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UFC Vegas 21 poster released, featuring Leon Edwards and Belal Muhammad

Leon Edwards | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Belal Muhammad has his first UFC main event poster. The budding welterweight contender takes on top-five ranked Leon Edwards on March 13 in the headlining bout of UFC Vegas 21, which takes place at UFC APEX in Las Vegas. Just...

Impa Kasanganay vs. Sasha Palatnikov added to UFC’s April 10 lineup

Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC Impa Kasanganay is set to return for the first time since his highlight-reel knockout loss to Joaquin Buckley in October. Multiple people with knowledge of the promotion’s plans confirmed to MMA Fighting that Kasanganay will face Sasha...

Video: UFC Vegas 20 preview show

Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC With UFC Vegas 20 just hours away, MMA Fighting’s Mike Heck, Jose Youngs, Alexander K. Lee and E. Casey Leydon break down the top storylines ahead of Saturday night’s event at the APEX, including the heavyweight headliner between...

Zhang Weili vs. Rose Namajunas title fight targeted for UFC 261

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting The UFC is targeting a strawweight title fight in April. MMA Fighting has confirmed with sources close to the situation that a 115-pound championship matchup between Zhang Weili and Rose Namajunas is in the works for UFC 261. The event is...

Cortney Casey vs. J.J. Aldrich set for UFC Vegas 21

Cortney Casey | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting A flyweight matchup between Cortney Casey and J.J. Aldrich has been added to the UFC Vegas 21 lineup. The bout appears on the TV listings for the upcoming event—which is set to take place March 13 at the UFC APEX—and MMA...

Patchy Mix vs. James Gallagher in the works for Bellator 258

James Gallagher | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting A pivotal bantamweight matchup is in the works for Bellator’s spring schedule. Multiple people with knowledge of the promotion’s plans confirmed to MMA Fighting that a bout between Patchy Mix and James Gallagher is being...

Usman Nurmagomedov to debut against Mike Hamel at Bellator 255

Khabib and Usman Nurmagomedov | Photo via Khabib’s IG Blue-chip prospect Usman Nurmagomedov is set to make his Bellator debut. Bellator President Scott Coker announced Thursday that Nurmagomedov—the cousin of UFC star Khabib Nurmagomedov—will make his first appearance...

Video: UFC Vegas 20 weigh-in staredowns

Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC With UFC Vegas 20 just hours away, check out the weigh-in staredowns between all the fighters competing at Saturday’s event.

Dustin Poirier open to eventual move to 170 to face Nate Diaz: ‘He’s a guy I’ve always wanted to fight’

Dustin Poirier | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Dustin Poirier isn’t giving up on a future fight with Nate Diaz. The two were once scheduled to meet at UFC 230 on Nov. 3, 2018, a lightweight bout that was expected to serve as the co-main event of a major pay-per-view card...

Neiman Gracie vs. Jason Jackson booked for Bellator 255

Neiman Gracie | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Welterweight contenders Neiman Gracie and Jason Jackson have their first fight of 2021 booked. Bellator officials announced Friday that Gracie (10-1) and Jackson (13-4) will face off at Bellator 255 on April 2 at Mohegan Sun...
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Dustin Poirier open to eventual move to 170 to face Nate Diaz: ‘He’s a guy I’ve always wanted to fight’

Dustin Poirier open to eventual move to 170 to face Nate Diaz: ‘He’s a guy I’ve always wanted to fight’

Dustin Poirier | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Dustin Poirier isn’t giving up on a future fight with Nate Diaz. The two were once scheduled to meet at UFC 230 on Nov. 3, 2018, a lightweight bout that was expected to serve as the co-main event of a major pay-per-view...