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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.

Justin Gaethje realistic about how much time he has left in his career and getting out ‘at just the right moment’

Justin Gaethje knows he can’t fight forever and he’s realistic with his timeline for the future, although he has no plans to call it a career any time soon.

Austin Lingo vs. Melquizael Costa added to UFC Vegas 77 on July 15

A featherweight showdown between Austin Lingo and Melquizael Costa is a done deal for UFC Vegas 77 on July 15.

Morning Report: Sean Strickland ‘100 percent’ believes he should be next for Israel Adesanya with a UFC Vegas 76 win

Sean Strickland has his eyes on the UFC middleweight champion.

MMA fighters honor fallen soldiers on Memorial Day

On Memorial Day, MMA fighters paid tribute to U.S. service members who’ve lost their lives.

Alan Jouban explains why Sean O’Malley is ‘much less of a threat’ to Aljamain Sterling than Henry Cejudo

Alan Jouban likes Aljamain Sterling’s chances to not only beat Sean O’Malley, but to get the kind of finish that will put him among the greatest bantamweights of all time.

Junior dos Santos has high hopes for surging Jailton Almeida, ‘100 percent the favorite‘ against Tai Tuivasa

Junior dos Santos took the UFC belt to Salvador in 2011, and now sees potential Jailton Almeida to replicate that.

Johnny Walker reacts to Dana White’s criticisms, has mixed feelings about Anthony Smith win

Johnny Walker has mixed feelings about his latest UFC win.

Belal Muhammad embracing bad guy role with some fans: ‘If I have to go heel, I’ll go heel’

Belal Muhammad has started to embrace the boos he sometimes receives by turning into an old school professional wrestling heel.

Dustin Poirier explains why he’s picking Jake Paul to beat Nate Diaz

Dustin Poirier breaks down Jake Paul vs. Nate Diaz.

Video: Israel Adesanya, Alex Pereira have hilarious run-in at airport

Israel Adesanya and Alex Pereira just can’t seem to avoid each other, as proven by a surprising meet up at an airport.

On To the Next One: Will Conor McGregor vs. Nate Diaz 3 happen in the UFC?

Topics include Dana White, Bellator champs vs. UFC champs, Conor McGregor vs. Nate Diaz 3, and more.

Roundtable: With BMF title returning, what other gimmick belts should the UFC create?

In the wake of the BMF title’s return, the MMA Fighting crew floats four possible belt ideas for the UFC to make moving forward.

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