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The Mixed Martial Arts Hour with Ariel Helwani is back in your life. Twice a week you'll hear interviews with the best fighters and biggest personalities in the sport, plus in-depth analysis of the week's UFC and MMA news. Follow the show on YouTube and on your favorite podcast app for new episodes every Monday and Wednesday.

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Calvin Kattar around (3:23) discusses his recent win at UFC Vegas 46 at Giga Chikadze, if he felt overlooked by Giga Chikadze, and much more. Miesha Tate around (17:20) explains her move to the flyweight division, why it might benefit her, what happened against Ketlen Vieira, how she might change up her corner next time, her controversial OnlyFans comments, and more. Aljamain Sterling around (1:05:54) discusses his title defense being moved back to UFC 273, Sean O’Malley’s recent comments, his problems with USADA, and more. Michael Page around (1:59:46) discusses finally getting Bellator welterweight title shot, why fighters should get paid more for non-title five-round fights, and more. GC and Helwani around (2:26:01) look back at his best bets from UFC Vegas 46. Alexander Volkanovski around (3:01:02) discusses his upcoming title defense against The Korean Zombie, Giga Chikadze’s comments, his thoughts on Henry Cejudo’s wishes, and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Chatri Sityodtong around (5:18) talks about some big fights at his upcoming ONE X event, if he wants to fight UFC president Dana White, and much more. Kevin Holland around (35:27) talks about breaking his fight news on his OnlyFans, if he actually rapped on his promo, why he dropped down to 170 pounds, his social feud with Derek Brunson, his clash with Nick Diaz, and more. Al Foran around (1:09:05) discusses how he started impressions, his charity clash with Conor McGregor, and delivers his impressions of Donald Trump, McGregor, MIke Tyson, Tyson Fury, and more. Urijah Faber around (1:39:54) talks about a possible showdown with Cub Swanson, if he would fight more then once if he decided to return, a special event poster in his house, and more. GC and Helwani around (2:32:10) look at the best bets for Saturday’s UFC Vegas 46 from Las Vegas. Robert Whittaker around (2:59:02) discusses his biggest regret in his first fight with Israel Adesanya, what he thought of Adesanya’s last performance, how he lost the “hate” for Adesanya, and more. In his latest On the Nose segment around (3:31:42), Ariel Helwani talks about his kids’ favorite teams, Miesha Tate vs. Lauren Murphy, good TUF coaches, Jorge Masvidal vs. Colby Covington, Dillon Danis’ recent comments, and Combate Global. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Conner Burks around (13:22) discusses futures bets for 2022 and who might become UFC champs at the end of the year. Marc Goddard around (34:08) discusses how to become a better MMA ref or judge, how much confidence comes into play, should refs be paid more, and more. Ciryl Gane around (1:03:15) discusses the trash talk between his coach and Francis Ngannou, if he is stressed before UFC 270, the chance meeting in the hall with Ngannou, the last time he talked to Ngannou, and much more. Michael Chandler around (1:32:33) discusses his wrestling match with Gregor Gillespie, how long it took to physically get over his Justin Gaethje fight, a possible fight with Tony Ferguson next, his Dustin Poirier comments, and more. Mark Hunt around (2:08:42) discusses why he decided to quit combat sports, how his UFC lawsuit cost him his passion for fighting, and more. Also, Hunt’s lawyer Christina Denning joined the call to give the latest on his UFC lawsuit. In this edition of Ric’s Picks around (2:57:57), Eric Jackman looks at the social callout by Gregor Gillespie, Miesha Tate’s move to flyweight, Chael Sonnen’s fastball, and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Tai Tuivasa around (4:13) discusses the aftermath of his latest UFC win, why he’s been in Dubai recently, if he plans to return to AKA, how he turned things around, a new drinking device, the celebrity he wants to do a shoey with, and more. Derrick Lewis around (33:53) talks about why he wants to fight former UFC champion Stipe Miocic next, why he does so well as an underdog, what it was like fighting in his hometown, why some family members don’t root for him, Francis Ngannou vs. Ciryl Gane, and more. Tommy Fury around (1:05:17) discusses suffering a broken rib in training, his thoughts on Jake Paul vs. Tyron Woodley 2 last month, if he wants to fight Jake Paul next, if he’s willing to move on, and more. Artem Lobov around (1:35:30) discusses his retirement and what it would take for him to return to combat sports, his issues with a former manager and what it took to win in court, his warning for fighters, his legacy, and more. GC and Helwani take a look around (2:16:05) back at GC’s big final weekend of 2021. In his latest On the Nose segment around (2:40:17), Ariel Helwani discusses the possible Nate Diaz vs. Dustin Poirier clash, Francis Ngannou vs. the UFC, and much more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
The 2021 MMA Hour Awards

