Verbal Tap MMA Comedy Podcast

Verbal Tap MMA Comedy Podcast
Two Monday morning cage fighters that love all things MMA. Raf is a freelance MMA writer/Comedian/MMA practitioner located out in sunny LA. Kevin is a Comedian/MMA Practitioner living out in sunny Denver, Co. Together they are analyzing fights, mock…

(Ep. 372) Conor McGregor’s sorry’ish & Celebrity MMA Gossip
Aug 23 • 33 min
Conor is punching people and decided to apologize about it 4 months later. The guys breakdown the apology and its possible motives, as well as some Ronda Rousey news!
(Ep. 371) Kody Steele wins Combat Worlds & UFC 241
Aug 20 • 73 min
Kody Steel is back to talk Combat Worlds, the Nate Diaz post fight presser rocked, and UFC 241 was a blast. Cormier vs. Miocic, Pettis vs. Diaz, and Romero vs Costa nearly broke the screen. Also, Raf went to Faber’s Kinektic.
(Ep. 370) Combat BJJ’s Kody Steele & UFC 241
Aug 13 • 59 min
Daniel Cormier is back. Miocic has concerns, can’t wait to see the fights. The group is hungry due to Cormier’s fast food music video being back, and talking all things UFC 241. Listen in. Pettis, Diaz, Romero, Costa, Brunson, & So much.
(Ep. 369) Fighters Rep and UFC 40 w/ Rich LeRoy
Jul 30 • 45 min
Raf went to Fighters Rep to cover some aggressive striking. Rich knows a few of the fighters, and we have a blast. Yes we did our best to cover UFC 240, but it doesn’t compare to Rich’s fight stories at the end of the show. Listen in.
(Ep. 368) The Many Crimes of Jon Jones & UFC 240 w/ Rich LeRoy
Jul 25 • 67 min
The guys are back with breaking Jon Jones stories, the half year awards from ESPN, and Over/Under Kevin UFC 240 with Rich LeRoy. Rich is an MMA fighter and all around good guy, listen in.
(Ep. 367) Subsersiv 2 & UFC Sacramento
Jul 25 • 34 min
Raf was commentating at Subseriv II and Kevin is jealous, join us as they hash it out. UFC Sacramento was a blast. de Randamie over Ladd, Faber over Simon, Emmett over Bektic, and Vettori is good. Join us as we hash it all out.
(Ep. 366) UFC 239 Jones and Masvidal
Jul 9 • 57 min
On the road to Vegas and UFC 239.
(Ep. 365) Mike Padilla for Over/Under UFC 239
Jul 1 • 52 min
UFC 239 is here and Mike Padilla is the best.
(Ep. 364) Lovato Jr. wins & Chael goes for the hat trick retirement
Jun 24 • 44 min
We cruise around the MMA world and pay special attention to the jiu-jitsu supremacy of the weekend. Tune in for: Lovato Jr over Mousasi, Bellator, Chael Sonnen, Lyoto Machida, Korean Zombie, and Tango and Cash. Listen in.
(Ep. 363) Keenan tells some & The BJJ Steroids Guys
Jun 19 • 22 min
Keenan is doing a podcast and BJJEE covered it. Also, BJJ Steroids.
(Ep. 362) UFC on Bieber vs. Cruise, Bellator 222 & MMA Hot Topics
Jun 19 • 41 min
Bellator 222 and MMA hot topics.
(Ep. 361) Justin Bieber vs. Tom Cruise, UFC 238, Cejudo, Cerrone
Jun 11 • 59 min
We talk a lot about Cruise beating up Bieber. Then UFC 238.
(Ep. 359) IBJJF 2019 Worlds Controversy & a little Coverage with Josh “Starlord” Leduc
Jun 4 • 28 min
Keenan knows exactly when to leave a gym and all the 2019 IBJJF Worlds Controversy coverage.
(Ep. 360) Over/Under UFC 238 with Starlord
Jun 4 • 47 min
UFC 238 picks with Josh “Star-Lord” Leduc!
(Ep. 358) Combat Worlds & Polaris Pro 10
May 28 • 46 min
Combat Worlds and Polaris 10!
(Ep. 357) GOT Ends, Garry Tonon wins, and Dos Anos!
May 20 • 54 min
One FC, UFC, and all the Garry Tonon we can ignore.
(Ep. 356) Frank Rosenthal, UFC 237 & MMA Hot Topics
May 12 • 63 min
UFC 237 and MMA hot topics.
(Ep. 355) UFC 237 with Frank Rosenthal
May 7 • 50 min
Over/Under UFC 237 with the Frank Rosenthal.
(Ep. 354) Burroughs vs. Askren, Conor McGregor vs. Conan and Marky Mark
May 7 • 29 min
We joke about Jordan Burroughs, Conan O’Brien, and Mark Wahlberg fighting Conor McGregor
(Ep. 353) Souza vs. Hermansson & MMA Hot Topics
Apr 29 • 53 min
Verbal Tap covers the ESPN fights and some MMA hot topics.
UFC Overeem vs. Oleinik & Craig Jones in leaopard print
Apr 23 • 37 min
Verbal Tap covers UFC and Craig Jones.
crossover: The Grappling Hour does the Bachelor, starring Keenan Cornelius
Apr 23 • 22 min
Keenan is headed where? How many roses does he have to give out?
(Ep. 350) UFC 236 & Keenan leaves Atos
Apr 14 • 54 min
UFC 236 and a little bit of Keenan gossip.
(Ep. 349) UFC 236 w/ AritculateBJJ’s Jahred Dell - The American Shoey Episode
Apr 12 • 61 min
Loser of UFC 236 bets has to do an American Shoey.
(Ep. 348) WWEBJJ Week, Wrestlemania 35, Ronda Rousey, Kasai 5 & Quintet 3
Apr 8 • 65 min
Listen in for WWEBJJ Week, Wrestlemania 35, Ronda Rousey, Kasai 5 & Quintet 3!
(Ep. 347) Garry Tonon 4-0, UFC on ESPN 2 & a few other things
Apr 1 • 61 min
One FC is looking great and UFC on ESPN 2 was knock my mouthpiece out good.
(Ep. 346) Tj Dillashaw, Polaris Pro Lovato vs. Shields, PanAms & Nic Cage
Mar 21 • 48 min
TJ Dillashaw, Polaris Pro, PanAms, Nic Cage and Lovato vs. Shields was fun.
(Ep. 345) 3 Piece and a Masvidal, UFC FN 147 & Conor’s stock
Mar 20 • 52 min
Jorge Masvidal vs. Darren Till, and all the UFC headlines.
(Ep. 344) Grappling Edition: Metamoris on Fyre & Ultimate Mat Warrior 4
Mar 11 • 32 min
The Metamoris circus is back and Ultimate Mat Warrior rocked.
(Ep. 343) UFC Fight Night: Lewis vs. Dos Santos and CXF Live!
Mar 11 • 56 min
Verbal Tap recaps UFC on ESPN+ Lewis vs. Dos Santos.
(Ep. 342) UFC 235 questions w/ Ashley Lauren Rollo
Mar 3 • 88 min
Questions lingering from UFC 235 are answered!
(Ep. 341) UFC 235 w/ Ashley Lauren Rollo
Feb 26 • 78 min
Ashley Lauren Rollo is talking MMA, UFC 235, and being Italian.
(Ep. 340) Erberth Santos & the OSS’car goes to?
Feb 24 • 52 min
You could try telling us what happened at BJJ Stars.
(Ep. 339) UFC on ESPN - Ngannou & Kron Show
Feb 20 • 50 min
ESPN UFC talk featuring Kron Gracie and Francis Ngannou.
(Ep. 338) Raf is still at ADCC Trials & Grappling Superfights!
Feb 19 • 30 min
ADCC North Am trials and Grappling Superfights coming up!
(Ep. 337) UFC 234 was a massive …. yup
Feb 13 • 25 min
UFC 234 was a life threatening surgery away from an okay event.
(Ep. 336) ADCC North Am. Trials - The John Combs Show
Feb 12 • 83 min
ADCC North American Trials!!!!
(Ep. 335) Over/Under Kevin UFC 234 w/ Keon Gallagher
Feb 6 • 58 min
UFC 234 is here whether you like it or not.
(Ep. 334) MMA and Grappling Hot Topics: Kasai, ESPN, Ultimate Absolute
Feb 5 • 45 min
MMA and Grappling hot topics recap.
(Ep. 333) MMA Gossip (Bellator, Danis, Khabib, Conor, Jones…)
Jan 29 • 58 min
MMA hot topics featuring AJ, Bellator, and the UFC drama squad.
(Ep. 332) w/ Ezra Lenon from Ultimate Absolute 2019
Jan 22 • 57 min
Verbal Tap is headed to Ultimate Absolute featuring Ezra Lenon.
(Ep. 331) Cejudo Wins, UFC Fight Pass loses, & Stephen A Smith
Jan 22 • 55 min
UFC has arrived at ESPN+ and you need a subscription for the good stuff.
(Ep. 329) Gordon Ryan vs. Galvao vs. Caio Terra & a little Keenan
Jan 15 • 67 min
Gordon vs. Galvao is a thing and we want to talk about it.
(Ep. 330) UFC on ESPN Cejudo vs. Dillashaw & UFC 233….. NOT!
Jan 15 • 32 min
UFC and MMA headlines plus a little ESPN first fight talk.
(Ep. 328) The Verbal Tappies 2019 Future Grappling Awards
Jan 8 • 74 min
The 2019 Verbal Tappies Grappling Awards show is done!
(Ep. 327) UFC 232 Jon Jones, Amanda Nunes, and UFC Cover Ups
Dec 31, 2018 • 92 min
UFC 232 like you’d never hoped it would be covered.
(Ep. 326) UFC on Fox 31 & 232 Jon Jones vs. The World
Dec 20, 2018 • 51 min
UFC on Fox and all things Jon Jones for UFC 232.
(Ep. 325) No-Gi Worlds, Gordon vs. IBJJF, & “The Incident”
Dec 18, 2018 • 54 min
Verbal Tap went to IBJJ No-Gi Worlds and we have a lot to talk about.
(Ep. 324) UFC 231 with Gabe Calvento
Dec 12, 2018 • 60 min
UFC 231 all the smug comments we can muster.
(Ep. 323) Personal Stuff, Polaris Pro 8 & EBI 18
Dec 11, 2018 • 52 min
Grappling recap after a Polaris 8 & EBI 18 weekend.
(Ep. 322) MMA Topics & Over/Under UFC 231 w/ Gabe Calvento
Dec 2, 2018 • 96 min
MMA Hot Topics and UFC 231!
(Ep. 321) 6 years Part 2: AJ Agazarm, Gordon vs. Werdum, Survivor Series & Lovato Jr. MMA
Nov 20, 2018 • 74 min
MMA grappling hot topics around the press fun. Listen in!
(Ep. 320) 6 Years w/ Garry Tonon on Marcelo, One FC, and his Weak Face
Nov 14, 2018 • 38 min
Garry Tonon one FC victory and his grappling career
(Ep. 318) Jay Regalbuto on ADCC Trials, Kasai Pro 4, &
Nov 11, 2018 • 73 min
Jay Regalbuto is the man, and South Jersey BJJ is legit.
(Ep. 319) UFC FS1 Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone makes history & MMA Highlights
Nov 11, 2018 • 46 min
Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone is the king and we all just live here.
(Ep. 317) ADCC North American Trials & UFC 230 w/ Keith Krikorian
Nov 4, 2018 • 98 min
ADCC East Coast vs. West Coast showdown… almost.
(Ep. 316) Fight Trades, Candy Corn, GSP v Khabib, and UFC 230 w/ Keith Krikorian
Oct 29, 2018 • 86 min
Candy Corn and MMA banter about the first ever MMA fight trade.
(Ep. 315) CXF, CBD, Jon Jones & the Podcast Awards!
