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Magomed Ankalaev continues to express huge confidence in striking with Alex Pereira

A brave shout 

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Magomed Ankalaev promises dominant win over UFC star Alex Pereira: ‘He won’t touch me at all’
Magomed Ankalaev promises dominant win over UFC star Alex Pereira: ‘He won’t touch me at all’

Surging light heavyweight contender, Magomed Ankalaev has vowed to turn in a one-sided victory against incumbent gold holder, Alex… 

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Magomed Ankalaev reveals UFC grudge fight with Alex Pereira targeted: ‘We’re waiting for contracts’
Magomed Ankalaev reveals UFC grudge fight with Alex Pereira targeted: ‘We’re waiting for contracts’

Staking his claim for the next challenge to the light heavyweight throne, Russian contender, Magomed Ankalaev claims the UFC… 

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UFC champ Alex Pereira targets December return, open to Magomed Ankalaev ‘or anyone’

UFC champ Alex Pereira won’t be making another quick turnaround and explains why a December return is the “best date for me.” 

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Magomed Ankalaev vows to KO Alex Pereira by year’s end: ‘He’ll be asking, ‘Are we back in Brazil?’
Magomed Ankalaev vows to KO Alex Pereira by year’s end: ‘He’ll be asking, ‘Are we back in Brazil?’

Issuing multiple call outs to incumbent light heavyweight champion, Alex Pereira off the back of the Brazilian’s stunning UFC… 

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Magomed Ankalaev accuses the UFC of keeping Alex Pereira away from him: ‘I will knock him out’
Magomed Ankalaev accuses the UFC of keeping Alex Pereira away from him: ‘I will knock him out’

Magomed Ankalaev is accusing the UFC of keeping Alex Pereira away from him. As the No. 2 ranked contender… 

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Magomed Ankalaev shuts down talk of “overrated” Alex Pereira moving up to heavyweight: “He definitely has to face me first”

An interesting view 

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Magomed Ankalaev blasts ‘Overrated’ Alex Pereira in ploy for title fight: ‘He has a strong punch’
Magomed Ankalaev blasts ‘Overrated’ Alex Pereira in ploy for title fight: ‘He has a strong punch’

Streaking light heavyweight challenger, Magomed Ankalaev has staked his claim once more for a title fight with divisional kingpin,… 

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Carlos Barreto: Alex Pereira Would Have Speed Advantage vs. Magomed Ankalaev

After Alex Pereira’s knockout win against Jiri Prochazka at UFC 303, speculation quickly turned to the Brazilian’s next opponent — especially after the champion once… 

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Magomed Ankalaev issues cold warning to Alex Pereira after UFC 303: ‘I’ll send him back to Brazil beltless’
Magomed Ankalaev issues cold warning to Alex Pereira after UFC 303: ‘I’ll send him back to Brazil beltless’

Surging light heavyweight contender, Magomed Ankalaev has once more issued a stark warning to current division champion, Alex Pereira… 

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Magomed Ankalaev after UFC 303: ‘I will knock out Alex Pereira. I do not need to take him down’
Magomed Ankalaev after UFC 303: ‘I will knock out Alex Pereira. I do not need to take him down’

Magomed Ankalaev is confident he can knock out UFC light heavyweight champion Alex Pereira. 

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Magomed Ankalaev vows to knock out Alex Pereira after massive UFC 303 win: ‘Congratulations champ, I’m impressed’
Magomed Ankalaev vows to knock out Alex Pereira after massive UFC 303 win: ‘Congratulations champ, I’m impressed’

Off the back of his stunning knockout win over former champion, Jiri Prochazka overnight, undisputed light heavyweight champion, Alex… 

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Alex Pereira breaks down UFC 303 knockout; responds to Magomed Ankalaev, Jamahal Hill callouts
Alex Pereira breaks down UFC 303 knockout; responds to Magomed Ankalaev, Jamahal Hill callouts

Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images Alex Pereira and his team were rewarded for leaving no stone unturned when it came to their… 

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Magomed Ankalaev reacts to Alex Pereira’s stoppage victory over Jiri Prochazka at UFC 303: “I believe I will knock you out”

Here we go! 

