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<figure> <img alt="UFC Fight Night: Johnson v Dariush" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/ty2ZKuVf00wIXomr6R7gR4pwoog=/8x0:4439x2954/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/69728137/483444848.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Beneil Dariush and Michael Johnson at UFC Nashville on Aug. 8, 2015 | Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images</figcaption> ...

<figure> <img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/aPcYzEb2uI4lVYRFNgH7CdJSYwA=/72x0:1158x724/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/69725561/Screen_Shot_2019_08_08_at_13.38.48.0.png"> <figcaption>Bastien Rossi (www.instagram.com/ciryl_gane)</figcaption> </figure> <p>Though this week is a comparatively down week in MMA (no UFC event and the PFL and Bellator cards were far...

<figure> <img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/5LMYDERw2WPZ3xNecmTj4BiyhFA=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/69725676/107_Gunnar_Nelson_vs_Santiago_Ponzinibbio.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Santiago Ponzinibbio is coming off a decision win over welterweight prospect Miguel Baeza. | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</figcaption> </figure> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2063/belal-muhammad">Belal Muhammad</a> and <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1887/neil-magny">Neil...

<figure> <img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/CAAhZ-NoYE3TZRCj7cE4I8BeAjk=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/69725812/005_Khabib_Nurmagomedov.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Khabib Nurmagomedov | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</figcaption> </figure> <p>Former UFC lightweight champion <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1480/khabib-nurmagomedov">Khabib Nurmagomedov</a> appears to be taking his talents to the soccer field.</p> <p>The...

<figure> <img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/00qE5IDnugoNzT3kgdab0Dn_7LU=/0x132:1601x1199/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/69725963/ASH_7495.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Bibiano Fernandes won 12 or 13 bouts since joining ONE Championship in 2012. | ONE Championship</figcaption> </figure> <p>ONE Championship bantamweight king <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/8/bibiano-fernandes">Bibiano Fernandes</a> is...

<figure> <img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/zpuSboGPVsdIKsBVQ7_I9RqkW4M=/3x0:2048x1363/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/69726233/Z61_3463.0.jpeg"> <figcaption>BKFC</figcaption> </figure> <p>When <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2025/paige-vanzant">Paige VanZant</a> stormed out of the ring following her fight against <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2757/rachael-ostovich">Rachael Ostovich</a> at BKFC 19, it wasn’t because she...

<figure> <img alt="UFC 224: Weigh-ins" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/UzbJ199j0LcyzGKyxoCHSKPYKOE=/0x0:3000x2000/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/69726603/957465668.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Photo by Buda Mendes/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images</figcaption> </figure> <p>After moving from the welterweight division to middleweight, <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2077/kelvin-gastelum">Kelvin Gastelum</a> was on...

<figure> <img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/ZSKjEvEBI6tO-Mon6kBV7WNQaSo=/0x0:1650x1100/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/69724410/image002.5.jpg"> <figcaption>Bellator MMA</figcaption> </figure> <p>For a few minutes, it looked as though <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/50/gegard-mousasi">Gegard Mousasi</a>’s wrestling would be his kryptonite once again. Then the UFC middleweight...

<figure> <img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/1ic8ATRIR4D-DI1LwEwmDp_fs-g=/0x0:3111x2074/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/69724471/unnamed_4_.5.jpg"> <figcaption>PFL</figcaption> </figure> <p>It may be time to start calling him “Mr. Consistent,” because all <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4507/ray-cooper-iii">Ray Cooper III</a> does is win fights and bulldoze his...

<figure> <img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/6ppmPqoTQ1jeoa0JA3S4TcMz7e0=/0x0:4574x3049/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/69725100/Jake_Paul_Winner.0.jpeg"> <figcaption>Getty Images for Triller</figcaption> </figure> <p>During his rise to fame as one of the most talked about boxers in the sport, Jake Paul has made...