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<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/E3aUyqYI71UCZMARmCGJQh-mOHo=/0x0:2880x1920/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66745375/117_Jon_Jones_x_Dominick_Reyes.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4111/dominick-reyes">Dominick Reyes</a> vividly remembers the morning he first heard about <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/47/jon-jones">Jon Jones</a> <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/2020/3/26/21195482/ufc-champion-jon-jones-arrested-for-aggravated-dwi-negligent-use-of-firearm-in-albuquerque">being arrested for DWI and negligent use of a firearm.</a></p> <p>“I was like ‘no f*cking way,” Reyes told MMA Fighting. “We’re in...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/MebkLVqKg6A9l90X3Pe99D-6rsA=/0x0:2440x1627/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66743807/005_Dana_White.0.jpg"> <small>Dana White | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>With extra time on his hands until the UFC returns on May 9, <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2230/dana-white">Dana White</a> decided to answer fan questions during a recent “ask me anything” session on <a href="https://www.reddit.com/r/MMA/comments/gaitju/im_dana_white_ask_me_anything/">Reddit</a>.</p> <p>The Q&A touched...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/RXUxaudGlL4AtcnoSt_DLix9bx4=/0x0:2440x1627/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66743899/286_Dominick_Reyes_x_Chris_Weidman.0.jpg"> <small>Thomas Lakes, MMA Fighting</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/352/chris-weidman">Chris Weidman</a> has no illusions about his standing in the middleweight division as he plans his return to 185 pounds.</p> <p>After a brief move to 205 pounds last year that ended in a knockout loss to...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/jSH7ctQRz0IlpCDr5r5rs4n4KQc=/0x0:4907x3271/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66744047/082_Shannon_Knapp.0.jpg"> <p>Invicta FC president Shannon Knapp admits that there were a lot of naysayers heading into the promotion’s inaugural event. Once it was over, she knew something special was happening. </p> <p>On April 28, 2012, <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/406/invicta-fc-1-coenen-vs-ruyssen">Invicta FC 1</a> took place at Memorial...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/G-_3Pr_PN_U7POoK7rMk2QBc_DY=/0x0:2088x1392/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66744174/Captura_de_Tela_2020_02_17__s_17.36.59.0.png"> <small>Photo via Douglas Lima</small> <p>Despite the postponement of Bellator events due to the COVID-19 pandemic, welterweight champion <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/298/douglas-lima">Douglas Lima</a> said his shot at capturing a second title is still on the table.</p> <p>After winning the Bellator welterweight grand prix and...

<img alt="UFC Fight Night: Salikhov v Staropoli" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/YrUUIEdhS0kSMoXvsCTYus_cvx0=/1x0:5347x3564/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66744315/1183555858.jpg.0.jpg"> <small>Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images</small> <p>As portions of the economy begin to reopen and the UFC prepares to restart its event schedule, the Association of Ringside Physicians has softened its stance on...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/r5wt6tOr3zOcKP209kitBmSeg1A=/0x0:2000x1333/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66744387/69256617_2580825545308590_4604111199355797504_o.0.jpg"> <small>Cage Fury FC lightweight titleholder Nikolas Motta wants a shot in the Octagon. | Photo via CFFC</small> <p>Travel restrictions forced the cancellation of several UFC bouts. But one fighter thinks they could open the door for new talent.</p> <p>Cage Fury Fighting...

<img alt="MMA: UFC Fight Night-San Antonio-Alvey vs Abreu" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/RzqWcooKhgDitYWvhbDrGnBBdaw=/0x0:2009x1339/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66744446/usa_today_13075368.0.jpg"> <small>Klidson Abreu (left) will trade hands with unbeaten prospect Jamahal Hill later this month. | Adam Hagy-USA TODAY Sports</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4812/klidson-abreu">Klidson Abreu</a> and <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/5050/jamahal-hill">Jamahal Hill</a> will collide in a light heavyweight showdown at...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/1k8umn2hMZpsMOoh1Ja0E1XnuVc=/150x0:1770x1080/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66744490/brockrandy.0.jpg"> <small>UFC, YouTube</small> <p>Watch <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/27/brock-lesnar">Brock Lesnar</a> vs. <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/41/randy-couture">Randy Couture</a> full fight video to see Lesnar win the UFC heavyweight championship with a win over the legendary Couture at UFC 91 on Nov. 15, 2008, in Las Vegas.</p> <p>Though they both...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/7381TUps1Z6FrmhS_Ndd5T0wGhg=/0x0:2880x1920/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66743548/109_Israel_Adesanya_x_Yoel_Romero.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4366/israel-adesanya">Israel Adesanya</a> isn’t immune to criticism, but he’s also not willing to take the lion’s share of the blame for his fight against <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/387/yoel-romero">Yoel Romero</a> at <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1095/ufc-248">UFC 248</a>.</p> <p>The highly-anticipated middleweight title fight didn’t...