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Khabib Nurmagomedov has moved on from his lifestyle of lively competitiveness. Now that his reign as winner has officially appear to an stop, “The Eagle” is centered on coaching, creating up the next era of champions. Several of the fighters Nurmagomedov is effective with are from his house nation of Dagestan, which generates an absurd range of elite MMA fighters specified its compact population.
Right now, Nurmagomedov posted a photo with just one this sort of fighter, Zabit Magomedsharipov, and named him the ideal 145-pound fighter in the world.
Alexander Volkanovski is grumbling someplace, and Patricio Freire is likely irritated far too.
At present rated as the third finest Featherweight contender, Magomedsharipov is riding a 14-fight get streak, 6 of which took spot within the Octagon. He very last competed in November 2019, using residence a major occasion victory reverse Calvin Kattar. Given that then, Magomedsharipov has been gunning for a match up with Yair Rodriguez, but recurring cancellations and pullouts have “Zabeast” on the lookout for a new huckleberry.
Possibly Max Holloway is readily available?
Amanda Ribas vs. Angela Hill is a pretty solid women’s Strawweight match up. I like Ribas to combine it up and score ample takedowns to sway the judges, but it need to be aggressive!
Amanda Ribas vs. Angela Hill is staying focused for Could 8 in the UFC. Contracts are nevertheless to be issued but the two sides have verbally agreed, numerous resources instructed @DamonMartin and I. Story coming to @MMAFighting.
— Guilherme Cruz (@guicruzzz) April 5, 2021
Additional importantly, Hill’s Easter eggs were Hearth all over again!
I wouldn’t anticipate Francis Ngannou to enter any combat as underdog ever once more.
This photograph is great, and if I don’t forget the right way, Kevin Lee has accomplished ballet to assist enhance his footwork/timing/rhythm as properly.
Not positive if you’ve got ever viewed Wonderful Marvin Hagler (and Tony Petronelli) working towards ballet in 1973, but now you have. pic.twitter.com/o8XboiuJ5u
— Patrick Connor (@PatrickMConnor) April 2, 2021
This reminds me of Rashad Evans vs. Lil Nog.
Can Kevin Holland can make this a rangy kickboxing fight or will Marvin Vettori uncover his way inside?
Slips, rips, and KO clips
If you skipped this weekend’s insane wheel kick complete, here’s a next probability:
This is a terrific sequence from get started to finish! Large kick, liver shot, still left hook to the chin!
A highlight from just one of the lots of legendary wars in Eddie Alvarez’s occupation:
Here’s an significant reminder that while being big and powerful do not harm one’s probabilities in a street fight, these kinds of characteristics offer no protection from getting punched in the confront.
Midnight Tunes: Mom’s decide #3, influenced by observing procedures at TAM!
Rest very well Maniacs! Much more martial arts insanity is always on the way.