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Five Rounds with Brett Okamoto

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ESPN's Brett Okamoto brings in the top athletes and media members in MMA for weekly insider discussion on headlines, predictions, and much more.

ESPN's Brett Okamoto brings in the top athletes and media members in MMA for weekly insider discussion on headlines, predictions, and much more.
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United States

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ESPN

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ESPN's Brett Okamoto brings in the top athletes and media members in MMA for weekly insider discussion on headlines, predictions, and much more.

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English


Episodes

Episode 8: Mighty Mouse, O'Malley, PVZ, Moraes, Lee, Blaydes, many more

8/13/2018
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Ariel Helwani's MMA Show starts off with former UFC Flyweight Champion Demetrious Johnson (4:50), UFC Bantamweight Marlon Moraes (31:00), UFC Heavyweight Curtis Blaydes (50:30), UFC Welterweight Mickey Gall (1:06:20), UFC Lightweight Alex Hernandez (1:28:00), UFC Flyweight Paige VanZant (1:48:00), UFC Heavyweight Corey Anderson (2:10:00), UFC Welterweight Santiago Ponzinibbio (2:38:30), UFC Middleweight Derek Brunson (2:57:30), UFC Lightweight Kevin Lee (3:15:00), UFC Bantamweight Sean...

Duration:04:16:04

Episode 7: Cejudo, Dillashaw, Covington, Cruz, Danis in studio, Roddy, many more

8/6/2018
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Ariel Helwani's MMA Show kicks off with TJ Dillashaw's coach Duane Ludwig (8:00), the new UFC Flyweight Champion Henry Cejudo (29:55), the interim UFC Welterweight Champion Colby Covington (53:45), UFC Lightweight Dustin Poirier (1:10:30), AKA founder and MMA coach Javier Mendez (1:28:30), Conor McGregor's striking coach Rowdy Owen Roddy (1:48:45), Dillon Danis in studio (2:13:00), former two-time UFC Bantamweight Dominick Cruz (3:02:25), reigning defending UFC Bantamweight Champion TJ...

Duration:05:04:18

Episode 6: Holloway, Henry, Dillashaw, Joanna, Usman, many more

7/30/2018
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Ariel Helwani's MMA Show kicks off with MMA coach Mark Henry (6:15), UFC Strawweight Joanna Jędrzejczyk (29:45), Nick Newell (49:20), UFC's Darren Till sends a video message (1:07:00), UFC's Katlyn Chookagian (1:10:40), former UFC Middleweight Champion Chris Weidman (1:30:15), UFC Light Heavyweight Ilir Latifi (1:49:30), reigning UFC Featherweight Champion Max Holloway (2:08:00), UFC Flyweight Henry Cejudo (2:37:30), UFC's Kamaru Usman (2:55:30), current UFC Bantamweight Champion TJ...

Duration:04:57:45

Episode 5 Woodley, Silva, Sonnen & Fedor in studio, Gustafsson and much more

7/23/2018
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Ariel Helwania€™s MMA Show starts off with UFC Light Heavyweight Anthony Smith (2:10), ESPN and Bellatora€™s Chael Sonnen in studio (18:10), UFC Flyweight Joanne Calderwood (1:10:00), UFC Middleweight Paulo Costa (1:33:00), UFCa€™s Cat Zingano (1:50:10), UFC Welterweight Champion Tyron Woodley (2:11:30), former UFC Champion Anderson Silva (2:39:00), former UFC Lightweight Champion Frankie Edgar (2:53:20), UFC Light Heavyweight Alexander Gustafsson (3:01:00), MMA legend and Bellator...

Duration:05:12:28

Episode 4 (w/ Miocic, dos Santos, Cyborg)

7/16/2018
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Ariel Helwania€™s MMA Show starts off with UFC Featherweight Chad Mendes (7:00), former UFC Heavyweight Champion Stipe Miocic (26:00), UFC Bantamweight Champion Amanda Nunes (49:00), UFC Heavyweight Francis Ngannou (1:10:10), Daniel Cormiera€™s boxing coach Rosendo Sanchez (1:35:15), UFC Lightweight Paul Felder (1:58:20), UFCa€™s Jessica Aguilar (2:17:30), former UFC Heavyweight Champion Junior dos Santos (2:31:00), UFCa€™s Sage Northcutt (2:53:20), UFCa€™s Tai Tuivasa & Tyson Pedro...

Duration:04:59:15

Episode 3

7/9/2018
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Ariel Helwani's MMA Show kicks off with a recap of an MMA-packed weekend (1:00), UFC's Light Heavy and Heavyweight Champion Daniel Cormier (35:45), the Black Beast Derrick Lewis (58:45), UFC's Michael Chiesa (1:18:20), UFC Middleweight Israel Adesanya (1:32:15), Violent Bob Ross Luis Pena (1:50:20), UFC's Brian Ortega (2:09:00), UFC Light Heavyweight Anthony Smith (2:42:26), UFC Featherweight Jeremy Stephens (3:04:50), defending UFC Flyweight Champion Demetrious Johnson (3:25:55), UFC...

