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<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/M-BV7eVVHl0r5DWJH9vv1YRkxLc=/0x0:4339x2893/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67047239/UFC_251_032.0.jpg"> <small>Kamaru Usman (right) goes for a takedown against Jorge Masvidal at UFC 251 on Saturday in Abu Dhabi | Zuffa LLC</small> <p>However fanciful your story is, it means nothing to <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2033/kamaru-usman">Kamaru Usman</a> once that cage door closes.</p> <p>Call him “methodical.”...

<img alt="UFC 251: Amirkhani v Henry" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/j6o22mWx7HoUdI00vXb7wdACNV8=/0x0:4733x3155/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67046385/1255655069.jpg.0.jpg"> <small>Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/3132/makwan-amirkhani">Makwan Amirkhani</a> pulled off the second finish of <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1125/ufc-251">UFC 251</a>’s preliminary card with some slick grappling skills against <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4137/danny-henry">Danny Henry</a>. </p> <p>Amirkhani choked out Henry with an anaconda choke...

<img alt="UFC 251: Oezdemir v Prochazka" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/FltekfQvWMiSS60ux_URQyTVQTs=/0x0:3117x2078/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67046456/1255659884.jpg.0.jpg"> <small>Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC</small> <p>Former RIZIN champion <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/3464/jiri-prochazka">Jiri Prochazka</a> announced himself to the UFC light heavyweight division in emphatic fashion on Saturday night.</p> <p>The 27-year-old native of the Czech Republic earned a jaw-dropping knockout in...

<img alt="UFC 251 Usman v Masvidal: Weigh-Ins" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/kDIFnwDCqz91HWXui6UCiLywp6c=/0x0:3825x2550/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67046454/1226031021.jpg.0.jpg"> <small>Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images</small> <p>This is the <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1125/ufc-251">UFC 251</a> live blog for <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight/10290/amanda-ribas-vs-paige-vanzant">Amanda Ribas vs. Paige VanZant</a>, a flyweight main card bout on Saturday’s fight card at Yas Island...

<img alt="UFC 251: Ribas v VanZant" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/DrOE0pZ9afQlF62Oj1Gt7eqGTY4=/0x187:3249x2353/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67046480/1255662950.jpg.0.jpg"> <small>Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC</small> <p>The hype surrounding <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/5015/amanda-ribas">Amanda Ribas</a> only continued to grow following her latest win at <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1125/ufc-251">UFC 251</a>.</p> <p>Moving up to flyweight for the night, Ribas needed less than three minutes to...

<img alt="UFC 251 Usman v Masvidal: Weigh-Ins" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/XKhUp1O1gBKkOvOnBvA8gbK3IHU=/0x0:4587x3058/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67046471/1226031026.jpg.0.jpg"> <small>Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images</small> <p>This is the <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1125/ufc-251">UFC 251</a> live blog for <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight/10312/jessica-andrade-vs-rose-namajunas">Jessica Andrade vs. Rose Namajunas</a>, a strawweight main card bout on Saturday’s fight card at Yas Island...

<img alt="UFC 251: Andrade v Namajunas" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/j2WBNEwQKCHfYt9JhJgxjrAr-YA=/0x0:4107x2738/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67046527/1255666273.jpg.0.jpg"> <small>Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC</small> <p>It wasn’t easy but <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2024/rose-namajunas">Rose Namajunas</a> got her revenge against <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2360/jessica-andrade">Jessica Andrade</a> in a potential Fight of the Night clash at <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1125/ufc-251">UFC 251</a>.</p> <p>After their initial meeting ended with...

<img alt="UFC 251 Usman v Masvidal: Weigh-Ins" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/xzEu0NoFxzPAImgfS91_3Taf44Y=/0x0:4219x2813/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67046516/1226031028.jpg.0.jpg"> <small>Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images</small> <p>This is the <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1125/ufc-251">UFC 251</a> live blog for <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight/10327/petr-yan-vs-jose-aldo">Petr Yan vs. Jose Aldo</a>, a bantamweight title fight on the main card of Saturday’s event at...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/RglAmFMCWX7kJ5_wZiHZKyxZ2yc=/0x0:2223x1482/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67044480/Boston_Salmon_Illegal_KO.0.jpg"> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4182/boston-salmon">Boston Salmon</a>’s first fight after being released from the UFC ended in devastating fashion after he was the victim of a vicious illegal knee strike on Friday night.</p> <p>The former Contender Series veteran was facing off with Shawn West in the...

<img alt="UFC 204 Ceremonial Weigh-in Photos" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/Pt5OFoXqbHgJV1UgHX1v688TuFw=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67044661/312_Leon_Edwards.0.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>With <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2033/kamaru-usman">Kamaru Usman</a> now defending his welterweight title against <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/520/jorge-masvidal">Jorge Masvidal</a> this Saturday and <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2911/gilbert-burns">Gilbert Burns</a> the possible No. 1 contender for the winner, the often forgotten part of...