At UFC 223, Rose Namajunas and Joanna Jedrzejczyk fought in a strawweight co-main event on pay-per-view. What happened? Find out below or in this video.



In this excerpt from my UFC 223 post-fight special, I discuss the co-main event of the evening, a rematch between Namajunas and Jedrzejczyk. What was different about this fight from UFC 217? Everything. I examine the fight, look ahead to what’s next with Jessica Andrade and more.

The Luke Thomas Show airs weekdays, 3 to 6pm ET, on SiriusXM RUSH, channel 93.




1 p.m. — We’ll discuss the news that Max Holloway has replaced Tony Ferguson against Khabib Nurmagomedov at UFC 223.

1:05 p.m. — Brian Butler, Max Holloway’s manager, will talk about the making of Nurmagomedov vs. Holloway.

1:15 p.m. — Stephen Thompson will preview his UFC Liverpool main event against Darren Till.

1:35 p.m. — Garry Tonon will join us in studio to discuss his successful MMA debut.

2:05 p.m. — Joanna Jędrzejczyk will be in studio to preview her UFC 223 strawweight title rematch against Rose Namajunas.

3:05 p.m. — Khabib Nurmagomedov will join us in studio to discuss Max Holloway replacing Tony Ferguson against him at UFC 223.

4:05 p.m. –Tony Ferguson will discuss the circumstances surrounding his injury that forced him out of UFC 223.

4:25 pm. — Producer Jason Hehir will be in studio to discuss the making of HBO’s new documentary “Andre the Giant,” as well as his extensive background producing combat sports content.

5:15 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.