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<figure> <img alt="Jake Paul vs. Ben Askren - News Conference" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/Zd8uzV9EUyqxNtDkOOrjLT7PCeg=/0x0:3238x2159/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/69142172/1309411666.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Jake Paul and Ben Askren will clash at the Paul vs. Askren event Saturday night. | Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images</figcaption> ...

<figure> <img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/eU3dShcRj5nNYv5R-bwHUuTPHFs=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/69142356/120_Robert_Whittaker_x_Israel_Adesanya.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</figcaption> </figure> <p>This makes it two weeks in a row now that we have fight nights headlined by middleweight contenders and yet...

<figure> <img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/9UkEGqWh34vrSOZ4ycOAhPcGVMc=/0x0:2440x1627/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/69142532/120_Jorge_Masvidal_x_Nate_Diaz.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Jorge Masvidal | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</figcaption> </figure> <p>As if there was any doubt, <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/520/jorge-masvidal">Jorge Masvidal</a> is not a card-carrying member of Team Askren...

<figure> <img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/pgJTO5nqRnzlPCPb295hgTW8U-Q=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/69142612/026_James_Gallagher_vs_Chinzo_Machida.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</figcaption> </figure> <p>The loaded <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1193/bellator-258">Bellator 258</a> main card has taken a hit. </p> <p>Bellator officials confirmed to MMA Fighting on Friday that...

<figure> <img alt="Robert Whittaker" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/Y4B-hdUTz-WFTw36T56wwumewI8=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/69136884/135_Robert_Whittaker.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</figcaption> </figure> <p>At the <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1201/ufc-vegas-24-whittaker-vs-gastelum">UFC Vegas 24</a>, all 24 fighters on Saturday’s fight card in Las Vegas will step on...

<figure> <img alt="UFC Fight Night Whittaker v Gastelum: Weigh-Ins" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/g58Xc5nVRIhGEGq7AQeM_abgqTE=/7x0:5014x3338/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/69139031/1312847765.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Jeremy Stephens and Drakkar Klose | Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC</figcaption> </figure> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/78/jeremy-stephens">Jeremy Stephens</a> and <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/3983/drakkar-klose">Drakkar Klose</a>...

<figure> <img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/bs3mCaUJCIbgoxV9Mgu3CJnFqTo=/150x0:1770x1080/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/69140515/paul_askren_still.0.jpg"> </figure> <p>Flanked by an 8-foot robot with a belly tattoo, Jake Paul didn’t fail to bring a circus-like vibe to the official weigh-ins for his boxing match with <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/250/ben-askren">Ben Askren</a>. </p> <p>The...

<figure> <img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/DrVl44VTZtWMb8IUZEzHhd3pSYk=/208x0:1828x1080/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/69140536/paul_askren_still_2.0.jpg"> </figure> <p>After the Paul vs. Askren weigh-ins, Jake Paul and <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/250/ben-askren">Ben Askren</a> squared off on Friday before Saturday’s event in Atlanta.</p> <aside><div data-anthem-component="actionbox" data-anthem-component-data='{"title":"<a class="ql-link" href="https://www.anrdoezrs.net/links/8836606/type/dlg/sid/MMAFighting/https://www.fite.tv/watch/jake-paul-vs-ben-askren/2p8y0/" target="_blank">Anticipated Battle Almost Here!</a>","description":"Jake Paul and...

<figure> <img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/5tGYgJARG4c-vSJpQJcEUnAnqbY=/201x0:1719x1012/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/69141088/dunlapbomb.0.jpg"> <figcaption>@UFCFightPass, Twitter</figcaption> </figure> <p>In his second pro bout, Roland Dunlap made a huge impact. Literally.</p> <p>“The Dream” scored an early highlight on the LFA 104 preliminaries...

<figure> <img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/SFP0ezI4z33Q_JXlvbgDxI9okVc=/213x0:1833x1080/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/69141099/PreviewClean.0.jpg"> </figure> <p>With <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1201/ufc-vegas-24-whittaker-vs-gastelum">UFC Vegas 24</a> and Paul vs. Askren boxing match just hours away, MMA Fighting’s Jose Youngs, Mike Heck, Alexander K. Lee and Jed Meshew break down the top storylines.</p>...