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<figure> <img alt="UFC 207 photos" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/XqxblrKE2MB7o8XGvLNxZj6gfZs=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67845365/153_Cody_Garbrandt.0.0.jpeg"> <figcaption>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</figcaption> </figure> <p>On Saturday night, UFC flyweight champion <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4188/deiveson-figueiredo">Deiveson Figueiredo</a> successfully defended his title with a first-round submission of...

<figure> <img alt="UFC 255: Shevchenko v Maia" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/YFwmzU9QESRV6rFftAByHTaj-Zc=/0x0:5394x3596/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67845678/1286975589.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC</figcaption> </figure> <p>In the 19th episode of On to the Next One, MMA Fighting’s Mike Heck and...

<figure> <img alt="UFC 255: Figueiredo v Perez" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/bVDE481BmHPinjgoV8uQIBiOXYI=/0x0:5295x3530/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67846064/1286977538.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC</figcaption> </figure> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4188/deiveson-figueiredo">Deiveson Figueiredo</a> is already fired up about his next title defense.</p> <p>Just minutes after he...

<figure> <img alt="UFC 255: Rua v Craig" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/owgWmk6iWRysxuOizLgL_ifxhuQ=/0x0:5101x3401/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67842645/1286958407.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Mauricio “Shogun” Rua | Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC</figcaption> </figure> <p>If it looked like things went downhill fast <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/53/mauricio-rua">Mauricio Rua</a>...

<figure> <img alt="Nevada Boxing Hall Of Fame Induction Ceremony" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/NPgsjJp4YUIYeTlJeqL-SuTX3Ek=/0x0:3000x2000/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67842711/453441126.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Marc Ratner | Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images</figcaption> </figure> <p>One of combat sports’ most influential rules regulators is now...

<figure> <img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/zAuoVYcWoEd8ZDp-gb2wRB3T2EE=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67842985/008_Figueiredo_vs_Beltran.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Deiveson Figueiredo | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</figcaption> </figure> <p>Last night, at <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1145/ufc-255">UFC 255</a>, <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4188/deiveson-figueiredo">Deiveson Figueiredo</a> made the first defense of his flyweight title,...

<figure> <img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/ajuGI6HuA6a-1ZCiqvNyNEjHyo8=/158x0:1778x1080/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67843205/Buckley_YT__1_.0.jpg"> </figure> <p>LAS VEGAS — <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/weight-class/middleweight">Middleweight</a> <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/3749/joaquin-buckley">Joaquin Buckley</a> spoke with reporters backstage following his second-round KO win over <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/5421/jordan-wright">Jordan Wright</a> at <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1145/ufc-255">UFC 255</a>. “New Mansa” discusses getting his second...

<figure> <img alt="UFC 255: Shevchenko v Maia" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/-f4Xt8Bfv4DVEx-L627HL9uaquA=/0x0:5132x3421/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67843409/1229724374.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images</figcaption> </figure> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2274/jennifer-maia">Jennifer Maia</a> had Twitter buzzing when she smothered champ <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/3494/valentina-shevchenko">Valentina...

<figure> <img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/D1eM17EBa6uyPVdMYweX_Tu8F7I=/0x206:1098x938/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67843598/Captura_de_Tela_2020_11_22__s_17.09.48.0.png"> <figcaption>Ariane Lipski was stopped for the first time as a UFC fighter against Antonina Shevchenko. | Photo via Ariane Lipski</figcaption> </figure> <p>It will take some...

<figure> <img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/LkdZhjKVNo3b57fGpqd8ChTeL2o=/0x0:2880x1920/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67843754/102_Goiti_Yamauchi.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</figcaption> </figure> <p>An exciting lightweight matchup has been added to Bellator’s next event.</p> <p>Bellator officials <a href="https://twitter.com/BellatorMMA/status/1330330289680355332">announced</a> Saturday night that <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1552/goiti-yamauchi">Goiti Yamauchi</a>...