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<img alt="UFC Fight Night: Moraes v Sandhagen" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/9cvOXIlXwx--i4OSvygbNrXUl28=/0x0:4919x3279/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67618106/1279573347.jpg.0.jpg"> <small>Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images</small> <p>In the 13th episode of On to the Next One, MMA Fighting’s Mike Heck and Alexander K. Lee Lee put on their matchmaker hats following Saturday night’s...

<img alt="UFC 253 Adesanya v Costa" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/lR1vZW5YgsgdblxPwiesUczVNW0=/0x0:5049x3366/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67618390/1276895612.jpg.0.jpg"> <small>Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4366/israel-adesanya">Israel Adesanya</a> doesn’t care much what anybody thought about his chosen celebration after finishing <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/3984/paulo-henrique-costa">Paulo Costa</a> at <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1135/ufc-253">UFC 253</a>.</p> <p>That said, the UFC’s reigning and defending middleweight champion believes...

<img alt="UFC Fight Night: Moraes v Sandhagen" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/zIHqPN-P41Tu1JGfgh4a0aeodUg=/0x0:4524x3016/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67615595/1279573343.jpg.0.jpg"> <small>Cory Sandhagen (blue gloves) looks to finish the fight against Marlon Moraes (red gloves) at UFC Fight Island 5 in Abu Dhabi on Saturday | Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1463/marlon-moraes">Marlon...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/slNrOQ8zsv7GaW-iasLJfzIQzgc=/0x0:2880x1920/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67615673/045_Roxanne_Modafferi_x_Maycee_Barber.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>The UFC’s 2021 schedule is starting to come together with the addition of a top-10 women’s flyweight bout. </p> <p>Multiple people with knowledge of the promotion’s plans confirmed to MMA Fighting that a matchup between <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/581/roxanne-modafferi">Roxanne...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/RZtG8Bl1NcxL0kxJv4zdQOZrvPI=/0x0:4858x3239/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67615778/UFC_FI5_20201011_JH_0011.0.jpg"> <small>Zuffa LLC via Getty Images</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/5396/impa-kasanganay">Impa Kasanganay</a> is keeping a positive attitude after suffering the first loss of his career.</p> <p>The previously unbeaten middleweight ended up on the wrong end of one of the most amazing knockouts in UFC history...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/-klYuld7VBsFzMZzykSZEWaF10U=/162x0:1782x1080/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67615954/Barboza_YT.0.jpg"> <p>ABU DHABI – After two split call losses, <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/56/edson-barboza">Edson Barboza</a> needed a little reassurance from former opponent and training partner <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2970/paul-felder">Paul Felder</a> that he wasn’t in for heartache at <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1163/ufc-fight-island-5-moraes-vs-sandhagen">UFC Fight Island 5</a>. </p> <p>Felder told Barboza he...

<img alt="UFC 252: Kamaka v Kelley" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/amd1RyvM1IEt9yy3zE921eNCAAE=/0x6:4906x3277/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67616191/1228062249.jpg.0.jpg"> <small>Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images</small> <p>Recent UFC winner Kai Kamaka might want to start playing the lottery because his last gamble paid off huge. </p> <p>After amassing a 6-2 record and a four-fight win...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/zoAH1PW5JCtgGujR0l_Tp4YbTNk=/65x0:1685x1080/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67616299/CHris_Daukus_YT.0.jpg"> <p>ABU DHABI — <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/weight-class/heavyweight">Heavyweight</a> <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/5394/chris-daukaus">Chris Daukaus</a> spoke with the media backstage on Yas Island following his first-round TKO win over <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/5323/rodrigo-nascimento">Rodrigo Nascimento</a> at <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1163/ufc-fight-island-5-moraes-vs-sandhagen">UFC Fight Island 5</a>. The Philadelphia police officer discussed the win, being surprised he...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/DqSjPeWxp-0CsKPZLaRnaGGIYWs=/241x0:1861x1080/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67616468/Giga_Chikadze_YT.0.jpg"> <p>ABU DHABI — <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/weight-class/featherweight">Featherweight</a> <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/3482/giga-chikadze">Giga Chikadze</a> spoke with reporters backstage following his unanimous decision over <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4565/omar-morales">Omar Morales</a> at <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1163/ufc-fight-island-5-moraes-vs-sandhagen">UFC Fight Island 5</a> and discussed why he didn’t touch gloves at the beginning of the fight, the in-fight...

<img alt="UFC Fight Night: Kasanganay v Buckley" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/-zbIdzm9gSexd8VUjD-yJA0m_lc=/0x0:5007x3338/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67613987/1229000331.jpg.0.jpg"> <small>Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images</small> <p>With <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1163/ufc-fight-island-5-moraes-vs-sandhagen">UFC Fight Island 5</a> in the books, MMA Fighting’s Mike Heck, Alexander K. Lee and E. Casey Leydon break down the top storylines from Saturday...