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<img alt="UFC Fight Night: Weigh-Ins" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/FbKsJKO7B40eaRAYfzfb8PA2-bs=/0x0:4929x3286/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67115377/1189650598.jpg.0.jpg"> <small>Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images</small> <p>A light heavyweight matchup is heading to Las Vegas next month.</p> <p>Multiple people with knowledge of the promotion’s plans confirmed to MMA Fighting that <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4167/mike-rodriguez">Mike Rodriguez</a> and <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4342/marcin-prachnio">Marcin...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/YG4qy7dgBuyG9M9iheavWMly2iw=/0x0:2880x1920/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67115438/133_Frankie_Edgar.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>The bantamweight fight between <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/60/frankie-edgar">Frankie Edgar</a> and <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1534/pedro-munhoz">Pedro Munhoz</a> has been pushed back from Aug. 15 to Aug. 22.</p> <p>It’s unknown why the fight was ultimately moved one week later but multiple sources confirmed the...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/mYjVFX7v1-0ctZUtChHGrZdFlI0=/120x0:1740x1080/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67116165/POST_Boser_scrum.00_03_19_21.Still001.0.jpg"> <p>ABU DHABI — <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/weight-class/heavyweight">Heavyweight</a> <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/5030/tanner-boser">Tanner Boser</a> spoke with the media backstage following his second-round TKO win over <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/5038/raphael-pessoa-nunes">Raphael Pessoa</a> at UFC on ESPN 14. Boser discussed the short notice win, missing his shorts, gaining social media followers, wanting...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/22mYPS087IzAqSqZjZdUzrqXME8=/0x0:2440x1627/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67116365/033_Kai_Kara_France_x_Raulian_Paiva.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>A matchup between top-15 flyweights is in the works for September.</p> <p>Multiple people with knowledge of the promotion’s plans confirmed to MMA Fighting that Kai Kara-France and <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/5342/brandon-royval">Brandon Royval</a> is being targeted for the UFC’s event...

<img alt="UFC Fight Night: Trinaldo v Herbert" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/0a2RpO8FoKPa8nlQA395NMAiXK0=/0x0:4918x3279/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67116448/1258248633.jpg.0.jpg"> <small>Herb Dean and Dan Hardy | Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images</small> <p><em>The Great Divide is a recurring feature here at MMA Fighting in which two of our staff debate a topic in...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/3eV5DGWWVqR22e6DvHmbrY_w51Y=/164x0:1784x1080/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67116659/POST__Evloev_scrum.00_06_24_15.Still001.0.jpg"> <p>ABU DHABI — <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/weight-class/featherweight">Featherweight</a> <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4892/movsar-evloev">Movsar Evloev</a> spoke with reporters backstage following his unanimous decision win over <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4814/mike-grundy">Mike Grundy</a> at UFC on ESPN 14. He discussed his motorcycle accident earlier in the year, his willingness to die in the...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/uPf1K8SuTmh0jSKhwuj_LK9YHCc=/0x0:2440x1627/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67116814/116_Johnny_Walker.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>A light heavyweight fight between <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4594/johnny-walker">Johnny Walker</a> and <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4544/ryan-spann">Ryan Spann</a> is currently in the works for <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1135/ufc-253">UFC 253</a> on Sept. 19 with a location for the card still to be determined.</p> <p>Multiple sources confirmed...

<img alt="Bellator 136 Photos" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/HM2jT10NXaP9HGI5kyhY5QY4Ku0=/0x0:1600x1067/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67112773/047_John_McCarthy.0.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>The UFC’s final foray to ‘Fight Island’ went down on Saturday with four former champions all picking up wins. But despite the marquee names and highlights up and down the card, the talk of...

<img alt="UFC Fight Night: Whittaker v Till" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/RmpnkM9Y5RiFelgbIztJT6MlHik=/0x0:3834x2556/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67113021/1258439131.jpg.0.jpg"> <small>Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images</small> <p>In the second installment of MMA Fighting’s On to the Next One, Mike Heck and Alexander K. Lee put on their matchmaker hats following Saturday night’s UFC...

<img alt="MMA-UFC-ABU DHABI" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/Q5APBY4zz2DJz4HMXLEMyMlJcA0=/0x0:3816x2544/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67113713/1227781565.jpg.0.jpg"> <small>Photo by JEFF BOTTARI/Zuffa LLC/AFP via Getty Images</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/3278/darren-till">Darren Till</a> didn’t get a win over <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1900/robert-whittaker">Robert Whittaker </a>at UFC on ESPN 14, but he still managed to catch the attention of reigning UFC middleweight champion <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4366/israel-adesanya">Israel...