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<img alt="UFC 252: Miller v Pichel" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/y6NBLp9ex43X-0mKU3LTU25d7cI=/0x0:5568x3712/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67222672/1228062259.jpg.0.jpg"> <small>Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1128/ufc-252">UFC 252</a> didn’t have the strongest preliminary card lineup, but the show still produced winning ratings for the promotion this past Saturday night.</p> <p>The broadcast, which kicked off...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/MdnM5MLh4QCx17G7I2adWrUN_2U=/0x0:2880x1920/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67223058/056_Michael_Chiesa_x_Diego_Sanchez.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>Several new fights were confirmed for <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1135/ufc-253">UFC 253</a> on Sept. 26 including the return of <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/121/diego-sanchez">Diego Sanchez</a> as he takes on Australian welterweight <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2679/jake-matthews">Jake Matthews</a>.</p> <p>The fights were announced by the UFC on Tuesday.</p> <p>Sanchez...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/ehTYwx3pf1ndZeL9XHmR8sqTpU4=/127x0:1747x1080/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67223627/Post_Souza01.00_02_16_15.Still001.0.jpg"> <small>MMA Fighting</small> <p>LAS VEGAS — After <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1128/ufc-252">UFC 252</a>, <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2750/livia-renata-souza">Livinha Souza</a> spoke to the media about her win over Ashley Yoder, what she learned from her last fight, and how she picked up English by listening to rap music.</p>...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/Nt-iggY0H7u1URhKtxesHH2uu_E=/0x0:2880x1920/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67223732/055_Derrick_Lewis_x_Ilir_Latifi.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>A key heavyweight matchup will take place towards the end of the year. </p> <p>Multiple people with knowledge of the promotion’s plans confirmed to MMA Fighting that <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/3622/curtis-blaydes">Curtis Blaydes</a> and <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/939/derrick-lewis">Derrick Lewis</a> will meet in...

<img alt="Frankie Edgar vs Brian Ortega" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/blAoaV2s20IonxJ9FSAloGQz-aw=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67223778/208_Frankie_Edgar_vs_Brian_Ortega.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>Following months of trash talk and near confrontations, <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2838/brian-ortega">Brian Ortega</a> and “The Korean Zombie” Chan Sung Jung are finally on a collision course with the featherweights expected to headline the upcoming...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/-x7b4lpk-gV4LFJ8x9QRU5QRcp8=/0x0:4920x3280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67223208/DWCS_CU_20190618_2475.0.jpg"> <small>DWCS LLC via Getty Images</small> <p>MMA Fighting has <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1147/dwcs-season-4-week-3">DWCS Season 4: Week 3</a> results from Tuesday’s event at the UFC APEX in Las Vegas, Nev.</p> <p>In the main event, <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/5414/louis-cosce">Louis Cosce</a> and <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/5415/victor-reyna">Victor Reyna</a> will clash in a...

<img alt="Dana White’s Contender Series - Cosce v Reyna" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/QOPkF_HiLF7DBIQ74Mh0E9DCDMI=/0x0:3760x2507/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67223938/1267059958.jpg.0.jpg"> <small>Photo by Chris Unger/DWCS LLC/Zuffa LLC</small> <p>Four more tickets were punched to the UFC at <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1147/dwcs-season-4-week-3">DWCS Season 4: Week 3</a> in Las Vegas Tuesday night. </p> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/5408/josh-parisian">Josh Parisian</a>, <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/5412/cheyanne-buys">Cheyanne Buys</a>, along...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/K7raTgh6rHYgHi-_fNmLEwSoFQg=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67219144/005_Khabib_Nurmagomedov.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>In October, UFC lightweight champion <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1480/khabib-nurmagomedov">Khabib Nurmagomedov</a> will defend his title against interim champion <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1526/justin-gaethje">Justin Gaethje</a> at UFC 254. Should he win, it will be Nurmagomedov’s 29th victory with zero defeats and it also...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/aLNr-slxCVS37ZoyYVklBAEBqGE=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67219409/079_Paige_VanZant_vs_Bec_Rawlings.0.0.0.0.jpg"> <small>Paige VanZant | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>When <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2025/paige-vanzant">Paige VanZant</a> finished the final fight on her UFC contract, she was excited to test free agency really for the first time in her career.</p> <p>VanZant inked her first UFC deal when...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/AeRleHG6ZKZ6-KOPlKXX33wI7es=/0x0:2440x1627/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67219637/050_Johnny_Walker_x_Misha_Cirkunov.0.jpg"> <small>Johnny Walker is looking to bounce back from a pair of losses in the octagon. | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4594/johnny-walker">Johnny Walker</a> vs. <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4544/ryan-spann">Ryan Spann</a> was originally booked for <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1135/ufc-253">UFC 253</a>, but the matchup will now be...