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<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/DGdCib9CVipTIpdjkbIIKt7RnyE=/0x0:2000x1333/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67659742/Harrison.0.jpg"> <small>PFL</small> <p>The PFL is getting back to business starting next spring. </p> <p>The tournament-based promotion on Tuesday announced a return to action with its 2021 season, starting with an event on April 23, one year after the suspension of its third...

<img alt="TUF Finale Weigh-in" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/8FPyq0hYE0K4MTqZI3SMsAjASXE=/0x0:2930x1953/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67660112/883343342.jpg.0.jpg"> <small>DeAnna Bennett | Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images</small> <p>Bellator fighter <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2952/deanna-bennett">DeAnna Bennett</a> made peace with online trolls a long time ago.</p> <p>After being eliminated from <em>The Ultimate Fighter 26</em>, she went so far as...

<img alt="UFC Fight Night: Silva v Krause" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/j8jT2s7Boi0Z0U0_Qa9ce4bZLtg=/1x0:4453x2968/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67655460/1229134418.jpg.0.jpg"> <small>Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images</small> <p>Should <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2838/brian-ortega">Brian Ortega</a> get booked to fight <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4234/alexander-volkanovski">Alexander Volkanovski</a> in early 2021, he will be cleared and ready for action. </p> <p>Ortega defeated The Korean Zombie...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/DJ_JRxAAqXlhjjQq-H-MiWgz84g=/0x0:2880x1920/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67655783/202_Khabib_Nurmagomedov_x_Dustin_Poirier.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1480/khabib-nurmagomedov">Khabib Nurmagomedov</a> and <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1526/justin-gaethje">Justin Gaethje</a> will battle inside the octagon on Oct. 24 to decide who walks away as the only lightweight champion in the company, and the UFC has released the second official...

<img alt="Tecia Torres and Angela Hill will compete on the UFC 188 main card Saturday." src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/M7srjxiWVO5P3LwACL0TMNF0S8s=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67655938/021_Tecia_Torres_and_Angela_Hill.0.0.1434222819.0.jpg"> <small>Tecia Torres and Angela Hill will compete on the UFC 188 main card Saturday. | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>A rematch between <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1842/tecia-torres">Tecia Torres</a> and <a...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/TBGn4nqU3Q8_UL2wBwn5HzQ091g=/0x0:4733x3155/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67656169/20190607_0040_Calvin_Kattar.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4139/calvin-kattar">Calvin Kattar</a> has two big wins in 2020 and is waiting for his phone to ring once again.</p> <p>“The Boston Finisher” picked up a second-round finish of <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/78/jeremy-stephens">Jeremy Stephens</a> at <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1094/ufc-249-ferguson-vs-gaethje">UFC 249</a>, along with...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/Hdy1L06Oh-KF9QaJvXkFZtN1exo=/11x0:1412x934/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67656635/Screen_Shot_2020_10_19_at_1.54.22_PM.0.png"> <p>In the first episode of <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1140/ufc-254">UFC 254</a> Embedded, cameras check in fighters preparing in quarantine before a flight to Abu Dhabi. <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1526/justin-gaethje">Justin Gaethje</a>, <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/3047/jared-cannonier">Jared Cannonier</a>, <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1436/walter-walt-harris">Walt Harris</a> and <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2647/lauren-murphy">Lauren Murphy</a> are among those who get in...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/OR7J8hcAlEAhea7-mCiZoSJHrUQ=/164x0:1784x1080/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67656940/Jamaes_Krause_YT_2.0.jpg"> <p>ABU DHABI — After his <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1164/ufc-fight-island-6-ortega-vs-korean-zombie">UFC Fight Island 6</a> win, <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/674/james-krause">James Krause</a> breaks down his performance, what’s next, his response to <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/3749/joaquin-buckley">Joaquin Buckley</a>, and much more.</p> <p></p> <p></p>...

<img alt="MMA: Bellator 221-Hager vs Jones" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/3HC-RDkPxnGMFOB0tUWX5DUYbE8=/0x0:4173x2782/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67657113/usa_today_12692368.0.jpg"> <small>Jerry Lai-USA TODAY Sports</small> <p>Former WWE champ and current AEW wrestler <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4733/jake-hager">Jake Hager</a> will return to the Bellator cage next week.</p> <p>Hager faces Brandon Calton at Bellator 250, which takes place Oct. 29 at Mohegan Sun...

<img alt="Khabib Nurmagomedov" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/kB4oyUDQCvL1NzIPHmnZkehovok=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67657242/108_Khabib_Nurmagomedov.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>UFC lightweight champion <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1480/khabib-nurmagomedov">Khabib Nurmagomedov</a> isn’t completely opposed to the idea of a rematch with <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1859/conor-mcgregor">Conor McGregor</a>. But if it ever happens, it’s going to be on his terms. </p> <p>Nurmagomedov on Monday said...