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<figure> <img alt="Vitor Belfort Media Workout" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/xbk0iEWo8HHHdu3DUpTUvL99jVA=/0x0:7085x4723/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/69832164/1336545491.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Photo by Michael Reaves/Getty Images</figcaption> </figure> <p>HOLLYWOOD, FLA. — Former UFC champion <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/83/vitor-belfort">Vitor Belfort</a> took part in a media workout on...

<figure> <img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/l7zIsMdDtaSSLfDPSrYGRS4BvPo=/230x0:1850x1080/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/69832327/Michael_Heck___Holyfield_OpenWorkout.00_02_44_29.Still001.0.jpg"> </figure> <p>Despite the concerns of many in the combat sports community, Evander Holyfield feels he’s as ready as he’ll ever be to step back inside the squared circle.</p> <p>This Saturday night, the former...

<figure> <img alt="Vitor Belfort Media Workout" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/42Q2a6Sz5pjebKYCB3CQlRHwvms=/0x0:7594x5063/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/69832556/1336544313.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Photo by Michael Reaves/Getty Images</figcaption> </figure> <p>The lineup of legends is set.</p> <p>Triller has announced a four-fight lineup for Saturday’s “Legends 2” event...

<figure> <img alt="Jake Paul v Tyron Woodley" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/kYRHFYhw3v2Bng6iKVd5Gu5V9W4=/0x0:5568x3712/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/69829007/1337174893.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images</figcaption> </figure> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/221/tyron-woodley">Tyron Woodley</a> is still angling for a rematch with Jake Paul, though it appears...

<figure> <img alt="Buchecha JJWL" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/ljcjB6PhS1PhJpSeLrMhbdTdq5s=/0x0:4368x2912/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/69829099/001.0.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Jiu-Jitsu World League</figcaption> </figure> <p>It’s been a long road for Marcus “Buchecha” Almeida to finally make his mixed martial arts debut, and now he’s...

<figure> <img alt="UFC 208 Open Workouts" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/0QbTLxME061I7KyXxOsZQ1cOJKU=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/69829532/033_Anderson_Silva.0.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Anderson Silva | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</figcaption> </figure> <p>On the debut episode of MMA Fighting’s first-ever Portuguese-language podcast <em>Trocação Franca</em> with Guilherme...

<figure> <img alt="UFC Fight Night: Erosa v Jourdain" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/dIqle9CnPojr9zhTgmhhn5FzFhs=/0x0:4416x2944/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/69829870/1338309308.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC</figcaption> </figure> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/3492/julian-erosa">Julian Erosa</a> would love to run it back with UFC upstart <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/5731/paddy-pimblett">Paddy...

<figure> <img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/w64kawjr1RenZF6gDeeIW8oCP8s=/137x0:1757x1080/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/69829239/MMA_HOUR_SITE_IMAGE_9.8.21.0.jpg"> </figure> <p>The Mixed Martial Arts Hour is back in your life! Below is a rundown of Wednesday’s show, which begins at 1 p.m. ET / 10 a.m. PT / 6 p.m. GMT.</p> <p>1...

<figure> <img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/PUGYpxhocGHAAPlhR2W4UllMbog=/116x0:1736x1080/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/69826634/018_Carla_Esparza_x_Tatiana_Suarez.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Carla Esparza | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</figcaption> </figure> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/818/carla-esparza">Carla Esparza</a> is staying ready for her shot.</p> <p>The top-ranked strawweight contender—currently No. 3 in <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/2021/9/1/22650537/mma-rankings-september-update-joanna-jedrzejczyk-ciryl-gane-giga-chikadze-ray-cooper-iii">MMA...

<figure> <img alt="UFC Fight Night: Vera v Grant" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/SLwKo5HHT-h64PZKuc3vUkBRd2Y=/0x0:4007x2671/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/69826933/1324447584.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC</figcaption> </figure> <p>Marlon “Chito” Vera doesn’t really understand the politics involved in picking fights.</p> <p>While he’s considered...