The 2021 MMA Hour Awards

2022-01-0403:54:181

Monday’s episode features the 2021 MMA Hour Awards with Ariel Helwani, Conner Burks, and New York Ric. The awards (time stamps are approximate): 1. Knockout of the year (10:51) 2. Submission of the year (20:32) 3. Breakout fighter of the year (27:25) 4. Most improved fighter of the year (33:55) 5. Coach of the year (40:18) 6. Event of the year (43.25) 7. Crowd of the year (51:08) 8. Walkout of the year (56:36) 9. Promo of the year (1:06:11) 10. Poster of the year (1:14:03) 11. Photo of the year (1:24:38) 12. Social media user of the year (1:32:06) 13. Bad beat of the year (1:41:02) 14. Betting underdog of the year (1:45:18) 15. Lock of the year (1:46:41) 16. Most profitable fighter of the year (1:48:13) 17. Comeback fight of the year (1:50:40) 18. Comeback fighter of the year (1:57:48) 19. Upset of the year (2:15:21) 20. Rivalry of the year (2:16:19) 21. Story of the year (2:36:02) 22. Feel-good moment of the year (2:41:23) 23. Round of the year (2:48:58) 24. Fight of the year (2:52:54) 25. Female fighter of the year (2:59:21) 26. Male fighter of the year (3:04:57) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
The MMA Hour was finally back in your life in 2021. Check out all the greatest moments from the show’s return this past August. From WWE superstar Becky Lynch, Marlon Vera, and Ian Garry visiting host Ariel Helwani in studio, to candid chats with Dustin Poirier, Jorge Masvidal, Francis Ngannou, Tyron Woodley, Jake Paul and many more, check out the best clips thanks to MMA Fighting producer E. Casey Leydon. The MMA Hour will return with its awards show next Monday, Jan. 3, at 1 p.m. ET. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Kayla Harrison around (5:14) discusses her free agency, and the possible offers on the table, her experience at UFC 269, if she can make 145 pounds, recent comments by Julianna Pena, and more. Ryan Hall around (31:27) talks about his long road back to competition at UFC 269, his stoppage loss in July, his strategy during fights, why he shrugs after fight, who he wants next, and more. Cory Sandhagen around (54:23) talks about the UFC’s bantamweight division, his recent loss to Petr Yan, who would win in rematch between Yan and Aljamain Sterling, training with Ryan Hall, who he wants next, what book he just got done reading, and more. Katie Taylor around (1:22:12) discusses her latest boxing win this past weekend, if she was extra nervous heading into the bout, why the fight hasn’t happened before with Amanda Serrano, her thoughts on Jake Paul and Conor McGregor, her message to young female fighters, and more. GC and Helwani around (1:57:52) pick out the best bets for the final UFC card of the year. Kevin Lee around (2:29:29) explains how he ended up with Eagle FC, joining forces with former rival Khabib Nurmagomedov, why he will get paid in bitcoin, a possible opponent for his March debut, and more. Dustin Poirier around (2:57:55) discusses his loss in the UFC 269 main event, if he will get another title shot, if he will return at 155 pounds, what went wrong in the third round, who might be next, and more. In this edition of On the Nose, Ariel Helwani around (4:06:01) discusses how he proposed to his wife, if Amanda Nunes will get an immediate rematch, who should be next for Sean O’Malley, Cody Garbrandt’s decline, and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Stephen Thompson around (16:30) talks about his favorite UFC 269 moments, his new UFC deal, his upcoming fight this weekend against Belal Muhammad, what went wrong against Gilbert Burns, and more. Kai Kara-France around (43:47) discusses his memorable knockout of Cody Garbrandt at UFC 269, celebrating with his teammates, his nickname, if Garbrandt should move back to 135, and more. GC and Helwani around (1:12:43) recap the best bets from UFC 269 this past weekend. Darren Till around (1:43:33) explains why he went silent after his recent loss to Derek Brunson, what went wrong in the fight, if he will fight in London in March, why he’s keeping his coach, what he needs to turn it around, and more. Tyron Woodley around (2:17:35) talks about getting the rematch with Jake Paul, why he didn’t knock him out the first time they fought, if he feels his legacy is on the line, and more. Dominick Cruz around (2:38:58) talks about his victory against Pedro Munhoz at UFC 269, what he didn’t remember in the fight, his comments about Daniel Cormier before the fight, will Jose Aldo be next, and more. Julianna Pena around (3:07:19) breaks down her upset of Amanda Nunes at UFC 269, what was going on in her mind, why she was so confident, what went wrong for Nunes, what’s next, and more. NewYorkRic around (3:34:48) highlights recent great things in social and discusses the latest MMA news. