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<img alt="Curtis Millender" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/iw-RHthS6qoZjBp4dV4IHgVR7Aw=/0x0:2880x1920/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67098838/009_Curtis_Millender.0.jpg"> <small>Curtis Millender | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>A welterweight matchup is headed to the Bellator cage next month.</p> <p>Multiple people with knowledge of the promotion’s plans confirmed to MMA Fighting that a bout between <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/3129/curtis-millender">Curtis Millender</a> and <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1314/sabah-homasi">Sabah...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/Q6LsEwod1Cu6ZJdYQmD4Lo6_Dzo=/0x0:2880x1920/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67099458/109_Marina_Rodriguez_x_Cynthia_Calvillo.0.jpg"> <small>Marina Rodriguez (left) holds UFC wins over veterans Jessica Aguilar and Tecia Torres. | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4539/zhang-weili">Zhang Weili</a> only needed three UFC wins to earn a shot at the strawweight championship, and undefeated Brazilian prospect <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4591/marina-rodriguez">Marina...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/8B2wlrd5NuxiVwslyq2Rv5nfZ0g=/0x0:1650x1100/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67099634/82782728_10158740888404879_7372331386721533952_o.0.jpg"> <small>Sergio Pettis</small> <p>MMA Fighting has <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1133/bellator-242">Bellator 242</a> ceremonial weigh-in video and results for Friday’s event at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Conn.</p> <p>The official weigh-ins took place Thursday morning. Ceremonial weigh-ins begin at 5 p.m. ET/2 p.m. PT.</p> <p>In the main...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/QsE2lRL3iLcJ9Qt73sQgIMZJbnk=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67100024/122_Kevin_Holland.0.jpg"> <small>Kevin Holland | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>After losing its main event, the UFC’s Aug. 1 show remains in flux.</p> <p>On Thursday, the promotion announced via press release several new or altered bouts for the UFC APEX card in Las Vegas,...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/DqZRwY0HL6IhBWQK-edsq_vR0j4=/0x0:1650x1100/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67100282/87437063_10158830569374879_8368975150439202816_o.0.jpg"> <small>Solo Hatley Jr. | Bellator MMA</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/5304/solo-hatley-jr">Solo Hatley Jr.</a> recently watched a promotional video for <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1133/bellator-242">Bellator 242</a> when he saw his opponent flash on the screen. The video announced the return of rising star <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4100/aaron-pico">Aaron Pico</a> –...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/lxGhvf_Uz_XBE-AvlPVC3lfP1ik=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67100529/127_Derek_Brunson.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>The UFC has a new main event for their return to Las Vegas, along with a new event poster signifying the change.</p> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight/10414/holly-holm-vs-irene-aldana">Holly Holm vs. Irene Aldana</a> was the originally scheduled headliner for the Aug. 1...

<img alt="Gallery Photo: UFC 156 photos" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/zqWxzqXKJW5vLjHiAqWeYlnVams=/0x0:1100x733/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67100731/020_Yves_Edwards_vs_Isaac_Vallie-Flagg.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>Like every combat sports promotion, Bare Knuckle Fighting Championships wasn’t immune to the coronavirus pandemic that shut down live events across the U.S. for several months.</p> <p>The fledgling organization was forced to cancel...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/j0yQjfdmO8PcdD1w9clkkkA3zoA=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67096238/113_Conor_McGregor_and_Floyd_Mayweather.0.0.jpg"> <small>Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather | Esther Lin, Showtime</small> <p>As much as some may hate to admit it, over the past few years, <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4155/floyd-mayweather-jr">Floyd Mayweather Jr.</a> has become part of the MMA world. In 2016, after <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1859/conor-mcgregor">Conor McGregor</a>...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/XA5-WWtcw2kBrjK007DrsvM4iw4=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67096557/100_Robert_Whittaker_vs_Yoel_Romero.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p><em>Few things infuriate MMA fans more than a fight being scored incorrectly, though the term “robbery” tends to be thrown around carelessly and is often steeped in bias. With Robbery Review, we’ll take a look back...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/kuqwzu-0IDw1yM0XQdgWJaSq1dY=/147x0:1767x1080/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67096817/wth_ep17_clean.0.jpg"> <p>On this week’s episode of <em>What the Heck</em>, UFC featherweight <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4139/calvin-kattar">Calvin Kattar</a> (3:48) recaps his UFC on ESPN 13 main event victory over <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4339/dan-ige">Dan Ige</a>, gives his thoughts on the title fight between <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4234/alexander-volkanovski">Alexander Volkanovski</a> and <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1541/max-holloway">Max...