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  • 4 days ago
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UFC today announced the final bout for UFC® FIGHT NIGHT GONZAGA vs CRO COP 2, Poland’s own Izabela Badurek will face Russian Aleksandra ‘Stitch’ Albu in the third strawweight bout to appear on read news >>

  • 5 days ago
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Catching up with big show-veterans on the regional circuit... A solid slate of fights took place outside the UFC this past weekend, including some vintage mat work from former UFC heavyweight contender Jeff Monson, and former Bellator heavyweight champ Alexander Volkov looking for a fifth consecutive win since losing his title to Vitaly Minakov. We start things off, however, in Boise, Idaho. Despite an extensive and successful MMA career prior to his time on TUF 14, Steven Siler entered the show read news >>

  • 7 days ago
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Rustam Khabilov is one of many Russian fighters to have made a major splash in the UFC over the past few years and that puts him in an enviable position as one of the men leading the charge of the “Russian Invasion.”Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 9 days ago
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The fighter who suffered a seizure following a vicious KO loss at OPLOT revealed that he would resume regular training in one month. Last weekend, a disturbing scene took place at an OPLOT qualifying tournament in Russia, where a fighter was ferociously knocked out and began seizing up for the better part of the next six minutes. The fighter, Firuz Hadibaev from Tajikistan, appears to have recovered from the vicious spinning back kick to the head, and released a statement clarifying the situatio read news >>

  • 13 days ago
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Saturday’s OPLOT event in Russia saw a fighter seize up following a KO loss. Watch the highly graphic video here. While one can expect to see some unorthodox incidents at regional MMA events, particularly in countries where no regulatory body exists to watch over the sport, few anticipated the harrowing scene that would unfold at the OPLOTqualifying tournament on Saturday afternoon. During the event, a fighter was hit with a spinning back kick to the head that separated him from his consciousnes read news >>

  • 14 days ago
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Saturday’s OPLOT event in Russia saw a fighter seize up following a KO loss. Watch the highly graphic video here. While one can expect to see some unorthodox incidents at regional MMA events, particularly in countries where no regulatory body exists to watch over the sport, few anticipated the harrowing scene that would unfold at the OPLOTqualifying tournament on Saturday afternoon. During the event, a fighter was hit with a spinning back kick to the head that separated him from his consciousnes read news >>

  • 30 days ago
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UFC welterweight Albert Tumenov discusses his interest in a fight against Rick Story, as well as how he feels about the UFC’s potential involvement in Russia. Not only did Albert Tumenov look great in his most recent victory against Nico Musoke at UFC on FOX 14 in Stockholm, but the Caucasian native also requested a far tougher opponent for his fifth octagon outing. Shortly after earning the unanimous decision against Musoke, Tumenov informed reporters that he is interested in a fight against Ri read news >>

  • a month ago
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Russian female mixed martial artist Julia Berezikova has joined a patriotic group aimed at protecting Russia from pro-democracy protesters. Last year, the Maidan protests in Kiev successfully led to the ejection of former Ukraine President Viktor Yanukovych. Russia and the Ukraine have since been at odds, and that had helped bring about ‘patriotic' Russian groups such as ‘Anti-Maidan.' The group, which is named in reference to square where the protests took place in Kiev, was created to hinder p read news >>

  • a month ago
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UFC has a new home in Mother Russia. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) has announced (via MMA Junkie) the signing of a major broadcast deal in Russia with VGTRK (The All-Russia State Television and Radio Broadcasting Company). The deal will see all upcoming UFC events air on multiple broadcast outlets across Russia, including Russia 2, Sport 1, Fight Club and Sportbox.ru. While the promotion has yet to stage an event in Russia, it is in the plans down the road. The deal will only speed up the read news >>

  • a month ago
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The UFC has announced a partnership with Russian state television broadcasting company VGTRK, one of the biggest TV networks in Russia. This can be considered a big step in the organization's expansion into Eastern Europe. To date, breaking into the Russian MMA market has always been somewhat of an unattainable task for the Ultimate Fighting Championship. While they are present with live events and television programming in almost every viable market of the world, they have failed to expand into read news >>

  • a month ago
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The UFC is expanding its presence in Russia with a newly announced broadcast partnership.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • a month ago
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The UFC has agreed a significant new partnership with Russian broadcasters VGTRK, whereby all 2015 UFC events will be available across a combination of Russia 2, Sport 1, Fight Club and Sportbox.ru. read news >>

  • a month ago
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Zane Simon is joined by Patrick Wyman of Sherdog.com to talk about the prospects of UFC 182, the performances of Fight Night: Machida vs. Dollaway and the continued flow of other striking arts into MMA and why it's valuable. read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Mairbek Taisumov has a new opponent for his return to Sweden. The Russian lightweight, originally scheduled to meet Tyan Cabral at the UFC on FOX 14 card in Stockholm on Jan. 24, now meets UFC newcomer Anthony Christodoulou. UFC announced the change Tuesday. Cabral told MMAFighting.com he suffered a torn meniscus in his left knee and will likely need to undergo surgery. Fresh off a 61-second knockout victory over Marcin Bandel at Sweden’s UFC Fight Night 53 in October, Taisumov (22-5) returns to read news >>

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