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<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/47Jl1kSIWDG0HGfCaymZ140u3ts=/0x0:4650x3100/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66711949/20191231_PFL_10_FN_Social0181.0.jpg"> <small>Natan Schulte won two PFL tournaments, pocketing a million-dollar check each time. | Ryan Loco, PFL</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4033/natan-schulte">Natan Schulte</a> applauds Professional Fighters League for deciding to pay athletes a <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/2020/4/20/21228063/pfl-suspends-2020-season-fighters-to-be-paid-monthly-stipend">monthly stipend</a> for the remainder of 2020.</p> <p>This year’s PFL season...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/hOTnL4S9U4d0v3OyRm5H5WqtnSQ=/0x0:2160x1440/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66712115/unnamed__30_.0.jpg"> <small>Dolly Clew, Cage Warriors</small> <p>Just three fights into his pro MMA career, undefeated Irish prospect Ian Garry is already garnering a lot of attention. Despite his lack of experience, he’s already been touted as a potential UFC call-up when the...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/y92lVp0griVoMrgftc4u_8nRUPU=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66712475/048_Alexander_Hernandez_vs_Beneil_Dariush.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>While <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1094/ufc-249-ferguson-vs-gaethje">UFC 249</a> didn’t go down as originally planned on April 18, <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4390/alexander-hernandez">Alexander Hernandez</a> expects he’ll be compensated for his efforts to get there. </p> <p>Hernandez was schedule to compete on both iterations of the...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/kyN7f7fEnW1J7nE-l-2XVWd7VqY=/0x0:2880x1920/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66712596/130_Khama_Worthy.0.jpg"> <small>Khama Worthy | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>Win or lose, there are plenty of fighters who prefer to leave the tape study to their coaches rather than scrutinize their own work.</p> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/5048/khama-worthy">Khama Worthy</a>—at least when it comes to his most...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/PzB2zc87MYqTcrX7Ir2aIILUgqk=/0x0:1500x1000/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66712729/34_Invicta_Belt.0.jpg"> <small>Elias Theodorou | Dave Mandel, Invicta FC</small> <p>As Invicta FC’s resident “Ring Boy,” <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2677/elias-theodorou">Elias Theodorou</a> has witnessed first-hand some of the promotion’s best fights.</p> <p>But he’d never seen anything like the bloody five-round battle between <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4687/julija-stoliarenko">Julija Stoliarenko</a> and <a...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/B9fH3q8H172w6R82CV1DSorQK2E=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66711081/307_Justin_Gaethje_vs_Dustin_Poirier.0.jpg"> <small>Justin Gaethje | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>Barring any last-minute political pressure, coronavirus surges or changes of heart, the UFC will get back to the hurt business on May 9, ending a 50-day stretch without an event. The promotion and...

<img alt="UFC on FOX 7 photos" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/theckiVkqpMt2bblirY2PhKIT-Q=/0x0:1100x733/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66711178/120_Benson_Henderson_vs_Gilbert_Melendez.1366514052.0.jpg"> <small>Gilbert Melendez and Benson Henderson at UFC on FOX 7 in San Jose, Calif., on April 20, 2013 | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p><em>Few things infuriate MMA fans more than a fight being scored incorrectly, though...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/PIhgYRyAqTFJs-bNqlwm2CwSIww=/0x0:2880x1920/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66711367/007_Frankie_Edgar.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>With everything going on in the world, the last thing <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/60/frankie-edgar">Frankie Edgar</a> expected in his home state of New Jersey was a tornado.</p> <p>According to the <a href="https://www.facebook.com/152847601393631/posts/3150643378280690/?d=n">Toms River Police Department’s Facebook page</a>, the area was...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/bhSGSpJBxw7-0hmJS-mZ5yt90b4=/0x0:1620x1080/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66708024/laura_sanko_16x9.0.jpg"> <small>MMA Fighting</small> <p>UFC reporter <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2114/laura-sanko">Laura Sanko</a> and her family had a less than typical Easter Sunday.</p> <p>While most parents woke up early to watch their children hunt for whatever treats the Easter Bunny left behind the house, Sanko and her...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/OpvttrQsE0BcqG_RQOkHJfVuo0g=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66708252/104_Petr_Yan_x_Jimmie_Rivera.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4437/petr-yan">Petr Yan</a> praises fellow top-ranked bantamweight <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1528/aljamain-sterling">Aljamain Sterling</a>, but he believes he’s ahead of the American in the UFC bantamweight pecking order. </p> <p>“Sterling is a good fighter, and he’s deserving of a title shot...