State of Combat with Brian Campbell

CBS Sports insider Brian Campbell breaks down the latest news surrounding Boxing and Mixed Martial Arts in separate episodes each week. UFC Hall of Famer Rashad Evans co-hosts the MMA podcasts while New York Times best selling author Rafe Bartholomew co-hosts the Boxing episodes. You can expect breakdowns of the latest news, full event previews, big-name interviews and instant reaction podcasts for the biggest events.

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12/17 Boxing: Canelo-Rocky fight breakdown, Ted...
124 min
12/16 WWE: TLC instant analysis and the Road to...
65 min
12/13 Boxing: Canelo Alvarez talks Floyd Maywea...
51 min
12/12 WWE: TLC preview, Raw works itself into a...
97 min
12/11 MMA: Is Max Holloway the featherweight G....
96 min
12/10 Boxing: Lomachenko shines, Canelo returns...
Brian Campbell and Rafe Bartholomew recap pound-for-pound king Vasiliy Lomachenko's sensational victory over Jose Pedraza in their lightweight unification.
108 min
12/06 WWE: Daniel Bryan's resurgence and SmackD...
75 min
12/04 MMA: Joanna Jedrzejczyk previews UFC 231;...
Brian Campbell and Brandon Wise are joined by a pair of guests ahead of Saturday's UFC 231 card in Toronto.
123 min
12/03 Boxing: The 'Gypsy King' rises at Wilder-...
Brian Campbell and Rafe Bartholomew react to heavyweight boxing's return to America in the form of a spectacular Deontay Wilder-Tyson Fury fight.
121 min
11/28 WWE: Raw reaches a new low, The Man makes...
55 min
11/27 MMA: Colby Covington lets loose, Kamaru U...
Brian Campbell and Brandon Wise welcome a pair of fun interviews with red-hot UFC welterweights.
119 min
11/26 Boxing: Deontay Wilder talks Tyson Fury, ...
Brian Campbell is joined by WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder to preview Saturday's Showtime pay-per-view bout against lineal king Tyson Fury.
137 min
11/22 WWE: Post-Survivor Series failures, an El...
In a special Thanksgiving episode, Brian Campbell and Adam Silverstein start out by breaking down WWE's inability to capitalize on a hot finish to Survivor Series.
102 min
11/20 MMA: Liddell, Ortiz talk trilogy, Conor-C...
Brian Campbell welcomes bitter rivals Chuck Liddell and Tito Ortiz to preview Saturday's trilogy bout between the pair of UFC Hall of Famers.
107 min
11/19 WWE: Survivor Series instant analysis, NX...
Just minutes after WWE Survivor Series went off the air in Los Angeles, Brian Campbell and Adam Silverstein hopped on the horn to break down a stellar show that has certainly begun paving the way for the Road to WrestleMania 35.
74 min
11/14 WWE: Becky Lynch's iconic moment, Johnny ...
Feel Spots were activated left and right this week as Brian Campbell and Adam Silverstein hit the siren and rev up the engine to break down Becky Lynch's iconic performance on Raw.
119 min
11/13 Boxing: Usyk is king, Rooster shatters re...
Brian Campbell and Rafe Bartholomew break down undisputed cruiserweight champion Oleksandyr Usyk's breathtaking knockout of Tony Bellew and what this means for his future at heavyweight as one of boxing's best pound-for-pound fighters.
114 min
11/12 WWE: David Arquette talks WCW, backstage ...
Actor and former WCW world champion David Arquette joins Brian Campbell for an in-depth look at his love affair with professional wrestling.
65 min
11/07 WWE: Brock Lesnar's value, Becky Lynch's ...
With so much to talk about in the world of WWE, Brian Campbell and Adam Silverstein decided to freestyle on this week's show. The guys start by looking at the fallout from the disaster that was Crown Jewel,.
100 min
11/06 Boxing: Mayweather's circus, Usyk-Bellew ...
Brian Campbell and Rafe Bartholomew react to Floyd Mayweather's announcement of a comeback fight on New Year's Eve in Japan against a 20-year-old kickboxer.
108 min
10/31 WWE: Evolution triumph, Crown Jewel debac...
Coming out of a triumphant WWE Evolution show, Brian Campbell and Adam Silverstein spend the majority of this week's Main Event lauding WWE for its first all-women's pay-per-view.
