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<img alt="Gallery Photo: UFC 177 photos" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/JlmpH2mHxahb_GCCad_exAqJoXE=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66745127/057_Danny_Castillo_vs__Tony_Ferguson.0.jpg"> <small>Danny Castillo and Tony Ferguson in action at UFC 177 in Sacramento, Calif., on Aug. 30, 2014. | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p><em>Few things infuriate MMA fans more than a fight being scored incorrectly, though the...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/Qdj5_ThXxeAYHn1QfDAUjqYCxIA=/180x0:1800x1080/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66745215/TIMELINE_Ferguson_Gaethje_Clean.0.jpg"> <p>With <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1094/ufc-249-ferguson-vs-gaethje">UFC 249</a> in less than a week, take a closer look on how <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/538/anthony-ferguson">Tony Ferguson</a> and <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1526/justin-gaethje">Justin Gaethje</a> ended up in the octagon in Jacksonville this Saturday night.</p> <aside><div data-anthem-component="actionbox" data-anthem-component-data='{"title":"Watch UFC 249 LIVE!","description":"Catch UFC’s return to action...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/YTG9w6xbQjL-Xy0KdIDejeL7Tiw=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66745322/066_Ben_Rothwell.0.0.0.0.jpg"> <small>Ben Rothwell (pictured) fights Ovince Saint Preux in a heavyweight bout in Jacksonville, Fla., on May 13 | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>When it comes to light heavyweights moving up a division, <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/492/ben-rothwell">Ben Rothwell</a> thinks it’s just a matter...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/E3aUyqYI71UCZMARmCGJQh-mOHo=/0x0:2880x1920/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66745375/117_Jon_Jones_x_Dominick_Reyes.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4111/dominick-reyes">Dominick Reyes</a> vividly remembers the morning he first heard about <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/47/jon-jones">Jon Jones</a> <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/2020/3/26/21195482/ufc-champion-jon-jones-arrested-for-aggravated-dwi-negligent-use-of-firearm-in-albuquerque">being arrested for DWI and negligent use of a firearm.</a></p> <p>“I was like ‘no f*cking way,” Reyes told MMA Fighting. “We’re in...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/MebkLVqKg6A9l90X3Pe99D-6rsA=/0x0:2440x1627/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66743807/005_Dana_White.0.jpg"> <small>Dana White | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>With extra time on his hands until the UFC returns on May 9, <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2230/dana-white">Dana White</a> decided to answer fan questions during a recent “ask me anything” session on <a href="https://www.reddit.com/r/MMA/comments/gaitju/im_dana_white_ask_me_anything/">Reddit</a>.</p> <p>The Q&A touched...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/RXUxaudGlL4AtcnoSt_DLix9bx4=/0x0:2440x1627/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66743899/286_Dominick_Reyes_x_Chris_Weidman.0.jpg"> <small>Thomas Lakes, MMA Fighting</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/352/chris-weidman">Chris Weidman</a> has no illusions about his standing in the middleweight division as he plans his return to 185 pounds.</p> <p>After a brief move to 205 pounds last year that ended in a knockout loss to...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/jSH7ctQRz0IlpCDr5r5rs4n4KQc=/0x0:4907x3271/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66744047/082_Shannon_Knapp.0.jpg"> <p>Invicta FC president Shannon Knapp admits that there were a lot of naysayers heading into the promotion’s inaugural event. Once it was over, she knew something special was happening. </p> <p>On April 28, 2012, <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/406/invicta-fc-1-coenen-vs-ruyssen">Invicta FC 1</a> took place at Memorial...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/G-_3Pr_PN_U7POoK7rMk2QBc_DY=/0x0:2088x1392/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66744174/Captura_de_Tela_2020_02_17__s_17.36.59.0.png"> <small>Photo via Douglas Lima</small> <p>Despite the postponement of Bellator events due to the COVID-19 pandemic, welterweight champion <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/298/douglas-lima">Douglas Lima</a> said his shot at capturing a second title is still on the table.</p> <p>After winning the Bellator welterweight grand prix and...

<img alt="UFC Fight Night: Salikhov v Staropoli" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/YrUUIEdhS0kSMoXvsCTYus_cvx0=/1x0:5347x3564/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66744315/1183555858.jpg.0.jpg"> <small>Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images</small> <p>As portions of the economy begin to reopen and the UFC prepares to restart its event schedule, the Association of Ringside Physicians has softened its stance on...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/r5wt6tOr3zOcKP209kitBmSeg1A=/0x0:2000x1333/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66744387/69256617_2580825545308590_4604111199355797504_o.0.jpg"> <small>Cage Fury FC lightweight titleholder Nikolas Motta wants a shot in the Octagon. | Photo via CFFC</small> <p>Travel restrictions forced the cancellation of several UFC bouts. But one fighter thinks they could open the door for new talent.</p> <p>Cage Fury Fighting...