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<img alt="Daniel Cormier" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/om965t0xC3VDgPewFoH01Xd6yCU=/0x0:2000x1333/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67186119/113_Daniel_Cormier_vs_Alexander_Gustafsson.0.0.jpg"> <small>Daniel Cormier | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/373/daniel-cormier">Daniel Cormier</a> knows all the stories about fighters who call it a career, only to end retirement and return to action.</p> <p>In fact, the 41-year-old former two division champion has heard all...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/2B8nsHb8zR9sfvB8JU_6tguulE0=/274x0:1894x1080/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67186574/btl_ep11_clean.0.jpg"> <p>Check out episode 11 of <em>Between the Links </em>as Mike Heck moderates the matchup between MMA Fighting’s Jose Youngs and Alex K. Lee as they give their takes on which three fighters had the best performances from this past weekend’s UFC...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/mWZueVyTGNS7HsNzrAxGz8HkqBc=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67187043/004_Weber_Almeida_x_Castle_Williams.0.jpg"> <small>Brazilian featherweight Weber Almeida (red gloves) is 3-0 with a trio of knockouts in the sport | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>Bellator has scheduled unbeaten Brazilian karate specialist <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4742/weber-almeida">Weber Almeida</a>’s next appearance in the circular cage, matching him up...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/7TtJqJP2rD3QDKFj3e1rcH0CEKs=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67182505/107_Daniel_Cormier_x_Derrick_Lewis.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/373/daniel-cormier">Daniel Cormier</a> has told the world that he’s sacrificed enough, and <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1128/ufc-252">UFC 252</a> is his final walk to the octagon. And it might be, unless something else comes up. </p> <p>“He may say, ‘Yes, I’m...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/WDTP53rRyYTNcjEaONwZSAUr2QA=/0x0:2880x1920/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67183284/103_Daniel_Cormier.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>The “<a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1128/ufc-252">UFC 252</a> Countdown” video features the heavyweight championship trilogy bout between <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/775/stipe-miocic">Stipe Miocic</a> and <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/373/daniel-cormier">Daniel Cormier</a>, plus <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4140/sean-o-malley">Sean O’Malley</a>, <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/3088/marlon-vera">Marlon “Chito” Vera</a>, <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/22/junior-dos-santos">Junior dos Santos</a>, and <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/5156/jairzinho-rozenstruik">Jairzinho Rozenstruik</a>.</p> <aside><div...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/sbj2NLhgkcWJAqcqopy_vNqF7CQ=/0x0:2440x1627/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67184006/063_Jeremy_Stephens_x_Zabit_Magomedsharipov.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/weight-class/featherweight">Featherweight</a> contender <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4072/zabit-magomedsharipov">Zabit Magomedsharipov</a> will not be fighting on Aug. 29 after his original opponent <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/3094/yair-rodriguez">Yair Rodriguez</a> dropped out of their scheduled matchup due to injury.</p> <p>The Russian fighter made the announcement on Instagram...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/omM-dQ3N7KKZIsx8jsFP1_4d508=/0x0:522x348/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67184266/Screen_Shot_2020_08_10_at_3.30.45_PM.0.png"> <p>In the first episode of <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1128/ufc-252">UFC 252</a>: Embedded, headliners take center stage: Ex-champ <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/373/daniel-cormier">Daniel Cormier</a> faces his dislike of cold water and indicates his wrestling is going to win his triology with <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/775/stipe-miocic">Stipe Miocic;</a> <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4140/sean-o-malley">Sean O’Malley</a> trains...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/5gljdXmLd830I6T2ajt2-tRHZGU=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67184344/117_Colby_Covington.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>The long-awaited fight between 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 has a targeted date, with the welterweights expected to meet at a UFC event on Sept. 19 in Las Vegas.</p> <p>Woodley initially posted...

<img alt="UFC 251: Santos v Bogatov" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/CJcabi_Pc5wQJpCE8cjahb4RfnM=/0x0:4261x2841/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67184503/1255654397.jpg.0.jpg"> <small>Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/5349/roman-bogatov">Roman Bogatov</a>’s stint in the UFC is over after only one fight. </p> <p>The Russian was released from his contract following a loss to <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1068/leonardo-santos">Leonardo Santos</a> at <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1125/ufc-251">UFC 251</a>...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/pa5m4ssfRu4XFUBqQBwb3R4F0oY=/0x0:2880x1920/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67184703/081_Geoff_Neal_x_Niko_Price.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>UFC welterweight <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4338/geoff-neal">Geoff Neal</a> is resting at home after a serious health scare sent him to the ICU in critical condition. </p> <p>Neal’s coach, Sayif Saud of Fortis MMA, said his fighter is expected to make...