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<figure> <img alt="Holly Holm and Michelle Waterson Media Lunch" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/lYxxsyushDdvfuZ6sxkWrk-uLTk=/0x0:1600x1067/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/69240264/1009_Michelle_Waterson.0.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Michelle Waterson | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</figcaption> </figure> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1203/ufc-vegas-26">UFC Vegas 26</a> has a main event, and now a...

<figure> <img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/hdU3zXWdICgWhLEC7O-XqnHLseg=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/69240463/010__2.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</figcaption> </figure> <p>The UFC Performance Institute on Tuesday released a 484-page athlete study that includes a first-ever concussion protocol for fighters. </p> <p>The...

<figure> <img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/zDUunihxch42IXGcFt8eXVrC0W0=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/69236017/125_Michelle_Waterson.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Michelle Waterson | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</figcaption> </figure> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1203/ufc-vegas-26">UFC Vegas 26</a> has its headliner.</p> <p>On Tuesday, officials <a href="https://www.ufc.com/news/ufc-fight-night-sandhagen-vs-dillashaw-updates-marina-rodriguez-michelle-waterson">announced</a> that strawweights <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1838/michelle-waterson">Michelle Waterson</a> (18-8)...

<figure> <img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/wKCCupfpVhBiEmTjEeQj7AHxBmM=/0x0:2880x1920/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/69236224/105_Amanda_Nunes_x_Holly_Holm.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Amanda Nunes holds two UFC belts since she knocked out Cris Cyborg at featherweight. | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</figcaption> </figure> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/377/amanda-nunes">Amanda Nunes</a> isn’t ready...

<figure> <img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/1HOM2KchkXy_3CAGYXCc1fzonN0=/0x0:2880x1920/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/69236680/129_Daniel_Cormier.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Daniel Cormier | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</figcaption> </figure> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/373/daniel-cormier">Daniel Cormier</a> sees the ball as being in <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/47/jon-jones">Jon Jones</a>’ court when it comes to...

<figure> <img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/pkfc_wOQcGcK72A5uumZXTXxgnU=/0x0:4728x3152/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/69236873/UFC_JH_20201009_5639_2020100952830605.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Makwan Amirkhani | Zuffa LLC</figcaption> </figure> <p>An upcoming June UFC card is shaping up with a pair of octagon veterans booked for the show.</p> <p>Officials announced...

<figure> <img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/OSkWKFRDUc9rEe8uQhwUSoQ75lg=/0x1:1280x854/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/69237002/Renan_Ferreira_Marcos_dos_Santos.0.jpeg"> <figcaption>Renan Ferreira won six of eight professional MMA bouts ahead of his PFL debut against Fabricio Werdum. | Marcos dos Santos</figcaption> </figure> <p>MMA fighters usually...

<figure> <img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/ZM8B0IhxO4Yvgr7L4kxJhIs3tSU=/0x0:2880x1920/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/69237313/132_Nate_Diaz.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Nate Diaz | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</figcaption> </figure> <p>Until 2019, fighters who popped for pot in Florida could expect a suspension with the state’s boxing...

<figure> <img alt="UFC Fight Night Holm v Aldana" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/2Bk5pnshA1JZBTbxiyj7au24h20=/0x0:3629x2419/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/69237938/1278356031.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC</figcaption> </figure> <p>A top-five matchup in the women’s bantamweight division is heading to the UFC’s July...

<figure> <img alt="UFC 253 Adesanya v Costa" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/hbi3vChprBCnkcvd-gyDDj8Xi9E=/0x0:2622x1748/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/69238467/1276867024.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Photo by Mike Roach/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images</figcaption> </figure> <p>Former UFC welterweight and <em>The Ultimate Fighter 1</em> winner <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/121/diego-sanchez">Diego Sanchez</a>...