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<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/SvoBOtL2Eum3a4EVr5n7EONVpUk=/0x0:2880x1920/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66913545/144_Kamaru_Usman_x_Colby_Covington.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>MMA Fighting’s Mike Heck and Jose Youngs react to UFC president <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2230/dana-white">Dana White</a>’s announcement of three title fights taking place at UFC 251, set for July 11 on “Fight Island,” or Yas Island, Abu Dhabi....

<img alt="Jim Miller" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/iibshXGh-9iwaMZEqoo6uwq_ONw=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66913923/108_Jim_Miller.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4349/roosevelt-roberts">Roosevelt Roberts</a> will get a quick turnaround after the most impressive performance of his UFC career when he takes on wily veteran <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/153/jim-miller">Jim Miller</a>. </p> <p>Multiple people with knowledge of the promotion’s plans confirmed...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/7zst6CrZX61vVHliPncBzw1ZmFQ=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66913995/111_Dana_White.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2230/dana-white">Dana White</a> isn’t budging when it comes to complaints about fighter pay from <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/47/jon-jones">Jon Jones</a> and <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/520/jorge-masvidal">Jorge Masvidal,</a> and it doesn’t appear he’s going to change his stance, no matter how much anybody...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/6JIenZZL7m7DATuquIr8eKQ_XDU=/113x0:1193x720/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66914216/POST_Burns.00_04_23_09.Still001.0.jpg"> <p>LAS VEGAS — <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/weight-class/featherweight">Featherweight</a> <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2662/herbert-burns">Herbert Burns</a> spoke with the media following his first-round submission win over <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/59/evan-dunham">Evan Dunham</a> at <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1124/ufc-250">UFC 250</a>. “The Blaze” discussed where his nickname came from, the success he and his brother <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2911/gilbert-burns">Gilbert...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/Niot2jlJsGlEDZZ5PC5i1cAYj3Q=/0x0:2400x1600/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66914420/049_Mike_Trizano_x_Luis_Pena.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>An exciting lightweight scrap is headed to Las Vegas later this month. </p> <p>Multiple people with knowledge of the promotion’s plans confirmed to MMA Fighting that <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4489/luis-pena">Luis Pena</a> will face <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/5048/khama-worthy">Khama Worthy</a> at the UFC’s...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/uVvg55ZMuoyVfOZTSPNP39Pth3g=/10x0:1090x720/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66914616/POST_Heinisch.00_00_10_27.Still001.0.jpg"> <p>LAS VEGAS – <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/weight-class/middleweight">Middleweight</a> <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/3616/ian-heinisch">Ian Heinisch</a> explained what happened behind the scenes when a COVID-19 scare nearly scratched him from a fight against <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1970/gerald-meerschaert">Gerald Meerschaert</a> at <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1124/ufc-250">UFC 250</a>. </p>...

<img alt="Sean O’ Malley" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/CXha3LkyNhW13UHB1QM9ywhhNFM=/0x0:2880x1920/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66911109/045_Sean_O_Malley_x_Jose_Quinones.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>On Saturday night at <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1124/ufc-250">UFC 250</a>, <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4140/sean-o-malley">Sean O’Malley</a> put on the best performance of his career to date, knocking out former WEC champion <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/228/eddie-wineland">Eddie Wineland</a> in the first round. It was...

<img alt="Belal Muhammad Twitter" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/zOnwwu3dTOtGqPTmapeFjqk0glE=/0x0:818x545/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66911272/Screen_Shot_2020_06_09_at_8.09.55_AM.0.png"> <p>When <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2063/belal-muhammad">Belal Muhammad</a> found out that his father’s store in Chicago had been damaged and looted during the protests happening in Chicago, his immediate reaction was anger.</p> <p>As he initially posted on social media, his father’s cell phone store...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/fDT1w9bfIcY-qLZjLiaVtgrStK4=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66911558/20200118_0230_Conor_McGregor.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>On the second episode of <em>Between the Links</em>, MMA Fighting’s Mike Heck is joined by panelists Jose Youngs and Damon Martin to discuss the meaning behind <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1859/conor-mcgregor">Conor McGregor</a>’s latest retirement announcement. </p> <p>In addition, the panel...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/lttGbbuKZGR-qXCODg0keCvjHb4=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66908411/909_Henry_Cejudo.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2186/henry-cejudo">Henry Cejudo</a> is content in retirement, but there’s one fight that would convince the former two-division UFC champion to make his return.</p> <p>Prior to his win over <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/328/dominick-cruz">Dominick Cruz</a> at <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1094/ufc-249-ferguson-vs-gaethje">UFC 249</a>, Cejudo had...