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<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/hO_sWs9PEcQq3x4It9BaYT4gCaM=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67388845/170_Michael_Page_vs_Ricky_Rainey.0.0.0.jpg"> <small>Michael “Venom” Page | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>Bellator will make history next month when it becomes the first U.S.-based promotion to hold an event in France when it hosts Bellator Paris on Oct. 10 at Accor Arena.</p> <p><a href="https://twitter.com/arielhelwani/status/1304209168589623298">ESPN</a> broke...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/M-bK6DUm4pwZPg1OJRhY_hcUUaU=/0x0:476x317/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67389098/missedfistsfinger.0.jpg"> <small>Bayaman Nurmamat salutes his opponent at an event in Irkutsk, Russia on Aug. 29, 2020 | @kuluev_bayaman, Instagram</small> <p><em>Welcome to the latest edition of Missed Fists where we shine a light on fights from across the globe that may have...

<img alt="Juan Archuleta" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/aycbKbY9YxQf_L5EylO7faIj_cg=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67389471/114_Juan_Archuleta.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>MMA Fighting has <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1150/bellator-246">Bellator 246</a> weigh-in video for Saturday’s event at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Conn.</p> <p>In the main event, <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/3227/juan-archuleta">Juan Archuleta</a> and <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4994/patrick-mix">Patrick Mix</a> will have to hit the bantamweight title...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/EMqvYys_TXWj5_0fc2z1Ct1oTd8=/0x0:4319x2879/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67389710/FN_Vegas3_WeighIn_2020_06_19_CU_0017_20200619111132537.0.jpg"> <small>Roosevelt Roberts (pictured) fights short-notice replacement Kevin Croom in a lightweight bout Saturday at UFC Vegas 10 | Zuffa LLC</small> <p>An injury has knocked <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/3114/matt-frevola">Matt Frevola</a> out of his upcoming fight against <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4349/roosevelt-roberts">Roosevelt Roberts</a>.</p> <p>The UFC <a href="https://www.ufc.com/news/statement-ufc-fight-night-waterson-vs-hill">announced</a> Friday...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/lWZM8gjA2kTupo2wgao6sgANwP8=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67382842/120_Jalin_Turner.0.jpg"> <small>Jalin Turner (pictured) now fights Brok Weaver in a lightweight bout at UFC Vegas 10 this Saturday | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/3582/jalin-turner">Jalin Turner</a> will fight this month after all.</p> <p>One week after his bout with <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4636/thiago-moises">Thiago Moises</a> was...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/ZrRSrZ23gl7kdFc-0YM6t4KWNTc=/0x0:2880x1920/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67382997/105_Thiago_Alves.0.jpg"> <small>Thiago Alves makes his BKFC debut this Friday | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>The Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship returns to action this Friday, Sept. 11, with BKFC 12 from Daytona Beach, Fla. as former UFC title contender <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/104/thiago-alves">Thiago Alves</a>...

<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,...