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<figure> <img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/nZESXy52UO2K1f_usnGYyZRuvpw=/150x0:1770x1080/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/70214196/MMAHour_Site2.0.jpg"> </figure> <p>The Mixed Martial Arts Hour is back in your life! Below is a rundown of Wednesday’s show, which begins at 1 p.m. ET / 10 a.m. PT / 6 p.m. GMT.</p> <p><strong>1...

<figure> <img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/NEB0aEMpNpK1tf6zSZHCOs8VkjI=/167x0:1787x1080/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/70214450/DivisionalRankingsThumb.0.jpg"> </figure> <p class="p--has-dropcap p-large-text"><em>Welcome to the latest update to the MMA Fighting Global Rankings, where our esteemed panel of experts team up to sort out the movers and shakers of an ever-shifting...

<figure> <img alt="Bellator 238 Julia Budd v Cris Cyborg" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/-VYC3nI_5_LAp6q1RJdUlhx1IYo=/0x0:3300x2200/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/70210796/1196414745.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Photo by Jayne Kamin-Oncea/Getty Images</figcaption> </figure> <p>Bellator bantamweight champion <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1616/sergio-pettis">Sergio Pettis</a> will soon defend his title against <a...

<figure> <img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/AkU4dGU0nR3pFJnt2HUkQ5XlhTY=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/70211573/107_Bryce_Mitchell.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Bryce Mitchell | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</figcaption> </figure> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/3528/bryce-mitchell">Bryce Mitchell</a> wasn’t able to get in the octagon this year, but he’s apparently been logging...

<figure> <img alt="UFC 78" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/Bj3fsYY08h84WmVnzbLuRYRoxBw=/0x0:3580x2387/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/70211925/102534240.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Rashad Evans and Michael Bisping at UFC 78 on Nov. 17, 2007, in Newark, N.J. | Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images</figcaption> </figure> ...

<figure> <img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/t1hwW3FcpCsGZlHEjiDl0c8NBYU=/0x0:916x611/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/70212021/Screen_Shot_2021_11_30_at_2.09.29_PM.0.png"> </figure> <p>Undefeated MMA newcomer <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/5747/darian-weeks">Darian Weeks</a> is stepping in on short notice to take on vet <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2930/bryan-barberena">Bryan Barberena</a> at <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1267/ufc-vegas-44-font-vs-aldo">UFC Vegas 44</a>, <a href="https://www.ufc.com/news/updates-to-ufc-fight-night-font-vs-aldo-ufc-apex-ufc-vegas-44">UFC officials announced</a> on Tuesday.</p> <p>Weeks steps...

<figure> <img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/i1gju7-wO_yQC-2D08DKdOtElwY=/0x0:1600x1067/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/70212195/103_Kai_Asakura.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Kai Asakura | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</figcaption> </figure> <p>The final four is set for RIZIN’s bantamweight grand prix.</p> <p>The Japanese promotion <a href="https://jp.rizinff.com/_ct/17500045">announced</a> Tuesday that RIZIN...

<figure> <img alt="UFC Fight Night: Smith v Clark" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/tYZEa7kKlChluIU6JYnkLeTqEVg=/0x0:4220x2813/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/70212627/1229844921.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images</figcaption> </figure> <p>A knee injury prevented <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1091/anthony-smith">Anthony Smith</a> from a potential rematch...

<figure> <img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/LB7EgpVGKA-NOkkrk0j7R3gk-Qg=/0x0:3850x2567/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/70212824/C07_0506.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Sergio Pettis | Lucas Noonan / Bellator MMA</figcaption> </figure> <p>On Bellator 272 Countdown, current bantamweight champion <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1616/sergio-pettis">Sergio Pettis</a> gets prepared to face <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2467/kyogi-horiguchi">Kyoji...