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<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/VBIUjy8zvBPMlOWRkpNsqaEcTZs=/0x0:2880x1920/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66967943/222_Khabib_Nurmagomedov_x_Dustin_Poirier.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1480/khabib-nurmagomedov">Khabib Nurmagomedov</a>’s father remains in intensive care in a Moscow hospital, but he’s awake and responsive after he was removed from a medically induced coma.</p> <p>“His condition is still serious, he’s still in intensive care,” Nurmagomedov...

<img alt="UFC Fight Night: Hubbard v Rohskopf" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/X-G0e-_2IMkAQBs6yNetWqhVqrg=/0x0:4237x2825/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66968111/1251025235.jpg.0.jpg"> <small>Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC</small> <p>Even if Austin Hubbard’s fight with Max Rohskopf had gone to the third round, he was sure judges wouldn’t get involved. </p> <p>“I was ready to go out and finish him...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/1s7mlWT4Qxnq6M3rtBVis7v5l4M=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66968244/140_Dustin_Poirier.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>The card for UFC on ESPN 12 has been finalized with lightweights <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> squaring off in the main event.</p> <p>On Monday, the promotion announced the full card with some late additions...

<img alt="UFC Fight Night: Emmett v Burgos" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/WkMPvb7BW96K2bEUtTEC8bbxYe8=/0x0:3480x2320/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66968261/1251055533.jpg.0.jpg"> <small>Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC</small> <p>The left knee injury that UFC featherweight <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/3686/josh-emmett">Josh Emmett</a> suffered in the first round of his “Fight of the Year” candidate opposite <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/3925/shane-burgos">Shane Burgos</a> is serious and could...

<img alt="Dana White" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/XRyo00A0srb0ShTJuyvb8A-zy0s=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66964757/300_Dana_White.0.0.jpg"> <small>Dana White | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>For a man that’s retired, <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2186/henry-cejudo">Henry Cejudo</a> sure doesn’t act like one. But unfortunately for Cejudo, <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2230/dana-white">Dana White</a> still views him that way.</p> <p>Last month, following his second-round TKO of <a...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/3YBQoE2Ujoo01nHgxXjHsRxDwF8=/0x0:1500x1000/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66964850/48277781_2034713443288019_1773941443094642688_o.0.jpg"> <small>Invicta FC</small> <p>A late addition to the UFC on ESPN 12 card has been made as former Invicta FC champion <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2990/jinh-yu-frey">Jinh Yu Frey</a> will face off with <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4321/kay-hansen">Kay Hansen</a> in a strawweight bout on Saturday night.</p> <p>Multiple sources confirmed...

<img alt="UFC Fight Night: Blaydes v Volkov" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/ooFyJAQfgSEKF_NRHfBdL_xjo3k=/0x0:3242x2161/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66964954/1251060138.jpg.0.jpg"> <small>Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC</small> <p><em>In the fast-paced world of MMA, there are dozens of questions surrounding any given event. But when the dust settles, there’s usually only one that sticks: what’s next?</em></p> <p><em>Following the conclusion...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/rSaLFQ67aqWdVi_IPmii3ap3q2U=/0x0:1500x1000/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66965348/71642868_2513917975367561_741548252800745472_o.0.jpg"> <small>Mariya Agapova agreed to a new fight just days after her victorious UFC debut. | Dave Mandel, Invicta FC</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/5135/mariya-agapova">Mariya Agapova</a> is wasting no time outside the octagon.</p> <p>The 23-year-old Kazakhstani prospect, who made quick work of short-notice replacement <a...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/pu63T1-rF-gaHOkQu4yDQwm6AS4=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66965519/731_Daniel_Cormier_vs_Jon_Jones.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/47/jon-jones">Jon Jones</a> is seeking a big payday and it appears a showdown with 53-year-old former heavyweight champion Mike Tyson might be the best way to cash a sizeable check right now.</p> <p>During <a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=02n_WcJvIZc">a live chat...

<img alt="UFC Fight Night: Blaydes v Volkov" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/HWRadVwgd1i-z8Aihu6uAQDd_o4=/0x0:3242x2161/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66963003/1251060138.jpg.0.jpg"> <small>Curtis Blaydes | Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC</small> <p>Maybe he’s always known it, or he just discovered it after going 25 minutes with a massive Russian. Either way, UFC on ESPN 11 headliner <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/3622/curtis-blaydes">Curtis...