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  • 14 days ago
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Khabib Nurmagomedov is one of the newest names in the ever-growing list of mixed martial arts fighters hampered by injuries. Unfortunately for the athlete, the knee injury that has forced him out of competition came at a time when he was surging toward the top of the lightweight division. Even though he's still months away from returning to the Octagon, the Ultimate Fighting Championship has a number of opponents waiting to welcome him back. However, one of the most interesting options isn't on read news >>

  • 26 days ago
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Mixed martial arts is one of the most grueling sports in the world. At its worst, it forces the best fighters on the planet to train for a potentially unpredictable 25-minute war. Planning against both a fighter and the unknown, competitors must push themselves beyond the cusp of comfort in all aspects of the game. Wrestlers must learn to strike. Strikers must learn to wrestle. Accomplishing such tough tasks won't come without peril—injuries plague this sport far too often. However, for every un read news >>

  • 29 days ago
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UFC lightweight contender Khabib Nurmagomedov has an old-school approach when it comes to fighting: Alcohol and women are a no-no if you want to be the best in the world. Speaking with Russian media outlet ProSports.ru, (translated by MixedMartialArts.com), "The Eagle" explained why he has sworn off grabbing a drink or having an impromptu date with a female fan on the weekends. There are fighters in America who can drink on Friday and Saturday. After an event I saw it myself in the hotel - 80% o read news >>

  • 29 days ago
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Don't expect "The Eagle" to fly -- even if you buy -- following a UFC event. No love for Beermania? Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight contender Khabib Nurmagomedov is currently rehabbing a knee injury that is likely to keep him sidelined until 2015. But don't expect him to be sipping any of grandpa's old cough medicine on the road to recovery. Or ever, for that matter, according to his conversation with ProSports.ru (via Low Kick): "There are fighters in America who can drink on F read news >>

  • a month ago
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UFC lightweight competitor Donald Cerrone is disappointed that all three attempts to schedule a match-up with Khabib Nurmagomedov have been thwarted for varying reasons. After three failed attempts to schedule the match-up, Donald Cerrone is concerned that the potential clash with Khabib Nurmagomedov is simply not written in the stars. "This is the third time him and I have signed to fight and the third time that he's pulled out," Cerrone told MMAjunkie.com's Mike Bohn. "I'm kind of bummed. I wa read news >>

  • a month ago
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Donald Cerrone says he really wants to fight fellow lightweight contender Khabib Nurmagomedov, but at this point, he’s not sure it’s meant to be.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • a month ago
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And a confident Barboza says the results will be much different from their first encounter, which saw him tap out in the very first round at UFC on FOX 11 a few months back. Edson Barbosa got back on the winning track at UFC Fight Night 45 after landing an impressive liver kick that crippled Evan Dunham in the very first round in Atlantic City, New Jersey (video). Barely breaking a sweat and eager to get back into the swing of things, "Junior" looks to get another bout as soon as possible agains read news >>

  • a month ago
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Good news, indeed! Khabib Nurmagomedov underwent successful knee surgery today (Wed., July 23, 2014) to repair a torn meniscus he suffered in training. An unfortunate mishap that forced "The Eagle" out of his lightweight scrap against Donald Cerrone -- which was set for UFC 178 on Sept. 27, 2014 -- a few minutes after signing the bout agreement. Khabib's manager, Mike Constantino of MVC Sports Management, sent MMAmania.com this picture of Khabib post-surgery and declared that everything went smo read news >>

  • a month ago
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A knee injury that scratched UFC lightweight Khabib Nurmagomedov from a UFC 178 bout with Donald Cerrone was revealed to be a torn right meniscus, his coach today told MMAjunkie.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • a month ago
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"The Eagle" will be grounded for the remainder of 2014. That's the news coming from Ariel Helwani of MMAFighting.com, who reports that Khabib Nurmagomedov will be out until January due to undergoing surgery for a torn meniscus. Nurmagomedov and Donald Cerrone had agreements in place to face one another at UFC 178, but that's obviously off the table now. "That fight is made -- it’s done," White said. "Twenty minutes later, [Nurmagomedov] went into the gym and blew his knee out. Twenty. F---ing. M read news >>

  • a month ago
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This is what happens when you grapple with bears. What is it about lightweights and their knees? Top Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) 155-pound contender Khabib Nurmagomedov, who was signed to fight Donald "Cowboy" Cerrone for all of 20 minutes, will be out of action until at least January 2015, thanks to a torn meniscus (right knee) that will require surgery. MMA Fighting brought word of the update earlier today. Nurmagomedov (22-0) has been steamrolling the competition since day one. In ad read news >>

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