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<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/XRcYUSihzDqp9C_GxeUp5zKT9g0=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67701104/110_Khalid_Taha.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>There’s been a change to one of the under the radar matchups on the UFC’s Nov. 7 event. </p> <p>Multiple people with knowledge of the promotion’s plans confirmed to MMA Fighting that <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/5111/jack-shore">Jack Shore</a> is out...

<img alt="Dominick Reyes" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/EtlIpg5Df8rnop_xmqNrj86aBoQ=/0x0:2440x1627/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67701245/040_Dominick_Reyes.0.jpg"> <small>Thomas Lakes, MMA Fighting</small> <p>Light heavyweights <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4111/dominick-reyes">Dominick Reyes</a> and <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/3464/jiri-prochazka">Jiri Prochazka</a> are expected to clash in a main event fight currently scheduled for Feb. 27.</p> <p>Multiple sources confirmed the matchup when speaking to MMA Fighting on Tuesday following...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/1I5OxndrCXCkB31kYheo1sQ11fI=/0x0:3850x2567/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67701673/IMG_4446.0.jpg"> <small>Bellator MMA</small> <p>MMA Fighting has Bellator 250 weigh-in video for Thursday’s event at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Conn.</p> <p>In the main event, <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/298/douglas-lima">Douglas Lima</a> and <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/50/gegard-mousasi">Gegard Mousasi</a> hit the middleweight title limit of 185 pounds.</p> <p>The Bellator 250 ceremonial...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/QJAOUARTpWmZcHf27AZW8d56Xlk=/208x0:1828x1080/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67697755/Joel_Alvarez_YT.0.jpg"> <p>ABU DHABI — <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/weight-class/lightweight">Lightweight</a> <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4813/joel-alvarez">Joel Alvarez</a> spoke to reporters backstage on Fight Island following his first-round submission win over <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/848/alexander-yakovlev">Alexander Yakovlev</a> at <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1140/ufc-254">UFC 254</a>. “El Fenomeno” discussed how close the earlier guillotine attempt was to finishing the...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/ipBG9Ggp-xcnIvq1Dk94kidwnHM=/241x0:1861x1080/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67698093/Miranda_Maverick_YT.0.jpg"> <p>ABU DHABI — <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/weight-class/flyweight">Flyweight</a> <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/3865/miranda-maverick">Miranda Maverick</a> spoke with reporters backstage on Fight Island following her first-round TKO win over <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/5066/liana-jojua">Liana Jojua</a> at <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1140/ufc-254">UFC 254</a>, discussed how she felt heading into her octagon debut, career aspirations, which include...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/t1hZzSJUyjusV9OLBCxU9K0K8Oc=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67698501/050_Lorenz_Larkin_vs_Douglas_Lima.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/298/douglas-lima">Douglas Lima</a> has spent the largest part of his career with Bellator MMA as the best welterweight in the promotion but on Thursday he’ll face arguably the toughest challenge of his career when moving up...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/8n2j0UCjkOZJoQwBG7IeF9Sp3fk=/0x0:2880x1920/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67698779/143_Jon_Jones.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/47/jon-jones">Jon Jones</a> has a lot of problems with the adoration being shown to <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1480/khabib-nurmagomedov">Khabib Nurmagomedov</a> in the wake of his victory over <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1526/justin-gaethje">Justin Gaethje</a> at <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1140/ufc-254">UFC 254</a>.</p> <p>While the former UFC light heavyweight...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/8RrlSa8JHXcZVdjxODiRPDnVGqw=/0x0:900x600/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67698911/013_Anderson_Silva.1388098935.0.0.jpg"> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/50/gegard-mousasi">Gegard Mousasi</a> may no longer be part of the UFC roster but he’s still more than happy to honor arguably the greatest middleweight in the history of the sport ahead of his retirement.</p> <p>This weekend will mark <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/101/anderson-silva">Anderson Silva</a>’s final...

<img alt="UFC 254: Struve v Tuivasa" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/6h7qFWY802UftKUfPniVM8gaoKg=/0x0:5460x3640/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67699077/1282014242.jpg.0.jpg"> <small>Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1140/ufc-254">UFC 254</a> may go down as one of the biggest pay-per-view cards of the year, but the preliminary broadcast on ESPN2 actually returned the lowest ratings of...

<img alt="Ricky Bandejas" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/XHTryIYq9gle46UijG90bFwXMso=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67699159/142_Ricky_Bandejas.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>Bellator MMA has made a lot of prospect and free agency signings over the last several weeks which has led to a trimming of their roster. </p> <p>Sources close to the situation confirmed to MMA Fighting...