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<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/hKWmEWhG6syJlGC-W1mDUtVfFTs=/0x0:4733x3155/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66797216/20190607_0040_Calvin_Kattar.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>UFC featherweight <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4139/calvin-kattar">Calvin Kattar</a> delivered an impressive performance this past Saturday at <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1094/ufc-249-ferguson-vs-gaethje">UFC 249</a>, but like every other fighter on the card, the buildup to the event was a roller coaster.</p> <p>Kattar got back in...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/qX-S2SVN9GMnwST47PmnqNXyIYE=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66797376/137_Edson_Barboza.0.jpg"> <small>Edson Barboza is cutting down to 145 pounds for the first time in his MMA career at UFC on ESPN 8. | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/56/edson-barboza">Edson Barboza</a>’s move to featherweight is not a one-time trial to see how...

<img alt="UFC Fight Night Sherman v Villanueva" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/YWrNsnQEJPdGIFNT1_DURMf30wA=/0x0:4401x2934/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66794508/1224707031.jpg.0.jpg"> <small>Photo by Douglas P. DeFelice/Getty Images</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/3766/chase-sherman">Chase Sherman</a> is back.</p> <p>The veteran heavyweight returned to the UFC on Wednesday night after last fighting inside the octagon in 2018 and he had arguably his best performance...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/BvTm1kjGt8zgQFJww5jrIZJf-fk=/0x151:1071x865/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66794564/kelleherazure.0.jpg"> <small>@UFC, Twitter</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1400/brian-kelleher">Brian Kelleher</a> found the knockout he was looking for.</p> <p>“Boom” was hunting for a KO blow from the opening seconds of his featherweight bout against <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/5089/hunter-azure">Hunter Azure</a> at UFC Jacksonville on Wednesday and after dealing with the...

<img alt="MMA: UFC Fight Night-Benitez vs Morales" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/2OrAZhxTdwZfb8_zTLq3XSDFL1Y=/0x93:3594x2489/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66794773/usa_today_14304679.0.jpg"> <small>Gabriel Benitez and Omar Morales in action at a UFC Fight Night in Jacksonville, Fla., on Wednesday | Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports</small> <p><em>WARNING: Post contains graphic image of open wound</em></p> <p>It was a rough night in...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/16RxnpYRpL-RkupWpp9cvaJ0WNk=/0x120:893x715/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66794907/Screen_Shot_2020_05_13_at_9.34.39_PM.0.png"> <small>@UFC, Twitter</small> <p>Down on the scorecards, <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4636/thiago-moises">Thiago Moises</a> went back to what brought him to the dance to get back in the win column.</p> <p>Moises faced lightweight veteran <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/728/michael-johnson">Michael Johnson</a> on Wednesday to kick off the main card of...

<img alt="UFC Fight Night Smith v Teixeira: Weigh-Ins" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/ca-wJTt5EGgb3eLg6k8Ex7HsvgQ=/0x0:4157x2771/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66795097/1224397369.jpg.0.jpg"> <small>Photo by Cooper Neill/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images</small> <p>This is the UFC Jacksonville live blog for <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1631/drew-dober">Drew Dober</a> vs. <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4390/alexander-hernandez">Alexander Hernandez</a>, a lightweight bout on Wednesday’s fight card at VyStar Veterans Memorial...

<img alt="UFC Fight Night: Simon v Borg" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/966c2DnmUZGBtKBAHnqdgIy8nFM=/0x0:5263x3509/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66795164/1224731227.jpg.0.jpg"> <small>Photo by Cooper Neill/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1631/drew-dober">Drew Dober</a> officially sent notice to the top 15 lightweights that he’s coming for them.</p> <p>After changes to his fight date and opponent, Dober made the most...

<img alt="UFC Fight Night Smith v Teixeira: Weigh-Ins" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/dmPrOlcTcH_kgG9TKqlEFos34W0=/0x0:4768x3179/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66795158/1224397342.jpg.0.jpg"> <small>Photo by Cooper Neill/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images</small> <p>This is the UFC Jacksonville live blog for <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/313/ovince-st-preux">Ovince Saint Preux</a> vs. <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/492/ben-rothwell">Ben Rothwell</a>, the heavyweight co-headliner for Wednesday’s fight card at VyStar Veterans...

<img alt="Tony Ferguson" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/enofz3v2Qc8BGiSStDX_7egMmoA=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66790331/055_Tony_Ferguson.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMAFighting</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1859/conor-mcgregor">Conor McGregor</a> and <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/538/anthony-ferguson">Tony Ferguson</a> may be laying the groundwork for a fight with one another sooner rather than later.</p> <p>Earlier this week, <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/2020/5/11/21255083/conor-mcgregor-promises-f-king-butcher-justin-gaethje-next-calls-khabib-nurmagomedov-embarrassment">McGregor went on a Twitter rant</a>, reacting to the new lightweight...