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<figure> <img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/6DqOmCmZ3r-n3u2p5yTvSeCwe1w=/0x0:2880x1920/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/68747450/105_Giga_Chikadze.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Giga Chikadze | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</figcaption> </figure> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/3482/giga-chikadze">Giga Chikadze</a> twice drove to Las Vegas, on weight and in shape, ready to show up...

<figure> <img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/kE4VWLAtIzFOnKiGh9IKuQze1fg=/157x0:1434x851/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/68747620/kswchaos.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Shamil Musaev (blue shorts) takes down Uros Jurisic (green shirt) after their fight at KSW 58 on Saturday | @AjenoAmigo, Twitter</figcaption> </figure> <p>Shamil Musaev is...

<figure> <img alt="Michael Chandler and Patricio Pitbull" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/XU-fVaR-DyCVMdTG_XMgSJOAEow=/0x0:3850x2567/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/68747964/A44I5195.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Patricio Freire became a two-division champion in Bellator by stopping Michael Chandler in just 61 seconds. | Bellator</figcaption> </figure> <p>Every time...

<figure> <img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/ld_QWbBbC27TNoPjPRTDMwRNF0c=/344x0:1871x1018/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/68748149/xmmako.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Francisco Rivera (red gloves) strikes a fallen Ryan Lilley | @ImShannonTho, Twitter</figcaption> </figure> <p>A number of former UFC fighters competed at XMMA’s show in Florida...

<figure> <img alt="2014 FILA Freestyle Wrestling World Cup" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/rHJBerY_DuKLzyImf-JutYQ81YU=/0x0:3000x2000/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/68748287/479179401.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Jordan Burroughs | Photo by Harry How/Getty Images</figcaption> </figure> <p>When Jordan Burroughs was preparing for the 2012 Olympic games, the...

<figure> <img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/NEh_gAlGdQ9qTjGLnY09AM8ArTM=/0x0:5665x3777/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/68748454/_CN26207_2020121915022991.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Zuffa LLC</figcaption> </figure> <p>Just looking at the past 12 months of <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/5444/jimmy-flick">Jimmy Flick</a>’s career, it’s hard to imagine that he was headed anywhere else...

<figure> <img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/ArXL-1FIkT1l3g3f0gNkeoFMYvg=/0x0:1497x998/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/68748840/Screen_Shot_2021_01_29_at_12.22.04_PM.0.png"> </figure> <p>As fans await the start of Bellator’s 2021 schedule, the promotion is looking back at some of the best finishes inside the circular cage. </p> <p>In a two-part series released on YouTube,...

<figure> <img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/7gaSdr9foCBJBLI778LerV8A-7A=/0x0:2880x1920/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/68747206/150_Kamaru_Usman.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</figcaption> </figure> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2033/kamaru-usman">Kamaru Usman</a> is smart enough to learn from the mistakes others have made before him.</p> <p>As he was scratching and...

<figure> <img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/Nh0hT60j4lRbDAjJkdEqTjZtQtY=/0x0:2400x1600/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/68747271/018_Devonte_Smith_x_Julian_Erosa.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Devonte Smith (pictured) needs a new opponent for UFC Vegas 18 following Alex da Silva’s withdrawal | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</figcaption> </figure> <p>The UFC is...

<figure> <img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/LMSPM_AnkYlQVoZhyFn4uKWcqms=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/68747330/108_Ilima_Lei_Macfarlane_x_Valerie_Letourneau.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Ilima-Lei Macfarlane | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</figcaption> </figure> <p>Former Bellator flyweight champ <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/3352/ilima-macfarlane">Ilima-Lei Macfarlane</a> has no desire for an immediate rematch with <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4308/juliana-velasquez">Juliana...