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Roxanne Modafferi vs. Taila Santos headed to UFC's May 8 lineup

The lineup for the UFC's May 8 show continues to build with the addition of a women's strawweight fight. → Read More

Video: Did Dana White go overboard in his criticism of Ciryl Gane after UFC Fight Night 186?

Never one to mince words, Dana White didn't seem thrilled with Ciryl Gane's win over Jairzinho Rozenstruik at UFC Fight Night 186. → Read More

Thiago Moises wants ranked opponent, calls out Al Iaquinta after UFC Fight Night 186

Take a look inside Thiago Moises' win over Alexander Hernandez at UFC Fight Night 186 in Las Vegas. → Read More

On first four-fight streak in seven years, Alex Caceres ready for transcension

Take a look inside Alex Caceres' win over Kevin Croom at UFC Fight Night 186 in Las Vegas. → Read More

UFC 259: Make your predictions for three title fights in Las Vegas

We want your predictions for UFC 259, which features title fights at light heavyweight, women's featherweight and bantamweight. → Read More

Despite second-round TKO, Ronnie Lawrence down on his UFC Fight Night 186 win

Take a look inside Ronnie Lawrence’s TKO of Vince Cachero at UFC Fight Night 186 in Las Vegas. → Read More

Dustin Jacoby got past an 'oh s**t' moment to beat Maxim Grishin at UFC Fight Night 186

Take a look inside Dustin Jacoby's win over Maxim Grishin at UFC Fight Night 186 in Las Vegas. → Read More

UFC Fight Night 186: Best photos from Las Vegas

Check out these photos from the fights at UFC Fight Night 186 at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas. → Read More

UFC Fight Night 186: Official scorecards from Las Vegas

Check out the official scorecards from all 10 fights at UFC Fight Night 186 at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas. → Read More

Agy Sardari vs. Mehdi Ben Lakhdhar lightweight title fight headlines Cage Warriors 121

Cage Warriors' second of three shows in three days next month will have a title fight at the top of the bill. → Read More

UFC Fight Night 186 discussion thread

UFC Fight Night 186 takes place Saturday in Las Vegas, and you can discuss the event here. → Read More

Photos: UFC Fight Night 186 official weigh-ins and faceoffs

Check out photos of the fighters on the scale, as well as their faceoffs, at the UFC Fight Night 186 official weigh-ins. → Read More

UFC Fight Night 186 predictions: Jairzinho Rozenstruik or Ciryl Gane in heavyweight showdown?

Check out our staff members' picks for the UFC Fight Night 186 main card, featuring Jairzinho Rozenstruik vs. Ciryl Gane. → Read More

Victoria Lee def. Sunisa Srisen at ONE Championship 129: Best photos

Check out the best photos from Victoria Lee's second-round submission of Sunisa Srisen at ONE Championship 129. → Read More

UFC Fight Night 186 weigh-in results and live video stream (noon ET)

Check out the results from the official UFC Fight Night 186 fighter weigh-ins. → Read More

Bellator shows off craziest submissions in its history – including Toby Imada's gem over Jorge Masvidal

Through more than 250 events over nearly 12 years, we’ve seen some slick submissions under the Bellator banner. → Read More

The division might call out Serghei Spivac, but he won't call anyone out in kind

Take a look inside Serghei Spivac's TKO of Jared Vanderaa at UFC Fight Night 185 in Las Vegas. → Read More

Phil Hawes likes his decision win over Imavov more than his 18-second KO

Take a look inside Phil Hawes' win over Nassourdine Imavov at UFC Fight Night 185 in Las Vegas. → Read More

After rough lightweight stretch, Jared Gordon winning again by fighting smarter

Take a look inside Jared Gordon's win over Danny Chavez at UFC Fight Night 185 in Las Vegas. → Read More

John Castaneda worked through nerves for TKO of ex-champ Eddie Wineland

Take a look inside John Castaneda's TKO of Eddie Wineland at UFC Fight Night 185 in Las Vegas. → Read More