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<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/yGRNyS-y4kTcA1tR7jIOlAlVWCM=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67054347/900_Nerd_Tears_Colby_Covington.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>On Saturday, <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/520/jorge-masvidal">Jorge Masvidal</a> challenged <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2033/kamaru-usman">Kamaru Usman</a> for the welterweight title at <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1125/ufc-251">UFC 251</a> on Fight Island in Abu Dhabi. Masvidal, who accepted the fight on six days’ notice, fell short in...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/KbdRp_eDdlAQ-8LyTCgLGiKQcRE=/263x0:1883x1080/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67054875/btl_ep7_clean.0.jpg"> <p>Check out episode 7 of Between the Links as Mike Heck moderates the matchup between champion James Lynch and MMA Fighting’s Alex K. Lee as they discuss the aftermath of <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2033/kamaru-usman">Kamaru Usman</a>’s unanimous decision win over <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/520/jorge-masvidal">Jorge Masvidal</a> in...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/radpaDcIkFPOydabL2gcKWo7Qy4=/0x0:4798x3199/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67055242/UFC_Weigh_in_08.0.jpg"> <small>Zuffa LLC via Getty Images</small> <p>Headliners <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4139/calvin-kattar">Calvin Kattar</a> and <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4339/dan-ige">Dan Ige</a> were on weight for Wednesday’s UFC card in Abu Dhabi, but there were a few hiccups at the scale.</p> <p>Two fighters missed weight at Tuesday’s weigh-ins and one...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/cZ0aKTmnGX3XXxgEd9X9vbkr5Kk=/0x0:4733x3155/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67054475/20190607_0040_Calvin_Kattar.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>At the UFC on ESPN 13 weigh-ins, all 22 fighters on Wednesday’s fight card in Abu Dhabi will step on the scale Tuesday morning local time. </p> <p>In the main event, headliners <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4139/calvin-kattar">Calvin Kattar</a> and <a...

<img alt="Abdul Razak Alhassan" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/h1V7PKJOZpgcNOUHADoHW0FLpd4=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67051803/407_Abdul_Razak_Alhassan.0.jpg"> <small>Abdul Razak Alhassan | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2784/abdul-razak-alhassan">Abdul Razak Alhassan</a> still struggles with the fallout of sexual assault allegations that dominated his life for the past two years.</p> <p>The promising welterweight prospect was accused of raping two...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/IBJG-jeMtE9v31BQEfPhDNdhZ1o=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67052242/118_Montana_de_la_Rosa.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>A new flyweight fight has been booked for the upcoming UFC card on Sept. 5 as <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4302/montana-de-la-rosa">Montana De La Rosa</a> is expected to face <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/3251/maryna-moroz">Maryna Moroz</a>.</p> <p>Multiple sources confirmed the matchup to MMA Fighting on...

<img alt="UFC 251: Usman v Masvidal" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/7csAaBVQMUU0ANIaUCsoSDQ4k2I=/0x0:3591x2394/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67052326/1255678134.jpg.0.jpg"> <small>Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1125/ufc-251">UFC 251</a> might go down as one of the biggest cards in the promotion’s history.</p> <p>According to a report from <a href="https://theathletic.com/1926427/2020/07/13/sources-ufc-251-generates-around-1-3-million-ppv-buys-most-since-2018/">The Athletic</a>, the event from this past weekend featuring ...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/a7F1K3VOxEvWDf9YWaGSlvXpHzg=/10x0:4224x2809/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67052327/UFC_251_016.0.jpg"> <small>Elizeu Zaleski lost a decision to Muslim Salikhov in the preliminary portion of UFC 251. | Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC</small> <p>ABU DHABI — Add <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/3237/elizeu-zaleski">Elizeu Zaleski</a> to the list of people unhappy with the judges following <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1125/ufc-251">UFC...

<img alt="Stipe Miocic and Daniel Cormier" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/VHp1j0viRdqEk-E1qO3r8A6Oq_s=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67052915/007_Stipe_Miocic_and_Daniel_Cormier_2.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>On Aug. 15, <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/775/stipe-miocic">Stipe Miocic</a> and <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/373/daniel-cormier">Daniel Cormier</a> will face off for the last time.</p> <p>After splitting a pair of fights, the heavyweights will clash in a trilogy as the main...

<img alt="Titan FC 41 Mixed Martial Arts At Bank United Center" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/UeJUsshBTsMX63GJk29FidsLS4w=/0x0:3594x2396/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67053025/601777694.jpg.0.jpg"> <small>Photo by Johnny Louis/FilmMagic</small> <p>Titan Fighting Championship returns with a rare Thursday night event later this month.</p> <p>Promotional officials confirmed to MMA Fighting that Titan FC 62 will take place July 23...