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Alex Pereira plans to ‘Shut a lot of people Up’ with Magomed Ankalaev fight following UFC 303
Alex Pereira plans to ‘Shut a lot of people Up’ with Magomed Ankalaev fight following UFC 303

Alex Pereira is tired of hearing how dangerous Magomed Ankalaev is. On Friday, June 28, ‘Poata’ will once again… 

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Alex Pereira reveals his interest in Magomed Ankalaev showdown following UFC 303

A true warrior 

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Alex Pereira: Everybody talks about Magomed Ankalaev’s grappling, ‘but they don’t know my ground’
Alex Pereira: Everybody talks about Magomed Ankalaev’s grappling, ‘but they don’t know my ground’

Alex Pereira is not afraid of Magomed Ankalaev’s ground game. 

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Alex Pereira warns UFC rival Magomed Ankalaev about grappling ability: ‘They don’t know my ground game’
Alex Pereira warns UFC rival Magomed Ankalaev about grappling ability: ‘They don’t know my ground game’

Despite calls for a rematch title fight with Jiri Prochazka next, incumbent light heavyweight champion, Alex Pereira claims he… 

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Alex Pereira expects Jiri Prochazka rematch next, Magomed Ankalaev ‘going to have to wait’
Alex Pereira expects Jiri Prochazka rematch next, Magomed Ankalaev ‘going to have to wait’

Photo by Sarah Stier/Getty Images Alex Pereira expects a rematch in his immediate future after headlining the historic UFC 300 card in April. Fresh off… 

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Alex Pereira tabs Jiří Procházka, not Magomed Ankalaev, for next LHW title defense

Rematch? 

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Alex Pereira rejects Magomed Ankalaev’s call for title clash at UFC 308 in Abu Dhabi: ‘I want to fight sooner’
Alex Pereira rejects Magomed Ankalaev’s call for title clash at UFC 308 in Abu Dhabi: ‘I want to fight sooner’

Receiving a call out for an October showdown in the Middle East by surging light heavyweight contender, Magomed Ankalaev,… 

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Magomed Ankalaev predicts he’d knock out UFC champ Alex Pereira: ‘The man doesn’t have a chin’
Magomed Ankalaev predicts he’d knock out UFC champ Alex Pereira: ‘The man doesn’t have a chin’

Magomed Ankalaev vows to dethrone UFC light heavyweight champion Alex Pereira. 

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Magomed Ankalaev calls for Alex Pereira title fight in Abu Dhabi: “The man doesn’t have a chin”

No Chin Pereira? 

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Magomed Ankalaev calls for UFC 308 title fight with Alex Pereira in Abu Dhabi: ‘I will stop you in the first round’
Magomed Ankalaev calls for UFC 308 title fight with Alex Pereira in Abu Dhabi: ‘I will stop you in the first round’

Surging contender, Magomed Ankalaev appeared less than impressed by incumbent light heavyweight champion, Alex Pereira’s one-sided win over Jamahal… 

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Sorry Maggy, You Blew It!

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No. 3-ranked light heavyweight contender Magomed Ankalaev wants the next crack at the 205-pound title, insisting the “math” behind his …read more

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Jamahal Hill questions Magomed Ankalaev’s logic in title conversation: ‘Bro is not very bright’

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Jamahal Hill isn’t letting Magomed Ankalaev butt past him in the contenders’ line.
Ankalaev recently ran his unbeaten …read more

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Jamahal Hill rips Magomed Ankalaev for saying he deserves title shot over him: ‘You’re not entertaining’

Jamahal Hill shut down Magomed Ankalaev’s claim that he should leapfrog him for a title shot.
After knocking out Johnny Walker in the main event of UFC Fight Night 234, Ankalaev (19-1-1 …read more

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Johnny Walker Releases Statement Following Brutal KO Loss to Magomed Ankalaev at UFC Vegas 84

Johnny Walker released a statement following his devastating second-round knockout loss to Magomed Ankalaev at UFC Vegas 84.

