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<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/xCXLkQNH-o-ohMonSuALTrmWb5E=/0x0:2880x1920/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66868970/010_Jon_Jones.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>UFC president <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2230/dana-white">Dana White</a> and <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/47/jon-jones">Jon Jones</a> are once again at odds, this time over a proposed fight with heavyweight boogeyman <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/3362/francis-ngannou">Francis Ngannou</a>.</p> <p>Over the past couple of weeks, Jones has teased a possible...

<img alt="UFC 205 Weigh-in Photos" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/78zm_kKTS-M2Q9c44G_kHpZ-jHo=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66868279/031_Tyron_Woodley.0.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>At the UFC on ESPN 9 weigh-ins, all 22 fighters on Saturday’s fight card in Las Vegas will step on the scale Friday morning. </p> <p>In the main event, <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/221/tyron-woodley">Tyron Woodley</a> and <a...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/woLXR4AthHjzA6QJh9zBK-yci-8=/0x32:939x658/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66869330/Screen_Shot_2020_05_29_at_6.22.10_AM.0.png"> <small>Jung Hyun Lee throws a flying kick at Dong Hyuk Ko at a ROAD FC show in Jamsil, South Korea, on May 23, 2020 | @Grabaka_Hitman, Twitter</small> <p><em>Welcome to the latest edition of Missed Fists where we shine a light...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/n_fvMEfmJGfACPdOfh9k3J90dKk=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66869794/051_Ashley_Yoder_vs_Mackenzie_Dern.0.jpg"> <small>Mackenzie Dern will attempt to get back on track in the UFC when she faces Hanna Cifers on May 30. | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/3624/mackenzie-dern">Mackenzie Dern</a> wanted to make some changes in training after losing her first MMA...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/L9oPdv27igLWl_M3eRLXDrTOjnw=/0x0:2880x1920/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66863571/014_Louis_Smolka_x_Ryan_MacDonald.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>If it were up to <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2680/louis-smolka">Louis Smolka</a>, he’d take short notice opportunities for every fight. </p> <p>“Da Last Samurai” joined MMA Fighting for an exclusive interview to discuss training during the COVID-19 pandemic, having his scheduled...

<img alt="Tyron Woodley (EL, MMA F)" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/jgr6LhmBjFOq3jxs4o6vFft_tOs=/10x0:1630x1080/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66864112/825_Robbie_Lawler_vs_Tyron_Woodley.0.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>MMA Fighting has a live stream of the UFC on ESPN 9 virtual media day, and you can check out the video above.</p> <p>Headlining the event is a welterweight fight between ex-champ <a...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/X5ULhuf4ys4K66L8E9iN8fy9rfY=/0x0:2880x1920/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66864320/032_Tim_Elliott_x_Askar_Askarov.0.jpg"> <small>Askar Askarov and Tim Elliott at UFC 246 on Jan. 18, 2020, in Las Vegas | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1714/tim-elliott">Tim Elliott</a>’s recent loss to <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/5064/askar-askarov">Askar Askarov</a> could have been worse. He could have been knocked out.</p> <p>And when...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/Ee010v6ikLGjFoo6WyR_aFjK8sg=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66865211/920_Tyron_Woodley.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>In <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/221/tyron-woodley">Tyron Woodley</a>’s mind, he was going to retire as UFC champion.</p> <p>After winning the welterweight title in 2016, and successfully defending the belt three times, Woodley felt like he was well on his way to...

<img alt="Floyd Mayweather Jr. v Conor McGregor World Press Tour - New York" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/lG-YZ3rtDZkCa-bAtk6grB_U6CY=/0x0:4274x2849/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66865598/814069558.0.jpg"> <small>Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images</small> <p>Opening odds on <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1859/conor-mcgregor">Conor McGregor</a> vs. <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/101/anderson-silva">Anderson Silva</a> are nearly as fantastical as the matchup. </p> <p>After former two-division champ McGregor agreed to...

<img alt="Rose Namajunas and Jessica Andrade" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/7SqnrSgSBA8HnZeP0aT4_Grvizc=/0x0:3000x2000/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66865836/GettyImages_1142603511.0.jpg"> <small>Zuffa LLC via Getty Images</small> <p>A rematch between former strawweight champion <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2360/jessica-andrade">Jessica Andrade</a> and <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2024/rose-namajunas">Rose Namajunas</a> is currently in the works for the upcoming UFC event on July 11.</p> <p>Multiple people with knowledge of the...