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<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/DFmsLXmgXrWosR8pxskKioQfOQ8=/0x67:1480x1054/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67427486/Captura_de_Tela_2020_09_17__s_14.00.13.0.png"> <small>Thiago Santos won three of four fights since moving up to light heavyweight in the UFC. | Photo via Alex Davis</small> <p>A positive COVID-19 test once again forced the cancellation of a light heavyweight showdown between <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/938/thiago-santos">Thiago Santos</a> and...

<img alt="UFC Fight Night Covington v Woodley: Press Conference" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/cPFwgVw95-fyOe1PeGVuB3aTS8Y=/0x0:3617x2411/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67427573/1273201832.jpg.0.jpg"> <small>Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC</small> <p>After the <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1148/ufc-vegas-10">UFC Vegas 11</a> press conference fighters – including <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight/10589/donald-cerrone-vs-niko-price">Donald Cerrone vs. Niko Price</a> and <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight/10636/khamzat-chimaev-vs-gerald-meerschaert">Khamzat Chimaev vs. Gerald Meerschaert</a> – squared off for...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/d58xiqoEkCk9p52OAxToceHF0Ck=/0x0:1500x1000/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67427633/13_Alesha_Zappitella.0.jpg"> <small>Alesha Zappitella (pictured) fights Ashley Cummins for a vacant Invicta FC atomweight championship Thursday in Kansas City, Kan. | Dave Mandel, Invicta FC</small> <p>MMA Fighting has <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1160/invicta-fc-42">Invicta FC 42</a> results for the <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight/10664/ashley-cummins-vs-alesha-zappitella">Ashley Cummins vs. Alesha Zappitella</a> fight...

<img alt="UFC Fight Night Covington v Woodley: Press Conference" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/by_11ndlorlczm5Hn_apkWZNo3s=/0x0:4319x2879/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67428270/1273205622.jpg.0.jpg"> <small>Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2975/colby-covington">Colby Covington</a> was anticipating a faceoff with opponent <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/221/tyron-woodley">Tyron Woodley</a> on Thursday, but ahead of the <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1149/ufc-vegas-11-covington-vs-woodley">UFC Vegas 11</a> press conference, he was informed they’d...

<img alt="Mackenzie Dern" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/Ut42nbHn0XDlHcdHv609gSK2OQY=/0x0:2400x1600/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67428352/008_Mackenzie_Dern.0.jpg"> <small>E. Casey Leydon, MMA Fighting</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/3624/mackenzie-dern">Mackenzie Dern</a> wants to make it clear that her weight issues are a thing of the past.</p> <p>The Brazilian jiu-jitsu champion-turned-UFC strawweight has successfully beat the scale in her previous two outings, coming in...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/hdKvkm6XC_RZgfubJVpKfm-wr64=/31x0:2137x1404/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67421795/askren.0.png"> <p>2020 has been a trying year for MMA. The coronavirus pandemic hit the sport hard earlier this year, forcing events to shut down for a month. Even after the UFC got up and running again, the pandemic continues to play havoc...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/I-pkO-FBdO7uFtYaTCIxbPBxl8Y=/0x0:2869x1913/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67422043/003_Donald_Cerrone.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>Fans have never had to question whether <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/58/donald-cerrone">Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone</a> wanted to fight. But as his losses have piled up, there are questions about how long he can.</p> <p>Facing a five-fight skid, Cerrone made it known...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/f2QFvd_GTBTmbnDJHdANM-vqYPU=/164x0:1784x1080/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67422455/wth_ep25_clean.0.jpg"> <p>On this week’s episode of <em>What the Heck</em>, MMA Fighting’s Mike Heck speaks with <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2125/kevin-croom">Kevin Croom</a> (4:28) to recap his memorable 31-second submission win over <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4349/roosevelt-roberts">Roosevelt Roberts</a> in his UFC debut debut at <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1148/ufc-vegas-10">UFC Vegas 10</a> this past...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/_fEKswi9Qf7ZKuIIP4RvKfwW0gA=/0x0:6720x4480/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67422746/LEE_1217.0.jpg"> <small>Fabian Edwards headlines Bellator’s upcoming visit to Milan, Italy, on Sept. 26 | Lee Hamilton-Cooper, Bellator MMA</small> <p>The first of three upcoming Bellator shows in Italy has its lineup card filled.</p> <p>Thirteen fights are now official for the Sept. 26 show, which...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/xzUJRwsQvo0cMK1aXyIRclq0TXw=/0x0:3000x2000/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67423076/mateusz_gamrot.0.jpg"> <small>Mateusz Gamrot | Photo courtesy of KSW</small> <p>Mateusz Gamrot knew after his latest win that free agency was looming and it was time to conquer bigger challenges.</p> <p>The 17-0, two-division KSW champion has been a mainstay of the Polish promotion for...