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<figure> <img alt="UFC 256: Ferguson v Oliveira" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/7xP9YyOfBVI2ODtJQ6sZjONPrfs=/0x0:5058x3372/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/68754812/1230096658.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images</figcaption> </figure> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/weight-class/lightweight">Lightweight</a> standout <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/175/charles-oliveira">Charles Oliveira</a> is holding out for a shot...

<figure> <img alt="UFC 257: Hooker v Chandler" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/NgpZy4pOE_N51PYx_rlrg40njtw=/0x0:3213x2142/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/68750263/1230757758.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images</figcaption> </figure> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1179/ufc-257">UFC 257</a> did not go as planned for <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2917/daniel-hooker">Dan Hooker</a>....

<figure> <img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/oRgOLQPHFHuVYaVpr9wVPvUKjOU=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/68750546/107_Rose_Namajunas_vs_Paige_VanZant.0.0.0.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Esther Lin/MMA Fighting</figcaption> </figure> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2025/paige-vanzant">Paige VanZant</a> knew she was going to shock the world when the announcement was made that she was leaving the...

<figure> <img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/6DqOmCmZ3r-n3u2p5yTvSeCwe1w=/0x0:2880x1920/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/68747450/105_Giga_Chikadze.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Giga Chikadze | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</figcaption> </figure> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/3482/giga-chikadze">Giga Chikadze</a> twice drove to Las Vegas, on weight and in shape, ready to show up...

<figure> <img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/kE4VWLAtIzFOnKiGh9IKuQze1fg=/157x0:1434x851/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/68747620/kswchaos.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Shamil Musaev (blue shorts) takes down Uros Jurisic (green shirt) after their fight at KSW 58 on Saturday | @AjenoAmigo, Twitter</figcaption> </figure> <p>Shamil Musaev is...

<figure> <img alt="Michael Chandler and Patricio Pitbull" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/XU-fVaR-DyCVMdTG_XMgSJOAEow=/0x0:3850x2567/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/68747964/A44I5195.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Patricio Freire became a two-division champion in Bellator by stopping Michael Chandler in just 61 seconds. | Bellator</figcaption> </figure> <p>Every time...

<figure> <img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/ld_QWbBbC27TNoPjPRTDMwRNF0c=/344x0:1871x1018/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/68748149/xmmako.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Francisco Rivera (red gloves) strikes a fallen Ryan Lilley | @ImShannonTho, Twitter</figcaption> </figure> <p>A number of former UFC fighters competed at XMMA’s show in Florida...

<figure> <img alt="2014 FILA Freestyle Wrestling World Cup" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/rHJBerY_DuKLzyImf-JutYQ81YU=/0x0:3000x2000/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/68748287/479179401.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Jordan Burroughs | Photo by Harry How/Getty Images</figcaption> </figure> <p>When Jordan Burroughs was preparing for the 2012 Olympic games, the...

<figure> <img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/NEh_gAlGdQ9qTjGLnY09AM8ArTM=/0x0:5665x3777/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/68748454/_CN26207_2020121915022991.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Zuffa LLC</figcaption> </figure> <p>Just looking at the past 12 months of <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/5444/jimmy-flick">Jimmy Flick</a>’s career, it’s hard to imagine that he was headed anywhere else...

<figure> <img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/ArXL-1FIkT1l3g3f0gNkeoFMYvg=/0x0:1497x998/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/68748840/Screen_Shot_2021_01_29_at_12.22.04_PM.0.png"> </figure> <p>As fans await the start of Bellator’s 2021 schedule, the promotion is looking back at some of the best finishes inside the circular cage. </p> <p>In a two-part series released on YouTube,...