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By Simon Head
The mixed martial arts podcast and audioblog of UK-based MMA journalist Simon Head, featuring personal takes on the latest MMA news, fighter interviews, behind-the-scenes content and discussion with fellow media colleagues.
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UFC Calgary: Completed, with Danny Austin
MMA journalist Simon Head grabs a word with press row colleague from Canada, Danny Austin, as they look back at the events of UFC on FOX in his home city of Calgary. Danny also reveals his other sporting beat, covering the CFL, and the pair look ahead to the big fights at the top of the upcoming UFC 227 card in Los Angeles. Follow Simon on Twitter @simonhead, on Instagram @simonheadsport and check out his writing at simonheadsport.com. Full podcast details can be found at MMA365.com.
48:04
July 30, 2018
In Conversation: Danny Roberts
MMA journalist Simon Head chats to British UFC welterweight Danny Roberts after his victory over David Zawada at UFC Fight Night in Hamburg, Germany. The pair chat about Roberts' career, the difficulty of facing a last-minute opponent change and what inspires him to succeed inside the octagon. Follow Simon on Twitter @simonhead, on Instagram @simonheadsport and check out his writing at simonheadsport.com. Full podcast details can be found at MMA365.com.
28:09
July 26, 2018
International Fight Week Live: UFC 226
MMA journalist Simon Head records live from octagonside as Stipe Miocic and Daniel Cormier do battle for the UFC heavyweight title at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.
37:58
July 8, 2018
International Fight Week Live: TUF 27 Finale
MMA journalist Simon Head records live from octagonside at The Ultimate Fighter Finale as Israel Adesanya faced Brad Tavares in the main event at the Pearl at the Palms in Las Vegas.
14:44
July 8, 2018
UFC 194: Post-fight chat
Chatting UFC 194 and wrapping up the MMA year in 2015 with my press row colleague John Morgan.
34:13
October 2, 2017
UFC 194: Fight Night
Live recordings from octagonside pre-fight, then the press conferences post-fight, at UFC 194 in Las Vegas.
1:19:58
October 2, 2017
UFC Vegas/TUF Finale
Updates from a busy two days in Vegas with the UFC Vegas fight night, the TUF Finale and the UFC 194 weigh-ind
17:55
October 1, 2017
UFC Vegas: Weigh-In Wednesday
Chatting with my press row friends John Morgan and Chamatkar Sandhu, plus TUF Finale competitors Ryan Hall and Artem Lobov.
35:31
October 1, 2017
UFC 194 Media Day
Interviews from the UFC 194 Ultimate Media Day at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. Featuring Urijah Faber, Gunnar Nelson, Max Holloway, Jeremy Stephens, Joe Lauzon and Demian Maia.
46:28
October 1, 2017
UFC Vegas Open Workouts
Check out the open workout media scrums ahead of UFC Vegas, featuring Sage Northcutt, Paige VanZant, Jim Miller, Aljamain Sterling, Michael Chiesa, Rose Namajunas and Cody Pfister.
53:22
October 1, 2017
UFC 194 Preview
Previews and predictions from Robin Black, Norman Parke, Michael Bisping and Dana White ahead of UFC 194 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
37:16
October 1, 2017
UFC Dublin
Fighter reaction ahead of UFC Fight Night in Dublin, Ireland.
1:54:12
October 1, 2017
Chatting with Andy Friedlander
In conversation with the UFC's EMEA octagon announcer Andy Friedlander ahead of UFC Fight Night in Dublin, Ireland.
58:30
September 30, 2017
BAMMA 21
Behind-the-scenes coverage from BAMMA 21 at the Barclaycard Arena in Birmingham.
33:49
September 30, 2017
UFC Glasgow
Pre-fight interviews recorded on media day ahead of UFC Fight Night: Bisping v Leites in Glasgow, Scotland.
18:31
September 30, 2017
UFC 189
Interviews and reaction from UFC 189 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.
1:03:48
September 30, 2017
UFC London
Chatting with UFC commentator John Gooden and UFC EMEA chief Garry Cook ahead of UFC Fight Night in London.
33:16
September 30, 2017
UFC Nottingham
Live reaction from octagonside in Nottingham from Simon Head and Rob Leigh.
26:25
September 30, 2017
BAMMA 10
Live reaction from cageside at BAMMA 10 with Simon Head and Rob Leigh.
27:21
September 30, 2017
UFC 138
Live reaction from octagonside from Simon Head and Rob Leigh in Birmingham.
17:01
September 30, 2017
TUF 14: Michael Bisping
Chatting all things The Ultimate Fighter with former winner and season head coach Michael Bisping
14:15
September 30, 2017
BAMMA 7
Live reaction from cageside with Simon Head and Rob Leigh.
20:06
September 30, 2017
UFC 129: Georges St-Pierre
I caught up with Georges St-Pierre during his training camp at the Roger Gracie Academy in London as he prepared for his title fight with Jake Shields at UFC 129.
16:04
September 30, 2017
UFC 127: Michael Bisping
British UFC star Michael Bisping chats ahead of his bout with Jorge Rivera at UFC 127.
30:00
September 30, 2017
UFC 120
Pre-fight interviews with British UFC stars Michael 'The Count' Bisping, Dan 'The Outlaw' Hardy and John 'Hitman' Hathaway
57:49
September 30, 2017
Looking back at #MayMac
Looking back at MayMac • What's next for Conor McGregor? • How balanced was the media coverage of MayMac?
14:54
August 28, 2017
Mayweather-McGregor: Who wins?
Mayweather v McGregor: Who wins?
04:32
August 24, 2017
Mayweather-McGregor: Betting update
Mayweather-McGregor Fight Week is here! • The big fish arrive in Vegas for Mayweather v McGregor
04:05
August 22, 2017
Chatting with ONE Championship's Michael Schiavello
Welcome to The Head Line • Michael Schiavello looks ahead to ONE: Quest for Greatness
05:36
August 18, 2017
Why Mauro Ranallo is the best in the business
Simon Head explains where he thinks Mauro Ranallo might land next, and pays tribute to the commentator he says is the best in combat sports.
03:32
April 18, 2017
Why Demetrious Johnson is the best fighter on the planet
Simon Head explains why he has UFC flyweight champ Demetrious 'Mighty Mouse' Johnson at the top of his pound-for-pound list.
02:44
April 18, 2017
Why doesn't the UFC have a women's 125lb division?
Simon Head answers listener questions about two women's MMA divisions - one that exists (the 145lb featherweight class) and one that doesn't (the 125lb flyweight class). Clipped from The Brit Pack MMA podcast.
04:11
April 18, 2017
Should the UFC light-heavyweight title now be vacant?
UK-based MMA journalist Simon Head offers the theory that, following the events of UFC 210, the UFC's 205lb world title should be a vacant championship. Originally recorded on The Brit Pack MMA podcast.
07:15
April 17, 2017
Some personal thoughts on MMA in the UK mainstream media
During this week's episode of The Brit Pack podcast I shared some views on the sustainability of MMA in the UK's mainstream media.
08:24
April 17, 2017
UFC London Post-Fight: Brad Pickett press conference
Retiring bantamweight Brad 'One Punch' Pickett talks to the assembled media at the post-fight press conference after his knockout loss to Marlon Vera at UFC Fight Night London. Full video on MMAjunkie YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ftk7_BOMTq0
12:40
April 17, 2017
UFC London Post-Fight: Jimi Manuwa press conference
Main event star Jimi Manuwa reflects on his thumping one-punch knockout victory over Corey Anderson at UFC London. Full video on MMAjunkie YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=660XmUZ7cJ4
11:00
April 17, 2017
UFC London Interview Day: Tom Breese
British prospect Tom Breese chats to Simon Head for MMAjunkie about his move back home to the UK, his move up from welterweight to middleweight and his bout with Oluwale Bamgbose at UFC Fight Night in London, England. Full story: http://mmajunkie.com/2017/03/with-the-pressure-off-reinvented-tom-breese-is-ready-to-thrive-at-ufc-fight-night-107
02:58
April 17, 2017
UFC London Interview Day: Brad Pickett
In one of his final pre-fight interviews before hanging up his gloves, British bantamweight Brad 'One Punch' Pickett chats to Simon Head for MMAjunkie ahead of his final career fight against Marlon Vera at UFC London. Full story: http://mmajunkie.com/2017/03/once-more-with-feeling-brad-pickett-not-retired-yet-but-plans-to-leave-on-high-note-at-ufc-fight-night-107
05:50
April 15, 2017
UFC London Interview Day: Jimi Manuwa
British light-heavyweight powerhouse Jimi 'Poster Boy' Manuwa chats to Simon Head for MMAjunkie ahead of his main event bout with Corey Anderson at UFC London. Full story: http://mmajunkie.com/2017/03/jimi-manuwa-wants-to-showcase-god-given-talent-against-corey-anderson-in-ufc-fight-night-107-main-event
04:57
April 15, 2017
UFC London Interview Day: Brett Johns
Undefeated Welsh bantamweight Brett Johns chats to Simon Head for MMAjunkie ahead of his bout with Ian Entwistle at UFC Fight Night London. Full story: http://mmajunkie.com/2017/03/ufc-fight-night-107s-brett-johns-blacked-out-before-and-after-ufc-debut
05:53
April 15, 2017
Bellator 179: Rory MacDonald ready to make an impact
Canadian MMA star Rory MacDonald chats to Simon Head at the Bellator 179 launch presser ahead of his main event bout with Brit Paul 'Semtex' Daley at Wembley Arena.