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Rafael Fiziev around (5:42) explains winning over his friend Brad Riddell at UFC Vegas 44, why he called out actor Vince Vaughn, what he thought of Borat, his nickname, and more. Darren Owen around (31:01) discusses the World Fight League, what happened with WSOF, when they will start to add fighters, its debut, why leagues work in MMA, and more. Neil Magny around (1:03:13) discusses his problems of getting a UFC fight, why he can’t get the Khamzat Chimaev fight, and more. GC and Helwani around (1:25:30) discuss upcoming best bets for UFC 269. Kai Kara-France around (1:41:29) discusses his upcoming fight against Cody Garbrandt at UFC 269, the stakes for this fight, Dan Hooker in his corner, and more. Chael Sonnen around (2:02:04) reunites with Ariel Helwani on The MMA Hour and discusses if Sonnen will ever return to MMA, a boxing offer to fight Frank Gore, the Paul vs. Woodley 2 fight, UFC 269, if Conor McGregor will get another title shot, how Jon Jones mooned his mom, and more. Bob Arum around (2:56:53) discusses his 90th birthday plans, the best decade of his career, Teofimo Lopez’s recent loss, if he will re-sign Terence Crawford, the next step for Tyson Fury, his take on Jake Paul, and more. In the latest On the Nose around (3:20:40), Ariel Helwani discusses the most awkward fan interaction, Kevin Lee’s next stop, potential MMA free agents, baby names, and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Clay Guida around (05:37) discusses his improbable win at UFC Vegas 44, his rough first round, why he wants Nate Diaz next, and much more. Sergio Pettis around (18:11) discusses his memorable knockout at Bellator 272, his performance against Kyoji Horiguchi, why he didn’t go for extra punch, and more. Chris Curtis around (36:24) discusses his recent win at UFC Vegas 44, his friendship with Sean Strickland, a close call skateboarding when he was a teen, how he earned his “King Petty” nickname, a fight in a McDonald’s parking lot, his celebratory pose in the UFC, who he wants next, and more. While getting his hair done, Sean O’Malley around (57:37) discusses his upcoming fight at UFC 269, his placement on the card, why he tried to get a title fight, Petr Yan’s latest effort, meeting Conor McGregor for the first time, if he wants to rematch Chito Vera, and more. Felicia Spencer around (1:27:25) discusses why she is calling it quits, when she decided to make the call her career, her roofing company, her favorite UFC fight, and more. John Kavanagh around (1:55:10) discusses Jose Aldo’s recent performance at UFC Vegas 44, raising funds for injured fighter Ian Coughlan, top prospects at SBG Ireland, who Conor McGregor might face in his return next year, and more. Jake Paul around (2:32:48) discusses Tommy Fury dropping out of their fight, how Tyron Woodley ended up his opponent, his first performance against Woodley, and more. NewYorkRic around (2:50:21) looks at what was hot recently on social media and discusses latest MMA news. GC and Helwani around (3:13:29) look back at the best bets from this past weekend. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Calvin Kattar talks around (4:02) about his UFC return, reacts to Dana White’s comments after the Max Holloway fight, his performance against Max Holloway, and more. Kevin Lee discusses around (23:00) his UFC release, how he found out, what’s next for his career, what he is the most proud of during his UFC tenure, and more. Sergio Pettis discusses around (45:05) his upcoming Bellator title defense, the difference between UFC vs. Bellator, how tough the weight cut is at 135 pounds, and much more. Gunnar Nelson discusses around (01:05:45) his lengthy absence from the UFC, when he was injured against ‘The Mountain,’ if he would fight Khamzat Chimaev, and much more. Brad Riddell discusses around (01:37:52) his co-main event fight at UFC Vegas 44, training under quarantine, Dustin Poirier vs. Charles Oliveira, and more. Rafael dos Anjos discusses around (01:59:13) his recent move to Rio de