Fights Gone By w/ Jack Slack

Jack Slack examines the ins and outs of upcoming fights, the history of martial arts, and the science of combat.

06/12/2018 04:54 PM
FGB 85: Romero versus Whittaker II - A Once-in-a-Generation Rivalry

Robert Whittaker and Yoel Romero fought themselves another all-time classic banger of a fight and we get to talk about it. 

06/07/2018 04:16 PM
FGB 84: UFC 225, Whittaker vs Romero and CM Punk is Also There

We lose our shit over the upcoming mega card that is UFC 225, with just enough time for it to all fall through before Saturday night.

05/30/2018 03:37 PM
Ep 83: Eulogy for the Career of His Fistic Majesty, Michael Bisping

We discuss the underwhelming Thompson vs Till bout, Bellator 200, and the career of the now retired Michael Bisping.

05/24/2018 05:01 PM
82: Darren Till Dawn

We banter about Darren Till versus Stephen Thompson, Bellator 200, etymology and shitty British period dramas.

05/17/2018 03:04 PM
FGB 81: Maia vs Usman - 30% Extra FREE

Two grapplers are going to awkwardly bang it out on the feet in Santiago, Chile, and Alexa Grasso gets another chance to make the hype train to leave the station.

05/15/2018 04:43 PM
FGB 80: Derngate, UFC 224 Post FIght Stuff

We get hype for the idea of Tito versus Chuck III and moan about fighters not unionizing. 

05/10/2018 08:49 PM
Ep 79: UFC 224, Bellator 199 Previews

We look forward to a weekend full of fights and take questions on guns and guard passers.

05/07/2018 04:35 PM
FGB 78: The Bin Man Caught These Hands

We discuss Bellator 198, Rizin 10, ACB 86, Karate Combat, and everything that happened in a fortnight without the UFC. We also slag off rings for a while.

04/25/2018 07:11 PM
FGB 77: Has Scott Coker Lost his Damn Mind?

We discuss Lee vs Barboza, Fedor vs Mir, and the beginning of the end for Bellator.

04/17/2018 02:23 PM
FGB 76: Gaethje vs Poirier Star Ratings

We recap the early fight of the year candidate between Justin Gaethje and Dustin Poirier.

04/12/2018 03:08 PM
Ep 75: Gaethje vs Poirier Previews

We discuss the assumed fight of the year - Justin Gaethje vs Dustin Poirier, and some strange news about the UFC, ESPN and NBC.

04/10/2018 01:44 PM
FGB 74: Zabit's Habits, UFC 223 Star Ratings

We award our highest rating yet, moan about some awful women's bouts, and establish Renato Moicano as a top boy. 

03/29/2018 03:09 PM
Ep 73: UFC 223 Previews, Zab Judah

We look forward to UFC 223 and wonder if the main eventis in jeopardy after rumours broke that Nurmagomedov had suffered a knockout at the hands of Zab Judah.

03/19/2018 04:56 PM
FGB 72: Volkov vs Werdum Star Ratings

We discuss the London Fight Night card and pass judgement on the fights.

03/05/2018 11:28 PM
FGB 71: UFC 222 Recaps + Slacky Star Ratings

We unveil the new Slacky star ratings and recap all the weekend's fights.

03/02/2018 07:17 PM
Ep 70: Return of the Slack

We discuss Jon Jones' disastrous hearing, everything that happened in the last two weeks, and Ortega vs Edgar.

02/05/2018 01:05 PM
FGB 69: Machida vs Anders, KSI vs Weller, Valentina's Big Mismatch

We discuss the ridiculous mismatch the UFC put together for Valentina Shevchenko, the Anders - Machida bout, and Youtubers who can't fight getting more interest than Jacare vs Brunson II.

02/02/2018 05:01 PM
FGB 68: Machida vs Anders Preview

We discuss Machida vs Anders, Valentina Shevchenko's obvious tune up, and some listener questions.

01/29/2018 03:01 PM
FGB #67: Jacare vs Brunson / Bellator 193 Reviews and Fallout

We discuss Lorenz Larkin saving a dreadful Bellator card, kiais in women's MMA, and Derek Brunson running in chin-first once again.