121 min
10/29 MMA: UFC 230, Derrick Lewis' moment, fall...
Brian Campbell and Muhammed "King Mo" Lawal get you fired up for Saturday's UFC 230 card from Madison Square Garden in New York.
91 min
10/24 WWE: Roman Reigns' reveal, Nikki Bella ta...
WWE fans went through a full range of emotions this week as Roman Reigns revealed at the start of Raw on Monday the heartbreaking news that the private battle leukemia he has had been waging over the last decade has begun again..
120 min
10/23 MMA: McGregor comes clean, Jones returns,...
Brian Campbell and Muhammed "King Mo" Lawal react to Conor McGregor's lengthy public statement regarding what went wrong in his UFC 229 loss to Khabib Nurmagomedov.
82 min
10/22 Boxing: Canelo's big DAZN deal, Wilder-Fu...
Brian Campbell and Rafe Bartholomew break down exactly what Canelo Alvarez's 11-fight, $365 million deal with DAZN means for the sport.
93 min
10/18 WWE: Crown Jewel criticism, SmackDown 100...
With the massive controversy surrounding WWE's upcoming return to Saudi Arabia, Brian Campbell and Adam Silverstein wonder whether there are any merits whatsoever to Crown Jewel.
97 min
10/15 Boxing: Crawford makes a statement, Wilde...
114 min
10/10 WWE: Super Show-Down fallout, DX reunites...
Coming off an explosive week inside the squared circle, Brian Campbell and Adam Silverstein break down all of the fallout from WWE Super Show-Down as well as the early builds to WWE Crown Jewel and Evolution.
99 min
10/09 MMA: Chael Sonnen, Ryan Bader, Matt Mitri...
Brian Campbell welcomes three of the four heavyweights who will square off in this weekend's semifinal round of the Bellator World Grand Prix.
61 min
10/08 MMA: Chaos ensues at UFC 229 after Khabib...
Brian Campbell and Muhammed "King Mo" Lawal address the fallout from a nasty brawl at UFC 229.
81 min
10/04 WWE: Dolph Ziggler shoots on everything, ...
On the road in Sin City under another set of dirty bed sheets, Brian Campbell convenes with Adam Silverstein to welcome current Raw tag team champion Dolph Ziggler.
88 min
10/01 MMA: McGregor-Khabib breakdown, Urijah Fa...
In the 200th episode of In This Corner, Brian Campbell and Muhammed "King Mo" Lawal preview UFC 229 and take part in a lively debate over who will win the biggest fight in mixed martial arts history.
126 min
09/26 WWE: Samoa Joe's invasion, Brie Bella's b...
SmackDown Live on Tuesday was so stellar that Brian Campbell and Adam Silverstein could not wait to discuss the big cliffhanger.
97 min
09/25 Boxing: Joshua extends reign; rescoring C...
Brian Campbell and Rafe Bartholomew break down Anthony Joshua's latest heavyweight title defense against Alexander Povetkin.
119 min
09/24 MMA: Khabib-Conor face-off, Jon Jones’ co...
Brian Campbell and Mohammed “King Mo” Lawal return from a break with plenty to talk about in the world of mixed martial arts.
91 min
09/19 WWE: Hell in a Cell analysis, Brock Lesna...
Whether you liked it, loved it or hated it, the end of WWE Hell in a Cell on Sunday certainly got the wrestling world talking, so leave it to Brian Campbell and Adam Silverstein to lock horns breaking it all down
94 min
09/18 Boxing: Bob Arum leads a Canelo-GGG 2 int...
Brian Campbell and Rafe Bartholomew welcome a bevy of top fighters, boxing trainers, broadcasters and journalists during Canelo Alvarez-Gennady Golovkin II weekend in Las Vegas
137 min
09/17 Boxing: Canelo-GGG II reaction with Abel ...
95 min
09/12 WWE: Hell in a Cell preview, Triple H vs....
With WWE Hell in a Cell coming up on Sunday night, Brian Campbell and co-host Adam Silverstein dive deep into the card with a look at WWE's build to each match.
113 min
09/10 Boxing: Canelo-GGG II preview, plus Shawn...
Boxeo is back as Brian Campbell and Rafe Bartholomew preview arguably the biggest fight of the year.
108 min
09/05 WWE: Raw repulsion, HBK-Taker, going all ...
