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<img alt="UFC Fight Night: Ortega v The Korean Zombie" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/vyVxk8eRt-J17xmzDV8C4NtKU_Y=/0x0:4755x3170/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67653442/1280820398.jpg.0.jpg"> <small>Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images</small> <p>In the 14th episode of On to the Next One, MMA Fighting’s Mike Heck and Alexander K. Lee Lee put on their matchmaker hats following...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/TGh5M79Xime4hGBtmBRYerCS8SI=/44x0:1148x736/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67653580/Screen_Shot_2020_10_18_at_2.44.47_PM.0.png"> <small>Mason Jones/Instagram</small> <p>The UFC has added another Cage Warriors champion to the roster after Mason Jones announced that he’s inked a four-fight deal with the promotion.</p> <p>Jones confirmed the news in a post on his Instagram account.</p> <p>“Friday October 9th I signed...

<img alt="UFC Fight Night: Ortega v The Korean Zombie" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/_yyHh-kb9jhlmZ2424kNpNk6bEk=/0x1:4165x2778/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67654116/1280823083.jpg.0.jpg"> <small>Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2838/brian-ortega">Brian Ortega</a> had ill will against “The Korean Zombie” Chan Sung Jung ahead of their fight at <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1164/ufc-fight-island-6-ortega-vs-korean-zombie">UFC Fight Island 6</a>, but don’t...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/ftTWYIV9obzbu_AN3k4idp_1ZBM=/0x0:2880x1920/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67650253/119_Max_Holloway_x_Alexander_Volkanovski.0.jpg"> <small>Alexander Volkanovski | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>No one was happier to see a new No. 1 contender crowned in the featherweight division than reigning champion <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4234/alexander-volkanovski">Alexander Volkanovski</a>.</p> <p>On Saturday night, <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2838/brian-ortega">Brian Ortega</a> inserted himself into that position after...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/o0qFTbCMLKXHjN_63tK5o5eoIWQ=/0x0:2880x1920/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67650119/006_Krystof_Jotko.0.jpg"> <small>Krzysztof Jotko | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2506/krzysztof-jotko">Krzysztof Jotko</a> is out of his fight with <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/5110/makhmud-muradov">Makhmud Muradov</a>.</p> <p>The Polish veteran announced Sunday that a broken toe has forced him to withdraw from a middleweight bout opposite Muradov, which was...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/LS56uSAcTQctv1z1l6z0Ic5_yKU=/158x0:1778x1080/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67650931/Guram_YT_2.0.jpg"> <p>ABU DHABI — <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/weight-class/lightweight">Lightweight</a> <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/5487/guram-kutateladze">Guram Kutateladze</a> spoke with reporters backstage on Yas Island following his split decision win over <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/5486/mateusz-gamrot">Mateusz Gamrot</a> at <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1164/ufc-fight-island-6-ortega-vs-korean-zombie">UFC Fight Island 6</a> and discussed not being happy with his performance, <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/5368/khamzat-chimaev">Khamzat Chimaev</a>’s...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/GB92PmN7WTo8u6fuCyy1galj5ng=/285x0:1905x1080/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67651296/Fares_Ziam_YT.0.jpg"> <p>ABU DHABI — <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/weight-class/lightweight">Lightweight</a> <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/5086/fares-ziam">Fares Ziam</a> spoke with reporters backstage on Yas Island following his unanimous decision win over <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/5115/jamie-mullarkey">Jamie Mullarkey</a> at <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1164/ufc-fight-island-6-ortega-vs-korean-zombie">UFC Fight Island 6</a> and discussed getting his first UFC win, hoping to train at...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/aFAogHdd9vv5F3s5iG8gcMWUxPU=/164x0:1784x1080/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67651694/Said_Nurmagomedov_YT.0.jpg"> <p>ABU DHABI — <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/weight-class/bantamweight">Bantamweight</a> <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4421/said-nurmagomedov">Said Nurmagomedov</a> spoke with reporters backstage on Yas Island following his first-round knockout win over <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1946/mark-striegl">Mark Striegl</a> at <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1164/ufc-fight-island-6-ortega-vs-korean-zombie">UFC Fight Island 6</a> and discussed his second promotional finish, being surprised Striegl didn’t try...

<img alt="UFC Fight Night: Ortega v The Korean Zombie" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/AK78dmSqRSRY3gR3JcJ4QUfZL3A=/0x0:4851x3234/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67648976/1229135191.jpg.0.jpg"> <small>Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images</small> <p>With <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1164/ufc-fight-island-6-ortega-vs-korean-zombie">UFC Fight Island 6</a> in the books, MMA Fighting’s Mike Heck and E. Casey Leydon are joined by No. 6 ranked UFC featherweight...

<img alt="Vasiliy Lomachenko v Teofimo Lopez Jr" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/_LjUgfrv5a15vG1jVASJBMWMCkw=/0x0:3000x2000/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67649069/1280838899.jpg.0.jpg"> <small>Vasiliy Lomachenko and Teofimo Lopez put on a show in Las Vegas. | Photo by Mikey Williams/Top Rank via Getty Images</small> <p>Saturday’s highly-anticipated boxing match between Teofimo Lopez and Vasiliy Lomachenko captured the attention of...