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<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/rjFTMFEF0jVXuCyTvABCkPYHJ7A=/0x0:2880x1920/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67663346/112_Henry_Corrales.0.jpg"> <small>Henry Corrales | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/3270/henry-corrales">Henry Corrales</a> welcomes <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1994/brandon-girtz">Brandon Girtz</a> to the featherweight division next week.</p> <p>MMA Fighting confirmed with an official that Corrales (17-5) and Girtz (16-9) will meet in the co-main event of Bellator 250...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/f4kczZDaBERiwDtl9CIoTDtG_dU=/150x0:1770x1080/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67663595/ProsPickKhabibGaethje.0.jpg"> <p>MMA Fighting spoke to MMA stars from the UFC and Bellator to get their predictions for who’s going to win Saturday’s pivotal <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1140/ufc-254">UFC 254</a> headliner between undisputed lightweight champ <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1480/khabib-nurmagomedov">Khabib Nurmagomedov</a> and interim champ <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1526/justin-gaethje">Justin Gaethje</a>. </p> <aside><div data-anthem-component="actionbox"...

<img alt="Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Conor McGregor" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/n8EJa_aOAKpxsjFa4380T6nXyys=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67659216/114_Khabib_Nurmagomedov_vs_Conor_McGregor.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>Just over two years ago, at <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/979/ufc-229">UFC 229</a>, <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1480/khabib-nurmagomedov">Khabib Nurmagomedov</a> defeated <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1859/conor-mcgregor">Conor McGregor</a> to retain his UFC lightweight title. Nurmagomedov outlanded McGregor 70-59 in terms of significant strikes, knocked...

<img alt="Jared Cannonier" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/2fnIHEnUYMMvebIM6E2PG3DFUhg=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67659623/120_Jared_Cannonier.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>At the <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1140/ufc-254">UFC 254</a> virtual media day, the top fighters at Saturday’s event will speak to the media on Tuesday afternoon, and you can check out a full video of the interviews above.</p> <aside><div data-anthem-component="actionbox"...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/DGdCib9CVipTIpdjkbIIKt7RnyE=/0x0:2000x1333/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67659742/Harrison.0.jpg"> <small>PFL</small> <p>The PFL is getting back to business starting next spring. </p> <p>The tournament-based promotion on Tuesday announced a return to action with its 2021 season, starting with an event on April 23, one year after the suspension of its third...

<img alt="TUF Finale Weigh-in" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/8FPyq0hYE0K4MTqZI3SMsAjASXE=/0x0:2930x1953/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67660112/883343342.jpg.0.jpg"> <small>DeAnna Bennett | Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images</small> <p>Bellator fighter <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2952/deanna-bennett">DeAnna Bennett</a> made peace with online trolls a long time ago.</p> <p>After being eliminated from <em>The Ultimate Fighter 26</em>, she went so far as...

<img alt="UFC Fight Night: Silva v Krause" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/j8jT2s7Boi0Z0U0_Qa9ce4bZLtg=/1x0:4453x2968/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67655460/1229134418.jpg.0.jpg"> <small>Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images</small> <p>Should <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2838/brian-ortega">Brian Ortega</a> get booked to fight <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4234/alexander-volkanovski">Alexander Volkanovski</a> in early 2021, he will be cleared and ready for action. </p> <p>Ortega defeated The Korean Zombie...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/DJ_JRxAAqXlhjjQq-H-MiWgz84g=/0x0:2880x1920/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67655783/202_Khabib_Nurmagomedov_x_Dustin_Poirier.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1480/khabib-nurmagomedov">Khabib Nurmagomedov</a> and <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1526/justin-gaethje">Justin Gaethje</a> will battle inside the octagon on Oct. 24 to decide who walks away as the only lightweight champion in the company, and the UFC has released the second official...

<img alt="Tecia Torres and Angela Hill will compete on the UFC 188 main card Saturday." src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/M7srjxiWVO5P3LwACL0TMNF0S8s=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67655938/021_Tecia_Torres_and_Angela_Hill.0.0.1434222819.0.jpg"> <small>Tecia Torres and Angela Hill will compete on the UFC 188 main card Saturday. | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>A rematch between <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1842/tecia-torres">Tecia Torres</a> and <a...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/TBGn4nqU3Q8_UL2wBwn5HzQ091g=/0x0:4733x3155/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67656169/20190607_0040_Calvin_Kattar.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4139/calvin-kattar">Calvin Kattar</a> has two big wins in 2020 and is waiting for his phone to ring once again.</p> <p>“The Boston Finisher” picked up a second-round finish of <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/78/jeremy-stephens">Jeremy Stephens</a> at <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1094/ufc-249-ferguson-vs-gaethje">UFC 249</a>, along with...