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Recent articles by Simon:

Video: Recap Paddy Pimblett's Cage Warriors highlights ahead of his UFC debut

English lightweight Paddy Pimblett has finally made it to the UFC, and Cage Warriors celebrated his achievement with a tribute video. → Read More

4 burning questions heading into Bellator 255

MMA Junkie's Simon Head looks at four key storylines to follow at Bellator 255 in Uncasville, Conn. → Read More

Video: 'Road to Bellator 255: Patricio Freire vs. Emmanuel Sanchez 2'

Did you miss the debut of "Road to Bellator 255" or just want to watch it again? Check out the main event title fight preview now. → Read More

Eddie Alvarez unfazed by Iuri Lapicus' threat to end his career at ONE on TNT I

Eddie Alvarez isn’t impressed by rival Iuri Lapicus’ threat to end his career at ONE on TNT I, and said he’s ready to challenge Christian Lee for the ONE lightweight belt. → Read More

Demetrious Johnson on earning his ONE Championship title shot, GOAT talk

Former UFC flyweight champion and ONE flyweight grand prix champion Demetrious Johnson talks ahead of his flyweight title bout with Adriano Moraes at ONE on TNT I. → Read More

Luke Rockhold hits out at UFC's 'mafioso-type' negotiation tactics, urges fighters to 'know your worth'

Former UFC middleweight champion Luke Rockhold has spoken out about the UFC's negotiating tactics, likening their approach to the mafia. → Read More

MMA Junkie Power Index, Mar. 22-28: New heavyweight order takes shape

MMA Junkie’s Simon Head highlights the fighters who made the biggest strides and delivered the most powerful performances in the past week. → Read More

UFC 260 rookie report: Grading the lone newcomer in Las Vegas

Fighters from around the globe dream of the day they'll step into the octagon the first time. How did the lone newcomer perform Saturday? → Read More

Callout Collection: Who UFC 260 winners want next – and how likely they'll get them

Francis Ngannou and Vicente Luque were among those who name-dropped their preferred next opponents at UFC 260 in Las Vegas. → Read More

It's party time in Batie as Francis Ngannou's hometown goes wild for title win at UFC 260

Francis Ngannou's hometown of Batie, Cameroon celebrated wildly as "The Predator" captured the undisputed heavyweight title at UFC 260. → Read More

4 burning questions heading into UFC 260: Who's 'The Baddest Man on the Planet?'

MMA Junkie's Simon Head looks at four key storylines to follow at UFC 260 in Las Vegas. → Read More

Defining Fights: UFC 260 headliner Francis Ngannou

MMA Junkie’s Simon Head recaps the fights that helped define the career of UFC heavyweight contender Francis Ngannou. → Read More

PFL taps two-time Super Bowl champion Ray Lewis to head new Athlete Advisory Board

The PFL has signed NFL legend Ray Lewis to head up its newly-formed Athlete Advisory Board in 2021. → Read More

Defining Fights: UFC 260 headliner Stipe Miocic

MMA Junkie's Simon Head takes a look back through the fights that helped define the career of UFC heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic → Read More

PFL announces Kenny Florian as part of new-look broadcast team for 2021

Three-time UFC title challenger and former Fox Sports analyst Kenny Florian has been tapped to join the PFL's commentary team for 2021. → Read More

MMA Junkie Power Index, Mar. 15-21: Lightweight stars finally get their shot at gold

MMA Junkie's Simon Head highlights the fighters who made the biggest strides and delivered the most powerful performances in the past week. → Read More

Video: UFC 260 'Countdown' for Stipe Miocic vs. Francis Ngannou 2

Did you miss the debut of UFC 260 "Countdown" or just want to watch it again? Check out the main card title fight preview now. → Read More

UFC on ESPN 21 rookie report: Grading the newcomers in Las Vegas

Fighters from around the globe dream of the day they'll step into the octagon the first time. How did the newcomers perform Saturday? → Read More

Callout Collection: Who UFC on ESPN 21 winners want next – and how likely they'll get them

Derek Brunson and Max Griffin were among those who name-dropped their preferred next opponents at UFC on ESPN 21 in Las Vegas. → Read More

Rizin FF 27: Sumo wrestler throws hands, scores fastest knockout in promotional history

Sumo wrestler-turned-MMA fighter Tsuyoshi Sudario delivered a thunderous right hand to claim the fastest knockout in Rizin FF history. → Read More