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<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/oNXNsEY_mDjnxs_SSra7rBoYO4k=/0x0:2880x1920/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67102105/115_Max_Holloway_x_Alexander_Volkanovski.0.jpg"> <small>Max Holloway and Alexander Volkanovski | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>Two weeks ago, at <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1125/ufc-251">UFC 251</a>, <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4234/alexander-volkanovski">Alexander Volkanovski</a> successfully defended his title with a split decision win over former champion <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1541/max-holloway">Max Holloway</a>. As many split decisions are,...

<img alt="UFC Fight Night: Whittaker v Till Weigh-in" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/CSrco_xX6eso2bHH5C16Ngp5lb4=/0x0:4364x2909/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67102579/1257959224.jpg.5.jpg"> <small>Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1900/robert-whittaker">Robert Whittaker</a> and <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/3278/darren-till">Darren Till</a> are set for their key Fight Island matchup this Saturday in Abu Dhabi.</p> <p>The middleweight contenders had no issues with...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/cmfQmTA0FlkUdlgZVy237dWmcO4=/0x0:1065x710/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67102624/bravekick.0.jpg"> <small>Mihai Laurentiu (blue gloves) connects with a high kick at a Brave CF show in Bucuresti, Romania, on July 20, 2020 | @bravemmaf, Twitter</small> <p><em>Welcome to the latest edition of Missed Fists where we shine a light on fights from...

<img alt="UFC Fight Night: Whittaker v Till Weigh-in" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/orte_PK00eVfq1kn7sza6-kf38s=/0x0:4367x2911/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67102284/1257956793.jpg.5.jpg"> <small>Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images</small> <p>At the UFC on ESPN 14 weigh-ins, all 30 fighters on Saturday’s fight card in Abu Dhabi will step on the scale Friday morning local time....

<img alt="UFC Fight Night: Hermansson v Gastelum" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/T5cwTnHyCmjmBN8kgmpVYS5TjTk=/0x0:4412x2941/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67103037/1256949317.jpg.0.jpg"> <small>Jack Hermansson | Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1583/jack-hermansson">Jack Hermansson</a> is just days removed from a lightning-quick submission victory over <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2077/kelvin-gastelum">Kelvin Gastelum</a> but he’s not quite sure he’s getting the...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/6vgGk3JMs540NdTyNfKROkwBy-M=/0x0:8256x5504/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67098623/Unified_MMA_38_Sep_27_2019_1283.0.jpg"> <p>Middleweights will collide for their chance to earn a UFC contract.</p> <p>Multiple people with knowledge of the promotion’s plans confirmed to MMA Fighting that a matchup between KB Bhullar and Bruno Oliveira is set for <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2230/dana-white">Dana White</a>’s Contender Series on Sept....

<img alt="Curtis Millender" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/iw-RHthS6qoZjBp4dV4IHgVR7Aw=/0x0:2880x1920/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67098838/009_Curtis_Millender.0.jpg"> <small>Curtis Millender | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>A welterweight matchup is headed to the Bellator cage next month.</p> <p>Multiple people with knowledge of the promotion’s plans confirmed to MMA Fighting that a bout between <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/3129/curtis-millender">Curtis Millender</a> and <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1314/sabah-homasi">Sabah...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/Q6LsEwod1Cu6ZJdYQmD4Lo6_Dzo=/0x0:2880x1920/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67099458/109_Marina_Rodriguez_x_Cynthia_Calvillo.0.jpg"> <small>Marina Rodriguez (left) holds UFC wins over veterans Jessica Aguilar and Tecia Torres. | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4539/zhang-weili">Zhang Weili</a> only needed three UFC wins to earn a shot at the strawweight championship, and undefeated Brazilian prospect <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4591/marina-rodriguez">Marina...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/8B2wlrd5NuxiVwslyq2Rv5nfZ0g=/0x0:1650x1100/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67099634/82782728_10158740888404879_7372331386721533952_o.0.jpg"> <small>Sergio Pettis</small> <p>MMA Fighting has <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1133/bellator-242">Bellator 242</a> ceremonial weigh-in video and results for Friday’s event at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Conn.</p> <p>The official weigh-ins took place Thursday morning. Ceremonial weigh-ins begin at 5 p.m. ET/2 p.m. PT.</p> <p>In the main...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/QsE2lRL3iLcJ9Qt73sQgIMZJbnk=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67100024/122_Kevin_Holland.0.jpg"> <small>Kevin Holland | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>After losing its main event, the UFC’s Aug. 1 show remains in flux.</p> <p>On Thursday, the promotion announced via press release several new or altered bouts for the UFC APEX card in Las Vegas,...