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<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/EyB61hyOEsELTWIv5ftf5u_RJGA=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67277295/120_Thomas_Almeida.0.jpg"> <small>Thomas Almeida | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>Absentee bantamweight contender <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2935/thomas-almeida">Thomas Almeida</a> is back in the fold.</p> <p>MMA Fighting confirmed with sources that Almeida (22-3) will fight <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/3075/alejandro-perez">Alejandro Perez</a> (21-8-1) at a UFC event on Oct. 10 with a...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/KlBsnWUZM3XRx48RPnLMwDWun-8=/271x0:1783x1008/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67277841/30wZlM1E.0.png"> <small>CamSoda Fight Circus promo art | CamSoda</small> <p>CamSoda is back.</p> <p>While the webcam live streaming company’s first foray into the world of combat sports, CamSoda Legends, was more of a cult hit than a blockbuster, the show left an indelible mark...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/VZpryq93ibME0-eEdV9vIQ1IAsw=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67271797/030_BJ_Penn_x_Ryan_Hall.0.jpg"> <small>Ryan Hall | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>Another booking against <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/821/ricardo-lamas">Ricardo Lamas</a>, another fight cancellation for <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/3382/ryan-hall">Ryan Hall</a>.</p> <p>MMA Fighting confirmed with sources that an injury has forced Hall to withdraw from his scheduled featherweight bout with Lamas that...

<img alt="Fedor Emelianenko, weigh in" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/G185pads2xuRv1z9Sn_2H8Q2-Q4=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67272556/138_Fedor_Emelianenko.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin/MMAFighting.com</small> <p>Last month, former heavyweight champion <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/38/fabricio-werdum">Fabricio Werdum</a> competed for the final time in the UFC. Following his win over <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/164/alexander-gustafsson">Alexander Gustafsson</a> at UFC Fight Island 3, Werdum is now a free agent and...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/Y9AdvIx_OAjYMQhQYgVBmUn6wgo=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67273563/056_Fedor_x_Ryan_Bader.0.jpg"> <small>Ryan Bader | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/39/ryan-bader">Ryan Bader</a> already sits in rarefied air in the history of MMA after becoming one of only a few fighters to ever hold two division titles simultaneously in a major promotion.</p> <p>The former...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/KJMHf0PdoHYKk_jjRudnStqt1Dw=/0x0:1620x1080/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67274091/daraeakswitch.0.jpg"> <small>Daraeak (red gloves) connects with a jumping switch kick on Nauris Bartoska (blue gloves) at a Muay Hardcore show in Thailand | ThaiCh8, YouTube</small> <p><em>Welcome to the latest edition of Missed Fists where we shine a light on fights from...

<img alt="Frankie Edgar weighs in for UFC 205 at Madison Square Garden." src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/RCsPjqqk5Zq57XDv3oFpBpG9FzM=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67274362/015_Frankie_Edgar.0.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>At the UFC on ESPN 15 weigh-ins, all 22 fighters taking part in UFC on ESPN 15 on Saturday night will step on the scale Friday...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/tGpLVHZSVsPNDax6_eGDXaH0yqY=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67236594/044_Ryan_Bader_vs_Phil_Davis.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>With <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/47/jon-jones">Jon Jones</a> recently vacating his UFC light heavyweight title, there’s no longer a clear-cut No. 1 at 205 pounds in the sport. While <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/39/ryan-bader">Ryan Bader</a> doesn’t get caught up in the UFC vs....

<img alt="MMA: UFC Fight Night-Sacramento-Rodriguez vs Allan" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/TI8mGsflfDyt0ufyPpYSHz1_h9M=/0x0:3000x2000/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67237062/usa_today_13101632.0.jpg"> <small>Brazilian light heavyweight John Allan has two fights booked for the next months in the UFC. | Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/5020/john-allan">John Allan</a> <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/2020/8/20/21377221/john-allan-usada-suspension-roman-dolidze-ufc-255">will fight</a> <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4918/roman-dolidze">Roman Dolidze</a> at <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1145/ufc-255">UFC 255</a>, a...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/XUQGwzavi7J3FB-W7oVE_KDYIqQ=/0x0:1087x725/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67237189/Captura_de_Tela_2018_10_22__s_14.58.06.0.png"> <small>Raulian Paiva is coming off a decision victory over Zhalgas Zhumagulov on UFC's Fight Island. | Photo by Raulian Paiva</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4760/raulian-paiva">Raulian Paiva</a> will go for his third straight UFC victory as he takes on <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/5373/amir-albazi">Amir Albazi</a> at UFC’s...