Oct 22, 2018 • 42 min
Raf went to CXF and the world knows about Jon Jones.
(Ep. 314) MMA Hot Topics: Nate No Dustin, Khabib, & 50 Cent!
Oct 15, 2018 • 52 min
Round table of the most fun MMA stories going on this week.
(Ep. 312) UFC 229 Khabib vs. Conor & everything else
Oct 7, 2018 • 69 min
A Khabib vs. Conor and UFC 229 hot topics extravaganza.
(Ep. 313) Quintet 3 has a new King
Oct 7, 2018 • 28 min
Quintet 3 was amazing, and Team Alpha Male wins.
(Ep. 311) Conor vs. Khabib Presser & Quintet 3
Oct 5, 2018 • 34 min
Enjoy the audio from a Facebook live recap of the Conor Khabib presser, and a preview of Quintet 3
(Ep. 310) Over/Under UFC 229 w/ Happy Rolling BJJ’s Tony De Nofre
Oct 1, 2018 • 67 min
Happy Rolling BJJ joins for some Over/Under Kevin UFC 229!
(Ep. 309) EBI 17 CJJ & White Belt VMAC Stuff
Oct 1, 2018 • 62 min
All things EBI 17 combat jiu-jitsu, it means you can slap.
(Ep. 308) Interview Series with Kasai CEO Rich Byrne
Sep 24, 2018 • 63 min
Interview Series with Kasai CEO Rich Byrne
(Ep. 307) Hot Topics: Rafael Lovato Jr, UFC, Subversive, & McGregor Khabib
Sep 23, 2018 • 56 min
Hot Topics: Rafael Lovato Jr, UFC, Subversive, & McGregor Khabib
(Ep. 306) Hot Topics & Tim Freeman from Inside BJJ Academy
Sep 16, 2018 • 80 min
All things MMA and BJJ then the amazing Tim Freeman from Inside BJJ.
(Ep. 305) Fighter Rep 4 & UFC 228
Sep 10, 2018 • 68 min
Fighter Rep 4 recap and UFC 228.
(Ep. 304) UFC 228 with Mike Stallings
Sep 6, 2018 • 73 min
A betting game on UFC 228 with way too many wrestling jokes.
(Ep. 303) Interview Series with Joe “The Nose” Wilk
Sep 4, 2018 • 48 min
MMA Fighter Joe Wilk swings by to talk BJJ9000 Grappling Dummy.
(Ep. 302) Interview Series with Craig Jones
Aug 26, 2018 • 59 min
Interview series with Craig Jones.
(Ep. 301) Hot Topics: IBJJF Masters Worlds, Vegas, CXF & UFC Lincoln
Aug 26, 2018 • 54 min
Raf and Kevin review the events of a busy weekend in fighting.
(Ep. 300) with Geo “freakahzoid” Martinez
Aug 20, 2018 • 105 min
Quintet 2, Kasai 3, and the amazing Geo Martinez.
(Ep. 299) what happened to Rousimar Palhares
Aug 14, 2018 • 56 min
Rousimar Palhares is definitely doing something different.
(Ep. 298) Khabib kinda sucks, Go Conor & all things UFC 227 w/ Milton Arguello
Aug 9, 2018 • 66 min
Khabib sucks and UFC 227 was amazing.
(Ep. 297) with MMA “Star” Garry Tonon
Aug 6, 2018 • 72 min
Garry Tonon is on a quest for a tiny briefcase.
(Ep. 296) UFC 227 w/ Milton “The Diamond” Arguello
Aug 1, 2018 • 90 min
We had a blast talking to Milton Arguello about UFC 227.
(Ep. 295) Shark Week & John Combs on “The Combatine”
Jul 23, 2018 • 76 min
Shark week is amazing and John Combs will choke you.
(Ep. 294) Quintet 2 and the Geo Martinez Show
Jul 17, 2018 • 93 min
We’re all in on Quintet and team grappling fights.
(Ep. 293) DC vs. Brock, UFC 226 & CXF
Jul 9, 2018 • 72 min
UFC 226 might have had more theatre than substance, podcast debate time!
(Ep. 292) Lebron to the Lakers & UFC 226 w/ Zach Maslany
Jul 2, 2018 • 93 min
Lebron to LA and UFC 226 with Zach Maslany.
(Ep. 291) MMA Headlines & EBI 16
Jun 26, 2018 • 61 min
EBI 16 is in the books and Nate Diaz is all over the headlines.
(Ep. 290) Grappling / MMA scandal & all things Jon Calestine
Jun 20, 2018 • 104 min
Conor McGregor fans are crazy, Covington vs. Tonon debated live, UFC 225 was terrible, and all things Jon Calestine.
(Ep. 289) UFC 225 with Lonestar Grappler David Hulsey
Jun 11, 2018 • 84 min
UFC 225 was eventful and we had a blast talking about it.
… a conversation about Anthony Bourdain & Jiu-Jitsu
Jun 8, 2018 • 39 min
Just gathered to talk a little about Anthony Bourdain.
(Ep. 287) IBJJF Worlds Recap & UFC 225 with Dave “LoneStar Grappler” Hulsey
Jun 5, 2018 • 95 min
Verbal Tap goes to Worlds and its UFC 225!
(Ep. 286) NBA, Disney + ESPN + UFC, Mickey Mouse White, IBBJF Worlds, and UFC on Fox
May 28, 2018 • 75 min
Raf and Kevin go full ESPN Disney UFC Potential.
(Ep. 285) with UFC’s next sensation Ricky Simon
May 21, 2018 • 75 min
UFC Fighter Ricky Simon and some shenanigans.
(Ep. 284) with Jonathan King of CXF and The Clinch Report
May 14, 2018 • 90 min
Verbal tap talks UFC 224 with Jonathan King.
(Ep. 283) UFC 224 with The Clinch Report’s Jonathan King
May 7, 2018 • 97 min
The Clinch Report vs. Verbal Tap for UFC 224
(Ep. 282) Kevin is alive, Bellator 198, and CXF!
May 1, 2018 • 73 min
Bellator 198 was insane, Rafael Lovato Jr., and CXF!
(Ep. 281) People’s Jiu-Jitsu Court vs. MMA “Star” Garry Tonon
Apr 19, 2018 • 90 min
Verbal Tap grills Garry Tonon over his affair with MMA.
(Ep. 280) Tag Team Grappling, Kasai Pro 2, and UFC Fight Night
Apr 16, 2018 • 56 min
All things Tag Team Grappling, Kasai Pro 2, and UFC Fight Night.
(EP. 279) UFC 223 a week to remember
Apr 10, 2018 • 92 min
A recap and painful summation of the UFC 223 roller coaster.
(Ep. 278) with Chris Klavetter from Jiu-Jitsu After Dark
Apr 4, 2018 • 89 min
FloGrappling headlines are questionable, Conor McGregor’s are terrible, and UFC 223.
(Ep. 277) with John Salter on Bellator 198
Mar 26, 2018 • 65 min
John Salter is fighting at Bellator 198 and Garry Tonon made his MMA Debut.
(Ep. 276) Karen Peters is amazing, with a little MMA screaming up top
Mar 22, 2018 • 73 min
Verbal Tap (Ep. 276) Karen Peters is amazing, with a little MMA screaming up top.
(Ep. 275) all things Alfred Hsing & Martial Arts and a Meal
Mar 12, 2018 • 66 min
Alfred Hsing talks Martial Arts and movies.
(Ep. 274) The Oscars & UFC 222 w/ Matt Skaff
Mar 6, 2018 • 101 min
Verbal Tap (Ep. 274) The Oscars & UFC 222 w/ Matt Skaff
(Ep. 273) UFC 222 with Matt Skaff
Feb 26, 2018 • 77 min
UFC 222 all you can handle smack talk with Matt Skaff.
(Ep. 272) Fergie, EBI 15, Polaris Pro, Bellator & UFC
Feb 19, 2018 • 86 min
Covering a lot of grappling, some National Anthems, and all EBI 15.
(Ep. 271) UFC 221 recap w/ Nasty Nate Harris
Feb 11, 2018 • 66 min
Nate Harris comes back to talk UFC 221
(Ep. 270) UFC 221 w/ Nasty Nate Harris
Feb 8, 2018 • 73 min
Nasty Nate Harris plays Kevin at Over/Under UFC 221, and its amazing.
(Ep. 269) UFC, Rapid Fire Topics, and the Super Bowl
Feb 5, 2018 • 46 min
Verbal Tap the Super Bowl Episode.
(Ep. 268) State of the Pod, Blue Corner, UFC, Ronda’s WWE move and The Grammys!
Jan 29, 2018 • 65 min
State of the Pod, Blue Corner, UFC, Ronda’s WWE move and The Grammies!
Ultimate Mat Warrior, Bellator, and UFC w/ Jason Hayden
Jan 23, 2018 • 81 min
MMA Comedy covering Ultimate Mat Warrior, Bellator, and UFC w/ Jason Hayden!
UFC 220 w/ Jason Hayden and Ultimate Absolute 2018 w/ Travis T$ Conley
Jan 16, 2018 • 98 min
So much of UFC 220 w/ Jason Hayden and Ultimate Absolute 2018 w/ Travis T$ Conley.
Golden Globes and UFC News
Jan 8, 2018 • 59 min
Verbal Tap the Golden Globes and MMA news.
2018 - Rizin and UFC 219
Jan 3, 2018 • 92 min
Verbal Tap the 2018 Welcome Party with Rizin and UFC.
The Christmas Show with TJ Butler
Dec 25, 2017 • 102 min
The Ghosts of Dana White UFC visit this year.
UFC Canada and No Gi Worlds
Dec 19, 2017 • 58 min
UFC Canada and No Gi Worlds, lets do this.
with Albert “The Warrior” Morales
Dec 11, 2017 • 114 min
GSP, Grappling, and Albert “The Warrior” Morales stops in the studio.
EBI 14 and UFC 218
Dec 6, 2017 • 98 min
Ebi 14, Austin Texas, and UFC 218 with Noah Tillis
Over/Under UFC 218 with Noah Tillis
Nov 28, 2017 • 97 min
Bisping, Metamoris, and Noah Tillis round out a great show.
Turns 5 w/ Garry Tonon and a side of Gordan Ryan
Nov 19, 2017 • 99 min
Verbal Tap turns 5 and Garry Tonon answers a lot of questions.
McGregor, UFC Fight Night & Combat Worlds JJ with guest Eric “Cobra” Coe
Nov 14, 2017 • 98 min
From McGregor to Fight Night to Eric Coe, this episode catches you up with jokes.
UFC 217 All Hail GSP
Nov 7, 2017 • 102 min
UFC 217, the toast of GSP.
Over/Under UFC 217 with Matt Freeman
Nov 3, 2017 • 80 min
We preview UFC 217 with Matt Freeman and talk about Colby Covington’s terrible heel turn.
with ADCC Gold Medalist JT Torres
Oct 30, 2017 • 76 min
JT Torres is GQ’s Grappler of the Year
EBI 13 The Garry Something Show
Oct 24, 2017 • 75 min
EBI 13 coverage with a dash of criticism.
sure Metamoris… and ADCC darling Craig Jones
Oct 16, 2017 • 121 min
Craig Jones explains his ADCC run and Metamoris is … back.
UFC 216 with Jams Jams Jams
Oct 10, 2017 • 91 min
UFC 216 and MMA weird news.
Gun Control, The Boston Jericho, and UFC 216 with Jams Partridge
Oct 3, 2017 • 108 min
Boston Crab, Jericho Wall, Gun Control, MMA, Grappling, Worlds
All Things ADCC with Keith Krikorian
Sep 25, 2017 • 111 min
ADCC Submission Grappling comedy coverage.
