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<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/ncvtLXZsdBxCDWjH2z0CVtK28zU=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67142609/078_Anderson_Silva_vs_Derek_Brunson.0.0.0.0.jpg"> <small>Derek Brunson and Anderson Silva at UFC 208 in Brooklyn on Feb. 11, 2017 | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p><em>Few things infuriate MMA fans more than a fight being scored incorrectly, though the term “robbery” tends to be thrown around...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/k-UrIF0T8ZOIIkbXKn6EJkjY-pE=/0x0:2880x1920/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67139072/106_Adam_Borics.0.jpg"> <small>Adam Borics | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4057/adam-borics">Adam Borics</a> has a new opponent for the Bellator “Fightsphere.”</p> <p>Multiple people with knowledge of the promotion’s plans confirmed to MMA Fighting that <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1658/derek-campos">Derek Campos</a> has been removed from his scheduled bout...

<img alt="Derek Brunson" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/_v1ZpKHZN7GvD1wR7XZd6sIIBVU=/0x0:1100x733/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67137661/005_Derek_Brunson.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>At the <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1127/august-1-ufc-event">UFC Vegas 5</a> weigh-ins, all 22 fighters taking part in UFC Vegas 5 on Saturday night will step on the scale Friday morning.</p> <p>In the main event, <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/925/derek-brunson">Derek Brunson</a> and <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4666/edmen-shahbazyan">Edmen...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/rNMcMx6J8U-opNp5OA3lYpRBr7Q=/0x0:2880x1920/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67139616/109_Edmen_Shahbazyan.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4666/edmen-shahbazyan">Edmen Shahbazyan</a> had no problems making weight for his first UFC main event.</p> <p>The unbeaten 22-year-old weighed in at 185.5 pounds for the <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1127/august-1-ufc-event">UFC Vegas 5</a> middleweight headliner. Opponent <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/925/derek-brunson">Derek Brunson</a> also successfully weighed...

<img alt="UFC Fight Night Brunson v Shahbazyan: Weigh-Ins" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/tSPkUYoVfgM_LlAxZu2rgses37A=/0x0:4057x2705/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67139795/1263014761.jpg.0.jpg"> <small>Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images</small> <p>After UFC Vegas 5 weigh-ins, all the fighters squared off on Friday in Las Vegas.</p> <aside><div data-anthem-component="actionbox" data-anthem-component-data='{"title":"Follow UFC Vegas 5 live on Saturday from UFC APEX!","description":"Catch...

<img alt="UFC 251 Usman v Masvidal: Weigh-Ins" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/EmRS56Usp_4q4icgXb9yz0v8aWA=/0x0:3763x2509/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67139895/1255424735.jpg.0.jpg"> <small>Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC</small> <p>UFC President <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2230/dana-white">Dana White</a> is laying down the law on confronting UFC officials one week after a highly publicized dustup between UFC commentator <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/111/dan-hardy">Dan Hardy</a> and Herb Dean,...

<img alt="MMA: UFC 250" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/1G71dRy4wKD34vhIjhpok-kejK8=/0x0:4504x3003/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67140127/usa_today_14400443.0.jpg"> <small>Handout Photo-USA TODAY Sports</small> <p>It looks like the UFC won’t be going back to Fight Island so soon. </p> <p>The promotion has requested permits for four events at the UFC APEX, including the Sept. 19 date reserved for <a...

<img alt="UFC Fight Night Brunson v Shahbazyan: Weigh-Ins" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/szM4Yp8Jjv9sNON8DXu11_YsEoE=/0x0:3846x2564/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67140476/1263014725.jpg.0.jpg"> <small>Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images</small> <p>UFC Vegas 5 is just one day away, and MMA Fighting’s Mike Heck and Jose Youngs break down all the storylines heading into Saturday’s event in...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/hwC8oQA1Y8v9OHyGIld0CHhNqds=/0x0:2880x1920/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67140741/119_ceremonial_Trevin_Giles.0.jpg"> <small>Trevin Giles | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4124/trevin-giles">Trevin Giles</a> and <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4384/kevin-holland">Kevin Holland</a> will collide at UFC APEX to open the UFC Vegas 5 main card, but that’s where the animosity ends on on Giles’ side.</p> <p>While there are a...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/5sfICkN4FJpoJjWkni1A4xaRCq8=/0x0:2440x1627/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67137072/019_Jennifer_Maia.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2274/jennifer-maia">Jennifer Maia</a> has a unique opportunity to take a decided step forward in the flyweight division with her late notice fight against <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1848/joanne-calderwood">Joanne Calderwood,</a> but her first priority will come on Friday during the...