Former UFC bantamweight champion Cody Garbrandt joined me on my radio show to discuss his new book, The Pact, as well as preview his upcoming rematch against T.J. Dillashaw at UFC 227. We discuss the impetus behind the book, but did into his exhausting rivalry with Dillashaw as well.



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The Mixed Martial Arts Hour is back in your life. Below is a rundown of Monday’s show:




  • 1 p.m. ET — New Invicta bantamweight champion Sarah Kaufman will talk about her title victory on Friday night.
  • 1:25 p.m. — Joanna Jędrzejczyk will preview her UFC on FOX 30 fight against Tecia Torres.
  • 1:45 p.m. — Jorge Masvidal will update us on what’s next for him.
  • 2:05 p.m. — UFC heavyweight prospect Justin Willis will discuss his rise and what’s next for him.
  • 2:25 p.m. — Muhammed Lawal will preview his Bellator 199 heavyweight tournament fight against Ryan Bader.
  • 2:45 p.m. — Paul Daley will look ahead to his Bellator 199 fight against Jon Fitch.
  • 3:05 p.m. — Junior dos Santos will discuss his recent time off due to a USADA investigation and his upcoming main event against Blagoy Ivanov.
  • 3:25 p.m. — Neiman Gracie will join us in studio to discuss his recent win and what’s next for him.
  • 4:05 p.m. — Josh Emmett will update us on the injuries he sustained against Jeremy Stephens in February.
  • 4:25 p.m. — Cody Garbrandt will join us in studio to discuss his new book, “The Pact.”
  • 5:05 p.m. — The MMA (After) Hour will air exclusively on Twitter. We’ll showcase Ric’s Picks and answer your questions sent via the hashtag #themmahour.