Duration:05:33:06

Episode 2

7/2/2018
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Ariel Helwani's MMA Show kicks off with current Bellator Women's Flyweight World Champion Ilima-Lei Macfarlane (1:00), Johny "Bigg Rigg" Hendricks (16:00), UFC Lightweight Paul Felder (23:00), UFC's Al Iaquinta (33:40), Bellator's James Gallagher (54:00), UFC Lightweight James Vick (1:11:25), UFC Welterweight Mike Platinum Perry (1:27:00), UFC Flyweight Jessica Eye (1:45:30), UFC Lightweight Justin Gaethje (2:10:00), UFC sisters Valentina and Antonina Shevchenko (2:34:00), former UFC Light...

Duration:05:02:47

Episode 1: A New Chapter

6/25/2018
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Ariel Helwani's MMA Show debuts with a star studded cast led by ESPN's Brett Okamoto (5:00), defending UFC Light-Heavyweight Champ Daniel Cormier (25:00), Quinton "Rampage" Jackson (48:00), reigning UFC Heavyweight Champ Stipe Miocic (1:05:00), Brian Ortega (1:27:00), defending UFC Strawweight Champ Rose Namajunas (1:53:10), UFC Featherweight Champ Max "Blessed" Holloway (2:13:15), former UFC Light Heavyweight Champ Rashad Evans (2:31:40), The Black Beast Derrick Lewis (2:56:50), the...

Duration:05:05:23

Episode Zero

6/22/2018
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The first episode of Ariel Helwani's MMA Show is now live on ESPN. Be there for Episode 1 on Monday, June 25th!

Duration:00:05:41

Michael Bisping Retires

5/30/2018
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Arda Ocal and Brett Okamoto discuss ESPN's deal with the UFC (2:30), UFC Fight Night in Liverpool (10:00), Bellator 200 (15:00), the retirement of Michael Bisping (20:00) and much more.

Duration:00:29:09

Brian Stann

5/16/2018
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Before a conversation with Brian Stann (38:23), Brett Okamoto and Arda Ocal discuss UFC 224 and the Raquel Pennington debate (2:30), the update on Tony Ferguson's knee (15:00), Nate Diaz shooting down GSP rumors (30:00) and much more.

Duration:00:58:37

Myles Jury

5/9/2018
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Before a conversation with Myles Jury (48:23), Brett Okamoto and Arda Ocal discuss the partnership with ESPN and the UFC (2:30), the potential of a blockbuster fight between Nate Diaz and GSP (15:00), a preview of UFC 224 Nunes vs Pennington (30:00) and much more.

Duration:01:18:53

Michael Venom Page

5/3/2018
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Before a conversation with Bellator Welterweight Michael Page, Brett Okamoto and Arda Ocal go through this week's top stories including, the UFC's stance on Conor McGregor, Nick Newell heading to the Contender Series and much more.

Duration:00:49:14

Bellator's Michael Chandler

4/25/2018
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Before a conversation with Bellator fighter Michael Chandler, Brett Okamoto and Arda Ocal discuss this weeka€™s headlines including the responsible use of instant replay, who will fight Conner McGregor next and more.

Duration:00:55:29

Daniel Cormier

4/18/2018
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Before a conversation with Daniel Cormier (36:23), Brett Okamoto and Arda Ocal discuss Dustin Poirier vs Justin Gaethje (2:00), preview UFC 225 (25:00) and much more.

Duration:00:45:44

Carlos Condit & Jonathan Coachman

4/11/2018
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Before a conversation with Carlos Condit (47:50) and Jonathan Coachman (58:23), Brett Okamoto and Arda Ocal discuss Conor McGregor's meltdown at the Barclays Center (5:00), UFC 223 (22:00) and much more.

Duration:01:24:21

Ronda Rousey, WWE

3/28/2018
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Before a conversation with Ronda Rousey (23:23), Brett Okamoto and Arda Ocal discuss the backflip seen 'round the world, Dillashaw vs Johnson called off, Josh Barnett's overturned suspension, UFC 223 and much more.

Duration:01:02:59

Michael Chiesa

3/22/2018
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Before a conversation with Michael Chiesa (37:25), Arda Ocal and Brett Okamoto break down the UFC fight night in London, matchups in the welterweight division, Dana White and Anthony Joshua's ongoing contract discussion, Mayweather in the Octagon and much more.

Duration:01:11:18

Stevie Ray

3/6/2018
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Before a conversation with Stevie Ray (40:23), Brett Okamoto and Arda Ocal discuss UFC 222, Conor McGregor's back and forth with Tony Ferguson, up and coming fighters they're excited about and more.

Duration:01:02:48

Chael Sonnen

2/28/2018
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Before a conversation with the always entertaining Chael Sonnen (41:02), Brett Okamoto and Arda Ocal react to the Jon Jones' hearing, Fight Night from last weekend, Conor McGregor's post about fighting Frankie Edgar and a preview of UFC 222.

Duration:01:00:58