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State of Combat with Brian Campbell

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State of Combat with Brian Campbell

State of Combat with Brian Campbell

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CBS Sports insider Brian Campbell breaks down the latest news surrounding Boxing and Mixed Martial Arts in separate episodes each week. UFC Hall of Famer Rashad Evans co-hosts the MMA podcasts while New York Times best selling author Rafe Bartholomew co-hosts the Boxing episodes. You can expect breakdowns of the latest news, full event previews, big-name interviews and instant reaction podcasts for the biggest events.

Latest Episodes

Holm-Aldana recap | Jon Jones vs. Israel Adesanya | Chris Weidman | MORNING KOMBAT | Ep. 65

On episode 65 of MK, Luke and Brian recap the UFC and Bellator events from this past weekend including Holly Holm's win over Aldana (5:55). Did Carlos Condit do enough in his win to get a second chance (18:45)? Onto Jose Zepeda vs Ivan Baranchyk... Where does this stand in the Fight of the year category (27:10)? Chris Weidman thinks that he is the one to dethrone Israel Adesanya (40:40). The guys also take a deep dive into what a Jon Jones vs. Israel Adesanya fight would look like after Dana White said it was the 'fight to make' (47:15). Finally we close out the show with DM's from Donks (57:50), Have you seen this shit (1:12:51) and odds & ends (1:28:10). --------------------------------- 'Morning Kombat’ is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Castbox, Google Podcasts, Bullhorn and wherever else you listen to podcasts. For more Combat Sports coverage subscribe here: youtube.com/MorningKombat Follow our hosts on Twitter: @BCampbellCBS, @lthomasnews, @MorningKombat For Morning Kombat gear visit: store.sho.com Follow our hosts on Instagram: @BrianCampbell, @lukethomasnews, @MorningKombat To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

102 minOCT 6
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Holm-Aldana recap | Jon Jones vs. Israel Adesanya | Chris Weidman | MORNING KOMBAT | Ep. 65

Garbrandt out of UFC 255 | Holm-Aldana preview | UFC 254 media reaction | MORNING KOMBAT | Ep. 64

Luke and Brian are back for episode 64 of Morning Kombat to react to the news coming out of UFC 254 media call (5:45). Cody Garbrandt pulled out of his UFC 255 title fight and the guys discussed that moments after it happened (30:32). Next up Brian and Luke preview the UFC Fight Night Holm-Aldana card this weekend (38:04) and Bellator Milan (32:40). The boys close out the show by reviewing "The Dark Knight" (56:16) --------------------------------- 'Morning Kombat’ is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Castbox, Google Podcasts, Bullhorn and wherever else you listen to podcasts. For more Combat Sports coverage subscribe here: youtube.com/MorningKombat Follow our hosts on Twitter: @BCampbellCBS, @lthomasnews, @MorningKombat For Morning Kombat gear visit: store.sho.com Follow our hosts on Instagram: @BrianCampbell, @lukethomasnews, @MorningKombat To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

93 minOCT 3
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Garbrandt out of UFC 255 | Holm-Aldana preview | UFC 254 media reaction | MORNING KOMBAT | Ep. 64

McGregor vs. Poirier 2 | Jones vs. Adesanya, Blachowicz | Bellator 247 | MORNING KOMBAT | Ep. 63

Luke and Brian are back for episode 63 of MK. The boys react to the on-going feud between Conor and Dana that now has McGregor trying to face Dustin Poirier (4:38). They also discuss Jon Jones recent twitter war path where he went after Israel Adesanya and Jan Blachowicz (18:48). PLUS a preview of Bellator 247 and all the breaking news coming out of Milan (29:50). The guys make some revisions to some errors they made in Monday's show (41:12). Finally they close out the show with a deep dive on everything Conor McGregor (47:00). --------------------------------- 'Morning Kombat’ is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Castbox, Google Podcasts, Bullhorn and wherever else you listen to podcasts. For more Combat Sports coverage subscribe here: youtube.com/MorningKombat Follow our hosts on Twitter: @BCampbellCBS, @lthomasnews, @MorningKombat For Morning Kombat gear visit: store.sho.com Follow our hosts on Instagram: @BrianCampbell, @lukethomasnews, @MorningKombat To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

