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Recent articles by Matt:

Kevin Holland wants Darren Stewart rematch – even though he may have to wait a bit

Take a look inside Kevin Holland’s win over Darren Stewart at UFC on ESPN+ 36 in Las Vegas. → Read More

UFC 253: Make your predictions for Adesanya-Costa, Reyes-Blachowicz title fights

We want your predictions for Saturday’s UFC 253 event in Abu Dhabi, featuring a pair of title fights. → Read More

Bellator Europe 8: Make your predictions for Fabian Edwards vs. Costello van Steenis

We want your predictions for Saturday's Bellator Europe 8 event in Italy. → Read More

Darrick Minner's quick finish of T.J. Laramie at UFC on ESPN+ 36 has him finally seeing payoff

Take a look inside Darrick Minner's submission of T.J. Laramie at UFC on ESPN+ 36 in Las Vegas. → Read More

Randy Costa on his hair, that kick, and why you don't mess with 'The Zohan'

Take a look inside Randy Costa's knockout of Journey Newson at UFC on ESPN+ 36 in Las Vegas. → Read More

After settling for split call at UFC on ESPN+ 36, Andre Ewell wants a trip to 'Fight Island'

Take a look inside Andre Ewell's win over Irwin Rivera at UFC on ESPN+ 36 in Las Vegas. → Read More

Tyson Nam wants to get out of shape, then take a shot at Joseph Benavidez

Take a look inside Tyson Nam's knockout of Jerome Rivera at UFC on ESPN+ 36 in Las Vegas. → Read More

UFC on ESPN+ 36: Official scorecards from Las Vegas

Check out the official scorecards from all 14 fights at UFC on ESPN+ 36 at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas. → Read More

UFC on ESPN+ 36: Best photos from Las Vegas

Check out these photos from the fights at UFC on ESPN+ 36 at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas. → Read More

UFC on ESPN+ 36 discussion thread

UFC on ESPN+ 36 takes place Saturday in Las Vegas, and you can discuss the event here. → Read More

Photos: UFC on ESPN+ 36 official weigh-ins and faceoffs

Check out photos of the fighters on the scale, as well as their faceoffs, at the UFC on ESPN+ 36 official weigh-ins in Las Vegas. → Read More

UFC on ESPN+ 36 predictions: Can Tyron Woodley be great again and upset Colby Covington?

Check out our staff members' picks for the UFC on ESPN+ 36 main card in Las Vegas, featuring Colby Covington vs. Tyron Woodley. → Read More

'Inside LFA with Ron Kruck:' Finishes galore at LFA 91

Check out the latest on what’s happening in LFA. → Read More

Victoria Lee, 16, joins champion siblings Angela and Christian in ONE Championship

Another of the Lee siblings has joined the ONE Championship family, and she's got the "prodigy" label attached to her. → Read More

Dana White: 'Everything is on the line' for Donald Cerrone at UFC on ESPN+ 36

Donald Cerrone may think questions about his potential retirement are crazy, but his boss doesn't necessarily agree with him. → Read More

Michael Chandler signs with UFC, will serve as backup for Khabib-Gaethje at UFC 254

Former Bellator lightweight champ Michael Chandler has signed with the UFC, and while he doesn't have a fight yet, his first could be epic. → Read More

Matchup Roundup: New UFC and Bellator fights announced in the past week (Sept. 7-13)

All the UFC and Bellator fight announcements that were broken or confirmed by MMA Junkie in the past week. → Read More

UFC on ESPN+ 36: Make your predictions for Colby Covington vs. Tyron Woodley

We want your predictions for Saturday's UFC on ESPN+ 36 event in Las Vegas. → Read More

Roxanne Modafferi continuing evolution after 17 years – including 'Roxy-fu'

Take a look inside Roxanne Modafferi's win over Andrea Lee at UFC on ESPN+ 35 in Las Vegas. → Read More

With three straight wins, Bobby Green angling for Al Iaquinta rebooking

Take a look inside Bobby Green’s win over Alan Patrick at UFC on ESPN+ 35 in Las Vegas. → Read More