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<figure> <img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/c7WdKWYPULiQPRCguCg6aN6mi1c=/0x0:1899x1266/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/68518695/image.5.png"> </figure> <p>Bellator MMA has made a unique addition to its flyweight roster.</p> <p>MMA Fighting confirmed with people with knowledge of the signing that Russia’s Darina Mazdyuk has joined Bellator, following an initial report...

<figure> <img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/h5fq5-ZJ857jjS7LU1oEbHiK3go=/32x0:1652x1080/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/68519260/Hooper_YT.0.jpg"> </figure> <p>LAS VEGAS – Having just turned 21, <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/5244/chase-hooper">Chase Hooper</a> is old enough to celebrate a come-from-behind win at <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1151/ufc-256">UFC 256</a> with an alcoholic refreshment. But that’s not the way...

<figure> <img alt="UFC 256: Ferguson v Oliveira" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/0NfgI6nGx4U0YZEarZc0mDzb8k4=/0x0:5368x3579/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/68519644/1290956592.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC</figcaption> </figure> <p>The UFC has tightened COVID-19 protocols to protect athletes from potential COVID-19 exposure on fight...

<figure> <img alt="UFC 256: Figueiredo v Moreno" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/Tr-f8DOCXkzVVRzlMehBbn4jmP0=/0x0:5275x3517/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/68519880/1290962247.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC</figcaption> </figure> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4188/deiveson-figueiredo">Deiveson Figueiredo</a> and <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/3844/brandon-moreno">Brandon Moreno</a> treated MMA fans around the world to an...

<figure> <img alt="Max Holloway" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/_xKIGXpTwkBfNYvKbNG0Xvr1dFE=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/68515152/443_Max_Holloway.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Max Holloway | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</figcaption> </figure> <p>At <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1125/ufc-251">UFC 251</a>, <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1541/max-holloway">Max Holloway</a> came up short in his rematch with featherweight champion...

<figure> <img alt="Claressa Shields v Ivana Habazin - Media Workout" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/0iAYchaszZpuvVIyYlzTNoyBits=/0x0:5155x3437/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/68515435/1178656790.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images</figcaption> </figure> <p>Claressa Shields isn’t making the move from boxing to MMA just for...

<figure> <img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/gkjLDGLVdasJW6jR3HyhJ_E8P3s=/300x0:1920x1080/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/68515741/BTL_EP29_CLEAN.0.jpg"> </figure> <p>Check out episode 29 of Between the Links as Mike Heck moderates the matchup between MMA Fighting’s Jed Meshew and The Athletic’s Shaun Al-Shatti who give their reactions to the incredible...

<figure> <img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/_2Vb4e-mn06jeru4ovdrba0LpRc=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/68515817/133_Belal_Muhammad.5.jpg"> <figcaption>Belal Muhammad | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</figcaption> </figure> <p>Saturday night’s <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1178/ufc-vegas-17">UFC Vegas 17</a> is down to 14 fights after the cancellation of a welterweight...

<figure> <img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/7Ojlrz11U-imA1jwSObRZZDKxhk=/2x0:2882x1920/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/68510351/138_Yoel_Romero.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</figcaption> </figure> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/387/yoel-romero">Yoel Romero</a>’s free agency didn’t last long.</p> <p>Multiple people with knowledge of the promotion’s plans confirmed to MMA Fighting that...

<figure> <img alt="UFC 256: Figueiredo v Moreno" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/w4kaabtSvld9ABGt9C-WZW0p_rU=/0x0:4938x3292/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/68511263/1290964967.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC</figcaption> </figure> <p>It’s almost impossible to remember the original plans for <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1151/ufc-256">UFC 256</a>, which was supposed...