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The MMA Hour with Ariel Helwani

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.From SB Nation and the Vox Media Podcast Network.

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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.From SB Nation and the Vox Media Podcast Network.

Chael Sonnen, Kayla Harrison, Glover Teixeira, Olivier Aubin-Mercier, and more

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In the latest On the Nose around (9:11), Ariel Helwani discusses UFC commentators, if he was a manager for Kayla Harrison, open scoring and PFL, Canada’s World Cup showing, Valentina Shevchenko vs. Amanda Nunes 3, multiple fighters hanging out with Ramzan Kadyrov, his message to Artem Lobov and Conor McGregor, and more.

Kayla Harrison around (46:28) discusses her first MMA loss at the PFL world championships, the last time she lost in anything, if she agreed with the judges, what she wants next, and more.

Olivier Aubin-Mercier around (1:16:34) discusses his PFL lightweight title, his tough road to the title, his financial struggles during the pandemic, his treatment in the PFL, how he celebrated the win, GSP’s advice during the fight, the finish, and more.

The parlay pals around (1:39:42) make their selection for this weekend, and GC makes his picks for UFC Orlando.

Glover Teixeira around (1:59:57) discusses what happened recently with UFC 282, why he could have faced Jan Blachowicz instead of Magomed Ankalaev at UFC 282, if the UFC has reached out since the change, his chat with Jiri Prochazka, the death of Anthony Johnson, who will win the UFC 282 main event, Alex Pereira’s title win, and more.

Chael Sonnen around (2:28:48) discusses the UFC 282 main event change, Alex Pereira’s future, World Cup issues, Conor McGregor situation with USADA, Nate Diaz’s future, his issues with John Cena, Twitter, Tito Ortiz fight, and more.


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Nov 30 2022

4hr 13mins

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Tyson Fury, Jan Blachowicz, plus Alex Pereira, Larissa Pacheco and Brendan Loughnane all in studio.

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The Parlay Pals around (8:29) discuss Kayla Harrison's performance, whether to ban Frank from the Parlay Pals, suggestions for the next season of PFL, the shakeup with UFC 282 and Ariel's reaction to the UFC's matchmaking choices, and more.

GC around (56:44) looks back at his picks for the PFL Championships and the biggest winners for last weekend.

Tyson Fury around (1:07:55) discusses his upcoming trilogy fight with Derek Chisora, why he decided to return to boxing, why the fights with Anthony Joshua and Oleksandr Usyk didn’t happen, his dad vs. Jake Paul, and more.

Alex Pereira around (1:34:38) discusses how life has changed since he’s champion, if he thought he would be champ this quickly, if he was injured before UFC 281, his past fight history with Israel Adesanya, his UFC 281 title fight and the corner advice, what makes him upset, if he wants to fight Khamzat Chimaev, if Adesanya really wants a rematch next, his classic social media clips, and more.

Jan Blachowicz around (2:26:27) discusses how he ended up in the UFC 282 main event and a light heavyweight title shot, how he found out, the Israel Adesanya vs. Alex Pereira fight, his rock climbing, how the UFC 282 main event will end, and more.

Larissa Pacheco around (2:47:00) discusses her upset win over Kayla Harrison, the best part of the victory, why she was so confident heading into the title fight, the title fight, if she felt disrespected, why she was out for three years, fighting Cris Cyborg, Kayla Harrison manager Ali Abdelaziz’s actions during the fight, Pacheco’s tattoos, Aspen Ladd’s PFL debut, and more.

Brendan Loughnane around (3:25:52) discusses his big win over Bubba Jenkins at PFL Championships, his celebrations afterwards, his phone call with Jenkins the day after, Ariel’s feud with Darren Till, his cross-country trip, Conor McGregor’s tweet, who he wants next, and more.


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Nov 28 2022

4hr 14mins

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Kayla Harrison, Brendan Loughnane and Marlon Moraes all in studio, and more

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The parlay pals around (6:57) make their pick for this weekend’s PFL event, and GC makes his best bets for the PFL Championships.

In the latest On the Nose around (21:46), Ariel Helwani discusses Canada and the World Cup, Kayla Harrison’s future, Fedor’s retirement fight on CBS, Paulo Costa’s contract issues, ONE’s issues, Khabib’s GOAT status, favorite Franks in history, and more.

Marlon Moraes around (1:06:26) discusses his upcoming PFL debut Friday, why he decided to retire in and return, what happened during his recent skid, how he ended up in the PFL, how he linked up with Mark Henry, Frankie Edgar’s final UFC fight, and more.

Brendan Loughnane around (1:37:50) discusses his upcoming PFL championship fight, his cross-country trip after the event, the pressure he faced in his last event, working as a security officer at a strip club, what has changed for him, and more.

