Ben Askren Explains Why Dagestan Produces Great Wrestlers

Thanks in large part to the success of former UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov, the Russian republic of Dagestan is now synonymous with wrestling. However, that part of the world has been producing world class wrestlers well before Nurmagomedov made his mark on MMA, compiling a perfect 29-0 record with

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Video: Khamzat Chimaev Dominates Jack Hermansson in Wrestling Match

Undefeated UFC welterweight and middleweight fighter Khamzat Chimaev is one of the most hyped MMA prospects of the past few years. With a perfect 10-0 record, Chimaev has been nothing short of spectacularly dominant in his four UFC bouts. On Friday, at Bulldog Fight Night 9 in Gothenburg, Sweeden, Chimaev

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Jon Jones Announces Grappling Match Against Jake Hager

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones is set to compete for the first time in nearly two years, but it won’t be in an MMA fight. On Saturday, Jones announced announced that he will be facing Bellator MMA heavyweight fighter and AEW professional wrestling star Jake Hager (AKA Jack

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Dillon Danis Ejected From UFC 268, Slapped by Manager Ali Abdelaziz

Dillon Danis is having a rough few weeks. At Saturday’s UFC 268 at Madison Square Garden, Danis was slapped by noted MMA manager Ali Abdelaziz, after which Danis was ejected from the venue. News of the incident was reported by MMA Junkie’s John Morgan. Perhaps MMA’s most well-known manager, Abdelaziz

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Former UFC Champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk Promoted to Blue Belt in BJJ

Although she’s largely known for her high-output striking, former UFC strawweight champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk has officially leveled up in BJJ. On Tuesday, Jedrzejczyk posted to Instagram that she has been promoted to blue belt. She was promoted by black belt Arrachion Olsztyn. View this post on Instagram A post shared

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Current Bellator MMA Heavyweight Champion Ryan Bader Awarded Black Belt in BJJ

Accomplished MMA fighter Ryan Bader can now add BJJ black belt to his resume. A longtime UFC veteran and current Bellator MMA light heavyweight champion, Bader was awarded his black belt by Nova Uniao black belt Jair Gurgel. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Ryan Bader (@ryanbader)

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