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<figure> <img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/_x7QS6tIvRNaF89RK4dkYlet0Xk=/150x0:1770x1080/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/69649751/night_we_fought_pitbull_6_3.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Photos via Bellator, Esther Lin, and Cynthia Vance</figcaption> </figure> <p class="p--has-dropcap p-large-text">What does it take to beat the greatest fighter in Bellator history?</p> <p>That question has...

<figure> <img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/XzTMnlWV2uJi--wm7wLhjVVFzQQ=/0x0:2880x1920/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/69650229/077_Aspen_Ladd_x_Yana_Kunitskaya.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Aspen Ladd | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</figcaption> </figure> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/3173/aspen-ladd">Aspen Ladd</a> and <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4416/macy-chiasson">Macy Chiasson</a> didn’t have to wait long for their rebooking.</p> <p>MMA Fighting confirmed...

<figure> <img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/6huDoEGVQDKfhf4zBBWk4hupxls=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/69650361/DC_IMGL6500.0.jpeg"> <figcaption>ONE Championship</figcaption> </figure> <p>Most 17-year-old students preparing for their senior year of high school are thinking about things like getting good grades, the teachers and...

<figure> <img alt="Cory Sandhagen and T.J. Dillashaw at UFC Vegas 32" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/bHZt3lxiSIkKtvz0Omlb87ii3cs=/0x0:5015x3343/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/69643202/1330457327.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC</figcaption> </figure> <p>This is The A-Side Live Chat.</p> <p>For this episode, José Youngs, Mike...

<figure> <img alt="CM Punk with Mickey Gall" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/j_gL0iCgq5eAPs47nadTv9ghjA4=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/69646252/002_CM_Punk_and_Mickey_Gall.0.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</figcaption> </figure> <p>To say that <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/3519/mickey-gall">Mickey Gall</a>’s first five years with the UFC have been eventful would...

<figure> <img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/6MzwjCOJ9GovXXLx6W0bc9MPn2k=/0x0:2000x1333/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/69646858/Ngannou_Body_Shot.0.jpg"> </figure> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/3362/francis-ngannou">Francis Ngannou</a> is one of the most imposing figures in all of mixed martial arts and that’s a fact a social influencer learned all too well just recently when he...

<figure> <img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/Ho4GcXrJpFmSOGP2cvTt-x3XGvw=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/69647009/120_Chris_Weidman_vs_Kelvin_Gastelum.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</figcaption> </figure> <p>Former UFC middleweight champion <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/352/chris-weidman">Chris Weidman</a> will have to undergo another surgery on the broken leg he suffered in...

<figure> <img alt="UFC Fight Night: Sandhagen v Dillashaw" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/0YPEK9q-azBiQ_9ZV7jP4rvyMqY=/0x0:3868x2579/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/69647406/1330458509.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC</figcaption> </figure> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1257/t-j-dillashaw">T.J. Dillashaw</a>’s road back to a shot at the bantamweight title could take...

<figure> <img alt="Daniel Cormier" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/vsJgUZ2uJItkqWabZaNtZ8_gNhM=/0x0:1100x733/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/69647583/010_Daniel_Cormier.0.jpg"> </figure> <p>Few people know <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1480/khabib-nurmagomedov">Khabib Nurmagomedov</a> better than <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/373/daniel-cormier">Daniel Cormier</a>, and that’s why the former two-division UFC champion placed a call to him after seeing a recent message posted...

<figure> <img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/uiEBtK4Jf7hFdoMk1F3rinuFyMs=/0x0:2880x1920/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/69647921/080_Holly_Holm_x_Raquel_Pennington.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</figcaption> </figure> <p>Former UFC champion <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2173/holly-holm">Holly Holm</a> will return to featherweight for her next fight as she’s expected to clash with...