Former UFC champion Ronda Rousey said that she has not yet decided whether she will continue her career in wrestling. Earlier, Rousey hinted at pregnancy, she also announced that she was leaving WWE.
The interim UFC lightweight champion Dustin Poirier shared his opinion about his future opponent, the Russian champion of the organization Khabib Nurmagomedov: “I do not see any obvious holes in Khabib Nurmagomedov’s defense, but I am ready to make them. No one is perfect. You can defeat anyone,” said Dustin to ESPN.
The body of Kristina Myalina the champion of Russia in Muay Thai was found in Moscow, reports the telegram channel Mash. According to the source, the 26-year-old girl died from the injuries as a result of a fall from a great height. The body was found on the visor of the house entrance on Kronstadt Boulevard. The circumstances of the case are under investigation.
MMA fighter Darren Till, who performs in UFC’s welterweight division, was detained by Spanish police for hooliganism. Darren with a group of friends caught the attention of hotel guests when he began to break furniture on the loggia. Later, the fighter began pulling fire extinguishers off the walls and splashing them down the corridor. Then Till and his friends wanted to break into another hotel, however, the guards didn’t let them go.
Former UFC fighter Rodrigo Goiana de Lima was killed on Sunday evening in the Brazilian city of Belen. The athlete had a conflict for unknown reasons with the driver of another car. Police reports that his name is Jefferson Roger Maciel Barat. De Lima got out of the car, but the second driver unexpectedly knocked down an athlete with his car and fled the scene.
On Saturday, April 20, UFC Fight Night 149 will take place in St. Petersburg. The event will be headlined by the experienced veterans of the heavyweight division the Dutch Alistair Overeem and the Russian Alexey Oleynik.
On Saturday, April 20, UFC Fight Night 149 will take place in Yubileiny Sports Complex in St. Petersburg, Russia. The event will be headed by Dutch heavyweight veterans Dutchman Alistair Overeem and the Russian Alexey Oleynik. In the second main event, one of Russia's strongest lightweights Islam Makhachev will face Arman Tsarukyan in the biggest promotion of the Armenian fighter.
One of the greatest fighters in the history of mixed martial arts 44-year-old Anderson Silva spoke about what motivates him to continue his professional career: “I never thought about the fact that I need to achieve a title fight. No, this is part of my career, which I have already passed. But I continue to fight. I do not know, maybe I will have a new opportunity to fight for the belt. Life will show.”
The Dutch veteran of the UFC heavyweight division Alistair Overeem paid tribute to his closest rival Alexey Oleynik and expressed the hope that their fight with Alexander Volkov would take place in the future. Initially Overeem’s rival was to be Volkov at the tournament in St. Petersburg, but the Russian was out due to health problems.
UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov spoke about his addictions to the training: “You come to the gym and fight all the training, and after training you catch yourself thinking that you are feeling tired. I call it addiction, I don’t know how to get rid of it. I just need to support it - the only way I find a way out. But there is also another side, everything comes to an end, and training is no exception.”