Archive: rustam khabilov

Jun 7, 2014 11:16 am

Ross Pearson: ‘Diego Sanchez Has No Way To Finish Me’

“Ya I am a fan of his warrior spirit. When Diego Sanchez fights I’ll watch. I’m here to watch him. He’s entertaining and he comes to scrap, that’s what I like about him. I want to test myself against how I’ll handle the pressure from Diego Sanchez.” “I don’t think he’s got the power to...

Jun 6, 2014 3:45 pm

‘Fight Night 42: Henderson vs. Khabilov’ Weigh-In Results

Today the ‘UFC Fight Night 42’ competitors hit the scales to make their bouts official. All fighters made their contracted weight, including main event competitors, Benson Henderson and Rustam Khabilov. The full weigh-in results are as follows: MAIN CARD: (FOX Sports 1, 7 p.m. ET) Benson Henderson (155.5) vs. Rustam Khabilov (156) Ross Pearson (155.5)...

Jun 6, 2014 5:25 am

Sergio Pettis: “I’m not a little boy anymore”

“That fight taught me a lot. No one likes to lose, but as Duke (Roufus) always says, ‘Losing is like your medicine. Don’t be bitter, get better.’ I learned a lot in that fight. It was my first time in deep waters and I froze up and made a mistake. Caceres capitalized on it and...

Jun 6, 2014 5:24 am

Dodson Willing To Give T.J. Dillashaw A Rematch

“I know how much it sucks to lose to somebody, so if [Dillashaw] ever wants to run that back, we could. T.J. made our whole season look amazing. He walked out there and said, ‘Hey, I came from ‘The Ultimate Fighter 14,’ and everybody on that season is doing phenomenal, and he’s doing the best...

Jun 6, 2014 5:20 am

Pearson Wants Bonnar-Griffin Performance In This Weekend’s Sanchez Fight

“I want it to be a Stephan Bonnar-Forrest Griffin fight. I want it to be better than the Clay Guida fight, better than the Gilbert Melendez fight. I’m coming here to state my case in the UFC lightweight division.” UFC lightweight fighter and TUF winner, Ross Pearson is looking to make an impression to the...

Jun 5, 2014 2:56 pm

Bendo: ‘No Rivalry, but my camp is undefeated against Team Jackson’

“There’s not much of a rivalry. Our gym against Greg Jackson’s gym, I think we’re like 7-0 against them. I’m 3-0, so we don’t really see it as a rivalry. Khabilov is tough. I have to go out there and get my hand raised.” Heading into his fourth bout against a Greg Jackson trained fighter,...

Jun 5, 2014 5:09 am

Benson Henderson On Accepting A Fight With The Wrong Russian

Former UFC lightweight champ, Ben ‘Smooth’ Henderson discussed Saturday’s main event against Russian import, Rustam Khabilov. Benson Henderson on if he mixed up who he was fighting: “Sadly that’s a true story. I saw a Tweet and I saw a Russian name and I thought it was Khabib Nurmagomedov because they had a hard time finding...

Jun 4, 2014 9:00 pm

Two Of UFC’s Finest Get In Real Fist-Fight At Jacksons MMA

Ahead of the UFC’s first ever fight night in Albuquerque, two of the cities most prominent fighters engaged in a real-life fist fight during a training session. Details are bleak on the matter, as situations like this usually stay in the gym, but Dave Meltzer, of ‘The Wrestling Observer’, spilled the beans. Check it: “If...

Jun 3, 2014 1:55 pm

Benson Henderson Relocated Training Camp Ahead of UFC FN 42

Former lightweight champion Benson ‘Smooth’ Henderson relocated his training camp from MMA Lab in Glendale Arizona to a higher altitude location in Flagstaff to get him used to altitude for his fight in Albuquerque New Mexico. Four of Henderson’s teammates from MMA Lab who will be joining him on the card have also made the...

Jun 2, 2014 3:55 pm

Benson Henderson: Russians are very tough

Benson Henderson joined Submission Radio to talk about his upcoming match against Rustam Khabilov at UFC Fight Night 42: Henderson vs. Khabilov. “Rustam’s very tough man,” Henderson told Submission Radio. “We all know those Russians, they’re very tough, you know they’re known as a people as being tough, the stereotype so to speak. But he...

Apr 22, 2014 12:14 pm

Khabib Puts 155 On Notice: ‘Learn Wrestling If You Want To Compete With Me’

Russian born Khabib Nurmagomedov hasn’t slowed down since his start in the sport of MMA. After mastering the Russian art of Combat Sambo, he transitioned into the world of Mixed Martial Arts and has gone on a rarely matched 22-0 run against the world’s best fighters. Many believe he’s the biggest threat to UFC champion,...