Kayla Harrison around (2:03:15) talks about her upcoming title fight against Larissa Pacheco in PFL main event Friday, the pressure, her difficult year, how many fights left on her deal, if Cyborg is on the horizon, what she wants to accomplish yet, and more.


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Nov 23 2022

2hr 52mins

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Michael Chandler, Terence Crawford, Ryan Spann, Vanessa Demopoulos, and more

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The parlay pals around (7:19) discuss the end of their lengthy skid and the latest drama involving Dillon Danis.

Terence Crawford around (39:34) gives his side of the situation with the failed Errol Spence negotiations, who he blames for the fight not coming together, being an independent boxer and how that influences negotiations, his upcoming fight with David Avanesyan, the potential pitfalls of the matchup, and more.

Vanessa Demopoulos around (1:02:13) talks about her big win at UFC Vegas 65, lessons learned from her short-notice loss against JJ Aldrich, her "aggressive" childhood and fighting growing up, being raised by her grandparents, retiring from exotic dancing one year ago, her work as a self-taught aerialist, falling 2 stories from a pole while dancing, how she got into the business and advice from her father, her book on exotic dancing, "Stripper Bible," how a strip club manager got her into MMA, and her goals for her career, and the similarities between being a stripper and MMA fighter.

GC around (1:29:31) looks into this past weekend’s bets for UFC Vegas 65 and some of the biggest winners as well.

Ryan Spann around (1:40:43) discusses his big win at UFC 281, why he missed weight, missed opportunities, Anthony Smith’s comments, when he would like to return, and more.

Michael Chandler around (2:03:03) discusses his loss to Dustin Poirier at UFC 281, his style of fighting, the animosity with Poirier, any regrets, fighting with a broken nose, his controversial actions during the fight, a possible clashes with Conor McGregor and Jorge Masvidal, Anthony Johnson’s legacy, and more.

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Nov 21 2022

2hr 50mins

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Dustin Poirier, Yair Rodriguez, Renato Moicano, Jason House in studio and more

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In the latest On the Nose around (7:16), Ariel Helwani discusses if Eddie Alvarez vs. Michael Chandler 3 could happen, what’s next for Dustin Poirier, World Cup picks, Alex Pereira’s rise to champion, Michael Chandler vs. Conor McGregor, ranking NYC UFC events, the interim FW title shot, and more.

Manager Jason House around (54:53) discusses how he handles a massive roster, how he got his start, his relationship with the UFC, Brandon Moreno winning the UFC title, what’s next for Chito Vera, fighter pay, and more.

Renato Moicano around (1:24:36) discusses what took so long to break out of his shell, his UFC 281 performance, where he learned English, the lack of respect he was getting in the rankings, fighter pay, and more.

Dustin Poirier around (1:48:02) discusses his win over Michael Chandler at UFC 281, a headbutt in the first round, if there was any ring rust, meeting Mike Tyson, the Marvin Hagler hat, if he thought Michael Chandler blew his nose on him on purpose, the fish hook, why he bit Chandler, the third round slam, what he said to Chandler after the fight, what’s next, and more.

The parlay pals around (2:28:11) pick their latest parlay and GC makes his latest picks for Bellator 288, UFC Vegas 65, and World Cup 2022.

Yair Rodriguez around (3:00:54) discusses his UFC interim featherweight title fight against Josh Emmett at UFC 284, what he thinks of Emmett as a fighter, riding horses, and more.


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Nov 16 2022

3hr 52mins

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Israel Adesanya in studio, Chris Gutierrez in studio, Erin Blanchfield, Matt Frevola, David Taylor in studio, and more

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Ariel Helwani around (7:28) looks back at the career and legacy of former UFC title challenger Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson.

The parlay pals around (19:55) discuss all the major storylines coming from UFC 281, including Alex Pereira's shocking win over Israel Adesanya, whether Frankie Edgar vs. Chris Gutierrez or Molly McCann vs. Erin Blanchfield was a poorer matchup, the Parlay Pals' bad beat and more.

Chris Gutierrez around (1:01:19) reflects on his "surreal" victory over Frankie Edgar, his history with Edgar, his reaction to seeing Edgar hit the canvas, his coach Mark Montoya's health problems, nasty messages he received from fans before the fight, how he got into martial arts and MMA, his street-fighting days, a custody battle over his son and how MMA was used against him in court, legal accusations against him, next potential opponent, and more.

David Taylor, around (1:31:58) an Olympic gold medalist and world champion in freestyle wrestling, discusses possibly making a move to mixed martial arts, Bo Nickal’s path, 2024 Olympics, WWE, and more.

