Chael Sonnen and Tito Ortiz interviews

Brett Okamoto and The Brian Campbell welcome Chael Sonnen and Tito Ortiz to the show, who will face off at Bellator 170 this weekend. Plus, some awesome Brennan Ward audio.


Be Honest: Amana Nunes & Nina Ansaroff

First female Brazilian UFC Champion Amanda Nunes joins Cari Champion to discuss how she beat Ronda Rousey in 48 seconds and why she's here to stay. Plus, her girlfriend, UFC Fighter Nina Ansaorff joins the conversation to discuss the culture of same-sex relationships in the UFC .

Woodley, Thompson heated talking up rematch (2:05)
In focus with Chael Sonnen (4:57)
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UFC's Nate Diaz applying for boxing license

UFC veteran Nate Diaz is in the process of applying for a professional boxing license in the state of Nevada, the Nevada State Athletic Commission confirmed to ESPN.com.

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UFC veteran Kennedy, 37, announces retirement

Former Strikeforce middleweight title challenger and UFC veteran Tim Kennedy, 37, has announced his retirement from active competition.

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Mousasi asking for Weidman but open to volunteers

Gegard Mousasi has one fight remaining on his UFC contract, and he's eager to book it. Finding the right opponent, however, has been a problem for the middleweight contender.

Lauzon defeats Hield by split decision (0:30)
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Garbrandt, Dillashaw named coaches for TUF 25

Newly crowned UFC bantamweight Cody Garbrandt and No. 1 contender T.J. Dillashaw have been named to coach against one another on the 25th season of "The Ultimate Fighter" reality series.

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UFC will return to New York with Buffalo event

Buffalo's KeyBank Center has agreed to host a UFC pay-per-view in April, the fourth live event in New York since the state legalized mixed martial arts last year.

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Anderson Silva back to face Brunson at UFC 208

Off since dropping a short-notice fight against Daniel Cormier at UFC 200, former champ Anderson Silva will step back into the Octagon to take on Derek Brunson on Feb. 11 at UFC 208.

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Nurmagomedov-Ferguson interim title bout set

With UFC lightweight champ Conor McGregor on break, an interim lightweight title bout between Khabib Nurmagomedov and Tony Ferguson has been slated for UFC 209.

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Mayweather has advice for Rousey (0:57)
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Esparza to fight Markos next month in Halifax

Carla Esparza will fight Randa Markos at UFC Fight Night next month in Halifax, Nova Scotia, on the undercard of Junior dos Santos-Stefan Struve, promotion officials confirmed Tuesday.

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Guillard-Njokuani to headline Bellator 171

Bellator officials announced Tuesday that Melvin Guillard will headline Bellator 171 opposite Chidi Njokuani on Jan. 27.

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UFC's White spurns Streep for Golden Globes dis

Meryl Streep's Golden Globes speech Sunday included a brief shot at the sport of MMA, which drew reactions from UFC president Dana White and Bellator MMA president Scott Coker.

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McGeary-Fields bout to headline Bellator 173

Former Bellator MMA light heavyweight champion Liam McGeary will face Chris Fields in the main event of Bellator 173 on Feb. 24 in Northern Ireland.


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Khabib Nurmagomedov tells Brett Okamoto That he plans to win the interim title at UFC 209 on March 4, unify the belt against official champion Conor McGregor and then deny McGregor a rematch.


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Former UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman will face Gegard Mousasi at UFC 210 on April 8 in Buffalo, New York. Weidman (13-2) is looking to regroup from back to back defeats. Mousasi (41-6-2) is on a four fight win streak and is entering the final fight of his UFC contract.