Walker came out fast and furious in the opening round, looking to …read more

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What’s next for Magomed Ankalaev and Johnny Walker after UFC Vegas 84?

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Johnny Walker issues statement following knockout loss to Magomed Ankalaev at UFC Vegas 84

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Johnny Walker vows to ‘come back better’ from UFC Vegas 84 knockout loss, hopes Magomed Ankalaev wins title

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Johnny Walker hopes to see his nemesis win the UFC light heavyweight title next.
The …read more

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Alex Pereira plans on fighting Jamahal Hill, breaking Ronda Rousey’s record next

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Alex Pereira wants to stay busy in 2024.
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After KO Loss, Johnny Walker Hopes Magomedov Ankalaev ‘Gets the Belt Now’

Johnny Walker appears to be in good spirits following his knockout loss to Magomed Ankalaev in the UFC Fight Night 234 main event. …read more

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After KO Loss, Johnny Walker Hopes Magomed Ankalaev ‘Gets the Belt Now’

Johnny Walker appears to be in good spirits following his knockout loss to Magomed Ankalaev in the UFC Fight Night 234 main event. …read more

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Johnny Walker reacts to Magomed Ankalaev knockout loss at UFC Fight Night 234

Johnny Walker won’t give up on his title hopes after UFC Fight Night 234.
Walker (21-8 MMA, 7-5 UFC) was knocked out by Magomed Ankalaev (19-1-1 MMA, 10-1-1 UFC) in Round …read more

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Magomed Ankalaev extends unique offer to current UFC light heavyweight champion Alex Pereira: “No wrestling”

Wow! …read more

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5 biggest takeaways from UFC Fight Night 234: Is Alex Pereira vs. Magomed Ankalaev a suitable UFC 300 headliner?

What mattered most at UFC Fight Night 234 at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas? Here are a few post-fight musings … …read more

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Magomed Ankalaev has warning for UFC champion Alex Pereira: “He’s not going to feel comfortable”

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Mick Maynard’s Shoes: What’s next for Johnny Walker after UFC Fight Night 234 loss?

(ALSO SEE: Mick Maynard’s Shoes: What’s next for Magomed Ankalaev after UFC Fight Night 234 win?)
Johnny Walker once again stumbled when presented with an opportunity to break through in the …read more

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Mick Maynard’s Shoes: What’s next for Magomed Ankalaev after UFC Fight Night 234 win?

(ALSO SEE: Mick Maynard’s Shoes: What’s next for Johnny Walker after UFC Fight Night 234 loss?)
Magomed Ankalaev offered more evidence that he’s one of the best, if not the best …read more

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Magomed Ankalaev calls for UFC 300 title fight with Alex Pereira: ‘i’m ready, I’m just waiting on the message’

Following last night’s brutal knockout win over contender, Johnny Walker in their UFC Vegas 84 rematch, former vacant title challenger, Magomed Ankalaev has sights on a quickfire turnaround at UFC …read more

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Magomed Ankalaev welcomes UFC 300 turnaround vs. Alex Pereira: ‘He’s been knocked out before’

LAS VEGAS – Magomed Ankalaev believes he should be up next for a title shot.
The UFC light heavyweight contender is confident he’s done more than Jamahal Hill, who’s considered the …read more

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UFC Fight Night 234 bonuses: Magomed Ankalaev, Jim Miller lead $50,000 winners

The UFC handed out four post-fight bonuses after Saturday’s card, including to the main and co-main event winners.
After UFC Fight Night 234, four fighters picked up an extra $50,000 for …read more

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UFC Fight Night 234 results: Magomed Ankalaev floors Johnny Walker, makes case for title shot

Magomed Ankalaev made the light heavyweight title picture much more interesting after his performance at UFC Fight Night 234.
Ankalaev (19-1-1 MMA, 10-1-1 UFC) had frustrating results in his last two …read more

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Magomed Ankalaev destroys Johnny Walker’s nose with vicious knockout in UFC Vegas 84 main event

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Magomed Ankalev settled some unfinished business with Johnny Walker after delivering a vicious second-round knockout to cap …read more

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Alex Pereira’s coach sends message to Magomed Ankalaev following Brutal KO of Johnny Walker: ‘See You Soon’

Magomed Ankalaev may have earned himself another shot at UFC gold following his brutal second-round knockout of Johnny Walker on Saturday night.

