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Gaethje: UFC should remove McGregor from rankings if he doesn't fight

Justin Gaethje is ready to get back into the Octagon, but he cannot do that until the UFC gives him an opponent. He sits down with ESPN to talk about what's ahead at lightweight.

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From the mind of Ariel Helwani

23 MMA thoughts, including why dos Anjos vs. McGregor should be revisited

Ariel Helwani shares his thoughts on the future for Rafael dos Anjos, including an intriguing potential opponent, as well as a glimpse of what to expect from Monday's show.

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Episode 47: Fury, Woodley, Andrade, RDA, Tonon, Daniels, Edwards, many more

Ariel Helwani's MMA Show starts off with PFL Lightweight Chris Wade to discuss his upcoming bout, New York sports disappointment and more. Plus, UFC welterweight Leon Edwards discusses looking for a new fight (17:17), UFC bantamweight Petr Yan (30:15), Boxing heavyweight Tyson Fury discusses Deontay Wilder, his upcoming bout on ESPN + & more (50:00), five-time Eddie Bravo Invitational champion Garry Tonon (1:06:00), Bellator welterweight Raymond Daniels (1:30:00), UFC welterweight Tyron Woodley discusses his recent fight cancelation (1:52:00), fresh off a successful UFC debut Michel Pereira (2:11:00), UFC Lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos (2:28:00), UFC featherweight Felicia Spencer (2:42:00) and fresh off her UFC 237 win against Rose Namajunas we end the show with Jessica Andrade (3:04:00).

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Jessica Andrade moves up in ESPN pound-for-pound MMA rankings

On the strength of her slam KO of Rose Namajunas on May 11 to become UFC strawweight champion, Andrade moves up to No. 4 in the ESPN pound-for-pound women's MMA top 10.

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