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<img alt="UFC Fight Night Covington v Woodley: Press Conference" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/LDsfDHbfJNWVuWUK-oZfLaUsERg=/0x0:4269x2846/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67598081/1273202479.jpg.0.jpg"> <small>Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC</small> <p>A Clark County (Nev.) judge on Wednesday dismissed a lawsuit against UFC President <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2230/dana-white">Dana White</a> after a Las Vegas man convicted of extorting him over a sex...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/Ey0rmjik1vMtUzobgJwLwzJgRHg=/0x0:2440x1627/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67598196/069_Corey_Anderson_x_Johnny_Walker.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>Former UFC light heavyweight <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2846/corey-anderson">Corey Anderson</a> will make his Bellator MMA debut on Nov. 5 when he faces off with noted striker <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/485/melvin-manhoef">Melvin Manhoef</a> at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Conn.</p> <p>Bellator officials announced...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/casXLYgv5DL3it3V8U8L2PfS2zA=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67598401/054_Alex_Oliveira.0.jpg"> <small>Alex Oliveira will replace Elizeu Zaleski against Shavkat Rakhmonov on Fight Island. | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/5322/shavkat-rakhmonov">Shavkat Rakhmonov</a> has a new opponent for his octagon debut at UFC 254.</p> <p>The Uzbek welterweight, who was originally booked to face <a...

<img alt="Antonio Silva (Wagner Carmo, Inovafoto)" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/12hbD3UFPr5zHoGSuPAIsAHmgCo=/0x0:2040x1360/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67598630/Antonio_Silva.0.jpg"> <small>Former UFC heavyweight title contender Antonio Silva is set to fight at Taura MMA 11 in Florida. | Wagner Carmo, Inovafoto</small> <p>Taura MMA has a home in the United States.</p> <p>The Brazilian-based promotion kicked off a new...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/354_C3d3reEjndcCa-0LC5cUlwI=/0x0:2880x1920/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67598842/010_Khabib_Nurmagomedov_x_Tony_Ferguson.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>The UFC uses social media metrics to predict the buyrate of its pay-per-views. If YouTube views equal buys, the promotion is going to do pretty well when <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1480/khabib-nurmagomedov">Khabib Nurmagomedov</a> and <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1526/justin-gaethje">Justin Gaethje</a> unify the...

<img alt="Michael Chandler and Brent Primus" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/_Gg6rYWnM0WkSF_CB5eYFp16dB4=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67593767/135_Michael_Chandler_and_Brent_Primus.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>In August, <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/455/michael-chandler">Michael Chandler</a> fought the last fight of his Bellator MMA contract, knocking out former UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson at Bellator 243. After the win, Chandler entered free agency,...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/XsAfBmZWDw9q81f81nTPdGwCPws=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67594077/002_Bec_Rawlings.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>Thanks to the global coronavirus pandemic, <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2017/bec-hyatt">Bec Rawlings</a> has only fought one time in 2020, and while she’s holding out hope to book another matchup before the end of the year, nothing is guaranteed right...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/O-bIuNX3DbxFYxmJTMbt7U141Fo=/0x0:2880x1920/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67594252/044_Cory_Sandhagen_x_Raphael_Assuncao.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>At <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1163/ufc-fight-island-5-moraes-vs-sandhagen">UFC Fight Island 5</a> media day, check out all the stars from the main card Wednesday morning in Abu Dhabi.</p> <p>The schedule is as follows:</p> <p>10 a.m. ET <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4356/cory-sandhagen">Cory Sandhagen</a></p> <p>10:15 a.m. <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/3132/makwan-amirkhani">Makwan Amirkhani</a></p> <p>10:30 a.m....

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/9LwjfQ_j5pN2tPshhu5fqfjolwg=/0x0:2440x1627/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67594879/030_Ben_Sosoli.0.jpg"> <small>Ben Sosoli went winless in the UFC after bouts with Greg Hardy and Marcos Rogerio de Lima. | Thomas Lakes, MMA Fighting</small> <p>Hard hitting heavyweight <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/5150/ben-sosoli">Ben Sosoli</a> was cut from the UFC, promotion officials told MMA Fighting.</p> <p>Sosoli, who fought...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/Itz5MgliYFTM-tpyKcWybVFDgP8=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67589850/IMG_5691.0.jpg"> <small>Aung La N Sang | ONE Championship</small> <p>ONE Championship’s MMA stars are coming back in a big way.</p> <p>The promotion <a href="https://www.onefc.com/news/4-world-title-fights-announced-for-one-inside-the-matrix-on-30-october/">announced</a> four championship bouts for its upcoming “ONE Championship: Inside The Matrix” event set to take place on Oct. 30...