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<img alt="UFC Fight Night: Moraes v Sandhagen" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/Ej2muBE00bf-otabz0Y06nlSCRw=/0x0:4919x3279/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67613795/1279573347.jpg.0.jpg"> <small>Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4356/cory-sandhagen">Cory Sandhagen</a> made quite the impression in his first UFC main event.</p> <p>Coming off a devastating loss in his last appearance in June, the top-five ranked bantamweight...

<img alt="UFC Fight Night: Kasanganay v Buckley" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/nIm53RhVW6jzr5v3Hh2zvB7vHqo=/0x0:4522x3015/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67613843/1279555931.jpg.0.jpg"> <small>Joaquin Buckley | Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images</small> <p>On a night filled with spectacular finishes, <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/3749/joaquin-buckley">Joaquin Buckley</a> stood above the rest.</p> <p>To the surprise of nobody, Buckley’s once-in-a-lifetime jumping spin kick KO...

<img alt="UFC Fight Night Moraes v Sandhagen: Weigh-Ins" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/Dd71WirXVnfj__rU29O4TguPf4I=/0x0:3884x2589/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67611155/1279348992.jpg.0.jpg"> <small>Marlon Moraes and Corey Sandhagen | Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC</small> <p>MMA Fighting has <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1163/ufc-fight-island-5-moraes-vs-sandhagen">UFC Fight Island 5</a> results fo the Moraes vs. Sandhagen event Saturday night, live blog of the main event,...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/0jb8QtXdX7wtt-R0mAQKyenduRk=/0x0:2880x1920/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67611848/084_Jose_Aldo_x_Marlon_Moraes.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1463/marlon-moraes">Marlon Moraes</a> has a steep hill to climb in his quest for another shot at the UFC bantamweight championship.</p> <p>In this case, the immensity of the challenge is quite literal as Moraes takes on the rangy...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/Uduf4dRCpuk2ECifk7O_sR6RHEU=/0x0:3030x2020/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67612039/12___Chimaev_v_Meerschaert_2020_09_19_CU_0320_2020092053904291.0.jpg"> <small>Khamzat Chimaev is looking for an opponent to headline a UFC card in December. | Zuffa LLC</small> <p>It appears that the UFC is having a hard time finding an opponent for <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/5368/khamzat-chimaev">Khamzat Chimaev</a>.</p> <p>The undefeated Russian, who made a lot...

<img alt="Jon Jones" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/IhhqGBlxraYVxuzshG-dp0XbwJQ=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67612239/049_Jon_Jones.0.0.jpg"> <small>Jon Jones cups his hand to his ear | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>This week, the MMA world has been dominated by the ongoing beef between UFC middleweight champion <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4366/israel-adesanya">Israel Adesanya</a> and former light heavyweight champion <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/47/jon-jones">Jon...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/j7zIbcV39zQyvnWsfDD5iUs1xt0=/0x0:4499x2999/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67612336/UFC_JH_20201009_5674_2020100953347765.0.jpg"> <small>Edson Barboza looks for his first win as a featherweight against Makwan Amirkhani in Abu Dhabi. | Zuffa LLC</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/56/edson-barboza">Edson Barboza</a> doesn’t think it’s fair that he’s on a losing skid ahead of <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1163/ufc-fight-island-5-moraes-vs-sandhagen">UFC Fight Island 5</a>, but...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/IPi439o-el0Rv1u3b4TRhSViuVo=/178x0:1798x1080/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67608113/frenchhistory.0.jpg"> <small>Ben Zakar strikes Pierre Rouviere below the belt at Mixed Martial Arts Grand Prix in Vitry-sur-Seine, France, on Thursday | UFC Fight Pass</small> <p><em>Welcome to the latest edition of Missed Fists where we shine a light on fights from across...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/2KE8LbMtG6MfdSZ6lkfmYi0W1W8=/0x0:2440x1627/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67608389/131_Ricky_Simon.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>A once-canceled bantamweight matchup between <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1400/brian-kelleher">Brian Kelleher</a> and <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4420/ricky-simon">Ricky Simon</a> is in the works for a Jan. 16 UFC event. </p> <p>Multiple people with knowledge of the booking told MMA Fighting verbal agreements are in...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/LXxOCbaEfbjGaBRcot1Q92mrraA=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67608669/056_Carla_Esparza_x_Tatiana_Suarez.0.jpg"> <small>Carla Esparza won't battle Brazilian prospect Amanda Ribas at the UFC 256 card in Las Vegas. | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/5015/amanda-ribas">Amanda Ribas</a> needs a new opponent for <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1151/ufc-256">UFC 256.</a></p> <p>Ribas had an in the works matchup with Carla...