Fresh off a tremendous All In pay-per-view, Brian Campbell and co-host Adam Silverstein take a deep dive into the potentially game-changing event.
110 min
09/04 Boxing: Garcia-Porter preview, SuperFly3,...
Brian Campbell and Rafe Bartholomew preview a loaded weekend of boxing headlined by a bout between Danny Garcia and Shawn Porter.
97 min
09/03 MMA: UFC 228 preview, what's Conor McGreg...
Brian Campbell and Muhammed “King Mo” Lawal preview Saturday's UFC 228 card from Dallas
92 min
08/29 WWE: Women take center stage, bumbling Br...
One week after WWE put it all together, Brian Campbell and Adam Silverstein convene to discuss some head-scratching booking decisions involving Braun Strowman and the main event picture on Raw.
102 min
08/28 WWE: Jeff Hardy, Kevin Owens, Rusev, more...
Ahead of SummerSlam in Brooklyn, Brian Campbell got a chance to chat with a bevy of WWE superstars for a special interview edition of ITC.
82 min
08/27 Boxing: Wilder-Fury is real, Ryan Garcia ...
Brian Campbell and Rafe Bartholomew recap a slew of big news around the sport including Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury agreeing to fight.
112 min
08/23 WWE: The Shield is back; The Miz, Finn Ba...
With WWE's post-SummerSlam shows in the books, Brian Campbell and Adam Silverstein reconvene to discuss the tremendous developments during Raw and SmackDown.
114 min
08/21 MMA: GSP's next move, Gaethje-Vick previe...
Brian Campbell and Muhammed ?King Mo? Lawal return to ponder what?s next for Georges St-Pierre in light of recent comments from Dana White and preview Saturday?s all-action UFC Lincoln main event.
74 min
08/20 WWE: SummerSlam 2018 instant analysis
Just moments after WWE SummerSlam went off the air, Brian Campbell (live in Brooklyn) and Adam Silverstein convene to break it all down.
91 min
08/15 WWE: SummerSlam, NXT TakeOver previews; G...
This supersize edition of ITC is one you simply do not want to miss, featuring complete previews of WWE's two big upcoming shows.
162 min
08/14 WWE: Becky Lynch and Seth Rollins burn it...
A special WWE SummerSlam interview edition of In This Corner brings the Irish Lass Kicker and the Kingslayer to the studio.
75 min
08/13 Boxing: Fury is back, Martinez teases ret...
Brian Campbell and Rafe Bartholomew prepare for Tyson Fury's quick return to the ring on Saturday.
93 min
08/09 WWE: Bruce Prichard talks SummerSlam '88,...
This week on 'In This Corner,' we find someone else to wrestle with as Bruce Prichard graces the show with his presence
119 min
08/07 Boxing: Danny Garcia, Shawn Porter interv...
Brian Campbell and Rafe Bartholomew welcome Danny Garcia and Shawn Porter to preview their Sept. 8 welterweight title bout on Showtime.
101 min
08/06 MMA: Khabib-Conor is real, Nate Diaz is a...
Brian Campbell and Muhammed
104 min
08/01 WWE: Brock Lesnar returns, SmackDown shin...
The build to SummerSlam continues for WWE with its most ambitious weekly television in quite some time.
107 min
07/31 Boxing: Mikey Garcia's magic; Mosley, Ber...
Brian Campbell and Rafe Bartholomew welcome a pair of big-name welterweight guests.
126 min
07/30 MMA: UFC 227 preview, Anderson Silva inte...
Brian Campbell chats with UFC legend Anderson Silva on his expected return to the Octagon at age 43 following the resolution of his USADA case.
94 min
07/25 WWE: Bret Hart interview fallout, Lesnar-...
Did 'In This Corner' screw Bret Hart? Adam Silverstein asks Brian Campbell that tough question and more as the guys discuss the fallout from the candid interview.
102 min
07/24 Boxing: Joshua, Hearn interviews; Cruisin...
Brian Campbell chats with unified heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua and promoter Eddie Hearn about their Sept. 22 return against Alexander Povetkin and why the Deontay Wilder bout fell apart.
108 min
07/23 MMA: Alvarez, Poirier trade barbs; new Be...
Brian Campbell and Muhammed "King Mo" Lawal host a super-sized episode featuring a detailed breakdown of Bellator's welterweight Grand Prix tournament.
