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<img alt="Tony Ferguson" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/8KOS0IP4Q2UejMnD5hlrlb8FGbU=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67403726/062_Tony_Ferguson.0.0.jpg"> <small>Tony Ferguson | Esther Lin/MMAFIGHTING</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/538/anthony-ferguson">Tony Ferguson</a> still wants his showdown with <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/233/dustin-poirier">Dustin Poirier</a>, and he wants the UFC to open up its checkbook to make it happen. </p> <p>The highly anticipated fight between two former interim champions...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/x2jUnKzYGqF6uQM6zUR5PlssHzA=/0x0:3850x2567/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67404486/A44I1472.0.jpg"> <small>Bellator MMA</small> <p>New bantamweight champion <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/3227/juan-archuleta">Juan Archuleta</a> spoke to reporters after winning the title at <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1150/bellator-246">Bellator 246</a> on Saturday night. He talks about how he rebounded from a slow start against <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4994/patrick-mix">Patchy Mix</a>, how <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/236/cub-swanson">Cub Swanson</a>...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/oQWI2I_SPccciSbrVNIxhgw9Yas=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67405364/006_Khabib_Nurmagomedov.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>Iranian champion wrestler Navid Afkari was executed on Saturday in Iran despite pleas from across the globe to save his life.</p> <p>Among those who tried to stay his execution was UFC President <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2230/dana-white">Dana White</a>, who released...

<img alt="UFC Fight Night: Herman v Rodriguez" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/Qxt7himIhDIDxxED-cYPBZiFasQ=/0x0:4696x3131/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67406078/1228482233.jpg.0.jpg"> <small>Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images</small> <p>UFC middleweight <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4167/mike-rodriguez">Mike Rodriguez</a>’s next fight is for medical clearance as he seeks permission to return to the octagon shortly. </p> <p>Rodriguez’s shoulder was tweaked in the...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/9i_EXPI4Cs8z3h0yMZmGD3vwcro=/0x0:1650x1100/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67406292/A44I8971.0.jpg"> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/42/phil-davis">Phil Davis</a> spoke to reporters after his win over <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/49/lyoto-machida">Lyoto Machida</a> in their rematch at <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1138/bellator-245">Bellator 245</a>. The light heavyweight standout spoke about his performance and his plans for the future, which include a fight with new signee...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/7w42mSTZfVRlb-zeISkLIIIpIRs=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67401978/003_Tyron_Woodley.0.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>Last week, it was announced that <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/108/nick-diaz">Nick Diaz</a> was planning on returning to MMA in early 2021. Diaz has not fought since his 2015 bout with <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/101/anderson-silva">Anderson Silva</a> that was overturned to a no-contest...

<img alt="UFC Fight Night: Waterson v Hill" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/6HWjeA1ZpUq4cHYLUsF-bCKxW7U=/0x0:5181x3454/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67402228/1272184119.jpg.0.jpg"> <small>Michelle Waterson and Angela Hill | Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC</small> <p>In the ninth episode of On to the Next One, MMA Fighting’s Mike Heck and Alex K. Lee put on their matchmaker hats following...

<img alt="Richardson Moreira (GC)" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/4tUF48fA8UEPhRJn-rAx-TZ4MNo=/0x0:1200x800/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67402728/Richardson_Moreira.0.0.jpg"> <p>The light heavyweight title will go up for grabs at Taura MMA 11 when reigning champion <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1599/richardson-moreira">Richardson Moreira</a> will face off with fellow UFC veteran <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/3119/jonathan-wilson">Jonathan Wilson</a> in the main event on Oct. 30, MMA Fighting has...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/duBcsd_FZT2FnRdGM4NsVRfYeNg=/0x0:4377x2918/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67402981/20200117_0091_Brian_Kelleher.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>With just four months remaining in 2020, <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1400/brian-kelleher">Brian Kelleher</a> has come to the end of a UFC contract that he signed at the beginning of the year.</p> <p>“Boom” is one of two fighters to make four...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/Gx0VbMBVqLd6ftc7ArgnPYpGab4=/0x0:4767x3178/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67398782/UFC_JB_2020_09_12_0596_20200912100231278.0.jpg"> <small>Zuffa LLC</small> <p>Whatever <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1838/michelle-waterson">Michelle Waterson</a> was doing in the first two rounds of her fight with <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2943/angela-hill">Angela Hill</a>, she knew it wasn’t working.</p> <p>Waterson and Hill met in the main event of <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1148/ufc-vegas-10">UFC Vegas 10</a> on Saturday at...