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Khabib Nurmagomedov's father dies aged 57 after coronavirus battle

The father of Khabib Nurmagomedov, Abdulmanap, has died in a hospital in Moscow after a battle with coronavirus, according to reports in Russia. Abdulmanap was placed in an induced coma in April following a heart attack he suffered after contracting coronavirus. The 57-year-old was considered one of the best wrestling and sambo coaches in the […]

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UFC 251: When is it, where is it and who is fighting?

UFC boss Dana White said in April he was looking to secure an island to host events amid the coronavirus pandemic. And that goal has now become a reality with a location and date set for UFC 251. Where is UFC 251? UFC 251 will take place on Yas Island in Abu Dhabi. Three other […]

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McGregor accuses Khabib of faking father's illness to avoid fights

Conor McGregor has sensationally claimed that Khabib Nurmagomedov has faked his father’s serious health problems to avoid UFC fights. Abdulmanap contracted coronavirus in May and had been in a life-threatening situation after suffering a stroke and being placed in a medically induced coma. Thankfully his condition has improved, but he remains in a serious condition […]

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Fighter lost 8kg in just 22 hours

Former MMA star Chael Sonnen claims he once lost 8kg in just 22 hours to make weight after agreeing to a fight on short notice. The ex-UFC and Bellator fighter told former NFL punter Pat McAfee on his podcast about the drastic weight loss, which was sparked by needing to shed 16.5kg in 20 days. […]

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'We just signed a deal!': UFC boss Dana White hits back at Jorge Masvidal

Dana White has dismissed Jorge Masvidal’s demands that he needs a pay rise, insisting the welterweight has just signed a new deal with the UFC. Masvidal joined light heavyweight champion Jon Jones in criticising the UFC for underpaying their biggest fighters, as well as the entire roster. The ‘Baddest Motherfu*ker’ champion has publicly slammed the […]

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Dana White responds to Conor McGregor's retirement announcement

UFC president Dana White is adamant he has no issue with Conor McGregor calling time on his career and insists there is nothing ‘nuts’ about the Irishman’s shock announcement. The 31-year-old, who only made his return to the sport six months ago following a lengthy absence, made his intentions known with an emotional message on […]