EBI qualifier winner, ADCC Submission, & UFC Fight Night w/ Keith Krikorian
Sep 18, 2017 • 107 min
Keith Krikorian is on for the whole first most of this podcast. We switch to Boxing at 1:28 ish. Otherwise its EBI, ADCC, and UFC with Keith. We had a blast nerding out about our favorite sport. Listen in.
with Adam Woods & Abraham Marte
Sep 11, 2017 • 92 min
The show starts with some Ultimate Mat Warrior. Adam Woods comes back to learn the results of Over/Under Kevin UFC 215. Finally. Abraham Marte calls the guys while road tripping in California. Check out the podcast, too much fun.
Over/Under UFC 215 with Adam Woods
Sep 5, 2017 • 96 min
The fun continues! The guys start the podcast with a little KO Sports Gear and Jon Jones. From the Two Guys and A Phone podcast Adam Woods stops by for some Over/Under Kevin UFC 215. Adam rocks, the podcast is a blast.
MayMac and Masters Worlds with Matt Jubera
Aug 29, 2017 • 95 min
There were amazing fights all weekend in Vegas! Masters world Champion (2x) Matt Jubera stops by to talk his perfect tournament performance, coaching. and Ribero Magic (32:30). Topics covered: Mayweather defeats McGregor, Masters Worlds, Heavyweight Grand…
Jon Jones: The Dick Pill Defense, Pt 2.
Aug 23, 2017 • 30 min
Breaking news, Jon Jones tested positive for a banned substance, something called Turinabol (sounds semi made up). Verbal Tap breaks in with thoughts and responses.
Polaris Pro 5, CXF, and Mayweather vs. McGregor Fight Week
Aug 21, 2017 • 86 min
Just Raf and Kevin this week. Topics include: Polaris Pro 5, Kevin’s hatorade commercial, Raf went to CXF, Paulie Malignaggi, and all the Mayweather McGregor predictions you can handle. Listen in, half of the cast might be on pain killers.
USSGL and The Rickson Gracie Cup’s Eddie Fyvie
Aug 16, 2017 • 90 min
This show is about the beautiful world of grappling tournaments. Raf recaps USSGL, and Eddie Fyvie gives a great interview about the Rickson Gracie Cup. Tune in to find out what you can expect, Eddie is great.
with Inverted Gear’s Nelson Puentes
Aug 7, 2017 • 90 min
This podcast starts with a rousing gameshow to try and find who stole Michael Bisping’s belongings in Hawaii. Here to discuss his new book and instructional From Chile With Love, Nelson Puentes opens up about BJJ, writing, and his Magic The Gathering…
EBI 12 and UFC 214 with Mat Therapy Podcast
Aug 2, 2017 • 99 min
Back because they’re amazing, Becky Dominguez and Dawna Gonzales are here to talk all things EBI 12 and UFC 214. We had a blast recapping the fights, talking out some fighting conspiracy theories, and discussed who won Over/Under 214. Topics include: DC’s…
Roger Gracie vs. Buchecha & UFC 214 w/ Mat Therapy Podcast
Jul 25, 2017 • 102 min
The jiu-jitsu match that defined a generation. Over/Under with the amazing and talented ladies of Mat Therapy Podcast ( Major thanks to Becky Dominguez and Dawna Gonzales, whom are both 10th Planet BJJ bad asses. Listen in, topics…
with Drew Dober and Travis T$ Conley
Jul 17, 2017 • 104 min
The guys had a blast chatting with two friends of the podcast. This week Drew Dober stops by to talk UFC 214 prep (or whatever non sense was thrown at him). Travis Conley stops by to talk Chokes by the Ocean ( Listen in, topics…
UFC 213 with Ryan Ford from The Grappling Central Podcast
Jul 10, 2017 • 97 min
The guys are back with everything Rickson Gracie and UFC. Listen in, topics covered include: Why Nunes couldn’t fight, Romero vs. Whittaker, Whittaker the Champion, Werdum vs. Overeem, Omielanczuk vs. Blaydes, Pettis vs. Miller, Font, Brown vs Oleinik,…
Social Media Justice & UFC 213 with Ryan Ford
Jul 3, 2017 • 111 min
Ryan Ford from The Grappling Central Podcast ( stops by to try and dethrone Kevin for Over/Under Kevin UFC 213. This podcast was a blast and Ryan is awesome. Topics covered: Raf hates Fireworks, Jeff Horn vs. Manny Pacquiao, Conor vs.…
UFC Fight Night & Bellator NYC
Jun 26, 2017 • 66 min
The guys are watching some of UFC Fight Night Oklahoma City live, and day dreaming about the other parts. Listen in as they cover: UFC Fight Night OKC, Chiesa vs. Lee, Boetsch vs. Hendricks, Herrig vs. Kish, Tim Means, BJ Penn, Siver, Guida, Bellator MMA,…
John Wick 2, Holly Holm KO, Bellator PPV & CXF
Jun 19, 2017 • 66 min
Anything that starts with praise for the John Wick series is good. Topics covered include: John Wick 2, Common’s BJJ, Holly Holm, UFC, Keenan vs. Diniz, Nicky Ryan vs Marvin Castelle, Conor vs. Floyd, and Bellator the PPV! Listen in, this podcast has…
Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor
Jun 15, 2017 • 33 min
The guys break in for an emergency “this fight is happening” podcast. Listen in as they discuss the fight, what Dana is saying, Conspiracy Theories, and impressions. This might be important, listen in.
Women’s Kumite, UFC Fight Night & The NBA
Jun 14, 2017 • 87 min
Raf and Kevin start out with a little political parody. Then they engaged on the following: Women’s Kumite, UFC Fight Night, 10th Planet Grand Opening, McGregor vs. Floyd, Dana White, Jiu-Jitsu Superfights, 10th Planet qualifier, and a lot about the NBA.…
IBJJF Worlds 2017 & UFC 212
Jun 6, 2017 • 93 min
Mark Schipper is back and better than ever. He brought true crime and charm to a podcast with a lot of both. Join us as we discuss: IBJJF Worlds 2017, The Toe Hold, Buchecha, UFC 212, and USSGL. We had too much fun, join us.
UFC 212 with writer Mark Schipper
May 30, 2017 • 105 min
The guys start up about the fights in Stockholm and transition rapidly to Sean Connery. Mark Schipper (@MyTimesProse) joins the podcast and is amazing. He brings true crime and jiu-jistu nerdy-ness, then its Over/Under Kevin UFC 212. Topics covered: UFC…
Mail Bag Topics and Yoel Romero unplugged
May 22, 2017 • 71 min
Raf and Kevin pick topics hotly contested on social media this week and rapid fire them. In order they are: U2, Risk!, Gordon Ryan, Garry Tonon vs Shinya Aoki, Rory McDonald, Yoel Romero vs. Whittaker, Interim Titles, Daniel O’Brien, Roger Gracie vs.…
with John Combs recapping Submission Underground 4
May 16, 2017 • 72 min
Travel be damned the podcast must go on! Raf is in Vegas, Kevin drove back from Kansas, and the podcast is amazing. John Combs is back to talk Submission Underground 4, UFC 211, and all things Urijah Faber. We also reveal who won Over/Under UFC 211.…
Rapid Fire Topics and John Combs plays Over/Under UFC 211
May 8, 2017 • 106 min
Easton BJJ Blackbelt and Colorado bad ass John Combs stops by the podcast. The guys start with a rapid fire of MMA topics, then play some Over/Under Kevin UFC 211. Topics covered: Think Jiu-Jitsu the board game, Jean Jacques Seminar, 2 piece wrestling…
goes to World Team Trials and the Funky Bunch
May 1, 2017 • 82 min
Kevin and Raf start the podcast deep in a Marky Mark debate. Raf traveled to Las Vegas to cover grappling and wrestling combined. Topics covered: Marky Mark vs. Mark Wahlberg, World Team Trials, Leandro Lo, Dallas Open, UFC, The Flash, and MMA Grappling…
Jiu-Jitsu at the Beach & UFC Tennessee
Apr 24, 2017 • 75 min
The guys demand residuals from the hot tub spin off. Listen in to find out what that sentence means. The guys talk about: Jiu-Jitsu at the Beach, UFC Fight Night Tennessee, Mike Goldberg, Fight to Win 32, and the Esparza Birthday Surprise. Great podcast.
UFC Fight Night and ADCC West Coast Trials
Apr 17, 2017 • 90 min
The guys are noticeably excited to talk UFC Fight Night Johnson vs. Reis and ADCC Trials. Listen in as they cover: UFC Fight Night, Johnson vs. Reis, Johnson as the best MMA fighter?, Namajunas vs. Waterson, Jacare, ADCC Superfights, Rafael Lovato vs.…
Jones, Jacare, & a Special UFC 210 / Fight 2 Win Pro 30 Hybrid Recap
Apr 11, 2017 • 97 min
The podcast opens with a lively discussion about Jon Jones enhancement advice, Jacare going to Bellator, and GSP vs. Bisping. Emil Fischer is back to add his comedic stylings to UFC 210 and Fight 2 Win Pro 30. Listen in!
WrestleMania & UFC 210 with Emil Fischer
Apr 4, 2017 • 86 min
Another BJJ WEE Week is in the books, and this year is worthy of a Netflix special. Listen in as the guys recap WreslteMania and WWE BJJ Week. Then, new friend to the show and bad ass purple belt, Emil Fischer stops by to play Over/Under Kevin UFC 210.…
with Rafael Lovato Jr. - Superfights and Bellator
Mar 31, 2017 • 84 min
True Mixed Martial Artist Rafael Lovato Jr. is on the podcast this week. We hit the following topics: I make pancakes, Wrestling Coach Brian Picklo, Lovato’s Superfight with Buchecha, Training in San Diego, Bellator 13 Second KO, Training in Brazil, the…
Raf is Internet Famous, A Lovato Seminar & Rader vs. Tonon!
Mar 28, 2017 • 51 min
Its WWE BJJ Week! Join in as the guys do a quick recap of everything grappling. Topics include: Raf is Internet Famous, Rafael Lovato Jr.’s No Gi Seminar, a live viewing of Garry Tonon vs. Justin Rader, Jacare’s MMA BJJ Comments, Chael talking smack on…
Pan Ams BJJ Championship & MMA News
Mar 21, 2017 • 82 min
The podcast is fresh of a long weekend of the most amazing sport in the world. Tune in for this one if, and only if, you love grappling. Topics covered include: Pan Ams 2017, UFC Fight Night London, McGregor vs. Mayweather, Lo, Lo Parking, and Grappling…
with JT Torres
Mar 13, 2017 • 90 min
The guys recap UFC Fight Night, then catch up with friend of the podcast JT Torres. Listen in as the guys chat him up about everything going on with Atos Ace, and founder of Essential Jiu-Jitsu and Fitness (@EssentialBJJ), JT Torres. Topics covered: UFC…
GSP vs. Bisping, Lovato for the Win, EBI 11 & UFC 209
Mar 7, 2017 • 83 min
Crazy weekend in MMA and Grappling. Raf was at EBI 11, T.P. Grant stops by to chat, and every minute of it is fun. Join us to talk about the following: GSP vs. Bisping, Lovato wins, Dana White on money fights, EBI 11, and UFC 209.
Over/Under UFC 209 with T.P. Grant
Mar 1, 2017 • 89 min
We’re all doing our best to get over the lack of Diaz brothers on the 209 card. MMA Scout, Writer and BJJ bad ass T.P. Grant swings by to challenge Kevin at Over/Under Kevin UFC 209. Topics cover include: Conor vs. Floyd, The Khabib Travel Ban, Jiu-Jitsu…
UFC Fight Night, Demi Lovato, and GSP is Back!
Feb 20, 2017 • 57 min
The guys just watched UFC fight Night and Derrick Lewis is a beast. Topics covered include: Demi Lovato’s takedowns, GSP signing with the UFC, and UFC Fight Night. Listen in, this podcast is 5 stars.
with Nathan Orchard
Feb 16, 2017 • 67 min
Pure jiu-jitsu podcasting at its finest. 10th Planet Blackbelt Nathan Orchard stops by the podcast. The guys talk: 10th Planet Portland, EBI 11, ADCC Trials, Polaris Pro, Orchard Tactics, and how he started. Listen in, Nathan is the man.
