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Khabib surpasses Kadyrov as third most influential Muslim in Russia

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The list includes figures like Ramzan Kadyrov and Tatarstan president Rustam Minninhanov. Khabib Nurmagomedov remains one of the most influential …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov ranked No. 1 by Forbes for most successful Russian athletes 

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UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov enjoyed a very successful 2018 and as a result he’s topped a pair of prestigious lists in his native Russia.
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Posted on July 25, 2019, 6:16 pm By
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The Russian rehabilitation centre forcing drug addicts and alcoholics fight each other

Karim Zidan delves into the unorthodox rehabilitation centre in Omsk, Russia that forces drug addicts and alcoholics to fight each other to overcome their addictions. Located in southwestern …read more

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Posted on July 24, 2019, 4:16 pm By
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Wrestling breakdown, Part 2: 2018 World champ Zaurbek Sidakov

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Highlighting the career of Russia’s 74 kilogram kingpin, including his dramatic win over Jordan Burroughs. Read part 1 of the Zaurbek Sidakov breakdown here. …read more

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Dustin Poirier compares Khabib Nurmagomedov title fight to a Rocky movie

Dustin Poirier believes his upcoming fight against Khabib Nurmagomedov is very similar to Rocky IV. There, Rocky Balboa went to Russia to take on Ivan Drago, the heavyweight Russian. In …read more

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Cossack group led by MMA fighter attacks Azerbaijani family over ethnicity 

The group was led by MMA fighter Sergey Kalinin. Three men from a Cossack village in the Chelyabinsk region of Russia were detained for assaulting the sons of …read more

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Posted on July 15, 2019, 6:46 pm By
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Wrestling breakdown, Part 1: 2018 World champion Zaurbek Sidakov

Highlighting the career of Russia’s 74 kilogram kingpin. In 2018, the freestyle World title race at 74 kg in Budapest was between two global superstars – Jordan Burroughs and Italy’s …read more

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Posted on July 15, 2019, 3:46 pm By
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From postnatal debut to Bellator title fight, Olga Rubin out to prove moms can do anything

When assessing Olga Rubin’s chances of dethroning Julia Budd, it helps to know the kind of hurdles she’s already overcome in pursuit of her MMA dream.
A native of Russia who …read more

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Posted on July 12, 2019, 6:16 pm By
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UFC announces shows in Singapore, Russia, South Korea

Mark your calendars for these UFC events. There are 21 events left on the UFC’s calendar for 2019, and during Saturday’s UFC 239 broadcast, they announced locations for several of …read more

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Posted on July 9, 2019, 2:16 pm By
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