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<figure> <img alt="UFC 251: Yan v Aldo" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/wTqqyevKaG12e0eIKHT2x5HGzg8=/0x0:2964x1976/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/68758802/1255671228.jpg.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC</figcaption> </figure> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4437/petr-yan">Petr Yan</a> isn’t satisfied with just winning the UFC bantamweight title. In fact, he...

<figure> <img alt="UFC Fight Night: Moraes v Sandhagen" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/XPm_E_5aclh-bvh8W2ZEEvnqekM=/0x0:3979x2653/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/68759451/1279573361.jpg.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Cory Sandhagen | Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images</figcaption> </figure> <p>A quick look at the bantamweight rankings will...

<figure> <img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/Fh0ZQZXzXqTDtud_h5rle3Y1xN8=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/68759981/407_Nate_Diaz.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</figcaption> </figure> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/365/nate-diaz">Nate Diaz</a> appears to be uninterested in a comeback at 155 pounds. </p> <p>Diaz, who’s been on the shelf since...

<figure> <img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/oeGHxs271lkGz4zUj1macIZhtMI=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/68760081/016_James_Vick.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</figcaption> </figure> <p>It appears as though UFC veteran <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1632/james-vick">James Vick</a> has had his final MMA fight. </p> <p>Following a second-round knockout loss...

<figure> <img alt="MMA: UFC 241-Assuncao vs Sandhagen" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/5zu6zM6hlvrxS4tJzhVPonxGLGk=/0x17:3576x2401/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/68760482/usa_today_13225710.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports</figcaption> </figure> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/weight-class/bantamweight">Bantamweight</a> standout <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4232/raoni-barcelos">Raoni Barcelos</a> needs a short-notice opponent after top contender <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/230/raphael-assuncao">Raphael...

<figure> <img alt="UFC 252: O’Malley v Vera" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/M-2nelPXBrnmjMsHJJAApG7aBC0=/0x0:5568x3712/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/68760546/1266534122.jpg.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC</figcaption> </figure> <p>A bantamweight fight between “Suga” <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4140/sean-o-malley">Sean O’Malley</a> and <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2935/thomas-almeida">Thomas Almeida</a> is in the...

<figure> <img alt="Justin Gaethje will try to make weight at UFC Vancouver weigh-ins Saturday." src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/kN6dhXSKYI-tXJb_KQB_M1SkvOA=/0x0:1600x1067/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/68756024/002_Justin_Gaethje.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</figcaption> </figure> <p>At <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1140/ufc-254">UFC 254</a>, <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1480/khabib-nurmagomedov">Khabib Nurmagomedov</a> defended his...

<figure> <img alt="UFC Fight Night 82 Workout Photos" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/cONYLiavlLF8OY6jGq9KTgjbUgY=/0x0:2400x1600/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/68756280/024_Stephen_Thompson.0.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson (right) and father Ray (left) | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</figcaption> </figure> <p>Even with his 10th year as...

<figure> <img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/rimabBRxsJ9mJkAbj10MBrpGSCY=/109x0:1729x1080/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/68756634/BTL_EP44_CLEAN.0.jpg"> </figure> <p>On this week’s episode of What the Heck, MMA Fighting’s Mike Heck speaks with reigning UFC bantamweight champion <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4437/petr-yan">Petr Yan</a> (3:34) ahead of his first title defense against <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1528/aljamain-sterling">Aljamain...

<figure> <img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/bE0kOSiaf0TdRFA4r95YY1cUC_E=/0x0:2880x1920/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/68756880/109_Cody_Stamann.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Cody Stamann (pictured) fights short-notice replacement Askar Askar at UFC Vegas 18 this Saturday | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</figcaption> </figure> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2143/cody-stamann">Cody Stamann</a> has a...