01/26/2018 02:23 PM
Ep 66: Where ya goin', Paul?

We discuss the news from the week and answer listener questions.

01/21/2018 10:45 PM
Ep 65: UFC 220 and Bellator 192 Recaps

We discuss all the fallout from UFC 220: Miocic vs Ngannou and Bellator's title fight between Rory MacDonald and Douglas Lima.

01/12/2018 03:29 PM
Ep 64: MMA's Most Over-rated Finisher?

We discuss the 2017 Slacky awards, the future of K-1, and who is the most over-rated finisher in MMA today.

01/04/2018 06:25 PM
Fights Gone By #63: Kyoji Good, Ring Bad

We talk about Rizin, Eyes Wide Shut, UFC 219, and at least two swordsmen.

12/19/2017 05:55 PM
Fights Gone By #62: Is RDA An All Time Great?

We recap all the action from the weekend's card, Lomachenko vs Rigondeaux, Rico Verhoeven vs Jamal Ben Saddik, and discover a shocking secret about Tekken.

12/07/2017 01:42 PM
FGB 61: Alistair Overeem Pez Dispenser

We discuss Francis Ngannou's 129,000 unit punch, UFC 218, Glory 48, and the upcoming superfight between Lomachenko and Rigondeaux.

11/28/2017 05:13 PM
Ep 60: CTE, Shanghai, and 218

We discuss the sad knockout that Michael Bisping suffered and rant about his quick turnaround. We also look ahead to UFC 218.

11/22/2017 02:30 PM
Ep 59: Hunt, Mark II

We look over the amazing undercard and miserable main card from UFC Werdum vs Tybura, talk UFC Shanghai, and answer listener questions.

11/16/2017 03:44 PM
FGB 58: Mmm... That's Bleedin'

We look back at the bloodbath that was Poirier - Pettis, talk about some old timers, and rant about Conor McGregor jumping on top of a cage.

11/07/2017 04:24 PM
Fights Gone By 57: "And New..."

We review UFC 217, possibly the best night of fights the UFC has ever hosted. The return of Georges St. Pierre and three new champions means lots to rant about.

10/24/2017 03:46 PM
Ep 56: Gdansk Sucked, Except Darren Till

We discuss UFC Gdansk: Polish Fighters in Tune Ups, and reflect on Darren Till's masterful performance against Donald Cerrone.

10/11/2017 06:21 PM
Lando and Bobby's Big Night Out

We recap the cracking UFC 216 card and take rapid fire questions from Facebook. 

10/04/2017 05:06 PM
UFC 217: Who Gets Ducked?

We talk about Tony Ferguson versus Kevin Lee, Paige Vanzant's book, George Foreman vs Steven Seagal, and answer questions about the state of kickboxing, the left hook, and saying "OSS!"

09/26/2017 11:18 AM
Hail, King Gordon

We discuss the slobberknocker between Gadelha and Andrade, ADCC, and talk writing about fighting.

09/20/2017 03:19 PM
Fuck Da Commission

We catch up on all the MMA from the last two weeks, talk about Canelo versus GGG, and ponder the sudden rise of the low-low kick.

09/05/2017 01:30 PM
Tall Dudes, Swingin' Crude

We're back to MMA! We recap Struve vs Volkov, the career of Ben Askren, and look forward to UFC 215.

08/29/2017 02:43 PM
Episode 50-0: MayMac Forever

We pound the dead horse that is MayMac and thank the MMA gods that there is a UFC event this weekend.

08/24/2017 08:58 AM
Mayweather vs McGregor / Jones vs Drug Tests

We discuss May-Mac, The Primer, and Jones getting busted for retro-roids.

08/02/2017 02:38 PM
The Return of Jon Jones

We discuss UFC 214 where Jon Jones took back the Light Heavyweight crown, Cris Cyborg was awarded a UFC belt, and Woodley and Maia worked a snoozer.

07/25/2017 04:44 PM
The End of Fightland

Jack talks about the end of Vice Sports and Fightland, and the return of Jon Jones.

07/20/2017 03:10 PM
Fights Gone By #46

We discuss the upcoming Weidman vs Gastelum card, get into weird Wushu fan fiction for our Book of the Week, and recap the Glasgow card.

