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<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/-HrQ_j1cJQWqD1z0PhP0uB3opN4=/0x0:4976x3317/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67104566/UFC_FNFI4_WeighIn_029.0.jpg"> <small>Zuffa LLC via Getty Images</small> <p>MMA Fighting’s Mike Heck and José Youngs break down all the top storylines heading into Saturday’s <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1131/july-25-ufc-event">UFC on ESPN 14</a> card headlined by a middleweight matchup between <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1900/robert-whittaker">Robert Whittaker</a> and <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/3278/darren-till">Darren Till</a>,...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/W_OtFy4mm1RCTP18fsW6NlbZ1h4=/0x16:720x496/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67104709/figueiredo.0.jpeg"> <small>Deiveson Figueiredo was welcomed by hundreds of fans in his return to Soure, Brazil. | Photo courtesy of Deiveson Figueiredo</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4188/deiveson-figueiredo">Deiveson Figueiredo</a> is a local hero in Soure, a small town located in the Marajo island in Para, Brazil...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/7j4DwTRbnu4vu41pB7WoHQv5uhw=/0x0:1650x1100/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67105332/A44I4290.0.jpg"> <p>MMA Fighting has <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1133/bellator-242">Bellator 242</a> results for the Bandejas vs. Pettis fight card in Uncasville, Conn., and live Bellator 242 Twitter updates.</p> <p>The scheduled main event features a bantamweight showdown between <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight/10440/ricky-bandejas-vs-sergio-pettis">Ricky Bandejas vs. Sergio Pettis</a>.</p> <p>Also on tap for the...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/yCDE2zzXv0lgyhISisnLXyRi-Ns=/0x0:1650x1100/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67105448/A44I3820.0.jpg"> <p>Watch the <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1133/bellator-242">Bellator 242</a> live stream online on MMA Fighting for the preliminary card at 8:45 p.m. ET. The fight card for this portion of the event is as follows and can be watched below:</p> <p><strong>Preliminary Card (Bellator YouTube, 8:45 p.m....

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/W3T77vWW03tnEPnU4dl79aNLUXo=/87x0:498x274/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67105588/bkfc9highlight.0.jpg"> <small>@bareknucklefc, Twitter</small> <p>BKFC will have a new broadcast partner as it restarts its live event promotion schedule.</p> <p>The bare-knuckle boxing organization has agreed to a deal with streaming platform DAZN that’s expected to kick off in August, sources with knowledge of...

<img alt="Geoff Neal" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/3truZ3QPfy--yr2N5dAYjYmhysI=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67106115/118_Geoff_Neal.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>Standout welterweights <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4338/geoff-neal">Geoff Neal</a> and <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1887/neil-magny">Neil Magny</a> have agreed to fight at a UFC event scheduled for Aug. 29. </p> <p>Multiple people with knowledge of the targeted fight confirmed it MMA Fighting following a...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/oNXNsEY_mDjnxs_SSra7rBoYO4k=/0x0:2880x1920/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67102105/115_Max_Holloway_x_Alexander_Volkanovski.0.jpg"> <small>Max Holloway and Alexander Volkanovski | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>Two weeks ago, at <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1125/ufc-251">UFC 251</a>, <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4234/alexander-volkanovski">Alexander Volkanovski</a> successfully defended his title with a split decision win over former champion <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1541/max-holloway">Max Holloway</a>. As many split decisions are,...

<img alt="UFC Fight Night: Whittaker v Till Weigh-in" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/CSrco_xX6eso2bHH5C16Ngp5lb4=/0x0:4364x2909/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67102579/1257959224.jpg.5.jpg"> <small>Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1900/robert-whittaker">Robert Whittaker</a> and <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/3278/darren-till">Darren Till</a> are set for their key Fight Island matchup this Saturday in Abu Dhabi.</p> <p>The middleweight contenders had no issues with...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/cmfQmTA0FlkUdlgZVy237dWmcO4=/0x0:1065x710/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67102624/bravekick.0.jpg"> <small>Mihai Laurentiu (blue gloves) connects with a high kick at a Brave CF show in Bucuresti, Romania, on July 20, 2020 | @bravemmaf, Twitter</small> <p><em>Welcome to the latest edition of Missed Fists where we shine a light on fights from...

<img alt="UFC Fight Night: Whittaker v Till Weigh-in" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/orte_PK00eVfq1kn7sza6-kf38s=/0x0:4367x2911/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67102284/1257956793.jpg.5.jpg"> <small>Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images</small> <p>At the UFC on ESPN 14 weigh-ins, all 30 fighters on Saturday’s fight card in Abu Dhabi will step on the scale Friday morning local time....