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<img alt="Michelle Waterson" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/ONi0KLHD80UdrBi2g0FfrCQEzhA=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67384097/108_Michelle_Waterson.0.0.jpg"> <small>Michelle Waterson | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>At the <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1148/ufc-vegas-10">UFC Vegas 10</a> virtual media day, the top fighters at Saturday’s event will speak to the media on Thursday afternoon, and you can check out a full video of...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/UqAr8OGOFPdbphHnpfKqBNndvBI=/65x0:1685x1080/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67384746/044_Stephen_Thompson_x_Vicente_Luque.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1559/stephen-thompson">Stephen Thompson</a> is all healed up and eyeing a November return to the octagon.</p> <p>With the ever-evolving state of the welterweight division, “Wonderboy” knows he has limited options currently on the road to another title opportunity.</p> <p>Thompson...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/Ld1ALnYQUNfZdCtgjkOSAAzFDlU=/184x0:1804x1080/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67385153/imadamasvidal.0.jpg"> <small>Bellator MMA, YouTube</small> <p>Bellator MMA has had many memorable finishes in its 12-year history and you can watch some of the wildest ones in a video released this week.</p> <p>The promotion made a compilation of it’s “Top Craziest Finishes,” which you...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/uKqAL98SKD3wsZBBeH1q4tQHL6Y=/0x0:3537x2358/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67386043/UFC_FNVegas5_Weigh_in_022.0.jpg"> <small>Ed Herman | Zuffa LLC via Getty Images</small> <p>In his 17-year career, <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/639/ed-herman">Ed Herman</a> has seen it all. But even he wasn’t prepared for the chaos that defined the first nine months of 2020.</p> <p>Amid social unrest, a global pandemic,...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/MuZkdIyGEdnHUw_yA5RVT_rsg7k=/0x0:2880x1920/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67386320/120_Dustin_Poirier.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>A highly anticipated lightweight fight between <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/233/dustin-poirier">Dustin Poirier</a> and <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/538/anthony-ferguson">Tony Ferguson</a> is no longer expected to take place at UFC 254 in October.</p> <p>While the matchup was never officially signed, the UFC had engaged in...

<img alt="Israel Adesanya" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/Nvd1MrBkc23CUxNv89I_6xvBS3E=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67385156/057_Israel_Adesanya.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>At the <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1135/ufc-253">UFC 253</a> <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight/10455/israel-adesanya-vs-paulo-costa">Israel Adesanya vs. Paulo Costa</a> virtual media day, the middleweight champ and title challenger will speak to the media on Thursday afternoon, and you can check out a full...

<img alt="Dustin Poirier" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/Vw7b5AWCphTc8ZSWUgbc7cwUTvY=/0x0:2880x1920/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67381415/139_Dustin_Poirier.0.jpg"> <small>Dustin Poirier | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/233/dustin-poirier">Dustin Poirier</a> vs. <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/538/anthony-ferguson">Tony Ferguson</a> isn’t signed, sealed, and delivered just yet.</p> <p>A bout between the two former interim lightweight champions has been rumored for some time now, with the UFC...

<img alt="Lyoto Machida punches Phil Davis EL MMAF" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/wXayemFR14v_Qf4giSgahJAZj-0=/0x0:1100x733/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67381822/088_Lyoto_Machida_vs_Phil_Davis.0.jpg"> <small>Phil Davis and Lyoto Machida at UFC 163 on Aug. 3, 2013, in Rio de Janeiro | Esther Lin</small> <p><em>Few things infuriate MMA fans more than a fight being scored incorrectly, though the term...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/tRgGdGtPJ1YPYrkj44NMDa7kJjw=/142x0:1762x1080/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67382147/wth_ep24_clean.0.jpg"> <p>On this week’s episode of <em>What the Heck</em>, MMA Fighting’s Mike Heck speaks with UFC middleweight <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1970/gerald-meerschaert">Gerald Meerschaert</a> (5:23) to preview his upcoming fight with <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/5368/khamzat-chimaev">Khamzat Chimaev</a> on Sept. 19, plus he talks about being a sizable underdog, <a...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/tC09jZ6kEzgQG01nvlH_mCE38OI=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67382590/148_Lyoto_Machida.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>MMA Fighting has <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1138/bellator-245">Bellator 245</a> weigh-in video for Friday’s event at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Conn.</p> <p>In the main event, <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/42/phil-davis">Phil Davis</a> and <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/49/lyoto-machida">Lyoto Machida</a> successfully hit the light heavyweight title limit of...