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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.

Khamzat Chimaev coach details ‘unprofessional’ weight issues, shoots down UFC 279 ‘conspiracy theory’

Coach Andreas Michael is confident Khamzat Chimaev can still compete at 170 pounds.

Watch The MMA Hour with Costa, Jingliang, Barnett, Michael, and Jeffery now

Joining Ariel Helwani on today’s episode of The MMA Hour: Paulo Costa, Li Jingliang, Chris Barnett, Khamzat Chimaev’s coach Andreas Michael, and Aaron Jeffery.

Ciryl Gane says he’s never felt power like Tai Tuivasa’s before: ‘I can’t explain, but he has something in his hands’

Ciryl Gane says Tai Tuivasa hit him harder than he has ever been hit.

Robert Whittaker was fired up by Marvin Vettori handshake fake-out: ‘It was just grubby’

Robert Whittaker didn’t appreciate Marvin Vettori’s antics at the UFC Paris ceremonial weigh-in faceoffs.

Watch The MMA Hour with Gane, Whittaker, Felder, Lopez, and Murphy now

Joining Ariel Helwani for today’s show: Ciryl Gane, Robert Whittaker, Paul Felder, Fernand Lopez, and Lauren Murphy.

Dan Hooker dismisses criticism of teammate Israel Adesanya: ‘It’s just dumb. It’s just not how the sport works’

Dan Hooker believes the criticism Israel Adesanya has faced recently is ‘just dumb’.

Brendan Loughnane saw a mind coach, was hypnotized before PFL semifinals: ‘As a fighter you just look for any edge’

Brendan Loughnane attributes his performance against Chris Wade in the featherweight semifinals to his work with a mind coach.

Anthony Smith reveals harrowing details of previous weight cuts to 185 pounds: ‘I wasn’t sure I was going to live’

Anthony Smith reveals harrowing details of previous weight cuts to 185 pounds, saying at times he "wasn’t sure I was going to live."

Demetrious Johnson on the curious case of his missing UFC belts: ‘I don’t know where they’re at’

Demetrious Johnson won so many belts in the UFC that he couldn’t keep track of them all. Literally.

Luke Rockhold picks three favorite fights of his career, warns next generation not to sign with ‘managers that work for the f****** UFC’

Luke Rockhold looks back on his 15-year MMA run and gives his one piece of advice to the next generation.

Chael Sonnen calls for Colby Covington to be next man in line at 185 pounds: ‘There’s opportunity and guys aren’t seizing it’

Chael Sonnen believes Colby Covington should be the next challenger for Israel Adesanya after Alex Pereira.

Tai Tuivasa aware of underdog status ahead of UFC Paris: ‘Everyone reckons I’m going to get smashed’

Tai Tuivasa doesn’t think anyone has brought the fight to Ciryl Gane like he will at UFC Paris on Saturday.

Raufeon Stots on Danny Sabatello: ‘I do this s*** for real. He doesn’t.’

Raufeon Stots believes Danny Sabatello isn’t really a top-level fighter. Sabatello aims to prove him wrong at Bellator 289, and things have already gotten personal.

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