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<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/Jwrw_P0hOe_f6CuOHTYlcjxNUaA=/0x1:2878x1920/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66874274/300_Dana_White.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>The coronavirus pandemic has prevented fans from attending sporting events and that’s affecting the bottom line of the organizations that benefit from their patronage.</p> <p>UFC President <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2230/dana-white">Dana White</a> expects his company to suffer nine-digit losses in...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/JYeIU9qX8HfUrJtv9p5guj1HSNI=/0x0:5247x3498/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66874691/UFC_JB_2020_05_29_0113_2020052911927254.0.jpg"> <small>Zuffa LLC</small> <p>With UFC on ESPN 9 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 former...

<img alt="Jon Jones" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/9wSkW0SmXzMYUvz1pt4MPjRJNGo=/0x0:2440x1627/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66874526/138_Jon_Jones.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/47/jon-jones">Jon Jones</a> is fed up with accusations made about his financial demands for a heavyweight fight against <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/3362/francis-ngannou">Francis Ngannou</a>.</p> <p>On Friday, UFC president <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2230/dana-white">Dana White</a> claimed the 205-pound champion was asking for money...

<img alt="UFC 249 Ferguson v Gaethje" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/Q_zUUh2vfpVV2DiVnedgu3gLdp4=/0x0:6036x4024/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66868220/1223927776.jpg.0.jpg"> <small>Photo by Douglas P. DeFelice/Getty Images</small> <p>Earlier this month, <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1526/justin-gaethje">Justin Gaethje</a> stepped in on short notice and stopped <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/538/anthony-ferguson">Tony Ferguson</a> at <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1094/ufc-249-ferguson-vs-gaethje">UFC 249</a>. The win earned Gaethje the UFC interim lightweight title and...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/xCXLkQNH-o-ohMonSuALTrmWb5E=/0x0:2880x1920/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66868970/010_Jon_Jones.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>UFC president <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2230/dana-white">Dana White</a> and <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/47/jon-jones">Jon Jones</a> are once again at odds, this time over a proposed fight with heavyweight boogeyman <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/3362/francis-ngannou">Francis Ngannou</a>.</p> <p>Over the past couple of weeks, Jones has teased a possible...

<img alt="UFC 205 Weigh-in Photos" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/78zm_kKTS-M2Q9c44G_kHpZ-jHo=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66868279/031_Tyron_Woodley.0.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>At the UFC on ESPN 9 weigh-ins, all 22 fighters on Saturday’s fight card in Las Vegas will step on the scale Friday morning. </p> <p>In the main event, <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/221/tyron-woodley">Tyron Woodley</a> and <a...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/woLXR4AthHjzA6QJh9zBK-yci-8=/0x32:939x658/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66869330/Screen_Shot_2020_05_29_at_6.22.10_AM.0.png"> <small>Jung Hyun Lee throws a flying kick at Dong Hyuk Ko at a ROAD FC show in Jamsil, South Korea, on May 23, 2020 | @Grabaka_Hitman, Twitter</small> <p><em>Welcome to the latest edition of Missed Fists where we shine a light...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/n_fvMEfmJGfACPdOfh9k3J90dKk=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66869794/051_Ashley_Yoder_vs_Mackenzie_Dern.0.jpg"> <small>Mackenzie Dern will attempt to get back on track in the UFC when she faces Hanna Cifers on May 30. | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/3624/mackenzie-dern">Mackenzie Dern</a> wanted to make some changes in training after losing her first MMA...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/L9oPdv27igLWl_M3eRLXDrTOjnw=/0x0:2880x1920/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66863571/014_Louis_Smolka_x_Ryan_MacDonald.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>If it were up to <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2680/louis-smolka">Louis Smolka</a>, he’d take short notice opportunities for every fight. </p> <p>“Da Last Samurai” joined MMA Fighting for an exclusive interview to discuss training during the COVID-19 pandemic, having his scheduled...

<img alt="Tyron Woodley (EL, MMA F)" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/jgr6LhmBjFOq3jxs4o6vFft_tOs=/10x0:1630x1080/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66864112/825_Robbie_Lawler_vs_Tyron_Woodley.0.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>MMA Fighting has a live stream of the UFC on ESPN 9 virtual media day, and you can check out the video above.</p> <p>Headlining the event is a welterweight fight between ex-champ <a...