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<figure> <img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/6-tN_TYmyHdgPcABjgQh-ZodLIQ=/0x0:2048x1365/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/68864084/146746692_10159915097489879_6339871190779318365_o.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Anthony Johnson | Bellator MMA</figcaption> </figure> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/434/anthony-johnson">Anthony Johnson</a> competed in three divisions for the UFC, so he’s as qualified as anyone to assess its...

<figure> <img alt="Chris Weidman vs Vitor Belfort" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/qv_jU1kHEfY7wzdc69vEJgLQxE8=/0x0:2000x1333/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/68864394/20150523_0302_Chris_Weidman_vs_Vitor_Belfort.0.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Chris Weidman vs Vitor Belfort | Esther Lin</figcaption> </figure> <p>Former UFC middleweight champion <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/352/chris-weidman">Chris Weidman</a> is honoring his father-in-law by...

<figure> <img alt="UFC Fight Night Weigh-in" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/v_zAUxj9r2bcPASHc1CXDhNytFQ=/0x0:2081x1387/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/68864593/461692920.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images</figcaption> </figure> <p>A pair of UFC veterans will lock horns at Warriors UAE as...

<figure> <img alt="Claressa Shields and Holly Holm" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/r2eTGYwBowbtqH6QermtxkONvt8=/0x0:2400x1600/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/68864796/240_Claressa_Shields_and_Holly_Holm.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Claressa Shields and Holly Holm | ESTHER LIN/MMAFIGHTING.COM</figcaption> </figure> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2173/holly-holm">Holly Holm</a> is going home again.</p> <p>The former UFC champion, who held...

<figure> <img alt="UFC Fight Night: Blaydes v Lewis" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/EaAP0yKywxdfDJuLLNjtXSnDo8k=/0x0:4550x3033/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/68865317/1303251949.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC</figcaption> </figure> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/3622/curtis-blaydes">Curtis Blaydes</a> is keeping his head up after a brutal knockout loss to...

<figure> <img alt="Conor McGregor" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/o03CVMq-2ngMepDqz2d-_YHisPE=/0x0:2000x1333/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/68860639/112_Conor_McGregor_Workout.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Esther Lin, Showtime</figcaption> </figure> <p>Early last year, Manny Pacquiao signed with Paradigm Sports, the longtime management firm of <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1859/conor-mcgregor">Conor McGregor</a>. Since then, rumors...

<figure> <img alt="UFC 30: Pulver vs. Uno" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/LztPZ6h56DEgkwg_8ZM-o1qvDGo=/20x0:2000x1320/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/68860951/108126684.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Jens Pulver and Caol Uno at UFC 30 on Feb. 23, 2001, in Atlantic City, N.J. | Photo by Susumu Nagao/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty...

<figure> <img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/OBFBnk_stAgKoDd1OA2TX22Es74=/98x0:1718x1080/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/68861378/WTH_CleanThumb.0.jpg"> </figure> <p>On this week’s episode of What the Heck, MMA Fighting’s Mike Heck speaks with No. 5 ranked UFC welterweight <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1559/stephen-thompson">Stephen Thompson</a> (4:41) as he states his case for the next...

<figure> <img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/DTdH4irlpxFqsNV2tBV5X1hHjnU=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/68856065/DC_6235.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Eddie Alvarez | ONE Championship</figcaption> </figure> <p>It’s been over four years since <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/54/eddie-alvarez">Eddie Alvarez</a> has been able to officially call himself a champion. If...

<figure> <img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/qYavPgpxdXbJHE1e5X-ZhSp6unw=/0x0:2880x1920/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/68856658/038_Gavin_Tucker_x_Seungwoo_Choi.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Gavin Tucker | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</figcaption> </figure> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4339/dan-ige">Dan Ige</a> has a replacement opponent lined up.</p> <p>MMA Fighting confirmed with sources with knowledge of the...