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<img alt="Russian mixed martial artist Nurmagomedov arrives in Makhachkala after fight with Gaethje" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/y4L3ZBN4IXGxEJOeFmBbAOk3zQY=/0x0:2449x1633/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67731709/1229304726.0.jpg"> <small>Photo by Press Office of the Head of the TASS via Getty Images</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1480/khabib-nurmagomedov">Khabib Nurmagomedov</a> remains the UFC lightweight champion despite announcing his retirement following a win over...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/-mmuHkg-aqjsbue6uUH8yDRwMOY=/0x0:1200x800/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67732166/17807283_10155680671294879_6300189779824853792_o.0.jpg"> <small>Bellator MMA</small> <p>At the <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1168/bellator-251-manhoef-vs-anderson">Bellator 251</a> virtual media day, the top fighters at Thursday’s event will speak to the media on Tuesday afternoon, and you can check out a full video of the interviews above.</p> <p>Here are the fighters scheduled...

<img alt="WBA, WBC and IBF Light Heavyweight Title Fight - Roy Jones Jr. v David Telesco" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/CQDyUkbr9lQc3BeamOAm2SHqs18=/0x0:3600x2400/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67733124/1202603419.0.jpg"> <small>Photo by Focus on Sport/Getty Images</small> <p>Floyd Mayweather is tired of seeing so many titles being handed out in the sport of boxing, but a pair...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/ewl2iuTZq9yilpxEFVLu2TAN1TM=/0x22:1164x798/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67734096/117104930_2935573203238822_1768629357931185512_o.0.jpg"> <small>Gloria de Paula (right) will have to wait two more weeks to make her first octagon appearance. | Photo via Mayra Bueno Silva</small> <p>A strawweight clash between UFC hopefuls Gloria de Paula and Pauline Macias has been pushed back to...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/UJ9O5TNT7_SVlfy-_pqjWiWxdV8=/160x0:1780x1080/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67734273/AlexHernandezClean0.0.jpg"> <p>LAS VEGAS – UFC lightweight veteran <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4390/alexander-hernandez">Alexander Hernandez</a> spoke to reporters after his impressive win at UFC Vegas 12 and attributed his amazing performance against <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2325/chris-gruetzemacher">Chris Gruetzemacher</a> to an unexpected influence. </p>...

<img alt="UFC 229: Khabib v McGregor" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/0wn5GIKVpnfzhBMJfimNpMt5w2Q=/0x0:4136x2757/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67730408/1051852790.jpg.0.jpg"> <small>Photo by Brandon Magnus/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images</small> <p>Last month at <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1140/ufc-254">UFC 254</a>. lightweight champion <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1480/khabib-nurmagomedov">Khabib Nurmagomedov</a> successfully defended his title against <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1526/justin-gaethje">Justin Gaethje</a> and then announced his retirement from the sport,...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/Vx3-IXXGXmyIWMicfCF14bu4LTc=/0x0:4767x3178/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67730556/UFC_JB_2020_09_12_0596_20200912100231278.0.jpg"> <small>Michelle Waterson defeated Angela Hill via decision in her most recent octagon appearance. | Zuffa LLC</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/5015/amanda-ribas">Amanda Ribas</a> is getting another high-profile bout in the octagon as the strawweight talent agrees to battle <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1838/michelle-waterson">Michelle Waterson</a> at UFC 257...

<img alt="UFC 253 Adesanya v Costa" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/rzuH0O_wPOzC9jmhTgYAuOhHHVY=/0x0:2799x1866/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67730639/1276894587.jpg.0.jpg"> <small>Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4366/israel-adesanya">Israel Adesanya</a> has designs on becoming “double champ” in 2021 as he pursues the UFC light heavyweight title. But that doesn’t mean he’s abandoning his middleweight legacy.</p> <p>“All I know is...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/q7aaObFsbrL_InMr0EpVNeWuBYY=/300x0:1920x1080/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67730956/BTL23_Clean.0.jpg"> <p>Check out episode 23 of Between the Links as Mike Heck moderates the matchup between MMA Fighting’s Jed Meshew and The Athletic’s Shaun Al-Shatti as they give their takes on <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/101/anderson-silva">Anderson Silva</a>’s potential final fight in the UFC—a fourth-round TKO...