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Twitter Reacts To Cub Swanson’s Cracking Scrap With Artem Lobov At UFC Nashville

Artem Lobov wasn’t able to cause a seismic division shaking upset at UFC Fight Night 108 in Nashville on Saturday night, but ‘The Russian Hammer’ acquitted himself admirably over the course of five enthralling rounds with Cub Swanson to send his stock soaring in spite of defeat. Lobov made a very positive start, mixing his striking attacks beautifully. His left-hand …

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Fighter Of The Week: Artem Lobov

In this week’s edition of Pundit Arena’s  ‘Fighter Of The Week, we’re going to take a closer look at the Russian Hammer himself, Artem Lobov. It’s hard to know exactly what it is about Artem Lobov that rubs people up the wrong way. Actually, if I’m honest, it’s not really. Actually, if I’m completely honest, it’s not really. With a (13-12-1, …

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Artem Lobov On Being The Only Man Who Can Hang With McGregor’s Hard-Hands In Sparring

Artem Lobov gave a very intimate interview recently where he discussed several topics that have been surrounding him in recent times, including his upcoming match-up with Cub Swanson and his relationship with Conor McGregor. ‘The Russian Hammer’ was granted a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity recently when he was booked to take on the world’s No. 4-ranked featherweight Cub Swanson despite his own …

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Artem Lobov Lays Into Jose Aldo For Accepting Title Stripped From Conor McGregor

With his first UFC main event just weeks away, SBG Ireland featherweight Artem Lobov certainly seems to be in a suitably belligerent mood. Last weekend, via Twitter, ‘The Russian Hammer’ attacked UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley for “moaning and crying like a little b*tch” while advising ‘T-Wood’ to conduct himself more like SBG welterweight Gunnar Nelson, who had just scored …

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Top MMA Analyst Heaps Praise On Artem Lobov, Warns The World Not To Underestimate Him

SBG Ireland powerhouse Artem Lobov has been praised heavily by top MMA analyst, Robin Black ahead of his upcoming featherweight showdown with Cub Swanson. The word ‘mismatch’ is one that is thrown around a lot in sports but to be honest, you’d be forgiven for using the phrase when describing UFC Fight Night 108’s featherweight clash between the #4-ranked Cub …

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Why UFC 206 Is Easily The Most Slept-On Card Of The Year

TORONTO, CANADA - DECEMBER 07: Max Holloway speaks to the media inside Massey Hall on December 7, 2016 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Brandon Magnus/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)

It’s amazing to think that it has been just over 3 weeks since Conor McGregor stole the UFC’s lightweight title away from Eddie Alvarez at UFC 205. It was both an amazing performance from the Irishman and an immeasurably monumental night for the sport. For many, it reached a peak that will more than likely not be touched again in …

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UFC Featherweight Veteran Picks Max Holloway Over Jose Aldo In Possible Future Bout

Max Holloway and Jeremy Stephens in a featherweight fight during UFC 194 on December 12, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

A fight between UFC interim featherweight champion Jose Aldo and the division’s third ranked contender Max Holloway looks increasingly likely to happen at sometime in the near future. For now, Conor McGregor remains the king at 145lbs, but his days atop the throne are numbered. With the Irishman claiming on numerous occasions recently that he doesn’t feel motivated to face …

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UFC On FOX 19: Event Recap

UFC rolled into Tampa, Florida last night with a fight card that seemed to be held together with duct tape following late fighter withdrawals, replacements and fight cancellations. Despite this, what was left of the card certainly didn’t disappoint.  Five weeks out, UFC Tampa was a highly anticipated 13 fight card, headlined by Khabib Nurmagomedov’s return against top contender Tony Ferguson. …

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Glover Teixeira Vs Rashad Evans: A Worthy Headliner For UFC Tampa

All the talk about UFC Tampa in recent weeks has been about Tony Ferguson’s injury and Khabib Nurmagomedov’s late replacement opponent, UFC newcomer Darrell Horcher. While the story about Khabib falling off the Main Event slot and getting a UFC débutante as a replacement is definitely newsworthy, Teixeira and Evans moving up to the main event has snuck under the …

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UFC On FOX 19 Predictions: Part 1

It’s fight week again. Just days removed from UFC’s first foray into Croatia, the UFC sets up its shop a little bit closer to home, just up the west coast in Tampa, Florida. Yet another card this year that has been hit by the injury bug, UFC on FOX 19 still has plenty of exciting fights all the way down the card. …

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UFC Fight Night 74 Preview – Holloway Vs Oliveira

One would have to wonder why a Hawaiian and a Brazilian are scheduled to fight in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada, but this weekend’s UFC action is highlighted by a quality featherweight clash between Max Holloway and Charles Oliveira. UFC Fight Night 74 – Main Card (Sunday night/Monday morning 2am BT Sport 2) Max Holloway (13-3) vs. Charles Oliveira (20-4, 1 NC) …

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Tuesday Takedown: UFC Fight Night 57

There may have been only one MMA event this weekend but there were plenty of talking points in Austin, Texas as fans all around the world witnessed one of the most dominant performances in a talent-rich featherweight division. Cub Swanson (21-6), a fighter on a six fight winning streak going into Saturday night’s main event with Frankie Edgar found himself …

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