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<figure> <img alt="UFC 262: Oliveira v Chandler" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/YBABPIZ8JLdlvJ_8Ju5_i0SkZi4=/0x0:6884x4589/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/69608267/1233222270.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC</figcaption> </figure> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/455/michael-chandler">Michael Chandler</a> found himself in the crosshairs of <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/3279/islam-makhachev">Islam Makhachev</a> this past Saturday...

<figure> <img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/Tez2cy_5dYpPG3bkhWuqWAAP_80=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/69608594/018_Conor_McGregor.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Esther Lin, Showtime</figcaption> </figure> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1859/conor-mcgregor">Conor McGregor</a> was touted as the highest-paid athlete in all of sports in 2021 — and he doesn’t mind flaunting...

<figure> <img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/9vaHcYUWf2FsZdVw3zxCg8jsluI=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/69608852/040_Cheick_Kongo_x_Timothy_Johnson.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</figcaption> </figure> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/weight-class/heavyweight">Heavyweight</a> veterans <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/26/cheick-kongo">Cheick Kongo</a> and <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/360/sergei-kharitonov">Sergei Kharitonov</a> will square off in the main event at the upcoming...

<figure> <img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/y-075phrA_3R0e-ZYwgM7QpHEFY=/0x0:4679x3119/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/69609118/UFC_FI5_20201011_JH_0027.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Zuffa LLC via Getty Images</figcaption> </figure> <p>Watch the <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4356/cory-sandhagen">Cory Sandhagen</a> vs. <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1463/marlon-moraes">Marlon Moraes</a> full fight video to see Sandhagen score an amazing spinning...

<figure> <img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/PF_7uFxr70JrAC_eqDINJX5CPMg=/0x0:2879x1919/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/69609187/219448180_799186084132402_2661791935141353720_n.0.jpg"> </figure> <p>LOS ANGELES – UFC flyweight champion <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/3844/brandon-moreno">Brandon Moreno</a> would like to return to the octagon in November against a new challenger. An immediate rematch with <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4188/deiveson-figueiredo">Deiveson Figueiredo</a> is not...

<figure> <img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/k1BI1LjXoOGRyGyptDPyhxHTqwQ=/0x0:920x613/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/69609268/S19N9467.0.0.jpg"> <figcaption>RIZIN</figcaption> </figure> <p>The quarterfinals of RIZIN’s ongoing bantamweight grand prix will take place at RIZIN 30, which is set to go down at the Saitama...

<figure> <img alt="The Return of The Ultimate Fighter" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/pP_upKqC_VYIsNBJOyc3FDULVxc=/0x0:5550x3700/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/69609557/1321217631.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC</figcaption> </figure> <p>The last bout of <em>The Ultimate Fighter 29</em> middleweight quarterfinals didn’t go off as...

<figure> <img alt="UFC Fight Night: Quarantillo v Carlyle" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/iSzi15SsQbB3MQRv73Hg76m9u7o=/0x0:4522x3015/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/69605254/1236610788.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC</figcaption> </figure> <p>This weekend, <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1257/t-j-dillashaw">T.J. Dillashaw</a> returns to the cage when he faces <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4356/cory-sandhagen">Cory...

<figure> <img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/SSBZa9utuhurafPEfaUhQ4RUd0Q=/165x0:2505x1560/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/69605463/Screen_Shot_2021_07_19_at_5.23.52_PM.0.png"> </figure> <p>Just seconds after <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/494/hector-lombard">Hector Lombard</a> won the cruiserweight title at BKFC 18, his celebration was cut short when <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/2021/6/27/22552422/bkfc-18-results-hector-lombard-gets-post-fight-brawl-winning-title-bizarre-stoppage-joe-riggs">he ended up swinging punches</a> at a potential future opponent after...

<figure> <img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/8C62QWaPc8OSYjHBx7U02wac8mU=/158x0:1778x1080/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/69605793/WTH_68_Clean.0.jpg"> </figure> <p>On this week’s edition of What the Heck, MMA Fighting’s Mike Heck chats with UFC welterweight <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1643/michael-chiesa">Michael Chiesa</a> (7:58), No. 8 in MMA Fighting’s <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/2021/7/6/22562920/mma-rankings-who-are-best-fighters-in-each-division-conor-mcgregor-dustin-poirier-ufc">global rankings</a>, to preview his...