06:14
April 15, 2017
Bellator 179: Derek Anderson taking it all in his stride
Bellator MMA athlete Derek 'Barbaric' Anderson chats to Simon Head about moving up from lightweight to welterweight to take on British star Michael 'Venom' Page at Bellator 179 in London.
04:05
April 15, 2017
Bellator 179: Scott Coker press conference scrum
Scott Coker chats to reporters at the second Bellator 179 launch press conference in London, England.
08:40
April 15, 2017
Cage Warriors 80: Dan Hardy reveals he's one step closer to a comeback
Former Cage Warriors and UFC star Dan 'The Outlaw' Hardy reveals he's now one step closer to a possible return to the UFC's octagon.
04:39
April 15, 2017
Cage Warriors 80: John Gooden
UFC commentator and former Cage Warriors play-by-play man John Gooden shares some fond memories of his time calling Cage Warriors shows, including the time he took a knee from Conor McGregor.
05:44
April 15, 2017
Cage Warriors 80: Nicolas Dalby
Danish welterweight star and former Cage Warriors welterweight champion Nicolas Dalby chats to Simon Head before taking the microphone as the promotion's guest analyst at Cage Warriors 80 in London.
03:05
April 15, 2017
Bellator 179 Press Conference: Scott Coker media scrum
Bellator president Scott Coker chats with reporters at the Bellator 179 presser in London, England.
17:29
April 15, 2017
Bellator 179 Press Conference: Paul 'Semtex' Daley
Hard-hitting British welterweight Paul Daley chats with Simon Head in London ahead of his main event bout with Rory MacDonald at Bellator 179.
06:15
April 15, 2017
Bellator 179 Press Conference: Michael 'Venom' Page
Simon Head chats with British welterweight star Michael 'Venom' Page at the Bellator 179 presser in London.
07:07
April 15, 2017
Jack Marshman on his UFC debut win and John Phillips' call-out
Welsh middleweight star Jack 'Hammer' Marshman catches up with Simon Head as he reflects on his successful Octagon debut at UFC Fight Night in Belfast, and discusses his options moving forward on the world stage.
14:04
April 15, 2017
UFC new boy Brett Johns on pre-fight self-doubts and post-fight euphoria
Welsh bantamweight Brett Johns chats to Simon Head after his emotional UFC debut victory in in Belfast, Northern Ireland.
13:08
April 15, 2017
UFC Belfast: Neil Seery opens up after retirement fight falls through
Irish flyweight star Neil Seery chats to Simon Head after learning that his retirement bout with Ian McCall had fallen through due to his opponent falling ill on weigh-in day.
05:23
April 15, 2017
UFC Belfast: Brad Pickett offers to step in to face Neil Seery
Following the news of Ian McCall's late withdrawal from UFC Belfast, Brad Pickett tells me his offer to step in was turned down by the UFC. He also chats about his upcoming bout with another retiring fighter - Urijah Faber.
03:10
April 15, 2017
UFC Belfast Media Day: Neil Seery
Irish flyweight favourite Neil '2-Tap' Seery chats with Simon Head ahead of his retirement bout at UFC Fight Night in Belfast.
02:15
April 15, 2017
UFC Belfast Media Day: Uriah Hall
Uriah 'Primetime' Hall chats with reporters at the UFC Belfast media day event at the SSE Arena.
01:53
April 15, 2017
UFC Belfast Media Day: Gegard Mousasi
Dutch middleweight star Gegard Mousasi chats to Simon Head ahead of his main event bout with Uriah Hall in Belfast.
03:27
April 15, 2017
UFC Belfast Media Day: Ross Pearson
Lightweight Ross 'The Real Deal' Pearson chats with Simon Head on Ultimate Media Day in Belfast.
06:42
April 15, 2017
UFC Belfast Media Day: Artem Lobov
'The Russian Hammer' Artem Lobov chats to Simon Head at UFC Fight Night Belfast Ultimate Media Day.
04:18
April 15, 2017
UFC Belfast Media Day: Ian McCall
Flyweight contender Ian 'Uncle Creepy' McCall talks with Simon Head about his return from injury and the succession of setbacks that left him on the shelf.
04:34
April 15, 2017
UFC 205 Post-Fight: Stephen 'Wonderboy' Thompson's message for the fans
Simon Head handed Stephen 'Wonderboy' Thompson his selfie camera so the welterweight contender could send a message to the fans after his co-main event draw with champion Tyron Woodley at UFC 205 in New York.
01:19
April 15, 2017
UFC 205: Michael Bisping Fight Network media scrum
Michael Bisping chats with Simon Head and assembled media reporters in New York City just after the UFC 205 pre-fight press conference.
04:28
April 15, 2017
UFC 205 Media Day: Khabib Nurmagomedov
Undefeated Russian lightweight star Khabib Nurmagomedov rails against the UFC's matchmaking policy ahead of his bout with Michael Johnson at UFC 205 in New York.
03:00
April 15, 2017
UFC 205 Media Day: Chris Weidman
Former UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman chats with reporters ahead of his bout with Yoel Romero at UFC 205 at Madison Square Garden in New York City.
01:59
April 15, 2017
UFC 205 Media Day: Miesha Tate
Miesha Tate chats with reporters during UFC 205 Ultimate Media Day at Madison Square Garden in New York.
03:55
April 15, 2017
Stipe Miocic on life as 'the baddest man on the planet'
Newly-crowned UFC heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic chats with Simon Head during a flying visit to London.
09:21
April 15, 2017
Why Neil Seery deserves a main card spot at UFC Belfast
Irish flyweight star Neil Seery is set to call it a day after UFC Belfast, so why not give the popular fighter a main card send-off.
01:12
April 15, 2017
Gegard Mousasi: 'I was politically correct and it got me nowhere'
Dutch middleweight star Gegard Mousasi chats with Simon Head in London.
15:28
April 15, 2017
UFC 204: Garry Cook interview
Simon Head catches up with UFC chief global brand officer Garry Cook at the UFC 204 weigh-ins at Manchester Central.
09:06
April 15, 2017
UFC 204 Media Day: Michael Bisping
UFC middleweight champion of the world Michael 'The Count' Bisping chats to Simon Head ahead of his main event bout with Dan Henderson at UFC 204 in Manchester, England.
06:08
April 15, 2017
UFC 204 Media Day: Brad Pickett
British bantamweight fan-favourite Brad 'One Punch' Pickett chats to Simon Head at Ultimate Media Day for UFC 204 in Manchester, England.
07:06
April 15, 2017
UFC 204 Media Day: Jimi Manuwa
Hard-hitting British light-heavyweight star Jimi 'Poster Boy' Manuwa chats to Simon Head at UFC 204 Ultimate Media Day in Manchester, England.
03:17
April 15, 2017
UFC 204 Media Day: Marc Diakiese
Rising British lightweight star Marc 'Bonecrusher' Diakiese chats with Simon Head ahead of his bout with Lucasz Sajewski at UFC 204 in Manchester, England.
03:14
April 15, 2017
UFC 204 Media Day: Danny Roberts
British welterweight Danny 'Hot Chocolate' Roberts chats to Simon Head at UFC 204 Ultimate Media Day in Manchester, England.
04:24
April 15, 2017
UFC 204 Media Day: Ian Entwistle
British bantamweight Ian Entwistle chats to Simon Head at the UFC 204 media day in Manchester, England.
05:35
April 15, 2017
UFC 204 Media Day: Davey Grant
British bantamweight Davey Grant chats about his upcoming bout at UFC 204.
02:30
April 15, 2017
UFC 204 Media Day: Leon Edwards
British welterweight star Leon 'Rocky' Edwards chats to Simon Head at the UFC 204 Ultimate Media Day in Manchester, England.
