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<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/aunFIRboDjLivegtcStXvB8__m8=/81x0:1701x1080/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67033805/Post_Coker01.00_09_23_10.Still001.0.jpg"> <p>Bellator MMA is ready to get back to business.</p> <p>The ViacomCBS-owned promotion is targeting July 24 for its first show since the coronavirus pandemic forced it to cancel several cards between March and June. The summer event is expected to kick off...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/vFMHV1Wh3W0bPoKi7kmpvwBvO8c=/0x0:584x389/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67034184/Screen_Shot_2020_07_08_at_6.53.12_PM.0.png"> <p>Episode 3 of <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1125/ufc-251">UFC 251</a> Embedded follows UFC welterweight champ <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2033/kamaru-usman">Kamaru Usman</a> as he flies to Abu Dhabi with UFC President <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2230/dana-white">Dana White</a>, <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1541/max-holloway">Max Holloway</a> getting a special toy surprise, featherweight champ <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4234/alexander-volkanovski">Alexander Volkanovski</a> and <a...

<img alt="UFC Fight Night: Perry v Gall" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/IrlvZVYpv2HSafbA7KMfLhkpAQs=/0x0:1831x1221/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67034298/1252991365.jpg.0.jpg"> <small>Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC</small> <p>UFC welterweight <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/3801/mike-perry">Mike Perry</a> was caught on video punching an older man after an apparent dispute at a restaurant. </p> <p>Perry, 28, punched the man after a verbal dispute as...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/UvkHca0wsOYkzHXTYk92zEKAAjs=/300x0:1920x1080/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67029385/ufc251embedded2.0.jpg"> <small>UFC, YouTube</small> <p>In the second episode of <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1125/ufc-251">UFC 251</a> Embedded, featherweight champion <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4234/alexander-volkanovski">Alexander Volkanovski</a> adjusts to the time difference, <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2024/rose-namajunas">Rose Namajunas</a> and <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/392/pat-barry">Pat Barry</a> get into a training rhythm, <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1541/max-holloway">Max Holloway</a> talks about the changes...

<img alt="Jorge Masvidal and Joe Rogan" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/cB_akI1dycuE57b2V8QGaDtoneo=/0x0:2440x1627/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67029867/145_Jorge_Masvidal.0.jpg"> <small>Jorge Masvidal and Joe Rogan | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>Those <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/520/jorge-masvidal">Jorge Masvidal</a> fans who are concerned about the short-notice nature of this weekend’s fight can rest a little easier.</p> <p>On Saturday, Masvidal will challenge <a...

<img alt="UFC 239: Jones v Santos" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/_3hjH0HQ-Uif2Xp6zYNXuMLvWLw=/0x0:6646x4431/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67029993/1154277283.jpg.0.jpg"> <small>Mike Brown (second from left) and Jorge Masvidal (second from right) | Photo by Mike Roach/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC</small> <p>It’s been a wild few days for <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/520/jorge-masvidal">Jorge Masvidal</a> after accepting a short-notice title opportunity to face...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/aJESccVShy19WHHRrPyTInBRBfU=/0x0:1620x1080/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67030100/great_divide___most_to_gain_3.0.jpg"> <small>MMA Fighting</small> <p><em>The Great Divide is a recurring feature here at MMA Fighting in which two of our staff debate a topic in the world of MMA — whether it’s news, a fight, a crazy thing somebody did, a crazy...

<img alt="Rose Namajunas and Jessica Andrade" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/K4OCwXTAlXv-RbNNtky46wv9dDQ=/0x0:3000x2000/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67030390/GettyImages_1142603511.0.jpg"> <small>Zuffa LLC via Getty Images</small> <p>Headliners from <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1125/ufc-251">UFC 251</a> will answer questions from the media on Wednesday morning at a live-streamed media day.</p> <p>The video is expected to begin at 10 a.m. ET. </p> <aside><div data-anthem-component="actionbox"...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/ZLqnJ1ia7ulzHNOA8qV8DNlHe10=/150x0:1770x1080/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67027277/alex_still.0.jpg"> <small>MMA Fighting</small> <p>YAS ISLAND, Abu Dhabi — At <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1125/ufc-251">UFC 251</a> media day, <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4234/alexander-volkanovski">Alexander Volkanovski</a> talks about <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1541/max-holloway">Max Holloway</a> criticism of their first fight, how he plans to become the greatest featherweight of all-time, becoming a published author,...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/iT4Rzp0CZ2CMn2vDOU3DFOtLCyU=/0x0:2400x1600/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67027431/203_Alexander_Volkanovski.0.jpg"> <small>Alexander Volkanovski | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4234/alexander-volkanovski">Alexander Volkanovski</a> doesn’t feel there’s any serious bad blood between him and <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1541/max-holloway">Max Holloway</a>, which is why he’s finding some of the pre-fight chatter confusing.</p> <p>On Saturday at <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1125/ufc-251">UFC 251</a> in...