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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...

Anthony Smith vs. Aleksandar Rakic Set For UFC Card On Aug. 29

The UFC will be adding a light heavyweight tilt to their summer lineup as Anthony Smith is set to collide with Aleksandar Rakic. MMA Play 365 first reported the matchup. It's said that the Aug. 29 event is being planned for Las Vegas. Due to the COVID-19 crisis, it's likely...

Volkan Oezdemir Edges Out Aleksandar Rakic at UFC Busan

Volkan Oezdemir vs. Aleksandar Rakic went the distance at UFC Busan.  The two fighters met in a light heavyweight bout at the UFC Busan event on Saturday morning (December 21, 2019) from the Sajik Arena in Busan, South Korea that aired on ESPN’s streaming service, ESPN+.  It was a back and...

UFC Rankings Report: Where Does Aleksandar Rakic Land?

The UFC rankings have been updated following UFC Stockholm! Check out all the changes below! Pound for Pound: No changes Strawweight: No changes Women’s Flyweight: No changes Women’s Bantamweight: Following Linda Lansberg’s victory over Tonya Evinger at UFC Stockholm, the two fighters swapped places, with Lansbarg now at #12 and Evinger at #13. Sijara...

Aleksandar Rakic Not Ready for Jon Jones Just Yet

Aleksandar Rakic made a loud and reverberating statement when he knocked Jimi Manuwa clean unconscious in the co-main event of UFC Stockholm. With this victory, Rakic is expected to be at or around the #11 spot in the rankings currently possessed by Manuwa. Every time a new light heavyweight...

Volkan Oezdemir vs. Ilir Latifi, Jimi Manuwa vs. Aleksandar Rakic added to UFC Stockholm

Two additional light heavyweight bouts have been added to UFC Stockholm as reported by ESPN, when Volkan Oezdemir returns to action against Ilir Latifi and Jimi Manuwa takes on Aleksandar Rakic at the June 1 event. The main event for the card will feature the two most recent title...

New Blood Is Rising Up In The UFC Light Heavyweight Division

The UFC's light heavyweight division has for a few years now been one of the most shallow weight classes in the sport, but finally in the summer of 2018 the weight class looks like it's on the come up. At this past weekend's UFC Hamburg event, we saw four...

Aleksandar Rakic: Austrian Light Heavyweight Prospect Signs With UFC

The UFC light heavyweight ranks have received a welcome boost in the form of a new signing from Austria, Aleksandar Rakic. In news first reported by Metro.co.uk, the 25-year-old Rakic has signed a multi-fight deal with the promotion. The fighter trains at Gym 23 in Vienna under head coach Nebil Sebai, and...