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<img alt="UFC 249 Ferguson v Gaethje: Weigh-Ins" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/atMLL4TlQnGSWx2rMs8Apg11AZ4=/0x0:5154x3436/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66776029/1223658218.jpg.0.jpg"> <small>Photo by Mike Roach/Zuffa LLC</small> <p>This is the <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1094/ufc-249-ferguson-vs-gaethje">UFC 249</a> live blog for <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight/10240/francis-ngannou-vs-jairzinho-rozenstruik">Francis Ngannou vs. Jairzinho Rozenstruik</a>, a heavyweight main card fight on Saturday’s fight card at VyStar Veteran’s Memorial Arena in...

<img alt="UFC 249 Stephens v Kattar" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/tykltwsvqPC9i5v65lPZIE6kk0I=/0x0:4245x2830/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66776042/1223911633.jpg.0.jpg"> <small>Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4139/calvin-kattar">Calvin Kattar</a> added to his highlight reel at <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1094/ufc-249-ferguson-vs-gaethje">UFC 249</a> with a brutal second round knockout against <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/78/jeremy-stephens">Jeremy Stephens</a>.</p> <p>The Massachusetts’ native had his work cut out for him,...

<img alt="Conor McGregor" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/7TOA_rf2Wk_3PMwFlTJJiGMNwvE=/0x0:2000x1333/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66774194/107_Conor_McGregor_Workout.0.jpg"> <small>Conor McGregor | Esther Lin, Showtime</small> <p>It’s been over a decade since Oscar De La Hoya’s final fight, yet his confidence hasn’t wavered in regards to a matchup with the UFC’s biggest star, <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1859/conor-mcgregor">Conor McGregor</a>.</p> <p>De La Hoya, 47,...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/fND7nTEXd6R3Z2UhowDd-WE2raI=/0x0:2880x1920/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66774248/132_Alistair_Overeem_x_Jairzinho_Rozenstruik.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>Four months is a long time for any training camp. But outside the delays in booking his fight against <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/3362/francis-ngannou">Francis Ngannou</a>, undefeated heavyweight contender <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/5156/jairzinho-rozenstruik">Jairzinho Rozenstruik</a> didn’t really suffer much in his preparation during...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/Q_jRsCscmln2kjPiOfQKA3N-XPA=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66774396/221_Tony_Ferguson_x_Donald_Cerrone.0.jpg"> <small>Tony Ferguson (pictured) fights Justin Gaethje for an interim lightweight title in the main event of UFC 249 on Saturday in Jacksonville, Fla. | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>And on the ninth day of May, he said, “Let there be...

<img alt="Tony Ferguson and Justin Gaethje at UFC 249" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/isvbMv06OuACFd292X89Rm9W63Q=/0x0:5215x3477/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66774513/1223656774.jpg.0.jpg"> <small>Tony Ferguson and Justin Gaethje will clash in the UFC 249 main event Saturday night in Jacksonville. | Photo by Mike Roach/Zuffa LLC</small> <p>The <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1094/ufc-249-ferguson-vs-gaethje">UFC 249</a> start time and TV schedule for...

<img alt="Tony Ferguson and Justin Gaethje at UFC 249 weigh-ins" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/IF-Qu8Lfq_xRQnWx61Lx3l0s8IU=/123x0:5021x3265/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66773952/1223656718.jpg.0.jpg"> <small>Tony Ferguson and Justin Gaethje will clash in the UFC 249 main event Saturday night. | Photo by Mike Roach/Zuffa LLC</small> <p>MMA Fighting has <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1094/ufc-249-ferguson-vs-gaethje">UFC 249</a> results for the Ferguson vs....

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/odBmwbfqXMwd44IKxKva0dFLo4E=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66774595/096_Tony_Ferguson_x_Anthony_Pettis.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>It’s been nearly two months since we watched a move executed in the octagon, a stretch of inactivity that will remind longtime fans of the early days of the UFC, when such spans were normal. This...

<img alt="Francis Ngannou Media Workout" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/pQ5kbDkreH7ZfbhLErGxg0xn6tM=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66774673/011_Francis_Ngannou.0.0.jpg"> <small>Francis Ngannou | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/3362/francis-ngannou">Francis Ngannou</a> might be the most terrifying heavyweight on the UFC roster, which is why he’s rarely heard his name called by potential opponents.</p> <p>That wasn’t the case after undefeated...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/8sndg97-uxR08tTiURTeCQrU04I=/0x0:2000x1333/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66774760/138_TJ_Dillashaw_vs_Dominick_Cruz.0.0.1453102674.0.jpg"> <small>T.J. Dillashaw and Dominick Cruz at a UFC Fight Night event in Boston on Jan. 17, 2016 | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p><em>Few things infuriate MMA fans more than a fight being scored incorrectly, though the term “robbery” tends to...