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<img alt="Jennifer Maia (EL, Invicta FC)" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/Be6wOpEynJeOd2NQ4GXUguI6hHc=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66948491/739732_1012838868808820_2734420856345121074_o.0.0.jpg"> <small>Jennifer Maia (pictured) will fight fellow Brazilian flyweight Viviane Araujo in August. | Esther Lin, Invicta FC</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2274/jennifer-maia">Jennifer Maia</a> and <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4965/viviane-araujo">Viviane Araujo</a> will not fight on June 27 after all.</p> <p>The Brazilian flyweights <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/2020/5/22/21267656/jennifer-maia-viviane-araujo-back-on-ufc-card-june-27">were...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/CDfvQunTAMVj10ESXMTDpoq5Kzs=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66948791/010_Vitor_Belfort.0.0.0.0.jpg"> <small>Vitor Belfort | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/83/vitor-belfort">Vitor Belfort</a> thinks it’s time for a change.</p> <p>The 43-year-old is about to embark on the final leg of his storied career, which will take place for ONE Championship at a date and...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/SheB7g1mlYhI18pl33TZh4tW4Rg=/0x0:1600x1067/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66949168/018_Ed_Herman.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>A middleweight fight between <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/639/ed-herman">Ed Herman</a> and <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/5049/da-un-jung">Da Un Jung</a> is expected to take place at the UFC’s Aug. 1 event at UFC APEX in Las Vegas. </p> <p>The pair originally were scheduled to meet...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/7g-omixduZzlk7zFkn4B_R_SsiY=/243x0:1673x953/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66949443/volkovwerdum.0.jpg"> <small>UFC, YouTube</small> <p>Watch <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight/7849/fabricio-werdum-vs-alexander-volkov">Alexander Volkov vs. Fabricio Werdum</a> full fight video to see <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/850/alexander-volkov">Volkov</a>’s fourth-round finish of <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/38/fabricio-werdum">Werdum</a> at UFC Moscow on March 17, 2018.</p> <p>Volkov and Werdum both entered this fight with momentum, as Volkov had won...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/yG4PYrDklpF2dzs4NN3FWJUttdU=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66945506/024_Royce_Gracie.0.0.0.0.jpg"> <small>Royce Gracie | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>UFC President <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2230/dana-white">Dana White</a> has seen them all and when it comes to naming four fighters who deserve to be immortalized on a mountainside, even he had to pause to consider his...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/XXvo-KoJxZRxfjyHTO016z8n3GE=/0x0:2880x1920/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66945699/085_Curtis_Blaydes_x_Shamil_Abdurakhimov.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/3622/curtis-blaydes">Curtis Blaydes</a> wants to make one thing perfectly clear: He’s absolutely a fan of women’s MMA.</p> <p>That opinion was lost in April when UFC heavyweight contender engaged in a back-and-forth with several prominent female athletes. After...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/iym1REDDO8rcpB8U3O19FB2y6IE=/0x0:3324x2216/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66946327/20190705_0006_Julia_Avila.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4413/julia-avila">Julia Avila</a> showed her excitement both in and out of the octagon after a successful sophomore appearance.</p> <p>“Raging Panda” improved to 2-0 in the UFC with an impressive 22-second TKO win over <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2295/gina-mazany">Gina Mazany</a> at...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/w2dpUVpok6o28TgvLBbyJuT4lDY=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66942758/114_Amanda_Nunes.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>When UFC president <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2230/dana-white">Dana White</a> hears about an athlete contemplating retirement, he usually tells them it’s probably a good idea to walk away.</p> <p>That’s not the case with two-division champion <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/377/amanda-nunes">Amanda Nunes</a>.</p> <p>Following her 11th straight...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/Rjqy9YKb9GHbucvsyUsHD-3n6Ag=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66943035/128_Derrick_Lewis.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>A heavyweight fight between <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/939/derrick-lewis">Derrick Lewis</a> and <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/3685/alexey-oleinik">Alexey Oleinik</a> is expected to headline the upcoming UFC card on August 8 in the United States.</p> <p>Multiple sources confirmed to MMA Fighting that verbal agreements are in...

<img alt="UFC Fight Night: Eye v Calvillo" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/6Z0OHzvxFH8gneVawRJRdiF_jYU=/0x0:3910x2607/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66943382/1249487490.jpg.0.jpg"> <small>Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC</small> <p>UFC on ESPN 10 may not have been the most star-studded card in history but the event still managed to land at No. 1 for all of cable programming this...