Janeiro, his recent surgeries, a possible rematch with Tony Ferguson, running into Nate Diaz at Whole Foods after the Conor McGregor fight, and more. GC and Helwani discuss around (02:35:21) best bets for Bellator and UFC Vegas 44. In this episode of On the Nose, Ariel Helwani discusses around (03:07:08) the team behind the scenes at The MMA Hour, the future of Megan Anderson, the lightweight title picture, Jon Jones vs. Daniel Cormier at heavyweight, and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Rob Font discusses around (5:46) if he celebrated Cody Garbrandt win, facing Jose Aldo this Saturday night, what it was like to pass up a title shot, the key to his recent win streak, how he started mixed martial arts, and more. Brandon Moreno explains (44:20) how his life has changed as a UFC champion, meeting Canelo Alvarez, his trilogy fight with Deiveson Figueiredo, his opponent’s “fake people,” and more.  Jan Blachowicz discusses (1:11:15) his title loss at UFC 267, what changes he might make, when he would like to return, and more.  Rampage Jackson discusses (1:33:09) MMA’s win at Triad Combat, his son’s recent amateur victory, his issues with Shannon Briggs, passing on the UFC Hall of Fame, his movie career, and more. George Kambosos Jr. discusses (2:12:25) his big upset of Teofimo Lopez, when he saw “the fear” in Lopez, why he got knocked down late in the fight, why he chose boxing over rugby, and more. GC and Helwani look back around (2:36:07) at the best bets from this past weekend. NewYorkRic looks around (2:57:42) at what was hot recently on social media and discusses the latest MMA news. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Frank Mir discusses around (10:54) his Triad Combat debut this weekend, if he’s done with MMA, if it’s the biggest payday of his career, what’s it like watching Bella Mir to compete, and more. Matt Mitrione discusses around (32:04) his issues with mixed martial arts, his Triad Combat debut, if he’s done with MMA, what happened at end of Bellator tenure, and more. Bryce Mitchell announces around (1:01:17) his plans to release a mixtape next week, his top three favorite rappers, when he might fight again in the UFC, and more. Dan Hooker discusses around (1:33:42) when he’s finally returning home, the message he was trying to send for a possible featherweight return, if he wants to fight at featherweight next, his performance against Islam Makhachev, and more. GC and Helwani discuss around (2:06:21) his best bets for the Triad Combat event this Saturday night. In the latest On the Nose segment around (2:33:40), Ariel Helwani discusses UFC walkouts, Nate Diaz vs. Ben Askren, Francis Ngannou vs. Ciryl Gane, the best UFC crowds, and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Loopy Godinez around (09:15) talks about her busy UFC schedule, her childhood move from Mexico to Canada, how she got into mixed martial arts, and much more. Muhammed Mokaev around (34:18) discusses joining the UFC at 21 years old, why he left Dagestan as a kid, how he got into mixed martial arts, why he wants to fight Cody Durden first, Conor McGregor’s comments about Dagestan, and more. Stipe Miocic around (1:03:43) discusses his mustache, why he didn’t square off Jake Paul vs. Tyron Woodley, if he was upset about getting passed up for UFC interim heavyweight title fight, what happened against Francis Ngannou at UFC 260, who he wants next, and more. Sean Brady around (1:35:58) discusses his early nose injury against Michael Chiesa, a scary foot injury earlier this year, who he wants next, how he ended up in the UFC, how many tattoos he has, and more. Adrian Yanez around (2:04:09) discusses his ear injury, going the distance with Davey Grant at UFC Vegas 43, his first fight without his coach Saul Soliz, his job as a meter reader, and more.  NewYorkRic around (2:40:27) lists the people to watch after a busy week in the world of mixed martial arts. GC and Helwani around (3:15:36) takes a look back at the best bets from UFC Vegas 43 — and in a surprise turn of events, Daniel Cormier calls in to bury the hatchet with Ariel. