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UFC St. Petersburg Results: Overeem vs. Oleinik

MMA Fighting has UFC St. Petersburg results for the Overeem vs. Oleinik fight card at the Yubileyny Sports Palace in St. Petersburg, Russia, live blogs of the top fights, and …read more

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Posted on April 20, 2019, 4:16 am By
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How To Watch 'Overeem Vs. Oleinik’ On ESPN+

It all goes down tomorrow afternoon (Sat., April 20, 2019) at UFC on ESPN+ 7 live on ESPN+ from inside Yubileyny Sports Palace in Saint Petersburg, Russia, as heavyweight legend …read more

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Posted on April 20, 2019, 2:46 am By
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AXS TV Fight of the Week: Watch Antonina Shevchenko's title win at Lion Fight 31

The UFC is back in Russia on Saturday, and one of its rising women’s stars is in action on the main card.
Antonina Shevchenko (7-0 MMA, 1-0 UFC) has her second …read more

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UFC Fight Night: Overeem vs. Oleinik staff picks and predictions

Check out the Bloody Elbow staff’s picks and predictions for UFC Fight Night: Overeem vs. Oleinik, set for April 20th in St. Petersburg, Russia. The Bloody Elbow staff has made …read more

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Clark: St. Petersburg fight vs. Shtyrkov off

The UFC’s return to Russia will proceed with 11 bouts. UFC St. Petersburg has lost one of its bouts less than 24 hours before fight day.
Devin Clark announced Friday evening …read more

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Posted on April 19, 2019, 11:16 pm By
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Fighter On Fighter: Breaking Down ‘The Reem!’

Well-traveled contender, Alistair Overeem, will look to have his hand raised opposite submission ace, Aleksei Oleinik, this Saturday (April 20, 2019) from inside Yubileyny Sports Palace in Saint Petersburg, Russia.
Longtime …read more

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UFC on ESPN+ 7 - New Blood: Russia’s future is knocking

The UFC is leaning on its newcomers for its return to Russia, with half of this Saturday’s fights featuring at least one debutant. On this edition of New Blood, the …read more

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Posted on April 19, 2019, 9:16 pm By
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Antonina Shevchenko Proud to Be Part of First UFC Women’s Fight in Russia

It seems like a lifetime has passed since the UFC started promoting women’s mixed martial arts but in reality it’s only been just over six years since Ronda Rousey became …read more

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Posted on April 19, 2019, 7:16 pm By
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Diggin’ Deep on UFC St. Petersburg: Main card preview

Get the scoop on the UFC main card action out of Russia this weekend, featuring Khabib Nurmagomedov’s teammate, Islam Makhachev, welcoming vaunted prospect Arman Tsarukyan to the UFC. The main …read more

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UFC on ESPN+ 7 staff predictions: Who's getting unanimous picks in Russia?

Overeem
vs.
Oleinik
Makhachev
vs.
Tsarukyan
Golm
vs.
Pavlovich
Clark
vs.
Shtyrkov
Modafferi
vs.
Shevchenko
Amedovski
vs.
Jotko

MMA Junkie readers’
consensus picks
2019: 56-21

Overeem
(63%)

Makhachev
(84%)

Pavlovich
(82%)

Shtyrkov
(78%)

Shevchenko
(83%)

Jotko
(69%)

Fernanda Prates
@nandaprates_
2019: 68-28 (71%)

Oleinik

Makhachev

Pavlovich

Shtyrkov

Shevchenko

Jotko

Dan Tom
@DanTomMMA
2019: 66-30 (69%)

Overeem

Makhachev

Pavlovich

Shtyrkov

Shevchenko

Jotko

Ben Fowlkes
@BenFowlkesMMA
2019: 66-30 (69%)
2016 Champion

Overeem

Makhachev

Pavlovich

Shtyrkov

Shevchenko

Jotko

Trent Reinsmith
@TrentReinsmith
2019: 66-30 (69%)

Overeem

Makhachev

Pavlovich

Shtyrkov

Shevchenko

Jotko

Simon Samano
@SJSamano
2019: 65-31 (68%)

Overeem

Makhachev

Pavlovich

Shtyrkov

Shevchenko

Jotko

Ken Hathaway
@kenshathaway
2019: 64-32 (67%)
2018 Champion

Oleinik

Makhachev

Pavlovich

Shtyrkov

Modafferi

Jotko

Mike Bohn
@MikeBohnMMA
2019: 63-33 (66%)
…read more

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Posted on April 19, 2019, 6:17 pm By
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UFC Fight Night 149 ‘Overeem vs. Oleynik’ Play-by-Play, Results & Round Scoring

