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<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/YSYqb4GjBUEB7pv7KVCXL8oOmNg=/290x0:1910x1080/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67629871/gane_still.0.jpg"> <p>The <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1164/ufc-fight-island-6-ortega-vs-korean-zombie">UFC Fight Island 6</a> card has taken a major hit.</p> <p>The heavyweight co-main event pitting highly touted prospect <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/5037/ciryl-gane">Ciryl Gane</a> and UFC newcomer <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4992/ante-delija">Ante Delija</a> has been scrapped from the card just a few days away from the...

<img alt="Bellator 238 Julia Budd v Cris Cyborg" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/-Tl6wObTf3n-5TbS2Y8KUetJL5Y=/0x0:3720x2480/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67629988/1202181359.jpg.0.jpg"> <small>Photo by Jayne Kamin-Oncea/Getty Images</small> <p>MMA Fighting has Bellator 249 weigh-in video for Thursday’s event at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Conn.</p> <p>In the main event, <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/593/cris-cyborg">Cris Cyborg</a> and <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/3275/arlene-blencowe">Arlene Blencowe</a> will have...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/dqsh9moqhb-wZK--5nhKnd0X-Bg=/0x0:3500x2333/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67624734/f8e9zP7A.0.jpeg"> <small>Bellator MMA</small> <p>After a win over <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/5468/ross-houston">Ross Houston</a> at Bellator 248 this past Saturday, <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2221/michael-page">Michael Page</a> spoke to reporters about issues he had with the canvas that affected his performance, wanting to fight again soon, and why he...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/IFFWJHyxAt-AmB4kok84UDVGGj4=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67625568/008_Brian_Ortega.0.jpg"> <small>Brian Ortega (pictured) fights “The Korean Zombie” Chan Sung Jung in the featherweight main event of UFC Fight Island 6 on Saturday in Abu Dhabi | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2838/brian-ortega">Brian Ortega</a> has always taken his time in his...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/0akeyqKGZuPbEcHxytHFnAlxWpc=/0x0:2440x1627/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67625761/118_Jorge_Masvidal_x_Nate_Diaz.0.jpg"> <small>Nate Diaz | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/365/nate-diaz">Nate Diaz</a> is kicking the hornet’s nest once again.</p> <p>The UFC star took to Twitter on Tuesday to take a shot at former lightweight titleholders <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1859/conor-mcgregor">Conor McGregor</a> and <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/233/dustin-poirier">Dustin Poirier</a>, accusing...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/rxbgEH4ynRDFQFn8hdj8lAj8l74=/195x0:1815x1080/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67625941/Megan_Olivi_YT.0.jpg"> <p>ABU DHABI – UFC broadcaster Megan Olivi spoke with reporters in Abu Dhabi to preview <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1164/ufc-fight-island-6-ortega-vs-korean-zombie">UFC Fight Island 6</a> on Saturday, the headliner between <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2838/brian-ortega">Brian Ortega</a> and The Korean Zombie, why she hasn’t watched UFC Fight Island: Declassified...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/mNmVuH9YVUWx_GnFP0KtPUuDdLQ=/228x0:1848x1080/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67626813/Laura_Sanko_YT_3.0.jpg"> <p>ABU DHABI – UFC broadcaster <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2114/laura-sanko">Laura Sanko</a> speaks with reporters in Abu Dhabi to preview UFCFight Island 6 on Saturday, her close relationship with MMA coach and fighter <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/674/james-krause">James Krause</a>, her belief that the promotion should add the 105-pound...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/knKICkRYjwdrXfBnQOJ_NDoOW5E=/117x0:1197x720/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67627033/pre_cyborg.00_15_27_11.Still001.0.jpg"> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/593/cris-cyborg">Cris Cyborg</a> talks about her first Bellator title defense, the Bellator featherweight division, if she wants to fight in Japan, the target on her back, and more.</p>...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/YRqgQdWXuDy-9PSMRrvV3y_XaKU=/0x0:2440x1627/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67627087/013_Sean_Woodson.0.jpg"> <small>Thomas Lakes, MMA Fighting</small> <p>A battle of past Contender Series contract winners is slated for the octagon in November. </p> <p>Multiple people with knowledge of the promotion’s plans confirmed to MMA Fighting that a featherweight matchup between <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/5153/sean-woodson">Sean Woodson</a> and...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/xdM7JVsHbCPPOIqVcTmf26xZVJU=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67627354/105_Arlene_Blencowe.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>Before Bellator 249 on Thursday, featherweight title challenger <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/3275/arlene-blencowe">Arlene Blencowe</a> talks about how she can upset champion <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/593/cris-cyborg">Cris Cyborg</a>, representing Australia, why she’s loyal to Bellator, and more.</p>...