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<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/lHGT_ImZnj9ujYHzSZlBg7bSjTE=/0x249:855x819/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67350671/summersecurity.0.jpg"> <small>Summer Tapasa-Sataraka | @danawhite, Twitter</small> <p>Summer Tapasa-Sataraka took UFC President <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2230/dana-white">Dana White</a>’s job offer and went from Hawaii to “The Ninth Island.”</p> <p>The former Best Buy employee made <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/2020/1/11/21061760/ex-best-buy-employee-gets-job-offer-from-dana-white-after-thwarting-alleged-robbery">headlines</a> in January when she stopped a thief from stealing a...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/IB28VFb27XBOIptNkXWpPZXDddU=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67351382/142_Yan_Xiaonan.0.jpg"> <small>Chinese strawweight contender Yan Xiaonan is unbeaten in five UFC appearances. | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>The UFC plans on keeping <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight/10548/claudia-gadelha-vs-yan-xiaonan">Claudia Gadelha vs. Yan Xiaonan</a> on <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/2020/9/1/21410067/knee-injury-claudia-gadelha-out-ufc-253-fight-yan-xiaonan">despite Gadelha’s knee injury</a>, moving the strawweight bout from Sept. 26...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/NLg2nQ4OZWarQWWSYd6r-bQsVfw=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67352257/259_Rafael_Dos_Anjos_vs_Colby_Covington.0.jpg"> <small>Colby Covington | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>The grudge match between <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2975/colby-covington">Colby Covington</a> and <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/221/tyron-woodley">Tyron Woodley</a> is set to go down this month.</p> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1149/ufc-vegas-11-covington-vs-woodley">UFC Vegas 11</a> is scheduled to take place Sept. 19 at UFC APEX in Las...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/K3ASxUg2NI6-f3urqoigEGoH73E=/164x0:1784x1080/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67352407/PereiraStill0.0.jpg"> <p>UFC welterweight <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4964/michel-pereira">Michel Pereira</a> spoke with the media ahead of his fight with <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4888/zelim-imadaev">Zelim Imadaev</a> this Saturday at UFC Vegas 9.</p> <p>“Demolidor” discussed it being the last fight on his current contract, wanting to stay with the promotion moving forward,...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/Ewbs7jG_UkYrwwBaD484GI0Nrx4=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67352765/121_Sijara_Eubanks.0.jpg"> <small>Sijara Eubanks | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>This weekend’s card has lost a fight, but next weekend’s card has picked one up.</p> <p>Multiple sources confirmed to MMA Fighting that <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/5324/karol-rosa">Karol Rosa</a> is out of her scheduled fight with <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/3260/sijara-eubanks">Sijara...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/VuuGijzU13OQ2H2HpDXdTAc9R08=/178x0:1798x1080/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67352868/OvereemStill10.0.jpg"> <small>MMA Fighting</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/32/alistair-overeem">Alistair Overeem</a> believes he’s close to one more shot at the UFC heavyweight title.</p> <p>However, the division is currently in flux with <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/373/daniel-cormier">Daniel Cormier</a>’s exit, <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/47/jon-jones">Jon Jones</a>’s possible entry, and current champion <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/775/stipe-miocic">Stipe Miocic</a> awaiting...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/HgxHux_L89Z3x9_pi-kzRtbtfDY=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67352945/121_Julian_Lane.0.jpg"> <small>Julian Lane (pictured) fights Thiago Alves at BKFC 12 on Sept. 11 in Daytona Beach, Fla. | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/104/thiago-alves">Thiago Alves</a> has a new opponent for his bare-knuckle boxing debut.</p> <p>The Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship announced Thursday that...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/oqcN-sYi4GS81PcPeejiGDUmAC8=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67345810/423_Glover_Teixeira.0.jpg"> <small>Glover Teixeira | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>Former UFC title contender <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/388/glover-teixeira">Glover Teixeira</a> has tested positive for COVID-19 and his upcoming fight against <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/938/thiago-santos">Thiago Santos</a> will no longer take place on Sept. 12.</p> <p>The highly anticipated showdown is expected...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/Qadd8FX5w8nEZ8H7rrTeC7U0DLU=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67346442/219_Tyron_Woodley.0.0.jpg"> <small>Tyron Woodley | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>At <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1148/ufc-vegas-10">UFC Vegas 10</a> in two weeks, <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/221/tyron-woodley">Tyron Woodley</a> will finally get his chance to fight longtime rival <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2975/colby-covington">Colby Covington</a>. It’s a fight that has been years in the making...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/goThou_RGP8qUx7ruBlxd2aD41A=/0x0:2880x1920/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67346722/082_Michel_Pereira_x_Tristan_Connelly.0.jpg"> <small>Michel Pereira returns to the octagon to battle Zelim Imadaev at UFC Vegas 9 | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4964/michel-pereira">Michel Pereira</a> became a must-watch attraction in the UFC following a devastating first-round knockout over <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/171/daniel-roberts">Danny Roberts</a> in his...