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<figure> <img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/lvhFj4KtksXnNtIBTDPwfNK7_-s=/0x0:2440x1627/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/70088864/135_Vicente_Luque.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Vicente Luque will be the backup fighter for Usman vs. Covington at UFC 268. | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</figcaption> </figure> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/3320/vicente-luque">Vicente Luque</a> will be...

<figure> <img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/WxzsvMQB-gl-pg2lsBnfeWVp4PA=/142x0:1762x1080/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/70088972/weili.0.jpg"> </figure> <p>NEW YORK — At <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1248/ufc-268">UFC 268</a> media day, <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4539/zhang-weili">Zhang Weili</a> details her return from a knockout loss to <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2024/rose-namajunas">Rose Namajunas</a> in their first fight, the changes she’s made...

<figure> <img alt="MMA: UFC 245-Usman vs Covington" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/YJH669PIroh8LZ0MZsJCuNnT1ZI=/0x0:5177x3451/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/70089635/usa_today_13797148.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Stephen R. Sylvanie-USA TODAY Sports</figcaption> </figure> <p>Twin title rematches take center stage in the cold open for the <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1248/ufc-268">UFC 268</a>...

<figure> <img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/t2T2Bw4TW2yiOcn0yFp62wv-L00=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/70084999/100_john_mccarthy.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</figcaption> </figure> <p>This pas weekend, two new champions were crowned for the UFC and two of the UFC’s most-hyped contenders picked up...

<figure> <img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/fG2tauiD_TOBTJPO5BQ1GfS3dVg=/178x0:2136x1305/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/70085609/rankings_header_nov_3.0.png"> <figcaption>Photos via Getty and Bellator MMA</figcaption> </figure> <p class="p--has-dropcap p-large-text"><em>Welcome to the latest update to the MMA Fighting Global Rankings, where our esteemed panel of...

<figure> <img alt="UFC 267: Jingliang v Chimaev" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/VlRO3KZwcZdc_QLD4XOBuzzXifY=/0x0:5568x3712/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/70085757/1350264331.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC</figcaption> </figure> <p>The <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/5368/khamzat-chimaev">Khamzat Chimaev</a> hype train is back and blazing down the tracks after <a...

<figure> <img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/p0gfHjeUsAV2C5dleMgqChjUv9w=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/70085936/057_Patrick_Mix_x_Ricky_Bandejas.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</figcaption> </figure> <p>Patchy Mix has never been a fan of <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/3644/james-gallagher">James Gallagher</a> but in the days leading up to their fight...

<figure> <img alt="UFC Fight Night: Shevchenko v O’Neill" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/Ro3nVuzpylIDZTRMy-urOgjdD8Y=/0x0:3825x2550/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/70081199/1344490516.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC</figcaption> </figure> <p>Flyweights <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/5683/casey-o-neill">Casey O’Neill</a> and <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/581/roxanne-modafferi">Roxanne Modafferi</a> are expected to meet at UFC...

<figure> <img alt="UFC Fight Night: Perry v Rodriguez" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/ABF5bjZ63SyKRGq9EdaivAvx9_o=/0x0:5568x3712/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/70081302/1311837387.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC</figcaption> </figure> <p>According to <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/3801/mike-perry">Mike Perry</a>, leaving the UFC and joining BKFC was just a...

<figure> <img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/QoSXwA11pZrGaYlL0Nn_BnIj7WE=/0x0:5124x3416/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/70081866/DWCS_JB_2021_10_26_0257_2021102684034542.0.jpeg"> <figcaption>Zuffa LLC</figcaption> </figure> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/5749/javid-basharat">Javid Basharat</a> was already angry when his opponent <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4247/oron-kahlon">Oron Kahlon</a> missed weight for their fight on <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2230/dana-white"><em>Dana White</em></a><em>’s Contender...