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The UFC's Entry Into the Russian Market Moves a Step Closer | FIGHTLAND

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Photo by Mike Roach/Zuffa LLC Russian MMA has never produced so many top-quality fighters as they are now, with the republic states of Dagestan and Chechnya in the North Caucasus—positioned at the so read news >>

The UFC's Entry Into the Russian Market Moves a Step Closer | FIGHTLAND

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Photo by Mike Roach/Zuffa LLC Russian MMA has never produced so many top-quality fighters as they are now, with the republic states of Dagestan and Chechnya in the North Caucasus—positioned at the so read news >>

Executive Decision: Putin Grants His Friend Steven Seagal Russian Citizenship | FIGHTLAND

  • 2 months ago
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Photo by Alexei Druzhinin/Sputnik/KRE It’s been a while since we’ve seen the UFC’s favorite weird uncle, “Sensei” Steven Seagal, checking in on his favorite MMA pupils. In The Glimmer Man’s defense, read news >>

Convicted Rapist Alexander Emelianenko Gets Parole After Just 18 Months in Prison | FIGHTLAND

  • 2 months ago
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Last May Russian mixed martial artist Alexander Emelianenko was found guilty of sexual assault, kidnapping, and forced use of narcotics by the Simonovsky District Court in Moscow. According to prosec read news >>

Child Fights Get Chechen Dictator Slap on the Wrist From Russian Bureaucrats | FIGHTLAND

  • 3 months ago
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Photo by Alexi Druzhinin/Ria Novosti/EPA It is a truth universally acknowledged that when aiming to punish a theocratic dictator with a reputation for murdering journalists and human rights advocates read news >>

Report: Fedor’s daughter attacked after criticism against Kadyrov

  • 3 months ago
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Russian media reported on Wednesday that the daughter of a "famous heavyweight" has been attacked. read news >>

Chechen Children's Fights Spark Controversy in Hyper-Masculine World of Russian MMA | FIGHTLAND

  • 3 months ago
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Photo by Maxim Shipenkov/EPA The battle for the soul of Russian masculinity never ends. Just when you thought strong-arm leader X had ended the argument by posing shirtless on a horse or dictatorial read news >>

Russian Fighter Viacheslav Datsik in Prison Again, on Hunger Strike | FIGHTLAND

  • 3 months ago
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Earlier in May, we reported on the newly freed Viacheslav Datsik and his extracurricular activities. Datsik had only been released from prison two months prior, a jail term which came about after his read news >>

Russian Fighter Viacheslav Datsik in Prison Again, on Hunger Strike | FIGHTLAND

  • 3 months ago
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Earlier in May, we reported on the newly freed Viacheslav Datsik and his extracurricular activities. Datsik had only been released from prison two months prior, a jail term which came about after his read news >>

Russian Wrestling Coach Goes Into 'I Must Break You' Mode During World Finals | FIGHTLAND

  • 4 months ago
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Russian Wrestling Coach HITS OFFICIAL during World Finals. pic.twitter.com/g1vhfeA9sJ — FloWrestling (@FloWrestling) September 19, 2016 Like all red-blooded Americans raised during the Cold War, I le read news >>

Did Bellator Find Its Own Paige VanZant in Russian Flyweight Anastasia Yankova?

  • 4 months ago
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Anastasia Yankova is very pretty. It feels disingenuous to start anywhere else. It's always been a part of her story, even back to her amateur days at a tournament where no one would cheer for her. S read news >>

Jeff Monson Is Now A "Citizen" of a Pro-Russian Rebel State in Ukraine | FIGHTLAND

  • 4 months ago
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Late last year longtime MMA fighter and left-wing political activist Jeff Monson became a Russian citizen. Following his brave but ultimately doomed fight against Russian legend Fedor Emelianenko in read news >>

Russian Fighter Mairbek Taisumov Pulled from UFC 203 After Visa Declined

  • 4 months ago
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For the second time this year, Russian fighter Mairbek Taisumov has been forced off of a UFC fight card due to visa issues. read news >>

Strange Entrances Steal Show at Russian MMA Event Featuring Fedor Emelianenko

  • 7 months ago
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The buildup to Eurasia Fight Nights 50 was straightforward. MMA legend Fedor Emelianenko was going to face former UFC light heavyweight Fabio Maldonado in a fun, fan-friendly scrap. Simple, right? We read news >>

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