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Kadyrov shows support for Tukhugov after UFC 229 brawl 

Chechen strongman Ramzan Kadyrov spoke out in support of UFC fighter Zubaira Tukhugov after the UFC 229 brawl. Chechen dictator Ramzan Kadyrov took to social media this week …read more

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Tukhugov off UFC card amid Conor-Khabib probe

Michael Johnson officially will replace Zubaira Tukhugov on the “UFC Fight Night” card set for Oct. 27. …read more

Source:: ESPN

Michael Johnson in for Zubaira Tukhugov, meets Artem Lobov at UFC Moncton

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The UFC’s first visit to the Canadian province of New Brunswick has a new fight for the …read more

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Michael Johnson steps in for Zubaira Tukhugov to fight Artem Lobov at UFC Moncton

Artem Lobov wanted Zubaira Tukhugov, but he’ll have to settle for Ultimate Fighter veteran Michael Johnson.
With Tukhugov currently under investigation by the Nevada Athletic Commission in regards to his involvement …read more

Source:: MMAFighting

Statement on UFC Moncton

“Featherweight athlete Michael Johnson will be replacing Zubaira Tukhugov in the scheduled bout against Artem Lobov at UFC Fight Night: Volkan vs. Smith, due to an ongoing investigation by the …read more

Source:: UFC

Morning Report: Dana White says Khabib Nurmagomedov will not be leaving the UFC

When Khabib Nurmagomedov jumped into the crowd after UFC 229 to attack Dillon Danis, it started a brawl wherein his friend and training partner, Zubaira Tukhugov, cheap-shotted the freshly defeated …read more

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Daily Debate results: Is Khabib Nurmagomedov serious about leaving UFC?

Lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov put the UFC on notice late last week, when he threatened to quit if the promotion fires his teammates, chiefly Zubaira Tukhugov, for their roles in …read more

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Artem Lobov To Face Michael Johnson At UFC Moncton

Artem Lobov, who was originally scheduled to face Zubaira Tukhugov later this month at UFC Moncton, may have a new opponent in Michael Johnson. ESPN’s Ariel Helwani announced the pending …read more

Source:: Sherdog

Michael Johnson Steps In To Face Artem Lobov At UFC Moncton

The post-UFC 229 brawls have affected much more than just the October 6th event. Shortly after, Zubaira Tukhugov was removed from his scheduled clash with Artem Lobov at UFC Moncton. …read more

Source:: MMANews

Tukhugov Out, Johnson In Against Artem Lobov At UFC Moncton

Khabib Nurmagomedov made headlines when he declared he’d quit the UFC if they fired his teammate Zubaira Tukhugov for punching Conor McGregor during the UFC 229 brawl. There’s been no …read more

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Tukhugov pulled from Lobov fight after UFC 229 brawl

Following the aftermath of UFC 229 last weekend, Zubaira Tukhugov has been pulled from his fight with Artem Lobov at UFC Moncton. After his involvement in the brawl that took …read more

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Nate Wants UFC To Let Him Go...

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov put the promotion on notice earlier today (Thurs., Oct 11, 2018) by threatening to quit if his teammate Zubaira Tukhugov was let …read more

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Nate Diaz asks Dana White to spare 'Kabob's' friend and fire him instead

You can add one more name to the chorus of voices asking UFC President Dana White to reconsider the fate of Zubaira Tukhugov, only this one might possibly have some …read more

Source:: MMAJunkie

Artem Lobov to Dana White: Don't let Zubaira Tukhugov 'escape his punishment' for UFC 229 melee

Artem Lobov has spoken. He doesn’t want the UFC to let Zubaira Tukhugov off the hook.
Officially, Lobov is still slated to meet Tukhugov later this month in the UFC Fight …read more

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Nate Diaz’s solution to Khabib Nurmagomedov teammate drama: Fire me instead

Nate Diaz has chimed in on the Zubaira Tukhugov situation as only Nate Diaz can.
UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov caught the attention of the MMA world on Thursday by issuing …read more

