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<figure> <img alt="MMA: UFC Fight Night-Belem-Johnson vs Golm" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/ctGBh-ujOL5GZ9uZbf2C0xc7iWI=/4x0:2376x1581/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/69754762/usa_today_10586269.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Marcelo Golm (right) lost a decision to Tim Johnson back in 2018 in Brazil. | Jason Silva-USA TODAY Sports</figcaption> </figure> ...

<figure> <img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/qSNVQgpKyWBFEPJjrCuVIBID2q8=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/69754921/153_Cody_Garbrandt.0.0.0.0.jpeg"> <figcaption>Former champ Cody Garbrandt (pictured) makes his flyweight debut after going 1-4 in his past 5. | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</figcaption> </figure> <p>Former UFC champion...

<figure> <img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/B_IHDuyAGG-ky5yPR_AO50ZpTeo=/0x0:3850x2567/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/69755375/cjRzGEak.0.jpeg"> <figcaption>Andrey Koreshkov | Lucas Noonan, Bellator MMA</figcaption> </figure> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1553/andrey-koreshkov">Andrey Koreshkov</a>’s next test is a former UFC standout making his Bellator debut.</p> <p>Bellator <a href="https://twitter.com/BellatorPR/status/1428815962665586692">announced</a> Friday...

<figure> <img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/E7UGY0Q3dDwiPtdVAF5h4W5hddw=/122x0:1742x1080/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/69755534/PreviewClean.0.jpg"> </figure> <p>The UFC is back this week with <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1234/ufc-vegas-34-cannonier-vs-gastelum">UFC Vegas 34</a>. MMA Fighting’s Alexander K. Lee and E. Casey Leydon break down the stop storylines ahead of Saturday’s event headlined by...

<figure> <img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/uBfVlEHCFXQhlNifsXmoVOwo21U=/68x0:1174x737/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/69755803/Screen_Shot_2021_08_20_at_4.18.48_PM_1_2_.0.png"> <figcaption>Bellator MMA, YouTube</figcaption> </figure> <p>Can you smell what “The Rock” is cooking?!</p> <p>No, not that Dwayne Johnson. Instead it was 33-year-old <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/5724/duane-johnson">Duane Johnson</a> (6-2) who...

<figure> <img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/Owkv0Vx_SV6KJu67D2vC8mpVW2s=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/69755893/028_Brad_Katona_x_Matthew_Lopez.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Brad Katona | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</figcaption> </figure> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4505/brad-katona">Brad Katona</a> has found his way to title contention. He just had to travel to the...

<figure> <img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/GPD34jtagtdG32R2OHVDAOnV05g=/336x0:3191x1903/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/69756002/Screen_Shot_2021_08_20_at_6.02.04_PM.0.png"> <figcaption>BKFC, FITE TV</figcaption> </figure> <p>Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship’s 20th event kicked off with a bang.</p> <p>In the opening bout of Friday’s card, lightweight slugger Bobby Jones...

<figure> <img alt="MMA: Bellator 199-Kongo vs Ayala" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/ohGzO4K6A_RMBCvhy7pBajWYOO0=/0x0:3956x2637/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/69756254/usa_today_10832907.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Dave Mandel-USA TODAY Sports</figcaption> </figure> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/26/cheick-kongo">Cheick Kongo</a> continues to be the ageless wonder.</p> <p>At age 46, the oldest member of the...

<figure> <img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/vjtFqYRF_tpwNlrB_rqYtcRzUyg=/0x0:6963x4642/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/69751280/edit_C2N02358.0.jpeg"> </figure> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4121/kayla-harrison">Kayla Harrison</a> gave muay Thai champ <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4941/genah-fabian">Genah Fabian</a> a choice: protect her arm, or protect her face. </p> <p>In the end, Harrison decided to target the latter, and there wasn’t...

<figure> <img alt="UFC Fight Night Whittaker v Gastelum: Weigh-Ins" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/AhWErX080tehFaXlgiibDkC3PJs=/0x0:4360x2907/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/69751897/1232344818.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC/Getty Images</figcaption> </figure> <p>At the UFC Vegas 34 weigh-ins, all 24 fighters on Saturday’s fight...