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Missed Fists: Bantamweight martial artist batters and bloodies bodybuilder in street fight

A bantamweight puts a bodybuilder in his place, a spin kick to the liver shuts a fighter down, a head kick sends a fighter bouncing off the cage, and more in the latest Missed Fists.

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Tyron Woodley would return to UFC to ‘beat the f*** out of’ Israel Adesanya

Former UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley is not a fan of ex-middleweight champ Israel Adesanya and would return to the octagon for a shot at him.

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UFC Vegas 79 weigh-in results: Rafael Fiziev, Mateusz Gamrot set for contender clash

Lightweight contenders Rafael Fizeiv and Mateusz Gamrot are set for an important fight Saturday at UFC Vegas 79.

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Dan Ige’s least favorite part of UFC APEX fights is annoying heckler: ‘He’s always yelling some s***’

Dan Ige details the pros and cons about fighting at the UFC APEX, which includes one incessant heckler that apparently has it out for him.

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Jason ‘Mayhem’ Miller issues statement following latest arrest: ‘I’ve been doing horrible’

Jason "Mayhem" Miller penned a statement addressing the multitude of personal and legal issues he’s faced in recent years, which include a prison stint and a recent arrest in California.

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Rampage Jackson reveals Dana White comments that fractured their relationship

Former UFC champion Rampage Jackson and UFC CEO Dana White haven’t been on the same page for years.

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Jared Cannonier vs. Roman Dolidze set for Dec. 2 UFC event

Top-tier middleweights Jared Cannonier and Roman Dolidze will meet this winter.

Leon Edwards, Jiri Prochazka and Alexandre Pantoja open as favorites ahead of upcoming title fights

Betting lines for a trio of upcoming UFC title fights have been unveiled with Leon Edwards, Jiri Prochazka and Alexandre Pantoja all set as favorites.

UFC Vegas 79 preview show: Who needs the win more, Rafael Fiziev or Mateusz Gamrot?

MMA Fighting previews Saturday’s UFC Vegas 79 card headlined by Rafael Fiziev vs. Mateusz Gamrot.

Pedro Carvalho confident teammate Conor McGregor returns to fight Michael Chandler: ‘It makes sense’

Pedro Carvalho returns to the Bellator cage Saturday in the co-main event of Bellator 299 in Dublin to fight Aaron Pico.

Rob Font to welcome Deiveson Figueiredo to bantamweight division at Dec. 2 UFC event

Deiveson Figueiredo is moving up to bantamweight to face Rob Font at the UFC’s event on Dec. 2.

Stephen Thompson and Shavkat Rakhmonov agree to UFC 296 showdown

After hedging on the matchup, Stephen Thompson is ready to fight Shavkat Rakhmonov.

Trophy and heartbreak: A day at the races with Charles Oliveira

Judging by Charles Oliveira’s pre-race emotions, his love for harness racing might be even bigger than fighting.

BKFC champ Lorenzo Hunt praises Bryce Hall after bare-knuckle debut, offers to work with him again: ‘He’s a killer’

BKFC champ Lorenzo Hunt offered high praise to social influencer Bryce Hall after working with him ahead of a bare-knuckle fight and hopes they can do it again.

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Morning Report: Colby Covington says Leon Edwards won’t ‘have a glimmer of hope in this fight’ at UFC 296

The next UFC welterweight title bout is finally official.

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UFC Vegas 79 Gambling Preview: Will Rafael Fiziev or Mateusz Gamrot get in title contention?

Jed Meshew breaks down his favorite bets for UFC Vegas 79, including the lightweight main event between Rafael Fiziev and Mateusz Gamrot.

Jake Hager announces MMA retirement, says Bellator was ‘jerking me off’

Jake Hager plans to focus on his pro-wrestling career after a stint in Bellator.

Jessica-Rose Clark calls for Paige VanZant rematch in boxing, ‘would love to fight for’ Jake Paul’s MVP promotion

Jessica-Rose Clark would love to have a second fight with Paige VanZant, but in the boxing ring this time.