UFC 208 Recap w/ Eric Jackman from The MMA Hour
Feb 13, 2017 • 95 min
The guys chat about the EBI qualifier and the new commentary Dream Team. From The MMA Hour, Eric Jackman crashes the podcast to show why @NewYorkRic crushes dreams. Topics covered: EBI Qualifier, Kansas Education, UFC 208, Silva vs Brunson, Holm vs de…
Over/Under UFC 208 with Eric Jackman from The MMA Hour
Feb 8, 2017 • 107 min
What a fun podcast. Eric Jackman, or @NewYorkRic from The MMA Hour joins the podcast to play Over/Under Kevin 208. Topics covered: Super Bowl, Sean Connery, Fight to Win Pro 23, Fight to Win Pro 24, UFC Fight Night, and UFC 208. Listen in.
Royal Rumble, Submission Underground 3, and UFC Fight Night Denver
Jan 30, 2017 • 74 min
So much happened and Garry Tonon is terrible. Listen in as the guys recap: Royal Rumble, Lesnar and Jimmy Johns, Submission Underground 3, Garry Tonon, Jeff Glover, UFC Fight Night Denver, Cerrone vs Masvidal, and Shevchenko over Pena. Fun podcast.
Ortiz vs. Sonnen, Glory Kickboxing, & Tap Cancer Out
Jan 24, 2017 • 73 min
Raf was in San Diego and Kevin is fired up, this is a fun podcast. Topics covered: Alternative Facts, Bellator 170, Glory Kickboxing, Tap Cancer Out, Victory MMA, and who can remember. Listen in people.
UFC Fight Night, Goldberg & Garbrandt vs. Dillashaw TUF
Jan 16, 2017 • 59 min
Join the guys as they break down BJ Penn vs. Yair Rodriguez. Topics covered: UFC Fight Night, Penn vs. Rodriguez, Joe Lauzon vs. Marcin Held, Mike Goldberg, and TUF’s new Coaches Garbrandt vs. Dillashaw. Tune in, too much fun.
talks Meryl Streep
Jan 10, 2017 • 71 min
When worlds collide, this podcast is the result. The guys play and discuss what Meryl Streep said about Mixed Martial Arts at the 2017 Golden Globes. #ProveMerylWrong
Mariah Carey, Rizin & UFC 207 with Inside BJ-Something
Jan 2, 2017 • 86 min
2016 ended with an amazing UFC 207 event. Inside BJJ Podcast brings all its Freeman potential to find out who won in Over/Under Kevin 207. Topics covered: Mariah Carey what happened, Rizin, Gabby Garcia, Kron Gracie, UFC 207, Rousey and her future, Nunes,…
UFC 207 with Tim Freeman from Inside BJJ
Dec 28, 2016 • 97 min
The guys open up about what would best convince those traversing I-70 to train jiu-jitsu. From Inside BJJ Podcast (, blackbelt Tim Freeman challenges Kevin in Over/Under Kevin UFC 207. Listen in as the guys discuss: Kansas Billboards, UFC…
Christmas Extravaganza with Gi’s for GI’s Brian Crandell
Dec 21, 2016 • 110 min
Brandon Mccaghren left a happy 200th voicemail, and the guys finally got it. Raf and Kevin start the show with some hot takes followed by an amazing talk with Gi’s for GI’s Brian Crandell. That guy rocks. Topics covered: Pretty Young Fighters Club, Nicky…
Garry vs. Dean, Dream Team Commentary and UFC 206 Jon Thomas
Dec 12, 2016 • 84 min
The guys open up with breaking news in the Jon Jones vs. Dan Henderson grappling match. Jon Thomas from Tap Cancer Out returns to find out the results of Over/Under Kevin UFC 206. Tune in for the following: Jon Jones v. Hendo, Garry v. Dean, We Reddit…
with Geo “Freakazoid” Martinez
Dec 8, 2016 • 86 min
Surprise suckas! We’re back with a SECOND episode this week (and damn, we’ve got a good one ready for ya). Straight from his thrilling win at EBI 10, Geo Martinez joins us to chat about his amazing performance out at Mexico City last Friday. We not only…
EBI 10, Five Grappling, UFC TUF/206 and Jon Thomas from Tap Cancer Out
Dec 5, 2016 • 99 min
The show starts with Raf’s crazy jiu-jitsu weekend. Systems Training Center did a 24 hour roll-a-thon. Then the guys cover: EBI 10, Five Grappling, UFC TUF, Johnson, UFC 206, and Tap Cancer Out’s Jon Thomas. Listen in, this podcast is a blast.
Featherweight Title Strip and David “Bulletproof” Mitchell
Nov 28, 2016 • 77 min
Welcome to Episode 201 with MMA Fighter David Mitchell. Raf and Kevin start the show talking: Conor McGregor getting stripped of the featherweight title, Gabi Garcia vs. a 52 year old, and Daniel Cormier’s potential “Thanksgiving injury.” The guy who says…
turns 200 with Karyn Bryant, The Brothers Hayden and Voicemails!
Nov 22, 2016 • 127 min
Thank you to everyone who has ever listened. Karyn Bryant is the best and tells some really great inside MMA stories. We surprise young Jason Hayden with his brother and best training partner Josh Hayden. Then the following awesome people call to say ……
UFC 205 and Denver
Nov 14, 2016 • 86 min
Joe Foty is back from The Jiu Jitsu Podcast. Kevin is confused about which episode it is, Raf helps out, then they talk UFC 205. Topics include: McGregor. Kidding, we talk about everything. Listen in.
IBJJF - EBI 9 - UFC 205 with Joseph Foty from The Jiu-Jitsu Podcast
Nov 8, 2016 • 110 min
This week from The Jiu-Jitsu Podcast ( Joseph Foty stops in - twitter @JFotyOz. Join in as the guys discuss the following: the IBJJF viral complaint, EBI 9, UFC 205, and The Jiu-Jitsu Podcast. Listen in, fun podcast.
Crooked Kevin and Polaris Pro 4
Nov 1, 2016 • 65 min
Happy Halloween from the podcast. This week Raf and Kevin go all in on some political humor (almost none really) and Polaris Pro 4. Did you miss Polaris? Go watch it, then come join us for the fun. Listen in.
Jiu-Jitsu In the Park & Nic Gregoriades
Oct 17, 2016 • 103 min
The guys spent a weekend training in cool places. Kevin spent 10 hours with Professor Xande Ribeiro learning what jiu-jitsu greatness looks like. Raf went to the always amazing Jiu-Jitsu in the Park. Then, from Jiu-Jitsu Brotherhood and all around awesome…
UFC 204 Bisping over Hendo with Josh Palmer
Oct 11, 2016 • 83 min
They brought the british guy from Polaris back!! Yes we did, listen in as we talk to GSP, talk UFC 204, talk a little Polaris, and look at the beauty of Valor Fight Gear USA. Listen in, fun podcast.
UFC New Owners Ya/Nay & UFC 204 with Josh Palmer
Oct 3, 2016 • 107 min
Polaris Pro was gracious enough to lend Josh Palmer for a night, and we took him. For no reason at all he stopped by to play Over/Under Kevin UFC 204. The podcasts goes into: Inside MMA, UFC New Owners Ya or Nay?, UFC 204, AJ Agazarm, Josh Palmer, Polaris…
UFC Fight Night, Rizin FF2 & Josh Hayden
Sep 26, 2016 • 97 min
This week stars with a recap of UFC Fight Night Cyborg vs. Lansberg and Rizin FF 2. Then the guys nerd out with leg lock specialist and EBI standout Josh Hayden. Join in as Josh discusses his leg lock system, how he trains, and what’s next for the…
The Danaher Facebook Squad, EBI 8 & a live DJ vs. Garry Tonon viewing
Sep 20, 2016 • 67 min
Raf and Kevin start the show with a round up of the things you missed in the Grappling call out community this week. A lot of Gordon Ryan call outs with a few bizarre twists. Check out this episode, the guys cover Gordon Ryan vs. Claudio, Keenan out of…
EBI 8 & UFC 203
Sep 14, 2016 • 101 min
First up this weekend was UFC 203 in Ohio, there was an elevator incident. Then EBI8 stole the weekend with an unbelievable event. Check out this week when Mike Stallings returns to face Kevin in Over/Under Kevin. Topics covered this week: EBI8, Gordon…
UFC 203 w/ Mike Stallings & UFC Fight Night Germany
Sep 5, 2016 • 90 min
Raf was awake for UFC Fight Night Germany Barnett vs. Arlovski and has all the important details. Then, Mike Stallings from Heel Section stops by to play Over/Under Kevin UFC 203. The crew debates: UFC 205, CM Punk, Overreem vs. Miocic, Ohio as a State,…
Rory to Bellator, IBJJF Masters & Maia vs. Condit UFC Fight Night
Aug 29, 2016 • 64 min
The fight between Maia and Condit was outstanding. Join in as the guys nerd out about IBJJF Masters Worlds, UFC Fight Night Carlos Condit vs. Demian Maia, Showtime Pettis, VanZant, and the epic saga of Joe Lauzon vs. Jim Miller. Plus, you’ll never be able…
UFC 202 McGregor defeats Diaz & a little Summer Slam
Aug 22, 2016 • 77 min
The show opens with some WWE Summer Slam updates, including a special Brock Lesnar ending breakdown. Then, Raf and Kevin dig deep into UFC 202 with the rumors, the fights, the finishes, and the Diaz insight. Listen in, topics include: Brock Lesnar…
Gordon vs. Keenan and UFC 202 w/ McDojoLife Rob
Aug 15, 2016 • 80 min
The greatest submission only event no-time limit fight just took place (this from Kevin’s recency bias). The guys discuss Gordon Ryan’s amazing submission victory over Keenan Cornelius and if you want more head over to (Raf wrote about it).…
Monologue Jokes, Conor McGregor vs WWE, and Nate Diaz
Aug 8, 2016 • 68 min
This podcast runs deep with monologue jokes that will take you on a journey. The guys talk: Bisping vs. Hendo, Conor McGregor vs. WWE, Nate Diaz, UFC Fight Night, and Travis Conley wins Fight to Win Pro. Listen in, this podcast has America.
UFC 201 and Leglock Academy w/ Brandon Mccaghren
Aug 1, 2016 • 82 min
10th Planet Decatur, Alabama’s own Brandon Mccaghren joins the guys for the entire podcast. They talk: UFC 201, Leglock Academy, Fight to Win Pro, and Jiu-JItsu. Listen in, Brandon is a blast.
talks Roseanne then interlaces UFC Fight Night 20 & Fight To Win Pro 8
Jul 25, 2016 • 55 min
The guys trained for over 15 hours together, listen in as they recap the LA jiu-jitsu quest, UFC Fight Night 20, Fight to Win Pro 8, David Rickles, and all things jiu-jitsu.
Metamoris 7, UFC Sold, Lesnar, EBI 7, and Fight to Win Pro
Jul 18, 2016 • 55 min
Listen in as the guys bring on Dana White to discuss the UFC Sale, Brock Lesnar, and speaking at the Republican National Convention. Yes, he really is. Then they turn to grappling, listen in, this podcast is fun. Topics: Metamoris 7, EBI 7, Brock Lesnar,…
UFC 200 Recap & Metamoris 7 w/ Garry Tonon
Jul 11, 2016 • 119 min
It happened and Verbal Tap has Garry “The Lion Killer” Tonon back to talk smack and who won Over / Under Kevin UFC 200. The guys breakdown all the fights and talk a little Metamoris 7 Ralek vs. Garry. Listen in, this podcast has everything.
