John Franklin

  • PODCAST: Pride Never Die with Special Guest Lee Daly

    The Pride Never Die podcast is a new podcast dedicated entirely to The Pride Fighting Championships. In the coming episodes, we will rewatch old Pride events, argue over the greatest fighters and fights in the promotion’s history and catch up with some of the legends that made Pride one...
  • PODCAST: The PFL Show Bonus Content – PFL 2 Preview

    John Franklin (@smcornerman) and Max Freedman (@trademarkmma) preview PFL 2. They discuss the main card, intriguing fights on the prelims and as always format strategy. The PFL Show is a podcast that takes a deep dive into the “reimagining of MMA” the Professional Fighters League is doing. Event recaps,...
  • Contender Cast – DWTNCS Series 2 Week 2: Let’s Make History

    “Fresh off an entertaining start to its second season, the action on Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series continued this week with a loaded collection of contests that left everyone in attendance at The Ultimate Fighter Gym and those watching on UFC FIGHT PASS thoroughly entertained. All five bouts ended inside...
  • TUF Guys Episode 7, 8 and 9: The Catch up

    TUF Guys is a podcast on The MMA Today Podcast Network. It’s a weekly show where our hosts talk about the happenings in the house and in the cage on the UFC’s first reality show, The Ultimate Fighter. TUF Guys is a year-round show,  our hosts take a look...
  • The PFL Show Episode 1

    In the inaugural episode of The PFL Show, John Franklin (@smcornerman) and Nolan King (@mma_kings) recap PFL 1, discuss the format, and what the future may hold for the PFL. The PFL Show is a podcast that takes a deep dive into the “reimagining of MMA” the Professional Fighters...
  • Sunday Morning Cornerman: Bellator 200 and UFC Fight Night 130

    I get it, it’s Wednesday. But it was a tough week, Roseanne was cancelled give a guy a couple of days to put the pieces back together. With that I bring you………The Sunday Morning Cornerman.   This was a good weekend of fights. It was an American holiday weekend...
  • Winners and Losers from UFC Glendale

    Winner: Dustin Poirier Top billing. Hostile environment. A headhunter of an opponent who is nearly impossible to finish. Poirier came into Saturday night with a lot to lose and also a lot to gain.  The danger for Poirier was getting drawn into a dogfight with Gaethje, into waters that...
  • St Pierre vs McGregor is the only fight that matters

    “As long as Conor is willing to fight by March, we could do Khabib versus Tony and then the winner fights Conor for the title,” “Or, if Conor wants to sit out until next fall, then we’d have to make Khabib versus Tony for the title, not the interim...