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<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/5R_QKo0SF-27yG6VxlnPxAaAG5w=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66717417/108_Marvin_Vettori.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>The UFC is preserving a middleweight matchup put together amid a shuffle of talent from the coronavirus pandemic. </p> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/3761/marvin-vettori">Marvin Vettori</a> and <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4183/karl-roberson">Karl Roberson</a>, who were originally booked for at a UFC Fight Night event...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/YNUhIqVuNZU_D0rp5tbTk5xMt1w=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66717511/DJ.0.jpg"> <small>ONE Championship</small> <p>ONE Championship has opted to postpone all of its upcoming shows through May due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.</p> <p>ONE CEO Chatri Sityodtong <a href="https://www.facebook.com/yodchatri/posts/3060784970650310?__cft__%5B0%5D=AZUJ5I2MO1nywsy-t9l0wIJsEZ7XAD2cmzPLa5tEZR4MrOnLDlL6OUX30uCbG1dJQIdGlM3NznRsUIPrSsngjedjl2Oo0oQsG1x3Kwd1r4w2hucd_dGxWtgWuEfeIM_wlFY&__tn__=%2CO%2CP-R">made the announcement</a> on Monday.</p> <p>“All May events for ONE Championship will be postponed until further...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/FVorS1xQPLa89olb15Wx8W4Bh50=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66718039/096_Tony_Ferguson_x_Anthony_Pettis.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>The UFC has released the first promo for the May 9 edition of <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1094/ufc-249-ferguson-vs-gaethje">UFC 249</a>. </p> <p>On Monday night, the promotion dropped its latest hype video promoting the pay-per-view fight card, which is headlined by two...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/KpJKn_glFc2FIID46DG4VkNQGAg=/0x0:899x599/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66718199/043_Nick_Diaz.0.0.0.jpg"> <p>By all accounts, <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/91/robbie-lawler">Robbie Lawler</a> had the power advantage headed into his UFC 47 fight with <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/108/nick-diaz">Nick Diaz</a>. </p> <p>The Miletich Fighting Systems breakout star had won six of his first eight fights via knockout, including two in the octagon....

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/ltyYglF6tn_SmnY1CfMm73hrquw=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66713818/031_Tony_Ferguson.0.0.0.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>This is the A-Side Live Chat.</p> <p>For this episode, journalist Alex Savas joins José Youngs and Alexander K. Lee to discuss some of the top story lines in the world of MMA.</p> <p>Some topics may include <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1094/ufc-249-ferguson-vs-gaethje">UFC...

<img alt="Dana White" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/Cc-U7YP-ILhBtBZgHUIorM71V10=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66714107/0003_Dana_White.0.0.jpg"> <small>Dana White</small> <p>The past two months, the UFC has been in a tailspin due to the ongoing spread of the coronavirus. Despite their best efforts, the world’s premier fight organization has been forced to postpone a number of events....

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/zjQbbjFqiYby3Kux_8tjd1KnkRE=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66714283/103_Tyron_Woodley_x_Kamaru_Usman.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2033/kamaru-usman">Kamaru Usman</a> never had a personal grudge with <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/221/tyron-woodley">Tyron Woodley.</a> But he’s got some advice for the former UFC welterweight champion if he wants to get back to the title: just fight.</p> <p>Usman defeated Woodley...

<img alt="Donald Cerrone" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/lZej92NtZw5UL0LGeqX40UmvUM4=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66714608/103_Donald_Cerrone.0.0.jpg"> <small>Donald Cerrone | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>Las Vegas is a wild city, but how does it compare to <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/58/donald-cerrone">Donald Cerrone</a>’s “BMF Ranch?” </p> <p>Syndicate MMA head coach John Wood can answer that question. Wood is currently working with...

<img alt="Oliviera Photo" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/ztvq42Jp3jsNgMOexD9lkQmEKOc=/0x0:1100x733/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66711506/023_Eric_Wisely_vs_Charles_Oliveira.0.jpg"> <small>Charles Oliveira has 14 submission wins in the UFC, including this calf slicer against Eric Wisely. | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>UFC history has been made through submissions, like when <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/101/anderson-silva">Anderson Silva</a> saved his middleweight title with a...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/47Jl1kSIWDG0HGfCaymZ140u3ts=/0x0:4650x3100/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66711949/20191231_PFL_10_FN_Social0181.0.jpg"> <small>Natan Schulte won two PFL tournaments, pocketing a million-dollar check each time. | Ryan Loco, PFL</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4033/natan-schulte">Natan Schulte</a> applauds Professional Fighters League for deciding to pay athletes a <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/2020/4/20/21228063/pfl-suspends-2020-season-fighters-to-be-paid-monthly-stipend">monthly stipend</a> for the remainder of 2020.</p> <p>This year’s PFL season...