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<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/Q3nFdrwMNnBUMyfkbNNin4PASGM=/81x0:1701x1080/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66799945/Post_White.00_00_46_23.Still001.0.jpg"> <p>UFC President <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2230/dana-white">Dana White</a> spoke to reporters after UFC Jacksonville wrapped up at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena in Jacksonville, Fla. </p>...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/P94RnbmcZ7xQKjKB3Vo-FwpCbLo=/100x0:1180x720/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66800155/Pre_Barboza.00_02_40_02.Still002.0.jpg"> <small>MMA Fighting</small> <p>At virtual media day for UFC on ESPN 8, longtime lightweight contender <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/56/edson-barboza">Edson Barboza</a> talks about making the move down to featherweight for the first time, where he’ll be in the 145-pound rankings if he defeats <a...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/iZo5zS4cI7HqnHZe44e_mnvb4eY=/0x0:1586x1057/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66800257/Screen_Shot_2020_05_13_at_3.16.28_PM.0.png"> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4183/karl-roberson">Karl Roberson</a> and his coach called it a setup. <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/3761/marvin-vettori">Marvin Vettori</a> said it was a real reaction to five months’ worth of pent-up frustration and anger. </p> <p>“That’s a b*tch move,” Roberson told MMA Fighting. </p> <p>“He b*tched out, like many...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/jgN__SjnyyJiQeTToD9LWd8CCK4=/0x0:2880x1920/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66800365/115_Claudia_Gadelha.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>At the UFC on ESPN 8 virtual media day, strawweight veteran <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2016/claudia-gadelha">Claudia Gadelha</a> talks about her quarantine training camp for a fight with <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2943/angela-hill">Angela Hill</a> and how she believes she’s still in the picture...

<img alt="UFC Fight Night: Smith v Teixeira" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/0A6NzSYRvaeYb6AwLo63Pt7pct8=/0x0:5697x3798/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66795588/1224739677.jpg.5.jpg"> <small>Photo by Cooper Neill/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images</small> <p>MMA Fighting’s Mike Heck, Jose Youngs, Alexander K. Lee and E. Casey Leydon break down all the top storylines from UFC Jacksonville, including <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/388/glover-teixeira">Glover Teixeira</a>’s big...

<img alt="Henry Cejudo" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/-q37PBWhsTN1-O5Gs0xxDYxG8Ks=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66796233/301_Henry_Cejudo.0.0.jpg"> <small>Henry Cejudo | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2186/henry-cejudo">Henry Cejudo</a> may be retired from MMA, but his opportunities in other combat sports are only just beginning.</p> <p>Last weekend, Cejudo became only the second fighter in history to ever successfully defend...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/L3ZyT75LamnfrY412usONwVPgZA=/0x0:2880x1920/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66796445/203_mediaday_Jon_Jones.0.jpg"> <small>Jon Jones | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>With top-ranked light heavyweights <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1091/anthony-smith">Anthony Smith</a> and <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/388/glover-teixeira">Glover Teixeira</a> in action on Wednesday night, division champion <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/47/jon-jones">Jon Jones</a> was watching intently.</p> <p>Jones took to Twitter to provide a running commentary on...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/mwuBYp807LtziVu4XcbT5j3MIuI=/76x0:1696x1080/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66796580/UFC_Apex_Dana_QA.00_16_22_23.Still001.0.jpg"> <small>MMA Fighting</small> <p>After three shows inside one week, the UFC will take an unexpected break before the next event takes place. A planned card originally scheduled for May 23 will now shift to May 30, according to UFC president <a...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/UBVfRIP_6OFCv2e66aELTm4RUs0=/158x0:1778x1080/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66796716/wth_ep7_clean.0.png"> <p>On this week’s episode of <em>What the Heck</em>, no. 10 UFC featherweight <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/3925/shane-burgos">Shane Burgos</a> (9:10) breaks down a memorable <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1094/ufc-249-ferguson-vs-gaethje">UFC 249</a> event from a fighter’s perspective, what stuck out to him in <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1526/justin-gaethje">Justin Gaethje</a>’s impressive win over <a...

<img alt="UFC Fight Night Smith v Teixeira" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/B8HbfEtUHjIhwyrNf95hRwWXIvY=/1x0:3000x1999/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66796987/1224741154.jpg.0.jpg"> <small>Photo by Douglas P. DeFelice/Getty Images</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1091/anthony-smith">Anthony Smith</a> lived up to his nickname during a brutally tough fight against <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/388/glover-teixeira">Glover Teixeira,</a> but even UFC president <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2230/dana-white">Dana White</a> felt like he stuck around...