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<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...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/taPlvGanwB0EyGr1imWI0UlvPYU=/0x81:592x476/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66758739/fergusoncovid.0.jpg"> <small>Tony Ferguson receiving a COVID-19 test | @tonyfergusonxt, Instagram</small> <p>True to his word, <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/538/anthony-ferguson">Tony Ferguson</a> gave an up-close-and-personal look at the coronavirus testing procedure.</p> <p>Ahead of his interim lightweight title fight in the main event of <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1094/ufc-249-ferguson-vs-gaethje">UFC 249</a> against...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/2vS_wM5I4y7LFhjzzFAU_67yzA4=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66758911/307_Justin_Gaethje_vs_Dustin_Poirier.0.jpg"> <small>Justin Gaethje | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1526/justin-gaethje">Justin Gaethje</a> knows he’s not walking away unscathed as he prepares to fight <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/538/anthony-ferguson">Tony Ferguson</a> for an interim lightweight title in the main event of <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1094/ufc-249-ferguson-vs-gaethje">UFC 249</a> on Saturday night.</p> <p>In...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/gRRiySMOyziOicRFbmWamhTsai8=/0x0:2880x1920/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66755025/129_Gabriel_Benitez.0.jpg"> <small>Gabriel Benitez (pictured) fights Omar Morales in a lightweight bout on May 13 at a UFC event in Jacksonville, Fla. | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/3095/gabriel-benitez">Gabriel Benitez</a>’s return to lightweight is set.</p> <p>The UFC <a href="https://twitter.com/UFCEspanol/status/1257716322143592452">announced</a> Tuesday that “Moggly” will...

<img alt="UFC 205 Weigh-in Photos" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/Wy0vWcARqLl4UOOCG_Q-hpWs_m0=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66755230/031_Tyron_Woodley.0.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>The upcoming UFC card in May 23 may have just landed a marquee main event with former welterweight champion <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/221/tyron-woodley">Tyron Woodley</a> expected to face <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2911/gilbert-burns">Gilbert Burns</a>.</p> <p>UFC president <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2230/dana-white">Dana White</a> revealed...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/WT3hjV4VVqGT2tZqP7GhJyaduf4=/0x0:2880x1920/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66755378/109_Paul_Felder.0.jpg"> <small>Paul Felder | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2970/paul-felder">Paul Felder</a> will be working on this weekend’s <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1094/ufc-249-ferguson-vs-gaethje">UFC 249</a> broadcast remotely, but the celebrated lightweight admits that he is “nervous” ahead of his first on-site events — May 13 and...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/jI26sZJ07l84SFo_11eyOGwGw7s=/0x0:2880x1920/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66755659/086_Conor_McGregor_x_Donald_Cerrone.0.jpg"> <small>Conor McGregor | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1859/conor-mcgregor">Conor McGregor</a> is ready to fight, but the questions remain about who he’ll face and where his return will take place.</p> <p>The former two-division UFC champion needed just 40 seconds to finish <a...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/H1c-j8RbiaISxGT7GL2HESsphn4=/0x0:2880x1920/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66755860/133_Jorge_Masvidal.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/520/jorge-masvidal">Jorge Masvidal</a> has a lot of options for his next opponent, but there’s no guarantee he’ll be competing for the UFC welterweight title when he does make his return.</p> <p>That’s according to UFC president <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2230/dana-white">Dana...

<img alt="Anthony Pettis and Donald Cerrone will try to get a step closer to a title shot at UFC on FOX 6." src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/g0UT6BNAjhCq2MLYh88Ept_maPo=/0x0:1100x733/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66756701/029_anthony_pettis_and_donald_cerrone.0.1359173187.0.jpg"> <small>Anthony Pettis and Donald Cerrone will try to get a step closer to a title shot at UFC on FOX 6....