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<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/NHZG8gqlCd1B7l7kY_1jJ8-GVJ0=/0x0:1620x1080/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66677162/great_divide_tony_gaethje_khabib.0.jpg"> <small>MMA Fighting</small> <p><em>The Great Divide is a recurring feature here at MMA Fighting in which two of our staff debate a topic in the world of MMA — whether it’s news, a fight, a crazy thing somebody did, a crazy...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/WgGrjAYeAfffLaURoFUgLsiHPGM=/0x0:2440x1627/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66677929/035_Andrei_Arlovski_x_Jairzinho_Rozenstruik.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/5156/jairzinho-rozenstruik">Jairzinho Rozenstruik</a> wanted to become UFC heavyweight champion this year, but the prospects of an undisputed title shot are looking less and less likely with each passing day.</p> <p>Prior to his originally scheduled date to face...

<img alt="Michael Bisping" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/A_TPulpKEhR8cFNFqla_SjCc4Qs=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66674533/212_Michael_Bisping.0.0.jpg"> <small>Michael Bisping | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/84/michael-bisping">Michael Bisping</a> is finding ways to entertain himself in retirement and that includes watching his fellow UFC stars take shots at one another.</p> <p>Since officially stepping away from active competition in 2018,...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/K3IAWxBB2rSXn3Qw7edHZcT9Tv0=/0x0:2880x1920/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66675108/031_Chase_Hooper_x_Daniel_Teymur.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/5244/chase-hooper">Chase Hooper</a> has found himself in a unique position one fight into his UFC career.</p> <p>Following a first-round TKO win over <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4138/daniel-teymur">Daniel Teymur</a> at <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1056/ufc-245">UFC 245</a>, the youngest fighter on the UFC roster has...

<img alt="Joseph Benavidez hasn't fought since winning his flyweight tournament semifinal this past March (Esther Lin, MMA Fighting)." src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/hslc-Nxjpwc3mK4oED_QaJf8Uio=/0x0:1100x733/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66675357/Benavidez_EL.1419974071.0.jpg"> <small>Joseph Benavidez hasn’t fought since winning his flyweight tournament semifinal this past March (Esther Lin, MMA Fighting).</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/285/joseph-benavidez">Joseph Benavidez</a> has a lot of...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/gu1eQw0r0qm104db-36ozojHCV8=/245x0:1669x949/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66675625/jonesdebut.0.jpg"> <small>UFC, YouTube</small> <p>Watch <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/47/jon-jones">Jon Jones</a> vs. Andre Gusmao full fight video to watch a 21-year-old Jones defeat Gusmao in his octagon debut at UFC 87 on Aug. 9, 2008, in Minneapolis.</p> <p>In his first UFC appearance, “Bones” showed flashes of...

<img alt="UFC 148 Photos" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/y4mQT-QJj9FJRhGckf46E_K9Gug=/0x0:1100x733/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66674095/025_Nurmagomedov_vs_Tibau.1341713856.0.jpg"> <small>Gleison Tibau and Khabib Nurmagomedov at UFC 148 on July 7, 2012, in Las Vegas. | 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...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/7XuTFuwxiLTtSxTX5FBj54Rcnj8=/0x0:1100x733/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66674209/126_Chris_Weidman_vs_Anderson_Silva.1373175537.0.jpg"> <small>Anderson Silva (right) lost his UFC middleweight title to Chris Weidman in July 2013. | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/101/anderson-silva">Anderson Silva</a> turned 45 this week, but the oldest fighter in the UFC roster actually came close to retiring from...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/lq7flZCSdSqquPK8KKU_mAbfsCc=/0x0:2880x1920/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66674397/121_Dustin_Poirier.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/233/dustin-poirier">Dustin Poirier</a> understands the risk versus reward attached to any fight you accept in the UFC.</p> <p>That’s why it’s difficult for the former interim lightweight champion to say for certain if <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/538/anthony-ferguson">Tony Ferguson</a> is making...

<img alt="Ronda Rousey media day photos" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/vBElNhQnSi5CF2aRd9_1WSQFl7E=/0x0:1600x1067/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66672384/Ronda_Rousey_-_005.0.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/871/ronda-rousey">Ronda Rousey</a> already made her opinion clear when it came to pro wrestling fans, but now she’s taking aim at the performers as well.</p> <p>Last week, the former UFC women’s bantamweight champion...