The Corner Podcast

"The Corner" is a boxing, mixed martial arts and pro wrestling podcast from a Hip Hop generation's perspective. Hosted by two established journalists – Andreas Hale (Sporting News) and Kel Dansby (ESPN) – "The Corner" offers a refreshing and oftentimes humorous take on the combat sports world that combines the knowledge of a die hard pundit while keeping things accessible as they bridge the gap between the hip hop community and these sports.

The 'Scarier Than a Bisping KO of GSP' Hallowee...
Andreas and Kel touch on the Houston Texan's owners saying "inmates can't run the prison" before going into a stacked week in combat sports. The hosts preview UFC 217, talk a future Wilder vs. Joshua fight, Terrence Crawford jumping to 147lbs, and WWE's build for Survivor Series.
92 min
The 'Surviving Back-to-Back Days of Politically...
Andreas & Kel are bringing you back-to-back podcast this week. On this episode they talk about how to handle the ever changing landscape of race, gender, and political correctness in journalism/entertainment. In the combat sports world, the duo recaps WWE TLC, talks about future Survivor Series plans, discusses Cowboy Cerrone's future in the UFC, and Conor McGregor's controversial backstage language.
69 min
The 'Better Late Than Never, Blame the Cloud' E...
Andreas and Kel had to weather another bout of technical difficulties but like WWE changing TLC on the fly because of Meningitis, the duo found a way to bring you last week's episode. They are also making a schedule change and bringing you episodes on Tuesdays from here on out, which means back-to-back episodes this week.
50 min
The 'Trump Avoids a Mousetrap by Spitting Half ...
UPDATE: Kel's laptop still sucks. Somehow half of this week's episode was deleted, but don't worry, There's still nearly an hour of talk saved from Andreas and Kel's conversation. The duo talks Eminem vs. Trump, NFL regulating kneeling, UFC 216 and McGregor's UFC future.
45 min
The '#VegasStrong' Episode
Andreas and Kel talk about the mass shooting that occurred in Las Vegas and the mood around the city. They also preview UFC 216, WWE Hell in a Cell and talk a possible Mayweather-McGregor rematch.
61 min
The 'Puerto Rican Shows No Mercy to a Twitter T...
Andreas & Kel discuss sports players taking a knee during the national anthem and people struggling to recover from Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico. They also recap WWE No Mercy, talk UFC 216's lack of hype, and boxing's quiet end of the year schedule.
42 min
The '100th' Episode
Kel and Andreas have made it to podcast episode #100 — that means 100 opportunities for #GotDammitKel moments, #OldManAndreas rants, and appearances from Yung HotTake! On this show the tandem reminisces on previous shows and tries to predict what'll happen before show #200.
86 min
The 'Vote Jemele Hill 4 Prez After Fading a Whi...
Andreas and Kel are gearing up for the Canelo vs. GGG fight, but that won't stop them from recording a podcast. The duo talks about their experience at Smackdown Vegas and the Mae Young Classic, Jemele Hill's tweet calling Trump a white supremacist, Jon Jones failing his B-sample test, UFC Pittsburgh and more.
61 min
The 'Irish Ratchets Cut a Promo for a Money Fig...
Andreas and Kel are all wrapped up with Mayweather-McGregor fight weekend, which means this episode is packed with fight coverage. They walk fans through the atmosphere surrounding the fight (a.k.a the ratchets and the Irish), the in-ring strategy employed by both fighters, and what the future holds for Conor McGregor. There's also some GGG-Canelo preview and WWE mixed into the show. Enjoy!
83 min
The 'Popping Bones After a Slamming 4-Way at th...
Kel and Andreas explain the marathon that is Mayweather-McGregor fight week. They also predict a winner for this weekend's "Money Fight," talk Jon Jones testing positive for PEDs, WWE SummerSlam, and a surprisingly good NXT Takeover Brooklyn III.
93 min
The 'Protesting the Slam of an 8oz Nazi in Broo...
Andreas and Kel are just a week away from covering the Mayweather vs. McGregor fight, so they discuss the latest change from 10 oz to 8 oz gloves and who it benefits most. They also talk about the protest in Charlottesville, Trump, Crawford vs. Indongo, NJPW's G1 Climax final, NXT Brooklyn III, Summer Slam, and more.
87 min
The "Return of the Old Man & Young Hot Take" Ep...