03:18
April 15, 2017
UFC 204: British fighters send a message to the UK fans
Check out the audio track as Simon Head took his selfie camera and got the British stars of UFC 204 to record selfie messages for the fans.
01:58
April 15, 2017
UFC 204 Open Workout Recap
Recapping the best bits from the UFC 204 open workouts in Manchester, England.
04:21
April 15, 2017
UFC 204 Open Workouts: Michael Bisping
Michael Bisping addresses the crowd at the UFC 204 open workouts in Manchester.
17:28
April 15, 2017
ACB 47: Highlights Show
Simon Head and Steve Cook-Abbott present live reaction from cageside at the SSE Hydro for ACB 47: Braveheart.
22:27
April 15, 2017
ACB 47: Norman Parke
Northern Ireland's Norman Parke chats about his win at ACB 47, but says he's not yet ready for a return to the UFC.
02:49
April 15, 2017
ACB 47: Saul Rogers
British lightweight prospect Saul Rogers reflects on his impressive win over Michell Adelina at ACB 47 in Glasgow
05:13
April 15, 2017
ACB 47: Fighter selfies
The British stars of ACB 47 send messages to the fans ahead of their respective bouts in Glasgow, Scotland.
00:55
April 15, 2017
UFC Hamburg: Fight night recap
Behind the scenes covering UFC Fight Night in Hamburg, Germany
08:39
April 15, 2017
UFC Hamburg Media Day: The Fighters' Selfie Messages
The stars of UFC Hamburg media day send their personal messages to the UK UFC fans.
03:00
April 15, 2017
UFC Hamburg Media Day: James Elliott
UFC vice president and general manager for EMEA James Elliott catches up with Simon Head at UFC Hamburg media day in Germany.
08:59
April 15, 2017
UFC Hamburg Media Day: Nick Hein
German lightweight favourite 'Sergeant' Nick Hein chats with Simon Head at Ultimate Media Day ahead of his bout at UFC Fight Night in Hamburg, Germany.
05:27
April 15, 2017
UFC Hamburg Media Day: Peter Sobotta
Peter Sobotta explains why his dual nationality (German and Polish) has caused him to represent another country from now on in the UFC.
01:26
April 15, 2017
UFC Hamburg Media Day: Josh Barnett
Former UFC heavyweight champion and sometime pro wrestler Josh 'The Warmaster' Barnett chats to Simon Head about his catch wrestling background.
04:24
April 15, 2017
UFC Hamburg Interview Day: Scott Askham
British middleweight Scott Askham chats to Simon Head ahead of his bout at UFC Fight Night in Hamburg, Germany.
05:49
April 15, 2017
UFC Hamburg Interview Day: Jimmy Wallhead
UK MMA stalwart 'Judo' Jimmy Wallhead chats to Simon Head ahead of his UFC debut in Hamburg, Germany.
04:29
April 15, 2017
UFC Hamburg: Meet Marc Diakiese
We sat down with new UFC signing Marc Diakiese, who was in Hamburg to help corner teammate Scott Askham at UFC Fight Night.
03:52
April 15, 2017
Bellator London: Lennox Lewis pays tribute to MVP
Former undisputed heavyweight champion of the world Lennox Lewis hails the skills of British welterweight MMA star Michael 'Venom' Page at Bellator London.
01:47
April 15, 2017
Bellator London: Michael 'Venom' Page on his Pokemon GO! KO
British welterweight superstar Michael 'Venom' Page chats to the press after his spectacular knockout of Evangelista 'Cyborg' Santos at Bellator London.
08:03
April 15, 2017
Michael Bisping talks payback against Dan Henderson at UFC 204
UFC middleweight champion Michael 'The Count' Bisping chats about his upcoming fight with his old nemesis Dan Henderson at UFC 204 in Manchester.
11:40
April 15, 2017
Dan Henderson talks Michael Bisping fight at UFC 204
Ahead of UFC 202, Dan Henderson chats to Simon Head about his upcoming rematch with middleweight champ Michael Bisping at UFC 204.
06:14
April 15, 2017
UFC 202: Media Day and Open Workouts
Recapping the events of UFC 202 Ultimate Media Day and the open workouts from Las Vegas, Nevada.
13:47
April 15, 2017
Reliving the drama at the UFC 202 presser
Simon Head and John Morgan travel back from the UFC 202 press conference, where a melee ensued between main event stars Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz.
06:20
April 15, 2017
UFC 202 Press Conference: Carnage at the Copperfield
Recapping the crazy scenes at the UFC 202 press conference at the David Copperfield Theatre at the MGM Grand, Las Vegas.
13:35
April 15, 2017
International Fight Week Recap
Highlights from International Fight Week in Las Vegas.
08:36
April 15, 2017
Meet 'The Female Pacquiao' Ana Julaton
World boxing champion turned mixed martial artist Ana Julaton chats from her Las Vegas gym.
04:22
April 15, 2017
UFC Vegas Open Workouts: Rafael dos Anjos media scrum
UFC lightweight world champion Rafael dos Anjos speaks with reporters at the UFC Vegas open workouts at the MGM Grand casino in Las Vegas.
07:37
April 15, 2017
UFC Vegas Open Workouts: Eddie Alvarez media scrum
Former Bellator lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez chats to the media ahead of his tilt at the UFC lightweight title at UFC Fight Night in Las Vegas.
07:21
April 15, 2017
UFC Vegas Open Workouts: Derrick Lewis media scrum
'The Black Beast' Derrick Lewis chats with reporters at the UFC Vegas open workouts in Las Vegas.
07:57
April 15, 2017
UFC Vegas Open Workouts: Roy Nelson media scrum
Roy 'Big Country' Nelson chats with the media after his UFC Vegas open workout session at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.
07:04
April 15, 2017
TUF Finale Open Workouts: Ross Pearson media scrum
British lightweight Ross 'The Real Deal' Pearson chats to reporters at the TUF Finale / UFC Vegas open workouts in Las Vegas, Nevada.
11:22
April 15, 2017
TUF Finale Open Workouts: Will Brooks media scrum
Former Bellator lightweight champion Will Brooks talks to the press after working out for the fans at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.
08:49
April 15, 2017
TUF Finale Open Workouts: Joanna Jedrzejczyk media scrum
Defending UFC strawweight world champ chats to the press at the TUF Finale / UFC Vegas open workouts on the MGM Grand casino floor in Las Vegas.
09:47
April 15, 2017
TUF Finale Open Workouts: Claudia Gadelha media scrum
Brazilian strawweight title challenger chats to the media at the TUF Finale / UFC Vegas open workouts at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.
07:33
April 15, 2017
Michael Bisping: Chatting with the champ
Simon Head catches up with newly-crowned UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping during his whistlestop visit to the UK.
17:15
April 15, 2017
Interview: UFC EMEA chief James Elliott
Ahead of UFC 200 and International Fight Week, Simon Head sits down for a catch-up with vice president and general manager of UFC EMEA, James Elliott.
16:09
April 15, 2017
UFC 199: Facebook Live Recap with John Morgan
Simon Head and John Morgan deliver their reaction to a dramatic night at The Forum in Inglewood, California, as Michael Bisping stunned Luke Rockhold to win the UFC middleweight title at UFC 199.
26:09
April 15, 2017
UFC 199: Backstage with Michael Bisping after his historic UFC title win
Simon Head goes backstage to chat with Michael 'The Count' Bisping after his knockout of Luke Rockhold saw him crowned the undisputed UFC middleweight champion of the world at UFC 199 in Los Angeles.
04:53
April 15, 2017
UFC 199: Media Day Recap
Highlights from Simon Head's Facebook Live broadcast of UFC 199 Ultimate Media Day at The Forum in Inglewood, California.
14:34
April 15, 2017
UFC 199 Open Workouts: Michael Bisping
British middleweight contender Michael Bisping says he plans on stepping in on two weeks' notice and shocking the world by knocking out Luke Rockhold at UFC 199.
07:55
April 15, 2017
UFC 199 Open Workouts: Luke Rockhold
Defending UFC middleweight champion of the world Luke Rockhold says he'll make easy work of Michael Bisping in the main event of UFC 199 in Los Angeles.
10:23
April 15, 2017
UFC 199 Open Workouts: Dominick Cruz
Undisputed UFC bantamweight champion of the world Dominick Cruz chats to the press at the UFC 199 open workouts at the UFC Gym in Torrance, California.
08:28
April 15, 2017
UFC 199 Open Workouts: Urijah Faber
'The California Kid' Urijah Faber chats with the media at the UFC 199 open workouts in Los Angeles.
