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<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/HvJ_ppXWuW3yBTS_WdzqQjgBsD4=/0x0:2880x1920/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67366572/131_Alistair_Overeem_x_Jairzinho_Rozenstruik.0.jpg"> <small>Jairzinho Rozenstruik and Alistair Overeem | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/32/alistair-overeem">Alistair Overeem</a> knows he would probably be knocking on the door of title contention right now if not for the result in his fight against <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/5156/jairzinho-rozenstruik">Jairzinho Rozenstruik</a>.</p> <p>On that...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/hLCwstfD_n6mrAPw-3xht786MGo=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67366795/012_Bethe_Correia.0.0.0.0.jpg"> <small>Bethe Correia announced she will enter the octagon one last time in December. | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>It appears <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2392/bethe-correia">Bethe Correia</a> is not done with the UFC just yet.</p> <p>The UFC <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/2020/8/12/21365751/former-title-contender-bethe-correia-veteran-lightweight-evan-dunham-released-from-ufc">parted ways with the bantamweight veteran</a> following...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/yWQqOooMgc1f3fPm-VLZKWHHzJ0=/0x0:1029x686/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67367061/Alain_Ngalani_ADUX80991.0.jpg"> <small>Alain Ngalani (pictured) will face former UFC titleholder Vitor Belfort in a heavyweight bout. | ONE Championship</small> <p>Former UFC champion <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/83/vitor-belfort">Vitor Belfort</a> will be welcomed by Cameroonian heavyweight <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2658/alain-ngalani">Alain Ngalani</a> in his first fight under the ONE Championship...

<img alt="Paige VanZant" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/S7N7gG-pt3DWlBZDKejRhE_vNZA=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67367319/20161215_0011_Paige_VanZant.0.0.jpeg"> <small>Paige VanZant | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>UFC veteran and BKFC fighter <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2025/paige-vanzant">Paige VanZant</a> believes she may have been infected with the COVID-19 virus shortly after her husband, Bellator fighter <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4793/austin-vanderford">Austin Vanderford</a>, was scratched from an upcoming...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/We-gvzM613_IVa3o-7xCWKU1lcI=/0x0:2440x1627/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67367604/007_Sean_Brady.0.jpg"> <small>Thomas Lakes, MMA Fighting</small> <p>After securing his first UFC finish and performance bonus, <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4850/sean-brady">Sean Brady</a> has earned quite a bit of buzz in the 170-pound division. </p> <p>The undefeated prospect improved to 3-0 in the octagon with an impressive second-round...

<img alt="UFC Fight Night: Overeem v Sakai" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/MaBeiDFewmaaAsE8jzOa2_cirRU=/0x0:3878x2585/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67365351/1270880571.jpg.0.jpg"> <small>Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC</small> <p>In the seventh episode of On to the Next One, MMA Fighting’s Mike Heck and Alex K. Lee put on their matchmaker hats following Saturday night’s <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1144/august-29-ufc-event">UFC Vegas 8</a>...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/Lby_gKPXTNf3UY4PjuLONyE7Of4=/0x0:2440x1627/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67365514/110_Kamaru_Usman.0.jpg"> <small>Kamaru Usman | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>A welterweight grudge match for the ages will headline the UFC’s upcoming card on Sept. 19 when former teammates <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2975/colby-covington">Colby Covington</a> and <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/221/tyron-woodley">Tyron Woodley</a> finally square off after spending years taking...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/SUemwY_TpbB7rPHjq73IYkfwGfQ=/0x0:2440x1627/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67362748/002_bmf_belt.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>Earlier this month, <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1091/anthony-smith">Anthony Smith</a> continued his career slide, losing to <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4120/aleksandar-rakic">Aleksandar Rakic</a>. But that wasn’t all that happened in the world of MMA. <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/538/anthony-ferguson">Tony Ferguson</a> vs. <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/233/dustin-poirier">Dustin Poirier</a> was confirmed as...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/P6nOaDAq7_8-hMdFy5w8BFNxnv0=/0x0:4175x2783/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67363373/06___Saint_Preux_v_Menifield_2020_09_05_CU_0159_2020090584327343.0.jpg"> <small>Zuffa LLC</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/313/ovince-st-preux">Ovince Saint Preux</a> has put away a lot of opponents so it wasn’t a surprise to him at all when <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/3432/alonzo-menifield">Alonzo Menifield</a> fell at his hands.</p> <p>The two met in Saturday’s <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1142/september-5-ufc-event">UFC Vegas 9</a> light heavyweight...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/xERbOJlOPhpKJ67YCmT_lqzv1N4=/0x0:1650x1100/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67363495/76651484_10158536314624879_7316740658641764352_o.0.jpg"> <small>Austin Vanderford | Bellator MMA</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4793/austin-vanderford">Austin Vanderford</a> has been removed from next Saturday’s <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1150/bellator-246">Bellator 246</a> card due to a positive COVID-19 test.</p> <p>Replacing Vanderford in his scheduled middleweight bout with <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1412/daniel-madrid">Daniel Madrid</a> (17-6) will be a returning <a...