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<img alt="Dana White" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/ejb2btK2jiR7JO3Knz6dCHs99ek=/0x0:1600x1067/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66892382/504_Dana_White.0.0.jpg"> <small>Dana White discusses Jon Jones’ removal from UFC 200 | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>UFC president <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2230/dana-white">Dana White</a> has been here before. Over his tenure at the promotion, he’s been at odds with plenty of superstar fighters where...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/g-YPX3p-_jOlMskx1gzrkPhJeZ8=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66892475/119_Carla_Esparza.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>Former UFC strawweight champion <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/818/carla-esparza">Carla Esparza</a> has inked a new four-fight deal with the promotion and already agreed to her next fight.</p> <p>Esparza is set to face <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4591/marina-rodriguez">Marina Rodriguez</a> on an upcoming UFC Fight Night...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/iSwqXXwHzN59SqvNT5dAdyeoauM=/0x0:2000x1333/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66892576/135_Kelvin_Gastelum.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>A middleweight clash between <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2077/kelvin-gastelum">Kelvin Gastelum</a> and <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1583/jack-hermansson">Jack Hermansson</a> has been agreed for the upcoming UFC Fight Night card on July 18 with the show expected to take place on “Fight Island.”</p> <p>Multiple sources confirmed...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/mNx1K1iz2XnIfKL0dkJUuEFiv90=/0x0:2880x1920/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66887989/098_Amanda_Nunes_x_Germaine_de_Randamie.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>This is The A-Side Live Chat.</p> <p>For this episode, José Youngs and Alex Savas react to some of the top stories in mixed martial arts.</p> <p>Some of the topics may include a preview of <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1124/ufc-250">UFC 250</a>, the...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/olU1l4UhBpSV3U6ENpbGJuo2uDA=/0x0:2880x1920/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66888264/001_Colby_Covington.0.jpg"> <small>Colby Covington | 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 such a one-sided performance that even Woodley was not terribly upset by it, saying...

<img alt="Cody Garbrandt" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/tLBWCNdWz8mch0luMcHh18qHt6k=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66888575/035_Cody_Garbrandt_vs_Marcus_Brimage.0.0.jpg"> <small>Cody Garbrandt | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/3121/cody-garbrandt">Cody Garbrandt</a> is only nine fights into his UFC career but he’s already experienced the highest highs and the lowest lows.</p> <p>The 28-year-old Ohio native burst on the scene when he joined...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/7yPMQ1rehKOmiwQhtvXLpEfVH0M=/248x0:1672x949/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66888740/250embedded1.0.jpg"> <small>UFC, YouTube</small> <p>In the first episode of <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1124/ufc-250">UFC 250</a> Embedded, bantamweight contenders <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1528/aljamain-sterling">Aljamain Sterling</a> and <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/3121/cody-garbrandt">Cody Garbrandt</a> prepare for fight night, <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/377/amanda-nunes">Amanda Nunes</a> relishes a relatively subdued fight week, <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/3369/felicia-spencer">Felicia Spencer</a> arrives in Las Vegas,...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/aSdrjOYxNApYtiBaVnhKXJidT1k=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66888827/055_Curtis_Blaydes_Alistair_Overeem.0.jpg"> <small>Curtis Blaydes (pictured) holds wins over Alistair Overeem, Mark Hunt and Aleksei Oleinik. | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/3622/curtis-blaydes">Curtis Blaydes</a> and <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/850/alexander-volkov">Alexander Volkov</a> will meet each other on June 20 after all.</p> <p>The heavyweight duo was <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/2020/3/6/21166788/curtis-blaydes-vs-alexander-volkov-announced-as-main-event-for-ufc-saskatoon">scheduled to...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/muZRVR4w7DBZCWRUKAG9NahmasE=/0x0:2880x1920/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66889161/201_Cris_Cyborg_x_Felicia_Spencer.0.jpg"> <small>Felicia Spencer (pictured) challenges Amanda Nunes for the featherweight championship in the main event of UFC 250 on Saturday | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>On Saturday, <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/3369/felicia-spencer">Felicia Spencer</a> competes in her first pay-per-view main event. It won’t be the...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/aBgwN5KNZlbBKG6zLBCCFKgAOow=/0x0:1983x1322/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66885022/jonesabq.0.jpeg"> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/47/jon-jones">Jon Jones</a> took to the the streets of Albuquerque, N.M. on Monday to make a difference in his community amid a series of George Floyd protests. </p> <p>Throughout the day and night, Jones shared a series of Instagram stories—which began with...