MMA: Gross Pointe Blank: Podcast
By SI.com - Josh Gross
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Josh Gross brings fight fans inside mixed martial arts with 'Gross Point Blank,' Tuesdays on SI.com. From analysis of the latest news and bouts to in-depth conversations with the men and women who make the rising combat sport tick, SI.com's MMA columnist has you covered, 'Point Blank.'
||Episode 69: Interview with Daniel Cormier||Joining the show is two-time U.S. Olympian Daniel Cormier, who's in charge of Cain Velasquez's wrestling preparation at American Kickboxing Academy.||10/26/2010||Free||View In iTunes|
||Episode 68: Interview with Erik Paulson and Javier Mendez||Interviews with Erik Paulson (co-trainer for Brock Lesnar), Javier Mendez (lead trainer for Cain Velasquez) and a preview of this weekend's UFC 121 with with the Orange County Register's Carlos Arias.||10/19/2010||Free||View In iTunes|
||Episode 67: Interview with Jake Shields||Jake Shields discusses his UFC debut on Oct. 23 versus Martin Kampmann. Also, Josh Gross analyzes Strikeforce: Diaz-Noons 2 and this weekend's UFC 120 card in London, England.||10/13/2010||Free||View In iTunes|
||Episode 66: Interview with KJ Noons||KJ Noons discusses his Strikeforce welterweight title shot Saturday against Nick Diaz. Also, Josh Gross breaks down the rest of the card.||10/5/2010||Free||View In iTunes|
||Episode 65: Interview with Miguel Torres and Dr. Margaret Goodman||Reaction to WEC 51, plus an interview with Miguel Torres, who defeated Charlie Valencia by second-round submission. Also, former Nevada State Athletic Commission medical advisory board chairman Dr. Margaret Goodman speaks about PED use in MMA and how it's handled by the regulatory commissions.||10/1/2010||Free||View In iTunes|
||Episode 64: Interview with Cole Miller and Evan Dunham||An interview Cole Miller, who recently handed Ross Pearson his first UFC loss. Also, a chat with Evan Dunham, who fights Sean Sherk on Saturday at UFC 119.||9/21/2010||Free||View In iTunes|
||Episode 63: Interview with Jeff Blatnick||Jeff Blatnick, early MMA rules-making pioneer, and Shine Fights CEO Devin Price join the show to discuss MMA regulation past, present and future.||9/8/2010||Free||View In iTunes|
||Episode 62: Interview with Chris Mannix||This week's podcast features SI's boxing writer Chris Mannix, who was in Boston for UFC 118 to watch James Toney's foray into MMA.||8/31/2010||Free||View In iTunes|
||Episode 61: Interview with Frankie Edgar||UFC lightweight champion Frankie Edgar previews his title defense against B.J. Penn, and Yahoo! Sports' Kevin Iole helps dissect UFC 118.||8/25/2010||Free||View In iTunes|
||Episode 60: Interview with Joe Ferraro||Joe Ferraro from Rogers Sportsnet discusses Ontario moving forward to allow MMA in 2011 (and the general state of MMA in Canada). Also, a preview of this week's WEC and Strikeforce cards.||8/20/2010||Free||View In iTunes|
||Episode 59: Interview with Dominick Cruz||WEC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz discusses his Aug. 18 title defense against Joseph Benavidez. Also, Robert Sargent of MMARising.com helps preview the deep women's action this week, with Bellator kicking off a 115-pound tourney on Aug. 12 and Strikeforce putting on a four-woman, one-night tourney Friday on Showtime.||8/10/2010||Free||View In iTunes|
||Episode 58: Interview with Jon Fitch and TJ De Santis||Welterweight Jon Fitch discusses his upcoming UFC 117 clash with Thiago Alves. Also, Sherdog.com's TJ De Santis helps break down the weekend's stacked card.||8/4/2010||Free||View In iTunes|
||Episode 57: Interview with Mark Munoz||Josh Gross talks with Mark Munoz, who fights Sunday on the UFC/Versus card against Yushin Okami.||7/27/2010||Free||View In iTunes|
||Episode 56: Interview with Jon Jones||Jon Jones talks about his Aug. 1 fight with Vladimir Matyushenko. Also, Josh Gross discusses the Shields-to-UFC news and preview Friday's Strikeforce 135-pound women's title fight between Sarah Kaufman and Roxanne Modafferi.||7/20/2010||Free||View In iTunes|
