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<figure> <img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/1oWeM2chz2vboPACqzha3hxLzmU=/246x0:1866x1080/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/70355791/BTL_1.6.21.0.jpg"> </figure> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2230/dana-white">Dana White</a> and Jake Paul kicked off 2022 with a back-and-forth war of words — which is something that happened quite frequently in 2021. But what does it all mean...

<figure> <img alt="Syndication: Florida Times-Union" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/zkK-n4UVE5yICqcJJcjvUMjaL-Q=/0x0:4128x2752/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/70355971/usa_today_15738771.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Clayton Freeman/Florida Times-Union via Imagn Content Services, LLC</figcaption> </figure> <p>Starting with <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1269/ufc-270">UFC 270</a>, the standalone pay-per-view prices for UFC events on ESPN+...

<figure> <img alt="UFC Fight Night Cejudo v Dillashaw" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/g2X7FvIq7SV6kWBCGVr5H1W9EL4=/0x0:3745x2497/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/70356778/1096746078.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Photo by Sarah Stier/Getty Images</figcaption> </figure> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/3800/gregor-gillespie">Gregor Gillespie</a> might be one of the softest spoken fighters on the entire...

<figure> <img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/1Ze5k6DOdvB8Xi-9dJgZq6X9lmA=/0x0:921x614/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/70357084/Screen_Shot_2022_01_05_at_10.50.01_AM.0.png"> </figure> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/3362/francis-ngannou">Francis Ngannou</a>’s coaches are very happy with the reigning UFC heavyweight champion’s progression ahead of his first title defense in less than two weeks. </p> <p>In the second edition of Ngannou’s...

<figure> <img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/AKLb_MfuYu6z1bW4V_W1eTPwvRc=/0x0:2880x1920/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/70357202/109_Nasrat_Haqparast.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</figcaption> </figure> <p>Lightweights <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4233/nasrat-haqparast">Nasrat Haqparast</a> and <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1095/bobby-green">Bobby Green</a> have agreed to meet at the upcoming <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1272/ufc-271-adesanya-vs-whittaker-2">UFC 271</a> pay-per-view in...

<figure> <img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/4scwNuDqj7gBSSU5VBMGwVmud98=/0x0:3850x2567/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/70357506/dRx4D37I.0.jpeg"> <figcaption>Sinead Kavanagh | Lucas Noonan, Bellator MMA</figcaption> </figure> <p>An all-Irish battle is set for Bellator Dublin.</p> <p>Officials <a href="https://twitter.com/Bellator_Europe/status/1479030297660432385">announced</a> Thursday that <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/3945/sinead-kavanagh">Sinead Kavanagh</a> (7-5) will...

<figure> <img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/nFWQpzn191EMexJtnX7XoNW3-OI=/0x0:4820x3213/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/70357545/UFC_JB_2021_06_05_0357_2021060561609691.0.jpeg"> <figcaption>Ariane Lipski (right) is looking to improve to 4-4 in the UFC with a win over JJ Aldrich in March. | Zuffa LLC</figcaption> </figure> <p><a...

<figure> <img alt="UFC 269: Oliveira v Poirier" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/ZsdRLJY_WZHw39FD4_4u0hFczvk=/0x0:3159x2106/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/70354002/1358895079.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Charles Oliveira | Photo by Carmen Mandato/Getty Images</figcaption> </figure> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/103/chael-sonnen">Chael Sonnen</a> <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/2021/11/16/22784971/morning-report-chael-sonnen-calls-conor-mcgregor-a-little-rich-weirdo-mcgregor-responds">may not have entirely liked the year Conor...

<figure> <img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/jIQke43rUNOLu71NivWTUWUVPVw=/142x0:1762x1080/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/70354139/P4PRankings.0.jpg"> </figure> <p class="p--has-dropcap"><em>Welcome to the latest update to the MMA Fighting pound-for-pound rankings, where every month our esteemed panel of experts sort through the noise to answer one question: Who are the...

<figure> <img alt="MMA: SEP 25 UFC 266" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/2tMYjPgbv_QApTh-8cUvzBD1QBc=/0x0:3000x2000/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/70354337/1235528056.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Alexander Volkanovski | Photo by Louis Grasse/PxImages/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images</figcaption> </figure> <p>According to the oddsmakers, it’s <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4234/alexander-volkanovski">Alexander Volkanovski</a> and...