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<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/RKAYAXgVEWrnPZCpyt6IlEIzzzw=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66929121/023_Curtis_Blaydes.5.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>The UFC has finalized the promotion’s next UFC APEX fight card set to take place on June 20. </p> <p>UFC President <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2230/dana-white">Dana White</a> on Friday announced the full lineup for UFC on ESPN 11 during a...

<img alt="Dustin Poirier" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/rtacLzOoUYc9KxdjJw5p7ZlHwCA=/0x0:2880x1920/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66929174/139_Dustin_Poirier.0.jpg"> <small>Dustin Poirier (pictured) fights Dan Hooker in the lightweight main event of UFC on ESPN 12 on June 27 at UFC APEX in Las Vegas | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p><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> are set...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/yAJfdhx0j1Ar6BVb3zKla0UfeHo=/153x0:1773x1080/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66929534/DanaThumbNoGraphics.0.jpg"> <p>UFC President <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2230/dana-white">Dana White</a> was in Las Vegas today and spoke to reporters after the official UFC on ESPN 10 weigh-ins. You can check out the full video of his media scrum above. </p>...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/wbjdqxsoWH8Fob_5GTpreS1THm8=/0x0:2880x1920/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66929775/075_Juan_Adams_x_Justin_Tafa.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/weight-class/heavyweight">Heavyweight</a> action is heading to “Fight Island” next month.</p> <p>A person with knowledge of the promotion’s plans confirmed to MMA Fighting that <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/5113/justin-tafa">Justin Tafa</a> will take on <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/5038/raphael-pessoa-nunes">Raphael Pessoa</a> July 25. The event will...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/uICsOkHuiGFOmcFxlnIBWAi0mdU=/0x0:4162x2775/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66930002/FN_Vegas_WeighIn_2020_06_12_CU_0077_20200612125710488.0.jpg"> <small>Zuffa LLC</small> <p>With UFC on ESPN 10 just hours away, MMA Fighting’s Mike Heck and Jose Youngs break down the top storylines heading into Saturday night’s event at the UFC APEX in Las Vegas, including the main event between <a...

<img alt="Khabib Nurmagomedov" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/MyD4AF_NzCUfA6CfUmTUEHyDfFQ=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66930021/022_Khabib_Nurmagomedov.0.0.jpg"> <small>Khabib Nurmagomedov | Esther Lin/MMAFIGHTING</small> <p>After an initial run of “Fight Island” events in Abu Dhabi, UFC President <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2230/dana-white">Dana White</a> expects a title unifier between champ <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1480/khabib-nurmagomedov">Khabib Nurmagomedov</a> and interim champ <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1526/justin-gaethje">Justin Gaethje</a> to headline the...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/uWQFt4-M9xPOwRRJb93NzmYSyMg=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66930096/108_Nathaniel_Wood.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>An exciting bantamweight fight is heading to “Fight Island” next month.</p> <p>A person with knowledge of the promotion’s plans confirmed to MMA Fighting that <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/3738/nathaniel-wood">Nathaniel Wood</a> will take on promotional debutante <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/5039/umar-nurmagomedov">Umar Nurmagomedov</a> at the...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/Ts4xZ2t3QJ7-4MsGe6Px92B0jh8=/90x0:1128x692/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66930148/Screen_Shot_2020_06_12_at_1.40.07_PM.0.png"> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1287/jessica-eye">Jessica Eye</a> is “mind-blown” she missed weight by such a small amount for UFC on ESPN 10. </p> <p>The one-time UFC flyweight title challenger issued a statement via Instagram after her second consecutive weight miss, attributing the 0.25 pound overage to...

<img alt="Jorge Masvidal and Joe Rogan" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/oeMRHY-ANVKkqy7HvrNCMyXjQBw=/0x0:2440x1627/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66926488/145_Jorge_Masvidal.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>These past few weeks, the MMA headlines have been dominated but issues of fighter pay in the UFC and chief among those stories has been <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/520/jorge-masvidal">Jorge Masvidal</a>. Since stopping <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/365/nate-diaz">Nate...

<img alt="UFN Fight Night 96 Weigh-in Photos" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/gd44xmxDlnuV79gtj-yL4yM7CEI=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66926620/307_Ion_Cutelaba.0.0.jpg"> <small>"The Hulk" Cutelaba (pictured) will get another shot at Magomed Ankalaev in August. | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>The UFC has a new date for the rematch between <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4326/magomed-ankalaev">Magomed Ankalaev</a> and <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/3637/ion-cutelaba">Ion Cutelaba</a>,...