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<figure> <img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/kEK8-8RbzPFEyZ0YlMuSZmu8ejU=/0x0:2880x1920/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/69965833/227_Zhang_Weili_x_Joanna_Je_drzejczyk.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Zhang Weili | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</figcaption> </figure> <p>The pre-fight trash talk ahead of <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4539/zhang-weili">Zhang Weili</a> and <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2024/rose-namajunas">Rose Namajunas</a>’ first fight wasn’t exactly...

<figure> <img alt="Tyson Fury v Deontay Wilder - News Conference" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/IsfMr4cJXkXtsz5h6nY92lrFkho=/0x0:3395x2263/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/69966189/1345216401.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Deontay Wilder | Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images</figcaption> </figure> <p>The heat between Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder is...

<figure> <img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/yD6dY5xVbOksitThIvNEFezw6Sg=/186x0:1806x1080/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/69966490/BTL_Clean__5_.0.jpg"> </figure> <p>Between the Links returns ahead of a busy weekend in the combat sports world.</p> <p>Host Mike Heck is joined by MMA Fighting’s Jose Youngs and Damon Martin as they discuss the biggest...

<figure> <img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/7gKpzthti7UuougdE7XIQHHf3Mw=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/69966799/241_Aspen_Ladd.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</figcaption> </figure> <p>The upcoming <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1255/ufc-vegas-40-holm-vs-dumont">UFC Vegas 40</a> event on Oct. 16 just got a new main event and now there’s a...

<figure> <img alt="UFC 254: Khabib v Gaethje" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/Vv5eaid2PacRvEuc5YlrfuawCFg=/0x0:5316x3544/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/69963261/1282038982.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Justin Gaethje | Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images</figcaption> </figure> <p>With his return less than a month away, <a...

<figure> <img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/nU8CZnr9fr85QuLkKvyWNXqkD6k=/147x0:1767x1080/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/69963433/Oct_P4P_Thumb2.0.jpg"> </figure> <p><em>Welcome to the latest update to the MMA Fighting pound-for-pound rankings, where every month our esteemed panel of experts sort through the noise to answer one question: Who are the best...

<figure> <img alt="Mackenzie Dern" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/cyKUCpNp3i3W7Ipocr29TO4w1nA=/0x0:2400x1600/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/69963766/007_Mackenzie_Dern.0.jpg"> <figcaption>E. Casey Leydon, MMA Fighting</figcaption> </figure> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/3624/mackenzie-dern">Mackenzie Dern</a> is after all the marbles.</p> <p>The jiu-jitsu legend and rising UFC strawweight star stops by MMA...

<figure> <img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/s1CAXpHkvgExFGjSGtTcALjMbb4=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/69963915/116_Aspen_Ladd.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Aspen Ladd | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</figcaption> </figure> <p>An injury to former UFC champion <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2173/holly-holm">Holly Holm</a> has led to a switch to next weekend’s...

<figure> <img alt="Tyson Fury v Deontay Wilder - Press Conference" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/BtoEW0v2l_Xq7MpG9jyeOIVTC48=/0x0:3950x2633/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/69964192/1324774798.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Photo by Meg Oliphant/Getty Images</figcaption> </figure> <p>Before Tyson Fury signed a contract for his trilogy against Deontay Wilder,...

<figure> <img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/BK6M8BM9DNrtZiCmWTejZhK_aLg=/0x0:3850x2567/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/69960281/A44I7894.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Lucas Noonan / BELLATOR MMA</figcaption> </figure> <p>There will be a new Bellator lightweight champion crowned when the promotion returns to Dublin next month.</p> <p>Bellator president <a...