talk about the fight game from coast to coast.

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Hips and ACL's Don't Lie
Matt and Ed talk about Ben Askren's retirement and Kyoji Horiguchi's injury. Horiguchi's injury takes him out of both Bellator and RIZIN's bantamweight title pictures so they toss around some ideas on how to fix it on the Bellator end. They also talk about what to watch when there is no UFC on this weekend.  It's the holiday season, use out Amazon store to get your gifts and support the podcast: Check out our cbd affiliate and use code: COAST15 for 15% off:
November 20, 2019
MMA All Day Every Day
On the birthday of the first UFC event, Matt and Ed catch up on all things related to current events from recent MMA. They talk about the doctor stoppage of UFC 244 and recap last weekends UFC Moscow event as well as Bellator 233.  They also look at the events ahead for the upcoming weekend. Check out our cbd affiliate and use code: COAST15 for 15% off: Amazon Store link:
November 13, 2019
Billy Quarantillo Goes to Washington
Billy Quarantillo (12-2) makes his UFC debut on December 7 in Washington D.C. Before he gets deep into training camp he talks with Matt and Ed about his journey into MMA and how he stayed focused on getting into the UFC. Quarantillo faces Chris Fishgold on UFC on ESPN 7. Check out our cbd affiliate and use code: COAST15 for 15% off: Get some refunds with Get Waldo and earn some cash:
November 6, 2019
Big Daddy Mase Ready to go Pro/ UFC 244 Picks
Mason Iacobellis is ready to go pro after claiming the CAMMO title on the west coast. Matt and Ed recap the big fight weekend and make their predictions for UFC 244. Check out our cbd affiliate and use code: COAST15 for 15% off: Get some refunds with Get Waldo and earn some cash:
October 30, 2019
USADA Approved Episode
Matt and Ed talk about ESPN's 30 for 30 on Chuck and Tito as well as the inhaler issue from the UFC event in Boston. Ed will be covering Bellator 231 and 232 for and they provide their picks for the event as well as their picks for the UFC event in Singapore.  Check out our cbd affiliate and use code: COAST15 for 15% off: Check out our Amazon Store link:
October 22, 2019
MMA Overload Weekend Recap/Shane Burgos Talks UFC 244
Matt and Ed recap the huge fight weekend from RIZIN to UFC and ONE. Ed also speaks with Shane Burgos about his upcoming UFC 244 bout against Makwan Amirkhani in November. Check out our cbd affiliate and use code: COAST15 for 15% off: Check out the Amazon store page:
October 16, 2019
The One After UFC 243/ Julio Arce Talks NY MMA and UFC 244
Matt recaps his time at Bellator 229 while they both look at what happened at UFC 243.  They record on the evening before weigh-ins for the UFC event in Tampa and wonder what happens next. BONUS: Ed spoke with UFC  Julio Arce who faces Hakeem Dawodu at UFC 244. Check out our cbd affiliate and use code: COAST15 for 15% off: Get some refunds with Get Waldo and earn some cash:
October 11, 2019
The One After Bellator 228/ UFC 243 Preview
Matt was at Bellator 228 and he recaps the event with Ed. Then, they both look at UFC 243 in Australia.  Check out our cbd affiliate and use code: COAST15 for 15% off: Get some refunds with Get Waldo and earn some cash:
October 2, 2019
MMA Housekeeping
Matt and Ed catch up on current event with BJ Penn's release from the UFC, where LFA goes from AXS Tv, and they do a quick preview of the weekend's events with the UFC Copenhagen card on Saturday during the day and Bellator 228 where Matt will be in The Forum for.  Check out our cbd affiliate and use code: COAST15 for 15% off: Get some refunds when prices change on past purchases with Get Waldo and earn some cash:
September 27, 2019
Anthony "Prettyboy" Taylor
Anthony Taylor joins Matt and Ed to talk about how he has gone back to the drawing board in his MMA career and training with Team Bodyshop. He talks about his loss to James Gallagher and how it has fueled him to go on a four-fight win streak, win a lightweight title at URCC, and get back on the radar of the likes of Combate Americas, Bellator MMA, and the UFC.  Check out our cbd affiliate and use code: COAST15 for 15% off:
