Tag Archives: Russia
These three fighters are looking to join Russia's big-show invasion

With the UFC making advances in Russia – and some of the nation’s native promotions looking to expand outside their home territory – the country’s MMA talent continues to seek …read more

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Posted on November 15, 2018, 3:46 pm By
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Fabio Maldonado may be 'The Iron Hillbilly,' but Nikita Chistyakov's life sounds like a country song

Russian Cagefighting Championship (RCC) hosts an event this weekend in Russia, and Fabio Maldonado competes in the headlining bout, but there’s another fighter on the card whose life sounds more …read more

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Lobov feeling extra motivated for Moncton tilt

Artem Lobov has always been a citizen of the world. A native of Russia who makes his home in Ireland, Lobov’s fighting passport includes stamps from the United States, Poland, …read more

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Fan who helped McGregor during UFC 229 brawl speaks: 'I thought Russia was attacking Ireland'

David Martin, a fellow Irishman, said he feared for Conor McGregor’s life and acted on instinct. …read more

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Posted on October 17, 2018, 4:16 pm By
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After downing two UFC vets, Russian judoka Denis Lavrentyev primed for spotlight

Just 18 months after his professional debut, Denis Lavrentyev (6-0) already boasts six wins, including two victories over a pair of UFC veterans. Now he’s hoping to become Russia’s next …read more

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Derrick Lewis Went From Retirement To A Fan-Favorite With A Title Shot

Derrick Lewis celebrates his victory over Alexander Volkov of Russia in their heavyweight bout during the UFC 229 event inside T-Mobile Arena on October 6, 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada. …read more

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Video: Khabib calls out Floyd Mayweather: ‘We have to fight now, 50-0 vs 27-0’

Khabib Nurmagomedov and Leonard Ellerbe met in Russia this week. Khabib Nurmagomedov met the CEO of Mayweather promotions in Leonard Ellerbe this past weekend in Russia. In a short clip …read more

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Vladimir Putin & UFC Champion Khabib Nurmagomedov Meet (Video)

Khabib Nurmagomedov has received quite the home welcoming and it’s all capped off by a meeting with Russia’s president Vladimir Putin. Nurmagomedov emerged victorious this past Saturday night (Oct. 6). …read more

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Posted on October 11, 2018, 12:16 am By
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Video: Vladimir Putin meets Khabib Nurmagomedov in Russia

The Russian president met up with the reigning UFC lightweight champion and his father, and even had a few words on the post-fight brawl. UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov has …read more

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Video: 10,000 Russian Fans Welcome Khabib Home

Khabib Nurmagomedov didn’t waste any time in catching a flight back to Russia after submitting Conor McGregor in the main event of UFC 229 to retain his Ultimate Fighting Championship …read more

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Posted on October 10, 2018, 1:16 am By
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Video! Wild Scene Ensues As Fans Send Khabib Off To UFC 229

As big of a star as Conor McGregor is in Ireland, Khabib Nurmagomedov is just as big in Russia.
If you’re not a believer, take a look at the above …read more

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M1 Global 97 – Live Results

M1 Global 97: Tatfight 7 goes down live today from Kazan, Russia. The main event features a Lightweight Title fight between Rubenilton Pereira and Roman Bogatov. Also on the card …read more

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Conor McGregor Gives Khabib & Family Ominous Warning About Returning to Russia

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Conor McGregor, at the UFC 229 press conference in New York, gave a warning to Khabib Nurmagomedov that something may happen to him, his team, and …read more

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