07:24
April 15, 2017
Nick Hein on his injury nightmare
German lightweight star Nick Hein chats with Simon Head at the fighter hotel in Rotterdam after being forced off the card due to injury.
11:55
April 15, 2017
Day 3 at UFC Rotterdam
Previewing and reviewing the night's action at UFC Rotterdam in the Netherlands
08:34
April 15, 2017
Day 2 at UFC Rotterdam
Behind the scenes during Ultimate Media Day at UFC Rotterdam.
04:40
April 15, 2017
Day 1 at UFC Rotterdam
Catching up with some of the stars of UFC Rotterdam at the fighter hotel in the Netherlands.
05:59
April 15, 2017
Pre-fight at Octagonside for UFC 197: Jones v Saint-Preux
Simon Head runs down the fight card ahead of UFC 197: Jones v Saint-Preux at the MGM Grand Garden Arena, Las Vegas.
04:16
April 15, 2017
UFC 197 Media Day: Jon Jones
Former UFC light-heavyweight champion Jon Jones chats with reporters at the UFC 197 Ultimate Media Day at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.
05:00
April 15, 2017
UFC 197 Open Workouts: Jon Jones
Former undisputed UFC light-heavyweight champion Jon 'Bones' Jones faces the press at the UFC 197 open workouts at the MGM Grand hotel in Las Vegas.
14:19
April 15, 2017
UFC 197 Open Workouts: Demetrious Johnson
Undisputed UFC flyweight champion of the world Demetrious 'Mighty Mouse' Johnson chats to the media at the UFC 197 open workouts at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.
10:22
April 15, 2017
UFC 197 Open Workouts: Henry Cejudo
Number-one flyweight contender and Olympic gold medallist Henry 'The Messenger' Cejudo chats to the press at the UFC 197 open workouts in Las Vegas.
07:38
April 15, 2017
UFC 197 Open Workouts: Ovince Saint-Preux
Light-heavyweight contender Ovince 'OSP' Saint-Preux chats to the assembled press at the UFC 197 open workouts at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.
06:54
April 15, 2017
Setting the scene for UFC 197 in Las Vegas
Simon Head previews UFC 197: Jones v Saint-Preux at the MGM Grand Garden Arena.
05:08
April 15, 2017
Day 5 at UFC Zagreb
MMA journalist Simon Head reports from Octagonside in Zagreb before the post-fight press conference and an airport chat with MMA Junkie photographer Per Haljestam before heading home.
34:25
April 15, 2017
Day 4 at UFC Zagreb
It's the penultimate day at UFC Zagreb, as MMA journalists Simon Head and John Morgan recap weigh-in day from a very loud pub in the heart of Croatia's capital city.
11:11
April 15, 2017
Day 3 at UFC Zagreb
Simon Head checks in from Croatia with a stack of interviews from behind the scenes at the fighter hotel in Zagreb.
50:18
April 15, 2017
Day 2 at UFC Zagreb
It's media day in Zagreb as MMA journalist Simon Head chats to the two men in the main event, heavyweight contender Ben Rothwell and former UFC heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos.
14:44
April 15, 2017
Day 1 at UFC Zagreb
Simon Head checks in on Day 1 of UFC fight week in Croatia as he catches up with his US colleagues John Morgan and Kenny Hathaway from MMA Junkie/USA Today to chat all things MMA, podcasting and their hopes for UFC Zagreb.
36:19
April 15, 2017
Brad Pickett's coach Mike Brown on the Brit's UFC future
American Top Team coach and former world champion Mike Brown chats to Simon Head about his friend and teammate Brad 'One Punch' Pickett (pictured) about his win in London and his UFC future.
06:47
April 15, 2017
Ben Rothwell looks ahead to UFC Zagreb
Simon Head chats to UFC heavyweight contender Ben Rothwell about his charge towards the UFC title and his famous submission move, the Gogo Choke.
12:01
April 15, 2017
Junior dos Santos: Ready for Rothwell at UFC Zagreb
Simon Head chats to former UFC heavyweight champion of the world Junior dos Santos ahead of his bout with Ben Rothwell at UFC Fight Night in Zagreb, Croatia.
12:46
April 15, 2017
Ian Entwistle: From football to foot locks
Simon Head chats to British UFC bantamweight Ian Entwistle, who explains how being rejected as a young aspiring footballer helped spur him on to success as a mixed martial artist.
09:48
April 15, 2017
Alistair Overeem looks ahead to his bout at UFC Rotterdam
Simon Head catches up with Dutch MMA superstar Alistair 'The Reem' Overeem to chat about his upcoming bout with teammate Andrei Arlovski at UFC Rotterdam, and also about the sad passing of Dutch football legend Johan Cruyff.
09:14
April 15, 2017
IMMAF director David Allen on the growth of MMA
Simon Head catches up with former UFC EMEA chief and new Director of Brand and Commerce for IMMAF David Allen about his new position and the role IMMAF has to play in the growth of the sport around the world.
13:29
April 15, 2017
Mike Wilkinson on UFC London defeat and Rotterdam hopes
British UFC featherweight Mike Wilkinson chats to Simon Head about his loss to Makwan Amirkhani at UFC London and his hopes for a future fight in the Octagon soon.
06:03
April 15, 2017
Ross Pearson chats ahead of UFC Brisbane
British UFC star Ross 'The Real Deal' Pearson chats to Simon Head ahead of his bout with Abel Trujillo at UFC Fight Night in Brisbane, Australia on March 19
12:59
April 15, 2017
UFC 196 Press Room Reaction: Petesy Carroll
Simon Head chats with Irish MMA journalist Petesy Carroll after Conor McGregor was sensationally submitted by Nate Diaz in the main event of UFC 196 in Las Vegas.
06:46
April 15, 2017
UFC 196 Press Room Reaction: Jeremy Botter
Simon Head chats with American journalist for Bleacher Report Jeremy Botter in the aftermath of Nate Diaz's submission victory over Conor McGregor at UFC 196.
02:17
April 15, 2017
UFC 196 Press Room Reaction: Jonathan Shrager
Simon Head chats with fellow Brit and correspondent for The MMA Underground Jonathan Shrager about Nate Diaz's submission victory over Conor McGregor at UFC 196.
05:06
April 15, 2017
Chris Weidman plans on getting his belt back at UFC 199
Simon Head chats to former UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman during media day at UFC 196 about his upcoming rematch with Luke Rockhold and the potential for a bout with Britain's Michael Bisping further down the line.
05:00
April 14, 2017
Dominick Cruz on taking on 'TJ Dillashaw's grandfather' Urijah Faber
UFC bantamweight champion of the world Dominick Cruz chats to Simon Head and colleagues at an exclusive media scrum at the EA Sports UFC 2 launch party at the Mandalay Bay Hotel in Las Vegas
10:16
April 14, 2017
Joanna Jedrzejczyk on TUF: 'It was fun and I enjoyed every moment'
UFC women's strawweight champion of the world Joanna Jedrzejczyk chats to Simon Head and colleagues at an exclusive media scrum at the EA Sports UFC 2 event in Las Vegas
08:21
April 14, 2017
Chuck Liddell: 'I'll always miss fighting'
UFC hall of famer and former light-heavyweight champion of the world Chuck 'The Iceman' Liddell chats to Simon Head and colleagues at the EA Sports UFC 2 launch party at the Mandalay Bay Hotel in Las Vegas
08:47
April 14, 2017
Frankie Edgar: 'Conor's gonna come down, and I'm gonna take that belt from him'
Former UFC lightweight champion Frankie 'The Answer' Edgar chats to Simon Head and colleagues at an exclusive media scrum at the EA Sports UFC 2 launch party at the Mandalay Bay Hotel in Las Vegas
05:04
April 14, 2017
Luke Rockhold: 'I might as well go finish Weidman off'
UFC middleweight champion of the world Luke Rockhold chats to Simon Head and colleagues at an exclusive media scrum at the EA Sports UFC 2 launch party at the Mandalay Bay Hotel in Las Vegas
06:21
April 14, 2017
Demetrious 'Mighty Mouse' Johnson: 'My job is to fight and whoop ass'
UFC flyweight champion Demetrious 'Mighty Mouse' Johnson chats to Simon Head and colleagues during an exclusive media scrum at the EA Sports UFC 2 launch party at the Mandalay Bay Hotel in Las Vegas.
09:37
April 14, 2017
Ben Rothwell: 'If you wanna be number one you gotta be odd!'
