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Alexander Emelianenko, the brother of heavyweight mixed martial arts legend Fedor Emelianenko suffered a brutal 13-second against Viacheslav Datsik in a fight that would only take place in Russian. Promoted by Hardcore Boxing, the two controversial fighters came out and moments later, it was all over. Datsik immediately put pressure...
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Luke Rockhold addressed talks about his potential UFC return. Just shortly after saying goodbye to MMA following his loss to Paulo Costa at UFC 278, Luke Rockhold said the door is not closed yet and he might consider making a return. Apparently, the former middleweight champion seemed serious about it as he recently revealed what could make him come out of retirement.
Video: Mike Perry Makes Appearance On Russian TV, Physical Altercation Ensues; Perry Gives Statement
Mike Perry recently made an appearance on Russian TV, and it resulted in an unexpected physical altercation. Recently, Perry, who isn’t currently slated to fight anyone as of this writing, was in Russia to support his friend and training partner, Alex Nicholson. Nicholson will face off against Vagab Vagabov,...
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Mackenzie Dern has conquered her early career weight troubles. Mackenzie Dern is one of the fastest-rising stars in women’s MMA right now. The former multi-time BJJ champion made the transition to MMA in 2016 and was signed to the UFC in 2018. There were some bumps in the road to overcome along the way but now she is sitting in the number five in the strawweight rankings and very close to a possible title shot.
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