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Curtis Blaydes vs. Jailton Almeida targeted for UFC main event in Sao Paulo
Curtis Blaydes will face Jailton Almeida in the main event of the upcoming Sao Paulo Fight Night card on Nov. 4.
UFC newcomer Jose Henrique suspended 2 years for USADA violation
Recent UFC signee Jose Henrique has accepted a two-year suspension for violating the promotion’s anti-doping policy.
Jared Gordon out, Jesse Butler in against Jim Miller at UFC Vegas 74
Jared Gordon won’t be able to fight Jim Miller after all.
Francis Ngannou manager expects tune-up boxing match in 2023, calls Jon Jones ‘interim baddest man on the planet’
Francis Ngannou’s manager Marquel Martin believes the former UFC heavyweight champion is still the baddest man on the planet.
Heck of a Morning: Reaction to UFC matchmaker tweets, Conor McGregor’s TUF 31 return
Topics include the debut episode of TUF 31 featuring Conor McGregor and Michael Chandler, and more.
BTL: McGregor vs. Chandler, PFL drug test failures, Bellator vs. RIZIN 2, UFC Vegas 74
Topics include the first episode of TUF 31 coached by Conor McGregor and Michael Chandler, Bellator vs. RIZIN 2, UFC Vegas 74, and more.
Daniel Cormier sees danger for Alex Pereira in 205 debut: ‘I have seen [Jan] Blachowicz almost decapitate guys’
Former UFC champion Daniel Cormier won’t be surprised if Jan Blachowicz spoils Alex Pereira’s light heavyweight debut at UFC 291.
Claressa Shields has no regrets with MMA experiment, ‘in talks with PFL’ for future fight
Boxing star Claressa Shields might have more MMA fights in her future.
Jake Paul explains why Logan Paul wasn’t in running for Nate Diaz fight, claims Diaz was ‘playing both sides’
Jake Paul tells his brother Logan that it was always going to be Jake vs. Nate Diaz meeting in the boxing ring.
Matt Brown reveals true story behind infamous lemon juice prank played on him during TUF 7
Matt Brown reminisces about his time on The Ultimate Fighter 7, including details about the infamous lemon juice prank that was played on him ahead of a fight against Jeremy May.
Morning Report: Belal Muhammad declares Gilbert Burns ‘hardest fight’ among mix of Leon Edwards, Colby Covington
Belal Muhammad believes he’s already passed the toughest test of his career.
No Bets Barred: Flyweights (and the unders) FINALLY get a main event at UFC Vegas 74
Conner Burks and Jed Meshew return with a full breakdown of every fight at UFC Vegas 74, and celebrate the return of flyweights to the center stage.
Kai Kara-France inspired by Israel Adesanya to overcame past failures and become UFC champion
Kai Kara-France explains how UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya has inspired him to keep on going forward towards trying to win his own world title.
Watch The MMA Hour with Crawford, KKF, Shields, and Smith and Michael van Gerwen face-to-face now
Ariel Helwani and The MMA Hour is BACK. Joining today’s show is Terence Crawford, Kai Kara-France, Claressa Shields, and Michael Smith and Michael van Gerwen face-to-face in studio.
Terence Crawford warns Francis Ngannou about boxing Deontay Wilder: ‘If he hits you, you’re going to sleep’
Terence Crawford believes Francis Ngannou could have success in boxing, but right now he’s aiming a little too high.
Tim Elliott explains why he addressed his divorce on social media
Tim Elliott explains why he decided to address his private life so publicly after making a post on Twitter about his relationship ahead of his upcoming fight at UFC Vegas 74
Coach: Irene Aldana can ‘surprise’ Amanda Nunes like teammate Alexa Grasso upset Valentina Shevchenko
Irene Aldana will challenge Amanda Nunes for the UFC bantamweight title in the main event of UFC 289 in Canada.
PFL champ Rob Wilkinson pulled from 2023 season due to positive drug test
The PFL has lost another marquee fighter after Rob Wilkinson was pulled from the ongoing season due to a positive drug test.
Video: Logan Paul wrestles UFC champs Israel Adesanya, Alexander Volkanovski
Watch WWE star Logan Paul have some wrestling rounds with current UFC champs Israel Adesanya and Alexander Volkanovski.
Morning Report: Jake Paul promises to ‘beat the f****** f*** out of’ Conor McGregor in fiery retort
Jake Paul didn’t hold back in response to Conor McGregor’s recent comments about him.
The Ultimate Fighter 31: Conor McGregor vs. Michael Chandler Episode 1 results
Check out what went down between Conor McGregor and Michael Chandler on the first episode of The Ultimate Fighter 31.
TUF Hang: McGregor vs. Chandler TUF 31 live reaction show
Conor McGregor is back! Join Alexander K. Lee and Conner Burks as they react to Episode 1 of The Ultimate Fighter 31 on the debut edition of TUF Hang.
Sean O’Malley on Merab Dvalishvili: ‘He’s had a good career, and no one gives a f***’
Sean O’Malley has had his fill of Merab Dvalishvili.
Merab Dvalishvili expected to be sidelined for 3 to 4 months following hand surgery
Merab Dvalishvili got a much-needed surgery on his hand, and the bantamweight contender is expected to be out for approximately three months.
Garry Tonon returns against Shamil Gasanov at ONE Fight Night 12 on July 14
Submission specialist Garry Tonon will look to earn a second win in a row when he faces Shamil Gasanov at the upcoming ONE Fight Night 12 card scheduled on July 14.
Mackenzie Dern considered UFC Vegas 73 withdrawal, unleashed anger on Angela Hill
Mackenzie Dern explains why former champion Rose Namajunas is "the only fight that makes sense for me now."
Conor McGregor: Michael Chandler ‘tailor-made’ for being kicked in the head
Conor McGregor has lofty expectations for the next stage of his career.
Aaron Pico vs. Pedro Carvalho booked for Bellator Dublin
Top-ranked Bellator featherweights Aaron Pico and Pedro Carvalho will collide at the Dublin show on Sept. 23.
Heck of a Morning: What is going on with Paulo Costa? Plus, most underrated UFC divisions
Topics include Paulo Costa and the UFC, Aljamain Sterling, the UFC’s underrated divisions, and more.
Michael Chandler: Relationship with TUF 31 rival Conor McGregor not bad ‘for a guy whose face you want to rip off’
Michael Chandler has a lot of respect for upcoming adversary Conor McGregor.
Rasul Magomedov, who beat Kyle Snyder in wrestling, set to make pro MMA debut in June
Magomedov went 13-0 as an amateur MMA fighter, winning two IMMAF World Championship titles as a heavyweight.
Matt Brown: Conor McGregor was a ‘great f****** fighter’, but ‘I just don’t think he’s a top 5 guy anymore’
Matt Brown argues Conor McGregor’s best days are behind him.