UFC heavyweight contender chats to Simon Head and colleagues at an exclusive media scrum at the EA Sports UFC 2 launch party at the Mandalay Bay Hotel in Las Vegas
09:18
April 14, 2017
Dana White: 'Joanna Jedrzejczyk and Claudia Gadelha got into a full-blown fist fight'
UFC president Dana White chats to Simon Head and colleagues at an exclusive media scrum at the EA Sports UFC 2 launch party at the Mandalay Bay Hotel in Las Vegas
12:09
April 14, 2017
UFC 196 Open Workouts: Conor McGregor media scrum
UFC featherweight champion of the world Conor McGregor chats to the press during a media scrum at the UFC 196 open workouts at the MGM Grand, Las Vegas
13:54
April 14, 2017
UFC 196 Open Workouts: Nate Diaz media scrum
Lightweight contender Nathan Diaz fields questions from the press at the UFC 196 open workouts at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas
08:21
April 14, 2017
UFC 196 Open Workouts: Holly Holm media scrum
UFC women's bantamweight champion Holly Holm chats to the media at the UFC 196 open workouts at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas
07:10
April 14, 2017
UFC 196 Open Workouts: Miesha Tate media scrum
UFC women's bantamweight title challenger Miesha Tate chats to the press during a media scrum at the UFC 196 open workouts at the MGM Grand, Las Vegas
05:30
April 14, 2017
Eric Winter reflects on an historic night for UFC Fight Pass at UFC London
Senior VP and GM of UFC Fight Pass reflects on historic night at UFC London as he chats to Simon Head in the aftermath of UFC Fight Night at The O2 Arena
05:35
April 14, 2017
UFC London: Pre-fight LIVE from Octagonside at The O2
Simon Head runs down the fight card ahead of UFC Fight Night: Silva v Bisping at The O2 Arena, London
04:44
April 14, 2017
UFC London: Makwan Amirkhani pre-fight interview
Finnish star Makwan Amirkhani chats to Simon Head ahead of his bout with Mike WIlkinson at UFC Fight Night London
13:24
April 14, 2017
UFC EMEA chief James Elliott on UFC London and UFC's future in Europe
UFC's Vice President and General Manager for Europe, Middle East and Africa James Elliott chats to Simon Head about UFC Fight Night London and looks ahead to the further expansion of UFC across the region.
07:30
April 14, 2017
UFC London Media Day: Scott Askham on his vociferous support - 'The Askham Army'
British middleweight star talks to Simon Head about the travelling army of fans who follow him around Europe to watch his fight.
03:20
April 14, 2017
UFC London Media Day: After his 'terrible' UFC debut Arnold Allen's ready to kick things up a gear
British featherweight prospect Arnold Allen says he's ready to showcase his full arsenal when he faces Yaotzin Meza at UFC Fight Night London.
02:59
April 14, 2017
UFC London Media Day: Michael Bisping on how he thrives under pressure
British UFC star Michael Bisping tells Simon Head how he puts himself under pressure to perform, then thrives under that pressure inside the Octagon.
01:43
April 14, 2017
UFC London Media Day: Mike Wilkinson on his long road back to the Octagon
Ahead of his return bout at UFC Fight Night London, British featherweight Mike Wilkinson reveals the torment of having to sit out almost 18 months injured.
01:45
April 14, 2017
UFC London Media Day: New dad Norman Parke on fighting for more than just himself
Northern Ireland's Norman Parke tells Simon Head about how fatherhood has changed his fighting outlook ahead of his bout with Rustam Khabilov at UFC Fight Night London
01:59
April 14, 2017
UFC London Open Workouts: Dan Hardy - 'I'm honoured to be a part of it'
British UFC star-turned-commentator Dan 'The Outlaw' Hardy chats to SunSport ahead of UFC Fight Night: Silva v Bisping in London.
06:00
April 14, 2017
UFC London Open Workouts: Michael Bisping - 'I don't think anyone on this planet will be able to beat me'
British middleweight star says he's in the form of his life and ready to stake his claim for a title shot by beating Anderson Silva at UFC London.
04:02
April 14, 2017
UFC London Open Workouts: Anderson Silva - 'I'm so happy to be back in London'
Brazilian UFC superstar is delighted to be back in England and says he'll celebrate with victory at UFC London.
01:24
April 14, 2017
UFC London Open Workouts: Brad Pickett - 'I love my job, so I want to keep it!'
British bantamweight star Brad 'One Punch' Pickett says he's desperate for a win at UFC London to revive his career.
02:32
April 14, 2017
UFC London Open Workouts: 'Expect the best Tom Breese ever'
Undefeated British welterweight prospect Tom Breese says he's getting better and better as he prepares to face veteran Keita Nakamura at UFC London.
01:34
April 14, 2017
UFC's EMEA chief James Elliott on plans for 2016
UFC's vice president and general manager for Europe, Middle East and Africa James Elliott chats to Simon Head about the promotion's plans for 2016.
07:11
April 14, 2017
Ben Rothwell on his long and winding road towards the UFC heavyweight title
UFC heavyweight contender 'Big' Ben Rothwell chats to MMA journalist Simon Head ahead of his co-main event bout with Josh Barnett at UFC on FOX in Newark, New Jersey.
10:57
April 14, 2017
Anthony 'Rumble' Johnson on Ryan Bader and flirting with the heavyweight division
Hard-hitting UFC light-heavyweight contender Anthony 'Rumble' Johnson chats to MMA journalist Simon Head ahead of his bout with Ryan Bader in the main event of UFC on FOX in Newark, New Jersey
09:55
April 14, 2017
Ryan Bader on respect, giving back and that elusive UFC title shot
UFC light-heavyweight contender Ryan 'Darth' Bader chats to MMA journalist Simon Head before his main event bout with Anthony 'Rumble' Johnson in New Jersey.
14:57
April 14, 2017
Josh Barnett on Ben Rothwell, pro wrestling... and Brian Blessed!
Former UFC heavyweight champion Josh Barnett chats to MMA journalist Simon Head ahead of his bout at UFC on FOX in New Jersey, and reveals his dream of fighting in England while accompanied by a very special (and loud) guest.
14:17
April 14, 2017
Artem Lobov: 'I'm gonna clean up this sport and separate boys from men'
Born in Russia, resident of Ireland, 'The Russian Hammer' Artem Lobov chats to MMA journalist Simon Head ahead of his upcoming fight against Alex White at UFC Fight Night.
09:46
April 14, 2017
UFC starlet 'Super' Sage Northcutt on his world title dream
UFC star Sage Northcutt chats to MMA journalist Simon Head about his upcoming fight with Bryan Barbarena at UFC on FOX, his rapid rise to stardom and the possibility of him staying at welterweight.
11:23
April 14, 2017
UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos on Conor McGregor: "I'm gonna punish this guy"
Brazilian UFC lightweight champ Rafael dos Anjos chats to MMA journalist Simon Head about his upcoming bout with Conor McGregor at UFC 196 and says he plans on punishing the Irishman for his trash talk.
10:23
April 14, 2017
UFC newcomer Mickey Gall on his Octagon debut and chasing a fight with CM Punk
New Jersey welterweight Mickey Gall chats to MMA journalist Simon Head about how he earned his big break in the UFC, his upcoming Octagon debut at UFC 196 and the carrot of a potential fight with CM Punk in the summer.
10:10
April 14, 2017
CM Punk on his UFC debut: 'I expect people to be disappointed'
Former WWE superstar CM Punk chats to MMA journalist Simon Head and says he plans on leaving a lot of people disappointed after his UFC debut later this summer.
09:14
April 14, 2017
CM Punk on Dominick Cruz: "He's superhuman!"
Former WWE star-turned-UFC athlete CM Punk chats to Simon Head about Dominick Cruz's remarkable return to the top of the UFC's bantamweight division.
00:47
April 14, 2017
Former UFC middleweight Luke Barnatt on Arnold Allen
Former UFC middleweight Luke Barnatt chats to Simon Head at UFC Berlin 2015 about up and coming British prospect Arnold Allen
01:30
April 14, 2017
Ross Pearson on Trinaldo test, McGregor's move up and Cruz's comeback
British UFC lightweight star chats to Simon Head ahead of his bout with Francisco Trinaldo at UFC Fight Night Boston to give his take on his upcoming contest, plus the return of teammate Dominick Cruz and the potential arrival in the lightweight division of featherweight champ Conor McGregor.
09:43
April 14, 2017
Media scrum: UFC women's bantamweight champion Holly Holm
Newly-crowned UFC women's bantamweight champion of the world Holly Holm chats to the press during a media scrum in Las Vegas
14:52
April 14, 2017
Dominick Cruz: Ready to take back his title
Former UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz talks to Simon Head at the UFC 194 Ultimate Media Day about his upcoming bout with TJ Dillashaw as he looks to reclaim the championship he never lost in the Octagon.
