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<img alt="UFC Fight Night: Whittaker v Till" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/eBb9-aiVbkDxqqIseXhFxMdahwY=/0x0:4373x2915/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67125660/1258440160.jpg.0.jpg"> <small>Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images</small> <p>For this episode, <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/126/sarah-kaufman">Sarah Kaufman</a> joins José Youngs and E. Casey Leydon to discuss some of the hot topics in MMA.</p> <p>Some possible topics include: The fallout...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/G-TGEgX1IeHpGzXq2ubxguef02U=/0x0:2880x1920/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67125993/115_Max_Holloway_x_Alexander_Volkanovski.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>At <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1125/ufc-251">UFC 251</a>, <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4234/alexander-volkanovski">Alexander Volkanovski</a> successfully defended his featherweight title for the first time, winning a split decision over former champion <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1541/max-holloway">Max Holloway</a>. It was the second time in a row the two...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/Vlua_c5BN01Wro7HlgdAWYJXUvE=/0x0:2440x1627/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67126200/041_Brad_Tavares_x_Edmen_Shabazyan.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>No one has higher expectations for <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4666/edmen-shahbazyan">Edmen Shahbazyan</a> than the goals he’s set for himself.</p> <p>Despite being just 22 years old, the former <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2230/dana-white">Dana White</a> Contender Series veteran has already gone 4-0 in the UFC...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/k2r-TzKJypGM_KrqkQcbx7nploI=/300x0:1920x1080/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67126996/099_Dana_White.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2230/dana-white">Dana White</a> is he’s taking things “day by day” when it comes to putting fights together, but has an idea of where the middleweight division may be headed over the next several months. </p> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4366/israel-adesanya">Israel...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/pqjg2vCF2_iyQQRE8tZGojT1_Ak=/0x0:2880x1920/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67122609/055_Derrick_Lewis_x_Ilir_Latifi.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>The UFC has released their new event poster for their Aug. 8 event which will be headlined by a pair of heavyweight finishers. </p> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/939/derrick-lewis">Derrick Lewis</a> will take on <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/3685/alexey-oleinik">Alexey Oleinik</a> in the main event...

<img alt="Dana White Contender Series" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/B9X7jOYeIz8oH7I2ESv8NeW3j9E=/8x0:4928x3280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67123055/GettyImages_820798174.0.jpg"> <small>Getty Images</small> <p>A pair of middleweight prospects will headline <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2230/dana-white">Dana White</a>’s Contender Series in the second card during season 4 on Aug. 11 from the UFC APEX in Las Vegas.</p> <p>UFC officials announced the full five-fight card...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/6Zrs8RdxLncdD5KvvpkzZ7ADwzY=/153x0:1773x1080/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67123241/khabib_justin_clean.0.jpg"> <p>Moments after UFC president <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2230/dana-white">Dana White</a> made the announcement, MMA Fighting’s Mike Heck and Jose Youngs react to the lightweight title fight booking between <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1480/khabib-nurmagomedov">Khabib Nurmagomedov</a> and <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1526/justin-gaethje">Justin Gaethje</a> on Oct. 24. </p>...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/UNEL68Q_qp46sw8649kEjooWp1U=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67123455/108_Alex_Perez.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/841/alex-perez">Alex Perez</a> believes he should be the first to challenge new flyweight champion <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4188/deiveson-figueiredo">Deiveson Figueiredo</a>.</p> <p>Following Figueiredo’s incredible first-round finish of <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/285/joseph-benavidez">Joseph Benavidez</a> in the UFC Fight Island 2 headliner, the conversations began throughout...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/ihD8am9TC75xy8RR2LC4mP3U8KQ=/0x0:2040x1360/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67123883/Antonio_Silva.0.1504809058.0.jpg"> <small>Wagner Carmo, Inovafoto</small> <p>One-time UFC heavyweight title challenger <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/35/antonio-silva">Antonio Silva</a> will return to the cage this fall after a three-year absence from MMA. </p> <p>“Bigfoot” Silva, 40, signed a contract with Taura MMA to face former LFA heavyweight tournament champ...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/il8fy9cTY0GjfgKrhzXWj8nmLms=/0x0:2880x1920/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67124205/203_Khabib_Nurmagomedov_x_Dustin_Poirier.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>It’s rare that <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/123/georges-st-pierre">Georges St-Pierre</a> has been an underdog during his career. But if he decides to come back, that’s exactly the role he’ll play for a fight against reigning UFC lightweight champion <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1480/khabib-nurmagomedov">Khabib...