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<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/L3ZyT75LamnfrY412usONwVPgZA=/0x0:2880x1920/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66796445/203_mediaday_Jon_Jones.0.jpg"> <small>Jon Jones | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>With top-ranked light heavyweights <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1091/anthony-smith">Anthony Smith</a> and <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/388/glover-teixeira">Glover Teixeira</a> in action on Wednesday night, division champion <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/47/jon-jones">Jon Jones</a> was watching intently.</p> <p>Jones took to Twitter to provide a running commentary on...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/mwuBYp807LtziVu4XcbT5j3MIuI=/76x0:1696x1080/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66796580/UFC_Apex_Dana_QA.00_16_22_23.Still001.0.jpg"> <small>MMA Fighting</small> <p>After three shows inside one week, the UFC will take an unexpected break before the next event takes place. A planned card originally scheduled for May 23 will now shift to May 30, according to UFC president <a...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/UBVfRIP_6OFCv2e66aELTm4RUs0=/158x0:1778x1080/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66796716/wth_ep7_clean.0.png"> <p>On this week’s episode of <em>What the Heck</em>, no. 10 UFC featherweight <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/3925/shane-burgos">Shane Burgos</a> (9:10) breaks down a memorable <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1094/ufc-249-ferguson-vs-gaethje">UFC 249</a> event from a fighter’s perspective, what stuck out to him in <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1526/justin-gaethje">Justin Gaethje</a>’s impressive win over <a...

<img alt="UFC Fight Night Smith v Teixeira" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/B8HbfEtUHjIhwyrNf95hRwWXIvY=/1x0:3000x1999/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66796987/1224741154.jpg.0.jpg"> <small>Photo by Douglas P. DeFelice/Getty Images</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1091/anthony-smith">Anthony Smith</a> lived up to his nickname during a brutally tough fight against <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/388/glover-teixeira">Glover Teixeira,</a> but even UFC president <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2230/dana-white">Dana White</a> felt like he stuck around...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/hKWmEWhG6syJlGC-W1mDUtVfFTs=/0x0:4733x3155/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66797216/20190607_0040_Calvin_Kattar.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>UFC featherweight <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4139/calvin-kattar">Calvin Kattar</a> delivered an impressive performance this past Saturday at <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1094/ufc-249-ferguson-vs-gaethje">UFC 249</a>, but like every other fighter on the card, the buildup to the event was a roller coaster.</p> <p>Kattar got back in...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/qX-S2SVN9GMnwST47PmnqNXyIYE=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66797376/137_Edson_Barboza.0.jpg"> <small>Edson Barboza is cutting down to 145 pounds for the first time in his MMA career at UFC on ESPN 8. | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/56/edson-barboza">Edson Barboza</a>’s move to featherweight is not a one-time trial to see how...

<img alt="UFC Fight Night Sherman v Villanueva" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/YWrNsnQEJPdGIFNT1_DURMf30wA=/0x0:4401x2934/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66794508/1224707031.jpg.0.jpg"> <small>Photo by Douglas P. DeFelice/Getty Images</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/3766/chase-sherman">Chase Sherman</a> is back.</p> <p>The veteran heavyweight returned to the UFC on Wednesday night after last fighting inside the octagon in 2018 and he had arguably his best performance...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/BvTm1kjGt8zgQFJww5jrIZJf-fk=/0x151:1071x865/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66794564/kelleherazure.0.jpg"> <small>@UFC, Twitter</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1400/brian-kelleher">Brian Kelleher</a> found the knockout he was looking for.</p> <p>“Boom” was hunting for a KO blow from the opening seconds of his featherweight bout against <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/5089/hunter-azure">Hunter Azure</a> at UFC Jacksonville on Wednesday and after dealing with the...

<img alt="MMA: UFC Fight Night-Benitez vs Morales" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/2OrAZhxTdwZfb8_zTLq3XSDFL1Y=/0x93:3594x2489/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66794773/usa_today_14304679.0.jpg"> <small>Gabriel Benitez and Omar Morales in action at a UFC Fight Night in Jacksonville, Fla., on Wednesday | Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports</small> <p><em>WARNING: Post contains graphic image of open wound</em></p> <p>It was a rough night in...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/16RxnpYRpL-RkupWpp9cvaJ0WNk=/0x120:893x715/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66794907/Screen_Shot_2020_05_13_at_9.34.39_PM.0.png"> <small>@UFC, Twitter</small> <p>Down on the scorecards, <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4636/thiago-moises">Thiago Moises</a> went back to what brought him to the dance to get back in the win column.</p> <p>Moises faced lightweight veteran <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/728/michael-johnson">Michael Johnson</a> on Wednesday to kick off the main card of...