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Nick Diaz preparing for his return
After announcing his intentions to fight again, Nick Diaz appears to be in the best shape of his career. The 37-year-old, who was suspended by USADA for years, is ready to show what he can do. Diaz posted a video of him training, even with no specific opponent in mind for him.
Jorge Masvidal gets back to work
It did not take long for Jorge Masvidal to recover following his UFC 261 loss to Kamaru Usman. Getting knocked out by the UFC welterweight champion, Masvidal has to start from the drawing board. He appears to be back to training, as he posted a picture of himself preparing for another battle.
Michelle Waterson reflects on recent loss
Main eventing a UFC card, Michelle Waterson looked to take advantage and increase her momentum. She ended up losing in her flyweight debut to Marina Rodriguez. Waterson took to social media to talk about her fight and the battle scars that were left behind from it.
Jon Jones bulks up
Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones looks unrecognizable now. Jones, who is making the transition to heavyweight, posted his progress on Twitter. With a team helping him stay in shape, Jones showed off his new physique.
I have the best training partners ever, humbled every day pic.twitter.com/ufdWWoU0QC— BONY (@JonnyBones) May 12, 2021
Sean Brady and Kevin Lee come to an agreement
It has been a while since a Twitter back and forth has resulted in a fight taking place. Since announcing his intention to stay at welterweight, Kevin Lee is in need of an opponent. Sean Brady ranked 13th in the UFC's welterweight rankings, issued a challenge to Lee. Undefeated at 14-0, Brady's challenge was accepted by the former title contender.
Let’s talk https://t.co/M1cQ4lhneM— Kevin MTP Lee (@MoTownPhenom) May 12, 2021
Rafael Fiziev looking for a fight
The UFC has announced multiple big matches taking place, from contender to title fights. Several of the fights take months in advance, something that perplexes Rafael Fiziev. On a three-fight win streak, Fiziev is asking the UFC for a fight via social media.
When I see fights being booked all the way for September already and I’m here still hoping to fight in June pic.twitter.com/dqZCsT8tx3— Rafael “Ataman” Fiziev (@RafaelFiziev) May 12, 2021
Chris Weidman continues his recovery
Day by day, Chris Weidman continues to improve after tearing his tibia and fibula at UFC 261. Facing Uriah Hall, one leg kick was all it took for Weidman to go down. Since getting surgery, Weidman has posted updates on social media. He posted another video of him going through physical therapy, this time shifting his weight via the blood flow of his body.
Charles Oliveira prepares for war
Heading into his UFC lightweight title fight at UFC 262, Charles Oliveira has been busy. Oliveira is set to face former Bellator champion Michael Chandler in the main event. Sharing his journey on social media, Oliveira showed that his team dyed their hair blonde, and have been working nonstop to train him for a battle of a lifetime.
Aljamain Sterling excited to get back to work
Chris Weidman isn't the only New Yorker who is getting back into shape. Now 80% since undergoing surgery for a nagging injury, Aljamain Sterling is ready to fight again. He is determined to remind everyone who he is and made sure to share his progress, which includes hitting pads.
Valentina Shevchenko ready for her sister's fight
One of the top fighters today, Valentina Shevchenko is excited to see her sister reach her level. Antonina, who faces Andrea Lee on the prelims of UFC 262, is training hard for her fight, as seen on social media. Valentina dedicated a post to her sister, who will hope to have all eyes on her when the night is over.