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<figure> <img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/ZSuL_Scg8hiTcP1egcalGj9V8ic=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/68570240/135_Max_Holloway.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</figcaption> </figure> <p>The UFC plans to maximize its exposure in 2021. </p> <p>Multiple people with knowledge of the promotion’s plans confirmed to MMA...

<figure> <img alt="Rose Namajunas" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/egDGEn4bp_2xr5BODLFT5NcUM-c=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/68565241/306_Rose_Namajunas.0.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Rose Namajunas | Esther Lin</figcaption> </figure> <p>Earlier this year, <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2024/rose-namajunas">Rose Namajunas</a> avenged her loss to <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2360/jessica-andrade">Jessica Andrade</a>, winning a split decision at...

<figure> <img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/can2YDWKPorWeybFC9vBVH7l0GU=/0x0:1786x1191/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/68565535/galvao_adesanya.0.jpg"> <figcaption>UFC champion Israel Adesanya received a purple belt in BJJ by the hands of Andre Galvao. | Photo via Andre Galvao</figcaption> </figure> <p>MMA observers expected...

<figure> <img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/Hgcqas91cFzwUmpUoomsK4SOWJQ=/300x0:1920x1080/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/68565814/30_BTL_Thumb_Clean.0.jpg"> </figure> <p>Check out episode 30 of Between the Links as MMA Fighting’s Mike Heck, Alexander K. Lee and Jed Meshew change up the format this week to give a preview of the...

<figure> <img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/KYjzxC82zB9bUndLdR1IbFyam1s=/0x0:2880x1920/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/68565960/139_Dustin_Poirier.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Dustin Poirier | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</figcaption> </figure> <p>The UFC’s return to Fight Island is now official.</p> <p>On Tuesday, UFC President <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2230/dana-white">Dana White</a> announced via...

<figure> <img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/D2kwbxVOmOWrJCY8zPgyKasM_vs=/0x0:920x613/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/68560800/S18K3407.1538304065.0.jpeg"> <figcaption>Kickboxing star Tenshin Nasukawa (pictured, right) will return to the RIZIN ring on New Year’s Eve | Rizin FF</figcaption> </figure> <p>RIZIN announced a couple of...

<figure> <img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/wb32GaBm6Ju18QmdUlU011aQQg4=/0x0:2880x1920/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/68561198/123_Alex_Oliveira.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Alex Oliveira | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</figcaption> </figure> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/3206/alex-oliveira">Alex Oliveira</a> and <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/3516/randy-brown">Randy Brown</a> are getting the chance to start 2021 on the winning...

<figure> <img alt="UFC 256: Figueiredo v Moreno" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/NeRJ-kQzfxjYmVRh6IA63EtfTwA=/0x0:4511x3007/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/68561989/1290965047.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC</figcaption> </figure> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4188/deiveson-figueiredo">Deiveson Figueiredo</a> finally sat down and re-watched his epic five-round war with <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/3844/brandon-moreno">Brandon...

<figure> <img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/lem_cwHj4zqb35j2a8kDV0_sqdo=/0x0:2880x1920/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/68562216/098_Amanda_Nunes_x_Germaine_de_Randamie.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Amanda Nunes | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</figcaption> </figure> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/377/amanda-nunes">Amanda Nunes</a> will kick off her 2021 campaign with a featherweight title defense.</p> <p>MMA Fighting confirmed with...

<figure> <img alt="Greg Jackson" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/c4vZVxWZTSJLubjHwSdjmh1wMHk=/0x0:1100x733/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/68562893/012_Greg_Jackson.0.jpg"> </figure> <p>Famed MMA coach <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2246/greg-jackson">Greg Jackson</a> is considering a run for Congress.</p> <p>The 46-year-old trainer, who operates out of the Jackson-Wink Academy in Albuquerque, is currently exploring the possibility of running...