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<figure> <img alt="Jake Paul v Ben Askren - News Conference" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/Lv06JTbwFUhxKYs8bMrE445q0KA=/0x0:3697x2465/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/69034044/1309337675.10.jpg"> <figcaption>Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images</figcaption> </figure> <p>LAS VEGAS – They were supposed to be separated by plexiglass per...

<figure> <img alt="Stipe Miocic will step on scales at UFC 260 weigh-ins." src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/f0AaMs23lsHNrb0NhVcgAr_EWuA=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/69029452/014_Stipe_Miocic.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</figcaption> </figure> <p>At the <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1186/ufc-260">UFC 260</a> weigh-ins, all 20 fighters on Saturday’s...

<figure> <img alt="Robert Whittaker vs. Kelvin Gastelum" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/45YtB45ITlsRogd5Ib6rlsZMOMg=/0x0:2440x1627/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/69029634/145_Robert_Whittaker_x_Kelvin_Gastelum.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</figcaption> </figure> <p>Former middleweight champion <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1900/robert-whittaker">Robert Whittaker</a> is taking his change of opponent in stride.</p> <p>Last week it...

<figure> <img alt="Ronda Rousey faces Miesha Tate in the UFC 168 co-main event." src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/GsPpH21HtH8zJZmrs0SkzicRQhI=/0x0:1100x733/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/69029857/003_ronda_rousey_and_miesha_tate__o9q7083.0.0.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Ronda Rousey faces Miesha Tate in the UFC 168 co-main event. | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</figcaption> ...

<figure> <img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/ndKYM_V3lLSHDcrEDVXCnS4QSLo=/123x0:1436x875/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/69030792/mflightsout.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Laura Dotter and Kathleen Nelson at a Combat Night Pro event in Orlando, Fla., on March 13 | Combat Night, YouTube</figcaption> </figure> <p><em>Welcome to the...

<figure> <img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/vuCt4q4Q2HFLuiUxJfGYM7m-D9Q=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/69030848/005_Patricky_Pitbull_x_Luis_Gustavo.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Patricky Freire (left) returns to Bellator after a run in RIZIN to face Peter Queally in May. | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting.</figcaption> </figure> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/556/patricky-freire">Patricky...

<figure> <img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/X8a3F2LrSa1zBFe3ZXV8haWbU6s=/0x0:2880x1920/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/69026571/303_Israel_Adesanya.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Israel Adesanya | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</figcaption> </figure> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4366/israel-adesanya">Israel Adesanya</a> is acknowledging that he crossed the line with recent comments regarding fellow UFC middleweight...

<figure> <img alt="UFC Fight Night: Ige v Tucker" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/o1w0-wbFiz1kX9SCxQoEphC8QM4=/0x0:4670x3113/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/69026609/1231699351.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images</figcaption> </figure> <p>The pressure is always ratcheted up for any fighter coming off...

<figure> <img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/iKrShPWoFbDqGBElDyTfyHcgExY=/300x0:1920x1080/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/69026992/BTL_ThumbClean__1_.0.jpg"> </figure> <p>Between the Links returns with a special live edition ahead of the UFC’s next pay-per-viewoffering.</p> <p>Host Mike Heck is joined by MMA Fighting’s Jed Meshew and Alexander K. Lee as they battle...

<figure> <img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/gnsLWkR8aoz4Cnw8dl6aBszY7Js=/150x0:1770x1080/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/69027322/UFC_250_face_off.0.jpg"> </figure> <p>After the <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1186/ufc-260">UFC 260</a> press conference, <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/775/stipe-miocic">Stipe Miocic</a> and <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/3362/francis-ngannou">Francis Ngannou</a> squared off for their main event showdown on Saturday night at UFC APEX in Las Vegas. Check...