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<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/kLLBDTDJXg60YkZrcFO4VP23GX8=/0x0:2440x1627/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67179445/096_Robbie_Lawler_x_Ben_Askren.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4338/geoff-neal">Geoff Neal</a> revealed on Sunday that he had been hospitalized for several days dealing with a near life-or-death situation, which obviously forced him to drop out of his upcoming fight against <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1887/neil-magny">Neil Magny</a> on...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/gpsv4wT2vWeyE_LuXyLJZn6NDus=/142x73:1500x978/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67180029/S20C7509.5.jpg"> <small>Kai Asakura is the new RIZIN bantamweight champion. | Photo via RIZIN FF</small> <p>Much like the first show on Sunday, the second leg of the RIZIN post-pandemic doubleheader featured a series of highlight-reel finishes in Yokohama, Japan, and finally crowned...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/eaSv7XhCw2M_x4uxkdLJrt_t98s=/0x0:2440x1627/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67180398/122_Jorge_Masvidal_x_Nate_Diaz.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>The ‘BMF’ champion is not taking “no” for an answer.</p> <p>At <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1125/ufc-251">UFC 251</a> in July, <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/520/jorge-masvidal">Jorge Masvidal</a> finally got his welterweight title shot. After being the frontrunner for the next crack at <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2033/kamaru-usman">Kamaru Usman</a>...

<img alt="Bryan Barberena (mmaf, el)" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/2enGgcViLs73HpD2d_XvefzgUEo=/0x0:2400x1600/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67180524/002_Bryan_Barbarena_vs_Sage_Northcutt.0.0.jpg"> <small>Bryan Barberena, post-troll roll</small> <p>Following more than a year away from action, <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2930/bryan-barberena">Bryan Barberena</a> will make his long-awaited return as he faces <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/3558/anthony-ivy">Anthony Ivy</a> at the upcoming UFC event scheduled for Sept. 12 in Las...

<img alt="UFC Fight Night: Lewis v Oleinik" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/zoHvlVD8aHWKkMjaBW0jrkLl0Xo=/8x0:4738x3153/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67180634/1264763272.jpg.0.jpg"> <small>Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC</small> <p>In the fourth episode of <em>On to the Next One</em>, MMA Fighting’s Mike Heck and Alexander K. Lee put on their matchmaker hats following Saturday night’s UFC Vegas 6 event...

<img alt="NFL: SEP 19 Titans at Jaguars" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/SqAPr5yMLDKjKiz4HdW3VJiKdvk=/0x0:4137x2758/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67180885/1169635594.jpg.0.jpg"> <small>Mike Tyson</small> <p>While the highly anticipated boxing match between Mike Tyson and <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1133/roy-jones">Roy Jones</a> Jr. is still expected to happen, it will take place later than originally anticipated.</p> <p>Sources close to the situation confirmed to...

<img alt="Stipe Miocic and Daniel Cormier" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/7OX5dDAga5qKko_jqEg4mEKuMTk=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67177663/007_Stipe_Miocic_and_Daniel_Cormier_2.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>Before <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1128/ufc-252">UFC 252</a>, see how the heavyweight championship trilogy fight between <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/775/stipe-miocic">Stipe Miocic</a> and <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/373/daniel-cormier">Daniel Cormier</a> came together for Saturday at the UFC APEX in Las Vegas. </p>...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/dzhhoZWA4bbTb7nYkGnqAxYcBY8=/0x0:3319x2213/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67178209/06___Holland_v_Buckley_2020_08_08_CU_0154_2020080873714296.0.jpg"> <small>Kevin Holland (red gloves) in action against Joaquin Buckley (blue gloves) at UFC Vegas 6 on Aug. 8 | Zuffa LLC</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4384/kevin-holland">Kevin Holland</a> had to wait longer than expected for his most recent fight and he doesn’t want to...

<img alt="Valerie Loureda" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/Hznjgd4R8iKWohLIgRFnvXrPoog=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67178573/114_Valerie_Loureda.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>After her Bellator 243 win, <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4801/valerie-loureda">Valerie Loureda</a> discusses her performance, why her sister was in her corner, why she was upset with her opponent <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/5378/tara-graff">Tara Graff</a>, and more.</p>...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/zsk-deJTrSgII5Z1JkRAdyzbpmY=/0x0:3850x2567/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67178858/A41I3037.0.jpg"> <p>Former Bellator champ <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/455/michael-chandler">Michael Chandler</a> talks about his next step after entering free agency, his stoppage win over Benson Henderson in their rematch, and a possible rematch with Patricio “Pitbull” Freire.</p>...