Paying Tribute is an engaging and dynamic story-telling mini-series from Nicholas Arnold, detailing the account of his journey as a Jerry Lewis impersonator in Toronto. The series also features the stories and journeys of five other nostalgia-based entertainers.
From analyzing fights to paying tribute to legendary athletes, T.K.O. keeps you updated on the hottest issues that surround the world of Mixed Martial Arts and combat sports. Beast mode is guaranteed!
One Bright Star's Life After Loss podcast focuses on the journey that parents and families face after the death of a child or loved one. Each episode, your hosts Erica Fischer and Alicia More bring you the personal stories of families who have faced this unimaginable heartache. Other topics include: coping with guilt, processing grief, finding meaning in life, paying tribute, honoring and remembering a beloved, confronting a broken heart and further discussing the ongoing mission of One Brig ...
Rhythm and soul is a special show next by relentless Aaron paying tribute to my favorite R and B singers and songs. Sit back, relax and let me sooth you with these soulful sounds.
Discussing the UFC 269 lineup in December, the evolution of the lightweight division in the UFC and the upcoming title fight between Oliveira and Poirier, the beef-settling fight between Masvidal and Edwards, and much more!
Death educator, Lynn Waterbury joins us for part II of our conversation about death, hope and loss. Experiencing feelings of grief and loss don't always have to be associated with death. Waterbury talks about trying to find peace and normalizing conversations with people when discussing death and loss. Her message is also about hope and realizing t…
Breaking down Fury vs. Wilder III, talking about Fury's champion mentality, discussing the current state of the heavyweight division in boxing, and much more!
In memory of Justin Thornton. Discussing Mark Hunt's recent breakthrough with his lawsuit against the UFC, breaking down Fury vs. Wilder III, and much more!
Reminiscing about Joshua vs. Usyk, what the future holds for the new heavyweight champion, Usyk's potential matchup against Tyson Fury, and much more!
Breaking down Joshua vs. Usyk, talking about UFC 266, and much more!
Breaking down Davis vs. Romero, discussing the current state of celebrity boxing in Triller, previewing upcoming UFC 266 fights and Joshua vs. Usyk, and much more!
Discussing Oscar De La Hoya dropping out of his matchup against Vitor Belfort and Evander Holyfield replacing him on short notice, Triller's bold moves in Celebrity Boxing, and much more!
Lynn Waterbury is a death educator. Having had a strict religious upbringing, she has developed, over time, a much different view of spirituality which lands more in a psychic medium type realm. She believes that she picked her parents. She also believes that before we are born, our soul chooses the lessons we are going to learn in life. She talks …
Discussing the latest social media exchange between Nate Diaz and Conor McGregor, reminiscing about Paul vs. Woodley, breaking down Till vs. Brunson, and much more!
Reminiscing about Pacquiao vs. Ugas, breaking down Paul vs. Woodley, and much more!
Breaking down Pacquiao vs. Yordenis, discussing Pacquiao's GOAT status and keys to success, and much more!
Brought together through adoption, Alayna and her brother Nolan were close. They shared what any brother and sister would share: family time, inside jokes, horseplay and watching each other grow. In this podcast, Alayna shares the life of her, "not so little brother," who tragically died in a motorcycle accident on August 9, 2020. She discusses Nol…
Discussing upcoming celebrity boxing matches, bare-knuckle MMA, the future of the heavyweight division at the UFC, and much more!
Executive Director of One Bright Star, Erica Fisher and President, Alicia More, fly solo for this podcast episode to talk more about the One Bright Star organization based in Mankato, Minnesota. They discuss the importance of all the resources that OBS offers to parents and families and talk about the upcoming Fall Memorial Service to honor and rem…
Talking about classic cars and the fun behind driving Stick, breaking down Lewis vs. Gane, and much more!
In 2014, Patti and Barry Ahl lost their son, Alex, to an accidental fentanyl drug overdose at the age of 21. Patti pays tribute to Alex by taking her story and reaching out to teens and parents about Alex's life. She wants to take away the stigma of how we talk about addiction and emphasize that there are consequences to the choices we make. Patti …
Discussing Simone Biles' withdrawal from olympic events to prioritize her mental health, talking about the importance of mental health in sports, available routes of assistance, and much more!
Sudden Unexplained Death in Childhood (SUDC) claims approximately 400 lives per year in children ages 1-18. In 2016, Danielle and her husband lost their 17 month-old son in the blink of the eye due to this tragic and devastating medical mystery. Danielle talks about how she was, "paralyzed by grief" and how she carries Blake's memory forward and ho…
Discussing the Tokyo Summer Olympics, breaking down VanZant vs Ostovich, Sandhagen vs. Dillashaw, and much more!
Paige and her husband were preparing for twins when they learned seven weeks into the pregnancy that one of the babies suffered vanishing twin syndrome. The pregnancy continued and they were excited to find out that the other twin was a baby boy. They learned of medical complications at 24 weeks which eventually led to a stillbirth of baby Wyatt. P…
Talking about Islam Makhachev having the potential to become the new Khabib of the lightweight division, discussing the current state of the Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury trilogy fight, breaking down UFC 264 and Conor McGregor's injury, and much more!