07/12/2017 03:47 PM
Fights Gone By #45

Justin Gaethje arrived in the UFC with a bang, Robert Whittaker outsmarted Yoel Romero, and Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor had an underwhelming press conference. We discuss all the comings and goings in MMA.

07/06/2017 03:37 PM
Fights Gone By #44

We discuss Yoel Romero versus Robert Whittaker, Justin Gaethje's UFC debut, and all the other stuff going on this weekend.

06/26/2017 10:10 PM
Fights Gone By #43

We discuss Bellator NYC, UFC Fight Night, and Getting Schwifty.

06/22/2017 03:29 PM
Fights Gone By #42

With the announcement of Floyd Mayweather versus Conor McGregor, we examine the many ways in which this fight is daft, and look ahead to Bellator NYC.

06/14/2017 12:24 PM
Fights Gone By #41

We discuss the Hunt vs Lewis card, shifts, the ongoing Mayweather - McGregor bollocks, and avoid talking about Correia vs Holm.

06/07/2017 10:27 AM
Fights Gone By #40

We discuss Max Holloway's masterful performance against Jose Aldo.

05/23/2017 02:42 PM
Fights Gone By #39

We discuss Bellator 179, the May basho, and two Fights of the Week.

05/19/2017 01:46 PM
Fights Gone By #38

We discuss the fallout from UFC 211, Joanna Jedderz's masterclass, the upcoming Bellator event, and the May Basho.

05/12/2017 12:29 PM
Fights Gone By #37.5

A preview of the fights coming up at this weekend's UFC 211.

05/07/2017 08:05 PM
Fights Gone By #37

We discuss the surprisingly great fight between Anthony Joshua and Wladimir Klitschko, the scorching hotness of Hayden Panettiere, and the funky sambo of Volk Han.

04/27/2017 09:24 PM
Fights Gone By #36

We review the career of Diego Sanchez, praise the technical striking of Mike Perry, and despair over Japanese MMA's freak fights.

04/20/2017 08:58 PM
Fights Gone By #35

We recap the Johnson vs Reis card and Rizin. 

04/12/2017 10:32 AM
Fights Gone By #34

We talk about the Rothschilds, the military industrial complex, the JFK assassination, and how Daniel Cormier pushing down on a towel links them all together.

04/06/2017 05:22 PM
Fights Gone By #33

We recap the March Basho, despair over Rampage vs King Mo II, and get excited for UFC 210.

03/24/2017 04:30 PM
Fights Gone By #32

We talk about Joe Duffy's buttery smooth hands, Jimi Manuwa's dazzling knockout, and Marc Diakese. Also on the show: are linear kicks to the knee too dangerous for MMA? We also discuss Sumo and the March Honbasho. Finally we discuss a suplex filled Fight of the Week.

03/13/2017 09:25 PM
Fights Gone By #31

We discuss the event from Forteleza, heap praise on Joanna Champion, and discuss the new book: Notorious.

03/08/2017 11:16 AM
Fights Gone By #30

We discuss the woeful UFC 209 main event, the future of Khabib Nurmagomedov, the direction of the UFC, and Darren Elkins' incredible comeback.

02/28/2017 09:19 PM
Fights Gone By #29

We preview Thompson vs Woodley II, Nurmagomedov vs Ferguson, and all the other stuff going down at UFC 209.

02/23/2017 09:43 PM
Fights Gone By #28

We recap Browne vs Lewis and talk about the Filipovic who isn't Cro Cop.

02/12/2017 08:28 PM
Fights Gone By #27

We discuss the incredibly disappointing UFC 207.

02/12/2017 08:26 PM
Cheeky Friday Mini-Poddy #1

An extra podcast on a lazy Friday.

02/08/2017 03:32 PM
Fights Gone By #26

We discuss the return of the Korean Zombie, answer listener mail, discuss CTE, and look ahead to UFC 208.

01/29/2017 09:19 PM
Fights Gone By #25

We discuss Paige Vanzant's book deal, UFC Fight Night: Shevchenko vs Pena, and the harsh reality of ageing in the fight game. 

01/25/2017 10:07 PM
Fights Gone By #24

We discuss the rumours of a fix in Chael Sonnen vs Tito Ortiz.

