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Louis Smolka warms up backstage before UFC event in Dublin
Louis Smolka discusses upcoming fight against Matt Schnell
Matt Schnell gets the UFC Fight Pass Prelims started at UFC Nashville
Matt Schnell discusses upcoming UFC Fight Night 146 fight with Louis Smolka
Petr Yan arrives at a UFC event
Petr Yan speaks about bantamweight clash with John Dodson
Damir Ismagulov spoke with John Hyon Ko about his upcoming clash with Joel Alvarez at UFC Prague
Damir Ismagulov opens up about UFC Fight Night 145 bout with Joel Alvarez
Bantamweight prospect Manny Bermudez warms up
Manny Bermudez speaks about upcoming fight with Benito Lopez
Gillian Robertson waits inside the UFC's octagon
Gillian Robertson: ‘Din Thomas is the reason why I’m a mixed martial artist’
Jihin Radzuan discusses her upcoming fight with Gina Iniong in Bangkok
Jihin Radzuan talks about upcoming fight with Gina Iniong in Bangkok
Sam Alvey is all smiles after getting off the UFC bus
Sam Alvey speaks about setting new UFC record and wanting to be like Dan Henderson
Gillian Robertson: Valentina Shevchenko is ‘so far ahead’ at 125-pounds, the division needs to build up more

Valentina Shevchenko (16-3) is primed for a long reign at 125-pounds. The former women’s bantamweight title challenger finally got to compete at her preferred weight last year when the women’s flyweight division was introduced. She would go on to maul…

Jihin Radzuan wants to ‘make Malaysia great again,’ honored to be fighting against gender stigma

In February 2018, Jihin Radzuan was just one fight into her professional mixed martial arts career. She had not competed for a major organization and was mostly unknown to Malaysia and the world. Only 12 months later, Radzuan has now…

Petr Yan hopes John Dodson ‘won’t try to bicycle and ride away’ at UFC Fight Night 145 in Prague

Despite making his UFC debut less than eight months ago, Russian bantamweight Petr Yan is already highly favored to reach the top of the 135-pound division. In 2018, Yan was undefeated in three outings, finishing Teruto Ishihara and Douglas Silva…

Nik Lentz ‘had to go straight to Google’ when offered his UFC on ESPN 1 opponent

Before his fight on February 17, Nik Lentz sat down with John Hyon Ko of The Body Lock to discuss all things UFC on ESPN 1. Nik Lentz squares off against Scott “Hot Sauce” Holtzman to open up the prelims…

Roan Carneiro talks rolling session with Conor McGregor, not ruling out becoming new head coach

Former UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor recently made headlines when he was in attendance along with his son at the 2019 Super Bowl at the Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, Georgia. But from the world of mixed martial arts, there were…

Sam Alvey excited to fight on first pay-per-view at UFC 234, hopes to emulate Dan Henderson

Light heavyweight Sam Alvey (33-11-1) will be competing in his 17th UFC fight when he faces Jim Crute on short-notice at UFC 234 in Melbourne, Australia this weekend. That means he averages over four fights a year as he enters…

Alberto Mina considering moving weight classes, wants to be more active in 2019

Alberto Mina is ready to return to the UFC’s octagon in March or April this year. The Brazilian welterweight has been with the UFC since 2014 but has only made it to the cage on four occasions thus far. Most…

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