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<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/pdFRwFjAQCvG0vaffD3loYQvMfw=/153x0:1773x1080/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66905629/Nunes_Belts.0.jpg"> <p>In the aftermath of <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1124/ufc-250">UFC 250: Nunes vs. Spencer</a>, MMA Fighting’s Esther Lin and E. Casey Leydon are joined by The Athletic’s Fernanda Prates to break down all of the action that took place from the UFC APEX in Las...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/IV8l3dVnQDkOBM2kqGrguOtHHIk=/0x0:2880x1920/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66905752/105_Jessica_Eye.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>The UFC has released the poster for a June 13 event at UFC APEX in Las Vegas, and the top two draws get the spotlight. </p> <p>Featured on the poster is a flyweight bout between one-time title...

<img alt="Red Light Grammy Party 2020" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/yvVZKM1mKE1iCKbd6YpSjCPcV54=/0x0:6434x4289/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66904272/1202246741.jpg.0.jpg"> <small>Photo by Roger Kisby/Getty Images for Red Light Management</small> <p>For the third time in his career, former two-division champ <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1859/conor-mcgregor">Conor McGregor</a> suddenly retired via Twitter. And as with his first two announcements, there were immediate...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/PHCOVi6iysZdOPmOlwCe9O9uMds=/0x128:3767x2639/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66904299/UFC_JB_2020_06_06_0609_20200606104842805.0.jpg"> <small>Cody Garbrandt and Raphael Assuncao | Zuffa LLC</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1124/ufc-250">UFC 250</a> had no shortage of exciting finishes and four fighters rewarded for avoiding the judges.</p> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/3121/cody-garbrandt">Cody Garbrandt</a> and <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4140/sean-o-malley">Sean O’Malley</a> both received $50,000 Performance of the Night bonuses for...

<img alt="UFC 250: Nunes vs Spencer" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/kpDWrdWYTZePWFyq72oeVbamgBQ=/181x0:5400x3479/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66904368/1218023997.jpg.0.jpg"> <small>Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images</small> <p>MMA Fighting’s Mike Heck and Alex K. Lee break down the top storylines from Saturday night’s <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1124/ufc-250">UFC 250</a> event in Las Vegas, including <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/377/amanda-nunes">Amanda Nunes</a>’ historic...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/BTrmNBpiR8tftKv5yEEXqoaP6Dw=/0x250:3113x2325/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66904398/20200118_0204_Conor_McGregor_x_Donald_Cerrone.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>Moments after <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1859/conor-mcgregor">Conor McGregor</a> announced his retirement following Saturday night’s <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1124/ufc-250">UFC 250</a> event, MMA Fighting’s Mike Heck and Alex K. Lee reacted to the news. </p>...

<img alt="UFC 229 - Khabib v McGregor" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/x7nUS3GFR2BLEJfzhNAlT-RNby0=/0x0:4746x3164/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66904513/1046913464.jpg.0.jpg"> <small>Photo By Stephen McCarthy/Sportsfile via Getty Images</small> <p>The apparent retirement of the UFC’s biggest star is a mystery to <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2230/dana-white">Dana White</a>, but not a shock. </p> <p>“How the hell do I know? I’m not talking...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/ohY82jBnqyRa6jMt6trRLOO2eLU=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66904605/410_Jorge_Masvidal.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/520/jorge-masvidal">Jorge Masvidal</a> has a lot of questions about the UFC’s finances.</p> <p>The first and only “BMF” champion has been at odds with the promotion over the past few days after first asking to be released from...

<img alt="UFC 250: Nunes vs Spencer" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/jjsZ_StCRoPafaQ0vl9_XEeVjx0=/0x0:3935x2623/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66904676/1218023998.jpg.0.jpg"> <small>Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images</small> <p>Two-division UFC champion <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/377/amanda-nunes">Amanda Nunes</a> was bursting with joy at the post-fight press conference for <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1124/ufc-250">UFC 250</a>, soaking up a perfect performance that saw her defend...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/EAbYq74b43aF4RyQnYUkxxAzq2k=/116x0:1196x720/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66904754/POST_Omalley.00_01_45_02.Still001.0.jpg"> <p>LAS VEGAS — Following his highlight-reel KO win over <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/228/eddie-wineland">Eddie Wineland</a> at <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1124/ufc-250">UFC 250</a>, <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4140/sean-o-malley">Sean O’Malley</a> spoke with the media backstage about a host of topics at the UFC APEX.</p>...