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UFC on ESPN+ 37 Highlights: Edson Barboza Dominates Makwan Amirkhani

Edson Barboza vs. Makwan Amirkhani put on an interesting fight in the co-main event billing.  The two fighters met in a featherweight bout on Saturday night (October 10, 2020) at the UFC on ESPN+ 37 event from the Flash Forum on Yas Island, Abu Dhabi aka Fight Island. Barboza pushed the...

5 Fights To Watch For UFC 251 Other Than The Title Bouts

UFC 251 already has three title fights scheduled so it goes without saying those are the ones to watch. However, with this being the first “Fight Island” event UFC 251 has a lot of fights to watch. Aside from the titles on the line, these are five fights to...

Quote: Conor McGregor Will Be Another Person When He Returns

The expectation is that Conor McGregor will return to the Octagon in early 2020. The Irishman hasn't fought since UFC 229 in October of 2018. There, he was returning from two years away and took on Khabib Nurmagomedov. Unfortunately for him, the fight did not go his way and...

UFC Liverpool Video Highlights: Amirkhani Beats Knight In Main Card Thriller

Makwan Amirkhani and Jason Knight put on a memorable performance at the UFC Fight Night 130: Thompson vs. Till event at the Echo Arena in Liverpool, England on Sunday. The two were the first fight on the main card to not have a finish, but that doesn't mean the two...

UFC Liverpool’s Makwan Amirkhani Doesn’t Regret Layoff

Makwan Amirkhani believes a recent layoff was necessary for his career. Amirkhani was last seen in action back in March 2017. He suffered his first loss inside the Octagon to Arnold Allen via split decision. As he did in 2016, "Mr. Finland" only had one fight in 2017. Many have criticized...

UFC’s English Featherweight Arnold Allen Looking For Appreciation From English Fans

UFC's English prospect Arnold Allen announced himself to the London crowd on Saturday night with a dominant victory over Makwan Amirkhani. According to Allen's admissions, many of the English fans of the sport had no idea who he was before beating Finland's Amirkhani on Saturday’s UFC Fight Night 107 card...

Makwan Amirkhani: ‘The Only Fight I Will Take is if UFC Comes to Finland’

Makwan Amirkhani has just one immediate goal after his UFC Fight Night 107 bout. When he isn't busy knocking out burglars, Amirkhani is taking on Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) featherweights. This Saturday night (March 18), "Mr. Finland" will go head-to-head with Arnold Allen inside the O2 Arena in London, England. Amirkhani...

SBG’s Makwan Amirkhani Recalls Knocking Out Unlucky Burglar

UFC featherweight Makwan Amirkhani took the law into his own hands when burglars broke into his friend's home earlier this month. Amirkhani recounted the experience with Ariel Helwani on Monday’s episode of The MMA Hour. The 145-pound fighter stated that he was spending time at home in Finland with family...

UFC Adds Makwan Amirkhani vs. Arnold Allen to March 18 London Event

Another day, another addition to an Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) event. Featherweights Makwan Amirkhani (13-2) and Arnold Allen (11-1) are set to compete on a UFC Fight Night card in London. The UFC announced the match-up earlier today. Amirkhani hasn't fought since Feb. 2016. He defeated Mike Wilkinson by unanimous decision...

UFC Announce Signing of Huge Talent Tom “FireKid” Duquesnoy

Duquesnoy has signed with the UFC, and is expected to feature at bantamweight in his first fight for the franchise. The Frenchman is a huge prospect in MMA having become the first ever BAMMA two-weight champion; news of the Lens native signing to the world's premier MMA franchise has been a...

Three Fights To Make For ‘Mr. Finland’ After Decision Victory

Makwan Amirkhani (13-2) defeated Mike Wilkinson (9-2) by unanimous decision on Saturday in London at UFC Fight Night: Silva vs. Bisping. Amirkhani used his bread and butter of wrestling and grappling to grind out the three round decision victory. Mr. Finland beat a tough Mike Wilkinson who had only lost once in...

Makwan Amirkhani Poised To Become A UFC Star

With the anticipated return of Anderson "The Spider" Silva (33-6) this Saturday all the focus has been on the main event. While the promotion leading up the event have been largely on the co-main and main event fighters, a fighter to look out for on Saturday is Makwan Amirkhani (12-2)...

Video: UFC Contender Stops Two Thieves Stealing Alcohol

Watch as UFC contender Makwan Amirkhani stops two thieves from stealing from his favorite coffee shop.