01/17/2017 10:38 PM
Fights Gone By #23

We talk about the aged BJ Penn, Megan Anderson and mittwork.

01/13/2017 09:46 PM
Fights Gone By 22

We discuss MMA as an art and the cheeky techniques of doormen. 

01/05/2017 07:18 PM
Fights Gone By #21

We discuss all the fallout from UFC 207 and Cody Garbrandt's masterclass.

12/13/2016 10:58 PM
Fights Gone By #20

We discuss all the incredible fights from UFC 206 and Glory Collision.

12/07/2016 03:20 PM
Fights Gone By #19

We discuss the fallout of Tim Elliot vs Demetrious Johnson, the controversial performance of Ryan Hall, the GLORY heavyweight title fight between Rico Verhoeven and Badr Hari, and the UFC 206 card. We also debut our new segment: It's All A Fahkin' Circus.

11/29/2016 01:59 PM
Fights Gone By #18

We discuss everything from Conor McGregor's confiscated belt to sparring with bears in our first rapid fire Q&A episode.

11/24/2016 01:39 PM
Fights Gone By #17

We discuss all the fights from this weekend including Artem Lobov's anti-Conor tactics and the brilliant boxing match between Sergey Kovalev and Andre Ward.

11/16/2016 02:00 PM
Fights Gone By #16

We discuss Conor McGregor's incredible victory over Eddie Alvarez to become the first simultaneous two-weight UFC champion.

11/07/2016 08:28 PM
FIghts Gone By #15

We discuss the ins and outs of UFC 205.

11/02/2016 05:48 PM
Fights Gone By # 14

We discuss the ins and outs of a fight between two pressure fighters, and Mr. Wonderful takes on the most dangerous guard at light heavyweight.

10/23/2016 05:41 PM
Fights Gone By #13

We discuss the ins and outs from the weekend's kickboxing and MMA events. 

10/17/2016 09:13 PM
Fights Gone By #12

With a quiet weekend of no fighting ahead we discuss martial arts cinema and answer questions. 

10/11/2016 02:26 PM
Fights Gone By #11

We discuss the controversial rematch between Dan Henderson and Michael Bisping.

10/04/2016 03:32 PM
Fights Gone By #10

We discuss Lineker versus Dodson, answer some questions, and despair of UFC 204.

09/26/2016 09:12 PM
Fights Gone By #9

We discuss the elephant in the room which is the almost literally peerless Cristiane 'Cyborg' Justino's place in the UFC, and the Rizin card which took place on Sunday.

09/21/2016 04:15 PM
Fights Gone By #8

We discuss Johnson vs Poirier, Hall vs Brunson, Karate toe kicks, and how to analyze fights.

09/12/2016 08:24 PM
Fights Gone By #7

We discuss Overeem vs Miocic, Browne vs Werdum, Calderwood vs Andrade, and the CM Punk debacle.

09/06/2016 07:11 PM
Fights Gone By #6

We break down the Arlovski versus Barnett bout and the other action from the weekend, then look ahead to a weekend of boxing and UFC 203.

08/30/2016 01:32 PM
Fights Gone By Podcast #5

We discuss the weekend's bouts, headlined by Demian Maia's choking of Carlos Condit in under two minutes. We answer some listener questions about bareknuckle fighting and books on boxing, and we look ahead to Andrei Arlovski versus Josh Barnett. 

08/23/2016 10:18 PM
Fights Gone By #4

We talk all the ins and outs of the epic McGregor - Diaz rematch, the other UFC 202 fights, and the upcoming bouts this weekend.

08/17/2016 12:32 AM
Fights Gone By Podcast Episode 3

We discuss the remainder of the fights on the UFC 202 card, bitch about Steven Seagal, and answer listener mail.

08/09/2016 08:34 PM
Fights Gone By #2

In our second episode we recap the fights from UFC Fight Night 92: Rodriguez versus Caceres. We answer more listener mail, and we look forward to Donald Cerrone versus Rick Story.

08/04/2016 12:27 PM
Fights Gone By # 1

In our first crack at podcasting we discuss the ins and outs of McGregor vs Diaz II, the principles for defusing a reach and weight disadvantage, and answer some reader / listener questions.


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