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<img alt="Mark Munoz defeated Tim Boetsch at UFC 162 on Saturday night." src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/8ijrVgCfiQfPvdgsxPxQGTChliI=/0x0:1100x733/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67804355/198_mark_munoz_vs_tim_boetsch.0.0.0.jpg"> <small>Mark Munoz celebrates a win at UFC 162 on July 6, 2013, in Las Vegas | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>When it came time to compete in MMA, <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/289/mark-munoz">Mark...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/Fd8ORCSpOa3-8UMZQx_uTHFMQLk=/300x0:1920x1080/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67804710/BTL_EP25_CLEAN.0.jpg"> <p>Check out episode 25 of Between the Links as Mike Heck moderates the matchup between MMA Fighting’s Jose Youngs and Alexander K. Lee as they give their takes on <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/796/rafael-dos-anjos">Rafael dos Anjos</a>’ decision win over <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2970/paul-felder">Paul Felder</a> in the...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/t1eFaJxQUWVLAw5Cx6EI4JIVOsk=/0x0:4606x3071/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67801273/UFC_FNFI3_025.0.jpg"> <small>Zuffa LLC via Getty Images</small> <p>In the “<a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1145/ufc-255">UFC 255</a> Countdown” video, get a closer look at the two flyweight title fights taking place Saturday in Las Vegas as men’s champion <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4188/deiveson-figueiredo">Deiveson Figueiredo</a> headlines against <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/841/alex-perez">Alex Perez</a>, and...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/HwHs9-0B4vFdVSbBbr0msZKgDpU=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67801568/006_Jussier_Formiga.0.jpg"> <small>Jussier Formiga was let go by the UFC after losing three straight bouts in the octagon since 2019 | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/472/jussier-da-silva">Jussier Formiga</a> is no longer on the UFC roster, multiple people with knowledge of the situation...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/EzJ_XuVJDTGVGYmgr3f4aN76Z9g=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67801768/153_Renan_Barao.0.jpg"> <small>Renan Barao hasn't fought since November 2019, when he lost a decision to Douglas Andrade. | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>Taura MMA won’t have any more events in 2020, promotion officials told MMA Fighting on Monday.</p> <p>The Brazilian-based company was scheduled...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/8XwjTNPOQC76_P_S15GTEnLUzhc=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67802001/061_Dhiego_Lima_x_Luke_Jumeau.0.jpg"> <small>Dhiego Lima (pictured) will fight Belal Muhammad in a welterweight bout at a Dec. 19 UFC event | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>“Remember the Name” has a new name for his next fight.</p> <p>MMA Fighting confirmed with sources with knowledge of...

<img alt="UFC 209 photos" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/sVw4eaxIbkPUAfXncyFRJZGVKp4=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67802314/023_Iuri_Alcantara_vs_Luke_Sanders.0.0.jpg"> <small>Iuri Alcantara ran for a seat on the Soure city council in 2020, but received less than 200 votes | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>The 2020 Brazilian elections did not end well for MMA personalities <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/916/yuri-alcantara">Iuri Alcantara</a>,...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/bWrkdB2AZr2xQqBQitGdg5SkN-M=/286x35:953x480/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67802667/124192222_209792387172635_3746363220389246101_n.0.jpg"> <small>Khurshed Kakhorov | @khurshedkakhor, Instagram</small> <p>Bellator has added undefeated Tajikistani prospect Khurshed Kakhorov to the roster.</p> <p>Officials told MMA Fighting that Kakhorov (6-0) has signed a multi-fight contract with the promotion to compete in its 135-pound division.</p> <p>Kakhorov, a native of Tajikistan,...

<img alt="UFC Fight Night: Yanez v Rodriguez" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/_7i_UV_GsDQGOE_jhKQDh4uPkls=/0x0:3597x2398/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67802908/1229386151.0.jpg"> <small>Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images</small> <p>To say <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/3552/adrian-yanez">Adrian Yanez</a> had a successful octagon debut would be an understatement.</p> <p>In his first fight since earning a contract on <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2230/dana-white">Dana White</a>’s Contender Series,...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/vfRC_DHYt098-6qOVUrmCZWCLco=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67800997/711_Daniel_Cormier_vs_Jon_Jones.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA FIghting</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/47/jon-jones">Jon Jones</a> and <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/373/daniel-cormier">Daniel Cormier</a> appear to be the rivalry that never ends even with one of them retired.</p> <p>Amid the recent discussion about the “greatest of all time” in MMA, Jones has been embroiled...