Erin Blanchfield around (2:03:56) discusses her performance against Molly McCann at UFC 281, getting booed for the first time, the finish, her celebration, who she wants next, and more.

Matt Frevola around (2:16:42) discusses his performance at UFC 281, his unique UFC fight announcement, his nickname and his family’s nicknames, his walkout song, wanting Paddy Pimblett next, deepwater training, and more.

The parlay pals around (2:36:42) discuss the UFC interim featherweight title shot and odds for next week’s combat events.

Israel Adesanya around (3:07:15) discusses how he’s dealing with his loss at UFC 281, his performance, his fight week, fight night, Brad Riddell’s decision to step away, his walkout song, the finish, sparring with Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson, when he wants to return, why he wants Alex Pereira next, the reaction from fans, and more.


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Nov 14 2022

4hr 12mins

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DC & Helwani reunion special (in studio!), UFC 281 preview

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In the latest On the Nose around (8:38), Ariel Helwani discusses what’s next for Israel Adesanya if he wins at UFC 281, if a title shot is on the line for Chandler for Poirier, the UFC 283 main event, Alexander Volkanovski’s next fight, the UFC 281 fight card order, WWE Crowne Jewel event, and more.

Daniel Cormier around (57:16) goes down memory lane with Ariel and also discusses Cain Velasquez’s release, Jake Paul and Logan Paul, his top 5 fighters list, when he should have retired, if Jon Jones will ever compete at heavyweight, the UFC 281 main event, and more.

Ariel Helwani around (1:36:58) resumes answering questions about the Paul vs. Silva pay-per-view, if your kid wants to be a MMA fighter, is there an NBA coach like Eugene Bareman, top MMA teams over the years, Mayweather vs. Deji, potential MMA trades, and more.

The parlay pals around (2:39:29) make their pick for UFC 281, and GC around (3:04:33) selects his top bets for Saturday’s event.


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Nov 09 2022

3hr 40mins

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City Kickboxing in studio with Israel Adesanya, Eugene Bareman, Dan Hooker, Brad Riddell and Carlos Ulberg

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Ariel Helwani and the crew around (05:15) talk about their latest parlay, UFC Vegas 64, GC’s latest picks, the questionable line movement at the event, and more.

Eugene Bareman around (23:10) talks about a "fractured" phase of City Kickboxing's training and how everyone needed "a kick in the behind" to prepare for UFC 281, why Israel Adesanya was the last to come around, his reaction to criticism of Adesanya's performance against Jared Cannonier, what he expects from Alex Pereira at UFC 281, how he has "flashbacks" to Adesanya's knockout loss to Pereira and told a "boldface lie" to keep him to keep him from coming back too soon.

Carlos Ulberg around (55:01) talks about his UFC 281 fight with Nicolae Negumereanu, how he didn't like making his octagon debut at the UFC APEX, how he responded to City Kickboxing coach Eugene Bareman's "intense" demand to bond for UFC 281, the team's dreaded "spider" drill, why he changed his nickname, how he used to host "ladies night" at clubs, growing up as a street fighter, and what he learned from his first UFC loss.

Brad Riddell around (1:22:52) discusses a trip to the Phuket Vegetarian Festival, his two-fight skid in the UFC, the lessons he has learned in MMA, his coach’s inspirational talk, if he wants to become a coach down the road, Alexander Volkanovski vs. Islam Makhachev, and more.

Dan Hooker around (1:56:38) discusses if the pandemic stunted his career growth, his last performance against Arnold Allen, why he cut ties to featherweight division, Coach Bareman’s tough talk, Dustin Poirier vs. Michael Chandler, and more.

Israel Adesanya around (2:31:12) discusses his performance against Jared Cannonier, his lunch with GSP, why this UFC 281 main event is “personal,” why he didn’t finish Alex Pereira in their second kickboxing fight, why he really left kickboxing, Jake Paul vs. Anderson Silva, how he ended up as the Undertaker at the UFC 276 walkout, Alexander Volkanovski vs. Islam Makhachev, Francis Ngannou’s future, and more.


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Nov 07 2022

3hr 32mins

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TJ Dillashaw, Arnold Allen, Jared Gordon, BJ Flores, and more

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In the latest On the Nose around (9:20), Ariel Helwani discusses Josh Thomson’s recent comments about the MMA media, best MMA moments as of late, current MMA fighters vs. Jake Paul, his suits, union talk, Jon Jones’ return and Stipe Miocic’s future, which wrestler would be helped by manager Heelwani, Kyrie Irving, Tyson Fury’s recent interview, Elon Musk and Twitter, and more.