UFC 200 with Garry “The Lion Killer” Tonon
Jul 6, 2016 • 109 min
The guys open up with thoughts about Enson Inoue. Then, there is no one better to celebrate a landmark event with, tune in as Garry Tonon talks about his fight against Ralek and joins us for Over/Under Kevin UFC 200. Garry is the most exciting grappler on…
with Valerie Worthington
Jul 4, 2016 • 85 min
Kevin is headed to LA, hear how Raf found out. Valerie Worthington is the guest this week, she wrote a book entitled “How a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Road Trip Jump-Started My Search for a Fulfilling Life.” She’s amazing, the book is remarkable, and you should…
UFC..not sold? - GSP vs. BJ Penn & CM Punk 203
Jun 28, 2016 • 51 min
Raf got cut on his face. Then the guys talk: Inside BJJ, UFC For Sale, GSP vs. BJ Penn, CM Punk UFC 203 probably, and Anderson Silva calls out Michael Bisping. Listen in, the debate is amazing.
Verbal Tap: Lebron James & the NBA, Ohio, and all the BJJ UFC Narratives going on
Jun 20, 2016 • 69 min
We talk about Lebron James, The Cavs winning, the Orange County Rescue Mission open mat, Budo Videos, Fight to Win Pro 6, World Series of Fighting, Bellator, UFC Comedy, UFC News, Canada, GSP, Dana White, and the UFC being for Sale.
with UFC Fighter Dan Miller
Jun 13, 2016 • 65 min
Dan Miller is amazing, he’s fought everyone Sonnen, Bisping, Maia, and his bother. Tune in as he talks about his upcoming fight against Jeff Monson on July 23rd with Pro-Jitsu ( This podcast is an absolute UFC / Grappling Nerd’s dream.
IBJJF Worlds 16, Ariel Helwani’s “Lifetime” ban, & Vernon is back
Jun 8, 2016 • 79 min
This podcast gets deep fast in a great direction. First, Raf was at Worlds, Kevin saw the last day, John Evans was commentating, and you’ve heard enough. Join us for: IBJJF Worlds 16, Ariel Helwani’s Lifetime ban, free speech, Rogan’s Response, UFC 199…
BJ Penn, Inside BJJ FEUD, and UFC199 with Vernon Kirk
May 30, 2016 • 87 min
This podcast starts off delightful, it takes a mild dip to call out warfare, then it rises again triumphantly. Join the guys this week as they: Interview BJ Penn, Talk smack on Inside BJJ Something, Play Over / Under Kevin UFC 199 with the awesome Vernon…
BJJ Breakdown with Wes Jarrell
May 23, 2016 • 48 min
If you didn’t see it, go to BJJ Breakdown on youtube and watch their amazing invitational from yesterday: - we’ll wait. Thanks as always for joining us, we love you.
Glory 30, Metamoris Commercial, & UFC 198
May 17, 2016 • 81 min
Juan Bernardo is back and the guys are fired up to talk UFC 198. You also get a little Glory Kickboxing, and some Metamoris Commercial coverage. We love the fighting world.
Over/Under UFC 198 w/ Juan Bernardo
May 10, 2016 • 83 min
Kevin went to France, Raf went to Fight to Win Pro in San Diego, thats not a joke its just a perfect reflection of their work ethic. From Victory BJJ, Juan Bernardo is coming on to lose to Kevin in Over/Under Kevin UFC 198
UFC 200, EBI 6, Abu Dhabi, CXF & UFC 197 with Drew Weatherhead
Apr 27, 2016 • 81 min
They’re back and as 5 star on iTunes reviewable as ever. Drew Weatherhead is back to help settle Over / Under Kevin. Topics of the podcast include: UFC 200, EBI 6, Abu Dhabi, CXF, & UFC 197 with Drew Weatherhead. Listen in, this podcast is amazing.
Conor McGregor’s Retirement?
Apr 20, 2016 • 23 min
The guys have an exclusive TMQ clip of Dana and Conor having it out, GSP calls in, and you get the 3 best theories on what is really going on. Listen in, then leave a 5 star review on iTunes.
Fox Fight Night & UFC 197 with Drew Weatherhead
Apr 18, 2016 • 77 min
The guys are talking Rashad, Teixeira, and playing Over / Under Kevin with Drew Weatherhead. Drew is a funny guy / brown belt running Because Jiujitsu (the famous meme game), and you should check it out. Thanks for listening!
with NBC Strong’s Adam Von Rothfelder & Sergio Pettis
Apr 15, 2016 • 56 min
Adam Von Rothfelder and Sergio Pettis are on the podcast this week. Adam is currently starring in NBC’s Strong, and talks to the guys about the first few episodes and why he trains the way he does. Adam is also currently training both Pettis brothers, and…
GSP TV, The Singlet Debate & New York Times MMA Op Ed destruction
Apr 11, 2016 • 67 min
Listen in, Raf and Kevin tackle the following this week: GSP hosting his own Dinosaur Show called The Boneyard with GSP, Wrestling might say goodbye to the Singlet, Miesha Tate vs. Nunes, Zingano vs. Pena, New York Times Op Ed on MMA and why it was AWFUL,…
Polaris Pro 3 and Pirates, did ya’ll see Garry?
Apr 5, 2016 • 89 min
Verbal Tap is back with a special Polaris Pro 3 Edition! They cover as much MMA news as you need to know in the end, but this is a GRAPPLING PODCAST! Tune in as the guys discuss; Garry Tonon, Rousimar Palhares, Garry vs. Rousimar, Polaris Pro 3, The…
A Trip to Vegas, Jon Jones Theatre, & Polaris Pro 3
Apr 1, 2016 • 60 min
Raf and Kevin trained in Vegas, its #WWEBJJ Week, and Kevin got threatened by his first Cho-lo. Tune in as the guys discuss the following; #WWEBJJ Week, 10th Planet Vegas, Jon Jones Arrested Theatre, Anderson Silva fighting anyone, Polaris Pro 3, and…
Pan Ams, UFC 200, Metamoris & UR “Not Joking” Fights
Mar 22, 2016 • 74 min
Verbal Tap has everything you couldn’t possibly catch up with in the MMA and BJJ news cycle. They cover all of the following: The GSP Corner, IBJJF Pan Ams, UFC200, Diaz vs. McGregor 2, Holly Holm, Metamoris, UFC Fight Night Australia, Silva vs. Hall,…
GSP, Metamoris, & 209’in the Meme Game
Mar 15, 2016 • 46 min
This rapid fire fun stars with GSP and ends with Nate Diaz, meaning it can’t be bad. Join Raf and Kevin for: GSP, MMA in New York don’t care, Metamoris Payment Plans, WSOF Gaethje CRAP, Facebook Fans, WWEBJJ MEME THEIFS, Nate Diaz, Bisping, UFC Australia,…
GSP is Back and UFC 196!
Mar 8, 2016 • 76 min
No one is happier GSP is back than Verbal Tap. The guys are stoked to welcome back from, Nick Albin, to reveal who won Over/Under Kevin UFC 196. Listen in, this podcast goes into Leonardo DiCaprio’s acting resume.
209’in the Conor McGregor Flinch
Mar 4, 2016 • 24 min
Its an all UFC 196 News Cycle Update - especially the nonsense. Why did we do it? Its the intoxication of the fight in the air, the thrill of a short news cycle, we don’t know, but we had to talk about this fight one more time. Listen in to hear why Raf…
Ireland vs. 209 with Chewjitsu
Mar 1, 2016 • 75 min
Its time for Over / Under Kevin UFC 196 with Nick “Chewy” Albin from and Derby City MMA. They discuss every fight and do almost no real analysis, its actually impressive. Listen in, and leave a 5 star review and give us your picks. Chances…
Bisping beats Silva?
Feb 28, 2016 • 46 min
Buckle up, Verbal Tap has a quick fire reaction for you about UFC Fight Night London and the crazyness that was Michael “The Count” Bisping defeating Anderson “The Spider” Silva. Mostly, we’re just annoyed we have to hear about Bisping beating Silva for…
209’in the Nate Diaz Choice
Feb 24, 2016 • 45 min
Nate Diaz is replacing Dos Anjos, and we’re excited. Listen in, as the guys spend 30 minutes catching you up on the drama, and 15 celebrating that Nate Diaz was the choice to fight Conor McGregor.
Bellator 149 and the UFC 196 Jinx
Feb 23, 2016 • 99 min
Raf and Kevin have a surprise at the beginning of this podcast. Listen in, its a mystery thriller that even has time to cover the insantiy that was, Bellator 149. Listen in, this podcast has the biggest jinx of all time. They cover; Bellator 149, UFC on…
Your Questions, Ronda Central, & Everything MMA BJJ Fun News
Feb 18, 2016 • 104 min
This podcast opens up with a suggestion about how to improve the MMA Octagon, and takes 34 amazing turns after. The guys cover, Ronda Rousey’s recent interview, Rampage Jackson, Fan Questions, Dada 5000, Kimbo Slice, Jason “Mayhem” Miller, and the…
Super Bowl, UFC Fight Night, EBI6, Polaris 3
Feb 9, 2016 • 88 min
Raf and Kevin are at it again covering everything. Super Bowl halftime shows, UFC Fight Night, Thompson’s big win, CM Punk, Jones vs. Cormier, EBI6, Polaris 3, BJ Penn, Werdum?, Rothwell vs. JSD, Lebel is back, and Sting is playing the NBA All Star Game.
covers UFC Fight Night, McGreggor, etc.
Feb 3, 2016 • 57 min
The guys do what they do best, talk about MMA. This podcast is hilarious, covers all of the following; Sage Northcutt getting cut down, Rothwell over Barnett, if being under Anthony Johnson is the most terrifying place on earth, Conor McGreggor x2, Jone…
with Ram Ananda
Jan 27, 2016 • 85 min
The opener includes the following: Raf interviewed Urijah Faber, Cain and Verdum are out, some group threatens Tim Kennedy, and Ronda hosted SNL. Then, from the Ram BJJ App, Ram Ananda swings by the podcast to answer all of the guys questions. Listen to…
“Requiem for Metamoris” & Matt Freeman
Jan 22, 2016 • 105 min
The guys open the show about the most recent TJ Dillashaw vs. Cruz decision, and then the fun begins. Join us for a live reading of the Metamoris Instagram drama. The BJJ and Grappling community came together to recreate the story in a more honest light.…
with Abraham Marte & Chris Martin
Jan 13, 2016 • 133 min
The guys open up the show about the “McGregor Post” they put up, followed by EBI, Copa Podio and Flo Grappling, AJ fighting Ben, Condit, Wideman, and everything else. Then, Abraham Marte stops by with his good friend Chris Martin to talk to us about:…
UFC 195 w/ Eric Jackman and Caleb Johnson
Jan 5, 2016 • 82 min
The guys open up the show talking Rizin, specifically why Raf was up in the middle of the night watching it. Eric Jackman (“The MMA Hour”) and BJJ Brown Belt badass Caleb Johnson swing back by to find out who won Over/Under Kevin. This podcast gets…
Over/Under Without Kevin (with Eric Jackman and Caleb Johnson)
Jan 2, 2016 • 81 min
Kev’s on vacation, but our commitment to the sanctity of “Over/Under Kevin” was not. Listen in as we preview all of the fights with the very capable Eric Jackman (“The MMA Hour”) and BJJ Brown Belt badass Caleb Johnson. Be sure to hit us up @VerbalTapCast…
Christmas Celebration Part 2 with Alexander Darwin
Dec 27, 2015 • 44 min
Author of The Combat Codes, Alexander Darwin stops by for a bonus Part 2 of the Verbal Tap Holiday extravaganza. The three of them strike a rare blend of jiujitsu nerdiness that is absolutely not an acquired taste.