September 18, 2019
They Call Him Mooka & He Fights at Bellator 228
James "Mooka" Barnes joins the guys on this week's podcast to talk about his upcoming bout at Bellator 228, the history he has with his opponent, and his love for fighting.  Checkout our cbd affiliate and use code: COAST15 for 15% off:
September 13, 2019
All the fights! (UFC 242+ Bellator 226) plus, Derek Anderson talks his comeback for Bellator 229
Matt and catch up on the news of the new UFC strawweight champions and Cris Cyborg signing with Bellator MMA. They also look ahead at the weekend's big events with UFC 242 and Bellator 226. BONUS: Bellator 229's Derek Anderson talks about his return to fighting after surviving a car accident that kept him out of action. Checkout our cbd affiliate and use code: COAST15 for 15% off:
September 5, 2019
Sherdog's Ben Duffy Fills in For The Hawk
With Matt away, Sherdog's Ben Duffy fills in and talks about Bellator 225 with Ed, and how finishes and decisions can make or break a great fight. They also talk about the Conor McGregor interview from last week and speculate on the motivation behind it happening. Keeping with the Sherdog theme, Ed Interviewed Tywan Claxton when it was announced he'd be in the featherweight Grand Prix and the audio from that can be heard in this episode.
August 28, 2019
Bellator 226 Bonus Episode Featuring Jake Smith
Jake Smith (7-2) joins Matt and Ed to talk about his upcoming fight with Adam Piccolotti (11-3) at Bellator 226  in San Jose, CA. He talks about what got him into training, how he got some well known fighters into MMA, and what it's like having someone like Chael Sonnen help him through his career. 
August 23, 2019
The One After UFC 241
Matt was in house for UFC 241 and talks about it with Ed who elaborates on some of his takeaways from the event. They also take a look at the east coast action for Bellator 225 this weekend.  If you would like to check out the full 7 takeaways article you can read it here: 
August 21, 2019
Erin Harpe Talks Invicta FC 36 and UFC 241
Erin Harpe joins Matt and Ed after her win at Invicta FC 36 and talks about her fight and how she got into MMA. She also helps Matt and Ed preview the UFC 241 event in Anaheim this weekend. 
August 14, 2019
UFC Newark Recap
Matt and Ed talk about the UFC card in Ed's neck of the woods in Newark, NJ. They also speculate on Cris "Cyborg" Justino's next move and look at the weekend ahead in combat sports.
August 7, 2019
DWCS Karl Reed From Upstate Karate
Karl Reed (6-1) talks to Matt and Ed about his upcoming bout on Dana White's Contender Series which is on August 13. He talks about how he got into fighting, his preparation for competition and training with the Thompson's at Upstate Karate. 
July 31, 2019
San Antonio Decisions and UFC 240
Matt and Ed recap the ESPN UFC card from San Antonio and preview UFC 240's main and co-main event. Mainly, what will Cyborg do afterward? Matt has an interesting theory on one road she can take.
July 24, 2019
California Knows How to Party
 Daniel Zaldivar of The Last Round podcast returns to talk the latest boxing news including the passing of Pernell Whitaker, and the upcoming #PacquiaoThurman pay-per-view. We also recap the return of Uriah Faber and breakdown the UFC on ESPN 4 card for the weekend. #UFCSanAntonio  The Last Round Podcast: 
July 19, 2019
The One After UFC 239
Matt is back from International Fight Week and UFC 239. He and Ed recap the entire week including the fights, award shows and earth quakes. 
July 10, 2019
UFC 239 Fight Week Episode/Chad George Interview
Matt and Ed recap the event from Minneapolis and at the UFC's International Fight Week's evolution from the Zuffa era to what it is now. They also make their picks for UFC 239 with a change in format by getting a rant from Ed for once.  BONUS: Chad George interview with Sherdog on his last fight at Lights Out Xtreme Fighting (LXF) which falls on the same night as UFC 239. It will be George's retirement bout at LXF2.
