Tag Archives: World Cup
Shlemenko speaks out against Kremlin policy to raise retirement age in Russia

The former Bellator middleweight champion expressed his discontent with the Kremlin’s new bill to raise Russia’s retirement age. On the opening day of the 2018 World Cup, Russia’s …read more

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Posted on August 1, 2018, 4:16 pm By
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Khabib Nurmagomedov explains why he didn’t pursue encounter with Conor McGregor at World Cup final

Both UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov and former champ Conor McGregor were in attendance at Sunday’s FIFA World Cup Final in Russia. Given that the pair have repeatedly been linked …read more

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Khabib: There was no intention of clash with McGregor at World Cup

Khabib Nurmagomedov had no intention of causing a scene with Conor McGregor at the World Cup final. It was revealed that UFC lightweight stars Conor McGregor and Khabib Nurmagomedov were …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov Talks Not Confronting Conor McGregor at World Cup

Khabib Nurmagomedov kept things civil during the World Cup. The beef between Nurmagomedov and McGregor has been brewing. During the week of UFC 223, Nurmagomedov and his team confronted Artem …read more

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Posted on July 17, 2018, 2:46 am By
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Khabib Nurmagomedov explains why he wasn’t interested in Conor McGregor confrontation at World Cup final

UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov and Conor McGregor were both in attendance at Luzhniki Stadium for the World Cup final in Moscow, but anyone hoping for some sort of direct …read more

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McGregor attends World Cup final as Putin guest

Conor McGregor attended France’s 4-2 win over Croatia in Sunday’s World Cup final in Moscow as a guest of ‘great leader’ Vladimir Putin. …read more

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Pic: Conor McGregor poses with Vladimir Putin at World Cup

The UFC superstar claims he was invited to attend the 2018 FIFA World Cup Final by none other than Russian president Vladimir Putin. It’s a celebratory atmosphere throughout France, as …read more

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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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UFC champ Conor McGregor was a guest of Vladimir Putin at the World Cup final

Ultimate fighting star Conor McGregor says he attended the 2018 World Cup final as a guest of Russian President Vladimir Putin. …read more

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Posted on July 15, 2018, 7:16 pm By
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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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Conor McGregor Buddies Up with Russia’s Vladimir Putin at World Cup Finals

It was an interesting time at the World Cup soccer finals in Russia on Sunday, as both Conor McGregor and UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov were in attendance.
Perhaps what was …read more

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Stipe Miocic reacts to Croatia’s World Cup quarterfinal win

The UFC heavyweight champion will look to make a great day for Croatia even greater, as the men’s national team advanced to the 2018 FIFA World Cup semifinals. The 2018 …read more

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Posted on July 7, 2018, 9:46 pm By
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Colby Covington reacts to Brazil being eliminated from the World Cup

It is safe to say that Colby Covington is not a fan of Brazil.
The current UFC interim welterweight champion made headlines last year in Sao Paulo, this after he called …read more

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Khabib gifted signed jersey by Russian national team 

UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov was gifted a signed jersey by the Russian national team. Ahead of their World Cup quarter-final showdown with Croatia, the Russian national team …read more

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Who would win the World Cup of MMA?

For the last two weeks, the biggest sporting event in the world, the FIFA World Cup, has been taking place to determine which nation gets bragging rights for the next …read more

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Posted on July 3, 2018, 1:16 pm By
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Stipe Miocic talks LeBron James, Croatia in the World Cup, and that little matter of UFC 226

Stipe Miocic has answered a ton of the same questions leading up to UFC 226.
And it was more of the same Monday with host Rich Eisen on “The Rich Eisen …read more

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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

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Petr Yan on Teruto Ishihara matchup: ‘I think the UFC must want to cut him’ 

As the rest of Russia celebrate two big results, six points and a path into World Cup 2018’s knockout stages, former ACB bantamweight champion, Petr Yan, has been preparing for …read more

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Posted on June 22, 2018, 7:16 pm By
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In these trying times, let the friendship between UFC's Calvin Kattar and a bird warm your soul

On Wednesday, during a World Cup match between Spain and Iran, sighs could be heard worldwide as Spanish defender Gerard Pique carefully helped a bird off the field and into …read more

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Posted on June 21, 2018, 7:16 pm By
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Monson: Russia will reach ‘quarter-final or further’ at World Cup 

Former UFC fighter Jeff Monson expects the host nation to reach the quarter-final stage of the World Cup. Ahead of the opening match at the 2018 World Cup, …read more

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