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<img alt="UFC Fight Night: Whittaker v Till Weigh-in" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/QqpVSx1aVJSH3_tTMripg92ju2g=/0x0:4278x2852/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67363688/1227765793.jpg.0.jpg"> <small>Khamzat Chimaev | Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images</small> <p>A middleweight showdown between highly touted prospect <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> is currently in the works for the upcoming UFC...

<img alt="Dana White’s Contender Series - Knight v Brundage" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/Cnm9JoxQR3R3Li7vNWEHGHkupPs=/0x0:2625x1750/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67363997/1270148520.jpg.0.jpg"> <small>Photo by Chris Unger/DWCS LLC/Zuffa LLC</small> <p>A light heavyweight matchup between Contender Series contract winners is set for the UFC’s next pay-per-view event.</p> <p>After earning a full-on roster spot with the UFC this past...

<img alt="UFC Fight Night: Overeem v Sakai" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/zqvGH2F-FpUZqoH8vepjKUuIFM8=/0x0:3017x2011/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67361736/1228364935.jpg.0.jpg"> <small>Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images</small> <p>With UFC Vegas 9 in the books, MMA Fighting’s Mike Heck, Jose Youngs, Alexander K. Lee and E. Casey Leydon break down the top storylines from Saturday...

<img alt="UFC Fight Night: Overeem v Sakai" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/piR2iUnYYgXPcoMoyobHsfK3U8E=/0x63:4342x2958/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67362177/1270880597.jpg.5.jpg"> <small>Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/32/alistair-overeem">Alistair Overeem</a> received a lot of praise for his fifth-round TKO finish against <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2252/augusto-sakai">Augusto Sakai</a> in the UFC Vegas 9 main event, but there was at least one...

<img alt="UFC Fight Night: Pereira v Imadaev" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/CcrYmKxbRoNUvE6otmxm5OQm0hI=/0x0:4521x3014/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67362399/1270873145.jpg.0.jpg"> <small>Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC</small> <p>UFC welterweight <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4964/michel-pereira">Michel Pereira</a>’s repeated slaps of <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4888/zelim-imadaev">Zelim Imadaev</a> were payback for a heated weigh-in at UFC Vegas 9.</p> <p>Imadaev slapped Pereira after the two faced off on Friday,...

<img alt="Alistair Overeem and Augusto Sakai" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/hGuxbX3qfT_cJTV8rr4UGZHPWcQ=/0x0:3701x2467/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67361441/1228342815.jpg.0.jpg"> <small>Alistair Overeem and Augusto Sakai will compete in the UFC Vegas 9 main event Saturday night. | Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images</small> <p>This is the UFC Vegas 9 live blog for <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight/10490/alistair-overeem-vs-augusto-sakai">Alistair...

<img alt="UFC Fight Night: Saint Preux v Menifield" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/NgMa0DeBHfDRUUv_goLs4WX_vb8=/0x0:3761x2507/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67361458/1270875373.jpg.0.jpg"> <small>Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/313/ovince-st-preux">Ovince Saint Preux</a> scored a walk-off knockout that he’ll never forget in the UFC Vegas 9 co-main event.</p> <p>After exchanging strikes with <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/3432/alonzo-menifield">Alonzo Menifield</a> for the better part...

<img alt="Alistair Overeem" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/pRcmm0umVs5BXyGaIRRYSuz5oaM=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67361551/302_Alistair_Overeem.0.0.jpg"> <small>Alistair Overeem | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>The UFC Vegas 9 post-fight press conference is the last piece of business to take care of after the action is over in the octagon, and we have the live video below...

<img alt="UFC Fight Night: Overeem v Sakai" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/eG7fIv41AMH2acnuWpp3Eb7LCVs=/0x0:3665x2443/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67361576/1270880567.jpg.0.jpg"> <small>Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/32/alistair-overeem">Alistair Overeem</a> may not have many fights left in his career but he’s certainly making the most of whatever time is remaining in his career.</p> <p>The former UFC title contender...

<img alt="UFC Fight Night: Overeem v Sakai" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/UesmH6vxSYzK2d-TFmxp_Jl9etM=/0x0:4189x2793/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67361578/1270880579.jpg.0.jpg"> <small>Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC</small> <p>Watch Alistair Overeem vs. Augusto Sakai full fight video highlights from UFC Vegas 9’s main event above, courtesy of the UFC.</p> <p>UFC Vegas 9: Overeem vs. Sakai took place Sept. 5...