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<figure> <img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/8Bjq3gdr1wUN-Jdk2usc7RO3BOk=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/69469898/021_Matt_Mitrione.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</figcaption> </figure> <p>A pair of heavyweight matchups are among the latest additions to the <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1223/bellator-262">Bellator 262</a> fight card.</p> <p>Promotional officials confirmed on...

<figure> <img alt="Rory MacDonald and Gleison Tibau" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/_QenSotge-PM1iyB3cTtt10BJgM=/0x0:2048x1365/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/69464983/edit_DSC06659.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Rory MacDonald and Gleison Tibau will headline the PFL 5 main event Thursday. | PFL</figcaption> </figure> <p>MMA Fighting has <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1217/pfl-5-macdonald-vs-tibau">PFL...

<figure> <img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/86AfiXRckB9PvRzOshVpmk_54Nc=/0x0:2880x1920/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/69465726/010_Khabib_Nurmagomedov_x_Tony_Ferguson.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Khabib Nurmagomedov | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</figcaption> </figure> <p>While the rest of the MMA world is <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/2021/6/16/22536292/vitor-belfort-ill-beat-the-crap-out-of-jake-paul-and-logan-paul-on-same-night-theyre-afraid-of-me">preoccupied with shifting to boxing to fight YouTubers</a>,...

<figure> <img alt="UFC Fight Night: Ige v Tucker" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/D4J38GY8WWdMFIf_461slNXhgSU=/0x0:4006x2671/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/69466005/1306934784.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images</figcaption> </figure> <p>When <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4339/dan-ige">Dan Ige</a> called for a fight against Chan Sung...

<figure> <img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/eVeSycfX72bJFBJ_VP4jxbtdqho=/0x0:703x469/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/69466428/stricklandback.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Sean Strickland (right) strikes at training partner Orlando Sanchez (left) | Just DeWitte, YouTube</figcaption> </figure> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2072/sean-strickland">Sean Strickland</a>’s training session with a world-class grappler nearly...

<figure> <img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/FuYVsYyYWfMwuHlKCZHThgaWY1U=/0x0:4393x2929/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/69466833/20210429_PFL_2_158.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Ray Cooper III | PFL</figcaption> </figure> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4507/ray-cooper-iii">Ray Cooper III</a> already has one PFL championship under his belt and he has an even bigger goal...

<figure> <img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/pElJB287U3fnBAIlmZglwk0Cu3k=/0x0:1650x1100/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/69462801/image003.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Bellator MMA</figcaption> </figure> <p>The Bellator featherweight grand prix finale will take place in the promotion’s return to the West coast. </p> <p>As <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/2021/6/10/22528886/patricio-pitbull-aj-mckee-grand-prix-final-set-july-30-bellator">MMA Fighting first...

<figure> <img alt="UFC 190 photos" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/8IpQ6TPMTUvWo38OxPjTPwx_C_c=/0x0:1600x1067/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/69463310/0024_Warlley_Alves_vs_Nordine_Taleb.0.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Warlley Alves (pictured) is coming off a devastating first-round win in the UFC. | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</figcaption> </figure> <p>The UFC is looking...

<figure> <img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/tNQc9JhBSajsnGhwBerL25UNeK0=/0x0:7005x4670/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/69463550/20210429_PFL_2_178.0.jpeg"> <figcaption>PFL</figcaption> </figure> <p>MMA Fighting has <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1217/pfl-5-macdonald-vs-tibau">PFL 5</a> weigh-in video for Thursday’s event at the Ocean Casino Resort in Atlantic City, N.J.</p> <p>In the main event,...

<figure> <img alt="Erik Koch UFC 164 (EL)" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/YMlufO4N_p-3m5eYocOckzOZmZ8=/0x0:1100x733/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/69463702/307_Dustin_Poirier_vs_Erik_Koch.0.jpg"> </figure> <p>UFC veteran <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/225/erik-koch">Erik Koch</a> has accepted an 18-month suspension from the United States Anti-Doping Agency for violating the UFC’s anti-doping policy.</p> <p>USADA officials <a href="https://ufc.usada.org/erik-koch-accepts-doping-sanction/">announced</a> the news...