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<figure> <img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/Sjc7vLcaC5Cbj4GO9dIah7x_5EA=/0x0:2880x1920/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/68795401/069_Henry_Corrales_x_Juan_Archuleta.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Juan Archuleta | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</figcaption> </figure> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/3227/juan-archuleta">Juan Archuleta</a>’s first bantamweight title defense is booked.</p> <p>“The Spaniard” fights <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1616/sergio-pettis">Sergio Pettis</a> (20-5) in the...

<figure> <img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/PCbW1kJI4Oga60ZxJkWry64iC8Y=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/68795644/057_Fedor_x_Ryan_Bader.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</figcaption> </figure> <p>The heavyweight title will be on hold for the time being as reigning champion <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/39/ryan-bader">Ryan Bader</a> prepares to enter...

<figure> <img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/sk3mscLwjZEmNSkNtoYJHDtKimQ=/234x0:1685x967/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/68795825/258embedded2.0.jpg"> <figcaption>UFC, YouTube</figcaption> </figure> <p>In the second episode of <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1181/ufc-258">UFC 258</a> Embedded, <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2033/kamaru-usman">Kamaru Usman</a> chills at <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1526/justin-gaethje">Justin Gaethje</a>’s place and watches the fights,...

<figure> <img alt="UFC 242: Khabib v Poirier" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/keL1H5z-ImLrVnMAvwkVC5MOO3w=/0x0:5121x3414/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/68791780/1166604314.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images</figcaption> </figure> <p>No, but seriously, <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1480/khabib-nurmagomedov">Khabib Nurmagomedov</a> is retired.</p> <p>At <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1140/ufc-254">UFC 254</a>...

<figure> <img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/carQnvo0RhBXYsx9zbM0Ku5UR-w=/0x0:2440x1627/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/68791864/116_Johnny_Walker.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</figcaption> </figure> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4594/johnny-walker">Johnny Walker</a> will have to wait to make his return to action after suffering a torn pectoral muscle during...

<figure> <img alt="UFC on FOX 20 photos" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/QXYr3QUgP6mjOHDxV7WhdQzaqSY=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/68791967/035_Kamaru_Usman_vs_Alexander_Yakovlev.0.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</figcaption> </figure> <p>Many of the questions that UFC welterweight champion <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2033/kamaru-usman">Kamaru Usman</a> is fielding in the days...

<figure> <img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/pKVVl4GCCqbut1KAdHC1z8s8g5A=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/68792167/070_Joe_Giannetti_vs_Mike_Trizano.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Mike Trizano will no longer fight at UFC Vegas 19 later this month. | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</figcaption> </figure> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/5428/rafael-alves">Rafael Alves</a> needs a new...

<figure> <img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/e9yHMHXFXepwQcHitKuNkyHHN6Q=/131x0:1751x1080/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/68792394/WTH_FullThumbnailClean.0.jpg"> </figure> <p>On this week’s episode of What the Heck, MMA Fighting’s Mike Heck is joined by BKFC’s Britain Hart (11:15) as she recaps her unanimous decision win over <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2025/paige-vanzant">Paige VanZant</a> in...

<figure> <img alt="UFC Fight Night: Overeem v Volkov" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/62_2Uw0Q6a7D-WXbNe9csWC7vKA=/0x0:4509x3006/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/68792588/1300758506.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Alistair Overeem | Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC</figcaption> </figure> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/32/alistair-overeem">Alistair Overeem</a> might have plenty of time to think about...

<figure> <img alt="UFC Fight Night: Sandhagen v Edgar" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/kM31wJaw0aAvMuSioAIA7o7Bou8=/0x0:5103x3402/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/68786979/1300754580.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC</figcaption> </figure> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/60/frankie-edgar">Frankie Edgar</a> seems to have already put Saturday night’s heartbreaking loss behind him....