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<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/77GxRrAOytazQhfSpjfJrGTfvMg=/0x0:1620x1080/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66683000/yan_jan_ian_eurobash_post.0.jpg"> <p>On the latest episode of Eurobash, <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4437/petr-yan">Petr Yan</a> (11:30) gives his take on the “fake contenders” that have emerged in the UFC bantamweight title picture and underlines his belief that a win over <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1463/marlon-moraes">Marlon Moraes</a> will make him the...

<img alt="MMA: UFC Fight Night-Norfolk-Cutelaba vs Ankalaev" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/GJeL4WLyyFPMuS-WlDpwYtPTuT0=/0x199:4174x2982/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66683205/usa_today_14119850.0.jpg"> <small>Magomed Ankalaev defeated Ion Cutelaba (pictured) in controversial fashion at UFC Norfolk. | Peter Casey-USA TODAY Sports</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4326/magomed-ankalaev">Magomed Ankalaev</a>’s technical knockout victory over <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/3637/ion-cutelaba">Ion Cutelaba</a> will stand as it is, the Virginia’s Department...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/h2D-U8L9BEvmHMjurF5FnPNSynw=/0x0:2880x1920/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66683418/072_Petr_Yan_x_Urijah_Faber.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4437/petr-yan">Petr Yan</a> does not understand why the UFC has allowed former champion <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/328/dominick-cruz">Dominick Cruz</a> to step in for <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/7/jose-aldo">Jose Aldo</a> and get the next shot at bantamweight champion <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2186/henry-cejudo">Henry Cejudo</a>. </p> <p>With six...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/2goCeQUQ015lAyxAipIegsp3ERg=/0x1:1920x1281/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66679209/001_BJ_Penn.0.0.0.jpg"> <small>B.J. Penn | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>Come May, it will be a year since fans last saw <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/73/b-j-penn">B.J. Penn</a> in the octagon, and he’s in no hurry to rush back in. If he ever does.</p> <p>The former two-division UFC...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/OUo1QwSbTc6kO_OiNbkLvkInPn0=/0x0:2880x1920/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66680179/046_Sean_O_Malley_x_Jose_Quinones.0.jpg"> <small>Sean O’Malley | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4140/sean-o-malley">Sean O’Malley</a> is eager to fight in Dublin in front of the “insane” Irish fans. But with International Fight Week already earmarked for his next octagon appearance, he might have to miss...

<img alt="Amanda Nunes" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/T0V2lJDuWXNzb0EjxxYPYDskD7I=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66680629/107_Amanda_Nunes.0.0.jpg"> <small>Amanda Nunes | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>Two-division UFC champ Amana Nunes said she wants to wait a little longer before she defends her featherweight title.</p> <p>Nunes on Monday told <a href="https://www.cbssports.com/mma/news/ufc-two-division-champion-amanda-nunes-wont-fight-on-may-9-wants-full-training-camp-for-felicia-spencer/">CBS Sports</a> she’s out of a planned May 9...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/y7YPsBCeYRq4Gv4MvaQt45mgWwQ=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66680830/086_Jared_Cannonier_x_David_Branch.0.jpg"> <small>Jared Cannonier | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/3047/jared-cannonier">Jared Cannonier</a>’s return to action is on schedule.</p> <p>In the thick of the middleweight title picture, Cannonier’s run hit a hurdle when he tore a pectoral muscle in February. Prior to that setback,...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/6tjl4Mm6VK9esSCDjwlNnE8PMzM=/103x0:1723x1080/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66681083/image002.0.jpg"> <p>Bellator’s live schedule might be on pause, but the promotion continues to replay its “most historic events and marquee matchups.”</p> <p>The Viacom-owned promotion on Monday announced a new series, “Bellator MMA Recharged,” which debuts Saturday on CBS Sports Network and features the...

<img alt="Georges St-Pierre" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/KEPNorfrZd-iiMBwWf7AiVUx5Vs=/0x0:2880x1920/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66681392/327_Michael_Bisping_vs_Georges_St_Pierre.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/123/georges-st-pierre">Georges St-Pierre</a> didn’t lose often during his career but every time an opponent defeated him, the former two-division UFC champion eventually found away to avenge himself.</p> <p>Back in 2007, St-Pierre was a victim of arguably...

<img alt="UFC" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/IU9fkawUkvfFDpfJdQ7xJyGI1dI=/0x0:652x435/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66680682/ufc_rio_arena.0.jpg"> <small>Guilherme Cruz, MMA Fighting</small> <p>Four events have officially been updated by the UFC due to the coronavirus pandemic. </p> <p>The promotion on Monday <a href="https://www.ufc.com/news/ufc-event-updates">announced</a> the cancellation of two dates – UFC Lincoln on April 25 and UFC Oklahoma City on...