News

<figure> <img alt="Francis Ngannou Media Workout" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/z1JhdngrDXNwZsPjKDyIRrAaqS4=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/68797378/011_Francis_Ngannou.0.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</figcaption> </figure> <p>At <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1186/ufc-260">UFC 260</a>, <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/3362/francis-ngannou">Francis Ngannou</a> will have his second chance to claim the UFC heavyweight...

<figure> <img alt="UFC Fight Night: Maia v Burns" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/yCtYdnXp_cLPXIHLASFat0p30cE=/0x0:4797x3198/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/68797523/1212439247.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Photo by Buda Mendes/Zuffa LLC</figcaption> </figure> <p>Few fighters know <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2033/kamaru-usman">Kamaru Usman</a> as well as his next opponent <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2911/gilbert-burns">Gilbert...

<figure> <img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/Cz3lluHgrReGfGQqAjzAfNiun8E=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/68794014/141_Scott_Coker.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</figcaption> </figure> <p>Bellator is expected to announce its return, along with some of its plans for 2021, during a special announcement press...

<figure> <img alt="UFC Fight Night 90 Photos" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/6VMIGQdRNv0qKnynU9iDMtYuuug=/0x0:1600x1067/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/68794060/034_Russell_Doane_vs_Pedro_Munhoz.0.0.jpg"> <figcaption>The rematch between Pedro Munhoz (pictured) and Jimmie Rivera has been postponed. | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</figcaption> </figure> <p>Top-ranked bantamweights <a...

<figure> <img alt="UFC Fight Night Overeem v Volkov: Weigh-Ins" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/XfFWNERbT23gEaa4i5TLjGG_Uq0=/0x0:3956x2637/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/68794576/1230987981.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images</figcaption> </figure> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/weight-class/bantamweight">Bantamweight</a> <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4961/askar-askar">Askar Askar</a> is no longer a UFC...

<figure> <img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/sHPlPqUOChmYHbFCsat8IBLejkg=/0x0:2880x1920/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/68794960/106_Patricio_Freire.5.jpg"> <figcaption>Patricio Pitbull | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</figcaption> </figure> <p>Bellator officially has a new home and its first title fight of 2021.</p> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/2021/2/9/22274337/bellator-special-announcement-press-conference-video">At a press conference...

<figure> <img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/quPwGjSYHyF5TgbSCSIXLlEc10c=/0x0:2880x1920/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/68795111/118_Yoel_Romero.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Yoel Romero | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</figcaption> </figure> <p>Bellator is holding a tournament for its light heavyweight division, and it is starting off with a...

<figure> <img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/Sjc7vLcaC5Cbj4GO9dIah7x_5EA=/0x0:2880x1920/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/68795401/069_Henry_Corrales_x_Juan_Archuleta.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Juan Archuleta | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</figcaption> </figure> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/3227/juan-archuleta">Juan Archuleta</a>’s first bantamweight title defense is booked.</p> <p>“The Spaniard” fights <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1616/sergio-pettis">Sergio Pettis</a> (20-5) in the...

<figure> <img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/PCbW1kJI4Oga60ZxJkWry64iC8Y=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/68795644/057_Fedor_x_Ryan_Bader.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</figcaption> </figure> <p>The heavyweight title will be on hold for the time being as reigning champion <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/39/ryan-bader">Ryan Bader</a> prepares to enter...

<figure> <img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/sk3mscLwjZEmNSkNtoYJHDtKimQ=/234x0:1685x967/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/68795825/258embedded2.0.jpg"> <figcaption>UFC, YouTube</figcaption> </figure> <p>In the second episode of <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1181/ufc-258">UFC 258</a> Embedded, <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2033/kamaru-usman">Kamaru Usman</a> chills at <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1526/justin-gaethje">Justin Gaethje</a>’s place and watches the fights,...