83 minOCT 1
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McGregor vs. Poirier 2 | Jones vs. Adesanya, Blachowicz | Bellator 247 | MORNING KOMBAT | Ep. 63

UFC 253 Recap: Adesanya vs. Costa | Charlo Doubleheader | Conor McGregor | MORNING KOMBAT | Ep. 62

Luke and Brian return for a big episode 62 of Morning Kombat as they recap Showtime Boxing's PPV double header and UFC 253. They discuss Israel Adesanya's dominant victory over Paulo Costa (3:50) and break down how impressive new UFC Light heavyweight champion Jan Blachowicz was in his win over Dominick Reyes (19:20). Next up the guys discuss what's next for Jermall (28:10) and Jermell Charlo (35:33) and talk about their impressive victories this weekend. They also react to Conor McGregor and Dana White's feud. Does a McGregor vs Manny Pacquiao boxing match make any sense (40:15)? BC & Luke answer some DM's from Donks (56:08) and close the show with their odds and ends from this past weekend (1:41:45). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

116 minSEP 29
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UFC 253 Recap: Adesanya vs. Costa | Charlo Doubleheader | Conor McGregor | MORNING KOMBAT | Ep. 62

Charlo twins interview, Bloke unleashed, saying goodbye

Brian Campbell and Rafe Bartholomew present an emotional final SOC boxing podcast featuring a sitdown interview with the Charlo twins ahead of Saturday's Showtime PPV. Plus, the guys welcome a number of their favorite listeners and friends of the podcast for an epic chat about why they love the sport and the podcast. Eric Raskin, Quality Bloke, Alex Godinez, Evan Korn and many others make a cameo appearance to say goodbye to the SOC. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

178 minSEP 25
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Charlo twins interview, Bloke unleashed, saying goodbye

Charlo PPV: Derevyanchenko, Rosario talk upset plans

Brian Campbell sits down the opponents in Saturday’s unique Showtime PPV card featuring dual main events headlined by twin brothers Jermall and Jermell Charlo. Sergiy Derevyanchenko explains whether he will need to alter his style following two close title losses to Daniel Jacobs and Gennadiy Golovkin. Jeison “Banana” Rosario, meanwhile, shares his belief that his big right hand will be enough to unify 154-pound titles. Plus, Rafe Bartholomew drops by to preview the card at length. ----------------------------- 'State of Combat' is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Castbox, Google Podcasts, Bullhorn and wherever else you listen to podcasts. Follow our hosts on Twitter: @BCampbellCBS, @Rafeboogs, @stateofcombat For more boxing coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/boxing/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

138 minSEP 23
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Charlo PPV: Derevyanchenko, Rosario talk upset plans

Israel Adesanya previews UFC 253; Has Colby Covington's shtick gone too far (9/22)

Brian Campbell is joined by UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya to preview Saturday's title bout against fellow unbeaten Paulo Costa at UFC 253. Rashad Evans drops by to preview the must-see fight in great detail and look back at Colby Covington's victory last weekend. Should Tyron Woodley retire? Did Covington's trash talk against Woodley and Kamaru Usman go too far? Who should get the next welterweight title shot? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

89 minSEP 23
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Israel Adesanya previews UFC 253; Has Colby Covington's shtick gone too far (9/22)

The state of the union at 154, Erickson Lubin interview, best Mexican Independence Day fights

Brian Campbell welcomes junior middleweight contender Erickson Lubin to preview Saturday's return against Terrell Gausha on Showtime. Rafe Bartholomew also drops by to sort out the top players at 154 pounds entering a flurry of big fights. The guys also lament a Mexican Independence Day weekend without Canelo Alvarez and count down the biggest fights on this day over the past decade. Plus, should Jeff Horn listen to his wife and retire? --------------------------- 'State of Combat' is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Castbox, Google Podcasts, Bullhorn and wherever else you listen to podcasts. Follow our hosts on Twitter: @BCampbellCBS, @Rafeboogs, @stateofcombat For more boxing coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/boxing/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

