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Real or not: Boxing champ Claressa Shields will be a success in MMA

Will the best female boxer on the planet succeed in the PFL? And will Kayla Harrison fight Amanda Nunes? Our panel weighs in.

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Shields plans to box and make PFL debut in 2021

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Previewing Hermansson vs. Vettori

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CODY GARBRANDT

Garbrandt eyes flyweight debut in March

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FIGHT NIGHT TAKEAWAYS

UFC Fight Night results: Miguel Baeza remains undefeated with first submission win

Baeza continues to evolve with poise and submission skills and believes he is headed in the "right direction."

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UFC Fight Night takeaways: Anthony Smith not done yet; keep an eye on Miguel Baeza

Smith showed he's still a potential contender in ending a two-fight skid, and Baeza moved to 10-0 with his first UFC submission win.

BEST OF FIGHT NIGHT

Dos Santos submits Day late in Round 1

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Mudaerji makes quick work of Gordon with knockout

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'THE NOTORIOUS' RETURNS

UFC 257: JAN. 23 ON ESPN+ PPV

Did the UFC make the right fight for McGregor with Poirier?

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UFC real or not: If Conor gets past Poirier, is Khabib next?

Will the UFC finally get its long-awaited Conor-Khabib rematch if McGregor beats Poirier? Our panel weighs in.

    ON THE RISE

    Ranking the top 25 MMA fighters under 25: Crute, Shahbazyan vie for No. 1

    Some of the top MMA fighters in the world are up-and-coming prospects. ESPN's expert panel ranks the best of the best.

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    Crute: #1 under-25 ranking brings respect, but no big ego

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    TOP 25 MMA FIGHTERS UNDER 25

    REWATCH THE FIGHTERS DOMINATE THIER DIVISION ON ESPN+

    Crute lands a vicious right hand to the jaw of Bukauskas

    Shahbazyan has a dazzling finish of veteran Tavares

    Yadong's unanimous decision win over vs. Vera

    Barber defeats Robertson in the first round

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