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Former MMA fighter John Lewis is now officially promoting MMA fights in space — this and much more on Wednesday's social media roundup.

John Lewis officially promoting MMA fights in space

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The MMA world in the past year has seen lots of changes to the sport which include fights without crowds as well as the UFC jetting to Abu Dhabi to host shows on Fight Island during the COVID-19 pandemic but no change in MMA tops this one.

Former MMA fighter John Lewis is now officially promoting MMA fights in space.

According to the statement which you can see above, the final two fighters left in the tournament/competition which John Lewis is putting together will fight it out in space.

The statement reads "the dramatic and intense season final will see two combatants fight aboard a custom retrofitted rocket (shuttle) as it orbits earth for 90 minutes, which is time it takes a rocket to circle the earth. Inside the rocket will exist a specially designed fighting capsule."

The official name of the show is "Galactic Combat."

No news about when the show will air have been revealed yet but it is bound to get people intrigued.

Conor McGregor loves a bit of self-acknowledgment

Conor McGregor has always been a very self-praising individual and this post to his Instagram page once again shows that.

Jiri Prochazka explains why he deserves a title fight next

After knocking out Dominick Reyes this past weekend with an incredible spinning elbow, it seems very likely that Jiri Prochazka will face the winner of Jan Blachowicz vs Glover Teixeira for the UFC light heavyweight title.

Check out this clip of Prochazka explaining his "vision" and why he does deserve the next title shot.

Eddie Alvarez reunites with his family after a long time away in Singapore

Eddie Alvarez has finally been reunited with his family after spending over a month in Singapore which included fighting twice in ONE.

Alvarez's first fight in April ended up finishing as a no contest and Alvarez's second fight was a decision loss where he was dominated throughout the bout.

Kayla Harrison's journey to the 2021 PFL season

Kayla Harrison has had a very emotional time leading up to the 2021 PFL season which included her adopting her niece and nephew.

Check out the video below where Harrison explains her journey.

Donald Cerrone returns to the Octagon this weekend

Donald Cerrone will return to the Octagon this weekend at UFC Fight Night Rodriguez vs Waterson in the co-main event against Alex Morono.

Cerrone was originally scheduled to fight his fellow UFC veteran Diego Sanchez before Sanchez was released from the promotion last week.

This fight will be Cerrone's 37th fight in the UFC.

Jake Paul has had a crazy two weeks

Since Jake Paul knocked out Ben Askren, quite a lot has gone on in his life since then.

Canelo Alvarez calls Billy Joe Saunders' team "pussies"

Canelo Alvarez and Billy Joe Saunders will meet in their highly anticipated boxing match this upcoming weekend in Texas.

Yesterday, Saunders threatened to pull out of the fight because of the size of the ring.

The issue has now been resolved and the fight will go ahead as planned.

Check out this clip of Canelo expressing his feelings to the team of Saunders below.

Diego Sanchez goes off on Dana White and the UFC

Promo for Rodriguez vs Waterson revealed

Check out the promo for this weekend's main event for UFC Fight Night Rodriguez vs Waterson below.

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