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<img alt="UFC on FOX 18 photos" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/-7yPwfwEZEub60stIrh_joirAoM=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66704816/096_Ben_Rothwell_vs_Josh_Barnett.0.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>A heavyweight fight between <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/492/ben-rothwell">Ben Rothwell</a> and <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/313/ovince-st-preux">Ovince Saint Preux</a> is currently in the works for the upcoming UFC card in Jacksonville, Fla. on May 13.</p> <p>Sources confirmed the expected matchup...

<img alt="Khabib Nurmagomedov, Tony Ferguson" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/29ozPrEqyZDNrXM45viw_Gcsl1w=/0x0:2880x1920/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66705166/007_Khabib_Nurmagomedov_x_Tony_Ferguson.0.jpg"> <small>Will Khabib and Ferguson ever collide in the UFC? Charles Oliveira doesn't think so. | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>The fifth time wasn’t the charm for <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1480/khabib-nurmagomedov">Khabib Nurmagomedov</a> and <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/538/anthony-ferguson">Tony Ferguson</a>, and fellow UFC lightweight...

<img alt="UFC on FOX 24 Weigh-ins" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/KU8IxU0xmOA4shMj5G5oZKpgXek=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66705310/108_Anthony_Smith.0.0.jpg"> <p>Two previously scheduled main events are now expected to move to the headline slots on the UFC’s upcoming shows on May 13 and May 16 from Jacksonville, Fla.</p> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1091/anthony-smith">Anthony Smith</a> and <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/388/glover-teixeira">Glover Teixeira</a>, who were originally...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/1r_s-NbWU6m_XqM6sNZMvXw7mfQ=/142x0:1762x1080/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66705542/2020_04_24_newsupdate_clean.0.jpg"> <p>Moments after UFC president <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2230/dana-white">Dana White</a> revealed that the promotion would put on three events between <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1094/ufc-249-ferguson-vs-gaethje">UFC 249</a> on May 9 through May 16, MMA Fighting’s Mike Heck and Jose Youngs reacted to the news. </p>...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/CA7-CypTfiYY6YBGVnYnc9cnEv8=/0x0:1280x853/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66705779/Martin_Nguyen_IMG_0037.0.jpg"> <small>Martin Nguyen | ONE Championship</small> <p>Martin Nguyen already holds a special place in the ONE Championship record books.</p> <p>Until 2017, the Singapore-based promotion had never had a two-division champion, but in November of that year Nguyen accomplished the feat by knocking...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/JJRW45LFVrZRwy0hiScM4cLAj-k=/0x0:2880x1920/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66706025/098_Julia_Budd_x_Cris_Cyborg.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>Missing Bellator action? The promotion has you covered with 20 of its most memorable fights available for free now on YouTube.</p> <p>Watch almost six hours of high-stakes Bellator fights above.</p> <p>The list kicks off with the classic first...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/WBQH3j_T-pUab4R1eT91mYd66CQ=/0x0:2440x1627/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66700917/135_Tyron_Woodley.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>This is the A-Side Live Chat.</p> <p>For this episode, journalist Anthony Walker joins José Youngs and Petesy Carroll to discuss some of the top story lines in the world of MMA.</p> <p>Some topics may include the rumored <a...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/PIhJFfjTlzsyhQ_1bZo3lxrE1x4=/0x0:1500x1000/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66701181/15Anik.0.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>That last month has been tumultuous for the UFC. After weeks of trying beg, borrow, and steal to keep <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1094/ufc-249-ferguson-vs-gaethje">UFC 249</a> on amid the coronavirus pandemic, UFC President <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2230/dana-white">Dana White</a> was finally forced to...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/r3hE44KMjE5CfbGGJR-4CL2x-W4=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66701383/119_Aljamain_Sterling.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>When the UFC was determined to soldier on during a global pandemic, most fighters on the roster cheered the promotion’s decision and eagerly volunteered to compete even if it was under less than optimal conditions.</p> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/weight-class/bantamweight">Bantamweight</a>...

<img alt="Robert Whittaker" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/J-C-gOkOv1HcO5AbpPLOKf3gw7c=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66701720/261_Robert_Whittaker_vs_Yoel_Romero.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>When <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1900/robert-whittaker">Robert Whittaker</a> returns to action, it will be on his own terms.</p> <p>The good news for fans of “The Reaper” is that his recent withdrawal from <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1095/ufc-248">UFC 248</a> was apparently not due to...