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<figure> <img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/BnHoqVKTjr9e2XbM2jdYTbgB52M=/0x0:3850x2567/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/69272140/C07_9294.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Jose Augusto rocked Anthony Johnson, but ultimately lost to the former UFC title contender. | Bellator</figcaption> </figure> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/5598/jose-augusto">Jose Augusto</a> was a big underdog in...

<figure> <img alt="UFC 192 Weigh-In Photos" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/6yfN4q0kPZz_bxzRaQ6RslMtbo0=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/69266939/018_Alan_Jouban.0.0.jpg"> </figure> <p>UFC veteran <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/833/alan-jouban">Alan Jouban</a> is calling it a career.</p> <p>On Monday, the welterweight competitor, who first began fighting professionally in 2011, announced that he is retiring from fighting...

<figure> <img alt="UFC 226: Ngannou v Lewis" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/tOVKckWSHZ0nCquAvhBCCIuPQCA=/0x0:4387x2925/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/69267737/993554320.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images</figcaption> </figure> <p>It appears as though, at least for now, <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/47/jon-jones">Jon Jones</a>...

<figure> <img alt="MMA: UFC Fight Night-Fortaleza- Oliveira vs Teymur" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/LaMNYih1u0a5EGmoOL-KLvq6CYs=/0x0:2388x1592/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/69267927/usa_today_12142872.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Jason Silva-USA TODAY Sports</figcaption> </figure> <p class="p--has-dropcap p-large-text">Francisco Antonio da Silva and Ozana Pereira de Oliveira da Silva refused...

<figure> <img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/1qHcIobudY4sc9K4TIJvDQfCJQU=/125x0:1745x1080/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/69268249/WTH_58Clean.0.jpg"> </figure> <p>On this week’s episode of What the Heck, MMA Fighting’s Mike Heck speaks with UFC flyweight <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/3844/brandon-moreno">Brandon Moreno</a> (6:56) to discuss his upcoming championship rematch with <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4188/deiveson-figueiredo">Deiveson Figueiredo</a> at...

<figure> <img alt="Bellator (Bellator)" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/O1OMBsc2Liv_KpO73eSPgs26hdY=/0x0:477x318/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/69268654/manhoefkato.0.0.png"> </figure> <p>For the better part of the past 20 years, Rich Chou has been one of the top matchmakers in all of combat sports.</p> <p>Working with promotions such as Rumble on the...

<figure> <img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/nFODjjhRQycff49gImZabQZn1Bo=/0x0:2440x1627/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/69264788/022_Edmen_Shabazyan_x_Charles_Byrd.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Edman Shahbazyan | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</figcaption> </figure> <p>A change has been made to Saturday’s <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1199/ufc-262-oliveira-vs-chandler">UFC 262</a> fight card with a middleweight fight between...

<figure> <img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/xJxJj5Zqpaz0sgiOVRAWREbjqUM=/309x0:2625x1544/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/69264866/Screen_Shot_2021_05_10_at_2.15.10_PM.0.png"> </figure> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/295/gunnar-nelson">Gunnar Nelson</a> has faced all sorts of foes in the UFC but none of them have been 6-foot-9 and 340 pounds of muscle.</p> <p>Just recently the UFC welterweight did just that...

<figure> <img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/r-atERpw2PzokmpWspgoHMzIzJg=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/69265415/006_Charles_Oliveira_vs_Clay_Guida.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</figcaption> </figure> <p>A new lightweight champion will be crowned at <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1199/ufc-262-oliveira-vs-chandler">UFC 262,</a> and if the marketing is to be believed, fans...

<figure> <img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/dWyOusSz8gh9edeltxoP8uDnzT4=/6x0:3006x2000/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/69265652/DSC_6383.5.jpg"> </figure> <p>The New Jersey Athletic Control Board on Monday overturned <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/5641/renan-ferreira">Renan Ferreira</a>’s knockout win over <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/38/fabricio-werdum">Fabricio Werdum</a> at <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/968/pfl-3-shields-vs-cooper">PFL 3</a>, changing the result to a no-decision after Werdum’s camp...