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<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/olLAD21dm_6ZaSHXTzhu3OAlyJ8=/0x0:5184x3456/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66886426/IMG_3616.0.jpg"> <small>Matheus Mattos trains with Bellator stars Patricio and Patricky Pitbull in Natal, Brazil. | Guilherme Cruz, MMA Fighting</small> <p>Matheus Mattos is the latest member of the Pitbull Brothers team to sign with Bellator, MMA Fighting has learned.</p> <p>The Brazilian bantamweight competed...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/PZ3jar-hcxMcIjJ4rnQy80FUYJs=/0x0:2880x1920/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66886690/077_Luke_Rockhold_x_Jan_Blachowicz.0.jpg"> <small>Jan Blachowicz | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>After knocking out <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2846/corey-anderson">Corey Anderson</a> back in February, <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/620/jan-blachowicz">Jan Blachowicz</a> felt like it was only a matter of time before he had a contract with <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/47/jon-jones">Jon Jones</a>’ name on the...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/pl3cEh-UVbJ9B_2DKJ1UNKHTJnA=/0x0:2880x1920/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66887167/048_Sean_O_Malley_x_Jose_Quinones.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4140/sean-o-malley">Sean O’Malley</a> was back with a bang at <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1095/ufc-248">UFC 248</a>.</p> <p>After a lengthy battle with the USADA, O’Malley returned to the octagon this past March with a first-round TKO against <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/3076/jose-quinonez">Jose Quinonez</a> to earn...

<img alt="Daniel Cormier and Jon Jones" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/X2XuH9LxuU29gVhCj56f4-qMcrk=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66884131/034_Daniel_Cormier_and_Jon_Jones.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>It’s been a busy few weeks for <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/47/jon-jones">Jon Jones</a>. First, UFC light heavyweight champion was suddenly thrust into a potential superfight with <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/3362/francis-ngannou">Francis Ngannou</a>. Negotiations didn’t get very far though...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/rCs3ot39_O81MmB1sQn_8KnimAE=/169x0:1789x1080/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66884357/red_carpet_Chuck.00_02_49_01.Still001.0.jpg"> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/489/chuck-liddell">Chuck Liddell</a> understands why so many people are seething with anger right now.</p> <p>The former UFC light heavyweight champion was admittedly horrified after watching the video where 46-year-old George Floyd was murdered after Minnesota Police pinned him to the ground and...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/qaV5aZbSgYzQJieJ1mcuHqPVzJQ=/98x0:1718x1080/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66884545/BTL_eo01_clean.0.jpg"> <p>On the inaugural episode of Between the Links, MMA Fighting’s Mike Heck is joined by panelists Jose Youngs and Alex K. Lee to discuss the latest with <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/47/jon-jones">Jon Jones</a>, his battle with <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2230/dana-white">Dana White</a> and the UFC, and possibly...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/-znyq6XF3Sx6sFo5P3KRO1HNaoc=/3x0:1083x720/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66880712/Post_Dern.00_01_27_07.Still001.0.jpg"> <p>LAS VEGAS — <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/3624/mackenzie-dern">Mackenzie Dern</a> spoke to reporters about rebounding from her first UFC loss and her inspiration going into UFC on ESPN 9. </p>...

<img alt="UFC Fight Night: Woodley v Burns" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/Iy6hC50UJdkjKtFEiFaqKOL9p90=/16x0:4783x3178/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66881380/1236721488.jpg.0.jpg"> <small>Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC</small> <p>Former UFC welterweight champion <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/221/tyron-woodley">Tyron Woodley</a> didn’t get his win bonus on Saturday night after falling to <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2911/gilbert-burns">Gilbert Burns</a> in the main event, but he still walked away...

<img alt="Amanda Nunes" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/0bicu7tLh3-YaGscJdQ6iwc1dww=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66882068/107_Amanda_Nunes.0.0.jpg"> <small>Amanda Nunes | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>The ‘<a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1124/ufc-250">UFC 250</a> Countdown’ video features a UFC featherweight title fight between UFC champion <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/377/amanda-nunes">Amanda Nunes</a> and <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/3369/felicia-spencer">Felicia Spencer</a> as well as a key bantamweight fight between <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/3121/cody-garbrandt">Cody...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/BVSWFbpmP_ioK-NUEGdDsp3eeu8=/69x0:1149x720/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66882677/POST_Kenney.00_04_03_26.Still001.0.jpg"> <p>LAS VEGAS — <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/weight-class/bantamweight">Bantamweight</a> <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4881/casey-kenney">Casey Kenney</a> spoke with the media backstage following his first-round submission win over <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2680/louis-smolka">Louis Smolka</a> at UFC on ESPN 9. Kenney discussed having the best performance of his UFC career, wanting a quick turnaround—even...