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<img alt="UFC Fight Night: Yanez v Rodriguez" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/_7i_UV_GsDQGOE_jhKQDh4uPkls=/0x0:3597x2398/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67802908/1229386151.0.jpg"> <small>Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images</small> <p>To say <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/3552/adrian-yanez">Adrian Yanez</a> had a successful octagon debut would be an understatement.</p> <p>In his first fight since earning a contract on <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2230/dana-white">Dana White</a>’s Contender Series,...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/vfRC_DHYt098-6qOVUrmCZWCLco=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67800997/711_Daniel_Cormier_vs_Jon_Jones.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA FIghting</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/47/jon-jones">Jon Jones</a> and <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/373/daniel-cormier">Daniel Cormier</a> appear to be the rivalry that never ends even with one of them retired.</p> <p>Amid the recent discussion about the “greatest of all time” in MMA, Jones has been embroiled...

<img alt="Conor McGregor" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/9JTX-ZdVDR6l_JV8I8WEx7Zi8kw=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67797984/304_Conor_McGregor.0.0.jpg"> <small>Conor McGregor post-UFC 202 | Esther Lin</small> <p>It’s no secret that 2020 has been a very difficult year for most. The COVID-19 pandemic has wrought havoc on the world at large and fundamentally changed many aspects of day-to-day life....

<img alt="UFC Fight Night: Alhassan v Williams" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/ymzLhev7iNnypKzpm-Hl6r8RljM=/0x0:4260x2840/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67798161/1285710744.0.jpg"> <small>Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC</small> <p>In the 18th episode of On to the Next One, MMA Fighting’s Mike Heck and Alexander K. Lee put on their matchmaker hats following this past Saturday’s <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1172/ufc-vegas-14">UFC Vegas...

<img alt="Jon Jones (EL, MMAF)" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/eiM4RWNv_YiYkJ_hZGWaHXM54_0=/0x0:2400x1600/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67798463/899_Jon_Jones_vs_Daniel_Cormier.0.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>There’s been a lot of talk lately about the title of “greatest of all time” in mixed martial arts, especially in the wake of <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1480/khabib-nurmagomedov">Khabib Nurmagomedov</a> announcing his retirement after moving to...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/nUIAXBP6Xks670QQ4mIQ-BfqtkE=/0x0:4228x2819/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67798706/UFC253_JH_20200927_2883_2020092680246744.0.jpg"> <small>Ketlen Vieira defeated Sijara Eubanks in her most recent appearance in the octagon on Fight Island | Zuffa LLC</small> <p>Third time’s the charm for <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/3796/ketlen-vieira">Ketlen Vieira</a> and <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/3861/yana-kunitskaya">Yana Kunitskaya</a>.</p> <p>The UFC decided to re-book the bantamweights for a yet-to-be-announced...

<img alt="UFC Fight Night: Felder v Dos Anjos" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/dYK6lJqkgK6yxtvECa5NE85QIWM=/0x0:4786x3191/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67792012/1285715023.0.jpg"> <small>Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC</small> <p>Despite getting outgrappled and smothered over five rounds, <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2970/paul-felder">Paul Felder</a> beat <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/796/rafael-dos-anjos">Rafael dos Anjos</a> on one judges’ scorecard in the headliner of <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1172/ufc-vegas-14">UFC Vegas 14</a>. </p> <p>Even...

<img alt="Lauren Murphy" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/-8E2fA5mkPxnOlrXNI_HEe8iY_Y=/0x0:2880x1920/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67792212/207_mediaday_Lauren_Murphy.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>After leaving Abu Dhabi with a ton of momentum, <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2647/lauren-murphy">Lauren Murphy</a> has had a bit of a roller coaster right to say the least.</p> <p>Murphy earned her fourth straight victory at <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1140/ufc-254">UFC 254</a> when...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/3iAXlMVA1l08ebl1kXjHaXF6odE=/0x0:3745x2497/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67792794/UFC_JB_2020_10_31_0250_2020103154308728.0.jpg"> <small>Zuffa LLC</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4390/alexander-hernandez">Alexander Hernandez</a> is once again in a position to ask for opportunities, but this time he’s taking it slow.</p> <p>The 28-year-old learned a lot from when he burst onto the scene in 2018, scoring a shocking knockout of...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/eEuVoRf52ZCL84JyK677BIEsG2M=/0x0:4137x2758/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67793133/UFC_JB_2020_11_14_0390_2020111475915838.0.jpg"> <small>Khaos Williams | Zuffa LLC</small> <p>Facing an opponent who, like himself, had never been finished before, <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/5337/khaos-williams">Khaos Williams</a> knew something had to give.</p> <p>And it wasn’t going to be him.</p> <p>Williams was matched up with fellow knockout artist <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2784/abdul-razak-alhassan">Abdul Razak...