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<figure> <img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/kG9pE70lWrHebS0oLaKWPlOKga0=/0x0:2880x1920/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/68517438/016_Nordine_Taleb_x_Muslim_Salikhov.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Muslim Salikhov | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</figcaption> </figure> <p>A welterweight bout between <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4275/muslim-salikhov">Muslim Salikhov</a> and <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2211/santiago-ponzinibbio">Santiago Ponzinibbio</a> is off for now.</p> <p>MMA Fighting has...

<figure> <img alt="UFC 256: Swanson v Pineda" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/b7YDJe_0emqp9gh8fRPsFV-Y_1o=/0x0:4565x3043/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/68517834/1230095607.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images</figcaption> </figure> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1151/ufc-256">UFC 256</a> may go down as the best card of 2020,...

<figure> <img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/8q93qD9owGlxJXcUjhgA2F7svtM=/0x0:950x633/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/68517888/Screen_Shot_2020_12_15_at_11.48.53_AM.0.png"> </figure> <p>Less than 24 hours <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/2020/12/14/22175584/jake-paul-claims-50-million-offer-to-conor-mcgregor-in-profane-video-callout">after a profane callout</a> of <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1859/conor-mcgregor">Conor McGregor</a>, YouTube personality Jake Paul dragged the former two-division UFC champ’s longtime teammate and coach <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4030/dillon-danis">Dillon Danis</a> into...

<figure> <img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/lzuy26rt1yAPTTYrv-FvMoELfgY=/81x0:1701x1080/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/68518605/Cub_Swanson_YT.0.jpg"> </figure> <p>LAS VEGAS – After a long injury layoff, the stakes were high for <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/236/cub-swanson">Cub Swanson</a> when he returned to the octagon in a fight against <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1428/daniel-pineda">Daniel Pineda</a> at <a...

<figure> <img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/c7WdKWYPULiQPRCguCg6aN6mi1c=/0x0:1899x1266/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/68518695/image.5.png"> </figure> <p>Bellator MMA has made a unique addition to its flyweight roster.</p> <p>MMA Fighting confirmed with people with knowledge of the signing that Russia’s Darina Mazdyuk has joined Bellator, following an initial report...

<figure> <img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/h5fq5-ZJ857jjS7LU1oEbHiK3go=/32x0:1652x1080/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/68519260/Hooper_YT.0.jpg"> </figure> <p>LAS VEGAS – Having just turned 21, <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/5244/chase-hooper">Chase Hooper</a> is old enough to celebrate a come-from-behind win at <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1151/ufc-256">UFC 256</a> with an alcoholic refreshment. But that’s not the way...

<figure> <img alt="UFC 256: Ferguson v Oliveira" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/0NfgI6nGx4U0YZEarZc0mDzb8k4=/0x0:5368x3579/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/68519644/1290956592.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC</figcaption> </figure> <p>The UFC has tightened COVID-19 protocols to protect athletes from potential COVID-19 exposure on fight...

<figure> <img alt="UFC 256: Figueiredo v Moreno" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/Tr-f8DOCXkzVVRzlMehBbn4jmP0=/0x0:5275x3517/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/68519880/1290962247.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC</figcaption> </figure> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4188/deiveson-figueiredo">Deiveson Figueiredo</a> and <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/3844/brandon-moreno">Brandon Moreno</a> treated MMA fans around the world to an...

<figure> <img alt="Max Holloway" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/_xKIGXpTwkBfNYvKbNG0Xvr1dFE=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/68515152/443_Max_Holloway.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Max Holloway | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</figcaption> </figure> <p>At <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1125/ufc-251">UFC 251</a>, <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1541/max-holloway">Max Holloway</a> came up short in his rematch with featherweight champion...

<figure> <img alt="Claressa Shields v Ivana Habazin - Media Workout" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/0iAYchaszZpuvVIyYlzTNoyBits=/0x0:5155x3437/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/68515435/1178656790.0.jpg"> <figcaption>Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images</figcaption> </figure> <p>Claressa Shields isn’t making the move from boxing to MMA just for...