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<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/rfL6XdUPQ8G1iICsnqXZY9D6cOI=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67765312/054_Benson_Henderson_x_Saad_Awad.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/327/ben-henderson">Benson Henderson</a> is heading back to the welterweight division to taking on a streaking contender. </p> <p>Promotional officials confirmed to MMA Fighting that Henderson will face <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4560/jason-jackson">Jason Jackson</a> in the co-main event of Bellator 253....

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/d0TLwDoec52ShwS_aWspIXYGhMw=/8x0:4928x3280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67760596/DWCS_CU_20190618_2475.0.jpg"> <small>DWCS LLC via Getty Images</small> <p>There’s been a last-minute switch to the upcoming <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2230/dana-white">Dana White</a>’s Contender Series event. </p> <p>With <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/5519/landon-quinones">Landon Quinones</a> testing positive for COVID-19, <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/5518/shaheen-santana">Shaheen Santana</a> will now face fellow unbeaten fighter Natan Levy at <a...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/1MexzJfEvCQCB8NAyDBLKYySM5s=/0x0:2880x1920/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67761244/097_Amanda_Nunes_x_Holly_Holm.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1151/ufc-256">UFC 256</a> has lost its main event after the featherweight title fight between <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/377/amanda-nunes">Amanda Nunes</a> and <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/3365/megan-anderson">Megan Anderson</a> has been pulled from the card on Dec. 12.</p> <p>Multiple sources close to the situation confirmed...

<img alt="UFC 254: Khabib v Gaethje Weigh-in" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/0HbWZ_65AaYxh0k6jeYMy_Hk9yw=/0x0:4289x2859/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67761382/1229237652.0.jpg"> <small>Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images</small> <p>It appears as if <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/455/michael-chandler">Michael Chandler</a> will not be stepping in on short notice to face former lightweight champion <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/796/rafael-dos-anjos">Rafael dos Anjos</a> this weekend. </p> <p>Following...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/MqpljJW25k-SIZtODrTor3k_r4g=/0x0:2440x1627/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67761867/005_Brendan_Allen.0.jpg"> <small>Thomas Lakes, MMA Fighting</small> <p>A 195-pound catchweight fight between <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/5047/brendan-allen">Brendan Allen</a> and <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2072/sean-strickland">Sean Strickland</a> has been booked as a late addition to the <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1172/ufc-vegas-14">UFC Vegas 14</a> card this Saturday night, Nov. 14 from Las Vegas.</p> <p>Multiple sources confirmed...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/vVYGOYYYneUfoERr5wkyWilwXQU=/0x0:2000x1333/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67762142/107_Jack_Hermansson.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1583/jack-hermansson">Jack Hermansson</a> isn’t calling out anybody by name, but he’s got grievances with a lot of fighters ranked in the top 15 at middleweight in the UFC.</p> <p>This past Friday it was announced that former title...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/gdNSH0QV7nRSp0XFT8ZXyEvu5Ao=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67762588/136_Paul_Felder.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>With <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/3279/islam-makhachev">Islam Makhachev</a> out, <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2970/paul-felder">Paul Felder</a> has agreed to face <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/796/rafael-dos-anjos">Rafael dos Anjos</a> in a five round main event fight this Saturday night at <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1172/ufc-vegas-14">UFC Vegas 14</a>.</p> <p>UFC officials confirmed the matchup to...

<img alt="UFC London Silva vs Bisping Workout Photos" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/ftzJkCbFqttcSaHcX0JNzosCVDA=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67762772/017_Michael_Bisping.0.0.jpg"> <p>Former UFC middleweight champion <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/84/michael-bisping">Michael Bisping</a> has been tapped to star in an upcoming boxing film titled “The Journeyman,” based on a book from British author Mark Turley.</p> <p><a href="https://deadline.com/2020/11/ufc-michael-bisping-boxing-the-journeyman-1234611381/">Deadline</a> initially reported the news on...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/DwqgmTLoUZUYbltvz5vU0ubdbeI=/331x0:2368x1358/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67763286/Screen_Shot_2020_11_05_at_5.52.18_PM.0.png"> <p>Bellator heavyweight <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/3854/tyrell-fortune">Tyrell Fortune</a> already has his next opponent in mind after a solid decision win over <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/5510/said-sowma">Said Sowma</a> at <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1168/bellator-251-manhoef-vs-anderson">Bellator 251</a>. Fortune said veteran <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/360/sergei-kharitonov">Sergei Kharitonov</a> turned him down prior to Thursday’s event, and he wants...

<img alt="Winkeljohn" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/4W8x8a0nBmDk0biwak4IjXB8EWQ=/0x0:1058x705/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67758873/team.0.jpg"> <p>Earlier this year, <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/47/jon-jones">Jon Jones</a> vacated his UFC light heavyweight title, stating his intention to finally move up to the heavyweight division. In the aftermath, <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/620/jan-blachowicz">Jan Blachowicz</a> knocked out <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4111/dominick-reyes">Dominick Reyes</a> to become the new champion and now,...