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Joanne Wood (5:11) discusses her upcoming fight at UFC Vegas 43 on Saturday, her recent marriage, Lauren Murphy’s performance in Valentina Shevchenko’s last title fight, and more. Michael Chiesa (33:29) discusses his last UFC outing against Vicente Luque, his upcoming fight against Sean Brady at UFC Vegas 43, his beard, his commercial with Justin Gaethje, and more. Arnold Allen (1:01:25) discusses his absence from the UFC, Yair Rodriguez vs. Max Holloway, who he might want to fight next, and more. Becky Lynch (1:43:25) discusses her feud with Charlotte Flair, how their relationship turned sour, if she thought about retirement during her break, coming back as a heel, and more. Jorge Masvidal (2:34:41) discusses why he dropped out of next month’s fight against Leon Edwards, if he would rather face Leon Edwards or Colby Covington next, if he would do The Ultimate Fighter is in his future, Conor McGregor’s future, the recent Kamaru Usman vs. Colby Covington showdown, and more. GC and Helwani (3:05:13) break down best bets for the UFC Vegas 43 event on Saturday night. In the latest On the Nose segment (3:32:32), Ariel Helwani discusses Carla Esparza’s UFC future, what podcasts he listens to, who would he love to interview still, his dream vacation spot, and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Miesha Tate (17:26) discusses her upcoming main event against Ketlen Vieira at UFC Vegas 43, her recent battle with COVID-19, her new “engine,” defends her Aspen Ladd comments, and more. Khaos Williams (40:19) looks back at his impressive knockout at UFC Vegas 42, his difficult past, how he ended up in mixed martial arts, how became “Khaos,” and more. Michael Chandler (1:01:57) discusses his incredible fight against Justin Gaethje at UFC 268, the stitches he received, why he wants Conor McGregor next, “new kid on the block” Ian Garry, and more. Jordan Burroughs (1:36:50) explains his recent MMA tweet, why his future might include mixed martial arts, his plans for wrestling, the 2024 Olympics, and more. Dustin Poirier (2:01:58) discusses his upcoming title fight against Charles Oliveira at UFC 269, his thoughts on Michael Chandler vs. Justin Gaethje, recent comments with Justin Gaethje, why Max Holloway isn’t the best boxer in the UFC, and more. In this edition of Ric’s Picks (2:38:01), Eric Jackman and Ariel Helwani look at what’s next for Max Holloway and Yair Rodriguez, the recent Herb Dean controversy, and more. GC and Helwani recap the best bets from a busy MMA weekend. Alexander Volkanovski (3:38:29) discusses Max Holloway vs. Yair Rodriguez fight at UFC Vegas 42, if he wants a third fight with Max Holloway, his other options, and much more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Bryan Danielson (5:50) discusses how the “yes” chant originated, why he started training jiu-jitsu, why he didn’t do mixed martial arts, his move to AEW, the recent WWE cuts, when he might retire, and more. Roxanne Modafferi (38:45) discusses why she is calling it quits early next year, her “brain health,” her final opponent, how she met her boyfriend, her MMA debut, the only regret of her career, how she got her nickname, and more. Glover Teixeira (1:02:03) discusses finally winning the UFC light heavyweight title, his performance against Jan Blachowicz, how he celebrated his UFC title, how far Alex Pereira is from a shot at Israel Adesanya, and more. Chris Curtis (1:34:09) talks about his memorable win over Phil Hawes at UFC 267, why he called it quits, him passing up a sandwich to fight again at PFL 7 in 2019, his finances before his UFC debut, why they call him “Action Man,” and more. Fernand Lopez (2:09:57) discusses the viral clip of Francis Ngannou walking past Ciryl Gane at UFC 268, his relationship with Francis Ngannou, the performance of Nassourdine Imavov at UFC 268, and more. GC and Helwani (2:56:36) take look at best bets for Bellator 271 and UFC Vegas 42. Yair Rodriguez (3:24:29) talks about his two-year absence, facing Max Holloway on Saturday night, why he took tough fight in return, and more. Ariel Helwani (3:50:40) answers your questions about impressive UFC debuts, which fractured relationship will likely be repaired soonest, the fight he’s looking forward to the most in 2022, open scoring, and much more On the Nose. