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<figure> <img alt="Bellator 263: Pitbull vs. McKee" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/9FCRGFRR6DID6oqCgiw8Gi1sz4I=/0x0:3720x2480/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/70595756/1234363075.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Goiti Yamauchi | Photo by Jayne Kamin-Oncea/Getty Images</figcaption> </figure> <p>One of the more intriguing bouts on the slate for Bellator’s return...

<figure> <img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/pMCLFEse44R4C9eDgVUOULHslyw=/0x0:2440x1627/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/70595879/075_Kevin_Lee_x_Gregor_Gillespie.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</figcaption> </figure> <p>On episode 26 of The Fighter vs. The Writer, Bellator featherweight champion <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/3240/a-j-mckee">A.J. McKee</a> joins the show to discuss...

<figure> <img alt="Los Angeles Lakers v Boston Celtics" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/HVed_-vozqvpi1D4AOLkAuraMXA=/0x0:8640x5760/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/70596308/1236671374.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Stephen A. Smith | Photo by Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images</figcaption> </figure> <p>Stephen A. Smith has weighed in on...

<figure> <img alt="UFC Fight Night: McKinney v Ziam" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/xTQrKU6PB0BSZoXsSIzOaLAmgq4=/0x0:5616x3744/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/70596859/1373021839.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC</figcaption> </figure> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/5681/terrance-mckinney">Terrance McKinney</a> may jump onto the lightweight fast track if he’s able to...

<figure> <img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/9ahfsgb3mPm3i-nqX9AVp1XV_GM=/13x0:982x646/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/70596940/Screen_Shot_2022_03_08_at_7.55.26_PM.0.png"> </figure> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/5932/pat-downey">Pat Downey</a>’s MMA debut will have to wait. </p> <p>In a slew of since deleted Instagram posts, the wrestling standout revealed that he will no longer compete against <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/5073/daniel-compton">Daniel Compton</a>...

<figure> <img alt="UFC Fight Night: Makhachev v Green" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/SBBdZT3q6A44fyfSeZRhsUi2Cp4=/0x0:5304x3536/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/70593252/1373043045.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC</figcaption> </figure> <p>If his actions haven’t already spoken loud enough, <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/3279/islam-makhachev">Islam Makhachev</a> wants to make...

<figure> <img alt="UFC 272: Dos Anjos v Fiziev" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/FtIQ_vRcWl97BnhtKD890Ueo_9o=/0x0:3543x2362/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/70593443/1380982164.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Photo by David Becker/Getty Images</figcaption> </figure> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/796/rafael-dos-anjos">Rafael dos Anjos</a> turned in a dominant performance in UFC 272’s co-main event,...

<figure> <img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/ubkADVFDE_1IJngHRBH11iGGfqE=/0x0:2766x1844/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/70593680/PFL10_Harrison_Guardado_3141.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Kayla Harrison | PFL</figcaption> </figure> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4121/kayla-harrison">Kayla Harrison</a> is staying with the PFL.</p> <p>The league announced Tuesday that Harrison — currently No. 7 in <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/2022/3/3/22958755/mma-pound-for-pound-rankings-march-2022-israel-adesanya-three-kings-reign-supreme">MMA...

<figure> <img alt="UFC 248: Zhang v Jedrzejczyk" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/9ln6-DECkipcUsVRFZoccxuVCLw=/0x0:4888x3259/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/70593780/1211078637.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC</figcaption> </figure> <p>It’s been two years since <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2758/joanna-jedrzejczyk">Joanna Jedrzejczyk</a> last competed in the UFC, but just...

<figure> <img alt="UFC 272: Spivak v Hardy" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/BKrI4hE2hOPzdWQ8uf9yACSBNjI=/0x0:3935x2623/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/70593909/1380973088.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Colby Covington and Jorge Masvidal | Photo by David Becker/Getty Images</figcaption> </figure> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/520/jorge-masvidal">Jorge Masvidal</a> has to play the waiting game...