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<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/EEBZXsx5-MPhg7imAPZUUJe1at0=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67161804/018_Jim_Miller_x_Craig_White.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>In a late addition to the <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1128/ufc-252">UFC 252</a> fight card on Aug. 15, <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/153/jim-miller">Jim Miller</a> will make his return to action against <em>The Ultimate Fighter 15</em> veteran <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1646/vinc-pichel">Vinc Pichel</a>.</p> <p>UFC officials announced the new...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/-VhmxILFci2w3EZUVP_eGXHHbAc=/0x0:5058x3372/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67162402/IMG_4615.0.0.jpeg"> <small>Deiveson Figueiredo claimed the flyweight belt with a dominant victory over Joseph Benavidez. | Guilherme Cruz, MMA Fighting</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4188/deiveson-figueiredo">Deiveson Figueiredo</a> received a <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/2020/7/24/21337470/video-deiveson-figueiredo-receives-hero-welcome-hometown-rocky-balboa-style-statue-ufc">hero’s welcome</a> in his return to Brazil after claiming the UFC flyweight title in Abu Dhabi...

<img alt="Bellator 153: Koreshkov v Henderson" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/ETspfoZyjHnK8ZBzmKqAmV6gqUw=/0x0:4283x2855/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67162806/523349368.jpg.0.jpg"> <small>Photo by Ed Mulholland/Getty Images</small> <p>Benson Henderson doesn’t like <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/455/michael-chandler">Michael Chandler</a>. But the former UFC champ doesn’t think that’s particularly relevant heading into their rematch at Bellator 243. </p> <p>A post-fight shove from the then-champ at...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/nd-RMj1onmtDLDu8LlPnTxHQcEg=/0x8:1024x691/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67163083/Screen_Shot_2020_08_05_at_6.49.48_PM.0.png"> <p>“F—k 2020”. </p> <p>That about summed up one-time UFC interim lightweight title challenger <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2665/kevin-lee">Kevin Lee</a>’s feelings after suffering his second ACL tear while recovering from his first one. </p> <p>Lee tore his left ACL earlier this year and was expected to be...

<img alt="Dana White and Ben Askren" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/2z1xx_ep8VhMRqXowdf96HESu3E=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67158498/118_Dana_White_and_Ben_Askren.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>In a time where UFC President <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2230/dana-white">Dana White</a> is having to confirm that yes, <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1859/conor-mcgregor">Conor McGregor</a> is actually retired right now, another UFC star is talking about coming out of...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/J-CkHyYvJSJJVP6NFvNQ5Y5S9eY=/0x0:2440x1627/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67158715/286_Dominick_Reyes_x_Chris_Weidman.0.jpg"> <small>Thomas Lakes, MMA Fighting</small> <p>It’s not lost on <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/352/chris-weidman">Chris Weidman</a> the kind of pressure he’s facing at UFC Vegas 6.</p> <p>What seems like a lifetime ago when he was the middleweight champion, the New York native is now preparing for...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/b5sN_9rozEt-ouF9nVNerc17rhg=/103x0:1723x1080/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67159360/018_Carla_Esparza_x_Tatiana_Suarez.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/818/carla-esparza">Carla Esparza</a> has enjoyed running off four straight wins and becoming the strawweight division’s halter of hype trains. Now she’s ready to get back to a title fight in one of the UFC’s most competitive...

<img alt="Jon Jones" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/I3wlvouVa8N71znxWpd4AaCZO_Q=/0x0:2880x1920/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67155147/001_Jon_Jones.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/47/jon-jones">Jon Jones</a> may not have plans to fight any time soon, but his UFC light heavyweight championship isn’t going anywhere just yet.</p> <p>Over the past few months, Jones has been at odds with the UFC...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/4dD3h3shmC8uVMQsrmpJ238RfaA=/0x0:3047x2031/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67155473/UFC_FN_FI4_014.0.jpg"> <small>Zuffa LLC via Getty Images</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2029/jesse-ronson">Jesse Ronson</a>’s first UFC win was seven years in the making – and a last-second hiccup almost cost him another opportunity.</p> <p>Appearing on the <em>What the Heck</em>, Ronson said his journey to his first UFC...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/IpvnfAnroJiLq73IUHlbxlIOnhQ=/0x0:1200x800/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67156122/amir.0.jpg"> <small>Amir Aliakbari defeated longtime MMA veteran Heath Herring in Rizin | Sachiko Hotaka, Rizin FF</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/3807/amir-aliakbari">Amir Aliakbari</a>’s time with the UFC was over before it began, but the heavyweight prospect is making the move to another major promotion after...