Arnold Allen around (1:18:00) discusses his performance against Calvin Kattar, training for an upcoming marathon, getting booed at the UFC Apex, what will be next, his Vince Carter jersey, and more.

T.J. Dillashaw around (1:44:38) discusses his performance against Aljamain Sterling at UFC 280, his shoulder injury, when he first injured it during a TUF coach challenge, why he took the fight injured, the fallout after the fight, the quality of Sterling as champion, if he will return, Cody Garbrandt’s recent comments, and more.

Coach BJ Flores around (2:15:23) discusses Jake Paul’s performance against Anderson Silva, Paul’s gas tank and defense, if a boxer should be next for Paul, why he doesn’t prefer Paul to face Tommy Fury next, and more.

Jared Gordon around (2:48:36) discusses his upcoming fight against Paddy Pimblett, if this is the biggest fight of his career, what he thinks of Pimblett as a fighter, why he skips watching UFC events, his sobriety, and more.

The parlay pals around (3:19:23) make their pick for this weekend. Also, GC around (3:36:00) makes his picks for UFC Vegas 64.


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Nov 02 2022

4hr 20mins

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Jake Paul, Sean O’Malley, Katie Taylor, Sean Brady, Tommy Fury, Sayif Saud, and more

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Ariel Helwani and Eric Jackman around (5:48) discuss Jake Paul’s latest win over Anderson Silva, the people calling the fight fixed, and what’s next for Paul.

Tommy Fury around (21:34) discusses Jake Paul’s decision win over Anderson Silva, whether Paul’s performance was impressive, the reason Paul vs. Fury fell apart, why Paul would be an easy fight, his upcoming fight against Paul Bamba, why he’d beat Paul and KSI in the same night, why Paul’s Canelo callout is clickbait, and more.

Katie Taylor around (40:51) discusses her unanimous decision win over Karen Elizabeth Carabajal, the pressure on her as a big favorite, why her next fight should be at Croke Park, whether that fight needs to be Amanda Serrano, why Jake Paul and Eddie Hearn need to squash their beef to get the Amanda Serrano rematch done, and more.

Ariel Helwani around (57:35) discusses what happened between Nate Diaz and Jake Paul’s camp during fight night. Also, GC looks back at past bets.

Fortis MMA coach Sayif Saud around (1:17:22) discusses Uriah Hall’s performance against Le’Veon Bell, if Hall will continue to box, if Hall can beat Jake Paul, ‘funky’ judging, open scoring, cornering fighters, and more.

Sean Brady around (1:42:31) discusses his loss to Belal Muhammad at UFC 280, the pressure of being undefeated, how he dealt with the loss, how he’s mixing things up with training, nasty messages from the fans, when he would like to return, and more.

Sean O’Malley around (1:58:12) discusses his win over Petr Yan at UFC 280, what rounds he won, how tough Yan was, if a title shot is next, facing Henry Cejudo, O’Malley vs. Chito Vera 2, Jake Paul’s performance, and more.

Ariel, GC and NewYorkRic around (2:27:23) debate who is the GOAT and rankings.

Jake Paul around (3:07:42) discusses his big win over Anderson Silva, how surreal the fight was, Silva’s antics during the fight, why body shots were the difference in the fight, whether he was surprised by the boos, his thoughts heading into the eighth round, the reaction he’s gotten from the fight, accusations of the result being rigged, whether he’s interested in fighting Tommy Fury, why Nate Diaz is an easier opponent than Silva, a potential fight against Floyd Mayweather, and more.

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Oct 31 2022

3hr 41mins

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Calvin Kattar, Arnold Allen, Katie Taylor, Fabian Edwards, and more

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Ariel weighs in on the rankings in light of Islam Makhachev and Aljamain Sterling's wins at UFC 280, the presence of Roman Kadyrov's son at the event and fighters' relationship to the Chechen dictator, Conor McGregor's recently revealed USADA status, whether the UFC engages in "sportswashing," his interview with AEW founder Tony Khan and Tony Schiavone's reaction to it, his relationship with Jake Paul after Paul's rip of Luke Rockhold, the team's favorite horror movies, and more.

Katie around (1:15:15) discusses why she disappeared from the public eye after her fight with Amanda Serrano, reflecting on the experience of fighting in Madison Square Garden, thoughts on the scorecards, why an immediate rematch with Serrano didn't happen, why her fight with Karen Carabajal isn't taking place at Croke Park, whether she might rematch Serrano next and Dublin's Croke Park could host, her reaction to Claressa Shields' win over Savannah Marshall, the possibility of fighting Holly Holm or Cris Cyborg, and more.

