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<img alt="UFC Fight Night: Whittaker v Till Weigh-in" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/BWIzfwG2oF2cVzCIhsLZSigIStA=/0x0:4441x2961/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67109193/1257977109.jpg.5.jpg"> <small>Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images</small> <p>This is the UFC on ESPN 14 live blog for <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight/10377/robert-whittaker-vs-darren-till">Robert Whittaker vs. Darren Till</a>, the middleweight headliner for Saturday’s fight card at Yas Island...

<img alt="UFC Fight Night: Shogun v Nogueira" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/0yVbWB3GkcHj_J2A6LxR4rKIP14=/0x0:3856x2571/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67109220/1258382657.jpg.0.jpg"> <small>Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images</small> <p>15 years after their first meeting, Mauricio “Shogun” Rua capped off his trilogy against <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/51/antonio-rogerio-nogueira">Antonio Rogerio Nogueira</a> with a split decision win.</p> <p>Much like their first two...

<img alt="UFC Fight Night: Whittaker v Till" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/oOqqMkW3fRojToF75cPqWLOCj5U=/0x0:3674x2449/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67109291/1258433102.jpg.0.jpg"> <small>Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images</small> <p>The UFC’s historic string of events in Fight Island has come to an end with UFC on ESPN 14.</p> <p>With a high-level middleweight fight between <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight/10377/robert-whittaker-vs-darren-till">Robert Whittaker...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/Nj7iKlshRCQbD8DjTsDa-FUxQhM=/0x0:1650x1100/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67106579/A44I4247.0.jpg"> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1616/sergio-pettis">Sergio Pettis</a> clinched a bantamweight title shot with a technical display of mastery against <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4491/ricky-bandejas">Ricky Bandejas</a> that netted a unanimous decision in <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1133/bellator-242">Bellator 242</a>’s headliner.</p> <p>Pettis picked up unanimous 30-27 scores by shutting down Bandejas’ striking attack and landing...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/NlBXlMT6NrywTmknK-ppIasevxM=/0x0:2440x1627/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67107079/117_Robert_Whittaker.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>If the last two UFC cards were a showcase for up-and-coming or overlooked talents, then Saturday’s show serves to put the spotlight back on some familiar faces.</p> <p>There are hidden gems in the <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1131/july-25-ufc-event">UFC on ESPN...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/0IiqDSO_e30xvJN3TdkqqMIGpho=/0x0:640x427/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67107219/1185780326100587.UfROKXqe2YhPTYr5gGkj_height640.0.png"> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4139/calvin-kattar">Calvin Kattar</a> traveled across the globe to take a risky fight against a surging contender and came back home to Massachusetts with an important main event win.</p> <p>“The Boston Finisher” defeated <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4339/dan-ige">Dan Ige</a> in the UFC on ESPN 13 featherweight...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/cRrNs1GTSj_0hxC6kY8BKZUp6P4=/300x0:1920x1080/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67107375/camila_still.0.jpg"> <p>ABU DHABI – UFC ring card girl Camila Oliveira is no stranger to fast cars. But when she took a few laps around the racetrack on Fight Island, her heart skipped a few beats. A few times, she screamed. Check out...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/Rf7N6xYHC5oewFxwM0rhy36GYOQ=/145x0:1765x1080/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67107536/werdum_still.0.jpg"> <small>MMA Fighting</small> <p>Former UFC heavyweight champion <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/38/fabricio-werdum">Fabricio Werdum</a> said his fight with three-time title challenger <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/164/alexander-gustafsson">Alexander Gustafsson</a> at UFC on ESPN 14 is his last in the octagon. </p> <p>Werdum told <a href="https://agfight.com/em-ultima-luta-do-contrato-werdum-descarta-renovacao-com-ufc-acabou-o-ciclo/?doing_wp_cron=1595537285.9547851085662841796875">AG Fight</a> (h/t BloodyElbow.com) there is “no...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/tt0afK1OBlcFLVbqnIYBUEIILsk=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67103522/024_Matt_Mitrione.0.jpg"> <small>Matt Mitrione (pictured) fights Timothy Johnson in the heavyweight co-main event of UFC 243 on Aug. 7 in Uncasville, Conn. | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>Bellator 243 has a co-main event and the promotion also has three events officially lined...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/Pxr0N2A_10x1z0OrY0H1bXcELKk=/0x0:1650x1100/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67103909/C06_7667.5.jpg"> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/weight-class/welterweight">Welterweight</a> veteran <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4560/jason-jackson">Jason Jackson</a> saw several of his teammates and coaches at Sanford MMA test positive for COVID-19, but he said a strict regimen of roots and self-care kept him healthy.</p> <p>The South Florida gym, which is affiliated with health...