Minakov to have surgery on his injured shoulder
 
Andrew Karlov
Feb. 20, 2019, 7:16 p.m.

Vitali Minakov of Russia will undergo surgery on his injured shoulder. On Sunday Minakov lost on points to Cheick Kongo of France in a fight at the Bellator tournament in Uncasville, Connecticut. The athlete later told that he had health problems on the eve of the fight.

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Mokhnatkina: Bellator is a step forward for my career
 
Andrew Karlov
Feb. 20, 2019, 5:56 p.m.

Six-time sambo world champion Marina Mokhnatkina believes that the transition to Bellator is a step forward in her career. Earlier it became known that Mokhnatkina signed a contract with Bellator for four fights.

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Mokhnatkina, six-time world sambo champion sings with Bellator
 
Andrew Karlov
Feb. 20, 2019, 3:46 p.m.

Six-time sambo world champion Marina Mokhnatkina of Russia has signed a contract with Bellator organization, Adrian Bakosh, the representative of the athlete reported. “Marina Mokhnatkina will perform at the Bellator,” said Bakosh.

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Nurmagomedov proposes fight to St-Pierre in November
 
Andrew Karlov
Feb. 20, 2019, 1:40 p.m.

UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov called Georges St-Pierre out to fight in November. Previously, St-Pierre expressed his desire to fight Nurmagomedov, stating that he had been negotiating with the UFC for a fight for several months.

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Nurmagomedov holds a full-fledged boxing training session in Moscow (video)
 
Andrew Karlov
Feb. 19, 2019, 4:03 p.m.

The UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov conducted a full-fledged boxing training at the Center of Boxing Progress in Moscow, the Secretary General of the Russian Boxing Federation Umar Kremlev informed.

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Kharitonov on Mitrione’s kick to the groin: I couldn’t even see
 
Andrew Karlov
Feb. 19, 2019, 1:20 p.m.

Sergey Kharitonov responded to critics, condemning him for not continuing the fight against Matt Mitrione, missing a kick to the groin. Their fight took place on February 15 at the Bellator 215 tournament and was declared as a no contest, as the Russian could not continue the fight after the banned strike from the American.

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Kharitonov: With all due respect, I cannot say that Minakov defeated Kongo
 
Andrew Karlov
Feb. 18, 2019, 2:21 p.m.

MMA fighter Sergei Kharitonov of Russia commented on the defeat of his compatriot Vitaly Minakov from the French Cheick Kongo at the Bellator 216 tournament.

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Alexander Emelianenko comments on his brother loss
 
Andrew Karlov
Feb. 18, 2019, 12:12 p.m.

Famous MMA heavyweight Alexander Emelianenko said that he did not see anything terrible in the defeat of his brother Fyodor from Ryan Bader.

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Ngannou knocks Velasquez out (video)
 
Andrew Karlov
Feb. 18, 2019, 10:03 a.m.

At the UFC on ESPN 1 tournament, former heavyweight title challenger Francis Ngannou scored a knockout victory over former champion Cain Velasquez.

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UFC on ESPN 1: Ngannou vs Velasquez. Where to watch live
 
Andrew Karlov
Feb. 17, 2019, 1:34 p.m.

On February 17 at the Talking Stick Rizot in Phoenix, USA, on the UFC on ESPN 1 in the main event of the evening the heavyweights Cain Velasquez and former title challenger Francis Ngannou collide.

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