July 3, 2019
UFC Greenville Recap with on site, ringside physician Dr. Jon Lucas
Dr. Lucas returns to talk all things #UFCGreenville with Matt and Ed. They also discuss the #BKFC6 card and look ahead at Ngannou vs. Junior Dos Santos for the weekend.
June 26, 2019
The One After Bellator 222
Matt and Ed recap the stacked Bellator 222 card and look ahead at the upcoming Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship event in Tampa, FL (BKFC6). Also, Matt comes in hot on a rant on come comments regarding Chael Sonnen's retirement after he gushes over the return of Fedor Emelianenko.  You can support this podcast by shopping on Amazon through Ed's link or using any of the support links you see on the Youtube channel.
June 19, 2019
Bellator 222 Fight Week Episode
After Matt and Ed recap UFC 238, they look at the main card for Bellator 222. Ed also had a chance to talk to two New Jersey main card fighters from the event; Bellator bantamweight champ, Darrion Caldwell who faces Kyoji Horiguchi and Ricky Bandejas who is facing the undefeated Patrick Mix. Make sure you buy us a coffee|
June 12, 2019
Boxing, UFC 238 Picks and Fernando Gonzalez on ACA 96
June is hot and the fights are hotter, this week Matt and Ed talk about Andy Ruiz Jr's big win in boxing and do their picks for UFC 238. Also, Fernando Gonzalez who faces Elias Silverio at ACA 96 drops in to talk about his fight camp and how he's preparing for his opponent. 
June 5, 2019
Rez Dog Tres
Matt and Ed do a quick recap of Polaris 10 and Virgil Zwicker returns to talk about his upcoming bout, June 8 with Oktagon MMA where he faces Atilla Vegh. He catches us up on his gym and fight time as well. #Oktagon #MMA Amazon Store link:
May 29, 2019
Polaris 10's Leigh Remedios
Matt and Ed comment in the PFL's second season and talk about Polaris 10 on UFC Fight Pass this Saturday. Matt was able to speak with Leigh Remedios who faces Caol Uno during the main card portion of Polaris 10. They talk about the event, jiu-jitsu and the aging grappler.
May 24, 2019
Two Timing MMA Bellator 221 and UFC 237 Recap
Matt and Ed recap Bellator 221 and UFC 237 in Brazil. They talk about the knockouts, the slams, and the legends that lsot over the weekend. They also do some picks for the UFC event in Rochester for the coming weekend.
May 15, 2019
Undefeated LFA Featherweight Natan Levy
Undefeated featherweight Natan Levy (3-0) joins Matt and Ed to talk about his upcoming bout with Frank Meno at LFA 69 on June 7. He also gives us some background on how he got into MMA with his roots in karate and kung-fu before transitioning into BJJ and putting it all together. Levy calls his fight with Meno his toughest test to date but knows he is on the UFC's radar. 
May 8, 2019
Deals, Draws and DAZN
Matt and Ed discuss Brock Lesnar's decision to retire and recap UFC's Florida event and Bellator 220. They also give some quick predictions on the weekend's upcoming card.
May 3, 2019
Matt Has RIZIN After Easter
Matt recaps RIZIN 15 and UFC from the past weekend and he and Ed give some predictions for Saturday's Bellator 220 and UFC events.
April 24, 2019
The Doctor is in...again.
Dr. Jon Lucas returns to talk about EPO, his experience with the first ESPN+ pay-per-view, and a medical take on the bare-knuckle boxing trend. He also helps Matt and Ed recap #UFC2
April 17, 2019
Stories from the road w/ Cutman Matt Marsden
Matt Marsden returns to the podcast to share some updated stories from his travels in combat sports. He also talks about his take on the bare knuckle boxing buzz and helps them breakdown some fights for UFC 236.
