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<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/vxSWxICZCA5FS5SpjxZ-LgcOYew=/88x0:502x276/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66995852/Screen_Shot_2020_06_29_at_9.12.45_AM.0.png"> <small>Justin Gaethje and Kamaru Usman during a training session | @justin_gaethje, Instagram</small> <p>It’s difficult to imagine <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2033/kamaru-usman">Kamaru Usman</a> or <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1526/justin-gaethje">Justin Gaethje</a> getting any better, but according to “The Highlight” that’s exactly what’s happening ahead of their next fights.</p> <p>Usman...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/VozKrwCNNUWKMIfkyZAhcOhHLgs=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66996165/203_Korean_Zombie_x_Yair_Rodriguez.0.jpg"> <small>“The Korean Zombie” Chan Sung Jung | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>The feud between <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2838/brian-ortega">Brian Ortega</a> and “The Korean Zombie” Chan Sung Jung remains fresh.</p> <p>On Monday, Ortega took to social media to renew his challenge to Jung after the...

<img alt="UFC Fight Night: Poirier v Hooker" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/s8GPYNCs36V8srrSO-zVodRkan4=/0x64:3905x2667/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66996307/1252997140.jpg.0.jpg"> <small>Dan Hooker and Dustin Poirier | Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC</small> <p>A main event matchup between <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> promised excitement and unsurprisingly the two lightweight stars walked out of Saturday’s...

<img alt="UFC Fight Night: Villante v Greene" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/L0tyxDF9iilC3kAX7tAbl70rXmA=/0x0:3937x2625/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66996614/1252985568.jpg.0.jpg"> <small>Gian Villante | Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/385/gian-villante">Gian Villante</a> made the move back up to heavyweight this past weekend, but it could be a while before we see him return to action at...

<img alt="UFC Fight Night: Poirier v Hooker" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/4qTiMCSDXf8ZvqRRNhi6haDJDUI=/8x0:4928x3280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66997385/1252997128.jpg.0.jpg"> <small>Dustin Poirier and Dan Hooker | Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/202/mike-brown">Mike Brown</a> knew <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2917/daniel-hooker">Dan Hooker</a> was going to be a tough test, which is exactly why <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/233/dustin-poirier">Dustin Poirier</a> was prepared to...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/nUfIeqPlw-YQ6oawu2JrJKAHMIo=/288x0:1152x576/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66998282/Screen_Shot_2020_06_29_at_9.34.20_AM.0.png"> <small>@btsportufc, Twitter</small> <p>The UFC wants ‘Fight Island’ to be the summer’s biggest blockbuster.</p> <p>A cinematic trailer for the four events scheduled to take place this July on Yas Island on Abu Dhabi was released on the UFC on BT Sport Twitter...

<img alt="Robert Whittaker" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/SS21-SCAixr5uAJvHPZnQZZDgpU=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66994711/302_Robert_Whittaker.0.0.jpg"> <small>Robert Whittaker | Esther Lin</small> <p>It sounds like the fun may be over between <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1900/robert-whittaker">Robert Whittaker</a> and <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/3278/darren-till">Darren Till</a>.</p> <p>Next month, Whittaker and Till face each other in the main event of the UFC’s final event on ‘Fight...

<img alt="UFC Fight Night: Poirier v Hooker" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/sE2Mw5fD1v-gUdR_ss9g3WbEP9E=/0x0:3912x2608/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66995021/1223286880.jpg.0.jpg"> <small>Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images</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...

<img alt="UFC Fight Night: Perry v Gall" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/Bb-xIaetuJyiczNr_S5gTwaPadk=/0x0:4302x2868/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66995540/1252991387.jpg.0.jpg"> <small>Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC</small> <p>A quarantine rivalry that started on a lark for <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/3278/darren-till">Darren Till</a> has become very serious for <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/3801/mike-perry">Mike Perry</a>. </p> <p>After outpointing <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/3519/mickey-gall">Mickey Gall</a> at UFC on ESPN 12,...

<img alt="UFC Fight Night: Poirier v Hooker" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/dZP89G_yG3KpGMgKHZ7kGRsKH00=/0x36:3940x2663/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66992682/1252996399.jpg.0.jpg"> <small>Dustin Poirier and Dan Hooker | Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC</small> <p>After five straight weeks of events at the APEX, it would be hard to argue that the UFC’s return to Las Vegas was anything...