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<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/jrzrvo-4LORTQC9iSB2TpfAMvW0=/0x0:2880x1920/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66943516/048_Zubaira_Tukhugov_x_Lerone_Murphy.0.jpg"> <small>Lerone Murphy fought to a draw with Zubaira Tukhugov in his UFC debut in Abu Dhabi. | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>UFC featherweights <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/3981/ricardo-lucas-ramos">Ricardo Ramos</a> and <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/5087/lerone-murphy">Lerone Murphy</a> will collide at Abu Dhabi’s Yas Island on July 15,...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/MOeN6F1WH8vrN79trDl27iIiGWU=/0x0:2440x1627/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66943661/005_Brendan_Allen.0.jpg"> <small>Thomas Lakes, MMA Fighting</small> <p>An injury has forced <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/3616/ian-heinisch">Ian Heinisch</a> out of the upcoming UFC Fight Night card on June 27.</p> <p>In his place, newcomer Kyle Daukaus is expected to face <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/5047/brendan-allen">Brendan Allen</a> in a middleweight fight.</p> <p>Multiple sources confirmed...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/WP9BFcyw83sliEaDE31yFQIgHtY=/0x0:2440x1627/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66943908/134_Anderson_Silva.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>When <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/101/anderson-silva">Anderson Silva</a> retires, he will leave the sport as one of the greatest UFC champions in history and arguably near the top of the list as the best to ever compete in the sport...

<img alt="Chris Weidman vs Vitor Belfort" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/Ko8C13ZUEvcXCxFs2D7YfwLy-ro=/0x0:2000x1333/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66944335/20150523_0303_Chris_Weidman_vs_Vitor_Belfort.0.0.jpg"> <small>Chris Weidman vs Vitor Belfort | Esther Lin</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/352/chris-weidman">Chris Weidman</a> is returning to the middleweight division next month. </p> <p>A person with knowledge of the promotion’s plans confirmed to MMA Fighting that Weidman will face <a...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/g7aBMjmQ68w85o2yekK0ZzP93vw=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66944508/118_Nicco_Montan_o.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>A rematch nearly three years in the making from the regional MMA scene is being targeted for the octagon. </p> <p>Multiple people with knowledge of the promotion’s plans confirmed to MMA Fighting that a women’s bantamweight bout...

<img alt="Eddie Alvarez" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/0sonGYmetutbtmNjl8_7YJcuhAA=/0x0:1600x1067/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66940086/808_Eddie_Alvarez.0.0.jpg"> <small>Eddie Alvarez at the post-fight press conference | Esther Lin/MMAFighting.com</small> <p>The biggest story in MMA for the past few weeks has been the issue of fighter pay in the UFC. <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/47/jon-jones">Jon Jones</a>, <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/520/jorge-masvidal">Jorge Masvidal</a>, and <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2186/henry-cejudo">Henry...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/nKaQhCUiNbgzLxgIoHnXNd_i3ws=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66940300/015_Dan_Hooker_vs_Gilbert_Burns.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>As soon as <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2917/daniel-hooker">Dan Hooker</a> got the call offering him a fight against <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/233/dustin-poirier">Dustin Poirier</a>, he accepted it without a second thought.</p> <p>Originally the lightweight showdown was scheduled in May, but the coronavirus pandemic put...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/Sxad2xh0rrH9BbWQr2gHF9sNT0M=/202x0:1822x1080/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66940584/BTL_ep03_clean.0.jpg"> <p>On this week’s episode of Between the Links, host Mike Heck moderates the matchup between MMA Fighting’s Jose Youngs and TSN’s Aaron Bronsteter as they discuss what is next for <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4022/cynthia-calvillo">Cynthia Calvillo</a> and <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1287/jessica-eye">Jessica Eye</a> following the UFC on...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/FklTCkuOOJiTUoPqLY5aM-nlS_Q=/0x0:4733x3155/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66940820/20190607_0040_Calvin_Kattar.0.jpg"> <small>Calvin Kattar | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>A battle of top-15 featherweights will headline the UFC’s upcoming card on July 15 from “Fight Island” as <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4139/calvin-kattar">Calvin Kattar</a> is expected to face off with <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4339/dan-ige">Dan Ige</a> in the main...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/cwKlxycoQry7al2g7ByMRVQzxAw=/150x0:1770x1080/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66940952/403_Darren_Till.0.jpg"> <small>Darren Till | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>Just because <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/3278/darren-till">Darren Till</a> has an important fight with former middleweight champion <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1900/robert-whittaker">Robert Whittaker</a> coming up, it doesn’t mean he can’t make time to indulge other rivals.</p> <p>Till has had an ongoing...