Santiago Ponzinibbio, via his management team, has formally asked the UFC to fight Rafael dos Anjos next. He's even willing to fight him on May 11 in Brazil, I'm told. I asked RDA about this and he said he is not against the fight but has yet to be offered a fighting against him.
Update on Cat Zingano and her injured eye: She told ESPN her doctor recently cleared her to train "lightly." No physical contact but she can finally break a sweat. She has a follow-up appointment on March 1. She will also be at the next CSAC hearing on March 19 to discuss how toe pokes should be handled in the future. She is still hoping the UFC grants her a rematch against Megan Anderson.
Artem Lobov has signed a three-fight, six-figure deal with Bare Knuckle FC, Lobov told ESPN. His debut will be against former UFC fighter Jason Knight on April 20. He also gets PPV points. The deal allows him to sign with an MMA promotion, as well.