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<img alt="Dustin Poirier" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/Vw7b5AWCphTc8ZSWUgbc7cwUTvY=/0x0:2880x1920/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67381415/139_Dustin_Poirier.0.jpg"> <small>Dustin Poirier | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/233/dustin-poirier">Dustin Poirier</a> vs. <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/538/anthony-ferguson">Tony Ferguson</a> isn’t signed, sealed, and delivered just yet.</p> <p>A bout between the two former interim lightweight champions has been rumored for some time now, with the UFC...

<img alt="Lyoto Machida punches Phil Davis EL MMAF" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/wXayemFR14v_Qf4giSgahJAZj-0=/0x0:1100x733/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67381822/088_Lyoto_Machida_vs_Phil_Davis.0.jpg"> <small>Phil Davis and Lyoto Machida at UFC 163 on Aug. 3, 2013, in Rio de Janeiro | Esther Lin</small> <p><em>Few things infuriate MMA fans more than a fight being scored incorrectly, though the term...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/tRgGdGtPJ1YPYrkj44NMDa7kJjw=/142x0:1762x1080/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67382147/wth_ep24_clean.0.jpg"> <p>On this week’s episode of <em>What the Heck</em>, MMA Fighting’s Mike Heck speaks with UFC middleweight <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1970/gerald-meerschaert">Gerald Meerschaert</a> (5:23) to preview his upcoming fight with <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/5368/khamzat-chimaev">Khamzat Chimaev</a> on Sept. 19, plus he talks about being a sizable underdog, <a...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/tC09jZ6kEzgQG01nvlH_mCE38OI=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67382590/148_Lyoto_Machida.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>MMA Fighting has <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1138/bellator-245">Bellator 245</a> weigh-in video for Friday’s event at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Conn.</p> <p>In the main event, <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/42/phil-davis">Phil Davis</a> and <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/49/lyoto-machida">Lyoto Machida</a> successfully hit the light heavyweight title limit of...

<img alt="UFC Fight Night: Chimaev v McKee" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/eawRzJ44PqS1XkEIRaQZnS0Ji3w=/0x0:5231x3487/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67376292/1258271618.jpg.0.jpg"> <small>Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2230/dana-white">Dana White</a> seems to be all-in on <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/5368/khamzat-chimaev">Khamzat Chimaev</a> two fights into his UFC career.</p> <p>Following the UFC Vegas 9 weigh-ins, White spoke with the media...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/lw6SvWy3GvbLbZP1npSl9Lk7Uro=/0x0:2880x1920/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67377325/053_Khama_Worthy_x_Devonte_Smith.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>Don’t hold your breath if you’re waiting for <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/5048/khama-worthy">Khama Worthy</a> to change up how he approaches fight night.</p> <p>Worthy (16-6) is currently in the best stretch of his professional career, having won seven consecutive fights including...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/06rDcZJiP4_44cZyyH01HNiMDfg=/0x0:2880x1920/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67378168/071_Brian_Kelleher_x_Ode_Osbourne.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1400/brian-kelleher">Brian Kelleher</a> thinks <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4140/sean-o-malley">Sean O’Malley</a> has some growing up to do.</p> <p>At <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1128/ufc-252">UFC 252</a> this past month, O’Malley suffered the first loss of his pro career to <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/3088/marlon-vera">Marlon Vera</a>. The setback put a...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/JwaWVmit4f6Vjw27a9dzoauSskw=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67379053/118_Cat_Zingano.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>When <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/869/cat-zingano">Cat Zingano</a> parted ways with the UFC in 2019, she was eight months removed from her previous fight, which made the timing of her exit rather curious.</p> <p>At the time, she explained that it was...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/gS44S6U3S12q7LShDTkzC5M1ny8=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67379511/087_Jared_Cannonier_x_David_Branch.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/3047/jared-cannonier">Jared Cannonier</a> has his own fight booked at UFC 254, but in his mind, he’s preparing to compete one month earlier.</p> <p>At <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1135/ufc-253">UFC 253</a> on Sept. 26, UFC middleweight champion <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4366/israel-adesanya">Israel Adesanya</a> will put...

<img alt="Phil Davis (EL, MMA F)" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/BmYCns0baO__6dM1rtJm8dM3N68=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67379605/011_Phil_Davis.0.0.jpg"> <p>Bellator veteran <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/42/phil-davis">Phil Davis</a> gave his thoughts on rematches ahead of his second fight with <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/49/lyoto-machida">Lyoto Machida</a>, which takes place Friday at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Conn. </p>...