The Ultimate Fighting Championship heads to St. Petersburg, Russia, for UFC Fight Night 149. The preliminary card airs on ESPN2 starting at 10 a.m. ET. Then the main card can …read more

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Posted on April 19, 2019, 6:17 pm By
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UFC on ESPN+ 7: 7 burning questions around Overeem-Oleinik

Saturday, the UFC visits Russia for the second time in the history of the promotion for the UFC on ESPN+ 7 fight card.
In the main event, top-15 ranked heavyweight …read more

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Predictions! Breaking Down ‘Overeem Vs. Oleinik’

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) makes its second appearance in Russia with “Overeem vs. Oleinik” tomorrow (Sat., April 20, 2019), its latest mixed martial arts (MMA) fight card on ESPN+. Saint …read more

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UFC Fight Night 149 Weigh-in Results: Every Fighter Makes Weight

Every fighter made weight for the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s second trip to Russia, where it will bring a card headlined by a heavyweight clash between Alistair Overeem and Alexey Oleynik. …read more

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Video replay: UFC on ESPN+ 7 ceremonial weigh-ins in Russia

Check out a video replay of the UFC on ESPN+ 7 ceremonial weigh-ins.
The weigh-ins took place at Yubileyniy Arena in St. Petersburg, Russia. The same venue hosts Saturday’s event, …read more

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Khabib criticizes UFC for promotion of UFC St. Petersburg

UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov isn’t happy about the promotion of the upcoming card in Russia. Khabib Nurmagomedov has criticised the UFC for the promotion of their upcoming card in …read more

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UFC St. Petersburg: Overeem vs. Oleinik Weigh-in Video

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The Ultimate Fighting Championship returns to Russia this week for UFC on ESPN+ 7, featuring Alistair Overeem and Aleksei Oleinik in a battle to remain relevant at the …read more

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Khabib Laments Lack Of Promotion For Russian Fighters

The UFC returns to Russia this Saturday in Saint Petersburg with a UFC Fight Night card on ESPN+ headlined by Alistair Overeem vs. Alexei Oleinik. Past that, the event’s got …read more

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For Overeem, Oleinik and especially UFC, St. Petersburg the place to be

Saturday marks the UFC’s second visit to Russia. Will this card bring us one step closer to seeing undefeated lightweight champion and Dagestani superstar Khabib Nurmagomedov fight in the country? …read more

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UFC on ESPN+ 7: Get to know Alex da Silva ahead of St. Petersburg debut

A highly touted Brazilian prospect makes his UFC debut this week in Russia.
Alex Da Silva (20-1 MMA, 0-0 UFC) takes on Alexander Yakovlev (24-9-1 MMA, 2-4 UFC) on the preliminary …read more

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Alistair Overeem vs. Aleksei Oleinik official following weigh-ins at UFC Fight Night in Russia

The fighters competing at UFC Fight Night in Saint Petersburg, Russia hit the scale on Friday ahead of the card taking place on Saturday with the main event featuring former …read more

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UFC St. Petersburg weigh in results: Overeem 245, Oleinik 237

Check out the full weigh-in results for UFC St. Petersburg. UFC is hosting an event in St. Petersburg, Russia, and the two heavyweight headliners made weight as expected. Alistair Overeem …read more

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Posted on April 19, 2019, 7:46 am By
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The Everywhere Men

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heads back to Russia this Saturday (April 20, 2019) for what could charitably be described as an “interesting” morning/afternoon of mixed martial arts (MMA) action. The …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov criticizes UFC for lack of Russian promotion

This Saturday night on April 20, Saturday morning for everyone stateside, the UFC will return to Russia for their sophomore event in the country.

In September 2018, the UFC debuted in …read more

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UFC ‘Saint Petersburg’ Clash: Makhachev Vs. Tsarukyan!

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Lightweight up-and-comers Islam Makhachev and Arman Tsarukyan will throw down this Saturday (April 20, 2019) from Yubileyny Sports Palace in Saint Petersburg, Russia. An impressive 5-1 …read more

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Will Overeem get Ezekieled?