Arnold around (1:48:01) discusses his UFC Vegas 63 headliner against Calvin Kattar, the fight taking place at UFC APEX and what's at stake in the matchup, the possibility of fighting on a stadium show headlined by teammate Leon Edwards' rematch with Kamaru Usman, whether Leon set an example for humble fighters, explaining his funnier tweets as of late, and more.

Fabian around (2:12:31) talks about fighting Charlie Ward, his desire to face Gegard Mousasi and instead being told he's two fights from a title shot, his reaction to brother Leon's knockout of Kamaru Usman, the "knock-on" effects of Leon's win on their training, whether he was ever close to signing with the UFC, how he got into MMA independent of Leon, the crazy experience of his first amateur fight, his past as a janitor and a carpenter, his thoughts on champ Johnny Eblen, desire to fight Gegard Mousasi next, fighting out his contract to test the MMA marketplace, and more.

Kattar around (2:32:29( reacts to his loss to Josh Emmett at UFC Austin, his issues with the scoring of the fight, the financial blow of losing, the status of appealing the result, his position on open scoring, his thoughts on Arnold Allen as an opponent, his experience as a local MMA promoter with last-second changes, his thoughts on Alexander Volkanovski facing Islam Makhachev, possibly getting into the title picture if contenders like Emmett and Yair Rodriguez are unable to capitalize, and more.

The parlay pals around (2:56:13) are back to discuss all the best bets for this weekend including Jake Paul vs. Anderson Silva, UFC Vegas 63 and more.

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Oct 25 2022

3hr 26mins

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UFC 280 reaction, Aljamain Sterling, Marlon Vera, Muhammad Mokaev, Manon Fiorot, and more

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Ariel Helwani around (6:51) wraps up UFC 280 and Islam Makhachev’s impressive win in Abu Dhabi.

Ajlamain Sterling around (18:43) discusses his UFC 280 title defense over T.J. Dillashaw, Dillashaw’s shoulder injury and whether he knew about it beforehand, the fan reaction to the fight, Sean O’Malley’s controversial win over Petr Yan, what’s next, Henry Cejudo, whether the UFC was upset that he won, clearing $1,000,000 in his bank account, and more.

Manon Fiorot around (47:05) discusses her UFC 280 victory over Katlyn Chookagian, why she didn’t like her performance, wanting to fight Alexa Grasso in a No. 1 contender fight next, not being impressed by Grasso’s latest win, how she’d fare against Valentina Shevchenko, her fashion style, and more.

Muhammad Mokaev around (1:11:28) discusses his big win at UFC 280, his issues with Malcon Gordon, if he felt the pressure, who he wants to fight next, what he thinks of Jeff Molina, his health scare before the fight, if he ran into Khabib Nurmagomedov before the fight, and more.

Marlon Vera around (1:33:02) discusses what he thought of the UFC 280 co-main event, who won the Sean O’Malley vs. Petr Yan fight, if Vera should get a title shot next, if Henry Cejudo deserves a title shot next, what happened with Cory Sandhagen callout, when he wants to fight again, and more.

Ariel Helwani, NewYorkRic, and GC around (2:04:34) take a closer look at UFC 280 and the top fights to make coming out of the star-studded event.

GC around (3:04:35) takes a look back at his best bets for UFC 280 and their latest parlay.


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Oct 24 2022

3hr 43mins

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Dominick Cruz, Ben Askren, Alistair Overeem, Alexa Grasso. UFC 280 preview, and more

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In the latest On the Nose around (11:00), Ariel Helwani gives Charles Oliveira and Islam Makhachev post-fight promos if they win at UFC 280, UFC fighters and gambling, Power Slap League, AEW angles, Chito Vera’s next fight, if PFL is gaining ground on UFC, his wings error, and more.

Alexa Grasso around (1:15:15) discusses her UFC Vegas 62 main event, the pressure of being labeled “Mexican Ronda” Rousey, what grade she would give her performance, what she was like during high school, and more.

Alistair Overeem around (1:38:47) talks about his performance at Glory Collision 4, his 72-hour fast, how he felt about open scoring, how he really feels about Rico Verhoeven, what’s next, how he feels about Glory, if he has ruled out MMA return, if he will ever do pro wrestling, and more.

Ben Askren around (1:59:24) discusses his new book, Bo Nickal’s path in UFC, Nickal vs. Khamzat Chimaev, Leon Edwards vs. Kamaru Usman 2, what he remembers from the Jorge Masvidal fight, how he’s remembered for his losses, the trade to the UFC, Jake Paul vs. Anderson Silva, and more.

Dominick Cruz around (2:41:50) discusses his loss to Chito Vera at UFC San Diego, what went wrong, if he needs to change up his style, Aljamain Sterling vs. T.J. Dillashaw, who is bantamweight GOAT, his future plans, the top fights at UFC 280, and more.

