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<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/dNub7NkVaG0zQwT-MxnaaOG3RFY=/0x0:507x338/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67439719/Screen_Shot_2020_09_20_at_12.17.07_PM.0.png"> <p>There has been much bad blood between Israeal Adesanya and <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/3984/paulo-henrique-costa">Paulo Costa.</a> But for the time being, they are saving it for the octagon. </p> <p>The highly anticipated middleweight title bout between Adesanya and Costa headlines <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1135/ufc-253">UFC 253</a> on Saturday...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/KnQCDdthYWOB5WGmB_qMsY5qpKY=/0x0:3422x2281/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67439958/09___Holland_v_Stewart_2020_09_19_CU_0223_2020092042614813.0.jpg"> <small>Zuffa LLC</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4384/kevin-holland">Kevin Holland</a> and <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/5368/khamzat-chimaev">Khamzat Chimaev</a> had an interesting moment ahead of Saturday night’s <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1149/ufc-vegas-11-covington-vs-woodley">UFC Vegas 11</a> event. </p> <p>Holland, 27, won a hard-fought split decision over octagon veteran <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/3867/darren-stewart">Darren Stewart</a> to kick off the main...

<img alt="UFC Fight Night: Dern v Markos" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/mozXpO40RuZwgLztqit0a0AFzDQ=/0x0:4276x2851/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67440174/1273560056.jpg.0.jpg"> <small>Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/3624/mackenzie-dern">Mackenzie Dern</a> is ready to begin her climb up the strawweight rankings.</p> <p>After arriving in the UFC as one of the most hyped prospects in the sport, the 27-year-old grappling...

<img alt="UFC Fight Night: Covington v Woodley" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/Fccm02S05nlhqEaqZCjgx_R1dCw=/0x0:3334x2223/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67440458/1273571142.jpg.0.jpg"> <small>Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC</small> <p>Former UFC welterweight champion <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/221/tyron-woodley">Tyron Woodley</a> suffered a serious rib injury in his loss to <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2975/colby-covington">Colby Covington</a> at <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1149/ufc-vegas-11-covington-vs-woodley">UFC Vegas 11</a>, and now, there’s visual evidence. </p> <p>Woodley’s...

<img alt="UFC Fight Night: Covington v Woodley" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/0V20y7SXSuZxW-7TLg5UNdTB0s4=/0x0:4133x2755/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67437499/1273571147.jpg.0.jpg"> <small>Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC</small> <p>After a high-paced night of impressive finishes, the grudge match years in the making between Colby Covington and Tyron Woodley wasn’t close to the fiery fight many expected. </p> <p>Instead, Covington...

<img alt="UFC Fight Night: Covington v Woodley" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/s5N6fDhDUptDpIirXp7vjq3m-Tw=/0x0:4202x2801/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67437505/1273570215.jpg.0.jpg"> <small>Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight/10551/colby-covington-vs-tyron-woodley">Colby Covington vs. Tyron Woodley</a> didn’t make it to the scorecards at <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1149/ufc-vegas-11-covington-vs-woodley">UFC Vegas 11</a>, but according to judges’ scorecards, Covington was on his way to shutout victory....

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/njnb26vfByCmMx6vIaPoF_pyCmE=/0x0:2000x1333/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67437587/Colby_Covington_President_Donald_Trump.0.jpg"> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2975/colby-covington">Colby Covington</a> capped off his win over <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/221/tyron-woodley">Tyron Woodley</a> at <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1149/ufc-vegas-11-covington-vs-woodley">UFC Vegas 11</a> with a call from President Donald Trump.</p> <p>Just minutes after he earned a fifth-round TKO in the main event, Covington was doing an interview on the...

<img alt="UFC Fight Night: Covington v Woodley" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/XGrDsyUIqMcZXTIHOTnMKtc0xoo=/0x0:3405x2270/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67437682/1228605583.jpg.0.jpg"> <small>Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images</small> <p>With <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1149/ufc-vegas-11-covington-vs-woodley">UFC Vegas 11</a> in the books, MMA Fighting’s Mike Heck, Jed Meshew, and E. Casey Leydon break down the top storylines from Saturday night’s event...

<img alt="UFC Fight Night: Covington v Woodley" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/vlwhlCwqjyRXyeVB2KT1P_gsz7Y=/8x0:4301x2862/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67438044/1273570999.jpg.0.jpg"> <small>Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC</small> <p>For fans of <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/221/tyron-woodley">Tyron Woodley</a>, the outcome of Saturday’s main event was a bitter pill to swallow; for UFC President <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2230/dana-white">Dana White</a>, it may have been a sign...

<img alt="UFC Fight Night: Cerrone v Price" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/MQCbAX1bGx6jou_Tj76V9rGxFNg=/0x0:4092x2728/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67438238/1228605309.jpg.0.jpg"> <small>Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images</small> <p>A majority draw at <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1149/ufc-vegas-11-covington-vs-woodley">UFC Vegas 11</a> wasn’t enough to convince UFC President <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2230/dana-white">Dana White</a> that <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/58/donald-cerrone">Donald Cerrone</a> should continue his career. </p> <p>White said...