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The UG Show
37 minutes | Apr 4, 2016
The Underground Show, Episode 8
The UG’s Video Journalist Jonathan Shrager hosts the weekly MMA chat show alongside regular panelists and UG head honchos Kirik Jenness and Chris Palmquist. Topical matters broached on this installment include the numerous nuances of MMA’s legalization in New York, Jon Jones’ latest automobile incident and the confirmation of UFC 200’s headlining rematch between Diaz and McGregor. The UG Show is also available on iTunes and Stitcher.
56 minutes | Mar 16, 2016
The Underground Show, Episode 7: Big John McCarthy
Subscribe Free to our YouTube Channel https://t.co/YYKn7lGXFJThis week, host Jonathan Shrager is joined as always by Underground head honchos Kirik Jenness and Chris Palmquist, and special guest in the form of MMA refereeing leviathan Big John McCarthy. Topics broached on this installment include: – Matt Mitrione vs Travis Browne officiating controversy, the potential implications for the selection of referees in different States, and how officiating can be improved on a broader scale. – Luke Rockhold and Javier Mendez’s public criticisms of Herb Dean following the Weidman title fight. – BJM’s own interesting post-fight interactions with fighters. – UFC 196 Fallout, how McGregor’s loss reconciles with Kirik’s theory regarding movement American-karate based style being at the forefront of MMA, but most importantly the details behind “Filthy” Tom McLawlor’s Conor homage. – On the heels of the furore created by Holm and McGregor’s nap and tap juxtaposition, whether this matter purely boils down to ego, or is genuine honour at stake. – Dana’s contrasting post-fight public stances towards McGregor’s and Holm’s upsets. – UFC Unstoppable Fallout; McGregor Effect on the panelists – Mitrione to Bellator, constituting yet another high profile name switching promotions. When, if at all, does t
50 minutes | Mar 1, 2016
The Underground Show, Episode 6: Megan Olivi
Jonathan Shrager is joined by regular panelist UG Head Honcho Chris Palmquist and Special Guest Megan Olivi to discuss all things UFC London and UFC 196.
54 minutes | Feb 23, 2016
The Underground Show, Episode 5: Nick the Tooth
On this fifth installment, Jonathan Shrager is joined by regular panelists, UG Head Honchos Kirik Jenness and Chris Palmquist, and the inimitable Nick The Tooth. Topics broached include: -RDA’s withdrawal from UFC 196, and options for Conor inside the Octagon come March 5th. -Polaris exclusively revealed to us at the UG that Jake Shields will co-feature on their forthcoming event headlined by Palhares, whose bout will be overlooked by two referees as a precautionary measure, yielding question of whether it’s possible to minimize the risk posed by a grappler as seemingly reckless as Rousimar. -Has MMA outgrown exhibition fights such as Main and Co-Main at Bellator 149? Does it prove of benefit or detriment to the sport at this stage? -The bane of MMA; weight-cutting. Implications, measures and solutions. -UFC London; On Saturday night, a hunch on which Anderson we witness? A return to his former glory, a shadow of his former self, or somewhere in-between?
39 minutes | Feb 16, 2016
The Underground Show, Episode 4: Kenny Florian
Subscribe free to our YouTube channel https://t.co/YYKn7lGXFJ UG journalist @JonathanShrager and UG Head Honcho Chris Palmquist are joined by special guest Kenny Florian to discuss the latest topical matters in the world of MMA, including. -Wonderboy Thompson’s predominantly American Karate-based style and the next advancements in MMA. -CM Punk’s injury status and its implications for UFC 200. -Jon Jones’ latest skirmish with the law, and the media’s reaction. -Opinions on the calibre of the main/co-main events on Bellator’s upcoming card. -Whether Anderson’s aspirations to regain the title are realistic.
69 minutes | Feb 3, 2016
The Underground Show, Episode 3: Dan Hardy
@JonathanShrager is joined by The UG Head Honchos Kirik Jenness and Chris Palmquist as well as guest fighter Dan Hardy to discuss an array of topical matters pertaining to the world of MMA, including; -Ben Rothwell’s remarkable career resurgence and the Heavyweight landscape in general. – The biggest threats to Jon Jones dominating both the Light Heavyweight and Heavyweight divisions during the coming years. – The aftermath of Sage Northcutt’s first defeat inside the UFC. – The return of BJ Penn, and whether Jackson Wink Academy can rejuvenate his career. – Whether the UFC 196 Press Conference further evidenced a burgeoning rift between the promotion and its cash cow Conor McGregor. – Ronda Rousey’s coaching setup and whether seeking alternative camps will increase the likelihood of her retaining the title. – Benson Henderson transition to Bellator and its prospective implications.
45 minutes | Jan 20, 2016
The Underground Show, Episode 2
@JonathanShrager catches up with UG Head Honchos Kirik Jenness and Chris Palmquist to discuss the latest pressing issues within the world of Mixed Martial Arts, including; -All the nuances surrounding Dominic Cruz’s inspirational triumph at UFC Boston. -The recurrently controversial topic of judging within MMA, and the best feasible resolutions. -Cruz’s next adversary, and with immediate rematches seemingly becoming more regular within the UFC, the criteria that should definitively determine when a rematch is scheduled. -Standout moment/performance from the rest of the eventful UFC Boston card. -How Pettis can counteract the blueprint being repeatedly employed to defeat him, and whether Alvarez has generally underwhelmed since his entry into the UFC. -Insight from the owners/curators of MMA’s premiere news outlet into what’s proving most popular in terms of traffic, and whether figures attest to the fact that Conor and Ronda are by far the biggest draws. -Most hotly-anticipated moments within the world of MMA for 2016.
74 minutes | Jan 20, 2016
The Underground Show, Episode 1
In this inaugural episode of what is to become a regular feature on Underground’s YouTube channel, @JonathanShrager catches up with fellow combat sport enthusiasts David Cameron (@djc991) and Robert Clayton (@robclaysphotos) to discuss topical matters pertaining to the world of Mixed Martial Arts, and reviewing/previewing the latest cards. Topics broached include; -The implications of Conor McGregor’s increasing clout vis-a-vis his promoter, his prospective forthcoming bout versus Rafael dos Anjos. -Dominic Cruz vs TJ Dillashaw, the Originator vs the Adaptor of MMA’s latest “movement” phenomenon, and this dynamic will pan out. -The nuances of Anthony Pettis vs Eddie Alvarez, whether Anthony’s emphatic loss to RDA derailed the hype or purely attributed to a bad day at the Octagonal office, Alvarez’s displays since signing with the UFC and whether they highlight the discrepancy in calibre between UFC and nearest competitor Bellator. -Recurrent topic of MMA judging, resurfacing following Lawler vs Condit; identifying issues and possible resolutions -Some panelist predictions and anticipations for the MMA landscape in 2016.
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