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Mirsad Bektic Retires From MMA

UFC featherweight Mirsad Bektic has announced his retirement from MMA. Bektic, who hasn't fought since September of 2020, was recently moved to the former fighters section on the UFC's website. Many thought that meant the once highly-touted prospect was released, however, Bektic ended up announcing his retirement from the sport. https://www.instagram.com/p/CRRHsrPJrKf/ "30-year-old...

Dan Ige Edges Out Mirsad Bektic At UFC 247

Mirsad Bektic vs. Dan Ige was a fun fight at UFC 247.  The two fighters met in a featherweight bout at the UFC 247 pay-per-view event on Saturday night (February 8, 2020) from the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas on ESPN+. It went the distance as the first round was...

Josh Emmett vs. Mirsad Bektic Targeted for UFC Fight Night in Sacramento

A featherweight showdown between Josh Emmett and Mirsad Bektic is currently in the works for the upcoming UFC Fight Night card in Sacramento, Calif. on July 13. Sources close to the contest confirmed the news on Tuesday following an initial report from FloCombat. Verbal agreements are in place for the matchup but...

Mirsad Bektic Out of Fight Against Renato Moicano at UFC 231

Featherweight contender Mirsad Bektic has been knocked out of his scheduled fight against Renato Moicano at UFC 231 in Toronto on Dec. 8. Sources close to the situation confirmed the news on Thursday following an initial report from FloCombat. There's no word on what exactly happened to Bektic that forced him...

Mirsad Bektic Says He’ll Be Title Contender With A Win At UFC 231

Mirsad Bektic feels he's close to an Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) title shot. Bektic is set to meet Renato Moicano at UFC 231 on Dec. 8. The action will take place inside the Scotiabank Arena in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. With Frankie Edgar injured, many are turning to Bektic vs. Moicano as a potential number...

Renato Moicano vs. Mirsad Bektic Reported for UFC 231

Renato Moicano will not be facing Chad Mendes after all, as reports have broken that he has instead drawn #8 ranked Mirsad Bektic for UFC 231. Sources close to the bout have confirmed this report to MMA News. With only one professional loss in his MMA career that came at...

UFC 225 Post-Fight Scrum: Bektic Talks Win Over Lamas

On Saturday night, Mirsad Bektic added a veteran star to his win column, as he picked up a split decision victory over longtime UFC contender Ricardo Lamas in a UFC 225 preliminary bout. Bektic defeated Lamas after three rounds on judges scores of 29-28, 28-29 and 30-27. Shortly after...

UFC 225 Video Highlights: Bektic Earns Split Decision Over Lamas

At UFC 225 on Saturday night, Mirsad Bektic continued his climb up the UFC rankings, as he took out veteran contender Ricardo Lamas via judges decision after a hard-fought three-round battle. Bektic defeated Lamas via split decision victory after three rounds, as two out of the three judges gave him...

Mirsad Bektic vs. Darren Elkins Set For UFC 209

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w1YTTLwWprU A featherweight bout between undefeated prospect Mirsad Bektic (11-0) and Darren Elkins (21-5) will take place at UFC 209 inside the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. The two 145-pounders will clash on March 4. Bektic made his Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) debut back in April 2014 on the UFC Fight...

UFC 204 Loses Main Card Opener Following Arnold Allen Injury

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aMy7RFJLFVE Arnold Allen was looking forward to competing for the third time inside the Octagon next week at UFC 204 opposite Mirsad Bektic. The two were the planned main card opener from the Manchester Arena in England on pay-per-view, but Allen has suffered an injury and will not be able to...

UFC 204 Gains Battle Between Arnold Allen And Mirsad Bektic

https://twitter.com/UFCEurope/status/768781476099784704 Two UFC unbeaten featherweights will square off this October in a key meeting of top prospects, as Arnold Allen battles Mirsad Bektic. Bektic (10-0) is a perfect 3-0 with the UFC, scoring wins over Chas Skelly, Paul Redmond and Lucas Martins. He will be returning from a 16-month layoff to...

UFC 194 Weekend Marred By 2 Injuries; RFA Champion Steps In

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gVY8xTEsuk4 With so much attention on UFC 194 (Jose Aldo vs. Conor McGregor and Chris Weidman vs. Luke Rockhold) in two weeks, it's almost been forgotten that there will be a whopping three UFC cards that week. With more fights comes an increased likelihood of fights falling out, and unfortunately,...