Former UFC fighter Artem Lobov lists two scenarios that could bring him out of retirement

Artem Lobov, former UFC featherweight, has spoken out about two scenarios that could lure him out of retirement. Lobov, 35, is a Russian former professional mixed martial artist and boxer based out of Ireland. ‘The Russian Hammer’ during his 11 year career, became one of the most popular fan favorites through his appearance and fighting […]

Artem Lobov says retirement was hard because he had to admit he wasn't 'good enough'

Artem Lobov says he had a hard time realizing he had to retire from fighting. Lobov is a fan favorite and is known as ‘the GOAT’ to much of the MMA community, but his record did not illustrate such. He finished with an MMA record of 13-15-1 and one No Contest along with a bare-knuckle […]

Artem Lobov set to compete in charity wheelchair boxing match opposite Paddy Holohan

Artem Lobov is set to take on Paddy Holohan in a charity wheelchair boxing match in Dublin, Ireland. It’s safe to say that “The Russian Hammer” is easily one of the most popular cult hero fighters in recent memory. From his never say die attitude to how he carries himself, it was always exciting when […]

Artem Lobov announces retirement from fighting

Artem Lobov has decided to walk away from combat sports. Last Saturday, Lobov lost by TKO to Denys Berinchyk in a bare-knuckle fight. Berinchyk is an Olympic silver medalist and an undefeated WBO international lightweight champ. After the fight, Lobov hinted he would likely retire. Now, nearly a week later, Lobov told Ariel Helwani he […]

Artem Lobov shares his take on Conor McGregor’s post-fight interview at UFC 264: “It shouldn’t have happened”

Conor McGregor’s close friend and training partner Artem Lobov believes the Irishman’s recent post-fight interview shouldn’t have happened. Back at UFC 264, McGregor was once again beaten by Dustin Poirier – this time as a result of a doctor stoppage due to a broken leg. After Poirier was interviewed by Joe Rogan, the UFC production […]