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<img alt="Gallery Photo: UFC 174 Workout Media Day and EA MMA Demo" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/R7aMqCuewE7cM5sV-Zn55FMKJ1I=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66893664/016_Tyron_Woodley.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>This past weekend, <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/221/tyron-woodley">Tyron Woodley</a> was dominated by <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2911/gilbert-burns">Gilbert Burns</a> at UFC on ESPN 9. It was a dreadful performance from the former champion...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/0TXK4Q9uBMw2LvbqbE5JD1LqApM=/130x0:889x506/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66893794/Screen_Shot_2020_06_04_at_8.20.48_AM.0.png"> <p>In the second episode of <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1124/ufc-250">UFC 250</a> Embedded, <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/377/amanda-nunes">Amanda Nunes</a> wraps up training, <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/3369/felicia-spencer">Felicia Spencer</a> heads to Vegas, <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4356/cory-sandhagen">Cory Sandhagen</a> talks about smaller cages, and more.</p> <aside><div data-anthem-component="actionbox" data-anthem-component-data='{"title":"UFC 250 Is Almost Here!","description":"Catch featherweight title match, more on...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/V6156F6PyBeWGMWsY3rE1T0tO1A=/0x0:1620x1080/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66893958/nunes_great_divide.0.jpg"> <small>MMA Fighting</small> <p><em>The Great Divide is a recurring feature here at MMA Fighting in which two of our staff debate a topic in the world of MMA — whether it’s news, a fight, a crazy thing somebody did, a crazy...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/9g-Ai03ClcxqZLQ2g33npDyf8IU=/169x0:1789x1080/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66894146/wth_ep10_clean.0.jpg"> <p>On this week’s episode of <em>What the Heck</em>, UFC flyweight <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/5342/brandon-royval">Brandon Royval</a> (7:18) discusses his big win over <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1714/tim-elliott">Tim Elliott</a> this past Saturday at UFC on ESPN 9, explains the origin of his “Raw Dawg” nickname, what comes next...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/2fgSepsasfGyy-DjL-ypkuWuBvc=/0x0:2880x1920/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66894534/221_Conor_McGregor_x_Donald_Cerrone.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>If <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1859/conor-mcgregor">Conor McGregor</a> wants to wait to fight the winner of the lightweight title unification fight between <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1480/khabib-nurmagomedov">Khabib Nurmagomedov</a> and <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1526/justin-gaethje">Justin Gaethje</a>, it appears that option is open to him.</p> <p>According to UFC president...

<img alt="UFC Fight Night: Woodley v Burns" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/j949TVNrq69QiKEy1SQKGmWFGYM=/0x0:3678x2452/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66890949/1236747071.jpg.0.jpg"> <small>Gilbert Burns and Tyron Woodley | Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC</small> <p>UFC on ESPN 9 ended up with a spot in the top-20 for overall cable ratings on Saturday, but the event faced stiff competition...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/Wg4S52lUSkqxIgv7RrasroP5hSo=/0x0:2880x1920/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66891212/206_mediaday_Juan_Adams.0.jpg"> <small>Juan Adams | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>Former UFC fighter <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4626/juan-adams">Juan Adams</a> knows firsthand the frustration of being racially profiled.</p> <p>A towering six-foot-five heavyweight, Adams has to cut weight to make the 265-pound division limit and while his size and...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/NjEP29wUFgk6jYMoISyexMIDSCo=/0x45:1080x765/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66891564/101802891_195705298273206_9111358184921170698_n.0.jpg"> <small>Tim Sylvia shows off an arm injury | @timsylviamma1, Instagram</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/715/tim-sylvia">Tim Sylvia</a> said the promotion where he was once a champion has left him out to dry.</p> <p>“The Maine-iac” on Tuesday said he needs surgery to address complications from an...

<img alt="UFC on FOX 22 Weigh-ins" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/WwocPF_UYLztMxV8m00fy6uY8iA=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66891831/20161216_0107_Takeya_Mizugaki.0.0.jpeg"> <small>Takeya Mizugaki | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4/takeya-mizugaki">Takeya Mizugaki</a> announced his retirement on Tuesday.</p> <p>MMA Fighting confirmed the news with Mizugaki’s management after the 14-year MMA veteran told <a href="https://mmaplanet.jp/104227">MMAPLANET</a> he is hanging up the gloves....

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/U-s5XxPxoUzxh518rqLsweGoM2k=/168x0:1752x1056/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66892168/forrestshad.0.jpg"> <small>UFC, YouTube</small> <p>Watch <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/44/forrest-griffin">Forrest Griffin</a> vs. <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/43/rashad-evans">Rashad Evans</a> full fight video to see Evans capture the light heavyweight title at UFC 92 in Las Vegas, on Dec. 27, 2008.</p> <p>In the first-ever UFC title fight between former <em>Ultimate Fighter</em>...