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<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/rxW3cjqExl2hGgU5lrhgrWULz4o=/0x122:1247x953/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66831834/demolitionreem.0.jpg"> <small>Alistair Overeem at an MMA event in Rotterdam, Netherlands, on March 18, 2001 | Yann Michael, YouTube</small> <p><em>Welcome to the latest edition of Missed Fists, where we shine a light on fights from across the globe that may have been...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/TKqKab_28C64LL0GdFankiflDJc=/0x0:2880x1920/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66832116/147_Chase_Hooper.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/5244/chase-hooper">Chase Hooper</a>’s sophomore UFC appearance is set for the promotion’s next pay-per-view event. </p> <p>Multiple people with knowledge of the promotion’s plans confirmed to MMA Fighting that Hooper will take on <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/550/alex-caceres">Alex Caceres</a> at <a...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/2mRnJ91WGrZmSQkM52cVYTsHDG0=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66828114/116_Neil_Magny.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>Following a dominant performance back in March, <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1887/neil-magny">Neil Magny</a> is expected to make his return against Rocco Martin in a welterweight bout at UFC 250 on June 6.</p> <p>Multiple sources confirmed verbal agreements are in place...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/9D4MUC-1bkyH733w9yZblfimmJM=/0x0:2440x1627/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66828281/051_Shane_Burgos_x_Makwan_Amirkhani.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>Now that <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/3925/shane-burgos">Shane Burgos</a> is in the top-10 of the UFC’s featherweight division, he wants the opportunity to climb even higher.</p> <p>He will get that chance next month when he takes on <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/3686/josh-emmett">Josh Emmett</a> June...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/M7FbNyMjespfrsHC7lpak-DFc8I=/0x0:1917x1278/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66829058/ASH_7495.0.jpg"> <small>Bibiano Fernandes has only lost once since joining the ONE Championship in 2012. | ONE Championship</small> <p>It’s time for <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/8/bibiano-fernandes">Bibiano Fernandes</a> to focus on what the future brings inside the ONE Championship cage after putting an end to his...

<img alt="UFC" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/DNuv85iy-w6XO1iPXT77R0muv7k=/0x0:652x435/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66829185/ufc_rio_arena.0.jpg"> <small>Guilherme Cruz, MMA Fighting</small> <p>The coronavirus pandemic continues to affect the UFC’s 2020 schedule.</p> <p>Due to restrictions on public gatherings as a result of COVID-19 precautions, the UFC officially <a href="https://www.ufc.com/news/ufc-statement-june-20-and-june-27-events-saskatoon-austin">announced</a> Thursday that the June 20 event in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, and...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/Ziyg0iTCP7QACYyJv1uCoFtF2zg=/120x0:1740x1080/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66829258/Bellator_204_Re_air.0.jpeg"> <p>Bellator continues to make full event replays available on its official YouTube channel. </p> <p>On Thursday, the ViacomCBS-owned promotion re-runs <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/966/bellator-204">Bellator 204</a>, which took place Aug. 17, 2018 at Sanford Pentagon, Sioux Falls, S.D.</p> <p>In the headliner, now ex-bantamweight champ <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1762/darrion-caldwell">Darrion...

<img alt="UFC 165 photos" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/PV_loypzwvvQ8AXVF1bqgMSA-bM=/0x0:1100x733/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66829571/108_Jon_Jones_vs_Alexander_Gustafsson.1379826708.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>Watch the Jon Jones vs. Alexander Gustafsson 1 full fight video to relive the classic first meeting between <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/47/jon-jones">Jon Jones</a> and <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/164/alexander-gustafsson">Alexander Gustafsson</a> from <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/549/ufc-165-jones-vs-gustafsson">UFC 165</a> on Sept. 21, 2013, in...

<img alt="Paige VanZant picked up a big win over Felice Herrig at UFC on FOX 15 on Saturday." src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/2Yqy_zG6kGe7oD76I80NvrMWq1c=/0x0:3563x2375/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66829648/usa-today-8527341.0.0.0.jpg"> <small>Paige VanZant (pictured) could make her final UFC appearance against Amanda Ribas in July. | Joe Camporeale-USA TODAY Sports</small> <p>The UFC is once again...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/fZxyKA720BZX2RNVj6MTNGW_R8Y=/0x0:2880x1920/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66829724/132_Jon_Jones_x_Dominick_Reyes.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>It appears <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/47/jon-jones">Jon Jones</a>’ long awaited move to heavyweight will have to wait even longer.</p> <p>Following several days of back and forth messages between Jones and <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/3362/francis-ngannou">Francis Ngannou</a>, the light heavyweight champion sent out a...