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<figure> <img alt="Bellator 217" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/q1s99h4-MkoZGxrrbBBLEFPZsJw=/0x0:3909x2606/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/70227125/1126973117.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Photo By David Fitzgerald/Sportsfile via Getty Images</figcaption> </figure> <p>Bellator is kicking the new year off with a bang.</p> <p>The promotion announced Friday night at <a...

<figure> <img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/sD77fJ7mLl4xpyo38tER4hVPjA4=/0x0:923x615/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/70227201/Screen_Shot_2021_12_03_at_11.33.20_PM.0.png"> <figcaption>UFC Fight Pass</figcaption> </figure> <p>Clayton Carpenter is off to a sizzling start to his MMA career.</p> <p>Carpenter needed only 13 seconds — and a devastating head...

<figure> <img alt="Rob Font and Jose Aldo at UFC Vegas 44" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/wYOfhYmPjh_9IkPMrNtyL9IT1eg=/0x0:4140x2760/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/70227235/1357006794.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Rob Font and Jose Aldo will clash in the UFC Vegas 44 main event Saturday night. | Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa...

<figure> <img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/3VJUux2btyTLGTxPjYqkXDNXW9A=/755x410:3850x2473/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/70227313/Bellator272_000107.5.jpg"> <figcaption>Bellator MMA</figcaption> </figure> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1616/sergio-pettis">Sergio Pettis</a> was losing handily in his <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1262/bellator-272-pettis-vs-horiguchi">Bellator 272</a> main event against <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2467/kyogi-horiguchi">Kyoji Horiguchi</a>.</p> <p>Until he wasn’t.</p> <p>Down three rounds to...

<figure> <img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/QtmNG8m1155C6iOiLoLl-bZdWIs=/0x0:3850x2567/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/70227430/Bellator272_000431.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Bellator MMA</figcaption> </figure> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1616/sergio-pettis">Sergio Pettis</a> may not be thought of as a KO artist, but there’s never a bad time to start.</p> <p>The younger Pettis...

<figure> <img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/ktfV7tGxDifqYQB6LtVsUYcRQoA=/0x0:3850x2567/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/70227745/Bellator272_000001.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Bellator MMA</figcaption> </figure> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1616/sergio-pettis">Sergio Pettis</a> needed a miracle in the championship rounds at <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1262/bellator-272-pettis-vs-horiguchi">Bellator 272</a>.</p> <p>Fortunately, the reigning Bellator bantamweight champion stumbled upon exactly...

<figure> <img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/_bIEoDIlcr8tuiWiv9bj2GtHz_s=/0x0:4692x3128/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/70227896/12___Font_v_Garbrandt_2021_05_22_CU_0329_2021052270141368.0.jpeg"> <figcaption>Rob Font | Zuffa LLC</figcaption> </figure> <p>Another fight card, another chance to see the majestic <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/7/jose-aldo">Jose Aldo</a> in action.</p> <p>Year 17 of Aldo’s pro fighting...

<figure> <img alt="UFC 267: Jingliang v Chimaev" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/zO2q2D-H5HXEeO66re7NEGwJ-1Y=/0x0:3875x2583/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/70228068/1350263414.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Khamzat Chimaev | Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC</figcaption> </figure> <p>Over the past week, <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/5368/khamzat-chimaev">Khamzat Chimaev</a> has called out just about...

<figure> <img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/cbo929zwlZsGjzefWHfjroGivD4=/20x0:4241x2814/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/70225280/Vegas44_WeighIn_2021_12_03_CU_0077_cc52cf4a_a3f0_4137_a1ba_430f86b39ef5.5.jpeg"> <figcaption>Jose Aldo | Chris Unger, Zuffa LLC</figcaption> </figure> <p>A battle of top bantamweight contenders is less than a day away.</p> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1267/ufc-vegas-44-font-vs-aldo">UFC Vegas 44</a> headliners <a...

<figure> <img alt="Dana White’s Contender Series - Kahlon v Basharat" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/0s6ZzR1V2rQE4cHu2MHueB_a7kw=/0x0:3825x2550/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/70225555/1349298853.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC</figcaption> </figure> <p>After an impressive performance on <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2230/dana-white">Dana White</a>’s Contender Series, undefeated bantamweight...