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<figure> <img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/1p57nIXgNSBcOcocgTjh3QjpFdE=/0x0:2880x1920/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/69133552/097_Amanda_Nunes_x_Holly_Holm.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</figcaption> </figure> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/377/amanda-nunes">Amanda Nunes</a> has booked her next title defense as she returns to the bantamweight division to face <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2296/julianna-pena">Julianna...

<figure> <img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/kDotKyS3Ha95Uem05del2P15OXg=/0x0:3850x2567/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/69133612/IMG_4446.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Bellator MMA</figcaption> </figure> <p>Bellator welterweight champion <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/298/douglas-lima">Douglas Lima</a>’s next matchup will take place against an undefeated challenger. </p> <p>Multiple people with knowledge of the promotion’s...

<figure> <img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/OTxIgbz3EfZkNtTPAPf8r72vd8E=/0x0:2048x1365/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/69134009/Dayana_Silva_Marcell_Fagundes.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Dayana Silva (pictured, right) makes her Bellator debut against Julia Budd (not pictured) on Friday night | Marcell Fagundes, Shooto Brasil</figcaption> </figure> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/5593/dayana-silva">Dayana Silva</a>...

<figure> <img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/hRwSlw6FYqZZvfs4gxpxHuSD7m4=/0x0:1650x1100/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/69134344/A44I9099.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Rich Chou, center | Bellator MMA</figcaption> </figure> <p>Rich Chou is departing as Bellator’s full-time matchmaker for a job “outside the sport,” the ViacomCBS-owned promotion announced...

<figure> <img alt="Santiago Ponzinibbio" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/PjkTDUHRt7yWOaNYlhd95NyxY1k=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/69134750/141_Santiago_Ponzinibbio.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</figcaption> </figure> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2211/santiago-ponzinibbio">Santiago Ponzinibbio</a> looks to get back in the win column against one of the UFC’s most exciting prospects.</p> <p>Multiple...

<figure> <img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/iScmazA-vRcRXwnmosWoJYEfbjE=/0x0:1500x1000/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/69129607/35_Tournament_Fighters.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Dave Mandel, Invicta FC</figcaption> </figure> <p>Invicta FC has sold to Anthem Sports and Entertainment as the all-women’s MMA promotion will find a new broadcast home...

<figure> <img alt="UFC 260: Miocic v Ngannou 2" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/V4IFfj5ud_9fpupjNjZq5fdeMjo=/0x0:3327x2218/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/69129716/1309521034.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Photo by Mike Roach/Zuffa LLC</figcaption> </figure> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/3362/francis-ngannou">Francis Ngannou</a>’s striking coach wholeheartedly believes he could outbox lineal heavyweight boxing champion...

<figure> <img alt="UFC Fight Night: Alvey v Marquez" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/6KTMuJGRuy4XE10o2hC8LRKq-fA=/0x0:3753x2502/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/69130377/1311843061.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC</figcaption> </figure> <p>If there’s one thing we’ve learned about <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/3594/julian-marquez">Julian Marquez,</a> it’s that you never...

<figure> <img alt="Jake Paul v Ben Askren - News Conference" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/1HBqxOFG5ByqyYn3PGf1TdnioaI=/0x0:3238x2159/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/69130091/1309411666.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Jake Paul and Ben Askren | Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images</figcaption> </figure> <p>There was a time not that...

<figure> <img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/QWMio3gcpCNIM1mT0SrjnXSUL_I=/0x0:2000x1333/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/69130614/69256617_2580825545308590_4604111199355797504_o.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Nikolas Motta (right) is a former Cage Fury FC lightweight champion. | Photo via CFFC</figcaption> </figure> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/5520/nikolas-motta">Nikolas Motta</a> won’t be making his UFC debut...