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<figure> <img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/0GGeFB7b0QczxN8ASWOVBZsRDKw=/0x0:2440x1627/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/68724303/117_Kelvin_Gastelum_x_Darren_Till.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Darren Till | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</figcaption> </figure> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/weight-class/middleweight">Middleweight</a> contenders <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/3278/darren-till">Darren Till</a> and <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/3761/marvin-vettori">Marvin Vettori</a> meet in a pivotal bout this April.</p> <p>MMA...

<figure> <img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/ox565V90DD3xN-LYm7W5k4ABaV8=/153x0:1773x1080/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/68724554/julianna.0.jpg"> </figure> <p>ABU DHABI – After submitting <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1757/sara-mcmann">Sara McMann</a>, veteran UFC bantamweight <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2296/julianna-pena">Julianna Pena</a> doubled down on her callout of two-division champ <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/377/amanda-nunes">Amanda Nunes</a> after a win at <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1179/ufc-257">UFC...

<figure> <img alt="UFC 257: Tavares v Carlos Junior" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/9gRh9yD5TM1SKErGprPvlHQawWI=/0x0:4398x2932/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/68724955/1298043988.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Arman Tsarukyan and Matt Frevola | Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC</figcaption> </figure> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1179/ufc-257">UFC 257</a> will already go down as...

<figure> <img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/nYlBaSxJRO5yzPhBj2yEgJdy1UE=/0x0:2880x1920/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/68725259/132_Kamaru_Usman.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Kamaru Usman | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</figcaption> </figure> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2033/kamaru-usman">Kamaru Usman</a> and former teammate <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2911/gilbert-burns">Gilbert Burns</a> will have their day in the cage next...

<figure> <img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/ZaRZnlBr5aAF1sOeNPUyh_KBlrY=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/68720657/120_Robert_Whittaker_x_Israel_Adesanya.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Robert Whittaker (pictured) fought twice in 2020, defeating Darren Till and Jared Cannonier on Fight Island | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</figcaption> </figure> <p>Two middleweight contenders...

<figure> <img alt="UFC 257: Poirier v McGregor" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/ZWcO2xXpDQ3ZYlKS0XQHkXYuwvU=/0x0:4716x3144/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/68720705/1298058901.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Conor McGregor | Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC</figcaption> </figure> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1859/conor-mcgregor">Conor McGregor</a> may have headlined the first UFC pay-per-view of the...

<figure> <img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/FjfVIyzjl8U7G2Y2LwCivQKo4_A=/0x0:2880x1920/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/68721391/032_Georges_St_Pierre.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</figcaption> </figure> <p>For the past several years, UFC lightweight champion <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1480/khabib-nurmagomedov">Khabib Nurmagomedov</a> and his team have been stating their desire to...

<figure> <img alt="UFC 257: Poirier v McGregor" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/OduNn7wzJIbkTAgA3SeYedJwcgo=/8x0:4268x2840/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/68721611/1298052749.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Conor McGregor | Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC</figcaption> </figure> <p>In hindsight, <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1859/conor-mcgregor">Conor McGregor</a>’s most recent legacy-building moment may have been...

<figure> <img alt="UFC 257: Poirier v McGregor" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/IrdaEIZuUSNR6Tu7qVEtsqQIXHo=/0x0:4430x2953/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/68721739/1298058905.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC</figcaption> </figure> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2230/dana-white">Dana White</a> promised that <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1179/ufc-257">UFC 257</a> would go down as one of the...

<figure> <img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/IeypQC-GVwMMTBQDmKthfJM79Co=/147x0:1767x1080/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/68721855/WTH_43CleanThumbnail.0.jpg"> </figure> <p>On this week’s episode of What the Heck, MMA Fighting’s Mike Heck chats with UFC welterweight <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1643/michael-chiesa">Michael Chiesa</a> (10:27) to recap his <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1183/ufc-fight-island-8">UFC Fight Island 8</a> main event win...