April 12, 2019
Bellator 219/UFC Philly Recap and BKFC Beef
Matt and Ed recap the heavy combat sports weekend by recapping Bellator 219 and the UFC Philadelphia card. Also, Ed was at the  BKFC media day when the scuffle happened between Paulie Malignaggi and Artem Lobov. Ed got to speak to Lobov and BKFC Head of Fighter Relations Anthony "Rumble" Johnson after it happened and included the audio in this podcast.
April 5, 2019
Retirement Shenanigans, Welterweights, Bellator 219 and UFC Philly
Matt returns from Nashville to discuss the aftermath of Pettis vs. Thompson but before that, he and Ed discuss the news of McGregor announcing his retirement. They also talk about ESPN and DAZN's new strategy to lure money from fight fans pockets and offer predictions for Bellator 219 and the UFC card in Philadelphia.
March 27, 2019
Litecoin Foundation Going All In on Combat Sports
Litecoin Foundation Director, David Schwartz and Litecoin Evangelist and former fighter John Kim join Ed on this solo podcast while Matt Makes his way to Nashville. The gentleman from Litecoin talk about why they chose combat sports to raise awareness about the cryptocurrency, the benefits of Litecoin, and where they hope their partnerships with the UFC and Glory kickboxing will take the awareness of Litecoin in the future.
March 20, 2019
Saad Awad Ready For Bellator 219, RIZIN, and This Podcast
Saad Awad joins Matt and Ed after they talk about recent events in MMA from UFC fights to McGregor. Awad comes in at the midway point to let us know how his Bellator 219 main event came to be, his attitude for a successful MMA career and how he wants in on the RIZIN vs. Bellator card when it happens.  Happy Birthday to us!
March 15, 2019
Enter The Wonderboy
Stephen "Wonderboy" Thompson joins Matt and Ed to talk about his upcoming bout with Anthony Pettis at UFC on ESPN+ 6 March 23. He also talks about his place in the 170 pound division after the title changed hands at UFC 235, his family's new training facility in South Carolina, and growing up with karate. 
March 6, 2019
Sabado Gigante Bonus Episode w/ Gilbert "Durinho" Burns
 Gilbert "Durinho" Burns talks about his upcoming combat grappling super fight against UFC vet, Gleison Tibau at Titan FC 53, March 15 on UFC Fight Pass. He also talks about how he stays ready, fighting near home, and possibly getting on the UFC on ESPN+ 3 card April 27. He also gives some of his picks for tonight's UFC 235.
March 2, 2019
The Menifee Maniac Returns
Fernando Gonzalez talks to Matt and Ed about how he predicted the Bellator 216 outcome, his upcoming fight at CXF 17 on March 9, and helps predict some fights at UFC 235.
February 27, 2019
A Date with MMA for Valentine's Day Weekend
Matt and Ed are joined by Nolan King where they do a quick recap of UFC 234 and take a look at Bellator's double header with Bellator 215 & 216. They also do give their picks for the UFC's first ESPN Fight Night card from Phoenix. 
February 13, 2019
UFC 234 Preview w/ Mason Iacobellis And Bonus Guest
Mason Iacobellis returns to talk about his training, his upcoming Feb 22 bout and his coach, Sam Alvey who fights this weekend at UFC 234. Also, Ed talks with Bellator and BAMMA lightweight Anthony "Pretty Boy" Taylor who wants to welcome Artem Lobov to Bellator if he signs with them.
February 6, 2019
The One After Bellator 214
Matt and Ed recap Bellator 214 and talk about the big NAC hearing of the day where things went as expected. They also do quick preview of the UFC event in Fortaleza.
January 30, 2019
UFC-BK Recap and Combat Sports Invade The West w/ Bellator 214 & Karate Combat
Matt and Ed give a quick recap of how things went in Brooklyn for the UFC and give some predictions for Bellator 214. Ed also spoke to one half of Karate Combat: Hollywood's co-main event Abdalla Ibrahim about his upcoming fight in Cali.  Be sure and check out the Amazon Storefront: 
January 23, 2019
MMA Back in Brooklyn & Karate Combat's Elhadji G. Ndour
Combat sports is picking up with a New York state of mind. The UFC returns to Brooklyn and Matt and Ed preview that card as well as give some thoughts on what to expect with ESPN. Also, fighting out of New York next week at the Karate Combat: Hollywood event Elhadji Ndour talks about karate and how it fits into today's combat sports world.
