News

<img alt="UFC 254: Khabib v Gaethje" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/L98pZffrF2qxk2jPNPVSHhiJN7A=/0x0:5077x3385/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67683885/1282037202.jpg.0.jpg"> <small>Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1480/khabib-nurmagomedov">Khabib Nurmagomedov</a> left no doubt of his status as the No. 1 pound-for-pound fighter with a second-round submission of <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1526/justin-gaethje">Justin Gaethje</a> at <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1140/ufc-254">UFC 254</a>. </p> <p>Nurmagomedov...

<img alt="UFC 254: Khabib v Gaethje" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/F0diuxcnlBQ5154YdDrgQ7uFJvQ=/0x0:4326x2884/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67683916/1282037206.jpg.0.jpg"> <small>Khabib Nurmagomedov (red gloves) wrestles with Justin Gaethje (blue gloves) at UFC 254 on Saturday in Abu Dhabi | Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images</small> <p>In what could be <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1480/khabib-nurmagomedov">Khabib Nurmagomedov</a>’s last performance,...

<img alt="Khabib Nurmagomedov" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/B25QfBnLFJNVqZ898rh4w4ZiqiI=/0x0:4286x2857/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67683992/1282038981.jpg.0.jpg"> <small>Khabib Nurmagomedov retired after his UFC 254 win Saturday night. | Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1480/khabib-nurmagomedov">Khabib Nurmagomedov</a> turned in a career-high performance on Saturday with a second-round submission of <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1526/justin-gaethje">Justin Gaethje</a> that unified...

<img alt="Bellator 138 Workout Photos" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/-wp4ozs6Pr-FPphfTdyoupo2C-o=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67684147/005_Ken_Shamrock.0.0.jpg"> <p>Age might be the single greatest enemy to an athlete but don’t tell that to UFC Hall of Famer <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/729/ken-shamrock">Ken Shamrock</a>.</p> <p>At 56, the retired fighter is still shredded, looking as good as he ever did during his...

<img alt="UFC 254: Khabib v Gaethje" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/WcZi2E5tkJcIaiQIYqo4UO15JZU=/0x0:5337x3558/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67684258/1282038965.jpg.0.jpg"> <small>Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images</small> <p>With <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1140/ufc-254">UFC 254</a> in the books, MMA Fighting’s Mike Heck, Alexander K. Lee and E. Casey Leydon break down the top storylines from Saturday’s event in Abu...

<img alt="UFC 254: Khabib v Gaethje" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/-_xtJnukjj5UlhPwd55el57nseU=/0x0:4343x2895/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67684288/1229263270.jpg.5.jpg"> <small>Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images</small> <p>UFC President <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2230/dana-white">Dana White</a> has seen a lot of fighters come and go over 25 years running the promotion, but there’s only one <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1480/khabib-nurmagomedov">Khabib Nurmagomedov</a>.</p> <p>On Saturday...

<img alt="UFC 254: Khabib v Gaethje" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/iaMYz5n7EATBb7Vzh5IccReCneU=/0x0:5568x3712/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67684362/1282037329.jpg.0.jpg"> <small>Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images</small> <p>UFC lightweight champion <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1480/khabib-nurmagomedov">Khabib Nurmagomedov</a> shocked the MMA world when he suddenly retired in the octagon after submitting <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1526/justin-gaethje">Justin Gaethje</a> at <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1140/ufc-254">UFC 254</a>. </p> <p>Just as...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/z-6HtWxo2EfwWuXNc8OjF0H9Dig=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67684485/221_Jose_Aldo_x_Jeremy_Stephens.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/weight-class/featherweight">Featherweight</a> contender <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/78/jeremy-stephens">Jeremy Stephens</a> has been forced out of his upcoming fight against <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/3289/arnold-allen">Arnold Allen</a> on Nov. 7 in Las Vegas.</p> <p>Multiple people with knowledge of the news confirmed the withdrawal to MMA Fighting...

<img alt="Khabib Nurmagomedov and Justin Gaethje " src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/4eqaCRhhx66kTJdKNIGXq_Kq4p8=/0x0:4085x2723/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67681939/1281460382.jpg.0.jpg"> <small>Khabib Nurmagomedov and Justin Gaethje will collide in the UFC 254 main event Saturday. | Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC</small> <p>The <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1140/ufc-254">UFC 254</a> start time and TV schedule for the <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight/10468/khabib-nurmagomedov-vs-justin-gaethje">Khabib Nurmagomedov vs....

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/RcffxJi03GnEZpdLPwhON7a7E4c=/304x0:1843x1026/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67682190/mfodd.0.jpg"> <small>Anthony Jimenez stares down referee Servando Licano at an iKon Fighting Federation show in Sonora, Mexico, on Thursday | @UFCFightPass, Twitter</small> <p><em>Welcome to the latest edition of Missed Fists where we shine a light on fights from across the globe...