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<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...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/Bu9mldngTi2DweSbFsAc5n1Vzj8=/0x0:2880x1920/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67185035/108_Brandon_Moreno.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>With the flyweight championship on the line in the main event, a pivotal matchup has been added to the UFC’s November pay-per-view card to likely determine the next title challenger. </p> <p>Multiple people with knowledge of the...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/kLLBDTDJXg60YkZrcFO4VP23GX8=/0x0:2440x1627/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67179445/096_Robbie_Lawler_x_Ben_Askren.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4338/geoff-neal">Geoff Neal</a> revealed on Sunday that he had been hospitalized for several days dealing with a near life-or-death situation, which obviously forced him to drop out of his upcoming fight against <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1887/neil-magny">Neil Magny</a> on...