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Ben Rothwell explains the legend behind his cloak following BKFC 30 knockout win: ‘I go to a very dark place’

Ben Rothwell explains how his cloak helps take him the dark places he needs to go when he fights another human being following his KO win at BKFC 30.

A.J. McKee unimpressed with Patricio Pitbull’s Bellator 286 title defense: ‘It sucked ass’

A.J. McKee has a harsh appraisal of his rival’s latest title fight.

Bo Nickal isn’t buying the hype around Khamzat Chimaev: ‘Everybody thinks he’s untouchable and I know he’s not’

Bo Nickal doubles down on calling out Khamzat Chimaev with complete confidence that he could beat the undefeated Chechen right now even with far less experience than him in MMA.

Watch The MMA Hour with Overeem, Hari, Nickal, Xiaonan, McKee, and Rothwell now

Joining Ariel Helwani on today’s episode of The MMA Hour: Alistair Overeem, Badr Hari, Bo Nickal, Yan Xiaonan, A.J. McKee and Ben Rothwell.

Eddie Alvarez reveals advice for younger fighters on free agency, past plans for Michael Chandler trilogy

Former UFC and Bellator champion Eddie Alvarez drops some knowledge about free agency to the younger fighters in the sport.

Chris Avila rips ‘piece of s***’ Khamzat Chimaev for UFC 279 fiasco, thinks Nate Diaz would’ve won anyway

Nate Diaz teammate Chris Avila had a front-row ticket to watch the chaos earlier this month at UFC 279.

John Hathaway explains UFC status, USADA testing after ulcerative colitis sidelined him for 8 years

The U.K. fighter talks about his long road back to MMA after a serious battle with ulcerative colitis.

Eddie Alvarez explains decision to part ways with ONE Championship, open to UFC or Bellator return

Eddie Alvarez talks free agency, and being open to returning to the UFC, Bellator, or possibly signing with the PFL.

Watch The MMA Hour with Alvarez, Coker, Hathaway, and Avila now

Joining Ariel Helwani on today’s episode of The MMA Hour: Eddie Alvarez, John Hathaway, Scott Coker, and Chris Avila.

Chris Barnett details cheek injury, weight issue at UFC 279

UFC heavyweight Chris Barnett explains what happened to his face at the Sept. 10 pay-per-view event, and why he missed weight.

Marlon Vera: Title shot justified after Dominick Cruz finish, but Henry Cejudo can ‘get it’

Marlon Vera thinks he could get a title shot next, but open to "anyone in the top five" or Henry Cejudo.

Andre Fili details change in mentality that led to UFC Vegas 60 win: ‘I’m at a place where I actually love myself’

Andre Fili details change in mentality that led to UFC Vegas 60 win: ‘It feels good to be having fun again’

Robert Whittaker says third Israel Adesanya fight will ‘definitely’ happen, clarifies ‘most dangerous man’ comment

Robert Whittaker is determined to fight for the UFC middleweight title again.

Cory Sandhagen doubles down on Marlon Vera callout: ‘I think Chito makes more sense’

Cory Sandhagen wants to face Marlon Vera in a No. 1 contender matchup, preferably before the end of the year.

Damon Jackson explains decision to fight at UFC Vegas 60 despite brother’s passing: ‘It was really important for me’

Damon Jackson explains why he chose to compete at UFC Vegas 60 despite brother’s passing just a week before.

Anderson Silva doesn’t rule out return to MMA for final fight, eyes Japan show

Anderson Silva could compete in MMA again before his fighting days are over.

Yoel Romero responds to ‘pampered’ Israel Adesanya over recent comments: ‘How many fights does Izzy have that are boring?’

Yoel Romero responds to Israel Adesanya’s latest comments about their infamous 2018 fight.

Watch The MMA Hour with Silva, Romero, Fili, Jackson and McLaren now

Joining Ariel Helwani on today’s episode of The MMA Hour: Anderson Silva, Yoel Romero, Andre Fili, Damon Jackson and Campbell McLaren.

Anderson Silva explains UFC business practices and his one ‘problem’ with Dana White

Anderson Silva shares his thoughts on the complicated relationship between the UFC and its fighters.

Michael Chandler on why he thinks Dustin Poirier is taking UFC 281 fight personally

Michael Chandler has a theory about why Dustin Poirier is so fired up about their UFC 281 showdown.

‘I’m just thankful, man’: Joe Pyfer shares suicidal thoughts, abusive past he overcame before UFC debut win

The road to this past weekend’s UFC debut was anything but easy for Joe Pyfer.

Cory Sandhagen says Henry Cejudo shouldn’t get bantamweight title shot: ‘Why would the UFC do that?’

Cory Sandhagen thinks Henry Cejudo’s return from retirement won’t last long: ‘I think he’s going to try to cherry-pick some fights’

Watch The MMA Hour with Costa, MJF and Bronson in studio as well as Sandhagen and Pyfer

Joining Ariel Helwani on today’s episode of The MMA Hour: Paulo Costa, Maxwell Jacob Friedman, Action Bronson all in studio as well as Cory Sandhagen and Joe Pyfer.

Paulo Costa takes credit for Khamzat Chimaev’s UFC 279 weight miss: ‘I stole everything’

Paulo Costa wants Khamzat Chimaev to be the last fight on his current UFC contract.

Paul Felder explains how he squashed beef with Marvin Vettori at UFC fighter meeting

UFC lightweight-turned-commentator Paul Felder doesn’t tweet and work any more, and a run-in with Marvin Vettori is one reason why.

Paulo Costa believes the pressure of UFC 279 got to Khamzat Chimaev: ‘I think he lost his mind a little bit’

Paulo Costa believes the pressure of UFC 279 got to Khamzat Chimaev, leading to his chaotic fight week.

Daniel Rodriguez calls controversial UFC 279 bout against Li Jingliang ‘a close fight,’ open to rematch

Daniel Rodriguez doesn’t believe his win over Li Jingliang at UFC 279 was a robbery and he’s willing to prove it with an immediate rematch.

Matchroom exec Eddie Hearn picks Jake Paul to beat Anderson Silva

Eddie Hearn weighs in on Jake Paul’s chances against Anderson Silva in their Oct. 29 boxing match.

Watch The MMA Hour with Chandler, Sandhagen, GGG, Hearn, and Rodriguez now

Joining Ariel Helwani on today’s episode of The MMA Hour: Gennadiy Golovkin, Michael Chandler, Cory Sandhagen, Eddie Hearn and Daniel Rodriguez.

Li Jingliang details backstage melee that led to UFC 279 press conference cancellation: ‘Complete chaos’

Li Jingliang had a front-row seat to the chaos that led to the cancellation of UFC 279’s pre-fight press conference.

Aaron Jeffery on death of teammate Elias Theodorou: ‘I don’t know if I’m in shock or disbelief’

Bellator fighter Aaron Jeffery paid tribute to his friend Elias Theodorou, who died this past weekend after a battle with liver cancer.

Li Jingliang wears ‘Robbed!’ shirt after Daniel Rodriguez loss, calls UFC 279 saga an ‘injustice’

Li Jingliang was a good solider for the UFC throughout the saga of UFC 279. But that doesn’t mean he’s happy with how things ended up.

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