The parlay pals around (3:29:18) make their latest parlay and GC makes his bets for UFC 280 on Saturday.


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Oct 19 2022

4hr 28mins

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Jiri Prochazka, Petr Yan, Javier Mendez, John Hathaway, and more

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Ariel Helwani around (5:50) discusses a busy weekend in combat sports, his issues with the UFC Apex events, and UFC 280. He also names the best division in the UFC.

John Hathaway around (30:57) discusses his comeback win this past weekend in Germany, the experience of fighting for the first time in 10 years, whether he'll fight with his current promotion, Oktagon, or move back to the UFC, when he wants to fight next, being back in the MMA limelight, being an inspiration for others who've dealt with Crohn's disease, and more.

Javier Mendez around (59:24) discusses the first time he met Islam Makhachev, Makhachev's path compared to Khabib Nurmagomedov, Islam rejecting his nickname offer, how Khabib is different than father Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov than he is as a coach, what makes Khabib a great coach, how a misunderstanding made Khabib go "crazy" in the gym, whether Khabib ever gets the urge to come back, his breakdown of Islam's UFC 280 title fight against Charles Oliveira, and more.

The parlay pals around (1:31:02) reunite to discuss last weekend’s parlay and look back at GC’s bets for UFC Vegas 62.

Petr Yan around (1:58:41) discusses his reaction facing Sean O’Malley at UFC 280, if O’Malley is on his level, why he didn’t face Chito Vera, why he came up short in his last fight against Aljamain Sterling, his recent meeting with Sterling, if he should get a title shot with a win Saturday, how the O’Malley fight will end, and more.

Jiri Prochazka around (2:25:26) discusses his title rematch with Glover Teixeira, why the fight is in Vegas, his hair, why the belt is near him for meditation, his recent trip to Egypt, the things he has changed since he has become champ, and more.

Ariel Helwani around (2:50:23) gives an update on Jon Jones and UFC 282.


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Oct 17 2022

3hr 8mins

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Alexander Volkanovski, Kevin Holland, Shawn Michaels, Chatri Sityodtong in studio, Aspen Ladd, Lance Palmer, Brandon Royval, and more

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In the latest On the Nose around (8:13), Ariel Helwani discusses the UFC’s crowded featherweight division, Ariel’s big weekend, Extreme Rules, the Tony Khan interview, Jon Jones’ return, and more.

Brandon Royval around (55:20) discusses his upcoming clash at UFC Vegas 62, how he got his nickname, how he feels about returning to the UFC Apex, the stakes for this weekend, sleeping in his car, and more.

Aspen Ladd around (1:17:19) discusses her upcoming fight against Julia Budd in her PFL debut, her UFC departure, Dana White’s comments, how she ended up in the PFL, and more.

Shawn Michaels around (1:35:36) discusses his moment in the ring with Triple H recently, life without Vince McMahon at the WWE, how NXT has changed, his recent conversations with Bret Hart, Jessica-Rose Clark walking out to one of his songs, and more.

ONE CEO Chatri Sityodtong around (2:05:21) discusses the trade of DJ/Ben Askren, how they landed Roberto Soldic, the departure of Eddie Alvarez, their interest in Nate Diaz, how his mom inspired him, the turning point for ONE, future events in the U.S., and more.

Kevin Holland around (2:46:55) discusses if his retirement was real, what brought him back, facing Stephen Thompson next, if he regrets facing Khamzat Chimaev, his new necklace, if he would ever train with Chimaev, why he started a podcast, and more.

Lance Palmer around (3:18:50) discusses his relationship with the PFL, when his issues all started, his free agency, his dream opponent, his advice to younger fighters, and more.

The parlay pals around (3:42:27) make their pick for this upcoming weekend.

Alexander Volkanovski around (3:56:55) discusses how he became the backup fighter for the UFC 280 main event, his hand injury, if a lightweight title shot would be next, which fighter would be a better matchup for him, his recent interaction with Hasbulla, and more.

GC makes his picks around (4:41:47) for the upcoming busy combat sports weekend.

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Oct 13 2022

5hr 23mins

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Bo Nickal, Alistair Overeem & Badr Hari face-to-face, A.J. McKee, Ben Rothwell, Yan Xiaonan, and more

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A.J. McKee around (4:41) discusses his lightweight debut at Bellator 286, if he will return to 145 pounds, his issues with Patricio Pitbull’s performance, what he wants next, how much money he threw into his crowd, and more.

