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<img alt="UFC Fight Night: Poirier v Hooker" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/wIA33eF7uM3CWRmPrAcQCArX4lE=/0x0:4920x3280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66992070/1252997128.jpg.0.jpg"> <small>Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC</small> <p>“Fight of the Night” was locked up after the third round of UFC on ESPN 12’s headliner between lightweights <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/233/dustin-poirier">Dustin Poirier</a> and <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2917/daniel-hooker">Dan Hooker</a>, and the promotion only...

<img alt="UFC Fight Night: Poirier v Hooker" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/hd3GDGMR-4lhXbS0tuGbtb0xJFo=/0x0:4094x2729/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66992150/1223286879.jpg.0.jpg"> <small>Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images</small> <p>MMA Fighting’s Mike Heck and Jose Youngs break down the top storylines following Saturday night’s memorable UFC on ESPN 12 event in Las Vegas, including <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/233/dustin-poirier">Dustin...

<img alt="UFC Fight Night: Poirier v Hooker" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/Iq9lekX9jLMrUnhsAY4pZ5MwAEk=/0x0:2470x1647/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66992390/1252996540.jpg.5.jpg"> <small>Photo by Mike Roach/Zuffa LLC</small> <p>For <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/3801/mike-perry">Mike Perry</a>, his latest win was a case of less is more.</p> <p>“Platinum” drew even more fight week attention than usual ahead of his co-main event matchup with <a...

<img alt="UFC Fight Night: Poirier v Hooker" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/0j5QlJy3TdGUGnTNoVIgX-GmD3o=/0x0:4094x2729/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66992461/1252997088.jpg.0.jpg"> <small>Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2917/daniel-hooker">Dan Hooker</a>’s face may be swollen, but his mind is in a great place following an instant classic on Saturday night. </p> <p>Hooker was one half of the <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/2020/6/27/21305818/dustin-poirier-wins-potential-fight-of-the-year-following-absolute-war-dan-hooker-at-ufc-on-espn-12">UFC...

<img alt="UFC Fight Night: Hansen v Frey" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/iuCcLxYwLK1SEt4GAP3nMlEy45A=/0x0:3818x2545/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66992562/1252965395.jpg.0.jpg"> <small>Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4321/kay-hansen">Kay Hansen</a> got into MMA because of <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/871/ronda-rousey">Ronda Rousey</a>, and after a first-round armbar win at UFC on ESPN 12, she got the ultimate endorsement from her hero.</p> <p>Rousey...

<img alt="UFC Fight Night: Sato v Witt" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/6XmmxUZ0zRyqQkYrzc9IMyd0qJQ=/0x0:3549x2366/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66991841/1252977129.jpg.0.jpg"> <small>Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4896/takashi-sato">Takashi Sato</a> was not getting paid by the hour on Saturday night.</p> <p>The Japanese welterweight needed just 48 seconds to land a right jab followed by a devastating left straight...

<img alt="UFC Fight Night: Allen v Daukaus" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/KGYAwb62wnwnd7MXQvCTECwFMFA=/0x0:3322x2215/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66991873/1252982230.jpg.0.jpg"> <small>Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/5047/brendan-allen">Brendan Allen</a> had to engage in a brutal and bloody battle to earn his third straight win in the UFC.</p> <p>The middleweight prospect had his hands full with late replacement...

<img alt="UFC Fight Night: Villante v Greene" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/v9UkXwOZLDKzlqhuZrFuclomXFo=/0x0:4182x2788/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66991901/1252987200.jpg.0.jpg"> <small>Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4688/maurice-greene">Maurice Greene</a> knew his fight at UFC on ESPN 12 could be do-or-die for his career inside the octagon.</p> <p>After falling in his previous two outings, Greene knew he needed...

<img alt="UFC Fight Night Poirier v Hooker: Weigh-Ins" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/NFoC9R4bQfRWWRkjjDrdyE3BWMw=/7x0:4791x3189/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66991887/1252735059.jpg.0.jpg"> <small>Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC</small> <p>This is the UFC on ESPN 12 live blog for <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/3801/mike-perry">Mike Perry</a> vs. <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/3519/mickey-gall">Mickey Gall</a>, the lightweight co-headliner for Saturday’s fight card at UFC APEX in Las...

<img alt="UFC Fight Night: Perry v Gall" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/_xzHzeevlM9w4Yf2yubJAdZH_bc=/0x0:3995x2663/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66991932/1252990224.jpg.0.jpg"> <small>Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC</small> <p>All <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/3801/mike-perry">Mike Perry</a> needs in this life of sin is just him and his girlfriend.</p> <p>On Saturday night with only his significant other Latory Gonzalez in his corner, Perry put...