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<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/AFKvsYm5j1WaEgX0pl0kl154xRM=/0x0:2880x1920/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66909438/080_Holly_Holm_x_Raquel_Pennington.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>The UFC’s summer schedule continues for an Aug. 1 event in Las Vegas, and the promotion has added a pair of important matchups to the fight card. </p> <p>Former bantamweight champion <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2173/holly-holm">Holly Holm</a> hopes to stop...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/UpXnk8T6nWBBCR2bFnTDq-_SGZ4=/150x0:1770x1080/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66909565/unnamed.0.jpg"> <p>The PFL may not be staging live fights in 2020, but the promotion is still plotting a new line up of original programming with the launch of PFL Studios.</p> <p>The new venture will be led by 16-time Emmy Award winning producer George...

<img alt="UFC 250: Nunes v Spencer" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/Zw2ZxsQ416uGk_pQLELHV2kicyI=/0x0:3000x2000/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66909837/1247633718.jpg.0.jpg"> <small>Photo by Mike Roach/Zuffa LLC</small> <p>Final salaries are in for <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1124/ufc-250">UFC 250</a>, and top-earner <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/377/amanda-nunes">Amanda Nunes</a> took home the biggest paycheck possible at this past Saturday’s event. </p> <p>Although Nunes already was the top earner...

<img alt="UFC 250: Nunes vs Spencer" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/LzugOOEUV81qgMQH7X0bT19c8LY=/0x0:5568x3712/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66910012/1218023999.jpg.0.jpg"> <small>Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images</small> <p>Two-division UFC champ <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/377/amanda-nunes">Amanda Nunes</a> and featherweight title challenger <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/3369/felicia-spencer">Felicia Spencer</a> had very different competitive outcomes at <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1124/ufc-250">UFC 250</a>, but both face potentially long timeouts....

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/uPdujQc3u3Dhv1bhAnuSuUgpZM8=/0x97:4757x3268/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66910008/UFC_JB_2020_06_06_0244_2020060675904018.0.jpg"> <small>Zuffa LLC</small> <p>LAS VEGAS — <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/weight-class/bantamweight">Bantamweight</a> <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2143/cody-stamann">Cody Stamann</a> spoke with the media backstage at the UFC APEX following his unanimous decision win over <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1400/brian-kelleher">Brian Kelleher</a> at <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1124/ufc-250">UFC 250</a>. “The Spartan” discussed fighting with a heavy heart...

<img alt="UFC 250: Heinisch v Meerschaert" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/Ft9tEKqkpoqUq5cYuDajnIaCWk0=/0x0:4349x2899/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66910232/1218023297.jpg.0.jpg"> <small>Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/weight-class/middleweight">Middleweight</a> <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/3616/ian-heinisch">Ian Heinisch</a> isn’t wasting any time after <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1124/ufc-250">UFC 250</a>. </p> <p>Hot on the heels of a first-round TKO over <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1970/gerald-meerschaert">Gerald Meerschaert</a> at this past...

<img alt="Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/Wg-tyeJLX8D6x0Z_vjEI-wAoCxQ=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66906494/maymac.0.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, Showtime</small> <p>This past weekend was a crazy one for the world of MMA. <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/377/amanda-nunes">Amanda Nunes</a> <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/2020/6/7/21282910/amanda-nunes-vs-felicia-spencer-full-fight-video-highlights-ufc-250">reinforced her status as the greatest female fighter ever</a>, <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/3121/cody-garbrandt">Cody Garbrandt</a> <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/2020/6/7/21282897/ufc-250-results-cody-garbrandt-face-plants-raphael-assuncao-with-buzzer-beater-knockout">reminded everyone exactly what...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/mWqOybeQL803GdE6b0x3R_6qLKs=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66906669/023_Jorge_Masvidal.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/520/jorge-masvidal">Jorge Masvidal</a> isn’t denying that he inked a new multi-fight contract with the UFC just before facing <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/365/nate-diaz">Nate Diaz</a> last year but the context really matters.</p> <p>On Saturday, the UFC’s only “BMF” champion took aim...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/OxKpS89l9gofaw_A9xlHiEfJLE8=/0x67:4958x3372/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66906915/UFC_JB_2020_06_05_0022_20200605111117926.0.jpg"> <small>Zuffa LLC</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 card, MMA Fighting’s Mike Heck and Alexander K....

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/p3o6V_p_3PLPnXBNGKmap0GkrV4=/0x0:2880x1920/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66904922/218_.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1859/conor-mcgregor">Conor McGregor</a> is bored.</p> <p>Following his <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/2020/6/7/21282918/conor-mcgregor-retires-again-via-twitter-moments-after-ufc-250">retirement announcement</a> on Saturday evening shortly after the conclusion of the <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1124/ufc-250">UFC 250</a> main event — the third time in the past four years that McGregor has made...