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<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/h7l6ha2OQnj0ePtGDRkFH2_N8F4=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67153605/039_Nate_Diaz_and_Conor_McGregor.0.0.0.0.jpg"> <small>Nate Diaz and Conor McGregor | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1859/conor-mcgregor">Conor McGregor</a> likely will not fight again this year and rival <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/365/nate-diaz">Nate Diaz</a> seems to be just fine with that.</p> <p>In a since-deleted tweet, Diaz appeared to respond to...

<img alt="UFC Fight Night: Elliott v Benoit" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/NpLyzry_ywHiRqSFD4oabKwWRJc=/0x0:3135x2090/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67153770/1256422900.jpg.0.jpg"> <small>Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images</small> <p>UFC fighters <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1714/tim-elliott">Tim Elliott</a> and <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/5050/jamahal-hill">Jamahal Hill</a> face extended suspensions after testing positive for marijuana following UFC on ESPN 9.</p> <p>Elliott and Hill will go before...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/g3i2V1UEt-uOGZI3n7LpkrpU-5U=/180x0:1800x1080/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67149776/Weigh_in_pic.0.jpg"> <p>LAS VEGAS — After the DWCS season 4 week 1 weigh-ins, all of Tuesday’s competitors squared off Monday.</p>...

<img alt="Boxing: Wilder vs Fury II" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/26RjBgSn9Ys8rRUssyu7e9EScLg=/0x0:4920x3280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67150359/usa_today_14084417.0.jpg"> <small>Joe Camporeale-USA TODAY Sports</small> <p>Mike Tyson will get a special visitor to his training camp next week when UFC President <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2230/dana-white">Dana White</a> checks out the boxing legend’s routine for an eight-round exhibition against fellow ex-champ...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/faK9NOk1DVwP8n369ErHPpGSDjc=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67150464/122_Kevin_Holland.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4384/kevin-holland">Kevin Holland</a> will get his wish to fight this weekend at UFC Vegas 6 with newcomer <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/3749/joaquin-buckley">Joaquin Buckley</a> being tapped as his opponent.</p> <p>Multiple sources close to the middleweight contest confirmed the news to MMA...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/YwSKn_BuwcVgiZ5ShM8juUmpXo8=/0x0:2880x1920/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67150836/110_Ayaka_Hamasaki.0.jpg"> <small>Ayaka Hamasaki (pictured) fights Tomo Maesawa in a strawweight bout at RIZIN 22 in Yokohama, Japan, this Sunday | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>RIZIN is loading up for its comeback show this Sunday.</p> <p>The Japanese promotion made more bouts official for...

<img alt="UFC Fight Night: Weigh-Ins" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/ANW4_wEQuBFOmGJAHn0Y4pSHowo=/0x0:3796x2531/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67151031/1151234914.jpg.0.jpg"> <small>Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/3648/eric-spicely">Eric Spicely</a> holds no grudge against the UFC and expects to fight his way back into the octagon after the promotion recently released him from contract. </p> <p>“I...

<img alt="Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Conor McGregor" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/-16pGG3OfVpq0hs4Z9kShYFlywk=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67151242/114_Khabib_Nurmagomedov_vs_Conor_McGregor.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>UFC lightweight champion <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1480/khabib-nurmagomedov">Khabib Nurmagomedov</a> has a lot of respect for <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1526/justin-gaethje">Justin Gaethje,</a> but that won’t stop him from attempting to smash the human highlight-reel when they meet in October.</p> <p>On...

<img alt="UFC Fight Night Smith v Teixeira" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/Y_c3k52p4NxydJPuU7_6l1jnf4g=/0x0:3504x2336/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67151554/1225126383.jpg.0.jpg"> <small>Photo by Douglas P. DeFelice/Getty Images</small> <p>A heavyweight matchup between veterans <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/492/ben-rothwell">Ben Rothwell</a> and <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/3542/marcin-tybura">Marcin Tybura</a> is expected to take place at an Oct. 10 UFC event. </p> <p>Multiple people with knowledge of the...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/WoW3Opb4mUv04RsIAsfN3_r22CM=/148x0:1570x948/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67151694/Screen_Shot_2020_08_03_at_9.42.34_PM.0.png"> <p>The first <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2230/dana-white">Dana White</a>’s Contender Series event of 2020 has lost a matchup 24 hours before it was set to begin.</p> <p>Multiple people with knowledge of the promotion’s plans confirmed to MMA Fighting that the lightweight bout between Kenny Cross and...