Zane Simon & Connor Ruebusch return to breakdown this week’s UFC event in St. Petersburg, Russia. With picks and odds for ever bout on the card. From Alistair Overeem vs. …read more

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Posted on April 18, 2019, 8:16 pm By
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UFC St. Petersburg face-offs: Alistair Overeem vs. Aleksei Oleinik tops the bill

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Though it’s flown in under the radar, the UFC’s seventh event on ESPN+, Overeem vs. Oleinik, takes place on Saturday in St. Petersburg, Russia.
The fight card is …read more

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Staredowns! Overeem And Oleinik Face Off For UFC St. Petersburg

UFC St. Petersburg is right around the corner on Saturday April 20th and now you can watch the fighters face off this morning from Russia. The UFC is once again …read more

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Posted on April 18, 2019, 1:46 pm By
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Video: UFC Saint Petersburg media day staredowns

Watch the media day face-offs for the fighters competing on the main card of UFC Saint Petersburg this Saturday at the Yubileyny Sports Palace in Saint Petersburg, Russia, including headliners …read more

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Posted on April 18, 2019, 1:46 pm By
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Roxanne Modafferi: 'We're not women MMA fighters. We're MMA fighters'

Roxanne Modafferi will fight for the 38th time on Saturday in Russia. In her own words, she details her long career, the impact of Ronda Rousey’s debut and what could …read more

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Posted on April 18, 2019, 1:16 pm By
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LIVE! UFC Saint Petersburg Results & Play-By-Play!

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) makes its return to Russia this weekend (Sat., April 20, 2019) with the UFC Fight Night 149 on ESPN+, which will take place inside Yubileyny Sports …read more

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UFC ‘Saint Petersburg’ Odds, Under Dogs And Best Bets!

Get a detailed breakdown of the betting lines for UFC Fight Night 149, which is set to hit Yubileyny Sports Palace in Saint Petersburg, Russia, this weekend (Sat., April 20, …read more

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Posted on April 18, 2019, 1:16 am By
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UFC on ESPN+ 7 pre-event facts: Islam Makhachev least-hit fighter in UFC history

The UFC returns to Russia for the second time on Saturday with UFC on ESPN+ 7, which takes place at Yubileyniy Arena in St. Petersburg, and streams entirely on ESPN+.
A …read more

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Posted on April 17, 2019, 11:46 pm By
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UFC ‘Saint Petersburg’ Main Card ‘X-Factor!’

This Saturday (April 20, 2019), Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) travels to Yubileyny Sports Palace in Saint Petersburg, Russia, for UFC Fight Night 149. Despite it being just the promotion’s second …read more

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Posted on April 17, 2019, 9:16 pm By
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Nothing Like Fighting in Russia for Makhachev

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Posted on April 17, 2019, 7:16 pm By
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UFC St. Petersburg previews, predictions, results, PBP, highlights, more

Check out Bloody Elbow’s pre-fight, fight night, and post-fight coverage for UFC Fight Night: Overeem vs. Oleinik, set for Saturday,April 20th in St. Petersburg, Russia. The main event is a …read more

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UFC St. Petersburg Free Fight: Watch Overeem Run Through Lesnar

Alistair Overeem will look to collect his second straight win as he faces Aleksei Oleinik this Saturday (April 20, 2019) inside Yubileyny Sports Palace in Saint Petersburg, Russia. It will …read more

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Video: UFC St. Petersburg headliner Alistair Overeem lays waste to Brock Lesnar at UFC 141

One of the most feared strikers in MMA history returns this week looking to stay on the upswing.
Alistair Overeem (44-17 MMA, 9-6 UFC) heads to Russia for a fight for …read more

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Posted on April 16, 2019, 5:46 pm By
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Up Next! Slugfest In St. Petersburg!

Sign up for your free trial of ESPN+ right here to catch all the UFC action, including the “Overeem vs. Oleinik” event in Saint Petersburg, Russia, where “Demolition Man” looks …read more

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Posted on April 15, 2019, 2:16 pm By
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UFC on ESPN+ 7: How to watch Overeem vs. Oleinik, fight card, start time, streaming info

For the first time in the promotion’s history, the UFC is making its way to St. Petersburg, Russia, with UFC on ESPN+ 7 and a heavyweight headliner.
In the main event, …read more

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Posted on April 15, 2019, 10:16 am By
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UFC on ESPN+ 7: Overeem vs. Oleinik fight card

Check out the current fight card for next weekend’s event in Saint Petersburg, Russia. The UFC is making their return to Russia this week, which means an early card for …read more

