Well-known Russian fighter Vladimir Mineev his next fight will have on April 4th. His opponent will be Dauren Ermekov and Fight Nights Global middleweight title will be at stake. Earlier this belt belonged to Roman Kopylov, but he went to UFC, leaving the belt vacant.
The famous Russian coach Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov summed up the UFC Fight Night 163 Moscow tournament, admitting that the Russian fighters were unsuccessful.
Tomorrow, at the UFC Fight Night 163 tournament on November 9 in Moscow there will be a duel between Zabit Magomedsharipov and Calvin Qattara. Preliminary card starts at 12 pm ET, and the main card starts at 3 pm. Prelims and the main card will be shown on Vse TV channel (on the multimedia platform Wink), as well as on "Interactive TV" by Rostelecom. Below are the links to broadcast and the card.
The UFC is honing in on the next opponent for Jon Jones with Dana White telling they're looking at undefeated Dominick Reyes as "the fight that makes sense.
On November 3 in New York at the 244th UFC tournament in the main event there will be a duel between Jorge Masvidal and Nate Diaz. In anticipation of this event both fighters held an open training session. At this event, Masvidal with his coach arranged sparring among fans. They selected 4 couples from the gym and arrange sparrings by the rules of boxing, but without punches to the head.
Justin Gaethje is sick and tired of playing the waiting game with Conor McGregor and tells his new #1 target is Khabib Nurmagomedov. Conor has said he was scheduled to fight Gaethje before injuring his hand earlier this year and recently, there were rumblings Justin was in the mix to be Conor's mystery opponent for his Jan. 18 comeback fight.
In December Petr Yan (13-1) will fight against Urijah Faber (35-10) from the top 15 UFC lightweight rating. The fight will become part of the UFC245 tournament, which will be held on December 14 in Las Vegas. For Yan, this fight will be his sixth outing at UFC.
Former UFC champion in two weight categories Conor McGregor praised the boxing skills of the former undisputed cruiserweight champion Oleksandr Usyk. He compared the Ukrainian with to the legendary Mike Tyson.
UFC 243 in Melbourne set a new record for attendance of the promotion. In total event was attended by 57,127 people. The previous record was 56,214. It has also been established in Melbourne at UFC 193.