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<figure> <img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/D9_qTNoNK6trmMVkUC9Rng1KbIQ=/0x0:2880x1920/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/68577548/144_Colby_Covington.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Colby Covington | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</figcaption> </figure> <p>A matchup seemingly tailor-made for box office success is still yet to materialize, and <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2975/colby-covington">Colby Covington</a>...

<figure> <img alt="UFC 210 Weigh-ins" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/KLI6jPz7dXCA_LcFSWQ2DY783XQ=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/68578006/340_Anthony_Johnson.0.0.jpg"> </figure> <p>When Anthony “Rumble” Johnson first announced his intention to return from retirement he was expected to compete in the heavyweight division but that is no longer the plan. </p> <p>Just...

<figure> <img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/AlkU5A5InOLvu94ZfmgYHNbp-js=/4x0:1474x980/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/68578481/Screen_Shot_2019_01_31_at_12.07.18.0.png"> <figcaption>Kyoji Horiguchi (pictured) fights Kai Asakura in the bantamweight main event of RIZIN 26 on New Year’s Eve in Saitama, Japan | RIZIN FF</figcaption> </figure> ...

<figure> <img alt="Santiago Ponzinibbio" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/95zM5ealoWQ-fsoiIeTY4Mn4Cjo=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/68578791/141_Santiago_Ponzinibbio.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</figcaption> </figure> <p>When <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2211/santiago-ponzinibbio">Santiago Ponzinibbio</a> secured his seventh consecutive win in the UFC, he was convinced that one more victory...

<figure> <img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/6kgQYkebN4E44YjCnD9oF_jw_1I=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/68579049/100_john_mccarthy.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</figcaption> </figure> <p>Veteran MMA official and Bellator commentator <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/3485/john-mccarthy">John McCarthy</a> on Wednesday responded to a UFC-produced video that counted him among...

<figure> <img alt="UFC 254: Khabib v Gaethje" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/T8dGoCN9L1kucAevq1htIEz9wAY=/0x0:5337x3558/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/68577146/1282038965.jpg.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Khabib Nurmagomedov and Justin Gaethje | Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images</figcaption> </figure> <p>When the UFC returns to Abu...

<figure> <img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/WOVX1LGdLZpzeymSnjfGG1vFsS8=/142x0:1762x1080/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/68577296/WTH_EP39_CLEAN.0.jpg"> </figure> <p>On this week’s episode of <em>What the Heck</em>, MMA Fighting’s Mike Heck speaks with UFC bantamweight <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2918/rob-font">Rob Font</a> (3:50) to recap his impressive first-round finish of <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1463/marlon-moraes">Marlon Moraes</a> at...

<figure> <img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/QUMwXcqEDCRKmq43XamhhrBnuLI=/7x808:2332x2358/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/68572728/dyf_02309.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Jessica Andrade (pictured, left, alongside Zhang Weili) could be next in line for UFC flyweight champion Valentina Shevchenko | UFC</figcaption> </figure> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2360/jessica-andrade">Jessica Andrade</a> is...

<figure> <img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/HsIWtXNZd2HFsKDmYyfJI2tD7yg=/0x0:2880x1920/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/68573307/007_Eric_Koch_x_Kyle_Stewart.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</figcaption> </figure> <p>Another veteran is longer part of the UFC roster.</p> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/225/erik-koch">Erik Koch</a>, who competed in both the UFC and WEC for...

<figure> <img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/i0CWlnPZ8sa_HN40MW6_nrIk5Pg=/0x0:2440x1627/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/68573394/122_Devonte_Smith.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Devonte Smith | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</figcaption> </figure> <p>After missing out on 2020, <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4634/devonte-smith">Devonte Smith</a> has an opponent lined up for next year.</p> <p>MMA Fighting...