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<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/UbhArYc3eCGu882BY-wUd8B5jeU=/0x0:1485x990/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67573017/magomedsharipovtwister.0.jpg"> <small>Khasan Magomedsharipov catches Dibir Amirmagomedov in a twister submission at a Kaganat Fighting League show in Khasavyurt, Dagestan, on Sept. 26 | @Fight_Expert, Twitter</small> <p><em>Welcome to the latest edition of Missed Fists where we shine a light on fights from...

<img alt="UFN Fight Night 96 Weigh-in Photos" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/5xh4vcXC5Uae1Rsy2mdUHbsWBt0=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67573267/325_Brandon_Moreno.0.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>The changes continue for the UFC’s November PPV event.</p> <p>With <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/841/alex-perez">Alex Perez</a> now facing <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4188/deiveson-figueiredo">Deiveson Figueiredo</a> for the UFC flyweight title, <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/3844/brandon-moreno">Brandon Moreno</a>—who was scheduled to face Perez at...

<img alt="UFC Fight Night Holm v Aldana: Weigh-Ins" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/FMTP3T3Q7_xQOSvDQ2qJbYtG-uE=/0x0:4438x2959/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67573303/1278060542.jpg.0.jpg"> <small>Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC</small> <p>With <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1162/ufc-fight-island-4-holm-vs-aldana">UFC Fight Island 4</a> a day away, MMA Fighting’s Mike Heck, Jose Youngs and Alexander K. Lee break down the top storylines from Saturday night’s event in...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/c8sR-7AEejIIH_KkE6WSG6RT1p0=/0x0:4802x3201/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67573435/UFC253_JH_20200927_1326_2020092661237271.0.jpg"> <small>Jake Matthews and Diego Sanchez at UFC 253 on Sept. 27, 2020, in Abu Dhabi | Zuffa LLC</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/121/diego-sanchez">Diego Sanchez</a> may have been at less than 100 percent in his most recent fight.</p> <p>A veteran of 32 UFC fights, Sanchez’s...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/VuE9-Sfax5o9N6OSlF40kYsQUvk=/0x0:2880x1920/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67573682/112_Casey_Kenney.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>UFC bantamweight <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4881/casey-kenney">Casey Kenney</a> is hoping that his first trip to Fight Island will last a bit longer than originally anticipated. </p> <p>Kenney will take on <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/5070/heili-alateng">Heili Alateng</a> this Saturday at <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1162/ufc-fight-island-4-holm-vs-aldana">UFC Fight Island...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/H-EFRoO_zrZjFpH5GaFUC8i5mgQ=/0x0:1146x764/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67573905/Screen_Shot_2018_07_26_at_18.51.24.0.png"> <small>www.instagram.com/kiefercrosbie_mma</small> <p>Count <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4631/kiefer-crosbie">Kiefer Crosbie</a> as one person who made the most of his quarantine during the coronavirus pandemic.</p> <p>After fighting in February, the 30-year-old Irish athlete was able to take time off in large part due to the government mandated...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/631InAXSNmBkPeJZodjeYO1Mmd0=/54x0:2048x1329/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67574063/IMG_2099.0.jpg"> <p>Out of the grain silo, Submission Underground rolls on Sunday with a grappler <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/103/chael-sonnen">Chael Sonnen</a> believes is the man to beat. </p> <p>After twice defeating decorated grappler Craig Jones, <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/3190/mason-fowler">Mason Fowler</a> moves on to headline another SUG event against jiu-jitsu...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/SLmncx5wflZfo4GJfYBBJ262So8=/0x0:4492x2995/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67569826/UFC_FN_FI4_018.0.jpg"> <small>Zuffa LLC via Getty Images</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/5368/khamzat-chimaev">Khamzat Chimaev</a> has been one of the brightest spots in the UFC this year. Making his debut in July, Chimaev submitted <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/917/john-phillips">John Phillips</a> at UFC Fight Island 1 and then turned around 10...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/X5zGcKnCv31La-pA0pd4FZ5oTCY=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67570246/109_Mara_Romero_Borella.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>The UFC has once again slimmed down the roster after releasing four more fighters.</p> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4113/mara-romero-borella">Mara Romero Borella</a>, <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/916/yuri-alcantara">Iuri Alcantara</a>, <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4762/jeff-hughes">Jeff Hughes</a> and <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/5068/khadis-ibragimov">Khadis Ibragimov</a> have all been released from the UFC with all...

<img alt="UFC Fight Night Holm v Aldana: Weigh-Ins" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/-7VSk7mi5zSoc3o12sUSd32lnGg=/0x0:4332x2888/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67570699/1278036399.jpg.0.jpg"> <small>Holly Holm | Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC</small> <p>Four of the bantamweight division’s top contenders took care of business ahead of fight night.</p> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1162/ufc-fight-island-4-holm-vs-aldana">UFC Fight Island 4</a> headliners <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2173/holly-holm">Holly Holm</a> and <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2753/irene-aldana">Irene...