Yan Xiaonan around (24:13) discusses her performance at UFC Vegas 61, how tough the last year was for her, why she likes Team Alpha Male, why she was fighting boys in her childhood, how many times did she win, if she met Mark Zuckerberg at the event, who she wants next, and more.

Ben Rothwell around (43:44) discusses his performance at BKFC 30, his robe, what he was thinking about before his debut, and more.

Alistair Overeem and Badr Hari around (1:00:20) discuss their upcoming clash at Glory Collision 4, if the fight is personal for either one of them, what’s the difference between the first two fights, the rough patches in their careers, and more.

Bo Nickal around (1:40:18) discusses his DWCS run, his upcoming fight at UFC 282, how he has dealt with expectations, how MMA fighters can act more professional, his issues with Khamzat Chimaev, being on the UFC 4 video game, the status of his octagon debut at UFC 282, his demand to fight on the pay-per-view main card, interest from the WWE, how a wrestling match with Logan Paul would turn out, his prediction he'll be fighting for the belt by mid-2024, callouts from Chris Curtis and Darren Till, and more.

Ariel Helwani, NewYorkRic and Conner Burks around (2:10:28) discuss the potential of Bo Nickal, how he would fare against the best welterweights in the world, predictions for Nickal's possible fight with Jamie Pickett at UFC 282, the stars of UFC Vegas 61 and Bellator 286, and more.

The parlay pals around (2:40:55) look back at their most recent parlay, the best bets at UFC Vegas 61 and Bellator 286, and more.


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Oct 03 2022

3hr 25mins

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Eddie Alvarez, Scott Coker, John Hathaway, Chris Avila, and more

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In the latest On the Nose around (10:33), Ariel Helwani discusses the mystery around UFC Vegas 61 , Bo Nickal’s ceiling, how to fix Bellator, the future of Combate, ONE Championship, PFL’s first PPV, the unofficial UFC grand prixs at lightweight and bantamweight and which one is more intriguing, the ongoing saga of booking Tyson Fury vs. Anthony Joshua, Aspen Ladd's next potential move, and more.

Eddie Alvarez around (1:01:01) discusses what happened with ONE Championship, how many fights he has left in his career, how he will make up his mind for his next stop, the power of free agency, advice for younger fighters, Nate Diaz, Joe Pyfer, and more.

John Hathaway around (1:33:57) discusses his long break from MMA, the three surgeries he had to endure, how hard it was to watch MMA early, why he’s coming back now, USADA testing, how he ended up at Oktagon MMA, his last UFC loss, how his diet has changed,

Scott Cokeraround (2:05:05) discusses Bellator Dublin, his current roster, lightweight tournament, allowing fighters to compete in other sports, Cris Cyborg’s future, A.J. McKee, how long Coker will run Bellator, the greatest fights he’s ever seen in person, Fedor Emelianenko’s next fight, and more.

Chris Avila around (2:39:25) discusses facing Dr. Mike on the Paul vs. Silva undercard, his boxing future, if he was close to facing Chad Ochocinco, how MVP treats him, Nate Diaz’s possible final fight in the UFC, how Diaz helps him during boxing fights, and more.

The parlay pals around (3:00:28) discuss a recent AEW trip, their recent parlay and the bets last weekend. The crew also picks its latest parlay, and GC also makes picks for UFC Vegas 61 and Bellator 286 on Saturday.


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Sep 28 2022

4hr 17mins

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Anderson Silva, Yoel Romero, Andre Fili, Damon Jackson, Campbell McLaren, and more

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Ariel Helwani talks to NewYorkRic around (10:48) about his new hairstyle and where the hair will be donated. The parlay pals also reveal their latest parlay.

Damon Jackson talks around (32:00) about his emotional win at UFC Vegas 60, if he ever considered pulling out of the fight, what his brother meant to him, his new nickname, how he bounced back after his UFC departure, what’s next, and more.

Anderson Silva discusses around (1:01:07) his upcoming boxing fight against Jake Paul, if the boxing community respects him, why he’s taking the fight, his only problem with Dana White, if he will do MMA again, when he might call it quits, the UFC Hall of Fame, Jose Aldo’s retirement, and more.

Andre Fili discusses around (1:42:25) his big win at UFC Vegas 60, his new hairstyle, possible regrets from his fight, why he was so angry going up, how he has changed growing up, why he decided to hide a recent tragedy from his family, how he turned things around emotionally, doing standup comedy, Jose Aldo’s retirement, and more.

Yoel Romero discusses around (2:16:49) his upcoming Bellator fight against Melvin Manhoef in Ireland, how Conor McGregor has been helpful, his weight cut for light heavyweight, if he plans to return to 185 pounds, how he feels at Bellator, if a title shot is next, his fight against Israel Adesanya, how many boring fights he has had, and more.

