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Oezdemir Expects Ankalaev To “Run Away” During UFC 267 Fight

UFC light heavyweight contender Volkan Oezdemir believes his UFC 267 fight against Magomed Ankalaev will be a cat and mouse affair. Ankalaev has been away from the Octagon for over a year. The Swiss star was last in action at UFC 251 last July. In Abu Dhabi, he welcomed promotional...

[UPDATE] Magomed Ankalaev vs. Volkan Oezdemir Booked For UFC 267

Magomed Ankalaev vs. Volkan Oezdemir is reported for August.

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...

UFC Rankings Report: Ciryl Gane & Magomed Ankalaev Make Big Strides

The UFC rankings have been updated following UFC Vegas 20! Check out all the changes below! Men’s Pound for Pound: No Changes   Women’s Pound for Pound: No Changes Strawweight: No Changes Women’s Flyweight: Antonina Shevchenko is now ranked #13, one spot above Taila Santos, who now sits at #14.  Women’s Bantamweight: No Changes Women’s Featherweight:...

Magomed Ankalaev Targets UFC’s Light Heavyweight Top Five

Magomed Ankalaev is ready to shoot his shot at the elite of the UFC light heavyweight division. The 28-year old Russian athlete is recently coming off one of the biggest performances of his career. At UFC Vegas 20, the light heavyweight emphatically beat Nikita Krylov down with countless head...

Magomed Ankalaev Dominates Nikita Krylov At UFC Vegas 20

Magomed Ankalaev vs. Nikita Krylov took place in the co-main event spot, but it was likely not the fight fans had hoped to see as it was one-sided.  The two fighters met in a bout on Saturday night (February 27, 2021) at the UFC Vegas 20 event from Las Vegas,...

Nikita Krylov vs. Magomed Ankalaev Reported For Feb. 27 Fight Night

A scrap between two ranked light heavyweights has been scheduled for February 27 when Nikita Krylov faces Magomed Ankalaev. As reported by ESPN, a second major light heavyweight fight has been added to the February 27 Fight Night when #8 Nikita Krylov takes on #11 Magomed Ankalaev. This card will...

UFC Norfolk Highlights: Magomed Ankalaev Scores Controversial TKO Win

Ion Cutelaba vs. Magomed Ankalaev ended in controversy.  The two fighters met in a light heavyweight bout at the UFC Norfolk event on Saturday night (February 29, 2020) from the Chartway Arena in Norfolk, Virginia that aired on ESPN’s streaming service, ESPN+.  Ankalaev stunned him with a head kick then fired...

5 Takeaways From UFC Moscow

UFC Moscow (Fight Night 136) marked the promotion's first venture into Russia. It was a great night of fights and certainly lived up to expectations in a country that truly appreciates and respects combat sports. PROSPECTS GALORE The UFC stacked the card with a fair mix of Russian veterans and prospects,...

UFC Moscow Highlights: Ankalaev KOs Prachnio Via Head Kick (Video)

Magomed Ankalaev has found himself on the bright side of video highlights. In the fourth bout of the UFC Moscow prelims airing on UFC Fight Pass, Ankalaev went one-on-one with Marcin Prachnio. It didn’t take long for Ankalaev to find the sweet spot. Ankalaev dropped his opponent with a punch....

Magomed Ankalaev vs. Marcin Prachino Reported for UFC Moscow

UFC Moscow will be featuring another native of Russia when Magomed Ankalev takes on Marcin Prachnio at UFC Moscow, as reported by Nolan King of MMA Kings via Twitter. Magomed Ankalaev is a highly touted fighter from Dagestan, Russia who made his UFC debut sporting a 9-0 professional record. Ankalaev...

Prospects To Keep Your Eye On At UFC Fight Night 127

This weekend's UFC offering isn't the best card as far as name value goes, but that doesn't mean there aren't fighters worth keeping your eye on. UFC Fight Night 127, which goes down Saturday at The O2 Arena in London, England, is chock full of some exciting prospects who...