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<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/EyJrcdpMKh5EiukZJYel7cwDM4s=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67578709/307_Justin_Gaethje_vs_Dustin_Poirier.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1526/justin-gaethje">Justin Gaethje</a> has heard all the stories about how <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1480/khabib-nurmagomedov">Khabib Nurmagomedov</a> is unbeatable.</p> <p>Considering the way the undefeated Russian has mauled his competition to become the reigning and defending UFC lightweight champion, his reputation isn’t...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/Oq7tSrdriZXHPj_c15llc5VA4YM=/0x0:2880x1920/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67578886/118_ceremonial_James_Krause.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>There’s been a change to the UFC’s Fight Island event on Oct. 17. </p> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4275/muslim-salikhov">Muslim Salikhov</a> has been forced out of his scheduled welterweight matchup with Claudio Silva for undisclosed reasons. Multiple people with knowledge of...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/YDe0LgQVa1B-XeWA8N_NtLkyQnM=/0x0:2440x1627/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67578934/006_Israel_Adesanya.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>With two weeks’ worth of quarantine to get through following his win over <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/3984/paulo-henrique-costa">Paulo Costa</a> at <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1135/ufc-253">UFC 253</a>, middleweight champion <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4366/israel-adesanya">Israel Adesanya</a> has been quite active on social media lately responding to his...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/7XTQPNSoeR5Jo_cS2cpDf23ne2A=/230x0:1850x1080/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67576572/Dequan_Townsend_YT.0.jpg"> <p>ABU DHABI — Light heavyweight <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/5288/dequan-townsend">Dequan Townsend</a> spoke with reporters at the <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1162/ufc-fight-island-4-holm-vs-aldana">UFC Fight Island 4</a> media day ahead of his matchup with <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/5321/dusko-todorovic">Dusko Todorovic</a> this Saturday night. “The Tarantula” explains why he chose to compete after losing...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/DVnY_pM-le50iq0TYe-v7TxG4hs=/120x0:1740x1080/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67576734/Yorgan_De_Castro_YT.0.jpg"> <p>ABU DHABI — <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/weight-class/heavyweight">Heavyweight</a> <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/5114/yorgan-de-castro">Yorgan De Castro</a> previews his co-main event bout with <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4156/carlos-felipe">Carlos Felipe</a> this Saturday at <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1162/ufc-fight-island-4-holm-vs-aldana">UFC Fight Island 4</a>, discusses what he took away from his first UFC loss to <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4732/greg-hardy">Greg Hardy</a> at...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/JtUGy7NiLoil3G3tMXypAEjFXnw=/0x47:3682x2502/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67576873/UFC_FNFI3_002.0.jpg"> <small>Carlos Felipe predicts a knockout victory over Yorgan De Castro in Abu Dhabi. | Zuffa LLC via Getty Images</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4156/carlos-felipe">Carlos Felipe</a> felt the need to issue a public service announcement ahead of Saturday night’s heavyweight contest with <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/5114/yorgan-de-castro">Yorgan...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/xMU2v3IfcOQ3W98cqDPCIljce8I=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67577023/030_James_Gallagher_vs_Chinzo_Machida.0.jpg"> <small>James Gallagher stopped Cal Ellenor inside one round in the main event of Bellator's show in Milan. | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>After 13 months and three bout cancellations, <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/3644/james-gallagher">James Gallagher</a> and <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4746/cal-ellenor">Cal Ellenor</a> finally met inside the...

<img alt="UFC Fight Night Vendramini v Ayari" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/osBGkFO9x89CXh_IIvVustFCC7Y=/0x0:2729x1819/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67577270/1278329760.jpg.0.jpg"> <small>Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4598/luigi-vendramini">Luigi Vendramini</a> got his first octagon win with a highlight-reel knockout at <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1162/ufc-fight-island-4-holm-vs-aldana">UFC Fight Island 4</a>, stopping <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/3678/jessin-ayari">Jessin Ayari</a> with a head kick in the first round....

<img alt="UFC Fight Night Condit v McGee" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/rVnLb1EVrl8TIx_P_1siRzKGYsE=/0x0:4139x2759/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67577566/1278342623.jpg.0.jpg"> <small>Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/106/carlos-condit">Carlos Condit</a> is finally back in the win column.</p> <p>Following five straight losses in a row dating back to a controversial loss to <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/91/robbie-lawler">Robbie Lawler</a> in a welterweight title...

<img alt="UFC Fight Night Townsend v Todorovic" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/XDMSWAXVRNq58ooKIhwhAtn3UX4=/0x0:3949x2633/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67577615/1278344331.jpg.0.jpg"> <small>Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/5321/dusko-todorovic">Dusko Todorovic</a> kept his record perfect by adding a win to his resume with a dominant performance in his octagon debut at <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1162/ufc-fight-island-4-holm-vs-aldana">UFC Fight Island 4</a>.</p> <p>The former Contender...