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<img alt="UFC Fight Night: Waterson v Hill" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/NY-439_psxrf_akMcKTSungIzmY=/0x67:4960x3374/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67414347/1272181694.jpg.0.jpg"> <small>Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC</small> <p>This is The A-Side Live Chat.</p> <p>For this episode, UFC strawweight <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2943/angela-hill">Angela Hill</a> joins Esther Lin and Alex Savas to break down some of the top stories in MMA.</p> <p>Some topics...

<img alt="Daniel Cormier and Stipe Miocic" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/6aoWNBnKw86Q-0cGIWfHlZFsG4k=/0x0:2880x1920/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67417187/316_Daniel_Cormier_x_Stipe_Miocic.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>UFC President <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2230/dana-white">Dana White</a> was aware that <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/373/daniel-cormier">Daniel Cormier</a> had tested positive for COVID-19 prior to a <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1128/ufc-252">UFC 252</a> trilogy against <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/775/stipe-miocic">Stipe Miocic</a>, but was assured the former...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/_LKg7aCMoxk2xE00GirwszoHqlY=/0x0:2440x1627/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67417447/002_Johnny_Walker.0.jpg"> <small>Johnny Walker faces Ryan Spann in the main card portion of UFC Vegas 11 on Saturday night. | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4594/johnny-walker">Johnny Walker</a> will fight <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4544/ryan-spann">Ryan Spann</a> at Saturday night’s <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1149/ufc-vegas-11-covington-vs-woodley">UFC Vegas 11</a> at the UFC...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/jxTmvw5xwtxJL_dGLCLtfWaCnS0=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67418199/107_Jan_Blachowicz.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/620/jan-blachowicz">Jan Blachowicz</a>’s behind-the-scenes documentary for <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1135/ufc-253">UFC 253</a> reveals one of most unique – and unsettling – pre-fight rituals ever described by a fighter. </p> <p>The UFC light heavyweight said he regularly returns to a forest...

<img alt="Donald Cerrone" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/JfbaIxFbew24fEnCdcBz4iFk79U=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67418443/902_Donald_Cerrone.0.0.jpg"> <small>Donald Cerrone | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>At <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1149/ufc-vegas-11-covington-vs-woodley">UFC Vegas 11</a> media day, some of the event’s biggest stars will talk to the media Thursday evening.</p> <p>The event is expected to start at 5 p.m. ET.</p> <aside><div data-anthem-component="actionbox" data-anthem-component-data='{"title":"<a class="ql-link"...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/sza3emIw4EOCSUDi6TIoujhWDTs=/0x0:3850x2567/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67419180/A41I2292.0.jpg"> <small>Bellator MMA</small> <p>Bellator MMA ended an era this past Saturday night as the Viacom-owned promotion held its last card on Paramount Network before moving to the CBS Sports Network in October.</p> <p>Back-to-back cards on Friday and Saturday were headlined by a...

<img alt="UFC Fight Night: Phillips v Chimaev" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/tWIy68ul_4t3Z6uAi90aIBP1fCA=/0x0:4632x3088/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67420292/1256407744.jpg.0.jpg"> <small>Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images</small> <p>Highly publicized prospect <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/5368/khamzat-chimaev">Khamzat Chimaev</a> and his upcoming opponent <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1970/gerald-meerschaert">Gerald Meerschaert</a> are about to do battle on Saturday night at <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1149/ufc-vegas-11-covington-vs-woodley">UFC Vegas 11.</a> But...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/8zga7vCqYyP7mCWqDzy2LRSovNw=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67420565/121_Sijara_Eubanks.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/3260/sijara-eubanks">Sijara Eubanks</a> is getting right back to work following one of the most impressive performances of her career this past Saturday.</p> <p>Multiple people with knowledge of the promotion’s plans confirmed to MMA Fighting that Eubanks will...

<img alt="UFC Fight Night: Waterson v Hill" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/NY-439_psxrf_akMcKTSungIzmY=/0x67:4960x3374/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67414347/1272181694.jpg.0.jpg"> <small>Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC</small> <p>This is The A-Side Live Chat.</p> <p>For this episode, UFC strawweight <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2943/angela-hill">Angela Hill</a> joins Esther Lin and Alex Savas to break down some of the top stories in MMA.</p> <p>Some topics...

<img alt="Daniel Cormier" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/ksOa79C2VrMECqco7yGimJIvuMc=/0x0:2000x1333/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67414597/081_Daniel_Cormier_vs_Alexander_Gustafsson.0.0.jpg"> <small>Daniel Cormier | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>Last month, <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/373/daniel-cormier">Daniel Cormier</a> challenged <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/775/stipe-miocic">Stipe Miocic</a> for the heavyweight title at <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1128/ufc-252">UFC 252</a>. It was a trilogy bout between the two and one that would ultimately serve as...