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<img alt="UFC" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/IU9fkawUkvfFDpfJdQ7xJyGI1dI=/0x0:652x435/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66680682/ufc_rio_arena.0.jpg"> <small>Guilherme Cruz, MMA Fighting</small> <p>Four events have officially been updated by the UFC due to the coronavirus pandemic. </p> <p>The promotion on Monday <a href="https://www.ufc.com/news/ufc-event-updates">announced</a> the cancellation of two dates – UFC Lincoln on April 25 and UFC Oklahoma City on...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/DcSs6_bmU4hwM6gnj3SLgRAJIHM=/0x0:2439x1626/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66681648/018_Lyman_Good_x_Chance_Rencountre.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>UFC welterweight <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/249/lyman-good">Lyman Good</a> on Monday said his scratch from <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1094/ufc-249-khabib-vs-ferguson">UFC 249</a> was the result of a positive test for the COVID-19 virus. </p> <p>Good, 34, told MMA Fighting on April 4 that he was...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/eXzLwJ2_GDExb0FLhS5xw2LC4gA=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66676674/114_Elias_Theodorou.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>This is the A-Side Live Chat.</p> <p>For this episode, former UFC turned PFC middleweight <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2677/elias-theodorou">Elias Theodorou</a> joins José Youngs and Alex K. Lee to discuss some of the top story lines in the world of MMA.</p> <p>Some...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/HB0i97FjqfBpaUJHluTEMH-QlBw=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66676904/219_Tyron_Woodley.0.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>The last few months have been hectic for the UFC as it has struggled to find its footing amid the coronavirus. But after postponing a number of events, UFC President <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2230/dana-white">Dana White</a> hopes to have...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/NHZG8gqlCd1B7l7kY_1jJ8-GVJ0=/0x0:1620x1080/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66677162/great_divide_tony_gaethje_khabib.0.jpg"> <small>MMA Fighting</small> <p><em>The Great Divide is a recurring feature here at MMA Fighting in which two of our staff debate a topic in the world of MMA — whether it’s news, a fight, a crazy thing somebody did, a crazy...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/WgGrjAYeAfffLaURoFUgLsiHPGM=/0x0:2440x1627/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66677929/035_Andrei_Arlovski_x_Jairzinho_Rozenstruik.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/5156/jairzinho-rozenstruik">Jairzinho Rozenstruik</a> wanted to become UFC heavyweight champion this year, but the prospects of an undisputed title shot are looking less and less likely with each passing day.</p> <p>Prior to his originally scheduled date to face...

<img alt="Michael Bisping" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/A_TPulpKEhR8cFNFqla_SjCc4Qs=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66674533/212_Michael_Bisping.0.0.jpg"> <small>Michael Bisping | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/84/michael-bisping">Michael Bisping</a> is finding ways to entertain himself in retirement and that includes watching his fellow UFC stars take shots at one another.</p> <p>Since officially stepping away from active competition in 2018,...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/K3IAWxBB2rSXn3Qw7edHZcT9Tv0=/0x0:2880x1920/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66675108/031_Chase_Hooper_x_Daniel_Teymur.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/5244/chase-hooper">Chase Hooper</a> has found himself in a unique position one fight into his UFC career.</p> <p>Following a first-round TKO win over <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4138/daniel-teymur">Daniel Teymur</a> at <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1056/ufc-245">UFC 245</a>, the youngest fighter on the UFC roster has...

<img alt="Joseph Benavidez hasn't fought since winning his flyweight tournament semifinal this past March (Esther Lin, MMA Fighting)." src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/hslc-Nxjpwc3mK4oED_QaJf8Uio=/0x0:1100x733/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66675357/Benavidez_EL.1419974071.0.jpg"> <small>Joseph Benavidez hasn’t fought since winning his flyweight tournament semifinal this past March (Esther Lin, MMA Fighting).</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/285/joseph-benavidez">Joseph Benavidez</a> has a lot of...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/gu1eQw0r0qm104db-36ozojHCV8=/245x0:1669x949/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66675625/jonesdebut.0.jpg"> <small>UFC, YouTube</small> <p>Watch <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/47/jon-jones">Jon Jones</a> vs. Andre Gusmao full fight video to watch a 21-year-old Jones defeat Gusmao in his octagon debut at UFC 87 on Aug. 9, 2008, in Minneapolis.</p> <p>In his first UFC appearance, “Bones” showed flashes of...