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<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/acnG6U4l8HJFVMadgCZbzn7zG84=/0x0:2440x1627/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67743279/069_Corey_Anderson_x_Johnny_Walker.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>Former UFC light heavyweight contender and new Bellator acquisition <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2846/corey-anderson">Corey Anderson</a> shrugs at a superfight in his old division.</p> <p>An upcoming meeting between middleweight champ <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4366/israel-adesanya">Israel Adesanya</a> and light-heavy champ <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/620/jan-blachowicz">Jan Blachowicz</a> might be...

<img alt="Thiago Santos" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/AgU2Ejpz-RZKtDut-NonBPIPBYQ=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67743710/106_Thiago_Santos.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>At UFC Vegas 13 virtual media day, some of the event’s top fighters will answer questions from the media Thursday afternoon.</p> <p>The video is expected to begin at 1:45 and the possible schedule is below (all...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/PzQ62YxQPYpXmJNSGsFLtZKS4jc=/474x694:3243x2540/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67744113/C07_0222.0.jpg"> <small>Killys Mota battles Derek Anderson in his welterweight debut at Bellator 251. | Bellator</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/5165/killys-mota">Killys Mota</a> stopped previously unbeaten <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4307/mandel-nallo">Mandel Nallo</a> with leg kicks in his Bellator debut in Oct. 2019. A year later — and now fighting...

<img alt="Georgi Karakhanyan vs.&nbsp;Bryce Logan at Bellator 251" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/xyd3bCnPWQZ5_5Y6GP4NVPQwHqM=/0x0:1650x1100/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67744574/C07_0159.0.jpg"> <small>Bellator</small> <p>Watch the <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1168/bellator-251-manhoef-vs-anderson">Bellator 251</a> live stream online on MMA Fighting for the preliminary card on at 4:45 p.m. ET on Thursday. The fight card for this portion of the event is as...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/q3eu7ZNdgcyek1UwguddiQM7FSY=/190x0:1810x1080/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67744904/UFC4_Brocktober_BROCK_still.0.png"> <small>Brock Lesnar rendered in the EA Sports UFC 4 video game | EA SPORTS</small> <p>The UFC is keeping Electronic Arts in its corner for the long haul.</p> <p>Per <a href="https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20201105005683/en/Electronic-Arts-and-UFC-Extend-Multi-Year-Partnership-to-Bring-More-Great-Games-to-Fight-Fans-Around-the-World">a press release</a> Thursday, EA Sports and the UFC have extended their...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/sHwFPpi5Jxu9ifb0W_uOJxCTt9M=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67745480/077_Thiago_Santos_x_Jimi_Manuwa.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>When <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/938/thiago-santos">Thiago Santos</a> and <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/388/glover-teixeira">Glover Teixeira</a> were booked for a main event fight at UFC Vegas 13, most believed the winner would move onto face new light heavyweight champion <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/620/jan-blachowicz">Jan Blachowicz</a>.</p> <p>Considering Santos already...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/kp_lM62s70Z9vB1s1MpqEwyDKWg=/0x0:1650x1100/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67746071/C07_0610.0.jpg"> <p>There was no need for overtime in <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2846/corey-anderson">Corey Anderson</a>’s Bellator debut as he manhandled <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/485/melvin-manhoef">Melvin Manhoef</a> en route to a bloody, second-round TKO at <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1168/bellator-251-manhoef-vs-anderson">Bellator 251</a>. </p> <p>Aided by a noticeable size advantage, Anderson exploited longtime kickboxer Manhoef’s most...

<img alt="UFC Fight Night Covington v Woodley: Press Conference" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/3K9BEUZ39ls73TdRlYfaO0AGzlQ=/0x0:4269x2846/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67740560/1273202479.jpg.0.jpg"> <small>Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC</small> <p>While Wednesday night’s Contender Series event gave the country a bit of a distraction as the presidential election vote count continues into a second day, it was bound...

<img alt="Melvin Manhoef and Corey Anderson" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/EIqGK0wYzB8hmUZOMsHuEd0gaz4=/0x0:3850x2567/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67740718/C07_0726.0.jpg"> <small>Melvin Manhoef and Corey Anderson will clash in the Bellator 251 main event Thursday night. | Bellator</small> <p>MMA Fighting has <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1168/bellator-251-manhoef-vs-anderson">Bellator 251</a> results for the Manhoef vs. Anderson fight card Thursday night at the Mohegan...

<img alt="UFC 253 Adesanya v Costa" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/Noi4gwg7qZBSdAs4U9LITdbe474=/0x0:4810x3207/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67741373/1276892785.jpg.0.jpg"> <small>Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC</small> <p>At <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1135/ufc-253">UFC 253</a>, middleweight champion <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4366/israel-adesanya">Israel Adesanya</a> demolished challenger <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/3984/paulo-henrique-costa">Paulo Costa</a>, knocking out the top contender in the second round and earning a Performance of the Night bonus...