TKO locks down first major broadcast rights deal for WWE with UFC negotiations likely looming in 2024

TKO — the merged company with UFC and WWE — officially locked down its first major broadcast rights deal with several more coming over the next year.

Between the Links: Was Valentina Shevchenko robbed? Dana White announces Prochazka vs. Pereira, Edwards vs. Covington

Topics include the fallout of Noche UFC and the Alexa Grasso vs. Valentina Shevchenko scorecard heard round the world, Dana White’s reaction, and more.

How to Judge an MMA Fight (With Quiz)

MMA Fighting presents How To Judge An MMA Fight, a primer and quiz on MMA judging featuring current MMA judges.

Heck of a Morning: Reaction to Jiri Prochazka vs. Alex Pereira, Leon Edwards vs. Colby Covington title fights

Topics include Dana White announcing Jiri Prochazka vs. Alex Pereira for the vacant light heavyweight title at UFC 295, Leon Edwards vs. Colby Covington headlining UFC 296, and more.

Rafael Fiziev believes Conor McGregor ‘lost focus’ ahead of return, believes controlled Michael Chandler beats him ‘easily’

UFC Vegas 79 headliner Rafael Fiziev discusses the delayed return of Conor McGregor, and a potential fight between McGregor and Michael Chandler.

Morning Report: Daniel Cormier claims Stipe Miocic has ‘never looked better’ ahead of Jon Jones title fight

Stipe Miocic isn’t messing around in his preparation for Jon Jones at UFC 295 in Madison Square Garden.

Leon Edwards vs. Colby Covington, Alexandre Pantoja vs. Brandon Royval 2 set to headline UFC 296

A pair of title fights will headline UFC 296 in December as Leon Edwards faces Colby Covington in the main event while Alexandre Pantoja takes on Brandon Royval in the co-main event

Jiri Prochazka vs. Alex Pereira set for vacant light heavyweight title fight as UFC 295 co-main event

A new light heavyweight champion will be crowned when Jiri Prochazka clashes with Alex Pereira in the co-main event at UFC 295 in November.

No Bets Barred: Can Rafael Fiziev stop the relentless takedowns of Mateusz Gamrot at UFC Vegas 79?

The No Bets Barred boys are back this week with a full breakdown of UFC Vegas 79 and the lightweight main event between Rafael Fiziev and Mateusz Gamrot.

NAC reviews Noche UFC fights, 10-8 criteria after judging controversy

Nevada judges underwent additional training following the controversial 10-8 score in Noche UFC’s main event between Alexa Grasso and Valentina Shevchenko.

Punahele Soriano vs. Dustin Stoltzfus set for Dec. 2 UFC event

A middleweight bout between Punahele Soriano and Dustin Stoltzfus is set for the UFC’s Dec. 2 event.

Jared Cannonier explains how close he came to replacing Sean Strickland at UFC 293

Jared Cannonier discusses how his services as backup fighter for UFC 293 were almost relied upon after a chaotic fight week.

Miesha Tate vs. Julia Avila targeted for Dec. 2 UFC event

A matchup between former UFC champ Miesha Tate and the returning Julia Avila is targeted to take place at the UFC’s event on Dec. 2.

Israel Adesanya breaks silence about Sean Strickland loss: ‘Felt like a bad dream’

Israel Adesanya has broken his silence about his UFC 293 loss to Sean Strickland.

Aljamain Sterling: Dana White was ‘definitely happy’ the ‘golden goose’ Sean O’Malley beat me

Aljamain Sterling still feels at odds with UFC CEO Dana White after a loss to Sean O’Malley at UFC 292.

Dana White vows to hold annual Noche UFC events ‘for the rest of my reign here’

Dana White was blown away by how the UFC’s first Mexican Independence Day event performed.

Valentina Shevchenko calls for Alexa Grasso trilogy to happen in Kyrgyzstan ‘to be fair’

Valentina Shevchenko details hand injury suffered against Alexa Grasso, says she wants the trilogy but is open to other options so as not to hold up the division.

Dillon Danis no-shows Nina Agdal hearing, gets restraining order

A judge upheld Nina Agdal’s restraining order against Dillon Danis in advance of his fight against her fiance, Logan Paul.

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