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<figure> <img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/e3l-XaKRPhAXCH30YjCzPV660Kg=/0x0:4177x2785/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/69521143/UFC_JB_2021_05_01_0256_2021050191931798.0.jpeg"> <figcaption>Merab Dvalishvili | Zuffa LLC</figcaption> </figure> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4140/sean-o-malley">Sean O’Malley</a> needs a new opponent for <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1206/ufc-264-poirier-vs-mcgregor-3">UFC 264</a> — and it doesn’t look like he’s going...

<figure> <img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/91Rg5aMUL3ETIg8cdA8wttE0Kmo=/0x0:3596x2397/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/69521525/TE1_1107.0.jpg"> <figcaption>ONE Championship</figcaption> </figure> <p>When it’s all said and done, <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/208/demetrious-johnson">Demetrious Johnson</a> will retire from mixed martial arts as one of the most accomplished fighters...

<figure> <img alt="The Return of The Ultimate Fighter" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/Dz75PXmkcc7fWSihJYvGi2FV54c=/0x0:5550x3700/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/69521908/1321217631.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC</figcaption> </figure> <p>The UFC featherweight champion is on the board.</p> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4234/alexander-volkanovski">Alexander Volkanovski</a>’s team scored his first...

<figure> <img alt="UFC 263: Adesanya v Vettori 2" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/hvYZwYBdSj0p36WebaaJMR-34pc=/0x0:4207x2805/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/69517682/1323297506.0.jpg"> </figure> <p>Though he may not have picked up many official wins over the last few years, <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/365/nate-diaz">Nate Diaz</a> remains undefeated with moral victories. </p> <p>Earlier this month,...

<figure> <img alt="Khabib Nurmagomedov wants to fight Tony Ferguson on Dec. 30 at UFC 219." src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/KTrH5RIJdlmDzQwUTxcD8mhcVXM=/0x0:1890x1260/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/69517926/002_Khabib_Nurmagomedov.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</figcaption> </figure> <p>There’s a lot about fighting that <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1480/khabib-nurmagomedov">Khabib...

<figure> <img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/Ai6vr4woSFJ6qtHzH0Veyb2OUn4=/147x0:1767x1080/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/69518209/WTH_EP65_CLEAN.0.jpg"> </figure> <p>On this week’s episode of What the Heck, MMA Fighting’s Mike Heck chats with Ariel Helwani (4:08) about the return of The MMA Hour beginning Aug. 16, how it came together,...

<figure> <img alt="Bellator Kickboxing Press Conference" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/lmoq5CboeCKmUrnwZpSo0eL9jtk=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/69518557/003_Joe_Schilling.0.0.jpg"> <figcaption>joe schilling | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</figcaption> </figure> <p>Former Bellator fighter <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/3032/joe-schilling">Joe Schilling</a> has claimed self-defense after a video of him...

<figure> <img alt="UFC 257 Poirier v McGregor: Weigh-Ins" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/xQRg3S-HsWZH3cqc5Qs19XVttrg=/0x0:4768x3179/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/69514156/1230728115.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images</figcaption> </figure> <p>With <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1859/conor-mcgregor">Conor McGregor</a> and <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/233/dustin-poirier">Dustin Poirier</a> scheduled to meet...

<figure> <img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/Iz280wq0U7LBHaZqysbOPuOegxw=/0x0:485x323/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/69514325/Screen_Shot_2021_06_28_at_1.47.25_PM.0.png"> </figure> <p>Bellator veteran <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/3032/joe-schilling">Joe Schilling</a> was involved in a violent altercation with a bar patron in a video posted to social media this past weekend.</p> <div> <blockquote class="twitter-tweet"> <p lang="en" dir="ltr">This motherfucker pumpfaked at...

<figure> <img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/-MKGQfIzfaEQtBFPBZrtCZvills=/0x49:202x184/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/69514719/Christopher_Blouir.0.jpg"> </figure> <p>A man convicted in the shooting death of Bellator fighter <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/3004/isaiah-chapman">Isaiah Chapman</a> has been sentenced to 29-and-a-half years to life in prison. </p> <p>Christopher Blouir, 30, pleaded guilty in May to...