Source:: MMAFighting

Artem Lobov Reacts To Zubaira Tukhugov Fight Cancelation

Earlier today it was announced that Artem Lobov and Zubaira Tukhugov’s fight at UFC Moncton was cancelled. This stems from the events that transpired at UFC 229 this past weekend …read more

Source:: MMANews

Zubaira Tukhugov Pulled from Fight Against Artem Lobov at UFC Fight Night in Moncton

The fallout surrounding the UFC 229 post fight brawl continued on Thursday with Zubaira Tukhugov being pulled from his upcoming bout against Artem Lobov at UFC Fight Night in Moncton.
UFC …read more

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Daniel Cormier Supports Khabib Nurmagomedov After Issuing Ultimatum to UFC

Daniel Cormier is standing by his teammate Khabib Nurmagomedov after he threatened to leave the UFC if they fire Zubaira Tukhugov after his part in the UFC 229 melee last …read more

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Artem Lobov vs. Zubaira Tukhugov Canceled Following UFC 229 Brawl

As expected, Artem Lobov vs. Zubaira Tukhugov has been removed from the UFC Moncton card. Lobov vs. Tukhugov was initially set to be on the UFC 229 card. The placement …read more

Source:: MMANews

Khabib threatens to leave UFC if teammate fired

Khabib Nurmagomedov has threatened to leave the UFC, if the promotion cuts ties with his teammate and rostered featherweight Zubaira Tukhugov. …read more

Source:: ESPN

Posted on October 11, 2018, 3:16 pm By
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Khabib Nurmagomedov threatens to leave UFC after UFC 229 melee if teammate Zubaira Tukhugov is fired

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Khabib Nurmagomedov may have just thrown down the gauntlet in the post-UFC 229 controversy.
Nurmagomedov today posted on his Instagram …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov threatens to leave the UFC if promotion releases Zubaira Tukhugov for role in UFC 229 brawl

Shortly after UFC lightweight champ Khabib Nurmagomedov submitted Conor McGregor in the UFC 229 main event last Saturday, his and McGregor’s teams engaged in a wild brawl, inside and outside …read more

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‘Unseen footage’ shows new angle of McGregor’s UFC 229 brawl

Footage from UFC 229 shows Conor McGregor fighting with what appears to be Zubaira Tukhugov and Abubakar Nurmagomedov. This weekend UFC 229 came to a dramatic and controversial close after …read more

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Khabib's teammate admits to entering octagon

UFC featherweight Zubaira Tukhugov took to social media Sunday to acknowledge that he was one of the three men who entered the Octagon after the UFC 229 main event and …read more

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Report: UFC Fighter Brags About Attacking Conor McGregor

His reported antics after the UFC 229 main event might have cost Zubaira Tukhugov his UFC career. Many are saying that Tukhugov was an active participant in the brawl that …read more

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Zubaira Tukhugov, one of the fighters who attacked Conor McGregor, boasts about it on social media

On Saturday night, in the main event of UFC 229, UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov defended his title with a dominant, fourth-round submission win over former UFC lightweight and featherweight …read more

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UFC Fighter Zubaira Tukhugov Reportedly Claims He Slapped Conor McGregor as Promised

UFC fighter Zubaira Tukhugov has likely fought his last bout in the Octagon, after reportedly admitting that he slapped Conor McGregor during the post-fight melee that broke out at UFC …read more

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Fighter who attacked McGregor at UFC 229 brags about it on social media

UFC fighter Zubaira Tukhugov took to Instagram to brag about “slapping” Conor McGregor during the UFC 229 post-fight brawl. One of UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov’s teammates and cornermen …read more

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Fighter Who ‘Slapped’ McGregor Now Bragging On Twitter

I’m not sure if getting kicked out of Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is cause for celebration, but deposed featherweight Zubaira Tukhugov, teammate of lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov, seems to be …read more

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UFC 229 video: Tukhugov looking to confront McGregor after Lobov fight

Sparring partner to Khabib Nurmagomedov, and UFC featherweight, Zubaira Tukhugov talked about helping the ‘Eagle’ prepare for UFC 229, and his intent to use his upcoming fight with Artem Lobov …read more

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