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<img alt="UFC Fight Night: Whittaker v Till" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/7_KZDbpkNdGuUmE1MyrPnUdF9eQ=/0x0:4782x3188/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67134139/1258438987.jpg.0.jpg"> <small>Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images</small> <p>UFC middleweight standout <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/3278/darren-till">Darren Till</a>’s report of a knee injury during his fight with <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1900/robert-whittaker">Robert Whittaker</a> was verified by a recent trip to the doctor,...

<img alt="Rico Verhoeven (Glory)" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/btQ1HYSf42eUli0PXjN8ENXcZ3s=/1x0:1000x666/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67134482/rico5.0.0.jpg"> <small>GLORY</small> <p>GLORY is back in action.</p> <p>The kickboxing organization announced via <a href="http://www.glorykickboxing.com/news/glory-is-back:7ecf12d8-6666-4246-9f04-31bd65519b9a">press release</a> Thursday that it will hold its first shows since the outbreak of the coronavirus, scheduling back to back events on Oct. 2 and Oct. 3...

<img alt="Buchecha JJWL" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/cfCft93eEK3lqm4T0swNtbByh-o=/0x0:4368x2912/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67134802/001.0.0.jpg"> <small>Jiu-Jitsu World League</small> <p>Multi-time Brazilian jiu-jitsu grappling champion Marcus “Buchecha” Almeida will make a full-time move into MMA in 2020, and he’s already inked his first contract.</p> <p>According to his manager, Ali Abdelaziz, the 30-year-old Brazilian has signed a multi-year...

<img alt="UFC 244 Tavares v Shahbazyan" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/DQGjJ-Ra1XrR7TN5Og_5YduO7nk=/51x0:3587x2357/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67135208/1185126964.jpg.0.jpg"> <small>Photo by Steven Ryan/Getty Images</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/925/derek-brunson">Derek Brunson</a> described a three-round fight as a gentlemen’s agreement with his UFC Vegas 5 opponent <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4666/edmen-shahbazyan">Edmen Shahbazyan</a> – but Shahbazyan said it wasn’t his idea. </p> <p>Although they had...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/ggoE5gLRezL6nG-UEA8o9Okbjag=/0x0:1500x1000/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67135606/23_Morandin_Ruiz.0.jpg"> <p>MMA Fighting has Invicta 41 results for the <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight/10448/janaisa-morandin-vs-montserrat-ruiz">Janaisa Morandin vs. Montserrat Ruiz</a> fight card in Kansas City, Kan., and live Invicta 41 Twitter updates.</p> <p>The scheduled main event features a non-title strawweight showdown between <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4166/janaisa-morandin">Janaisa Morandin</a> and <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/5370/montserrat-ruiz">Montserrat...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/_xTWgKO3WjUkkU6bc6_ocSZeCHM=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67135827/159_Joanne_Calderwood.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1848/joanne-calderwood">Joanne Calderwood</a> understands nothing in the UFC is guaranteed.</p> <p>Just a few short months ago, the Scottish flyweight was preparing for a title shot against reigning 125-pound champion <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/3494/valentina-shevchenko">Valentina Shevchenko,</a> but an injury forced the...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/p-eQRuZn7HtXOLLMZheMm8e2w24=/0x0:1500x1000/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67136427/21_Montserrat_Ruiz.0.jpg"> <p>A heavier opponent didn’t stop <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/5370/montserrat-ruiz">Montserrat Ruiz</a> from overcoming at <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1134/invicta-fc-41">Invicta FC 41</a>. </p> <p>Ruiz’s aggression paid big dividends as she secured a first-round tapout of Morandin, who missed weight for the non-title strawweight headliner on Thursday at Memorial Hall...

<img alt="Cody Garbrandt" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/RdR3lIRPSMQtcd7xzxy3AG8uK9Q=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67131487/050_Cody_Garbrandt_vs_Marcus_Brimage.0.0.jpg"> <small>Cody Garbrandt | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>Earlier this summer, <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/3121/cody-garbrandt">Cody Garbrandt</a> stole the show at <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1124/ufc-250">UFC 250</a>, turning in a Knockout of the Year contender against longtime bantamweight contender <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/230/raphael-assuncao">Raphael Assuncao</a>. Now, “No Love” is...

<img alt="Stipe Miocic and Daniel Cormier" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/Y-UdUDvAyJ5AE6tTmSXybFAJ6pI=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67131723/007_Stipe_Miocic_and_Daniel_Cormier_2.0.jpg"> <small>Stipe Miocic and Daniel Cormier | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>When <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/373/daniel-cormier">Daniel Cormier</a> battles <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/775/stipe-miocic">Stipe Miocic</a> for the third time at the upcoming <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1128/ufc-252">UFC 252</a> card in August, there’s more on the line...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/J8wJky2Le70Gfh9KG0AGKDgIA_0=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/67131897/120_Yorgan_de_Castro.0.jpg"> <small>Yorgan De Castro (pictured) fights Carlos Felipe in a heavyweight bout on Oct. 3 | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>A heavyweight matchup between <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/5114/yorgan-de-castro">Yorgan De Castro</a> and <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4156/carlos-felipe">Carlos Felipe</a> is set for the fall.</p> <p>Multiple people with knowledge of...