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MMA legend Alexander Emelianenko on Russian federal wanted list

Posted by system system 14 days ago from Bloody Elbow

The former Pride star and younger brother of Hall of Famer Fedor Emelianenko is being sought by Russian authorities for "suspicion of housekeeper abuse and passport theft." Pride veteran Ale...

Russian MMA Talent Could Pay Price for Crimean Conflict

Posted by system system 21 days ago from Bleacher Report

Combat sports don't register in the pecking order of geopolitical concerns amplified after Russian president Vladimir Putin moved to annex the Crimean peninsula from Ukraine. But with relati...

The Russian invasion that wasn't

Posted by system system 1 month ago from Bloody Elbow

The head of K-Dojo Warrior Tribe speaks up about the mis-labeling of many UFC and Bellator fighters as Russians. One of the evolving landscapes of an expanded UFC roster is the increasingly ...

Why MMA's so-called Russian invasion may not be as Russian as you think

Posted by system system 1 month ago from MMA Junkie

Many MMA fans think of fighters like Khabib Nurmagomedov or Rustam Khabilov as simply more Russians in a sport bursting with them. But as K-Dojo Warrior Tribe head coach Murat Keshtov explai...

How Russian President Vladimir Putin Changed One MMA Fighter's Life

Posted by system system 1 month ago from Bleacher Report

Anthony Ruiz's crooked face brought forth a smile and some timely advice from Vladimir Putin.Eighteen months before the world visited Sochi for a slushy Olympic march inside the ring of stee...

Russian 2-On-2 Fighting Hip Show: Arena Combat Makes North American Debut on AXS TV

Posted by system system 1 month ago from

Russia’s Hip Show: Arena Combat will debut on AXS TV on March 14 in a “best of” compilation show.

Two-on-two, obstacle-driven Russian MMA coming to AXS TV on March 14

Posted by system system 1 month ago from

Yup, you read that headline correctly. AXS TV, your home for MMA events worldwide, today announced its latest acquisition, and it’s a doozie. Filed under: News, Videos

Dos Anjos Coach: Nurmagomedov Is ‘Russian Version of Chael Sonnen’

Posted by system system 1 month ago from

Rafael Cordeiro watched from the corner as pupil Lyoto Machida outpointed Gegard Mousasi in the main event of UFC Fight Night 36. However, the leader of Kings MMA will scarcely have time to ...

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New ONE FC signings include unbeaten Russian featherweight Marat Gafurov

Posted by system system 2 months ago from

While not as high-profile as one of its recent signings, ONE FC continued to bolster its roster with the addition of six new fighters.Filed under: News

After Paul Daley win, Alexander Yakovlev hopes to be UFC’s latest Russian signing

Posted by system system 3 months ago from

Alexander Yakovlev has plenty of fighting experience, considering his career spans nearly a decade and 26 fights. But he is neither old nor slowed by the experience, and after defeating Paul...

Bellator champ Volkov: Winner of Minakov bout is best Russian heavyweight fighter today

Posted by system system 5 months ago from

If you haven’t noticed, Bellator MMA is the place to see Russian talent. The latest fighter from the country to capture gold is Alexander Volkov, who puts his heavyweight title on the ...

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