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<img alt="Frankie Edgar vs Brian Ortega" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/blAoaV2s20IonxJ9FSAloGQz-aw=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67223778/208_Frankie_Edgar_vs_Brian_Ortega.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>Following months of trash talk and near confrontations, <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2838/brian-ortega">Brian Ortega</a> and “The Korean Zombie” Chan Sung Jung are finally on a collision course with the featherweights expected to headline the upcoming...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/-x7b4lpk-gV4LFJ8x9QRU5QRcp8=/0x0:4920x3280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67223208/DWCS_CU_20190618_2475.0.jpg"> <small>DWCS LLC via Getty Images</small> <p>MMA Fighting has <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1147/dwcs-season-4-week-3">DWCS Season 4: Week 3</a> results from Tuesday’s event at the UFC APEX in Las Vegas, Nev.</p> <p>In the main event, <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/5414/louis-cosce">Louis Cosce</a> and <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/5415/victor-reyna">Victor Reyna</a> will clash in a...

<img alt="Dana White’s Contender Series - Cosce v Reyna" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/QOPkF_HiLF7DBIQ74Mh0E9DCDMI=/0x0:3760x2507/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67223938/1267059958.jpg.0.jpg"> <small>Photo by Chris Unger/DWCS LLC/Zuffa LLC</small> <p>Four more tickets were punched to the UFC at <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1147/dwcs-season-4-week-3">DWCS Season 4: Week 3</a> in Las Vegas Tuesday night. </p> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/5408/josh-parisian">Josh Parisian</a>, <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/5412/cheyanne-buys">Cheyanne Buys</a>, along...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/K7raTgh6rHYgHi-_fNmLEwSoFQg=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67219144/005_Khabib_Nurmagomedov.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>In October, UFC lightweight champion <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1480/khabib-nurmagomedov">Khabib Nurmagomedov</a> will defend his title against interim champion <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1526/justin-gaethje">Justin Gaethje</a> at UFC 254. Should he win, it will be Nurmagomedov’s 29th victory with zero defeats and it also...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/aLNr-slxCVS37ZoyYVklBAEBqGE=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67219409/079_Paige_VanZant_vs_Bec_Rawlings.0.0.0.0.jpg"> <small>Paige VanZant | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>When <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2025/paige-vanzant">Paige VanZant</a> finished the final fight on her UFC contract, she was excited to test free agency really for the first time in her career.</p> <p>VanZant inked her first UFC deal when...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/AeRleHG6ZKZ6-KOPlKXX33wI7es=/0x0:2440x1627/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67219637/050_Johnny_Walker_x_Misha_Cirkunov.0.jpg"> <small>Johnny Walker is looking to bounce back from a pair of losses in the octagon. | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4594/johnny-walker">Johnny Walker</a> vs. <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4544/ryan-spann">Ryan Spann</a> was originally booked for <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1135/ufc-253">UFC 253</a>, but the matchup will now be...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/OkQ9kt2O95mYOsdY4UtxxPJ1-eA=/142x0:1762x1080/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67219813/btl_ep12_clean.0.jpg"> <p>Check out episode 12 of Between the Links as Mike Heck moderates the matchup between MMA Fighting’s Jed Meshew and Fightful’s Sean Ross Sapp as they give their takes on where <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/775/stipe-miocic">Stipe Miocic</a>’s successful title defense against <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/373/daniel-cormier">Daniel Cormier</a>...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/CSWOpacyGH5opL-3kmLyZEx_sE4=/0x0:1080x720/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67216299/102447555_2645132799142604_1250638103781329185_n.0.jpg"> <small>Jared Gooden | @nitetrainmma23, Instagram</small> <p>An injury has forced welterweight <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/5389/jared-gooden">Jared Gooden</a> out of his UFC debut.</p> <p>Gooden was scheduled to face <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/3921/dwight-grant">Dwight Grant</a> on the preliminary portion of Saturday’s <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1143/august-22-ufc-event">UFC on ESPN</a> event at UFC APEX in...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/g0Fo_Cn1yn2XAA7EoE2x0ldBlqc=/0x0:2880x1920/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67216372/329_Daniel_Cormier_x_Stipe_Miocic.0.jpg"> <small>Stipe Miocic | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>Following his UFC heavyweight championship trilogy bout win over <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/373/daniel-cormier">Daniel Cormier</a> at <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1128/ufc-252">UFC 252</a>, <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/775/stipe-miocic">Stipe Miocic</a> <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/2020/8/16/21370774/stipe-miocic-happy-to-cement-as-his-legacy-as-the-goat-but-i-always-get-sh-t-on">noted</a> that he doesn’t always get the respect that he deserves.</p> <p>Based on speculative...

<img alt="Jon Jones" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/fwBAURbn72S0ihUTdosRUZmSQKY=/0x0:2880x1920/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67216873/132_Jon_Jones_x_Dominick_Reyes.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/47/jon-jones">Jon Jones</a> is no longer the UFC light heavyweight champion.</p> <p>On Monday, Jones revealed that after having a conversation with the promotion about his future, he decided to vacate his 205-pound title effective immediately.</p> <p>“Just got...