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<img alt="Ray Borg" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/bP6-0uxrbEnQhCq8LauNKJZkEmw=/0x0:2000x1333/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67306932/021_Ray_Borg.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>One-time title challenger <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2839/ray-borg">Ray Borg</a> appeared to announce his retirement less than one month after his release from the UFC. </p> <p>In a post on his official Instagram account, Borg wrote, “never did I think...

<img alt="Republicans Hold Virtual 2020 National Convention" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/y-rtcV4ta63TqzUuIKtkkfYPXM0=/368x0:4130x2508/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67307389/1269205121.jpg.0.jpg"> <small>Photo Courtesy of the Committee on Arrangements for the 2020 Republican National Committee via Getty Images</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2230/dana-white">Dana White</a> is unapologetically a massive fan of President Donald Trump, and he showed it for more than...

<img alt="Stipe Miocic (Wagner Carmo, Inovafoto/UFC)" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/frIP3wXE9uct8n_Ld30eBaIjsWQ=/0x0:2040x1360/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67302692/stipe_miocic.0.jpg"> <p>Two weeks ago <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/775/stipe-miocic">Stipe Miocic</a> successfully defended his heavyweight title, winning a unanimous decision over <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/373/daniel-cormier">Daniel Cormier</a> in their trilogy fight at <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1128/ufc-252">UFC 252</a>. The win cemented Miocic’s status as the greatest heavyweight in...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/Eayywphy_hJi9SkfzQmNW5KTSr4=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67302849/129_Alex_Caceres.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/550/alex-caceres">Alex Caceres</a> has had an interesting <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1144/august-29-ufc-event">UFC Vegas 8</a> fight week to say the very least. </p> <p>After losing his originally scheduled opponent <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/3482/giga-chikadze">Giga Chikadze</a>, Caceres was set to take on <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/2020/8/25/21401134/with-giga-chikadze-out-alex-caceres-now-faces-newcomer-kevin-croom-at-ufc-vegas-8">promotional newcomer...

<img alt="UFC 249 Ferguson v Gaethje" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/GNIhMux2OGhuosrS1yaxRvgcwP8=/0x0:4328x2885/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67302959/1223923730.jpg.0.jpg"> <small>Tony Ferguson and Justin Gaethje | Photo by Douglas P. DeFelice/Getty Images</small> <p><em>MMA Fighting explores contract negotiations, signings, television ratings, pay-per-views, sponsorship deals, as well as the managers and agents working in the sport. How did...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/3whKfwbQNNFgQ9dkjbr5NPuk0ME=/98x0:1718x1080/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67303227/wth_ep22_clean.0.jpg"> <p>On this week’s episode of What the Heck, MMA Fighting’s Mike Heck speaks with UFC women’s flyweight <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4157/shana-dobson">Shana Dobson</a> (8:58) as she recaps her massive upset win over <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/5135/mariya-agapova">Mariya Agapova</a> at UFC on ESPN 15 this past Saturday night,...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/EY6X4qiTt9KZVEZjHD89jazfxF4=/0x0:1600x1067/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67303479/102_Robert_Whittaker_x_Israel_Adesanya.0.jpg"> <small>Paulo Costa (pictured) says he won’t team up with Eric Albarracin and Henry Cejudo to attack Israel Adesanya before UFC 253 | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/3984/paulo-henrique-costa">Paulo Costa</a> and <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4366/israel-adesanya">Israel Adesanya</a> have reached a new level in their...

<img alt="11th Annual Fighters Only World MMA Awards" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/upylv3dP7BGz3V8yJqr09Ab9fdA=/0x0:3385x2257/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67300077/1160157463.jpg.0.jpg"> <small>Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images</small> <p>UFC featherweight <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2218/vince-murdock">Vince Murdock</a> received a six-month reduction in a recent anti-doping suspension after documenting the rare neurological condition that forced him to undergo brain surgery this past...

<img alt="Anthony Smith" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/YQRhyvHEMCRt_pRf4y69-bPRvMI=/0x0:2440x1627/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67300259/137_Anthony_Smith.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>At the <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1144/august-29-ufc-event">UFC Vegas 8</a> virtual media day, the top fighters at Saturday’s event will speak to the media on Wednesday afternoon, and you can check out a full video of the interviews above.</p> <p>Here...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/ZwnPYyqq3apDKgtdWuoJHvtYbqw=/0x0:1650x1100/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67300424/A44I9572.0.jpg"> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/weight-class/lightweight">Lightweight</a> <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2871/sidney-outlaw">Sidney Outlaw</a> spoke to reporters after his split call over <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/3198/adam-piccolotti">Adam Piccolotti</a> at <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1137/bellator-244">Bellator 244</a>, and he was not happy about the scores rendered after 15 minutes of action. </p>...