January 18, 2019
The King and 2 Broke Boys
Nolan King joins Matt and Ed to discuss the ESPN + schedule for the UFC and what it could cost for being an MMA fan in 2019.
January 9, 2019
Happy New Year!
Ed and Matt went through a lot of MMA at the end of 2018. Matt was at UFC 232 to see some surprising fights in the last event of 2018 for the promotion, then pulled an all-nighter for RIZIN 14. Meanwhile, Ed was covering the PFL Championship in New York City on New Year's Eve. Listen to the recap of it all.
January 4, 2019
East Coast PFL New Year's Eve Bonus Episode
As a final thank you to those who have been listening, check out our interview with PFL President Carlos Silva before they close out the 2018 season in New York City on New Year's Eve. You guys can watch the fights and win some money too by entering the PFL Pick Em' game on Draft Kings by using this link:
December 30, 2018
The One Before UFC 232 w/ Ray Robles
The MMA Community forum's resident BJJ guru, Ray Robles returns to discuss the drama that went down at the IBJJF No-Gi Worlds and the current state of the grappling circuit. He also joins Matt and Ed in previewing UFC 232 and RIZIN 14.
December 25, 2018
UFC 232: Just give me location?
Matt and Ed react to the change of UFC 232 from Las Vegas to Los Angeles. Matt is happy (sort of), Ed is shocked but there's probably more to all of it. 
December 24, 2018
Return of The King
Nolan King of FloCombat and Tapology returns to discuss Bellator's big weekend in Hawaii, the UFC's last FOX event in Milwaukee and what we can expect in MMA in 2019.
December 19, 2018
UFC 231 recap/reactions
Matt and Ed look back at UFC 231 and the blessed express outcome as well as all the other combat sports that went down that weekend. As December brings heavy fight weekends they take a look at the upcoming Bellator double header in Hawaii and UFC Milwaukee.
December 12, 2018
BONUS! The Return of Angelo Reyes
Angelo Reyes returns to talk about the Wilder/Fury aftermath, give his take on what Floyd Mayweather Jr is doing against Tenshin Nasukawak on New Year's Eve and talk about a cause that is near and dear to him.
December 7, 2018
The One Before UFC 231
Uri returns to help Matt and Ed do the main card predictions for #UFC231. Also some quick notes about the big fight weekend last weekend with two Bellator events, two UFC events and a heavyweight boxing match.
December 5, 2018
The One After Liddell/Ortiz 3
Mat was on deck at the first Golden Boy MMA event; Liddell vs. Ortiz 3. We talk about the night, the crowd, a brief recap of UFC Beijing and a look at the upcoming weekend's fights. Amazon Store link:
November 27, 2018
The One Before Thanksgiving
Matt and Ed recap Bellator 209, UFC Argentina and look at Liddell Ortiz 3 and try to figure out the Mayweather/Tenshin deal with RIZIN. Check out Ed's Amazon storefront for stuff from the podcast:
November 21, 2018
The One After UFC Denver/Michael Graves
Matt and Ed recap the weekend events from the UFC's 25th-anniversary card in Denver and look at the upcoming Bellator 209 card. Ed also talks to Michael Graves about his upcoming bout at Titan FC 51.
November 15, 2018
A.J. Matthews and the one after UFC 230
Matt and Ed catch up with A.J. Matthews who fights for Bellator MMA. He talks about how he got into fighting, his experiences fighting overseas, and where he sees himself in Bellator's welterweight division.
November 9, 2018
MMA Forethought: UFC 230 East Coast Edition
Check out Ed make a fool of himself while he experiments with OBS and reads off Matt's picks as well as his own for UFC 230.