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Ariel Helwani (12:22) takes a look back at busy combat weekend, puts Pat McAfee on the Wall of Fame, and breaks down UFC 268 with New York Ric. Chris Barnett (33:54) discusses his highlight-reel knockout at UFC 268, his father’s advice, how he started MMA, and more. Ian Garry (1:03:46) talks about his love of NFL and golf, when he finally felt overwhelmed before his UFC debut, his knockout, how many times he’s watched his debut, Conor McGregor’s messages, and more. Marlon Vera (1:47:46) discusses his fight week at MSG, his memorable knockout against Frankie Edgar at UFC 268, the knockout photo, his childhood, who he wants next, and more. Max Holloway (2:34:23) talks about facing Yair Rodriguez next, why he didn’t fight in July, why he’ll be at the stairs and not an elevator, Alexander Volkanovski vs. Brian Ortega, and more. Rose Namajunas (3:01:27) discusses her UFC 268 title defense, getting the belt from Halle Berry, what she expected from Zhang Weili, why she was upset by an ESPN error, what’s next, and more. GC (3:34:31) and Helwani take a look back at the bets this past weekend. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Ian Garry (2:24) discusses his MSG debut at UFC 268, what’s up with him and Michael Chandler, quitting college and the letter from his mom, his first meeting with Conor McGregor, his job as a window cleaner, and more. Jiri Prochazka (40:45) discusses life as the backup for UFC 267 main event, what Jan Blachowicz did wrong, what he thinks of Aleksandar Rakic’s comments, why he’s beating up a tree in a training session, and more. Alex Pereira (1:00:40) explains Glover Teixeira will be in his corner at UFC 268, why he left kickboxing for MMA, a trilogy fight with Israel Adesanya, how he quit drinking, and more. Bruce Buffer (1:35:37) talks about contracting COVID-19, his lengthy streak announcing UFC events, what it was like missing UFC 267, his return at UFC 268, and more. James Gallagher (2:08:00) explains why he left Ireland to train in Kansas City, his focus, why he missed first fight against Patchy Mix, and more. Pat McAfee (2:55:39) surprises the show to help Ariel work out his beef with Daniel Cormier, and more. GC and Helwani (2:36:14) take a closer look at bets for UFC 268. In his latest On the Nose segment (3:35:06), Ariel discusses the rumored Khamzat Chimaev vs. Nate Diaz fight, his best all-time MMA matches, why he doesn’t attend UFC fights anymore, and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Ariel Helwani recaps a memorable UFC 267 this past weekend. Petr Yan (11:04) talks about his clash with Cory Sandhagen at UFC 267, a possible future unification title fight against Aljamain Sterling, his tan, and more. Dan Hardy (30:45) discusses his urge to fight again, why he wants to box Tyron Woodley, his infamous exchange with Herb Dean, his UFC departure, and more. Lerone Murphy (1:07:06) talks about his performance at UFC 267, how he was shot twice after leaving a barber in 2013, when he started mixed martial arts, Tommy Fury vs. Jake Paul, and more. Aljamain Sterling (1:36:08) discusses the UFC 267 co-main event between Petr Yan and Cory Sandhagen, if he wanted rematch with Yan next, when he’s ready to return, his response to T.J. Dillashaw’s comments, and more. Anthony Smith (2:05:11) discusses the UFC 267 main event, a potential showdown between Glover Teixeira and Jiri Prochazka, his knee injury and a possible return, and more. GC and Helwani (2:28:31) recap the best bets for UFC 267 this past weekend. Eric Jackman (2:48:41), aka New York Ric, makes his return to The MMA Hour. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
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Jeff Strange

Great show guys. Enjoyed the format for this one. An audio listener, it was like an expanded version of the dearly missed "MMA Beat". What a great year to be a fan of combat sports! Thanks. Jeff. BC Canada.

Jan 5th
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Shawn Cahill

Dom says "there's no set answers", while giving a set answer 😄

Dec 14th
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Shawn Cahill

Best guest on this episode: Ariel's mom 😁

Nov 25th
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Shawn Cahill

Buffer is misinformed about vaccination preventing hospitalization. Search "vaccinated vs unvaccinated hospital".

Nov 4th
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Shawn Cahill

Gotta love how Dillashaw makes a singular weight class (145) into plural "145's".

Oct 8th
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Shawn Cahill

If anyone ever reads this comment, please let me know.

Sep 22nd
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Rob Ruiz

Ariel queefs

Sep 17th
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