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Recent articles by Matt:

Su Mudaerji's 44-second KO has him wanting a quick turnaround

Take a look inside Su Mudaerji's knockout of Malcolm Gordon at UFC on ESPN 18 in Las Vegas. → Read More

Parker Porter ranks first UFC win up there with wedding, birth of kids

Take a look inside Parker Porter's win over Josh Parisian at UFC on ESPN 18 in Las Vegas. → Read More

Video: Watch UFC on ESPN 19 headliner Jack Hermansson's masterful submission of Gerald Meerschaert

Gerald Meerschaert had dreams of a home-cage early Christmas present a couple years back, but Jack Hermansson had other ideas. → Read More

Jonathan Pearce used no crowd to his advantage for first UFC win

Take a look inside Jonathan Pearce's TKO of Kai Kamaka at UFC on ESPN 18 in Las Vegas. → Read More

Well-rounded training helped Anderson dos Santos, but on the canvas was a breeze

Take a look inside Anderson dos Santos' submission of Martin Day at UFC on ESPN 18 in Las Vegas. → Read More

UFC on ESPN 19: Make your predictions for Hermansson vs. Vettori

We want your predictions for Saturday’s UFC on ESPN 19 event in Las Vegas. → Read More

Nate Maness wants Adrian Yanez or Nathaniel Wood after submission of Sanders

Take a look inside Nate Maness' submission of Luke Sanders at UFC on ESPN 18 in Las Vegas. → Read More

Bill Algeo wants 'd**khead' Giga Chikadze after vacation sparring incident

Take a look inside Bill Algeo's win over Spike Carlyle at UFC on ESPN 18 in Las Vegas. → Read More

Norma Dumont wanted a knockout, but will settle for progression

Take a look inside Norma Dumont's win over Ashlee Evans-Smith at UFC on ESPN 18 in Las Vegas. → Read More

Gina Mazany was reasonably certain that body kick would be there at UFC on ESPN 18

Take a look inside Gina Mazany’s TKO win over Rachael Ostovich at UFC on ESPN 18 in Las Vegas. → Read More

Miguel Baeza says patience paid off against Sato at UFC on ESPN 18

Take a look inside Miguel Baeza's submission of Takashi Sato at UFC on ESPN 18 in Las Vegas. → Read More

Mike Tyson vs. Roy Jones Jr.: Best photos

Check out these photos from Mike Tyson's draw in an exhibition boxing match vs. Roy Jones Jr. → Read More

UFC on ESPN 18: Official scorecards from Las Vegas

Check out the official scorecards from all 10 fights at UFC on ESPN 18 at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas. → Read More

UFC on ESPN 18: Best photos from Las Vegas

Check out these photos from the fights at UFC on ESPN 18 at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas. → Read More

UFC on ESPN 18 play-by-play and live results (8 p.m. ET)

Check out live play-by-play and official results from UFC on ESPN 18 in Las Vegas. → Read More

UFC on ESPN 18 discussion thread

UFC on ESPN 18 takes place Saturday in Las Vegas, and you can discuss the event here. → Read More

Photos: UFC on ESPN 18 official weigh-ins and faceoffs

Check out photos of the fighters on the scale, as well as their faceoffs, at the UFC on ESPN 18 official weigh-ins in Las Vegas. → Read More

UFC on ESPN 18 predictions: Anthony Smith or Devin Clark in new main event?

Check out our staff members' picks for the UFC on ESPN 18 main card. → Read More

Curtis Blaydes tests positive for COVID-19, UFC on ESPN 18 main event scrapped

Saturday's UFC on ESPN 18 main event is off – just a day before the fight, and minutes before the fighters were set to weigh in. → Read More

UFC on ESPN 18 weigh-in results (noon ET)

Check out the results from the official UFC on ESPN 18 fighter weigh-ins. → Read More