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Drake Riggs has been following MMA since 2009 and began covering the sport in 2015. Based in the Vancouver, Washington area, Riggs specializes in feature pieces, the women's fight scene, lists, news coverage, interviews, and video content.

Morning Report: Kamaru Usman admits ‘it stings’ that he never became double champion

Kamaru Usman had one of the more dominant runs for a champion in recent years.

Morning Report: Alexander Volkanovski will ‘let the head rest,’ promises next fight will be for title

Alexander Volkanovski plans to take some time off after his latest loss.

Morning Report: Coach says Alexander Volkanovski ‘doesn’t have any symptoms’ after Ilia Topuria KO, targets rematch

Alexander Volkanovski is swimming in uncharted waters after back-to-back losses.

Morning Report: Sean O’Malley fires back at ‘stupid and delusional’ Ryan Garcia, vows ‘I would kill you within minutes’ in MMA

Sean O’Malley is amused by Ryan Garcia’s confidence.

Morning Report: Mike Perry unloads on ‘f****** childish’ Dana White and ‘disrespectful rich a**holes’ in UFC

Mike Perry would like to see more respectful business practices within the UFC.

Morning Report: Tony Ferguson says ‘F*** retiring,’ plans to fight ‘until the wheels fall off’

Tony Ferguson isn’t going anywhere.

Morning Report: Jorge Masvidal slams ‘lying piece of s***’ Colby Covington for blaming UFC 296 loss on Donald Trump support

Jorge Masvidal and Colby Covington still share one thing in common despite no longer being the best of friends.

Morning Report: Coach says Ilia Topuria had ‘puncher’s chance’ vs. Alexander Volkanovski ‘and he got that punch’

There has been a changing of the guard at featherweight.

Morning Report: Coach lays out fight roadmap for Islam Makhachev, wants welterweight title in 2025

Islam Makhachev is still awaiting his next challenger at lightweight.

Morning Report: Jamahal Hill says UFC 300 main event vs. Alex Pereira came together day before UFC 298

UFC 300 finally has its big, highly anticipated headliner bout.