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Midnight Mania! McGregor’s Tiger Tattoo Meets Real Tiger in Russia

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Conor McGregor has a couple animals he clearly admires. One of them …read more

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Posted on July 17, 2018, 5:16 am By
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Khabib Nurmagomedov: No Reason to Approach Conor McGregor at World Cup Final

Khabib Nurmagomedov and Conor McGregor were both in attendance at Sunday’s FIFA World Cup final at Luzhniki Stadium in Russia, but the two UFC stars never came face to face. …read more

Source:: Sherdog

Morning Report: Conor McGregor and Khabib Nurmagomedov attend World Cup Final in Moscow

Yesterday, the biggest sporting event in the world concluded when Frace took on Croatia in the FIFA World Cup Final in Moscow, Russia. Somewhere north of 1 billion people worldwide …read more

Source:: MMAFighting

Conor McGregor hails Vladimir Putin as 'one of the greatest leaders of our time' at World Cup final

Former UFC champion Conor McGregor seems to be having fun in Russia.
One minute he’s checking on the progress of his “Russian compound” in an intentionally vague video posted to Twitter. …read more

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PHOTOS | Conor McGregor meets with Russian President Vladimir Putin

Former UFC lightweight and featherweight champion Conor McGregor is currently in Russia, where he attended the World Cup final. He’s also using this Russian visit to build a “Russian compound,” …read more

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McGregor, Khabib attend World Cup Final in Moscow

Next step, get them inside the Octagon. The world tuned in to see France and Croatia in the 2018 FIFA World Cup Final at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow, Russia. …read more

Source:: BloodyElbow

Security! McGregor And Khabib Are Both At The World Cup Final In Russia

Keep an eye open for Conor and Khabib as France takes on Croatia at the 2018 World Cup Finals in Moscow, Russia. Hide your hand trucks and make sure the …read more

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Posted on July 15, 2018, 3:16 pm By
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Khabib on Russia reaching World Cup quarter-final: ‘Unreal emotions’ 

UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov shared his thoughts on the Russian national team’s progression to the quarter-final of the 2018 World Cup. On Sunday, the Russian national team …read more

Source:: BloodyElbow

CB Dollaway vs. Omari Akhmedov added to UFC Moscow

Middleweights CB Dollaway and Omari Akhmedov will compete at UFC Moscow in September. The UFC’s debut in Russia will include a potentially entertaining middleweight slugfest this September, as ESPN’s Ariel …read more

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Posted on June 30, 2018, 8:16 pm By
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Akhmedov Draws ‘Doberman’ At UFC Moscow

The upcoming Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) event in Russia has just added another fight, as ESPN is reporting that a middleweight clash between veteran C.B. Dollaway and Omari Akhmedov has …read more

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Posted on June 30, 2018, 3:16 am By
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Flurry of finishes in Singapore prelims

Petr Yan of Russia celebrates after his knockout victory over Teruto Ishihara of Japan in their bantamweight bout during the UFC Fight Night event at the Singapore Indoor Stadium on …read more

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Ex-Heavyweight Champ Andrei Arlovski to Face Shamil Abdurakhimov at UFC Moscow

Former heavyweight champion Andrei Arlovski will meet Shamil Abdurakhimov when the Ultimate Fighting Championship makes its maiden voyage to Russia on Sept. 15. …read more

Source:: Sherdog

Arlovski Draws ‘Abrek’ For UFC Moscow On Sept. 15

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) will (finally) make its long-awaited debut in Russia on Sept. 15, 2018 inside Olympic Stadium in Moscow, a “Fight Night” event that will no doubt be …read more

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Ex-champ Andrei Arlovski meets Shamil Abdurakhimov at UFC Fight Night in Moscow

A heavyweight bout between Andrei Arlovski and Shamil Abdurakhimov is the latest addition to September’s UFC Fight Night lineup in Russia.
MMAjunkie verified the matchup with Arlovski’s (27-16 MMA, 16-10 UFC) …read more

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Coach: Conor McGregor vs. Khabib Nurmagomedov fight is “brewing up nicely”

Late last week, a report out of Russia suggested that a lightweight title fight between undefeated champion Khabib Nurmagomedov and former two-division champ Conor McGregor could headline UFC 229, this …read more

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M-1 Challenge 94 Video: Artem Damkovsky Breaks Arm in Failed Title Bid

European mixed martial arts promotion M-1 Global hosted M-1 Challenge 94 Friday in Orenburg, Russia, and had an unusual end to proceedings in the main event. …read more

Source:: Sherdog

Cristiano Ronaldo’s World Cup security includes ex-MMA fighter, bullfighter

A former pro MMA fighter and an elite paratrooper will act as Cristiano Ronaldo’s bodyguards during the 2018 World Cup in Russia. The FIFA World Cup begins this week. …read more

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Report: UFC to adjust ticket prices for debut show in Russia

UFC’s Senior Vice President of International and Content, David Shaw, informed Russian media that the most expensive tickets at the upcoming Moscow show will be 32,000 rubles ($513 USD). …read more

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Posted on June 5, 2018, 4:16 pm By
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Video: Alexander Shlemenko knocked out at M-1 Challenge 93

It was a return to Russia that didn’t go as planned for Alexander Shlemenko, as he was knocked out by Bruno Silva in the main event of M-1 Challenge 93. …read more

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Ouch: Joe Riggs' knee painfully collapsed in today's M-1 Challenge 93 title fight

Joe Riggs’ bid for an M-1 middleweight title concluded with a painful injury.
At today’s M-1 Challenge 93 event in Chelyabinsk, Russia, the former UFC, WEC and Strikeforce fighter – who’s …read more

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Posted on June 1, 2018, 8:16 pm By
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Reports: Mark Hunt replaces Fabricio Werdum vs. Aleksei Oleinik at UFC's Russia debut

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With Fabricio Werdum ruled out of September’s UFC Fight Night headliner in Russia, it appears Aleksei Oleinik will now …read more

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Report | Mark Hunt expected to fill in vs Aleksei Oleinek as UFC Moscow headliner

UFC’s first visit to Russia quickly had it’s main event established…and then it was quickly taken away.
One half of the initial headliner was former UFC heavyweight champion, Fabricio Werdum, who …read more

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UFC's Werdum cited for possible doping offense

UFC’s Fabricio Werdum, who was reportedly finalizing a fight in Russia vs. Alexey Oleynik, has been informed of a possible doping violation. …read more

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Posted on May 22, 2018, 7:17 pm By
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Fabricio Werdum Facing USADA Anti-Doping Violation for Failed Out-of-Competition Drug Test

The targeted headliner for the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s debut event in Russia may not come to fruition, as Fabricio Werdum has been flagged for a potential anti-doping violation. …read more

Source:: Sherdog

Fabricio Werdum fails USADA drug test, facing UFC anti-doping violation

Just one day after news broke that Fabricio Werdum would be headlining the UFC’s debut in Russia, the former UFC heavyweight champion is in hot water with USADA.
Werdum failed a …read more

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Posted on May 22, 2018, 6:46 pm By
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