141 min
07/18 WWE: Extreme Rules fallout, Hogan, Lesnar...
Now on a path to SummerSlam in Brooklyn, has WWE set itself up for success or more of the same tired booking?
99 min
07/17 Boxing: Grading Pacquiao, visions of Mayw...
Brian Campbell and Rafe Bartholomew recap Manny Pacquiao?s comeback win and ponder whether a rematch with Floyd Mayweather is actually the most logical next move for all parties.
108 min
07/11 WWE: Lesnar's absence; Extreme Rules, G1 ...
Summer is here and ITC is heating up with WWE SummerSlam a month away and NJPW G1 Climax 28 on the horizon.
107 min
07/10 Boxing: Pacquiao preview, Garcia and Lope...
Brian Campbell chats with lightweight champion Mikey Garcia on his July 28 unification bout against Robert Easter Jr. on Showtime and his desire to test himself against Spence Jr. and Lomachenko.
92 min
07/09 MMA: Cormier's greatness, Lesnar's future...
Brian Campbell welcomes Muhammed "King Mo" Lawal to recap UFC 226, including a historic victory from Daniel Cormier and the pro wrestling feel of Brock Lesnar's return.
67 min
07/03 WWE: Bret Hart talks his career, Owen Har...
In a special episode, Brian Campbell sits down for an extensive interview with Bret "The Hitman" Hart.
125 min
07/02 MMA: Daniel Cormier previews UFC 226
Brian Campbell chats with light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier ahead of Saturday's UFC 226 superfight against Stipe Miocic.
102 min
06/27 WWE: Raising some Raw issues, Sasha Banks...
Sasha Banks joins the show this week, and the guys wonder what exactly is going down on Raw.
111 min
06/20 WWE: Getting back on track, Chavo Guerrer...
Brian Campbell and Adam Silverstein discuss the recent success of NXT and whether WWE has saved the main roster on the road to SummerSlam.
117 min
06/19 Boxing: Errol Spence Jr, Claressa Shields...
Brian Campbell welcomes welterweight champion Errol Spence Jr. to recap Saturday?s victory.
94 min
06/14 WWE: MITB preview, Okada-Omega IV reaction
Was Okada-Omega IV the best match in professional wrestling history? Nick Kostos rejoins Brian Campbell and Adam Silverstein to spill gallons of underjuice while discussing that and more NJPW.
156 min
06/12 MMA: UFC 225 recap
Brian Campbell welcomes Muhammed "King Mo" Lawal to break down the fallout from UFC 225.
76 min
06/11 Boxing: Beating the drum for Crawford-Spence
Brian Campbell and Rafe Bartholomew recap a busy weekend of fights including victories from Terence Crawford, Leo Santa Cruz, Jermell Charlo and a returning Tyson Fury.
94 min
06/06 WWE: Raw frustration boils over, Dominion...
With WWE Money in the Bank still two weeks away, Adam Silverstein has to talk Brian Campbell off the ledge as the Raw brand continues to disappoint and confuse every Monday night.
121 min
06/05 MMA: UFC 225 preview
Brian Campbell and Muhammed ?King Mo? Lawal provide an in depth preview of Saturday?s loaded UFC 225 card from Chicago including the return of CM Punk.
84 min
06/04 Boxing: Santa Cruz, Crawford, Horn interv...
Brian Campbell and Rafe Bartholomew preview a loaded weekend of fights.
119 min
05/30 WWE: SmackDown shines as Raw becomes irre...
Is there any question that SmackDown Live has officially become WWE's "A" show? Brian Campbell and Adam Silverstein discuss.
101 min
05/29 Boxing: Is Canelo-GGG 2 in trouble?
Brian Campbell and Rafe Bartholomew update the latest on the public negotiations between Canelo Alvarez and Gennady Golovkin and whether their September rematch is in jeopardy.
90 min
05/24: Highs & lows of Mauro Ranallo, the 'Bipo...
Brian Campbell sits down with the voice of combat sports, Mauro Ranallo ahead of Friday?s ?Bipolar Rock ?n? Roller? documentary on Showtime (9 p.m. ET).
68 min
05/23 WWE: Massive TV deals, Raw continues its ...
Another week of action is in the books, but the big news leading the Main Event are the two massive television deals just signed by WWE.
86 min
05/22 MMA: King Mo returns; Covington, JDS, Har...