11:38
April 14, 2017
My UFC year in review: An audio retrospective
I take a look back at my year covering the UFC through some of the snippets and interviews in my audio library. Thanks to everyone who helped make it such an enjoyable year.
1:08:26
April 14, 2017
UFC 195: Carlos Condit on one more run at the gold
Former UFC interim welterweight champion Carlos Condit admits his bout with Robbie Lawler at UFC 195 could represent his final chance to capture undisputed UFC championship gold.
08:46
April 14, 2017
UFC 195: Robbie Lawler on fighting his way to the top
UFC welterweight champion Robbie Lawler chats to the press during media day at UFC 194 ahead of his bout with Carlos Condit at UFC 195.
13:48
April 14, 2017
British middleweight Scott Askham looking forward to UFC London bout
Scott Askham chats to Simon Head about his upcoming bout at UFC Fight Night London.
11:47
April 14, 2017
Alistair Overeem: In the right place ahead of Dos Santos clash
Dutch star looks ahead to his bout with Junior Dos Santos in the co-main event of UFC on FOX in Orlando
07:54
April 14, 2017
Leon Edwards looking to round off 2015 with a bang
British welterweight prospect hopes to further his stock in the UFC with a third consecutive victory inside the Octagon when he faces Kamaru Usman in UFC on FOX in Orlando, Florida
05:18
April 14, 2017
Talking Conor McGregor with John Morgan on The MMA Road Show
Simon Head chats to MMA Junkie's John Morgan on his podcast The MMA Road Show to discuss Conor McGregor's stunning win at UFC 194 and the potential impact of his win in the UK. [Thanks to John for letting me clip out from his show]
19:08
April 14, 2017
Wrapping up 2015 with John Morgan
MMA journalists Simon Head and John Morgan reflect on an historic night at UFC 194, look back on the year and offer up their hopes for the year ahead.
15:05
April 14, 2017
UFC 194: Post-fight with Robin Black
Simon Head and Robin Black chat about UFC 194 and Conor McGregor's incredible 13-second knockout win over Jose Aldo in the main event.
14:46
April 14, 2017
Octagonside at the MGM Grand for UFC 194
Simon Head previews the biggest fight card of the year from Octagonside at the MGM Grand Garden Arena for UFC 194: Aldo v McGregor
08:10
April 14, 2017
Recapping The Ultimate Fighter Finale
Simon Head looks back at The Ultimate Fighter Finale at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, and looks ahead to UFC 194, the biggest fight card of the year.
03:50
April 14, 2017
Chatting with The Ultimate Fighter 22 winner Ryan Hall
Simon Head managed to grab a last-gasp interview with newly-crowned TUF champion Ryan Hall following The Ultimate Fighter Finale post-fight press conference.
02:32
April 14, 2017
UFC 194 Q&A and weigh-in review with John Morgan
MMA journalists Simon Head and John Morgan (MMA Junkie) reflect on a lively day at the MGM Grand as the UFC 194 Q&A with Holly Holm and UFC 194 Weigh-Ins took place in Las Vegas.
06:58
April 14, 2017
Live(ish) from Octagonside: UFC Fight Night - Namajunas v VanZant
The Sun's Simon Head runs us through the fight card for UFC Fight Night in The Cosmopolitan, Las Vegas, as Rose Namajunas takes on Paige VanZant in the main event of the evening.
04:33
April 14, 2017
TUF Finale Interview Day: Artem Lobov
Ireland-based Russian Artem Lobov chats to Simon Head after securing his spot in the finale of The Ultimate Fighter.
08:10
April 14, 2017
TUF Finale Interview Day: Ryan Hall
Jiu jitsu ace Ryan Hall was eliminated from The Ultimate Fighter at the quarter-final stage, but has handed a surprise last-minute reprieve after legal issues forced undefeated Brit Saul Rogers out of the Finale.
07:32
April 14, 2017
More 'Weigh-In Wednesday' chat with Chamatkar Sandhu
Simon Head catches up with fellow British MMA media member Chamatkar Sandhu to chat about the UFC triple-header event in Las Vegas, the growth of the UFC back home in the UK and the upcoming event in London.
07:12
April 14, 2017
Chatting 'Weigh-In Wednesday' with John Morgan
During a rare break in proceedings, MMA journalists Simon Head and John Morgan (MMA Junkie) chat about the huge UFC fight week in Las Vegas and look ahead to what's in store at UFC 194 and beyond.
10:03
April 14, 2017
UFC 194 Media Day: Demian Maia on facing fellow jiu jitsu stylist Gunnar Nelson
Brazilian welterweight contender Demian Maia chats to Simon Head about his bout with Gunnar Nelson at UFC 194 in Las Vegas.
03:55
April 14, 2017
TUF Finale Media Day: Joe Lauzon on the evolution of the UFC, dealing with the media, assessing late finishes
UFC veteran Joe Lauzon chats to Simon Head about his career, his fight with Evan Dunham, the changes in the sport and his take on fighters holding onto submissions too long.
07:55
April 14, 2017
UFC 194 Media Day: Jeremy Stephens on carving his own path to the featherweight title
UFC featherweight contender Jeremy Stephens chats to Simon Head about his bout with Max Hollloway in Las Vegas.
02:32
April 14, 2017
UFC 194 Media Day: Max Holloway on fighting his way to the top of the featherweight division
Hawaiian featherweight contender Max Holloway chats to Simon Head about his bout with Jeremy Stephens and his quest for world championship gold in the UFC.
09:09
April 14, 2017
UFC 194 Media Day: Gunnar Nelson on Demian Maia, BJJ and Aldo v McGregor
Icelandinc ace Gunnar Nelson chats to the press at Ultimate Media Day to discuss his fight with Demian Maia, the clash in jiu jitsu styles and also shares some insight on the bout between teammate Conor McGregor and Jose Aldo
12:46
April 14, 2017
UFC 194 Media Day: Urijah Faber on getting back in the game at bantamweight
Former WEC champion Urijah Faber chats to Simon Head about rejuvenating his status as a bantamweight title contender after 'taking himself out of the game' while former teammate TJ Dillashaw took over at the top of the division
10:08
April 14, 2017
UFC Vegas Open Workouts: Cody Pfister media scrum
UFC lightweight Cody Pfister talks to the assembled press after his UFC Vegas open workout session at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. Audio courtesy of MMA Junkie.
05:55
April 14, 2017
UFC Vegas Open Workouts: Rose Namajunas media scrum
UFC women's strawweight contender Rose Namajunas chats to the media after her open workout session at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. Audio courtesy of MMA Junkie.
09:09
April 14, 2017
UFC Vegas Open Workouts: Aljamain Sterling media scrum
UFC #5-ranked bantamweight contender talks to the press about why he crashed the UFC Vegas open workouts and why he's the next big thing in the UFC's 135-pound division.
06:57
April 14, 2017
UFC Vegas Open Workouts: Michael Chiesa media scrum
UFC lightweight Michael Chiesa chats to the press after the UFC Vegas open workouts at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. Audio courtesy of MMA Junkie.
06:24
April 14, 2017
UFC Vegas Open Workouts: Jim Miller media scrum
UFC lightweight contender Jim Miller chats to the press straight after completing his open workout session on the casino floor of the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.
11:30
April 14, 2017
UFC Vegas Open Workouts: Paige VanZant media scrum
UFC women's strawweight star Paige VanZant talks to the assembled press following her open workout session at the MGM Grand Casino in Las Vegas.
05:08
April 14, 2017
UFC Vegas Open Workouts: Sage Northcutt media scrum
UFC lightweight star 'Super' Sage Northcutt chats to the press straight after his open workout session at the MGM Grand Casino in Las Vegas.
08:16
April 14, 2017
Dana White on Aldo v McGregor: 'The first round is gonna be the craziest s**t that anybody has ever seen'
Earlier this year UFC president Dana White chatted to Simon Head about the Jose Aldo v Conor McGregor matchup - and predicted an explosive start to the biggest title fight in UFC history.
13:11
April 14, 2017
Michael Bisping on Gegard Mousasi: "He's a very formidable opponent"
British UFC middleweight contender Michael 'The Count' Bisping chats to Simon Head about his upcoming bout with former Strikeforce light-heavyweight champion Gegard Mousasi at UFC Fight Night London.
12:04
April 14, 2017
Michael Bisping breaks down Weidman-Rockhold and Aldo-McGregor at UFC 194
British UFC middleweight star Michael 'The Count' Bisping looks ahead to the two world title fights at the top of the card at UFC 194 and offers his predictions for both contests.
