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<img alt="UFC Fight Night 80 photos" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/0awyX3Fjf1oiE7iRSDXGPpH3fUE=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66685375/055_Thiago_Santos_vs_Elias_Theodorou.0.0.jpg"> <small>Thiago Santos and Elias Theodorou compete at a UFC Fight Night event in Las Vegas on Dec. 10, 2015 | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>Don’t be surprised if the next time you see <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2677/elias-theodorou">Elias Theodorou</a>...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/01jjy17uEEd_az0A3lOf78nraqU=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66685417/216_Tony_Ferguson_x_Donald_Cerrone.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>The UFC’s upcoming return on May 9 has an official title: <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1094/ufc-249-khabib-vs-ferguson">UFC 249</a>.</p> <p>That’s not exactly a shock, but the promotion hadn’t actually named the event after announcing its next card would take place on May...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/8RFMlCYyh5MS0y1D4Be8ON2L5u0=/43x0:931x592/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66685783/chartier.0.jpg"> <p>Tyson Chartier heard about the big news just like the rest of us.</p> <p>With his client <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4139/calvin-kattar">Calvin Kattar</a> preparing to fight <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/78/jeremy-stephens">Jeremy Stephens</a> at <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1094/ufc-249-khabib-vs-ferguson">UFC 249</a>, it fell upon Chartier to keep up to date with the status of...

<img alt="UFC" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/MR_ipsUz3OPIR_vaXyxYbyY8lOk=/0x0:652x435/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66685938/ufc_rio_arena.0.jpg"> <small>Guilherme Cruz, MMA Fighting</small> <p>It looks as though <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1094/ufc-249-khabib-vs-ferguson">UFC 249</a> will take place in “The Sunshine State.”</p> <p>Multiple people with knowledge of the promotion’s plans confirmed to MMA Fighting that the <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/2020/4/21/21230050/ufc-249-gets-second-life-as-may-9-event-at-tba-location">May 9 pay-per-view event</a> is slated to take...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/wsOFfccMnBbvo1j3MfRDUDBxogA=/0x3:1425x953/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66686417/hughestrigg2.0.jpg"> <small>UFC, YouTube</small> <p>Watch <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/113/matt-hughes">Matt Hughes</a> vs. <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/766/frank-trigg">Frank Trigg</a> 2 full fight video to see then-welterweight champion Hughes once again triumph over rival Trigg in epic fashion at UFC 52, which took place in Las Vegas on April 16,...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/IuL2-jUee-VFyBgwNAM6JyM2uVo=/0x0:2880x1920/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66682389/003_Tyron_Woodley.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>During his reign as UFC welterweight champion, <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/221/tyron-woodley">Tyron Woodley</a> would frequently talk about eclipsing <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/123/georges-st-pierre">Georges St-Pierre</a> as the greatest welterweight of all-time. Now, Woodley wants to follow in St-Pierre’s footsteps, and after reclaiming the...

<img alt="Luke Rockhold defeated Chris Weidman at UFC 194 on Saturday night." src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/Anb-XdYIefax8c67Ev2HeQLiM-0=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66682615/300_Luke_Rockhold_vs_Chris_Weidman.0.0.0.0.jpg"> <small>Luke Rockhold defeated Chris Weidman at UFC 194 on Saturday night. | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>It didn’t take long for <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2230/dana-white">Dana White</a> to get back on his feet....

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/77GxRrAOytazQhfSpjfJrGTfvMg=/0x0:1620x1080/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66683000/yan_jan_ian_eurobash_post.0.jpg"> <p>On the latest episode of Eurobash, <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4437/petr-yan">Petr Yan</a> (11:30) gives his take on the “fake contenders” that have emerged in the UFC bantamweight title picture and underlines his belief that a win over <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1463/marlon-moraes">Marlon Moraes</a> will make him the...

<img alt="MMA: UFC Fight Night-Norfolk-Cutelaba vs Ankalaev" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/GJeL4WLyyFPMuS-WlDpwYtPTuT0=/0x199:4174x2982/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66683205/usa_today_14119850.0.jpg"> <small>Magomed Ankalaev defeated Ion Cutelaba (pictured) in controversial fashion at UFC Norfolk. | Peter Casey-USA TODAY Sports</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4326/magomed-ankalaev">Magomed Ankalaev</a>’s technical knockout victory over <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/3637/ion-cutelaba">Ion Cutelaba</a> will stand as it is, the Virginia’s Department...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/h2D-U8L9BEvmHMjurF5FnPNSynw=/0x0:2880x1920/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66683418/072_Petr_Yan_x_Urijah_Faber.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4437/petr-yan">Petr Yan</a> does not understand why the UFC has allowed former champion <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/328/dominick-cruz">Dominick Cruz</a> to step in for <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/7/jose-aldo">Jose Aldo</a> and get the next shot at bantamweight champion <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2186/henry-cejudo">Henry Cejudo</a>. </p> <p>With six...