Christmas Celebration Part 1 with Eddie Cruz
Dec 23, 2015 • 84 min
The guys are back and talking about the Diaz McGregor fight maybe, the UFC Fight Night Dos Anjos vs. Cerrone, and then their giving thanks with the help of all their friends. Join in for some Christmas cheer before we hear from Eddie Cruz, who teaches BJJ…
with Casey Halstead, EBI5, & UFC194
Dec 17, 2015 • 114 min
TUF FInale, UFC 194, EBi5, Kevin Turns 30, and so much more. Casey Halstead from 10th Planet everything somehow finds some time between opening gyms and changing competitive grappling to talk to us. What kind of gentleman gangsta is Casey? He also got new…
UFC 194 with Austin Stack
Dec 9, 2015 • 87 min
GSP is back in a special segment, the guys talk bout Jon Jones smack talk game, and CM PUNK en route to UFC 194. Then, actor and gentleman, Austin Stack stops by to play Over / Under Kevin for UFC 194. Austin is a special friend of the podcast, and 2…
Turns 3: with Rafael Lovato Jr (cont.), Eric Jackman, and Bubba McDaniel
Nov 25, 2015 • 102 min
Rafael Lovato Jr. is one of the guys all time favorite fighters. You can tell, because they never run out of questions they want to hear his take on. Then, Eric Jackman @NewYorkRic from the MMA Hour stops by. He might be loud and obnoxious, but ya know,…
Turns 3: with Rafael Lovato Jr. and John Evans
Nov 25, 2015 • 110 min
Raf and Kevin start the show overwhelmingly happy listening to voicemails from their friends. Then, MMA Fighter and BJJ Legend, Rafael Lovato Jr. stops by to talk to the guys about everything. He’s insanely cool, and part 1 of our interview with him is…
with Marcus Kowal
Nov 18, 2015 • 94 min
The guys open the podcast talking about the Hunt vs. Silva fight from UFC 193….. NOT! All things Holly Holm and Ronda Rousey. Then, Systems Training Center CEO / Professional Fighter / Swedish Person / Dream Boat Marcus Kowal is back on the podcast. You…
UFC 193 with Russ Miura
Nov 11, 2015 • 84 min
Dan Henderson and Vitor Belfort lead off the podcast, followed by some sincere dialogue about lube. Russ Miura, from, swings by to challenge Kevin at the worlds 274th most dangerous game. Listen in as Kevin recaps Russ’s full fight…
with AJ Agazarm
Nov 10, 2015 • 91 min
What is more dangerous than Jiujitsu Superstar AJ Agazarm driving in a car talking to us? Well, add PROFESSOR! Gabriel Arges, and “the somehow able to fly as a human” Edwin Najmi, and you get Verbal Tap Episode 140. The guys recap the No Gi Worlds, talk…
with Tap Cancer Out’s Jon Thomas
Nov 3, 2015 • 99 min
Hulk Hogan’s contract was leaked to the internet, and the guys read it. So much non sense in this podcast. Then, the one and only Jon Thomas stops back by the podcast. Jon is an insanely cool guy and is a real life miracle maker. You…
with Da Firma’s Ricardo Tubbs
Oct 26, 2015 • 101 min
Drake is on the internet, Jon Jones is back, and SubCon has Glover vs. Woodmansee! Then, from Da Firma Training Center and, Ricardo Tubbs stops by and he might be the ultimate jiujitsu gentleman. Seriously, this guy rocks, and answers some…
with Gabriel Arges
Oct 20, 2015 • 68 min
Sorry about Kevin, he’s on Percocet. The rest of the podcast is great! Raf did 23 hours of commentary at the Abu Dhabi Grand Slam and tells us all about it. Also, you should go watch the Abu Dhabi Grand Slam, it was f’ing amazing. Gabriel Arges…
with Shawn Fowler & Mike Perez
Oct 15, 2015 • 86 min
Joe Schilling, Joe Warren, and Kimbo Slice lead off the topics of this week’s podcast. Then, Shawn Fowler from Subconscious Conference swings by to encyclopedia the guys about grappling organizations. Finally, Mike Perez shares his life plan and BJJ / MMA…
UFC 192 / NoGi Pans / Jesse J Saxon
Oct 7, 2015 • 99 min
Raf and Kevin throw out some FloGrappling media advice, then discuss various topics dancing around the MMA world. But let’s be honest, you want to know who won Over / Under Kevin UFC 192. Tune in, because Jesse J Saxon from @WBSurvival is back and we have…
with Jesse J Saxon @WBSurvival
Sep 29, 2015 • 98 min
UFC in Japan entertained the guys endlessly, tune in to find out why. Plus the guys tackle some fun nonsense before its time for the game that Entertainment weekly forgot to mention this week. Over/Under Kevin 192 is up with @WBSurvival! This one is an…
with Vinny Magalhaes … 2
Sep 22, 2015 • 108 min
Raf introduces Kevin to whats been going around the internet and does a damn good job covering things of note in the MMA world. THEN, one of the most exciting fighters in the world Vinny Magalhaes talks to the guys about everything. The topics covered…
Newaza Challenge / Polaris Pro 2 / ADCC / UFC 191
Sep 14, 2015 • 83 min
Raf did commentary at the Newaza Challenge and has some great insight into why the event was spectacular. Also, Polaris Pro 2 was amazing you guys. Kevin moved to Denver, Colorado (a lot happened!). The craziest ADCC talent pool in history competed, and…
with T.P. Grant
Aug 25, 2015 • 97 min
Don’t worry everyone, Raf watched Summer Slam. Then, from Bloody Elbow, T.P. Grant swings by the podcast to talk ADCC and play some UFC 191 Over / Under Kevin. Also, some seriously obscure movies were referenced, if you watched any of them in your life,…
with AJ Agazarm
Aug 19, 2015 • 93 min
Metamoris double feature week! Metamoris Announcer, from BJJ Breakdown and longtime friend, John Evans starts this week with the guys. Then, AJ Agazarm steals the show, which if you include Metamoris, brings his total up to 2 this week. Join in as the…
EBI4 Preview w/ Russ Miura and Brandon McCaghren
Aug 10, 2015 • 99 min
The guys open with EVERYTHING going on right now and this segment ends with a reading of the Palhares memo. The time to get excited for EBi4 is now! The guys chat with Subfighter’s own Russ Miura about what he strives for at EBI. Finally, its not EBI at…
with Jared Dopp and FIVE/WSOF/UFC190
Aug 4, 2015 • 109 min
Fighters can be the nicest people, for proof just listen to the guys talk with BJJ Superstar Jared Dopp (from podcast favorite Rafael Lovato Jr. BJJ)! Also, the Diaz Brothers were suspended, Five grappling was great, and UFC 190 was a real nail biter…
with Eric Heath and Kiyoshi Perkins
Jul 31, 2015 • 115 min
Dana White left some pretty incendiary voicemails on Stitch’s phone, listen in for the Verbal Tap exclusive airing. From JitsGrips ( Eric Heath stops by the podcast. His product is so good its Raf proof. Finally, for Over/Under Kevin UFC…
with Garry “The Lion Killer” Tonon
Jul 21, 2015 • 108 min
Garry Tonon is the most exciting grappler on the planet, and sure we all know that. But did you know he’s also the most exciting podcast guest on the planet? Ya, listen in and find out why. Here are some keywords to temp your interest: Five Grappling,…
all things UFC 189 w/ Joey Hauss & Cousin Marty
Jul 13, 2015 • 79 min
What a bloody / international / hyped up / great fight! The fans chime in with 3 word reactions to UFC 189 (and its amazing). From The LA Jiujitsu Club Joey Hauss returns to find out who won Over/Under Kevin and has to bash their BJJ hood. Special on the…
with Edwin Najmi & Joey Hauss
Jul 7, 2015 • 108 min
So cool to finally talk with Edwin Najmi about his upcoming super-fight at the Submission Series Pro, the guy is a blast to talk jiujitsu with. Big thanks to Edwin for also bringing surprise guest (and bad ass BJJ Competitor) Gabriel Arges! Finally, Joey…
featuring Tom DeBlass & a Yoel Romero Reading
Jun 30, 2015 • 76 min
One conversation with Tom DeBlass and it makes sense why he’s created such an amazing jiujitsu culture at Ocean County BJJ. Tom talks to us about his upcoming fight at Submission Series Pro against Joao Assis, his passion for competition, and his crazy…
with Jorge Oliveira & Jiujitsu In The Park
Jun 23, 2015 • 92 min
Raf and Kevin talk about absolutely everything that happening between Bellator and the UFC. Including that Shamrock vs. Slice match up. Also, Jorge Oliveiera stops by to talk about and just being an awesome fighter. Then, Mike Hofer…
with Dr. David Ley and Josh Hinger
Jun 16, 2015 • 90 min
Raf and Kevin open the show talking about UFC 188 and Cain’s corner advice! Then, Dr. David Ley swings by to talk BJJ and his views on the impact and potential impacts of jiujitsu. Finally, Josh Hinger from ATOS jiujitsu swings by to talk his upcoming…
with Marshal D. Carper, Adam Fraser, & Travis Conley
Jun 9, 2015 • 123 min
Marshal D. Carper is always up to something cool. Find out what those something(s) are on the podcast! Also, Adam Fraser from the Submission Series Pro stops by to talk Canada Jiujitsu and awesome grappling tournaments. Finally, Travis Conley from…
Goes To The 2015 Worlds
Jun 4, 2015 • 78 min
Kevin’s in Hawaii and Raf went to the Worlds. We share all of our thoughts on acai jail, Keenan Cornelius, Xande Ribeiro, Carlos Condit, and even talk about Raf’s new fascination with Jits Grips. All this and much, much more folks!
with Christos Giagos and UFC 187 RECAP!
