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<img alt="Boxing: Wilder vs Fury II" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/26RjBgSn9Ys8rRUssyu7e9EScLg=/0x0:4920x3280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67150359/usa_today_14084417.0.jpg"> <small>Joe Camporeale-USA TODAY Sports</small> <p>Mike Tyson will get a special visitor to his training camp next week when UFC President <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2230/dana-white">Dana White</a> checks out the boxing legend’s routine for an eight-round exhibition against fellow ex-champ...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/faK9NOk1DVwP8n369ErHPpGSDjc=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67150464/122_Kevin_Holland.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4384/kevin-holland">Kevin Holland</a> will get his wish to fight this weekend at UFC Vegas 6 with newcomer <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/3749/joaquin-buckley">Joaquin Buckley</a> being tapped as his opponent.</p> <p>Multiple sources close to the middleweight contest confirmed the news to MMA...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/YwSKn_BuwcVgiZ5ShM8juUmpXo8=/0x0:2880x1920/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67150836/110_Ayaka_Hamasaki.0.jpg"> <small>Ayaka Hamasaki (pictured) fights Tomo Maesawa in a strawweight bout at RIZIN 22 in Yokohama, Japan, this Sunday | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>RIZIN is loading up for its comeback show this Sunday.</p> <p>The Japanese promotion made more bouts official for...

<img alt="UFC Fight Night: Weigh-Ins" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/ANW4_wEQuBFOmGJAHn0Y4pSHowo=/0x0:3796x2531/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67151031/1151234914.jpg.0.jpg"> <small>Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/3648/eric-spicely">Eric Spicely</a> holds no grudge against the UFC and expects to fight his way back into the octagon after the promotion recently released him from contract. </p> <p>“I...

<img alt="Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Conor McGregor" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/-16pGG3OfVpq0hs4Z9kShYFlywk=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67151242/114_Khabib_Nurmagomedov_vs_Conor_McGregor.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>UFC lightweight champion <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1480/khabib-nurmagomedov">Khabib Nurmagomedov</a> has a lot of respect for <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1526/justin-gaethje">Justin Gaethje,</a> but that won’t stop him from attempting to smash the human highlight-reel when they meet in October.</p> <p>On...

<img alt="UFC Fight Night Smith v Teixeira" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/Y_c3k52p4NxydJPuU7_6l1jnf4g=/0x0:3504x2336/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67151554/1225126383.jpg.0.jpg"> <small>Photo by Douglas P. DeFelice/Getty Images</small> <p>A heavyweight matchup between veterans <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/492/ben-rothwell">Ben Rothwell</a> and <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/3542/marcin-tybura">Marcin Tybura</a> is expected to take place at an Oct. 10 UFC event. </p> <p>Multiple people with knowledge of the...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/WoW3Opb4mUv04RsIAsfN3_r22CM=/148x0:1570x948/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67151694/Screen_Shot_2020_08_03_at_9.42.34_PM.0.png"> <p>The first <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/2230/dana-white">Dana White</a>’s Contender Series event of 2020 has lost a matchup 24 hours before it was set to begin.</p> <p>Multiple people with knowledge of the promotion’s plans confirmed to MMA Fighting that the lightweight bout between Kenny Cross and...

<img alt="UFC Fight Night: Vannata v Green" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/emIPKzZy4MnWnafhUHxq4TZBd_o=/0x0:4060x2707/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67146180/1227875935.jpg.0.jpg"> <small>Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images</small> <p>LAS VEGAS — UFC veteran <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1095/bobby-green">Bobby Green</a> spoke to reporters about his win at UFC Vegas 5, what the victory means for him, and much more...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/AlLIBvxgtLCM80zZ9AdiRsYIbjA=/97x0:2287x1460/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67146502/Screen_Shot_2020_08_01_at_6.47.25_PM.0.png"> <small>MMA Fighting</small> <p>LAS VEGAS — After his UFC Vegas 5 bout with <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4124/trevin-giles">Trevin Giles</a> was canceled at the last second, <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4384/kevin-holland">Kevin Holland</a> spoke to reporters backstage at UFC APEX.</p>...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/yji43ACR4JyrTusiTtGJueagEdQ=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67147689/023_Jorge_Masvidal.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/520/jorge-masvidal">Jorge Masvidal</a> may have come up short in his bid for the UFC welterweight title, but there are no shortage of champions looking for a piece of the “BMF” belt holder. Masvidal is now set...