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‘I know I’m not the most likable guy’: Todd Duffee hopes RIZIN debut is new beginning for staying active

Former UFC heavyweight Todd Duffee discusses his issues getting fights over the past few years, and his RIZIN debut this Saturday night at RIZIN 44.

MMA Pound-for-Pound Rankings: Where should Alexa Grasso rank after Noche UFC draw?

Alexa Grasso sits at No. 2 still, but Rose Namajunas falls outside of the top 10 of the MMA Fighting Pound-for-Pound Rankings.

MMA Divisional Rankings: Francis Ngannou finally exits, Khamzat Chimaev in limbo

Two of the best fighters in the world officially exit the MMA Fighting Global Rankings this cycle.

MMA Pound-for-Pound Rankings: Sean O’Malley vaults into the elite, but how high should he be?

Sean O’Malley officially makes his debut in the pound-for-pound rankings following his stunning knockout of Aljamain Sterling, but how high should "Suga" be?

Eight fights announced for RIZIN 44 including ex-champion Kleber Koike, UFC veteran Todd Duffee

Kleber Koike was the featherweight champion but lost his title on the scale in June, missing the 145-pound mark.

Kleber Koike not proud, but unapologetic about locker room brawl with Pitbull brothers in Japan

Ex-RIZIN champion Kleber Koike opened up about an incident involving Patricio Pitbull and Patricky Pitbull.

Rankings Show: The great light heavyweight debate, plus who is Conor McGregor actually fighting?

MMA Pound-for-Pound Rankings: Is Justin Gaethje a top 15 fighter in the world?

Justin Gaethje made big moves up the pound-for-pound list after an electric win at UFC 291, but is he a top-15 fighter in the world?

Rankings Shakeup: Is Alex Pereira a top-5 light heavyweight in the world?

Alex Pereira beat a former UFC light heavyweight champion at UFC 291 to become an immediate contender in a new division.

Pitbull brothers accuse ‘coward’ Kleber Koike of invading locker room, kicking Patricky from behind

Patricky Pitbull speaks out on an alleged incident with Kleber Koike at one of this weekend’s RIZIN events.

Super RIZIN 2 results: Chihiro Suzuki scores shocking knockout of Patricio Pitbull, Juan Archuleta wins title

A Bellator champion lost, and RIZIN crowned three champions at Saitama Super Arena on Sunday.

Bellator vs. RIZIN 2 videos, results: Patricky Pitbull stops Roberto Satoshi, flyweight title vacant after no-contest

Bellator will have to wait to crown its first flyweight champion after Horaguchi-Shinryu ended prematurely.

Pitbull brothers, Roberto Satoshi react to late-notice Bellator vs. RIZIN changes

The Bellator and RIZIN champs agreed to fights at the last second this weekend in Saitama, Japan.

MMA Divisional Rankings: Dricus Du Plessis rockets into contention, but can he shock the world all over again?

Dricus Du Plessis’ massive leap up the middleweight ranks headlined a busy rankings cycle in the world of MMA.

MMA Pound-for-Pound Rankings: Is Alexander Volkanovski the best fighter in the world?

Alexander Volkanovski overtakes Islam Makhachev for the No. 1 spot in the latest MMA Fighting Pound-for-Pound rankings.

Missed Fists: Fighter lifts opponent by neck to lock in nasty ninja choke

MMA Fighting’s Alexander K. Lee takes a look back at recent overlooked battles, including a trio of dazzling submissions, a pair of brutal RIZIN knockouts, a spin kick that catches a fighter in the worst way, and more!

Video: Minoru Kimura starches opponent with outrageous one-punch knockout at RIZIN 43

Minoru Kimura made sure his debut in the RIZIN kickboxing ring was a memorable one.

Kleber Koike hopes Anderson Silva joins RIZIN for retirement fight: ‘It would be an honor’

"The Spider" recently told MMA Fighting he’s in talks with a Japanese promotion for one final MMA bout.

Kleber Koike misses weight for RIZIN 43, stripped of featherweight title

Chihiro Suzuki will walk away as the 145-pound titleholder if victorious on Saturday since he has made weight.

Fight Roundup: One-time UFC title challenger Volkan Oezdemir faces Azamat Murzakanov at UFC Paris

Past UFC title challengers Volkan Oezdemir and Kevin Lee are set to return to action soon.

Seika Izawa defends atomweight title against Combate Global’s Claire Lopez at Bellator x RIZIN 2 in July

RIZIN super atomweight champion Seika Izawa defends her title against Combate Global fighter Claire Lopez at the upcoming Bellator x RIZIN 2 card in July.

MMA Pound-for-Pound Rankings: With Amanda Nunes gone, who is the best women’s fighter in the world?

Amanda Nunes has called it a career. Who claims the No. 1 spot now in the women’s Pound-for-Pound rankings?

Rankings Shakeup: Is Jailton Almeida a top-5 heavyweight after dominant UFC Charlotte win?

Jailton Almeida’s latest win has him on the cusp of greatness, but is he truly one of the heavyweight elite?

MMA Rankings: Did Yan Xiaonan punch her ticket to Zhang Weili championship clash?

Did Yan Xiaonan jump the line at strawweight? Is Belal Muhammad guaranteed a title shot? Did Henry Cejudo do enough to return to the top 5?

MMA Pound-for-Pound Rankings: Is Aljamain Sterling a top 5 fighter in the world?

Aljamain Sterling just keeps winning. Does he belong in the top 5 of the pound-for-pound rankings?

Rankings Shakeup: Is Henry Cejudo a top 5 bantamweight again after narrow UFC 288 loss?

Aljamain Sterling remains king of the bantamweight class, but where does UFC 288’s result leave Henry Cejudo?

RIZIN 42 results, videos: Kai Asakura, Juan Archuleta set up title fight with wins

Former champions Kai Asakura and Juan Archuleta will collide for the vacant RIZIN bantamweight title in 2023.

Roberto Satoshi hopes RIZIN title opportunity tempts A.J. McKee to rematch: ‘It was a questionable win’

RIZIN lightweight champion Roberto Satoshi is down to fighting A.J. McKee a second time in Japan.

Missed Fists: Fighter puts opponent to sleep with first bulldog choke in Cage Warriors history

MMA Fighting’s Alexander K. Lee takes a look back at recent overlooked battles, including a bulldog choke, a buggy choke, a kneebar, a kimura, an uppercut from hell, and more!

MMA Pound-for-Pound Rankings: Israel Adesanya regains top 5 spot with championship redemption

Israel Adesanya finally beat Alex Pereira. How far does Adesanya’s revenge win send Pereira down the pound-for-pound rankings?

Rankings Shakeup: Israel Adesanya reclaims No. 1 middleweight spot, but how far should Alex Pereira fall?

Israel Adesanya is once against MMA’s middleweight king, but where should Alex Pereira rank following his UFC 287 loss?

MMA Pound-for-Pound Rankings: Kamaru Usman plummets after Leon Edwards trilogy loss

Former No. 1 pound-for-pound fighter Kamaru Usman falls out of the top 5 of the MMA Fighting Rankings this month.

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