May 26, 2015 • 109 min
Joe Gilpin swings back by to help the guys recap UFC 187, then he and Kevin talk and shockingly high amount of smack about Anthony “Rumble” Johnson’s cardio. Christos Giagos talks to the guys en route from a strip club where he was “working.” Christos is…
with Albert Morales and Joe Gilpin
May 18, 2015 • 109 min
Fresh off a commanding Bellator 137 victory Albert Morales swings back by Verbal Tap to give the guys a ton of inside scoop on his fight camp, Bellator 137, and his training for IBJJF Worlds. Then, comedian and jiujitsu practitioner, Joe Gilpin tries his…
with Mike Hofer, Jeff Glover, and Dave Contreras
May 11, 2015 • 118 min
Mike Hofer stops by the podcast to talk Jiu Jitsu in the Park and makes Kevin really jealous he lives on the East Coast. Jeff Glover rolls through to chat Metamoris behind the scenes and his views on the matches. Finally, from Budo Videos, Dave Contreras…
talks Mayweather vs. Pacquiao with Eric Jackman
May 4, 2015 • 90 min
Thats right people, Eric “f’ing” Jackman from The MMA Hour stops by to talk boxing! Thought obviously it digressed into a conversation about MMA and one on one basketball. Listen in to find out how all of that happened. Also, this will make you feel…
with Joe Schilling
Apr 29, 2015 • 80 min
We open the podcast talking about the entire Jon Jones situation and how we both found out about the news. Afterwards, our good friend Joe Schilling drops back in to the podcast to talk about his Bellator 136 performance, getting called out by another…
with Drew Dober
Apr 23, 2015 • 127 min
UFC Fighter Drew Dober gives the guys the exclusive on his recent fight in RIO. Spoiler alert, it was the robbery of the century. Dan Hubler from Dream Jiujitsu and Newaza Apparel stops by to school everyone on gambling. But, Dan’s skills were put to the…
with John Robles & John Evans
Mar 11, 2015 • 86 min
Thats right sports fans, two Johns! Kevin and Raf chat wedding week then immediately get past it because this podcast is loaded. John Robles from Systems Training Center talks MMA, BJJ Training, and is awesome. For Over/Under Kevin UFC 185,…
talks to Sam Alvey and covers UFC184
Mar 5, 2015 • 77 min
Our good friend from Systems Training Center, Albert Morales, stops by the podcast to talk UFC 184 and Over/Under Kevin. Then Sam Alvey proves why he might be the coolest UFC Fighter in the world. Listen in, this podcast is fantastic. @VerbalTapCast on…
UFC 184 prep with Albert Morales
Feb 26, 2015 • 63 min
You know the game, you know the players, but you can’t know the seriousness this podcast reaches until you listen! Raf and Kevin are feeling particularly feisty and MMA fighter Albert Morales (from Systems Training Center) only makes things crazier. In…
with Terrion “The Flash” Ware & Vince Cachero
Feb 18, 2015 • 79 min
This episode is dedicated to Systems Training Center! First up is Terrion “The Flash” Ware who has been an absolute beast in the cage. He talks to the guys about training regiments and being made of rubber. Then, a renaissance MMA fighter by the name of…
with Joe “the Nose” Wilk
Feb 11, 2015 • 52 min
Combatives Sports Center Founder, MMA Veteran, Jiujitsu Blackbelt, and friend of the podcast Joe “the Nose” Wilk stops by to talk to the guys about VFC Fights in Kansas, his fight coming up in Omaha, and just some good ole fashion MMA for the soul. Before…
all things UFC 183
Feb 4, 2015 • 59 min
Ruben Avila from BJJ is back on the show in the most controversial ending of Over / Under Kevin in the history of the game! Tune in as Raf pulls a real Belichick. Also, the guys break down the amazing spectacle that was Anderson Silva vs.…
talks UFC 183 with Ruben Avila
Jan 26, 2015 • 64 min
The guys talk UFC Fight Night and look forward to the Anthony “Rumble” Johnson vs. Jon “Bones” Jones fight. Then, Ruben Avila swings by the podcast to get “probably” destroyed in Over/Under Kevin. Finally, Raf reveals why he won’t be attending UFC 183,…
watches UFC Fight Night / talks to Adam Lamp
Jan 19, 2015 • 57 min
First, Kevin and Raf jazz about UFC Fight Night McCregor vs. Siver, and make some “Bold Predictions.” Then they talk to Army National Guard BJJ maniac Adam Lamp (Zenith Jiujitsu). Fresh off his recent competition at the Fort Bragg Military Combatives…
- SERIAL: “Bones” / Polaris Pro / and Javier Vazquez
Jan 15, 2015 • 76 min
The guys do their best to talk about every angle of Jon Jone’s positive test for cocaine. Some new things are learned, some old things are talked about, and then Dana White drops in to yell his thoughts. Up next is UFC Fight Night Cowboy excitement,…
with Ali Fuller & Nigel McGuinness
Jan 6, 2015 • 91 min
Jim Lawson from The Warriors Club is up first to find out who won Over/Under Kevin and to talk UFC 182 with the guys. Then, Ali Fuller from Level Ground MMA ( talks the ins and outs of her amazing MMA organization. Finally, creator of…
with Jim Lawson
Jan 1, 2015 • 77 min
On this episode, Jim Lawson (The Warriors Club) joins us to play a game of Over/Under Kevin, as we preview UFC 182. We talk the highly anticipated match up between Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier (maybe even getting a guest appearance from one of those two…
with Mark Dickman and Albert Morales
Dec 28, 2014 • 106 min
We’ve got an episode filled with holiday cheer, as we welcome RFA fighter Mark Dickman and Bellator MMA’s Albert Morales to the podcast this week. Also, our good friends Eric Jackman (“The MMA Hour”) and Ultimate Fighter cast member Jimmy Quinlan drop in…
turns 100 with Karyn Bryant & Bruce Buffer
Dec 10, 2014 • 147 min
What a podcast this is! Karyn Bryant is the coolest person in MMA, listen to this interview if you don’t believe us. Brandon McCaghren wrote us a song, its really well sung. Bruce Buffer joins the chaos because he’s the nicest person on earth. Then…
Metamoris 5 Extravaganza
Nov 27, 2014 • 144 min
Six matches means six guests for Verbal Tap’s Metamoris coverage. Every one of them are amazing, and here is the line-up: Kit Dale, Ruben Avila, Travis from Newaza Apparel, Jim Lawson, JT Torres, & Rob Acree. Ya, you should listen to this podcast, it has…
With Mac Danzig
Nov 19, 2014 • 108 min
Alex Perez is back on the show to talk UFC 180 and find out if he won Over/Under Kevin. Then, The Ultimate Fighter Champion Mac Danzig stops by to answer some questions about the TUF house, mma advising, and everything else Kevin and Raf had stored up to…
with Garry Tonon
Nov 10, 2014 • 91 min
Garry “the Lion Killer” Tonon stops by the podcast to talk to the guys about Metamoris 5, training with Rory, and every other nonsense question he was asked. Plus, Alex Perez swings by to help celebrate UFC 180 by playing Over/Under Kevin. Come for Gary,…
with JT Torres
Oct 28, 2014 • 95 min
From Atos Jiujitsu JT Torres is on the podcast today! He stops in to talk to the guys about Metamoris 5, training all the time, and some of Andre Galvao’s jedi mind tricks. UFC 179 happened, and thankfully Marcus Kowal is back to help review the fights…
goes to 2014 World Jiu-Jitsu Expo
Oct 22, 2014 • 85 min
…and long time friend of the podcast Marcus Kowal stops by the podcast to play Over/Under Kevin for UFC 179. Marcus also talks about what its like to have a fighter on the card from his very own Systems Training Center. Raf went to the jiu-jitsu expo,…
with Vinny Magalhaes
Oct 16, 2014 • 63 min
Raf talks about what it was like to cover the second Eddie Bravo Invitational (“EBI 2”), discussing some of the highlights from the big event. Then Titan FC and Metamoris fighter Vinny Magalhães drops in to talk about winning the Titan FC Light…
with White Belt BJJ
Oct 7, 2014 • 91 min
But first, youtube star (and 10th Planet Bad Ass) Brandon Mccaghren stops by to talk about that time he got called out during class (it was 5 days ago). Then, Todd and Tony from White Belt BJJ swing by to talk comedy and jiujitsu with the guys. Kevin and…
with Justin “Darth” Rader
Oct 2, 2014 • 106 min
You do not want to miss this podcast! It opens with UFC 178 recap and the reveal of who won Over/Under Kevin with Mr. Steven Briggs. Then, Justin “Darth” Rader stops by the podcast to talk about his transition from jiujitsu giant to MMA power house.…
with Steven Briggs
Sep 24, 2014 • 58 min
UFC 178 is coming up and of course, the guys have all the pre-fight coverage you need! Comedian Steven Briggs swings by the podcast to show just how unfunny Kevin really is while playing “Over/Under Kevin.” Plus, Raf recaps UFC Fight Night Hunt vs.…
with LC Davis
Sep 15, 2014 • 62 min
Raf can’t fit into headgear, Kevin can’t transition, and everyone gets nerves before rolling sometimes! Gonna have to listen in to hear more about any of those topics. On the show today, and fresh off his win at Bellator 124, LC Davis talks to the guys…
with Rafael Lovato Jr.
Sep 8, 2014 • 84 min
Kevin and Raf shoot the breeze about Vegas, UFC Fight Night, and Bellator’s slow conversation to a pro-wrestling format. Thankfully, jiujitsu legend and MMA fighter Rafael Lovato Jr. stops by the podcast, to let the guys ask him every MMA/Jiujitsu…
with Mik Milman
Sep 2, 2014 • 104 min
GQ is after Dana White, jiujitsu was featured on the very healthy show “Extreme Parenting,” and most of the podcast hosts were successful at watching UFC 177. Todd Levin swings by to reveal who won Over/Under Kevin, and spoiler alert, he did. Finally,…
with Todd Levin & UFC 177
Aug 27, 2014 • 68 min
Kevin yells at Raf about iPhone condescension, Raf went to an awesome seminar, and Todd Levin from Yamasaki Academy swings by to play Over/Under Kevin for UFC 179. Listen in, this podcast is hilarious.
with Karl Penn
Aug 20, 2014 • 56 min
Raf starts off the podcast by telling us what it was like to attend WWE’s Summer Slam and learn more about this catch wrestling everyone seems to be talking about after Metamoris (highlights include: watching Brock Lesnar beat the crap out of John Cena…
Metamoris 4 Extravaganza!
Aug 13, 2014 • 140 min
In celebration of Metamoris 4 the guys have brought in 6 guests to breakdown each match! Here is the line up: Match 1: Amechi Akpom from BJJ Training Journal, Match 2: Jim Lawson from The Warrior’s Club (& Podcast), Match 3: Brandon McCaghren from 10th…
with Mike Jasper
Aug 6, 2014 • 60 min
Friend of the podcast, and first class beadsman, Mike Jasper stops by to talk about fighting twice in 3 weeks (cause he’s crazy). Raf and Kevin play a little “7 Minutes in Metamoris.” The guys even find time to talk about how bad jiujitsu guys are at…
with Tim Means
Jul 28, 2014 • 70 min
UFC Fighter Tim “the Dirty Bird” Means stops by to talk about his victory at UFC on Fox 12! Tim talks to the guys about everything from his motivation to become a top level athlete, to his love affair for Oreos. Raf also tolerates some questions from…
with Joey Coco Diaz
Jul 21, 2014 • 58 min
Jiujitsu practitioner, and one of MMA’s favorite comedians, Joey Coco Diaz stops by to talk training, joke telling, and life philosophy. Trust us, you don’t want to miss his unique perspective on MMA, Stand Up Comedy, Cussing, and Hollywood. Also, Raf and…
with Cody “Bam Bam” Bollinger
Jul 17, 2014 • 55 min
Verbal Tap is back with stuntman/fighter/friend of the podcast Cody “Bam Bam” Bollinger. Find out what he’s been up to, why he spends time in the make up room, and what’s next for him with the World Series of Fighting. As always, follow us on twitter or…
with Dhiego Lima, Eric Jackman, and LC Davis
Jul 10, 2014 • 82 min
We’ve got a stacked episode for you all this week. Kev’s in Austin, Texas this week, and to commemorate it, we’ve decided to make the episode even BIGGER than usual. Raf concludes his “Ultimate Fighter” “1 Minute Review” with Dhiego Lima on the line and…
with Eric Jackman
Jul 2, 2014 • 81 min
We have a TUF Review Sandwich! Thats right people, 2 1-Minute reviews of ‘The Ultimate Fighter’ for the price of one (thats a lot of numbers, i apologize). Then Eric Jackman (or @NewYorkRic) as some know him, stops by the podcast to utterly school Kevin…
Glory Kickboxing & Metamoris
Jun 26, 2014 • 69 min
This podcast is an absolute blast. Dmitry “Dima” Gerasimov swings by the podcast to help Raf recap Glory Kickboxing and all the amazingness of Glory 17. Raf does his world famous 1 Minute Review of The Ultimate Fighter, and of course the guys talk about…
World Cup & Winners Special Edition
Jun 17, 2014 • 51 min
Amechi Akpom from BJJ Training Journal is turning his Facebook profile into a Verbal Tap shrine! Thats what happens when your the first person ever (in history) to lose at Over/Under Kevin. Plus, Raf and Kevin draft their all MMA Fighter world cup teams,…
with Amechi Akpom & Brian Carlsen
Jun 11, 2014 • 83 min
This podcast is so action packed the producers of the Fast and Furious series are thinking about releasing it as “Fast 21.” Raf does his world famous 1-Minute review of The Ultimate Fighter. BJJ Training Journals own Amechi Akpom tries his luck at…
with Stuart Cooper
Jun 7, 2014 • 94 min
When Kevin’s out of town, Raf calls up Verbal Tap favorite John Evans (BJJ Breakdown) to help describe some of the highlights of this year’s IBJJF’s Worlds tournament. Then Raf talks with acclaimed BJJ filmmarker, Stuart Cooper, to talk about his new…
with Josh Clark and Brandon McCaghren
May 27, 2014 • 81 min
Verbal Tap is nothing but UFC 173 and Southern Charm this week. From TUF 19, Josh “The Hillbilly Heart Throb” Clark stops by to talk about his fight against Corey Anderson and hear Raf’s world famous 1-Minute TUF review. Then, friend of the podcast…
with Dhiego Lima, Adam Hunter & UFC 173 Surprise Guest!
