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U. Nurmagomedov to defend Bellator title Sept. 7 U. Nurmagomedov to defend Bellator title Sept. 7

Usman Nurmagomedov will defend his lightweight belt against Alexander Shabliy as part of two title fights in September.

Adesanya to return vs. Du Plessis at UFC 305 Adesanya to return vs. Du Plessis at UFC 305

Former UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya will return from his self-imposed hiatus to face current champion Dricus Du Plessis at UFC 305 in Perth, Australia.

McGregor 'confident' he'll return, fight Chandler McGregor 'confident' he'll return, fight Chandler

Conor McGregor says he is confident he will return to fight Michael Chandler but offered no details or timeline for the injury that forced him out of UFC 303.

Hill: Meniscus, ACL injuries led to UFC 303 WD Hill: Meniscus, ACL injuries led to UFC 303 WD

Former light heavyweight champion Jamahal Hill says tears to his meniscus, an ACL sprain and other knee ailments forced him to withdraw from UFC 303.

Taira wins after 'special' takedown injures Perez Taira wins after 'special' takedown injures Perez

Tatsuro Taira used a unique body triangle to score a takedown that injured Alex Perez's leg, causing the fight to end in a second-round TKO.

Chimaev off UFC's Saudi Arabia card with illness Chimaev off UFC's Saudi Arabia card with illness

Khamzat Chimaev has been pulled from the main event against Robert Whittaker because he has been "violently ill." He will be replaced by Ikram Aliskerov.

Poirier: Planned to retire at UFC 302 with title win Poirier: Planned to retire at UFC 302 with title win

Dustin Poirier said Monday during an appearance on the "The MMA Hour" with Ariel Helwani that he was "going to put the belt down with the gloves" had he succeeded in capturing the undisputed lightweight championship at UFC 302.