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Rivalry removed: Khabib Nuramomedov, Justin Gaethje let UFC 254 matchup speak for itself

Talk is cheap – and for Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Justin Gaethje, it's not needed to sell their headliner. → Read More

With parents at UFC 254, Justin Gaethje will secure mom's retirement when bell rings

Both of Justin Gaethje’s parents made the trip to “Fight Island,” and he’s looking to repay them for their years of sacrifice so he could succeed. → Read More

Khabib Nurmagomedov: Big difference between Dagestani, American wrestling

According to UFC 254 headliner Khabib Nurmagomedov, there are staunch differences between his and Justin Gaethje's wrestling styles. → Read More

Video: Khabib Nurmagomedov, Justin Gaethje face off ahead of UFC 254 on 'Fight Island'

Khabib Nurmagomedov and Justin Gaethje are one step closer to their heavily anticipated UFC 254 clash in Abu Dhabi. → Read More

UFC 254's Liliya Shakirova reveals how Khabib Nurmagomedov played part in her debut call-up

Uzbekistan's first female UFC fighter, Liliya Shakirova, speaks to the media ahead of her octagon debut against Lauren Murphy at UFC 254. → Read More

Alexander Volkov: Curtis Bladyes loss was 'little step back,' but UFC 254 will mark start of title run

Despite a June loss to Curtis Blaydes, UFC 254's Alexander Volkov says his championship aspirations are alive and well. → Read More

Stefan Struve understands what Tai Tuivasa is going through heading into UFC 254

Stefan Struve also likes his chances of picking up a win at UFC 254. → Read More

Jared Cannonier on what's at stake at UFC 254: 'Title fight is definitely coming for me next'

Jared Cannonier is glad that "real recognize real" when speaking on Israel Adesanya's remarks about him. → Read More

Tai Tuivasa had 'bit of a wake-up call' training for UFC 254 at American Kickboxing Academy

Tai Tuivasa made some recent changes in hopes of snapping his recent losing skid. → Read More

Robert Whittaker focused simply on Jared Cannonier – not title picture – entering UFC 254

Robert Whittaker isn't worried about Israel Adesanya's next move after UFC 254. He just wants to get a win over Jared Cannonier. → Read More

Appreciative yet unsatisfied, Michael Chandler sees UFC stint as continuation of success

With UFC 254 fight week here and his status uncertain, Michael Chandler is feeling a mix of emotions. → Read More

Recognizing risk, Lauren Murphy didn't think twice about accepting newcomer at UFC 254

Lauren Murphy was supposed to fight a top contender in Cynthia Calvillo at UFC 254 but instead will be taking on a promotional newcomer. → Read More

Nathaniel Wood not on 'Fight Island' for the jet skis, ready to bring A-game to UFC 254

Nathaniel Wood is avoiding the fun elements of life on "Fight Island" as he looks to claim the fifth win of his UFC career. → Read More

UFC 254's Casey Kenney considers Nathaniel Wood well rounded – but 'a basic well rounded'

Casey Kenney is impressed with Nathaniel Wood's skill set but not too impressed. → Read More

Fares Ziam calls out Bobby Green after eking out win over Mullarkey

Take a look inside Fares Ziam's win over Jamie Mullarkey at UFC on ESPN+ 38 in Abu Dhabi. → Read More

After record-setting dominance, Jun Yong Park of course would fight Khamzat Chimaev

Take a look inside Jun Yong Park's record-setting win over John Phillips at UFC on ESPN+ 38 in Abu Dhabi. → Read More

Guram Kutateladze ready to step in at UFC 254 vs. Islam Makhachev

Take a look inside Guram Kutateladze’s win over Mateusz Gamrot at UFC on ESPN+ 38 in Abu Dhabi. → Read More

A review of 'UFC Fight Island: Declassified' from behind the scenes

With the UFC’s second run on “Fight Island” coming to an end, take a look at the stories behind the first series of events, thanks to a four-part ESPN docuseries. → Read More

Jonathan Martinez still won't call anyone out, but wants to be known

Take a look inside Jonathan Martinez's win over Thomas Almeida at UFC on ESPN+ 38 in Abu Dhabi. → Read More

After a 51-second walk-through, Said Nurmagomedov says he'd fight again this week

Take a look inside Said Nurmagomedov’s first-round knockout of Mark Striegl at UFC on ESPN+ 38 in Abu Dhabi. → Read More