The Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) Hour returns with a preview of the big week ahead, changes to the fight calendar and so much more. The following is a rundown of Monday’s show:


  • 12 p.m. ET: Show open with a look ahead at the big TUF 27 Finale and UFC 226 week.
  • 12:20 p.m.: The Monday Morning Analyst with Jimmy Smith recapping Bellator 201 and looking ahead to International Fight Week.
  • 12:40 p.m.: Leslie Smith details the latest developments in her case against the UFC before the National Labor Relations Board.
  • 1:05 p.m.: Gegard Mousasi previews his fight with Rory MacDonald.
  • 1:25 p.m.: James Vick joins us to talk about his new main event slot opposite Justin Gaethje in August.
  • 1:40 p.m.: The Sound Off featuring your calls, tweets and more on the latest in MMA.

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Watch the show live below beginning at 12 p.m. ET / 9 a.m. PT / 5 p.m. GMT.


Jimmy Smith and Schaub discuss UFC 223 co-headliners rematch Rose Namajunas vs. Joanna Jedrzejczyk, and more!



BELOW THE BELT explores the intersection of combat sports and pop culture through the eyes of former fighter, comedian and red carpet host Brendan Schaub. The program discusses the latest news in combat sports and pop culture, with Schaub delivering candid thoughts in his unique and unfiltered style. Below the Belt features interviews with the biggest names in combat sports and entertainment, road trips, fight camp visits, sketches, animation and pop-culture spoofs.


Jimmy Smith and Brendan discuss UFC 223 Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Max Holloway.



BELOW THE BELT explores the intersection of combat sports and pop culture through the eyes of former fighter, comedian and red carpet host Brendan Schaub. The program discusses the latest news in combat sports and pop culture, with Schaub delivering candid thoughts in his unique and unfiltered style. Below the Belt features interviews with the biggest names in combat sports and entertainment, road trips, fight camp visits, sketches, animation and pop-culture spoofs.


Jimmy Smith joins Brendan in-studio to discuss Tony Ferguson vs Khabib Nurmagomedov being cancelled for the 4th time and Max Holloway stepping in against Khabib on just 6 days notice. Brendan also answers fan questions, recaps Anthony Joshua vs Joseph Parker and talks breaking MMA boxing events/news and breaks down/makes picks for UFC 223 Max Holloway vs Khabib Nurmagomedov along with much more.



BELOW THE BELT explores the intersection of combat sports and pop culture through the eyes of former fighter, comedian and red carpet host Brendan Schaub. The program discusses the latest news in combat sports and pop culture, with Schaub delivering candid thoughts in his unique and unfiltered style. Below the Belt features interviews with the biggest names in combat sports and entertainment, road trips, fight camp visits, sketches, animation and pop-culture spoofs.