02:41
April 14, 2017
Talking UFC 194 with MMA analyst Robin Black
Simon Head chats with Canada's finest fight analyst, Fight Network's Robin Black, ahead of Jose Aldo v Conor McGregor and Chris Weidman v Luke Rockhold at UFC 194 in Las Vegas.
13:39
April 14, 2017
Norman Parke on Dublin revival, London test and Aldo v McGregor
Simon Head chats to Northern Irish lightweight 'Stormin' Norman Parke, who talks about his crucial victory in Dublin and his upcoming fight with Rustam Khabilov at UFC London, and also gives his take on the big Jose Aldo v Conor McGregor fight at UFC 194
15:21
April 14, 2017
Aisling Daly on THAT night in Dublin and UFC London plans
Irish strawweight contender Aisling Daly chats to Simon Head as she looks back on her emotional win at UFC Fight Night Dublin and looks ahead to a possible bout at UFC Fight Night London in February 2016.
16:50
April 14, 2017
Building a fight card for UFC London
UK-based MMA journalist Simon Head tries his hand at a spot of matchmaking as he puts together a potential fight card for UFC Fight Night London, set to take place at The O2 Arena on February 27, 2016.
32:15
April 14, 2017
UFC Dublin Exclusive: Joe Duffy reflects on homecoming heartbreak
Irish UFC lightweight star Joseph Duffy gives his first interview to Simon Head following his late withdrawal from his UFC Dublin main event bout with Dustin Poirier.
09:51
April 14, 2017
UFC Dublin: Post-media day thoughts
Simon Head reflects on a crazy two days at UFC Dublin.
11:07
April 14, 2017
UFC Dublin: Dustin Poirier reacts to Joseph Duffy's injury and main event cancellation
UFC Dublin main eventer Dustin Poirier speaks with Simon Head following the cancellation of his main event bout with Joseph Duffy due to the Irishman's mild concussion.
03:26
April 14, 2017
UFC Dublin Media Day: Ben Rothwell on becoming the UFC heavyweight division's odd man out
UFC heavyweight contender chats to Simon Head and fellow European media colleagues in an impromptu scrum at the UFC Dublin media day to chat about his current situation in the UFC's heavyweight division
19:30
April 14, 2017
UFC Media Day: Paddy Holohan on the switch from 'People's Main Event' to real main event
Irish flyweight star Paddy Holohan chats to Simon Head at the UFC Dublin media day and talks about his pride to be Irish and to be headlining a UFC fight card in his home town.
03:44
April 14, 2017
UFC Dublin Media Day: Louis Smolka on fighting his way to the top
Louis Smolka admits to Simon Head and his assembled media colleagues that he's still 'two to three years' away from being a genuine championship contender in the UFC flyweight division
07:41
April 14, 2017
UFC Dublin Media Day: Darren Till on becoming the first British UFC champion
Brazil-based Liverpudlian Darren Till is ready to announce himself on the world stage with the UFC - and tells Simon Head he's going to be the first Brit to win UFC championship gold
04:35
April 14, 2017
UFC Dublin Media Day: Norman Parke on getting back to winning ways against Reza Madadi
Northern Irish lightweight Stormin Norman Parke talks to Simon Head about his bout with Reza Madadi and how it's just businesss, despite the heated words between the two in the buildup.
05:07
April 14, 2017
UFC Dublin Media Day: Reza Madadi on making it personal against Norman Parke
Returning Swedish lightweight Reza Madadi talks to Simon Head about his return to the Octagon after a two-year absence - and his rivalry with opponent Norman Parke
03:00
April 14, 2017
UFC Dublin Media Day: Tom Breese on making the next big step forward
English welterweight powerhouse Tom Breese chats to Simon Head at the UFC Dublin media day about his bout with Cathal Pendred and his preparations for the fight.
04:22
April 14, 2017
UFC Dublin Media Day: Cathal Pendred on learning from wins, not losses
Irish welterweight star Cathal Pendred chats to Simon Head at the UFC Dublin media day.
02:34
April 14, 2017
UFC Dublin Media Day: Scott Askham on his Irish test
English middleweight prospect Scott Askham chats to Simon Head at the UFC Dublin media day ahead of his bout with Poland's Krzysztof Jotko.
03:08
April 14, 2017
UFC Dublin Media Day: Neil Seery on flyweight fights... and Jurgen Klopp!
Irish flyweight favourite Neil '2 Tap' Seery chats to Simon Head at the UFC Dublin media day.
05:24
April 14, 2017
UFC Dublin Media Day: Stevie Ray on continuing his good form
Scottish lightweight fighter Stevie Ray chats to Simon Head at the UFC Dublin media day ahead of his bout with Frenchman Mickael Lebout.
01:34
April 14, 2017
UFC Dublin Media Day: Rob Whiteford on fighting with a chip on his shoulder
Scottish featherweight and former Commonwealth Games judo medallist Robert 'The Hammer' Whiteford chats to Simon Head at the UFC Dublin media day ahead of his bout against Darren Elkins.
06:01
April 14, 2017
UFC Dublin Media Day: Garreth McLellan on the growth of South African MMA
Simon Head chats to South African middleweight Garreth 'Soldierboy' McLellan at the UFC Dublin media day to get his take on the growth of the sport in his country, and the possible arrival of the UFC in the months to come
06:11
April 14, 2017
UFC EMEA announcer Andy Friedlander
In an extended interview, Simon Head chats with UFC EMEA octagon announcer Andy Friedlander ahead of UFC Fight Night in Dublin, Ireland.
51:09
April 14, 2017
Joanne Calderwood looks forward to Paige VanZant fight
Simon Head chats to Joanne Calderwood in Thailand as she begins her preparations for her bout with Paige VanZant at UFC Fight Night Las Vegas in December.
08:09
April 14, 2017
Dan Hardy on his Round The World Yacht Race experience
Simon Head catches up with Dan Hardy in Rio following his successful trip from London to Rio as part of the Great Britain team in the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race.
13:59
April 14, 2017
UFC's new Vice President and General Manager for EMEA James Elliott
Simon Head interviews the UFC's new VP and GM of Europe, Middle East and Africa James Elliott as the UFC prepares for a big year of expansion across the region in 2016.
13:46
April 14, 2017
UFC in 2016: Joe Carr
Simon Head chats to UFC vice president of international development Joe Carr, who lifts the lid on the UFC's plans for Europe in 2016.
16:40
April 14, 2017
TUF 22: Saul Rogers
Simon Head catches up with British lightweight Saul Rogers, who features in the new season of The Ultimate Fighter: Team McGregor v Team Faber.
05:39
April 14, 2017
Jimi Manuwa's ready to Rumble at UFC 191
Simon Head chats with British UFC star Jimi 'Posterboy' Manuwa ahead of his pivotal light-heavyweight clash with number-one contender Anthony 'Rumble' Johnson at UFC 191 on September 5.
17:16
April 14, 2017
Dan Hardy set to take on the Clipper Round The World Yacht Race
British UFC star Dan 'The Outlaw' Hardy is all set for the biggest challenge of his athletic career as he prepares to embark on the first leg of the Clipper Round The World Yacht Race.
01:54
April 14, 2017
UFC Glasgow Media Day: Rob Whiteford
Scottish featherweight favourite Rob Whiteford chats with Simon Head at Ultimate Media Day ahead of his bout with Paul Redmond at UFC Fight Night Glasgow.
02:43
April 14, 2017
UFC Glasgow Media Day: Joe Duffy
Ahead of his bout with Ivan Jorge at UFC Glasgow, Irish lightweight star Joe Duffy chats to Simon Head at Ultimate Media Day.
05:26
April 14, 2017
UFC Glasgow Media Day: Chris De La Rocha
Ahead of his bout at UFC Fight Night in Glasgow, UFC heavyweight Chris De La Rocha chats to Simon Head about his path to the octagon.
05:18
April 14, 2017
UFC Glasgow Media Day: Vaughan Lee
Experienced British bantamweight Vaughan Lee chats with Simon Head at UFC Fight Night media day in Glasgow, Scotland.
04:39
April 14, 2017
UFC Glasgow Media Day: Leon Edwards
British welterweight prospect Leon 'Rocky' Edwards reflects on his eight-second knockout of Seth Baczynski in Poland and looks ahead to his bout at UFC Glasgow.
02:21
April 14, 2017
UFC Glasgow Media Day: Paddy Holohan
Irish flyweight favourite Paddy 'The Hooligan' Holohan chats about his bout at UFC Fight Night in Glasgow.
02:41
April 14, 2017
UFC Glasgow Media Day: Jimmie Rivera
UFC bantamweight prospect Jimmie Rivera chats about his long and winding road to the UFC ahead of his bout at UFC Fight Night in Glasgow, Scotland.
