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<figure> <img alt="Jake Paul v Tyron Woodley - Media Availability" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/HSc9Rej3L8UliHpMJT9YX0JbcN0=/0x1:3662x2442/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/69410623/1321564363.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Tyron Woodley and Jake Paul | Photo by Cliff Hawkins/Getty Images</figcaption> </figure> <p>Despite the fact that this weekend’s...

<figure> <img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/MDOlTZxfUWupUtAB88QQPAg-HlM=/0x0:4366x2911/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/69409973/UFC253_WI_JH_20200925_9645_2020092550136125.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Paulo Costa | Zuffa LLC via Getty Images</figcaption> </figure> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/3984/paulo-henrique-costa">Paulo Costa</a> has an explanation for his withdrawal from his latest booking.</p> <p>Late Friday evening, it...

<figure> <img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/3pdknbld6YXjYtQJS1iMppuMwoc=/0x0:1073x715/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/69410687/maherko.0.jpg"> <figcaption>@bravemmaf, Twitter</figcaption> </figure> <p>Denis Maher passed the first big test of his young career.</p> <p>The top Belarusian prospect improved to 8-0 with a first-round TKO of...

<figure> <img alt="UFC 198 photos" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/GrH-oHjKO4WQFaoGRzd6ZLKXqJE=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/69410732/043_Francisco_Trinaldo_vs_Yancy_Medeiros.0.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Francisco Trinaldo | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</figcaption> </figure> <p>A longtime veteran of the game with 33 professional fights across multiple weight classes, 42-year-old...

<figure> <img alt="UFC Fight Night: Rozenstruik v Sakai Weigh-in" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/ZGZEXn2gmQ4czRYt_eKfgPOP04k=/0x0:5154x3436/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/69407442/1321752233.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Jairzinho Rozenstruik | Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC</figcaption> </figure> <p>With six heavyweights set to compete Saturday, there was plenty...

<figure> <img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/tx_3nguzUA16T-Tkj02sJxGb6iQ=/0x0:2103x1402/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/69407781/08___Ponzinibbio_v_Jingliang_20210117_JB_3752_2021011632810054.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Santiago Ponzinibbio | Zuffa LLC</figcaption> </figure> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2211/santiago-ponzinibbio">Santiago Ponzinibbio</a> won’t let his most recent UFC bout get stuck inside his head, but it’s undeniable that...

<figure> <img alt="UFC Fight Night: Rozenstruik v Sakai Weigh-in" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/6tp-el_jcndAgfSABczXb1H1TI8=/27x0:5145x3412/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/69408330/1321758036.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC</figcaption> </figure> <p>After <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1216/ufc-vegas-28">UFC Vegas 28</a> weigh-ins, check out the staredowns for Saturday’s event,...

<figure> <img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/USP1wP04UnQEz8oSpDEnIkBU1YQ=/0x0:1820x1213/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/69408543/1227686004.jpg.0.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Ariane Lipski's only stoppage win in the UFC came with a vicious kneebar over Luana Carolina. | Zuffa LLC, Getty Images</figcaption> </figure> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4605/ariane-lipski">Ariane Lipski</a>...

<figure> <img alt="UFC Fight Night: Rozenstruik v Sakai Weigh-in" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/ZE_ioQFTkAfMr_mzd0AnGjskPc4=/0x0:5399x3599/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/69408790/1233272369.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images</figcaption> </figure> <p>With <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1216/ufc-vegas-28">UFC Vegas 28</a> just hours away, MMA Fighting’s...

<figure> <img alt="UFC Fight Night: Wiman v Leavitt" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/KJ_R0UK1lrcMtBXNd02V3HG_OnI=/0x0:4897x3265/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/69409032/1289648936.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC</figcaption> </figure> <p>After delivering one of 2020’s top knockouts — and the first of his career...