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<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/yBspU8Neb1_izQXRqeTEeLFpxdE=/0x0:2880x1920/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66761201/133_Marlon_Moraes.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1463/marlon-moraes">Marlon Moraes</a> is currently listed as the No. 1 contender in the UFC’s official rankings, but he’s not playing it safe when it comes to holding that position.</p> <p>“Magic” is next scheduled to fight <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4437/petr-yan">Petr...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/Qi8Fq8efOaa0ZiotM708DWYrX1I=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66761659/121_Tony_Ferguson.0.jpg"> <small>Tony Ferguson (pictured) fights Justin Gaethje for an interim lightweight title in the main event of UFC 249 this Saturday in Jacksonville, Fla. | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>All of the <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1094/ufc-249-ferguson-vs-gaethje">UFC 249</a> main card fighters are getting their...

<img alt="UFC Fight Night 81 photos" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/Edez2EoftggKmO-Oy0g34k7NUNw=/0x0:2000x1333/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66761891/152_TJ_Dillashaw_vs_Dominick_Cruz.0.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>Watch the <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight/5340/t-j-dillashaw-vs-dominick-cruz">T.J. Dillashaw vs. Dominick Cruz</a> full fight video to see <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/328/dominick-cruz">Cruz</a> capture his second UFC title after a five-round battle with <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1257/t-j-dillashaw">Dillashaw</a> at <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/756/ufc-fight-night-dillashaw-vs-cruz">UFC Fight Night:...

<img alt="UFC 241 Cormier v Miocic 2" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/UAbyTozfid8OMShQRnusCKcviTQ=/0x0:4058x2705/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66762103/1168695014.jpg.0.jpg"> <small>Photo by Joe Scarnici/Getty Images</small> <p>UFC heavyweight champion <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/775/stipe-miocic">Stipe Miocic</a> on Wednesday issued an apparent rebuttal to a hint by promotion president <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2230/dana-white">Dana White</a> that he could be left behind by not fighting...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/DHFe4YLwmNT32wG7VHZgA1op3i8=/0x0:1306x871/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66762561/Screen_Shot_2020_05_06_at_10.47.13_PM.0.png"> <p>In the second episode of <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1094/ufc-249-ferguson-vs-gaethje">UFC 249</a> Embedded, <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/328/dominick-cruz">Dominick Cruz</a> recalls nearly being knocked out during a past training session with <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/871/ronda-rousey">Ronda Rousey</a>, <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1526/justin-gaethje">Justin Gaethje</a> shoots pool between workouts and <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/538/anthony-ferguson">Tony Ferguson</a> relaxes by playing an...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/uxL97dA7TTzDZ_c08Gq7ZyE2J3c=/0x1:550x368/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66757630/Screen_Shot_2020_05_06_at_1.15.13_AM.0.png"> <p>In the first episode of <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1094/ufc-249-ferguson-vs-gaethje">UFC 249</a> Embedded, the UFC packs up for three events, <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/3362/francis-ngannou">Francis Ngannou</a> puts some work in, <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1526/justin-gaethje">Justin Gaethje</a> talks about training adjustments, and more.</p> <aside><div data-anthem-component="actionbox" data-anthem-component-data='{"title":"UFC 249 Is Almost Here!","description":"Catch two title fights,...

<img alt="Tony Ferguson" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/yoLrDFBInnrt5e0Iq7ZjpVnrf5U=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66757789/085_Tony_Ferguson_vs_Kevin_Lee.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>This is the A-Side Live Chat.</p> <p>For this episode, Brave CF flyweight <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4484/jose-torres">Jose Torres</a> joins José Youngs and Petesy Carroll to discuss some of the top stories in mixed martial arts.</p> <p>Some topics include the upcoming...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/IDVkr723g-gyk9WcNWj-TVDUhvs=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66758048/007_Stipe_Miocic_and_Daniel_Cormier.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>Recently, former UFC heavyweight champion <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/373/daniel-cormier">Daniel Cormier</a> renewed calls for a trilogy fight with current champion <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/775/stipe-miocic">Stipe Miocic</a>. Miocic has been reticent to defend his title during the coronavirus pandemic and Cormier has been...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/GZ5C3XTm0xLrXKthl0oDKA2QnTE=/0x0:2000x1333/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66758250/cejudo.0.jpg"> <small>Guilherme Cruz, MMA Fighting</small> <p>This weekend’s bantamweight championship co-main event got a quick boost following Tuesday’s <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1094/ufc-249-ferguson-vs-gaethje">UFC 249</a> conference call.</p> <p>Champion <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2186/henry-cejudo">Henry Cejudo</a> and former, longtime 135-pound title holder <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/328/dominick-cruz">Dominick Cruz</a> kicked off the festivities ahead of Saturday...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/ctW7aExy8Es86o8VOnTKh-hdBps=/0x1:1925x1284/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66758544/huerta1.0.jpg"> <small>Roger Huerta | Bellator MMA</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/248/roger-huerta">Roger Huerta</a>’s 2019 campaign was almost over before it began.</p> <p>The lightweight veteran made it to the cage for his 38th pro fight last November at <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1084/bellator-234-kharitonov-vs-vassell">Bellator 234</a> in Tel Aviv, Israel, where he...