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<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/DwqgmTLoUZUYbltvz5vU0ubdbeI=/331x0:2368x1358/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67763286/Screen_Shot_2020_11_05_at_5.52.18_PM.0.png"> <p>Bellator heavyweight <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/3854/tyrell-fortune">Tyrell Fortune</a> already has his next opponent in mind after a solid decision win over <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/5510/said-sowma">Said Sowma</a> at <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1168/bellator-251-manhoef-vs-anderson">Bellator 251</a>. Fortune said veteran <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/360/sergei-kharitonov">Sergei Kharitonov</a> turned him down prior to Thursday’s event, and he wants...

<img alt="Winkeljohn" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/4W8x8a0nBmDk0biwak4IjXB8EWQ=/0x0:1058x705/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67758873/team.0.jpg"> <p>Earlier this year, <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/47/jon-jones">Jon Jones</a> vacated his UFC light heavyweight title, stating his intention to finally move up to the heavyweight division. In the aftermath, <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/620/jan-blachowicz">Jan Blachowicz</a> knocked out <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4111/dominick-reyes">Dominick Reyes</a> to become the new champion and now,...

<img alt="UFC Fight Night: Santos v Teixeira" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/ZbQiJOQbwwMbXMaRBW3yHPPv5HU=/0x0:3877x2585/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67759189/1284501944.0.jpg"> <small>Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC</small> <p>In the 17th episode of On to the Next One, MMA Fighting’s Mike Heck and Alexander K. Lee put on their matchmaker hats following Saturday’s UFC Vegas 13 event at...

<img alt="UFC 187 media day photos" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/TQX_gE9vSyNxNOrtN-oyJ8a1ldA=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67759596/026_Daniel_Cormier.0.0.jpg"> <small>Daniel Cormier | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/373/daniel-cormier">Daniel Cormier</a> knows all about the fighters who just can’t stay away from the sport after retirement.</p> <p>From journeymen to multi-time former champions, the number of athletes who call...

<img alt="UFC Fight Night: Santos v Teixeira" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/u9iptgIh4KmLG_Ng-s1DxZ3twEQ=/0x0:3408x2272/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67756229/1284501953.0.jpg"> <small>Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC</small> <p>It’s never completely true when we say there’s nothing more that a fighter can do to earn a title shot, but in <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/388/glover-teixeira">Glover Teixeira</a>’s case there’s <em>literally</em> nothing else...

<img alt="UFC Fight Night: Griffin v Brahimaj" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/DnA8wUG3M8PONJ126N9XPwM9XNc=/0x0:3017x2011/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67756442/1284480469.0.jpg"> <small>Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC</small> <p>In the leadup to UFC Vegas 13, welterweight <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1884/max-griffin">Max Griffin</a> spent time working on his muay Thai technique. Specifically, he refined his elbows, and how to use the right...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/gLP0lXYEjHQvvXdhDvhZZo6Okno=/0x0:2880x1920/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67756763/050_Derrick_Lewis_x_Ilir_Latifi.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>The poster for a fall UFC Fight Night featuring a heavyweight headliner has been released.</p> <p>UFC Vegas 15’s main event features <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/939/derrick-lewis">Derrick Lewis</a> in a contest with <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/3622/curtis-blaydes">Curtis Blaydes</a>. The event takes place Nov. 28...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/2rjkfHm9UJYGWejcrX_zY5Ctb4M=/0x0:4512x3008/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67756951/UFC_JB_2020_11_07_0552_20201107113253166.0.jpg"> <small>Thiago Santos came close to stopping Glover Teixeira in Las Vegas, but lost in the third round. | Zuffa LLC</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/938/thiago-santos">Thiago Santos</a> doesn’t seem too happy with his performance in the main event of UFC Vegas 13.</p> <p>“Marreta” was coming...

<img alt="Mark Coleman" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/2l7x1-MELw3P0EDJJJkbflchd8U=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67757106/001_Mark_Coleman.0.0.jpg"> <small>Mark Coleman | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>UFC heavyweight legend <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/857/mark-coleman">Mark Coleman</a> had a positive message for his fans following the news that he had been hospitalized after suffering a heart attack.</p> <p>The news was reported by MMA documentarian...

<img alt="UFC Fight Night: Overeem v Harris" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/0jpFyqltk0v8Ri4cux0aONsEgMA=/0x0:3207x2138/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67757330/1225647990.0.jpg"> <small>Photo by Douglas P. DeFelice/Getty Images</small> <p>Former M-1 Global champions will square off in the octagon in December. </p> <p>Multiple people with knowledge of the promotion’s plans confirmed to MMA Fighting that a 145-pound matchup between...