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<figure> <img alt="Bellator 263: Pitbull vs. McKee" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/YRRnKmZPFBefK4M0qQMqsdqXlKM=/0x0:3720x2480/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/69662933/1234365900.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Photo by Jayne Kamin-Oncea/Getty Images</figcaption> </figure> <p>Newly minted Bellator featherweight champ <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/3240/a-j-mckee">A.J. McKee</a> believes he’s the best 145-pound fighter in...

<figure> <img alt="UFC Fight Night: Hall v Strickland" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/hknDC9CLB6mf593CvmDtlemVRoU=/0x0:4265x2843/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/69663113/1331713567.0.jpg"> </figure> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2072/sean-strickland">Sean Strickland</a> is unapologetic about his attitude toward fighting, and that’s not going to change just because he won his first UFC main event —...

<figure> <img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/h6xqezW9t8AI7Q_sY4UrjGwwvjE=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/69663232/026_Daniel_Cormier.0.0.0.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</figcaption> </figure> <p>There have been a lot of opinions on Simone Biles and her decision to pull out of numerous events at...

<figure> <img alt="Bellator 263: Pitbull vs. McKee at the Forum in Inglewood, CA." src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/BYmx0g-ygW1nQpK71HrYRRAHnw0=/0x756:4151x3523/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/69663409/1234365444.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Photo by Hans Gutknecht/MediaNews Group/Los Angeles Daily News via Getty Images</figcaption> </figure> <p>Former Bellator featherweight...

<figure> <img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/juQJH4hIuN8J1R_ZiwLgfH9GtUs=/0x0:3850x2567/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/69662157/A41I1158.5.jpg"> <figcaption>Bellator MMA</figcaption> </figure> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/449/georgi-karakhanyan">Georgi Karakhanyan</a> continues to find success at 155 pounds.</p> <p>Karakhanyan picked up his 31st professional win and the first finish of the...

<figure> <img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/yc30DFIGbAcr_sA2Stk9B5bVcVA=/0x0:3850x2567/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/69662223/A41I2123.5.jpg"> <figcaption>Bellator MMA</figcaption> </figure> <p>Look out featherweights: There’s a new Magomedsharipov to worry about.</p> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/5696/khasan-magomedsharipov">Khasan Magomedsharipov</a>, the 20-year-old younger brother of UFC contender <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4072/zabit-magomedsharipov">Zabit Magomedsharipov</a>,...

<figure> <img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/x12i-2jBY5T0toBZvuTaQvgqfF0=/0x0:1185x790/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/69662225/Screen_Shot_2021_07_31_at_8.58.54_PM.0.png"> <figcaption>Bellator MMA YouTube page</figcaption> </figure> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4952/gadzhi-rabadanov">Gadzhi Rabadanov</a> set the bar high for the rest of the <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1227/bellator-263">Bellator 263</a> fighters by delivering a thunderous...

<figure> <img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/ehe51n0Kdw4w4ZbTf8ac0NfYGRs=/0x0:1039x693/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/69662286/melsikkick.0.jpg"> <figcaption>@ufc, Twitter</figcaption> </figure> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/5446/melsik-baghdasaryan">Melsik Baghdasaryan</a> showed he’s ready for the big stage.</p> <p>The Contender Series signee scored a highlight-reel win in his first UFC outing...

<figure> <img alt="UFC Fight Night: Stolze v Gooden" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/7UbVvF0yoLoq8I0Ehd7TenDtIBg=/0x74:3378x2326/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/69662318/1331705841.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC</figcaption> </figure> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/5389/jared-gooden">Jared Gooden</a> felt like he was fighting for his job at <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1228/ufc-vegas-33-hall-vs-strickland">UFC...

<figure> <img alt="UFC Fight Night: Buys v de Paula" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/Ko3uSxKojzNaZMt7FSMetClxra0=/0x62:4597x3127/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/69662354/1331707659.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC</figcaption> </figure> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/5412/cheyanne-buys">Cheyanne Buys</a> was ready to wrestle but instead she produced a jaw-dropping...