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<figure> <img alt="UFC 192 Weigh-In Photos" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/jo_0LgsbK-PcXJFq4FGNCmvVpFw=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/69515444/003_Derrick_Lewis.0.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Derrick Lewis | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</figcaption> </figure> <p>It’s barely been three months since <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/3362/francis-ngannou">Francis Ngannou</a> was crowned UFC heavyweight champion,...

<figure> <img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/6YtHD3N6YoGlbhtsRU4CwNFQjnU=/0x0:1620x1080/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/69515719/gane_x_lewis.0.jpg"> </figure> <p>Three months after <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/3362/francis-ngannou">Francis Ngannou</a> was crowned UFC heavyweight champion, an interim heavyweight title has been created. </p> <p>UFC President <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2230/dana-white">Dana White</a> on Monday announced a fight between top contender...

<figure> <img alt="UFC 260: Miocic v Ngannou 2" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/DjIajd84eiYzd0-Ia5MXIBqi9dE=/0x83:4668x3195/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/69516680/1309521338.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC</figcaption> </figure> <p>What should we make of the UFC’s decision to book <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/5037/ciryl-gane">Ciryl Gane</a> vs....

<figure> <img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/sroumQ1XUSKI3G1PaXI5xn8Ke8g=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/69516802/111_Dana_White.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</figcaption> </figure> <p>The announcement that an interim heavyweight title is <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/2021/6/28/22554663/derrick-lewis-vs-ciryl-gane-for-interim-heavyweight-title-booked-as-ufc-265-main-event">being introduced</a> at UFC 265 just three months after <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/3362/francis-ngannou">Francis...

<figure> <img alt="Michael Bisping" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/dQWNmJZ8ZhRkIBUyCjXO3L184G8=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/69512742/051_Michael_Bisping.0.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Michael Bisping at UFC 204 open workouts | Esther Lin/MMAFighting.com</figcaption> </figure> <p>Pro tip for everyone out there: don’t try and pick a fight with...

<figure> <img alt="UFC Fight Night: Gane vs. Volkov" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/lFvTregUSeoscIQsW0eY7fRrTh0=/62x0:4837x3183/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/69512922/1325642558.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Ciryl Gane | Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC</figcaption> </figure> <p>On the 49th episode of On To the Next One, MMA...

<figure> <img alt="Manny Pacquiao will discuss his upcoming fight at the Pacquiao vs. Bradley 3 press conference." src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/kTQJEAZ51eUC6IInhP4z_jp22ds=/0x0:4004x2669/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/69513487/usa-today-9070171.0.0.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Manny Pacquiao will discuss his upcoming fight at the Pacquiao vs. Bradley 3 press conference....

<figure> <img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/4DoB3D5eSROglFJOQIeusZPd_HI=/149x0:1766x1078/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/69510812/moscowbrawl.0.jpg"> <figcaption>@Grabaka_Hitman, Twitter</figcaption> </figure> <p>In Russia, if you step into the cage, you better be ready to go at a moment’s notice.</p> <p>That’s exactly what happened to...

<figure> <img alt="UFC Fight Night: Rosa v Jaynes" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/ABl5Wie8qAJjz9xvp1HqCXuv2yw=/0x0:4966x3311/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/69511142/1325615617.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC</figcaption> </figure> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2901/justin-jaynes">Justin Jaynes</a> is going home without a paycheck despite fighting three rounds at...

<figure> <img alt="UFC 259: Yadong v Phillips" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/hl-c8OIB9sDjShBHsWJx6jWIM98=/0x15:2921x1962/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/69511414/1305729338.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC</figcaption> </figure> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4855/kyler-phillips">Kyler Phillips</a> will no longer face <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/230/raphael-assuncao">Raphael Assuncao</a> next month.</p> <p>Multiple people with knowledge...