110 minSEP 17
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The state of the union at 154, Erickson Lubin interview, best Mexican Independence Day fights

CBS Sports Presents: 'All Things Covered with Patrick Peterson & Bryant McFadden'

'All Things Covered' with Patrick Peterson & Bryant McFadden' debuts on Tuesday, September 22nd with special guest Tyrann Mathieu.Download and subscribe now to get the first episode in your feed as soon as it is released! Patrick Peterson and Bryant McFadden have made a living for their coverage skills on the football field, and while it's a different technique, they're now applying those traits on their new podcast 'AllThingsCovered'. Instead of wide receivers, tight ends and running backs, they'll be covering sports, entertainment, social issues, personal interests and more. Every Tuesday, the 8-time Pro Bowler Peterson and 2-time Super Bowl champion McFadden will discuss what's happening on the gridiron as well as what intrigues them off the field. Each week they'll welcome a star from the sports and entertainment world to have wide-ranging conversations about what interests them. Guests can include active or former football players but also athletes and influencers from other sports and walks of life. Football is how we know our hosts, but far from what defines Pat and BMac. The name says everything; expectallthingsto becovered! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

2 minSEP 17
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CBS Sports Presents: 'All Things Covered with Patrick Peterson & Bryant McFadden'

Mcgregor in the news again, UFC FN Waterson-Hill + Bellator 245 & 246 recaps

Morning Kombat takes over the State of Combat feed as Rashad Evans Fills in for Luke Thomas. On episode 60 of Morning Kombat and joins Brian Campbell to recap everything that happened in the MMA this weekend, including two big Bellator events and Michelle Waterson taking down Angela Hill. The guys also discuss the recent sexual assault allegations against Conor McGregor and preview the upcoming weekend's showdown between Tyron Woodley and Colby Covington. ----------------------------------------- 'State of Combat' is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Castbox, Google Podcasts, Bullhorn and wherever else you listen to podcasts. Follow our hosts on Twitter: @BCampbellCBS, @SugaRashadEvans, @stateofcombat For more MMA coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/mma/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

70 minSEP 15
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Mcgregor in the news again, UFC FN Waterson-Hill + Bellator 245 & 246 recaps

Latest Episodes

Holm-Aldana recap | Jon Jones vs. Israel Adesanya | Chris Weidman | MORNING KOMBAT | Ep. 65

On episode 65 of MK, Luke and Brian recap the UFC and Bellator events from this past weekend including Holly Holm's win over Aldana (5:55). Did Carlos Condit do enough in his win to get a second chance (18:45)? Onto Jose Zepeda vs Ivan Baranchyk... Where does this stand in the Fight of the year category (27:10)? Chris Weidman thinks that he is the one to dethrone Israel Adesanya (40:40). The guys also take a deep dive into what a Jon Jones vs. Israel Adesanya fight would look like after Dana White said it was the 'fight to make' (47:15). Finally we close out the show with DM's from Donks (57:50), Have you seen this shit (1:12:51) and odds & ends (1:28:10). --------------------------------- 'Morning Kombat’ is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Castbox, Google Podcasts, Bullhorn and wherever else you listen to podcasts. For more Combat Sports coverage subscribe here: youtube.com/MorningKombat Follow our hosts on Twitter: @BCampbellCBS, @lthomasnews, @MorningKombat For Morning Kombat gear visit: store.sho.com Follow our hosts on Instagram: @BrianCampbell, @lukethomasnews, @MorningKombat To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

102 minOCT 6
Comments
Holm-Aldana recap | Jon Jones vs. Israel Adesanya | Chris Weidman | MORNING KOMBAT | Ep. 65

Garbrandt out of UFC 255 | Holm-Aldana preview | UFC 254 media reaction | MORNING KOMBAT | Ep. 64

