Senior Editor Luke Thomas discusses UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones insistence on fighting Daniel Cormier over Alexander Gustafsson, recaps UFC Fight Night 41: Munoz vs. Mousasi and The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil 3 Finale, previews UFC Fight Night 42: Benson Henderson vs. Rustam Khabilov and more.


Ariel Helwani, Chuck Mindenhall and I did a MMA Beat meets MMA Hour special on Monday. Topics: UFC double header, Wanderlei Silva-Chael Sonnen-Vitor Belfort UFC 175 madness, Bellator vs. UFC on Friday night show in Connecticut and more.

MMA Fighting ( Senior Editor Luke Thomas hosts his weekly live chat on MMA Fighting. This week the topics include UFC 173, T.J. Dillashaw’s victory over Renan Barao, Bellator 120’s pay-per-view buy rate, UFC Berlin and TUF: Brazil 3 Finale preview. Streamed live May 28, 2014.


I was included - for the first time ever - in a UFC preview. This time for UFC 169. I’ll post the full preview once it’s out.

The most recent MMA Beat, episode 27: GSP’s departure, Team Alpha Male, 2014 and pay-per-view plus much more.

Yesterday’s chat: we talk Georges St-Pierre’s semi-retirement, the pay-per-view price increase for UFC 168, Russian fighters, and more.

This is part 1. Part 2, where we actually get into the chat, can be seen here.

My take: despite defeating Fedor Emelianenko, Antonio Silva’s UFC Fight Night 33 draw with Mark Hunt is clearly the high water mark of his heavyweight career.

My sit-down interview with UFC light heavyweight champion. Our theme? Mapping his future.


MMA Beat, episode 25: GSP and the albatross of owing.