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<img alt="UFC Fight Night: Yadong v Vera" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/yRa741eI9uuXIRNM8nIME0610h4=/0x0:5391x3594/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66807566/1225299169.jpg.0.jpg"> <small>Photo by Douglas P. DeFelice/Getty Images</small> <p>A three-round slugfest between <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4669/song-yadong">Song Yadong</a> and <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/3088/marlon-vera">Marlon Vera</a> earned “Fight of the Night” honors at UFC on ESPN 8, according to performance bonuses announced by UFC...

<img alt="UFC Fight Night: Overeem v Harris" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/QW-Wl6ok0lKS0egKZ1tcyHjbnR4=/0x0:4926x3284/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66807644/1225309683.jpg.5.jpg"> <small>Photo by Douglas P. DeFelice/Getty Images</small> <p>MMA Fighting’s Mike Heck, Alexander K. Lee and E. Casey Leydon break down the top storylines from UFC on ESPN 8, including <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/32/alistair-overeem">Alistair Overeem</a>’s TKO win over <a...

<img alt="UFC Fight Night: Ige v Barboza" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/KUZ0YD6YHSa-bA1w2eQ0xclZkcg=/0x0:4626x3084/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66807864/1225304991.jpg.0.jpg"> <small>Photo by Douglas P. DeFelice/Getty Images</small> <p>The UFC on ESPN 8 main card saw a number of bouts end in controversial split decisions, with fans and fighters alike complaining about the scores handed out by...

<img alt="UFC Fight Night: Gadelha v Hill" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/n0XfmZTgQP35rdeTRaLHoU3bOgg=/0x0:4320x2880/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66807979/1225307487.jpg.0.jpg"> <small>Photo by Douglas P. DeFelice/Getty Images</small> <p>After winning <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/2020/5/16/21261349/ufc-on-espn-8-results-claudia-gadelha-ekes-out-split-decision-over-angela-hill-in-co-main-event">a controversial split decision</a> over <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2943/angela-hill">Angela Hill</a> at UFC on ESPN 8, <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2016/claudia-gadelha">Claudia Gadelha</a> sought to run back another close fight. </p> <p>Gadelha called for...

<img alt="Jon Jones will try to defend his title against Chael Sonnen at UFC 159." src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/imLPvHZyGbFkPx94QMCx3m-bCbM=/0x0:1100x733/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66808085/104_jon_jones_and_chael_sonnen.0.1507001757.0.jpg"> <small>Jon Jones and Chael Sonnen | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/47/jon-jones">Jon Jones</a> didn’t mention <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/103/chael-sonnen">Chael Sonnen</a>’s name when he recently took to Twitter. But “The...

<img alt="MMA: UFC Fight Night-Overeem vs Harris" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/J6sq9AAActXNGcoGLcDo9Oneng4=/0x179:3270x2359/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66808208/usa_today_14313492.0.jpg"> <small>Walt Harris at UFC on ESPN 8 in Jacksonville, Fla., on Saturday | Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports</small> <p>UFC heavyweight <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1436/walter-walt-harris">Walt Harris</a> released a statement in the wake of his emotional loss at UFC on...

<img alt="UFC Fight Night: Song v Vera" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/b8QZ07mz4UoUiHFfy7CWX7o0T48=/0x0:4999x3333/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66807343/1225297599.jpg.0.jpg"> <small>Photo by Cooper Neill/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images</small> <p>It didn’t come easy but <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4669/song-yadong">Song Yadong</a> remained perfect in the Octagon with a win over <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/3088/marlon-vera">Marlon Vera</a> to kick off the main card at...

<img alt="Kevin Randleman" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/nu2fsRJCuW2olfwgos8hZ2opXhg=/0x0:1600x1067/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66807365/39Kevin_Randleman.0.0.jpg"> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/999/kevin-randleman">Kevin Randleman</a> truly was “The Monster” in his fights, and now he’s a UFC Hall of Famer.</p> <p>On Saturday night, the former wrestler turned UFC heavyweight champion was announced as the latest inductee of the class of 2020.</p> <div> <blockquote class="twitter-tweet"> <p lang="en"...

<img alt="UFC Fight Night: Anders v Jotko" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/Ct8oOYY3I-JlswvOwcGzBjK5iQ8=/0x0:4553x3035/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66807393/1225300051.jpg.0.jpg"> <small>Photo by Cooper Neill/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images</small> <p>It wasn’t pretty but <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2506/krzysztof-jotko">Krzysztof Jotko</a> still managed to get the job done on Saturday night.</p> <p>The Polish middleweight had to thwart a series of takedown attempts...

<img alt="UFC Fight Night Overeem v Harris: Weigh-Ins" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/s6J_tYqGD0jjREUHIQ5yM4oLubY=/0x1:4661x3108/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66807380/1225054555.jpg.0.jpg"> <small>Photo by Cooper Neill/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images</small> <p>This is the UFC on ESPN 8 live blog for Dan Ige vs. Edson Barboza, a featherweight main card bout at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena in...