Luke and Brian are back for episode 64 of Morning Kombat to react to the news coming out of UFC 254 media call (5:45). Cody Garbrandt pulled out of his UFC 255 title fight and the guys discussed that moments after it happened (30:32). Next up Brian and Luke preview the UFC Fight Night Holm-Aldana card this weekend (38:04) and Bellator Milan (32:40). The boys close out the show by reviewing "The Dark Knight" (56:16) --------------------------------- 'Morning Kombat’ is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Castbox, Google Podcasts, Bullhorn and wherever else you listen to podcasts. For more Combat Sports coverage subscribe here: youtube.com/MorningKombat Follow our hosts on Twitter: @BCampbellCBS, @lthomasnews, @MorningKombat For Morning Kombat gear visit: store.sho.com Follow our hosts on Instagram: @BrianCampbell, @lukethomasnews, @MorningKombat To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

93 minOCT 3
Comments
Garbrandt out of UFC 255 | Holm-Aldana preview | UFC 254 media reaction | MORNING KOMBAT | Ep. 64

McGregor vs. Poirier 2 | Jones vs. Adesanya, Blachowicz | Bellator 247 | MORNING KOMBAT | Ep. 63

Luke and Brian are back for episode 63 of MK. The boys react to the on-going feud between Conor and Dana that now has McGregor trying to face Dustin Poirier (4:38). They also discuss Jon Jones recent twitter war path where he went after Israel Adesanya and Jan Blachowicz (18:48). PLUS a preview of Bellator 247 and all the breaking news coming out of Milan (29:50). The guys make some revisions to some errors they made in Monday's show (41:12). Finally they close out the show with a deep dive on everything Conor McGregor (47:00). --------------------------------- 'Morning Kombat’ is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Castbox, Google Podcasts, Bullhorn and wherever else you listen to podcasts. For more Combat Sports coverage subscribe here: youtube.com/MorningKombat Follow our hosts on Twitter: @BCampbellCBS, @lthomasnews, @MorningKombat For Morning Kombat gear visit: store.sho.com Follow our hosts on Instagram: @BrianCampbell, @lukethomasnews, @MorningKombat To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

83 minOCT 1
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McGregor vs. Poirier 2 | Jones vs. Adesanya, Blachowicz | Bellator 247 | MORNING KOMBAT | Ep. 63

UFC 253 Recap: Adesanya vs. Costa | Charlo Doubleheader | Conor McGregor | MORNING KOMBAT | Ep. 62

Luke and Brian return for a big episode 62 of Morning Kombat as they recap Showtime Boxing's PPV double header and UFC 253. They discuss Israel Adesanya's dominant victory over Paulo Costa (3:50) and break down how impressive new UFC Light heavyweight champion Jan Blachowicz was in his win over Dominick Reyes (19:20). Next up the guys discuss what's next for Jermall (28:10) and Jermell Charlo (35:33) and talk about their impressive victories this weekend. They also react to Conor McGregor and Dana White's feud. Does a McGregor vs Manny Pacquiao boxing match make any sense (40:15)? BC & Luke answer some DM's from Donks (56:08) and close the show with their odds and ends from this past weekend (1:41:45). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

116 minSEP 29
Comments
UFC 253 Recap: Adesanya vs. Costa | Charlo Doubleheader | Conor McGregor | MORNING KOMBAT | Ep. 62

Charlo twins interview, Bloke unleashed, saying goodbye

Brian Campbell and Rafe Bartholomew present an emotional final SOC boxing podcast featuring a sitdown interview with the Charlo twins ahead of Saturday's Showtime PPV. Plus, the guys welcome a number of their favorite listeners and friends of the podcast for an epic chat about why they love the sport and the podcast. Eric Raskin, Quality Bloke, Alex Godinez, Evan Korn and many others make a cameo appearance to say goodbye to the SOC. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

178 minSEP 25
Comments
Charlo twins interview, Bloke unleashed, saying goodbye

Charlo PPV: Derevyanchenko, Rosario talk upset plans

Brian Campbell sits down the opponents in Saturday’s unique Showtime PPV card featuring dual main events headlined by twin brothers Jermall and Jermell Charlo. Sergiy Derevyanchenko explains whether he will need to alter his style following two close title losses to Daniel Jacobs and Gennadiy Golovkin. Jeison “Banana” Rosario, meanwhile, shares his belief that his big right hand will be enough to unify 154-pound titles. Plus, Rafe Bartholomew drops by to preview the card at length. ----------------------------- 'State of Combat' is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Castbox, Google Podcasts, Bullhorn and wherever else you listen to podcasts. Follow our hosts on Twitter: @BCampbellCBS, @Rafeboogs, @stateofcombat For more boxing coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/boxing/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

