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<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/OGNAS6ixYCi0Rzi7nxHuVDyxeB0=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67310595/060_Brent_Primus_x_Michael_Chandler.0.jpg"> <small>Brent Primus | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>If free agent <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/455/michael-chandler">Michael Chandler</a> decides to return to Bellator, it sounds like his old rival <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2489/brent-primus">Brent Primus</a> is ready to give him a less-than-warm welcome back.</p> <p>Primus appeared on a recent...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/yZxSKH14tnkKBlKPlAYteyIhp94=/0x0:1620x1080/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67310919/freerakicmanuwa.0.jpg"> <small>UFC, YouTube</small> <p>Watch <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4120/aleksandar-rakic">Aleksandar Rakic</a> vs. <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/389/jimi-manuwa">Jimi Manuwa</a> full fight video to see Aleksandar Rakic extend his winning streak with an explosive head kick finish of Jimi Manuwa at UFC Stockholm on June 1, 2019.</p> <p>Entering his fourth UFC...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/UBPPfadK2xIe-cVsD5vMxVhIKVk=/291x0:1911x1080/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67311244/253promo.0.jpg"> <small>UFC, YouTube</small> <p>Someone’s 0 is going to go at <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1135/ufc-253">UFC 253</a>.</p> <p>The promotional video has been released for the upcoming middleweight title fight between reigning champion <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4366/israel-adesanya">Israel Adesanya</a> and No. 1 contender <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/3984/paulo-henrique-costa">Paulo Costa</a>, which is scheduled to...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/zLCgf67mrt1FsgvpehEI2VigIDA=/0x0:4305x2870/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67311807/smithrakic.0.jpg"> <small>Zuffa LLC</small> <p>With <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1144/august-29-ufc-event">UFC Vegas 8</a> just hours away, MMA Fighting’s Mike Heck, Jose Youngs and Alex K. Lee break down the top storylines, including the light heavyweight main event between <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1091/anthony-smith">Anthony Smith</a> and <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4120/aleksandar-rakic">Aleksandar Rakic</a>. </p>...

<img alt="UFC Fight Night: Brown v Baeza" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/NcH923wdRehRgPoJczEkJwZFXpQ=/0x0:4882x3255/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67312112/1225295093.jpg.0.jpg"> <small>Photo by Douglas P. DeFelice/Getty Images</small> <p>Another welterweight matchup has been added to the UFC’s Sept. 19 fight card. </p> <p>Multiple people with knowledge of the promotion’s plans confirmed to MMA Fighting that a matchup between...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/TXT7YW4gwTd4HzFkv265IrVqeR4=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67308400/056_Israel_Adesanya.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>Earlier this week in Kenosha, WI, a black man named Jacob Blake was shot in the back seven times by police responding to a domestic incident. The incident, which was caught on camera by bystanders, caught...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/IlY-15JMatlexNKWeNXtqceMDoo=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67308605/024_Rashad_Evans_vs_Anthony_Smith.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>Despite appearances, <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1091/anthony-smith">Anthony Smith</a> actually didn’t suffer all that much physically in the aftermath of his loss to <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/388/glover-teixeira">Glover Teixeira</a> in May.</p> <p>Actually, the former light heavyweight title contender recovered rather quickly from the fifth-round...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/Yq2fLsIyEcY2X05lPPUym4qknC4=/0x0:5004x3336/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67308784/UFC_251_017.0.jpg"> <small>Muslim Salikhov won a close decision against Elizeu Zaleski earlier this year in Abu Dhabi. | Photo via Zuffa LLC</small> <p>“Hannibal” and “King of Kung Fu” will meet in the octagon at a UFC Fight Night show on Oct. 17,...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/F8NyKzpZOfWSdVctEhaIg4IcJW0=/0x0:1430x953/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67308867/fightcircus.0.jpg"> <small>A pro fighter battles two brothers at Fight Circus in Bangkok, Thailand, on Aug. 22 | Full Metal Dojo, YouTube</small> <p><em>Welcome to the latest edition of Missed Fists where we shine a light on fights from across the globe that...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/TmCQ8uvejTRtNguHpWGJmNRB5aY=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67309004/010_Tom_Breese.0.0.jpg"> <small>Tom Breese (pictured) fights Roman Kopylov in a middleweight bout on Oct. 3 | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>Veteran <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1195/tom-breese">Tom Breese</a> will try to keep <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/5157/roman-kopylov">Roman Kopylov</a> winless inside the octagon.</p> <p>Officials <a href="https://twitter.com/UFCEurope/status/1299300698559975424">announced</a> Friday that Breese (11-2) is...