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Top lightweight competitor Khabib Nurmagomedov explains why Americans will soon fear the growing Russian contingency of fighters. It is hard to deny that there has been a recent surge of talent coming out of Russia and the surrounding region. Apart from Khabib Nurmagomedov's impressive streak in the lightweight division, fighters out of Russia, Dagestan, the Chechen Republic and other parts of the Caucasus continue to make a splash in the MMA scene. Many of these fighters, including Rustam Khabi read news >>

  • 5 days ago
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Following Rafael dos Anjos’ UFC on Fox 13 win over Nate Diaz on Saturday, UFC president Dana White said that the Brazilian lightweight was next in line to face champion Anthony Pettis. read news >>

  • 8 days ago
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UFC president Dana White stated that Rafael dos Anjos would get the next title fight against champion Anthony Pettis following UFC on Fox 13 in Phoenix on Saturday. read news >>

  • 8 days ago
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Khabib Nurmagomedov’s loss is Rafael dos Anjos’ gain after tonight’s UFC on FOX 13.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 8 days ago
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Rafael Dos Anjos is next in line to Anthony Pettis' UFC lightweight crown following Rafael Dos Anjos took a dominant win over Nate Diaz which had judges awarding him a couple of 10-8 rounds during their UFC on FOX co-headliner. With the victory over Diaz, the #3 ranked lightweight in Dos Anjos earned his third straight victory which also includes an impressive knockout win over former champ Ben Henderson. "I’m so happy. I’ve been working hard for the last few years. Please, Dana (White). Please read news >>

  • 12 days ago
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Second-ranked Gilbert Melendez tried to contain the sensational striking chops of Anthony Pettis with bell-to-bell pressure in their lightweight title tilt at UFC 181 on Saturday. Unfortunately for El Nino, his pressure-at-all-cost approach landed him in a precarious position in the second round, which ended with him tapping out for the first time in his career. He may have been slightly impressed with Pettis' performance, but the way top-ranked Khabib Nurmagomedov sees it, he won't have the sam read news >>

  • 12 days ago
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Also, "The Eagle" says if and when he gets his shot against "Showtime," he won't be able to handle his pressure and will get dominated. Khabib Nurmagomedov hasn't been confirmed as the next man to challenge Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight champion Anthony Pettis, but he hasn't wasted any time in promoting a potential fight between the two. This past weekend (Sat., Dec. 6, 2014), "The Eagle" crashed the UFC 181 post-fight press conference to lay the gauntlet down shortly after Pe read news >>

  • 13 days ago
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UFC lightweight contender Khabib Nurmagomedov discusses the UFC 181 co-main event and his opinion on lightweight champion Anthony Pettis. read news >>

  • 14 days ago
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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight kingpin Anthony Pettis couldn't even have a few hours to enjoy his first-ever title defense, a sensational second-round submission win over Gilbert Melendez at the UFC 181 pay-per-view (PPV) event last Sat. night (Dec. 6, 2014) in Las Vegas, Nevada (highlights here). But that's what happens when you bottleneck contenders with a 16-month layoff. While Pettis was fielding questions at the UFC 181 post-fight press conference (watch the replay here), read news >>

  • 14 days ago
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Khabib Nurmagomedov is a busy man, given all of his bear wrestling, but he found the time to take in UFC 181 on Saturday—and he had some choice words for the lightweight champ Anthony Pettis. Following the event—at the UFC 181 media conference—Nurmagomedov got his hands on a microphone and had words with the champ. What, precisely, was said is unclear, but Pettis indicated a willingness to fight the undefeated Russian. Nurmagomedov spent a good portion of this weekend angling for a title fight. read news >>

  • 15 days ago
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LAS VEGAS -- Khabib Nurmagomedov says why he thinks UFC champion Anthony Pettis is scared of him, what he thought of the UFC 181 main event, when he might return and much more. read news >>

  • 15 days ago
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LAS VEGAS – Khabib Nurmagomedov continued his campaign for a title shot, talking up a potential fight with Anthony Pettis following the champ’s dominant win over Gilbert Melendez at tonight’s UFC 181. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 15 days ago
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After 15 months on the shelf, Anthony Pettis returned to the Octagon in style at UFC 181, defeating Gilbert Melendez via guillotine choke. read news >>

  • 15 days ago
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Anthony Pettis successfully defended his UFC lightweight title with a submission of Gilbert Melendez at UFC 181, but the post-fight press conference had its own fireworks. read news >>

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