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<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/VuE9-Sfax5o9N6OSlF40kYsQUvk=/0x0:2880x1920/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67573682/112_Casey_Kenney.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>UFC bantamweight <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4881/casey-kenney">Casey Kenney</a> is hoping that his first trip to Fight Island will last a bit longer than originally anticipated. </p> <p>Kenney will take on <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/5070/heili-alateng">Heili Alateng</a> this Saturday at <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1162/ufc-fight-island-4-holm-vs-aldana">UFC Fight Island...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/H-EFRoO_zrZjFpH5GaFUC8i5mgQ=/0x0:1146x764/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67573905/Screen_Shot_2018_07_26_at_18.51.24.0.png"> <small>www.instagram.com/kiefercrosbie_mma</small> <p>Count <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4631/kiefer-crosbie">Kiefer Crosbie</a> as one person who made the most of his quarantine during the coronavirus pandemic.</p> <p>After fighting in February, the 30-year-old Irish athlete was able to take time off in large part due to the government mandated...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/631InAXSNmBkPeJZodjeYO1Mmd0=/54x0:2048x1329/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67574063/IMG_2099.0.jpg"> <p>Out of the grain silo, Submission Underground rolls on Sunday with a grappler <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/103/chael-sonnen">Chael Sonnen</a> believes is the man to beat. </p> <p>After twice defeating decorated grappler Craig Jones, <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/3190/mason-fowler">Mason Fowler</a> moves on to headline another SUG event against jiu-jitsu...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/SLmncx5wflZfo4GJfYBBJ262So8=/0x0:4492x2995/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67569826/UFC_FN_FI4_018.0.jpg"> <small>Zuffa LLC via Getty Images</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/5368/khamzat-chimaev">Khamzat Chimaev</a> has been one of the brightest spots in the UFC this year. Making his debut in July, Chimaev submitted <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/917/john-phillips">John Phillips</a> at UFC Fight Island 1 and then turned around 10...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/X5zGcKnCv31La-pA0pd4FZ5oTCY=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67570246/109_Mara_Romero_Borella.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>The UFC has once again slimmed down the roster after releasing four more fighters.</p> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4113/mara-romero-borella">Mara Romero Borella</a>, <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/916/yuri-alcantara">Iuri Alcantara</a>, <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4762/jeff-hughes">Jeff Hughes</a> and <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/5068/khadis-ibragimov">Khadis Ibragimov</a> have all been released from the UFC with all...

<img alt="UFC Fight Night Holm v Aldana: Weigh-Ins" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/-7VSk7mi5zSoc3o12sUSd32lnGg=/0x0:4332x2888/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67570699/1278036399.jpg.0.jpg"> <small>Holly Holm | Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC</small> <p>Four of the bantamweight division’s top contenders took care of business ahead of fight night.</p> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1162/ufc-fight-island-4-holm-vs-aldana">UFC Fight Island 4</a> headliners <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2173/holly-holm">Holly Holm</a> and <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2753/irene-aldana">Irene...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/34ClbReFu0QZEGf7_0_jOxMSTOc=/0x0:1090x727/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67570828/Captura_de_Tela_2020_10_02__s_09.49.50.0.png"> <small>Russian lightweight prospect Usman Nurmagomedov is 11-0 as a professional. | Photo via Khabib's IG</small> <p>Undefeated prospect Usman Nurmagomedov has signed with Bellator, his cousin <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1480/khabib-nurmagomedov">Khabib Nurmagomedov</a> <a href="https://www.instagram.com/p/CF1nqpNMJpq">announced</a> Friday on social media. According to the UFC champion, Usman...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/y0hu1Esn9BvXJM_uxRdTe5l2iPQ=/0x0:2880x1920/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67569602/134_Holly_Holm.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>At the <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1162/ufc-fight-island-4-holm-vs-aldana">UFC Fight Island 4</a> weigh-ins, all 22 fighters on Saturday’s fight card in Abu Dhabi are set to step on the scale Friday morning.</p> <p>In the main event, former champ <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2173/holly-holm">Holly Holm</a> and...

<img alt="Khabib Nurmagomedov wants to fight Tony Ferguson on Dec. 30 at UFC 219." src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/sVah9pDL7Utf5X2MpRBGiT5OZBE=/0x0:1890x1260/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67566618/002_Khabib_Nurmagomedov.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1480/khabib-nurmagomedov">Khabib Nurmagomedov</a> has never been shy about addressing his potential retirement, and a win over <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1526/justin-gaethje">Justin Gaethje</a> at UFC 254 would leave...

<img alt="Bellator 170 photos" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/RRfdUvi00zAg1Xb3HCeEfafamzU=/0x0:2000x1333/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67566795/059_Paul_Daley_vs_Brennan_Ward.0.0.jpg"> <small>Paul Daley | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>One day after being ruled out of <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1157/bellator-247-daley-vs-anderson">Bellator 247</a>’s headliner, welterweight veteran <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/107/paul-daley">Paul Daley</a> said his next fight will be his last – and it will take place at...