138 minSEP 23
Comments
Charlo PPV: Derevyanchenko, Rosario talk upset plans

Israel Adesanya previews UFC 253; Has Colby Covington's shtick gone too far (9/22)

Brian Campbell is joined by UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya to preview Saturday's title bout against fellow unbeaten Paulo Costa at UFC 253. Rashad Evans drops by to preview the must-see fight in great detail and look back at Colby Covington's victory last weekend. Should Tyron Woodley retire? Did Covington's trash talk against Woodley and Kamaru Usman go too far? Who should get the next welterweight title shot? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

89 minSEP 23
Comments
Israel Adesanya previews UFC 253; Has Colby Covington's shtick gone too far (9/22)

The state of the union at 154, Erickson Lubin interview, best Mexican Independence Day fights

Brian Campbell welcomes junior middleweight contender Erickson Lubin to preview Saturday's return against Terrell Gausha on Showtime. Rafe Bartholomew also drops by to sort out the top players at 154 pounds entering a flurry of big fights. The guys also lament a Mexican Independence Day weekend without Canelo Alvarez and count down the biggest fights on this day over the past decade. Plus, should Jeff Horn listen to his wife and retire? --------------------------- 'State of Combat' is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Castbox, Google Podcasts, Bullhorn and wherever else you listen to podcasts. Follow our hosts on Twitter: @BCampbellCBS, @Rafeboogs, @stateofcombat For more boxing coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/boxing/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

110 minSEP 17
Comments
The state of the union at 154, Erickson Lubin interview, best Mexican Independence Day fights

CBS Sports Presents: 'All Things Covered with Patrick Peterson & Bryant McFadden'

'All Things Covered' with Patrick Peterson & Bryant McFadden' debuts on Tuesday, September 22nd with special guest Tyrann Mathieu.Download and subscribe now to get the first episode in your feed as soon as it is released! Patrick Peterson and Bryant McFadden have made a living for their coverage skills on the football field, and while it's a different technique, they're now applying those traits on their new podcast 'AllThingsCovered'. Instead of wide receivers, tight ends and running backs, they'll be covering sports, entertainment, social issues, personal interests and more. Every Tuesday, the 8-time Pro Bowler Peterson and 2-time Super Bowl champion McFadden will discuss what's happening on the gridiron as well as what intrigues them off the field. Each week they'll welcome a star from the sports and entertainment world to have wide-ranging conversations about what interests them. Guests can include active or former football players but also athletes and influencers from other sports and walks of life. Football is how we know our hosts, but far from what defines Pat and BMac. The name says everything; expectallthingsto becovered! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

2 minSEP 17
Comments
CBS Sports Presents: 'All Things Covered with Patrick Peterson & Bryant McFadden'

Mcgregor in the news again, UFC FN Waterson-Hill + Bellator 245 & 246 recaps

Morning Kombat takes over the State of Combat feed as Rashad Evans Fills in for Luke Thomas. On episode 60 of Morning Kombat and joins Brian Campbell to recap everything that happened in the MMA this weekend, including two big Bellator events and Michelle Waterson taking down Angela Hill. The guys also discuss the recent sexual assault allegations against Conor McGregor and preview the upcoming weekend's showdown between Tyron Woodley and Colby Covington. ----------------------------------------- 'State of Combat' is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Castbox, Google Podcasts, Bullhorn and wherever else you listen to podcasts. Follow our hosts on Twitter: @BCampbellCBS, @SugaRashadEvans, @stateofcombat For more MMA coverage from CBS Sports, visit https://www.cbssports.com/mma/ To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit https://www.cbssports.com/podcasts/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

70 minSEP 15
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Mcgregor in the news again, UFC FN Waterson-Hill + Bellator 245 & 246 recaps

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