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The A-Side Live Chat: T.J. Dillashaw’s failed drug test, UFC PPV deal, Jorge Masvidal, more at 1 p.m. ET

Marc Raimondi and Shaun Al-Shatti host The A-Side Live Chat where this week’s topics include the UFC’s new pay-per-view deal with ESPN, Jorge Masvidal’s coming-out party at UFC London, Conor McGregor’s pending returning, Donald Cerrone vs. Al Iaquinta, UFC Nashville and much more.

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T.J. Dillashaw reveals ‘adverse’ USADA finding from UFC Brooklyn, plans to relinquish UFC title 

T.J. Dillashaw plans to relinquish his bantamweight title after being flagged by USADA.

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Pros react to T.J. Dillashaw’s drug-test failure, suspension

Check out how the pros reacted to the T.J. Dillashaw news Wednesday.

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Winners, losers in UFC’s landmark pay-per-view deal

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Dana White not putting blame on Masvidal or Edwards for UFC London clash

Dana White thinks his staff could have done more to prevent Jorge Masvidal and Leon Edwards from scuffling.

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UFC’s new exclusive pay-per-view deal with ESPN+, explained

On Monday, the UFC announced a major alteration in the way consumers will buy their pay-per-view events. Here’s a breakdown of all there is to know about the exclusive distribution deal with ESPN.

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Fabian Edwards vs. Falco Neto Lopes, Kane Mousah vs. Mateusz Piskorz set for Bellator Birmingham 

Two more bouts have been added to Bellator Birmingham.

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Morning Report: Conor McGregor blames drop in dedication for loss to Khabib Nurmagomedov, wants rematch

Conor McGregor is eyeing a rematch with Khabib Nurmagomedov.

Donald Cerrone vs. Al Iaquinta targeted to headline UFC Ottawa

Donald Cerrone and Al Iaquinta will meet in the Octagon on May 4.

Ryan Scope vs. Derek Campos announced for Bellator Birmingham co-main event

Lightweights Ryan Scope and Derek Campos will co-headline Bellator’s upcoming trip to Birmingham on May 4.

Dominick Reyes sees himself ‘one, two’ fights away from Jon Jones

Dominick Reyes is staying patient as he works his way to a potential UFC light heavyweight title shot.

Kickboxer Raymond Daniels to make Bellator MMA debut at Bellator Birmingham

Kickboxing star Raymond Daniels is dipping his toes back into the world of MMA.

Injury, car accident lead to Bellator 218 main card shakeup

The Bellator 218 main card has been struck by misfortune.

Morning Report: Conor McGregor willing to serve as co-main event for the UFC, on one condition

Conor McGregor is still demanding his fair share of the UFC.

Pancrase champion Senzo Ikeda steps in to fight Danny Kingad in ONE Flyweight World Grand Prix quarterfinal

Pancrase champion Senzo Ikeda is replacing an injured Andrew Leone.

Monday Morning Analyst: Jorge Masvidal’s KO of Darren Till proves he’s an elite technician

On this edition of the Monday Morning Analyst, Luke Thomas examines how Jorge Masvidal defeated Darren Till at UFC London, but also what the victory shows is happening among elite fighters.

Dana White says he’s extended his contract with the UFC for seven more years

UFC president Dana White said Monday in an interview that he has extended his contract with the UFC for seven more years.

Valentina Shevchenko on Jessica Eye’s criticisms: ‘She doesn’t know what she’s talking about’

Valentina Shevchenko already knows what to expect when her and Jessica Eye clash with gold on the line at UFC 238.

UFC pay-per-view events moving exclusively to ESPN+, distribution deal extended

Beginning next month, the only way to purchase a UFC pay-per-view card at home will be via ESPN+.

Rose Namajunas vs. Jessica Andrade will be UFC 237 main event

UFC strawweight champion Rose Namajunas and challenger Jessica Andrade will close out UFC 237.

Jimi Manuwa believes Johnny Walker could ‘possibly’ give Jon Jones a challenge

Jimi Manuwa discussed his frustration with being injured for the London event, how Johnny Walker could potentially give Jon Jones some trouble, and more.

Said Nurmagomedov vs. Raoni Barcelos added to UFC 237

Bantamweights Said Nurmagomedov and Raoni Barcelos will meet on May 11 in Rio de Janeiro.

Ben Askren to ‘reevaluate’ next matchup after Till loss, would still ‘love to fight’ Jorge Masvidal

Ben Askren discussed his next move after Jorge Masvidal’s big win over Darren Till at UFC London.

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We’ll talk to Dominick Reyes, the UFC flyweight champion and more.

Morning Report: Conor McGregor says he is in negotiations with the UFC, aiming to return in July

The former two-division champion is ready to get back into the octagon soon.

Alan Jouban vs. Dwight Grant, Jalin Turner vs. Matt Frevola announced for UFC 236

A welterweight matchup between Alan Jouban and Dwight Grant was one of several bouts confirmed on Saturday.

Conor McGregor and Max Holloway get into Twitter exchange over previous fight, torn ACLs

UFC stars Conor McGregor and Max Holloway went at each other on social media over the weekend.

Clay Guida: Only B.J. Penn, those around him can decide when his time in MMA is up

UFC veteran Clay Guida will face B.J. Penn at UFC 237 in June and it’s an opportunity he said he couldn’t turn down regardless of Penn’s recent outings.

TUF 27 winner Mike Trizano to fight Grant Dawson at UFC Rochester

Several bouts have been added to the UFC’s upcoming visit to Rochester, New York, on May 18.

Video: ‘Bigfoot’ Silva’s daughter Anne Ribeiro loses amateur MMA debut

Watch Anne Ribeiro’s first amateur MMA bout, taking on Hannah Jackson at XFN 23 in South Florida.

The Weekly Grind: Dillon Danis chugs Proper Twelve bottle, Ben Askren goes on Danis roasting spree

Claudio Silva says submission over Danny Roberts was legit: ‘He shouted twice’

After his UFC London win, Claudio Silva discusses the controversial submission win over Danny Roberts and more.

Leon Edwards issues statement on Jorge Masvidal scrap: ‘Now you’re f--ked’

Leon Edwards had words for Jorge Masvidal following their backstage run-in at UFC London.

By taking Leon Edwards’ bait, Jorge Masvidal answers his own question on why we love trash talk

Jack Marshman says he ‘packed his bags and ran’ from army to fight at UFC London

Jack Marshman says he could be in trouble with the army after ‘packing his bags’ and running to fight in London.

Tony Ferguson releases statement, says UFC is ‘helping me find the help we need’

UFC lightweight Tony Ferguson shared a statement on Instagram in regards to his recent legal troubles.

Jorge Masvidal gives his side of altercation with Leon Edwards after UFC London

Jorge Masvidal explains his side of his physical altercation with Leon Edwards after UFC London.

Video: Conor McGregor drops puck at Boston Bruins game, gives locker room speech

Watch Conor McGregor drop the puck at his first NHL game on Saturday night in Boston.