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<figure> <img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/e0q-3KFN5nfO3nrueFQmkklrmC0=/0x0:2440x1627/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/69327619/067_Cody_Garbrandt_x_Pedro_Munhoz.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</figcaption> </figure> <p>We could have two new No. 1 contenders after this Saturday and yet it doesn’t feel that way, does it?</p> <p>Perhaps...

<figure> <img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/-g3D1p3i13Q2NdOQt4uMGXpkYIQ=/0x0:3850x2567/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/69327779/C07_5751.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Bellator MMA</figcaption> </figure> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2938/scott-coker">Scott Coker</a> doesn’t believe <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4801/valerie-loureda">Valerie Loureda</a>’s stock took a big hit following her first pro loss Friday night.</p> <p>In the main...

<figure> <img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/J3J8WrBfZNTx8zPQLSZQNJBDpWE=/0x0:1350x900/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/69327852/Captura_de_Tela_2021_05_21__s_19.26.03.0.png"> </figure> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1577/claudio-henrique-da-silva">Claudio Silva</a> found himself stranded in Brazil earlier this year due to travel restrictions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, and was shocked by the reality of his home country.</p> <p>The UFC...

<figure> <img alt="MMA: MAY 17 UFC 262 - Charles Oliveira Returns to Brazil" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/ENR9VxD9gxLKwA3Rw0pwfjPJFDU=/0x0:3000x2000/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/69327932/1232955567.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Charles Oliveira | Photo by Leandro Bernardes/PxImages/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images</figcaption> </figure> <p>Another week and...

<figure> <img alt="TUF 20 Finale Photos" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/eyoqIKOKjcq-ZeNLumjMZwT3STo=/0x0:1600x1067/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/69328093/085_Carla_Esparza_vs_Rose_Namajunas.0.0.jpg"> </figure> <p>Based on merit alone, <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/818/carla-esparza">Carla Esparza</a> should probably earn a strawweight title shot if she’s able to defeat <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/5670/yan-xiaonan">Yan Xiaonan</a> at <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1204/ufc-vegas-27">UFC Vegas 27</a>, which...

<figure> <img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/JAQsiWzbGeLccEPf4KG3RSo8QpA=/0x0:821x547/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/69328168/Captura_de_Tela_2019_01_31__s_19.09.36.0.png"> <figcaption>Bruno Silva (right) believes retired fighter Henry Cejudo (left) can return to win another UFC belt | Photo via Bruno Silva</figcaption> </figure> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4983/bruno-silva">Bruno Silva</a>...

<figure> <img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/wu8WvzwhTyasFdPbf7uIyBzzobo=/0x73:3462x2381/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/69325936/UFC_251_025.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Jose Aldo | Jeff Botari, Zuffa LLC</figcaption> </figure> <p>Veteran UFC contenders will soon clash at UFC 265.</p> <p>MMA Fighting confirmed with sources with knowledge of the...

<figure> <img alt="Rob Font and Cody Garbrandt at UFC Vegas 27" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/ccVCXfhSGEfNDwpYrYwab8VMFn8=/0x0:5009x3339/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/69326336/1319287424.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC</figcaption> </figure> <p>With <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1204/ufc-vegas-27">UFC Vegas 27</a> just hours away, MMA Fighting’s Mike...

<figure> <img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/_T8Yk0oAcrmbJsclAbAnIgZSwsg=/1x0:5356x3570/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/69326479/UFCVegas26_WeighIn_2021_05_21_CU_0113_20210521104826214.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Yan Xiaonan puts her unbeaten UFC record on the line when she faces former champ Carla Esparza. | Zuffa LLC</figcaption> </figure> <p>The UFC hasn’t promoted...

<figure> <img alt="MMA: UFC 262-Ferguson vs Dariush" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/uD1nqBjIH1CKDk6xIDxpfLKPlmA=/0x0:3604x2403/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/69326634/usa_today_16093015.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports</figcaption> </figure> <p>In the new <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1199/ufc-262-oliveira-vs-chandler">UFC 262</a> Thrill and Agony video, take a look back at the...