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<img alt="UFC Fight Night: Ortega v The Korean Zombie" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/n8Jyiam62eIhs9CpYP5RVnXkRoI=/0x0:4332x2888/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67649721/1280820161.jpg.0.jpg"> <small>Brian Ortega | Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2838/brian-ortega">Brian Ortega</a> vowed that fans would see a new side of him in his return to action after a long layoff.</p> <p>So...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/XkAvybydHhuhVoi2xnjpX9aq5wE=/0x51:722x532/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67649829/121603788_2854681208187792_3675918426988065527_n.0.jpg"> <small>Umar Nurmagomedov | @khabib_nurmagomedov, Instagram</small> <p>The debut of the next Nurmagomedov will have to wait.</p> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/5039/umar-nurmagomedov">Umar Nurmagomedov</a>—the cousin and teammate of UFC lightweight champion <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1480/khabib-nurmagomedov">Khabib Nurmagomedov</a>—has been forced to withdraw from his scheduled bantamweight bout with <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/5493/sergey-morozov">Sergey Morozov</a>...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/4RtPEPSx-ymbMZnOO-BnU4LRsiQ=/0x0:2880x1920/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67649895/203_Khabib_Nurmagomedov_x_Dustin_Poirier.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>Ahead of UFC 254 on Oct. 24, the cold open for the pay-per-view broadcast has already been released ahead of the highly anticipated showdown 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>.</p> <div> <blockquote class="twitter-tweet"> <p lang="en" dir="ltr">BOOOOOM!!!!! If...

<img alt="UFC Fight Night: Chookagian v Andrade" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/eTX1PMcJrVysNAwoOZmvP1p-1Bc=/0x0:2842x1895/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67650064/1280818195.jpg.0.jpg"> <small>Jessica Andrade | Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images</small> <p>New division, same results for <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2360/jessica-andrade">Jessica Andrade</a>.</p> <p>Competing inside the octagon at 125 pounds for the first time on Saturday, Andrade leapfrogged the flyweight...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/o0qFTbCMLKXHjN_63tK5o5eoIWQ=/0x0:2880x1920/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67650119/006_Krystof_Jotko.0.jpg"> <small>Krzysztof Jotko | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2506/krzysztof-jotko">Krzysztof Jotko</a> is out of his fight with <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/5110/makhmud-muradov">Makhmud Muradov</a>.</p> <p>The Polish veteran announced Sunday that a broken toe has forced him to withdraw from a middleweight bout opposite Muradov, which was...

<img alt="Brian Ortega and The Korean Zombie" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/TGXOjsg-j7qzzux5KuLXLfCqEUg=/0x0:3839x2559/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67648669/1280543753.jpg.0.jpg"> <small>Brian Ortega and The Korean Zombie will clash in the UFC Fight Island 6 main event Saturday night. | Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC</small> <p>This is the <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1164/ufc-fight-island-6-ortega-vs-korean-zombie">UFC Fight Island 6</a> live blog for...

<img alt="UFC Fight Night: Chookagian v Andrade" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/RcggDXkPSKJlfbo7kbekWdYlnX8=/0x0:4768x3179/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67648691/1280818089.jpg.0.jpg"> <small>Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images</small> <p>In her flyweight debut, <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2360/jessica-andrade">Jessica Andrade</a> took out the No. 1 ranked fighter in the division and simultaneously served notice to champion <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/3494/valentina-shevchenko">Valentina Shevchenko</a> that...

<img alt="Brian Ortega and The Korean Zombie" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/1X7RHuvjSyVF-NlWh3QEIoeZcKE=/0x0:4773x3182/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67648761/1280821581.jpg.0.jpg"> <small>Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images</small> <p>Watch <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2838/brian-ortega">Brian Ortega</a> vs. Korean Zombie full fight video highlights from <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1164/ufc-fight-island-6-ortega-vs-korean-zombie">UFC Fight Island 6</a>’s main event above, courtesy of the UFC.</p> <p>UFC Fight Island 6:...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/7dyCsyg4LXd9nmLdjnjhOPgUQcI=/0x0:2880x1920/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67648756/001_Brian_Ortega.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>The <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1164/ufc-fight-island-6-ortega-vs-korean-zombie">UFC Fight Island 6</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...

<img alt="UFC Fight Night: Ortega v The Korean Zombie" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/nuWxEKXHSlkHoMCsVPDkzKJDLLc=/0x0:4606x3071/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67648791/1280820396.jpg.0.jpg"> <small>Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2838/brian-ortega">Brian Ortega</a> is officially back and he looked better than ever.</p> <p>Following nearly two years away after coming up short in his last bid to...