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<img alt="UFC Fight Night: Weigh-In" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/P2aJsswXh5NTcgXyUzm4x0XoHxE=/0x0:4448x2965/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67015382/1204059685.jpg.0.jpg"> <small>Steve Garcia (pictured) fights Peter Barrett in a featherweight bout on Aug. 8 at a UFC event in Las Vegas | Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1355/steve-garcia">Steve Garcia</a> will look to spoil the...

<img alt="UFC" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/WcibesJ3lNcozvtPZinga0uzZF0=/0x0:652x435/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67015480/ufc_rio_arena.0.jpg"> <small>Guilherme Cruz, MMA Fighting</small> <p>The athletes competing on “Fight Island” will have more room to work.</p> <p>According to UFC chief operating officer Lawrence Epstein via <a href="https://sports.yahoo.com/fight-island-is-real-everything-we-know-about-uf-cs-bubble-in-abu-dhabi-185930243.html">Yahoo</a>, the UFC will employ the larger 30-foot octagon for all the fights taking place...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/f6Lm9HyfmjPt6F-7cRNBLJuJ7a8=/246x0:1866x1080/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67015585/20190216_0060_Paul_Felder.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>If you were keeping up with <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2970/paul-felder">Paul Felder</a>’s Twitter account during the UFC on ESPN 12 main event, it seemed as if he had gotten the itch to get back to his fighting career. </p> <p>Whether...

<img alt="Kamaru Usman and Colby Covington" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/qD-BOICeR7VXjRyM5kAEZreGk8g=/0x0:2880x1920/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67015937/003_Kamaru_Usman_x_Colby_Covington.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>In one of the best fights of 2019, UFC welterweight champion <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2033/kamaru-usman">Kamaru Usman</a> got past <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2975/colby-covington">Colby Covington</a> for his first title defense at <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1056/ufc-245">UFC 245</a>.</p> <p>In the back-and-forth fight, Usman...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/hP52ApX5wnz-VvdPgV5KEGiWaEY=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67013247/030_BJ_Penn_x_Ryan_Hall.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>A highly anticipated featherweight matchup has been rebooked for next month in Las Vegas.</p> <p>Multiple people with knowledge of the promotion’s plans confirmed to MMA Fighting that a fight between <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/3382/ryan-hall">Ryan Hall</a> and <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/821/ricardo-lamas">Ricardo Lamas</a>...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/Ukr0X-OkxrcyDjavrW4q42glnbw=/0x0:2880x1920/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67013842/144_Colby_Covington.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2975/colby-covington">Colby Covington</a> is back at it again.</p> <p>Since losing to <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2033/kamaru-usman">Kamaru Usman</a> in his welterweight title big this past December, Covington has been relatively quiet, at least for him. One of the few things he...

<img alt="Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov Martial Arts School opens in Makhachkala" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/6FTzD0uUwvFcGEvpX-Z6jiV-Z4U=/0x0:3908x2605/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67014157/1186004215.jpg.0.jpg"> <small>Abdulmanap and Khabib Nurmagomedov | Photo by Press Office of Dagestan’s Head TASS via Getty Images</small> <p>Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov, the father of UFC lightweight champion <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1480/khabib-nurmagomedov">Khabib Nurmagomedov</a>, has died at the age of...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/C5cWUqOGsucQcyBRd5KDNFI30K8=/0x0:1944x1296/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67014281/anderson_berinja.0.jpg"> <small>Anderson dos Santos will have to wait a little longer before getting back in the octagon again. | Photo by Thunder Fight</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4637/anderson-dos-santos">Anderson dos Santos</a> has tested positive for coronavirus and will no longer fight <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/5111/jack-shore">Jack Shore</a> in...

<img alt="The Ultimate Fighter 19 Finale weigh-in photos" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/FTA2d17-3VWLHiyKHwdgVhlC7mg=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67014385/016_Jesse_Ronson.1404593107.0.jpg"> <small>Jesse Ronson | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2029/jesse-ronson">Jesse Ronson</a> is stepping in as a “Fight Island” replacement in his return to the UFC.</p> <p>“The Bodysnatcher” replaces an injured <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/171/daniel-roberts">Danny Roberts</a> to face <a...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/d8Gj7AnTUmpJAE1jY99wmaRcC7E=/0x0:2880x1920/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67010642/109_Pantoja_Figgy.0.jpg"> <small>Alexandre Pantoja lost a 'Fight of the Night' war with Deiveson Figueiredo a year ago. | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1614/alexandre-pantoja">Alexandre Pantoja</a> is ready to step in and compete for the UFC flyweight championship on July 18 if the...