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<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/PzB2zc87MYqTcrX7Ir2aIILUgqk=/0x0:1500x1000/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66712729/34_Invicta_Belt.0.jpg"> <small>Elias Theodorou | Dave Mandel, Invicta FC</small> <p>As Invicta FC’s resident “Ring Boy,” <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2677/elias-theodorou">Elias Theodorou</a> has witnessed first-hand some of the promotion’s best fights.</p> <p>But he’d never seen anything like the bloody five-round battle between <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4687/julija-stoliarenko">Julija Stoliarenko</a> and <a...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/B9fH3q8H172w6R82CV1DSorQK2E=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66711081/307_Justin_Gaethje_vs_Dustin_Poirier.0.jpg"> <small>Justin Gaethje | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>Barring any last-minute political pressure, coronavirus surges or changes of heart, the UFC will get back to the hurt business on May 9, ending a 50-day stretch without an event. The promotion and...

<img alt="UFC on FOX 7 photos" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/theckiVkqpMt2bblirY2PhKIT-Q=/0x0:1100x733/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66711178/120_Benson_Henderson_vs_Gilbert_Melendez.1366514052.0.jpg"> <small>Gilbert Melendez and Benson Henderson at UFC on FOX 7 in San Jose, Calif., on April 20, 2013 | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p><em>Few things infuriate MMA fans more than a fight being scored incorrectly, though...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/PIhgYRyAqTFJs-bNqlwm2CwSIww=/0x0:2880x1920/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66711367/007_Frankie_Edgar.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>With everything going on in the world, the last thing <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/60/frankie-edgar">Frankie Edgar</a> expected in his home state of New Jersey was a tornado.</p> <p>According to the <a href="https://www.facebook.com/152847601393631/posts/3150643378280690/?d=n">Toms River Police Department’s Facebook page</a>, the area was...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/bhSGSpJBxw7-0hmJS-mZ5yt90b4=/0x0:1620x1080/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66708024/laura_sanko_16x9.0.jpg"> <small>MMA Fighting</small> <p>UFC reporter <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2114/laura-sanko">Laura Sanko</a> and her family had a less than typical Easter Sunday.</p> <p>While most parents woke up early to watch their children hunt for whatever treats the Easter Bunny left behind the house, Sanko and her...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/OpvttrQsE0BcqG_RQOkHJfVuo0g=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66708252/104_Petr_Yan_x_Jimmie_Rivera.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4437/petr-yan">Petr Yan</a> praises fellow top-ranked bantamweight <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1528/aljamain-sterling">Aljamain Sterling</a>, but he believes he’s ahead of the American in the UFC bantamweight pecking order. </p> <p>“Sterling is a good fighter, and he’s deserving of a title shot...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/2TlfGZNS2fenR5v2f8gwgmwGsuc=/0x0:2880x1920/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66708443/136_ceremonial_Dominick_Reyes.0.jpg"> <small>Dominick Reyes | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>Whoever <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4111/dominick-reyes">Dominick Reyes</a> fights next, he’s excited about the possibilities.</p> <p>Though he was unsuccessful in his bid to dethrone UFC light heavyweight champion <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/47/jon-jones">Jon Jones</a> at <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1093/ufc-247-jones-vs-reyes">UFC 247</a>, the 30-year-old’s stock...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/-nPtB82T4fGTq5IRa5ALQ1nDRUA=/0x107:1280x960/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66708704/anderson.0.jpeg"> <small>Sao Paulo will slowly re-open the economy beginning May 11, but gyms are not included. | Photo via Anderson dos Santos</small> <p>UFC bantamweight <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4637/anderson-dos-santos">Anderson dos Santos</a> joined dozens of martial arts practitioners protesting in front of the Legislative Assembly...

<img alt="Cody Garbrandt" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/XwJQUj_YCACEKflTD4XTsD4xMHg=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66708724/035_Cody_Garbrandt_vs_Marcus_Brimage.0.0.jpg"> <small>Cody Garbrandt | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>Former 135-pound champion <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/3121/cody-garbrandt">Cody Garbrandt</a> is expected to get back in action against <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/230/raphael-assuncao">Raphael Assuncao</a> in a bantamweight showdown currently targeted for a UFC card on June 6.</p> <p>Multiple sources confirmed...

<img alt="MMA: UFC Fight Night-Sao Paulo-Luque vs Price" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/6_1QsHHUlTZ-kdRHnr0KtjnEAfg=/0x40:2400x1640/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66709170/usa_today_10375648.0.jpg"> <small>Vicente Luque (pictured, red gloves) finished Niko Price with a D’Arce choke in their first fight. | Jason Silva-USA TODAY Sports</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/3320/vicente-luque">Vicente Luque</a> is no stranger to short-notice bouts. But this one definitely...