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Matt Serra

Matthew John Serra is an American former professional mixed martial artist, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu practitioner who competed for the Ultimate Fighting Championship, co-star of Dana White: Lookin' for a Fight, co-host of the official Podcast of the UFC, UFC Unfiltered.
Recent episodes featuring Matt Serra
UF326: Yair Rodriguez and Jeremy Stephens
UFC Unfiltered with Jim Norton and Matt Serra
Why have one headline fighter when you can have both! Jim and Matt speak to both Yair Rodriguez and Jeremy Stephens, the #7 and #8 Featherweights squaring off this Saturday in Mexico City. First, Yair Rodriguez joins to talk about training at high altitude and how he caught The Korean Zombie by surprise with a late KO after studying his game. Then, Jeremy Stephens calls in to talk about how he thinks The Korean Zombie was "dumb" for not seeing that elbow coming, his outlook on how to treat opponents before fights, and much more. Finally, Jim and Matt break down the wild acrobatics displayed by Michel Pereira in his loss to Tristan Connelly. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
UF325: Brett Okamoto and Uriah Hall
UFC Unfiltered with Jim Norton and Matt Serra
Matt is joined by Phoenix Carnevale today to talk about Cowboy-Gaethje, the latest in Welterweight drama, and much more. First, ESPN's Brett Okamoto calls in to talk about the news he's broken about UFC 244, including whether there will *actually* be a BMF belt at the Diaz-Masvidal fight. He also relays some behind-the-scenes info about what went down between Colby Covington and Kamaru Usman. Then, Jim calls in from the road to talk about Cowboy-Gaethje, Tyron Woodley's latest comments about Colby Covington, and if he'd like to play a vampire in a movie. Finally, Uriah Hall calls in fresh off of his massive win over Antonio Carlos Junior Saturday, in which he held off a strong ground attack. It was a split decision - did Uriah expect to win? And perhaps most importantly, who's next? BlueChew: Visit BlueChew.com and use promo code UFC to get your first shipment free, just pay $5 shipping.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
UF 324: Aljamain Sterling In-Studio, Ben Askren, and Jimmy Crute
UFC Unfiltered with Jim Norton and Matt Serra
Matt is joined in-studio with #2 Bantamweight Aljamain Sterling! They begin with UFC Light Heavyweight prospect Jimmy Crute. He Skypes in to discuss his composure in the Octagon, being a forklift driver before competing full-time, and his upcoming fight against Misha Cirkunov on September 14th. Then, "Funky" Ben Askren joins the show. He talks about bouncing back from his first loss against Jorge Masvidal, takes aim at the rest of the Welterweight division, and discusses his upcoming bout against Demian Maia on October 26th in Singapore. Finally, Jim calls in to debate the outcome of Cowboy vs Gaethje this Saturday from Vancouver on ESPN+, and Aljo has a message for Henry Cejudo and the rest of the Bantamweight division...Thorne: For more information, visit Thorne.com.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
UF322: Curtis Blaydes, Don Madge, Robbie Fox, UFC 242 Preview
UFC Unfiltered with Jim Norton and Matt Serra
Jim is joined by Robbie Fox of Barstool Sports today, who's subbing in for Matt while he is in Abu Dhabi filming Dana White: Lookin' FWD to a Fight. Speaking of Abu Dhabi, could Dustin Poirier really unseat Khabib Nurmagomedov in the Lightweight championship this Saturday? The guys look at the upcoming fights, including Felder vs. Barboza and the rest of the impressive UFC 242 card. Plus, analysis of UFC Shenzhen and Zhang Weili's amazing win over the defending strawweight champ Jessica Andrade.First, they're joined by Don Madge, the South African Lightweight fighter who had a strong UFC debut last October. He talks about training with Cyborg, the MMA scene in South Africa, and a very unusual pre-fight ritual. Then, #4 Heavyweight Curtis Blaydes calls in to talk about his huge fight with #9 Heavyweight Shamil Abdurakhimov this Saturday. Plus, he gives a callout to someone he wants to fight next, should everything go well at UFC 242.Finally, Jim and Robbie make some predictions for Saturday.DraftKings: Sign up today at DraftKings.com with promo code UNFILTERED, and claim your deposit bonus up to $500. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
UF321: Ray Longo, Calvin Kattar, and Eryk Anders
UFC Unfiltered with Jim Norton and Matt Serra
Today, Matt's joined by coach and friend Ray Longo. They have a lot to catch up on, including pushback Matt has gotten about his criticism of Conor McGregor in our last episode. First up, Calvin Kattar joins to talk about his upcoming fight in Boston on October 18th against Zabit Magomedsharipov. He's won some big fights with his striking - how will he handle his unorthodox opponent? Then, Eryk Anders joins to talk about his October 12th fight with Gerald Meerschaert. Both fighters recently snapped losing streaks - how did Anders get his swagger back? Finally, Jim calls in from Switzerland to make some picks for the fights in China on Saturday, and to discuss the Till-Gastelum fight that was just announced. Plus, Jim continues to stick his neck out on Poirier's chances to upset Khabib, and then Matt waxes poetic about missing Jim after an episode with Longo. Bombas: Get 20% off your first purchase at Bombas.com/Unfiltered.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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Birthdate
Jun 2nd, 1974
Location
New York, NY, USA
Episode Count
330
Podcast Count
4
Total Airtime
2 weeks, 4 days