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<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/Y1BLhKGIci1365IJ9EJT03fU8ww=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66811942/john_oliver.0.jpg"> <p>Multi-time Emmy winner John Oliver may not be a massive UFC fan, but he might get a call from their marketing department following the latest episode of “Last Week Tonight.”</p> <p>The HBO series addressed the return of sports in their main segment...

<img alt="UFC Fight Night: Smith v Teixeira" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/rk4Yu5uOiUi33ZUftue_M5mgRqY=/0x0:5685x3790/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66812375/1224738370.jpg.0.jpg"> <small>Photo by Cooper Neill/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1091/anthony-smith">Anthony Smith</a> didn’t have a problem with the stoppage in his fight against <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/388/glover-teixeira">Glover Teixeira</a> at UFC Jacksonville. But he definitely didn’t enjoy hearing that...

<img alt="UFC Fight Night: Ige v Barboza" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/YBosAa6d5UeARCmVa6RWuLobEOA=/0x0:3551x2367/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66812734/1225304918.jpg.0.jpg"> <small>Photo by Douglas P. DeFelice/Getty Images</small> <p>JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — After his UFC on ESPN 8 win, <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4339/dan-ige">Dan Ige</a> breaks down his big win over <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/56/edson-barboza">Edson Barboza</a>, what’s next, and more Saturday night.</p>...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/Ekr25soBVrSCZSVX3a4Pi6jEzio=/150x0:1770x1080/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66813434/Jose__Youngs___holland_raw.00_04_13_04.Still001.0.jpg"> <p>JACKSONVILLE — <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/weight-class/middleweight">Middleweight</a> <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4384/kevin-holland">Kevin Holland</a> spoke with the media following his first-round TKO win over <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4706/anthony-hernandez">Anthony Hernandez</a> at UFC on ESPN 8. “Trail Blazer” recaps the victory, explains his callout of <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/3519/mickey-gall">Mickey Gall</a> for a welterweight fight,...

<img alt="Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov Martial Arts School opens in Makhachkala" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/fmIsadhlL9akXgz4OcLvjetEPSs=/0x0:3908x2605/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66813626/1186004215.jpg.0.jpg"> <small>Photo by Press Office of Dagestan’s Head TASS via Getty Images</small> <p>UFC lightweight champion <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1480/khabib-nurmagomedov">Khabib Nurmagomedov</a> on Monday said the coronavirus has wreaked havoc on his family, hospitalizing his father and sickening...

<img alt="MMA: UFC Fight Night-Ferreira vs Hayes" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/T3s-2rVT7lwyooPBpLirgj2WY_s=/0x0:3858x2572/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66813806/usa_today_14313032.0.jpg"> <small>Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports</small> <p>JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/5323/rodrigo-nascimento">Rodrigo Nascimento</a> predicted a submission victory over <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/5154/don-tale-mayes">Don’tale Mayes</a> at UFC on ESPN 8, and forced the opponent to tap with a rear-naked choke in the...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/2_eVA5km6WCfXlbluCHfTojGPzs=/0x0:2000x1333/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66810232/cejudo.0.jpg"> <small>Guilherme Cruz, MMA Fighting</small> <p>Nine days ago, UFC bantamweight champion <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2186/henry-cejudo">Henry Cejudo</a> stopped <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/328/dominick-cruz">Dominick Cruz</a> to retain his title at <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1094/ufc-249-ferguson-vs-gaethje">UFC 249</a>. Afterwards, Cejudo made a surprise announcement, retiring from the sport. The announcement was so unexpected...

<img alt="MMA: UFC Fight Night-Overeem vs Harris" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/q4YapZpn_aL4aYzL5JLO3it1j2Q=/0x155:2772x2003/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66810426/usa_today_14313497.0.jpg"> <small>Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports</small> <p><em>In the fast-paced world of MMA, there are dozens of questions surrounding any given event, but when the dust settles, there’s usually only one: What’s next?</em></p> <p><em>Following the conclusion of every major...

<img alt="UFC Fight Night: Overeem v Harris" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/Fcs-XvNZoX5zXv5ETC1-WRNvU30=/0x0:5284x3523/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66810616/1225310309.jpg.0.jpg"> <small>Alistair Overeem and Walt Harris | Photo by Cooper Neill/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images</small> <p>Fighting in an empty arena without any fans in attendance was a new experience for UFC on ESPN 8 main event...

<img alt="UFC Fight Night: Chikadze v Rivera" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/ZQKk1oRc9droTP0-cmvWA1rrtQk=/0x0:3994x2663/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66810946/1225291446.jpg.0.jpg"> <small>Photo by Douglas P. DeFelice/Getty Images</small> <p>There was plenty of questioning and criticism for <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2230/dana-white">Dana White</a>, to the point where the UFC president felt like he was a fighter taking “unnecessary punishment” for barreling...