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<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/fH_21S-T2EsPCXn93-1rIw8AqCM=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67023869/132_Pedro_Munhoz.0.jpg"> <small>Pedro Munhoz saw Frankie Edgar as the biggest fight of his MMA career. | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1534/pedro-munhoz">Pedro Munhoz</a> is the latest withdrawal from UFC’s “Fight Island” series after testing positive for COVID-19, sources told MMA Fighting following...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/sgQku3hpM2K9vRqux7D3wX7A768=/0x0:2880x1920/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67024099/144_Kamaru_Usman_x_Colby_Covington.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>The name on the contract didn’t matter much to <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2033/kamaru-usman">Kamaru Usman</a> as he prepared to fight at <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1125/ufc-251">UFC 251</a>.</p> <p>While he spent weeks getting ready to face former teammate <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2911/gilbert-burns">Gilbert Burns</a> on July 11,...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/OkcsCPnzLOND-kkV9ggNJGUoXu0=/0x0:1098x732/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67024187/Screen_Shot_2020_07_06_at_8.24.26_PM.0.png"> <p>In the first episode of <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1125/ufc-251">UFC 251</a> Embedded, <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1541/max-holloway">Max Holloway</a>, <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2024/rose-namajunas">Rose Namajunas</a> and <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2025/paige-vanzant">Paige VanZant</a> fly to Abu Dhabi, as well as a look at <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2033/kamaru-usman">Kamaru Usman</a> and <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/520/jorge-masvidal">Jorge Masvidal</a>’s arrival to Las Vegas ahead...

<img alt="Pat Miletich (EL, MMA Fighting)" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/0YrACjzjoaLsX3TnRcPKuojfxcM=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67024244/006_Pat_Miletich.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>UFC Hall of Famer <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1000/pat-miletich">Pat Miletich</a> was arrested early June 29 by Moline Police in Illinois for driving under the influence.</p> <p>Moline, Ill. police confirmed the arrest in an e-mail to MMA...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/RHZAobIjxBg7wYISdTscVrBNJfc=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67020063/410_Jorge_Masvidal.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>The <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1125/ufc-251">UFC 251</a> main event is now official.</p> <p>Late Sunday night, <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/520/jorge-masvidal">Jorge Masvidal</a> received the results of his COVID-19 test, which cleared the way for him to fight <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2033/kamaru-usman">Kamaru Usman</a> with the welterweight title...

<img alt="Marlon Moraes" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/jdE2LNfxdTkkNnZKhSylE2wMxlI=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67020569/109_Marlon_Moraes.0.0.jpg"> <small>Marlon Moraes | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>This weekend, the UFC will crown a new bantamweight champion when <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4437/petr-yan">Petr Yan</a> and <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/7/jose-aldo">Jose Aldo</a> lock horns at <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1125/ufc-251">UFC 251</a> on ‘Fight Island’. Unfortunately for one man, that...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/ToBLlHRdCPtL4j6_PWpD_em8Ges=/0x0:2880x1920/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67020788/106_Max_Holloway_x_Alexander_Volkanovski.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>The sting of losing the UFC featherweight championship didn’t really weigh <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1541/max-holloway">Max Holloway</a> down too much after falling to <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4234/alexander-volkanovski">Alexander Volkanovski</a> this past December.</p> <p>While many called him the greatest 145-pound fighter of all time,...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/2jF7DsqhFwoz9fK0pBhltqArpQQ=/0x0:3660x2440/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67021089/125_Max_Holloway_x_Alexander_Volkanovski.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>With <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1125/ufc-251">UFC 251</a> just days away, see how <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4234/alexander-volkanovski">Alexander Volkanovski</a> and <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1541/max-holloway">Max Holloway</a> ended up in the co-main event in Abu Dhabi.</p>...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/NTRz2bh_IhR5zCOZuZHJI_br9tU=/0x0:2440x1627/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67018944/120_Jorge_Masvidal_x_Nate_Diaz.0.jpg"> <small>Jorge Masvidal is coming off a win over Nate Diaz at Madison Square Garden. | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/520/jorge-masvidal">Jorge Masvidal</a> is getting his title shot.</p> <p>The “BMF” champion will face welterweight champion <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2033/kamaru-usman">Kamaru Usman</a> (16-1) at <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1125/ufc-251">UFC...

<img alt="UFC Fight Night: Poirier v Hooker" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/hf_WCrdNTrzGJRdx8G6g2JgMqMY=/0x0:4371x2914/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67019028/1252995790.jpg.0.jpg"> <small>Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC</small> <p>Despite spending 25 minutes in the cage with <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/233/dustin-poirier">Dustin Poirier</a> and exchanging nearly 400 strikes, <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2917/daniel-hooker">Dan Hooker</a> returned home to New Zealand without any serious injuries.</p> <p>While he did...