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<figure> <img alt="Etihad Stadium at UFC 193" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/v5R71fL34XuSR2pna4IhF1GE9b4=/153x0:1773x1080/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/68635407/003_Etihad.0.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</figcaption> </figure> <p>The UFC is renewing its financial contribution to a long-term study on head trauma and long-term...

<figure> <img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/1QHvZEx5j-nI2DD0kJnN1LNHaEI=/0x135:356x372/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/68635507/download.0.jpeg"> </figure> <p>UFC bantamweight <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/5341/irwin-rivera">Irwin Rivera</a> was arrested and jailed on Thursday on two counts of first-degree premeditated murder. </p> <p>Online arrest records for the Palm Beach County (Fla.) Sheriff’s Office show Rivera...

<figure> <img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/EB6_5rEOZGzvrIGpQiR-2s-OFLk=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/68631833/017_Junior_Dos_Santos.0.0.0.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Junior dos Santos | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</figcaption> </figure> <p>A month later and <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/22/junior-dos-santos">Junior dos Santos</a> is still upset over the outcome of his...

<figure> <img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/3kNVWIFjbyDoJ9yBcFsFv-fXdLM=/0x0:1620x1080/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/68632064/great_divide___which_champion_will_lose_2021.0.jpg"> <figcaption>MMA Fighting</figcaption> </figure> <p><em>The Great Divide is a recurring feature here at MMA Fighting in which two of our staff debate a topic in the...

<figure> <img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/FjjopsCM-9IEb89G-U0-nl1XFMU=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/68632261/053_Pedro_Munhoz_x_Brett_Johns.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Pedro Munhoz | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</figcaption> </figure> <p>The bantamweight rematch between <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1534/pedro-munhoz">Pedro Munhoz</a> and <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/647/jimmie-rivera">Jimmie Rivera</a> will still happen, but it might...

<figure> <img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/OCbtz4s24jomzp383GC42PAhBqM=/147x0:1767x1080/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/68632356/WTH_FullClean.0.jpg"> </figure> <p>On this week’s episode of <em>What the Heck</em>, MMA Fighting’s Mike Heck chats with UFC welterweight <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1643/michael-chiesa">Michael Chiesa</a> (6:36) to preview his upcoming main event matchup with <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1887/neil-magny">Neil Magny</a>...

<figure> <img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/CAv4Wn8erK6sHFAlW6IvVW_uZCo=/0x0:4722x3148/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/68627907/18_08_10_BrazilContender_CU_53.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Dana White | Photo courtesy of UFC</figcaption> </figure> <p>UFC President <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2230/dana-white">Dana White</a> is fine with having to wait for the judges’ scores.</p> <p>Over the past...

<figure> <img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/lpGMLi1Ayv3W7QUePko3-qLi-64=/0x0:1516x1011/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/68628278/Captura_de_Tela_2021_01_06_a_s_11.40.14.0.png"> <figcaption>Bethe Correia underwent surgery after feeling “an unbearable pain” 11 days before the fight. | Photo via Correia’s Instagram</figcaption> </figure> <p>UFC bantamweight <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2392/bethe-correia">Bethe Correia</a>...

<figure> <img alt="The Ultimate Fighter: American Top Team vs Blackzilians" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/JKsypF_cJ8kkRvoMhGd1kGNptFk=/0x0:3000x2000/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/68628811/471645806.0.jpg"> </figure> <p>Polish MMA powerhouse KSW has signed former Titan FC welterweight champ Uros Jurisic to a multi-fight contract. </p> <p>Promotion officials confirmed the signing with MMA...

<figure> <img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/pqjVh8_LFCP5HsHZlwzdI8eZuV8=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/68628968/010_Rose_Namajunas.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Rose Namajunas and Pat Barry | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</figcaption> </figure> <p>Don’t get it twisted: <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2024/rose-namajunas">Rose Namajunas</a>’ goal is to regain the UFC strawweight...