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<figure> <img alt="UFC 256: Ferguson v Oliveira" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/m05kuGH5_GEjxuzEnrmW7hzrRiQ=/0x0:5568x3712/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/68568695/1290958825.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Tony Ferguson | Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC</figcaption> </figure> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/84/michael-bisping">Michael Bisping</a> knows a thing or too about battling through adversity...

<figure> <img alt="Mike Jackson" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/Evay-ZhhBOxXRx92pjgESWDZYng=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/68568795/006_Mike_Jackson.0.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Mike Jackson | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</figcaption> </figure> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/3522/michael-jackson">Mike Jackson</a> is getting the call to welcome a top prospect to the UFC.</p> <p>Returning from...

<figure> <img alt="Michael Chiesa" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/1Hu1sWfUAaL2va_IZF3o0r3yeWI=/0x0:900x600/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/68569109/084_Michael_Chiesa_vs_Jim_Miller.0.0.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</figcaption> </figure> <p>A welterweight showdown between <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1643/michael-chiesa">Michael Chiesa</a> and <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1887/neil-magny">Neil Magny</a> is currently in the works for the upcoming...

<figure> <img alt="UFC Fight Night: Espinosa v Dvorak" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/lEDTn082PULJrhxiZy2jg2obnmQ=/0x0:3777x2518/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/68569751/1273552980.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC</figcaption> </figure> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1182/ufc-fight-island-7">UFC Fight Island 7</a> is down one fight after flyweight <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4853/jordan-espinosa">Jordan Espinosa</a>...

<figure> <img alt="UFC Fight Night: Pettis v Morono" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/1UM7d9BrzMgTY91lCNcrE9Dmqnw=/0x0:4700x3133/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/68570188/1292167379.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Photo by Cooper Neill/Zuffa LLC</figcaption> </figure> <p>Former UFC lightweight champion <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/215/anthony-pettis">Anthony Pettis</a> says he’s now a free agent. </p> <p>Pettis...

<figure> <img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/ZSuL_Scg8hiTcP1egcalGj9V8ic=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/68570240/135_Max_Holloway.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</figcaption> </figure> <p>The UFC plans to maximize its exposure in 2021. </p> <p>Multiple people with knowledge of the promotion’s plans confirmed to MMA...

<figure> <img alt="Rose Namajunas" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/egDGEn4bp_2xr5BODLFT5NcUM-c=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/68565241/306_Rose_Namajunas.0.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Rose Namajunas | Esther Lin</figcaption> </figure> <p>Earlier this year, <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2024/rose-namajunas">Rose Namajunas</a> avenged her loss to <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2360/jessica-andrade">Jessica Andrade</a>, winning a split decision at...

<figure> <img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/can2YDWKPorWeybFC9vBVH7l0GU=/0x0:1786x1191/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/68565535/galvao_adesanya.0.jpg"> <figcaption>UFC champion Israel Adesanya received a purple belt in BJJ by the hands of Andre Galvao. | Photo via Andre Galvao</figcaption> </figure> <p>MMA observers expected...

<figure> <img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/Hgcqas91cFzwUmpUoomsK4SOWJQ=/300x0:1920x1080/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/68565814/30_BTL_Thumb_Clean.0.jpg"> </figure> <p>Check out episode 30 of Between the Links as MMA Fighting’s Mike Heck, Alexander K. Lee and Jed Meshew change up the format this week to give a preview of the...

<figure> <img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/KYjzxC82zB9bUndLdR1IbFyam1s=/0x0:2880x1920/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/68565960/139_Dustin_Poirier.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Dustin Poirier | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</figcaption> </figure> <p>The UFC’s return to Fight Island is now official.</p> <p>On Tuesday, UFC President <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2230/dana-white">Dana White</a> announced via...