Campbell McLaren discusses around (2:47:12) why Combate Global should be considered one of the top promotions in the U.S., how it is different than the UFC, the big women’s fight coming up, the strategy of adding fighters now, how much the pandemic hurt, who owns the promotion, and more.

GC around (3:24:01) makes his picks for a busy combat sports weekend.

In the latest On the Nose around (3:33:33), Ariel Helwani discusses Paulo Costa’s evolution, Jose Aldo’s legacy, Jon Jones’ heavyweight return, gambling and the UFC, MJF interview, Eddie Alvarez’s next stop, Ariel’s career start, Aspen Ladd’s future, and more.


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Sep 21 2022

4hr 49mins

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Paulo Costa in studio, MJF in studio, Action Bronson in studio, Cory Sandhagen, Joe Pyfer, and more

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Ariel Helwani kicks off show by looking back at Jose Aldo’s career and his legacy.

Maxwell Jacob Friedman around (7:05) discusses his new AEW contract, where he went during his time off, the departure of Cody Rhodes, his relationship with Tony Khan, his return in Chicago, his feud with CM Punk, his issues with Jon Moxley, Vince McMahon’s retirement, and more.

Action Bronson around (58:48) discusses his motivation, his childhood, where he trained to wrestle, the toughness of ‘Robocop’ at UFC Vegas 60, his friendship with Chito Vera, the UFC bantamweight title picture, his new head tattoo, Israel Adesanya, Nate Diaz, and more.

Paulo Costa around (2:06:23) discusses his secret juice, his feud with Khamzat Chimaev, Jose Aldo’s retirement, his past as an IT worker, getting beaten up as a kid, and his run-in with a nurse in Brazil. He also gives NewYorkRic a special haircut.

Cory Sandhagen around (3:06:51) discusses his big win over Song Yadong at UFC Vegas 60, Yadong’s cut, how his Petr Yan lessons paid off, who he wants next, why Henry Cejudo shouldn’t get immediate title shot upon his return, and more.

Joe Pyfer around (3:31:52) discusses the big win in his UFC debut, driving exotic cars and Dana White’s Ferrari, how he stayed focused through tough times, his rough childhood, “Be Joe Pyfer,” and more.

The MMA Hour crew around (4:12:51) discusses how its recent parlay did, UFC Vegas 60 bets, and the big hitters for the week.


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Sep 19 2022

4hr 33mins

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Michael Chandler, Cory Sandhagen, Eddie Hearn, Daniel Rodriguez, Gennady Golovkin, and more

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In the latest On the Nose around (7:12), Ariel Helwani discusses Nate Diaz’s departure with the UFC, Khamzat Chimaev’s heel turn, what’s next for Tony Ferguson, Chael Sonnen hosting Showtime pressers for Paul vs. Silva, Nick Diaz’s future, and more.

Michael Chandler discusses around (1:02:28) why it took so long to get the Dustin Poirier fight done at UFC 281, what happened with his incident with Poirier in July, facing Conor McGregor, Charles Oliveira vs. Islam Makhachev, Nate Diaz’s final fight, and more.

Cory Sandhagen discusses around (1:33:25) his UFC Vegas 60 main event fight against Song Yarding, his long layoff, the change in his personality, Aljamain Sterling vs. T.J. Dillashaw, Sean O’Malley vs. Petr Yan, why he skipped watching UFC 279 main event, and more.

Daniel Rodriguez discusses around (2:08:40) his close fight against Li Jingliang at UFC 279, his wild fight week, his new deal, his new tattoo, who he wants to fight next, his favorite West Coast rapper, his top sports teams, his tough background, getting into fights in jail, and more.

The MMA Hour crew around (2:34:48) reveals its latest parlay for this upcoming busy combat sports weekend. Also, GC makes his latest picks for UFC Vegas 60.

Matchroom exec Eddie Hearn around (2:59:31) talks about expectations for the trilogy between Gennady Golovkin vs. Canelo Alvarez, the status of the long-awaited Tyson Fury vs. Anthony Joshua fight, why it took so long for the heavyweight title fight to happen, his relationship with Frank Warren, Fury's "take it or leave it" deal, what happened after Joshua's "post-fight antics" in the ring after the Oleksandr Usyk fight, whether the Conor Benn vs. Chris Eubank Jr. fight is really in jeopardy, his thoughts on Jake Paul vs Anderson Silva, Katie Taylor's next move, the potential of Taylor fighting Cris Cyborg, and more.

Gennadiy Golovkin around (3:32:07) discusses his upcoming trilogy match with Canelo Alvarez this Saturday night.


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Sep 14 2022

4hr 10mins

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