November 1, 2018
PFL 10 and looking at UFC/Chrys Chrysanthou of Quadrant Biosciences
Matt and Ed recap PFL 10 and all the "MAGOMED" involved as well as look ahead at the upcoming UFC cards. Ed speaks with one of the technological innovators at Quadrant Biosciences and what they're doing to help catch CTE in combat sports.
October 24, 2018
The one after Bellator 207/208 & Author Lee Daly
Matt rubs Fedor's victory in Ed's face while they look at what happened over back to back events. Also, Ed got coincidentally got his copy of "Before a Fall: A History of Pride Fighting Championships" just before watching the heavyweight grand prix come to an end and gives his first impressions of the book. Also, the author himself Lee Daly drops in to give his Bellator 208 impressions and how Fedor fighting the same week as the book release was a happy coincidence. Link to buy book:
October 17, 2018
The One After UFC 229
Matt and Ed recap the madness that ended UFC 229 and talk about the back-to-back Bellator events with 207 and 208 and the heavyweight tournament.
October 10, 2018
MMA Forethought: UFC 229
Matt and Ed look at the UFC 229 fight card and discuss the recent news of UFC 230 finally having a main event. Also Uri of the MMA Community site drops in to talk Bellator 206. Not for the kiddies this episode.
October 3, 2018
The MMA Community-dot-com's "Wild"
The co-founder and co-owner of the MMA Community forum, whom user's know as "Wild", jumps on to talk about ups and downs of running an MMA forum and discuss Bellator 205, 206, UFC Sao Paolo and what's going on with UFC 230.
September 26, 2018
Daniel Zaldivar of The Last Round podcast
Boxing correspondent Daniel Zaldivar jumps on the podcast to talk about Canelo/ GGG 2 and his new podcast, "The Last Round" which he co-hosts with Michael Shepherd. They also discuss other recent rumblings from the Marquess of Queensberry rule-set in combat sports. The Last Round podcast: Twitter:
September 19, 2018
Mason Iacobellis & The One After UFC 228
Mason joins Matt and Ed to talk about his recent win over at Epic Fighting last month and his journey in MMA. Also, the three of them will remark on what happened at UFC 228 and what seems to be ahead for the remainder of the year.
September 12, 2018
MMA Forethought UFC 228
Matt and Ed give thoughts and predictions for UFC 228 and speculate about UFC 230. Twitter: The MMA Community Forum: Host site:
September 5, 2018
MMA Pro League President Mark Taffet | UFC Lincoln recap
Matt and Ed do a quick recap of the UFC Lincoln event and had an opportunity to interview MMA Pro League President Mark Taffet talking about the inaugural event September 15.
August 30, 2018
Lee Daly Author of "Before A Fall: A History of PRIDE FC"
Matt and Ed speak with Lee Daly who has researched and interviewed a lot of people to produce a book about Pride Fighting Championships. If you have been following MMA as long as Matt and Ed have, this book and episode is for you. Indie go-go link for book|
August 26, 2018
Mike Pendleton
Matt and Ed are joined by Mike Pendleton who contributes with Ed over at as well as and Combat Press. He also co-hosts his own podcast and stays up to date on all the recent MMA that has gone on outside of the UFC. We talk about the upcoming UFC Lincoln event and what MMA fighters and promotions can do to grow the sport even more.
August 22, 2018
Rez Dog Returns
Virgil Zwicker returns to update us on his fight schedule and Matt and Ed look at the fights that happened during a UFC free weekend. Also, Matt recaps this past weekend's RIZIN event and Ed will be busy with PFL 6 on the east coast.
August 15, 2018
The One After UFC 227
Matt and Ed talk about the UFC 25th Anniversary Press Conference and UFC 227. Also, the Bellator welterweight tournament bracket was announced and there are some interesting matches coming this fall.
August 10, 2018
UFC 227 Predictions
Some catch-up and UFC 227 predictions which Matt will be on deck for this weekend. The Coast 2 Coast guys also discuss DAZN, and some recent MMA since the last episode.
