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<img alt="Khabib Nurmagomedov v Dustin Poirier face off in Abu Dhabi" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/CHacHHLtDEKtP3egMH6jLjii08U=/0x0:3152x2101/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66981105/1166335955.jpg.0.jpg"> <small>Photo by Stringer/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images</small> <p>At UFC on ESPN 12 virtual media day, the top fighters at this Saturday’s event will speak to the media Thursday afternoon.</p> <p>The schedule is...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/que3RCQaaybSik3NI3JCHR4_1eU=/8x0:4928x3280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66976620/GettyImages_1251023027.0.jpg"> <small>Zuffa LLC</small> <p>In the aftermath on <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1121/ufc-on-espn-11">UFC on ESPN 11</a>, it was the event’s opening contest that has become the biggest story.</p> <p>On Saturday, <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4897/austin-hubbard">Austin Hubbard</a> welcomed newcomer <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/5346/max-rohskopf">Max Rohskopf</a> to the octagon in a lightweight bout. After...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/DZ9jjkOxPlTaesMd7xNlJECU02I=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66977073/125_Chad_Mendes.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/226/chad-mendes">Chad Mendes</a> and <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/84/michael-bisping">Michael Bisping</a> are both retired, but they’ve exchanged a lot fighting words lately.</p> <p>The beef between the fighters initially started after Mendes commented on a post made by <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/486/tim-kennedy">Tim Kennedy</a> on...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/sRFW35dr7xhAkfHRRYOHEMIA1Hk=/0x0:1500x1000/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66977264/69927796_2455188007907225_1744732401306697728_o.0.jpg"> <small>Invicta FC</small> <p>Former Invicta FC standout <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/3865/miranda-maverick">Miranda Maverick</a> has been forced out of her fight against <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4113/mara-romero-borella">Mara Romero Borella</a> at UFC on ESPN 12 on Saturday in Las Vegas.</p> <p>UFC officials confirmed the news to MMA Fighting on Wednesday...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/bgF9XIiaI-OvzhvTMTkFb5OlNzk=/0x0:2880x1920/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66977403/130_Khama_Worthy.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>Although the main event for Saturday night’s event in Las Vegas between <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> has people excited, another 155-pound bout has been circled on most fight cards as a potential show...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/9q-Mbc1zuuujkyf3SzySjExVyTI=/0x0:2400x1600/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66977730/034_Chas_Skelly_x_Bobby_Moffett.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>It took nearly two years, but <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2102/chas-skelly">Chas Skelly</a> finally got a loss erased from his record.</p> <p>On Wednesday, Skelly revealed that his 2018 fight against <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4635/bobby-moffett">Bobby Moffett</a> had been overturned to a no contest by...

<img alt="UFC 190 photos" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/8COtUh7u6ju_ioyN5z8ddwRydDY=/0x0:1600x1067/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66978110/0084_Shogun_Rua_vs_Antonio_Rogerio_Nogueira.0.0.jpg"> <small>Rogerio Nogueira believes he should have won both fights against ‘Shogun’ Rua | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/51/antonio-rogerio-nogueira">Antonio Rogerio Nogueira</a>’s MMA career will come to an end on July 25, just a month away from the 19th...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/O7v3uoaqdVeA7jovRhoNaIUxBuU=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66978382/115_Calvin_Kattar.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4139/calvin-kattar">Calvin Kattar</a> is heading into his second UFC main event with a brand new deal. </p> <p>“The Boston Finisher” will take on <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4339/dan-ige">Dan Ige</a> in the featherweight headliner of the UFC’s July 15 event on...

<img alt="Dana White’s Contender Series - Alacabek v Knight" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/xRlNaf0Ef8yuDY_0oZn6yRLS6oA=/0x0:3895x2597/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66979022/1167879079.jpg.0.jpg"> <small>Photo by Chris Unger/DWCS LLC/Zuffa LLC</small> <p>After earning a developmental deal this past season on <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2230/dana-white">Dana White</a>’s Contender Series, William Knight will look to officially punch his ticket to the UFC.</p> <p>Multiple people...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/SfiItQ0XTc0ew4X9eRgj2C9TakM=/0x0:2880x1920/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66974504/052_Sean_O_Malley_x_Jose_Quinones.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>One of the biggest MMA stories in recent weeks has been the topic of fighter pay in the UFC. <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/520/jorge-masvidal">Jorge Masvidal</a> was passed over for a title shot due to an impasse in fight negotiations,...