||Episode 55: Interview with Eddie Goldman||Veteran MMA journalist Eddie Goldman, a pioneer of early combat sports Internet radio, stops by the show to talk about a variety of topics.||7/13/2010||Free||View In iTunes|
||Episode 54: Interview with Frank Shamrock and Randy Couture||Frank Shamrock and Randy Couture appear as guests. Shamrock discusses his career after announcing his retirement on June 26, while Couture helps preview UFC 116 and talks about his upcoming Aug. 28 fight with James Toney.||7/13/2010||Free||View In iTunes|
||Episode 53: Interview with Scott Coker||Strikeforce CEO Scott Coker joins the show. Plus, a preview of Saturday's Fedor Emelianenko-Fabricio Werdum fight.||6/22/2010||Free||View In iTunes|
||Episode 52: Interview with Sherdog.com's Jordan Breen||Jordan Breen from Sherdog.com comes on to help preview the bevy of fights on the immediate horizon.||6/16/2010||Free||View In iTunes|
||Episode 51: Interview with Chuck Liddell||Chuck Liddell stops by to talk about Saturday's showdown with Rich Franklin at UFC 115.||6/8/2010||Free||View In iTunes|
||Epiosde 50: Interview with Georges St. Pierre||Georges St. Pierre on training with Rashad Evans, UFC in Canada and his future plans. Plus, a preview of UFC 114.||5/26/2010||Free||View In iTunes|
||Episode 49: Interview with Din Thomas and Tim Sylvia||Din Thomas discusses his cancelled fight with Ricardo Mayorga; Tim Sylvia on his upcoming match with Mariusz Pudzianowski.||5/18/2010||Free||View In iTunes|
||Episode 48: Interview with Josh Koscheck||Josh Koscheck swings by to recap UFC 113 with Josh. Also, a look ahead to a weekend of Strikeforce action in St. Louis.||5/11/2010||Free||View In iTunes|
||Episode 47: Interview with Brazilian journo Marcelo Alonso||Marcelo Alonso talks Machida-Shogun and Brazilian MMA with Josh. Also, a preview of UFC 113 and listener emails.||5/5/2010||Free||View In iTunes|
||Episode 46: Interview with Joe Rogan||UFC commentator Joe Rogan speaks with Josh. Also, a chat with Leonard Garcia, fresh off Saturday's action-packed WEC 48 victory over Chan Sung Jung.||4/27/2010||Free||View In iTunes|
||Episode 45: Interview with Muhammed "King Mo" Lawal||Josh speaks with new Strikeforce light heavyweight champ Muhammed "King Mo" Lawal and Urijah Faber, who fights Saturday to regain the WEC featherweight title against champ Jose Aldo. Also, more discussion off the weekend in Nashville and a preview of WEC 48.||4/21/2010||Free||View In iTunes|
||Episode 44: Interview with CBS commentator Gus Johnson||CBS announcer Gus Johnson, who calls the fights Saturday in Nashville, stops by the show. Also, Josh looks back at UFC 112 and a largely disappointing debut for mixed martial arts in the Middle East.||4/13/2010||Free||View In iTunes|
||Episode 43: Interview with Thiago Alves and Bjorn Rebney||Josh speaks with welterweight Thiago Alves following last week's surgery to correct a malformation in his brain. Bellator founder/CEO Bjorn Rebney talks about the start of the promotion's second season, which starts Thursday. Also, a preview of this weekend's UFC 112.||4/7/2010||Free||View In iTunes|
||Episode 42: Interview with Greg Jackson||Josh chats with Greg Jackson, trainer for Georges St. Pierre. Also, discussion off UFC 111 and a preview of Wednesday's Fight Night card.||3/30/2010||Free||View In iTunes|
||Episode 41: Interview with Dave Vahey||Josh sits down with Dave Vahey, who produced a documentary called "Fighting Politics" that explores the dynamics of the UFC's contractual cutting of veteran fighter Matt Lindland. Also, analysis of the weekend's results and a preview of UFC 111.||3/23/2010||Free||View In iTunes|
||Episode 40: Interview with Dan Hardy||Dan Hardy joins the show to talk about his upcoming fight against UFC welterweight champion Georges St. Pierre, plus more on the UFC's Versus debut and Dream's next event.||3/16/2010||Free||View In iTunes|
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