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<img alt="UFC 160 weigh-in photos" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/wbHqrMdq4E4BpJk85_oum17Rl2s=/0x0:1100x733/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66763612/001_Dana_White_and_Mike_Tyson.1369442263.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>At 53, Mike Tyson can still throw heavy hands and now Bare Knuckle Fighting Championships is ready to offer him a lot of money to see the former boxing champion return to the...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/ggE-_k7mLiyOOgQOQqoSol97idI=/120x0:1740x1080/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66763781/wth_ep6_16x9_clean.0.png"> <p>On this week’s episode of <em>What the Heck</em>, UFC middleweight <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/3878/eryk-anders">Eryk Anders</a> (4:58) talks his upcoming fight with <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2506/krzysztof-jotko">Krzysztof Jotko</a> on May 16, trying to prepare during the COVID-19 pandemic, getting snitched on in his gym during a training...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/2tFuXWnOPn149XoRhiNBh8O3kYQ=/0x0:2000x1333/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66764189/Carla_Esparza_Test_Twitter.0.jpg"> <p>The UFC will be conducting extensive coronavirus testing for athletes and personnel attending the three shows scheduled in Jacksonville, Fla. on May 9, May 13 and May 16.</p> <p>UFC COO Lawrence Epstein revealed in an interview with <a href="https://www.sportsbusinessdaily.com/SB-Blogs/Newsletter-Media/2020/05/06.aspx">Sports Business Daily</a> on...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/qf3YIG_oILeNhT_WP504p3t35q4=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66764304/045_Sergio_Pettis_x_Jussier_Formiga.0.jpg"> <small>Experienced Brazilian Jussier Formiga (left) will meet rising 125-pound Alex Perez in June. | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/841/alex-perez">Alex Perez</a> will have another test against a high-ranked flyweight when he meets <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/472/jussier-da-silva">Jussier Formiga</a> at the June 6 UFC...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/PmSVq-4rHrUjFhO16lnxNk2xpyA=/0x0:2880x1920/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66760437/329_Daniel_Cormier_x_Stipe_Miocic.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/775/stipe-miocic">Stipe Miocic</a> has made it clear he’s not planning on fighting during the COVID-19 outbreak. But the heavyweight division won’t wait on him forever.</p> <p>That’s according to UFC president <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2230/dana-white">Dana White</a>, who addressed the champ’s...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/K6CxOtqKK3seTWD2tzoUjFdkfkU=/0x288:1184x1077/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66760639/Captura_de_Tela_2020_05_06__s_16.14.29.0.png"> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/101/anderson-silva">Anderson Silva</a> finally went under the knife almost a year after his last UFC appearance.</p> <p>The former UFC middleweight champion posted a video on social media announcing he had knee surgery, saying that “now my knee will be 100 percent.” Silva...

<img alt="UFC 229 - Khabib v McGregor" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/qwjv8PUGElu-VZqzFWmX5juRlJ4=/0x0:5568x3712/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66760664/1046746260.jpg.0.jpg"> <small>Photo By Stephen McCarthy/Sportsfile via Getty Images</small> <p>Jacksonville, Fla., was the reported host of the UFC’s fourth event since pausing its live event schedule. But according to UFC President <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2230/dana-white">Dana White</a>, the promotion is...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/yBspU8Neb1_izQXRqeTEeLFpxdE=/0x0:2880x1920/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66761201/133_Marlon_Moraes.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1463/marlon-moraes">Marlon Moraes</a> is currently listed as the No. 1 contender in the UFC’s official rankings, but he’s not playing it safe when it comes to holding that position.</p> <p>“Magic” is next scheduled to fight <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4437/petr-yan">Petr...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/Qi8Fq8efOaa0ZiotM708DWYrX1I=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66761659/121_Tony_Ferguson.0.jpg"> <small>Tony Ferguson (pictured) fights Justin Gaethje for an interim lightweight title in the main event of UFC 249 this Saturday in Jacksonville, Fla. | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>All of the <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1094/ufc-249-ferguson-vs-gaethje">UFC 249</a> main card fighters are getting their...

<img alt="UFC Fight Night 81 photos" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/Edez2EoftggKmO-Oy0g34k7NUNw=/0x0:2000x1333/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66761891/152_TJ_Dillashaw_vs_Dominick_Cruz.0.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>Watch the <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight/5340/t-j-dillashaw-vs-dominick-cruz">T.J. Dillashaw vs. Dominick Cruz</a> full fight video to see <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/328/dominick-cruz">Cruz</a> capture his second UFC title after a five-round battle with <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1257/t-j-dillashaw">Dillashaw</a> at <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/756/ufc-fight-night-dillashaw-vs-cruz">UFC Fight Night:...