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Anthony Smith Eyes Rematch With Aleksandar Rakic In Near Future

Anthony Smith knows a rematch might be in his future if he can get past Ryan Spann at UFC Vegas 37. Anthony Smith is getting ready to headline his seventh UFC fight card. In this one, he is set to take on Ryan Spann and potentially get himself back in...

Aleksandar Rakic Grows Frustrated With Jiří Procházka & The UFC

Aleksander Rakic is tired of looking in from the outside, and he is letting the UFC know it. It has been five months since Aleksander Rakic stepped foot in the Octagon, and he is ready to make that walk again. The only problem is, he is having a hard...

Jan Blachowicz Says Jiri Prochazka Should Fight Aleksandar Rakic To Decide No. 1 Contender

UFC light heavyweight champion Jan Blachowicz believes Jiri Prochazka and Aleksandar Rakic should fight in a No. 1 contender bout to decide who’s next in line for a title shot. Blachowicz, 38, will look to defend his title against veteran Glover Teixeira at UFC 266 on September 4. It will...

Aleksandar Rakic Targeting #1-Contender Fight With Prochazka

Jiri Prochazka's incredible spinning back-elbow knockout against Dominick Reyes has attracted the attention of the #3-ranked Aleksandar Rakic. At UFC Vegas 25, Prochazka emerged as one of the hottest light-heavyweight contenders in years after his must-see martial arts style led to a highlight-reel knockout. Following the emphatic performance, Prochazka...

Thiago Santos Claps Back At Rakic After “Easy Win” Proclamation

At UFC 259 Thiago Santos went the distance against rising contender Aleksandar Rakic, Rakic went on social media to exclaim that the fight against the Brazilian was easy work for him. After the fight, the former light heavyweight title challenger was perplexed as to why Rakic would say that...

Thiago Santos Releases Statement After Third Loss In A Row

When the smoke cleared at UFC 259, Thiago Santos and Aleksandar Rakic's fight ended up being the Brazilian's third consecutive loss inside the octagon. Prior to the UFC 259 pairing with Rakic, Santos had the intention of rebounding after a tough return fight with Glover Teixeira. Even though many...

Thiago Santos Says He Needs ‘A Good Performance’ At UFC 259 To Be Considered For A Title Shot

Thiago Santos knows he needs to get back into the win column on Saturday night. Opening up the main card of UFC 259, Santos is set to face Aleksandar Rakic in a very intriguing bout. The Brazilian is coming off back-to-back losses to Jon Jones for the belt and Glover...

Aleksandar Rakic Hopes Israel Adesanya Becomes Light Heavyweight Champ So He Can Dethrone Him

Aleksandar Rakic will be rooting for Israel Adesanya to beat Jan Blachowicz to become the light heavyweight champion. Although many fans weren't happy with Adesanya getting the title shot given Glover Teixeira deserved it, the fight still is a big one. Adesanya is one of the biggest stars in the...

Aleksandar Rakic Promised Fallen Friend He’ll Beat Thiago Santos

Aleksandar Rakic could not be more motivated ahead of his fight against Thiago Santos on March 6. #4-ranked light heavyweight Aleksandar Rakic has had an impressive run in his first three years in the UFC, tallying a record of 5-1 in the promotion. In his most recent fight, Rakic was...

Thiago Santos vs. Aleksandar Rakic Booked for March 6

Thiago Santos will look to get right back on the winning track as he has instantly booked his next fight in a banger against Aleksandar Rakic scheduled for March 2021. It was just a week ago that Thiago Santos's comeback was derailed by Glover Teixeira at UFC on ESPN+...

Fighters React To Anthony Smith vs. Aleksandar Rakic At UFC on ESPN+ 33

Anthony Smith vs. Aleksandar Rakic brought an interesting dynamic in their fight.  The showdown served as the main event of the UFC On ESPN+ 33 event on Saturday night (August 29, 2020) from Las Vegas, Nevada at the UFC APEX. As seen in the fight, it was different. So it all...

UFC On ESPN+ 33 Highlights: Aleksandar Rakic Outlasts Anthony Smith

Anthony Smith vs. Aleksandar Rakic was an interesting main event.  The two fighters met in a bout on Saturday night (August 29, 2020) at the UFC On ESPN+ 33 event from Las Vegas, Nevada at the UFC APEX. Both guys came out firing some dangerous leg kicks to the point where...

Aleksandar Rakic Says He’s Happy & Sad Jon Jones Left Light Heavyweight Division

Aleksandar Rakic has mixed emotions on Jon Jones leaving the light heavyweight division. Jones has been the most dominant light heavyweight in the sport. Yet, he recently announced he would be vacating the belt. For Rakic, that is good and bad news for him. “I’m a little bit happy, though I’m...

Aleksandar Rakic Preparing For ’15 Minutes Of Hell’ Against Anthony Smith

Aleksandar Rakic knows the stakes are high for his UFC Vegas 8 main event against Anthony Smith. Rakic is coming off a controversial decision loss to Volkan Oezdemir but is still getting a step up in competition in fifth-ranked Smith. It is a very intriguing matchup as 'Lionheart' is coming...

Anthony Smith Calls Aleksandar Rakic Dangerous ‘One-Trick Pony’

Anthony Smith thinks his opponent this weekend, Aleksandar Rakic, is a one-trick pony, but realizes it's a dangerous trick. Smith and Rakic headline UFC on ESPN+ 33 this weekend (Sun. August 29, 2020) from the UFC APEX facility in Las Vegas, Nevada. Rakic has made quite the name for himself...