Tag Archives: Russia
Manager Explains Why Visa Issues Prevent Some Athletes From Getting Top 15 Fights

Last year, the United States began scaling back its visa program in Russia much to the chagrin of business travelers, students and tourists who hoped for easier access to go …read more

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Posted on January 19, 2018, 10:16 pm By
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Dana White notebook: Matt Hughes' recovery, St. Louis PPV event, UFC in Russia

ST. LOUIS – Following Sunday’s UFC Fight Night 124, UFC President Dana White spoke to reporters about a variety of subjects.
You can check out the full scrum video above.
Here are …read more

Source:: MMAJunkie

UFC veteran Pat Healy announces retirement after knockout loss at ACB

“Bam Bam” is hanging up the gloves.
Pat Healy, a UFC and Strikeforce veteran, announced his retirement Saturday, hours after a first-round knockout loss against Magomed Raisov at ACB in Russia. …read more

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Report: UFC to Set to Make Debut in Russia in Moscow this September

The first-ever Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) event staged in Russia is set to go down this September in the country’s capital. With a number of Russian fighters currently fighting in …read more

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Posted on January 13, 2018, 6:16 pm By
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Report: UFC targeting September event in Russia

UFC in Russia? It might just happen in 2018. 2018 might just mark the year the UFC makes the trip over to Russia for the first time.
Staff of one of …read more

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Posted on January 13, 2018, 2:16 pm By
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Report: UFC looking to book first-ever event in Moscow this September

Don’t look now but Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) may finally be touching down in Russia in 2018.
Per a report by Denis Geyko of RT Sport, UFC has booked an event …read more

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Posted on January 13, 2018, 1:16 am By
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UFC has booked Moscow stadium, report says

The UFC has booked Moscow’s indoor Olympic Stadium over two days in September for a potential event as it works toward its first event in Russia, according to RT Sport. …read more

Source:: ESPN

Joe Rogan: UFC will strip Conor McGregor, book Tony Ferguson vs Khabib Nurmagomedov in Russia

Joe Rogan questions answers everything.
The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) color commentator is making predictions for the future of the promotion’s lightweight division, currently being held hostage by 155-pound kingpin Conor …read more

Source:: MMAMania

Artem Lobov agrees to new fight on Twitter

From the looks of it, Conor McGregor training partner Artem Lobov has found an opponent for his next fight.
Over the weekend, at an action-packed ACB show in Russia, Lobov got …read more

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Conor McGregor Wants to Fight in Russia

Posting in support of his SBG Ireland teammate Artem Lobov, Conor McGregor recently took to Instagram to tease a future fight in Russia.
A UFC veteran, Lobov was recently in Russia, …read more

Source:: MMAWeekly

Conor McGregor Teases a Future Fight in Russia

Conor McGregor has always been close to the members of his team. He’s stayed with them throughout his meteoric rise and intends on maintaining his loyalty no matter what. So …read more

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Posted on December 22, 2017, 4:46 pm By
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Conor McGregor coming to Russia ‘soon’ to compete for his Russian fans

Conor McGregor and Artem Lobov are kind of like the Ginger and Mary Ann of Straight Blast Gym in Dublin, Ireland, in that one of them is a world famous …read more

Source:: MMAMania

Video: UFC slugger Artem Lobov shipped to Russia to train Kremlin cops

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) featherweight slugger, Artem Lobov, doesn’t have a mixed martial arts (MMA) fight booked at the moment, so he’s free to pursue other endeavors while awaiting his …read more

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Posted on December 21, 2017, 8:46 pm By
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Former SWAT officer turned MMA fighter found guilty of killing policeman in Russia

Serik Battalov, a former MMA fighter and SWAT officer, was found guilty of murder in Omsk, Russia. A former SWAT officer and MMA fighter in Omsk, Russia was found …read more

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Posted on December 19, 2017, 5:16 pm By
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Is Khabib Nurmagomedov ready to carry his weight and become Conor McGregor's worst nightmare?

Khabib Nurmagomedov could be the face of the UFC — if he makes weight for his fights. Here’s how the Dagestan, Russia native is preparing for the next step in …read more

Source:: ESPN

Shlemenko comments on Russia’s Olympic ban: ‘Sports have become over-politicized’

Alexander Shlemenko gave his thoughts on the IOC’s decision to ban Russia from the 2018 Winter Games in Pyeongchang. Following a vote on Tuesday, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) …read more

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Posted on December 6, 2017, 5:16 pm By
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