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Female MMA fighter nearly collapses at weigh-in at UFC Argentina (VIDEO)

By ethan / November 16, 2018

UFC strawweight contender Cynthia Calvillo looked in bad shape at Friday morning’s weigh-ins ahead of the UFC Argentina event, coming in overweight and appearing worryingly feint ahead of a Saturday bout with Poliana Botelho. The practice of cutting weight ahead of combat sports bouts is nothing new, but its list of detractors appears to be […]


Fighter jet off USS Ronald Reagan crashes in Philippine Sea

By ethan / November 12, 2018

An F/A-18 naval fighter jet from the aircraft carrier USS ‘Ronald Reagan’ crashed into the Philippine Sea near Japan’s Okinawa Prefecture, with both pilots rescued. The aircraft crashed after suffering a “mechanical issue” while traveling on a routine mission in the Philippine Sea, the US Navy said in a statement, adding that both pilots successfully […]


‘Make a ball from bread’ – MMA fighter Alexander Emelianenko offers tips to jailed footballers

By ethan / October 16, 2018

MMA fighter and former convict Alexander Emelianenko has offered tips on life behind bars to disgraced Russian footballers Aleksandr Kokorin and Pavel Mamaev, who are facing lengthy jail time for two assaults. Russian internationals Kokorin and Mamaev are currently in police custody awaiting trial over attacks on a Moscow driver and civil servant. If found […]


US Defense Secretary Mattis wants 80% of key fighter jets ready for war

By ethan / October 10, 2018

US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis has called on the Pentagon to bring at least 80 percent of its key fighter jets to combat readiness. For a country always at war with someone, surprisingly few of its warplanes are kept sky-worthy. True to Washington’s increasingly saber-rattling rhetoric, the world’s largest military is putting its money where […]


'Watch your mouth if you don't want trouble!' – Russian MMA fighter to McGregor on Kadyrov comments

By ethan / September 24, 2018

Russian fighter Khusein Khaliev has demanded MMA superstar Conor McGregor “watch his mouth” after comments made by the Irishman about Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov in last week’s UFC 229 presser with Khabib Nurmagomedov. READ MORE: Khabib Nurmagomedov v Conor McGregor UFC 229 press conference from NYC (VIDEO) Khaliev, who boasts a record of 18-1 in […]


Conor McGregor sued by fellow UFC fighter over Brooklyn bus attack

By ethan / September 11, 2018

Conor McGregor is being sued by fellow UFC fighter Michael Chiesa over the Irish star’s role in an attack on a bus in Brooklyn earlier this year, according to reports. Chiesa, 30, sustained cuts to his face when McGregor attacked a bus transporting the fighter and other competitors in the lead-up to UFC 223 at […]

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