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<img alt="UFC Fight Night: Rivera v AlQaisi" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/FEWU7viMWzIXhlKDqrbmTAnBb-Q=/0x0:3986x2657/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67338572/1264727695.jpg.0.jpg"> <small>Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC</small> <p>Ali Al-Qaisi and <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/5405/tony-kelley">Tony Kelley</a> are expected to meet at the upcoming UFC event on Oct. 10 with the card likely taking place on Yas Island in Abu Dhabi.</p> <p>Multiple...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/TAyXWYt91ipPmxANoz6M_HMYK0w=/0x0:2880x1920/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67338831/145_Kamaru_Usman_x_Colby_Covington.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>The welterweight title is expected to go up for grabs when champion <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2033/kamaru-usman">Kamaru Usman</a> faces off with former teammate <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2911/gilbert-burns">Gilbert Burns</a> at <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1151/ufc-256">UFC 256</a> on Dec. 12. News of the fight was first...

<img alt="Jorge Masvidal and Nate Diaz" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/hAfikA-e1jlMXTzinHsjZEFrb6U=/0x0:2440x1627/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67339040/143_Jorge_Masvidal_x_Nate_Diaz.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>The UFC is interested in running back the first and only “BMF” championship bout in promotion history.</p> <p>A rematch between <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/520/jorge-masvidal">Jorge Masvidal</a> and <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/365/nate-diaz">Nate Diaz</a> is currently being discussed, but no...

<img alt="UFC Fight Night: Pitolo v Kasanganay" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/HoTtzT1CFRgxjWXf0MHVBwyORpY=/0x0:4027x2685/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67339159/1269585697.jpg.0.jpg"> <small>Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC</small> <p>The <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1144/august-29-ufc-event">UFC Vegas 8</a> prelims on ESPN still managed to land in the top 15 rated programs for this past Saturday on cable.</p> <p>The broadcast, which actually kicked off on...

<img alt="Dana White Contender Series" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/ypXETnE9zEm08ABlyr6b_mhcQcA=/8x0:4928x3280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67339449/GettyImages_820798174.0.jpg"> <small>Getty Images</small> <p>MMA Fighting has <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1153/dwcs-season-4-week-5">DWCS Season 4: Week 5</a> results for Tuesday’s event in Las Vegas.</p> <p>In the main event, <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/5446/melsik-baghdasaryan">Melsik Baghdasaryan</a> and <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/5445/dennis-buzukja">Dennis Buzukja</a> will compete in a featherweight contest.</p> <p>Get DWCS Season 4:...

<img alt="Dana White’s Contender Series - Knight v Brundage" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/IESOdUZcCyo7pyp3zoyEH_KKERE=/0x0:3553x2369/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67340103/1270148565.jpg.0.jpg"> <small>Photo by Chris Unger/DWCS LLC/Zuffa LLC</small> <p>Three more tickets were punched to the UFC at <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1153/dwcs-season-4-week-5">DWCS Season 4: Week 5</a> on Tuesday night in Las Vegas. </p> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/5441/william">William Knight</a>, <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/3873/ronnie-lawrence">Ronnie Lawrence</a>,...

<img alt="Daniel Cormier" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/kQijX77cqc7-hESj_cEq85xUQQw=/0x0:1600x1067/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67325040/511_Daniel_Cormier.0.0.jpg"> <small>Daniel Cormier addresses media after Jon Jones’ removal from UFC 200 | Esther Lin/MMAFighting.com</small> <p>In combat sports, rivalries often define careers, sometimes even more so than championships, and in MMA, there has been no bigger rivalry than <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/47/jon-jones">Jon...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/R8_cutY4uMsUdRo2spUzLbNyLqw=/0x0:2880x1920/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67325290/013_athletepanel_Valentina_Shevchenko.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/3494/valentina-shevchenko">Valentina Shevchenko</a> knows nothing is guaranteed in the sport of MMA.</p> <p>That’s why the UFC’s reigning flyweight champion, who originally expected to return in August, opted to take off some extra time following leg surgery to...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/9IBh8xve3lcGnud2vby_AsNhMWM=/0x0:2880x1920/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67325472/031_Claudia_Gadelha_x_Randa_Markos.0.jpg"> <small>Claudia Gadelha won her last two in the UFC, a pair of decisions over Angela Hill and Randa Markos. | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2016/claudia-gadelha">Claudia Gadelha</a> won’t be facing <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4274/yan-xiaonan">Yan Xiaonan</a> at <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1135/ufc-253">UFC 253</a> after all, as...

<img alt="UFC Fight Night: Lawler v Magny" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/symHDpN6iH3oL_3XuMWlQAJukuo=/0x0:5277x3518/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67325637/1269595583.jpg.0.jpg"> <small>Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC</small> <p>Check out episode 14 of Between the Links as Mike Heck moderates the matchup between MMA Fighting’s Jed Meshew and Jose Youngs as they react to <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4120/aleksandar-rakic">Aleksandar Rakic</a>’s win...