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<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/NIOD_6P96UsLfSySSgMMOUtE8ms=/0x0:2880x1920/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67668965/207_Khabib_Nurmagomedov_x_Dustin_Poirier.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>Watch <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight/9310/khabib-nurmagomedov-vs-dustin-poirier">Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Dustin Poirier</a> full fight video to see <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1480/khabib-nurmagomedov">Nurmagomedov</a> and <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/233/dustin-poirier">Poirier</a>’s lightweight championship unification bout <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1043/ufc-242">UFC 242</a> in Abu Dhabi on Sept. 7, 2019.</p> <aside><div data-anthem-component="actionbox" data-anthem-component-data='{"title":"<a class="ql-link" href="http://go.web.plus.espn.com/c/482924/595608/9070?sharedid=MMAFighting" target="_blank">Khabib...

<img alt="UFC 209 Open Workout Photos" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/4QinyCgjUPouKxR9UvCA5kkwiOQ=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67669277/011_Khabib_Nurmagomedov.0.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1480/khabib-nurmagomedov">Khabib Nurmagomedov’s</a> august resume is rightly in the spotlight at UFC 254. </p> <p>He’s 28-0 as a professional fighter with 12 straight wins in the UFC including three consecutive wins in title...

<img alt="Dana White" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/JLk2JZpSbYeNihfAdQJ1Fu8IZ1k=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67664813/0003_Dana_White.0.0.jpg"> <small>Dana White</small> <p>On Saturday afternoon, <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1480/khabib-nurmagomedov">Khabib Nurmagomedov</a> will defend his UFC lightweight title against interim champion <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1526/justin-gaethje">Justin Gaethje</a> at <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1140/ufc-254">UFC 254</a> in Abu Dhabi. The fight presents what many consider to be the most dangerous opponent...

<img alt="Justin Gaethje" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/KrphbUAiLY2DgsVyBt6tqh-motY=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67665003/026_Justin_Gaethje.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>This is The A-Side Live Chat.</p> <p>For this episode, José Youngs, Alex Savas and E. Casey Leydon break down some of the top storylines in MMA.</p> <p>Some POSSIBLE topics include a preview of #UFC254, featuring a #UFC...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/3oHtFxju-_4Y79wHwdEUPFBwWr8=/0x0:795x530/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67665377/Screen_Shot_2020_10_21_at_9.51.33_AM.0.png"> <p>ABU DHABI – At the <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1140/ufc-254">UFC 254</a> press conference, headliners <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1480/khabib-nurmagomedov">Khabib Nurmagomedov</a> and <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1526/justin-gaethje">Justin Gaethje</a> faced off for the first time before their lightweight title unifier on Saturday night on Fight Island. </p> <aside><div data-anthem-component="actionbox" data-anthem-component-data='{"title":"<a class="ql-link" href="http://go.web.plus.espn.com/c/482924/595608/9070?sharedid=MMAFighting" target="_blank">Khabib...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/s-3PU1CkgvZop9Vi6ryTYw_K4zk=/0x0:2880x1920/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67665653/206_Justin_Gaethje.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1526/justin-gaethje">Justin Gaethje</a> knows the challenge that’s in front of him, but believes he can be the one in 28-1 against <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1480/khabib-nurmagomedov">Khabib Nurmagomedov</a> this weekend.</p> <p>The highly anticipated battle for the undisputed lightweight title takes place...

<img alt="UFC 249 Khabib v Ferguson: Press Conference" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/vWeVZXNBucq2_MenL2swplPCoi4=/0x0:4313x2875/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67664629/1210856412.jpg.0.jpg"> <small>Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC</small> <p>At the <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1140/ufc-254">UFC 254</a> press conference, UFC lightweight champion <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1480/khabib-nurmagomedov">Khabib Nurmagomedov</a> and interim champ <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1526/justin-gaethje">Justin Gaethje</a> will discuss their upcoming showdown.</p> <p>The video is expected to begin...

<img alt="McGregor/Poirier (EL, MMA Fighting)" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/6-fwEENsgGfcMwkmeQOUL90fOmA=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67666092/101_Poirier_and_McGregor.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>If the fight between <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1859/conor-mcgregor">Conor McGregor</a> and <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/233/dustin-poirier">Dustin Poirier</a> is finalized for Jan. 23, the former UFC champions better be ready for a weight cut.</p> <p>Despite McGregor previously competing at welterweight for...

<img alt="UFC 211 Weigh-in Gallery" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/Cf1_yb7eUu-HKt2h_VenaH0OWPM=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67661389/514_Chase_Sherman.0.0.jpg"> <small>Chase Sherman | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>UFC heavyweight <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/3766/chase-sherman">Chase Sherman</a> has been suspended for nine months by the United States Anti-Doping Agency following a failed drug test.</p> <p>USADA officials <a href="https://ufc.usada.org/chase-sherman-accepts-doping-sanction/">announced</a> the news on Tuesday while...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/5jetN2Vrtnd4B3YVi--Fg9EBGD8=/235x0:1855x1080/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67661737/254embedded2.0.jpg"> <small>UFC, YouTube</small> <p>In the second episode of <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1140/ufc-254">UFC 254</a> Embedded, <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1526/justin-gaethje">Justin Gaethje</a>’s team works to solve the wrestling puzzle of <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1480/khabib-nurmagomedov">Khabib Nurmagomedov</a>, <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/3047/jared-cannonier">Jared Cannonier</a> shares his pre-fight ritual, Gaethje predicts a knockout finish on Saturday, <a...