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Lobov Reveals The Two Things That Would Bring Him Out Of Retirement

Former UFC featherweight and Bare Knuckle FC star Artem Lobov has admitted there are two scenarios that could draw him out of retirement. Over the course of his 11-year career in professional combat sports, Lobov became one of the most popular and recognizable names. Whether through his fighting style, appearance...

Lobov Reveals He’s Still Receiving $500k Offers Despite Retirement

Artem Lobov recently retired from combat sports, but he's still receiving big offers. After Lobov suffered a TKO loss to Denys Berinchyk in a bare-knuckle fight, the fan-favorite announced his retirement from combat sports. Although Lobov didn't have the best record, he always looked to fight the best fighters around...

Paulie Malignaggi Attributes Artem Lobov Loss To “MMA Judges”

Paulie Malignaggi is convinced that his bare-knuckle boxing loss to Artem Lobov was a direct result of the bias of “MMA judges.” In 2019, Artem Lobov pulled off a stunning upset when he defeated former boxing world champion Paulie Malignaggi at BKFC 6. What made the upset less shocking, aside...

Artem Lobov Retires After Recent Bare-Knuckle Loss

Artem Lobov is headed for retirement. Lobov recently competed in a bare-knuckle bout in Ukraine. He took on the 2012 boxing Olympic silver medalist Denys Berinchyk. Lobov was stopped in the fourth round via TKO. After the fight, Lobov praised Berinchyk and said that he will likely step away from combat...

Lobov: TJ Dillashaw Should’ve Been Arrested & Banned From MMA

Let’s just say Artem Lobov isn’t exactly a fan of one Tyler Jeffrey Dillashaw. This Saturday at UFC Vegas 32, T.J. Dillashaw will make his Octagon return after serving a two-year USADA suspension for taking EPO. Whether you love Dillashaw or hate him, fans around the world are excited to...

Lobov Disagrees With Post-Fight Conor McGregor Interview At UFC 264

Artem Lobov doesn't believe Conor McGregor should've been interviewed following his UFC 264 injury. On July 10, McGregor went one-on-one with Dustin Poirier a third time. The score was even at 1-1 going into the trilogy fight. Poirier vs. McGregor 3 ended at the conclusion of the opening frame when...

Artem Lobov Hits Back At Suggestions Conor McGregor Needs New Camp

Conor McGregor's long-time teammate Artem Lobov says the Irishman doesn't need to switch camps to become a champion again. Lobov's comments come ahead of the blockbuster trilogy fight between McGregor and Dustin Poirier. The third meeting between the two lightweight stars will go down in the UFC 264 main event...

Lobov: McGregor Lacked Respect That Poirier Deserved In Rematch

Artem Lobov believes Conor McGregor will give Dustin Poirier the respect he deserves in their trilogy bout. McGregor and Poirier shared the Octagon in a rematch back in January. McGregor won their first encounter back in September 2014. In their second meeting, it was Poirier who scored a second-round TKO...

Artem Lobov Slated For BKFC Bout Against Denys Berinchyk On July 24

Artem Lobov will be back in action and he'll do so in bare-knuckle boxing.

Artem Lobov Expects “Switched On” McGregor To Finish Poirier Early

Artem Lobov believes his teammate and friend, Conor McGregor will get back to the win column at UFC 264 on July 10. At UFC 257 in January, McGregor and Poirier had their highly-anticipated rematch. In the lead-up to the scrap, the Irishman was confident he would KO Poirier again in...

Artem Lobov’s Return To MMA Delayed After Promotion Cancels Event

Artem Lobov's return to MMA has been delayed even further. Recently, Lobov has been competing for BKFC, but on Saturday, was expected to fight for ARENA Fight 2 for the lightweight title. For "The Russian Hammer" it was just an opportunity to fight. But, on the week of the event,...

Artem Lobov Says Zubaira Tukhugov Should ‘Be Cut From The UFC,’ Still Hopes Fight Can Happen

Artem Lobov still wants to fight Zubaira Tukhugov after the UFC 229 incident. Lobov and Tukhugov have not gotten along for years with the UFC 223 bus incident and the UFC 229 post-fight melee. They were supposed to fight weeks later but the fight was canceled. So, Lobov still wants...

Artem Lobov: Paige VanZant In BKFC Will ‘Make My Paydays Bigger’

Artem Lobov likes the signing of former UFC flyweight Paige VanZant to BKFC as he believes it could lead to more lucrative oppertuinies for himself. "Paige as a fighter, she's a tough girl," Lobov told MMANews. "Of course, it's a much bigger risk for her than it is for...

Artem Lobov Expects To Fight For Two More Years

Artem Lobov believes he has two years left of fighting. Lobov is a fan-favorite and after his UFC stint had a few fights in Bare Knuckle FC. Although Lobov has made this a successful career, he did not expect fighting to become his full-time job. “I never thought that this was...

Paulie Malignaggi Says There Were Talks Of Rematch With Artem Lobov

Former boxing world champ Paulie Malignaggi has confirmed he was in talks for a rematch with Artem Lobov. Back in June 2019, Lobov and Malignaggi competed under the BKFC banner. The bout was contested under bare-knuckle boxing rules. Lobov earned the unanimous decision victory. While Malignaggi didn't agree with the...