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<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/Wld2xj2rGxuXk6tdLRUjecyZKYM=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67586645/070_Mark_Hunt_vs_Antonio_Silva.0.0.1477702506.0.jpg"> <small>Mark Hunt | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/139/mark-hunt">Mark Hunt</a>’s legal team is going another round with the the UFC and <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/27/brock-lesnar">Brock Lesnar</a>.</p> <p>At <a href="https://www.ca9.uscourts.gov/media/view_video.php?pk_vid=0000018012">a session of The United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit</a> on Monday,...

<img alt="Dana White" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/EO0EuBpDBMkyX-a3aj3_PWpMKJs=/0x0:1600x1067/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67582156/502_Dana_White.0.0.jpg"> <small>Dana White discusses Jon Jones’ removal from UFC 200 | Esther Lin/MMAFighting.com</small> <p>For almost five years now, the UFC has attempted to put together a fight between current lightweight champion <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1480/khabib-nurmagomedov">Khabib Nurmagomedov</a> and former interim champion <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/538/anthony-ferguson">Tony...

<img alt="UFC Fight Night Condit v McGee" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/xDWyHfLSj0AGJWtb7cvEUKU9nQc=/0x0:4474x2983/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67582425/1278343156.jpg.0.jpg"> <small>Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC</small> <p>In the 12th episode of On To the Next One, MMA Fighting’s Mike Heck and Alex K. Lee put on their matchmaker hats following Saturday night’s <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1162/ufc-fight-island-4-holm-vs-aldana">UFC Fight Island...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/oT7ccxUrgk8ycb-WInpe2Ff_AoM=/0x0:2440x1627/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67582572/128_Makwan_Amirkhani.0.jpg"> <small>Finland's own Makwan Amirkhani steps in to face Edson Barboza on Fight Island. | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/3132/makwan-amirkhani">Makwan Amirkhani</a> will replace <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4684/sodiq-yusuff">Sodiq Yusuff</a> against Brazilian featherweight <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/56/edson-barboza">Edson Barboza</a> at Saturday night’s <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1163/ufc-fight-island-5-moraes-vs-sandhagen">UFC Fight Island 5</a>...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/9ijQrJEz39PKscRH8JKhZc0v1q8=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67582714/012_Dana_White_and_Conor_McGregor_Whiskey.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>Three-time UFC title challenger <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/103/chael-sonnen">Chael Sonnen</a> did a lot of beefing with opponents inside and out of the cage. You never saw him take a shot at his promoter, though, and there’s a reason for...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/_Uqx_UNWM9qn6abPJO3bAEIzqNw=/137x0:1757x1080/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67579126/Carlos_Condit_YT_Post.0.jpg"> <p>ABU DHABI – After snapping a five-fight skid, <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/106/carlos-condit">Carlos Condit</a> has his eyes on the settling past scores, eying a rematch with <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/108/nick-diaz">Nick Diaz</a> and a fight with <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/105/matt-brown">Matt Brown</a> that’s been repeatedly canceled. </p>...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/XfrJZC4H6PJM0cb69EuUQB01bTc=/165x0:1785x1080/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67579808/Germaine_De_Randemie_2_YT_THumb.0.jpg"> <p>ABU DHABI – Germaine De Randamie spoke to reporters after an impressive win over <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2296/julianna-pena">Julianna Pena</a> at <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1162/ufc-fight-island-4-holm-vs-aldana">UFC Fight Island 4</a>. She celebrated a submission win that she announced she was looking for before the fight, the ending sequence,...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/IpeErJr2uajAvdPCMDgNgskKp60=/219x0:1839x1080/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67580232/Casey_kenny_yt_thumb.0.jpg"> <p>ABU DHABI — <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/weight-class/bantamweight">Bantamweight</a> <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4881/casey-kenney">Casey Kenney</a> spoke with the media backstage following his dominant unanimous decision win over <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/5070/heili-alateng">Heili Alateng</a> at <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1162/ufc-fight-island-4-holm-vs-aldana">UFC Fight Island 4</a> on Saturday night. Kenney recapped his impressive performance, talks wanting to be...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/6FRmAZ_h-D2_6KEUVj-tXBiqcYo=/253x0:1873x1080/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67580548/Luigi_Verdramini_YT.0.jpg"> <p>ABU DHABI – <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4598/luigi-vendramini">Luigi Vendramini</a> spoke to reporters about the stakes of his <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1162/ufc-fight-island-4-holm-vs-aldana">UFC Fight Island 4</a> fight on Saturday in Abu Dhabi. </p>...

<img alt="UFC Fight Night De Randamie v Pena" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/ZAtoyQyTcP8ib52aVe2XYNDhfPM=/0x0:3748x2499/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67577885/1278351101.jpg.0.jpg"> <small>Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/935/germaine-de-randamie">Germaine de Randamie</a> earned her second Performance of the Night honor with an impressive performance against <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2296/julianna-pena">Julianna Pena</a> at <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1162/ufc-fight-island-4-holm-vs-aldana">UFC Fight Island 4</a> on Saturday night.</p> <p>De...