Deb is the Vice President of One Bright Star and lost her 23 year old daughter, Crystal, in 2005. Deb leads an outreach program for OBS called, "Comfort Coffee" which is held at the Courtyard by Marriott Hotel in Mankato, Minnesota on the fourth Tuesday morning of each month. On this episode of One Bright Star - Life After Loss, she talks about the…
Discussing the current state of women's rights in MMA, breaking down Poirier vs. McGregor III, and much more!
Dena and her husband's grief journey began on April 19, 2019 with the stillbirth of their daughter, Cassie. Dena talks about the importance of remembering and honoring her baby and her mission to help other mom's cope with their loss and raise money for causes important to her. She believes that talking about grief is healthy and doesn't want her d…
On this Canada Day special, we pay tribute to the legendary George St. Pierre, discuss his accomplishments and why he truly deserves the GOAT title. Plus, we talk about important combat sports events coming up in July, and much more!
Tracy, a One Bright Star board member, lost her beloved son Nick in 2017. She talks about how life stopped for her on that day and the painstaking journey to move forward that followed. She shares her story of faith, friends, hope, traditions, courage, gratitude, remembrance, inner-strength and navigating life through uncharted waters.…
Discussing combat sports crossover success by Clarissa "T-Rex" Shields, discussing Gamebred Fighting Championship, recent drama between Kamaru Usman and Nate Diaz, and much more!
On this episode, One Bright Star's Executive Director, Erica Fischer and President, Alicia More, discuss who One Bright Star is here to serve and the mission of this Minnesota nonprofit. They talk about the importance of remembering and honoring a lost loved one, how they've been personally touched by the stories that families sharel and how import…
Reminiscing about UFC 263, discussing the conditions in which rematches make sense, whether overtraining can lead to worsened performances during a fight, and much more!
One Bright Star board member, Becca Roberson, shares the story of her dad, Andy. After his diagnosis of Corticobasal degeneration, Becca talks about the life and loss her family faced and shares the memories of a man she held so dear.
In memory of the Afzaal family. Breaking down Mayweather vs. Paul, Adesanya vs. Vettori II, and much more!
On our inaugural episode, we talk with one of the founding mothers of One Bright Star, Linda Janavaras, who, in 1995, lost her fifteen year old son John to a meningitis outbreak in Mankato, Minnesota. Linda discusses John's life and her family's ongoing journey to remember, celebrate and pay tribute to her son's memory and to help others cope with …
Giving the latest updates on celebrity boxing, breaking down Mayweather vs. Paul, and much more!
Discussing the sports law behind the recent arbitration case involving Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury, the Anthony Joshua and Tyson Fury unification fight now being scrapped, the next mandatory opponent for Anthony Joshua according to WBO, and much more!
This week, we talk about how Andy Ruiz Jr. blessed T.K.O. with his down to earth yet hustler mentality, plus Oliveira's well-deserved victory over Chandler for the UFC lightweight gold, and much more!
Breaking down Chandler vs. Oliveira, discussing the current state of the lightweight division at the UFC, and much more!
Breaking down Ruiz Jr. vs. Arreola, previewing Canelo vs. Saunders, and much more!
This episode, Janan explains how Jorge "Gamebred" Masvidal (aka Street Jesus) blessed T.K.O. this past week prior to his fight with Kamaru Usman at UFC 261! Plus, we talk about the incredible comeback story of Rose Namajunas, preview Andy Ruiz Jr.'s upcoming heavyweight fight against Chris Arreola, and much more!…
Breaking down Usman vs. Masvidal II, Weili vs. Namajunas, Shevchenko vs. Andrade, reminiscing about Paul vs. Askren, discussing where Triller Fight Club is headed in the future, and much more!
In memory of DMX (1970-2021). Discussing the evolution of celebrity boxing, breaking down Paul vs. Askren, talking about the trash-talk lead up to McGregor vs. Poirier III, and much more!
Discussing Floyd Mayweather's recent talks with UFC and Rizin presidents, talking about Canelo vs. Saunders, Usman vs Masvidal, and much more!
Breaking down Ngannou vs. Miocic II, the potential superfight between Ngannou and Jones, the drama and behind-the-scenes work from UFC matchmakers trying to make this fight happen, and much more!
Breaking down Miocic vs. Ngannou II, Woodley vs. Luque, O'Malley vs. Almeida and much more!
In memory of Marvin Hagler (1954-2021). In this episode, we discuss overcoming fears and mistakes, getting back up on your feet and keeping on moving forward in a positive direction, as well as how major figures in combat sports have used this to get back on top. We also talk about the official fight announcement between Tyson Fury and Anthony Josh…
Discussing the future heavyweight match up between former champions Deontay Wilder and Andy Ruiz Jr., reminiscing about UFC 259, breaking down Edwards vs. Muhammad, and much more!
Breaking down UFC 259, discussing Andy Ruiz Jr.'s major body transformation, and much more!
Discussing implications of the Blachowicz vs. Adesanya matchup at light-heavyweight, breaking down Rozenstruik vs. Gane and the current state of the heavyweight division in the UFC, and much more!
Reminiscing about Usman vs. Burns, what the future holds for Kamaru Usman, breaking down Blades vs. Lewis, what the current state of the heavyweight division is in the UFC, and much more!
Talking about Tom Brady being the GOAT in football, discussing who's on Janan's Mount Rushmore of greatest athletes of all time, breaking down Usman vs. Burns, and much more!