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<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/KjRuid-BCLqm0XTzV1Rj-fisCag=/0x0:2880x1920/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67211516/137_ceremonial_Jon_Jones.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>UFC President <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2230/dana-white">Dana White</a> will break from his standard refrain on immediate matchmaking to make one thing clear: <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/47/jon-jones">Jon Jones</a> is not getting the next shot at the heavyweight title. </p> <p>Despite a tweetstorm from...

<img alt="UFC 252: Miocic v Cormier 3" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/b9OMvwsSljQnxjvSE1XTLwY2W8o=/0x0:4132x2755/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67211668/1266540472.jpg.0.jpg"> <small>Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC</small> <p>Marc Goddard is taking responsibility for what he feels was an error on his part during the <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1128/ufc-252">UFC 252</a> main event.</p> <p>The veteran referee was the third man in the...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/OVbgqO-bsS1aZ3xKC5tqv_kD0pY=/57x0:2937x1920/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67211870/040_Michael_Chandler_x_Sidney_Outlaw.0.jpg"> <small>Michael Chandler | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>Now a free agent, three-time Bellator lightweight champion <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/455/michael-chandler">Michael Chandler</a> is definitely on the UFC’s radar.</p> <p>That’s according to UFC President <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2230/dana-white">Dana White</a>, who was asked at Saturday’s <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1128/ufc-252">UFC 252</a> post-fight...

<img alt="UFC 252: Burns v Pineda" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/xRa3VtMR86PMNwiJTfQZ6UEhsRs=/0x0:3566x2377/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67212065/1266527055.jpg.0.jpg"> <small>Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC</small> <p>LAS VEGAS – <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1428/daniel-pineda">Daniel Pineda</a> spoke to reporters about his return to the octagon after a long hiatus at <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1128/ufc-252">UFC 252</a>, where he beat prospect <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2662/herbert-burns">Herbert Burns</a> at...

<img alt="UFC Fight Night Smith v Teixeira" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/Y6wPKdJPErf0WVj86Tazm9NtUOA=/0x0:5418x3612/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67212242/1225126588.jpg.0.jpg"> <small>Photo by Douglas P. DeFelice/Getty Images</small> <p>A previously reported light-heavyweight matchup between <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1091/anthony-smith">Anthony Smith</a> and Alexander Rakic will now headline <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1144/august-29-ufc-event">UFC Vegas 8</a> on Aug. 29 in Las Vegas. </p> <p>The UFC announced the...

<img alt="UFC 252: Daukaus v Porter" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/_8zc3I7zLfA7UkX3GOdf35arANk=/0x0:4391x2927/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67212526/1228062573.jpg.0.jpg"> <small>Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images</small> <p>LAS VEGAS – New UFC heavyweight <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/5394/chris-daukaus">Chris Daukaus</a> spoke to reporters after a successful octagon debut at <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1128/ufc-252">UFC 252</a>, his day job as a police officer...

<img alt="Stipe Miocic" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/R1_JF6gRWE5ykF1hgFkd_qdf_U8=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67210316/002_Stipe_Miocic.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>The <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1128/ufc-252">UFC 252</a> post-fight press conference is the last piece of business to take care of after the action is over in the octagon, and we have the live video below at MMAFighting.com.</p> <p>UFC officials...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/iGTGqNLjxVSSBMLuDjJxKgOaecs=/0x0:4906x3271/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67210359/UFC_252_002.0.jpg"> <small>Kai Kamaka and Tony Kelley at UFC 252 in Las Vegas on Saturday | Zuffa LLC</small> <p>It was a great night for two UFC newcomers and one fighter making his return to the promotion.</p> <p>First-time UFC fighters <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/5404/kai-kamaka-iii">Kai Kamaka</a> and...

<img alt="UFC 252: Miocic v Cormier 3" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/7C0UOev6n3A_jZ6-pdARD2_jFFk=/0x0:4083x2722/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67210409/1228063613.jpg.0.jpg"> <small>Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images</small> <p>MMA Fighting’s Mike Heck and Jose Youngs break down the top storylines from <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1128/ufc-252">UFC 252</a> on Saturday night in Las Vegas, including <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/775/stipe-miocic">Stipe Miocic</a>’s successful...

<img alt="UFC 252: Miocic v Cormier 3" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/X2eZIitwB5_EDdp3lLWURxwCKmU=/0x0:4031x2687/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67210624/1266540455.jpg.0.jpg"> <small>Daniel Cormier | Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC</small> <p>Former two-division champion <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/373/daniel-cormier">Daniel Cormier</a> was transported to an area hospital after his trilogy loss to <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/775/stipe-miocic">Stipe Miocic</a> at <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1128/ufc-252">UFC 252</a>, reporting a total...