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Magomed Ankalaev finishes Johnny Walker with punches

The UFC kicked off their 2024 event schedule on Saturday at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas with a pairing between Top 10 ranked light heavyweights headlining the fight card. …read more

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UFC Fight Night: Ankalaev vs. Walker 2 Post-Fight Press Conference

UFC Fight Night: Ankalaev vs. Walker 2 took place at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas and was headlined by a light heavyweight bout between third ranked Magomed Ankalaev and …read more

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UFC Vegas 84 live blog: Magomed Ankalaev vs. Johnny Walker 2

Magomed Ankalaev and Johnny Walker face off Saturday in the main event of UFC Vegas 84. | Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images

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UFC Vegas 84 Clash: Ankalaev Vs. Walker 2!

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Light Heavyweight talents Magomed Ankalaev and Johnny Walker will battle for the second time in four months TONIGHT (Sat., Jan. 13, 2024) at UFC Vegas 84 …read more

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Johnny Walker says doctor made ‘fair’ decision to stop first Magomed Ankalaev fight: ‘I thought I was OK, but I certainly wasn’t’

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Johnny Walker wasn’t happy when a cageside doctor made …read more

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A Snake-Bitten, Would-Be Champion

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Sambo ace, Magomed Ankalaev, will rematch wild finisher, Johnny Walker, this Saturday (Jan. 13, 2024) at UFC …read more

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UFC Fight Night 234 video: Magomed Ankalaev, Johnny Walker make weight for rematch

LAS VEGAS – The main event title for a key light heavyweight bout is official after the headliners made weight Friday.
Ahead of UFC Fight Night 234, which takes place Saturday at the …read more

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Jump Knees And Spinning Fists: The Johnny Walker Strategy

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Light Heavyweight wildcard, Johnny Walker, will face off once again with Dagestani wrestler, Magomed Ankalaev, this Saturday …read more

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Magomed Ankalaev eyes title fight with Alex Pereira with UFC Vegas 84 win: ‘No one is more deserving than me’

Former vacant light heavyweight title challenger, Magomed Ankalaev has staked his claim for a another title siege with a victory over Johnny Walker in their UFC Vegas 84 this weekend, …read more

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Magomed Ankalaev believes Johnny Walker wanted out of their first fight after illegal knee

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Pro fighters make their picks for Magomed Ankalaev vs. Johnny Walker 2

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Emotionless Johnny Walker will fight ‘like a robot’ at UFC Fight Night 234 to secure title shot

LAS VEGAS – Johnny Walker plans to enter Saturday’s UFC Fight Night 234 main event rematch against Magomed Ankalaev with a clean mental slate.
The first matchup between the pair at …read more

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UFC Fight Night 234: Make your predictions for Magomed Ankalaev vs. Johnny Walker

We want your predictions for Saturday’s UFC Fight Night 234 event in Las Vegas.
Our staff picks feature includes the consensus picks from MMA Junkie readers. Simply cast your vote for …read more

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UFC Fight Night 234: How to watch Magomed Ankalaev vs. Johnny Walker, start time, Las Vegas lineup, odds, more

The UFC is back in its Las Vegas home base to kick off 2024 with light heavyweight contenders at the top of the lineup in “Sin City.”
Here’s how to watch UFC Fight Night …read more

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Johnny Walker envisions scenario in which he beats Magomed Ankalaev and challenges Alex Pereira at UFC 300

Johnny Walker sees a win over Magomed Ankalaev lining him up for a title shot.
Walker (21-7 MMA, 7-4 UFC) and Ankalaev (18-1-1 MMA, 9-1-1 UFC) will run things back in …read more

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