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<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/Eh7UAbVt5M0_ocZtP1noJieFsq0=/0x0:1500x1000/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67428666/13_Alesha_Zappitella.0.jpg"> <small>Dave Mandel, Invicta FC</small> <p>There is a brand new Invicta FC atomweight champion, and her name is <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4533/alesha-zappitella">Alesha Zappitella</a>.</p> <p>“Half Pint” took on <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1847/ashley-cummins">Ashley Cummins</a> for the vacant title in the main event of <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1160/invicta-fc-42">Invicta FC 42</a> in...

<img alt="UFC Fight Night Woodley v Burns: Weigh-Ins" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/hR4tYU9SSGVFfAhI9obwILsPuxE=/0x0:5134x3423/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67429474/1216202461.jpg.0.jpg"> <small>Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images</small> <p>At the <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1149/ufc-vegas-11-covington-vs-woodley">UFC Vegas 11</a> weigh-ins, all 28 fighters on Saturday’s fight card in Las Vegas will step on the scale Friday morning local time....

<img alt="The Ultimate Fighter 19 Finale weigh-in photos" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/DjtZ-JP1irf99Bhl1FsBUDwtgDo=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67429660/015_Kevin_Lee.1404593107.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>On Thursday, UFC President <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2230/dana-white">Dana White</a> revealed the news that the MMA world had been waiting on since August: <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/455/michael-chandler">Michael Chandler</a> <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/2020/9/17/21443783/dana-white-announces-michael-chandler-signing-backup-khabib-nurmagomedov-justin-gaethje-ufc-254">was officially signing with the UFC</a>....

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/4ln-6zjxm-0unn655YCipIhA_E4=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67429989/040_Colby_Covington.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2975/colby-covington">Colby Covington</a> and <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/221/tyron-woodley">Tyron Woodley</a> have engaged in one of the most heated rivalries in the sport over the past few years but now the former teammates turned opponents will finally clash in the...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/UmtDOLtqLq5nNUniXPhz2bXbAVs=/0x274:1063x983/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67430210/izzypuma.0.jpg"> <small>Israel Adesanya | @stylebender, Twitter</small> <p>Ahead of his next title defense, <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4366/israel-adesanya">Israel Adesanya</a> is making the most of a big sponsorship opportunity.</p> <p>The UFC middleweight champion shows off his signature style and spouts off some words of wisdom in a...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/opOOCXfrHEy_R_NT74TJ5vtmigQ=/0x327:1080x1047/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67430362/101137771_101115824945160_4416432012390955433_n.0.jpg"> <small>Bubba Jenkins, Wellington “Megaton” Dias, Mackenzie Dern, and Juan Gomez | @brazilian_samurai_mma, Instagram</small> <p>A physical altercation at the gym left Juan Gomez more concerned about the damage to his reputation than any actual injury.</p> <p>The striking coach recently found himself getting...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/8Nz6hEcVkOrCXTwB-S8BCkZrTpI=/0x0:1069x713/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67430698/capitanko.0.jpg"> <small>@ONEChampionship, Twitter</small> <p>Capitan’s first ONE Championship fight is in the books and his name is now in the promotion’s record books too.</p> <p>The Thai kickboxing champion set a ONE Super Series record on Friday at ONE Championship: A New Breed 3...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/vGVNiBjodWwwmwfYAGKNgOkjSSU=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67430796/143_Tony_Ferguson_vs_Kevin_Lee.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/538/anthony-ferguson">Tony Ferguson</a> won’t be fighting <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/233/dustin-poirier">Dustin Poirier</a> or anybody else at UFC 254.</p> <p>That’s according to UFC president <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2230/dana-white">Dana White</a>, who just days ago teased that Ferguson had been offered a new opponent after...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/b_H7SWlFVeqxAfOnlYnuYAjdPxg=/0x0:2880x1920/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67426925/011_Daron_Cruickshank.0.jpg"> <small>Daron Cruickshank is coming off a three straight losses under the RIZIN and Bellator banners. | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1104/daron-cruickshank">Daron Cruickshank</a>’s next fight is now booked.</p> <p>“Detroit Superstar” inked a one-bout deal with Taura MMA for Oct. 30 and...

<img alt="UFC Fight Night Covington v Woodley: Press Conference" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/cnlW1NVgwqIuWzG70NPrLV1_518=/0x0:4490x2993/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67427161/1273201836.jpg.0.jpg"> <small>Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC</small> <p>A fight-week verbal altercation between middleweights <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/5368/khamzat-chimaev">Khamzat Chimaev</a> and <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1970/gerald-meerschaert">Gerald Meerschaert</a> got a little spicer at the <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1149/ufc-vegas-11-covington-vs-woodley">UFC Vegas 11</a> press conference, with Meerschaert betting...