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<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/yER4AjtTuJ4K6ja9xvXvrfTh5MA=/0x0:1122x748/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67781286/Screen_Shot_2020_11_12_at_1.54.40_PM.0.png"> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4324/khonry-gracie">Khonry Gracie</a> was just beginning to find his footing and employ his family’s techniques to control <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/5526/trevor-gudde">Trevor Gudde</a>. Then he got caught, and it was all over at <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1173/bellator-252-pitbull-vs-carvalho">Bellator 252</a>. </p> <p>Gudde extended a knee as Gracie shot in...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/uCIp08tVX_2hDbPPVisWnlktBhM=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67781750/124_Keri_Melendez.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>Keri Taylor Melendez kept her record perfect with another dominant showcase at <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1173/bellator-252-pitbull-vs-carvalho">Bellator 252</a>.</p> <p>With her husband Gilbert in her corner, Melendez was quick out of the gates with an aggressive striking game, which eventually led...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/f3JlUKeqc8AFTL5CGF9-80wHXPI=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67781889/132_Aaron_Pico_vs_Leandro_Higo.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4100/aaron-pico">Aaron Pico</a> can add another highlight-reel victory to his resume following a jaw-dropping win at <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1173/bellator-252-pitbull-vs-carvalho">Bellator 252</a>.</p> <p>The 24-year-old prospect connected with a hellacious overhand right that snapped opponent <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/5418/john-de-jesus">John de Jesus</a>’ head around...

<img alt="Alistair Overeem" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/ksjydrtEyP_bObFe6JnNWBQ8I2M=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67781944/438_Alistair_Overeem.0.jpg"> <small>Alistair Overeem | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/32/alistair-overeem">Alistair Overeem</a> will look to continue his climb towards title contention in the heavyweight division when he faces <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/850/alexander-volkov">Alexander Volkov</a> in the main event at the upcoming UFC event on...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/NvIazDTpREJLwThdNwkdPXp-N0g=/0x0:2000x1333/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67782370/135_Kelvin_Gastelum.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>One-time interim middleweight title challenger <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2077/kelvin-gastelum">Kelvin Gastelum</a> will make his return to action against <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/3616/ian-heinisch">Ian Heinisch</a> at the upcoming UFC event scheduled on Jan. 30.</p> <p>Multiple sources confirmed the matchup to MMA Fighting on Thursday...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/02p_ukFUH0DfuxESDaOd1l3Exnc=/0x0:1650x1100/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67782562/C07_7020.5.jpg"> <p>The Bellator featherweight champ remains around Patricio “Pibull” Freire’s waist, and the other bracket of the promotion’s semifinals in the featherweight grand prix are set after <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1173/bellator-252-pitbull-vs-carvalho">Bellator 252</a>. </p> <p>Freire knocked out <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/5088/pedro-carvalho">Pedro Carvalho</a> at the 2:10 mark of the...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/g4x-AacsdKU5w7ygR18_0HMsCFU=/0x0:1650x1100/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67782761/C07_7025.0.jpg"> <p>Bellator two-division champion Patricio “Pitbull” Freire broke down his brutal knockout win over <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/5088/pedro-carvalho">Pedro Carvalho</a> in the quarterfinals of the Bellator featherweight grand prix, his future, and where he stands among the best in the world at 145 pounds. </p>...

<img alt="Patricio Pitbull and Pedro Carvalho" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/NaxwLKBQWN1vzXow530H50d9mNQ=/0x0:3850x2567/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67775882/C07_9374.0.jpg"> <small>Patricio Pitbull and Pedro Carvalho will clash in the Bellator 252 main event Thursday night. | Bellator</small> <p>MMA Fighting has <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1173/bellator-252-pitbull-vs-carvalho">Bellator 252</a> results for the Pitbull vs. Carvalho fight card Thursday at the Mohegan Sun...

<img alt="Patricio Pitbull Freire EL" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/N8rx4VmJhenINtV7jRZiyEet67A=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67776653/119_Patricio_Pitbull_Freire.0.0.jpg"> <small>Patricio Pitbull Freire EL | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>On Thursday night, Bellator featherweight champion Patricio ‘Pitbull’ Freire will finally return to the cage when he defends his title against <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/5088/pedro-carvalho">Pedro Carvalho</a> at <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1173/bellator-252-pitbull-vs-carvalho">Bellator 252</a>....

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/AntVmOc6JNFX1qam1v9TXcFhfy4=/0x0:3203x2135/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67777007/DSC_0019.0.jpg"> <small>Joao Alberto Barreto competed in countless vale tudo fights in the 1950’s and 1960’s in Brazil. | Carlos Arthur Jr.</small> <p>Joao Alberto Barreto worked as a referee at <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/493/ufc-1">UFC 1.</a> But he made history as an undefeated fighter decades...