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Khamzat Chimaev Wins Bonus in UFC Debut ‘I’m Going to be Champion’

Khamzat Chimaev (7-0) made a huge statement in his UFC debut on Wednesday. The Sweden-based fighter took on Welsh brawler John Phillips (22-10-1) on short notice at UFC Fight Island 1 and dominated proceedings right from the get-go. Comparisons to UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov soon emerged given his work on the ground as Chimaev […]

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Henri Lintula Versus Louis Glismann Headlines BRAVE 37

Finn Henri Lintula and Dane Louis Glismann (6-1) will headline the BRAVE 37 card in Stockholm, Sweden on August 1.  It is the first time the Bahrain-based promotion in association with Sweden’s Bulldog Fight Night (BFM) will host an even in the Nordics. Glisman was added to the BRAVE Combat Federation roster last year and expected to […]

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Khamzat Chimaev Dominant in UFC Debut

Khamzat Chimaev (6-0) will face John Phillips (22-9) at UFC Fight Island. The Sweden-based fighter will take a short-notice fight on Yas Island, Abu Dhabi up in the middleweight division. Chimaev with a quick kick and then double leg take-down seconds within the fight.  What an explosion.  Khamzat on top and immediately starts with ground-and-pound.  Reza Madadi yelling […]

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Abdul Hussein Faces Bellator Champ in BRAVE Flyweight Tournament

Finland’s Abdul Hussein (6-1) will face American Zach Makovsky (21-9) in the first round of the first BRAVE Combat Federation Flyweight Tournament match-up. The 2016 IMMAF Amateur World champion will face a much more experienced fighter “Fun Size.” The American has fought in EliteXC, ShoXC, Bellator, and Ultimate Fighting Championship, and is the former Bellator […]

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Weigh-in Video : Khamzat Chimaev Ready for UFC Debut

Khamzat Chimaev (6-0) will face John Phillips (22-9) at UFC Fight Island. The Sweden-based fighter will take a short-notice fight on Yas Island, Abu Dhabi up in the middleweight division. Both fighters hit the scales at 186 lbs.  The Allstars Training Center fighter was not intimidated in his face-off against the 4-time UFC vet.

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Kenneth Bergh Off UFC Fight Island Card

Kenneth Bergh (8-0-0, 1 NC) is out of his UFC Fight Island bout tomorrow versus Jorge Gonzalez (16-4).  MMA Viking has learned that the Norwegian light heavyweight had troubles making the weight for the Abut Dhabi bout and is now officially off of the card. Bergh took the fight on just a few weeks notice, […]

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