About

Ryan_FoldArm_HeadshotRyan Smith, Host

Ryan Smith is the founder of Combat Sports Talk and the host of the weekly podcast. Having followed the UFC for over 10 years, he has commented on MMA since 2011.  Ryan launched CombatSportsTalk.com in November of 2011 and started his live, weekly webshow that ran for 41 episodes in 2012.

After a catastrophic loss of his archives, Ryan served as a moderator for one of the largest MMA communities on Google+.  In June of 2015, he launched the Combat Sports Talk Podcast where he continues to share his love of the sport in a way that is accessible for the casual observer but fun for the serious fan as well.

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  • October 25, 2019 at 12:36 am
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    Hello. This is Dominic Davis from Dominion gym. I was wondering if there is a way I can access the podcast that was live during our last show on October 19th. Thank you for you help.

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    • November 13, 2019 at 8:16 am
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      Dominic, Unfortunately because we were seated right under a speaker that was playing music, the audio from the event was unusable. We plan to return to Dominion gym in December and we will be mindful of our recording location. I apologize for the inconvenience.

      –Ryan

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  • January 13, 2020 at 8:04 pm
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    I have gone deep into MMA study and enjoyment the last year. Your show quickly became my favorite MMA podcast, among the five I listen to.

    You guys are smart and funny. I think I have heard every episode!

    Thanks for the great show!

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    • January 14, 2020 at 8:11 am
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      Mike, thank you so much for the support. If you’d like to hear us cover a topic, let us know!

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