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Bellator 268: Julius Anglickas Gets Opportunity of a Lifetime Against Nemkov

With the unfortunate news of Anthony "Rumble" Johnson having to withdraw from the main event title fight against Vadim Nemkov at Bellator 268, Julius Anglickas stepped up on short notice for the opportunity of a lifetime. To get in there...
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Finishing the Fight: UFC Vegas 40

Every fighter has their go-to moves, especially specialists within certain martial arts disciplines. Their own signature styles can lead to spectacular finishes. Whether it’s a scary-good rear-naked choke that fighters just can’t seem to avoid once going to the...
Istela Nunes

Welcome to the UFC: Istela Nunes

The UFC is staying put at the Apex in Las Vegas, Nevada for UFC Vegas 40 this weekend. The card is headlined by a women's featherweight bout, with something of a twist. It will be the featherweight debut of...
Norma Dumont UFC

The Weight Cutting Chronicles: UFC Vegas 40

Like it or not, weight-cutting is deeply rooted in mixed martial arts. MMA adopted its weight-cutting from the sport of wrestling, where it is presumed to be very advantageous to be the biggest and strongest in your weight class....
Erick Gonzalez

Welcome to the UFC: Erick Gonzalez

UFC Vegas 40, going down this Saturday, is headlined by Norma Dumont and Aspen Ladd in a featherweight fight. In the co-main event, veteran Andrei Arlovski will fight the rising Carlos Felipe in a heavyweight bout. Another veteran will...
Julius Anglickas Contender Series

Weekly MMA Prospect Report: Anglickas Moves from Prospect to Title Challenger

With Anthony "Rumble" Johnson dropping out of the light heavyweight grand prix, one of MMA's top 205lb prospects gets a shot at gold. Julius Anglickas steps into the tournament this Saturday, up against Russian champ Vadim Nemkov. Here's a look...
Mitch Raposo

Redemption: Second Chances on Dana White’s Contender Series — TUF 29’s Mitch Raposo

Dana White’s Contender Series began back in 2017. Since then, the Contender Series has produced some big-name upcoming stars like Dan Ige, Sean O’Malley, Geoff Neal, Maycee Barber, and Edmen Shahbazyan. In short, it has been a huge success. A...
Marina Rodriguez and Mackenzie Dern, UFC Vegas 39

What’s Next: UFC Vegas 39 Winners

Marina Rodriguez made herself a contender in the women's strawweight division at UFC Vegas 39 with a decision victory over Mackenzie Dern. In the co-main event, Randy Brown defeated Jared Gooden via unanimous decision. Dern versus Rodriguez won Fight...
Mackzenie Dern, UFC Vegas 39

What’s Next: UFC Vegas 39 Losers

UFC Vegas 39 wasn't what you'd call a stacked card — far from it. But the Fight Night event punched up in weight, including a few highly entertaining bloodbaths, and saw women sweep the post-fight bonuses for the first...
Chris Duncan

DWCS 2021 Week 7 Breakdown and Predictions

Dana White's Contender Series (DWCS) returns Tuesday, and Chris Duncan might just be the story of the week. Duncan, a.k.a. "The Problem," was supposed to compete on Week 5 of the Contender Series this year. But opponent Manuel Gaxhja first...