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Here’s what you need to know ahead of Stephen Loman’s fight against Elias Boudegzdame at Brave 22 At the close of 2018, Team Lakay had five world champions. But unlike Folayang, Belingon, Eustaquio, and Pacio, BRAVE bantamweight champion Mark Stephen Loman has never had the bright lights...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/a-6Ncq8wDM7OJP6vQlAR5k1AnJk=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/65265402/124_Keri_Melendez.0.jpg"><small>Keri Taylor Melendez (pictured) will fight Mandy Polk at Bellator 229 in Temecula, Calif., on Oct. 4 | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>The queen of the Skrap Pack is back.</p> <p>Keri Taylor Melendez is set to make her first appearance of 2019 when...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/6XKD-P8Md9ZByko_HVth3vyWf-U=/0x0:2880x1920/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/65265884/205_Donald_Cerrone.0.jpg"><small>Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/58/donald-cerrone">Donald Cerrone</a> may not get another chance to compete this year, after all. </p> <p>The perennial UFC contender received a 90-day medical suspension following <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/2019/9/14/20866457/ufc-vancouver-results-justin-gaethje-demolishes-cowboy-cerrone-with-vicious-first-round-tko">a first-round loss</a> to <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1526/justin-gaethje">Justin Gaethje</a> in the...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/aKoOZr022V3rWZ7kXNBBSc9b_O4=/0x0:2880x1920/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/65266256/104_Sarah_Frota.0.jpg"><small>Sarah Frota | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>UFC flyweight <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4712/sarah-frota">Sarah Frota</a> will have to sit for the next two years following a positive drug test for steroids.</p> <p>USADA (United States Anti-Doping Agency), who oversee the UFC’s anti-doping program, <a href="https://ufc.usada.org/sarah-frota-lima-accepts-doping-sanction/">announced</a> the suspension...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/wt2G1ngkNo133iwJTz9r8vDrmCk=/0x0:2880x1920/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/65266321/096_Todd_Duffee_x_Jeff_Hughes.0.jpg"><small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4762/jeff-hughes">Jeff Hughes</a> was ready for a war with <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/355/todd-duffee">Todd Duffee</a>, but in the end he didn’t even get the chance to go past the first round.</p> <p>This past Saturday night at UFC Fight Night from Vancouver, Hughes...