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Mexican Boxer Destroys American Fighter Wearing Trump Wall Shorts

American super-featherweight Rod Salka came in rocking a wall-themed set of trunks with "America 1st" written on them. He left with the same shorts and a big old L, by way of Mexico's Francisco Vargas.
Liam Daniel Pierce
4.13.18
FIGHTLAND

Cris "Cyborg" Justino vs. Megan Anderson Offers a Fresh Start in the Women’s Featherweight Wasteland

By shoving aside a fill-in-turned-champion in Germaine de Randamie, the UFC gives "Cyborg" an overdue coming-out party.
Jeff Harder
6.20.17
FIGHTLAND

Weighing the Options of the Korean Zombie's Return

The Korean Zombie is back, and he matches up beautifully with pretty much every featherweight on the UFC roster. So who does he fight next?
Tom Taylor
2.7.17
FIGHTLAND

Cyborg Loses Her Title Fight on the Same Day She Becomes an American Citizen

The greatest female fighter in the world won’t be fighting for her belt.
Josh Rosenblatt
12.14.16
FIGHTLAND

With Conor McGregor on Hiatus, the Dust Is Settling in the Featherweight and Lightweight Divisions

Jose Aldo has agreed to defend his new undisputed featherweight title. Khabib Nurmagomedov is interested in an interim lightweight title fight with Tony Ferguson. All's well that ends well, for now.
Tom Taylor
11.29.16
FIGHTLAND

Anthony Pettis vs. Max Holloway Is the Fight the Featherweight Division Needs

The featherweight landscape has been a tad foggy of late. Anthony Pettis and Max Holloway get the chance to ensure their credentials as title contenders are crystal clear.
Jake Hughes
10.27.16
FIGHTLAND

Form, Not Super Fights, Forced Anthony Pettis to Featherweight

Only big money would lure Pettis down to featherweight last year, but now the move down has been forced to save his career within the UFC.
Peter Carroll
6.9.16
FIGHTLAND

Could the Billion-Dollar Fight Between Mayweather and McGregor Rumors Be For Real?

Rumors, rumors are no fun, unless you are a part of one.
Liam Daniel Pierce
5.6.16
UFC

UFC Featherweight Diego Brandão Charged With Pistol Whipping Strip Club Employee

Brandão allegedly "attempted to force his way in by throwing punches," before drawing the weapon.
Liam Daniel Pierce
4.18.16
FIGHTLAND

Max Holloway Is the Odd Man Out at 145

The Hawaiian is riding the UFC featherweight division’s longest ongoing winning streak, an incredible run of eight consecutive victories, and his rematch with Conor McGregor is still nowhere in sight.
Jake Hughes
4.5.16
UFC

Conor McGregor Gives an Emotion-Laden Post Bout Interview

It was a brutal loss, and a humble take on the situation.
Liam Daniel Pierce
3.7.16
FIGHTLAND

Weighing the Options of BJ Penn

After retiring in 2014, BJ Penn is poised for another comeback. Who might welcome him back to the featherweight division?
Tom Taylor
1.21.16
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