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<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/ci8Ip_7hdHS7bM-jV9tzLsBduGU=/0x0:2440x1627/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66672001/139_Jon_Jones_x_Anthony_Smith.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1091/anthony-smith">Anthony Smith</a> probably isn’t looking for any advice regarding his recent home invasion but <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/47/jon-jones">Jon Jones</a> is going to give it to him anyways.</p> <p>The war of words between the former opponents ratcheted up in...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/SvpW-_M_f0d1OOkP8r7JBryKhjM=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66672061/001_Jake_Shields_wins.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, Strikeforce</small> <p>When <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/100/jake-shields">Jake Shields</a> accepted a fight against <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/88/dan-henderson">Dan Henderson</a> with the Strikeforce middleweight title on the line back in 2010, he was gambling with his future.</p> <p>At the time, Shields was on the last fight of...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/RZt4IFfXB_z0UsBEQla5lW8TMqY=/0x0:1500x1000/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66672251/JordanKaaze.0.jpg"> <p>On Friday, <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/5140/jordan-kaaze">Jordan Kaaze</a> had her first day off from her new job. It was 45 degrees in New York City, but every bit of fresh air was paradise to the Invicta FC vet. </p> <p>Twelve hours a day and five...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/P3XKwMK7xd2iLIHv542395vlhF0=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66668707/132_Tony_Ferguson.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/538/anthony-ferguson">Tony Ferguson</a> is nothing if not professional about his weight cuts even when his fight has been postponed.</p> <p>Originally, <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1094/ufc-249-khabib-vs-ferguson">UFC 249</a> was scheduled for Saturday night, April 18 where Ferguson was supposed to face <a...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/EtpztP4bgzcoNqQTrF5XW0gQ3Lw=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66669002/111_Dana_White.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>The UFC is getting serious about “Fight Island.”</p> <p>The promotion has filed for a series of trademarks with the United States Patent and Trademark office for “Fight Island” and “UFC Fight Island.” The news was first reported...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/B4rBufcJ6iOYAcHWKApr_vK2hR8=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66666601/087_Jared_Cannonier_x_David_Branch.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>This is the A-Side Live Chat.</p> <p>For this episode, UFC middleweight contender <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/3047/jared-cannonier">Jared Cannonier</a> joins José Youngs and Petesy Carroll to discuss some of the top story lines in the world of MMA.</p> <p>Some topics include the...

<img alt="Etihad Stadium at UFC 193" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/b_KX7QpZQwvITOHWMebK_MQx5EA=/142x0:1762x1080/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66669528/003_Etihad.0.0.jpg"> <small>Etihad Stadium at UFC 193 by Esther Lin/MMAFighting.com | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>The UFC is holding a pair of informational sessions to address fighters’ concerns about the coronavirus pandemic. </p> <p>The industry leader will hold two...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/H0Wt8VL-npqD-krbuwpNwCh5MRU=/0x0:2440x1627/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66670183/085_Donald_Trump.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>As <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2230/dana-white">Dana White</a> prepares to get UFC events back up and running next month, President Donald Trump doesn’t see that idea as a farfetched one.</p> <p>On Thursday, Trump spoke to reporters at the White House daily...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/6OtDbhoI21acWYeTIXJh5MRoJ0M=/0x0:2880x1920/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66670699/109_Paul_Felder.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2970/paul-felder">Paul Felder</a> is ready to get back in the octagon and throw hands at least one more time.</p> <p>Following an <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/2020/2/22/21149065/dan-hooker-wins-split-decision-five-round-war-paul-felder-hints-retirement-ufc-auckland-main-event">incredible 25-minute</a> battle with <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2917/daniel-hooker">Dan Hooker</a> in the main event of February’s UFC Auckland...

<img alt="Dana White" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/fxZ_1yBsssY4-JqqAza3d_FUd6g=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66671061/300_Dana_White.0.0.jpg"> <small>Dana White | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>According to UFC President <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2230/dana-white">Dana White</a>, the promotion is getting back to business soon, there will be plenty of work to go around, and yes, “Fight Island” is a real thing.</p> <p>During...