03:44
April 14, 2017
UFC Glasgow Media Day: Ross Pearson
British lightweight star Ross Pearson chats to Simon Head during Ultimate Media Day ahead of UFC Fight Night in Glasgow, Scotland
01:45
April 14, 2017
UFC Glasgow Media Day: Tom Breese
British welterweight prospect Tom Breese tells Simon Head he'd be very interested in a bout with Cathal Pendred at the UFC's upcoming Fight Night event in Dublin.
01:37
April 14, 2017
UFC Glasgow Media Day: Michael Bisping
British UFC star Michael 'The Count' Bisping chats to Simon Head and vows to put a beating on Brazilian contender Thales Leites in Glasgow on July 18.
04:17
April 14, 2017
Joe Carr on Conor McGregor as MMA's answer to Tiger Woods
Simon Head chats with UFC vice president of international development Joe Carr, who explains the transitional stage the UFC's EMEA office currently finds itself in, and chats about the impact of Conor McGregor winning a UFC world title.
07:59
April 14, 2017
UFC 189: Pre-fight at octagonside at the MGM Grand Garden
Simon Head tees up the big fights on a big night at the MGM Grand Garden as Conor McGregor takes on Chad Mendes for interim UFC featherweight gold in Las Vegas at UFC 189.
06:49
April 14, 2017
UFC 189 Weigh-Ins: Reflections on a crazy day
UFC reporter Simon Head looks back at a remarkable day at the UFC 189 weigh-ins at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas as Conor McGregor and Chad Mendes faced off ahead of their bout on Saturday night.
15:37
April 14, 2017
UFC 189 Weigh-Ins: Recap with MMAjunkie's John Morgan
Simon Head catches up with press row compadre John Morgan from MMAjunkie/USA Today to recap a crazy UFC 189 weigh-in event at the MGM Grand Garden Arena.
05:22
April 13, 2017
UFC 189: Chad Mendes interview
UFC interim featherweight title challenger Chad Mendes chats to Simon Head ahead of his call-up to UFC 189 in Las Vegas
08:38
April 13, 2017
UFC 189 Media Day: Daniel Cormier
UFC light-heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier chats to Simon Head about Ben Rothwell's interview with Jon Anik and offers his advice to fighters on how to make the most of their time on the mic.
03:06
April 13, 2017
UFC 189 Media Day: CM Punk
Former WWE superstar CM Punk chats to Simon Head to give his take on Ben Rothwell's infamous post-fight interview and share his thoughts on self-promotion by fighters.
01:12
April 13, 2017
UFC 189 Open Workouts: John Kavanagh
Conor McGregor's head coach John Kavanagh chats to Simon Head at the UFC 189 open workouts and warns Chad Mendes, "If he gets hit, he goes down".
03:15
April 13, 2017
UFC 189 Media Day: Brad Pickett
British bantamweight star Brad 'One Punch' Pickett chats to Simon Head ahead of his bout with Thomas Almeida and says he's revelling in the role of underdog ahead of the contest at UFC 189.
07:04
April 13, 2017
UFC 189 Media Day: Cathal Pendred
Simon Head chats to Irish welterweight star Cathal Pendred ahead of his bout with John 'Doomsday' Howard at UFC 189 in Las Vegas.
05:18
April 13, 2017
UFC 189 Media Day: Dave Sholler
UFC PR chief Dave Sholler chats to Simon Head at Ultimate Media Day ahead of UFC 189 at the MGM Grand Garden in Las Vegas, USA.
06:07
April 13, 2017
Feature interview: Michael Bisping
Ahead of his UK homecoming bout against Thales Leites at UFC Fight Night in Glasgow I sat down with Michael Bisping for an extended interview to chat about his career, his continuing quest for the UFC middleweight title and his history of bizarre jobs before becoming an MMA star.
26:23
April 13, 2017
UFC Berlin: John Gooden on calling the big fights
UFC play-by-play commentator John Gooden chats to Simon Head during Ultimate Media Day at UFC Berlin.
05:52
April 13, 2017
UFC Berlin: EMEA chief Dave Allen chats in Germany
Dave Allen, head of the UFC's EMEA team, chats to Simon Head in the lead-up to UFC Fight Night: Jedrzejczyk v Penne in Berlin, Germany.
02:53
April 13, 2017
UFC Berlin: Steve Kennedy on pro wrestling and fighting his mum
Australian fighter Steve 'Steamrolla' Kennedy chats to Simon Head ahead of his bout at UFC Fight Night in Berlin, Germany.
01:31
April 13, 2017
The UFC lowdown with Garry Cook
UFC Europe supremo Garry Cook chats to Simon Head ahead of the UFC's return to London.
12:48
April 13, 2017
Talking UFC with new EMEA commentator John Gooden
Simon Head catches up with new UFC play-by-play commentator John Gooden ahead of his debut at UFC Fight Night: Gustafsson v Manuwa in London, England.
20:27
April 13, 2017
Podcast appearance: Whoacast - Episode 3
Simon Head chats UFC 164 with Mike Morgan of WhoaTV on the Whoacast.
08:30
April 13, 2017
Podcast appearance: Whoacast - Episode 2
Simon Head joins Michael Morgan of WhoaTV for a second appearance on MMA podcast Whoacast.
13:00
April 13, 2017
Podcast appearance: Whoacast - Episode 1
Simon Head chats with WhoaTV's Michael Morgan to chat all things UFC on the opening show of the second season of the Whoacast.
09:58
April 13, 2017
UFC on Fuel TV 5: Struve v Miocic - Fight Night Live
Simon Head and Rob Leigh present live reaction from cageside in Nottingham, England, as heavyweights Stefan Struve and Stipe Miocic go toe to toe in the main event.
26:25
April 13, 2017
BAMMA 10: Winner v Sinclair - Fight Night Live
Simon Head and Rob Leigh present live event reaction from cageside at London's iconic Wembley Arena as Andre Winner and Rob 'C4' Sinclair do battle in the night's main event.
27:21
April 13, 2017
BAMMA 9: Tom ‘Kong’ Watson post-fight interview
BAMMA middleweight world champion Tom ‘Kong’ Watson chats to Simon Head after successfully defending his title against Jack Marshman at BAMMA 9 at the NIA in Birmingham.
03:05
April 13, 2017
UFC Undisputed 3 game launch: Brad Pickett interview
Simon Head chats to British bantamweight favourite Brad 'One Punch' Pickett at the London launch of the UFC Undisputed 3 video game.
09:26
April 13, 2017
UFC 138: Leben v Munoz - Fight Night Live
Simon Head and Rob Leigh deliver live reaction from octagonside at the LG Arena in Birmingham for UFC 138.
17:01
April 13, 2017
UFC 138: Rashad Evans guest fighter interview
UFC 138 guest fighter Rashad Evans chats with Simon Head and Rob Leigh at the launch of the UFC Undisputed video game at the LG Arena in Birmingham, England
09:45
April 13, 2017
TUF: Team Bisping v Team Miller - Michael Bisping interview
Michael Bisping chats ahead of the season premiere of The Ultimate Fighter: Team Bisping v Team Miller.
14:15
April 13, 2017
BAMMA 7: Wallhead v Trigg - Fight Night Live
Simon Head and Rob Leigh present live event reaction from BAMMA 7: Wallhead v Trigg at the NIA in Birmingham, England.
20:06
April 13, 2017
UFC 129: Georges St-Pierre training camp interview
UFC welterweight champion of the world Georges 'Rush' St-Pierre chats to Simon Head and Dan Ferdinand at the Roger Gracie Academy in London, England as he prepares for his bout with Jake Shields at UFC 129.
16:04
April 13, 2017
UFC 127: Michael Bisping interview
Simon Head and Dan Ferdinand chat with Michael Bisping ahead of his bout with Jorge Rivera in the co-main event of UFC 127 in Sydney, Australia.
30:00
April 13, 2017
UFC 120: John Hathaway interview
Former rugby player turned mixed martial artist John 'Hitman' Hathaway chats to Simon Head and Dan Ferdinand ahead of UFC 120 in London, England.
13:01
April 13, 2017
UFC 120: Dan Hardy interview
Simon Head and Dan Hardy chat to Nottingham welterweight Dan 'The Outlaw' Hardy about fighting and punk music ahead of UFC 120 in London, England.
24:05
April 13, 2017
UFC 120: Michael Bisping interview
Simon Head and Dan Ferdinand chat with Michael 'The Count' Bisping ahead of UFC 120 in London, England.
20:43
April 13, 2017
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