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Hammer 296: World's Best Pound-For-Pound Fighters

The Boys at the Hammer feature weekly coverage of all things MMA. They have one of the premier radio shows in the world of MMA broadcasted weekly on Wednesday nights on 93.3 FM, CFMU and here at Last Word on Sports.

Last weekend’s UFC 197: Jones vs. Saint Preux event featured the two top pound-for-pound fighters in the world competing on the same night, but providing two wildly different performances. In the first half of this week’s episode we break down all of the results, including the long-awaited return of new UFC Interim Light Heavyweight Champion Jon Jones, and the latest dominating performance by UFC Flyweight Champion Demetrious Johnson.

In the second half of this week’s episode we continue discussing the awkward online battle between the UFC and Conor McGregor, the results of Bellator 153: Koreshkov vs. Henderson, The Ultimate Fighter 23, the retirement of UFC Flyweight Patrick Holohan, a long list of recent UFC cuts, ongoing issues with the Ontario Athletic Commission, and more.

Hosted by Steve Jeffery, David Abraham and Greg Persson.

Listen to us Wednesday nights at 6:30pm on CFMU 93.3 FM, and online at, Last Word On SportsThe Itunes Store, Stitcher,, Player.FM, find @SteveJeffery on Twitter, or just email us.

Hammer 296: World’s Best Pound-For-Pound Fighters

The Hammer has had interviews with some of the biggest names in MMA over the years, including Anderson Silva, Georges St. Pierre, Matt Hughes, B.J. Penn, T.J. Dillashaw, Dan Henderson, Sean Sherk, Mark Coleman, Rory MacDonald, Brendan Schaub, Mark Bocek, John Makdessi, Mark Hominick, Martin Kampmann, Johnny Hendricks, T.J. Grant, Miesha Tate, and others.

They continue to bring unparalleled, independent coverage of all things MMA to fans of the sport and they always bring you straight goods and the last word. They are recognized and credentialed by UFC, Bellator, Invicta, and many other smaller MMA promotions.

The show is one of the voters for the UFC’s Official Rankings, and you can check out their articles, right here at LWOS, explaining the thought processes they go through in making changes to their ballots after every UFC show.

Main Photo: LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – APRIL 21:  (L-R) Jon Jones and Ovince Saint Preux pose for the media during the UFC 197: Ultimate Media Day at MGM Grand Hotel & Casino on April 21, 2016 in Las Vegas Nevada. (Photo by Brandon Magnus/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)


Main Photo: MONTREAL, QC – APRIL 24: UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson of the United States weighs in during the UFC 186 weigh-in at Metropolis on April 24, 2015 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. (Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)


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