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Pros react after Magomed Ankalaev KO's Johnny Walker at UFC Vegas 84

Chris Taylor - January 13, 2024

Tonight’s UFC Vegas 84 event was headlined by a light heavyweight rematch between Magomed Ankalaev and Johnny Walker. Ankalaev (18-1-1 MMA) and Walker (21-8 MMA) had originally collided back at October’s UFC 294 event in Abu Dhabi, where their fight ended in a no-contest after the Russian hit the Brazilian with an illegal knee.

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UFC Vegas 84 Results: Magomed Ankalaev stops Johnny Walker (Video)

Chris Taylor - January 13, 2024

Tonight’s UFC Vegas 84 event is headlined by a light heavyweight rematch between Magomed Ankalaev and Johnny Walker. Ankalaev (17-1-1 MMA) and Walker (21-7 MMA) originally collided at October’s UFC 294 event in Abu Dhabi, where their fight ended in a no-contest after the Russian tagged the Brazilian with an illegal knee.

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UFC Vegas 84: 'Ankalaev vs. Walker 2' Live Results and Highlights

Chris Taylor - January 13, 2024

The Octagon remains in Nevada for tonight’s UFC Vegas 84 event, an 11-bout fight card headlined by Magomed Ankalaev vs. Johnny Walker 2. Ankalaev (17-1-1 MMA) and Walker (21-7 MMA) originally collided at October’s UFC 294 event in Abu Dhabi, where their fight ended in a no-contest after the Russian tagged the Brazilian with an illegal knee.

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Magomed Ankalaev believes Johnny Walker wanted out of their first fight after illegal knee

Cole Shelton - January 11, 2024

Magomed Ankalaev doesn’t think Johnny Walker wanted to fight him in October. Ankalaev and Walker first met at October’s UFC 294 event in Abu Dhabi in what was a critical fight for the light heavyweight division. Unfortunately, the fight ended in controversy as in the first round Ankalaev landed an illegal knee which prompted the doctor to step in and stop the fight. After the doctor claimed Walker couldn’t continue, the Brazilian was angry as he wanted the fight to resume, but Ankalaev thinks that was all just for show.

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Up next! UFC Fight Night: ‘Magomed Ankalaev vs. Johnny Walker 2’ Fight Card & Start Times

Harry Kettle - December 28, 2023

The first UFC event of the new year will be headlined by a blockbuster light heavyweight showdown between Magomed Ankalaev and Johnny Walker. Following UFC 296 earlier this month, the Ultimate Fighting Championship went on something of a break over the holidays – as they tend to do. Now, as we approach the new year, it’s time to get pumped up about the prospect of some massive fights that lie ahead in 2024.

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Magomed Ankalaev vs. Johnny Walker 2 slated for UFC Fight Night on January 13th

Josh Evanoff - November 16, 2023

UFC light heavyweights Magomed Ankalaev and Johnny Walker will get to settle business next year. The two men are fresh off their first bout earlier this year at UFC 294 in October. There, the two headed in hoping to potentially score a future title shot. For his part, Johnny Walker entered the matchup riding a three-fight winning streak. Meanwhile, Magomed Ankalaev hadn’t been seen since a draw against Jan Blachowicz last December.

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Johnny Walker and Magomed Ankalaev continue to trade barbs following controversial result at UFC 294

Josh Evanoff - October 26, 2023

UFC light heavyweights Johnny Walker and Magomed Ankalaev continue to trade words. Over the weekend, the two contenders met on the UFC 294 main card. The fight was an important one, as both men looked to get into title contention. For his part, Johnny Walker entered the bout riding a three-fight winning streak, while Magomed Ankalaev hadn’t been seen since a December draw with Jan Blachowicz.

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Johnny Walker unhappy with no-contest result from UFC 294 fight against Magomed Ankalaev: "So we are okay to kick balls"

Josh Evanoff - October 23, 2023

UFC light-heavyweight contender Johnny Walker is still unhappy after his fight with Magomed Ankalaev. For those that are unaware, the two light-heavyweights faced off at UFC 294 on Saturday night. Leading into the bout, both men were hoping to secure a title shot. While Johnny Walker entered the event riding a three-fight winning streak, Magomed Ankalaev hadn’t been seen since a draw with Jan Blachowicz in December.