May 19, 2014 • 121 min
Fight fans get ready, because the guests on this show are second to none! First, Dhiego Lima from TUF 19 and American Top Team stops by to talk about his first pre-lim match on The Ultimate Fighter (5:49). Next up is Adam Hunter from MMA Roasted telling…
with Kit Dale
May 13, 2014 • 86 min
Creator of the jiujitsu internet Kit Dale swings by the podcast to talk all things jujitsu philosophy, video fame, and continuing to train like a beast. But before that, 200th like on Facebook special guest Zac Calhoun joins the podcast up front for 200…
MMA Summer Preview Extravaganza
May 6, 2014 • 41 min
Curious whats going on with MMA this summer? Well look no further because Raf and Kevin break down everything coming up in the wild world of Mixed Martial Arts. From UFC to Bellator the guys talk about it all. Also, Raf reviews the The Ultimate Fighter in…
UFC 172 with James Koh and Brandon McCaghren
Apr 29, 2014 • 91 min
Great news fight fans, Raf is back with The Ultimate Fighter Preview!!!!! And, UFC 172 is over and so is Kevin’s future in UFC gambling. James Koh swings by the podcast mostly to gloat, but also talk about the fights. Then we have guitarist and 10th…
with James D Koh
Apr 21, 2014 • 100 min
Thats right, NFL Network’s own James Koh stops by the podcast to play Over/Under Kevin for UFC 172! Why is Kevin all in on Tim Boetsch? Why did Raf make us spend 38 minutes (joking) on the first undercard fight? Only one way to find out, hop on and get…
Fan Mail and so much MMA News
Apr 15, 2014 • 68 min
Don’t forget to keep the fun going over @VerbalTapCast on twitter. In their latest installment the guys catch up on Roy Nelson over NOG, Preview Tim Kennedy vs. Michael Bisping, and catch everyone up on everything even kind of MMA. This podcast also…
with Scott Nelson & Jeremy Lafreniere
Apr 9, 2014 • 105 min
Do you want to hear really cool behind the scenes stories about Metamoris 3? Well listen to our interview with Scott Nelson from OnTheMat.Com as he shares his thoughts on jiujitsu, living in Brazil, and so much more (24:12). Then, owner of Capitol MMA &…
goes to Metamoris 3
Apr 2, 2014 • 131 min
So many people are on this podcast talking about the fights. We have Amechi Akpom, Monte Wiley, Alex Perez, Jamie Gonzalvez, John Evans, and Eric Medina to help us break down each Metamoris fight in their respective order. Also Raf tells us about a dance…
with Clark Gracie
Mar 26, 2014 • 77 min
Metamoris 3 is right around the corner, Hendo dropped the bomb, and Kevin accusers wrestlers of being injury prone (ut oh). Thankfully Clark Gracie then stops by the podcast to answer questions about Metamoris training, his omoplata celebrity profile, and…
Vebal Tap with Tim Kennedy & Brian Cimins
Mar 18, 2014 • 123 min
The Pan Ams 2014 is over and Raf was there, UFC 171 is in the books, and Tim Kennedy is in the Danger Zone, what else you could you ask for? Brian Cimins, thats who! Brian stops by to talk about to truly put this podcast on the plaque…
with Samir Chantre & Zak Maxwell
Mar 12, 2014 • 107 min
Raf talks about UFC Fightpass and Saturdays fights, Kevin plays over under Kevin UFC 171 edition with Car-shall, and 2 fighters from a little card called Metamoris 3 call in! Ya, this podcast has everything. Thanks to Samir Chantre, Zak Maxwell, &…
with Joe Wilk
Mar 4, 2014 • 72 min
Thats right MMA fans, Joe “The Nose” Wilk is back and better than ever! Before Joe swings by to talk VFC 42, Raf, Kevin, and GSP give out the MMA Oscars. Here is a spoiler, best use of TRT goes to Vitor Belfort. This podcast has everything, listen in and…
with Frankie Lester
Feb 25, 2014 • 90 min
What an episode. Five Grappling, UFC 170, TUF Coaches, Bubba The F’ing Menace McDaniel, and Frankie “The Tank” Lester make this the most adult podcast Kevin and Raf have done yet. Listen in, this one is pretty damn funny.
with Nic Gregoriades
Feb 18, 2014 • 102 min
This episode is simply insane. The guys quickly discuss UFC Fight Night 10 before quickly getting into what Dana White would be like as the spokesman for other organizations. Then Nicoles Gregoriades from “The Journey Podcast” comes by to talk about what…
with Kristian Woodmansee
Feb 13, 2014 • 65 min
Raf and Kevin lead off the show with a rapid fire topic game called “Earned It.” Topics covered include: Jon Jones vs. The UFC, Pettis calling out Aldo, Jessica Eye’s heart medicine (spoiler alert, the medicine is weed), Ronda Rousey going hollywood,…
with James Puopolo
Feb 6, 2014 • 93 min
What a crazy great podcast this is! First, Raf surprises Kevin with John Evans from to discuss who won UFC169. Kevin then turns the table on Raf inviting over Amechi Akpom from to talk accountability. It ends with…
UFC 169 Preview w/ John Evans
Jan 28, 2014 • 79 min
Its a UFC 169 Preview spectacular when John Evans from stops in to play Over/Under Kevin. Also Raf went to RFA, Kevin loved UFC Fight Night 10, and John Evans is ruining the world (don’t worry just Kevin’s). Then Mikey Rukus stops in to…
with Cody Bollinger & the STC Fight Team
Jan 20, 2014 • 91 min
The guys unveil the new movie review segment ‘Nuff Said’ where Kevin reviews movies. This week he reviewed the new action film “Lone Survivor.” Listen in, because then Cody “Bam Bam” Bollinger stops by to talk all things WSOF 8. Finally, Marcus Kowal, and…
with Amechi Akpom & Matt Kirtley
Jan 17, 2014 • 84 min
Amechi Akpom from stops by the podcast to try and make Raf and Kevin better at jiujitsu. We doubt he’ll succeed but you have to listen and hear his pitch. Then Matt Kirtley from Aesopian BJJ brings a whole new meaning to the phrase…
goes to UFC 168
Jan 5, 2014 • 68 min
The guys are back from a one week hiatus to talk all things UFC 168 with Sebastian Vendel-Martinez. Then Raf introduces Kevin to the UFC Fight Pass and the guys talk a little UFC in Singapore. Listen in! They are back!
with Travis Conley
Dec 26, 2013 • 76 min
Miracle on Verbal Tap St! The guys talk to former pro-wreslter & current jiujitsu bad ass Travis “T$” Conley. Then Sebastian Vendel-Martinez stops by to school the podcast in a UFC168 edition of “Over/Under Kevin.” This show is everything thats great…
GSP is retiring?
Dec 16, 2013 • 66 min
The guys open this show up by presenting the short version of the GSP retirement press conference phone call. Then they talk UFC on Fox 9, Middleweight confusion, and then Nick Diaz makes a surprise appearance. Listen in, its pretty funny.
Vebal Tap with Chris Leben
Dec 10, 2013 • 69 min
Chris Leben stops by the podcast to talk UFC 168, his fight with Urijah Hall, and about 20 other things Raf and Kevin throw at him!. Raf and Kevin open the show discussing a No Condit UFC FIght Night, Bigfoot vs. Hunt, and their favorite Paul Walker…
turns 50 with Carlos Condit
Dec 3, 2013 • 87 min
Chris Holdsworth and Julianna Pena stop by the podcast to talk about being newly crowned TUF 18 CHAMPIONS! To help celebrate the 50th episode, of course Bubba “The Menace” McDaniel stops by to talk shop and all things TUF. The guys also reached out and…
UFC on Fuel / TUF Review
Mar 4, 2013 • 55 min
Verbal Tap returns with more content than ever! Raf’s world famous The Ultimate Fighter review, discussion about UFC on Fuel, Days of our Dana, GSP vs. Diaz, Jones vs. Silva, and so much more! You want to be a part of the comedic genius that is the MMA…
UFC 157 Post Fight / TUF Review
Feb 26, 2013 • 50 min
Reviewing the Ultimate Fighter in 4 Minutes, talking over the Groundbreaking main card at UFC 157, and all the MMA news you can handle. Including the new segment “Days of our Dana” a look at the wild and wonderful twitter account of Dana White. Listen in…
UFC 157 & TUF Review
Feb 19, 2013 • 47 min
Join in on the Fastest Growing MMA Podcast in the DC/LA market! Raf is back and better than ever with his review of The Ultimate Fighter! The guys discuss Tito Ortiz horrific press conference speech, UFC 157, The Ultimate Fighter, Randy Couture vs. Dana…
TUF Review / Fuel 7 Event
Feb 11, 2013 • 38 min
Raf does his world famous 1 minute review of the Ultimate Fighter, Kevin and Raf lend some Communication Training to Dana White for his ongoing feud with the Couture Family, and the guys predict the next fights winners and losers. Oh ya, and they…
UFC 156/TUF Review
Feb 5, 2013 • 56 min
Raf is back with The Ultimate Fighter review that is being called the number 1 one minute review in the Country! Kevin gives his semi drunk thoughts about UFC 156 and the guys rattle on about their Arch Nemesis: Co-Main Event Podcast. Listen in, its a fun…
UFC on Fox 6/UFC 156 Preview
Jan 28, 2013 • 51 min
Raf and Kevin review the fights on fox, call out Co-Main Event Podcast, talk about some exciting new twitter developments and Raf does the best 2 minute review of The Ultimate Fighter Show ever done on a semi-live podcast. Listen in, rate it on iTunes,…
UFC on FX 7 Review/ UFC on Fox Preview
Jan 21, 2013 • 48 min
With all of the results in Kevin and Raf weigh in on the fights from saturday, the NOS commercial and its logic gaps, Ronda Rousey vs. GSP, a strange last request from the Strikeforce creator, The Ultimate Fighter Drinking Game, Twitter fun, and sooo much…
UFC on Fox: Belfort vs. Bisping
Jan 17, 2013 • 46 min
The Ultimate Fighter Drinking Game? Yes! A suggestion to make Dana White more like Charlie? Yes! Kevin and Raf end their holiday radio silence with a podcast for the record books! We’re not saying this is the best MMA podcast we’ve ever done, but we’re…
Podcast TUF/Smashes Finale
Dec 19, 2012 • 50 min
GSP stops by the number 1 up and coming new MMA comedy podcast in the Greater DC/LA area! Raf and Kevin dissect the motivation behind Smashes, then move on to the high octane match ups of the Ultimate Fighter Finale. They even briefly talk about Harry…
Dec 14, 2012 • 37 min
Tune in while Raf and Kevin circle around the fights coming up this weekend and hear opinions about some of the fighters weigh in clothing choices. Raf lays a gauntlet of truth down for Benson Henderson, and Kevin and Raf once again challenge the Diaz…
Verbal Tap: UFC on FOX 5 Post Fight Analysis
Dec 10, 2012 • 63 min
This was before Raf had a good handle on how to do a proper Diaz impression.
Podcast: UFC on Fox Preview
Dec 6, 2012 • 59 min
This week on their way to previewing the Henderson Diaz Fight Raf and Kevin break down the list of fighters ranked by earnings in the UFC, talk about some fun fight questions, and finally guess the fight card winners and losers based on nickname! Listen…
UFC 154
Nov 20, 2012 • 65 min
Listen to the episode where it all began.