August 3, 2018
Ringside Physician Dr. Jon Lucas/Erin Blanchfield
After a big 4th of July weekend's worth of fights and drama, Matt and Ed speak with Dr. Jon Lucas, a martial artist, and ringside physician about weight cutting, Max Holloway, and health in combat sports. BONUS INTERVIEW at the 47 mark. Up and coming flyweight Erin Blanchfield (1-0) speaks on her upcoming Invicta FC 30 debut on 7/21.
July 13, 2018
EBI, DAZN and Bellator, Bellator 201 and UFC 226 predictions
Busy week on both coasts for Matt and Ed. Matt was at EBI Sunday in Cali, Ed was at the Bellator press conference in NYC and Matt will be at Bellator 201 this Friday. Big Bellator week and lots to talk about.
June 29, 2018
Author David Greenberg
Matt and Ed are joined by author Dave Greenberg whose book "Sit Down, Shut Up, You're Going to Win This Thing" just made Amazon's best sellers list. Greenberg is also a former MMA fighter and an old training partner of Ed's.
June 22, 2018
Saad Awad
Saad Awad faces Ryan Couture at Bellator 201 and he takes some time before the fight takes place 6/29 to talk to Matt and Ed.
June 15, 2018
MMA Today's Nolan King
He's broke a lot of news on The Contender Series line-ups and does a lot of work keeping fight fans informed of what's up next in the MMA world. Nolan King joins the guys this week on the podcast to talk Contender Series news and what he saw when he covered the UFC event in Utica New York.
June 6, 2018
Jon Jones
Jon Jones shares his name with UFC fighter, Jon "Bones" Jones join Matt and Ed to talk about how a case of mistaken identity and trolling became one of the most positive experiences in his life. He also lets us know who Jon Jones really is while having a few laughs with the Coast 2 Coast Combat Hour guys.
May 30, 2018
Johnny Hughes of TMMAC
Former pro fighter and MMA Community Member Johnny Hughes comes to talk about the early days of the fight game and give some predictions for Bellator 200.
May 23, 2018
Cut Man Matt Marsden
Matt Marsden who works as a cut man in Combat Sports talks with Ed and Matt about the business of working fights in his trade and shares some interesting stories. They also give some predictions on the weekend's fights at Bellator 199 and UFC 224
May 9, 2018
Fernando Gonzalez talks ACB 87 & Bellator 198 recap
This week Matt and Ed discuss Bellator 198 and what could possibly lie ahead in the tournament and Fernando Gonzalez talks bout his upcoming bout at ACB 87 on May 19.
May 2, 2018
Phoenix Carnevale, UFC Atlantic City Recap & Bellator 198
Matt and Ed recap the events of UFC Atlantic City and Phoenix Carnevale stops by to explain the rules and of the new Karate Combat promotion before their second event in Miami 4/26.
April 25, 2018
BJJ Black Belt Ray Robles
Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu black belt and coach Ray Robles joins Matt & Ed to talk about Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu's influence on MMA and its current place in the sport. They also recap some of the fights from UFC Glendale.
April 18, 2018
Angelo Reyes
Angelo Reyes joins Mat and Ed to talk about prepping Frank Mir for Fedor Emelianenko for the next round of the heavyweight tournament, transitioning from boxing to MMA and helps break down the main and co-main event of UFC 223.
April 13, 2018
Coast 2 Coast Combat Hour: MMA Forethought UFC 223
Matt & Ed get a health update from Corey Turner and then they took a look at Bellator 196 and UFC 223.
April 4, 2018
Coast 2 Coast Combat Hour's first episode
Catching up with the Hawk Matt Hawkins and Ed record their first episode of the "Coast 2 Coast Combat Hour" where they bring the best fight news from both coasts.
March 28, 2018
LFA 36's Corey Turner
Corey Turner drops in to chat with Matt & Ed before his fight at LFA 36.
March 28, 2018
Virgil Zwicker Interview
Matt & Ed talk with veteran MMA fighter Virgil Zwicker about his journey in the fight game and what he thinks about the current state of MMA.
March 28, 2018
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