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<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/f1iNRDgGuREEeF7QyxfkjBRDOro=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66925308/065_Cortney_Casey_x_Cynthia_Calvillo.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>Watch <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight/8938/cortney-casey-vs-cynthia-calvillo">Cynthia Calvillo vs. Cortney Casey</a> full fight video to see <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4022/cynthia-calvillo">Calvillo</a> go three hard rounds with <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/3336/cortney-casey">Casey</a> at <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1007/ufc-on-espn-1">UFC on ESPN 1</a> on Feb. 17, 2019, in Phoenix.</p> <p>Calvillo needed a victory...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/h0bahllZJgRZSG7KEaYKoEXVLY8=/0x0:1944x1296/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66925541/karol_rosa.0.jpg"> <small>Karol Rosa (pictured) will fight in the undercard of the stacked UFC 251 pay-per-view in Abu Dhabi. | Photo courtesy of Future FC</small> <p>A bantamweight showdown between <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/5324/karol-rosa">Karol Rosa</a> and <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/5107/vanessa-melo">Vanessa Melo</a> is set for the upcoming <a...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/0aeN0Vt6B2VURMG0RCFkEfVR4Cs=/0x0:2828x1885/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66920983/134_Khabib_Nurmagomedov.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov, father and coach of UFC lightweight champion <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1480/khabib-nurmagomedov">Khabib Nurmagomedov</a>, <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/2020/5/18/21262978/khabib-nurmagomedov-reports-father-in-very-serious-condition-after-covid-19-complications">was hospitalized last month with a serious heart condition</a>. According to reports, Abdulmanap underwent surgery on his heart due to complications from a...

<img alt="UFC 250: Sterling v Sandhagen" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/THXjplGvmLr6OFesbmZVIY7w7MU=/0x0:4067x2711/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66921281/1247530494.jpg.0.jpg"> <small>Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC</small> <p>It would be understandable if <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1528/aljamain-sterling">Aljamain Sterling</a> was angry or frustrated even after a dominant first-round victory over <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4356/cory-sandhagen">Cory Sandhagen</a> at <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1124/ufc-250">UFC 250</a>.</p> <p>The New York native needed just...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/RaGDDF7avz7EBeKkS2Ullp9AGUQ=/131x0:1751x1080/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66921642/wth_ep11_clean.0.jpg"> <p>On this week’s episode of <em>What the Heck</em>, UFC flyweight <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/841/alex-perez">Alex Perez</a> (7:28) recaps his first-round TKO win over <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/472/jussier-da-silva">Jussier Formiga</a> at <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1124/ufc-250">UFC 250</a>, being ready to face <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/3844/brandon-moreno">Brandon Moreno</a>, or step-in for <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/285/joseph-benavidez">Joseph Benavidez</a> or...

<img alt="UFC 250: Menifield v Clark" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/VRibp_lGI9TokZx8Da7wpxqBT1U=/0x0:4404x2936/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66921895/1247371937.jpg.0.jpg"> <small>Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC</small> <p>Devin Clark had his hand raised in victory at <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1124/ufc-250">UFC 250</a>, but that wasn’t the most memorable occasion that his fist was in the air during this past Saturday night’s...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/pgdz0U3_ItdLP80bBMvqkGDOdZo=/0x0:1500x1000/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66917820/75242105_2574446885981336_2555990069265563648_o.0.jpg"> <small>Emily Ducote (pictured) looks to get back on track after losing a title bout to Kanako Murata in 2019. | Dave Mandel, Invicta FC</small> <p>Invicta Fighting Championships will once again promote events almost four months after its last show, the...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/Li5B_oRmjfWA6aZq0l6TfneceSM=/0x0:1650x1100/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66918231/1kZsd_YA.0.jpeg"> <small>Leslie Smith | Bellator MMA</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1837/leslie-smith">Leslie Smith</a> is not one to stay silent when it comes to important issues.</p> <p>The Bellator featherweight has long been an advocate for fighter rights, but she’s currently focused on getting involved with more pressing...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/dKtcYQ4Al4t10tCFD4nALanorKQ=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66918567/028_Johnny_Eduardo_vs_Matthew_Lopez.0.jpg"> <small>Johnny Eduardo (left) is 3-4 in the UFC with wins over Jeff Curran, Eddie Wineland and Manny Gamburyan. | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1098/johnny-eduardo">Johnny Eduardo</a> wants to add his name to the list of bantamweights interested in facing undefeated...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/kTas0YnubfXVZCrIrL-JZpXfc4Q=/0x39:1600x1106/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66918920/75513422_2821939157826233_2085133959951286272_o.0.jpg"> <small>Modestas Bukauskas (pictured) will enter the UFC cage for the first time in Abu Dhabi. | Dolly Clew, Cage Warriors</small> <p>Modestas Bukauskas has a date and opponent set for his octagon debut.</p> <p>The former Cage Warriors light heavyweight titleholder is...