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Johnny Walker foresees stoppage win over Magomed Ankalaev at UFC 294

Harry Kettle - October 20, 2023

UFC star Johnny Walker has explained his path to victory against Magomed Ankalaev at UFC 294 this weekend. Tomorrow night, Johnny Walker will go head to head with Magomed Ankalaev in the biggest fight of his mixed martial arts career so far. If he can pick up a statement win, there’s every chance he’ll be in line for a title shot in his next outing.

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UFC 294 | Pro fighters make their picks for Magomed Ankalaev vs. Johnny Walker

Cole Shelton - October 19, 2023

On the main card of UFC 294, a pivotal light heavyweight bout goes down as Magomed Ankalaev takes on Johnny Walker. Heading into the fight, Ankalaev is a sizeable -390 favorite while the Brazilian is a +280 underdog on FanDuel. Ahead of the fight, BJPENN.com reached out to pro fighters to get their predictions for the scrap. The pros agree with the odds as they expect Ankalaev to cruise to a decision win here and likely cement himself as the next title contender.

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Magomed Ankalaev vs Johnny Walker set for UFC 294

Susan Cox - July 31, 2023

It looks like Magomed Ankalaev vs. Johnny Walker is now set for UFC 294. UFC 294 will take place on Saturday, October 21st at the Etihad Arena in Abu Dhabi, UAE.

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Daniel Cormier names the one fighter Alex Pereira should avoid at light heavyweight

Harry Kettle - April 21, 2023

UFC commentator Daniel Cormier has revealed who he thinks Alex Pereira needs to avoid when he moves to light heavyweight. Earlier this month, Alex Pereira was knocked out cold by Israel Adesanya. In the process, he lost his UFC middleweight championship.

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Chechen dictator Ramzan Kadyrov takes aim at Dana White following split draw in UFC 282 main event

Lewis Simpson - December 12, 2022

Chechen dictator Ramzan Kadyrov sent UFC president Dana White a demanding message following the controversial split draw between his fighter Magomed Ankalaev and Jan Błachowicz at UFC 282. Kadyrov didn’t hold back towards White in a social media post on Sunday. He referred to the decision as “dirty” and blamed “politics” for Ankalaev not being awarded the light heavyweight title.

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What's next for the stars of UFC 282?

Cole Shelton - December 12, 2022

The UFC returned to the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada for UFC 282 which saw the vacant light heavyweight title up for grabs. In the main event, Jan Blachowicz took on Magomed Ankalaev for the vacant belt after Jiri Prochazka vacated the title due to an injury. The co-main event saw Paddy Pimblett make his pay-per-view debut against Jared Gordon in a highly-anticipated lightweight scrap.

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Magomed Ankalaev opens up on UFC 282 post-fight interview: "I know I won that fight"

Fernando Quiles - December 11, 2022

Magomed Ankalaev has cleared the air following his split draw against Jan Blachowicz at UFC 282. Ankalaev and Blachowicz stepped up on short notice to save the UFC 282 card. They fought for the vacant UFC Light Heavyweight Championship. The title was vacated by Jiří Procházka, who suffered a shoulder injury while preparing for a planned rematch with Glover Teixeira.

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Pros react after Magomed Ankalaev vs. Jan Blachowicz ends in a split draw at UFC 282

Chris Taylor - December 10, 2022

Tonight’s UFC 282 was headlined by a fight between Magomed Ankalaev and Jan Blachowicz for the promotions vacant light heavyweight title. The pay-per-view fight card was originally slated to be headlined by a light heavyweight title fight rematch between Jiri Prochazka and Glover Teixeira. However, the Czech fighter suffered a severe shoulder injury and was forced to withdraw from the matchup.

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UFC 282: 'Błachowicz vs. Ankalaev' Live Results and Highlights

Chris Taylor - December 10, 2022

The Octagon returns to Nevada for tonight’s UFC 282 event, a twelve-bout fight card headlined by Jan Błachowicz vs. Magomed Ankalaev. Tonight’s event was originally slated to be headlined by a light heavyweight title fight rematch between Jiri Prochazka and Glover Teixeira. However, the Czech fighter suffered a severe shoulder injury and was forced to withdraw from the matchup.

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UFC 282: 'Blachowicz vs. Ankalaev' Weigh-in Results

Cole Shelton - December 9, 2022

The UFC returns to the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada for UFC 282. In the main event of UFC 282, the vacant light heavyweight title is up for grabs as Jan Blachowicz takes on Magomed Ankalaev. Originally, Jiri Prochazka was supposed to defend his belt against Glover Teixeira but after Prochazka suffered a serious shoulder injury he vacated the belt.

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