BELOW THE BELT host Brendan Schaub breaks down the latest news in combat sports and pop culture with special guests Michael Rapaport, Mauro Ranallo, and more! From Raquel Pennington telling her corner “I’m done,” to recapping the best knockout moments around the internet, and introducing his brand new cryptocurrency, Bitschoin. Would you invest? Additionally, Schaub explains his ‘cauliflower ear’ while Michael Raport shares an old fight story. Also fun fact, did you know Brendan Schaub auditioned for Deadpool?



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.




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

1 p.m. ET — We’ll recap the week that was in MMA.

1:25 p.m. — Ian McCall will talk about his recent loss to Kyoji Horiguchi and what’s next for him.

1:45 p.m. — Paul Daley will discuss his recent loss to Jon Fitch and his future with Bellator.

2:05 p.m. — Alistair Overeem will preview his UFC 225 fight against Curtis Blaydes.

2:25 p.m. — LFA CEO Ed Soares will stop by to share some news about the organization.

2:45 p.m. — Chuck Liddell’s long-time head coach John Hackleman will discuss Liddell’s decision to return to fighting.

3:05 p.m. — Combat sports play-by-play announcer Mauro Ranallo will join us in studio to discuss the upcoming release of his new documentary, “Bi-Polar Rock ‘N’ Roller.”

4:05 p.m. — Makwan Amirkhani will preview his UFC Liverpool fight against Jason Knight and discuss his year-long layoff from MMA.

4:25 p.m. — Top women’s flyweight contender Valentina Shevchenko will update us on when she’ll return to action.

4:45 p.m. — Filmaker Bobby Razak will discuss the “Mask” documentary about the late Tapout co-founder Charles Lewis.

5:05 p.m. — UFC women’s featherweight champion Cris Cyborg will talk about what’s next for her.

5:25 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.



Brendan and Mauro Ranallo discuss the featherweight title fight between Gary Russell Jr and Joseph Diaz and the light heavyweight fight between Adonis Stevenson and Badou Jack, a split site event on SHOWTIME.



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.


Mauro Ranallo stops in to discuss his upcoming documentary, mental health, medicinal cannabis, MMA, boxing, WWE 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.


Mauro Ranallo stops in to discuss his upcoming documentary, mental health, medicinal cannabis, MMA, boxing, WWE and more. Brendan recaps UFC 224, Lomachenko vs Linares, Bellator 199 and breaks down/makes picks for UFC Maia vs Usman and also talks breaking MMA & boxing events/news, Joshua vs Wilder rumors, Yair Rodriguez getting cut from the UFC, Raquel Pennington’s corner not letting her quit, answers fan questions and 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.