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Posted on April 15, 2019, 1:46 am By
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Alex da Silva signs with the UFC, faces Alexander Yakovlev in Russia

The UFC was forced to find a new opponent for Alexander Yakovlev in Russia, and the company has signed a Brazilian prospect to fight later this month.
Alex da Silva has …read more

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Posted on April 4, 2019, 7:16 pm By
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Aleksei Oleinik replaces Alexander Volkov, meets Alistair Overeem in UFC Russia main event

The UFC’s return to Russia has a new main event after Aleksei Oleinik was tapped to replace Alexander Volkov in the headline fight against Alistair Overeem on April 20 in …read more

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Oleinik vs. Overeem now headlines UFC St. Petersburg

There’s been a late change to the UFC St. Petersburg main event. The UFC’s second trip to Russia will once again feature Aleksei Oleinik in the main event.
According to ESPN’s …read more

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Posted on April 3, 2019, 10:16 pm By
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Volkov Out, Oleinik In Against Overeem At UFC On ESPN+ 7

Alistair Overeem has received a new opponent for UFC on ESPN+ 7. Overeem was scheduled to meet sixth-ranked UFC heavyweight Alexander Volkov on April 20 in Saint Petersburg, Russia. ESPN’s …read more

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Alexander Volkov withdraws from UFC St. Petersburg headliner, Alistair Overeem now meets Alexey Oleynik

The main event of the UFC’s April 20 debut in St. Petersburg, Russia, has experienced a pretty significant change. The card was originally supposed to be headlined by a heavyweight …read more

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Aleksei Oleinik replaces Alexander Volkov vs. Alistair Overeem in UFC on ESPN+ 7 headliner

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The main event of this month’s UFC on ESPN+ 7 card in Russia has experienced a change on just 17 days’ notice.
With Alexander Volkov …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov names potential opponent, location for return

UFC President Dana White recently suggested that UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov could return to the cage in September. Speaking to the media in Russia, Nurmagomedov confirmed that this is …read more

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President of Taekwondo Federation in Russia suspected of sexually assaulting a child 

Georgy Puchko allegedly committed sexual acts on a child born in 2005. The president of the Odintsovo Taekwondo Federation has been detained by Moscow police on suspicion of sexually …read more

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Georgi Karakhanyan Ready to Headline in Bellator MMA Following Whirlwind Year

When he left Bellator MMA in January 2018, Georgi Karakhanyan never expected to be back. The Moscow-born Armenian-American was leaving the promotion for the second time, heading to Russia to …read more

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Report: MMA fight clubs are being used to build criminal networks in Russia

Russia’s Ministry of Internal Affairs revealed that MMA fight clubs are being used to train criminals in combat. Over the past few years, there has been a clear …read more

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Posted on March 20, 2019, 4:16 pm By
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UFC signs Russia’s number one pound-for-pound fighter

The UFC’s list of 2019 signees just got a little bit more impressive. Earlier this week, the largest promotion in the sport of mixed martial arts inked undefeated light heavyweight …read more

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Posted on March 19, 2019, 6:46 pm By
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Anatoly Tokov vs. Gerald Harris, Vladimir Tokov vs. Ryan Walker Set for Bellator 218

A pair of brothers from Russia will compete together at Bellator 218. …read more

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MMA fighter killed in kebab house shooting 

Ahmed Hasanov was fatally wounded during a shootout at a cafe in the Ivanovo region of Russia. An MMA fighter was killed during a shootout at a cafe …read more

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Posted on March 11, 2019, 4:16 pm By
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Aleksander Emellianenko Arrested on DUI Charges in Russia, Upcoming Fight Canceled

Aleksander Emelianenko was arrested in Russia over the weekend on DUI charges after crashing into two vehicles while trying to evade police. …read more

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Posted on March 4, 2019, 10:16 pm By
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Latest UFC St. Petersburg Fight Card, ESPN+ Line Up

Sign up for your free trial of ESPN+ right here to catch all the UFC action, including the “Volkov vs. Overeem” event in St. Petersburg, Russia, where “Drago” tries to …read more

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Posted on February 26, 2019, 8:16 pm By
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Middleweights Krzysztof Jotko, Roman Kopylov to Clash at UFC St. Petersburg on April 20

Krzysztof Jotko will welcome Roman Kopylov to the Octagon at UFC Fight Night in St. Petersburg, Russia, on April 20. …read more

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Posted on February 25, 2019, 4:16 pm By
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