Andreas & Kel are back... It's true, it's DAMN TRUE! The duo jumps right back into their combat sports talk by recapping everything they've missed over the past few weeks. They also talk about what they did on their few weeks away from the show.
77 min
The 'Turning a Battleground into a Long Island ...
Andreas Hale is having the time of his life at Comic Con, so Kel is joined by VSiN Producer Brett Lawson. The two pay their respects to Linkin Park frontman Chester Bennington, talk about the Mayweather-McGregor circus, preview UFC on Fox: Long Island, and give their thoughts on WWE's Battleground PPV. They also list some of the most troublesome relationships in pro wrestling history.
109 min
The 'Who the FOOK told Bobby Knuckles to show h...
Kel & Andreas are absolutely exhausted after covering the Mayweather-McGregor press tour but they take time out to discuss the latest in combat sports. The duo recap UFC 213, WWE's Great Balls of Fire and all of the controversy from the world tour.
84 min
The 'It Takes Great Balls for an Aussie to Batt...
Blac Chyna cheating on Rob Kardashian causes Kel and Andreas to reminisce on their past relationship experiences. They also discuss Jay Z's album being too mature, Pacquiao getting cheated in Australia, UFC 213, WWE's Great Balls of Fire, and NJPW in Los Angeles.
116 min
The 'How to Offset a Bellator PPV with Honor' E...
After 10 days off, Andreas and Kel return to talk about Migos stepping to Joe Budden while wearing blouses, Bellator's attempt at a PPV, UFC injuries, Pacquaio on ESPN and ROH Best in the World.
80 min
The '#GotDammitKel is Finally Right & Andreas i...
Kel is right — enough said.
96 min
The " Classic Old Head VERSUS MC Young Hot Take...
Welcome to the very first Corner Podcast 'VERSUS' episode. Kel and Andreas take sides on 6 different topics and you let them know who you side with... Will there be #GotDammitKel moments? Will #OldManAndreas show up? Who will get washed like Meek Mill in the Drake beef?
72 min
The 'Blessed to Jet from Extreme Rules without ...
Andreas and Kel start the podcast by breaking down the NBA Finals for the basketball fans out there and discussing the whether LeBron can pass Jordan for G.O.A.T. Then it's combat sports time! They recap Spence vs. Brook, preview UFC 212, talk WWE Extreme Rules PPV, and much more.
82 min
The "Drake Tanking to Avoid a Villain's Backlas...
Kel and Andreas are on time with an episode? The #CornerClub must be shocked! The duo discuss Drake's Billboard Awards performance, NJPW's Best of the Super Juniors tournament, WWE Backlash, NXT Takeover: Chicago, the possibility of Terence Crawford vs. Manny Pacquiao, and much more.
89 min
The "GotDammitKel it's Your Birthday, Do Whatev...
Kel goes Rogue and takes over the podcast for his birthday weekend. Kel gives his thoughts on NXT Takeover: Chicago, previews WWE Backlash, talks about Dirrel's Uncle sneak punching his opponent, and redrafts the WWE roster.
37 min
The "Sandblasting Pros in a Mexican Independenc...
This episode drops just in time for UFC 211, so Andreas and Kel give you an hour long, commercial free episode to satisfy your fix... Not the Jon Jones type of fix. On this episode they discuss, Mayweather vs. McGregor timetable, Canelo vs. GGG, UFC 211, DC vs. Jones again, the UFC summer press conference, NJPW Best of the Super Juniors, and much more.
69 min
The "Escaping a House of Horrors in a Lil Boat ...
Andreas and Kel discuss Joe Budden vs. Lil Yachty, Bray Wyatt's house of horrors, Joshua vs. Klitschko, Canelo vs. Chavez Jr., Nate Diaz vs. no one, and much more.
93 min
The "If Kel Dies from the Flu is He the Greates...
Kel has the flu but it isn't stopping him and Andreas from ditching their script for this week and shooting from the hip. The hosts debate whether Kendrick Lamar already deserves to be in the G.O.A.T. discussion, what the WWE is setting up for their upcoming PPV, Anthony Joshua's star potential and much more.
98 min
The "Kel's DAMN Laptop got Stroman'd & Was Save...
Kel's laptop retired like the Undertaker, but the duo is back with more hip hop, WWE, UFC, and boxing talk. This week Andreas & Kel discuss Kendrick Lamar's album, hip hop's new top 5 list, UFC 210, Demetrious Johnson's P4P ranking, and the WWE shake up.
91 min