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<figure> <img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/rjHrJrWMdZzRHBOohR4iePleUCk=/0x0:1062x708/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/69707707/tufsnakeprank.0.jpg"> <figcaption>@ESPNPlus, Twitter</figcaption> </figure> <p>The season isn’t over yet, but <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2838/brian-ortega">Brian Ortega</a> looks to have a comfortable lead on the scorecards in his prank war...

<figure> <img alt="The Return of The Ultimate Fighter" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/Qxkv4cIC7ROz7kjimq20h0gSLYo=/0x0:5550x3700/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/69707820/1321217631.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC</figcaption> </figure> <p><em>The Ultimate Fighter 29</em> bantamweight finals are set.</p> <p>Brady Hiestand (5-1)* rode his wrestling and...

<figure> <img alt="Jon Jones smiling at the UFC 200 Media Lunch" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/ukyMUroBZXcAFk83yG4qKeHt2VI=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/69703289/002_Jon_Jones_smiling.0.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Jon Jones smiling at the UFC 200 Media Lunch | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</figcaption> </figure> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/47/jon-jones">Jon...

<figure> <img alt="UFC 265: Aldo v Munoz" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/-UAQZE4lRrWwr6fiBOkUOU5sQ40=/0x0:3867x2578/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/69703547/1332958245.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC</figcaption> </figure> <p>On Saturday night, <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/7/jose-aldo">Jose Aldo</a> faced <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/2021/7/6/22562920/mma-rankings-who-are-best-fighters-in-each-division-conor-mcgregor-dustin-poirier-ufc">MMA Fighting’s sixth-ranked bantamweight</a> <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1534/pedro-munhoz">Pedro Munhoz</a>...

<figure> <img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/YuMYWEd7ZRXKC8_qZsXKm_prq94=/153x0:1773x1080/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/69704019/WTH_EP71_CLEAN.0.jpg"> </figure> <p>On this week’s episode of What the Heck, MMA Fighting’s Mike Heck speaks with Bellator middleweight champion <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/50/gegard-mousasi">Gegard Mousasi</a> (9:00) ahead of his first title defense since regaining the title...

<figure> <img alt="UFC 265: Lewis v Gane" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/_MhDow3AO592Vki2obRwtLW0fJc=/0x0:5794x3863/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/69704485/1234559012.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Ciryl Gane | Photo by Alex Bierens de Haan/Getty Images</figcaption> </figure> <p>There was no shortage of thrills at <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1226/ufc-265">UFC 265</a>,...

<figure> <img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/eYfT3btmX6qS7hKdybKdVX5tNEs=/0x3:7360x4910/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/69704610/W_Hotel_Yas_Island_welcomes_UFC_delegates_to_Abu_Dhabi.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Kirsty O’Connor, UFC</figcaption> </figure> <p>The UFC is headed back to Abu Dhabi.</p> <p>The promotion officially announced Tuesday that UFC 267 will take place at Etihad Arena...

<figure> <img alt="UFC 265: Lewis v Gane" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/Rk3xdvVpnE6LTa3yIdV1DYisUbo=/1x0:4701x3133/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/69699532/1332963392.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC</figcaption> </figure> <p>An undefeated record with six consecutive wins in the UFC still wasn’t quite enough for...

<figure> <img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/90RI9nTBoIRV6VOOqnJBeFnFB6U=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/69699888/021_Jose_Torres_vs_Alex_Perez.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</figcaption> </figure> <p>A battle between exciting flyweight contenders will get its third new date. </p> <p>Multiple people with knowledge of the promotion’s plans...

<figure> <img alt="MMA: OCT 25 Bellator 232" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/gUBOPUC4EwJwndHYgzl6aXZ_Zcw=/0x0:4749x3166/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/69700478/1178156098.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Photo by Williams Paul/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images</figcaption> </figure> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1812/nick-newell">Nick Newell</a> doesn’t think of himself as an inspirational person. But...