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<figure> <img alt="UFC Fight Night: Dos Anjos v Chiesa" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/7QJWxhQQNnGnlg3PoS0pvkMo4qA=/0x0:3781x2521/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/68685639/1201973094.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images</figcaption> </figure> <p>After beginning the year with a win over a former...

<figure> <img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/_IV-bc377EMCjFRgDtEQoSbyes0=/60x0:2193x1422/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/68685775/Screen_Shot_2021_01_18_at_3.22.40_PM.0.png"> </figure> <p>UFC pioneer <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2418/paul-varelans">Paul Varelans</a> has died at the age of 51 following a battle with COVID-19.</p> <p>“The Polar Bear” had been on a ventilator and receiving dialysis treatments before he was...

<figure> <img alt="UFC 178 Weigh-in" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/3CdXSr0Tbopjyh3O-_9jM5w1jyI=/0x0:3344x2229/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/68685852/456161876.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images</figcaption> </figure> <p>Just days away from <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1179/ufc-257">UFC 257</a>, the cold open to the upcoming...

<figure> <img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/ILwqxoBTE4fx8WOIBgo_RV8Ofmw=/147x0:1767x1080/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/68686056/soriano.0.jpg"> </figure> <p>ABU DHABI — <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/weight-class/middleweight">Middleweight</a> <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/5245/punahele-soriano">Punahele Soriano</a> speaks with reporters backstage at Etihad Arena in Abu Dhabi following his first-round KO win over <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/5321/dusko-todorovic">Dusko Todorovic</a> at <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1182/ufc-fight-island-7">UFC...

<figure> <img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/1p1ZtfGufVBM5WvLNzghZh6fcKY=/0x0:2880x1920/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/68686263/120_Lerone_Murphy.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</figcaption> </figure> <p>UFC featherweight <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/5087/lerone-murphy">Lerone Murphy</a> is taking a patient approach to his career as he readies himself to compete once...

<figure> <img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/dScKUlZ1ot9u7udZ2kgbF58sXVc=/0x0:1600x1067/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/68686464/0022_Warlley_Alves_vs_Nordine_Taleb.0.0.0.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Warlley Alves (pictured, red gloves) battles Mounir Lazzez (not pictured) in the co-main event of UFC Fight Island 8 in Abu Dhabi on Wednesday | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</figcaption> ...

<figure> <img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/-qD99Q8g6C7pH7KGA1sh53Ziccg=/0x0:2879x1919/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/68686808/124_Michael_Chiesa.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</figcaption> </figure> <p>At the <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1183/ufc-fight-island-8">UFC Fight Island 8</a> weigh-ins, all 28 fighters on Wednesday’s fight card in Abu Dhabi are set...

<figure> <img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/64lSBL-SfFuebvCzV2CeNhCAiDs=/0x0:2000x1333/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/68683910/056_Matt_Brown.0.0.jpg"> </figure> <p>This past Saturday at <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1182/ufc-fight-island-7">UFC Fight Island 7</a>, MMA fans were finally treated to a bout they’ve been wanting to see for a long time, <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/106/carlos-condit">Carlos Condit</a> vs. <a...

<figure> <img alt="UFC Fight Night: Holloway v Kattar" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/Fmh38Fr7XinC_m2IJaa3Ti8ellU=/0x0:4924x3283/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/68684121/1230627111.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images</figcaption> </figure> <p>On the 27th episode of On to the Next One, MMA...

<figure> <img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/jM9dZCnPQXcWjCxDNu_NrmoMVdc=/21x0:1641x1080/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/68684229/TIMELINE.0.jpg"> </figure> <p>With the highly anticipated rematch between <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> just days away at <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1179/ufc-257">UFC 257</a>, find out how these two lightweights ended up meeting again after...