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<img alt="UFC Fight Night: Pena v Worthy" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/KBWQCnOMtEtAPW12tfKPoj1orX8=/0x0:2240x1493/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66993240/1252971503.jpg.0.jpg"> <small>Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC</small> <p>LAS VEGAS — <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/weight-class/lightweight">Lightweight</a> <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/5048/khama-worthy">Khama Worthy</a> spoke with the media backstage following his third-round submission win at UFC on ESPN 12. “The Deathstar” discussed his seventh straight victory,...

<img alt="UFC Fight Night: Villante v Greene" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/apZDIVYvnAqH9cFmqO1_UEghocw=/0x0:4182x2788/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66993544/1252987200.jpg.0.jpg"> <small>Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC</small> <p>LAS VEGAS - <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/weight-class/heavyweight">Heavyweight</a> <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4688/maurice-greene">Maurice Greene</a> went to bat for his UFC on ESPN 12 opponent, <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/385/gian-villante">Gian Villante</a>, and explained why <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/5030/tanner-boser">Tanner Boser</a> might be his...

<img alt="UFC Fight Night: Poirier v Hooker" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/AAx54tkJHkJgWyUhet2ybaLzPtQ=/0x0:3764x2509/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66992018/1252997154.jpg.0.jpg"> <small>Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC</small> <p>UFC on ESPN 12 is one for the history books. </p> <p>After weeks of debating the lightweight main event between <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/233/dustin-poirier">Dustin Poirier</a> and <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2917/daniel-hooker">Dan Hooker</a>, both fans and pundits...

<img alt="UFC Fight Night: Poirier v Hooker" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/lAFvAyRFlctqNdfnnX63_EfTfkM=/0x0:3912x2608/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66992047/1223286880.jpg.0.jpg"> <small>Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images</small> <p>The main event of <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1123/june-27-ufc-event">UFC on ESPN 12</a> saw a clear shift in momentum after the second round.</p> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/233/dustin-poirier">Dustin Poirier</a> defeated <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2917/daniel-hooker">Dan Hooker</a> by unanimous...

<img alt="UFC Fight Night: Poirier v Hooker" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/wIA33eF7uM3CWRmPrAcQCArX4lE=/0x0:4920x3280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66992070/1252997128.jpg.0.jpg"> <small>Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC</small> <p>“Fight of the Night” was locked up after the third round of UFC on ESPN 12’s headliner between lightweights <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/233/dustin-poirier">Dustin Poirier</a> and <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2917/daniel-hooker">Dan Hooker</a>, and the promotion only...

<img alt="UFC Fight Night: Poirier v Hooker" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/hd3GDGMR-4lhXbS0tuGbtb0xJFo=/0x0:4094x2729/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66992150/1223286879.jpg.0.jpg"> <small>Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images</small> <p>MMA Fighting’s Mike Heck and Jose Youngs break down the top storylines following Saturday night’s memorable UFC on ESPN 12 event in Las Vegas, including <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/233/dustin-poirier">Dustin...

<img alt="UFC Fight Night: Poirier v Hooker" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/Iq9lekX9jLMrUnhsAY4pZ5MwAEk=/0x0:2470x1647/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66992390/1252996540.jpg.5.jpg"> <small>Photo by Mike Roach/Zuffa LLC</small> <p>For <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/3801/mike-perry">Mike Perry</a>, his latest win was a case of less is more.</p> <p>“Platinum” drew even more fight week attention than usual ahead of his co-main event matchup with <a...

<img alt="UFC Fight Night: Poirier v Hooker" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/0j5QlJy3TdGUGnTNoVIgX-GmD3o=/0x0:4094x2729/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66992461/1252997088.jpg.0.jpg"> <small>Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2917/daniel-hooker">Dan Hooker</a>’s face may be swollen, but his mind is in a great place following an instant classic on Saturday night. </p> <p>Hooker was one half of the <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/2020/6/27/21305818/dustin-poirier-wins-potential-fight-of-the-year-following-absolute-war-dan-hooker-at-ufc-on-espn-12">UFC...

<img alt="UFC Fight Night: Hansen v Frey" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/iuCcLxYwLK1SEt4GAP3nMlEy45A=/0x0:3818x2545/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66992562/1252965395.jpg.0.jpg"> <small>Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4321/kay-hansen">Kay Hansen</a> got into MMA because of <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/871/ronda-rousey">Ronda Rousey</a>, and after a first-round armbar win at UFC on ESPN 12, she got the ultimate endorsement from her hero.</p> <p>Rousey...

<img alt="UFC Fight Night: Sato v Witt" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/6XmmxUZ0zRyqQkYrzc9IMyd0qJQ=/0x0:3549x2366/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66991841/1252977129.jpg.0.jpg"> <small>Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4896/takashi-sato">Takashi Sato</a> was not getting paid by the hour on Saturday night.</p> <p>The Japanese welterweight needed just 48 seconds to land a right jab followed by a devastating left straight...