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<img alt="Dana White post-UFC 244" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/3FqTst0vJZmLLZt8YeF8tOgLGVg=/147x0:1767x1080/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66930883/402_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 not surprised that <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2911/gilbert-burns">Gilbert Burns</a> is fighting for the welterweight title over <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/520/jorge-masvidal">Jorge Masvidal</a>. </p> <p>The UFC president announced on Tuesday that Burns will challenge <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2033/kamaru-usman">Kamaru Usman</a>...

<img alt="Joanne Calderwood" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/huQP4Cz7I91uq2q1PjJxihIonv0=/0x0:1600x1067/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66931023/104_Joanne_Calderwood.0.0.jpg"> <small>Joanne Calderwood | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>When <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1287/jessica-eye">Jessica Eye</a> came in 0.25 pounds heavy ahead of the UFC on ESPN 10 main event, fellow flyweight <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1848/joanne-calderwood">Joanne Calderwood</a> was ready.</p> <p>Eye, a former women’s flyweight title challenger, missed...

<img alt="UFC Fight Night: Gordon v Moret" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/V_xaUxawFp7ENvLF3ftCkW7j7ew=/0x0:4279x2853/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66931076/1152889269.jpg.0.jpg"> <small>Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images</small> <p>A featherweight fight looks to be added to the UFC’s stretch of events on “Fight Island.”</p> <p>Multiple people with knowledge of the promotion’s plans confirmed to MMA...

<img alt="Jorge Masvidal" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/7cZf76DDRdWbdeSCnNqDCVJWGv4=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66931164/157_Jorge_Masvidal.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>This past week, <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1124/ufc-250">UFC 250</a> went down where <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/377/amanda-nunes">Amanda Nunes</a> defend her featherweight title in dominant fashion. However, Nunes performance was overshadowed by the biggest fight in the sport right now: the UFC...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/RKAYAXgVEWrnPZCpyt6IlEIzzzw=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66929121/023_Curtis_Blaydes.5.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>The UFC has finalized the promotion’s next UFC APEX fight card set to take place on June 20. </p> <p>UFC President <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2230/dana-white">Dana White</a> on Friday announced the full lineup for UFC on ESPN 11 during a...

<img alt="Dustin Poirier" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/rtacLzOoUYc9KxdjJw5p7ZlHwCA=/0x0:2880x1920/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66929174/139_Dustin_Poirier.0.jpg"> <small>Dustin Poirier (pictured) fights Dan Hooker in the lightweight main event of UFC on ESPN 12 on June 27 at UFC APEX in Las Vegas | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/233/dustin-poirier">Dustin Poirier</a> and <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2917/daniel-hooker">Dan Hooker</a> are set...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/yAJfdhx0j1Ar6BVb3zKla0UfeHo=/153x0:1773x1080/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66929534/DanaThumbNoGraphics.0.jpg"> <p>UFC President <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2230/dana-white">Dana White</a> was in Las Vegas today and spoke to reporters after the official UFC on ESPN 10 weigh-ins. You can check out the full video of his media scrum above. </p>...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/wbjdqxsoWH8Fob_5GTpreS1THm8=/0x0:2880x1920/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66929775/075_Juan_Adams_x_Justin_Tafa.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/weight-class/heavyweight">Heavyweight</a> action is heading to “Fight Island” next month.</p> <p>A person with knowledge of the promotion’s plans confirmed to MMA Fighting that <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/5113/justin-tafa">Justin Tafa</a> will take on <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/5038/raphael-pessoa-nunes">Raphael Pessoa</a> July 25. The event will...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/uICsOkHuiGFOmcFxlnIBWAi0mdU=/0x0:4162x2775/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66930002/FN_Vegas_WeighIn_2020_06_12_CU_0077_20200612125710488.0.jpg"> <small>Zuffa LLC</small> <p>With UFC on ESPN 10 just hours away, MMA Fighting’s Mike Heck and Jose Youngs break down the top storylines heading into Saturday night’s event at the UFC APEX in Las Vegas, including the main event between <a...

<img alt="Khabib Nurmagomedov" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/MyD4AF_NzCUfA6CfUmTUEHyDfFQ=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66930021/022_Khabib_Nurmagomedov.0.0.jpg"> <small>Khabib Nurmagomedov | Esther Lin/MMAFIGHTING</small> <p>After an initial run of “Fight Island” events in Abu Dhabi, UFC President <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2230/dana-white">Dana White</a> expects a title unifier between champ <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1480/khabib-nurmagomedov">Khabib Nurmagomedov</a> and interim champ <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1526/justin-gaethje">Justin Gaethje</a> to headline the...