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<img alt="UFC Fight Night: Whittaker v Till Weigh-in" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/R8B2rnwFbLT8OJDDQOXyp3p0_YY=/0x0:4310x2873/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67109131/1227765647.jpg.0.jpg"> <small>Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images</small> <p>This is the UFC on ESPN 14 live blog for <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/38/fabricio-werdum">Fabricio Werdum</a> vs. <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/164/alexander-gustafsson">Alexander Gustafsson</a>, heavyweight main card bout on Saturday’s fight card at...

<img alt="UFC Fight Night: Esparza v Rodriguez" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/p2DnrJaK644FW5aF32fbr_Q1Pg4=/0x0:3580x2387/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67109135/1258319206.jpg.0.jpg"> <small>Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images</small> <p>Former UFC strawweight Champion <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/818/carla-esparza">Carla Esparza</a> has now quietly put together a four-fight win streak capped off by a split decision win over <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4591/marina-rodriguez">Marina Rodriguez</a>...

<img alt="UFC Fight Night: Whittaker v Till Weigh-in" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/qZlBs3fieQJvPhLw9GixEdH9FMg=/0x0:4441x2961/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67109148/1227765623.jpg.0.jpg"> <small>Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images</small> <p>This is the UFC on ESPN 14 live blog for <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/53/mauricio-rua">Mauricio Rua</a> vs. Antonio Rogerio, the light heavyweight co-headliner for Saturday’s fight card at Yas...

<img alt="UFC Fight Night: Werdum v Gustafsson" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/TmgaRuPQPK10DGIJPwv3lAgLpe0=/0x0:3749x2499/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67109153/1258354343.jpg.0.jpg"> <small>Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/38/fabricio-werdum">Fabricio Werdum</a> still has plenty of fight left in him.</p> <p>At 42, the former heavyweight champion looked better than ever after pursuing a takedown and then locking...

<img alt="UFC Fight Night: Whittaker v Till Weigh-in" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/BWIzfwG2oF2cVzCIhsLZSigIStA=/0x0:4441x2961/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67109193/1257977109.jpg.5.jpg"> <small>Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images</small> <p>This is the UFC on ESPN 14 live blog for <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight/10377/robert-whittaker-vs-darren-till">Robert Whittaker vs. Darren Till</a>, the middleweight headliner for Saturday’s fight card at Yas Island...

<img alt="UFC Fight Night: Shogun v Nogueira" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/0yVbWB3GkcHj_J2A6LxR4rKIP14=/0x0:3856x2571/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67109220/1258382657.jpg.0.jpg"> <small>Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images</small> <p>15 years after their first meeting, Mauricio “Shogun” Rua capped off his trilogy against <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/51/antonio-rogerio-nogueira">Antonio Rogerio Nogueira</a> with a split decision win.</p> <p>Much like their first two...

<img alt="UFC Fight Night: Whittaker v Till" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/oOqqMkW3fRojToF75cPqWLOCj5U=/0x0:3674x2449/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67109291/1258433102.jpg.0.jpg"> <small>Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images</small> <p>The UFC’s historic string of events in Fight Island has come to an end with UFC on ESPN 14.</p> <p>With a high-level middleweight fight between <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight/10377/robert-whittaker-vs-darren-till">Robert Whittaker...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/Nj7iKlshRCQbD8DjTsDa-FUxQhM=/0x0:1650x1100/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67106579/A44I4247.0.jpg"> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1616/sergio-pettis">Sergio Pettis</a> clinched a bantamweight title shot with a technical display of mastery against <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4491/ricky-bandejas">Ricky Bandejas</a> that netted a unanimous decision in <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1133/bellator-242">Bellator 242</a>’s headliner.</p> <p>Pettis picked up unanimous 30-27 scores by shutting down Bandejas’ striking attack and landing...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/NlBXlMT6NrywTmknK-ppIasevxM=/0x0:2440x1627/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67107079/117_Robert_Whittaker.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>If the last two UFC cards were a showcase for up-and-coming or overlooked talents, then Saturday’s show serves to put the spotlight back on some familiar faces.</p> <p>There are hidden gems in the <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1131/july-25-ufc-event">UFC on ESPN...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/0IiqDSO_e30xvJN3TdkqqMIGpho=/0x0:640x427/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67107219/1185780326100587.UfROKXqe2YhPTYr5gGkj_height640.0.png"> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4139/calvin-kattar">Calvin Kattar</a> traveled across the globe to take a risky fight against a surging contender and came back home to Massachusetts with an important main event win.</p> <p>“The Boston Finisher” defeated <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4339/dan-ige">Dan Ige</a> in the UFC on ESPN 13 featherweight...