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UFC Moscow Weigh-in Results: All Main Card Fighters Make Weight

The UFC Moscow weigh-in results are in. UFC Moscow takes place tomorrow (Sept. 15) inside Olimpiyskiy Stadium in Moscow, Russia. In the main event, Mark Hunt will go one-on-one with Aleksei Oleinik. Both men made weight with Hunt coming in at 265 pounds and Oleinik tipping the scales at 235 pounds. UFC...

UFC Moscow’s Mark Hunt on Last Loss: ‘I Got Greedy’

Mark Hunt places the blame on himself for his last outing. Hunt went one-on-one with Curtis Blaydes back in February. The "Super Samoan" had the backing of the live crowd as the bout took place in Perth, Australia. Despite rocking Blaydes early, Hunt fell victim to the grappling of "Razor"...

UFC Moscow: Oleinik vs. Hunt Preview

The UFC returns with a new event this weekend with their UFC Moscow upcoming show. UFC Moscow (also known as UFC Fight Night 136) is set to take place on Saturday, September 15, 2018 at Olimpiyskiy Arena in Moscow, Russia. The main card will air on the promotion’s streaming service, UFC...

Petr Yan Now Faces Newcomer Jin Soo Son at UFC Moscow

Petr Yan now has a new opponent for UFC Moscow. Originally slated to be facing Douglas Silva de Andrade, Yan will now be squaring off against UFC newcomer at the event, as reported by Ariel Helwani of ESPN. Jin Soo Son has a professional record of 9-2 and enters the...

Jordan Johnson Replaces Jotko to Face Adam Yandiev at UFC Moscow

Somebody’s 0 has got to go when two undefeated light heavyweights collide at UFC Moscow when Jordan Johnson steps in to replace Krzysztof Jotko to take on Adam Yandiev on September 15th. News of this replacement was broken by Red Fury. Jordan Johnson is an state wrestling champion (Iowa) who...

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...

Kajan Johnson vs. Rustam Khabilov Reported for UFC Moscow

It looks like Kajan Johnson will have another feared Russian to contend with, as it has been reported that “Ragin’” Kajan Johnson is slated to face Rustam Khabilov at UFC Moscow. This news was initially reported by MMAUK.net Kajan Johnson is coming off a loss to Islam Makhachev two weeks...

Thiago Alves Meets Promotional Newcomer at UFC Moscow

Thiago Alves has his next fight booked as it was revealed by Brazilian news outlet Combate that the former title contender is slated to fight promotional newcomer Alexey Kunchenko at the upcoming UFC Moscow (also known as UFC Fight Night 136) event. Alves (22-12) is looking to get another...

Petr Yan and Douglas Silva de Andrade set for UFC Moscow

Petr Yan will be fighting from home in his second UFC appearance, and he will have a tough guest to control in #15 ranked bantamweight Douglas Silva de Andrade. ESPN has reported that Petr Yan will be fighting as the native fan favorite at UFC Moscow when he takes...

Krzysztof Jotko vs. Adam Yandiev Reported for UFC Moscow

The UFC has reportedly added a middleweight bout to its UFC Moscow card, as Krzysztof Jotko will square off against Adam Yandiev, who will be making his Octagon debut at the event, first reported by MMA Today. While Yandiev will be making his debut in the contest, Jotko will be...

Hunt vs. Oleynik Get UFC Moscow Main Event Nod

Mark Hunt vs. Alexey Oleynik has officially been confirmed as the main event for the UFC Moscow event from the Olimpiyskiy Stadium in Moscow, Russia on September 15, 2018. Initially former UFC heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum was set to challenge Oleynik at the event, however, he was flagged for a potential...

Terrion Ware vs. Merab Dvalishvili Reported for UFC Moscow

Terrion Ware and Merab Dvalishvili have a date for September 15th in the UFC’s debut in Moscow, Russia at UFC Fight Night 136. Dvalishvili announced the fight via his Twitter account: https://twitter.com/MerabDvalishvil/status/1019302884779937798 This is a case of “someone’s 0 having to go” as the two fighters have a combined UFC record...

Andrei Arlovski Says He’s Fighting Shamil Abdurakhimov at UFC Moscow

UFC veteran and the former heavyweight champion Andrei Arlovski will face Shamil Abdurakhimov at UFC's maiden event in Moscow. The "Pitbull" himself put up the image for the event from his Instagram account. The event is scheduled to take place at Olympic Stadium in Russia. The fight will mark Arlovski's 27th...

With Werdum Out, Aleksei Oleinik vs. Mark Hunt Set For UFC Moscow

Aleksei Oleinik vs. Mark Hunt has reportedly been finalized for UFC Moscow after initial plans were derailed. The UFC had penciled in former heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum to do battle with Oleinik on Sept. 15. "Vai Cavalo" was then hit with a flag by the U.S. Anti-Doping Policy (USADA). Due...

Artem Lobov Accepts Invitation to UFC Moscow

Artem Lobov is looking to be part of the UFC’s debut in Moscow after receiving an invitation from a Boston scrapper. After being involved in #Dollygate, Lobov saw his bout with Alex Caceres at UFC 223 cancelled. However, Lobov has somehow managed to lay low under the radar since then....