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<img alt="MMA: UFC Fight Night-Liverpool: Silvia vs Taleb" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/tAAruvX_Ca4KAogtKYQhboVEzK4=/0x0:6192x4128/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66838653/usa_today_10863437.0.jpg"> <small>Claudio Silva is 5-0 since joining the UFC with key wins over Leon Edwards and Nordine Taleb. | Per Haljestam-USA TODAY Sports</small> <p>In 2019, Claudio Silva started the process of moving to Florida full-time...

<img alt="Boxing: Wilder vs Fury II" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/CoCscc6UqewidvdQWa89rDvcJPw=/0x0:4920x3280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66838813/usa_today_14084417.0.jpg"> <small>Joe Camporeale-USA TODAY Sports</small> <p>Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship will next week issue another offer to Mike Tyson in hopes of bringing the 53-year-old boxing legend out of retirement. </p> <p>BKFC President David Feldman told MMA Fighting the...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/TWEEDcN_1jBh0ZxhLB_ZC-BxglE=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66837580/116_Jessica_Eye.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>Flyweights <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1287/jessica-eye">Jessica Eye</a> and <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4022/cynthia-calvillo">Cynthia Calvillo</a> have agreed to meet in the main event at the upcoming UFC Fight Night card on June 13 with the show expected to take place in Las Vegas.</p> <p>Multiple...

<img alt="Stipe Miocic and Francis Ngannou" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/pErNFT46awRrGPGtUK8cK4FQWfQ=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66837662/120_Stipe_Miocic_vs_Francis_Ngannou.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/47/jon-jones">Jon Jones</a> moving up to heavyweight for a showdown with terrifying knockout artist <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/3362/francis-ngannou">Francis Ngannou</a> would undoubtedly be one of the most anticipated fights in 2020.</p> <p>While UFC president <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2230/dana-white">Dana...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/7eitaIvBvAHFtXb5Yv3XO18y79Q=/0x0:2400x1600/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66837703/217_.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1859/conor-mcgregor">Conor McGregor</a> started a <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/2020/5/23/21268487/conor-mcgregor-expects-to-have-mma-goat-top-spot-secured-by-career-end">global debate on Saturday</a> that began with fans and media members before making its way to the fighters—including a pair of his greatest rivals. </p> <p>“The Notorious” began a Twitter thread...

<img alt="UFC Fight Night: Kara-France v Nam" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/vy13hiwJwPnpZcKRrGWtEk2s_1Q=/0x0:3908x2605/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66837707/1208028538.jpg.0.jpg"> <small>Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC</small> <p>A flyweight battle looks to be heading to the octagon next month. </p> <p>Multiple people with knowledge of the promotion’s plans have confirmed to MMA Fighting that a fight between <a...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/M53mimyZh0vSd0ABLpYktqn7QOo=/0x0:5184x3456/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66837778/albarracin_cejudo.0.jpg"> <small>Guilherme Cruz, MMA Fighting</small> <p>Just seconds after he finished arguably the greatest bantamweight champion in UFC history inside two rounds, <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2186/henry-cejudo">Henry Cejudo</a> made the shocking announcement that he was retiring.</p> <p>Taking out <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/328/dominick-cruz">Dominick Cruz</a> at <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1094/ufc-249-ferguson-vs-gaethje">UFC 249</a> was...

<img alt="Neiman Gracie" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/XM_jo3o1l-w821icN7kp7Z2a7Dg=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66837901/127_Neiman_Gracie.0.jpg"> <small>Jiu-jitsu expert Neiman Gracie holds a 9-1 record as a mixed martial artist. | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2442/neiman-gracie">Neiman Gracie</a> was only 11 years old when his uncle <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/656/royce-gracie">Royce Gracie</a> competed in the longest fight in modern...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/dXKYt6EYJ3MHnEKVXvFCgUinAc8=/0x0:2880x1920/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66836237/105_Amanda_Nunes_x_Holly_Holm.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1124/ufc-250">UFC 250</a> doesn’t officially have a home yet, but the main event looks to be locked in. </p> <p>On Friday night, the UFC released its official poster for the card headlined by a women’s featherweight title...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/Ew7pDhJzyTZD98FF2XWIOk0TmU0=/0x0:2880x1920/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66836299/225_Conor_McGregor_x_Donald_Cerrone.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1859/conor-mcgregor">Conor McGregor</a> has chimed in on MMA’s GOAT conversation, and of course, he expects to play the biggest part.</p> <p>When “The Notorious” makes the walk for the final time, he believes his legacy will surpass the...