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<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/n1a8p3uJ4dke5V4fQ1eFL0U5LPU=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67085667/079_Paige_VanZant_vs_Bec_Rawlings.0.0.0.0.jpg"> <small>Paige VanZant | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2025/paige-vanzant">Paige VanZant</a> wants nothing more than to fight again as soon as possible.</p> <p>After being sidelined nearly 18 months due to injury, VanZant returned to action at <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1125/ufc-251">UFC 251,</a> but barely got...

<img alt="Darren Till" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/8DIBVKVo4T85F3p5vbZ8h8e2_Sk=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67085828/132_Tyron_Woodley_x_Darren_Till.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>At <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1131/july-25-ufc-event">UFC on ESPN 14</a> virtual media day, the top fighters at Saturday’s event will talk about their upcoming fights.</p> <p>The schedule of fighters is below (all times are ET):</p> <p>10:00 a.m. <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/53/mauricio-rua">Mauricio “Shogun” Rua</a></p> <p>10:15 a.m. <a...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/meD6s8vgMhuYqAt58KI_jx0lsVc=/32x0:1652x1080/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67086029/btl_ep8_thumb_clean.0.jpg"> <p>Check out episode 8 of Between the Links as Mike Heck moderates the matchup between MMA Fighting’s Alexander K. Lee and Steven Marrocco as they discuss <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4188/deiveson-figueiredo">Deiveson Figueiredo</a>’s impressive flyweight title victory over <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/285/joseph-benavidez">Joseph Benavidez</a> at UFC Fight Island...

<img alt="UFC Fight Night: Woodley v Burns" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/Y9louxfB6cU4c1AoIC2AGonvAz4=/0x0:4545x3030/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67086391/1236763004.jpg.0.jpg"> <small>Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2911/gilbert-burns">Gilbert Burns</a> has passed his follow up COVID-19 test.</p> <p>The top ranked welterweight contender revealed the result via his Twitter page on Monday. While appearing on a recent episode of...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/wfidn-oloIU5hQIMcILZzP2o4qk=/158x0:1778x1080/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67081827/gui_cruz___Spivak_scrum.00_00_25_04.Still001.0.jpg"> <p>ABU DHABI — UFC heavyweight <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/5112/serghei-spivak">Serghei Spivak</a> spoke with the media backstage in Abu Dhabi following his majority decision win over <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4156/carlos-felipe">Carlos Felipe</a> at UFC Fight Island 2. “Polar Bear” discusses getting back in the win column, how he...

<img alt="Darren Till" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/XpoekrdbnQBoV6FhzSX7CfPGS9c=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67082171/133_Tyron_Woodley_x_Darren_Till.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/3278/darren-till">Darren Till</a> has a big fight to prepare for, but that hasn’t stopped him from having fun at <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/3801/mike-perry">Mike Perry</a>’s expense along the way. </p> <p>On Saturday, Till takes on former middleweight champion <a...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/NTWo-w2hfdPkgR9bSQItNmx8lvY=/5x0:4460x2970/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67082558/DWCS_CU_20190618_3090.0.jpg"> <small>DWCS LLC via Getty Images</small> <p>The Contender Series is back on Aug. 4 and the season premiere’s five-fight lineup is official.</p> <p>It was announced on Saturday’s <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1126/july-18-ufc-event">UFC Fight Island 2</a> broadcast that the premiere will be headlined by a lightweight...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/XQmZ0fYeqJm6n2S57JVsOoZ_hvc=/4x0:1624x1080/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67082916/POST__Tsarukyan_scrum.00_04_53_18.Still002.0.jpg"> <p>ABU DHABI — UFC lightweight <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4890/arman-tsarukyan">Arman Tsarukyan</a> spoke with the media backstage on Yas Island following his unanimous decision win over <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/3072/davi-ramos">Davi Ramos</a> at Saturday’s UFC Fight Island 2 event. The 155-pound prospect reflects on his performance, his strength...

<img alt="UFC 250: Wineland v O’Malley" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/8XcEuCybGevIhi6VOZpv7qU3tpA=/0x0:4316x2877/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67083518/1247486944.jpg.0.jpg"> <small>Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC</small> <p>In a very short period of time, <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4140/sean-o-malley">Sean O’Malley</a> has become one of the most talked about fighters on the entire UFC roster – and he knows it.</p> <p>Thanks to a...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/Lfuvp10DhKqZwHSqgfB-usU-QZ0=/300x0:1920x1080/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67084275/whittakerjacare.0.jpg"> <small>UFC, YouTube</small> <p>Watch <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1900/robert-whittaker">Robert Whittaker</a> vs. <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/395/ronaldo-souza">Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza</a> full fight video to see Whittaker finish Souza at UFC Kansas City on April 15, 2017 and move one step closer to a middleweight title shot.</p> <p>Whittaker entered this matchup...