Brian Campbell is joined by Muhammed ?King Mo? Lawal to break down what went wrong in his knockout loss to Ryan Bader at the Bellator World Grand Prix tournament and what?s next for the ?moneyweight?
101 min
05/16 WWE: Booking Reigns, Ruining Rousey, All ...
The Roman Reigns experiment continues to be a failure, so much so that Nick Kostos had to jump into the fray and Book the Damn Territory alongside Brian Campbell and Adam Silverstein.
113 min
05/15 Boxing: Badou Jack interview
Brian Campbell and Rafe Bartholomew welcome Badou Jack to preview Saturday?s light heavyweight championship bout against Adonis Stevenson on Showtime.
91 min
05/09 WWE: Backlash fails, booking problems, NJ...
After a couple confusing weeks of WWE programming, including a controversial Backlash pay-per-view, Brian Campbell and Adam Silverstein sit down to discuss the ills of the company's latest PPV.
96 min
05/08 MMA: King Mo, Ryan Bader, Amanda Nunes in...
Brian Campbell welcomes Muhammed ?King Mo? Lawal and Ryan Bader ahead of their Bellator Heavyweight Grand Prix first round matchup on Saturday.
76 min
05/07 Boxing: Lomachenko-Linares preview
Brian Campbell and Rafe Bartholomew preview Vasily Lomachenko's return on Saturday as the pound-for-pound king moves up in weight to challenge lightweight champion Jorge Linares.
83 min
05/02 WWE: GRR fallout, Backlash preview, brand...
The fire is in the bellies of Brian Campbell and Adam Silverstein this week as they talk Greatest Royal Rumble the build to Backlash.
94 min
04/30 Boxing: Middleweight edition feat. GGG-Va...
Brian Campbell and Rafe Bartholomew provide a deep dive into the middleweight division including a preview of Saturday's Gennady Golovkin-Vanes Martirosyan fight.
92 min
04/25 WWE: Greatest Royal Rumble preview, Samoa...
The Greatest Royal Rumble is upon us, which means Brian Campbell and Adam Silverstein are here to break down everything surrounding WWE's trip to Saudi Arabia.
119 min
04/24 MMA: Fedor-Mir preview, UFC lightweight
Brian Campbell and Muhammed "King Mo" Lawal preview Saturday's Bellator World Grand Prix heavyweight tournament matchup between MMA legends Fedor Emelianenko and Frank Mir.
61 min
04/23 WWE: Goldberg, Miz, Adam Cole, Aleister B...
In a special edition of ITC, Brian Campbell sits down with Bill Goldberg to discuss his latest venture and what may likely be the swan song of his in-ring career.
93 min
04/18 WWE: Chris Jericho interview, Superstar S...
ITC is JERICHO! That's right, none other than the "Ayatollah of Rock'n'rolla" Chris Jericho joins the program.
117 min
04/17 Karate Kid edition: William Zabka talks '...
Brian Campbell is joined by Rafe Bartholomew and Eric Raskin for a special edition of In This Corner featuring a nostalgic deep dive through the "Karate Kid" movie trilogy.
86 min
04/16 Boxing: Broner-Vargas leads Showtime trip...
Brian Campbell and Rafe Bartholomew recap the latest news in boxing and preview a busy Saturday of fights including a Showtime tripleheader.
80 min
04/12 WWE: WrestleMania 34 fallout, Gargano sit...
The guys are still on fire coming out of a long weekend in New Orleans as they sit down wrap up WrestleMania 34 and discuss all of the fallout from the big event on WWE's two weekly shows.
107 min
04/11 MMA: UFC 223 recap, Conor McGregor fallout
Brian Campbell welcomes in CBS Sports' Brandon Wise to recap a wild UFC 223.
86 min
04/09 WWE: WrestleMania 34 weekend instant anal...
Live from the Ritz-Carlton New Orleans study in the wee hours of the morning following WrestleMania 34, Brian Campbell and co-host Adam Silverstein convene to break down an all-time WWE pay-per-view.
89 min
04/05 WWE: WrestleMania 34 preview, Paul Heyman...
The Road to WrestleMania 34 has nearly reached its end as we bring you a special extended edition of ITC featuring an extensive sit-down interview with the one and only Paul Heyman.
171 min
04/03 MMA: UFC 223 preview; Namajunas, Jedrzejc...
Brian Campbell and Muhammed
88 min