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Javier Mendez didn’t know Khabib Nurmagomedov was going to retire at UFC 254, addresses weigh-in controversy

Khabib Nurmagomedov’s coach talks about the champ’s decision to retire and a controversy that erupted before his win over Justin Gaethje at UFC 254.

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Jon Jones jabs Khabib Nurmagomedov fans: 15-4, and you guys are talking about the GOAT?

Jon Jones isn’t letting up on Khabib Nurmagomedov fans after UFC 254.

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UFC 254 Aftermath: Where do we go from here? Making the case for a lightweight tournament

After UFC 254, the UFC has plenty of qualified contenders for the vacant lightweight title.

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On to the Next One: Matches to make after UFC 254

MMA Fighting’s Mike Heck and Alexander K. Lee put on their matchmaker hats following Saturday’s UFC 254 event.

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Making the Grade: UFC 254: Khabib vs. Gaethje

Here are the passes and fails for UFC 254 where Khabib Nurmagomedov retired after a dominant second-round submission win over Justin Gaethje in the main event.

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Robert Whittaker expects to have ‘a couple of tricks’ ready for Israel Adesanya rematch

Robert Whittaker welcomes—but isn’t chasing—a rematch with UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya.

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UFC 255 official with two flyweight title fights, more bouts announced for November pay-per-view

The upcoming UFC 255 card has officially been announced with two title fights at the top of the card along with several more bouts confirmed.

Video: Phil Hawes says ‘it was UFC or bust’ for his career ahead of 18-second KO at UFC 254

Middleweight Phil Hawes spoke with reporters backstage on Fight Island following his 18-second finish of Jacob Malkoun on the main card of UFC 254.

Video: Magomed Ankalaev calls out Mauricio Rua, Anthony Smith after ending rivalry with Ion Cutelaba at UFC 254

Light heavyweight Magomed Ankalaev spoke with reporters on Fight Island following his first-round finish of Ion Cutelaba at UFC 254.

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Jared Cannonier reports broken arm in UFC 254 loss to Robert Whittaker

The would-be middleweight contender suffered a serious injury setback in addition to a loss to ex-champ Robert Whittaker at UFC 254.

Morning Report: In the wake of Khabib Nurmagomedov’s retirement, Michael Chandler calls for bout with Justin Gaethje

The newest addition to the UFC’s lightweight division is looking to make a big splash.

RIZIN set to crown inaugural featherweight champion on Nov. 21

Mikuru Asakura will face Yutaka Saito for the inaugural featherweight championship at RIZIN 25.

Chase Hooper vs. Peter Barrett targeted for UFC 256

The UFC’s final PPV of 2020 has added a featherweight matchup between Contender Series alums Chase Hooper and Peter Barrett.

Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Justin Gaethje UFC 254 scorecards: 2 judges gave Gaethje 1st round

Two of three judges had Justin Gaethje winning the first round of Saturday’s pay-per-view headliner on Fight Island.

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Video: After UFC 254 win, Lauren Murphy says it’s ‘insane’ she’s only ranked No. 5 at flyweight: ‘It’s a joke’

UFC bantamweight Lauren Murphy spoke to reporters after her submission win at UFC 254 and took issue with the promotion’s ranking system.

UFC 254 video: Alexander Volkov says Walt Harris’ striking was ‘light’ and ‘easy’

UFC heavyweight Alexander Volkov spoke to reporters after UFC 254 and assessed his win over Walt Harris on Saturday in Abu Dhabi.

Tyson Nam vs. Matt Schnell rebooked for UFC card on Dec. 19

A flyweight fight originally expected to happen in September has now been rescheduled for Dec. 19.

Dana White: Israel Adesanya vs. Robert Whittaker rematch ‘the fight that makes sense right now’

Robert Whittaker could be getting a chance to regain the UFC middleweight title soon.

UFC 254 video: Tai Tuivasa ‘owes Stefan Struve a beer’ after accidental post-fight kick to head

UFC heavyweight Tai Tuivasa spoke to reporters after his win over Stefan Struve and made amends after an inadvertent post-fight kick.

Video: Russian fighter Vyacheslav Ptitsyn knocks opponent out stiff against the cage

The most wild and crazy finish of the weekend in MMA may be locked up before UFC 254 even begins.

Jon Jones scoffs at Khabib Nurmagomedov taking over as pound-for-pound best, much less becoming the GOAT

Jon Jones praised Khabib Nurmagomedov for his win and subsequent retirement, but the former UFC light heavyweight champion isn’t ready to relinquish his spot as the top pound-for-pound fighter in MMA.

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Khabib Nurmagomedov ends career with perfect record, perfect timing

Khabib Nurmagomedov’s fighting career will never be duplicated.

After UFC 254, Daniel Cormier declares Khabib Nurmagomedov ‘the greatest fighter we’ve ever seen’

Daniel Cormier speaks about his friend and teammate Khabib Nurmagomedov following his win and retirement at UFC 254

Khabib Nurmagomedov’s head coach reveals injuries, sickness star faced during UFC 254 training camp

Khabib Nurmagomedov’s head coach Javier Mendez reveals an injury and an illness that slowed him down during their recent training camp but the UFC lightweight champion refused to stop.

Conor McGregor, Jon Jones and more react to Khabib Nurmagomedov’s sudden retirement at UFC 254

The sudden retirement of UFC lightweight champ Khabib Nurmagomedov had some fighters fighting back tears.

Justin Gaethje: If Conor McGregor wants to ‘bounce out and get the belt,’ I’m here

Jeremy Stephens out of upcoming fight against Arnold Allen at UFC event on Nov. 7

Featherweight contender Jeremy Stephens has been forced out of his upcoming fight against Arnold Allen on Nov. 7 in Las Vegas.

Khabib Nurmagomedov pays tribute to father after emotional UFC 254 win

The UFC lightweight champ explained the reason for his retirement after UFC 254.

Dana White: Khabib Nurmagomedov ‘is the baddest motherf**ker on the planet’

Dana White praises Khabib Nurmagomedov in the wake of his win and subsequent retirement as the UFC president breaks down his performance in the UFC 254 main event.

Video: UFC 254 post-fight show

With UFC 254 in the books, MMA Fighting’s Mike Heck, Alexander K. Lee and E. Casey Leydon break down the top storylines from Saturday’s event

UFC Hall of Famer Ken Shamrock feels rejuvenated in return to pro wrestling at 56 years old

At 56 years old, Ken Shamrock feels better than ever after making his return to professional wrestling recently and there’s no signs he’s going to be slowing down any time soon.

UFC 254 bonuses: Khabib Nurmagomedov awarded in final fight

Khabib Nurmagomedov and Magomed Ankalaev earned Performance of the Night bonuses, while Casey Kenney and Nathaniel Wood won Fight of the Night at UFC 254 on Saturday.

UFC 254 in Tweets: Pros react to Khabib Nurmagomedov’s dominant win over Justin Gaethje

Pro fighters had a lot to say about the main card of UFC 254, including the lightweight title unifier between Khabib Nurmagomedov and Justin Gaethje.

UFC 254 Results: Khabib vs. Gaethje

Get UFC 254 results for the Khabib vs. Gaethje fight card Saturday in Abu Dhabi.

Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Justin Gaethje full fight video highlights

Get Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Justin Gaethje full fight video highlights for the UFC 254 main event Saturday afternoon.

UFC 254 post-fight press conference video

Watch the UFC 254 post-fight press conference video to hear from the top UFC 254 fighters on Saturday.