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SportsMiddle 2: No Handbook for Pandemic Sports

We sure did start a sports podcast just as all sports were being cancelled, huh? To help us with that, today we welcomed a very special guest to the SportsMiddle fold: Fernanda Prates from The Athletic MMA, who gave us a good dose of humor, on-the-ground reporting from UFC Brasilia,…

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Fanfyte 4: Taste the Blood

It is a positively blood-soaked week here on the Fanfyte podcast, where Senior Editor Danielle Riendeau and Wrestling Section Head LB Hunktears bring forth a pro wrestling event and MMA fight are share in the knowledge. That’s because both hosts chose a super sanguine event to take a look at. …

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Fanfyte 3: Chaotic Good Babyface

Welcome again to the Fanfyte podcast, where MMA fan (and Fanbyte Senior Editor) and Pro Wrestling aficionado (and Fanfyte section head) LB Hunktears come together, show each other a fight or event from their respective disciplines, and enjoy the exchange of beautiful violence together. This week, LB gave Danielle her…

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Fanfyte 2: Beauty Supply Store Deathmatch

Welcome to episode 2 of the Fanfyte podcast, a place where fans of pro wrestling and MMA come together in a beautiful exchange of information and fisticuffs. This week, Pro wrestling expert LB Hunktears has brought us Lady Shani vs Faby Apache, a 2018 Lucha Libre match with a little…

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East Coast Office Hours 2: Wrestling with Digimon in the Fog

The east coast Fanbyte crew (merritt k and Danielle Riendeau) return to recap another week in the coolest things we’ve worked on. Danielle raves about the experience of launching a new MMA and pro wrestling podcast, while merritt learned a lot working on features about the history of Digimon and…

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Introducing The Fanfyte Podcast

In this corner, we have the challenger: a brand new podcast from LB Hunktears, Fanbyte’s pro wrestling Editor, and Senior Editor Danielle Riendeau. Each week, Danielle —the MMA fan and amateur grappler — brings an MMA fight to the table to discuss, and LB —the pro wrestling expert —brings a…

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Fanfyte’s Best of the Week 11/8/19-11/14/19

https://twitter.com/Malcolmvelli/status/1195067285402267648 Colette Arrand: Malcolm Bivens Finds His CD Player After months of sleuthing, 6’4″ king Malcolm Bivens finally knows who took his CD player—Nia Jax. It’s been a long, strange trip through the WWE Universe to get here, and Malcolm didn’t actually get his CD player back, but in the…

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FanFyte’s Best of the Week 11/1/19-11/7/19

Mer: Jay White Turns Face If you want people to like you, just dunk on Will Ospreay. It worked for me on Twitter, and it worked for Jay White this week at the NJPW Wrestle Kingdom 14 press conference. Despite having one of the worst beard and hair combos of…

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God Help Me, I Love the UFC Baddest Motherfucker Belt

I don’t know if you’ve heard, but the UFC is putting an official Baddest Motherfucker belt on the line this weekend. Yes, the UFC, which—hilariously—seems to pride itself on being the purest athletic competition in the world (evidenced by its USADA dealings), is holding an event that just looks like…

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The Best Way to Watch & Enjoy Real-World Wrestling

Maybe you’ve seen a few MMA fights over the years, and instead of falling asleep after all the punching and kicking, you were intrigued by the ground fighting. Maybe you have a friend with funky ears who wrestled in college and now says he does Jiu Jitsu on Tuesdays and…

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