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<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/qMLUgVTKEZdg9vHIP6fvIS1ZE2Q=/0x0:2880x1920/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67049357/145_Kamaru_Usman_x_Colby_Covington.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>On Saturday night, <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2033/kamaru-usman">Kamaru Usman</a> successfully defended his welterweight title with a five-round unanimous decision victory over <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/520/jorge-masvidal">Jorge Masvidal</a> in the main event of <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1125/ufc-251">UFC 251</a>. And with the champion still firmly entrenched...

<img alt="UFC 251: Usman v Masvidal" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/MSABvODbVfKUHSrQd2OFahEjD3w=/0x0:5568x3712/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67049552/1255680784.jpg.0.jpg"> <small>Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/520/jorge-masvidal">Jorge Masvidal</a> may have lost to UFC welterweight champion <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2033/kamaru-usman">Kamaru Usman</a> on Saturday night, but he still has plenty of options available to him when looking ahead to what...

<img alt="MMA: UFC 245-Holloway vs Volkanovski" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/7FD56bjJZp0py8vClil8VibbpCc=/0x0:4555x3037/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67049807/usa_today_13796804.0.jpg"> <small>Stephen R. Sylvanie-USA TODAY Sports</small> <p><em>In the fast-paced world of MMA, there are dozens of questions surrounding any given event, but when the dust settles, there’s usually only one: What’s next?</em></p> <p><em>Following the conclusion of every major...

<img alt="UFC 249 Ferguson v Gaethje" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/SsmInZGtDPqw6dcLHdaJC8xwm38=/0x0:4079x2719/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67049884/1224290149.jpg.0.jpg"> <small>Photo by Douglas P. DeFelice/Getty Images</small> <p>At UFC on ESPN 13 virtual media day, the top fighters at Wednesday’s event will talk about their upcoming fights.</p> <p>The schedule of fighters is below:</p> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2104/ryan-benoit">Ryan Benoit</a></p> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4339/dan-ige">Dan Ige</a></p> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2143/cody-stamann">Cody...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/JTwIfxO4qnIaSd8EmKuXQtIqF_A=/0x0:2880x1920/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67050152/317_Daniel_Cormier_x_Stipe_Miocic.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>The trilogy ends here.</p> <p>That’s the tag line on the new <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1128/ufc-252">UFC 252</a> poster, which features the main event between heavyweight champion <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/775/stipe-miocic">Stipe Miocic</a> and <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/373/daniel-cormier">Daniel Cormier</a>.</p> <div> <blockquote class="instagram-media" data-instgrm-captioned="" data-instgrm-permalink="https://www.instagram.com/p/CCjm1amlk4M/?utm_source=ig_embed&utm_campaign=loading" data-instgrm-version="12"><div> <a href="https://www.instagram.com/p/CCjm1amlk4M/?utm_source=ig_embed&utm_campaign=loading" target="_blank">...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/NTPGgYVFTOylEmtIX2ugj7Jukw8=/0x0:5568x3712/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67050386/BBB_5560.0.jpg"> <small>ONE Championship</small> <p>ONE Championship is the latest fight promotion to get back to business after shutting down several shows due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.</p> <p>ONE CEO Chatri Sityodtong made the announcement via <a href="https://www.facebook.com/yodchatri/posts/3258725387522933?__cft__%5B0%5D=AZXb6RtFwr3NinhjjbiCMZs9k1aQ2mxVwa5zEF2XakQxQZiq2nwaoXAMLOJCVufdLb9bxu8N_05y27G9-QLnkznPAWgQIikvCkaetxd9d_4ywoVNGE542QCox3ZcupRvZP0&__tn__=%2CO%2CP-R">Facebook</a>.</p> <p>“ONE Championship is ready to set the...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/TPP2gAPmLqeKfWegpLdZ833jR58=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67047554/008_Figueiredo_vs_Beltran.0.jpg"> <small>Deiveson Figueiredo | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4188/deiveson-figueiredo">Deiveson Figueiredo</a> has cleared at least one obstacle in his path as he prepares to face <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/285/joseph-benavidez">Joseph Benavidez</a> for the vacant flyweight title on UFC “Fight Island” on July 18.</p> <p>Earlier this...

<img alt="UFC 251: Usman v Masvidal" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/6bRoIQxCtEnphp0-WeGWvU37gNE=/0x60:4427x3011/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67047661/1255680781.jpg.0.jpg"> <small>Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC</small> <p>While the <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1125/ufc-251">UFC 251</a> main event wasn’t the barnburner some fans expected for Saturday night, <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2033/kamaru-usman">Kamaru Usman</a> successfully defended his welterweight title in dominant fashion. </p> <p>Usman earned a unanimous...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/MBVg1c6QVMzYynZN2C6QBAJLtpw=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67047726/413_Jorge_Masvidal.0.jpg"> <small>Jorge Masvidal | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>The lead up to <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1125/ufc-251">UFC 251</a> was a long and sordid tale that was well-documented all fight week: <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2033/kamaru-usman">Kamaru Usman</a> and <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/520/jorge-masvidal">Jorge Masvidal</a> had been the UFC’s targeted bout since...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/jmbHIbGJ_WYG51Z51b3XurNp7WU=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67047840/002_Santiago_Ponzinibbio.0.jpg"> <small>Argentina's Santiago Ponzinibbio won seven in a row in the UFC since 2015. | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>UFC welterweight <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2211/santiago-ponzinibbio">Santiago Ponzinibbio</a> was tested for COVID-19 in late-June and the result came back positive, he confirmed to MMA Fighting...